This is a register and privacy notice required by the Personal Data Act (sections 10 and 24) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data controller

City of Kalajoki
Kalajoentie 5
85100 Kalajoki

Contact person in matters concerning the register

Anne Tullila
044 4691 203

Register name and newsletter subscriber register

Collection of data

The city of Kalajoki collects the names and email addresses of the visitors of and, for the purpose of sending newsletters.

The purpose of handling personal data

Subscribers of the newsletter: sending marketing material for new resident acquisition.

Subscribers of the newsletter: information sharing about the city’s current affairs, agricultural and business services.

Protection of data

The newsletters’ recipient registers are stored in the MailChimp system, with no outsider access. MailChimp has announced its commitment to develop their service so that it corresponds to the requirements of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) valid from May 25th, 2018. Data will not be shared with outsiders or outside of the EU or EEA. No manual register is kept of the newsletter subscribers. The MailChimp system is used by designated people who are under a non-disclosure agreement and keep their user identification safe.

The and websites use cookies to enhance user experience. Cookies are small text files sent to the user’s computer by the browser. You can disable cookies in your browser’s settings.

The right to check and correct data

You have the right to check your personal data stored in the register and have erroneous data corrected. You also have the right to ask for removal of your personal data at any time. The request for checking data is to be sent in writing via email. The data subject’s identification is checked before the data is transferred.

You can check your data in the newsletter register by clicking the link at the end of the letter. You can also update the data yourself, of unsubscribe from the list by clicking the link at the end.