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Last updated on April 30, 2008.
Please note that the practices of I. Kimberley Crispensen
& Sons, Inc. (the publisher of Nordic Reach Magazine), Swedish News, Inc. (the publisher of Nordstjernan and
Vestkusten) their affiliates, and agents ("IKCS"), with respect to
data collected and used by IKCS in connection with this website and all other
websites of IKCS and its affiliates with links to this policy (collectively,
the “Site”) and IKCS products and services available or enabled via the Site
you have objections to any of the information herein, you should immediately
discontinue use of the Site and the Products and Services enabled by the Site.
activities, websites other than the Site, or Products and Services not
available or enabled via the Site.
The Site and the Products and Services are intended for
adult audiences, and IKCS does not knowingly collect any personal information
from anyone under 13 years of age.
All personal information ("personal information"
is defined as any information that identifies or can be used to identify the
person to whom such information pertains) that we collect and maintain will be
notice of such changes. If as the result of such changes you want to alter the
ways in which IKCS is allowed to use your personal information, you can do so
by following the procedure described in the section entitled “Updating your
personal information and privacy preferences.” You will be deemed to have been
such notice has been posted with the following exception: if at the time you
provide personal information to IKCS you limit how such information will be
used to communicate with you, either by IKCS or by third parties, IKCS will not
change your preference in this regard without your express consent. However, if
IKCS sells assets (or the assets of a division or subsidiary) to another
entity, or IKCS (or a division or subsidiary) is acquired by or merged with
another entity, you agree that IKCS may provide to such entity customer
information that is related to that part of our business that was sold to or
merged with the other entity without obtaining your further consent, but IKCS
will provide notice of such asset sales, acquisitions, or mergers on this Site.
collecting personal information
Personal information on this Site is collected on behalf of
Nordic Reach by IKCS, who is responsible for this site. IKCS’s address is 354
North Avenue, Cranford, NJ, USA, and its telephone number is 203-299-0380.
The Site may contain links to other sites at which personal
information is collected. In such instances, unless expressly provided to the
contrary, the collection and use of your personal information will be governed
identify the entity that is collecting your personal information.
your personal information and privacy preferences
You have the right to access and correct your personal
information and privacy preferences at any time. With respect to Registration
Information (as defined in the section entitled "Protection of your
personal information"), this may be accomplished by linking to your account
at My Account, where you can view and make changes to your personal
information. You may also access and correct your personal information and
privacy preferences (such as whether you wish to receive promotional
communications) by writing IKCS at:
IKCS: Change of Address/Privacy
P.O. Box 4587
New York, NY
Please include your name, address, and/or e-mail address
when you contact us. No specific form is required to notify IKCS of changes to
your address or privacy preferences.
Personal information submitted through this Site or in
connection with the Products and Services that is not Registration Information
is not accessible online. To access and/or correct such information and privacy
preferences (such as whether you wish to receive promotional communications),
you may write IKCS at:
IKCS Change of Address/Privacy
P.O. Box 4587
New York, NY
In your correspondence, please indicate with as much detail
as possible the location on this Site or otherwise where you provided your
of personal information
As a visitor to this Site, you can engage in many activities
without providing any personal information. In connection with other
activities, such as utilizing online subscription order forms or hosted
Products and Services, IKCS may ask you to provide certain information about
yourself by filling out and submitting a form. It is optional for you to engage
in these activities. If you elect to engage in these activities, however, IKCS
may ask that you provide personal information, such as your first and last
name, mailing address (including ZIP code), country of residence, e-mail
address, telephone, and other personal information. When ordering Products and
Services via the Site, you may be asked to provide a credit card number.
Depending upon the activity, some of the information that we ask you to provide
is identified as mandatory and some as voluntary. If you do not provide the
mandatory data with respect to a particular activity, you will not be able to
engage in that activity. Similarly, if you wish to delete your information that
is mandatory, you will no longer be able to engage in a particular activity or
log in to access data under My Account.
By using this Site and the Products and Services, you agree
and acknowledge that personal information collected through the Site or in
connection with the Products and Services may be transferred across IKCS offices.
You also acknowledge that under certain circumstances or with respect to
certain activities, the collection, transfer, storage, and processing of your
information may be undertaken by trusted third parties. Such third parties are
bound by contract with IKCS not to use your personal information for their own
purposes or provide it to any third parties. One instance where this could
occur is in conjunction with the preparation for mailing of magazine or the
shipment of campaign products.
