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Privacy Policy

SciLifeLab operates the https://www.covid19dataportal.se website (including its subdomains such as https://biobanks.covid19dataportal.se/), which provides the SERVICE.

This page is used to inform website visitors regarding our personal data processing policy. If you choose to use our Service, then your personal data will be processed in accordance with this policy.

The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. All collected Personal Information will be processed for research purposes, i.e. using the lawful basis of public interest and in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation.

Log Data

We want to inform you that whenever you visit our Service, we collect information that your browser sends to us that is called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser version, pages of our Service that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.

Forms

Our Service contains a number of forms through which the website visitors may choose to get in touch with us or send us suggestions. The website visitors may choose to provide their personal information such as, for example, their name and e-mail address, through these forms.

The following parties will have access to processing the personal data provided through the forms: SciLifeLab Data Centre, Uppsala University. Your personal data will be deleted when no longer needed, or when stipulated by the archival rules for the university as a government authority. If you want to update or remove your personal data please contact the controller SciLifeLab Data Centre at Uppsala University using datacentre@scilifelab.se.

Our Service may contain links to other sites. If you click on a third-party link, you will be directed to that site. Note that these external sites are not operated by us. Therefore, we strongly advise you to review the Privacy Policy of these websites. We have no control over, and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third-party sites or services.

Cookies

Our Service uses cookies. A cookie is a text file that a website asks to store on the visitor’s computer. Cookies contain information that is needed for various functions on the website. Cookies can be created and stored by the website owner or created and stored by third parties. “Third party cookies” are created by external services, such as tools for collecting web statistics. They can be used to map your behaviour on several different websites. Most browsers offer the option of blocking this type of cookies.

Our Service uses cookies for two purposes. One purpose is to collect web statistics about the visitors. Data from these cookies is used in the work on developing the functions and content of the Service. When collecting web statistics, we use Google Analytics, and it creates third party cookies.

The second purpose for which we use cookies is to know that you have accepted our use of cookies by clicking on the button “I understand” in our cookie message. This cookie is created stored by us, the website owner.

Detailed information about the cookies that are stored by our Service
Cookie Purpose Third-party Provider
acceptCookies Track accepting the use of cookies No -
_ga Web analytics Yes Google Analytics
_gid Web analytics Yes Google Analytics
_gat_gtag_UA_168266875_1 Web analytics Yes Google Analytics
_ga_7ERWTL7ESR Web analytics Yes Google Analytics
Limiting the cookies

There are several ways of limiting the cookies that are accepted by your web browser. The settings vary from browser to browser, but in general, the options may be described as follows:

You can:

You can read more about cookies on the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s website.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. Thus, we advise you to review this page periodically for any changes. We will notify you of any changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on this page. These changes are effective immediately, after they are posted on this page.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

Our Privacy Policy was created with the help of the Privacy Policy Template and the Disclaimer Generator. Our policy uses text from the Data protection policy of Uppsala University. The text about cookies was partially copied and partially adapted from the website of the Swedish Research Council.