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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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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

A Year in Review – Summary of Findata’s operations in 2020

14.04.2021
Social and Health Data Permit Authority Findata’s operation was  initiated stepwise during the years 2019 and 2020. Take a look at the summary of Findata’s first year as pictures below or load an… Read more A Year in Review – Summary of Findata’s operations in 2020

Services

Data permits

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

Apply for a data permit

Data requests

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

Submit a data request

Processing of personal data

One of our most important objectives is to improve data security for information resources and data protection for citizens.

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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 September 2021

Applications received: 552

  • Data permits: 325
  • Data requests: 58
  • Amendment applications: 169

Decisions taken: 353

  • Positives: 251
  • Negatives: 1
  • Lapsed: 95
  • Administrative transfer: 6

Open applications: 199

  • Applications under process: 48
  • Pending applications: 151

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