Data protection

The terms of use specified on this page are applied to the website maintained by the Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra and its IHAN – fair data economy project.

Through this website, Sitra also collects personal data for direct marketing purposes with the users consent. Find out more on how your data is collected and used under Privacy policy of

1  Terms of Use

Purpose of the website

The objective of the website is to disseminate the views and outcomes realised in Sitra’s work in the IHAN – fair data economy project and give businesses and individuals the opportunity to take part in the project’s work. The website contains news, articles, blogs, publications, descriptions of the project’s ongoing work and other similar content.

Right of use

As a user of this website, you may share the content found on the website in external web communities and services in accordance with the terms of use of these communities and services as well as with separate terms of use applicable to them. When using the comment tools of other community services, the terms of use specific to these tools shall apply. Should the user share content outside this website, Sitra will not be responsible for the processing of information subject to third party terms of use.

As a user, you may copy, distribute and edit content found on the website in accordance with these terms of use on the condition that the content producer and source are cited when being used. However, the use of photographs and other visuals found on this website is prohibited. The sale or use of this website’s content or any part of it in a manner that diminishes its value or purpose is prohibited.

Intellectual property

Sitra holds the ownership rights of the material and content found on the website, with the exception of material produced by third parties, for which Sitra only holds a right of use. The copyrights and other rights to these types of texts, images and other third-party materials found on this website belong to the producers or registration holders of said materials.

Sitra reserves all rights to use the registered trademark “Sitra” and other equivalent intellectual property. Use of these rights shall always require the advance written consent of Sitra.

Exemption from liability

Texts found on this website contain the personal thoughts and opinions of authors. They are not the official opinions of the organisations represented by these authors. The authors are personally responsible for the content of their texts.

Under no circumstances shall Sitra be held liable for any indirect or incidental damages or damages that may arise from the use of or confidence in the information and material presented. Sitra shall also not be held liable for any damages caused by an interruption of website use or an inability to access the pages. Sitra reserves the right to terminate the web service entirely as it sees fit.

The website contains content maintained by Sitra itself as well as links to websites owned or maintained by third parties. By accessing these linked websites, the user hereby agrees to the fact that these pages are not under the control of Sitra, nor does Sitra have any possibility of influencing the content of materials created or published on them. The linked websites may also be subject to terms restricting use, which must be read before using the website. Sitra is in no way responsible for the material contained on third-party websites.

2  Privacy policy of

Sitra processes personal data according to this privacy policy, which also lays out your rights as a data subject. In addition for data collection and processing through website, Sitra uses HubSpot and its affiliates via cookies.

Sitra collects information about the users of website through cookies. A cookie is a small text file sent to the user’s browser. Some cookies are related to website functions, such as the selection of a graphical or plain text version or enlarging the font size, some for keeping statistics on website use and others tracking individuals interests and sending direct marketing messages.  

The general statistical collected on the website includes the number of visitors, the user’s country, time spent using the website, the browser used, the content accessed by the visitor and the website from which the visitor accessed the service.

With the users consent, by subscribing to marketing emails and messages, cookies are used for tracking individuals’ activities and interests on the website and for direct marketing. This information includes content accessed (opened page/file), user ID and IP address and time stamp. This data will be used for retargeting messages of the user’s interest.     

You may decline the use of cookies when you enter the website or by changing your browser settings. This may, however, compromise some website functions.

For more information on HubSpot’s use of cookies and its affiliates, visit HubSpot’s Product Privacy Policy and What cookies does HubSpot set in a visitor's browser?


If you have any questions on how we collect and use data, please get in touch.

Contact person in matters concerning the IHAN – fair data economy register:

Tiina Härkönen
Leading Specialist

Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
Address: Itämerenkatu 11-13, PO Box 160, FI-00181 Helsinki
Tel: +358 (294) 618 406

Data Protection Officer
Kristoffer Bergström
IT Manager

3  Possible changes and the applicable law

These terms of use shall enter into force on 19 May 2017 and remain in effect until further notice. We reserve the right to alter this privacy policy by notifying of any changes on our website. The changes may be based on changes in legislation and other similar reasons. We recommend that you read the content of the privacy policy regularly.

With the exception of any conflicts of law in international intellectual property, Finnish law shall apply to any disputes arising from these terms of use as well as the content or use of the website.

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