How we handle your personal data

At the Swedish Defence University, we collect, store and process personal data in various contexts. This work is ultimately regulated by the General Data Protection Regulation. Here you will find information about how we work with personal data to provide you with the best possible service while protecting your privacy.

Data controller

The Swedish Defence University (corp. ID no. 202100-4730) is responsible for its processing of personal data and for ensuring that the processing complies with the legislation.

What is personal data?

Personal data is any information that can be used to identify an individual. Examples of personal data are name, social security number, e-mail address, postal address, telephone number, photographs and login details.

When do we collect personal data?

We collect personal data in particular in the following contexts:

  • If you apply for or attend education
  • If you apply for a employment or are an employee
  • If you subscribe to our newsletters
  • If you are a certified IL, UGL or UL supervisor
  • If you are a member of our alumni network
  • If you are a user at the Anna Lindh Library
  • If you visit our premises
  • If you contact us via e-mail or letter

Contact information

Request access or rectification

You are entitled to contact us to get a copy of the personal data undergoing processing concerning you or to request rectification, transfer, erasure or restriction of processing of your personal data. You also have the right to withdraw consent to the processing of personal data.

You do this by contacting us either by e-mail to

Or by sending a letter to
The Swedish Defence University
Box 278 05
SE-115 93 Stockholm

Data Protection Officer

You can contact our Data Protection Officer if you have questions regarding your personal data by e-mail to

If you have any complaints about our processing of your personal data

You are entitled to complain with The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection if you feel that we are processing your personal data incorrectly.