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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
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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. 

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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We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website, and we want the website to comply with the Swedish accessibility regulations.

How accessible is fba.se?

Some parts of this website are not fully accessible.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We are always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems that are not listed on this page or if we are not meeting the requirements of the accessibility regulations, please send an e-mail to communications@fba.se and let us know about the problem.

If you need content from this website that is not accessible for you, you should also send an e-mail to communications@fba.se so that we can help you.

Enforcement procedure

The Agency for Digital Government is responsible for enforcing the accessibility regulations in Sweden. If you are not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Agency for Digital Government to lodge a complaint.

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

This website is partially compliant with the Swedish accessibility regulations, due to the non-compliances listed below.

  • Images published before 2018 do not have an image description (alt text).
  • Some PDF files have missing tags and/or an incorrect structure.
  • Some videos and podcasts lack visual interpretation and audio interpretation.
  • In some cases, the contrast ratio between the text and the background is not sufficient.

We are continuously working to address existing accessibility problems.

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