Our Privacy Policy

You have been referred here because Svensk Vindenergi Ekonomisk Förening (“the Swedish Wind Energy Association”, “SWEA”, “we”, or “us”) as data controller processes personal data about you, which we do because you are an important person for us and our business. The processing takes place in accordance with applicable regulations, including the EU General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)[1] and what is otherwise stated below.

The Personal Data SWEA Processes

We mainly process your name, email address, phone number, organisational role, and organisation. Sometimes additional information may be processed, e.g. if you are a Member of Parliament or a local politician, but only if you can be considered to have published the information yourself.

SWEA’s Purposes for Processing Your Personal Data

We process your personal data for the purpose of providing the services and products you have requested. We will also process your personal data to manage and administer our relationship with you and, where applicable, to administer contracts with you or your employer. We may also inform you about our events and other things that we consider to be in your and our interest. In addition, we may use your personal data to inform you about products and services we offer that may be of interest to you.

SWEA Processes Personal Data When You:

  • apply for, change or cancel the SWEA membership,
  • enter one of SWEA’s member councils or working groups,
  • when you register on one of SWEA’s websites for news subscriptions,
  • sign up for a newsletter or similar,
  • register to participate in events organised by SWEA,
  • apply for vacancies or express your interest in employment with us,
  • answer surveys,
  • appear in photographs or videos captured at SWEA’s various events,
  • seek contact with us in other ways, such as by email or telephone.

In-Depth Information

Our processing of your personal data is described in greater detail in five different sections, one or more of which may concern you depending on your relationship with us, followed by a general description of how and what you can contact us about regarding our processing of your personal data.

Networking, Marketing and Knowledge Exchange

Here we describe the personal data processing that takes place in the context of communicating and maintaining our contact networks, marketing, and knowledge exchange.

Representatives of Member Companies

Here we address you as a representative of a member company when we administer your employer’s SWEA membership, as well as explain how we handle your personal data when we administer your employer’s SWEA membership.

Events and Meetings

Here we describe the personal data processing that takes place when we organise different types of events and meetings; both digital and physical.

Speakers and Presenters at Our Events

Here we address you who participate as a speaker or presenter at one of the events organised by SWEA.

Job and Internship Applicants

Here we address those who have submitted or plan to submit a job or internship application to SWEA.

Security Measures

In addition to ensuring that our processing of your personal data is correct and transparent in relation to you, we always endeavour to maintain a high level of security in all processing of personal data. This means that we continuously assess and take into account both technical and organisational risks to best protect your personal data from unauthorised access, use, alteration and deletion.

Your Rights

You have the right, in accordance with applicable data protection legislation, to request access to the personal data processed about you at any time. You also have the right to have inaccurate personal data concerning you rectified, to request the erasure of your personal data or the restriction of our processing of your personal data, to exercise your right to data portability and to object to the processing of your personal data. Where processing is based on consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent to the processing at any time.

If you wish to exercise any of your rights, please contact us.

You also have the right to lodge a complaint at any time with the applicable supervisory authority (the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection) if you consider that your personal data is not processed in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.


If you have questions or concerns about how we process your personal data or would like to get advice on data protection and privacy issues, you are welcome to contact us.

Send us an e-mail to: info@svenskvindenergi.org

Our Privacy Policy in Swedish

[1] Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of physical persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EG.