Personal data handling
Below, you will find information about how Umeå University handles personal data collected through our website, www.umu.se.
Responsibilty for personal data handling
Umeå University is responsible for the handling of personal data collected through the website www.umu.se.
Our personal data officer (PULO) is Tina Nordström, Assisting University Lawyer.
Reasons for handling personal data
Umeå University registers personal data when you apply for participation in a course, a conference or some other event arranged by the University. Umeå University stores this information to be able to administer and follow up courses and events.
Personal data transfer
Your personal data may also be transferred to those who need access to these data in connection with electronic document processing, intended to honour an agreement with you, a legal obligation to you, a task of public interest or during exercise of public authority, where these data need to be processed.
The right of information
According to Section 26 of the law of personal data (Personuppgiftslagen, 1998:204), you have the right to request information once a year about those personal data concerning you that are being handled by Umeå University, irrespective of whether those data have been collected through this website or in some other way. If you want to receive this information, you must submit a written and signed request to us. According to the law of personal data, such a request must be made on paper, and cannot be sent by email.