Personal Data Act (523/99), register description in accordance with section 10

Name of register

MyData Declaration of Principles register of signatories

Register keeper

Open Knowledge Finland ry
Lapinlahdenkatu 16
00101 Helsinki

Person handling register matters

Antti Poikola,

Purpose of handling personal data

Personal data is collected, handled and used with the signatory’s consent for the purpose of maintaining and publishing the list of signatories and communications related to the declaration.

The data contained in the register may be handled for the following purposes:

  • Publishing the list of people and organisations who have signed the MyData Declaration of Principles
  • Informing and communicating about the Declaration to the signatories

Register data content

The contains the following data:

  • Names
  • Email addresses
  • Organisations / affiliations
  • Countries

Normal data sources

Register data accumulate from:

Signatories themselves.

Normal release of data and transfer of data outside the EU and ETA

Personal data shall not be released to third parties except as within the permitted or obligated limits of the valid legislation. Personal data shall not be transferred outside the European Union.

Register protection

The register is in IT format. Right of use to the register is held only by those in the service of the registrar and other designated persons who require the data in their tasks. Access to the database is controlled by releasing user IDs and passwords only to those persons that have need and right to access the data. The information is protected by means of appropriate and up-to-date information technology-based solutions and data security.

Right to inspection and prohibition

According to the Personal Data Act, the customer has the right to inspection and error correction as well as the right to refuse both the delivery of electronic messages concerning offers and benefits and the use of personal data for direct marketing. If registrants wish to apply the right to prohibit or obtain more information with regard to the handling of their personal data, they may contact the person mentioned above who handles register matters. In the event that the customer wishes to apply his/her right to inspection, s/he must, in accordance with section 28 of the Personal Data Act, present his/her request for inspection in a personally signed or otherwise similarly certified document, or visit the registrant personally.