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This website does not save user data. The back-end system (provided by QBNK Company AB) of this website uses user data (name and email) for the purpose of sending an Moodboard url, when the data has been specifically shared for this purpose. This data will not be shared with any third parties, except for the e-mail system provider Mailchimp. The company is based outside of EU. Please read more about their datapolicy here (https://mailchimp.com/help/mailchimp-european-data-transfers/). Mailchimp will keep the data for 30 days. You can read more about their policy here (https://mandrill.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360038806034-How-long-does-Transactional-Email-keep-data-about-my-emails). See also description of personal data file below.

Description of personal data file

Personal Data Act (523/99) Section 10

Date of issue: 26.04.2018

Helsinki Partners Ltd

Yrjönkatu 21 B, P.O. Box 28


Business ID: 0586977-6


Helsinki Partners Ltd

Contact person for Data Protection

Heini Etsola, Account Manager, Helsinki Partners Ltd

Yrjönkatu 21 B, P.O. Box 28, FI-00099 CITY OF HELSINKI

E-mail: [email protected]

Name of the personal data file

Helsinki Partners' customer register

Lawfulness of processing personal data

The three main legal grounds for processing personal data are (1) the consent of the data subject, (2) the performance of a contract and (3) our legitimate interests.

The processing of personal data is based on one or more of the following legal grounds: • We have received prior express consent (in writing, verbally or online) to the processing of personal data. • The processing of personal data is necessary for the performance of a contract made with Helsinki Partners. • The processing of personal data is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the controller for managing our operations.

You have the right to withdraw your consent to processing your personal data at any time by contacting us at [email protected]

Purpose of processing personal data / maintaining a personal data file

We collect personal data so that we can offer our services in the best possible way, to facilitate a positive customer experience and smooth cooperation, and to ensure the effective operations and maintenance of our websites and online services.

The data we collect is used for the following purposes: • Marketing • Communications • Customer service • Developing products and services • Reporting • Identifying users

Contents of the personal data file

Name of person and company, plus contact information, marketing cooperation, product orders.

Sources of data Data is collected from the following sources: information provided by the consumer, data collected from use of our websites or online services, information related to other business operations, data collected from other sources that can be combined with that of the user account, and data collected from cooperation partners (on the basis of a business contract).

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

Helsinki Partners does not disclose data to third parties without the consent of the customer or a legitimate interest.

Principles in accordance to which the data file has been secured

The personal data file is maintained in the form of technical records. The information system is fully protected, and the personal data file is used only by authorised persons.

Examples on how to use copyright

Copyright-text placed under the image
Helsinki from above
© Kari Ylitalo / Helsinki Partners
Copyright-text overlaid
Aerial view of Senate Square and Tori Quarter
© Jussi Hellsten / Tori Quarter
Copyright-text as an Alt-text
Helsinki from above
© Jussi Hellsten / Helsinki Partners