Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how this website (hereafter “Chelsea Home & Leisure”) uses and protects any information that you give the Store while using this website. The Store is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. The Store may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect
We may collect the following information:

name
contact information including email address
demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers
For the exhaustive list of cookies we collect see the List of cookies we collect section.

What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our products and services.
We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.
Security
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes
if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by letting us know using our Contact Us information
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please email us this request using our Contact Us information.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

List of cookies we collect
The table below lists the cookies we collect and what information they store.

COOKIE NAME COOKIE DESCRIPTION
FORM_KEY Stores randomly generated key used to prevent forged requests.
PHPSESSID Your session ID on the server.
GUEST-VIEW Allows guests to view and edit their orders.
PERSISTENT_SHOPPING_CART A link to information about your cart and viewing history, if you have asked for this.
STF Information on products you have emailed to friends.
STORE The store view or language you have selected.
USER_ALLOWED_SAVE_COOKIE Indicates whether a customer allowed to use cookies.
MAGE-CACHE-SESSID Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-STORAGE-SECTION-INVALIDATION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
MAGE-CACHE-TIMEOUT Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
SECTION-DATA-IDS Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
PRIVATE_CONTENT_VERSION Facilitates caching of content on the browser to make pages load faster.
X-MAGENTO-VARY Facilitates caching of content on the server to make pages load faster.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-FILE-VERSION Facilitates translation of content to other languages.
MAGE-TRANSLATION-STORAGE Facilitates translation of content to other languages.can be used on both websites for delivery use terms cond Please read the terms and conditions carefully as they contain important information Nothing in these conditions affects your statutory rights as a consumer.

Payment of the full Price shall be due at the date of the order. Time for payment shall be of the essence. If the Buyer does not pay the full Price on notification of shipment the Seller may bring an action for the Price even though property in the Products has not been passed to the Buyer. If the Buyer fails to make payment as required the Seller may suspend delivery of the Products or any further Products ordered until payment is made in full.

A defect under these terms means any imperfection in the material or workmanship that will impair the use of this furniture product. Any warranty in place does not apply to normal wear and tear or normal deterioration as a result of domestic residential use. Any offered warranty does not cover defects caused by the application of teak oil, varnish or wood stain. The warranty does not apply to furniture which has been placed on an uneven surface which as a result has caused the table to warp or caused opening/closing mechanical problems. For maximum longevity of your furniture your teak furniture should be placed on an even surface.

Returns & Faults We offer a 14-day money back guarantee on all purchases if you change your mind. You must notify us within 48 hours of receiving the goods that you intend to return them; we will then issue you with a the goods you wish to return must reach us within 7 working days of your notification of intent to return the item We reserve the right to refuse goods received outside this 7-day period and if not in the original packaging or as new. Your statutory rights are not affected. On receipt of the returned goods we will either exchange them, credit your account or process a full refund minus postage costs. If you are returning an item because of an error on our part we will refund all of the delivery charges incurred in the return of your item. All returns must be made using the Royal Mail Standard Parcels or Royal Mail 1st Class Delivery Options. Please ask the post office for proof of postage. Items returned to chelsea home and leisure ltd not using the above services will NOT be reimbursed. (i.e. A customer returning an item via Royal Mail Special Delivery or Parcel Force 48 hour, will NOT be eligible for a return cost refund as these are very expensive services). Please note that you, the customer will be responsible for all incurred postage costs for returning items to us unless you are returning the items because of an error on our behalf as explained above. chelsea home and leisure ltd will not be held financially responsible for any damage or loss that occurs during transit as this is the responsibility of the courier whom we have chosen to deliver your goods. All goods sent by chelsea home and leisure ltd are fully tracked and insured, thus in the unlikely event that anything goes wrong in transit we will process a claim for compensation on your behalf. Please note it can take up to 28 days for our couriers to process a claim for compensation Should the goods arrive damaged owing to a courier fault we must insist the damaged good are returned to.

Delivery of in stock items are usually made within 30 days. If an item is out of stock we will inform the customer as soon as possible. The majority of items are delivered within a 14 day timeframe. For deliveries to Scotland or the Islands the price and time of delivery will be stated after your order has been received. Some circumstances are beyond our control and we may delay or cancel your delivery, in this instance we will not be held liable for any consequential loss you experience but will arrange a free re-delivery.

On the delivery day, please ensure that the trades people and delivery team can gain easy access to the area the furniture is being delivered and/or assembled. Please ensure that the area you want the furniture placed is cleared. Please inspect the furniture carefully before signing the delivery note or invoice. If the delivery team try to deliver at a pre arranged time and you are out they will return the furniture back to base and a re-delivery charge may apply.

Prior to delivery the customer must inform Chelsea Home and Leisure of any access or parking issues at the delivery address. The customer where necessary must provide vouchers or tokens to the delivery team to allow them to park and unload the furniture legally. If there is no adequate parking within a reasonable distance of the delivery address and the delivery team cannot safetly unload, the delivery team may not be able to deliver the furniture. In this case the furniture will be returned to base and a re-delivery charge may apply.

After acceptance the Buyer shall not be entitled to reject Products which are not in accordance with the contract.

Risk of damage to or loss of the Products shall pass to the Buyer upon delivery.

You must be over 18 to purchase knifes and other sharp objects and id may be required

Notwithstanding any other provision herein title in the Products shall not pass to the Buyer until the Seller has received in cash or clear funds payment in full

The Buyer shall not be entitled to pledge or in any way charge by way of security for any indebtedness any of the Products which remain the property of the Seller, but if the Buyer does so all moneys owing to the Seller shall (without prejudice to any other right or remedy on the Seller) immediately become due and payable.

If the Buyer makes any voluntary arrangements with its creditors or becomes Bankrupt, goes into provisional or full Liquidation or any administration orders are made, the Buyer not being a consumer, the Seller shall be entitled to cancel the contract without any liability to the Buyer and if the Products have been delivered but not paid for, the price shall become immediately due and payable despite any previous arrangements to the contrary.

Neither party shall be liable for any delay or failure to perform any of its obligations if the delay or failure results from events or circumstances outside its reasonable control, including but not limited to strikes, lock outs, accidents, war, fire, reduction in or unavailability of power at the Seller’s premises or its manufacturing plant, breakdown of plant or machinery or shortage or unavailability of raw materials from a natural source of supply, and the party shall be entitled to a reasonable extension of its obligations.

Additional costs
The Buyer agrees to pay for any loss or extra cost incurred by the Seller through the Buyers instructions or lack of instructions or through failure or delay in taking delivery or through any acts or default on the part of the Buyer, its servants, agents or employees. terms and condition page content.

Klarna’s Privacy Notice

It is important to us that you feel safe when you pay with Klarna or use any of our other services. Therefore, we are providing all the information about how we use your personal data in this privacy notice.

1. Who is responsible for your private data?

Klarna Bank AB (publ), registered with the Swedish Companies Registration Office under company number 556737-0431 and with registered office at Sveavägen 46, 111 34 Stockholm, also active through its UK branch, registration number BR020956, 125 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6NH, United Kingdom (“Klarna”, “we”, “our” or “us”), is the data controller in accordance with the UK data protection laws (such as the EU Regulation 2016/679 as incorporated and amended into UK domestic law (the “UK GDPR”) and the Data Protection Act 2018. If you have any questions regarding the processing of your personal data, please contact our data protection team by writing to privacy@klarna.co.uk.

