Privacy Policy

Introduction 

Why do we have a privacy policy? 

Automation, Press and Tooling, AP&T AB (“AP&T” or “we”) care about your privacy. Therefore, we always strive to protect your personal data in the best possible way and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations for the protection of personal data. In this policy, we want to inform you about how we collect and process your personal data in accordance with the EU regulation 2016/679 (“GDPR”) to guarantee an open and transparent processing of your personal data.

Who is responsible for your personal data?

Automation, Press and Tooling, AP&T AB, reg. no 556288-4667, is responsible for the processing of your personal data. The following is AP&T’s contact information:

Telephone number: +46 10 471 3500
Address: Rönnåsgatan 3A, SE-523 38 Ulricehamn, Sweden

What personal data do we process? 

AP&T process information about you as the representative for business customers or supplier. The personal data that we process about you are your name, title, company name, telephone number, language preference, company address or country and your contact details. In addition, if you have used our “Get in touch with AP&T” function, we will process such personal data that you provide in your message (if any). If you have been requested and approved to participate, we may also process photographs and/or videos where you take part.

You are not obliged to provide your personal data to AP&T. AP&T processes your personal data to facilitate and to render more effective communication with business customers and suppliers, as well as possible customers and suppliers. If you do not provide your personal data, AP&T will abstain from processing your personal data alternatively inquire another contact person at your company. 

We usually collect your personal data directly from you, e.g. via e-mail, our website, your subscription for our newsletter or through “Get in touch with AP&T” or business card, but sometimes we do collect your personal data from other employees at your company. 

For what purpose do we process your personal data? 

We process your personal data to be able to communicate with you as a contact person at a company that we co-operate with or potentially will co-operate with and/or has an agreement with AP&T, as business customer and/or supplier. If you have signed up for AP&T’s newsletter, we will also process your personal data by adding you as a recipient. Your name and contact details may also appear on invoices, accounting records and agreements if such information has been provided to us for such purposes of administration and invoicing. 

AP&T informs its business partners, among other things, concerning AP&T’s business and sends newsletters to the contact persons at the business customers.

When you add your information on our webpage (“Get in touch with AP&T”) we will process your information to be able to get in touch with you as requested.

If you have chosen to participate in the production of photographs and/or videos, then we may publish such photograph(s) and/or video(s) internally at AP&T in documentation, in sales and improvement work as well as in AP&T’s global marketing in such channels used by AP&T, such as websites, YouTube, expos, press material and advertising. Before we use your photograph(s) and/or video(s), we will ask if you want to take part in the production of any such photograph(s) and/or video(s), provide you with the information herein, and your participation will be based on your free will.

Who has access to your personal data

As a starting point, your personal data will only be processed by AP&T and or by the AP&T Group companies. Our IT suppliers might get access to the personal data and other information when developing and supporting our IT system. These IT supporters only process personal data on our behalf and never on their own behalf.

On what legal ground do we process your personal data? 

Legitimate interest 

The legal ground for AP&T’s processing of your personal data as a contact person and/or reference at AP&T’s business partner or potential business partner, subscriber of our newsletter or if you have provided your information via our webpage (“Get in touch with AP&T”) is AP&T’s legitimate interest, under article 6.1 (f) GDPR, to process your personal data in order to facilitate an effective and appropriate communication between AP&T and you as a contact person/representative of a business partner or company. The same legal ground applies for APT&T’s processing of photographs and/or videos where you have chosen to participate at your free will after being provided with the information herein.

For how long will we process and store your personal data? 

Your personal data will be sorted out/erased according to the following: 

  1. When you leave the position as a contact person/representative of the business company of AP&T, the processing of your personal data as a contact will cease as soon as we have been notified thereof. Thereafter, processing of your personal data for other purposes may however continue, for example as described in paragraphs 5–6 below.
  2. When the co-operation with the business collaborate or potential business collaborate that you represent terminates, the processing of your personal data as a contact will cease. Thereafter, processing of your personal data for other purposes may however continue, for example as described in paragraphs 5–6 below.
  3. If you are not a present customer contact, when we have handled your matter according to your request via our webpage (“Get in touch with AP&T”) and your matter has been taken care of, your personal data will be sorted out/erased. If you are not a new contact, we may, however, continue processing your data for other purposes as described in the “For what purpose do we process your personal data” section above.

  4. When you unsubscribe from newsletters (by the link provided in every newsletter), the processing of your personal data for such purpose cease and your personal data will be erased/deleted unless processed further for other purposes, for example as described in paragraphs 5–6 below.
  5. Invoices and other accounting records containing your personal data will be stored, according to applicable accounting legislation, seven years from the calendar year when the verification was entered into the books.
  6. Inactive agreements containing your personal data will be stored for ten years due to the period of limitation according to the Swedish statute of limitation.
  7. The use of your photograph(s) and/or video(s) will be limited for as long as the photograph(s)/video(s) are relevant for use by AP&T for the purposes described above, thereafter we will delete it. We will however always delete the photograph(s) and video(s) two years after the latest publication involving the information if no further use is planned.

Transfer of personal data to third countries 

As a general principle, AP&T only processes your personal data within the EU/EEA. If your personal data would processed outside the EU/EEA, then we will make sure that such processing is either based on a decision from the Commission establishing that the country in question ensures an adequate level of protection or appropriate safeguards that ensure that your rights are protected or based on another ground for such transfer in accordance with GDPR.

Your rights 

Right to access to your personal data 

You are entitled to request information about which personal data we process about you and how the personal data is being processed. You also have the right to request a copy of the personal data we process about you.

Right to rectification

If you consider your personal data that AP&T process to be inaccurate, e.g. information concerning your name or address, you have the right to get the inaccurate information corrected and to get the incomplete information completed by providing us with the correct information.

Right to erasure

You have the right to request that your personal data is erased, e.g. if the processing is no longer relevant in relation to the purpose the information was collected for or if you recall your consent to the processing and there are no other legal ground for the process.

Right to limitation of processing

You have the right to request limitation of the processing of your personal data, with the exception for storage. Limitation of processing can be requested for example if you object to the accuracy of the personal data or if you consider the processing of your personal data to be unlawful.

Right to objection  

You have the right to object at any time concerning the processing of your personal data in accordance with article 6.1 (e) or (f) (legitimate interest) GDPR, including profiling based on those provisions.

Where personal data are processed for direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object at any time to processing of personal data concerning such marketing, which includes profiling to the extent that it is related to such direct marketing. 

Right to data portability 

You have the right to obtain the personal data you have provided us with in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have these transmitted to another controller, provided that the process is automatized and that the process is based on a consent or an agreement.

Changes in this policy 

AP&T is entitled to amend this policy at any time if it is necessary to fulfill the requirements according to applicable laws and regulations or if it is necessary due to changes in AP&T’s operations. 

In such a situation, AP&T will provide information concerning the changes according to applicable law. Applicable information will be available in this privacy policy, on the website of AP&T and/or provided in other appropriate ways.

Observance of GDPR

Do not hesitate to contact AP&T if you, for any reason, feel unhappy about our processing of your personal data. If you would still be of the opinion that your rights, according to GDPR, have not been satisfied you have the right to send a complaint to the regulatory authority. You will find more information concerning this on www.datainspektionen.se. 

Our contact details 

If you would like to contact us concerning our processing of your personal data or if you have questions concerning this privacy policy, you are welcome to contact us on integrity@aptgroup.com.

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