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The scope of the law
section 1 of this Act apply to the processing of personal data in such
activities of the Institute for labour market and
educational evaluation which aims to promote, support
and through research studies, follow-up and
The law does not apply to the processing of personal data by the
the award of research grants.
The law applies only if the treatment is completely or partially
automated or if the personal data are or are
intended to be part of a structured set of personal data
that are available for searching or compilation under
section 2 of the processing of personal data is allowed under this
law may be carried out even if the data subject opposes
The first paragraph does not apply when the personal information is collected
directly from the individual. In such cases, personal data
processed only if he has given his explicit
consent to the treatment. For withdrawal of a left
consent shall apply section 12 of the personal data Act
The relationship to the personal data Act
paragraph 3 of the personal data Act (1998:204) applies to the processing of
personal data, unless otherwise provided by this law or by
regulations that have been issued in connection with this Act.
4 § the Institute is personal responsible for the treatment
of personal information that the Institute performs.
paragraph 5 of the personal data may be processed only if it is needed to
the Institute's mission is to promote, support and through research
conduct studies, follow-up and evaluation.
section 6 of the personal data processed for the purposes referred to in
section 5 may also be processed for the performance of a disclosure of
data in accordance with law, or
Regulation. Moreover, section 9, first subparagraph, (d) and other
subparagraph personal data Act (1998:204).
Sensitive personal data
section 7 other sensitive personal data pursuant to paragraph 13 of the
personal data Act (1998:204) than those which reveal ethnic
origin, or trade union membership, or concerning health
may not be processed for the purposes referred to in paragraph 5.
Of the Act (SFS 2003:460) concerning the ethical review of research involving
people follow that research that includes treatment of
sensitive personal data under the personal data Act, section 13 or
data referred to in paragraph 21 of the same law must be examined.
Collections of personal data
section 8 if necessary for the purposes set out in paragraph 5, the
the Institute be collections of personal data processed
automated, provided that the data are not directly
can be attributed to a person. The data may, however, be provided
with a name as the authority data comes from can
refer to a social security number or equivalent
section 9 if it is necessary for the purposes set out in paragraph 5, the
the Institute also be collections of personal data
processed automated which is not personal data which
referred to in section 8, if the data are necessary for a particular
separate study, follow-up or evaluation.
Restrictions on the processing of personal data
section 10 of the personal data which are not directly attributable to a
person and included in the collections of personal data
processed automated must not be treated in order to clear a
section 11 of the personal data processed pursuant to § 9 and who have
gathered to be treated within different delimited studies,
follow-up studies or evaluations must not sambearbetas with
This restriction does not apply to such a sambearbetning of
personal information that is necessary to be able to repeat or
follow up such a study, follow-up or evaluation
has been implemented in the past.
Access to personal data
section 12 of the access to personal data is restricted to what
each needs to be able to fulfil their
section 13 the provisions of section 26 of the personal data Act (1998:204) about
information on application, does not apply in respect of
personal data which are not directly attributable to a person.
section 14 of the personal information for screening as soon as data are not
longer needed for the purpose for which they are processed, if not
the Government or the authority that the Government has
announced regulations or in a particular case, decided to
thinning should be made at a certain time, or to
data may be kept for historical, statistical or
Rectification and indemnity
section 15 of the provisions of the personal data Act (1998:204) about
rectification and Indemnity apply to treatment of
personal information under this Act or under the regulations
in connection with this Act.
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