The general EU data protection regulation
The data protection act (5.12.2018 / 1050)
Published 3 May, 2018. Updated 26 October, 2020.
A-Clinic Foundation (Business ID 0200924-4)
Ratamestarinkatu 7, 00520 Helsinki
Contact person responsible for the data file
Data Protection Officer Tiia Ruokosalo
Ratamestarinkatu 7, 00520 Helsinki
Name of the data file
Member and personal data register of the Päihdelinkki.fi website.
Purpose of processing personal data
The data provided in the Päihdelinkki services is used for customer relationship management, statistics, service development, marketing and research. The data collected in the Päihdelinkki services can be used for research, reporting or development purposes. The data may only be used in a form that has been stripped of any identifying information.
The justification for processing personal data is the personal consent provided by the data subject when filling in the form.
Data content of the data file
When completing tests, the system automatically records the IP address of the person filling in the form. In the feedback form, an e-mail address may optionally be provided for the purpose of answering. The system automatically records the IP address of the person filling in the form.
The data provided in the Päihdelinkki services will be retained as a rule until the data provider requests the administration to delete his or her personal data. Anonymized data may be stored for research and reporting purposes.
Regular sources of data
Data files are compiled using data on electronic forms that has been personally provided by the person filling in the form. The IP address is automatically saved in the system.
Regular disclosures of data and transfer of data outside the EU or EEA
The data collected in the Päihdelinkki services can be used for research, reporting or development purposes. The data may only be used in a form that has been stripped of any identifying information. The controller is bound by the duty to notify the authorities under the Child Protection Act (13 April 2007/417) and the Penal Code (19 December 1889/39). Undisputed suicide notes and clear threats of violence against a person are reported to the police.
Information is not disclosed for direct marketing or opinion polls.
Principles of data file protection
The data file is processed with due care and data processed using data systems are adequately protected. The data security of the data file stored on web servers is appropriately ensured. The controller shall ensure that stored data, server access privileges and other data that are critical to the security of personal data are processed confidentially and only by employees whose job descriptions include the processing of the data.
Right of access and right to rectification
Every person in the data file has the right to access his or her data stored in the data file and to demand that any inaccurate data be rectified or incomplete data completed.
If a person wishes to access his or her data or demand rectification, the request should be sent in writing to the controller. The controller may, if necessary, request the applicant to prove his or her identity. The controller shall reply to the customer within the time period set by the EU Data Protection Regulation. You can exercise your right to inspect once a year free of charge.
Other rights related to the processing of personal data
A person in the data file has the right to request the erasure of his or her personal data from the data file. Requests concerning the restriction of processing or erasure of personal data should be sent in writing to the controller. The controller may, if necessary, request the applicant to prove his or her identity. The controller shall reply to the customer within the time period set by the EU Data Protection Regulation.
In addition, the data subject has the right to refer a matter concerning the exercise of rights to the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Ombudsman) if they do not consider that Päihdelinkki has complied with data protection provisions or official regulations. The contact details are also on the Data Protection Ombudsman's website.
Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman
Street address: Lintulahdenkuja 4, 00530 Helsinki
Postal address: PL 800, 00531 Helsinki, Finland
Switchboard: +358 29 566 6700
If the Päihdelinkki changes this statement, the changes will be updated on this site.
Webropol is Päihdelinkki's internet-based survey tool. Also read the Webropol privacy statement (in Finnish).
Information on the cookie policies of the A-Clinic Foundation's online services can be found on the A-Clinic Foundation's website (in Finnish).