Privacy statement for the Citizens' Initiative register

The citizens’ initiative is a tool for direct democracy which enables a minimum of 50,000 Finnish citizens of voting age to submit an initiative to the Parliament of Finland to enact an act. The citizens’ initiative procedure complements traditional representative democracy.

The Digital and Population Data Services Agency collects the statements of support and the personal data associated with them and inspects the statements of support in the manner required under the Citizens’ Initiative Act.

Population of Finland 5 544 308