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Privacy Statement

This is the Data Protection Statement of the Tampere Centre for Societal Sustainability (TaSSu) website, prepared in accordance with the obligations of the Personal Data Act (Sections 10 and 24) and the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Prepared on 31.1.2021. Last modified 31.1.2021.


1. The data controller

Tampere Centre for Societal Sustainability (TaSSu)


2. Contact person regarding the registry

Liisa Häikiö 
phone: +358 50 3186095

Eeva Puumala
phone: +358 50 3186758


3. Name of the register 

TaSSu user register 


4. Legal basis and purpose of the processing of personal data

The legal basis for the processing of personal data under the EU General Data Protection Regulation is the individual’s consent. The information collected is information derived from the use and observation of the website, i.e. cookie information. The data is not used for profiling. 


5. Information content of the register

The information stored in the register is the cookie information that is obtained when a person visits TaSSu’s website. Cookies can be used to collect for example the following information:

  • the user’s IP address
  • time labels
  • the pages visited and the time spent on them
  • browser and type of device used
  • from which server and domain the user has arrived at the website


6. Cookie Policies

The site uses cookies. Cookies are used to collect visitor statistics. The goal is to develop service quality and content in a user-oriented way. Visitor information is anonymous, and we do not send it to third parties. You can refuse the use of cookies if you wish.

A cookie is usually a small text file that a browser stores on a terminal to identify and re-identify the user. Cookies can be used to identify the browser and use the information obtained in this way, for example, for statistical monitoring.


Third-party cookies

The site has buttons that make it easy to share content across different online communication platforms and social media. When using these buttons, a cookie can be set from the service to be used on the user’s device. These cookies are not under the control of TaSSu. For information on using third-party cookie is a Web page that party.

Most browsers accept cookies, but you can change your browser settings to prevent new cookies from being saved, to disable existing cookies, or to request notification before saving new cookies.

If you do not want data to be collected from your device via cookies, most browsers have a setting that allows you to decline the use of cookies. Some features of the TaSSu website may not work properly, if you decline the use of cookies.


7. Disclosure of data and transfers of data outside the EU or the EEA

The data will not be disclosed to third parties. Data will not be transferred outside the EU or the EEA.  


8. Data security

If and when information of the register is stored on Internet servers, we take appropriate care of data security. The stored data will be treated confidentially. 


9. Exercising your rights

Every person in the register has the right to check the information stored in the register and to request the correction of any incorrect information or inaccurate. A person in the register has the right to request the removal of personal data concerning them from the register.

Data subjects also have other rights under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, such as restrictions on the processing of personal data in certain situations. If a person wishes to check or request the correction of data stored about them, the written request must be sent to the data controller. If necessary, the data controller may ask the person to prove their identity. The controller will respond to requests within the timeframe set out in the EU General Data Protection Regulation.