The Swedish Organizer, LLC Website & Business Policies
Last Updated May 19, 2018
WHAT WE DO
The Swedish Organizer, LLC (and all related company-owned websites as defined in our General Use Guidelines) is a collective resource through which you may obtain information, services, and/or products (digital and tangible) related to the field of digital organizing, photo organizing, genealogy, and family history.
GENERAL USE GUIDELINES
IMPORTANT INFORMATION – PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE!
Welcome to TheSwedishOrganizer.com, OrganizingPhotos.net, SearchingScandinavia.com, CoursesbyCaroline.com, TheSwedishGenealogist.com, DigitallyOrganized.net, Dpopro.co, Dpoproremote.com, and CarolineGuntur.com (“websites”). These websites and services are owned and operated by The Swedish Organizer, LLC (also referred to herein as “The Swedish Organizer”). This company is based in Illinois, USA. You can reach the webmaster by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please read these General Use Guidelines (“terms”) carefully. The following is a legal agreement between you (the “user”) and the The Swedish Organizer, LLC (defined below), which governs your use of products and services (defined below) obtained either for free, or by purchase through any of our websites: theswedishorganizer.com, organizingphotos.net, theswedishgenealogist.com, searchingscandinavia.com, coursesbycaroline.com, dpopro.co, dpoproremote.co, digitallyorganized.net, carolineguntur.com, or any related domains or subdomains (the “sites”). In these terms, use of the words “you”, and “your” refer to each individual user who may interact with this site, and “we”, “us” and “our” refer to The Swedish Organizer, LLC, doing business as “The Swedish Organizer,” “The Swedish Genealogist,” “SearchingScandinavia,” “Courses by Caroline,” “Organizing Photos,” “Digitally Organized,” or “Caroline Guntur”). “Products” and “services” referred to by these terms include but are not limited to: blog posts, feature articles, ebooks, forms, lists, templates, communications, workshops, courses, webinars and any other related materials provided for paid purchase or for which you supply personal information in exchange, including free downloadable materials or other information available through the site, obtained from The Swedish Organizer. All such products are the intellectual property of and are owned by The Swedish Organizer, LLC.
By purchasing or using any product or service, you agree to be bound by these terms, without any other conditions or declarations. If at any time you do not agree with these terms or find them otherwise unacceptable, please discontinue use of The Swedish Organizer LLC’s products and services immediately.
BLOG COMMENTS & OTHER PUBLIC COMMUNICATION
The comments section of the blog is accessible to all readers; and anyone who comments may remain completely anonymous. However, the following guidelines must be followed:
You may not post, email, transmit or otherwise distribute:
- confidential or personal information of a third party
- copyrighted, patented, trademarked or anything that infringes on another party’s intellectual property
- criminal, threatening, harassing, defamatory, slanderous or libelous material
- obscene, distasteful, vulgar or pornographic material
- any material harmful to minors in any way
- computer viruses, spam, service announcements, and sales pitches
- anything that disrupts, modifies, or interferes with the website, its associated software, hardware, and servers
- anything that impedes or interferes with use of the website by others
The website and its owner is not responsible for information posted by others in the comments section, but the website editor(s) will moderate the comments, and reserves the right to remove any comment for any reason. The Swedish Organizer, LLC reserves the right to refuse website access or service to anyone who violates these terms.
AFFILIATE LINKS & THIRD-PARTY DISCLAIMER
The Swedish Organizer, LLC occasionally endorses third-party products, and may include links to external third-party websites. We cannot guarantee the work, product, service, quality, usability, safety, or legality of any third-party product or service and makes no warranty or guarantee regarding its (or their) accuracy. The Swedish Organizer, LLC does not operate nor controls the information, products and/or services found on any external sites. Visitors to any of our websites assume complete responsibility and risk in their use of any external sites. Visitors should direct any concerns regarding any external link to that particular website’s administrator. You acknowledge that you bear all associated risks regarding access to and use of affiliate links and release The Swedish Organizer, LLC from any loss or damage incurred from dealing with such affiliate.
