Processing of personal data by the office of the non-discrimination ombudsman

The purpose of processing of personal data is the recording, monitoring and processing of matters handled by the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman. The processing is based on consent given by the person who introduced the matter or the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman’s statutory duties provided by law.

You have the right to request access to or rectification or erasure of your personal data or restriction of processing of your personal data. In some cases, you may also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data. 

You can request to access your personal data by contacting the registry of the Non-Discrimination Ombudsman by email, post or telephone using the contact details shown below. You should include your telephone number in your request for information to make requesting additional information easier. Before you can be provided with the information you must prove your identity.

In Finland, compliance with data protection legislation is supervised by the Data Protection Ombudsman. Further information on your rights based on data protection legislation can be found on the website of the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman at

Non-Discrimination Ombudsman, P. O. Box 24, FI-00023 Valtioneuvosto
Registry email: yvv(a) 
Tel. +358 (0)29 566 6800
Data Protection Officer
Rainer Hiltunen
email: rainer.hiltunen(a)
Tel. +358 (0)29 566 6800

Cookies, information security and protection of privacy in the online services of the non-discrimination ombudsman

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Information security

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