Read the untranslated law here: http://rkrattsbaser.gov.se/sfst?bet=2012:453
The scope of the law
section 1 of this Act apply to the processing of personal data in
The public health agency's activities in relation to national
vaccination (immunization registry).
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
available for searching or compilation according to
specific criteria. Team (2013:637).
2 § the term national vaccination programmes have in this law
the same meaning as in the event of (2004:168).
section 3 of the Swedish personal data Act (1998:204) applies in the treatment of
personal data of the public health agency's activities
national vaccination programmes, subject to
of this Act or of regulations in
adherence to the law. Team (2013:637).
section 4 of the processing of personal data is permitted by
This Act may be carried out even if the individual is opposed to
section 5 of the public health authority is responsible for the
treatment of personal information that the Agency under
This law. Team (2013:637).
Purpose of personal data processing
section 6 of the processing of personal data for
1. the production of statistics,
2. monitoring, evaluation and quality assurance of
national vaccination programmes, as well as
3. research and epidemiological studies.
Personal data processed for the purposes specified in
the first subparagraph may also be processed for the performance of
data disclosure that is made in accordance with the law
Regulation. Otherwise, section 9, first subparagraph, (d) and other
subparagraph personal data Act (1998:204).
Personal data may be processed
7 § for the purposes specified in section 6, only the following
data is processed:
1. date of vaccination,
2. the vaccinated person number or co-ordination number,
3. the vaccine used,
4. batch number,
5. the health care providers who have been responsible for the vaccination, and
6. the vaccinated population city.
Obligation to provide data
section 8 of The health care providers who have been responsible for the vaccination to be
provide the information referred to in section 7 of the 1 – 5 to
Article 9 of the public health authority shall determine the conditions for the award
of access to information in the register.
The permissions should be restricted to what is necessary to the
assigned permissions to perform their
Government or authority the Government determines
Announces rules on the allocation of jurisdiction for
access to information in the register. Team (2013:637).
Disclosure on medium for automated data processing
section 10 of the personal data in the register of vaccination may be released on
medium for automated data processing only if data
should be used for any of the purposes specified in section 6.
section 11 of the public and of the Official Secrets Act (2009:400), see
provisions relating to restrictions on the right to issue
Rectification and indemnity
section 12 of the provisions of the Swedish personal data Act (1998:204) about
rectification and damages shall apply in the case of treatment of
personal information under this Act or the regulations
a court in connection with the Act.
section 13 of the public health authority must ensure that the individual may
information on personal data processing.
The information should contain the following information:
1. who is responsible,
2. the purposes of the processing,
3. the obligation to provide data which may result from legislative or
4. the mandatory silence-and safety regulations
for information and treatment,
5. the right to take part of the information referred to in section 26
personal data Act (1998:204),
6. the right referred to in section 12 to the correction of inaccurate or
7. the right to compensation in accordance with section 12 in the treatment of
personal data in contravention of this law,
8. what applies in the case of search terms,
9. what applies in terms of retention, as well as
10. that the registration is not optional.
Search Translated Laws of Sweden