Information about what data we collect, how and why we do it and how we process it
- are our client, business partner or a representative of either,
- are not (yet) our client but receive marketing communication from us,
- or visit our website.
Who are we and how can you contact us?
Your personal data is controlled by Futurice Group companies. If you have any questions in relation to your personal data, please contact the local Futurice Group company:
- Finland: Futurice Oy, Annankatu 34 B, 00100 Helsinki
- Germany: Futurice GmbH, Bergmannstraße 5, Haus 4, 10961 Berlin
- Sweden: Futu Sweden AB, Kungsgatan 5, 111 43 Stockholm
- UK: Futurice Ltd, 26 Underwood Street, N1 7JQ London
If you have any questions about matters related to privacy, you can always email us at email@example.com.
What data do we process and why?
The following outlines the various types of personal data we process, the sources for each type of personal data, as well as the purpose and legal basis for processing said personal data.
If you are our client, business partner or a representative of either:
|Data type||Source||Purpose||Legal basis|
|Name||You or your organisation||Provision of services, management of client relationship||Business contract or relationship|
|Contact details||You or your organisation||Provision of services, management of client relationship||Business contract or relationship|
|Employer or other organisation||You or your organisation||Provision of services, management of client relationship||Business contract or relationship|
|Role||You or your organisation||rovision of services, management of client relationship||Business contract or relationship|
|Information about communication||Communication between you and us||Provision of services, management of client relationship||Business contract or relationship|
|Event sign-ups||You||Event organisation, management of client relationship||Contract (event sign-up)|
If you are not (yet) a Futurice client but receive marketing communication from us:
|Data Type||Source||Purpose||Legal Basis|
|Name||You or a personal contact at Futurice||Marketing||Your consent or our legitimate interest (marketing)|
|Contact details||You or a personal contact at Futurice||Marketing||Your consent or our legitimate interest (marketing)|
|Employer or other organisation||You or a personal contact at Futurice||Marketing||Your consent or our legitimate interest (marketing)|
|Information about comunication||Communication between you and us||Marketing||Your consent or our legitimate interest (marketing)|
|Event sign-ups||You||Event organisation||Your consent or our legitimate interest (marketing)|
If you are a website visitor:
|Data Type||Source||Purpose||Legal Basis|
|IP address||Your browing activities||Provision of a smooth user experience on our website||Legitimate interest|
Who processes your data? Is data processed by third parties outside the European Economic Area?
In addition to your local Futurice group company, your data may be processed by other Futurice group companies.
We also use the following service providers for processing:
|Service Provider||Purpose||Location||Read More|
|Google G-Suite||Email accounts and document management||EU and US (Privacy Shield, EU Standard Data Protection Clauses)||Google Cloud & the General Data Protection Regulation|
|Google Analytics||Website usage analytics||EU and US (Privacy Shield, EU Standard Data Protection Clauses)||Google Analytics - Safeguarding Your Data|
How long do we keep your data?
If you or your company is a client of Futurice, we may process your data as long as the client relationship is in force and for a maximum of 5 years thereafter.
If you receive marketing communication from us, we may process your data until you inform us that you do not want to be in our marketing list anymore.
If you visit our website, we may process your data for a maximum of 2 years after your visit.
Cookies are strings of information that may be stored on your computer to recognise and track visitors of our website. Information collected based on cookies can be connected to individual website visitors only based on the IP address, which we as such do not use to identify any specific persons.
You can always disable cookies by changing your web browser settings, and this should not affect your use of our website.
What are your rights?
You can at any time ask us to:
- confirm if we process any personal data related to you and to deliver an electronic copy of such data,
- correct any inaccurate personal data related to you,
- erase any personal data related to you,
- restrict our processing of any personal data related to you, and
- stop processing any personal data related to you due to personal reasons.
You can always deny us from using any personal data related to you for direct marketing purposes. You can also at any time withdraw your consent for processing your personal data.
Requests can be made to your Futurice contact person if you have one, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What if I want to file a complaint?
If you disagree with our decision in relation to your request or you think your rights have not been respected, you can always contact us. You can also file a complaint with your local data protection authority:
- Finland: Tietosuojavaltuutettu (Data Protection Ombudsman)
- Germany: Bundesbeauftragter für den Datenschutz und die Informationsfreiheit (Federal Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information)
- Sweden: Datainspektionen (Swedish Data Protection Authority)
- UK: Information Commissioner's Office
- Norway: Datatilsynet (Norwegian Data Protection Authority)
Our employees’ expert knowledge and creative ideas as well as our clients’ intellectual property are the basis for our success. That’s why we care about information security - no matter whether it’s our clients’, service providers’, employees’ or corporate data. To protect it, we have established a high level of protection for the confidentiality, integrity and availability of our processes and information.
In order to meet our goal to effectively protect central business processes and the information and IT systems required within, we follow established security standards and have integrated different measures of information security into our internal processes. Defined information security goals help us to meet our business goals and to follow official and regulatory guidelines.
We expect our employees to stay conscious about information security in all the tasks they do. Futurice as an organisation provides the necessary support and tools for our people to stay on top of information security and corresponding guidelines, so that detected weak spots are brought to the attention of local information security representatives. All in the spirit of continuous improvement that being one of our core values.