Privacy Library

Finland

National Data Protection Authority - Other Government Agencies
The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman
Consumer Agency & Ombudsman
Communications Regulatory Authority
Ministry of Labor
Privacy Law and Regulations
The Personal Data Act (523/1999)
  • Finnish and Swedish texts include amendments made in 2000;
  • English text does not include amendments made in 2000 - see Act 986/2000 for amendments in English
Guidance on Whistleblowing (2008)
Act on the Protection of Privacy in Electronic Communications (516/2004)
  • English text includes amendments up to 365/2011
Act on the Protection of Privacy in Working Life (759/2004)
  • Responsible Enforcement Agencies: Ministry of Labor and the DPA
Consumer Protection Act (38/1978)
  • Includes amendments up to 29/2005
  • Responsible Enforcement Agency: Consumer Agency & Ombudsman

Related:

What to Do When the Privacy Regulator Comes Knocking on Your Door? (Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Security Law Report; 9/16/2013)

Beware the Botnets: Cyber-Security is a Board Level Issue (8/15/2013)

Cross-Border Information Sharing for Effective Services (Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Security Law Report; 7/29/2013)

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