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Data usage and security

Information about data protection and data security, showing of data in My Kanta Pages, patient rights, and consents and refusals.

Data protection and security

In all its functions, Kanta Services observes an assiduous approach and ensures that data protection and security are implemented. The grounds for handling personal details are Kela's statutory obligations.

Rights of the data subject

The operation of Kanta Services takes account of the rights of the data subject both under the EU General Data Protection Regulation and national legislation.

Patient rights

The operation of Kanta Services is based on complying with Kela's statutory obligations. The operation observes the rights based both on the citizen's legal rights and those under the EU General Data Protection Regulation.

Who can see my data?

Your prescription and health data can only be used when you are a client of a service or healthcare provider, such as when you see a doctor or collect medicines from a pharmacy.

What personal data has been recorded?

You have the right to know what information about you has been recorded in the Kanta Services. You also have the right to see the log data concerning the processing of the data in question. You can request the data from the controller of the data.

Consent and refusals

If you consent to your medical records being used, your details entered in the Patient Data Repository are available for use in your treatment between different service providers in the health service. Consents are patients' means of influencing how their information is used, giving permission to another person or party to act on their behalf or to view their medical records.