Terms of Use

1. General Terms of Use

This website is maintained by Sovellin Oy, hereinafter referred to as Sovellin. By using the site, you accept these terms as they are currently in force. The terms apply to all use of the site. Accepting the terms is a prerequisite for using the site.

Sovellin Oy reserves the right to change, add or remove material from the site in whole or in part at any time. If you continue to use the site after changes have been published on this page, you accept the changes.

2. Intellectual Property Rights

All commercial use of material from the site without the express written consent of Sovellin is prohibited. All content on the site is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents, and other intellectual property laws. Unless otherwise stated, the published material belongs to Sovellin or the licensor of the material. Trademarks, copyrights, and other intellectual property protection marks visible on the website must be respected.

Copying, reproducing, publishing, uploading to other sites, transmitting, transferring, or distributing material or information on the site is not allowed without prior written consent from Sovellin.

3. Links on the Site

Sovellin may provide links to websites belonging to third parties on its site. If you use these links, you will leave Sovellin’s site. Sovellin is not responsible for such sites or the material contained on them.

4. Availability of the Website and Limitations of Liability

The site may be temporarily unavailable, and Sovellin reserves the right to suspend the availability of services on the site or change their content at any time and for any reason without notice. Sovellin also reserves the right to block the use of the site from certain parts, including registered users.

Sovellin does not give any warranties on the operation or availability of the site or the accuracy of the content. Sovellin is not responsible for any damage caused directly or indirectly by the use of the site or its content.

5. Applicable Law

These terms and any disputes arising from or related to Sovellin’s website or its content are governed by Finnish law. Any disputes will be handled in the Espoo District Court.

6. Privacy Policy

Sovellin Oy respects your privacy and is committed to handling your personal data in accordance with legislation.

6.1 Data Controller and Register Name

Sovellin Oy (Business ID 2508170-8; Linnoitustie 4 A, 02600 Espoo) is the data controller of the customer and stakeholder databases it collects.

6.2 Purpose of Processing Personal Data

The purpose of processing personal data by Sovellin Oy is to manage customer and stakeholder relationships or other comparable relationships and related obligations, enable the planning, implementation, maintenance, and further development of Sovellin Oy’s current and future services and/or products, and create added value for Sovellin Oy’s operations, customer and stakeholder communication and marketing, as well as opinion and market research.

6.3 Regular Data Sources and Processed Personal Data

The personal data we collect for the database is primarily information you provide to Sovellin Oy or data generated from the use of the website. Sovellin Oy collects personal data from you in the following contexts:

  • When using our website;
  • When subscribing to Sovellin Oy’s newsletter or other material;
  • When making a contact request to Sovellin Oy or otherwise contacting Sovellin Oy;
  • When responding to Sovellin Oy’s customer surveys;
  • When registering for and participating in events organized by Sovellin Oy.

The database may contain the following personal data:

  • Full name and contact details (such as postal address, email address, phone number, and company);
  • Information necessary for managing the customer and stakeholder relationship (such as preferred method of contact, contact language, form and timing of newsletter delivery, and other necessary information regarding your transactions);
  • Information about the device or connection you use (such as device ID, MAC address, hardware model, operating system, and IP address).

By providing data about others, you confirm that you have the right to disclose such information.

6.4 Duration of Personal Data Processing

The collected personal data is retained only as long as deemed necessary for the defined purposes of data processing. Sovellin defines data deletion times and deletion practices and ensures the removal of outdated and unnecessary data.

6.5 Cookies

The site uses cookies. Cookies improve the usability of the website and other services and enhance the user experience. Cookies allow your device to be recognized and information to be collected, such as the usage of websites, your device, and your IP address, as well as other websites of interest to you.

In addition to cookies, Sovellin may use other web beacons (such as pixel tags, Flash cookies, and transparent GIFs) and web traffic analysis services (such as Google Analytics).

You can change your browser settings to notify you when cookies are being sent. Additionally, you can restrict the use of cookies or block cookies entirely. However, this may prevent you from accessing the website or fully utilizing the website or its features.

6.6 Disclosure and Transfer of Data

We may disclose your personal data to third parties only in situations described in these Terms of Use. We may transfer your personal data to service providers and subcontractors processing the data on our behalf.

Personal data may be disclosed to third parties without your consent if required by law or regulatory order or if Sovellin deems there is a justified reason for disclosure (e.g., to protect your or another person’s vital interests).

Personal data is not disclosed or transferred outside the European Union (EU) or the European Economic Area (EEA) without a legal basis. Sovellin or its subcontractors and partners may use companies located outside the EU and EEA for data processing or service implementation, or they may use workforce or other resources located outside the EU and EEA. Some of Sovellin’s partners may also be located outside the EU and EEA. In such cases, the transfer of data outside the EU and EEA may be necessary.

6.7 Rights of the Data Subject

Sovellin and its current partners may direct electronic direct marketing to you if you have given your consent. You have the right to withdraw your consent to electronic direct marketing at any time and to prohibit direct marketing directed at you.

You have the right to inspect the personal data stored about you and to request the correction of incorrect data. In certain situations, you also have the right to delete your personal data from the register and to request their transfer to another company.

Sovellin aims to resolve any disputes with you. However, you have the right to refer a disagreement about the processing of your personal data to the data protection authority for investigation.

6.8 Data Protection

Sovellin adheres to good data management practices and the diligence and protection obligations set by legislation. Sovellin also aims to ensure that the processing of your data is objectively justified and necessary for the described purposes.

Sovellin strives to protect your personal data by reasonable technical and organizational measures against unauthorized access, accidental or unlawful destruction, misuse, transfer, disclosure, or other unlawful processing.

Sovellin Oy also limits the number of people who process your personal data to only those employees of Sovellin and its partners whose job duties require them to process personal data. The personal data system and stored data are protected by individual usernames and passwords.

7. Information Security

Sovellin uses the information you provide to carry out the activities for which you provided the information. The data is stored on a secure server in encrypted form, and Sovellin may use it to facilitate and personalize future activities with you.

Sovellin takes all reasonable measures to protect your personal data. However, Sovellin cannot guarantee the security of the information you provide while in an online environment. Online environments and online services are never completely secure, and you are responsible for ensuring the proper security of your own information systems.

8. Viruses, Hacking, and Other Attacks on Information Systems

Intentional misuse of the site by transmitting viruses, malware, or other malicious or technologically harmful material is prohibited. Unauthorized access or attempts to access the site, its servers, or other servers, computers, or information systems connected to the site is prohibited. Denial-of-service attacks or distributed denial-of-service attacks on the site are prohibited.

Sovellin is not responsible for any loss or damage caused by distributed denial-of-service attacks, viruses, or other technologically harmful files that may infect your computer, computer programs, or information systems as a result of using the site, downloading files from the site, or from websites linked to it. Sovellin actively works to prevent the aforementioned damages by ensuring the security and protection of the site.

9. Changes to the Website

Sovellin reserves the right to make changes to the site, privacy policy, practices, or these terms of use at any time and for any reason. Users of the website are subject to the terms of use in force at the time. Therefore, you should regularly review the current terms of use.

10. Contact Information

If you have any questions, comments, or remarks regarding Sovellin’s website, please contact:

Sovellin Oy
Linnoitustie 4 A, 02600 Espoo