Statistics and evaluation

The Ministry of Immigration and Integration processes personal data in connection with the preparation of statistics as well as for evaluation purposes. Data from the database on Danish language course levels are used for statistical and analytical purposes. Data from the basic integration education programme, IGU, are used for statistical and analytical purposes, including responses to parliamentary questions and management information for government committees. The number of course participants in the basic integration education programme is published on the Ministry's statistics portal, integrationsbarometer.dk.

Data on citizenship exams are used for statistical and analytical purposes and collected from the language centres.

Purpose and legal basis

The purpose of this processing of personal data is to be able to prepare statistics on participation in Danish courses.

Data from the database on Danish language course levels are collected in pursuance of section 18 of the Act on Danish Courses for Adult Foreign Nationals, etc.

Data concerning the basic integration education programme are collected in pursuance of section 13 of the Act on the Basic Integration Education Programme (IGU).

Data concerning citizenship exams are collected in pursuance of Article 9(2)(j) of the General Data Protection Regulation (processing of data for statistical purposes).

The legal basis for processing the personal data is also based on a legal obligation, see Article 6(1)(c) and Article 9(2)(f) of the General Data Protection Regulation.

Categories of data

It is necessary to process personal data for statistical and analytical purposes. This may include general as well as sensitive personal data.

Storage of your data

The Ministry of Immigration and Integration will store your personal data for as long as it is necessary for us to be able to perform our tasks in relation to statistical and analytical purposes. We file documents with personal data in accordance with the rules set out in the Access to Public Administration Files Act, and we hand them over to the state archival authorities in accordance with the rules set out in the legislation on archives (approximately every five years). After this, we will make a specific assessment of whether we need to retain a copy of the cases.

Sidst opdateret 08/11 2018