Privacy Policy, in English



Gneist Translations is a sole proprietorship that provides translation and language review services for direct customers as well as translation agencies. The company’s organization number is 750608-3968, and it is the sole proprietor Maria Kronvall who is the data controller. Gneist Translations is responsible for data processing in accordance with the European General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR).

Gneist Translations is keen on protecting your personal privacy. This privacy policy explains how Gneist Translations collects, uses and stores your personal information as a potential or existing customer, or as a potential or existing supplier of goods or services used by the company. The policy also describes your rights under applicable data protection laws and how they can be applied by you.


What information does Gneist Translations collect? 
The information that you provide as a customer or supplier usually includes name, address, e-mail address, telephone number and organization number / VAT number.

How do we use your information? 
Gneist Translations processes your personal information in the context of translation and language review services, in order to administer and manage:

  • Translation assignments
  • Proofreading Assignments
  • Quotes
  • Billing Details
  • Contract
  • Insurance matters
  • Deliveries
  • Personal Data Processing Agreement


What is the legal basis for our processing of your personal information? 
Gneist Translations processes your personal information in the context of sales and purchase of services related to translation. This includes the necessary administration and handling of documents for translation or language review, quotes, billing, contracts, insurance and deliveries. Gneist Translations estimates that there is a legitimate need to process your personal information in order to professionally manage the exchange of goods or services, and to maintain good accounting practices.

Gneist Translations also handles personal data that form part of the data processing agreements established between specific translation agencies and Gneist Translations, as this is our legal obligation.

With whom do we share information? 
Your personal information will not be shared with anyone. It will only be stored in the company’s email system and in the company’s accounting software. All storage takes place with due regard to appropriate safety measures, using the services of GDPR-compliant suppliers.

In exceptional cases, Gneist Translations may provide necessary information to authorities such as the police, tax authorities and other authorities if necessary to comply with our legal obligations or whether disclosure is made for the purpose of protecting Gneist Translations or third parties from crime.

How long is personal data saved? 
Gneist Translations stores your personal information as long as a business relationship exists. For accounting, invoices (and the personal data included in them) will be stored for a longer period – 7 years, according to applicable legislation.

What are your rights? 
You are entitled to contact Gneist Translations at any time to request access, or alternatively request correction or deletion of the personal information the company holds about you. You may also object to the treatment or request that treatment is restricted. Furthermore, you are entitled to obtain your personal information that you have provided to transfer this information to another data controller. If you are dissatisfied with Gneist Translations´ processing of your personal information, you are entitled to file a complaint with the Data Inspectorate.


What other tasks are handled by Gneist Translations?

In addition to personal data, Gneist Translations also handles text for translation and language review. This material is provided by the customer who is then the data controller. The translation agency that communicates the assignment is together with Gneist Translations data processors until the job is delivered. All text material submitted to Gneist Translations is handled as confidential information. This information is stored under safe conditions and will never be shared with anyone else. The source text will never be uploaded to any machine translation system without the client’s specific instructions. When a job is delivered, the text is safely stored until Gneist Translations has been paid, after which the text is deleted. Text related to assignments that Gneist Translations declines is deleted instantly.
The company’s website is configured so that no personal data is collected. All features to be able to follow or like the page are disabled, there is no message function, and no visitor’s identities or IP addresses are saved.


If you have questions about this privacy policy or regarding Gneist Translations´ processing of personal data or other confidential information, please contact Maria Kronvall at or on phone: +46 732 112480. The address of Gneist Translations is Sörbyholmsvägen 54-0, 231 72 Anderslöv, Sweden.
This policy is updated continuously. 

Last update: May 25, 2018.