Privacy notices

Aalto University's privacy notices provide information on the processing of personal data in the university's operations. The privacy notices describe the purpose and legal basis of the processing of personal data and specify which type of personal data needs to be processed in each activity. The privacy notices inform if personal data will be shared, or transferred outside the European Union. In addition, the data subject is informed about their data protection rights.
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Due to the many tasks of Aalto University, we maintain several privacy notices. You can get familiar with their contents through the links and attachments on this page. In the context of university activities, you are data subject, i.e. person whose data is processed, if you are for example our student, staff, alumni, partner or customer. Please note that depending on the relationship between the data subject and Aalto, either one or more of the privacy notices may apply.

Have you been invited to a university event or are you visiting our website?

The following privacy notices describe the processing and protection of personal data when organizing university events and communications.

Privacy notice for our alumni, donors and stakeholders

We inform on the processing of personal data of Aalto University alumni, donors and stakeholders in the CRM system in this privacy notice.


Aalto University privacy notice for partnership services

This privacy notice provides information to Aalto University alumni, donors and stakeholders about the processing of their personal data in CRM-system as part of the services of the Aalto University Advancement and Corporate Engagement (ADCO).

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Privacy notices at Aalto University

IT services privacy notice

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IT Services Privacy Notice

This privacy notice describes the Aalto University policy on the personal data collected and processed by the Aalto University IT Services (ITS) in connection with the services it produces and the processes it executes.

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Privacy notice for website

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Privacy Notice for

Aalto University ('Aalto') collects personal data that relates to the users of the website ('website'). This privacy notice applies to the website Aalto acts as the controller for personal data that users of the website provide when they visit the website or by other means or that is collected automatically in conjunction with website browsing activity.

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Privacy notices for our students and applicants

You find information on the protection of personal data of our students and applicants to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral education on the pages:

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Privacy notice for students

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Data privacy notice for applicants

This privacy notice applies to applicants to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral education, and contains information about how your personal data is processed and the rights that you have to your own personal data.

Privacy notices of research and other projects at Aalto University

Rights of the data subject

Under the GDPR, you have the right to review your information and rectify any inaccurate or erroneous personal data. In addition, with certain exceptions, you have the right to erase your data. If he processing of personal data is based on your consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent. You find more information on your rights listed below.

Data subject´s rights and data protection officer

In this section, you will find information on how you can exercise the rights of the data subject at Aalto University if necessary.

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IT Services

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