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Cookie Policy

This policy regarding cookies supplements our Privacy Policy. We use cookies on our websites and domains (such as oulunenergia.fi), which are managed by Oulun Energia Oy and its subsidiaries (hereinafter referred to as "Oulun Energia” or ”we”).

We request consent for the use of cookies, which you can change or withdraw at any time. When you give your consent, you will be informed what cookies we set and for what purposes. In this cookie policy, we provide even more detailed information about our purposes and service providers. This enables you to access the privacy policies of the service providers, in which they describe how they handle information collected with cookies and other technologies. 

We may alter this cookie policy. The information "Last updated" at the bottom of the page indicates when this Cookie Policy was last updated. Any change to the Cookie Policy will take effect as soon as the updated version is published on our website. 

What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is stored on your computer, mobile device, or other device. Cookies enable many of the functions of our website and help ensure the best possible user experience. We have broken down the cookies used on our websites according to their intended use.

We use cookies that (1) are necessary for the functioning of our website, (2) measure the performance of our website, (3) enable us to provide better and more personalised functions, (4) help us deliver targeted advertising, and (5) are set by social media services embedded in our website. Typically, we store data concerning online behaviour collected with cookies and other similar technologies for a period of 24 months, as we assume this period to be reflective of your preferences.

What cookies do we use?

Essential cookies

These cookies are necessary for the operation of the website and cannot be disabled. They are usually only set when you use features that create service requests, such as setting up privacy settings, logging in, or filling out forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site may not work if you do that.

Performance cookies

These cookies enable us to monitor the volume and source of traffic to our website in order to measure and improve its performance. They help us understand which pages are popular and which less popular, and how visitors navigate the site. All cookie information is collected anonymously. If you do not accept these cookies, we will not know when you have visited our website.

Functionality cookies

These cookies enable us to provide better and more personalised features, such as videos and real-time chat. These cookies are set by us or by third party service providers whose services we have included in our website. If you do not accept these cookies, some or all of these functions may not work properly.

Targeting cookies

These cookies are included on our website by our advertising partners. These companies may use cookies to form a profile of your interests in order to serve you ads of interest on other websites. Cookies recognise your browser and device. If you do not accept these cookies, you will not see targeted advertising on different websites.

Social media cookies

These cookies are set by the social media services included in our website to enable you to share content with your friends and networks. These can track your browser's usage on other websites and form a profile of your interests. This may affect the content and messages you see on other websites. If you do not accept these cookies, you may not be able to use or see these sharing tools.

How do I change the settings and affect the use of cookies?

You can opt out of certain categories of cookies by clicking on the “open cookie settings" link. You can also opt out of targeting technologies either by visiting the website of the used technology or by using the settings on your web browser. 

If you prevent cookies from being stored completely, no cookies will be stored on our website or on any other websites you visit. However, you may notice some features of online services cannot be accessed without cookies. The use of tools to prevent tracking online behaviour may also prevent cookies from being stored and may result in some functions not being available to you.  

Your can also switch on a setting in your browser to notify you of any cookies being set. Once notified, you can either accept or reject the cookie.  

You can read more about cookies and the safe use of online services on the website of the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency.

For more information about targeting-based browser use, visit Your Online Choices.

Last updated 16 March 2021.