Cookies

Drafted 9 Aug 2018

This page contains information on the use of cookies and data protection related to privacy on the website of Lingsoft Language Services Oy.

Summary

  • We use cookies and Google Analytics on our website.
  • We keep anonymous statistics on your visit to our website. These statistics include information on which pages you visit.
  • We do not share your information with third parties unless said information is required for the production of our services or in cases where required by law. However, some third parties, such as Facebook and Twitter, may be able to see that you have visited our website if youuse their services. 
  • If you send any feedback, submit a job application or use any other services on our website, we will keep your information confidential and refrain from sharing it with third parties.

By using this website, you accept our use of cookies as described in our privacy policy. In particular, you accept the use of performance and analytics cookies for the purposes described below. For more detailed information, keep reading this document.

General principles

We take a number of preventive measures to protect against the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data. We use e.g. SSL encryption when transferring data, our hardware is located in secure data centres behind firewalls and access to all of our data is restricted by passwords and/or security keys.


What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store small amounts of data, usually on the websites you visit. Cookies do not cause any harm to the terminal device you are using. Cookies help store e.g. some of the settings you used until your next visit to a website. 

For more information on cookies, visit www.aboutcookies.org.

What information do we collect and why?

We use Google Analytics to collect and analyse visitor data on our website. Google Analytics stores data on, for example, the number of website visitors as well as how much time they spend on the website, the pages they view and the webpages from which the visitors link the website. All of this information is anonymous - we do not know who you are, only that you are visiting our website.

 This data helps us to understand how visitors find their way to our website and how the website is used. As with a majority of websites, we use this information to make our website better.

You can read more about Google Analytics or the possibility of opting out of the service.

Your personal data

Whenever you use one of our contact request, recruitment or other similar forms, we save all of the personal data you entered in the form, such as your name and email address. This information is stored in secure information systems with restricted user access. You can read more about the processing of personal recruitment data in the Lingsoft privacy policy for job applicants.

We may send you email messages, such as newsletters or notices, on our company and services. You may use the link at the bottom of the email to unsubscribe from our mailing list.

Facebook, Twitter and other social media

Social media services feature buttons and functions – such as the 'Like' button – which we use on our website. In order to make the use of these social media functions possible, our website uses embedded code. We are not responsible for the administration of this code. For example, Facebook uses a function to show how many of your friends like our website. We do not have access to this information or any control over how these web services use the data. You can check the privacy settings of the social media you are using by logging into them.

Further information on privacy

The principles presented on this page are valid for the time being. Notifications regarding any changes made to the information presented here are always issued on this page. We may also notify you about any privacy-related changes by email or elsewhere on our website.

If you have any questions regarding this data protection description, please use our contact request form or send an email to tietosuoja(at)lingsoft.fi.