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General information and support


Laws and regulations

Here you will find detailed information on the GDPR and the development of legislation in Sweden.
Read more on the Laws and regulations page

Legal basis

Information about the legal basis for processing personal data.
Read more on the Legal basis page


Consent is one of the legal bases. This page contains information about the process for asking for consent.
Read more on the Consent page

Information for data subjects

Information including checklists to assist you in compiling written information for data subjects.
Read more on the Information for data subjects page

Personal data processing agreements

When the University transfers processing of personal data to a third party, this has to be regulated in a personal data processing agreement. This page contains information on the procedure and who to contact for support. 
Read more on the Data processing agreements page


This page contains information about personal data processing in emails and includes templates for email signatures in Swedish and English.
Read more on the Emails page


This page contains answers to common questions such as: What is personal data? When are we allowed to process personal data? When is consent required?
Read more on the FAQs page

Page Manager:


dataskyddsombud [at] lu [dot] se

GDPR glossary

  • Personal data controller – the organisation responsible for processing your personal data. In all but a few cases, Lund University is always the personal data controller.
  • Data subject – the person whose personal data you collect and/or process.
  • Data protection officer – the role and function responsible for Lund University’s compliance  with the GDPR.
  • The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - The Swedish translation of GDPR is “Dataskyddsförordningen”.
  • Data Protection Act – the Swedish national complement to the EU’s GDPR.

Telephone: +46 (0)46-222 00 00 (switchboard)
Mailing adress: Box 117, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Invoice adress: Box 188, 221 00 Lund, Sweden
Organisation number: 202100-3211

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