2. Your data protection rights as a data subject

You have several rights under the UK GDPR related to you having control of your personal data and to receive information directly from us on how we process personal data about you. In the following you can read about your rights. If you want to know more or come in contact with us to exercise your rights, the easiest way is to email us on privacy@klarna.co.uk. If you want to receive information about the data Klarna holds about you through so-called subject access, or have certain data deleted, you can send a request to us by filling out this form, which is available on our homepage. For other types of questions please use the contact details in section 12.

Your rights

  • Right to have personal data deleted (“Right to be forgotten”). In some cases, you have the right to have us delete personal data about you. For example you can request us to delete such personal data that we (i) no longer need for the purpose it was collected for, or (ii) that we process based on your consent and you revoke your consent. There are situations where Klarna is unable to delete your data, for example, when the data is still necessary to process for the purpose for which the data was collected, Klarna’s interest to process the data overrides your interest in having them deleted, or because we have a legal obligation to keep it. You can read more about our legal obligations to keep data in section 4 and 9 in this Privacy Notice. The laws described there prevent us from immediately deleting certain data. You also have the right to object to us using your personal data for certain purposes such as direct marketing, which you can read more about in this list of your rights.
  • Right to be informed. You have the right to be informed of how we process your personal data. We do this through this privacy notice, by service-specific FAQs, and by answering your questions.
  • Right to receive access to your personal data (“Subject access”). You have the right to know if Klarna processes personal data about you, and to receive a copy (“data extract”) of such data, so-called subject access. Through the data extract you will receive information about what personal data Klarna holds about you and how we process it.
  • Right to access, and request a transfer, of your personal data to another recipient (“Data portability”). This right means that you can request a copy of the personal data relating to you that Klarna holds for the performance of a contract with you, or based on your consent, in a machine-readable format. This will allow you to use this data somewhere else, for example to transfer your personal data to another controller/recipient.
  • Right to rectification. You have the right to request that we rectify inaccurate information or complete information about you that you consider is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to restrict processing. If you believe that your personal data is inaccurate, that our processing is unlawful or that we do not need the information for a specific purpose, you have the right to request that we restrict the processing of such personal data. You also have the possibility to request that we stop processing your personal data while we assess your request. If you object to our processing per your right described directly below, you may also request us to restrict processing of that personal data while we make our assessment.
  • Right to object against our processing of your personal data. You have the right to object to processing of your personal data which is based on our legitimate interest (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR), by referencing your personal circumstances. You can also always object to our use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. When you let us know that you no longer wish to receive direct marketing from us, we will turn off marketing for you, and stop sending it to you.
  • Right to object to an automated decision that significantly affects you. You have the right to object to an automated decision made by Klarna if the decision produces legal effects or significantly affects you in a similar way. See section 6 on how Klarna makes use of automated decisions.
  • Right to withdraw one’s consent. As described in section 5 below, where we process your personal data based on your consent or explicit consent, you have the right to revoke that consent at any time. When you revoke your consent we will stop processing your data for such purposes.
  • Right to lodge a complaint. If you have complaints about Klarna’s processing of your personal data, you may lodge a complaint with your supervisory data protection authority, (the Information Commissioner), which can be reached using this link: https://ico.org.uk/.Settings in the Klarna mobile application: In the Klarna mobile application, Klarna provides you with the functionality to tailor your preferences for certain services, such as current notifications or autofill of your information at purchase. We will always respect your choices.

3. What kind of personal data do we collect?

In this section, we describe the types of personal data that we collect or create. In section 4, we describe for what purposes we use these types of personal data.

  • Contact and identification data – Name, date of birth, social security number, title, occupation, gender, billing and delivery address, e-mail address, mobile phone number, nationality, age, income data, employment and employment history, audio recordings, photos and video recordings of you and your ID card etc.
  • Information about goods/services – Details concerning the goods/services you have bought or ordered, such as type of item or delivery tracking number.
  • Information about your financial standing – Information about, for example, your income, any credits, negative payment history and previous credit approvals.
  • Payment information – Credit and debit card details (card number, expiry date and CVV code), bank account number, bank name.
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services – Which service(s) and what different functions in these services you have used and how you have used them. This includes information about outstanding and historical debt, your repayment history, and your personal preferences.
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services – Technical data such as response time for web pages, download errors and date and time when you used the service.
  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service – Recorded phone calls, chat conversations and email correspondence.
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit – Information about how you interact with stores, such as whether you have received goods and the type of store you shop at.
  • Device information – IP address, language settings, browser settings, time zone, operating system, platform, screen resolution and similar information about your device settings.
  • Information from external sanction lists and PEP lists – Sanction lists and lists of persons constituting politically exposed persons (“PEP”) include information such as name, date of birth, place of birth, occupation or position, and the reason why the person is on the list in question.
  • Sensitive personal data – Sensitive personal data are data that reveal religious beliefs, political or philosophical views, trade union membership, or constitute information about health, sex life or sexual orientation as well as biometric data.
  • Service-specific personal data – Within the framework of our services through the Klarna mobile application and browser extension, Klarna’s savings and payment accounts, Auto-import, Personal Finance and for event registrations, we use additional personal data that are not covered by the types listed above. Information regarding each service is listed here:
    • The Klarna mobile application and browser extension: All content you upload (such as photos or receipts), location information, geolocation information and websites you visit in the application’s browser, or with the extension installed;
    • Klarna’s savings and payment accounts: Information about your transactions and deposits and information about where your money comes from, or will be used for. Klarna will also process data about third parties (such as payees or payers) for this service;
    • Auto-import: Information from the connected e-mail account about your completed purchases, product, price and quantity information, delivery tracking numbers and information about stores that we pass on to the Klarna mobile application;
    • Personal Finance: Information from your other bank accounts and other types of accounts (such as card accounts) that you choose to connect to the service, as well as information such as account number, bank, historical transactions from your connected accounts and balances and assets; and
    • Event registration on social media: Information about your profile from your social media account and business information such as your employer’s name, address and type of company.

Detailed information on relevant personal data for each service can also be found in the terms and conditions we have listed here.

4. What personal data are used for what purposes and with which legal basis?

In the tables below you can read about,

  1. What we will use your personal data for (the purpose),
  2. Which types of personal data we use for that purpose, and if the personal data comes directly from you or from another source. In the cases where we have received personal data about you from another source, we provide the name of that source in brackets,
  3. What legal rights we have under current data protection legislation, such as the UK GDPR, to process the data about you, referred to as our “legal basis”, and
  4. When Klarna stops using the personal data for each purpose.

4.1 Purposes for which your personal data is always used, regardless of the service you use.

Purpose of the processing – what we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis for processing according to the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
To manage our customer relationship with you in accordance with our agreements, for each service you use. This includes creating and sending information to you in electronic format (not marketing). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.
  • Sensitive personal data.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3).
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

If the service processes information that constitutes sensitive personal data (e.g., from materials you choose to upload), our processing takes place based on your explicit consent (Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR).

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
To be able to perform customer satisfaction surveys and market surveys, through email, text messages, phone or via other communication channels.

 

If you do not want us to perform this processing, please contact us to let us know. See section 2 for more information about your rights. See section 12 for our contact information.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in being able to perform the personal data processing, that the processing is necessary to achieve that purpose, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
To ensure network and information security in Klarna’s services. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.

From other sources:

  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device Information. (Your device)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in being able to ensure network and information security, that the processing is necessary to realise that purpose, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose. It is also in your interest as a customer that we ensure good information security.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

This processing lasts for as long as you are using a service.
To be able to help you as a vulnerable customer (i.e. if you need extra support when contacting us due to particular circumstances). This means that we can offer you special support, for example, when you contact customer service. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Sensitive personal data (in the form of information on your health).

