How Bergendal processes personal data with regard to the personal data regulation GDPR

What is personal data?

Personal data is any kind of information that can either be directly or indirectly attributed to a living, physical person.

How does Bergendal process personal data?

Personal privacy and the processing of personal data are important for Bergendal. As an individual, you have the right to know if and why Bergendal has any personal data about you, and how long it will be stored. Bergendal deals with personal data in a responsible and careful manner. At Bergendal, we have enquired into the following:

  • What kinds of personal data do we process?
  • Why do we process the data?
  • In which systems/documents do we process the data?
  • Who processes and is responsible for the data?
  • When will it be erased?

Internal personal data: Bergendal does for example process personal data pertaining to its employees, in order to fulfil the obligations and protect their rights according to employment contracts, and the related, applicable, collective agreements and statutes. Bergendal must also share personal data of employees with third parties, due to legal duties, which can be, for example, reporting to the tax authorities, pension authorities, the social insurance agency, and so on. Bergendal has the right to process personal data either in fulfilment of contracts, legal obligations, or due to the balancing of interests.

All staff have acquainted themselves with this document via Bergendal’s pearl code. The staff are also aware of Bergendal’s privacy policy, as well as of the personal data policy of the Cooperative Employers’ Association KFO, which is distributed in conjunction with the signing of employment contracts.

External personal data: Bergendal processes external personal data in connection with, among other things, subscriptions to newsletters, participation in meetings, conferences, private party arrangements, or signed contracts with Bergendal regarding delivery services. Bergendal has the right to process personal data either in fulfilment of contracts, legal obligations, consent, or due to the balancing of interests.

In our privacy policy we explain in more detail, among other things: which personal data we process, and why; what legal basis we have to support us; and how long we store the data for. It also describes the rights you have regarding your personal data.

If you feel that Bergendal is not processing your personal data correctly, you have the right to register a complaint with the Swedish Data Protection Authority.

Bergendal Meetings Cooperative Economic Association is controller for the processing of personal data. If you have any questions about how we process your personal data, you are always welcome to contact us at or our data protection officers, Henrik Björnklint and Therése Alsing, at