Privacy policy


The Stena A Olsson Foundation for Research and Culture uses cookies and similar technologies to collect information about how our digital services are used.

Cookies are small text files stored by the browser on the device used to visit a website. They are retrieved by the server when you log in again. Cookies are used to confirm access to the site, to remember your personal preferences and settings for this site, to streamline access to services provided, and to refresh your preferences when you return to this site.

We also use cookies for our own statistics, to record the number of times our site has been used.

If you wish to not use cookies, you can disable them in your browser’s settings (Internet Explorer, Mozilla, etc) and delete any cookies already saved. Please note that disabling cookies may limit the functionality of the website.

Personal data

We would like you to feel at ease with regard to how your personal data is processed by the Foundation, and we ensure that any information you submit will be dealt with in a responsible manner. Safeguarding your personal integrity is important to us, and your personal data will be protected in accordance with applicable law. This includes GDPR.

Only a few people with special authorization have access to your information.
Any personal data you submit on our website, such as your name and your email address, will be used in the following ways:

  • In contacts between you and the Foundation, and never posted in public on the website.
  • Visits to our website are recorded. This information is mainly used to provide us with statistics about site traffic and to see which parts of the site were of interest. This is also described under the heading Cookies.

Our website features links to other sites. The Foundation is not responsible for the content of these third-party sites or for their personal data processing.

What are your rights?

You have the right to know if we have stored any personal data about you, and exactly what this data consists of. You also have the right to request changes in, or the transporting of, stored data, or request that we limit our processing.

If our right to process your personal data is based on your consent, you retain the right to change your mind and retract previous consent.

In certain other cases you also have the right to request that your personal data is deleted. If such notice has been given, this request will be processed according to law. Information legally required by the Archives Act (SW: Arkivlagen) may however not be deleted.

How long do we save your personal data?

Your personal data is retained while the user relationship is active, never for longer than is necessary for processing.

The right to submit a complaint

In the event that you are dissatisfied with how we process your personal data, you have the right to file a complaint to the pertinent authority where you live, work, or where you believe a GDPR violation has taken place. In Sweden, this authority is known as Integritetsskyddsmyndigheten (The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection).

Contact info:
Box 8114
104 20 Stockholm

Contact info

If you have any questions concerning how we process your personal data, or if you would like to exercise your rights with regard to them, please feel free to contact us at