Stock photography may be used on the Site – all images are being used under license through the company providing the stock images.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSE & COPYRIGHT NOTICE
The website is a collective work. All rights reserved. The Swedish Organizer, LLC owns all intellectual property rights in (a) all text, logo, images, headers, trademarks, service marks, design elements, and all other protected elements on the site (except those licensed from others); (b) any products and/or portions therefore; (c) all things otherwise provided to you as a part of The Swedish Organizer, LLC’s services, and; (d) any other intellectual property rights afforded to The Swedish Organizer, LLC, either through state or federal registration or as otherwise available at common law (“intellectual property”). Except as stated below, The Swedish Organizer, LLC does not grant you any rights to any intellectual property contained within the products or as may be available to you generally through the site.
You agree not to make unauthorized use of or otherwise infringe upon The Swedish Organizer, LLC’s intellectual property in any way, and understand that it is your responsibility to ensure you refrain from doing so. The Swedish Organizer, LLC will take whatever legal action is necessary to protect its intellectual property in the event of such infringement and asks that you carefully manage your use of the products, services, and any other downloaded materials to ensure compliance with these terms.
(1) abide by all copyright protections afforded to the Products, both as formally registered with the U.S. Copyright Office and as otherwise provided by law;
(2) abide by all trademark protections afforded to the products, both as formally registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, a state trademark authority, or as otherwise provided by common law;
(3) do not use the products or otherwise offer them on any other website, through a networked computer environment, or otherwise offer them for distribution or sale or in any manner inconsistent with permitted use as provided by these terms; and
(4) do not modify the products in any way beyond edits and completions necessary to complete template forms and other products consistent with permitted use provided by these terms. Such permission to modify products consistent with permitted use in no way expands the limited license provided herein, nor does grant you intellectual property ownership in, or provide a general right to modification of, the products.
If you believe that this website has published materials that infringes on your copyright, please forward a complaint to:
The Swedish Organizer, LLC
℅ United States Corporation Agents, Inc.
500 N Michigan Avenue, Ste 600
Chicago, IL 60611-3754
United States of America
- a) A detailed description of the material that you claim is infringing, and if possible, a copy of the material you claim it is infringing on.
- b) A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- c) A statement by you declaring under penalty of perjury that (a) the above information is accurate, and (b) that you are the owner of the copyrighted material involved, or that you are authorized to act on behalf of that owner of the copyrighted material;
- d) Your full name, address, telephone number, email address
- e) Your physical signature.
If your claim proves valid, the infringing posting(s) will be removed, subject to the procedures outlined in the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) found here: the U.S. Copyright Office Website.
Please remember that it is your responsibility to download any products immediately and securely back up all purchases. The Swedish Organizer is not liable for any loss or damage to products that occur after download or any customer’s inadvertent or mistaken download of a product or free download such customer did not intend to purchase or download, and The Swedish Organizer will not reimburse you for such downloads.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” THE SWEDISH ORGANIZER, LLC OFFERS NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY FORMS OR TEMPLATES, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. OBTAINING MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND AT YOUR OWN RISK AND THE WEBSITE AND ITS OWNER CANNOT GUARANTEE ANY TYPE OF RESULTS, INCLUDING THOSE MEETING OR NOT MEETING YOUR EXPECTATIONS. THE SWEDISH ORGANIZER, LLC IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES INFLICTED UPON YOU, YOUR FAMILY, YOUR BUSINESS, YOUR PROPERTY, OR YOUR BRAND AS A RESULT OF USING THIS WEBSITES, AND ITS PRODUCTS AND/OR SERVICES. THE SWEDISH ORGANIZER, LLC MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITE, PRODUCTS OR MATERIALS WILL BE ACCURATE, ONLINE AT ANY GIVEN TIME, UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, VIRUS FREE, OR RELIABLE IN ALL INSTANCES.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND INDEMNIFICATION
EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED BY LAW, THE SWEDISH ORGANIZER, LLC, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, AND/OR SUPPLIERS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, MATERIALS OR PRODUCTS, INCLUDING ATTORNEY’S FEES AND RELATED EXPENSES OF LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION, EXCEPT AS PROHIBITED AS LAW, TO THE EXTENT THERE IS LIABILITY FOUND AS TO YOUR BUSINESS NAME, SUCH RECOVERY IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES.
