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Information notice – Purchase of product(s) on polestar.com

Controller

Polestar Performance AB, a Swedish legal entity with company registration number 556653-3096 and address Assar Gabrielssons Väg 9 405 31 Göteborg, Sweden, hereinafter referred to as “Polestar”, “we”, “our” and “us”, will as controller process your personal data as described below.

Purpose and legal basis for processing

We process the personal data that you provide in connection with your purchase of product(s) through our website. The purpose of our processing is to administer your purchase (from purchase to delivery) including any necessary contacts with authorities for official reporting of the vehicle as applicable, to administrate your request for related services, to follow up on the delivery and your satisfaction through surveys, and to communicate updates related to the product(s) that you have purchased. In the event that you have applied for financing of your purchase, we will also process information on the status of your application. We will also process the personal data that you provide to us for the purposes of statistics, research and development and to communicate with you in the event of recalls and other matters concerning the product(s). We will furthermore process your personal data in order to be able to recognize you as a recurrent customer and thus enhance your experience as a customer.

The legal basis for our processing of your personal data in order to administer your purchase, to administer your request for related services, and to follow up on the delivery as well as status of any credit applications is that this processing is necessary for the performance of our contract with you. The legal basis for our processing of your personal data in order to follow up on your satisfaction, to communicate updates related to the product(s), statistics, research and development, and to communicate with you in the event of any recalls and other matters concerning the products(s), as well as to recognize you as a recurrent customer, is that this processing is necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interest. The legal basis for processing of your personal data in relation to recalls that are performed due to a legal requirement is that this processing is necessary for our compliance with a legal obligation.

In addition to the above, we will also process your personal data for marketing purposes if a consent is given. Besides processing your personal data to be able to send you our marketing communication material, we will also process your responses to and interactions with the digital marketing communication that you receive, as well as your purchase history, in order to deliver relevant and high-quality marketing communication and for statistical purposes. Your personal data will in this context be used for online and social profiling purposes in order to improve our marketing communication. If you have accepted our use of cookies, we will also combine your personal data with your online behavior on our websites when possible. The legal basis for our processing of your personal data for marketing purposes, including our processing in relation to being able to deliver relevant and high-quality marketing communication as well as online and social profiling is your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent to our processing of your personal data related to marketing purposes at any time. Please direct a request for withdrawal of consent to Polestar using the contact information found in Legal contacts.

Disclosure and recipients of your personal data

Your personal data will be disclosed to and processed by your appointed retailer, our affiliates and business partners for the above purposes (including credit check and sanction list checks). Your personal data will also be disclosed to Vehicle Registration Authorities when applicable. Your personal data will furthermore be disclosed to and processed by Polestar Performance AB (a Swedish legal entity with registration number 556653-3096). In relation to our business partners located outside of the EEA, we will transfer your personal data with the basis of the Standard Contractual Clauses adopted by the European Commission.

Retention time

We will retain your personal data up to four (4) years after you are no longer registered as an owner or driver of a Polestar vehicle. In relation to purchases other than vehicles, we will retain your personal data up to twelve (12) months after your purchase. Please note that we will retain your personal data up to twelve (12) months after you have opted out of receiving further marketing communication material from us for statistical purposes only.

Your rights and Polestar contact information

For more information on your rights in relation to our processing of your personal data and contact details for further information and complaints, as well as contact details for our Data Protection Officer, please see Legal contacts.

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