From other sources:

  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
Based on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) and Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR). When you notify us that you are no longer a vulnerable customer or withdraw your consent. We also cease this processing if and when you notify us that you no longer want to be a Klarna customer.
To be able to perform risk analysis, prevent fraud, and carry out risk management.

 

We perform the processing to confirm your identity and that the data you provide is correct, as well as to counter criminal activities.

 

This processing constitutes profiling and automated decision-making. We use automated decision-making for this purpose, to be able to determine if you constitute a risk of fraud. See section 6 for more information about profiling and automated decisions.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Sensitive personal data
The processing is necessary for Klarna to be able to execute and perform a contract with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

We are also required by law to establish the identity of our customers (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR). (Swedish Law (2017:630) on measures against money laundering and terrorist financing).

Sensitive personal data are processed based on your explicit consent.

This processing will take place while you use any Klarna service.

If Klarna has identified a risk in how you use Klarna, we will continue to use your information for this purpose and continuously update our risk assessment if there is a risk of fraud. This processing lasts as long as we are required by law to keep your information. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.

To anonymise your personal data in order to improve our services and products and to analyse customer behaviour. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3).
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in anonymising your personal data for product development purposes and in analysing customer behaviour in order to improve the service and customer experience. We ensure that the particular processing this entails is necessary to achieve the purpose in question, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose. By anonymising information concerning you, we also ensure that we use personal data to the lesser extent possible.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

This processing takes place for the entire period during which Klarna must retain the information in its systems, for example to perform the contract executed with you or to comply with applicable law. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To perform data analysis for product development and testing to improve our risk and credit models and to design our services (if possible, we first anonymise the data, which means that no personal data processing is performed thereafter). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3).
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in performing data analysis for product development and testing purposes. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose. Furthermore, our customers benefit from the processing because it helps us deliver error-free and sustainable services.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

This processing takes place for the entire period during which Klarna must retain the information in its systems, for example, to perform the contract executed with you or to comply with applicable law. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To produce statistics and reports for economic analysis or analysis of payment trends or payment volumes in certain regions or industries (if possible, we first anonymise the data, which means that no personal data processing takes place thereafter). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3).
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in obtaining statistical data and reports for this purpose. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

This processing takes place for the entire period during which Klarna must retain the information in its systems, for example, to perform the contract executed with you or to comply with applicable law. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To check and verify your identity. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). As long as you use one of Klarna’s services.
To share your personal data with the categories of recipients described in section 7.1 (suppliers and subcontractors, companies within the Klarna Group, persons with authority over your financial transactions, authorities and buyers of receivables, businesses or assets). Varies depending on the recipient (see section 7.1). This processing takes place for the entire period during which Klarna must retain the data in its systems, for example, to fulfil the agreement with you or to comply with applicable law. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To decide what kind of marketing we will provide to you.

 

If you do not want us to perform this processing of your data, please contact us. We will then cease to use your data for marketing. Contact information is available in section 12.

 

The processing may constitute profiling. See section 6 for more information about profiling.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3).
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in identifying which type of marketing we should provide to you. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. We have also considered the fact that marketing is listed as an example of legitimate interest in the UK GDPR.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates, or if you notify us that you are not interested in this processing.
If you agree, provide you with information about our products or services, and about deals offered in cooperation with our partners’.

If you do not want to receive marketing from us, you can opt-out anytime.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data. 

From other sources:

  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
The processing is based on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) UK GDPR). When you unsubscribe or if you notify us that you are not interested in this processing.
To provide marketing materials and offers to you about other products and services we offer that are similar to those you have already used and that are part of Klarna as a shopping platform.

If you do not want to receive marketing from us, please contact us to let us know. We will then stop processing your data for sending marketing. See section 12 for our contact information.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.

From other sources:

  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in sending you marketing about our services and offers. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose. We have also considered the fact that marketing is listed as an example of legitimate interest in the UK GDPR.

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates, or if you notify us that you are not interested in this processing.
To protect Klarna from legal claims and safeguard Klarna’s legal rights.

In the event of a dispute, Klarna may also collect other types of personal data concerning you if we need them to exercise our rights.

The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in being able to protect ourselves from legal claims. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

This processing takes place for the entire period during which Klarna must retain the information in its systems, for example to perform the contract executed with you or to comply with applicable law. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.

4.2 Purposes for which your personal data are used when you use one of Klarna’s payment methods, log in with Klarna at a store, or choose to pay by debit or credit card in Klarna’s check-out at a store.

Purpose of the processing – what we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis for processing according to the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
To transfer the store’s right to payment for your purchase to Klarna (“factoring”). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we (and the store) have a legitimate interest in selling or buying your outstanding debt. We ensure that the processing is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the purchase takes place.
To share your personal information with the categories of recipients described in section 7.2 (stores, payment service providers and financial institutions, fraud prevention agencies and companies providing identity information, and Google). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
Varies depending on the recipient (see section 7.2). Primarily when the purchase takes place, but it also occurs during the entire period that Klarna has the data in its systems, i.e. until the data is deleted. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
When you shop in a store that offers Klarna as a payment method or has Klarna checkout, we will assess the order in which different payment methods should be presented to you at the store checkout. This processing does not affect which of Klarna’s payment methods are available to you.

 

If you do not want us to perform this processing of your data, please contact us to let us know. Contact information is available in section 12.

 

This processing constitutes profiling. See section 6 for more information about profiling.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
If you have accepted and use the Klarna service called “Shopping Service” as described in more detail in the terms and conditions of the service, which you will find here, then the legal basis for the processing is the performance of the contract 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

Alternatively, if you have not entered into the “Shopping Service” agreement, the processing will be based on a balancing of interests instead (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in examining the order in which different payment options will be presented to you when checking out at the store. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the payment methods are shown at checkout.
To prevent Klarna’s operations from being used for money laundering or terrorist financing, by monitoring and reviewing transactions. Klarna also conducts ongoing risk assessments and creates risk models to counter money laundering and terrorist financing.

 

This processing constitutes profiling and automated decision making. See section 6 for more information about profiling and automated decisions.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.
  • Sensitive personal data.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services.
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information (Your device)
  • Information from external sanction lists and PEP lists. (Sanction lists and PEP lists)
  • Sensitive personal data (information about political opinion, religious beliefs and/or health information contained in the PEP lists).
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR). (Swedish Law (2017:630) on measures against money laundering and terrorist financing)

As regards sensitive personal data, the basis is that the processing is necessary for reasons of the public interest (Article 9(2)(g) UK GDPR).

 

However, if you have supplied us with sensitive personal data, it is processed based on your explicit consent.

When the agreement between you and Klarna is terminated. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information in accordance with the law.
To perform a fraud prevention assessment before a purchase is accepted.

This processing constitutes profiling and automated decision-making. We use automated decision-making for this purpose, to be able to determine if you constitute a risk of fraud. See section 6 for more information about profiling and automated decisions.

 

Also see section 7.2.3 on our use of fraud prevention agencies to which your information may be shared, and our legal basis for that sharing.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)

In addition to the above, Klarna receives information from fraud prevention agencies on whether your information indicates an attempt at fraud.

To enter into and perform the agreement (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). When the fraud assessment is performed.
To perform bookkeeping and accounting in accordance with accounting laws and preserve them in compliance with the applicable law. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR) (The Swedish Accounting Act (1999:1078)) During the period in which the bookkeeping is recorded and 7 years after the end of the year in which the information was registered. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To perform calculations in accordance with rules on capital adequacy obligations. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR). (Capital Adequacy Regulation 575/2013, and Capital Adequacy Directive 2013/36)) Seven years after the end of the year in which the information was registered. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.

