If you feed birds in Finland, send at least three photos of your birdfeeder or other feeding methods by the questionnaire below. If you have several feeders, you can fill questionnaire for each.
The questionnnaire is open until 15.4.2023 on RedCap platform and it's available in Finnish, Swedish and English: https://redcap.link/linturuokinta
Name of the register: HURP, Lintujen piharuokinta -kysely
Data controller: University of Helsinki. Address: PO Box (Fabianinkatu 33), 00014 University of Helsinki, Finland
Data protection officer’s contact details: email@example.com
Personal data will be processed by: Researchers of the Helsinki Urban Rat Project (HURP) and Disappeared, Endangered and Newly Arrived Species: The Human Relationship with the Changing Biodiversity of the Baltic Sea project
Personal data will be processed on the following basis (Article 6(1) of the GDPR): Task carried out in the public interest: Scientific or historical research purposes.
Personal data included in the research data include gender, year of birth, geographical information about the feeding site, and questionnaire answers and photos if they contain personal information. Personal data will not be linked to other data.
Source of personal data: Questionnaire. Data will not be collected otherwise.
Transfer of data to countries outside European Economic Area: Personal data will not be transferred to countries outside European Economic Area.
Storage of personal data: With the respondent’s consent, the data will be offered to be archived in the HKTL archive at the University of Turku, where it will be stored permanently. If the data are not archived, it will be stored for 5 years.
Rights of data subjects: Data subjects have the right to access their own data, rectify their data, and delete their data. The data subjects have the right to the restriction of processing of their data and to object to the processing of their data. Derogation from certain rights of data subjects is possible if personal data are processed for the purposes of scientific research and the rights are likely to render impossible or seriously impair the achievement of the research purposes. The need for derogations from the rights of data subjects will always be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The data subjects have the right to appeal to the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman, if they consider that the processing of their personal data has been carried out in breach of data protection laws. Provision of personal data is voluntary and refusal has no negative consequences. Personal data will not be used in automated decision-making or in profiling.
Protection of personal data: The data processed in data systems will be protected. Personal data will be stored on University of Helsinki computers and servers, where use is restricted by usernames and passwords. Only the researchers in the projects mentioned above will have access to the data. After the research is complete, the data will be offered to be archived in HKTL archive at the University of Turku, where data will be made available for further use in accordance with the archive’s rules.
This notification is given to the research subject in connection with the questionnaire.
Processing direct identifiers: In the HKTL archive, questionnaire answers will be archived alongside submission of use (Haastattelun käyttösitoumus), which contains direct identifiers. This information, and direct or indirect identifiers in the interviews and their transcriptions, are protected by the archive’s rules of use. The data subject can decide whether the information in the questionnaire answers can be referred to by using name and other personal information.