Privacy Policy

Who are we?

Letters from Sweden AB is a Swedish Type Foundry, designing retail and custom typefaces. The company is run by Göran Söderström and was founded in 2011. We are located in Sweden on the following address: Letters from Sweden, Karlskronavägen 22, SE-12152 Johanneshov. Our website address is lettersfromsweden.se.

What personal data do we collect?

We do not collect any personal information when you visit lettersfromsweden.se unless when you create an account, license our fonts or sign up with your email adress and name for our newsletter.

The personal information you provide us with when licensing fonts or signing up for our newsletter will only be used and stored for the purposes for which you supplied it. Information you provide us with when creating an account and/or licensing fonts are your name, billing adress, telephone number, EU VAT-number, email address, IP adress and domain name (when licensing webfonts). When signing up for the newsletter you provide us with your name and email adress. 

How do we use your personal data?

We use your personal data to: Process your order, issue a tax invoice, occasionally send free, printed type specimens by post, notify you of changes or updates of our services or the fonts you have licensed, send you our newsletter (if you have signed up for that).

What data do we share and to who?

We do not share your personal information with any one else unless this is necessary by law or the payment process needs it (see below). The EU VAT number you provide us with when shopping within the EU we are obliged to share with the Swedish Tax Agency (Skatteverket) when we are reporting sales within the EU. Your other personal information is also shared to our accounting software for accounting and auditing which is required by law. We use Fortnox for that and here is their privacy policy. Our auditor will also have access to this information for the sole purpose of audits.

If you have signed up for our newsletter, we share your email address with Campaignmonitor, since we use their service for sending out any newsletter. Please read their privacy policy to learn more about how they handle privacy.

How long do we store your data?

We store your data as long as we have a license agreement with you or your company. This means if you license a font from us, we will store your data as long as you want to keep the license agreement and use the font. We need to store this to be able to keep record of who has licensed our fonts. You can anytime terminate the license and we will remove your data. However, in some occasions we need to keep your data for the financial transactions records which we are obliged to store for 7 years in Sweden. If so we will only store the information for that purpose.

How do we take payments?

The full payment process when licensing our fonts go through Stripe, please read their privacy policy to learn more about how they handle privacy. We don’t see or store your complete credit card information at any point, only the last 4 digits when logging in to our dashboard at Stripe. We use certification by Let’s encrypt.

What rights do you have over your data?

We can provide you with any personal information we have collected at any time and you can always ask us to correct or delete it by sending us an email. You can anytime be removed from our newsletter by clicking on the ”unsubscribe” link in any newsletter we send out.

Under 16 years?

If you are aged 16 or under‚ you need to get your parent’s permission before you provide us with any personal data.

Does lettersfromsweden.se use cookies?

lettersfromsweden.se uses cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Cookies are small, often encrypted text files, located in browser directories. They are used to help users navigate our website efficiently but the do not identify you as an individual. We don’t use cookies to profile you as a user or to provide you with any marketing.

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.

You can set your browser to disable cookies but some features on our website may not function properly if cookies are disabled.

How to contact Letters from Sweden?

If you have questions regarding our Privacy Policy or our Payment process, please send us an email.

 

Our privacy policy was last updated May 23, 2018.