4.3 Purposes for which your personal data is used when you use one of Klarna’s payment methods involving the provision of credit or when you use the Klarna card or the one-time card.

The following services involve providing credit to you: “Pay later” (invoice), “Pay now” (for payment by direct debit), “Financing” and “Pay in 3 instalments” (pay in instalments), as well as the Klarna card and the one-time card (both of which are offered in the Klarna mobile application).

Purpose of the processing – what we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis according to the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
To perform a credit assessment

before credit is granted.

 

This constitutes profiling and the decision to approve or reject the credit constitutes an “automated decision”. See section 6 for more information about profiling and automated decisions.

 

Also see section 7.3.1 on our use of credit information bureaus to which your information may be shared, and our legal basis for that sharing.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data. 

From other sources:

  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus.
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
To enter into and perform the credit agreement (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). When the credit assessment is performed.
To share your personal data with the types of recipients described in section 7.3 (credit bureaus, debt collection companies and other buyers of outstanding receivables, as well as VISA, debt acquirers and digital wallet providers). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.
  • Information that you are a vulnerable customer where applicable. 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods and services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
Varies depending on the recipient (see section 7.2). Primarily when the purchase takes place, but also as long as Klarna retains the data in its systems, i.e., until it is deleted. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To transfer Klarna’s right to payment for your purchase to a new owner. From you:

  • Contact and identification data. 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in selling outstanding credits as part of conducting our business. We ensure that the processing is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

The processing may be performed while the debt is unpaid (you will be notified if the debt is transferred).
To perform debt collection services, i.e. to collect and sell overdue debts. From you:

  • Contact and identification data. 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in collecting and selling debts. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to achieve the purpose of the processing, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the debt has been paid.
To prevent Klarna’s operations from being used for money laundering or terrorist financing, by monitoring and reviewing transactions, conducting risk assessments and creating risk models.

 

This processing constitutes profiling, and a decision that you imply a money laundering risk constitutes an “automated decision”. See section 6 for more information about profiling and automated decisions.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information. 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Information from external sanction lists and PEP lists. (Sanction lists and PEP lists)
  • Sensitive personal data (information about political opinion, religious beliefs and/or health information contained in the PEP lists).
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR). (Swedish Law (2017:630) on measures against money laundering and terrorist financing)

As regards sensitive personal data, the condition is that the processing is necessary in the public interest (Article 9(2)(g) UK GDPR).

Up to five years from the termination of the agreement or after the termination of the customer relationship (up to ten years in cases where law enforcement authorities so request). See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
Filing and accounting in accordance with accounting laws. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information. 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR). (The Swedish Accounting Act (1999:1078)) Seven years after the end of the year in which the information was registered. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.

4.4 Use of your (and third parties’) personal data to give you access to the Klarna account service (savings and payment accounts).

Purpose of the processing – what we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis according to the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
To provide Klarna’s savings and payment accounts. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Sensitive personal data.

From other sources:

  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

Information about third parties (such as payment recipient or payer) is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we and you (and also the payment recipient/payer) have a legitimate interest in having these data processed to perform the transactions in question. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
To share your personal data with the categories of recipients described in section 7.4 (credit institutions and other financial institutions). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Sensitive personal data.

From other sources:

  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). The service terms are available here.

 

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
To prevent Klarna’s operations from being used for money laundering or terrorist financing, by monitoring and reviewing transactions, conducting risk assessments and creating risk models.

 

This processing constitutes profiling, and a decision that you imply a money laundering risk constitutes an automated decision. See section 6 for more information about profiling and automated decisions.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Information from external sanction lists and PEP lists. (Sanction lists and PEP lists)
  • Sensitive personal data (information about political opinion, religious beliefs and/or health information contained in the PEP lists).
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR) (Swedish Law (2017:630) on measures against money laundering and terrorist financing).

 

As regards sensitive personal data, the condition is that the processing is necessary in the public interest (Article 9(2)(g) UK GDPR).

Up to five years from the termination of the contract or after the termination of the customer relationship (up to ten years in cases where law enforcement authorities so request). See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.

 

Filing and accounting in accordance with accounting laws. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR) (The Swedish Accounting Act (1999:1078)) Seven years after the end of the year in which the information first was registered. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
To perform calculations in accordance with rules on capital adequacy obligations. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Payment information.

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Information about your financial standing. (Klarna and credit information bureaus)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Klarna’s savings and payment accounts).
To comply with law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR) (Capital Adequacy Regulation 575/2013, and Capital Adequacy Directive 2013/36)) Seven years after the end of the year in which the information was registered. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.

4.5 Use of your personal data when you use Klarna’s shopping service.

When you use Klarna’s Shopping Service, Klarna will process your personal data for the purposes described in the table below. The terms of the Shopping Service and the description of the features included in the shopping service are available here.

Purpose of the processing – what we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis according to the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
To deliver the Klarna’s Shopping Service and the functions included therein.

The service involves profiling you to personalise the content in the Klarna mobile application and at Klarna’s checkout.

  • All types mentioned in section 3;
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3).
  • Sensitive personal data.
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract (terms and conditions for the shopping service) with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

If the shopping service also processes data that constitutes sensitive personal data (if you have uploaded this data, for example, through receipts for certain purchases/memberships, or if you have otherwise given us access to this data), our processing takes place based on your explicit consent (Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR). See section 3 for more information about this kind of personal data.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
You can choose to share your location and geolocation information with us. We use this information to find stores in your vicinity.

You can turn off location and geolocation information  sharing on your device at any time.

From you:

  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3, location and geolocation information).
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract (terms and conditions for the shopping service) with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). When the function is closed. Klarna will not save your location and geolocation information after we have shown you the stores that are close to you.
To provide a browser, through the Klarna mobile application, for you to visit, for example, stores’ websites. Klarna will collect information about how you use the browser to customise the contents of the Klarna mobile application. From you:

  • Sensitive personal data.
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about the Klarna mobile application).
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract (terms and conditions for the shopping service) with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

If the service processes information that constitutes sensitive personal data (e.g. from pages you visit), our processing will take place based on your explicit consent (Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR). However, this sensitive information will not be used for any purpose other than to show you the current website in the browser.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
To share your personal data with the categories of recipients described in section 7.5 (affiliate networks, Google, partners within the framework of the Personal Finances service and the offer and benefit program, and logistics and transportation companies). From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Sensitive personal data (if you have uploaded or otherwise given us access to such data).

 

From other sources:

  • Information about goods/services. (The store)
  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about the Klarna mobile application).
Varies depending on the recipient (see section 7.5). When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.

4.6 Additional services you can access via the Klarna mobile application or through Klarna’s browser extension.

Purpose of the processing – what we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis according to the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
If you have connected your e-mail account to Klarna’s Auto-import service, Klarna will regularly connect to your e-mail account(s) to obtain information about your purchases.

You can terminate this service at any time and thereby delete Klarna’s access to your e-mail account.

From other sources:

  • Sensitive personal data. (The webmail provider)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Auto-import). (The webmail provider)
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract (terms and conditions for the shopping service) with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

If the service processes sensitive personal data (from your transactions), our processing will take place based on your explicit consent (Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR). See section 3 for more descriptive information.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
If you have chosen to connect your bank accounts to the Personal Finance service, Klarna will display and give you tools to control your finances, by means of offers tailored to your specific needs.

This processing constitutes profiling which aims to customise the service’s content based on what we think you may be interested in. You can read more about profiling in section 6.

