General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

On this page you will find a description on of how personal data is processed at Novia UAS and how registered persons can contact Novia in matters concerning personal registers.

Novia complies with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable legislation and we are responsible for all processing of personal data in our operations. Novia processes personal data in accordance with Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

At Novia we treat personal data to fulfill our mission as public-law society (University of Applied Sciences), that is to say to provide high-quality education, research and cooperation with the rest of the society. We also do so to review and develop our business and to comply with the legislation.


Registered persons rights to review their personal data

As registered in one of Novia´s personnel registers, you have the right to access your personal data in accordance with the GDPR Regulation.

If you want to review your personal information, contact Student Service at the nearest campus as follows:

Raseborg: Lina Lindqvist
Åbo: Jessica Nylund-Metsäranta (rep.  Alexandra Lahtivuori)
Vasa: Jessica Bonde
Jakobstad: Veronica Jansson

You are required to fill in a form that you personally submit to Student Services at your nearest Novia campus. Be prepared to identify yourself with official ID documents when submitting the form. Persons resident abroad may send a copy of passports through the nearest embassy. You will receive a response from us within 30 days of submitting your request.


Registered rights to require data correction

Persons included in any of Novia's personnel registries are entitled to get incorrect information corrected, either by a written, signed request or with a personal visit to the nearest campus.



The right of transparency or claim for correction is free of charge if exercised no more than once a year (12 months). Persons requesting to review their personal information several times per year are charged 150 euros per request.