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Privacy Policy and GDPR

We want to give you clear and complete information about what personal information the kbcomponents.com website collects and how you can access and check this information.

On May 25, 2018, a new regulation will enter into force in the European Union, called the General Data Protection Regulation. It provides strict and specific guidelines for how personal data is collected and handled. This also affects companies and individuals residing outside the EU but collects data from EU citizens.

We fully agree that you should have full transparency about what information is collected, why it is collected and how you can access it or choose to have it completely deleted.

Privacy Policy
What personal information we collect and why we collect it

When you submit comments on the site, we collect the information displayed in the comment form, as well as your IP address and the browser’s ’user agent’ string to help detect spam.

An anonymized string created based on your email address (also called hash value) may be sent to the Gravatar service to determine if you are registered there. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment has been approved by us, your profile picture will be visible to the public in connection with your comment.

If you are uploading images to this site, you should avoid uploading images where EXIF data includes GPS location data. Visitors to the site can download and retrieve all positioning information from images on the site.

Contact form
Information sent via the contact forms on our website is sent to our company’s e-mail service, which is hosted by Ipeer. You can read about their guidelines here, http://www.ipeersupport.se/index.php?/Knowledgebase/List/Index/29/gdpr

The form information you send we keep to offer better customer service. They are stored in the system’s database. This information is never used for marketing or shared with third parties.

If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and website address in cookie files. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in this information again the next time you leave a comment. These cookies are valid for one year.

Our website also uses the following cookies:

Google Analytics cookies – these are set for monitoring and tracking visitor behavior on the site.
WordPress logged in cookies – these are used by WordPress to verify logged in visitors, password authentication and user authentication.

Embedded content from other sites
Articles on this site may contain embedded content (for example, videos, pictures, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves exactly the same way as if you visited the other site.

These sites may collect information about You, use cookie files, embed additional third-party tracking and monitor Your interaction with said embedded content, including tracking Your interaction with this embedded content if You have an account and are logged into the Website question.

Who we share your data with
If you submit your information via contact form, your information is stored in a database. This database is stored at the web host. KB Components uses Ipeer services, read more about their privacy policy.

How long we keep your information
If you write a comment, the comment and its metadata are stored without a time limit. The reason for this is that we need to be able to find and approve follow-up comments automatically and not queue them for review.

For users who register on your site (if available), we also save the personal information they enter in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal information at any time (except that they cannot change their username). The site’s administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights you have over your data
If you have an account or have posted any comments on this site, you may request an export file containing the personal information we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete all personal information we hold about you. This does not include any information that we have to save for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your information
Visitors’ comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your information
We protect customer data with the following website features:

We use SSL / HTTPS completely on all our websites. This encrypts our user communication with the servers so that personally identifiable information is never captured by a third party without permission.
Databases are sanitized (current users’ personal data is deleted) before being distributed to a development or testing environment.

In the event of a data breach, system administrators immediately go through affected users and try to reset passwords if needed after informing the user.

KB Components privacy policy 2019-11-06

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