Privacy Policy

Non-Violence Art Project

At Non-Violence Art Project (NVAP), we are committed to protecting your privacy and meeting the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other relevant legislations. This is our freshly revised Data Protection-/Private Policy that explains:

• what personal data is;
• what processing of personal data means;
• which personal data we collect about you;
• why we collect personal data;
• where we use your personal data;
• which rights you have in relation to your personal data;
• who we share your personal data with;
• why we use third-party cookies;
• how you can control the use of cookies; and
• how we keep your personal data secure and accurate.

Please read this Data Protection Policy carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data. If you have any questions, comments or concerns about any aspect of this policy, please contact our team on

This policy is valid from 2018-05-25.



1.1 What is personal data?

Personal data is any information which could be used to identify you as a natural person, either directly or indirectly. Encrypted data and different types of electronic identities (such as IP numbers) are personal data if they can be linked to natural persons.

1.2 What is processing of data?

Processing of personal data means every action taken in regard to the personal data. Any action taken with personal data is a process, regardless of whether it is performed automated or not. Examples of common treatments are gathering, registration, organization, structuring, storage, processing, transferring and deletion.

1.3 Who is responsible for the collected personal data?

Non-Violence Art Project, 559105-4613, address; Östermalmsgatan 26A Stockholm, is responsible for the collected personal data.

1.4 Which personal data do we collect and for what purpose (why)?

• Purpose - The sole purpose of us collection and processing your personal data is to handle orders/ purchases.

• Processing of data - Delivery (including confirmation and contacts regarding the delivery). We use the personal data you share with us to provide you with our products (i.e. delivery- including confirmation and contacts regarding the delivery) and to fulfil orders that you place with us on our website, to create and help you manage your NVAP account, to allow you to return your NVAP product if you change your mind and also to respond to your questions and requests

• Categories of personal data which we collect to fulfil the purpose - Name, contacts (such as; address, email-address and telephone number). Payment- and Purchase information (for example which product you ordered and if the product shall be delivered to another address etc.).

• Legitimate Interest; Lawful Purpose: Completion of the purchase agreement -The collection of your personal information is required in order to fulfil our obligations under the purchase agreement. If the information is not provided, our commitment cannot be fulfilled and we would therefore be forced to refuse your purchase.

• Archiving period- Until the purchase has been completed (including delivery and payment) and for a period of 36 months thereafter in order to handle any complaints and warranty issues.

1.5 What do we do with your personal data?

When you purchase something from our store, as part of the buying and selling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address.

When you browse our store, we also automatically receive your computer’s internet protocol (IP) address in order to provide us with information that helps us learn about your browser and operating system.

Email marketing (if applicable): With your permission, we may send you emails about our store, new products and other updates.

1.6 Where do we process your personal data?

We process your personal data within the EU/EEA.


2.1 How do we get your consent?

When you provide us with personal information to complete a transaction, verify your credit card, place an order, arrange for a delivery or return a purchase, we imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If we ask for your personal information for a secondary reason, like marketing, we will either ask you directly for your expressed consent, or provide you with an opportunity to say no.

2.2 What is your rights?

• Right of access: If you ask us, we will confirm whether we are processing your personal data and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal data along with certain other details such as the purpose of the data processing.

• Right to rectification: If your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to ask that we correct or complete it. If we shared your personal data with others, we will tell them about the correction where possible. If you ask us, and where possible and lawful to do so, we will also tell you with whom we shared your personal data so you can contact them directly.

• Right to erasure: You may ask us to delete or remove your personal data, such as where our legal basis for the processing is your consent and you withdraw consent. If we shared your data with others, we will tell them about the erasure where possible. If you ask us, and where possible and lawful to do so, we will also tell you with whom we shared your personal data with so you can contact them directly. We may continue processing personal data where this is necessary for a legitimate interest in doing so, as described in this Privacy Policy.

• Right to restrict processing: You may ask us to restrict or ‘block’ the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances, such as where you contest the accuracy of the personal data or object to us processing it. We will tell you before we lift any restriction on processing. If we shared your personal data with others, we will tell them about the restriction where possible. If you ask us, and where possible and lawful to do so, we will also tell you with whom we shared your personal data so you can contact them directly.

• Right to data portability: You have the right to obtain your personal data from us that you consented to give us or that was provided to us as necessary in connection with our contract with you. We will provide you with your personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You may reuse it elsewhere.