If you choose to take advantage of offers and benefits that Klarna delivers within the framework of this service, we will share your personal information with the partner who delivers these (see section 7.5.3).

From other sources:

  • Sensitive personal data. (Your connected account)
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about Personal Finance). (Your connected account)
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract (terms and conditions for the shopping service) with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

If the service processes sensitive personal data (from your transactions), our processing will place based on your explicit consent (Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR). See section 3 for more information.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.
If you use our browser extension, Klarna will process your data to deliver the service, which includes processing information about which websites/web domains you visit:

Klarna processes information about the ecommerce websites/web domains you visit in order to identify deals, offer cash back and provide you with customised offers in the Klarna extension and mobile application. This processing is also done to allow you to create One-time Cards directly in your browser on websites where this service is enabled.

Information about non-ecommerce websites/web domains visited will not be stored by Klarna.

Read more about how your personal data is used in the extension FAQ.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Information about goods/services.
  • Payment information.
  • Your contacts with the stores you shop at or visit.
  • Sensitive personal data.
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 for information about the Klarna mobile application and browser extension).

From other sources:

  • Device information. (Your device)
  • Information about your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
  • Technical information generated through your use of Klarna’s services. (Klarna)
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract (terms and conditions for the Klarna Shopping Service) with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

If the service processes information that constitutes sensitive personal data (i.e. such data about the websites/web domains you visit), our processing will be based on your explicit consent (Article 9(2)(a) UK GDPR). See section 3 for more information about this kind of personal data.

When the contract between you and Klarna terminates.

4.7 Offers and invitations to events posted on social media, and when you contact us through social media.

Purpose of the processing – What we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis for processing in accordance with the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
If you sign up for an event posted on social media, we will process your personal data to provide the requested service.

 

You can always unsubscribe from this by contacting us. See section 12 for contact information.

From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Service-specific personal data (see section 3 regarding registrations for events on social media).
The processing is necessary for Klarna to perform a contract with you (as regards the participation in the event) (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. See section 12 for our contact information.

When the event has been held

4.8 Klarna’s processing when you contact Klarna’s customer service.

Purpose of the processing – What we do and why. Type of personal data used for the purpose, and where they come from (the source). See section 3 to read more about the different types of personal data. Legal basis for processing in accordance with the UK GDPR. When the purpose of using the personal data ends. See section 9 for when Klarna deletes the data.
To handle all matters that come to Klarna’s customer service.

This includes retaining various forms of written conversations to document customer issues, as well as for security purposes and to counter fraud.

From you:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service.

From other sources:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service. (Klarna)
Performance of contracts (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). Up to ten years, based on the statute of limitations. See section 9 for more information on our obligations and right to retain information according to law.
Quality and service improvement (to ensure satisfactory customer service). We may record telephone conversations as well as screen sharing sessions between you and our employees for quality purposes in order to deliver better products and services to you. From you:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service.

From other sources:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service. (Klarna)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in improving our services, our internal training and quality control. We ensure that the particular processing this involves is necessary to achieve that purpose, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose. As a customer, you also have an interest in the quality of your interactions with Klarna.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. Please see the contact information in section 12.

We process the recordings of telephone conversations for up to 90 days for quality assurance purposes, and the recorded screen sharing sessions for up to 30 days for quality assurance purposes.
Documenting what has been said when talking to our customer service (to ensure we have documented what has been agreed or discussed). We use recorded telephone conversations between you and our employees as well as our employees’ notations to document what has been said. From you:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service.

From other sources:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service. (Klarna)
The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest to document communications with Klarna’s customer service. We ensure that the particular processing this entails is necessary to achieve that purpose, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your data processed for this purpose. As a customer, you also have an interest in ensuring impartial means of documenting what has been discussed.

 

You may contact us for more information about how the determination was made. Please see the contact information in section 12.

We process the recordings of telephone conversations for up to three years and the phone call notations up to six years, in order to document what has been discussed and decided on the call.
If you contact us via social media such as Facebook or Twitter, your personal data will also be collected and processed by these companies, in accordance with their privacy notices. The same is true for the answer you get from us. Klarna processes this information to answer your questions. From you:

  • Contact and identification data.
  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service.

From other sources:

  • Information about your contacts with Klarna’s customer service. (Klarna)
Performance of contracts (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR). When we have answered your question.

5. How do you withdraw your consent?

When Klarna uses your personal data based on your consent, you can withdraw your consent at any time. You can do this by sending an e-mail to privacy@klarna.co.uk or via the contact information you find in section 12.

You can also delete uploaded information from the Klarna mobile application, or end the service where personal data are processed. We will then delete the information. If you withdraw your consent or delete the uploaded information, you may be unable to use the service in cases where Klarna’s processing of personal data takes place based on your consent.

Lastly: As described in section 2 above you also have the right to object against certain personal data processing (for example you may turn off marketing). You also have a right to have certain personal data erased, which is also described in section 2.

6. Klarna’s profiling and automated decisions that significantly affect you.

6.1 Klarna’s profiling of you as a customer.

“Profiling” means an automated processing of personal data to evaluate certain personal matters, for example, by analysing or predicting your personal preferences, such as buying interests. At the same time, we compare your data with what our other customers, with similar use of our services, have preferred.

The purpose of Klarna’s profiling and the personal data types used for each occasion and for each profiling are described in detail in section 3 above. The profiling for these purposes does not have a significant impact on you as a customer.

We use profiling for the following purposes:

  • to deliver our customised services, which customise their content based on what we think is most interesting to you (this applies to the Klarna mobile application, its various functions, and the order different payment methods appear at Klarna’s checkout), and
  • to deliver customised marketing to you.

If you have any questions about how the profiling process works, please contact us. Contact information is available in section 12. You may object to our marketing profiling at any time by contacting us (and we will then cease profiling for marketing purposes). You may also end our profiling for our services by terminating the service.

6.2 Klarna’s automated decisions that significantly affect you.

Automated decisions with legal effect, or automated decisions that similarly significantly affect you, means that certain decisions in our services are completely automated, without our employees being involved. These decisions have a significant effect on you as a customer, comparable to legal effects. By making such decisions automatically, Klarna increases its objectivity and transparency in the decision to offer you these services. At the same time, you have the right to object to these decisions at all times. You can read about how to object to these decisions at the end of this section 6.2.

Automated decisions that significantly affect you also mean that profiling is performed based on your data before the decision is made. This profiling is made to assess your financial situation (before the decision to grant credit) or to identify whether your use of our services involves a risk of fraud or money laundering. We profile your user behaviour and financial standing and compare this data with behaviours and conditions that indicate different risk levels for us.

When does Klarna take automated decisions that significantly affect you?

We make this kind of automated decision when we:

  • decide to approve your application to use a credit service.
  • decide not to approve your application to use a credit service. These automated credit decisions are based on the data you provide to us, data from external sources such as credit bureaus and Klarna’s own internal information. In addition to information about you, Klarna’s credit model includes a large number of other factors, such as Klarna’s internal credit risk levels and our customers’ general repayment rates (based on, for example, the current product category).
  • decide whether you pose a risk of fraud, if our processing shows that your behaviour indicates possible fraudulent conduct, that your behaviour is not consistent with previous use of our services, or that you have attempted to conceal your true identity. Automated decisions whereby we assess whether you constitute a fraud risk are based on information you have provided yourself, data from fraud prevention agencies (see section 7.2.3. for details of which ones we use), and Klarna’s own internal information.
  • decide whether there is a risk of money laundering, if our processing shows that your behaviour indicates money laundering. In relevant cases, Klarna also investigates whether specific customers are listed on sanction lists.

