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Expat Finland Privacy Policy

By using the Google and Facebook items detailed on this page, Expat Finland collects data from site visitors.

1. Confidentiality of communications

Any personal information supplied to Expat Finland by telephone, email or the Contact or other forms is known only to Expat Finland and in no circumstance will be disclosed, given or sold to, or traded with any third party.

2. Google Analytics cookies

Expat Finland uses Google Universal Analytics, a service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Google Universal Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyse how visitors use the site.

The information generated by the cookies about your use of Expat Finland, including your IP address, will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the site and compile reports on site activity for the Expat Finland site operator, and provide other services relating to site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.

Expat Finland may use the information provided from Google cookies to evaluate your use of the site, and make improvements to the site.

3. Use of Google +1 button

The Google Privacy Policy describes how Google treats personal information when you use Google's products and services, including the Google +1 button. The following describes Google's additional privacy practices specific to your use of the +1 button.

The Google +1 button is a way for you to share information publicly with the world. The Google +1 button helps you and others receive personalized content from Google and its partners. The fact that you +1'd something will be recorded by Google, along with information about the page you were viewing when you clicked on the +1 button. Your +1's may appear to others as an annotation with your profile name and photo in Google services (such as in search results or on your Google Profile) or elsewhere on websites and ads on the Internet.

Google will record information about your +1 activity in order to provide you and other users with a better experience on Google services.

In order to use the Google +1 button, you need to have a public Google Profile visible to the world, which at a minimum includes the name you chose for the profile. That name will be used across Google services and in some cases it may replace another name you've used when sharing content under your Google Account. Google may display your Google Profile identity to people who have your email address or other identifying information.

4. Option to refuse Google cookies

You may refuse the use of Google cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. Additionally, you may use the Google Universal Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on developed by Google. The Add-on communicates with the Google Analytics JavaScript (ga.js, analytics.js, dc.js) to indicate that information about the site visit should not be sent to Google Universal Analytics.

Google Privacy Policy - Use of information: You can see comprehensive details of how information you provide to Google is used at the Google Policies and Principles page www.google.com/policies/privacy/.

Information about Google cookies: Comprehensive details of all types of cookies used by Google can be found at www.google.com/policies/technologies/types/

5. Use of Facebook Like button

Expat Finland integrates the Like button plugin of the social network Facebook. When visiting Expat Finland pages, the plugin establishes a connection between your browser and the Facebook server. Facebook gains information on the fact that you visited Expat Finland by your IP address. If you interact with the plugin by clicking the Like button while logged on to your Facebook account, you link the contents of Expat Finland pages to your Facebook profile. Facebook can thereby correlate your visit to Expat Finland with your user account.

Expat Finland receives no knowledge of the content of the transmitted data, nor knowledge of its usage by Facebook. You can find more information in the Facebook Privacy Policy at www.facebook.com/about/privacy/

Option to refuse: If you do not want Facebook to correlate your visit to Expat Finland with your Facebook account, please log out from your Facebook account.

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