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Privacy Notice

Date of issue: 2 Feb 2024

Owner of the register

Suomen Rauhanyhdistysten Keskusyhdistys ry
Business ID: 0210188-4
Kiviharjunlenkki 7, 90220 Oulu, Finland
Phone number: +358 40 149 3530
Email: srk @ srk.fi

Name of the register

The Kingdom of Peace website

Name of joint controllers

The joint controllers of the personal data collected on this website are LLC (Laestadian Lutheran Church), SRK (Suomen Rauhanyhdistysten Keskusyhdistys ry) and SFC (Sveriges Fridsföreningars Centralorganisation). The joint contact point for the registered persons is Suomen Rauhanyhdistysten Keskusyhdistys ry.

Purpose of processing personal data

Website administrators LLC (Laestadian Lutheran Church), SRK (Suomen Rauhanyhdistysten Keskusyhdistys) and SFC (Sveriges Fridföreningars Centralorganisation) may use information collected from the website for the following purposes:

– To improve the website content: This may include using information about users’ interests to recommend relevant content, or using information about how users interact with the website to identify areas for improvement.
– To inform users about events, new content on the website, and other current affairs: This may include sending email updates, or posting notifications on the website.
– To conduct targeted marketing: This may involve sending users offers or information about products or services that are relevant to their interests.
– To send electronic direct marketing: This may involve sending users email communications. 
– To inform users about the opportunity to donate: This may involve sending users information about the organization’s mission and how they can donate.

Description of the information contained in the register

Website visitor data (GA4):
– Sessions and session duration: The number of sessions and the duration of each session on the website.
– Demographics: Demographic data collected by Google Analytics, such as age, gender, location, and interests.

YouTube channel visitor data:
– Views: The number of times a video has been viewed.
– Subscribers: The number of users who have subscribed to the channel.
– Watch time: The total amount of time users have spent watching videos on the channel.

Email addresses:
– Email addresses of users who have provided their email address to the website.

Social media channel visitor data (Meta’s Facebook and Instagram):
– Likes: The number of times a post has been liked.
– Comments: The number of times a post has been commented on.
– Shares: The number of times a post has been shared.

Basis for processing


Legitimate interest

Description of the legitimate interests that form the basis for processing
The legitimate interest of the controller is to store the cookie consent information in the user’s browser. The user can also refuse the storage of this information in the cookie form, in which case the cookie consent will be requested every time the user visits the site.

Description of recipients of personal data

Personal data collected from the Kingdom of Peace website may be processed by the following information system partners:

Google Inc., including for the Google Analytics tool
Proton AG, as the data system provider for the email service
Rocket Science Group, as the data system provider for automated email marketing
Meta Inc., for Facebook and Instagram social media communication and advertising

In addition, personal data may be processed by the following employees of the joint controllers:

Staff members of the organizations (SRK, LLC, SFC) who have responsibilities related to the website and data protection officers
Volunteers of the organizations identified for specific tasks
Data will not otherwise be transferred outside of the organizations.

Source of information

From the data subject

Is it a necessary requirement to provide personal data and the consequences of not providing data

Providing information is not mandatory. If cookie consent is not given, the person will not receive targeted marketing and the controller will also not be able to develop the website based on visitor behaviour. If the person does not provide an email address, they cannot be contacted.

Period for which the personal data is stored

The cookie consent is valid for 365 days. The email address will be stored until the person unsubscribes from email communications.

Is information from the register transferred outside the EU or EEA


Transferring data outside EU and EEA

Personal data is transferred for email marketing automation purposes when using the MailChimp system. The processors of personal data have ensured the processing of personal data in accordance with EU legislation through various mechanisms, for example MailChimp has certified its data transfer mechanisms and also commits to complying with the EU standard contractual clauses. Google Analytics does not store or transfer users’ IP addresses outside the EU.

Are automatic decisions being made based on the data


Right to withdraw consent

The data subject can easily withdraw their consent in the following ways:

For cookies: by updating the settings on the cookie consent form or by deleting cookies from the browser settings.

For email communications: by unsubscribing from the email list.

Other rights of the data subject

Right to restrict processing of data
Right of access to personal data concerning the individual
Right to rectification of data
Right to erasure of data

How can the data subject use their rights

The data subject can exercise their rights by contacting the contact point of the joint controllers: tietosuoja @ srk.fi.

Right to lodge a complaint

Every data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with a single supervisory authority, in particular in the member state of his or her habitual residence or where he or she is employed permanently or where the alleged infringement of rights has taken place, if the data subject considers that his or her rights under the Data Protection Regulation have been infringed, without this limiting other administrative and judicial redress.

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