Information about cookies

Cookies help us to serve you better and ensure that the maanmittauslaitos.fi website works smoothly.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files. They are saved on your computer when you use an online service and contain data about your visit to maanmittauslaitos.fi.

There are either first- or third-party cookies:

  • First-party cookies are set and supervised by the maanmittauslaitos.fi website. They cannot be accessed by any third party.
  • Third-party cookies are, for example, set by the SiteImprove service, which collects data for user statistics. They come from outside the maanmittauslaitos.fi website and also send data outside the site.

There are either persistent or session cookies:

  • Persistent cookies are not deleted automatically when a user closes their web browser.
  • Session cookies are deleted after each session.

What are cookies used for?

Two types of cookie are used at the maanmittauslaitos.fi website.

Functional cookies ensure that the maanmittauslaitos.fi website works as intended. Functional cookies are necessary to provide users with the services they need. For example, our chat service uses cookies to maintain contact with users.

Statistics and analytics cookies help us to collect feedback and compile statistics regarding the use of the website. They also help to develop the functioning and content of the website.

Cookies used at the website

Functional cookies

Functional cookies help us to ensure that the maanmittauslaitos.fi website works smoothly.

Cookie

Use

Purpose

Type

Retention period

oc-#-windowState

Chat (Elisa Chat)

 

Third-party cookie.

Session-specific

oc-#-hasSeenChat

Chat (Elisa Chat)

 

Third-party cookie.

Session-specific

oc-#-mode

Chat (Elisa Chat)

 

Third-party cookie.

Session-specific

oc-#-chatId-v2

Chat (Elisa Chat)

 

Third-party cookie.

Session-specific

Statistics and analytics cookies

Statistics and analytics cookies collect data about how many visitors each page has, and how they use each page. The collected user data is anonymous, and no user can be identified from this data.

Cookies are used to collect data, for example, about:

how many users the website has
what devices are used to visit the maanmittauslaitos.fi site
from which URL users have landed on the website
what individual pages each user has visited.

Cookies save the page requests of each user. The data saved usually includes page requests of each user, the date and time of each request, the IP address of each user’s device, the browser type and language.

Data collected using cookies is used to develop the maanmittauslaitos.fi website. The data is only processed inside the National Land Survey of Finland.

Statistical data may also be disclosed to contractual partners that participate in the development of the maanmittauslaitos.fi website if the disclosure of data is necessary to develop the content or functioning of the website.

Cookie

Use

Purpose

Type

Retention period

nmstat

Website analytics (SiteImprove)

Identification of individual visitors to the website and data about which pages are accessed during each visit, from which URL each user has landed on the website, and on which page each visit ends.

Third-party cookie

999 days

rnsbid

Website analytics (React&Share)

Anonymous feedback on the website given by users.

Third-party cookie

1 month