INFORMATION ON PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA AND COOKIES

 

1.  Introduction

Upon visiting Nordic Growth Market NGM AB’s (”NGM”, ”we”, ”our” or ”us”) website, and using the services on the website, you submit certain personal data to NGM. This information text describes how and why NGM processes your personal data, your rights and which cookies that are used and why.

Please note that NGM, in addition to what is set out in this information text, in different circumstances may publish additional information on certain processing of your personal data. NGM may also be requesting your consent for certain processing.

2.  Who is responsible for your personal data?

NGM is controller for the processing of your personal data on this website. Information on how to contact us is available under the heading “Contact us” at the top of this page. You will also find certain additional contact details at the bottom of this page.

3.  How is personal data collected?

Personal data is collected in connection with subscribing for press releases, newsletters, information letters and in connection with registering for an investor competition. In order to receive such notices or to participate in such competitions you are required to submit the requested information. You are entitled to unsubscribe from a subscription at any time by taking the steps set out in the notice or by contacting us.

We also collect your personal data in connection with your use of this website, such as information on your IP-address and user behavior/pattern (e.g. which sites you visit and how you scroll and navigate on the website). Such information is collected through cookies or similar technology. To find out more about cookies and which information we collect through cookies, please see section 9 below.

Data can also be collected through NGM’s partners, including LinkedIn and Facebook, which may mean that the oartner in turn submits the data to NGM.

4.  Why do we process your personal data and on what legal basis?

We process your personal data for the purposes and on the legal basis set out below. The compilation below may be updated, e.g. in connection with NGM undertaking additional processing. Should there be material or substantial changes, we will inform you in an appropriate manner.

 

PURPOSE

 

LEGAL BASIS

 

Managing subscriptions of press releases, newsletters and information letters.

 

Weighing of interests, where our legitimate interest is to be able to distribute the press release, newsletter or information letter to you.

 

Reactivating your subscription of press releases, newsletters and information letters (if you have unsubscribed).

 

Weighing of interests, where our legitimate interest is to be able you to reactivate your subscription.

 

Investor competition

 

Weighing of interests, where our legitimate interest is to be able to arrange and provide the investor competition.

 

Marketing (see additional information in section 5 below). Weighing of interests, where our legitimate interest is to be able to market our products and services.

 

User behavior and pattern. Weighing of interests, where our legitimate interest is to be able to improve our website, our products and services.

 

Producing statistics and analyses. Weighing of interests, where our legitimate interest is to be able to improve our website, our products and services.

 

 

5.  Marketing

If you have consented, NGM or our partners may distribute marketing through e-mail related to NGM’s services and/or the products and services of NGM’s members and issuers and marketing of investor competitions. You are entitled to withdraw our consent at any time by following the steps in the notice which you receive from us, or by contacting us.

Newsletters and other information letters may be distributed through a domain or trademark belonging to either NGM or to one of NGM’s partners. The domain or trademark will in such cases be listed as the sender.

6.  Transfer of personal data

For the purposes set out above NGM may in certain cases transfer your personal data to other companies which NGM cooperates with, e.g. NGM’s members, issuers and partners, or to companies within the same company group as NGM. Such transfer of personal data may e.g. take place when managing subscriptions of press releases, newsletters and information letters Your personal data may also be transferred to other companies, such as arrangers, hosts or managers in connection with an investor competition. We will take appropriate measures to protect your personal data in connection with such transfer, e.g. by entering into a data processor agreement or by other arrangements.

Some of NGM’s subcontractors is based in countries outside of the EU/EEA. Transfer of your personal data may therefore take place to countries outside of the EU/EEA.

The subcontractors used by NGM has committed to comply with the “EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework”. The subcontractors therefore meet the requirements for an adequate level of data protection and transfer of personal data to the subcontractors is subject to appropriate safeguards.

For more information on the EU-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework, please refer to the Privacy Shield website: https://www.privacyshield.gov/welcome.

7.  How long is your personal data stored?

Information which you submit upon subscribing for our newsletters, press releases and information letters is stored for as long as you subscribe for such notices and for an additional period of 12 months.

Information which you submit upon registering for or when participating in an investor competition is stored until you have deregistered or up to a period of 12 months following the end of the competition. Information on the names and ranks of the top 10 participants is however stored for three years following the end of the competition.

Regarding information which is gathered through cookies, the storage time for the collected data is set out in section 9 below.

Other personal data is not stored longer than necessary with regards to the purpose of the processing.

 

 

8.  About cookies

The cookies we use and why, and what you can do to avoid them, is described below. The term “cookies” is used as a collective term for web beacons, pixel tags and other identifiers and/or tracking techniques.

NGM uses Google Analytics for the purpose described below. Information that is collected through Google Analytics, including information on your IP-address, is however also processed by Google. NGM is only responsible for NGM’s processing and is consequently not responsible for Google’s processing. You can obtain information on how Google uses cookies and processes collected data, and how you can control the information which is transferred to Google here: https://policies.google.com/privacy/partners?hl=en.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your unit, such as computer or mobile phone, when you visit NGM’s website and which make it possible for NGM to recognize your browser, e.g. browser type and screen resolution, and your activity on NGM’s website, for example the time of visit and which information you have seen and clicked on and which website you have visited before visiting our website.

