Integrity and security policy

Personal data

KVD cares about your personal integrity and endeavours at all times to protect your personal data in the best way. It is KVD's aim to at all times follow all prevailing legislation and rules for the protection of personal data. This policy helps you to understand what kind of information about you KVD collects and how it is used. By approving this policy (the Integrity Policy") on the Website when submitting an interest application, registering membership or providing information on KVD's websites (,,, or you consent to your personal data being processed as explained below.

KVD Heavy Equipment AB ("KVD"/"we"), corporate registration number 556531-9919, address X 150, Y Gothenburg, telephone number 0303 – 37 31 00 have personal data responsibility for the processing of your personal data. In cases where another company in the KVD group (such as KVD Bilpriser AB) is instead considered to have personal data responsibility, this is stated on the form for registration or interest application where you fill in your personal data.

Principles for processing personal data for KVD's websites

What personal data is collected?

We will process the personal data that you send or have sent to us, or that we gather on the website by means of cookies, for the purpose of administration of your membership, preparation and administration of an auction online or other service that you order, in our to complete our undertakings towards you as a member. The personal data that KVD processes consists of your name, personal ID number, e-mail address, address, payment and bidding history, debit and credit card number, IP address and telephone number.

KVD also collects and analyses the following information about visitors to KVD's websites:

  • Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome etc.)
  • Visitors from smart telephones, tablets and computers
  • Operating system (Windows, IOS etc.)
  • Pages visited

When visiting any of KVD's websites (,,, or, the IP address is recorded automatically to measure visiting frequency.

Purpose of processing personal data

Personal data may be used for identification, direct marketing, market and customer surveys, business follow-up, business and method development, newsletters and for statistics and risk management. The personal data can also be used for sending post, SMS text and e-mail, as well as for marketing and information via telephone, unless you object to this. You can contact us at any time to stop marketing aimed at you as a member.

The data may also be used to analyse bidding habits for the purpose of providing you with relevant information and marketing, as well as for improving the websites and our services. Processing for the purpose of improving our services may include processing in which your personal data, including your personal ID number, is transferred to other companies in KVD's group and other companies that the group cooperates with in its business activities, within the boundaries of current rules on confidentiality. The personal data may also be coordinated with data from other registers, such as credit information registers.

Your personal ID number may also be used in connection with a purchase on behalf of (or because of requirement from) payment and credit companies that need this for credit information purposes.

The use of personal data may involve coordination with other registers within the EU and also your personal data being transferred to and processed by other companies in KVD's group for above named purposes in accordance with current laws and rules. The personal data may also be coordinated or shared with the authorities, sub-contractors or our partners for e.g. print and distribution, as well as payment handlers and credit companies for payment or credit information. KVD always takes the greatest care in such cases. We may also use services provided by other sub-contractors that follow current European rules on data protection, such as support for customer services and market analysis. KVD does not under any circumstances permit sub-contractors to use the information for any purpose other than those defined by KVD.

KVD keeps web statistic so as to safeguard the technical functionality and utilisation of the network. KVD also uses statistics to gain an impression of user experience and to develop our website. KVD uses web statistics to improve our services and knowledge about the needs of customers and website visitors. The information is used to develop services within the framework of KVD's operations.

We will not sell, hire out, transfer, share or in any other way offer any third party access to your personal data other than what is described in this integrity policy.

How long is the information kept?

If you consent to be a registered member of KVD, your data is saved until you cancel your membership. You can cancel your membership at any time. If you do not register as a member, your data is kept as long as is required by the law or to fulfil KVD's undertakings towards you in the individual case.

In any case, your data is never kept for longer than is permitted by current personal data legislation.

Updating and correction of and access to personal data

According to current personal data legislation, you are entitled to receive information once a year, free of charge, about the personal data about you that is being used, regardless of how it is collected. If you would like to receive such information, you must send us a written request. According to current personal data legislation, you must sign the request and send it by post to the address below. You cannot send it by e-mail.

This is also the address to write to if you wish to request correction of incorrect or misleading information.

KVDPRO Heavy Equipment AB
Karlavagnsgatan 7
417 56 Göteborg

KVD wishes to ensure that your personal data is correct and up to date. If any of the information you sent to KVD changes, for example if you change your e-mail address, address, name or payment information, or if you wish to terminate your user account, please give KVD the correct information by sending an e-mail to KVD. You have the right to request your personal data to be corrected, blocked or deleted at any time.

Your personal data is not used for direct marketing purposes if you object to such use. You have the right to withdraw consent to processing of personal information at any time. Such a withdrawal may be limited to only refer to part of the processing, such as for direct marketing purposes.

Technical and organisational security measures

We have taken several security measures to ensure that the personal data we keep is secure. We have implemented security routines and technical and organisational measures in order to protect your personal data, such as two-factor log-on where the password is sent by SMS text and is encrypted, as well as encryption of data. We also have the necessary firewalls and antivirus programmes to protect and to prevent unauthorised access to the network. Access to the area where personal data is stored is limited and employees must be identified before gaining access.


KVD's websites may include links to other websites. This Integrity Policy applies only to KVD's websites. If you follow a link to another website, you should ready the personal data policy that applies to that site. KVD takes no responsibility for other websites' processing of your personal data.

Amendments to the Integrity Policy

KVD reserves the right to make changes to this Integrity 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 Integrity Policy will be published on KVD's websites.


Cookies are used on KVD's websites 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 to make it easier for the user to use the website, for example.

There are two main types of cookies: 1) a permanent 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.

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 you to keep your bidding in good order, (c) being able to handle your bids, (d) checking that the user is logged onto Kvdpro's website, thus avoiding the need to log on for each new page visited and (e) to be able to adapt our services so that you see advertising that is relevant to you.

If you do not wish to accept cookies, you can change the settings on your browser. Note that if you do not de-activate cookies, Kvdpro assumes that you accept their use.

Permanent cookies are used, among other things, to save your personal settings with Kvdpro, so that you do not need to keep making certain choices every time you visit Kvdpro's website, for example, or to adapt and make information and marketing as relevant to you as possible. Session cookies are used, among other things, to be able to register statistics about the use of Kvdpro's website.

By approving Kvdpro's user terms and conditions and/or this Integrity Policy and using Kvdpro's website, you consent to the use of cookies as described here. If you do not accept the use of cookies, you can shut off cookies in your browser settings.

You can also adjust the browser so that you see a question every time Kvdpro's website 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. You can also delete cookies from your hard disc manually at any time.

Additional information

Please contact KVD at the following e-mail address if you have any questions about this integrity policy or KVD's use of your personal data:

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