• Right to object: You may ask us at any time to stop processing your personal data, and we will do so if we are relying on a legitimate interest to process your personal data — unless we demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing or if we are processing your personal data for direct marketing.

• Right to withdraw consent: If we rely on your consent to process your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. This will not affect the lawfulness of processing of your data before we received notice that you wished to withdraw your consent.

• Right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority: If you have a concern about our privacy practices, including the way we handled your personal data, you can report it to the Swedish Privacy Protection Authority [Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten].

2.3 How can you withdraw your consent?

If you would like to update, correct or access the personal data we hold about you, please contact us on Furthermore, you can also ask us to stop contacting you at any time by contacting us or by using the unsubscribe option in each e-mail.


3.1 Do we share your personal data to any third parties and why?

We only share your personal data to the following third parties, and only if we have to in order to fulfil our obligations. They can be; service providers who help us to operate our website, fulfil your orders, and deliver our products to you; for example, credit reference agencies, couriers, payment providers, IT support and to certain regulatory bodies, government and enforcement agencies, if we need or are requested to.

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us. However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions. For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

In particular, remember that certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located a different jurisdiction than either you or us. So, if you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located. As an example, if you are located in Canada and your transaction is processed by a payment gateway located in the United States, then your personal information used in completing that transaction may be subject to disclosure under United States legislation, including the Patriot Act. Once you leave our store’s website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Data Protection Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

3.2 Links

When you click on links on our store, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

3.3 Shopify

Our store is hosted on Shopify Inc. They provide us with the online e-commerce platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you.
Your data is stored through Shopify’s data storage, databases and the general Shopify application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

If you choose a direct payment gateway to complete your purchase, then Shopify stores your credit card data. It is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction. After that is complete, your purchase transaction information is deleted.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers. For more insight, you may also want to read Shopify’s Terms of Service ( or Privacy Statement (


4.1 Cookies – what is it, do we use them and how?

Cookies are a small text consisting of letters and numbers sent from a web server and stored on your browser or device.

We only use cookies for our payment solution (Shopify) and for overall analytical information regarding your use of our services (Google Analytics) and for saving functional settings such as language and other tasks.

Here is a list of cookies that we use. We’ve listed them here so you that you can choose if you want to opt-out of cookies or not;

_session_id, unique token, sessional, Allows Shopify to store information about your session (referrer, landing page, etc).

_shopify_visit, no data held, Persistent for 30 minutes from the last visit, used by our website provider’s internal stats tracker to record the number of visits.

_shopify_uniq, no data held, expires midnight (relative to the visitor) of the next day, Counts the number of visits to a store by a single customer cart, unique token, persistent for 2 weeks, Stores information about the contents of your cart.

_secure_session_id, unique token, sessional storefront_digest, unique token, indefinite If the shop has a password, this is used to determine if the current visitor has access.

4.2 Can you control the use of cookies?

Yes! Your browser or device allows you to change the settings for the usage and extent of cookies. Go to the settings of your browser or device to learn more about adjusting the settings for cookies. Examples of things you can adjust are blocking all cookies, only accepting first-party cookies, or deleting cookies when you close your browser. Keep in mind that some of our services might not work if you block or delete cookies. You can read more about cookies in general on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s website;


5.1 How do we protect your personal data and how do we keep the information accurate?

We care about your personal data and know that you trust us to keep it secure. We use
appropriate technical and organisational measures to protect your personal data, and review those regularly. We also keep the access to personal data limited to personnel who need access and appropriate security are in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information.

When personal data is deleted it is done safely such that the data is irrecoverable. Appropriate back-up and disaster recovery solutions are in place.

NVAP will take reasonable steps to ensure that your personal data is accurate and we will not keep it longer than necessary for the purpose.

If you provide us with your credit card information, the information is encrypted using secure socket layer technology (SSL) and stored with a AES-256 encryption. Although no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, we follow all PCI-DSS requirements and implement additional generally accepted industry standards.


From time to time we may make changes to this privacy policy. If we decide to do so we will post the changes on our website so that you are always aware of what personal data we collect about you, and how we use it. We will e-mail you with details of those changes and/or ask you to confirm that you are happy with them, well in advance.


Since we take data protection very seriously, we have special staff at customer service that handle these issues, and you can always reach them at