The City of Turku is committed to protecting the privacy of the users of its electronic services in accordance with the Finnish Information Society Code (917/2014), Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council, and other applicable laws.
This information concerns Asukasbudjetti service that we provide at asukasbudjetti.turku.fi. The City of Turku implements participatory budgeting in the form of a citizens’ budget. The service allows people in Turku to propose, develop and vote on how a specific sum of money agreed separately each year is used to develop city services and neighbourhoods.
We collect personal data from Asukasbudjetti service users. Personal data is needed for operating the service and communicating with service users. We may also collect monitoring data on service users in order to chart the frequency of use and improve the service.
The log data of users is also collected to the website server. This data is utilised in service maintenance and in the investigation and prevention of possible abuse.
Method of data collection
We collect basic data in connection with registration to the service. The users enter their personal data when registering to our service.
Users can also register and log in through the Tunnistamo service, in which case the library card is used for the registration. People can also register for the service through third-party services (Facebook and Google). These services also collect visitor data.
Data storage and protection
The data provided by users is stored in the City of Turku’s server environment. The city is committed to ensuring that the clients’ data is protected and that external parties cannot access the data contained in the system.
Collection of user data
The online services of the City of Turku collect user data through cookies and similar technologies, such as identifiers, in order to develop the services to better meet the needs of users. Users cannot be recognised through cookies or other technologies alone, and our services cannot be aware of a user’s email address, for example, unless the user has specifically supplied it on the site.
Further information on the processing of personal data by the City of Turku and the privacy policies of this service are available at the following addresses: