Data Protection Code of Conduct

Transfer of personal data to Mailfilter-ng when using federated login

Description of Mailfilter-ng

Mailfilter-ng is an email filtering service for SUNET connected organizations that want email-filtering done locally within Sweden and at SUNET.

Processing of personal data

Transfer of personal data

Personal data is transferred from the identity provider (your login service) to Mailfilter-ng then the user login.

When logging in to the service, the following personal data is requested from the identity provider you use:

Unique identifiers

To match user against a pre-configured user ID.


E-Mail addressTo make it possible to send the user emails from the applicationmail

Assurance level

To allow restriction of logins to a specific assurance level.


In addition to direct personal data, indirect personal data is also transferred, such as which organisation the user belongs to and which identity provider has been used when logging in. In combination with the above personal data, this can be used to uniquely identify a person.

Other processing of personal data within the service

Mailfilter-ng stores technical logs for debugging purposes and security related incidents. These technical logs contain information regarding all authentications made to the service and the personal data transferred.

In addition to the data from identity providers described above, Mailfilter-ng stores an email address along with a first and last name associated with each user account. This information is edited manually by an administrator.

Potential personal data in Mailfilter-ng as configured by an user or admin of the service, is outside the scope of this document.

Transfer of personal data to third parties

No personal data is transferred to third parties.

Lawful basis

Personal data is processed on the basis of authentication. Personal data must be transferred in order to match a user to a preconfigured user account.

Right of access, right of rectification and right of erasure of personal data

For access, rectification and erasure of your personal data, contact the Personal data controller.

Purging of personal data

Personal data as described above is automatically purged from the service.

Personal data controller

Personal data controller for the processing of personal data is The Swedish Research Council, Sweden. If you have questions about how personal data is processed within the service, please contact

Contact information for The Swedish Research Council’s data protection officer can be found at

GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct

This service complies with the international framework GÉANT Data Protection Code of Conduct ( for the transfer of personal data from identity providers to the service. This framework is intended for services in Sweden, the EU and the EEA which are used in research and higher education.

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