A cookie is a small text file that an Internet browser stores on a user’s device, such as a computer or mobile phone.
It is used to store information about your use of the website and to remember the choices you make, such as the information you enter on the form. Only the website that saved the text file can read the cookie, so no one else can access the information contained in the cookie. The text file is not harmful. It cannot contain a virus or program code.
What types of cookies do we use?
On websites, temporary cookies, so-called session cookies, remain on your device until you close your browser. In addition, persistent cookies are used that remain on your device for much longer (depending on your browser settings) or until you delete them manually.
What information is collected?
Cookies can be used to collect the following information, among other things
- the user’s IP address
- used pages
- browser type
- from which web address the user has come to that website
- from which server the user came to the website
- from which domain the user came to the website.
Why are cookies used?
The information is used to support site development, visitor statistics, and to enable the use of contact forms, chat conversations, and, for example, to store products in a shopping cart.
Instructions for clearing your saved cookies or changing your cookie settings can be found in your browser’s Help or Help.
Learn more about cookies and the safe use of online services: Finnish Transport and Communications Agency
Cookies on this site
The storage of cookies or other information describing the use of the service on the user’s terminal and the use of this information is permitted to the service provider if the user has given his consent and the service provider provides the user with comprehensible and comprehensive information on the purpose of storage or use.