Resource-specific data protection terms and conditions (digitala-yki)


Title of the Resource: DigiTala’s YKI data (digitala-yki)


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 speakers (in case the participant had given permission to store their information):
    • Native language
    • Nationality
    • Sex
    • Age
    • Level of the YKI exam
    • Grades of the YKI exam (the original assignments are not available)

  • 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

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

Categories of data subjects

  • The Resource contains data about the participants of exams in spoken Finnish and Swedish in the general language examinations (YKI exams) in the year 2020. YKI exams are language examinations for adult learners where the participant’s skills of standard language in practical situations are evaluated. The data subjects come from various language backgrounds and nationalities and speak Finnish or Swedish as a second or foreign language.

  • 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-2023092924