Personal data and cookies

This page describes how the service treats personal data and information about your visit.
Please contact if you have any questions.

Cookies uses session cookies to manage the authentication of logged in users and/or manage settings and activity during a session. These cookies are removed from the user's computer when the session is over, i.e. when the user leaves the service, either by closing the browser or being inactive for a longer period.

Some cookies are also created by Matomo, a software for measuring and analysing traffic in the service (read below). These cookies can be saved in the browser for a limited time.
No other third-party cookies and/or cookies related to advertising or commercial services are used.

If you don't want to accept cookies, your web browser can be set so to refuse storage or allow you to be informed every time a website requests to store a cookie. The browser can also delete all cookies already saved.
The website contains useful information on how to manage cookies in different browsers.

Processing and storing personal data

When you choose to connect your ORCID to Chalmers, this ID is stored in your personal record in Chalmers personal database (PDB) and made available to other relevant systems, such as Chalmers is also granted a very limited access to your profile at
You can, at any time, revoke this permission and also request that your ORCID is deleted from Chalmers PDB.
The web page does not itself store any personal data.

Read more about the processing of personal data at Chalmers
ORCID Privacy Policy

Traffic data

To log and analyse visits to, we use the software Matomo which is an open source software, operated and administered locally by the Chalmers library.
We do not use external tracking services, such as Google Analytics, nor do we share any information about visits to the service with any third party.
By anonymising IP-numbers, no information that can be associated with any individual or computer is stored. Stored visitor data is deleted after a maximum of 6 months.

Logging of traffic to this web page helps us to get a proper understanding of how the service is used and thereby gain the basis for continuous development and improving the user experience.
You may always choose not to allow the service to store information about your visits by configuring your browser or by setting your browser to automatically deny cookies or to be notified every time a site requests to store a cookie.
We would like to remind you that you as a visitor actively contribute to a better service by letting us know how you use it and that we never save data that can be linked to individuals.

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