Integrity and security policy

Website policy

This website policy describes how we, KVD Heavy Equipment AB (”Kvdpro”/”we”) processes personal data through the use of cookies on our website. If you have any questions about how we process your personal data or how we use cookies, please contact us at

When you visit our homepage, you will be asked to accept our use of cookies. By ticking the box “Yes, I accept your use of cookies”, you give consent to our using cookies and processing your personal data as stated in this website policy. Please note that if you do not accept our use of cookies, it may affect the way you use and experience our website.


Cookies are used on to collect information automatically. A cookie is a small text file that the browser saves on the website visitor's computer. The text file contains information that is used, for example, to make it easier for the user to use the website and to provide the owner of the website with certain information. This website policy describes what sort of cookies we use on our website, the purpose of each cookie, how long we store them and how you can block or delete cookies.

What sort of cookies do we use?

There are two main types of cookies: 1) a long-term cookie remains on the visitor's computer for a predetermined period. 2) a session cookie is temporarily saved in the computer memory while a visitor is connected to a website. Session cookies disappear when you close your browser.

What do we use cookies for?

When visiting, the IP address is recorded automatically to measure visiting frequency. Kvdpro stores web statistics so as to safeguard the technical functionality and utilisation of the network. Kvdpro also uses the statistics to gain an impression of user experience and to develop its website. Kvdpros uses web statistics to improve its services and knowledge about the needs of customers and website visitors. The information is used to develop services within the framework of Kvdpro’ operations.

Kvdpro also collects and analyses the following information about visitors to

  • Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc.)
  • Information about what type of device the visitor is using.
  • Operating system (Windows, IOS etc.)
  • Pages visited

Kvdpro uses cookies to improve the website for visitors, for example by (a) adapting the website according to the visitor's wishes, choices and interests, (b) helping visitors to keep bidding in good order, (c) enabling us to handle visitors’ bids, (d) checking that the user is logged onto, thus avoiding the need to log on for each new page visited and (e) enabling us to adapt our services so that visitors see advertising that is relevant to them.

Long-term cookies are used, among other things, to save visitors’ personal settings with Kvdpro, so they do not need to keep making certain choices every time they visit, for example, or to adapt and make information and marketing as relevant to them as possible. Session cookies are used, among other things, to be able to register statistics about the use of

The list below describes the different cookies used on our website and the purpose of the cookie

How you block and/or remove cookies

By using, you are informed about the use of cookies as stated here. If you do not accept the use of cookies, you can disable cookies in your browser settings. Please note that if you do not accept our use of cookies, it may affect the way you use and experience our website.

If you use different devices to see and access the website (e.g. your computer, smartphone or tablet), you must ensure that the browser on each of your devices is adjusted to suit your wishes regarding cookies. You can also adjust the browser so that you are asked every time attempts to place a cookie on your computer. Previously saved cookies can also be deleted using the browser; see your browser's help pages for more information or click on this link: Disable cookies. You can also delete cookies from your hard disc manually at any time.

Please note that if you choose not to accept the storage of cookies, you may not be able to use all parts of our website and some parts of the website may not function correctly.

Additional information

Please contact Kvdpro via the following email address if you have any questions about this website policy:

Kvdpro’s personal data processing

KVD Heavy Equipment AB, corp. ID. no, address Storås Industrigata 12A, 424 69 Angered, telephone number +46 (0)10 - 165 14 00, is responsible for the processing of your personal data through the use of cookies on our website. This means we are responsible for ensuring that your personal data are handled correctly and in accordance with applicable legislation.

What personal data are collected?

Kvdpro collects and processes personal data about you through your use of, for example, data you provide when you make an enquiry, sign up as a member, or provide information on The personal data that Kvdpro processes are name, email address, sales and purchases history (including payment and bidding history), IP address and telephone number. Kvdpro stores bids in order to follow market developments regarding prices and to protect both buyers and sellers from bidding that is detrimental to the auction process.

