A. Introduction

Our visitor’s privacy is very important to us, and we are committed to protecting it. This privacy policy explains in detail how we handle your personal data.

By consenting to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy when you first visit our website, you allow us to store cookies in your browser. 

B. Collecting of personal data

The following types of personal information may be collected, stored and used:

1. Information about your computer, including IP address, geographic location, browser type and version, and operating system.

2. Information about your visits to and use of this website, including referral source, length of visit, page views, and website navigation paths.

3. Information that you provide when registering on our website, such as your email address.

4. Information that you provide to subscribe to our emails and/or newsletters, such as your name and email address.

5. Information that you provide when using our website's services.

6. Information generated when using our website, including when, how often, and under what circumstances you use it.

7. Information in any form of communication that you send to us via email or our website, including its content and metadata.

8. Any other personal information that you send to us.

Before disclosing another person's personal information to us, you must obtain that person's consent for the personal information to be both disclosed and processed in accordance with this policy.

C. Use of your personal information

Personal information submitted to us through our website will be used for the purposes specified in this policy or on the relevant pages of the website. We may use your personal information for the following:

1. Administering our website and business.

2. Customizing our website for you.

3. Enabling your use of the services available on our website.

4. Sending account statements, invoices, and payment reminders to you and collecting payments from you.

5. Sending non-marketing commercial communications.

6. Sending email notifications that you specifically requested.

7. Sending our newsletter via email to you if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer need the newsletter).

8. Sending marketing communications related to our business or carefully selected third-party businesses that we believe may be of interest to you by post or, where you have specifically consented to this, by email or similar technology (you can inform us at any time if you no longer need marketing communications).

9. Providing third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify an individual user from the information).

10. Handling inquiries and complaints from or about you regarding our website.

11. Keeping our website secure and preventing fraud.

12. Confirming your consent to our website's terms of use.

15. Other uses

If you submit personal information for publication on our website, we will publish and otherwise use that information in accordance with the permission you grant us.

Your privacy settings can be used to limit the publication of your information on our website and can be adjusted using the website's privacy controls.

We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for their or any other third party's direct marketing purposes without your expressed consent. 

D. Disclosure of personal information

We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, board members, insurance companies, professional advisors, agents, suppliers, or subcontractors as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information to all members of our corporate group (including our subsidiaries, holding company, and all its subsidiaries) as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

We may disclose your personal information:

• To the extent that we are required to do so by law.

• In connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings.

• To establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

• To the buyer (or prospective buyer) of any business or asset that we are (or are contemplating) selling.

• To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information.

• We will not disclose your personal information to third parties except as provided in this policy.

E. International data transfers

The information we collect may be stored, processed, and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

Personal information that you publish on our website or submit for publication on our website may be available worldwide on the internet. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

You expressly consent to the transfer of personal information described in this section F.

F. Retention of personal information

This section F describes our policies and procedures for data retention, designed to ensure that we comply with our legal obligations regarding the storage and deletion of personal information.

Personal information processed for any purpose or purposes will not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

Subject to section F-2, we will usually delete all personal data falling within the categories after a maximum of 2 years.

Notwithstanding other provisions in this section F, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

• To the extent that we are required to do so by law.

• If we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings.

• To establish, exercise, or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

G. Your personal information security

We will take reasonable technical and organizational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse, or alteration of your personal information.

You acknowledge that data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

H. Changes

We continually develop our business and may update and change this policy as needed by publishing a new version on our website. Changes may also be based on changes in data protection legislation. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you understand any changes to this policy.

If changes include new purposes for the processing of personal data or if the policy is otherwise substantially altered, the data controller will notify and, if necessary, obtain consent from the data subjects in advance.

I. Your rights

You can request us to provide you with all personal information we have about you and withdraw your consent for marketing purposes by contacting our data protection officer via email at studio@bystudioa.se, and you can expect a response within 3-5 working days. In practice, you will usually either expressly accept our use of your personal information for marketing purposes or we will provide you with the opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes. We may withhold the personal information you request to the extent permitted by law.

J. Third-party websites

Our website contains hyperlinks to and details about third-party websites. We have no control over and are not responsible for the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

K. Updating information

Let us know if the personal information we have about you needs to be corrected or updated.

L. Cookies

Our website uses cookies. A cookie is a file that contains an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies can be either "persistent cookies" or "session cookies": a persistent cookie is stored by a browser and remains valid until the specified expiration date unless deleted by the user before the expiration date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session when the browser is closed. Cookies usually do not contain information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Below are the types of cookies we use on our website and the purposes for which they are used:

We use Google Analytics and Adwords on our website to recognize a computer when a user visits, re-visits and navigates the website. We use this information to understand general user behavior and to improve our marketing services and our website.

Most web browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies, for example:

• In Internet Explorer (version 10), you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings by clicking "Tools", "Internet Options", "Privacy", and then "Advanced".

• In Firefox (version 24), you can block all cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy & Security", selecting "Custom Content Blocking", and clicking "All Cookies".

• In Chrome (version 29), you can block all cookies by opening the "Settings" menu and clicking "Site Settings" under "Privacy and Security" and then unchecking "Allow sites to save and read cookie data".

Note; if you block all cookies, it will have a negative impact on the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.

You can delete cookies already stored on your computer, for example:

• In Internet Explorer (version 10), you must manually delete cookies (you can find instructions for doing so at http://support.microsoft.com/kb/278835)

• In Firefox (version 24), you can delete cookies by clicking "Tools", "Options", "Privacy & Security", and then selecting "Clear Data".