The apartment rental operations that the KAS Housing Group (hereinafter “KAS asunnot”) is engaged in require the processing of personal data. The processing of personal data is based on a legitimate interest of the company and/or a customer relationship, other factual connection or consent given by the customer. Personal data is used for purposes such as management of customer relationships, customer satisfaction surveys, other surveys, customer communications, apartment maintenance and apartment marketing. KAS asunnot pays special attention to securing the privacy of its customers and their personal data and complies with good processing practices. KAS asunnot does not use an automated decision-making process in relation to the personal data it collects.

Personal data is primarily collected from the customer himself or herself. In addition, personal data is also retrieved from the credit data register maintained by Suomen Asiakastieto Oy and the population information system maintained by the Population Register Centre.

KAS asunnot may also collect data about the terminal devices of users of its website by using cookies and other similar techniques, such as web analytics (for further information go to https://www.kas.fi/infoa/kayttoehdot/).

Collected data is not generally disclosed to outside KAS asunnot, excluding partners specified in the data protection plan and situations where the owner of an apartment changes.

According to the Personal Data Act, everyone has the right of access to the data on himself/herself contained in a personal data file. A request to access the data may not be made over the telephone. Instead, the request must be made in person. The person requesting information must provide their name, address and personal identity code and state whether they want to view data related to a specific matter, all data or data from a specific period.

Every data subject has the right to demand to have their data contained in a personal data file be rectified, erased or supplemented if it is
erroneous, unnecessary, incomplete or obsolete as regards the purpose of the processing. Send rectification requests to KAS asunnot, Asiakaspalvelu, Toinen linja 14, 00530 Helsinki.

Our data protection officer is Tea Vallgren, tietosuoja@kas.fi.

Every data subject has the right to have their data transmitted in a machine-readable format to another controller if it is technologically possible.

Every data subject has the right to bring cases concerning the realisation of his/her rights before a competent supervisory authority (Data Protection Supervisor). The telephone number of the Data Protection Supervisor’s office is 029 5666 700, and its address is Ratapihantie 9, 00520 Helsinki.

Right to prohibit processing refers to a person’s right to prohibit the controller from processing personal data for purposes of direct marketing. A previously given consent for direct marketing may also be withdrawn at any time by sending a notice of withdrawal by email to tietosuoja@kas.fi.

Further information on the processing of personal data can be found below in the description of file of a register based on customer relationships and other factual connections (customer register).

Description of file – customer register

Description of file – job applicant register

Description of file – stakeholder register

Description of file – camera surveillance