Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy policy – THINGS AB

  1. General information
    1. We are The Innovation Growhouse Stockholm AB, company registration number 556997-7944, with registered address at Drottning Kristinas väg, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden (“THINGS” “we” or “us”). This document contains a policy statement regarding our collection, use and processing of personal data (“Privacy Policy”).
    2. This Privacy Policy is applicable when you use the THINGS website https://thingstockholm.com, sign up for our newsletter or when you sign up to become a member, partner or sign up to participate in an event which is created through our service providers. Depending on how you interact with us, some sections of this Privacy Policy may not apply.
    3. All definitions in this Privacy Policy shall be interpreted in accordance with applicable data protection laws which refers to the Swedish Personal Data Act (1998:204), which implements the EU directive 95/46/EC, and the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation no. 2016/679) and the Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications (Directive 2002/58/EC), as well as the national implementations and related national legislation.
  2. Legal ground

Consent. When signing up as members or partners of THINGS or for our newsletter or when you sign up to participate in an event which is created through our service providers you consent to the processing of the personal data as set out in this Privacy Policy.

Legitimate interest. The processing of your personal data is conducted based on our legitimate interest of developing and improving our services and business as well as our website.

  1. Disclosure of personal data
    1. Your personal data may be shared with our service providers and partners.
    2. Your information may be transferred outside the EU/EEA as some of our service providers are located outside EU/EEA, but only to a country deemed adequate by the European Commission or if we have a transfer mechanism in place in accordance with the legislation of the European Union. Please contact us for further information regarding such transfer.
    3. When using the website or our services you may be directed to other websites where the personal data collected is outside of our control. The privacy policy of the other website will govern the personal data obtained from you on that website.
    4. If parts or all assets or shares of THINGS are acquired, user information is likely to be one of the business assets that transferred to the new owner.
  2. Responding to legal requests and preventing harm

We may access, preserve and share your personal data in response to a legal request (like a search warrant, court order or a subpoena or the like), or when necessary to detect, prevent and address fraud and other illegal activity, to protect ourselves, you and other users, including as part of investigations.

  1. Cookies and other system technologies

We use cookies for the following purposes: to enable certain functions of our services, to provide analytics, to store your preferences and to enable advertisements delivery. We use Google Analytics which uses cookies to report usage statistics of our website, deliver advertisements on and through the website.

  1. Retention

We store your personal data as long as necessary in order to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected according to this Privacy Policy or as long as we have legal grounds to do so and as set out in the table above. We may also keep anonymous versions of your data and process it for statistical purposes indefinitely as it will no longer constitute personal data.

  1. Children

The Services are not directed to persons under the age of 13. If you are a parent or guardian of a person under the age of 13 and you become aware of that the child has provided personal data to us without your consent, please contact us to exercise your access, rectification, erasure, limiting of processing and objection rights.

  1. Links to other sites and social plugins


Our website uses social plugins from social networks. If you click on one of the buttons, a new window of your browser opens, and the page of the respective social network is opened. On that site, you can login, press like or share button etc. When clicking on plugin links or other links on our website or in newsletters, the collection of personal data is outside of our control. The policy of the other website will apply for the personal data obtained from you on that website.

  1. Your rights
    1. You have an absolute right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing. You also have the right to recall your prior given consent. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on the consent before its withdrawal, and we may continue processing your personal data based on other legal grounds, except for direct marketing.
    2. You have the right to request access and further information concerning the processing of your personal data, or request that we correct, rectify, complete, erase or restrict the processing of your personal data.

      10. Contact information


      1. To exercise your rights regarding your personal data, or if you have any questions regarding our processing of your personal data, please contact us at the following address info@thingstockholm.com or The Innovation Growhouse Stockholm AB, Drottning Kristinas väg, 114 28 Stockholm, Sweden. In your letter/email please state your full name.
      2. If you have any complaints regarding our processing of your personal data, you may file a complaint to the competent data protection authority. You can find out more about the local data protection authorities under the following link http://ec.europa.eu/justice/data-protection/bodies/authorities/index_en.htm.

        11. Notice of changes to the Privacy PolicyIf we make changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you through our website. If your consent is required due to the changes, we will provide you with additional notice as appropriate under the circumstances and, ask for your consent in accordance with applicable law.