Privacy Policy

currently Privacy Policy

Effective Date: January, 2023

  1. Introduction

This Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”) has been enacted by us, Stopgap AB, a Swedish company (company no. 559387-9264). It is our aim to give you a better way to understand and manage your electricity consumption. We accomplish this by developing products and services under the brand “currently”.

The Privacy Policy shall apply to the “currently” website available on (the “Website”), related social media accounts, mobile applications and services (collectively, the “Services”). Please refer to our Terms of Service for the general terms governing your use of the Services.

We will respond to any questions regarding the Privacy Policy via the Website.

  1. Background

The purpose of the Services is to give you a better way to understand and manage your electricity consumption. By creating an account with us and installing our hardware solutions (the “Hardware”) in your home or work place, you will be able to access and analyze your electricity usage data via the Services. In order for us to provide you with the Services, you need to feed data into our systems.

Our privacy policy (the “Privacy Policy”) explains the information we collect, how we use and share it, how to manage your privacy controls and your rights in connection with your use of the Services. (Capitalized items, if not defined here, are defined in the Terms of Service.)

  1. Information we Collect

We collect information about you, including information that may identify you, directly or indirectly, if you choose to share it with us. We receive detailed information about your electricity consumption when you have installed the Hardware and connected it to the Services. We also collect information about how you use the Services. There are several additional instances when you may share information about yourself and your activities with us. For example:

a. Account, Profile, Activity, and Use Information

We collect basic account information, such as your name and email address, which helps secure and provide you with access to the Services.

Profile, activity and use information is collected when you use the Services.

We use your contact information so we can (i) respond to your support requests and comments, (ii) reach out to you with important information related to your use of the Services, and (iii) contact you as otherwise permitted or required by law.

b. Appliances and Devices

We collect information from devices you use to connect to the Services. If you elect to use such of the Services that allow you to analyze items like electricity usage and price data, and other similar data, in a granular format, including, but not limited to, such data that is made available on a “per device” or “per appliance” basis, or such data that displays electricity usage for discrete periods of time, you shall be deemed to have consented to our collection of the relevant data and performance of the relevant analysis.

c. Third-Party Accounts

We may allow you to sign up and log in to the Services using accounts you create with third-party products and services, such as Apple, Facebook, or Google (collectively, “Third-Party Accounts”). If you access the Services with Third-Party Accounts, we may collect information that you have agreed to make available, including your name and email address. This information is collected by the Third-Party Account provider and is provided to us under their privacy policies. You can generally control the information that we receive from these sources using the privacy controls in your Third-Party Account. In addition, you are able to edit such information collected by us from a Third Party Account when you use the Services.

d. Technical Information

We may collect limited information from your browser, computer, or mobile device, which provide us with technical information when you access or use the Services. This technical information may include device and network information, cookies, and analytics information. Learn more about how we use cookies and manage your preferences by visiting our Cookie Policy.

  1. How we use Information

We use the information we collect and receive as described below.

a. To provide the Services

We use the information we collect and receive to provide the Services, including providing you with the ability to analyze and manage your electricity usage.

b. To protect you and the Services

We use the information we collect to protect users, enforce our Terms of Service, and promote safety.

c. To improve our Services

We also use the information we collect to analyze, develop and improve the Services. To do this, we may use third-party analytics providers to gain insights into how our Services are used and to help us improve the Services.

d. To communicate with you

We use the information we collect to provide support in response to your requests and comments.

We may also use the information we collect to market and promote the Services, activities and events. This includes marketing and push communications, where you have not opted out of receiving such messages and notifications.

e. Aggregate Information

We do not sell your personal information. We may aggregate the anonymized information you and others make available in connection with the Services and post it publicly or share it with third parties. Examples of the type of information we may aggregate include information about equipment, usage, demographics, and performance. We may use, sell, license, and share this aggregated information with third parties for research, business or other purposes. Please visit your privacy controls if you object to our using your information for these purposes.

