GDPR – The data protection regulation

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The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a law on data protection and privacy in the European Union.

What is personal data?

What is personal data really?

Personal data is any type of information that can be directly or indirectly related to a living individual.

When can you collect personal data?

When can you collect personal data?

You must be supported by the law in order to collect personal data. It is called having a legal basis.

Why care about personal data?

Why care about personal data

Your customers, suppliers and employees should be able to feel secure knowing that you will process their personal data in a responsible way.

Provide more information!

Provide more information!

When you collect information about a person you must inform the person of this. Tell them why you are processing the information, how long it will be stored and who is receiving it.

Responsible: Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth

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