Privacy Policy

Personal Data Protection in the SciLifeLab Data Delivery System

In compliance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC (General Data Protection Regulation, further in this text referred to as ‘GDPR’), SciLifeLab Data Centre at Uppsala University informs the entities on terms and conditions under which personal data in the Data Delivery System are processed. Data subjects are natural persons using the Data Delivery System. 


The Data Delivery System 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.

The Data Delivery System uses session-based cookies: Strictly necessary bookies.

These cookies are essential for you to browse the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the site. Cookies that allow web shops to hold your items in your cart while you are shopping online are an example of strictly necessary cookies. These cookies will generally be first-party session cookies. While it is not required to obtain consent for these cookies, what they do and why they are necessary should be explained to the user.

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.

The Data Delivery System is developed and maintained by the SciLifeLab Data Centre. If you have any questions regarding the system, please email