Information about the web-based survey and processing of personal data within the survey

Last changed: 24 October 2019

SLU is undertaking an evaluation study in which we are collecting data about research and capacity building collaborations between SLU and Vietnam.

As part of the evaluation, a consultant will carry out a web-based survey targeted to Vietnamese MSc and PhD graduates within these collaborations. This page contains detailed information about the web-based survey and processing of personal data generated through the survey.

Who is invited to participate in questionnaire survey?

We are now inviting Vietnamese MSc and PhD graduates within the SLU-Vietnam collaborations to participate in the study by filling in a web-based survey.

Why am I asked to fill in the questionnaire?

SLU is eager to find out what work you have performed after graduation within academia and other sectors. The questionnaire will take up questions around internationalization, publications, collaborations, networking and mobility, and what lessons may be learnt from the research collaborations

Do I have to take part?

This study is voluntary, but your participation would be valuable for SLU to make the evaluation as relevant as possible.

What happens to the collected data?

The information in this study will be used only for the purposes described and in ways that will not reveal who you are. Data will be analysed by the consultant employed by SLU, who will carry out the evaluation. Collected data will be presented in aggregated form in a report. You will not be identified in any publication material from this study. All data will be handled as described under the heading: More about data collection and processing.

We are looking forward to getting in touch with you!

For further questions regarding the web-based survey, please contact Solveig Freudenthal

More about data collection and processing

SLU processes personal data in accordance with regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council. These provisions are often referred to as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data controller

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is the data controller for the processing of your personal data. Contact person at SLU for this project is: Ulrika Huss Melin at SLU Global.

The data protection officer at SLU can be reached at dataskydd@slu.se or by phone at 018-67 20 90.

Purpose

We are undertaking an evaluation study in which we are collecting data about research and capacity building collaborations between SLU and Vietnam.

The purpose of the evaluation is to learn from these past collaborations, and identify and document results generated through them.

One part of the evaluation will build on data generated from a survey questionnaire to former MSc students and PhD students, within the collaborations between SLU and Vietnam. You are one of the above and invited to contribute to this evaluation study filling in the survey questionnaire.

SLU will also process your personal data as required for SLU to comply with regulations on public documents and the archives of public authorities.

Legal basis

The participants consent to process personal data is the legal basis for handling the survey data.

We would need your consent to collect and process personal data that will be generated if you accept to fill in the survey. You will therefore be asked if you agree that we handle and process your personal data, before you can start filling in the web based survey.

Disclosure

SLU may disclose your personal data to anyone who requests a public document that includes your data, in accordance with the regulations on public documents, unless they are subject to non-disclosure.

Transfer of personal data

The information in this study will be used only for the purposes described and in ways that will not reveal who you are. Data will be analysed by the consultant employed by SLU, who will carry out the evaluation. Collected data will be presented in aggregated form in a report.You will not be identified in any publication material from this study. We may ask a few participants for your written permission to present and publish particular cases in form narratives of research findings or capacity building results generated through these collaborations.

International transfer of personal data

The survey will be carried out using the web based survey service Netigate. Netigate use server storage in the United States of America. In the event of such transfer of personal data, SLU and Netigate will ensure that the necessary legal precautions are made to ensure the security of your personal data.

Storing data

Data will be stored at SLU until the report is published in 2020, afterwards for as long as the data is relevant to enable us to perform follow up studies about SLU’s international collaboration. SLU does not intend to delete any of the data collected. Your personal data will also be stored for as long as required by the Public Access to Information Act and the regulations on the archives of public authorities.

Your rights

Under certain circumstances and according to law, you have the right to have your personal data erased, corrected or limited. You also have the right of access to the personal data being processed, and you have the right to object to the processing of your data. To exert your rights, contact the Privacy and Data Protection Function Unit (contact details below).

Withdrawing your consent

Processing of your personal data generated within the survey will be based on your consent. You have the right to withdraw this consent at any point .

If you wish to withdraw your consent, please send an e-mail to SLU Global. Please specify the scope of your request.

Comments

If you have any comments on the processing of personal data at SLU, contact the Privacy and Data Protection Function at dataskydd@slu.se, 018-67 20 90.

If you are not happy with the answer provided by SLU, you can take your complaint to the Swedish Data Protection Authority, datainspektionen@datainspektionen.se or 08-657 61 00.

Read more about the Data Protection Authority.


Contact

SLU Global supports and facilitates SLU's commitment to improve the situation for people in low-income countries based on the Global Goals of the Agenda 2030 for sustainable development.

SLU Global
Vice-Chancellor's Office

Agricultural Sciences for Global Development
PO Box 7005, SE-750 07 Uppsala
Visiting address: Almas Allé 7
www.slu.se/slu-global 
global@slu.se 
Subscribe to our newsletter and follow us in social media.                                  

Page editor: catherine.kihlstrom@slu.se