Source references and quotes
When writing academic papers, you often need to make references to previous works in the field. This is partly due to other legislation which states that the author must be named in connection with the reference to the work.
You can therefore assume that you may process personal data in the form of quotes and references when you write your paper without having to further consider GDPR. If you only process personal data in the form of quotes and references, you therefore do not need to go through the checklist below.
Personal data must be processed in a sufficiently secure manner so that it cannot be stolen, deleted or changed by mistake. Therefore, make sure to handle the information as securely as possible and do not share the personal data with unauthorized persons (for example, other students, friends or family).
This applies to all processing of personal data that you carry out within your studies. Even if you do not process special categories of personal data, you should apply the security measures described under the page Special categories of personal data.
More about GDPR
Below you find a summary of the main regulations of GDPR and how these affect you when carrying out tasks within your studies. More detailed information is found on the website of the Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection. You can also talk to your supervisor if you have any questions.