Please read these terms of use. Use of this website indicates agreement to these terms of use as they are.


The Prime Minister’s Office, or any other named information provider, owns the copyright and all other material rights to the content of the website.

All text material can be freely used and linked to provided that reference is made to the original source. Use of text material for commercial purposes requires prior agreement with the Prime Minister’s Office.

Legal notice

The Prime Minister’s Office is responsible for the website. Every effort is made to keep information on the website up-to-date and accurate. The Prime Minister’s Office is not responsible for any loss or damage suffered by users due to possible errors, deficiencies, data security risks or other shortcomings arising out of or in connection to this website or information or material therein. Nor is the ministry responsible for any harm caused by technical problems or any material published by external parties and linked to the website.

Linked pages are subject to their respective terms of use. The Prime Minister’s Office assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of any third party products or information provided on their websites. Where our site contains links to other sites, it does not mean that the Prime Minister’s Office had any responsibility for the functioning of those sites or any products or services provided through them.

On this website, the Prime Minister’s Office has the right, but no obligation, to monitor and edit the content of texts in those parts where users post or transfer messages. The Prime Minister’s Office is not responsible nor liable for the content of those messages irrespective of whether legislation on copyrights, defamation or privacy protection or any other acts apply to them. At its discretion, the Prime Minister’s Office can remove from its website any user-posted material it considers inappropriate.

The Prime Minister’s Office does not pay compensation for the use of this website or for any information users may provide through it. Users grant the Prime Minister’s Office unrestricted, global rights free of any charge to use and edit any such materials.

The Prime Minister’s Office cannot guarantee confidentiality of messages sent in an open information network. Users must avoid sending confidential information via e-mail.

Any material on this website cannot be deemed an offer, request or commitment binding the Prime Minister’s Office.

The Prime Minister’s Office reserves the right to update, edit or change the terms of use and the content and visual image of the website. Users are advised from time to time to check the terms of use in force on this web page. The Prime Minister’s Office has the right at any time, for an unspecified reason to suspend provision of these website services, for example for the duration of maintenance and update.

Users undertake to compensate in full any damage arising out of breach of these terms of use.

If a part of these terms of use are deemed to be in violation of an unconditional legal provision or unimplementable, such part does not affect the validity of other parts of these terms of use.

These terms and any use of this website is governed and interpreted in accordance with the Finnish law excluding its choice-of-law provisions.

Personal data management

The Prime Minister’s Office is committed, under the Personal Data Act, to protecting the privacy and personal data of visitors to the website. It does not collect such visitor data that would enable the identification of individual visitors.

Information is only collected about how users access and use the websites. This information is then used for developing the website services. Such data includes

pages viewed
IP address
web browser and operating system.

The Prime Minister’s Office only keeps a record of contact and other details given by the users themselves to be able to answer their requests for contact, questions or feedback.
Personal data file (PDF) in Finnish

Disclosure of personal data from a personal data filing system controlled by an authority is governed by the Act on the Openness of Government Activities. Access may be granted to a personal data filing system in the form of a copy or a printout, or an electronic-format copy of the contents of the system if the person requesting access has the right to record and use such data according to the legislation on the protection of personal data.

Social extensions

The website has links to websites of third parties and so called social extensions (e.g. Twitter social plug-ins). Any third party extensions or plug-ins on this website are downloaded from their respective servers. This website does not send information on its users through social extensions.

Third party services and applications provided by them are subject to their respective terms of use and other conditions.