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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Data Protection Authority presented an initiative to the Finnish National Board of Education on the processing of personal data in educational applications
  • 15/10/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Data Protection Authority presented an initiative to the Finnish National Board of Education on the processing of personal data in educational applications

The Office of the Data Protection Authority has received information on cases concerning the processing of pupils' personal data by educational applications. The Authority has taken an initiative at the National Education Council, whose aim is to create guidelines for…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Data Protection Authority Office published its annual activity report 2020
  • 29/09/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Data Protection Authority Office published its annual activity report 2020

The Data Protection Authority Office has published its activity report for 2020. The report describes the most important events of the year in the field of data protection, the main solutions and supervisory activities in the different areas of activity,…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Personal data unlawful processing notice to the police for having used facial recognition software
  • 28/09/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Personal data unlawful processing notice to the police for having used facial recognition software

The Assistant of the Personal Data Protection Commissioner has issued a notice to the National Police Board in accordance with the Criminal Data Protection Act, as the police have illegally processed data belonging to special groups of personal data in…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Supreme Administrative Court – termination of employment of the head of the Åland Data Protection Authority
  • 22/09/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Supreme Administrative Court – termination of employment of the head of the Åland Data Protection Authority

The Supreme Administrative Court has annulled the decision of the Åland provincial government to terminate the employment of the head of the Åland Data Protection Authority after a probationary period, as the decision was not in accordance with the provisions…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Finnish Data Protection Authority has shared questions about cookie consent to Traficom – a new guideline on Traficom cookie policy
  • 16/09/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The Finnish Data Protection Authority has shared questions about cookie consent to Traficom – a new guideline on Traficom cookie policy

The Finnish Transport and Communication Agency (Traficom) has published advices in order to support online service providers and users on cookie policies and the implementation of the law. The revised guideline follows the decisions made up by the Administrative Court…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: personal data shall not be recollected from clients without their acknowledge
  • 06/08/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: personal data shall not be recollected from clients without their acknowledge

The Personal Data Protection Authority has warned a Fan Company that the recollection of personal data by the client’s control but without informing data subject does not fulfil the personal data protection legislation. The recollection and the usage would also…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The European Data Protection Board has taken a binding decision on WhatsApp in the dispute settlement procedure
  • 29/07/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: The European Data Protection Board has taken a binding decision on WhatsApp in the dispute settlement procedure

At its plenary session on 28th July, the European Data Protection Board has adopted a dispute settlement decision on a draft decision concerning WhatsApp Ireland Ltd. The draft decision concerns the own-initiative investigation by the Irish supervisory authority on WhatsApp…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Guidelines of the European data Protection Board on a code of conduct like an instrument for the transmission of data, virtual voice assistances and definition of the data controller and processor
  • 22/07/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: Guidelines of the European data Protection Board on a code of conduct like an instrument for the transmission of data, virtual voice assistances and definition of the data controller and processor

The European Data Protection Board has adopted new guideline, among with a code of conduct of the transfers of data, as well as final version of guidelines on virtual voice assistances and definitions of data controller and processor. Guideline on…

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BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: the European Data Protection Board adopts a decision in an urgent case against Facebook IE
  • 16/07/2021

BY THE FINNISH DATA PROTECTION AUTHORITY: the European Data Protection Board adopts a decision in an urgent case against Facebook IE

On the 12th of July, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) has adopted its decision on the request of the Supervisory Authority of Hamburg in a urgent binding decision on Facebook Ireland Limited (Facebook IE). The Board has considered highly…

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