Privacy policy

The Carl von Linné Clinic cares about your personal privacy

You should always feel safe when giving us your personal information at the Carl von Linné Clinic. Through this privacy policy, we want to show how we ensure that your personal data is processed in accordance with applicable legislation. We value your privacy and your continued trust.
Information about how The Carl von Linné Clinic deals with personal data about you is provided through this privacy policy. For you as a patient, information will also provided in connection with your first visit with us.

If you have any questionns about the Carl von Linné Clinic's privacy protection, you are always welcome to contact us.

Who is responsible for personal data?

The Carl von Linné Clinic is responsible for all of your personal data and treatment of this data. The clinic assures that the treatment of data is in accordance with current legislation.

What personal data is collected?


We collect and process the personal data that is needed to enable us to provide you with the care you have sought, such as your name, you personal number, your contact information, information in your medical journal and, where applicable, your billing address. The information is collected from the population register (SPAR) and directly from you, eg. in connection with providing information before and during your visit or providing us with copies of your records. The information is also collected directly for the county council or region where you reside.

Company Representatives

The Carl von Linné Clinic collects and processes the personal data needed to enable us to contact you in your capacity as a representative of a company or organization, such as your name, your contact details, your position and, where applicable, invoice information. The information is usually collected directly from the company or organization you represent, but also directly from you. If necessary, we use external information services to supplement the information.

Website visitors

The Carl von Linné Clinic collects (via Google Analytics) and processes personal information about visitors to our websites ( and www.ä in the form of technical information, such as IP address and device information, which is needed for us to be able to analyze the use of and also develop our websites. The personal information is collected when you visit our website.

Recruiting personnel

The Carl von Linné Clinic collects and processes the personal data needed to enable us to recruit relevant and qualified personnel, such as name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number and CV. The information is collected directly from you when you apply for a position with us.

Why do we collect and process your personal information?

Please feel free to contact us to find out which information we collect, for what purpose and what legal grounds we have for collection and processing of this data.

How long do we maintain your personal data?

We maintain personal data to verify your identity and to be able to provide safe and good care. For suppliers and partners, your information is needed to fulfill contractual agreements.
Your personal data will not be stored for longer than is necessary to fulfill the purposes for which the data were collected. Data is also stored for the time required by law, or as long as it is required to monitor our legal interests.
Some personal data will, for the purpose of complying with the relevant accounting legislation, be saved for seven years, counting from the end of the calendar year in which the fiscal year to which the information belonged ended.
Contact information for company representatives is stored during the time we assess that the information is necessary to maintain the relationship with the company or organization. Deletion occurs when we become aware that the information is no longer adequate or relevant for the purpose, or when a company demands this.

Transfer of personal data to third parties and other countries

The Carl von Linné Clinic does not disclose personal data to third parties except in situations where this is a requirement that follows from a statutory obligation or to fulfill our obligations to you and partners. Your personal data will not be sold to third parties for marketing purposes. Please contact us for further information about situations in which your personal data may be disclosed to third parties.

The Carl von Linné Clinic strives to treat your personal information within the EU/EEA. The Carl von Linné clinic does not transfer your personal data to countries outside the EU/EEA beyond what is stated below. If personal data is transferred to any country outside the EU/EEA, the Carl von Linné Clinic will take measures to ensure that the personal data continues to be protected and also take the necessary measures to legally transfer personal data to countries outside the EU/EEA.
The Carl von Linné clinic uses software vendors (eg Google and Dropbox Business) with servers in the US. Through our use of these suppliers' services and software, your personal data may be transferred to the United States. The personal information we collect about you through your use of Carl von Linné's website may be transferred to Google in the United States through Google Analytics. Carl von Linnékliniken has ensured that your rights are guaranteed when transferring to the US through the suppliers' accession to the EU-US Privacy Shield. More information on the regulations is available at

Your rights

Right to register extract of data

Provided that the Carl von Linné Clinic is the personal data controller for your personal data, you have the right, at any time, to receive a register extract containing information about which personal data are registered about you, the purposes of processing these personal data and information about where these personal data have been obtained, and to which recipients the information has been provided or to be disclosed. You also have the right to obtain information about the anticipated period during which the data will be stored or the criteria used to determine this period in the registry extract. Requests to receive such information must be in writing and sent to the Carl von Linné Clinic at the address listed below under the heading "Contact".

Right to data portability

You have the right to data portability, that is to say, a right to obtain and transfer your personal data to another person in a structured, generally used and machine-readable format under certain conditions.

Right to correcting, adding and deleting

The Carl von Linné Clinic will, at your request or on your own initiative, correct, de-identify, supplement or delete information that is found to be incorrect, incomplete or misleading. In some cases, we are obliged to process your personal data even though you have requested that these be deleted.

Right to limiting processing and to object

Under certain circumstances, you may request the limitation of continued processing of your personal data (for example, if you question whether the personal data is correct or if the processing is legal) and a right to object to the processing under the conditions permitted by applicable personal data law.


Please contact us if you are dissatisfied with our processing of your personal data. We will do our best to respond to your complaints. Your integrity is very important to us and we always strive to protect your personal information in a relevant and safe manner. If, despite this, we do not succeed, you have the right to file a complaint with the Data Protection Agency in Sweden (Dataskyddsmyndigheten).


The Carl von Linné Clinic has the right to change this privacy policy at any time. In the event of changes to this privacy policy, the Carl von Linné Clinic will publish the adjusted privacy policy on with information on when the changes come into force and otherwise inform the recipients and partners in an appropriate manner.