Uppsala University's purpose and legal grounds for video surveillance
The purpose of Uppsala University's video surveillance is to create safer environments for employees and students while assisting in the prevention, detection and investigation of crimes.
The processing of data collected by the surveillance cameras is necessary for Uppsala University’s performance of a task carried out in the public interest.
Access to recorded material
Only authorized personnel at Uppsala University have access to recorded material.
Recorded material may be released to the police authority upon their request to assist in a criminal investigation.
Storage of recorded material
Uppsala University stores recorded surveillance footage for 30 days or as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected.
Individuals’ rights when personal data has been collected
Individuals have a number of rights according to the General Data Protection Regulation when their personal data has been collected and processed. Individuals have the right to control over their personal data though information about the data collected as well as when and how that personal data is processed. These rights, previously regulated by Sweden’s Personal Information Act (SFS 1998:204), were strengthened by the General Data Protection Regulation. In some cases, individuals whose personal information has been collected through video surveillance may have the right to have their information corrected, deleted or blocked. Individuals can also ask for or move their information. If you want to exercise these rights: see contact details below.
Questions and comments
If you have questions about the processing of your personal data, you can contact Uppsala University's Data Protection Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you feel that our processing of your personal data is in violation of the applicable camera surveillance law or data protection legislation, you also have the right to file a complaint with the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection.