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The Operation Principle and Values

The Operation Principle

The Objective of our Office is to maintain and promote the right to privacy, one of the basic rights of each citizen, by

  • fulfilling the duties assigned to the Data Protection Ombudsman by legislation
  • co-operating with data subjects and controllers and organisations representing them as well as other related bodies, aiming at preventing violation of privacy in advance
  • promoting the development of, and compliance with, good data processing practices
  • assisting and supporting the development and use of systems supporting and safeguarding privacy

Our Values

Guidelines for the Office's operations are

  • proven results and customer-oriented approach
  • mutual respect and trust
  • openness and commitment to the larger objectives
  • readiness to change and develop

Published 24.2.2014