GOVERNING LAW; VENUE
These terms shall be construed in accordance with, and governed in all respects by, the laws of Illinois, USA. Any dispute between the parties concerning this agreement shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and/or federal courts of Illinois, USA. You irrevocably consent to the venue and jurisdiction of the chosen court as determined by The Swedish Organizer, LLC.
Unless stated otherwise, all sales are final. However, we want you to be satisfied with your purchase. Please email email@example.com and we will take care of you.
What are Cookies?
Cookies are small text files that can be used by websites to make a user’s experience more efficient. The law states that we can store cookies on your device if they are strictly necessary for the operation of this site. For all other types of cookies we need your permission. This site uses different types of cookies. Some cookies are placed by third party services that appear on our pages. You can at any time change or withdraw your consent on our website.
Cookie Declaration, i.e. Types of Cookies We Use
We use the following types of cookies on our website:
Necessary – Necessary cookies help make a website usable by enabling basic functions like page navigation and access to secure areas of the website. The website cannot function properly without these cookies. We always use these types of cookies.
Preference – Preference cookies enable a website to remember information that changes the way the website behaves or looks, like your preferred language or the region that you are in. We regularly use these types of cookies.
Statistics – Statistics cookies help website owners to understand how visitors interact with websites by collecting and reporting information anonymously. Also known as Analytics. We regularly use these types of cookies.
Marketing – Marketing cookies are used to track visitors across websites. The intention is to display ads that are relevant and engaging for the individual user and thereby more valuable for publishers and third party advertisers. We rarely use these types of cookies.
Can I Control My Cookies?
When you visit one of our website for the first time, you will be asked to allow cookies through a pop-up banner. We ask that you please accept these cookies to allow us to give you a personalized experience. However, you may choose not to accept cookies at any time. If you accept, we keep the record of your acceptance for 12 months. After 12 months, you will be asked to renew your consent.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies and similar technologies, so if you prefer, you can change your browser settings to:
- Delete all cookies;
- Block all cookies;
- Allow all cookies;
- Block third-party cookies;
- Clear all cookies when you close the browser;
- Open a ‘private browsing’ / ‘incognito’ session, which allows you to browse the internet without storing local data; and
- Install add-ons and plug-ins to extend browser functionality.
For more information on controlling cookies using different browsers, see Browser Controls below.
If you want to disable cookies on your own, you can change your website browser settings to reject cookies. Here is how to disable cookies on the most popular browsers:
Google Chrome users: Go to “Settings,” then “Advanced,” and find the tab that says “Privacy and Security.” Choose “Content Settings,” then “Cookies,” and apply your preferred settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer users: Choose the menu “tools,” then go to “Internet Options, “ click on the “privacy” tab, and select your preferred settings.
Mozilla Firefox users: Go to “Tools,” and then “Options.” Click on the icon for “Privacy,” and then navigate to the “Cookie” menu. Apply your preferred settings.
Opera users: Go to “File,” and then “Preferences.” Choose the “Privacy” option, and apply your preferred settings.
Safari users: Go to “Preferences,” and Choose “Privacy.” The click to “Remove all Website Data.”
For More Information
There are a number of websites where you can learn more about cookies. The two most popular ones are:
We encourage you to visit these sites to learn more about what cookies are, and how they are being used online.
Your privacy is important to us here at The Swedish Organizer, LLC. Please read this privacy notice carefully as it contains important information on who we are, how, and why we collect, store, use, and share personal information, your rights in relation to your personal information and on how to contact us and supervisory authorities in the event you have a complaint.
