5 February 2024

Hellström contributes to Practical Law's Q&A about Data Protection

Thomson Reuters has published two Q&A’s on the topic of Data Protection, written by Anna Fernqvist Svensson.

Data Protection in Sweden Overview – This Q&A guide gives a high-level overview of the data protection laws, regulations, and principles in Sweden,
including the main obligations and processing requirements for controllers, processors, or other third parties. It also covers data subject rights, the supervisory authority’s enforcement powers, and potential sanctions and remedies. It briefly covers rules applicable to cookies and spam.

Data Protection Authority Registration and Data Protection Officer Requirements for Data Controllers – A Q&A discussing obligations for private-sector data controllers in Sweden to notify, register with, or obtain authorization from the data protection authority under Sweden’s comprehensive data protection law before processing personal data. It also discusses any requirements for data controllers to appoint a data protection officer (DPO) and any applicable notification or registration obligations relating to DPO appointments. This Q&A does not cover notification, registration, or authorization requirements for data processors or arising under sectoral laws.


Do you need legal advice regarding data protection? Contact Anna Fernqvist Svensson.