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Data Protection Records


Student Union of Savonia University of Applied Sciences (SAVOTTA)
SYKETTÄ Kuopio Data Protection Records

NB: This document is a translation from the original document. This translation is not binding; its purpose is only to explain the contents of the original document in English. In case there are any obscurities in the translation, please check the original document for correct and binding expressions. The original document can be found on the Finnish website of SYKETTÄ.

EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, Articles 12, 13 and 14
Updated: 4.6.2021

1. Controller of the register

Student Union of Savonia University of Applied Sciences (SAVOTTA)
Microkatu 1
70210 Kuopio
www.opiskelijakuntasavotta.fi
y-tunnus: 2084214-1

2. Contact person of the controller

Executive Director Juha Asikainen
Mobile: +35844 785 5058
Email: toiminnanjohtaja@opiskelijakuntasavotta.fi

3. Registry Title

SYKETTÄ – Kuopio University Sports services

4. Reasons for Data Processing

The retention and use of the register is to gather the information of the users of SYKETTÄ sport services for usage of the services of SYKETTÄ Universities’ of Kuopio.

Information of the user can be handled for the following purposes:

5. Legal basis for the processing of personal data

Processing is based on Articles 6 or 9 of the Data Protection Regulation (at least one argument)
EU General Data Protection Regulation, Article 6, point 1,subsections a – f:

☒        data subject’s consent

☐        the implementation of the contract (in which the data subject is a party), the contract

☐        compliance with the statutory obligation of the controller

☐       vital interest of a registered person or another natural person

☐       exercise the authority of the public interest/controller

☐        information describing the position, tasks or treatment of a person

☐        public interest authority task

☐         scientific or historical research or statistics

☐         archiving research materials and heritage materials

☒        the legitimate interests of the controller or third party

 What legitimate interest is in question: the customer relationship

6. Data content of the registry and storage time

The register contains the following information about the profile of the user:

User data
Name (first and last), email address, phone number, type of user (student, staff, instructor), University, Field of study

If the registration is done before 8/2018: Name (first and last), date of birth, gender, email address, phone number, postal address, University, college education sector/unit/degree program, status higher education

Service data

Sports stickers: type of the sticker, date and time of the creation of the sticker, date and time of the payment, the information of who has confirmed the payment

Cross-use: city, where the user wants to cross-use the service

Physical activity: past and future physical activity events for which the user is enrolled in

Sanctions: exercise events for which the mover has enrolled, but does not have participated

Use bans: After two sanctions the user is momentarily banned from enrolling and participating events

Personal data will be kept in SYKETTÄ register for as long as the user is an active user. Active user means a person with whom one or more of the following conditions are met.

1)      The person has a valid SYKETTÄ sticker
2)     The person has had a valid SYKETTÄ sticker for two preceding semesters (from present). SYKETTÄ semesters are 1.1.-31.8. and 1.9.-31.12.
3)      The person has a key fob to a SYKETTÄ sports facility

Personal data will be deleted from the SYKETTÄ system after none of the above conditions are met.

7. Regular sources of information

The information is provided by users themselves via SYKETTÄ registration form. The services can be used only after filling up the SYKETTÄ registration form via SYKETTÄ web page. Consent to the processing of personal data is asked at the time of registration. 

At the ISYY office is a list of UEF staff members from where the right to use SYKETTÄ sticker is checked. A student’s degree leading to a degree in the college is checked from Oodi.

8. Processing information systems

Personal data, that is collected in the SYKETTÄ system, are used in the following information systems:

9.Use of cookies

Personal data processing in browser-based information systems uses cookies. A cookie is a small text file that the browser saves in the user’s device. Cookies are used to implement services, make it easier to sign in to services as well as allowing the use of services for statistical purposes. In your browser program, you can block the use of cookies, but this can prevent the proper functioning of the system.


Cookies are used in the processing of personal data:

☒ Yes,
Cookies are used in the browser-based information systems of data processing, SYKETTÄ Kuopio
☐ No

10. Disclosure and transfer of information in the EU or European Economic Area

The information is collected only to be used by SYKETTÄ-staff. Personal information will never be disclosed to third parties. The information may be disclosed to police for example in case of a criminal investigation.
Regular disclosure of information and transfer of data outside the EU or the European Economic Area. The data will not be given or transferred outside of EU or economic region of Europe.

