General information and support

On the sub-pages below you will find general information and support for GDPR matters relating to laws, principles, consent et cetera. You will also find answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). Under the Area-specific-information menu there is more detailed information about selected areas of work in which personal data processing is a common task.

Please click on each link below in order to attain further information regarding:


For questions about personal data and data protection, please contact:

Kristin Asgermyr
Data Protection Officer, Legal Counsel
dataskyddsombud [at] lu [dot] se
+46 46 222 04 26

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.