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Cookies and privacy protection

We use cookies on the omnia.fi website to ensure that the website is efficient and user-friendly. Cookies allow us to monitor visitors and communications so that we can develop and improve the website for the benefit of our customers.

A cookie is a small text file that is temporarily stored on the user’s computer when they visit a website. Almost all websites use cookies, and websites may not work properly without cookies. Cookies do not cause harm to the user’s device or the files on the device.

If you wish, you can set your browser to notify you of incoming cookies or prevent the use of cookies altogether, which may prevent services from recognising you when you return to them.

Why and what type of cookies do we use?

 

  • Technical cookies
    Technical cookies are necessary for the functioning of the website. By using technical cookies, the site remembers, for example, the user’s choice of language or allows the use of an online shop. Necessary technical cookies are not legally based on the user’s consent.
  • Visitor tracking
    Google Analytics and Matomo uses cookies to collect anonymous basic information about users’ movements on omnia.fi. With the help of the service, we can monitor, for example, the number of visitors to the website, the pages viewed on the website and the average time spent there, etc. We use the data to compile anonymous and aggregated statistics in order to understand how people use our website and how we could improve the structure, content and performance of the site. We are unable to identify individual users from this data. You can learn more about the Google Analytics Privacy Policy (google.com).

How long are cookies stored?

  • Session cookies
    Session cookies are temporarily stored in the computer’s memory when the visitor browses the website. This cookie is deleted when the user closes the browser or after a certain time (i.e. at the end of the session).
  • Permanent cookies
    Permanent cookies are installed on the visitor’s computer for a certain (longer) period of time. Permanent cookies are used so that the site remembers the choices made by the user on the site.

How can I manage my cookies?

Cookies can be managed and removed in browser settings. If you refuse the use of cookies on omnia.fi, certain features of the website will not be available or will not function properly afterwards.

Links to other sites 

Our website includes links to other sites. Although we strive to link from omnia.fi only to sites that meet our privacy protection criteria, we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other sites.

Personal data

In general, you can visit the omnia.fi website without revealing your identity or other information about yourself. For more information on the processing of personal data, please refer to our privacy policy or contact our Data Protection Officer Riina Kirilova.

Contact

verkkoviestinta@omnia.fi

 

Päivitetty 23.9.2021

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