1. Why and on what basis does Aalto University process your personal data?
The purpose of processing your personal data is to:
- Get background information of the possible needs and user base for a 7 T human MRI system in Finland
- Contact the survey participants later (if they want to be contacted) in the establishing phase of a collaborative network aiming towards getting a 7 T human MRI system in Finland
- Establish a mailing list to those participants who are interested in the progress of the project
The legal basis for processing your personal data is based on consent of the participant.
2. What personal data does Aalto University process?
The personal data being processed by Aalto can be categorized in the following manner:
- Participant’s name, email and affiliation
- Background information provided by the participant regarding his field of operation and areas of interest
The information will be collected only from this survey.
3. Sharing of personal data
Aalto shares personal data only to the extent necessary for the purposes personal data is processed. The abovementioned two categories of data are shared only with the representatives of Neurocenter Finland and The Finnish Biomedical Imaging Node. Both organizations are playing a key role in establishing a collaborative network towards getting a 7 T human MRI system in Finland.
4. Transferring your data to third countries
The university’s policy is to take special care when transferring your data to countries outside of the European Union and the European Economic Area, particularly where those countries do not provide data protection regulation according to the standards set by the GDPR. These transfers of personal data are conducted according to the GDPR utilizing for instance standard contractual clauses or other appropriate safeguards.
5. How does Aalto University protect personal data?
Information security is important to Aalto. Aalto University utilizes appropriate technical, organizational and administrative safety precautions to protect personal data against disappearance, misuse, unlawful use, transferral, change or destruction.
6. How long is your personal data retained?
Your personal data is retained as long as is necessary for the purpose it is being processed to fulfill, or as long as the law and other legislation requires.
8. Your rights
You have rights related to the processing of your personal data by Aalto. The extent of your rights is tied to the legal basis for processing your data and applicable legislation.
a) The right to access data
You have the right to access personal data related to you that is being processed by Aalto.
b) The right to rectification
You have the right to rectify erroneous or incomplete data.
c) The right to be forgotten
You have the right to request the removal of your personal data in the following situations:
- You revoke your consent to process your personal data and there is no other legal basis for processing
- You resist the use of your personal data in direct marketing
Aalto University will, in many cases, be required to retain your personal data to comply with legal and other obligations.
d) The right to restrict processing
If you dispute the correctness of the data we have collected or the legality of our processing, or if you have restricted the processing of the data in accordance with your rights, you may ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data to storage only. In these cases, the processing of your personal data will be restricted to storage until the correctness of the data can be verified or we have ascertained whether our legitimate interests supercede your right to to restrict our processing activity. If you do not have the right to request the removal of your personal data from our registers, you may instead request the restriction of data processing to storage only.
e) The right to object to data processing when processing is based on legitimate interests
You always have the right to object to the use of your data in direct marketing.
f) The right to data portability
You have the right to receive your personal data in a machine-readable format. This right concerns personal data that has been processed only in an automated manner based on consent or contractual bases.
If you wish to use the rights listed above, your request to do so will be judged on an individual basis. Please note that we may retain and process your personal data if it is required to fulfill our legal obligations, to solve disputes or to fulfill contractual obligations.
9. How do you use your rights?
The controller is Aalto University. In the above description we aim to give a clear view on our data processing activities. If you have questions regarding the processing of your personal data, we have not succeeded in our aim. In these cases, please contact us:
Requests under the GDPR concerning the processing of personal data can be submitted through our personal data portal: Aalto university personal data portal (https://datarequest.aalto.fi/en-US/)
The contact person regarding this survey (e.g., change or removal of the provided information) is Toni Auranen, Email: toni.auranen(at)aalto.fi
The data subject may also contact the data protection officer of Aalto University if they have questions or demands relating to the processing of personal data: DPO: Anni Tuomela, Phone: 09 47001, Email: dpo(at)aalto.fi
If you believe your data has been processed in breach of applicable data protection legislation, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority, the Data Protection Ombudsman (read more: www.tietosuoja.fi).