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Complaints regarding the rulings from Innovation Fund Denmark

The Agency processes personal data when processing complaint cases regarding Innovation Fund Denmark.

The Agency is responsible for handling complaint cases regarding legal aspects of rulings from Innovation Fund Denmark. As part of the case handling, the Agency processes personal data.

Purpose and legal basis

The purpose of processing personal data in complaint cases regarding Innovation Fund Denmark is for the Agency to be able to handle and make a final ruling in the case.

The legal basis of the processing follows from section 23 (2) in the Act on Innovation Fund Denmark. The authority to handle cases regarding this provision is delegated to the Agency.    

Categories of registered individuals

The Agency processes personal data about the complainant. Depending on the specific case, the Agency may also process data about other people, for instance a representative of the complainant.

Categories of personal data

The Agency processes contact information about the complainant as part of the case handling. Depending of the specific case, the Agency might also process other types of personal data. For instance this could be the civil registration number of the complainant, place of employment and research projects of the complainant and so on.

Transfers of personal data

The Agency will transfer personal data to Innovation Fund Denmark, for the purpose of a statement from the Fund on the facts of the case.

From where does the personal data originate?

The personal data usually originates from you or from Innovation Fund Denmark, as the Agency usually will collect a statement from the Fund.

Storage of personal data

Documents with personal data are filed in accordance with the rules set forth in the Access to Public Administration Files Act and is handed to the authorities in charge of archiving in accordance with the Archives Act (approximately every 5 years). After the data has been handed to the authorities in charge of archiving, the Ministry will keep a copy of the data for approximately 5 years depending on the simultaneous archiving period. Hereafter, the Ministry deletes the data.

last modified Oct 26, 2020