Published December 21, 2016

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use apply to this website which is maintained by Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra (hereinafter Sitra), and all materials contained therein. By accessing this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the terms specified below.

Purpose of the website

The objective of this website is to communicate about the views and outcomes resulting from Sitra’s work, and to tell the public about Sitra’s activities.

Right of use

As a user of this website, you may share the content found on the website pages 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.

The user 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 found on this website is prohibited. The sale of this website’s content or any part of it is expressly prohibited. The 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 this 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.


Sitra collects identifying information on the users of this website through the use of third-party services, Google Analytics and Snoobi Analytics.

Data collected on use of the service

This service uses cookies. Some cookies are related to website functions, such as the selection of a graphical or plain text version or enlarging the font size. Others are used for keeping statistics on website use.

The website user hereby accepts the use of cookies. If desired, the user may decline the use of cookies by changing the browser settings. This may, however, compromise some website functions and is therefore not recommended.

General statistical data is collected on website use for the purpose of developing the service. This data includes the number of website visitors, page popularity, what pages the visitor accessed the service from, the most commonly used search words and browsers, and the country of the service user.

The data being collected includes:

  • the user’s IP address
  • time
  • pages visited
  • browser type
  • operating system used
  • screen resolution

We use third-party services for keeping website visitor statistics: Google Analytics (Google Inc.) and Snoobi (Fonecta Oy). Website visitor statistics are based on server log data as well as Google Analytics and Snoobi reports, in which the cookies and JavaScript code of these programs are used.

Further information:

Google Analytics:

Snoobi Analytics

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. website contains web communities 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.

Revision of the terms of use

These terms of use shall enter into force in 1.3.2017 and remain in effect until further notice. Sitra reserves the right to unilaterally revise or replace these terms of use. The current terms of use may be viewed at and will enter into force upon their publication. The date on which the terms of use were most recently revised is specified in connection with the terms of use.

Applicable law

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.

User register for the Sitra’s website

Register description and information document in accordance with sections 10 and 24 of the Personal Data Act (523/1999).

1 Register holder

Finnish Innovation Fund Sitra
P.O. Box 160 (Itämerenkatu 11-13)
00181 Helsinki
Tel. +358 (0)9 618 991

2 Contact information

Senior Lead, Digital Communications, Laura Halenius, email:

3 Name of register

User register for the Sitra website

4 Purpose of processing personal data (use of register)

The purpose of processing personal data is to collect general statistical data on users of Sitra’s website and use this data to develop the service.

5 Register data content

The register contains data on users of the website. This data is specified in greater detail in the privacy policies of Google Analytics and Snoobi Analytics:

Google Analytics:

Snoobi Analytics:

6 Regular data sources

Data is obtained directly from private persons visiting website.

7 Disclosure of data and transfer of data outside the European Union or European Economic Area

Sitra shall not disclose any data outside the register, nor shall it transfer any data outside the European Union or European Economic Area.

Further information on the data transfer policies of third parties collecting data on the website:

Google Analytics:

Snoobi Analytics:

8 Register protection principles

The register is used in an online environment. The register data network and equipment where the register is kept is protected and located in locked and guarded premises.

Data is collected in the service databases, which are protected by firewalls, passwords and other technical means. Access to these databases is restricted to authorised personnel. The equipment is guarded to ensure than no unauthorised persons or parties gain access to the register data.

9 Right of inspection and exercising the right of inspection

The data subject is entitled to inspect the data entered in the register concerning him/her free of charge no more than once a year.

A written request concerning the inspection shall be sent to the person responsible for the register.

10 Correction of data

The data subject is entitled to demand that any incorrect data in the register concerning him/her be corrected.

A written request concerning the correction shall be sent to the person responsible for the register.