Privacy Notice of Website

This privacy notice concerns this website (, it’s subsites and its users’ data that is collected and processed.

Data Controller

University of Turku

Contact person of register

The IT Services of the University of Turku

Data Protection Officer of the University of Turku:

Purpose of use

The data mentioned below may be used for the technical development and development of content of the website and targeting online marketing.

Log entries are used for ensuring the information security of the service, developing the technology of the service, and for detecting, preventing, or investigating technical faults or errors.

Data content

The website collects the following data automatically:

Log entries

The use of the service creates log entries.


Third-party components

The third-party component functions for social media of the website used by the user are transferred to the follow-up data of the third party service.

Cookies and third-party component services of the following services may be used on the website: Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Matomo, Instagram, Twitter, Sanoma, AddThis, Facebook, Snapchat and LinkedIn.

Part of the services offered by the third parties may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area.

Transfer of data

The University may share anonymous data with third parties that help the University to develop the website and investigate technical faults or errors.

Basis for use

The University of Turku fulfils the statutory task presented in Section 2 of the Universities Act based on general interest when it conducts research, teaches, and carries out societal interaction.

Period for retaining data

The data is retained for these purposes for the required time period and it will not be used for any other purposes.

Rights of the data subject

The user has the possibility to prevent the use of cookies and thus the use of anonymous follow-up data by preventing the saving of cookies in the browser settings.  Preventing the saving of cookies may affect the functionalities of the website.

The data subject has the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.