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Enquiries concerning the rights of the registered

The Ministry processes personal data when it comes to enquiries concerning the rights of the registered.

The Ministry receives enquiries concerning the rights of the registered in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act (databeskyttelsesloven) such as in cases concerning information on the Ministry‘s processing of personal data. Personal data is processed in order to be able to respond to the requests.

Purpose and legal basis

The purpose of processing personal data is to be able to answer the enquiries.

The legal basis for the processing of enquiries concerning the rights of the registered is the General Data Protection Regulation chapter 3 and the Data Protection Act (databeskyttelsesloven) chapter 6.

Categories of registered individuals

The Ministry processes personal data of the individual who contacts the Ministry with an enquiry concerning the rights of the registered.

Categories of personal data

The Ministry processes the contact information of the person who contacts the Ministry.

Other types of personal data may be processed such as when a request for access in the processing of data is put forward and where it is necessary to process that data in order to grant access to the processing of data. Depending on the case, it can both be standard data or a special category of data.

Forwarding of personal data

As a general rule, no data is forwarded to anyone other than the individual who contacts the Ministry.

From where does the personal data originate?

Contact information originates from the person who contacts the Ministry. The origin of other types of data depends on the specific case.

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 storage in accordance with the Archives Act (approximately every 5 years). The Ministry will hand the data to the authorities in charge of archiving, but the Ministry will keep a copy of the data for approximately 5 years depending on the required period for filing. Hereafter, the Ministry deletes the data.

last modified Oct 01, 2018