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Processing of personal data at Linnaeus University

On this page you will find information on how we at Linnaeus University process your personal data. If you have any questions, you will find contact information at the bottom of this page.

Linnaeus University is responsible for making sure that all processing of personal data that takes place within its activities is correct and follows the Data Protection Ordinance (DFS) (General Data Protection Ordinance, GDPR): The European Parliament and Council’s Ordinance EU 2016/697).

A personal data ombudsman has been appointed to organise the work with GDPR. The personal data ombudsman leads a working group with members of staff from different departments and offices that handle large quantities of personal data. This group consists of representatives from IT, communications, human resources, office of student affairs, and also have access to legal expertise.

More information

For more information on processing of personal data and the Data Protection Ordinance, see The Swedish Data Protection Authority’s website There you will also find information on how to contact The Swedish Data Protection Authority in case you have complaints concerning how Linnaeus University processes your personal data.