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About Swedac

Swedac´s processing of personal data is in accordance with current legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Swedac protects your personal data with necessary actions and you are always entitled to contact us to find out what personal data we have registered on you. You can read more about your rights in this policy och visit The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection, for further information regarding personal data processing.

This integrity policy describes how Swedac process your personal data.

Personal data controller

Swedac is personal data controller for the processing of your personal data and is responsible that this process is done legally.

When does Swedac collect personal data about you and why is your personal data processed?

Swedac collects personal data that you yourself provide to us or that is provided to us from others.

Swedac can process your personal data to administer and manage eg.:

  • Application documents for advertised appointments/consultancy assignments
  • Applications on name mark
  • Applications on accreditation, eg. information about contact persons and quality managers, and
  • Procurements

What information is being processed?

Swedac processes the personal data provided to us. It may be names, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, social security numbers and/or other information that is otherwise necessary for us to fulfil our tasks.

Who has access to your personal data?

Your personal data is used by Swedac and sometimes by Swedac´s service providers. We do not disclose personal data unless we are required to do so by law, ordinance, regulations or governmental decision.
Swedac is governed by the principle of public access to official documents. This means that certain documents are public documents, which we are obliged to disclose on request. Prior to the disclosure, a confidentiality test is carried out in accordance with the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act.

Transfer to third countries

Swedac does not transfer your personal data to countries outside the EU/EEA unless this is specifically stated when you submit your personal data to us.

How long does Swedac save information about you?

As an authority, Swedac archives and preserves all public documents even when they contain personal data. Documents that are not public and contain personal data are only stored as long as necessary for the purposes for which the personal data is used.

Right to register extract
You have the right at any time (free of charge once a year) to request a register extract containing information about what personal data we have stored about you. Your request must be in writing and individually signed and must include information on name and social security number. This is what we need to ensure that we disclose the information to the right person.

Request for register extract is sent to
Box 878
501 15 Borås

Right to correction
You have the right to have your personal data deleted under certain circumstances. After such a request, Swedac will review whether there is reason to delete personal data.

Right to make complaints to the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection 
If you believe that we violate the rules on personal data processing, you have the right to submit a complaint to the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection, which is the supervisory authority for the processing of personal data.

Contact information
If you have any questions about our processing of your personal data, please feel free to contact us at the following address:
Box 878
501 15 Borås

Data protection officer
Contact details: