Findata is the data permit authority for the social and health care sector which makes data permit and data request decisions regarding the data of other controllers. Findata is responsible for the gathering, combining, previewing and disclosing of data for secondary use in accordance with the decisions it makes.

Findata also monitors compliance with the conditions of the permits it issues. It may cancel the data permit if the permit holder either fails to comply with the law or violates the conditions of the permit.