Cookie policy on the Uniarts Helsinki website

Learn more about the use of cookies on our website (uniarts.fi) and about the copyright of material published on uniarts.fi.

Cookies and acceptance of the policy

This website uses cookies. Cookies can be described as small text files that are stored in the browser’s memory. They offer the service provider a general overview of how the website is used and how it could be improved. Cookies are also used for online marketing.

Cookies do not harm the user’s devices or files and software stored in them.

By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies. If you wish, you may disable the use of cookies by changing your browser settings to prevent cookies from being saved on your browser. It should be noted that this may adversely affect the usability of the website.

Uniarts Helsinki does not use cookies to identify users. Nor does Uniarts Helsinki connect your IP address to you or collect any data that would directly reveal your identity.

Cookies used by Uniarts Helsinki

We use both first-party cookies (set by Uniarts Helsinki) and third-party cookies (set by a party other than Uniarts Helsinki in order to send data to this party when you visit the Uniarts Helsinki website).

First-party cookies

First-party cookies are used to enable a variety of functions on the website. We also use web analytics cookies to enable the development of the website and related online services. Analytics cookies provide us with data about visitor usage patterns, for example.

Third-party providers of web analytics solutions

In order to improve the content and usability of our website, we use third-party cookies (Google (Universal) Analytics service, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc.) on our website. These third-party cookies provide us with data on how visitors use our website and what device and browser they use. The information generated by the cookie about the visitor’s use of the website is generally transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. You can prevent the data generated by the cookie and related to your use of the website from being collected and processed by Google by downloading and installing the browser plug-in available in the following link: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Our website also uses the Siteimprove service, which collects statistics about visitors and tracks the sequence of pages that a visitor views over the course of a visit to the website. The service also checks if the user has accepted or declined cookies. The service does not collect data that could be used to identify you. The results are only used for website analysis and improvement.

Third-party social plug-ins and targeted advertising

Our website contains links to third-party services as well as social plug-ins, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. This content comes directly from the third-party service, and these third parties may collect data about a visitor’s visit in accordance with their valid privacy policy.

You can learn more about online advertising and privacy protection and update your settings by using the Your Online Choices service.

Contact

Uniarts Helsinki’s communications team can give you more information about the university’s cookie policy viestinta(at)uniarts.fi.

If you have more questions about the use of personal data at Uniarts Helsinki, contact Uniarts Helsinki’s Data Protection Officer Antti Orava: tietosuoja(at)uniarts.fi

Insofar as the material published on the website is protected by immaterial rights, the rights belong to Uniarts Helsinki. All rights are reserved, unless otherwise stated. Uniarts Helsinki is not liable for any inconvenience caused by technical failures or external material linked to the university website.

The Uniarts Helsinki domain also hosts web pages for the university’s students, staff and communities. The content on such pages is the responsibility of the person indicated as the administrator, who has the rights to access the university’s network.