Privacy policy statement according to the EU’s Data Protection Regulation


Finnish Pension Alliance TELA
Salomonkatu 17 B
00100 Helsinki

Contact person for matters concerning the register

Pirjo Sved, tel. +358 44 541 5880, pirjo.sved(at)

Register name

Groups associated with TELA’s operations and administration

Purpose of the processing of personal data

TELA is an advocacy organization. Its activities are closely linked with various bodies.

The training that TELA provides for the members of pension insurance companies administrative bodies is based on the requirements laid down by the Financial Supervisory Authority. In consequence, the participants are registered and receive certificates.

Basis for the processing of personal data

The processing of personal data is based on the consent given by data subjects, or on TELA’s legitimate interest.

Categories of personal data/Categories of data subjects concerned

  • Members of TELA’s Board
  • Members of TELA’s advisory committees, expert groups and ad hoc groups
  • Users of TELA’s Extranet
  • Users of TELA’s statistics system
  • Participants in TELA’s administration training

Contents of the register

For bodies and system users:

  • name
  • organization represented by the person
  • position in the organization
  • email address
  • phone
  • postal address
  • special diet, if applicable, for Board seminars and administration training

Recipients of personal data

TELA does not disclose information for use outside its own activities, except when law requires that information is disclosed to the authorities. TELA is not a commercial operator.

Period for which personal data are stored, or the criteria used to determine that period

Personal data are stored for as long as the person is involved in TELA’s activities. The need to store personal data is reviewed annually.

Controller’s legitimate interest

The data subjects participate in the activities organized by TELA.

Rights of data subjects

Data subjects have the right to request access to their personal data and the right to request rectification or erasure of data or restriction of the processing. Data subjects also have the right to object to the processing of data insofar as the processing is based on the controller’s legitimate interest. A person also has the right to transfer data from one system to another if the processing of data is performed automatically.

Automatic decision-making

Personal data are not processed automatically. Nor are they used for automatic decision-making.

Right to withdraw consent

Data subjects have the right at any time to withdraw the consent they have given to the processing of their personal data.

Right to lodge a complaint to the supervisory authority

Data subjects have the right to lodge a complaint to the Data Protection Ombudsman if they consider that the processing of their personal data violates the General Data Protection Regulation.

Regular data sources

Personal data are collected with the data subject’s consent, in accordance with the employer’s or the person’s own account, from the persons themselves.

Protection of personal data

The register is maintained and protected by various technical and organizational measures. TELA’s data network and hardware are protected by technical solutions, such as a firewall and password protection. TELA ensures the systems’ fault tolerance and data recovery capabilities.