The concept of "personal data" is extensive, and was further expanded by GDPR (May 2018). It includes any information that can be connected to a living person. Some of the data is sensitive.
Collecting, storing, using, transferring and transferring personal data is considered as processing of personal data. Such information shall not be
Tasks often require actions such as
The documentation can be done using ÅA's diagnostic forms / forms:
Notice for collecting research data (with personal data screening):> Data inventory
Form for informning participants in research projects: > Privacy notice
Other sensitive data
Confidential information such as data of the Armed Forces or those with biosecurity aspects
Biodiversity information on e.g. endangered species - Read more at Laji.fi
Data collected from social media sites - Read more here at Responsible Research
Pseudonymisation means that data is processed so that it can no longer be linked to a certain person so that they can be re-identified eg. using a code key.
Anonymisation means that personal data is deleted or processed so that information about an individual cannot be discerned and cannot be restored.
Free anonymization tools for research data: https://amnesia.openaire.eu/
Read more at:
Data protection ombudsman: https://tietosuoja.fi/en/pseudonymised-and-anonymised-data
FSD/Tietoarkistos guide: https://www.fsd.uta.fi/aineistonhallinta/en/anonymisation-and-identifiers.html