What is Finland’s Data Protection Act ?
The Data Protection Act of Finland (Tietosuojalaki) is a supplementary implementation act of the GDPR and entered into in 2019. The Data Protection Act governs the collection, storage and use of personal data.
Other key Finnish laws concerning data privacy and protection are the Act on Electronic Communication Services, the Act on the Protection of Privacy in Working Life and the Act on the Processing of Personal Data in Criminal Cases and in connection with Maintaining National Security.
The Data Protection Act protects the data privacy of individuals and as such it contains a number of provisions and requirements related to the processing of personal data of individuals. The right to privacy is a fundamental right under the Constitution of Finland and therefore, it is of fundamental value.
This solution will provide your organisation guidance on how to comply with the Data Protection Act and stay compliant with this regulation. In order to also receive guidance on the GDPR, we recommend to use this Data Protection Act solution in combination with the GDPR solution.