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Finnish Social and Health Data Permit Authority Findata promotes secondary use of Finnish social and health care data, facilitates data permit processing and improves data protection for individuals.

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Findata’s remote access environment is now called Kapseli

29.09.2021
Findata’s secure operating environment will henceforth be called Kapseli. Kapseli is accessed remotely and is intended for processing data in accordance with data permits. “The name Kapseli identifies the operating environment of… Read more Findata’s remote access environment is now called Kapseli

The transition period related to requirements for secure operating environments extended by one year

31.08.2021
On September 1, 2021, the transition period related to secure operating environments audited in accordance with the Act on the Secondary Use of Health and Social Data will be extended until… Read more The transition period related to requirements for secure operating environments extended by one year

Requirements for secure operating environments will enter into force on 1 May 2021 – see our policies on applications and amendment applications

30.04.2021
The Sections of the Act on the Secondary Use of Health and Social Data on the requirements for a secure operating environment are applied in accordance with the transitional provisions of… Read more Requirements for secure operating environments will enter into force on 1 May 2021 – see our policies on applications and amendment applications

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Data permits

We issue permits and deliver the data to those in need of data resources from a number of different controllers.

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Data requests

You can apply for statistical level data from us by submitting a data request.

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Kapseli remote access

Kapseli is a secure, remote access environment for processing data in accordance with the data permits.

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What is Findata?

We are a one-stop shop for the secondary use of health and social data.

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Application and decision statistics 19 October 2021

Applications received: 577

  • Data permits: 336
  • Data requests: 58
  • Amendment applications: 183

Decisions taken: 367

  • Positives: 261
  • Negatives: 1
  • Lapsed: 98
  • Administrative transfer: 7

Open applications: 210

  • Applications under process: 47
  • Pending applications: 163

Unfortunately we have a queue, see the estimated queuing times below

Data permits: approximately 8 to 9 months
Data requests: approximately 5 months
Amendment applications: approximately 2 months

For more information about the handling process, see: Processing of applications and data.