Are you planning to do research that involves people or the processing of personal data? If so, you may need to seek ethical approval.
Research on humans is normally only permissible if the participants have agreed to participate in the study.
Handling personal data
Research often involves handling data that can be linked in some way to living individuals. The Personal Data Act regulates the management of such data.
Deviations from good research practice - research misconduct.
At Lund University, deviations from good research practice and research misconduct are handled by the Deviations from Good Research Practice Review Board.