Data integrity policy – Stockholm Science City Foundation (SSCi)

The right to privacy is a fundamental human right. It is enshrined in the Swedish law and in the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights. The Data Protection Regulation details the rights of individuals and how they should be taken. 

The purpose of the policy is to inform how SSCi processes your personal data, what we use it for, who may access it and how you can exercise your rights. For employees, personal data are handled in accordance with the personnel manual.  

Personal data responsibility 

SSCi prioritizes the protection of all information entrusted to us and follows regulations in order to protect your privacy. SSCi has data responsibility for processing of personal data collected through as well as upon request from individuals who contact us for subscription of newsletters and seminar invitations from us. We are obliged to save certain information for legal reasons, such as accounting purposes or requirements from authorities. 

The role of the Personal Data Manager is to ensure that SSCi acts in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Personal Data Manager is Christina Jägare,

Newsletters and invitations  

Personal data (name, email and industry category) which is provided for subscription of the SSCi newsletters and seminar invitations are active only for as long as you are a subscriber. You have the right to revoke a given consent. If so, SSCi does no longer process personal data or updates of previously submitted personal data. For newsletters, the name and e-mail address are saved until the subscription ends, then the data is deleted. For registration for events, the data is saved for a maximum of two months. 

SSCi use the internet-based software MailChimp to handle distribution lists, and to send newsletters and invitations to our seminars.  

When registering for a physical seminar that is held on site, you can choose to approve: 

  • If your name and organizational affiliation may be put on a list and distributed the seminar participants. 

  • If a list of participants with your name, email and organizational affiliation can be distributed to any co-organizers. 

In all other cases; personal data is never shared with a third party. 


For partners in specific projects, participants in expert panels, etc, name, e-mail, organizational affiliation, role and telephone number are saved in case this is provided. This is in order to promote SSCi's business areas in the best possible way, as described above. Data is saved during the collaboration and then deleted upon request, up to ten years after the collaboration has ended. Partners always have the right to request that their personal data is not processed for marketing. 

Right to subject access 

You are entitled to know which personal data SSCi has about you and to get information corrected. If you would like to know which personal data SSCi has about you, use the link "Update subscription preferences" in the footer of our mailings. You can also email your question to  

Update your subscription preferences  

In the footer of all SSCis mailings you will find two links; "Unsubscribe from this list" and "Update subscription preferences" that are used to manage your subscription. Updates can also be emailed to  

This information was updated: April 5, 2022.