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Privacy notice on processing of personal data in the Luontotieto website

This privacy notice contains the information to be provided to the data subject in accordance with Articles 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council (2016/679). The statement includes information on how personal data is collected, used, disclosed and stored in the Finnish Environment Institute (Syke). Syke has the right to make technical alternations to this privacy notice without notifying the data subjects in advance.

Data controller and data protection officer

Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE)
Latokartanonkaari 11
00790 Helsinki, Finland
Email: kirjaamo@syke.fi
Confidential e-mail: https://securemail.ymparisto.fi

Controller’s contact person

Head of Luontotieto website maintanance team

Iida Autio

Data Protection Officer
Juha Ruotsalainen

Grounds for the processing

We process personal data in order to perform a task carried out in the public interest (Article 6(1)(e) of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)) and Data Protection Act (1050/2018) Section 4 Subsection 2 Section 3).

The personal data collected and the purposes of processing them

Collected personal data are the e-mail addresses of people who contact the Luontotieto website. We use the personal data of people who contact the site for the purposes of developing the online service and, if necessary, for communication.

Automated decision-making and profiling are not made based on the gathered personal data.

General statistical data on the use of the online service are collected and used to develop the service. Cookies are used to collect the data, but users may disable cookies. You can control cookies via Cookie settings at the bottom of the site. However, this may cause the website to not function properly. The user statistics are based on log data on the server as well as on Google Analytics 4 reports in which the cookies of the Google Analytics 4 software and JavaScript code are used.

Sources of personal data

The personal data provided in connection with sending feedback are disclosed by the person who sent the feedback. So far, the website does not have online forms to collect personal data.

Processing personal data

Only persons participating in the development of the Luontotieto online service have access to the registered information.

Personal data is not transferred or disclosed outside the EU or EEA.

Protection of personal data

The Finnish Environment Agency (Syke) as the data controller has implemented the necessary technical and organizational measures and also requires them from the service providers it uses.

Storing personal data

Personal data is stored for the necessary time so that Syke can fulfill the processing purposes described in this notice. The data is deleted immediately after the purpose of use has ceased.

You have the following rights according to the data protection regulation

You have the right to know for what purposes and in what ways we process your personal data. In this announcement, we strive to give a comprehensive picture of the processing of personal data. However, if any part of the personal data processing we carry out remains unclear, you can ask detailed questions by sending to the persons mentioned in the Register Controller and Data Protection Officer.

If the personal data we process about you is incorrect, you can ask us to correct the inaccurate and incorrect data. If we correct the information based on your request, we are obliged, as far as possible, to notify all those to whom the information was previously disclosed of the correction. In addition, you have the right to object to the processing of your data at any time on grounds related to your personal special situation.

Once registered, you also have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority.

You also have the right to file a complaint with the supervisory authority. In Finland, the supervisory authority is the office of the Data Protection Commissioner.

Contact information of the data protection authorized office:
Visiting address: Lintulahdenkuja 4, 00530 Helsinki
Postal address: PO Box 800, 00531 Helsinki
Email: tietosuoja(at)om.fi 
Switchboard: 029 566 6700
Registry office: 029 566 6768