PRIVACY POLICE

This statement describes the types of personal data we may collect and process about you if you have submitted an application, visited our website or requested information from us.

Tech Academy Nordic ensures that your privacy is protected when using our website. This Privacy Policy applies to information that is collected by Tech Academy Nordic. The Swedish non-profit organisation Tech Academy Nordic is responsible for your personal data under the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European parliament on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection, GDPR)  and the applicable national data protection law. All references to “we” and “us” refer to the non-profit organisation Tech Academy Nordic (data controller). If you have any further questions after reading this statement, do not hesitate to contact us on info@techacademynordic.com

The purpose of processing personal data is to provide an innovative platform for legal tech education and information. Further we hope to foster a community-based platform connecting students, companies and universities to enhance tech literacy and creating new ways for legal education. The data you submit about you and/or your interest in technology and law will not be publicly visible on the website. The legal basis for this processing is your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time by contacting us on info@techacademynordic.com You may also delete your review here.

1. Who is responsible for the personal data?

Tech Academy Nordic is responsible for personal data processing of your personal data when we provide and market our educational program and for other contacts with us, such as visits to our website or service matters via e-mail. If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy or our processing of your personal data, please feel free to contact us. Contact details can be found at the end of this Privacy Policy.

2. What information do we collect about you and for what purposes?

In providing your personal data you consent to Tech Academy Nordic using the data collected in order to meet our commitments to you and to provide you with the service you expect. We need your personal data for the following purposes:

  • To process your application for the program or to become a student ambassador (e.g. your name, education, date of birth)

  • To be able to send you marketing information (e.g. your email address, your name)

  • For purposes of communication, marketing and development of Tech Academy Nordic (e.g. your name, your email address, educational level)

  • To enable us to answer your queries and to inform you of new or changed program (e.g. your email address)

  • To notify you regarding promotions, application status and internship possibilities suitable for your profile (e.g. your email address, name, education level)

  • To be able to analyse your personal data to provide you with relevant marketing offers and information (e.g. your name, your email address, education level)

 

We will only keep your data for as long as necessary to carry out our services to you or as long as we are required by law. After this your personal data will be deleted. We cannot remove your data when there is a legal storage requirement, such as book keeping rules or when there is a legal ground to keep the data, such as an on-going contractual relationship.

3. Safety precautions

We take the necessary technical and organisational security measures to ensure that your personal data is processed in a safe and secure manner. The measures may include the use of firewalls, antivirus programs, access control and other appropriate security measures.

4. What data do we collect?

This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on the website. We collect two types of information from visitors to the website: (1) Personal data and (2) Non-personal data.

“Personal data” is information that identifies you personally, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, and sometimes your Internet Protocol (IP) address. We may collect this information when you send in an application or subscribe to our newsletter via our website, visit our website, or email us an inquiry through the website. 

On this data the primary basis for collection and processing is your given consent.

“Non-personal data” can be technical in nature. It does not identify you personally. Examples of non-personal data include the following:

Cookies

We use various technologies to collect and store Technical Data and other information when you visit the Tech Academy Nordic website, including cookies.

Cookies are small text files sent and saved on your device. They allow us to identify visitors of the Tech Academy Nordic website and facilitate the use of the Tech Academy Nordic program as well as to create aggregate information of the users. Cookies help us to improve the Tech Academy Nordic website and better serve our users. We use cookies to make the use of the Tech Academy Nordic website easier for you. We also use tracking and analytics cookies to see how well our services are being received by the users.

Cookies will not harm your device or files. We use cookies to tailor the Tech Academy Nordic website and the information we provide in accordance with the individual interests of our users.

The users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert when cookies are being sent. However, users should be aware that some parts of the services provided on our website may not function properly if use of cookies is, in part or in whole, refused. Please see the following list of links each of which provide you information on how to adjust cookie settings on certain popular browsers:

  • Safari

  • Google Chrome

  • Internet Explorer

  • Mozilla Firefox

Web analytics services

Tech Academy Nordic website use Google Analytics and other web analytics services to compile Technical Data and reports on visitor usage and to help us improve the Tech Academy Nordic website. For an overview of Google Analytics, please visit Google Analytics. It is possible to opt-out of Google Analytics with the following browser add-on tool: Google Analytics opt-out add-on.

 

5. Transfer of personal data

We may disclose your personal information: to logistics and transport companies in connection with deliveries to you, to payment service providers (e.g. Klarna), to subcontractors providing services to us, e.g. IT and business systems, suppliers of sending e-mails and sms. Improving user experience and business development, or administrative services e.g. audit, to the parties to whom we are required by law to disclose your personal information, e.g. authorities, in connection with any legal proceedings or future legal proceedings, as well as the reason for being able to exercise and defend our legal rights.

We will not sell personal information about you to third parties.

Normally, we process your personal data in the EU/EEA, but we may transfer your personal data to a country outside the EU/EEA, for example because an IT service provider operates in such a country. In such transfers, we will take all reasonable technical and legal measures to ensure the integrity of the transmitted personal data and that the security of their processing meets an adequate level of protection in accordance with the Data Protection Legislation.

6. How long personal data is stored

We do not retain personal data for longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is processed, or as long as required by law and the principles set out in Section 2 above. The data is then deleted or anonymised. In order to determine the periods during which we retain personal data, we pay particular attention to the requirements that follow from data protection legislation, regulations and recommendations from authorities and industry practice. Information about storage times for the various purposes for which the personal data is processed is listed above under the respective purposes in Section 2 above.

7. Your rights

In accordance with the provisions of the Data Protection Legislation, you have the right to: 

  • at any time request information about the processing of your personal data and a free extract of the personal data that we process about you

  • request that your incorrect personal data be corrected

  • request that we stop processing and delete your personal data or restrict processing (with reservation that certain legal obligations prevent us from immediately deleting certain information)

  • object to the processing of personal data (you are always entitled to object that your personal data is used for direct marketing purposes)

  • to the extent we would process your personal data with the aid of consent, it is always optional for you to give consent and you can revoke the consent at any time

  • exercise your right to data portability, in certain circumstances, by transferring your personal data that you have provided us to another data controller

  • in any case submitting a complaint to the competent supervisory authority if you consider that we are processing your personal data in violation of the Data Protection Legislation.

 

The request to exercise any of the above rights must be made in writing to Tech Academy Nordic and sent to info@techacademynordic.com.

8. Changes to the Personal Data Policy

We reserve the right to change or supplement this Privacy Policy.

The Personal Data Policy is at any time available on our website (www.techacademynordic.com/privacy-policy). You should review this information from time to time to ensure that you are satisfied with any changes. However, we will notify you of any significant changes to this Privacy Policy, provided we have your email address.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on August 2, 2021.

9. Third Party Websites

Our website (www.techacademynordic.com) contains links to third party websites. We have no control over these websites and this Privacy Policy does not intend to include how and in what way these websites handle and process personal information.

10. Contact information

Tech Academy Nordic

Address: Box 207, 221 00, Lund, Sweden

Email: info@techacademynordic.com