Information about personal data processing and use of cookies

At Kinnevik AB (publ) (“Kinnevik”) we care about your privacy and comply with data protection legislation1. We therefore wish to inform you about our processing of your personal data and our use of cookies.

What personal data do we process and for what purpose?

If you are only browsing our website, we do not process any personal data about you. However, personal data are generated indirectly through our use of cookies, as described further down in this policy.

If you wish to subscribe to our press releases and/or financial reports, you need to provide us with your e-mail address. Kinnevik does not use your e-mail address for any other purpose than sending the press releases and financial reports that you subscribe to.

Legal basis

We process your personal data when necessary to supply press releases and/or financial reports. If we were to process your personal data for any purpose which requires your consent under the data protection legislation, we will obtain your consent in advance.

Disclosure of your personal data

Your personal data will always be processed confidentially and be protected by appropriate security measures.

Storage period

We will keep your e-mail address during the time you subscribe to press releases and/or financial reports. After this, the data will be erased.

Other personal data are only stored for as long as it is necessary in order to fulfil the purposes of the processing, or for as long as we are required to store them by law. The data are thereafter erased in accordance with Kinnevik’s erasure procedure.


We use cookies on this website. A cookie is a small text file placed on your computer in order, for example, to facilitate certain features such as navigation on the website. We also use cookies to collect statistics about the number of visitors to the website, analyse visitor patterns and to improve the website’s functionality and enhance the user’s experience of it. These data enable us to develop and optimise the website.

The data collected via cookies on our websites are only used for our own purposes, i.e. not for third parties’ purposes. Cookies are sometimes used to collect data that are considered personal data, for example IP addresses and data linked to the IP address, but not personal data directly attributable to you as an individual.

Cookies may either be deleted automatically when you close your web browser (so-called “session cookies”) or stored on your computer to facilitate future visits to the website (so-called “permanent cookies”). Permanent cookies must also be removed automatically after a specified period of time.

The cookies used on our websites are described below.


NameType of cookie and functionPurposeStorage period
_ga , _gid, _gat
(applies to all cookies that
start with _ga, i.e.: _ga*)
=Google Analytics
SessionThese cookies are used to collect data about how visitors use our website. We use the data to make improvements and for further development. The data are collected in anonymous form. The data stored concern visitor numbers, where the visitor comes from and what pages were visited.2 years
= cookie bar
 PermanentUsed to hide the text for those visitors who have already closed it. 
= Load balancer
 SessionUsed to keep the visitor on the same server.Until the session is over
 JSESSIONID from SessionAn application performance monitoring system used by Episerver called New Relic. The system is used to monitor how well the site is working from a technical perspective.Until the session is over
 ASP.NET_Sessionid Session Gives the visitor a session ID.Until the session is over


If you do not accept the use of cookies, your web browser can be set so that it automatically rejects storing of cookies or warns you each time a website requests to store a cookie. Previously stored cookies can also be deleted through the web browser. If your web browser rejects cookies, this may reduce the functionality of the website.

Our website may sometimes embed content and sharing tools from social networks, such as YouTube and Instagram. The suppliers of these services may thereby come to use cookies on our website. Kinnevik has no access to or control over these cookies or the data they collect. You should check the websites of the suppliers concerned for further information about these cookies and how you can opt out of receiving them.

Your rights

Kinnevik is the data controller for the processing of your personal data. You have the following rights in relation to us:

  • Right of access (register transcript) – a right to obtain confirmation of and information about the processing of your personal data.
  • Right to rectification – a right to have erroneous data rectified.
  • Right to erasure – a right to have data removed. This right is limited to data which, by law, can only be processed with your consent, if you withdraw consent and oppose the processing.
  • Right to restricted processing – a right to request that personal data processing is restricted, for example, if you oppose the accuracy of the data. Kinnevik’s access to the data is restricted while the accuracy of the data is investigated.
  • Right to data portability – a right to request that personal data are moved from one data controller to another. This right is restricted to data you have supplied to us yourself.

If you consider that our processing does not comply with data protection legislation, you are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the Swedish Data Protection Board (the competent supervisory authority).

Contact details for the data controller 

If you would like further information about how your personal data are processed, or wish to exercise any of the rights listed above, please contact us:

Data controller Kinnevik
Kinnevik AB
P.O. Box 2094
SE-103 13 Stockholm, Sweden


1 Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (the General Data Protection Regulation), and national legislation introduced under the Regulation.