Privacy notice – Website data

This privacy notice applies to this ( website and the data of its users which is collected and processed.

Data Controller

University of Turku

The University’s Data Protection Officer:

Purpose of processing personal data

The data mentioned below can be used for technical and content related development of the website.
Log entries will be used to maintain the data security of the service, for technical development of the service, and for detecting, preventing, and rectifying errors.

Data content

The website automatically collects the following data:

Log entries
Log entries are created as the service is used.

Cookies are saved onto the user’s device and can be used to collect anonymous data about the user, their device, and how they are using our website.

Social plugins

The social plugin functions on the pages the user uses are transferred to the monitoring data of a third-party service.
The cookies and social plugins of the following services can be used on the website: Matomo, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook.
Some of the services provided by third parties may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

Data content collected from the visitor

The visitor is asked to fill out an anonymous satisfaction survey related to the website at the end of the programme.

Data transfer

The University can share anonymous data with third parties who assist the University in developing the website and rectifying errors.

Legal basis for processing personal data

The University of Turku fulfils its legal mission, as stated in Section 2 of the Universities Act, by carrying out research, providing education, and interacting with society.

Data retention

The data will be stored for as long as required for these purposes, and it will not be used for any other purposes.

Rights of data subjects

Visitors can decline the use of cookies, and consequently the use of anonymous monitoring data, by preventing the saving of cookies in the settings of their browser.  Preventing the saving of cookies may affect the functioning of the website.
The data subject has the right to submit a complaint to the supervisory authority.




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