Privacy Policy

1.       Data controller

Sciety AB, reg. no. 556990-3692 (“Sciety”), is the data controller for the processing of your personal data on the website www.sciety.se (the “Website”) and in our services. For information on how to contact us, see section 8 below.

2.       Entry into force and update of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy enters into force on 8th February 2016.

If minor changes to this Privacy Policy are made, an updated version of the Privacy Policy will be published on the Website with information regarding when the updated version comes into effect.

If Sciety wishes to make more significant changes in the Privacy Policy, you will receive information regarding this via e-mail. 

3.       How your personal data is collected

Sciety collects personal information about you when you visit and use the Website, become a member and/or create an account for yourself or your company, contact customer service etc.

We may also collect personal information from public records and/or third-parties, to the extent necessary to administer the Website and our services.

Sciety uses cookies and other similar technologies to collect information about you and the equipment you use. More information about Sciety’s use of cookies is found in section 11 below.

4.       Which data is collected

The information collected by Sciety includes details on your full name, address, personal identity number, contact details, proof of identity, bank account number and IP-number. You can also choose to upload a picture of yourself to your profile.

We also collect the name, personal identity number and contact details of company representatives who enter into a membership agreement and/or fund seeker agreement on behalf of a company.

5.       The purpose of processing personal data

Sciety stores and processes personal data for the following purposes:

·        In order to comply with the Swedish Act (2009:62) on Measures to Prevent Money Laundering and terrorist Financing and other legal and regulatory requirements.

·        To verify your identity and ensure that you are eligible to receive investment offerings and invest through the Website.

·        To administer your membership, investments and process payments.

Sciety may also use your personal data to monitor and improve the Website and our services, to recommend products and services provided by Sciety and/ or our partners and to contact you regarding customer satisfaction and surveys. The data can also be used for market and customer analysis, market research, statistics, and business monitoring. We may contact you both via email, phone and via regular mail.

If you do not want to us to process your personal data for recommendations or other direct marketing, please send an email to info@sciety.se.

6.       The period during which data is processed

We will not process your personal data for a longer period than necessary in order to fulfil the purposes of the processing, unless required by law or in order to protect Sciety’s legal interests.

7.       Transfer of data

When you have signed up with Sciety, your full name will be displayed for other members on the Website. Certain personal information may also be disclosed to companies you have invested in through the Website, for the purpose of administration of their shareholders.

We may also disclose your personal information to third party service providers which have been selected by Sciety to provide solutions for the Website and our Services, such as a payment solution provider etc. Some of the service providers we use are based outside of the EU/EES, which means that your personal data may be transferred and processed outside of the EU/EES. Only trusted third party service providers will be used.

Personal data may also be disclosed to the Swedish Tax Agency for the purpose of filing documentation regarding capital distributions and tax relief, in order to safeguard Sciety’s interests, or otherwise as required by law, regulation or order of court or other legitimate government body or arbitration panel.

We may also disclose certain personal information to affiliates, partners, consultants or potential buyers of all or part of Sciety for the purpose of enabling them to provide services to Sciety or for evaluation of the company.

8.       Request for information /rectification

You are entitled to once per calendar year, free of charge, by sending a written signed request to Sciety, receive copies of all personal information about you which is processed by Sciety as well as information regarding the purpose of the processing. You are also entitled to ask for rectification, erasure or blocking of any inaccurate personal data.

In order to exercise any of these rights, please contact us by using the contact details below, stating your full name and the e-mail address used for registration:

E-mail: info@sciety.se

Address: Sciety AB, Torsgatan 21, 103 63 Stockholm

9.       Update your profile

If you notice that any of your personal information included in the “Account” section on the Website is inaccurate, please update it on the Website or send an e-mail to info@sciety.se.


10.    Cookies and other technologies

We use cookies and other technologies such as pixel tags and web beacons to remember certain information when you use our Website, online services, and applications, for the purpose of improving your experience on the Website. By using the Website, you accept that we use cookies.

The information collected includes Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data.

We use this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the site, to learn about user behavior on the site, to improve our product and services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may use this information in our marketing and advertising services.

Pixel tags enable us to send email messages in a format customers can read, and they tell us whether mail has been opened. We may use this information to reduce or eliminate messages sent to customers.

In some of our email messages, we use a “click-through URL” linked to content on our Website or one of our portals. When customers click one of these URLs, they pass through a separate web server before arriving at the destination page on our Website. We track this click-through data to help us determine interest in particular topics and measure the effectiveness of our customer communications. If you prefer not to be tracked in this way, you should not click text or graphic links in the email messages.