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Personal data and privacy on our website

By visiting and using this website, you accept the Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate's (Ei) privacy policy on how personal data is processed via our external website

Ei's website uses a technology based on information available in the browser which combines with the visitor's IP address to provide a unique identifier. The technology is not used to record which websites you visit. Ei does not disclose the information to a third party and the information is automatically deleted when you close the browser.

Personal data

We want to make it easy for you to understand what choices you have and what control you have over how your personal data is processed via

You can read more here about how we process your personal data, what information we have about you, how to correct incorrect information and what to do if you want to delete your data.

What is personal data?

Personal data consists of information that can be linked to a person in one way or another. It may be information such as name, email address, IP address, personal identity number or phone number. Images comprise another form of personal data if you can clearly and identifiably distinguish the person in a photo.

Ei is the sole owner of the information collected via We do not disclose personal data to others, but this may take place in the event that Ei is not the right authority to deal with your question.

From and including May 2018, we do not publish or record personal data without your approval on our website. However, in some cases, may contain information published before GDPR, such as news articles, PDF or Office documents, which may contain personal data obtained without consent. Our normal procedure is to inform the persons affected and request approval prior to publishing on our website.

The purpose of processing personal data

You can read about the purpose of processing personal data here.

Digital news in Swedish

In order for us to send digital news to you via email, you must enter an email address. You can easily change your subscription or close your subscription account for digital news if you want to. When you register as a subscriber, you agree to the processing of personal data in connection with the subscription.

Contact-us-form via

When you use our Contact-us-form, enter your name and email address so that we can reach you. In this way you agree to the processing of personal data. Please note that when you write to us, the principle of public access to official documents applies because Ei is an authority. This means that the content of your message may become an official document and be disclosed if someone requests it.

Managing events via

For events that we organise, you must enter personal data such as name and contact information, so that we can manage our conferences and consultations. When you register for our events, you agree to the processing of personal data in connection with an event.
Questionnaires, evaluations and collection of information via

In some cases, you enter personal data when you submit information via our digital questionnaires. The questionnaires are used to collect points of view or for the collection of other information for our activities. Our policy is to give clear information about the purpose of the form.

Personal data is only mandatory if we need the information for the purpose in question. In the event that you enter personal data in a web form, you agree to the processing of personal data in connection with this.

News publishing and related material on

In some cases, when we publish information on our website, such as news and articles, we specify personal data in connection with this. This may include quotes or that we publish related material such as presentations, reports, and meeting notes that contain personal data. Our policy is to ask the person affected to approve the use before publishing on our website.

Decisions and other publications on

In some cases, when we publish related information material on our website, personal data is specified in connection with this. This may include decisions or other publications. Personal data other than employee names that appears in documents we have linked to, for example, is normally masked. Landmark rulings that can be published may also contain personal data.

Contact information on

We provide personal data when we publish contact information on our website. This is normally contact information of employees at Ei, but in some cases it may be information relating to external persons. It may be a question of a name, photo, position, phone number, email address and other work-related information. The information is published so that our website visitors can easily find out who to contact if they have any questions. Our policy is to inform and ask the person affected for approval before publishing on our website.

Images on

When we publish images that do not come from an image agency and where the person is identifiable, the person gives consent before publication. For images published on and which come from an image agency, the image agency has an agreement and complies with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

How long your data is stored for

We store your personal data for as long as required to fulfil the purpose of the processing or for as long as we are obliged to do so. After that your personal data is deleted.

We would also like to inform you that when you visit our website, an information box will appear about the use of cookies for the best user experience. You can decide whether you want to accept cookies or delete cookies.

Information and correction

You are entitled to request details of which aspects of your personal data are stored by Ei, in what way and for what purpose. If the information is incorrect or inaccurate, you have the right to request that it is corrected or deleted completely.

In order for Ei to meet your request, you must provide sufficient information about yourself and your personal data in order for us to search in our systems.

You are entitled to receive one copy of the personal data about you that is processed by Ei. Ei is entitled to charge for additional copies. The right to information and record excerpts does not apply to information subject to professional secrecy.

Send your request to: Energimarknadsinspektionen, Box 155, 631 03 Eskilstuna, Sweden. Or by email to

Official documents and the principle of public access to official documents

Ei is a public authority subject to the principle of public access to official documents. This means that all documents, including personal data, submitted to the Swedish Energy Markets Inspectorate will become official documents that may be disclosed to someone requesting them. However, in some cases, data may be considered to be subject to professional secrecy and therefore not disclosed.

You can read more about Ei's official documents here

Change of privacy policy

Please note that we may change and update this policy without prior notice. We therefore recommend that returning visitors periodically check for changes before submitting personal information.

Data controller

Ei is data controller for the processing of personal data on the website

Data protection officer

The data protection officer at Ei is Claes Vendel Nylander, lawyer at the legal department. The data protection officer can be reached by phone via Ei's switchboard on +46-(0)16-16 27 00.

Contact Us

Please contact us if you have any questions about how we process personal data. If you want to contact Ei's data protection officer, please specify this when you contact us.

You can find contact information for us here

If you are not content with how we process personal data you can contact Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection (IMY) External link.