Privacy statement for the video surveillance system at PRH Customer Service

Controller

Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH)
Mailing address: Finnish Patent and Registration Office, FI-00091 PRH, Finland
Street address: Sörnäisten rantatie 13 C, Helsinki, Finland
Tel. +358 29 509 5000

Representative of controller

Mr Jukka Meriläinen
jukka.merilainen@prh.fi
Tel. +358 29 509 5615

Data protection officer

Mr Olli Vento
olli.vento@prh.fi
Tel. +358 29 509 5743

Purpose of and legal basis for processing personal data

The video surveillance system is used to monitor the customer service premises on the first floor of the PRH premises (Sörnäisten rantatie 13, Helsinki). The processing is necessary to comply with the controller’s legal obligation.

The purpose of the video surveillance system is to protect property and to prevent and solve misuse and crime. The purpose is also to ensure and increase the security of staff and customers.

Personal data and categories of data subjects in the register

The following information is registered: image material (without audio) transmitted by the surveillance cameras, showing persons visiting the customer service premises. In addition, the date and time are recorded in the register.

Sources of information

The image material transmitted by the surveillance system cameras.

Disclosure of personal data to third parties

As a rule, no data are disclosed from the register to anyone. The data can only be disclosed within the limits that the legislation in effect will oblige and permit.

The data can be disclosed to the police or other competent authorities for criminal investigation, always based on a specified request from the authority.

Transfer of personal data to countries outside the EU or the EEA or to international organisations

No data are transferred to countries outside the EU or the EEA or to international organisations.

Storage periods of personal data

The image material transmitted by the cameras is stored for about 6 months.

Profiling and automated decision-making

The registered data are not used for profiling, and no automated decision-making is performed on the data.

Right of access to personal data

The data subject has the right to check what personal data about them have been entered into the register, or to find out that there are no such register entries. The data subject can ask the controller for access to their personal data. Read our instructions on how to request access to data.

Right to rectification of data

The data subject has the right to demand that the controller rectify without undue delay any inaccurate or incorrect personal data concerning them. Read our instructions on how to request rectification of data.

Right to restriction of processing

The data subject has the right to demand that the controller restrict the processing of data, if the data subject contests the accuracy of the personal data. The idea is to restrict the processing while the controller verifies the accuracy of the personal data.

Right to lodge complaint with supervisory authority

The data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority (the Data Protection Ombudsman).

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Latest update 09.10.2019