Cookie policy


Clausion Oy (“Clausion” or “we”) uses cookies and other similar technologies on our website (www.clausion.fi) and other services (“services”). Collected data (including personal data and other cookie data) (“data”) will be processed for the purposes set out in this Cookie Policy and Clausion’s Privacy Policy. This Cookie Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how you can control the use of cookies, and prevent and block these cookies from being stored. Protecting your privacy is important for us and we are committed to being transparent about how we use cookies and how we process your personal data.


1. WHAT ARE COOKIES?
Cookie is a piece of data in the form of a text file that is placed onto your browser when visiting websites. When we refer to cookies in this policy, other similar technologies and tools that collect and store information in your browser, and in some cases transfer such information to third parties, in a manner similar to cookies are included. Examples include pixels, local storage, session storage and fingerprinting.

We use different types of cookies in our services:
•Session cookies are stored in your device during browser session. These session cookies expire at the end of browser session (normally when a user exits browser).
•Persistent cookies are stored on your device in between browser sessions which allows your preferences or actions across website (or in some cases across different websites) to be remembered and remain until you delete it yourself. This applies to local storage.
•Time limited cookies have predetermined lifespan. The lifespan may vary depending on the cookie.

Cookies collect information about your use of website and store data in your device in order to, for example, support you to log in to a website, track and analyze your visits to our website and browsing behavior to make our website work, or work more efficiently.
Use of cookies enables to you e.g. the following:
•Technical operation of our services and related basic functionalities (for example, registration).
•Use of our services is easier for you.
•We understand how our website is used so that we can optimize its operation.
•You will receive recommendations on content which we believe will interest you.
•Advertising presented to you will better correspond to your interests.
•You can use embedded services as part of our services, for example, share news on social media.

Please note that use of cookies enables our website to work in a correct way, and for example some functionalities of our website may not work as they should without cookies. We use cookies to collect the following information, for example:
•IP address;
•Time of visit;
•Pages visited and time spent on the pages;
•Browser type and operating system;
•The web address and server from which the user landed to our service, and the web address to where the user moved after that.

Cookies may be set by our service, for example our website that you are visiting ( “first party cookies”), or by third parties, such as those who provide analytics services on our website (“third party cookies”). These third-party cookies may be set through elements from other domains on our website, such as images, social media plugins or advertising.

Please note that third party services are subject to the respective third-party privacy and cookie policies. Clausion is not responsible for the gathering and processing of data by such third parties including cookies and other similar technologies, and links. For further information about cookie usage by third parties, please check the third party’s applicable terms of use and privacy policies.


2. THIRD PARTY COOKIES
We use third party cookies on our website. Clausion uses external platforms to communicate digitally, including Google Analytics service. These platforms use both first- and third-party cookies, as well as similar technologies, in order to advertise and monitor the results of the advertising.

Third-party cookies can be used by several websites in order to understand and track how you browse different websites. Clausion receives information from these cookies, but the information can also be used for other purposes determined by third parties. Third-party cookies found on our website are subject to the respective third-party privacy policy. For more information on what other purposes the information may be used by these third parties, please read their privacy policies.

For information about the third-party cookies that are used on our website, please find the cookie table document attached to this Cookie Policy. For more information on how we handle personal data in connection with transfer to a third party, please read our Privacy Notice.


3. WHAT PURPOSES DO WE USE COOKIES AND DATA COLLECTED FROM THEM FOR?
We and our partners use cookies and process data collected from them for several different purposes. So that you can control which cookies are used and determine how cookies can be used when you visit our website, we have divided the cookies we use into four different categories. These categories have been defined based on the cookies and the use of information collected by means of cookies. The Cookie Table document attached to this Cookie Policy shows you which category each cookie belongs to, for what purposes it is being used and for how long it is active. We have divided the cookies into the following four categories. All categories contain third-party cookies that may be used to transfer data to third parties.

