Privacy policy

Processing of personal data at

AIMday is a concept developed by Uppsala University Innovation, an entity at Uppsala University, and made available to other universities as well. In order to provide the necessary functionality at this website,, Uppsala University collects and processes personal data. All collection and processing of personal data is governed by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). When an event is hosted by Uppsala University, Uppsala University is the controller. When the event is hosted by another university, this university acts as the controller and Uppsala University as the processor. You can find a detailed description on how Uppsala University processes personal data at Any inquiries where Uppsala University is the controller should be sent to Inquiries where another university is the controller should be sent to that university’s data protection officer.

What personal data does collect and why?

Event registration

When you register for an event, you consent to our collection of personal data about you. We require this information:

  • Full name
  • E-mail address
  • Phone number
  • Title
  • Institution
  • Expertise areas
  • Any food preferences

After the event we retain the questions, names, title and institution. We also retain your e-email address in order to send information on new events that might be of interest to you.

You can withdraw your consent at any time, in which case we will remove all your personal data without undue delay. Please note that if you withdraw your consent before the event in question, you will not be able to attend the event as we can no longer plan for your participation.

Contact information

When you contact us by email, we collect your name and your email address. The legal ground is legitimate interests, as we need to process this information in order to answer your inquiry. The information is retained for as long as needed to completely process your inquiry (maybe indefinitely unless you ask for it to be removed?).

Cookies at

Information about cookies

The AIMday website uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that our website requests to save on your computer. These cookies are used to collect information about how you interact with our website and allow us to remember you. We use this information in order to improve and customize your browsing experience and for analytics and metrics about our visitors on this website.

According to GDPR, you who visit our website must receive information about that this website place cookies, what they are used for and how to opt out. Website visitors must also accept to the use of cookies.

The following cookies are used on our website:

Session cookies (temporary ones and automatically deleted from the terminal at the end of the browsing session, closing the browser)

Persistent cookies (cookies that remain stored on the terminal until their expiration or cancellation by the user).

Decline cookies

If you do not want to accept the use of cookies, you can change the settings in your browser (Internet Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Safari, Firefox, etc.) so that it does not permit cookies.

Accessibility report for

This website is provided by Uppsala University. We want as many people as possible to be able to use the website. This document describes how meets the requirements of the Act on the Accessibility of Digital Public Services, any known accessibility problems and how you can report deficiencies to us so that we can resolve them.

What can you do if you cannot use parts of the website?

If you need information from in any other format, for example accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, you can let us know via our contact form.

You can also contact us in the following ways:

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