Effective date: October 29, 2018
If you should choose to provide us with personal information through filling in and submitting the au pair or host family application forms through our website, we will use that information to decide whether or not you are entitled to become an au pair or host family in the chosen country. We will also use the information to match you personal data and preferences with any of our au pair/host family candidates. Parts of the information submitted in the forms will be sent to our candidates. The included parts are clearly stated in the application form. We do not collect personal information in our application form for distribution to third party (other than our cooperation agencies in some cases). If you should opt-in to our newsletter we will store your contact information for commercial marketing purposes.
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included, since location data from such images can be downloaded and extracted.
If you should choose to provide us with personal information – as in an e-mail or by filling out a form and submitting it to us through the Site – we will use that information to respond to your message and to help us get the information you have requested. We do not collect personal information in our contact form for distribution to third party. If you should opt-in to our newsletter we will store your contact information for commercial marketing purposes.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 18 (“Children”).
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 18. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your Children has provided us with Personal Data, please contact us. If we become aware that we have collected Personal Data from children without verification of parental consent, we take steps to remove that information from our servers.
In some rare cases we might send your personal information to our cooperation partners. In that case we will contact you beforehand and ask for your permission.
This website may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
To protect against the misuse of our web forms and spam, we use the Google reCAPTCHA service provided by Google Inc. (hereinafter: Google) within the scope of some forms on this website. This plugin checks if you are a person in order to prevent certain website functions from being used by spam bots. This plugin query includes the sending of the IP address and possibly other data required by Google for the Google reCAPTCHA service. For this purpose your input will be communicated to and used by Google.
However, your IP address is previously truncated by Google within member states of the European Union or in other states which are party to the agreement on the European Economic Area and is, as such, anonymized. Only in exceptional cases is a full IP address transmitted to a Google server in the United States and truncated there. On behalf of the operator of this website, Google will use this information to evaluate your use of this service. The IP address provided by reCaptcha from your browser shall not be merged with any other data from Google.
Google is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield. A current copy of the certificate can be viewed here. As a result of this agreement between the US and the European Commission, the latter has established an adequate level of data protection for companies certified under the Privacy Shield.
By using the reCAPTCHA service, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes described above.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service offered by Google that tracks and reports website traffic. Google uses the data collected to track and monitor the use of our Service. This data is shared with other Google services. Google may use the collected data to contextualize and personalize the ads of its own advertising network.
For more information on the privacy practices of Google, please visit the Google Privacy & Terms web page: https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en
If you choose the payment option with PayPal, we will transmit the data for contract processing (legal basis is art. 6 par. 1 lit. b DSGVO) to PayPal (PayPal (Europe) S.à r.l. et Cie, S.C.A., 22-24 Boulevard Royal, L-2449 Luxembourg). The data protection regulations of PayPal apply are available here.
Contact and application form entries may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
We use a third-party email service, MailChimp, to manage our regular email communications to members and MailChimp act as a data-processor on behalf of LIBS.
MailChimp is a US company and has staff based outside the EEA, and stores your data in the US. MailChimp is certified under the EU-US Privacy Shield framework. When you sign up to our email alerts, you agree to your data being stored in this way.
As a subscriber to our newsletter, we may contact you from time to time to ask for your feedback on how to improve our email alert service.
As a data processor on behalf of LIBS, MailChimp will use your information to send you email alerts if you request them. You can find out more about how MailChimp collects and stores your information.
For users that apply at our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their application. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
If you have an account on this site, or have contacted us via contact form or email, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. If you wish to be informed what Personal Information we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us.
In certain circumstances, you have the following data protection rights:
Personal data shall be subject to additional safeguards to ensure this data is processed securely. For example, we work hard to ensure data will be strictly limited to a minimum number of individuals and subject to confidentiality commitments.
The security of your data is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
Our data breach procedure is in accordance to the Swedish Data Protection Authority to comply with the new obligations set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). More information about the procedure can be found here.
This website receives no data from external third parties.
We use automated decision making and profiling partly when deciding whether or not the applicants are entitled to become au pairs/host families, but also in our matching process.