Privacy Policy

Who we are

Swedish Ecotourism Society/Naturturismföretagen
Box 2020
593 02 Västervik

Telefone: +46 49 01 37 50
Organization number : 802403-7247

Concerning privacy issues, please contact: [email protected]

For us, it is important that you are confident with the way we manage your personal data, according to the Data Protection Act, GDPR. The Data Protection Act, GDPR, applied within the EU on May 25th and replaced the Personal Data Act (PuL). We collect data on how you browse our website, via external services, to improve and to analyze how our services are being used, in order to create the best possible experience for you.

The personal data we collect about you and analyze in various ways can be from the Swedish Ecotourism Society/Naturturismföretagen and Nature’s Best Sweden websites (both our own websites and other websites, as well as social networks belonging to third parties), our apps, email, SMS and other electronic messages. membership of Your eco travel guide (formerly The Travel club), mail list for newsletters from the Swedish Eco-tourism Association / members of the Nature Tourism Company, calls, printed and digital registration forms for competitions, campaigns, events and publicly available information from social networks and other public sources. What information we collect about you depends on which of our services you use. Responsible for your personal data is the Swedish Ecotourism Association / Nature Tourism Companies, organization number 802403 – 7247.

Read more about your rights and our policy below.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms
This site has a number of forms that collect data so that we can offer our services to you. The information you submit, as well as the time and IP number, are collected in our database so that we can contact you via the service you requested. You may at any time request that we remove the information about you, which means that we can no longer provide the service for you.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This page uses an external service for analysis, Google Analytics.

Google Analytics gather information about how our visitors use our site and our services. Google Analytics saves a cookie on your computer and collects information about how you interact with the site. This helps us analyze how our website and our web services are used. The information is then used to make improvements in the future.

Who we share your data with

With exception to the cases where you have given your consent, we do not license or sell your personal information to third parties. However, we may transfer or share your personal information with selected third parties as follows.

Service providers
Here we refer to third-party companies that we hire to help us conduct our business (such as order fulfillment, payment management, fraud prevention and identity checks, debt collection, accidents, website operations, support services, campaigns, web development, etc.). Service providers and their staff only have permission to use your personal information on our behalf for the specific tasks they have to perform in accordance with our instructions and act as personal information assistants on our behalf. They are required to keep your personal information confidential and secure.

Due to legal reasons
If the Swedish Swedish Ecotourism Society/Naturturismföretagen or its assets are terminated or transformed, we may share your personal data with a new entity who takes over parts off, or the whole Swedish Ecotourism Society/Naturturismföretagen. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties when required by law, in connection with legal proceedings (such as responding to a request from law enforcement authority to protect our rights, our privacy, security, property or the public, or to enforce terms of use or terms of our site).

Personal measures
It is important that you keep your personal information safe and secure. For example, think of choosing a password that’s hard to guess for others and never reveal your password to anyone. You are responsible for keeping the password secure and for all actions performed by your account. If you are using a shared or public computer, you must ensure that your user information is not saved on that computer. Be sure to log out from your account every time you leave your computer. Also, use the privacy settings or checks we provide on our site.


How long we retain your data

For users who register on a site (if any), we also save personal data for as long as required. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username). The website administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Additional information

How we protect your data
This page has backup of all data, and uses advanced antivirus protection. The website is updated on a regular basis to minimize the potential for data breaches.

What data breach procedures we have in place
In case of a data breach, anyone who has an account on our website will be contacted. We will also contact those who have submitted comments, in case they exist. In case of a serious breach, a police report is filed.

The Board of Swedish Ecotourism Society/Naturturismföretagen adopted the policy above 2018-05-30.

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