The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (STAR) values your data security and therefore processes, retains and distributes data in accordance with data regulations and recommended guidelines.
The Danish Agency for Labour Market and Recruitment (STAR) processes all registered personal data in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation ISO 27001 and recommendations from the Center for Cybersecurity. By adhering to a high standard of data security, we ensure that our work ethic is centred on the preservation and protection of personal data. The EU regulations on data protection demand that our data security meets the expectations agreed upon, and that under the agreement with our suppliers, all areas have adequate data security.
The agency needs to process personal information in order to carry out regulatory functions so that we are able to ensure good service. This includes personal information concerning citizens, organizations, companies, employees and our partners.
This page provides information concerning the agency’s accumulation of personal information.
STAR handles various types of personal information I correlation with different work areas. Personal information might include names, social security numbers, and information regarding health and welfare.
Due to our status as a public authority, we are required to save personal information when you contact STAR via email or other outlets. Personal information is per definition, information, which can be used to identify you as an individual; this information may include your name, e-mail address or social security number (CPR). We only process information we receive from you or from official authorities, companies or others who obtain your information. STAR is permitted to gather information from other authorities, companies or people if it is necessary in order to carry out a specific occupational function.
It is important to emphasize that we only save your information if it is crucial or if we under regulation, are required to do so. If you wish, you can find the rules with reference to how public institutions save data, this can be found in the archive Act. We retain your personal information in our it-systems in a responsible manner. Access to our it-systems is highly controlled and only employees who have a need for the information in their daily work are permitted access.
After obtaining your personal data in our records and systems, you are considered to be registered with us. With a status of registration, you obtain certain rights that the agency and those responsible for your data must adhere and comply with.
Your rights include:
Data protection regulations account for the data protection Act nr. 502 of 23 May 2018. The data protection law increments and clarifies the provisions of the Data Protection Regulation i.e. in relation to the processing of information regarding CPR numbers and restrictions on the rights of the registered subject.
Information made anonymously is processed under specific criteria so that information is unable to be retraced to the individual source. This type of information is thus, not registered under the individual citizens CPR number. This entails that STAR can only see generic information such as age or gender; however, this information cannot be traced to an individual citizen
Confidential information includes information that can be traced back to an individual citizen. Confidential information is registered via the citizen’s CPR number and can be processed with other non-confidential information sources that the agency has access to via our internal it-systems (i.e. DFDG or Jobnet).
We handle your personal data as a part of our work as a public institution. Certain areas require personal data in order for us to carry out their functions. The areas involving the use of personal data are as follows:
The warrant to handle your personal data can be viewed in Article 6 (1). 1 (e) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data and repealing Directive 95/46 / EC (Data Protection Regulation). The warrant to handle sensitive personal data is contained in Article 9 (3) of the Data Protection Regulation. 2, points b and f-g and Article 10 in conjunction with the aforementioned regulations.
You can find more information on data protection laws, your rights and use of personal information on the following website:
You can contact the Ministry of Labour’s data protection officer (DPO) directly if you need concrete advice regarding matters we at STAR are not able to assist with. You can also contact the DPO if you would like to report any misuse of personal data.
Contact details for our DPO:
We ensure that your information is safe, and therefore all our emails are encrypted. We recommend that you send a mail via e-boks if your mail includes private information or your CPR number.
If you have any complaints concerning the way in which we handle your private information, you are more than welcome to contact Data Control via their website.