11. Regular transfers and disclosures

Personal data are disclosed regularly for the following parties:

1)      Student Union of the Savonia University of Applied Sciences, SAVOTTA

Student Union of the Savonia University of Applied Sciences, SAVOTTA, operates as a processor of the SYKETTÄ user register’s personal data. At SAVOTTA’s  payroll there is an SYKETTÄ employee. SAVOTTA’s employees have access to the personal data to the extent that their work duties require  (for example, for collecting the sports fees).

2)       Student Union of the Karelia University of Applied Sciences, POKA

Student Union of the Karelia University of Applied Sciences,POKA operates as a processor of the SYKETTÄ user register’s personal data in Joensuu. When a person, who has registered in the SYKETTÄ Kuopio website and purchased a SYKETTÄ sticker, wants to cross-use the services in Joensuu, the person has to first activate the cross-usage to Joensuu campus on their own user profile. After this, the person’s data transfers from their user profile into the user register of SYKETTÄ Joensuu. Thus the person can be given access to SYKETTÄ services in Joensuu.


3)     Hurja Solutions Oy


Hurja Solutions Oy is an administrator of the SYKETTÄ website and operates as a processor of the SYKETTÄ user register’s personal data. In order to guarantee the operational reliability, Hurja Solutions Oy shall have access to all data in the SYKETTÄ system.

4)     Co-operation companies that hold sport classes for SYKETTÄ customers


Co-operation companies that hold SYKETTÄ classes operate also as processors of the SYKETTÄ user register’s personal data. Disclosure of the personal data concerns those users, who have enrolled in a class that is held by a co-operation company. Disclosure of the information  is made so that the instructor of the class can verify the participants to the SYKETTÄ system. Participating in the classes is monitored to prevent abuse of the services.

5)    The student union of the University of Eastern Finland (ISYY)

The student union of the University of Eastern Finland operates as a processor of the SYKETTÄ user register’s personal data. At the ISYY’s payroll is an SYKETTÄ employee. ISYY’s employees have access to the personal data to the extent that their work duties require (for example, for collecting the sports fees).

6) Appliware Oy

Appliware Oy is an administrator of the SYKETTÄ mobile app and operates as a processor of the SYKETTÄ user register’s personal data. In order to guarantee the operational reliability, Appliware Oy shall have access to all data in the SYKETTÄ system.

12. Security of the data

Every person who has access to the database has a personal access right admitted by the registry owner (username and a password). Only the persons who need the personal information for their work have access to the database.

Different access rights
1)      Administrator
2)      Inspector
3)      Instructor

The access rights are granted based on the work duties of an employee. With instructor status the instructor can only see users who have enrolled in the classes they teach.

SYKETTÄ web site is protected by SSL certificate. It is not possible to sign in to the website without e-mail account from university.

13. Right of inspection

Every user has the right to know what personal data is recorded in the user register referred in this registration description. Everyone is also able to check that there is no data concerning them in this register. The data can be checked once in a year without a charge. A request for data check-up has to be signed and personally delivered or delivered in another secured manner to the address of the registry owner.

The data can also be checked by visiting the registry owner in person. There will be an ID check-up before any data is given. The right to check-up data can only be denied in a case of exception. If the right to check-up data is denied a written letter of denial will be given. The person in question has the right to contact the Data Protection Ombudsman who will settle the case: The Office of Data Protection Ombudsman, PL 315, 00181 HELSINKI.

A request for a revised decision concerning data can be done by sending it to the registry owner’s address or by visiting the office in person. The ID of the person will be checked.

If the correction of data is denied a written letter of denial will be given. The person in question has the right to contact the Data Protection Ombudsman who will settle the case: The Office of Data Protection Ombudsman, PL 315, 00181 HELSINKI.

14. Right to demand that information be corrected

SYKETTÄ Kuopio Universities’ sport services, supplies and deletes incorrect, unnecessary, defective and outdated data from the register.

A user has the right to request correction of his or her incorrect information if he or she has detected any errors in his or her information when checking their information or otherwise.

SYKETTÄ Kuopio Universities’ sport services must correct the incorrect information within three (3) months. If SYKETTÄ Kuopio Universities’ sport services refuses to repair the information, a written denial certificate will be issued to the user.

15. The right to be informed of the data breach against the controller

Without undue delay, SYKETTÄ Kuopio Universities’ sport services must inform the users of any security breach of the registry that violate SYKETTÄ user’s rights or freedoms.

16. The right to appeal to the Authority

Every user has a right to make a complaint to Data Protection Ombudsman, in cases the user suspects that the EU General Data Protection Regulation is violated. The person in question has the right to contact Data Protection Ombudsman who will settle the case: The Office of Data Protection Ombudsman, PL 315, 00181 HELSINKI.