The personal data types used in each decision are described in section 3. See section 7 for more information about whom we share information with as regards profiling during automated decisions.

If you are not approved under the automated decisions described above, you will not have access to Klarna’s services, such as our payment methods. Klarna has several safety mechanisms to ensure the decisions are appropriate. These mechanisms include ongoing overviews of our decision models and random sampling in individual cases. If you have any concern about the outcome, you can contact us, and we will determine whether the procedure was performed appropriately. You can also object in accordance with the following instructions.

Your right to object to these automated decisions

You always have the right to object to an automated decision with legal consequences or decisions which can otherwise significantly affect you (together with the relevant profiling) by sending an e-mail message to privacy@klarna.co.uk. A Klarna employee will then review the decision, taking into account any additional information and circumstances that you provide to us.

7. Who do we share your personal data with?

When we share your personal data, we ensure that the recipient processes it in accordance with this notice, such as by entering into data transfer agreements or data processor agreements with the recipients. Those agreements include all reasonable contractual, legal, technical and organizational measures to ensure that your information is processed with an adequate level of protection and in accordance with applicable law.

7.1 Categories of recipients with whom Klarna will always share your personal information, regardless of the service you use.

7.1.1 Suppliers and subcontractors.

Description of the recipient: Suppliers and subcontractors are companies that only have the right to process the personal data they receive from Klarna on behalf of Klarna, i.e. data processors. Examples of such suppliers and subcontractors are software and data storage providers, payment service providers and business consultants.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna needs access to services and functionality from other companies where it cannot perform them itself. Klarna has a legitimate interest in being able to access these services and functionality (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.1.2 Klarna Group.

Description of the recipient: Companies in the Klarna Group.

Purpose and legal basis: This is required for Klarna to be able to provide you with services and functionality. Klarna has a legitimate interest in being able to access these services and functionality (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

When you shop in a foreign store (meaning a store located outside of the EU/EEA area) that has an agreement with another company within the Klarna Group, the disclosure of your personal information between Klarna companies is required in order for the two Klarna companies to manage your payment and enable the foreign store to administer your purchase. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract (Article 6 (1) (b) UK GDPR). The receiving Klarna company will handle your personal data in accordance with the privacy notice that applies in your country (see list). You can read more about how Klarna safeguards your personal data when transferred outside of the EU/EEA in Section 8.

7.1.3 A person who holds a power of attorney for your financial affairs.

Description of the recipient: Klarna may share your personal information with a person who has the right to access it under a power of attorney.

Purpose and legal basis: This processing is carried out to facilitate your contact with us (through agents), and takes place based on your consent (Article 6(1)(a) UK GDPR).

7.1.4 Authorities.

Description of the recipient: Klarna may provide necessary information to authorities such as the police, financial authorities, tax authorities or other authorities and courts of law.

Purpose and legal basis: Personal data is shared with the authority when we are required by law to do so, or in some cases if you have asked us to do so, or if required to manage tax deductions or counter crime. An example of a legal obligation to provide information is when it is necessary to take measures against money laundering and terrorist financing. Depending on the authority and purpose, the legal bases are the obligation to comply with the law (Article 6(1)(c) UK GDPR), to fulfil the agreement with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR), or Klarna’s legitimate interest in protecting itself from crime (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR).

There is also a requirement under UK law to withhold tax due on the payments. You will not need to do so, or take any action based on the agreement we have with the UK tax office (the HMRC), as we will disclose the necessary information to the UK tax office to support this agreement. If you have any questions regarding these arrangements, please contact the tax office.

7.1.5 Divestment of business or assets.

Description of the recipient: In the event that Klarna sells business or assets, Klarna may hand over your personal information to a potential buyer of such business or assets. If Klarna or a significant part of Klarna’s assets is acquired by a third party, personal information about Klarna’s customers may also be shared.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna has a legitimate interest in being able to perform these transactions (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.2 Categories of recipients with whom Klarna shares your personal information when you use Klarna’s payment methods, log in with Klarna at a store, or choose to pay by debit or credit card in Klarna’s check-out at a store.

7.2.1 Stores.

Description of the recipient: By stores we mean the stores you visit or shop at (which may include the store’s group companies if you have been informed thereof by the store).

Purpose and legal basis: In order for the store to be able to perform and manage your purchase and your relationship with the store or its group companies, e.g. by confirming your identity, sending goods, handling questions and disputes, in order to prevent fraud and, where appropriate, send relevant marketing. The store’s privacy notice applies to the processing of your personal data that has been shared with the store and that the store processes. Normally, you will find a link to the store’s privacy notice on the store’s website. The legal basis for sharing data with stores is partly the performance of a contract (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR), insofar as the data sharing takes place to perform the contract between you and the store, and partly based on Klarna’s and the store’s legitimate interest (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.2.2 Payment service providers and financial institutions.

Description of the recipient: Payment service providers and financial institutions provide services to you, stores and Klarna to implement and administer electronic payments through a variety of payment methods, such as credit cards and bank-based payment methods such as direct debit and bank transfer.

Purpose and legal basis: Some stores use payment service providers with whom they share your information for managing your payment. This sharing takes place in accordance with the stores’ own privacy notices. The store may also let Klarna share your information with the payment service provider they use for processing your payment. Some payment service providers also collect and use your information independently, in accordance with their own privacy notices. This is the case, for example, for electronic wallet suppliers. In addition, Klarna may share your information with other financial institutions when conducting transactions with your account to complete the transactions. Sharing with payment service providers and financial institutions is performed to make a transaction initiated by you and it is done to fulfil the agreement with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

7.2.3 Fraud prevention agencies and companies providing identity checks.

Description of the recipient: Your personal data are shared with fraud prevention agencies and companies that provide identity checks.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna shares your information to verify your identity, the accuracy of the data you have provided, and to combat fraudulent and criminal activities. The companies with which we work are listed here. Please note that these companies may process your data in accordance with their own data privacy notices.

Klarna shares your information based on Klarna’s legitimate interest in conducting its business (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR), as the fraud prevention agencies and the companies providing identity checks have information on fraud activities and identity confirmation which are important for Klarna to use as input to decrease its level of fraudulent transactions. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights. You can also contact the entities listed in the link above, to exercise the same rights as stated in section 2 also against those entities.

A record of any fraud or money laundering risk will be retained by the fraud prevention agencies, and may result in others refusing to provide services, financing or employment to you. If you have any questions about this, please contact us on the details in Section 12 below.

Fraud prevention agencies can hold your personal data for different periods of time, and if you are considered to pose a fraud or money laundering risk, your data can be held for up to six years. We and fraud prevention agencies may also enable law enforcement agencies to access and use your personal data to detect, investigate and prevent crime.

7.2.4 Google.

Description of the recipient: When you use Google Maps at checkout or in the Klarna App (for example, by searching your address in the address bar, viewing “stores near me” or requesting information on nearby deals and offers), your personal information will be shared with Google. Google will process your data in accordance with Google Maps/Google Earths terms of service and privacy policy.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna shares this information based on Klarna’s legitimate interest in conducting its business (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR), as Google Maps makes it possible to find the address functionality at checkout and to show maps and deals relevant to your current location in the Klarna App. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.3 Categories of recipients with whom Klarna shares your data when you use one of Klarna’s payment methods involving the provision of credit or when you use the Klarna card or the one-time card.

7.3.1 Credit information bureaus.

Description of the recipient: If you apply to use a service from Klarna that involves us providing credit (see section 4.3 on which services from Klarna involve credit), we will share your personal data with credit information bureaus. Sharing does not take place in the event of small amounts or where we already have sufficient information.

