Current Issues

Administrative fine imposed on psychotherapy centre Vastaamo for data protection violations

The Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman has imposed an administrative financial sanction on the psychotherapy centre Vastaamo due to a violation of the provision of the GDPR. Vastaamo neglected its duties related to the safe processing of personal data as well as reporting a personal data breach. Deficiencies were also found in drawing up the documentation related to accountability.

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Press release 16.12.2021 9.30

Our telephone guidance service is closed from December 23 to January 2

The telephone service of the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman is closed from December 23 to January 2. The telephone service is available again as of January 3, 2022.

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Press release 15.12.2021 10.06