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Expat Finland Privacy Policy

As described below, Expat Finland collects data about site usage. It does not collect any data which could be used to identify an Expat Finland visitor, and does not engage in personalised advertising.

General Data Protection Regulation - GDPR
The European Union GDPR came into force on 25 May 2018. It addresses personal data and privacy issues for people within the European Union, giving them greater control over personal data. Under the GDPR, websites which collect personal data must obtain specific consent from site visitors to do so. These websites must also allow people access to their personal data, and the right to request erasure of personal data.

Expat Finland does not collect or store personal data, cannot identify site visitors, and does not engage in email marketing or personalised advertising. Therefore Expat Finland does not request consent for data collection from site visitors. Please contact Expat Finland if you have queries.

GDPR Information
Official site: eugdpr.org
FAQs: eugdpr.org/gdpr-faqs

Confidentiality of communications
Any personal information supplied to Expat Finland by telephone, email or the Contact form is known only to Expat Finland and will in no circumstance be disclosed, given or sold to, or traded with any third party, unless required to do so by law.

If Expat Finland discovers criminal or fraudulent activity on the part of a business, communications with that business may be disclosed.

Google Analytics cookies
Expat Finland uses Google, Inc.'s Google Universal Analytics service. Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files placed on your computer to help analyse how visitors use the Expat Finland site. The information from the cookies is transmitted to Google and stored on Google's servers. Google uses the information to evaluate use of the Expat Finland site and compile reports on site activity (ex. number of visitors to each page) for the Expat Finland site operator, and provide other services relating to site activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer the information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. No personal data is collected by Expat Finland or transmitted to Google. Visitors' IP addresses are anonymized during collection.

Expat Finland uses the information from Google Analytics to evaluate use of, and make improvements to, the site. Additionally, some listings at Expat Finland are paid for (as indicated by a gold star); these listings are non-personalised. Google Analytics reports tell Expat Finland for example how many people clicked the links in paid listings, and Expat Finland may inform advertisers of those figures.

The Google Privacy Policy describes how and why Google collects information when you use Google's products and services, how the information is used, and who it is shared with. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. You may also use the Google Universal Analytics Opt-Out Browser Add-on to indicate that information about the site visit should not be sent to Google Universal Analytics.

Social Sharing
Expat Finland features social sharing buttons that let you share its content with other media - for example, each Expat Finland page includes a "Share on Facebook" button. Your use of these features entails the sharing of certain information with your friends or the public, depending on the settings you establish with the third party (ex. Facebook) that provides the social sharing feature. For more information about the purpose and scope of data collection and processing in connection with social sharing features, please visit the privacy policies of the third parties that provide these features (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Reddit).

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