Purpose and legal basis: Your personal information is shared with credit bureaus in order to assess your creditworthiness, to confirm your identity and your contact information, and to protect you and other customers from fraud. This data sharing constitutes a credit report.

If you apply to use a credit Service (see Section 4.1 above for a specification of our credit Services), your personal data may be shared with Credit Reference Agencies (“CRAs”) to assess your creditworthiness in connection with your application, to confirm your identity and your contact information, and to protect you and other customers from fraud.

For Klarna card, Pay Later in 30 days or Pay in 3 instalments, this sharing constitutes soft credit searches (or “soft credit lookups”) which does not affect your credit file nor credit score. The search is only visible to you and Klarna. In order to perform these credit searches, Klarna will send the CRAs your name, address, date of birth, phone number, as well as bank account number and sort code if relevant, in order to receive the lookups on you.

However, if you apply for one of our Financing products (fixed term loans or revolving account), a hard credit search (or “a hard credit lookup”) is performed in addition to soft searches. This is due to our Financing products constituting regulated credit products under UK credit legislation. This hard credit search will be recorded on your credit file and may impact your credit score as follows:

The CRA will keep a record of our enquiry against your name and which may be linked to your representatives (“associated records”). For the purposes of any application for Services from us, you may be assessed with reference to “associated records”. Where any search or application is completed, or agreement entered into, involving joint parties, we may record details about this at the CRAs. As a result an “association” will be created that will link your financial records.

Details of which CRA we have used for a specific search are available on request.

In addition, if you open an agreement with one of our Financing products, Klarna Card, Pay Later in 30 Days or Pay in 3 instalments, we will share further information on your agreement with the CRAs. This will occur on a monthly basis until the agreement is closed. This will include details of your outstanding balance, payments made and any default or failure to meet the terms of your agreement. These records will remain on the CRAs’ files for 6 years after our agreement with you is settled or terminated, whether settled by you or, if applicable, your business or by way of default. This and other information about you (or, if applicable, your business and those with whom you are linked financially) may be used to make credit decisions about you in the future.

The ways in which CRAs use and share personal data are explained in more detail at; https://www.transunion.co.uk/crain and https://www.experian.co.uk/crain. The CRAs will process your information in accordance with their own privacy notices and you can find out which ones we cooperate with here.

Klarna shares your information based on Klarna’s legitimate interest in conducting its business (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR), as the credit information bureaus have information on your financial standing which is important for Klarna to use as input to ensure a correct credit assessment, and not grant credit to consumers who is unable to repay it. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights. You can also contact the entities listed in the link above, to exercise the same rights as stated in section 2 also against those entities.

Klarna retains credit information about you that we have received from a credit information bureau only in script data format. If you would like to have a readable version, we recommend that you directly contact the credit bureau that informed you that Klarna requested a credit report.

7.3.2 Debt collection companies (for debts that are overdue).

Description of the recipient: Klarna may need to share your information when we sell or outsource collection of unpaid overdue debts through a third party, such as a debt collection company.

Purpose and legal basis: This data is shared to collect your overdue debts. Debt collection companies process personal data in accordance with their own privacy notices, or only on behalf of Klarna in their capacity as Klarna’s data processors. Debt collection companies may report your unpaid debts to credit information bureaus or authorities, which may affect your creditworthiness and your ability to apply for future credit. This data is shared based on our legitimate interest in collecting and selling debt (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in collecting and selling debts. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.3.3 VISA and digital wallet suppliers.

Description of the recipient: We share information about you and your purchases when you use the Klarna card with VISA and with members of VISA’s card network. If you also add the Klarna card to your digital wallet, we may need to share your information with the supplier of that wallet. In such case, data will be processed in accordance with that supplier’s privacy notice.

Purpose and legal basis: The sharing takes place to the extent necessary to carry out card transactions, prevent fraud and follow the rules for VISA’s card network. If you renew your Klarna card or receive a new card, we will transfer this information to VISA so that VISA can inform third parties with whom you have previously chosen to save your card information (for example, for recurring transactions). Sharing is performed to fulfil the agreement with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

7.3.4 Debt acquirers (for open debts).

Description of the recipient: Klarna can transfer your open debt to debt acquirers.

Purpose and legal basis: Upon transfer of your debt to an acquirer and continuously until you pay off the debt, Klarna will share your contact and identification information (name, date of birth, social security number, address, and phone number), information about your financial standing (such as residual credit, repayments and any negative payment history in relation to the current debt), as well as information about the goods or services associated with the debt. The buyer will process your personal data in accordance with its own privacy notice, which you will receive information about when the debt is transferred.

The sharing of personal data with different acquirers is based on our legitimate interest in selling outstanding debts as part of our business operations (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your personal data processed for this purpose. You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.4 Categories of recipients when using the Klarna accounts service (savings and payment accounts).

7.4.1 Credit institutions and other financial institutions.

Description of the recipient: We share your information with credit institutions and other financial institutions (such as other banks) when you make transactions or payments to other accounts.

Purpose and legal basis: If you have made payments to a Klarna account, Klarna will process the information we receive from the bank you used for the transaction, such as contact and identification data and payment information. If you make transactions or payments to accounts in other banks, Klarna will also pass on some of your contact and identification data as well as payment information to the recipient and also to the recipient’s credit institution or financial institution. Sharing is performed to fulfil the agreement with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

7.5 Categories of recipients with whom Klarna shares your personal information when you use Klarna’s Shopping Service.

You may find the terms for the Klarna Shopping Service here.

7.5.1 Affiliate Networks.

Description of the recipient: When you choose to click on a sponsored link in the Klarna mobile application or on our website that links to a store, product or service, you will be redirected to another company’s website through a third party, known as an affiliate network. Here you can learn which affiliate networks Klarna cooperates with (presented in the left column). The affiliate networks will process your device information in accordance with their own privacy notices (you will find these privacy notices in the right column in the same link as referenced above). The store you visit through a sponsored link determines which affiliate network processes your information. Usually a store only cooperates with one affiliate network. You can get more information about which network by contacting us (or the store).

Purpose and legal basis: The affiliate network may place tracking technology on your device that contains information about you clicking on that link in the Klarna mobile application, and which is then used to document your visit to the store to calculate a potential commission due to Klarna.

The processing is based on a balancing of interests (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). When balancing interests, Klarna has determined that we have a legitimate interest in supplying you with sponsored links in order to market shops in the Klarna mobile application and on our website. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose.

You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.5.2 Google.

7.5.2.1 reCAPTCHA

Description of the recipient: When you use the Klarna mobile application through our web portal, Google will collect your device information through Google’s reCAPTCHA service which is implemented there, in some cases together with additional information that you choose to enter into the reCAPTCHA service.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna processes this information based on Klarna’s legitimate interest in conducting its business (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR), since the reCAPTCHA service prevents misuse of our services (for example by preventing bots from trying to log in). Google will process this information in accordance with its terms of service and privacy policy. We ensure that the processing this entails is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose.

You are entitled to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights.

7.5.2.2 Google Maps

Description of the recipient: In order to show where your parcel will be delivered on an integrated map in the Klarna mobile application, we share the relevant delivery address with Google. Google will process your data in accordance with Google Maps’/Google Earth’s terms of service and privacy policy.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna shares this information based on Klarna’s legitimate interest in conducting its business (Article 6(1)(f) UK GDPR). By using Google Maps we are able to show you the delivery address on an integrated map in the Klarna mobile application. We ensure that this processing is necessary to pursue that interest, and that our interest outweighs your right not to have your information processed for this purpose. You have the right to object to this processing, for reasons connected to the circumstances in your particular case. See section 2 for more information about your rights and how to use them.

