Skip to Content

Data protection and processing of personal data at the Ministry of the Interior

Contact information

Data Protection Officer

Data Protection Officer Mikko Levämäki
tietosuojavastaava(at)intermin.fi

Controller

Ministry of the Interior, PO Box 26, FI-00023 Government
Registry: kirjaamo(at)intermin.fi, tel. +358 295 418 888

Processing of personal data

Personal data are stored only for justifiable reasons. As a rule, the data are needed for performing the Ministry’s statutory duties, providing services and ensuring effective communication.

The use of the Ministry’s online services is voluntary, and the personal data provided are not processed for purposes other than those indicated. For example in subscription services, subscribers are requested to give their email address so that messages can be sent to them. For comments on blogs, users are requested to give both their email address and a name that will be shown on the website next to the comment.

The personal data included in the registers have been grouped for each service at the end of this page.
Stored personal data

The data are processed by the persons maintaining the contents of the service at the Ministry as well as the cooperation partners and their subcontractors who produce the service. The Ministry has agreed on the processing of personal data with these bodies in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation.

The data are kept in the service in accordance with the Ministry of the Interior’s information management plan or until the service is closed down or when the subscriber personally cancels the subscription.

Service users’ rights

As a user of services, you have the right, among other things, to know what data we store about you and who processes your data. In addition, you may check the data we have collected concerning you and update them, if needed.

  1. Right to check your own data
    Upon request, you can have access to your personal data stored in the service by making an information request by post, email or phone to the Ministry’s registry.
    Information request form
    Contact information of the registry
     
  2. Rectifying or supplementing the data
    If you notice shortcomings or errors in your data, you can ask that they be corrected. In such a case, we ask you to tell us what information is incorrect and why and how the information should be changed, or to tell us what information should be supplemented and how.
     
  3. Restriction of processing
    If you have indicated that your data are incorrect, you have the right to request that their processing be restricted until the accuracy of the data is verified.
     
  4. Withdrawal of consent for the use of data
    You can ask the Ministry in writing to delete your data from the service. You can delete your subscription data yourself whenever you want by cancelling the subscription at the link included in every email message sent.
    Contact information of the registry
     
  5. Appeal or complaint concerning the processing of personal data
    If necessary, you may lodge an appeal or a complaint about the processing of your data to the Data Protection Ombudsman.
    Tietosuoja.fi

If you need more information about the processing of your personal data at the Ministry, please contact the Ministry's Data Protection Officer.

Stored personal data

Service Data stored

Subscription to the newsletter

email address

Subscription to press release and other material on current issues

email address

Comments on blogs

email address
name

Use of the Finnish Government Media Service

email address
first name and last name
citizenship
date of birth
postal address
ID card and its number
mobile phone number
position or title
medium and its contact details

M2 travel management service

name of the passenger
email address
address
phone number
personal identity code
bank account number
cost pool

Security clearance and
access rights management system name

name
year of birth
position
employer
phone number

Government Online Bookstor

name
delivery address
billing information (if any)

ACTA case management system

name
address
phone number
email address
other contact information
language

Information system for the European Union's Home Affairs Funds name
organisation

name
organisation
job title
KATSO ID
email address
phone number
Government camera surveillance system picture

 

When you are in contact with us, we also collect the following information

  • Data that you have given to us when you have participated in events.
  • Feedback and letters you have sent, requests for documents or information, and any other contacts you have made.

 

Menu