Privacy policy

Privacy policy

This Privacy Policy describes how Academic Positions, (hereinafter referred to as “We”) collect and use online and offline data.

We are committed to protecting the privacy of our users, and strive to provide a safe user experience. By using our websites you agree to the collection, use and transfer of your data as described in this Privacy Policy. We therefore ask that you take time to read carefully through this Privacy Policy.

We maintain and use your information in accordance with the Swedish Personal Data Act (1998:204).


We collect information to provide a better service to our users. We collect information directly from you, such as your contact details, your CV and your profile information. We also collect information automatically from you, for example how you use and interact with Academic Positions, your demographic information and information about your computer or mobile device. We collect information about your browser and your IP number to see which website you came from, what you used and did not use on our websites.

You have the right to request details of your personal data which has been processed by Academic Positions.


We use the information that we collect to provide, maintain, protect and improve, answer your questions and develop our websites and programs. It is included in our service to show you tailored content and personalized ads on Academic Positions sites. We may use your information to contact you about updates, conduct surveys or provide information and service-related communications, including important security updates.

Information you share in public areas of Academic Positions or make visible in the resume and profile database may be accessed, used and stored by others. We strive to provide a safe environment by attempting to limit access to our databases to legitimate users, but we cannot guarantee that unauthorized parties will not gain access. We also cannot control how authorized users store or transfer information you give to us, so be careful what information you share.


We collaborate with other companies to be able to offer you advertising that we think you will find relevant and useful. With your approval we may provide your information to third parties who may contact you about their products or services.

This may include advertisements that appear on our own sites, or ads that we publish on other companies’ websites. Marketing can be based on information that has been collected by us or a third party or may be based on your activities on our sites or a third party’s website.

The other type of marketing is called “online behavioral advertising”. See our Cookies Policy for more information and the choices you have.

Under certain circumstances we may also use your information for other purposes in accordance with what is permitted under Swedish law.


We store information to make your interaction with Academic Positions more efficient, practical and relevant. You can at any time access, review, correct, update or delete your resume, job alerts, or your profile by logging in to your account.

If you will delete your personal information, we will still retain logs and information about your activity on Academic Positions that cannot be identified with you personally. If your personal information was previously accessed by others using Academic Positions, we are unable to delete the information from their systems.


Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. We will notify you of any changes to this policy in accordance with what is required by law. We will also publish an updated version of our policy on our websites. Please visit our website regularly for updates.