Necessary cookies
These cookies are needed for our website to work in a secure and correct way. Necessary cookies enable you to browse in our website and us to provide the service you request. Necessary cookies make basic functions of the website possible, for example, identifying you when you log into our services and detecting repeated failed login attempts. Your consent is not required for us to set these cookies however, you may disable them by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions and some essential functionality may not work. We may you information sent automatically by your device, such as IP address and browser type, in identifying your device and in separating it from other devices.

Functional Cookies
These cookies let us to enable some useful functionalities to make the user experience better, for example, to remember your login details and settings.

Statistics and analytics cookies
These cookies give us information about how you use our website and allow us to improve the user experience. Additionally, we monitor website performance.

Analytics cookies are used to monitor and measure use of our website. collect information on how you interact with our websites and how our website performs. We use Google Analytics, which is one of the most common analytics tools.

For more information on Google Analytics, please see the Google Analytics cookie usage documentation.

If you want to prevent Google Analytics gathering data from you, Google Analytics provides an Opt-out browser add-on for that purpose.

Marketing cookies
Social media cookies
These cookies are set by embedded services that we have added to our service, so that you can share content with your friends and network. Social media cookies can monitor the use of your browser on other websites and form a profile of your interests. This may affect the content and messages you see on other websites. If you do not accept these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.
Our services also include embedded services, such as Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram social media buttons. Embedded services have been incorporated as part of our services, but their functionalities and content originate from third parties. Some embedded services may enable gathering of information related to their use also for third parties. If the user has logged out or if the user does not have a user account for the particular service, the user’s browser/device sends more restricted information. You can check the terms of embedded services in the respective service, some of which have been listed below:
a. Facebook here.
b. Instagram here.
c. LinkedIn here.

Selecting regular advertisements
Presented advertisements can be selected based on the content viewed by you, the application or device you use, or your approximate location.

Selecting personalized advertisements
You can be presented with personalized advertisements that match your advertisement profile.


4. HOW CAN YOU CONTROL AND DISABLE COOKIES?
We save your cookies choices for 12 months unless you withdraw your consent. Then we will ask your consent again.

If you do not accept our use of cookies, or if you have previously accepted and change your mind, you can return to your cookies settings at any time and manage your choices. You can then select or unselect the relevant cookie category by ticking or unticking the relevant boxes, then approving settings. You may need to refresh your webpage for your settings to take effect. You may also need to change your browser settings and manually delete cookies to clear your device from previously placed cookies.
Browser settings
Alternatively, most web browsers allow control of most cookies through the browser settings. You can find more information about how you can manage cookies in your browser on the browsers’ own websites. Please find below instructions for managing cookie settings for the most popular browsers:

Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer
Safari

When you enable “do not track” feature or if you block cookies
If you have chosen to enable the “do not track” feature in your browser settings, we will not automatically set marketing cookies on your device.

If you disable all cookies in your browser settings, the functionality and performance of our website may be impaired as certain features are dependent on cookies. Blocking cookies can therefore cause the website’s services to not work properly and some essential functionality may not work at all.


5. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AND CONTACTS
Contact information: Clausion Oy (Business ID: 2875427-7)
Hevosenkenkä 3
Panorama Tower, 12 krs.
02600 Espoo

Contact information for the person responsible for data protection:
Anne-Mari Kela-Seppänen
anne-mari.kela-seppanen@clausion.com
+358 40 517 0509

For more information on the processing of personal data, please check our privacy policy.


6. UPDATES TO THIS COOKIE POLICY
We develop our services continuously and therefore may be required to update and change this Cookie Policy. Please check this Cookie Policy regularly to ensure you are aware of the most updated version. The most updated version is available on our service. The “Last updated” section at the bottom of this page specified when this Cookie Policy has been last updated. The changes become effective immediately, when they are published in this Cookie Policy unless notified otherwise.

This Cookie Policy has been published on 12.10.2021
Last updated: 12.10.2021