Teachers Climate Change Forum 2020 Privacy Policy

PRIVACY NOTICE - self-efficacy in sustainability education in TCCF

EU General Data Protection Regulation
Art. 12 to 14

Date: [21.10.2019] [updated on 2.3.2020]

1. Controller for the processing of personal data

The organization responsible for the processing of personal data is the University of Helsinki

Contact information:
University of Helsinki
P.O.Box 3
00014 Helsingin yliopisto

Contact persons for the processing described in this notice are:

Jaana Herranen and Maija Aksela (jaana.herranen@helsinki.fi)

2. Contact details for the Data Protection Officer

You can contact the Data Protection Officer by email: tietosuoja@helsinki.fi

3. Why do we process your personal data and what is the lawful basis for processing?

The purpose for the processing of your personal data is to study whether there is a connection between the participants` background information and their self-efficacy.

The legal basis for processing is:
the processing is necessary for the performance of a tasks carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority
          scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes

4. What personal data do we process?

  • Name
  • Gender
  • Age
  • Education level
  • Teaching level
  • Teaching experience

Research data is published so that data of an individual teacher cannot be identified.

5. What are the sources for personal data?

The personal data is collected through the surveys and interviews from the teachers.

6. For how long do we process and retain your personal data?

The personal data will be stored five (5 ) years, until the research is carried out.

7. Transfers of personal data to countries outside the EU/European Economic Area

No personal data will be transferred to recipients outside the European Economic Area.

8.      What rights do you have?

The contact person in matters concerning the rights of the participant is the person mentioned in section 1 of this notice.

Right to withdraw your consent

When the processing is based on your consent, you have the right to withdraw your consent any time. The withdrawal of your consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before the withdrawal.

Right to access

You have the right to know whether we process your personal data and what data we process about you. You have also the right to request for the access to that data.

Right to rectification

You have the right to request for the rectification of inaccurate personal data concerning you. You also have the right to have incomplete personal data completed.

          Right to erasure and right to be forgotten

You have the right to request for the erasure of your data from our systems. The data will be erased in the following cases:

  • the personal data are no longer necessary in relation to the purposes for which they were collected or otherwise processed
  • You withdraw your consent on which the processing was based and there is no other legal ground for the processing
  • You object for the processing and there are no overriding legitimate grounds for the processing
  • The personal data have been unlawfully processed
  • The personal data have to be erased for compliance with a legal obligation in Union or Member State law to which the controller is subject

You do not have the right to erasure, if the processing is necessary:

  • For compliance with a legal obligation which requires processing by law
  • For the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority
  • For archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific of historical research purposes or statistical purposes if the erasure is likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the objectives of that processing
  • For the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims

Right to restriction of processing

You have the right to request for the restriction of processing. This means that we store the data but do not process it in any other way.

You have this right when:

  • The accuracy of the personal data is contested by you. Then the processing will be restricted until the accuracy of the data is verified.
  • The processing is unlawful and the data subject opposes the erasure of the personal data and requests the restriction of their use instead
  • We no longer need the data for the purposes of the processing, but you need the data for the establishment, exercise or defense of legal claims
  • You have objected to processing that is based on legitimate interest. Then the processing will be restricted for the time it is verified whether the legitimate ground for the controller override those of the data subject.

Right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority
You can always contact us if you have any questions or concerns about the processing of your personal data. However, you have also the right to lodge a complaint with the Data Protection Ombudsman’s Office if you think your personal data has been processed in violation of applicable data protection laws.

Contact details:
Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman
Visiting address: Ratapihantie 9, 6. krs, 00520 Helsinki
Postal address: PL 800, 00521 Helsinki
Switchboard: 029 56 66700
E-mail: tietosuoja@om.fi