How Swedish data protection law differs from the GDPR

The Swedish legislators have made limited use of the opening clauses of the GDPR. However, the Swedish Data Protection Act specifies several data-protection topics that companies need to know, such as data subjects’ access requests, employee and children’s consent.

In the following, you will find the additions and derogations to the GDPR on the most important topics of personal data protection for companies. If topics are not linked, there are no derogating or specifying provisions in the national data-protection law.