Privacy Policy

Effective Date: 8 March 2018

Nordic Legal Entity Identifier AB may amend this privacy statement from time to time.

This statement sets forth the Nordic Legal Entity Identifier AB (NordLEI) privacy policies (“Privacy Policy”) with respect to the use and disclosure of certain personal information we gather on our website (this “Site”). By using this Site or by submitting any personal information to us, you agree to our collection and use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement.

1. Information We Collect and Use

We collect information in connection with the provision or potential provision of services, including, for example, to register, search existing, maintain or challenge information about Legal Entity Identifiers (LEIs). Personal information related to users of NordLEI that may be collected by us include, but is not limited to:

First and last name,
Email addresses,
Login credentials,
Challenge question and answer,
Country and preferred language.

We may collect, use, transfer, and otherwise process your personal information (such as your contact data, log in data (user ID and password), and IP address) in the context of the delivery of our products and services, as well as to comply with our legal obligations.

NordLEI or a designated service provider may use 'cookies', web server logs, web beacons, or other electronic tools to collect information about you, such as your IP address, browser type, language, operating system, computer platform, and the state or country from which you accessed this Site. NordLEI or a designated service provider may also use cookies, web server logs, web beacons, or other electronic tools to collect and compile statistical and other information about your use of this Site and the services provided on this Site, such as the web pages visited, the date and the time of your visit, the web sites you visited immediately before and after visiting this Site, the number of links you click within this Site, the functions you use on this Site, the databases you view and the searches you request on this Site, the data you save on or download from this Site, etc.

A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. The help function on most browsers contains instructions on how to set your browser to notify you before accepting cookies or to disable cookies entirely. However, note that this Site will not function properly if you disable cookies.

We also collect general data concerning visitors and therefore process IP addresses, as well as information concerning page resolution, the browser type and the manner in which visitors surf. This, for example, entails the number of visitors and the number of clicks on certain pages. This data is collected and used to improve our services, as well as our website.

2. Information We Share

Your information may be shared with third party service providers to provide our services, e.g. with respect to hosting of our IT system. In addition, if you register on our website, there are certain functions that are associated with a registration fee. For payment purposes, we may redirect you to the website of a third party who will handle your payment. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of the websites that we do not provide or operate. We recommend reviewing the privacy notices or policies of these third party websites to understand their information practices. We may also share information and records we maintain with financial or other regulators and in response to requests by courts or governments authorities, such as law enforcement agencies and officials.

3. Information Safeguarding

We maintain an information security program setting forth standards for maintaining administrative, technical and physical safeguards to protect the personal information provided against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use.

4. Data Transfers

Our third party service providers may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area which may not provide for a similar level of data protection as within the European Economic Area. As such, personal information we collect may be transferred to countries other than the country in which the information originally was collected (“Originating Country”). When we transfer your information to other countries, we will protect that information as described in this Privacy Policy, through adherence to our intra-company or other contractual agreements, and/or in accordance with applicable law.

5. Data Retention

The personal data you submit to us will only be retained for as long as is required for the purposes for which it was collected.

6. Individual’s Rights

You have the right to request us to inform you of what personal data we hold relating to you and/or to request that such data be corrected, supplemented, deleted or blocked. Please address any such requests to: Nordic Legal Entity Identifier AB at Kungsgatan 56, 111 22 Stockholm, SWEDEN or support@nordlei.org.

7. Updates to Our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and, where permitted by law, without prior notice to reflect changes in our information practices. We will indicate at the top of the notice when it was most recently updated.

8. How to Contact Us

Individuals may escalate concerns or issues with relevant data protection authorities, however we encourage any questions or comments about our privacy policy to be directed to: Nordic Legal Entity Identifier AB at Kungsgatan 56, 111 22 Stockholm, SWEDEN or support@nordlei.org.