Cookie and Privacy Policy

Introduction

When visiting Schouw & Co.’s website, information is collected about you in order to modify and improve the contents and the use of the website. If you cannot consent to information being collected, you should not accept the use of cookies nor continue browsing the website. Below please find an elaboration on what information is collected, the purpose of such and which third parties have access to it.

Cookies and tracking statistics

By means of cookies we perform tracking statistics at Schouw.dk. Among others this means that a statistics system (Google Analytics) collects information that i.a. provides us with a statistical outline of our website traffic, where it comes from and which pages are visited the most. Tracking statistics are solely used for the purpose of optimising the website and its functions, including user friendliness. A “cookie” is a text file that is stored on your computer, smartphone, tablet or similar equipment for the purpose of recognition, remembering settings and performing statistics. Cookies cannot contain any harmful codes like e.g. virus, and cookies alone are not illegal. It is possible to delete or disable cookies. If you delete or disable cookies, it may restrict or affect the use of the website and there may be contents that you cannot access. The website contains third party cookies that to a varying extent may contain:

  • cookies from LinkedIn
  • cookies from Google Analytics.

Newsletters

When subscribing, you accept and consent to our registration and processing of your name and email address. Such data is solely processed and stored for the purpose of sending out news about Schouw & Co. and our portfolio businesses. You may unsubscribe from Schouw & Co.’s newsletters at any time by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the newsletter.

Personal information

When visiting Schouw & Co.’s website, certain information is registered and processed; this information may to some extent relate to you and normally refers to technical information about your computer, tablet or smartphone, your IP address, geographical whereabouts and which pages at Schouw.dk you visit. Provided you have given your explicit consent to such by yourself in connection with subscribing to Schouw & Co.’s newsletter, and you enter the information by yourself, your name and email address will be registered and processed. The information is used for improving your user experience when visiting Schouw.dk and to ensure that we can send out newsletters to you if you have subscribed to them.

Schouw & Co. has taken technical and organisational measures against any of your information accidentally or illegally becoming deleted, released, lost, impaired or disclosed towards someone unauthorized, exploited or in any other way used contrary to legislation. Information is stored for as long as it is allowed in compliance with legislation, and we delete it once the information is no longer needed. The period depends on the nature of the information and the reason for storing it. Hence, it is not possible to state a general time frame for when information is deleted.

Data about your use of the website, including which subsites you visit, your IP address, geographical whereabouts, etc. is only passed on to third parties to the extent such information is known. The third parties in question appear from the above chapter on “Cookies and tracking statistics”. In addition hereto, we use third parties for storing and processing of data. Such parties only process information on our behalf and may not utilise information for their own purpose. We solely use data processors within the EU or in countries that can protect your information adequately.

You have the right to become informed of which personal information we process about you. You may also at any time object to information being used. Furthermore, you may withdraw your consent to data being processed about you. Provided the data processed about you is wrong, you have the right to have it corrected or deleted; if needed, please contact us at  schouw@schouw.dk. If you wish to file a complaint about our processing of personal information, you may also approach the Danish Data Protection Agency (Datatilsynet) directly.

Publisher

The website is owned and published by Aktieselskabet Schouw & Co., Chr. Filtenborgs Plads 1, DK-8000 Aarhus C., Denmark.

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