“Cookie” is a short piece of text, which the website you use sends to your browser. It helps the website to remember information about your visit to the site, like your language choice and other settings. A cookie can make your subsequent visits to the site more pleasant and make the website generally more useful to you.

“Third-party cookie” refers to a cookie that originates from some other site than the one you are currently visiting (bbi.fi). Third-party cookies can be used for collecting and combining information about your usage of other websites on the internet as well as connecting that information to some other information you have provided to the third-party companies that provide those cookies, like for example (but not limited to) your age and location.

In our website bbi.fi, we use third-party cookies for some basic functionalities of the site (like language selection), as well as website usage analytics and advertising. By using the website bbi.fi you agree to the usage of third-party cookies and collection of your data in a way described in this document. Cookie data collected in this site can be stored in servers located in Finland, other countries in the European Union (EU) and the United States.

Google Analytics and Google Ads

In our website bbi.fi, we use third-party cookies for some basic functionalities of the site (like language selection), as well as website usage analytics and advertising. By using the website bbi.fi you agree to the usage of third-party cookies and collection of your data in a way described in this document. Cookie data collected in this site can be stored in servers located in Finland, other countries in the European Union (EU) and the United States.

In our website bbi.fi, we use analytics and advertising services Google Analytics and Google Ads, that are provided by United States -based company Google LLC. These services may collect and use data about the website’s users that includes, but is not limited to, IP-address, age, gender, and information about their other interests and usage of the internet.

You can find more information about Google’s data collection via cookies in their documents “How Google uses cookies” and “How Google uses information from sites or apps that use our services”.

You can disable these third party cookies by installing a browser extension provided by Google, from here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout/index.html.

Disabling third party cookies using browser settings is in line with Finland’s interpretation of EU’s “cookie laws”, according to Traficom.

Traficom’s statement (in Finnish):

Suomessa evästeistä informoimista tai niiden hyväksymistä varten ei vaadita erillistä ponnahdusikkunaa. Suostumuksen voi pyytää käyttäen valitsemaansa teknologiaa (esim. selaimen/sovelluksen asetukset tai ponnahdusikkuna), kunhan suostumusta ei pyydetä valmiiksi rastitetun ruudun kautta.

https://www.kyberturvallisuuskeskus.fi/fi/toimintamme/saantely-ja-valvonta/luottamuksellinen-viestinta