Website, Social Media and Cookie Privacy Notice

Updated June 2023


UMS SKELDAR is committed to safeguarding all personal information we collect from individuals in the course of our business.

This Notice describes how we process personal information collected from persons (users) who use the UMS SKELDAR (or associated) website, or derived from any marketing and/or event communication processes, such as personal information provided from you to UMS SKELDAR through: in–person events, email, telephone, direct mail and online communication.

Personal information means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person; an identifiable person is one who can be directly or indirectly identified by reference to an identifier such as name, identification number, location data, online identifier, or email address.

If you are a job applicant and want to know about the processing of personal information for recruitment purposes, please refer to our career webpage here.

When you visit the UMS SKELDAR website we collect personal information about your visit. Our web server automatically records details about your visit (for example, your IP address, the type of browser used, the UMS SKELDAR website pages that you visit and the duration of your visit).

Additionally, we collect the personal details which you provide online, for example, when you enter personal details (e.g., name, address, email address, phone number) on a website registration page.

We also collect personal information directly from you in the course of sales or purchasing activities and/or in connection with marketing events, e.g., business cards, personal contact details, emails and social media profiles.

In some circumstances, we may also collect personal information about you from third parties, such as your employer, or professional organisations to which you belong, or personal information that you have placed in the public domain, such as from Facebook or LinkedIn.

By providing your personal information as described above, or by proceeding with your visit to UMS SKELDAR’s websites, you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Notice, and you agree to the processing, transfer, storing of your personal information in the manner described in this Notice.

If you subsequently wish to object to processing or withdraw your consent to the collection and processing of your personal information, then you may follow the instructions on any communications you receive from us or contact us as specified in section 8 below.

‘You’, ‘your’, ‘user’ and other similar terms refers to any person who provides their personal information to either a company or an individual working for UMS SKELDAR or its subsidiaries.

‘UMS SKELDAR’, ‘we‘, ‘us’, ‘our’ refers to UMS SKELDAR and/or its subsidiaries.

Other websites, which are not operated by UMS SKELDAR, reached by links from these sites are not covered by this Notice. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every website that collects personal information. Please note that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for policies or the use and/or reliance of data appearing on other websites.

We collect and process the following personal information about you:

Information you provide to us.

  • Personal details (e.g., name, gender, address, e-mail address, phone number) on registration forms on our website or by corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, text messaging, direct mail, online or otherwise.
  • Information you provide us through electronic or hard copy business cards, for instance, when you fill out: contact forms; content download requests; event or newsletter registration forms; information request forms and/or when you report a problem with our site.
  • User login and subscription data, e.g., login credentials for UMS SKELDAR website.
  • Information you provide when reporting a whistleblowing case through our website.


With regard to each of your visits to our website we will automatically collect the following information:

  • technical data, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your browser type and version, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform;
  • information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstream, through and from our site; products and/or services you viewed or searched for, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page; and
  • cookies, pixels, unique identifiers and other similar technologies to collect and process information from different channels and devices, including devices that you use to interact with us, anonymously. For details on how we use cookies, please refer to the section below.
  • we, by using a tracking code from a third-party provider, also collect information on the public IP address of the requesting computer. This tool provides us with information as to the company that has visited our website(s), but individuals cannot be identified by this tool.


Information we collect through Social Media Platforms:

  • personal details and identification as included by you in your social media account, such as: first name, last name, account ID, title, geographical area, company name;
  • Professional Profile to the extent included by you in your social media account, such as: profession, occupation, company you work for and job function, professional qualifications, professional title, education.

During events and exhibitions, and only with your previous consent, we may also collect pictures and video material related to your person which we may publish on the website and social media presences of UMS Skeldar.

Cookies are small files of letters and numbers. These files are either stored in the memory of your computer or other device such as mobile phones or are placed on the hard drive of your device.

Our website uses cookies to provide you with an effective browsing experience. You can read more about this in our Cookie Policy.

Information you provide us

We will process your information for:

  • Contact and communication: We may use your contact information and preferences to communicate with you, send you newsletters that we may circulate from time to time, news about any events we are organising or participating in, information about us, the products and/or services that we or companies within the UMS SKELDAR provide, and/or to respond to any user enquiries.
  • Provision of services: if specific personal information is necessary to supply a particular service (e.g., an e-mail address for electronic news updates) then this service is only available to those users who provide this information.
  • Compliance with legal obligation: in order to meet our responsibility in terms of whistleblowing regulation.

Information we collect about you

We will use this information:

  • to administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • to improve our site to ensure that content is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
  • as part of our efforts to keep our site safe and secure;
  • to allow you to participate in interactive features of our service, when you choose to do so;
  • to make suggestions and provide information to you and other users of our site about us and the products and/or services we and other UMS SKELDAR companies provide.

Information we receive from other sources

We will combine this information with information you give to us and information we collect about you. We will use this information and the combined information for the purposes set out above.

We will communicate with you only in accordance with your contact preferences. You can change your contact preferences by contacting us (please, refer to section 8 below).

We may share personal information within UMS SKELDAR companies and with third-party service providers to perform services for the purposes stated above. When we share personal information, we do so in accordance with data protection and security requirements. All our employees and contractors are required to follow a data protection policy when handling personal information.

Third-party service providers who have access to personal data obtained through our websites are obliged to respect your privacy, comply with legal obligations and adhere to contractual safeguards. Where transferring personal data internationally, we make sure that we comply with applicable laws and regulations, for example, by entering into agreements which will ensure that the recipients of your information maintain an adequate level of data protection.

We may also disclose your information to governmental agencies or entities, regulatory authorities, or other persons in line with any applicable law, regulations, court order or official request, and for the purposes of any guidelines issued by regulator or other authorities, or similar processes as required by applicable law.

In some circumstances personal information may be shared with third parties for legal reasons, for example, in the event of a merger, sale, restructure, acquisition, joint venture, assignment, transfer or other disposition of all or any portion of UMS SKELDAR’s business assets.

UMS SKELDAR may be required to use and retain information for legal and compliance reasons, such as the prevention, detection, or investigation of a crime; loss prevention or fraud. We may also use personal information to meet our internal and external audit requirements, information security purposes, and as we otherwise believe to be necessary or appropriate:

  1. under applicable law;
  2. to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies and other public and government authorities;
  3. to enforce a contract; or

to protect our rights and privacy.

UMS SKELDAR has implemented adequate technical and organisational security measures to protect your personal information collected via our websites against unauthorised, accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, misuse, disclosure or access and against all other unlawful forms of processing.

All employees accessing personal information must comply with the internal rules and processes in relation to the processing of your personal information to protect them and ensure their confidentiality. Specifically, we restrict access to personal information about you to employees but also to other parties who need to know the information to provide services to you.

Please, note that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. We do not accept liability for any interception of your personal information that may occur.

You have the right to access and obtain information about your personal data that we process. If you believe that any information we process is incorrect or incomplete, you may require us to correct or delete it or restrict the processing of any of your personal information that is inaccurate or that you don’t want us to hold.

If you consented to the processing of your personal information, you could withdraw your consent at any time.

If you wish to correct and/or update information or you no longer require our service, you can notify us.

If you want to contact us with any questions, or exercise the rights above, please write to us at:

Låsblecksgatan 3
589 41 Linköping
+46 72-970 43 30

This Notice was updated in November 2023. Any amendment or update to this Notice we will make available on our website.