Handling of personal data

Here is information about how we handle personal data that is registered about you when you contact us, use our services or participate in activities.

At our website, your personal data is registered, for example, when you register for an account, when you send an e-mail, submit a report, leave a comment, ask a question or make an error report.

Throughout the handling of personal data, we protect your personal integrity.

What is personal data?

Personal data is information that can be directly or indirectly linked to your as a person. It can be obvious information such as your name or your social security number, but also information such as property designation or telephone number. Images are also a form of personal data, if you can be clearly distinguished in the picture.

How long do we keep your personal data?

We will only retain personal data if there is a purpose for retaining the information. Personal data processed by the municipality is included in so-called public documents. When deciding whether a public document should be preserved or culled, an evaluation of the information must be made, taking into account the importance of the information for the activities, for the public's right of access, as well as its long-term significance for future research.

Who can see your personal data?

Your personal data is only available to people who need it to perform their duties.

Since your personal data may be included in public documents, this means that, for example, other persons as well as media companies or marketing companies have the right to see these documents if their purposes do not conflict with data protection legislation or are otherwise classified in the Public Access to Information and Secrecy Act.

We may also provide necessary information to authorities such as the police, the tax office or other authorities if we are required to do so by law.

Your rights under the GDPR

Each individual owns their own personal data, therefore you as an individual have certain rights that Dega Central Highlands Organization is obliged to observe in certain circumstances.

Right of access

According to the General Data Protection Regulation, you always have the right to receive information about what personal data Dega Central Highlands Organization has registered about you.

Right to rectification and restriction

If you believe that any personal information about you is incorrect or misleading, you can request to get it be corrected or used in a more limited way in some cases. In such cases, please contact the person responsible for the information system or the data protection officer and explain what you believe is incorrect and why.

Right to erasure ("right to be forgotten")

You have the right to request deletion of your personal data stored by Dega Central Highlands Organization if at least one of the following conditions is met:

  • The data is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was collected;
  • The processing is based on consent and you withdraw your consent
  • The processing takes place for direct marketing and you object to the data being processed for that purpose
  • You object to personal data processing that takes place within the framework of the exercise of public authority or after a balance of interests and there are no legitimate reasons that outweigh your interest
  • The personal data has been processed unlawfully
  • Deletion is required to comply with a legal obligation
  • The personal data has been collected in connection with the offering of information society services (e-services, social media).

Right to data portability

You sometimes have the right to receive your personal data in a general, structured and machine-readable format and also have your personal data transferred to another organization (if technically possible) if the processing is based on consent or on an agreement and is automated (by IT means). This right is not applicable if the board's processing is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or is part of the exercise of official authority.

Right to object

You have the right to object to Dega Central Highlands Organization's processing of your personal data and to submit a complaint to the Privacy Authority. You can object to direct marketing at any time and then Dega Central Highlands Organization will cease marketing. However, an objection cannot affect the principle of public access to official records and other parties can still use your information for marketing purposes.

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Our website does not save any personal information via cookies and when the visit ends, the connection between the web server and the user is released.

According to the Electronic Communications Act (2003:389), which entered into force on July 25, 2003, everyone who visits a website with cookies must be informed that the website contains cookies, what they are used for and how they can be avoided.

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Can I say no to cookies?

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Last updated 12/12/2022



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