Data protection and Processing of Personal Data

Everyone has the right to the protection of personal data concerning him or her. Data protection is a fundamental right that safeguards the rights and freedoms of data subjects when personal data is processed. The purpose of data protection is to define when and on what conditions personal data can be processed.

All data that can be used to identify a person directly or indirectly, such as by combining an individual data item with some other piece of data that enables identification, are personal data.

Right of Inspection

You have the right to know whether your personal data is being processed or not, and what kind of data concerning you is stored in databases. When you make a request to inspect your data, we will deliver it as soon as possible without unnecessary delay. The deadline for delivery of data and possible further details connected with the information request is one month after the initial date of the data inspection request. If your data request is exceptionally complicated or extensive, this deadline may be prolonged with two months. If you consider you data to be incorrect, you have the right to demand a rectification (correction) of your data.

Do the following

In order to inspect your own data, please fill in the online form “Data Inspection Request”.

In order to demand rectification of your data, please fill in the online form “Data Rectification Request”.

You may also personally visit one of the municipal customer service points. The data is handed over personally only to the person who made the request. In other words, you will have to prove your identity.

Read more about processing of personal data in the municipality of Sipoo in our privacy statements. Our privacy statements are available at the municipality of Sipoo website, and at the municipal service points during their office hours.

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