Cookie Policy

Information about the cookies used on the website

We use cookies on our website to improve the performance and content of the site. The cookies enable us to provide a more individual user experience and social media channels.


A cookie is a small text file that the browser stores on your computer or mobile device when you visit the website. On this website, the term “cookie” also refers to other similar technologies. Necessary cookies are needed for a website to function properly. The website may also use cookies that are not necessary for the site to function. Such cookies are used for analytics, monitoring and marketing, and their absence does not prevent the web service from working. Such cookies may only be used with the consent of the user.

The cookie can be stored permanently on the user’s device, in which case the web page remembers the user when they return to the page even if the browser has been closed in between. The cookie may also be session-specific, which means that it is erased when the browser is closed.

The cookies can be first-party cookies or third-party cookies. First-party cookies are issued by the same website that you are visiting. Third-party cookies are issued by an external party.

For what purpose is data collected?

The website automatically collects the below data about visitors. This data is used to improve the user interface and user experience of the website and to monitor statistically the numbers of visitors. The data is not handed over to external parties.

What data is collected about the user of the service?

The website uses cookies to maintain the user session. Personal data identifying the user is not collected or recorded in the technical cookies.

The user has the possibility to prevent the use of cookies by changing the settings of their browser. However, the use of the website without cookies may affect the functionality of the pages.

The data collected for the visitor statistics of the service is anonymised so it cannot be connected to an individual person. This data includes:

• the IP address used to access the city’s website
• the time of accessing the service
• the pages used in the service
• the type of browser
• regional location data, which cannot be used to identify the user

Is data transferred from the service to other services?

The website includes feedback forms, the data protection information of which is given with the forms.

The pages might include content by service providers external to the city, such as embeds from map services or social media channels. The privacy protection of these channels and services is the responsibility of their owners.

Links to individual pages can be shared to Facebook and Twitter via small buttons on the pages. No data relating to the person is transferred to social networking services with the address.

For how long is the data stored?

We only store the collected data for as long as it is necessary for the purposes defined here.  The stored data do not include unique personal data.