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Information about processing of personal data

Information for those who visit the website about cookies and GDPR. Why do we collect personal data and how is it processed?
You leave your consent to place cookies on your computer if your web browser or similar application is set to allow cookies. You take back your consent by changing your web browser settings.

What is a cookie?

A cookie is a small text file which the website you visit saves on your computer. Cookies are used on many websites to give visitors access to various functions. The information in the cookie can be used to monitor a user’s surfing within a specific site.

There are two types of cookies. The first saves a file for a long time on your computer. It is, for example, used for functions that tell you what is new since the user last visited the web site. The other type of cookies called session cookies. While you are surfing on a page, this cookie is stored temporarily in your computer’s memory to keep track of, for example, what language you have chosen. Session cookies are not stored during a longer period on your computer, it disappear when you close your browser.

Post och Telestyrelsen, which is the regulatory authority, has published questions and answers about cookies.

We are using cookies!

On this website are cookies used to make it easier for visitors and provide access to different functions and different types of information.

We are also using third party cookies

We are using third party cookies to identify the sex and age of our visitors.

Google Analytics

The statistic tool Google Analytics places a cookie on your computer that collects information about how you browse around our website. We use this information to see what content is popular and to improve the website. The statistical cookie contains no information about who you are. We can not identify you or your computer.

To learn more, read the Google Privacy Policy, which describes how your information is used in Google: www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners/.

To leave or withdraw your consent

Is your browser set to allow cookies, you have given your consent to place cookies on your computer. You can withdraw your consent by changing browser settings.

Block cookies in the web browser

Internet Explorer

Click the Tools button, and then click on Internet option. In the Privacy tab, click the Advanced button under Settings and change the way Internet Explorer handles cookies.


Go to More, Settings and under Advanced settings, select View advanced Settings, and then under Privacy and services go to Cookies and choose the option you want. Block all cookies blocks all cookies that websites try to save to your computer. Block only third party cookies blocks third party cookies, which are saved by external web services, such as ads embedded on webpages you have navigated to.


Open the menu and select Preferences, select the Privacy panel, set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history and change the way Firefox handles cookies.


Open the menu and select Settings, Show advanced settings, in the Privacy section, click on Content settings and change the way Chrome handles cookies.



Processing of personal data

To order products from Galatea, your company/business must be registered as a customer with us. For customers who are registered in Galatea’s customer database there are, in most cases, also personal information for the contact person/s in the customer’s business.
For some digital services, in case of notifications to events or educations, and when subscribing for digital newsletters, we collect personal data via digital forms. These personal data are used to administer services, information and marketing. Personal data is also used to analyze, categorize and quality assure customer behavior in the digital channels, as well as to compile statistics. By filling in a notification form or ticking a box to subscribe to information from us, you agree that your personal information is used for the above purposes. It is not possible to use our digital services without accepting that we process your personal information in this manner.

To learn more about how we handle personal information, read our Privacy Policy.

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