In order to use the website and all of its functions without interruptions you are required to approve of certain cookies. Consequently, when you visit our website, you are asked to approve of the use of cookies. You can always limit our use of cookies and/or delete cookies. This may however affect the website and its functionality. Please see below for more information on how to limit and delete cookies.

Which cookies do we use and why?

NGM uses cookies for a number of different purposes, including to obtain information on how the website is used, to improve the user experience on the website and for internal statistical purposes, e.g. in order to calculate the number of unique visitors. By utilizing cookies, NGM can also recognize your unit when you visit the website again, store information on your activity and preferences on the website and display ads which are as customized as possible to your interests.

The type of cookies we use and why are categorized in the following way:

Essential cookies
Certain cookies are essential in order for you to use our website and all of its functions, for example in order to identify a request from the same browser during a limited session time.

Function cookies
Function cookies contain a unique ID and enable the website to store user settings, such as information on preferences, in order to offer you individualized and customized services and content.

Performance cookies
These cookies are used to analyze the performance of the website and to identify and correct any problems as soon as NGM identifies them.

Marketing cookies
We use marketing cookies to store information on the users activity on our website, including which pages the user has visited and which links the user has clicked on, but also how the user browses between different websites. NGM uses this information in order to offer directed and customized marketing which we think is relevant and interesting for you. By utilizing marketing cookies, NGM can also display ads when a user visits other websites. Finally, these cookies are used so that the same ads are not displayed to you an excessive number of times and in order to measure the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns.

Third party cookies
We use cookies from third parties on the website, who can collect information on visitors on the website. NGM is only responsible for information NGM receives from the relevant third party. If and to the extent third party cookies collect information for other purposes, the processing is the responsibility of such third party (for more information, please refer to the third party privacy policy linked above, and cookie policy).

We use Google Analytics e.g. in order to obtain a view on how our visitors browse the website, which parts of the website are most frequently visited, how long our visitors stay on different sites, and how long a visit lasts, etc. We can thereby receive statistics and an overview on the use of our website. Such information helps us to develop and improve our website, expand the functionality on the website and offer a better user experience for our visitors. We also use the information for web analyses and marketing statistics.

We have also installed Facebook Pixel on our website which helps us to measure, optimize and create a public for our marketing campaigns. Facebook Pixel makes it possible for us to offer customized and directed marketing to different target groups.

Lastly we use LinkedIn Pixel to track visits and the conversion rate of our ads, and LinkedIn Insight Tag, to receive information on, and better understand, visitors visiting through ads on LinkedIn and thereby improve our marketing.

Compilation of cookies and storage times

We use session cookies, which are temporary and are removed when you close your browser, as well as permanent cookies, which are stored on your unit for a longer period of time, or until you decide to delete them. How long the different cookies are stored on your computer is set out in the table below.

COOKIE TYPE OF COOKIE STORAGE TIME
_ga Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 2 years
_gid Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 24 hours 
_gat Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 1 minute 
myList Function cookie 1 year
__utma Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 2 years
__utmt Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 10 minutes
__utmb Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 30 minutes
__utmc Third party cookie (Google Analytics) End of browser session
__utmz Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 6 months
__utmv Third party cookie (Google Analytics) 2 years

 

 

 

 

How can you limit or delete cookies?

You can delete all cookies from your unit and configure your browser/change the configuration to automatically reject cookies or to be informed if a website uses cookies. For more information on how to reject and delete cookies, please visit: https://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/what-are-my-options.

In order to gain full access to NGM’s products and services through the web, you are required to accept cookies. If you chose to delete or limit the use of cookies, certain functions on our website will not work, and you will not be able to utilize the entire website. You will in addition need to set your preferences, such as language, each time you visit our website.

 

9.  What are your rights as registered?

You have the following rights under applicable data protection regulation;

  • You are entitled to receive information on whether NGM processes your personal data and if so obtain access to such personal data (so-called filing-system extract) with additional information on the processing.
  • If you believe that your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to request for it to be rectified.
  • In certain cases, you may request for your personal data to be erased or limited.
  • When processing is carried out based on a weighing of interests, you are entitled to object to the processing. Of the objection is made against processing for direct marketing, the personal data shall no longer be processed for this purpose.
  • If you have consented to certain processing, you are entitled to withdraw your consent at any time.
  • Upon request and subject to certain conditions, you are entitled to receive some of your personal data for the purpose of having it transferred to another controller of personal data, i.e. data portability.
  • If you believe that NGM has processed your personal data incorrectly or in violation of applicable data protection regulation, you are entitled to file a complaint to the Swedish Data Protection Authority, please see datainspektionen.se.

 

10.   Contact details to the controller

 

Nordic Growth Market NGM Aktiebolag, company registration no. 556556-2138
Mäster Samuelsgatan 42
111 57 Stockholm

Telephone: +46 (0) 8 566 390 00

E-mail: info@ngm.se

You can always choose to contact our Data Protection Officer: dpo@ngm.se