Privacy Policy

Your personal privacy and the protection of your personal data is important to STRING. Our goal is to comply with rules for the protection of personal information that are in effect at any given time. The intent of our Privacy Policy is to inform you about how we collect, process and share your personal data.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR is a European Union law intended to strengthen and unify data protection rules and rights for the benefit of EU citizens. GDPR applies to EU organisations and to non-EU organisations (of any size) that provide goods and services to the EU or that utilize tracking technologies (like cookies or tracking pixels) to monitor EU users’ behavior. Learn more about the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)

1.0 Personal Information – What we collect and why

Personal data pertains to all sorts of information that in one way or another can be connected to your person. This could be your name or e-mail address.

1.1 When you subscribe to our newsletter:

When you register with our subscription service for newsletters, we process personal data relating to you.

1.2 What personal data is processed when you register to receive our newsletter?
Your name, e-mail address and information about which newsletters you have read and what links you have clicked on.

1.3 How your personal data is collected:
We receive personal data directly from you when you register as a subscriber to our newsletter and when you read the newsletter. 

1.4 Why do we process your personal data?
Your personal data is processed to manage your subscription to the newsletter. When your personal data is processed to manage your subscription, this is done so we can do what we promised when you became a subscriber (that is, to fulfill our agreement). Accordingly, we require your data to be able to send the newsletter to you. 

In addition, data is processed regarding which newsletters you have read and what links in the newsletter you clicked on to enable us to follow up and improve our content. When we process your data to improve our newsletter, this is done with the support of so-called legitimate interests. 

1.5. How long is your information stored?
Your information is stored only as long as you are a subscriber of our newsletter. You can choose to unsubscribe the newsletter at any time using the links in the e-mail or by contacting us directly. If you choose to unsubscribe, all of your information will be erased. 

2.0 Sharing personal data with 3rd parties
Your personal data is also processed by suppliers who conduct services (process) on our behalf. These third parties have been carefully chosen and all of them comply with the legislation set out in the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR):

2.1 Mailchimp
Mailchimp is the platform we use for distribution of newsletters. Mailchimp is a 3rd party data processor who are EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certified. .Read more about Mailchimp’s Privacy Policy here.

2.2 Google Analytics

Like most websites, we use Google Analytics to optimise the content and flow of our website for your benefit as a user. Google Analytics collects data from the cookie “analytics.js”. No personal data is collected, only data of your devices’ IP address (location) and which pages you have visited during a session. You can always opt out of Google Analytics here . Google is a 3rd Country Processor with a EU-U.S. Privacy Shield certification and ISO 27001 certified.

3.0 How can I access, correct or erase the data you hold about me?
If you choose to unsubscribe our newsletter, all of your information will be erased. For erasing cookies, we will advise you to erase your cookies, if you so wish, on your own device according to which search engine you are using e.g. Google Chrome,  Firefox  or Safari. Disabling cookies on your internet browser will stop GA from tracking any part of your visit to pages within this website. Learn more about Google Analytics.

4.0 Data Controller

The data controller of websites is STRING Secretariat and Region Zealand is the legal body of STRING and has CVR number: 29190658. The registered office is:

Region Sjælland

Alléen 15

DK-4180 Sorø

If you have any queries of concerns regarding our use of your personal data, please get in touch to us by email or telephone – find a complete list of employees under the page “contact”.