Who we are
Address: Luleå University of Technology, SE-971 87 Luleå, Sweden
Organization number in Sweden: 202100-2841
Contact: Professor Ulrika Rova, deputy project manager, [email protected]
For us, it is important that you are confident with the way we manage your personal data, according to the General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR. GDPR, applied within the EU on May 25th and replaced the Personal Data Act (PuL).We collect data on how you browse our website, via external services, to improve and analyze how our services are being used, in order to create the best possible experience for you.
Read more about your rights and our policy below.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.
If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
This page uses an external service for analysis, Google Analytics. Google Analytics gather information about how our visitors use our site and our services. Google Analytics saves a cookie on your computer and collects information about how you interact with the site. This helps us analyze how our website and our web services are used. The information is then used to make improvements in the future.
Who we share your data with
We will not share or sell your data to anyone, but we use third party services for hosting and backup.
How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your data
This page has backup of all data and uses advanced antivirus protection. The website is updated on a regular basis to minimize the potential for data breaches.
What data breach procedures we have in place
In case of a data breach, anyone who has an account on our website will be contacted. We will also contact those who have submitted comments, in case they exist. In case of a serious breach, a police report is filed.