Who We Are
The Swedish Organizer, LLC (also doing business as “The Swedish Organizer,” “The Swedish Genealogist,” “Searching Scandinavia,” “Courses by Caroline,” “Organizing Photos,” Digitally Organized,” or “Caroline Guntur”) collects, uses and is responsible for certain personal information about you.
Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act
This website and any products and services offered herein are not intended for persons under the age of 13. The Swedish Organizer, LLC does not knowingly collect information from anyone under 13 years of age. The Swedish Organizer, LLC prohibits children under the age of 13 from using all interactive portions of this website, including leaving any comments, filling out forms, or otherwise submitting information. The Swedish Organizer, LLC will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. If The Swedish Organizer, LLC learns it has any information or content from anyone under the age of 13, it will delete that information.
Understand that by using the site, any products, services or applications for which you tender payment or otherwise obtain through the site, you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and/or are otherwise legally able to enter into a valid contract in your jurisdiction. Your failure to follow the terms may result in suspension or termination of your access to the website.
THE PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND USE
Information Collected by Us
The Swedish Organizer, LLC may collect, use, and is responsible for certain personal information that you provide when you voluntarily sign up for emails, coupons, or free gifts, register for a class or presentation, leave comments, order a service or product, fill out any type of interactive form, access private membership pages, or otherwise contact The Swedish Organizer, LLC via an online forms or through email. The information collected may include but is not limited to: your name, email, address, phone number, billing information, IP address, and/or geo-location. You are not required to provide any personally identifiable information to merely access or visit this website.
If you are located in the European Economic Area (EEA), we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom) and we are responsible as controller of that personal information for the purposes of those laws.
Information Collected from Other Sources
The Swedish Organizer, LLC also obtains personal information, including but not limited to: your name, email, address, phone number, billing information, IP address, and/or geo-location, from other sources, for example third-party vendors whose services we use to enhance your experience. These third-party vendors include but are not limited to: ConvertKit, Teachable, LeadPages, FormPlus, Accuity Scheduling, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, DPD, Google, Beacon, Beamer, HubSpot, KingSumo, Sucuri, Yoast SEO, WordPress, and Squarespace.
How we use your personal information
The Swedish Organizer, LLC collects such information in order to enhance user experience on our websites and throughout our online communities, send emails, fulfill orders, deliver services and products, complete customer transactions, oversee contests and promotions, and improve website performance and customer service.
Who We Share Your Personal Information With
The Swedish Organizer, LLC respects your privacy and will never sell, trade, or transfer your personally identifiable information to third parties (beyond what is necessary for fulfilling a customer transaction or for the basic functionality of an online service) without your consent. We do, however, share personal data, for example your name, email, and delivery address, with our third-party suppliers, credit card processors, or shipping companies in order to fulfill orders and requests. For a list of our third-party suppliers and vendors, please contacts us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. This data sharing enables us to deliver the digital goods or services you ordered. Most, if not all, of these third-party recipients are based outside the European Economic Area — for further information including on how we safeguard your personal data when this occurs, see Transfer of your information out of the EEA.
The Swedish Organizer, LLC may release personal information to enforce its Website Terms and Conditions of Use, other Terms and Conditions, manage its business, protect users or the general public, or to otherwise comply with legal obligations.
If you give The Swedish Organizer, LLC your permission, it may also use personal identification information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes.
On occasion, The Swedish Organizer, LLC may collect personal identification information from you in connection with optional contests, special offers, or promotions. The Swedish Organizer, LLC will share such information with necessary third parties for the purpose of carrying out the contest, special offer, or promotion. We will ask for your consent to such disclosure and use of such information, prior to your participation in the contest, special offer, or promotion.
We will not share your personal information with any other third party.
Whether Information Has to Be Provided by You and Why
How Long Your Personal Information Will Be Kept
We will hold your personal information for the duration of time you consent to its use, unless we are legally bound for any reason to hold your data for a longer period of time.
Reasons We Can Collect and Use Your Personal Information
The Swedish Organizer, LLC collects and uses your personal information to further the following legitimate interests: to contact you with updates, promotions, or offers, to send emails, to fulfill orders, to deliver services and products, to complete customer transactions, to oversee contests and promotions, and to improve website performance and customer service.
