Privacy Policy Student Information Tools

Description of Student Information Tools

This is a service provided by Mid Sweden University that supplies a set of necessary tools for registered and active students to maintain their digital status.

Create MiunID

This function lets the student create the necessary identity for logging in and accessing the University’s student services.

Administer and/or sign contracts and agreements

A function to allow the student to manage his/hers available contracts and agreements with different parts of Mid Sweden University’s organization, e.g Library service or Student Union, is provided by this service.

Processing of personal data

Transfer of personal data

Personal data is transferred from the identity provider to the service, in order to ensure that the person is allowed to access information supplied with the service and also to provide a degree of personalization in the service.

With a successful authentication with the service, the following personal data (attributes) will be requested from the identity provider:

Personal data


Technichal name

Unique identifier

To give the student access to his/hers information



Aside direct personal data, related information, such as the person’s home organize and which identity provider that was used, is also transferred. These items of information can in combination with the requested attributes be used for unique identification.

Other processing of personal data within the service

Depending on which function with the service is used, different personal data is handled in different ways. This may include user-provided information received, data from Ladok or personal data already present in Mid Sweden University’s information domain.

Our service also produces technical logging for the purpose of error handling and security monitoring. These logs may also include personal data.

Transfer of personal data to third parties

Personal data used for creating the student’s user account within Mid Sweden University’s network will be synchronized with the Mid Sweden University agreement with Microsoft Azure Ad services.

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Lawful basis

There must always be legal grounds for the processing of personal data. The most common ones at Mid Sweden University are:

  • that the processing of personal data is essential to complete a task of general interest or the exercise of authority, such as the examination of students. This can also include publishing of photos from an event, as we are obliged to inform the public about our activities.
  •  that the processing of personal data is essential to comply with an agreement or a legal obligation.
  • that there is a consent from the registered person, for instance when registering for a conference.

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Right of access, right of rectification and right of erasure of personal data

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Purging of personal data

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Personal data controller

Mid Sweden University is the formal data controller responsible for handling personal data. The responsibility for this service is currently delegated to: Helena Wallskog,

Data Protection Oficer: Arne Wahlström,

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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.