General Data Protection Regulation

General Data Protection Regulation / Puijo Symposium

Disclosure on the processing of personal data pursuant to article 13 of EU Regulation 679/2016


1. Premise

Pursuant to art. 13 of EU Regulation 679/2016, Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, as "Data Controller", is obliged to provide you with information regarding the use of your personal data. 

2. Identity and contact details of the Data Controller

The Data Controller of the personal data referred to in this disclosure is Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine, with registered offices in Haapaniementie 16, 70600 Kuopio, Finland.

In order to simplify forwarding procedures and reduce reply times, please submit requests relating to paragraph 10 to:


3. Data Protection Officer

The Data Protection Officer in Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine is Ph.D. Pirjo Komulainen.


4. Data Managers

The Company may use third parties for the completion of activities and related processing of personal data under its control. In accordance with legislation, these parties shall ensure appropriate levels of experience, capacity and reliability to guarantee compliance with current provisions on processing, including data security.

Formalised Instructions, duties and tasks are issued to such third parties with their appointment as "Data managers". These parties undergo periodic checks in order to ascertain the continued existence of the guarantee levels recorded when the initial appointment is conferred.


5. Parties authorised to perform the processing

Your personal data is processed by internal staff previously authorised and designated as processing assignees, for which they are given appropriate instructions regarding measures, mechanisms and modus operandi, all intended to effectively protect your personal data.


6. Purpose and legal basis of the processing

The processing of your personal data is performed by Kuopio Research Institute of Exercise Medicine in order to fulfil your contact request concerning the 23rd Int’l Puijo Symposium. To this end, your personal data is processed to the extent necessary for the execution of the service you have requested.


7. Recipients of personal data

Your personal data will not be transmitted to third parties, except for the potential parties referred to in point 4.


8. Transfer of personal data outside the EU

Your personal data will not be transferred outside the European Union.


9. Retention period

Your personal data will be retained for a period no longer than is necessary for the purposes mentioned above. To this end, periodic checks will be made to check the continuous strict relevance, non-excess and indispensability of the data used with respect to the relationship, service or assignment under way, also with reference to the data that you provide on their own initiative. Any data which is found, also as a result of the checks, to be in excess, not relevant or not indispensable, is not used, except in the case of the possible storage, in accordance with the law, of the act or document that contains it.


10. Your rights

As the data subject, you are entitled to:

• access to the personal data;

• obtain the correction or deletion of the personal data or the restriction of the processing applied to it;

• object to the processing;

• the portability of your data;

• petition the Antitrust Authority for the protection of personal data.


11. Provision of data

The provision of your data is optional but necessary for the execution of the purposes indicated above. Failure to provide the data will make it impossible to execute your requests.