Who we are

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IUFRO World Congress 2024 –

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) – Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences | 

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) –

International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) –


We process and store the information you provide to us when you register for our conferences and events at the any of above organizations.

The information is used so that we can fulfill our obligations to you, administer your registration, plan your participation, payment, changes and cancellations, and provide you with good service. Personal information may also form the basis for information to you about upcoming conferences and events that you are interested in. Personal data may also be used to establish, assert or defend legal claims.

Registration for conferences and events

Purpose: Administer participation in physical/digital conference/event or webinar, 1 management of participation in activities/seminars, meals, transportation, accommodation, management of fees/travel allowance/payment/refund, statistics, and additional information for you about upcoming conferences and events.

Type of information: Name, position, e-mail, address, mobile phone number, telephone number, choice of activities, any allergies and special wishes or circumstances. Information that you provided us with when registering.

Legal basis: Fulfillment of agreements regarding planning and execution of conferences/events, or consent.

Photography, filming of participants and conversation in chat function

Purpose: Document the participants’ opinions about the conference and its topics through photography, interviews and filming. Chat histories might be saved to help the organisers to answer questions asked in the chat function. The material may be posted on the conference website and on social media.

Type of information: Name, photo and film/recording, as well as your answers.

Legal basis: Consent.

Transfer of personal data

SLU put great emphasize on the safe processing of your personal data. We use adequate physical, technical and administrative systems, processes and routines to manage the information we collect. Access to personal data is only given to those who need it for their work tasks.

However, information can also be processed by the specific conference/event host/client and personal data assistants, i.e. companies/organizations that SLU collaborates with regarding IT operations, payments, printing, distribution, accommodation, meals and transportation. However, these parties may not use information about you for any purpose other than the specific conference/event and for the purpose of providing services for which they have been contracted.

Storing data

Your data will be stored no later than 2025.

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

You have the right, under certain circumstances, 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. Contact to exercise your rights.


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

You can take your complaint to the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection if you are not happy with the answer provided by SLU, or 08-657 61 00.

Read more about the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection at:


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