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The scope of the law
section 1 of this Act apply to the processing of personal data in
Central Board of student aid financial aid operations.
The law applies only if the treatment is completely or partially
automated or if the information included in or is intended
be part of a structured set of personal data which are
available for searching or compilation under
The relationship to the personal data Act and the Act on the
paragraph 2 in so far as personal data Act (1998:204) contains
provisions concerning the processing of personal data that are missing
counterpart of this Act, the Privacy Act applies
the processing of personal data in the Centre
financial aid financial aid board business.
At the Centre of the student financial aid Committee's treatment of
personal information to produce statistics shall act
(2001:99) if the official statistics and connecting
statutes shall apply instead of this law.
paragraph 3 of the CSN is responsible for
the processing of personal data by the Agency.
section 4 of the personal data may be processed in the Centre
student financial aid financial aid operations of the Board only if needed
in order to
1. deal with matters in the activities,
2. administer the proceedings
3. prepare the processing,
4. inform studiestödsberättigade about student aid benefits
and social benefits,
5. develop and deploy proof of financial aid for studies
to the student, or
6. notify irregularities in financial operations to
a public body which has to investigate or prosecute
Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the first subparagraph may also
treated by disclosed to the data subject himself,
Parliament and the Government, as well as, to the extent that the obligation
for CSN to submit information follows by
law or regulation, to the other. Personal data
treated in accordance with the first paragraph and not directly pointing out
the data subject may also be treated to provide access to
The Government may provide for limitations to the
the purposes of the first subparagraph and in which cases treatment may
be made on the basis of the first subparagraph 3. Government Announces
regulations on the restriction of the personal data
may be processed for a specific purpose.
paragraph 5 of the processing of personal data in accordance with this Act is
permitted without the data subject's consent may be carried out even if the
the data subject opposes treatment.
Restrictions on the right to process personal data
section 6 of the Special restrictions apply to the processing of
1. revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions,
religious or philosophical beliefs or membership in
2. relating to offences involving crime, judgments in
criminal cases, pre-trial or administrative
3. concerning health or sex life.
Information referred to in the first subparagraph may be processed only for
purposes referred to in paragraph 4(1) 1, if the information has
supplied in a case of financial activities or needed
to deal with such a case, or for the purpose
referred to in paragraph 4(1) 6 and the second paragraph.
The consent of the data subject
section 7 Notwithstanding paragraph 4(1), personal data may be processed in
Central Board of student aid student aid activities with the
data subject's consent. Information referred to in paragraph 6,
be processed for purposes other than as set out in the said section only
with the data subject's explicit consent.
Data processed with the consent referred to in the first subparagraph
may also be dealt with under paragraph 4, second subparagraph.
In cases where the processing of personal data in the Centre
Board of student aid student aid operations is permissible only
When the data subject has given his consent, have the
registered right to withdraw a left
consent. Additional personal data of the data subject may
then not treated.
section 8 as search terms must not be used
1. data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political
opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs or
Trade Union membership,
2. data relating to offences involving criminal offences;
judgments in criminal cases, pre-trial supervision measures, or
3. data concerning health, sexual life, income, wealth
or reason for discontinuation, or
4. a statement that the public all or a substantial
some paid for a person's livelihood.
When you search in a particular case if the financial aid, in a certain
Act or in such a secluded collection of personal data
referred to in paragraph 4 of the second sentence of the second paragraph may, however,
search terms referred to in the first subparagraph may be used. As
search terms may also be used data relating to
1. health to provide qualified staff electronic access
to cases in which the disease is significant, and
2. income and wealth to provide qualified personnel
electronic access to case files in order to be able to carry out
checks on the information which has formed the basis for a
decision in a case.
Internal electronic access to personal information
§ 9 the Government or authority the Government determines
Announces rules on terms of electronic access
to the personal data of those who work in Central
financial aid financial aid board business. Such access shall
be limited to what is needed in order that he or she should be able to
carry out their tasks within the financial aid operations.
CSN shall ensure that the electronic
access to personal data is documented. The authority shall
also systematic and periodic check if any
unauthorized access to data.
The Government or the authority, as the Government determines
Announces additional regulations on documentation and
control in accordance with the second subparagraph.
Direct access and other electronic disclosure of
direct access to section 10 and other electronic disclosure
without the consent of personal data
treated in the Centre of the student financial aid Committee
student support activities, are allowable only to the extent
as set out in law or regulation, and provided that the
4 and 6-8 sections are followed.
section 11 of the insurance fund and the unemployment insurance funds may, in the
so far as CSN has
obligation by law or regulation, have
direct access to personal data processed in the Centre
financial aid financial aid board business. Government
Announces rules about which personal data may
covered by such direct access.
section 12 of the data subject may have direct access to
personal data processed in the Central Board of student aid
student financial aid operations, if the data
1. refers to him or herself,
2. available in a case on which the data subject is
party or where the data subject has the right to receive the payment
of financial aid for someone else, or
3. refer to the documentation of the electronic access which has
been to his or her personal information, however, does not
such information reveals the individual officer who
had access to the data.
13 § When personal information may be disclosed to anyone by
direct access, personal data may also be on something else
manner disclosed electronically to the recipient. Single
personal data may in other cases be left out on the medium for
automated processing or via electronic communication
in individual cases.
section 14 of The request pursuant to section 6 of the Act (2002:1022) on the revision of
State activities, personal data may be disclosed to
The National Audit Office on medium for automated processing.
Rectification and indemnity
section 15, the provisions of §§ 28 and 48 of the Swedish personal data Act
(1998:204) for rectification and Indemnity apply for treatment
of personal data in accordance with this Act or the regulations that
in connection with this Act.
section 16 if the refund or recovery of financial aid is not
at issue in a case about student financial aid, personal data in
the matter expires at the latest three years after the end of the
calendar year in which the aid was granted in the case, or at the latest
applications for financial aid were refused. In other cases, the
the personal data in the case expires at the latest two years after the
the end of the calendar year in which the full payment was made, or
payment obligation otherwise ended. Such
personal data in the case that may have relevance in a new
case of financial aid or that may have bearing on recovery
of financial aid in the form of grants, but not screened
until they can no longer have such significance.
Personal data shall be processed in accordance with the first subparagraph of paragraph 4 of 3
shall, in so far as they are not added to a case if the
student financial aid, expires later than one year after the data
The Government or the authority that the Government may
provide that personal data may be kept for
historical, statistical or scientific purposes or for
accounting purposes, even if the requirements will differ
from the first paragraph. CSN also receives,
Despite the first paragraph, in isolated cases, decide to
the personal data in the case of aid to be retained in the
paper or other medium that is not electronic.
1. This law shall enter into force on January 1, 2010.
2. the provisions of paragraphs 9 and 16 shall not apply
until January 1, 2011.
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