ONLINE SERVICE DATA PROTECTION AND COOKIES
The online service is maintained by the Helsinki City Executive Office. The Helsinki City Executive Office is committed to protect the privacy of the users of its online services in accordance with the Data Protection Act (2018), the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679) and other applicable legislation.
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The cookie can be stored permanently on the user’s device, in which case the web page remembers the user when they return to the page even if the browser has been closed in between. The cookie may also be session-specific, which means that it is erased when the browser is closed.
The cookies can be first-party cookies or third-party cookies. First-party cookies are issued by the same website that you are visiting. Third-party cookies are issued by an external party.
FOR WHAT PURPOSE IS DATA COLLECTED?
The website automatically collects the below data about visitors. This data is used to improve the user interface and user experience of the website and to monitor statistically the numbers of visitors. The data is not handed over to external parties.
WHAT DATA IS COLLECTED ABOUT THE USER OF THE SERVICE?
The data collected for the visitor statistics of the service is anonymised so it cannot be connected to an individual person. This data includes:
- the IP address used to access the city’s website
- the time of accessing the service
- the pages used in the service
- the type of browser
- regional location data, which cannot be used to identify the user
IS DATA TRANSFERRED FROM THE SERVICE TO OTHER SERVICES?
No. The pages might include content by service providers external to the city, such as embeds from map services or social media channels. The privacy protection of these channels and services is the responsibility of their owners.
FOR HOW LONG AND HOW IS THE DATA STORED?
We only store the collected data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes defined here. The stored data do not include unique personal data.