Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website/application www.theautonome.com and served by Autonome and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it. The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website/application and website owners. Furthermore the way this website/application processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

Autonome ("us", "we", or "our") operates the Autonome Platform (the "Website" the "application"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Website or the application.

We use your Personal Information only for providing and improving the Website and the Application. By using the Website or the application, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collection and Use

While using our Website or the application, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include, but is not limited to your name ("Personal Information").

Log Data

Like many Website/application operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you log in our Website or application ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Website/application that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages and other statistics.

In addition, we may use third party services such as Google Analytics that collect, monitor and analyze this Log Data.

Communications

We may use your Personal Information to contact you with newsletters, marketing or promotional materials and other information.

What information does the Platform obtain and how is it used?

User Provided Information 

The Platform obtains the information you provide when you download and register the Platform. Registration with us is optional. However, please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Platform unless you register with us.

When you register with us and use the Platform, you generally provide (a) your name, email address, age, user name, password and other registration information; (b) transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, or download or use Platforms from us; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help; (d) credit card information for purchase and use of the Platform, and; (e) information you enter into our system when using the Platform, such as contact information and project management information.

We may also use the information you provided us to contact your from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Automatically Collected Information 

In addition, the Platform may collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Platform.    

Does the Platform collect precise real time location information of the device? 

 This Platform does not collect precise information about the location of your mobile device.

Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Platform? 

Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services to help us improve the Platform and our service. We will share your information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement.

We may disclose User Provided and Automatically Collected Information:

  • as required by law, such as to comply with a subpoena, or similar legal process;
  • when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf, do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this privacy statement.
  • if Autonome is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Web site of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

What are my opt-out rights? 

You can stop all collection of information by the Platform easily by uninstalling the Platform. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile Platform marketplace or network. You can also request to opt-out via email.

Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Platform and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Data that you have provided via the Platform, please contact us and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Data may be required in order for the Platform to function properly.

Children

We do not use the Platform to knowingly solicit data from or market to children under the legal age of majority. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us. We will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information we process and maintain. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Platform. Please be aware that, although we endeavor provide reasonable security for information we process and maintain, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. The security of your Personal Information is important to us however, remember that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we can not guarantee its absolute security.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to our Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via email or text message. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes.

This Privacy Policy will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our webApp.

Your Consent

By using the Platform, you are consenting to our processing of your information as set forth in this Privacy Policy now and as amended by us. "Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information. 

The Website

This website/application and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website/application complies with all Swedish national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer / device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website/application uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer’s hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website/application, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information: https://www.google.com/privacy.html. Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive by external vendors when this website/application uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website/application and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but we advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website/application and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website/application operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. Or whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Marketing Communications & Spam Law Compliance

This website/application operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website/application. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with Swedish Marketing Act and we acknowledge that a businessman may, when marketing to a natural person, use electronic mail, telefax or other such call automation or other similar automatic systems for individual communication that is not attended by any individual, only if the natural person has consented to this in advance. If a businessman has obtained the natural person’s electronic contact details for electronic mail in the context of a sale of a product to the person, the requirement for consent in accordance with the first paragraph does not apply, provided:

  • the natural person has not objected to the electronic contact details being used for the purposes of marketing with the use of electronic mail,
  • the marketing relates to the businessman’s own similar products and the natural person is clearly and distinctly given the opportunity to object, free of charge and in an easy manner, to the use of such details when they are collected and on the occasion of each subsequent marketing message.

All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the law. No personal details are passed on to third parties or shared with companies / people outside of the company that operates this website. In Sweden, the Personal Data Act protects the privacy of personally identifying information, which it loosely defines as any data that, directly or indirectly, is referable to a live person. It states that users are entitled to information concerning processing of their personal data, and that they must give consent before you can collect their data. Consent must be informed, voluntary, specific, and unambiguous. Anyone who violates the act may be liable to pay fines or even sentenced to criminal penalties.

External Links

Although this website/application only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites, similar to; Folded Book Art or Cottages in Pembrokeshire .)

The owners of this website/application can not guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website/application despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website/application and its owners can not be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website/application may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, who may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.

Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should therefore note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website/application and its owners can not be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website/application and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website/application nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website/application may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website/application and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs [web addresses] (this is an example: https://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website/application and its owners can not be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.