Privacy policy




Altia Oyj and its affiliates (“Altia”) are committed to protecting your privacy and personal data in accordance with applicable data protection and privacy laws (including the Finnish Personal Data Act, 523/1999). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to provide you with information on the processing of your personal data by Altia in relation to (the “Site”). Please read through this Privacy Policy before using the Site. If you do not agree to it, please do not use the Site.


Generally, you can visit the Site without entering any personal data. However, you may voluntarily submit such data to Altia e.g. by registering into the service, filling in the contact form, or contacting Altia in another manner.

The Site uses website analytics to collect technical and other anonymous information about the use of the Site. The Site also uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer, and cookie-like files and technologies to analyze how the Site is used. We refer to these generically as “cookies”. The aim of using website analytics and cookies is to improve your user experience, the contents of the Site and Altia’s services to you. The use cannot, nor is it intended to, identify users of the Site. If you visit the Site and your browser settings accept cookies, Altia considers this as acceptance of the use of cookies. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may set your browser to disable them. Kindly note, however, that disabling cookies may prevent you from using certain services on the Site.


3.1 Controller of Personal Data and Contact Information

Altia Oyj
Postal address: PL 350, 00101 Helsinki
Street address: Kaapelinaukio 1, 00180 Helsinki
Telephone: +358 (0)207 013 013
Contact: Group Communications

3.2 Name of the Register

Contact data register related to the site

3.3 Purposes of the Processing

Data may be collected and further processed for the following purposes:

  • provision, development and management of the Site (including without limitation measuring and analyzing traffic as well as optimizing content);
  • development and management of customer relationship (including without limitation management of customer communications);
  • direct marketing;
  • management of internal and external duties within Altia, its partners and subcontractors to the extent with respect to the Site; and
  • user data mining and related actions such as profiling of user data for the above purposes.

3.4 Collected Data

The following data may be collected to the file:

  • customer data such as name and contact information;
  • cookie data related to the use of the Site; and
  • statistics and log data related to the use of the Site establishing the actions of users of the Site, such as location, time, and user preferences.

3.5 Regular Sources of Data

Data are collected from the following sources:

  • information provided by you when using the Site or otherwise contacting Altia;
  • cookie information obtained from users’ hard drives;
  • log data obtained by monitoring the use of the information system related to the Site;
  • entities within Altia, its partners, and subcontractors in relation to the provision of services with respect to the Site.

3.6 Regular Transfers of Data

Data may be transferred within the Altia group, as well as to Altia’s partners and subcontractors for the purposes defined above. Data will not be transferred outside the EU or the EEA.

3.7 Security

Altia endeavors to use appropriate measures (having regard also to the nature of the personal data involved) to protect your personal data. Such measures include, where appropriate, the use of firewalls, secure server facilities, encryption, implementing of proper access rights management systems and processes, careful selection of processors and other technically and commercially reasonable measures to provide appropriate protection for your personal data against unauthorized use or disclosure. Altia may also take appropriate back-up copies and use other such means to prevent the accidental damage or destruction of your personal data and to ensure that Altia’s services are functioning properly.

3.8 Your Rights

With respect to the processing of your personal data, you have the following rights, as appropriate and subject to possible restrictions arising from applicable laws:

  • Right to access: You are entitled to be informed of what personal data Altia holds about you.
  • Right to request correction, blocking or deletion: You are entitled to request Altia to rectify, delete or block (as appropriate) your personal data that is incorrect, incomplete or otherwise inaccurate.
  • Right to object: You have the right to object to Altia’s processing of your personal data on compelling, legitimate grounds relating to your circumstances.

You may exercise your rights by contacting Altia in accordance with section 3.1 above.

3.9 Updates

As Altia seeks to develop the Site continuously, Altia reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy. Altia hopes that you review this Privacy Policy from time to time for any amendments.