Description of the service

Intranet for internal communication and news dissemination

Processing of personal data

The following data is sent by Karlstad University's identity provider:

Personal data Purpose Technical representation
username (KauID) used as an identifer to log you in as well as username in system eduPersonPrincipalName
assurance level used to ascertain that you have the correct level of assurance to login to the service eduPersonAssurance
name the name of the user givenName, sn
organisation status to determine your work-status at Karlstad University eduPersonScopedAffiliation
email used as email address for the user mail

Lawful basis

The processing of personnel's personal data and personal data transferred from identity providers while logging in is processed within the framework of public interest and the exercise of authority as this takes place by staff assigned rights within the framework of their employment within the authority.

How to access, rectify and delete the personal data

For access, rectification and erasure of your personal data, contact the Personal data controller.

Rectification of personal data that was transferred at the moment of login has to be done in the identity provider that you used to log in. This information is corrected in the service at the moment of the first login after the personal information has been corrected in the identity provider.

Personal data controller

The personal data controller is Karlstad University. According to EU GDPR legislation you have the right to (free of charge) find out what details we keep about you and, if necessary, get any errors corrected. You can also request that your information be deleted or restricted.

If you wish to request information then you should contact Karlstad University. If you are not satisfied with how your personal details are handled then you have the right of compliant to The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection, which is the regulatory authority.

Contact details

Senior registry clerk: email: ; post: Karlstad University, Registrator, 651 88 Karlstad, Sweden.
Data protection officer: email: ; telephone (switchboard): 054 700 10 00.
IT Department (responsible for the service) email:

For more information about Karlstad University processes your personal details, see

GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct

This service complies with the international framework Géant Data Protection Code of Conduct for the transfer of personal data from identity providers to the service. This framework is intended for services in Sweden, the EU and the EEA that are used in research and higher education.