Privacy notices

As a part of its regular activities, the Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) processes personal data about customers, employees and individuals participating in research, among others. Being a responsible institution, we want to ensure that personal data is processed properly, respecting the privacy of every individual. More detailed descriptions of the processing of personal data are available from the privacy notices below.

Customer and stakeholder data

Facility and access control data

Job applicants data

Research data

Survey and data collection data

Rights of data subject

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides data subjects with various rights, on the basis of which data subjects can often define how their personal data is processed. The scope of these rights is tied to the grounds why personal data is processed. In order to exercise these rights, data subjects must be identified. More information about the rights of data subjects and how to exercise them is available through the link below.

Rights of data subject

Contact information

Points of contact regarding different personal data groups and individual registers are described in their separate privacy notices. Luke’s registry office acts as the general point of contact regarding data protection. It forwards any questions to the correct parties, as necessary. The registry office’s email address is and its postal address is Luonnonvarakeskus, Latokartanonkaari 9, 00790 Helsinki, Finland.

Luke’s data protection officer is Annastiina Ali-Lekkala. A team of experts ( also offers assistance in general questions related to data protection.