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Privacy notice: Application for mentorship program

Privacy notice: Application for mentorship program

Privacy notice: 
Application forms for Åbo Akademi University’s mentorship program CareerContact 

Controller of the Research Data: 

Åbo Akademi 

Domkyrkotorget 3, 20500 Åbo 

Tel. (02)- 215 31 

The data protection officer: 

The Data Protection Officer of Åbo Akademi University is available at contact address 

dataskydd@abo.fi, 02 215 4007  

The team at Åbo Akademi University:  

Mirjam Granström, Coordinator, mirjam.granstrom@abo.fi 

Charlotta Wendelin, Project Planner, charlotta.wendelin@abo.fi 

Pekka Tenhonen, Project Planner, pekka.tenhonen@abo.fi

Ingela Ollas, Alumni coordinator, ingela.ollas@abo.fi  

 Contact person or address for matters concerning the program: 

Name: Mirjam Granström 

Email: mirjam.granstrom@abo.fi, +358505215373 

 Name of the programme: 

Mentorship programme CareerContact 

 Purpose of the processing of personal data: 

The aim of the programme is to help international master’s students at Åbo Akademi University to find Finnish working life contacts through mentors and to profile themselves to the Finnish labor market.  

The aim of the forms is to collect information about participants interested in taking part as a mentor or mentee in Åbo Akademi University’s mentorship programme CareerContact for international master’s students. The data collected is necessary to match the mentor and the mentee.  

Legal grounds for the processing of personal data: 

Legal ground for the processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of official authority. Article 1 of the GDPR. 

Categories of personal data: 

The following categories of personal data will be included and requested in the forms: 

Personal information: Name, age, E-mail, Phone number, Current City of Residence, Gender, Education and degree, Alma mater, CV and LinkedIn from the applicants, current work sector, position and organization, as well as questions related to interest in applying to the program. 

Source of the personal data 

The data will be given by the applicants themselves. 

The recipients of the personal data 

The coordinators of ÅAU’s mentorship programs CareerContact (for international students) and KarriärKontakt (for national students) have access to the data.  

Planned transfers of personal data to third countries 

Personal data is not processed in third countries. 

Planned processing time of personal data
The processing of personal data will end 2027 and the personal data will be deleted. The processing time is necessary to register who recently, within the last 5 years, has participated in the program.  

Rights of the data subject 

The data subject has the right to withdraw the consent any time during the data storing period. You can read more about your rights on Processing of personal data at Åbo Akademi University | Åbo Akademi University (abo.fi)  

Questions about personal data 

Data protection officer Anna-Maria Nordman 

dataskydd@abo.fi, +358 50 353 4114 

Updated 4.8.2023

Updated 4.8.2023