In order to reduce errors in our database, authenticate our
users, prevent abuse of our Site and the Products and Services, and provide
more consistent, relevant experiences to our users, we may on occasion
supplement the personal information you submit to us with information from
third-party sources. For example, if permitted under applicable law, we may
supplement your Registration Information with address information provided by
the U.S. Postal Service to qualify your information and prevent errors in our
database. As permissible, we may also supplement the information you provide to
us with demographic and other information (such as age or interest in travel,
design or photography) stored in third-party databases in order to make it more
likely that marketing communications we send will be of interest to you.
personal information is used
IKCS collects your information in order to record, support
and facilitate your participation in the activities you select. If you
subscribe to a magazine title or newspaper, for example, the information is
used to mail printed copies of the item and offer other benefits that may be
made available to registered users. As another example, if you enter a contest,
information is collected to qualify the entry and to contact you regarding the
contest or prize awards. Your personal information is also used to track
customer preferences and keep you informed about special offers, and other
products and services of IKCS and selected third parties unless you have opted
not to receive such communications or such communications are prohibited by
IKCS may collect information about the use of the Products
and Services and the Site, such as the number of downloads, types of Services
used, how many users we receive daily, and the IP/Internet address of your
computer. This information is collected in aggregate form, without identifying
any user individually.
IKCS may use this aggregate, non-identifying statistical
data for improving the Site and the Products and Services, providing more
relevant experiences to our customers and for statistical analysis.
choices with respect to personal information
IKCS recognizes and appreciates the importance of
responsible use of information collected on the Site and in connection with the
Products and Services. IKCS will respect your legal rights regarding access to
and correction and deletion of your personal information. IKCS may communicate
information to you regarding products, services, and special offers available
from IKCS or selected third parties unless you have opted not to receive such
communications or such communications are prohibited by law. Except in the
provide your name to other companies or organizations without your consent.
There are other instances in which IKCS may divulge your
personal information, such as where required by law, regulation, or litigation.
We may also disclose information about you if we determine that such disclosure
should be made for reasons of national security, law enforcement, or other
issues of public importance.
of your personal information
The personal information that you provide in connection with
registering yourself as a user of the Site, as a subscribes, or user of the
Products and Services is classified as Registration Information. Registration
Information is protected in several ways. Access by you to your Registration
Information is available through a password and unique customer ID. In
addition, your Registration Information resides on secure servers that only
selected IKCS personnel and contractors have access to via password. IKCS
encrypts your personal information and thereby strives to prevent unauthorized
parties from viewing such information when it is transmitted to IKCS.
Personal information that you provide that does not
constitute Registration Information also resides on secure servers and is
accessible only to selected IKCS personnel and contractors via password. Since
this information is not accessible online by you, you will not be asked to
select a password in order to view or modify such information.
Please note that any information you post to a public
bulletin board, such as the IKCS commentary service under individual content
pages on Site, is available to all persons accessing that location, and your
e-mail address may also be posted on these venues. The information you share,
including your email address, would then be available to all persons accessing
these venues, and such information may be read, collected or used by others for
any purpose, including sending you unsolicited messages. IKCS is not
responsible for any information you elect to submit in these venues or the use
of such information. In addition, you should be aware that there are postings
in which subscribers are e-mailed a copy of all messages posted to the Site on
a particular topic. Consequently, if you post a message to any of the open
forums, your e-mail address may be accessible or sent to those subscribers who
have indicated an interest in the topic of your message.
In order to improve our Products and Services and the Site
and provide more convenient, relevant experiences to our customers, we and our
vendors may use "cookies", “web beacons”, and similar devices to
track your activities.
use of the Site and the Products and Services, such as the number of downloads,
types of Products and Services used and downloaded, how many users we receive
daily, and our web servers automatically log the IP/Internet address of your computer,
IKCS does not use this information to identify you personally. However, if you
expressly provide consent for the Site or the Product and Service to
"remember" the unique identifier that you select when you register
for various activities on the Site or the Products and Services, that unique
identifier will be stored on a cookie on your computer and that unique
identifier will be linked to your Registration Information
Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies, and most
Products and Services that include similar devices are typically initially
activated to collect data. You can set your browser to notify you when you
receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.
IKCS takes its users' privacy concerns seriously. If you
your personal information, you may write to IKCS:
IKCS Attn: Privacy/Customer Information, P.O. Box 4587, New
York NY 10163
In your letter, please describe in as much detail as
complied with. We will investigate your complaint promptly.
note that IKCS is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of
non-IKCS websites to which this Site or any other IKCS website may link. You
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