Purpose of processing personal data

We process your personal data so as to improve your experience of our website and its services and to ensure that the information that may be sent to you is relevant to you as a member and is in accordance with the purposes stated in the table above. Kvdpro processes your personal data for the stated purposes on the basis of your acceptance of the use of cookies and the processing of personal data that implies.

Technical and organisational security measures

We have taken several security measures to ensure that the personal data we process is secure: We have implemented security procedures and technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data, ensuring for example that passwords cannot be seen by anyone at Kvdpro and that forgotten passwords can only be restored through an email with a specific restoration link. Passwords are hashed which means they cannot be worked out backwards. All communication is encrypted, both external communication from Kvdpro and internal communication between systems. We also have the necessary firewalls and antivirus programs to protect the network and prevent unauthorised access. Access to the areas where personal data are stored is limited and employees must be identified before gaining access.

Special conditions for SMS dispatches

1. Mandatory SMS dispatches

When you create an account on you must submit your mobile phone number. This must be submitted to us for you to a) be able to activate your account with a code which Kvdpro sends to you via SMS b) ensure that you are the one who created the account and have access to the mobile phone to which the SMS was sent.

Your mobile phone number also makes it easier for us to reach out to you quickly when you win an auction and to inform you of important information about, for example, payment and delivery. If you do not have a mobile phone you can contact our customer service on 0046 (0)10 - 165 14 00 and we will help you.

When you place a bid on an item on a box with the text " Notify me via SMS if I am overbidden” is displayed. If you tick this box you will always receive an SMS to your registered mobile phone number when someone places a bid above over yours. Note that there are no SMS messages sent out after an auction starts to count down. This is due to it taking a while for an SMS to arrive and the auction may have ended before you have seen that you have been outbid.

SMS in terms of a reminder of payment for your won object and SMS regarding, for example, pick-up/delivery can also occur.

2. Optional SMS dispatches

In order to improve your user experience, Kvdpro will, from 2019-01-25, offer all new members optional free SMS messages with news, information and offers. If you as a new member wish to receive these SMS you must, upon registration of your account, give us active consent to do this. You do this by filling in the box: ”Yes, I want to receive SMS from Kvdpro with news, information and offers”. If you have not filled in the box you will not receive these SMS messages. You will then only receive the SMS messages which are stated in section 1 “Special conditions for SMS dispatches”.

If for some reason you do not want to continue receiving the SMS messages according to section 2 in "Special conditions for SMS dispatches", you can easily deregister from them. If you live in Sweden, you do this by replying "PROSTOP" to the number from which the SMS was sent. If you do not live in Sweden, click on the deregistration link which is in the SMS.

Your rights

According to current personal data legislation, you are entitled to receive information free of charge about the personal data about you that are processed, regardless of how they are collected. You have the right to have incorrect personal data about you rectified, to object to certain forms of processing of your personal data, to request that the processing of your personal data is limited, or that personal data are deleted. It should be noted that a restriction or deletion of your personal data may imply that Kvdpro is not able to fulfil its obligations under the agreement made with you as a member. You also have the right to request your personal data in a machine-readable format in order to transfer the data to another person in charge of personal data.

You must submit a written request to us if you want information about what personal data about you are being processed. According to current personal data legislation, you must send the request by email to or by post to the address below.

That is also the address you must use if you want to request the amendment of incorrect or misleading data, or request a restriction, or object to the processing of your personal data, or request you be completely forgotten and removed from Kvdpro’s systems.

To Data Protection representatives, Kvdbil AB
Ellesbovägen 150
SE-442 90 Kungälv

Amendments to the website policy

Kvdpro reserves the right to amend this website policy at any time to the extent that such changes are necessary to rectify disruption or to fulfil new legal or technical requirements. All amendments to this website policy will be published on

These terms and conditions have been established by Kvdpro on Jan 25th, 2019