Laws that govern the website
Here, you can find information on copyright and other laws that govern the activities and how we process personal data on the website.
All copyright-protected material on the website, such as photos, maps and other illustrations, can be used with the permission of the rights holder. It is the person who has created the material or who owns the material. Information on who created the material is in the alternative text to the image. In other words the text you see if you hold the cursor over the image. Copyright is regulated in the Act regarding Copyright in Literary and Artistic Works (SFS 1960:729).
General Data Protection Regulation
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a common regulation for the entire European Union. GDPR replaced the Swedish Personal Data Act (PUL) in 2018.
Boverket respects and protects everyone’s personal data and personal integrity in accordance with applicable legislation. This means, among other things, that we do not gather more personal data than necessary and that the information is not stored longer than necessary. Longer information storage may be required by other legislation.
Electronic Communication Act
The Electronic Communication Act (SFS 2203:389) is intended to ensure that private persons and authorities have access to secure and effective electronic communications and the greatest possible benefit with regard to the selection of electronic communication services and their price and quality.
Distance and Doorstep Sales Act
The Distance and Doorstep Sales Act (Act (2005:59) regarding Distance Agreements and Agreements outside Business Premises) regulates door-to-door sales and online sales. This act is applicable to the sales of publications on this website.
Electronic bulletin boards
The Act (1998:112) regarding Responsibility for Electronic Bulletin Boards applies for example to discussion fora and comments published by our users. This act applies to websites that do not have a responsible publisher in a legal sense.
The Discrimination Act (2008:567) has the aim of combating discrimination and in other ways promoting equal rights and opportunities regardless of gender, transgender identity or expression, ethnic identity, religion or other beliefs, disability, sexual orientation or age.