Processing of personal data in the services of the Ministry of Justice
The Ministry of Justice processes personal data in order to comply with a legal obligation or, in certain situations, to perform a task carried out in the public interest or based on your consent. Government ICT Centre Valtori and its subcontractors provide ICT services to the Ministry of Justice.
Your data protection-related rights
You have the right to request access to your personal data, rectification or erasure of your personal data, and restriction of their processing. Moreover, you have the right to object to the processing of your personal data in certain situations. Instructions on how to make a request can be found here (in Finnish).
Johanna Järvinen is the Data Protection Officer at the Ministry of Justice.
The Data Protection Ombudsman monitors compliance with the data protection legislation in Finland.
More information about data protection rights at the website of the Data Protection Ombudsman's website.
Sending confidential and sensitive documents to the Ministry of Justice
If you want to send confidential or sensitive documents to the Ministry of Justice or the agencies in its administrative branch, it is advisable to do so by using the Ministry's secure email system. The service is easy and safe to use and free of charge.
Please send documents addressed to the Ministry of Justice using the secure email service at https://turvaviesti.gov.fi.
If you want to send documents to the agencies in the Ministry’s administrative branch, please use the service at https://turvaviesti.om.fi.
When sending a secure email message to an official address of the Ministry or one of its agencies, insert the necessary identification information to the subject field, content and attachments of your message so that it can be directed to the right person and that the subject area and sender of the message are known.
We are currently updating the instructions below with the new address of the secure email service of the Ministry of Justice (https://turvaviesti.gov.fi).