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The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) replaces the Swedish Personal Data Protection Act of 25 May 2018. It deals with how companies, organisations and government agencies handle personal information, how it is stored and why. Your personal protection is strengthened and now you have the right to be forgotten, in other words, not to appear on any register. As a person, you also have the right to retrieve your data, so-called Data Portability.
Our tips for you (and your responsibility) include:
The personal data controller and the personal data processor must create a support agreement. According to the Data Protection Act, it must include:
Interesting and useful links:
General information about GDPR from the Swedish Data Protection Authority
About GDPR for companies from the Swedish Federation of Business Owners
For municipalities and county councils from Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions, SKL
Last but not least – don’t stress.
Most people who we are talking to are working hard to understand what this new legislation will mean for them in practical terms. Many of the statutes are not formulated yet. It will take time until everything is in position. But start working on your procedures now when things are quiet.
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