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Data usage and security

Information about data protection and data security, showing of data in MyKanta, 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.

What is information about the Kanta Services?

Information about the Kanta Services is a notification of how client and patient data are used in health care services. Please read and confirm receipt of the information about the Kanta Services in MyKanta. You can then give your consent to data sharing or issue a denial of consent to data sharing.

How can I have a say in the use of my data?

When you give consent to data sharing for your data stored in the Kanta Services, various service providers can gain access to your data as and when necessary. If you wish, you may restrict the use of your data with denials of consent.

How do I check where my records have been handled?

You can also check MyKanta to see which social welfare and healthcare units or pharmacies have accessed your prescription, client or patient data through the Kanta Services.

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.