Privacy Policy

We have compiled all the information that is important for you to know about the integrity of the use of this site. The new law on the processing of personal data places high demands on transparency and therefore this page is for you to know what we do in the processing of your personal data.


We at this site safeguard your privacy and security. GDPR, the new law on the processing of personal data, places high demands on transparency and therefore this page is for you to know what we do in the processing of your personal data. There are a number of areas that together give you the overall view of how we view privacy and security. We have divided these into a number of sections that may be updated and filled with more information in the future.


GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation and is a new EU data protection regulation that will become a law in all EU member states from May 25, 2018. GDPR will replace the current Personal Data Protection Act (PUL). The law aims to protect the privacy of individuals and intends to modernize, harmonize and strengthen protection within the EU. Read more about data protection reform here.

Processing of personal data

Personal data may be explained as any information relating to an identified or identifiable individual (also known as a registered person), wherein an identifiable natural person is a person who can be directly or indirectly identified, in particular with reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location information or online identifiers, or to one or more factors specific to the physical person’s physical, physiological, genetic, psychological, economic, cultural or social identity.

Processing of this information means that you carry out a measure or combination of measures regarding personal data or sets of personal data, regardless of whether they are automated or not. Examples of such processing are collection, structuring, storage, processing, dissemination or deletion. 

Read more about sensitive personal data here.

Basic principles of GDPR

The law is based on 7 basic principles:

  • Legality, correctness and transparency
  • Purpose limitation
  • Data Minimization
  • Correctness
  • Storage Minimization
  • Privacy and confidentiality
  • Accountability

Read more about Privacy Protection here.

incident management

In fulfilling the new requirements regarding incident management according to GDPR, we now also present our incident management process. Above all, it is the requirement to report an incident within 72 hours that makes it important for procedures to detect, report and investigate if an incident occurs.

To the incident management page

Parties and responsibilities for the processing of your personal data

Göteborgs Maskinteknik AB, hereinafter referred to as “The Company”, is the supplier of the website which is hereinafter referred to as “The Service”. The company is a personal data assistant for the processing of your personal data in the Service and is then responsible for the organizational and technical security measures described on this website. The data controller responsible for the processing of your data in the Service is the Company. You who are a user and have their own login information for the Service are referred to below as the “User”.

The company is responsible for personal data processing of the personal data you share with us when:

  • you have a question and / or contact us
  • you visit our website and accept cookies

What personal information do we process about you?

If you have a question or contact us, the amount of personal information and who it is may vary depending on which communication channel is used. Categories of personal data are usually contact information, online identifications and the case itself as unstructured material, which contains the personal data you have chosen to share with us. Information about what cookies are and how we handle cookies is described below.

Who do we share personal information with?

We may need to share personal information with business partners so that we can fulfill our obligations, inform you or help you handle your case or interest statement. The processing of your data such as storage and structuring takes place in systems that can be provided by software providers to us.

How long do we store your personal data?

The company saves personal information about you as a customer as long as there is a customer relationship or is necessary to achieve the purposes described in this policy. How long your personal data as a user is stored with us varies depending on the purpose for which they were collected. Information collected when you contact us is stored as long as it is relevant to fulfill our commitment. At the end of the customer relationship, we can store it based on balancing of interest as evidence in the event of a problem.

What rights do you have?

You are entitled to request a record of all information registered about you once a year, provided you have legitimate reasons. In some cases, you also have the right to data portability of your personal data. You have the right to have your personal data corrected if they are incorrect, incomplete or misleading and have the right to limit the processing of personal data until they are changed. You have the right to be forgotten, but deletion of personal data cannot be done if it is required to fulfill the agreement or if other Swedish or European law, court or authority decision says otherwise, and if it is based on a balance of interests. Should you find that there are no justifiable reasons or that the balance of interests is incorrect, you have the right to object to the treatment. You also have the right to withdraw consent, submit complaints about the treatment to the Data Inspectorate, automatically oppose decision making, profiling and object direct marketing.

If you want to know more

If you have questions about this policy and the processing of your personal data, you want to delete or change incorrect information, you can contact us through the contact information available on the Company’s website.



What are cookies and how do we use cookies?

This website contains so-called cookies. Cookies are a small text file that is placed on the computer by a web server and acts as an ID card. Cookies allow the website to remember important information that makes your visit to the website more comfortable. Like most other websites, the Company uses cookies to enhance your Internet experience as follows:

  • Count the number of users and traffic. By understanding how the site is used we can develop and improve it.
  • Collect and analyze behavioral data based on the use of the website and services in order to improve the user experience and also enable individualized communication and messages to the user.

There are two types of cookies and both are used on the Company’s website. One type, called Permanent Cookie, saves a file left on the visitor’s computer. It is used, for example, to be able to customize a website according to the visitor’s wishes, choices and interests and for statistical follow-up. The second type is called Session Cookie. While a visitor is on a web page, it is temporarily stored in the memory of the visitor’s computer. Session Cookies disappear when you close your browser. The Company’s website also uses third-party cookies for Google Analytics and Remarketing. The purpose is to understand how our site is used and to improve it. If you do not want to receive cookies, you can change your browser settings in your browser, and you can also block cookies. Please note that if you block cookies you will not be able to use all functions on the Company’s website.

Click the following links to read more about how to change your cookie settings: