Who are we

We are the Swedish Gardens network. Our website address is: swedishgardens.se

What personal information we collect and why we collect it


When visitors submit comments on the site, we collect the information displayed in the comment form as well as the visitor’s IP address and user agent string to help detect spam messages.

An anonymized string created based on your email address (also called hash value) may be sent to the Gravatar service to determine if you are registered there. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available at https://automattic.com/privacy/. Once your comment is approved, your profile picture will be publicly displayed along with your comment.


If you are uploading images to the site, avoid uploading images where EXIF ​​data includes GPS location data. Visitors to the site can download and retrieve all positioning information from images on the site.


If you leave a comment on our site, you can choose to save your name, email address and website address in cookie files. This is for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in this information again the next time you leave a comment. These cookies are valid for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to check if your browser accepts them. This cookie contains no personal information and it disappears when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also create multiple cookie files to save information about your login and your screen layout choices. Cookie files for login are valid for two days and cookie files for layout choices are valid for one year. If you tick “Remember Me”, your cookie will remain for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be deleted.

If you edit or publish an article, an extra cookie file will be saved in your browser. This cookie file does not contain any personal information but only specifies the post ID of the article you just edited. It is valid for 1 day.

Turn cookies off or on

Cookies can be turned off in your browser’s security settings if you do not accept cookies. It is possible to set the browser to ask every time a site tries to place a cookie on your device. You can delete previously stored cookies via the browser. More information can be found on the browser’s help pages. It is also possible to delete cookies manually from the hard drive. If you disable cookies, we do not guarantee that this site will work as intended.

Embedded content from other sites

Articles on this site may contain embedded content (for example, videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other sites behaves exactly the same way as if the visitor has visited the other site.

These sites may collect information about you, use cookie files, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with said embedded content, including tracking your interaction with this embedded content if you have an account and are logged into the site in question.

Google Analytics – collection of statistics

This site uses Google Analytics to collect statistics and show how the site is used. The statistics form the basis for developing and improving the website. Google Analytics is a web-based analytics service provided by Google LLC., 1600 Amphitheater Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94034, USA. For more information about Google Analytics, read more on the Google Developer Web site and the Google Web site with general information about Google Analytics and data protection. You can install an extension that blocks all cookies from Google Analytics. Google’s website with extensions that block all cookies from Google Analytics.

Google Analytics data collected is stored for 26 months. The following cookies are created:

_ga is a permanent cookie used to identify unique users and sessions / visits. It is saved 2 years after it is set or last updated.

_gid is a permanent cookie used to differentiate users and sessions / visits. It is stored 24 hours after it is set or last updated.

_gat is a permanent cookie that is used to limit the number of http requests, which can otherwise adversely affect the load time. It is saved for 1 minute.

How long we keep your information

If you write a comment, the comment and its metadata will be saved without a time limit. The reason for this is that we need to be able to find and approve follow-up comments automatically and not queue them for review.

For users who register on the site, we also save the personal information they enter in their user profile. All users can view, edit or delete their personal data at any time (except that they cannot change their username). The site’s administrators can also view and edit this information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account or have posted any comments on this site, you may request an export file containing the personal information we hold about you, including any information you have provided to us. You can also request that we delete all personal information we hold about you. This does not include any information that we have to save for administrative, legal or security purposes.

Where we send your information

Visitor comments are checked via an automated spam detection service.

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