Use and Transfer of Your Information Out of the EEA
This website is operated in the United States and third parties with whom we might share your personal information as explained above are also located in the United States. Your personal data may also at times be processed by staff operating outside the European Economic Area (EEA), such as in India and the Philippines, who work for us or for one of our suppliers. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your personal data is treated securely and in accordance with this policy. If you are located in the EEA or elsewhere outside of the United States, please be aware that any information you provide will be transferred to the United States. By using this website, participating in any of its services and/or providing your information, you consent to this transfer.
The United States does not have the same data protection laws as the United Kingdom and EEA. While the European Commission has not given a formal decision that the United States provide an adequate level of data protection similar to those which apply in the United Kingdom and EEA, any transfer of your personal information will be under the Commission’s model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries (i.e., the standard contractual clauses), pursuant to Decision 2004/915/EC and 2010/87/EU.
For transfers of data to third parties, such transfers will either (i) be under the Commission’s model contracts for the transfer of personal data to third countries (i.e., the standard contractual clauses), pursuant to Decision 2004/915/EC and 2010/87/EU; or (ii) rely on the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework.
You can contact us to obtain more information regarding the relevant safeguard we put in place. For more information about the EU-US Privacy Shield Framework, please visit the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Privacy Shield website.
If you want to unsubscribe from receiving emails from The Swedish Organizer, LLC, you may do so at any time. Each email from any of The Swedish Organizer, LLC’s email accounts includes instructions for unsubscribing from these email communications.
If you are covered by the General Data Protection Regulation, you have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
- Fair processing of information and transparency over how we use your use personal information
- Access to your personal information and to certain other supplementary information that this Privacy Notice is already designed to address
- Require us to correct any mistakes in your information which we hold
- Require the erasure of personal information concerning you in certain situations
- Receive the personal information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to a third party in certain situations
- Object at any time to processing of personal information concerning you for direct marketing
- Object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affect you
- Object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal information
- Otherwise restrict our processing of your personal information in certain circumstances
You may also have the right to claim compensation for damages caused by our breach of any data protection laws.
For further information on each of those rights, including the circumstances in which they apply, see the Guidance from the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) on individuals’ rights under the General Data Protection Regulation, available at: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-the-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr/individual-rights/
If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
- Email, call, or write to us
- Provide us enough information to identify you (e.g., account number, user name, registration details, etc.)
- Provide us proof of your identity and address (a copy of your driver’s license or passport and a recent utility or credit card bill)
- Provide us with the information to which your request relates, including any account or reference numbers (if you have them)
Keeping Your Personal Information Secure
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent personal information from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorized way. We limit access to your personal information to those who have a genuine business need to know it. Those processing your information will do so only in an authorized manner and are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you and any applicable authorities of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
Please note that any comments or information that you post on any of The Swedish Organizer, LLC websites as well as our social media channels or pages become public and in such cases, third parties may use your information without our knowledge. The Swedish Organizer, LLC is not responsible for any unauthorized uses by third parties in such context. You disclose such information at your own risk.
Links to Other Sites
You may see advertising or other content on this website that links to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors or other third parties. Any products or services reached through a third-party link are subject to separate privacy policies. The Swedish Organizer, LLC and OrganizingPhotos.net is not responsible for or liable for any content on or actions taken by such third-party websites.
How to Complain
We hope that we can resolve any question or concern you raise about our use of your information.
If you are covered by the General Data Protection Regulation, you may lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, in particular in the European Union (or European Economic Area) state where you work, normally live, or where any alleged infringement of data protection laws occurred.
Changes to This Privacy Notice
How to Contact Us
Do You Need Extra Help?
If you would like this notice in another format (for example: audio, large print, braille) please contact us (see “How to contact us” above).
NO NOTICE OF MODIFYING TERMS
Any questions regarding the above Terms & Conditions may be directed to email@example.com
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