Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are the student organisation LiU Formula Student situated at Linköping University:

Linköping University
LiU Formula Student
581 83 Linköping

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact Form

When visitors leave use the contact form on the site we collect the data shown in the form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.


If you apply to a position in our organisation by using this website, we will collect identification data and contact details like name, address, phone number, personal email address, photo, Zip/postal code or other. We are also collecting application data like CV / resume, education and education level, experience, work history, hobbies, community involvement, club/charity group membership (not political or religious) or other.

We will collect data only directly from you while completing your application (by fulfilling a form, by entering contact details, uploading a CV, etc.).

The data is used for the following purposes: conduct interviews, conduct reference checks, gather data about candidates in response to job postings, verify identity, ensure applications selection by checking the adequacy of your application with positions to be filled, gather data about possible candidates in response to job postings.


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Data regarding applications is retained during the application process. After successful admission to the organisation or rejection the stored data is deleted permanently.

What rights you have over your data

LiU Formula Student would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request LiU Formula Student for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that LiU Formula Student corrects any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request LiU Formula Student to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that LiU Formula Student erases your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that LiU Formula Student restricts the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to LiU Formula Student’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that LiU Formula Student transfers the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at our email:


Privacy policies of other websites

This website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

LiU Formula Student keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 2 May 2020.