IMY (Sweden)

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Integritetsskyddsmy

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Name: Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten
Abbreviation : IMY
Jurisdiction: Sweden
Head: Lena Lindgren Schelin
Deputy: n/a
Adress: Drottninggatan 29 Box 8114

104 20 Stockholm

SWEDEN

Webpage: https://www.imy.se/
Email: imy@imy.se
Phone: +46 8 657 6100
Twitter: @IMYse
Youtube: Datainspektionen
Procedural Law: n/a
Decision Database: n/a
Translated Decisions: Category:Datainspektionen (Sweden)
Head Count: 95
Budget: n/a

The Swedish Data Protection Authority (Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten) formerly Datainspektionen is the national Data Protection Authority for Sweden. It resides in Stockholm and is in charge of enforcing GDPR in Sweden.

Change of name[edit | edit source]

Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten is the new name (formerly Datainspektionen) since 1 jan 2021. The reason for the change of name is to signal the changes going on at the authority since the introduction of the GDPR. [1]

Structure[edit | edit source]

Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten is an independent administrative body. The organization is structured into different departments, such as Government, Care and Education; Business and Employment; Judiciary, Military and Camera Surveillance.

Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten also have the responsibility for the Debt Recovery Act and the Credit Information Act.

Procedural Information[edit | edit source]

Applicable Procedural Law[edit | edit source]

The Administrative Procedure Act (Förvaltningsprocesslag 2017:900 (in SE)) regulates the complainants rights under Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten's handling of complaints.

Section 6 requires that the authority provide its assistance without undue delay ("utan onödigt dröjsmål").

Complaints Procedure under Art 77 GDPR[edit | edit source]

Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten urges complainants who have an issue with a controller to contact the controller before lodging a complaint. They include a formula than can be used on their site (in SE).

Ex Officio Procedures under Art 57 GDPR[edit | edit source]

Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten can run ex officio procedures out of its own motion. They provide an overview of their policy to ex officio supervision on their webpage. In addition they provide an overview over which sectors and issues will be prioritized. For 2019-2020 this overview can be found here (in SE).

Appeals[edit | edit source]

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Practical Information[edit | edit source]

Filing with the DPA[edit | edit source]

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Known Problems[edit | edit source]

  • The Swedish DPA takes the view that is has discretion not to deal with complaints by data subject.

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