7.5.3 Partners within the framework of the Personal Finance service and the offer and benefit program.

Description of the recipient: Partners within the framework of the Personal Finance service and the offer and benefit program.

Purpose and legal basis: If you choose to take advantage of Klarna’s offers and benefits within the framework of the Personal Finance service or the offer and benefits program, Klarna will share the personal information required for you to take advantage of the offer with our business partners (which includes the fact that you are a Klarna customer). Each offer specifies the data that will be shared. Data is shared to perform the agreement between yourself and Klarna (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

7.5.4 Logistics and transport companies.

Description of the recipient: Logistics and transport companies.

Purpose and legal basis: Klarna will share your personal information with logistics and transport companies that deliver the goods you order if you have signed up for parcel tracking. Examples of information we share are contact and identification data and tracking numbers.

Logistics and transport companies process your data in accordance with their own privacy notices. Sharing is performed to fulfil the agreement between you and Klarna (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

7.6 Categories of recipients with which Klarna shares your personal information if you contact our customer service through social media.

7.6.1 Social media.

Description of the recipient: Social media companies such as Facebook, Instagram or Twitter.

Purpose and legal basis: If you contact us via social media such as Facebook or Twitter, your personal data will also be collected and processed by these companies, in accordance with their privacy notices. Sharing is performed to fulfil the agreement with you (Article 6(1)(b) UK GDPR).

8. When can we transfer your personal data outside of the EU, and how do we protect it then?

We always strive to process your personal data within the EU/EEA area. But in certain situations, such as when we share your information within the Klarna Group or with a supplier, subcontractor or store which operates outside the EU/EEA, your personal data may be transferred outside the EU/EEA. Klarna always ensures that the same high level of protection applies to your personal data according to the UK GDPR, even when the data is transferred outside of the EU/EEA. Your rights in respect to your personal data (described in detail in section 2), are not affected when data is transferred outside of the EU/EEA. More information about the recipients Klarna shares your data with you can find in section 7.

When you shop with a store placed in a country outside of the EU/EEA area, our sharing of your personal data with that store means that your personal data will be transferred to this country outside of the EU/EEA area.

If you want more information about our safety measures you can always contact us. You can find our contact information in section 12. You find more information about which countries are deemed to have an “adequate level of protection” on the European Commission’s website, and you can read more about the European Commission’s standard clauses here.

Safety measures which Klarna uses when transferring personal data outside of the EU/EEA

Countries outside of the EU/EEA may have laws that allow public authorities to request access to personal data stored in the country for the purpose of combating crime or safeguarding national security. Regardless of whether we or any of our providers process your personal data, we will ensure that a high level of protection is guaranteed when transferring that data and that appropriate protection measures have been taken, in accordance with applicable data protection requirements (such as the UK GDPR). Such appropriate safeguards include, but are not limited to, ensuring:

  • if the European Commission has decided that the country outside of the EU/EEA to which your personal data are transferred has an adequate level of protection, which corresponds to the level of protection afforded by the GDPR. This means for example that the personal data is still protected from unauthorized disclosure, and that you may still exercise your rights in regards to your personal data, or
  • the European Commission’s standard clauses have been entered into between Klarna and the recipient of the personal data outside the EU/EEA. This means that the recipient guarantees that the level of protection for your personal data afforded by the GDPR still applies, and that your rights are still protected. In these cases, we also assess whether there are laws in the recipient country that affects the protection of your personal data. Where necessary, we take technical and organizational measures so that your data remain protected during the transfer to the relevant country outside the EU/EEA.

Despite the above, if the store where you choose to shop is located in a country outside the EU/EEA, our data sharing with that foreign store (or with that foreign store’s local Klarna entity) means that your personal data will be transferred to this country outside the EU/EEA. Otherwise it would not be possible to administer your purchase. Klarna primarily relies on the European Commission’s standard clauses to ensure the protection of your personal data for such data transfers, but as set out above, countries where the foreign store is located may have laws preventing the efficient protection by the standard clauses. Even if this is the case, your personal data will still be transferred to the foreign store (or the foreign store’s local Klarna entity), as long as the data transfer is necessary to administer your specific purchase.

9. How long we store your personal data

How long Klarna stores your personal data depends on the purposes for which Klarna uses the personal data:

  • Personal data used for the contractual relationship between you and Klarna is generally stored for the duration of the contractual relationship and thereafter for a maximum of 10 years based on statutes of limitations.
  • Personal data that Klarna is under a legal obligation to retain, for example under anti-money laundering laws or bookkeeping laws, is generally retained for 5 and 7 years respectively.
  • We process the recordings of telephone conversations for a time period of 90 days for quality assurance purposes. We will also retain recordings of inbound and outbound calls for up to three years, as well as Klarna employees’ notations from these calls for up to six years, in order to document what has been discussed and decided on the call.
  • Personal data which is not used for the purposes of your contractual relationship with Klarna or where Klarna does not have a legal obligation to retain the data is only retained as long as necessary to fulfill the respective purpose for our data processing (usually 3 months). More information can be found in the table in section 4.

In some limited cases, the personal data may need to be stored for a longer period because of capital adequacy laws which Klarna has to comply with.

The legal obligations referred to above means that Klarna can not delete your personal data, even if you request us to delete it, as described in section 2. If we don’t have a legal obligation to retain the personal data, we instead have to make an assessment if we may require the personal data in order to protect Klarna from legal claims.

Please note that just because we have a legal obligation to store your personal data, this does not mean that we are also permitted to use this data for any other purpose. Klarna will make an assessment for each specific purpose of how long we may use your personal data. You can read more about this in section 4.

10. How we use cookies and other types of tracking technology

To provide a tailored and smoooth experience, Klarna uses cookies and similar tracking technologies in our multiple interfaces, such as our website, the Klarna mobile application and at the checkout of a store that uses Klarna. You can find information about the tracking technology that Klarna uses, and information about how you accept or decline the tracking technology, in each interface.

11. Updates to this Privacy Notice

We are constantly working to improve our services so that you have a smoooth user experience. This may involve modifications of existing and future services. If that improvement requires a notice or consent in accordance with applicable law, you will be notified or given the opportunity to give your consent. It is also important that you read this privacy notice every time you use any of our services, as the processing of your personal data may differ from your previous use of the service in question.

12. Klarna contact information

Klarna Bank AB (UK branch) located at 125 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6NH, United Kingdom.

Klarna has a data protection officer and a team of data protection specialists. We also have a number of customer service teams that handle data protection issues. You can reach all of these individuals at privacy@klarna.co.uk. If you specifically wish to contact Klarna’s data protection officer, enter this on the subject line.

Klarna Bank AB (UK branch) located at 125 Kingsway, Holborn, London WC2B 6NH, United Kingdom, complies with UK data protection laws. Please visit www.klarna.com/uk/ for more information about Klarna.

13. Acquisition of Close Brothers Retail Finance

In January 2019, Klarna acquired the Retail Finance division of Close Brothers Limited. In relation to this acquisition, Klarna acquired the personal data of customers who use or have used the services of the Retail Finance division. Klarna will process this personal data in order to fulfill contractual obligations, comply with applicable laws, and in line with Klarna’s legitimate interest to conduct its business.

The personal data acquired will be processed in line with the privacy notice, in force at the time of the acquisition, and in line with applicable data protection laws. Please note that you have the rights stipulated in this Privacy Notice also for this data, for example the right to access (See Section 13). The privacy notice, in force at the time of the acquisition, may be found here.

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