The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (EU) 2016/679 is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European Union. It addresses the export of personal data outside the EU. The GDPR aims primarily to give control to citizens and residents over their personal data and to simplify the regulatory environment for international business by unifying the regulation within the EU.
First, who are we and what do we mean with we/us/our?
We are the people behind the heavy metal band Sabaton, formed in 1999 in Falun, Sweden.
Our website address is: https://www.sabaton.net
Company name: Swedish Empire Touring Ltd (The Registrar of Companies, Cyprus, Registration number: HE394010)
We know that data privacy is a top issue today, and that is why we want to ensure that you can enjoy interacting with us on this website in the knowledge that your personal information is fully protected and that it remains under your control.
Here you will find a guide to how we collect the data, why we need it, how we use it, and how you benefit from it. Take a moment to discover the full facts about our data privacy.
We use Google Analytics to collect basic website user data for statistics purposes. The data retention period is set to 26 months and will be reseted upon any new activity. When data reaches the end of the retention period, it is deleted automatically on a monthly basis. All data is stored on Googles servers and can be stored anywhere in the world that they decide. More information can be obtained from Google: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance/
Facebook Custom Audiences ("Facebook Pixel")
This website also uses the remarketing function “Custom Audiences” of Facebook Inc. (“Facebook”). This allows users of the website to see interest-based advertisements (“Facebook ads”) when visiting the social network Facebook or other websites that also use this tool.
Your browser automatically establishes a direct connection to the Facebook server once you are visiting our website. We have no influence on the extent and further use of the data collected by Facebook through the use of this tool and therefore inform you according to our level of knowledge: By integrating Facebook Custom Audiences, Facebook receives the information that you have called up the corresponding website of our Internet presence, or that you have clicked on an advertisement from us. If you are registered with a Facebook service, Facebook can associate your visit with your account. Even if you are not registered with Facebook or have not logged in, it is possible that the provider may obtain and store your IP address and other identifying information.
The “Facebook Custom Audiences” function can be deactivated in the Cookie Settings and for logged in users at https://www.facebook.com/ads/preferences/?entry_product=ad_settings_screen#_.
Cookie lifetime: up to 6 months (this applies only for cookies which have been set by this website.).
You can find a list of all third party vendors here.
Our newsletter is provided with the service of www.getresponse.com
If you choose to subscribe your name and email will be kept internally and stored at the getresponse servers until you choose to unsubscribe which you can do by clicking a link in the bottom of every mail sent out.
Should you choose to unsubscribe your email address and any other information getresponse.com has stored on you will be deleted.
By using any contact form on this website to contact us you are by default sending us your name, and your e-mail address.
When using the form for crew application all your personal data sent to us will be stored in a Google Drive document and managed by the team leaders for the festival. The data provided by you will be stored for legal reasons such as insurance and working environment laws in Sweden. The saved data will be deleted 12 months after the festival. If your application is rejected, the data will be deleted immediately.
The data retention period for any emails sent to us is set to forever meaning that no emails will be deleted.
All emails are stored encrypted on Microsoft Exchange servers and temporary on each recipient’s computer.
Sweepstakes & Competitions
From time to time, we will run sweepstakes and competitions to offer our fans the opportunity to participate in prize draws, and/or to subscribe to our newsletter. The personal information collected from these actions is stored in a secure file.
We use this personal information to:
- If you enter a prize draw, to consider your participation, to contact you if you win, and to send you your prize.
- If you subscribe to a newsletter, to send you information from time to time about Sabaton via our newsletter provider GetResponse.
The basis for data processing is consent.
We may need to collect contact info such as full name, email, phone number and postal address if you win a Prize Draw.
The recipient of the data is the Sabaton team and/or the Nuclear Blast team.
Data can be collected and hosted via one of our service providers’ websites such as gleam.io amongst others.
If you enter a Prize Draw, the data will be retained for 1 year after its end.
If you subscribe to our newsletter, your data will be retained in the database until you withdraw your consent and unsubscribe by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our marketing emails. If you unsubscribe, you will not receive marketing communications from us anymore.
You can access, rectify or delete your personal data. You can also ask us to send you a copy of all personal data that concerns you at our disposal. You also have the right to data portability and the right to restriction of processing.
To exercise these rights or for any question regarding the processing of your personal data, you can fill out the form in the “Your right to data portability” section at the bottom of this page.
More information about Cookies on this website can be found here: https://www.sabaton.net/cookie-policy/
When creating a user account for this website you are providing us with personal data such as your e-mail address and your current IP address.
When ordering from our webshop located at store.sabaton.net at this website you are providing us with your current IP-address, your name, address, E-mail and phone number. This information is needed to make sure we can send the products to you, and to have the possibility to get in contact with you in support matters.
Also we keep your details so we can contact you by e-mail after your purchase. This is done very briefly, and we will never give your personal data away.
In regulation with Swedish bookkeeping we must save the completed order data collected from the webshop for 7 years.
We may collect and process personal information relating to you if you provide such personal information by filling in forms on our site or by you contacting us. This includes, but is not limited to, information provided at the time of registering to use (or become a member of) our site, subscribing to any services (for example, email or SMS newsletters), purchasing downloads or other products, posting material, or requesting further services.
All completed orders placed prior August 2019 were exported along with buyers’ personal data to Unifaun for creating shipment documents, track & trace etc. More information here: https://www.unifaun.com/
Third party links
Our website, our newsletters and other communications may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.
This website stores it’s data the servers of Microsoft Azure: https://azure.microsoft.com/.
We also use a Content Delivery Network (CDN) service for higher global performance of sabaton.net
A CDN is a geographically distributed network of proxy servers and their data centers. The goal is to distribute service spatially relative to end-users to provide high availability and high performance.
The service we are using is CloudFlare and you can read about their GDPR policy here: https://www.cloudflare.com/gdpr/introduction/
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.
We use SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) that ensures all data passed between the web server and browsers remain private and integral.
More info here: http://info.ssl.com/article.aspx?id=10241
Who can access my data?
Your personal data will not be disclosed to the public or sold to third parties. If our commercial partners need data to provide you with services, we will ask your permission. We may also have to provide access to specific data if required to do so by authorities.
Your right to data portability
You have always the right to access the personal data we have collected from you. If you wish to request access to the personal data we hold about you on this website, simply use this form below:
We respect your privacy and we handle personal data with the utmost care and sensitivity.