  1. How Information is Shared

In addition to sharing aggregated data about our users as described above, we also share personal information in accordance with your preferences, as needed to run our business and provide the Services, and where required for legal purposes, as set forth below. In the event that you have consented to our sharing your personal information with third parties, you shall have no recourse against us with regard to any acts or omissions of such third parties with respect to your personal information.

a. Service Providers

We may share your information with third parties who provide services to us such as supporting, improving, promoting, and securing the Services. These service providers only have access to the information necessary to perform these limited functions on our behalf and are required to protect and secure your information. We may also engage service providers to collect information about your use of the Services over time on our behalf, so that we or they may promote the Services or display information that maybe relevant to your interests on the Services or other websites or services.

b. Your Sharing of Information

The Services allow you to share information with selected third parties, including family and friends. You should always use caution when sharing information with third parties. All such third party sharing is at your own risk.

c. Affiliates and Acquirors of our Business or Assets

We may share your information with affiliates under common control with us, who are required to comply with the terms of this Privacy Policy with regard to your information. If we become involved in a business combination, securities offering, bankruptcy, reorganization, dissolution or other similar transaction, we may share or transfer your information in connection with such transaction.

d. Legal Requirements

We may preserve and share your information with third parties, including law enforcement, public or governmental agencies, or private litigants, within or outside your country of residence, if we determine that such disclosure is allowed by the law or reasonably necessary to comply with the law, including to respond to court orders, warrants, subpoenas, or other legal or regulatory process. We may also retain, preserve or disclose your information if we determine that this is reasonably necessary or appropriate to prevent or detect violations of our Terms of Service.

  1. How We Protect Information

We take several measures to safeguard the collection, transmission and storage of the data we collect. We employ reasonable protections for your information that are appropriate to its sensitivity. The Services use industry standard Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to allow for the encryption of personal information. The Services are registered with site identification authorities so that your browser can confirm our identity before any personal information is sent. In addition, we rely on secure servers hosted by our cloud computing partners to protect this information using advanced firewall technology.

  1. Managing Your Settings

a. Privacy Controls

We offer users the ability to change their privacy settings in its apps.

b. Adjust Notification Preferences

We allow you to manage the notifications you receive via your device.

c. Updating Account Information

You may correct, amend or update profile or account information at any time by adjusting that information in your account settings. If you need further assistance correcting inaccurate information, please contact us via the Website.

d. Deleting Information and Accounts and Downloading Your Data

You can delete your account or download your data. If you need help in this regard, please contact us via the Website.

After you make a deletion request, we permanently and irreversibly delete your personal data from our systems, including backups. Once deleted, your data, including your account, and activities cannot be reinstated. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may retain information where deletion requests are made to comply with the law.

  1. Our Legal Bases

We rely on a number of legal bases to collect, use, share, and otherwise process the information we have about you for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, including:

as necessary to provide the Services and fulfill our obligations pursuant to the Terms of Service;

where you have consented to the processing;

where necessary to comply with a legal obligation, a court order, or to exercise and defend legal claims; and

where necessary for the purposes of our legitimate interests, such as our interests in protecting our users and our commercial interests in ensuring the sustainability of the Services.

  1. Transfers

The Services are operated from within the European Union (the “Territories”). If you are located outside the Territories and choose to use the Services or provide information to us, you acknowledge and understand that your information will be transferred, processed and stored in the Territories, as it is necessary to provide the Services and perform the Terms of Service.

  1. Retention of Information

We retain information as long as it is necessary to provide the Services to you and others, subject to any legal obligations to further retain such information. Information associated with your account will generally be kept until it is no longer necessary to provide the Services or until your account is deleted. In addition, you can delete some items of information (e.g., profile information). Additionally, we may retain information to comply with the law, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with investigations, enforce the Terms of Service and take other actions permitted by law. The information we retain will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

  1. Privacy Policy Information

We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Please review it occasionally. If we make changes to this Privacy Policy, the updated Privacy Policy will be posted on the Services in a timely manner and, if we make material changes, we will provide a prominent notice. If you object to any of the changes to this Privacy Policy, you should stop using the Services and delete your account.


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