Language Bank of Finland data protection statement:

User of the WebAnno service

General description of the service and the purpose of processing personal data

WebAnno is a browser-based annotation tool for textual data.

The service processes personal data primarily to produce the service itself. Log data accumulated through service use are used to ensure its functioning, identify problems and collect statistics on service use. Personal data are also used to improve services.

The grounds for the processing of personal data is the legitimate interest of the controller.

Personal data processed

If you use the credentials of another organisation to log in to the WebAnno service, the following data will be transmitted from that organisation to the Language Bank of Finland:

  • Your personal username
  • Your academic status in the organisation (e.g., student, employee)

In addition, the WebAnno service stores in its log files your actions when you use WebAnno.

Duration of the processing of personal data

Users’ personal data are removed upon their request, or after the user has not used the WebAnno service for five years.

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