Resource-specific data protection terms and conditions (digitala-spring2021, digitala-autumn2021, digitala-sv-spring2023)


Titles and metadata of the Resources: 

DigiTala: L2 Finnish data from upper secondary schools, spring 2021 (digitala-spring2021)

DigiTala: L2 Finnish data from upper secondary schools and university, autumn 2021 (digitala-autumn2021)

DigiTala: L2 Swedish data from adult language learners, spring 2023 (digitala-sv-spring2023)


This page describes the specific conditions regarding the processing of the personal data in this Resource. In addition to these conditions, see the guidelines for processing personal data in the Language Bank of Finland.

Controller of the data stored in the Language Bank of Finland

University of Helsinki
PO Box 3
00014 University of Helsinki
Phone: 02941 911

For further details on the data protection of the resources in the Language Bank of Finland, please contact FIN-CLARIN helpdesk.

Data Protection Officer of the University of Helsinki


Description of the personal data

Types of personal data in the Resource

  • Background information about the participants of the spoken test:
    • Native language
    • Other language skills
    • Further details about language studies: number of Finnish courses taken, study level of the language
    • Sex, in case the respondent was willing to disclose it
    • Age group, e.g., 15–21
  • Opinions of the participants regarding the test and self-assessment of performance

  • Speech recordings of the participants (speaking about topics assigned in the test)

  • Human assessments of the performance of each participant (score and verbal feedback)

  • Background information of the reviewers (questionnaire):
    • Native language
    • Other language skills
    • Assessment experience in years (specified brackets), e.g. 1–5 years
  • Assessment given by the reviewers regarding the performance of the students (for individual questions in the exam and total assessment)

  • Feedback from the reviewers about the tool that was being developed, about the assessment process and about the assessment training

Categories of data subjects

  • Speakers of Finnish as a second language, studying in upper secondary school
  • Adult learners of Swedish in universities, universities of applied sciences and community colleges
  • Reviewers of speech performance: language teachers and other experts of the target languages

Data protection terms and conditions for this Resource

In these data protection terms and conditions, End-User means the party acting as the Controller for the Resource received, in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. Depending on the case and the purpose of Resource use, End-User may therefore mean the CLARIN service user’s employer or organisation (e.g., a university, university of applied sciences or other research organisation) or the service user personally.

The End-User understands that when receiving the Resource, it becomes a Controller, as referred to in the data protection legislation. The End-User must ensure that it complies with the applicable data protection legislation when processing personal data.

The purpose of use of personal data

  • The Resource may only be used for the research purpose described in the research plan approved by the Controller.

Location and transfer of the personal data

  • Personal data may not be processed outside the European Economic Area.
    In order to process the Resource outside the European Economic Area, a license may be granted only on the basis of a separate application. In that case, please contact the Language Bank of Finland.

Other conditions for data processing

Aineistoa ei saa käyttää puhujan henkilöllisyyden tunnistamiseen.

Publish a link to your Privacy Notice

When you start using this Resource, share the title of your project that is understandable to the general public as well as the link to the publicly available privacy notice by using this form. This information will be published on the website of the Language Bank of Finland.

The estimated date until which the Resource will contain personal data

Aineisto sisältää henkilötietoja n. vuoteen 2100 asti.


This page was last updated on 21.1.2024.

Persistent identifier of this page: urn:nbn:fi:lb-2023092922