Processing personal data

Here you can read about how we process the personal data collected via our websites.

What do we mean by personal data?

Personal data is any kind of information that can be linked directly or indirectly to a natural person. Examples of personal data are names, personal identity numbers, postal addresses and email addresses. The Personal Data Act (1998:204) contains rules for how personal data can be processed.

Personal Data Act (1998:204) in Swedish on the Riksdag website

Controller of personal data

The Government Offices is the controller of personal data for the regeringen.se and government.se websites.

The purpose of processing personal data

The Government Offices processes personal data received via our websites when:

  • you sign up for courses, conferences or other events arranged by the Government Offices
  • you apply for a job via the website
  • you order printed material.

The right to request information

Under Section 26 of the Personal Data Act, you have the right once every calendar year to request information on the personal data concerning you that has been processed at the Government Offices regardless of whether this data has been collected via the websites or in some other manner. If you want this information you must submit a signed request to us. Under the Personal Data Act, the request must be on paper and cannot be sent via email.

Send your request to:
Controller of Personal Data
Government Offices
SE-103 33 Stockholm 

The right to request rectification

Under Section 28 of the Personal Data Act, you have the right to request rectification if the Government Offices has processed information about you in an improper manner.