Act on Openness

According to the Act on Openness (Act on the Openness of Government Activities) a public authority, such as Statistics Finland, must prepare and allow public access to descriptions of the information systems it maintains, indicating the purpose of the information systems and the data contained therein, as well as their confidentiality and the grounds for it. Statistics Finland has prepared descriptions of its statistics and data protection descriptions.

More information about the Act on Openness and its application can be found on the website of the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman.