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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a regulation in EU law on data protection and privacy for all individuals within the EU. It came into force on 25 May 2018.

According to GDPR, you have the right to:

  • obtain confirmation as to whether your personal data is being processed
  • obtain information about what sort of data is being processed
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  • obtain access to your personal data
  • obtain information about whom your personal data is shared with
  • obtain information about the period for which the data will be stored
  • request amendments to personal data, or ask for the deletion or transfer of your personal data
  • object to the processing of your personal data

FBA is responsible for the personal data processed by us and used on our website and elsewhere. We only process personal data when it is necessary in the delivery of our assigned areas of responsibility. This may include our exercise of public authority and compliance with a legal obligation.

Please contact FBA’s data protection officer if you need further information about our handling of personal data. You can contact our data protection officer by e-mail, dataskyddsombud@fba.se, or by mail: Dataskyddsombudet, FBA, Folke Bernadotteakademin, Sandövägen 1, 872 64 Sandöverken.

FBA is a state agency and all messages that are sent to or created by us are public records. We need to keep and archive public records. We can only delete public records in accordance with Swedish archiving regulations.

You can also read more about data protection at The Swedish Data Protection Authority’s website.  If you wish to file a complaint about the way your personal data is processed, you should contact The Swedish Data Protection Authority.

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