Privacy Statement for Terhikki
The Privacy Statement for Central Register of Health Care Professionals (Terhikki) has been updated 3.5.2023.
The controller responsible for processing your personal data is National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (Valvira).
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The National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health maintains the Central Register of Health Care Professionals for the purpose of discharging its supervisory duties under the Act on the National Supervisory Authority for Welfare and Health (669/2008).
We process personal data when dealing with professional rights matters, in the supervision of professionals and in the management of data on professional rights and supervision. Furthermore, the Regional State Administrative Agencies process personal data in the register for the purpose of the steering and supervisory duties undertaken by them in their respective regions.
Valvira will not use your personal data for automated decision-making or profiling.
Personal data processed
The data entered in the Central Register of Health Care Professionals are the data specified in section 24 of the Act on Health Care Professionals.
In the matter of an application for the right to practise in a profession in health care that is regulated by law in Finland, the applicant’s following data will be processed: personal data and contact details, data on completion of training required for the right to practise, and possibly additional reports from educational institutions, employers or another public authority.
The following data will be entered for each professional in the Central Register of Health Care Professionals: name; personal ID; home address; registration number; and information on the right to practise and on the education and training qualifying the individual for the right to practise.
The following will also be entered into the Register: any decisions made by Valvira and/or a Regional State Administrative Agency concerning the discovery of errors, negligence or reprehensible conduct in the professional activities of the individual; any warnings, criminal convictions involving a fine or imprisonment, removal from a post or suspension from duty received by the individual; and any restriction or revoking of the right to practise of the individual.