About this site
1. Purpose of the website
The objective of this website is to inform society about the operation of the University of Vaasa and the current events related to the university, as well as serve prospective and current students, partners, alumni, media representatives and the general public interested in our current research.
This website contains news, articles, blogs and publications. The site has language versions in Finnish, Swedish and English, of which the Finnish version is the most comprehensive.
The website is rebuild in stages and developed according to user feedback and experience. Feedback and proposals concerning the website can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Right of use
3. Intellectual property
The University of Vaasa holds the ownership of the material and content found on the Univaasa.fi website, with the exception of material produced by third parties, for which the University of Vaasa 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 the materials in question.
The University of Vaasa reserves all rights to use the registered trademark "univaasa" and other equivalent intellectual property. Use of these rights shall always require the advance written consent from the University of Vaasa.
4. Content authoring responsibilities
The University of Vaasa Vice-director of Marketing and Communications is the Editor-in-Chief of this website. It should be noted, however, that the departments and other organisational units of the University of Vaasa produce themselves the contents of their web pages and publications. If not otherwise informed, the head of the unit or department is responsible for the content of their web pages. The contact information can be found from the Organisation pages.
The University of Vaasa website also contains pages created by the students and personnel or associations formed by them. Persons appointed as administrators of these web pages are responsible for such web sites. The persons in question must have the rights to use the university IT-services.
Conditions restricting the use of individual web pages or services may exist. Any such conditions are determined on the relevant web page or in connection with the services. Register reports containing personal data are also found on the related web service or page.
5. Discharge from Liability
The website of the University of Vaasa is presented without any commitment and “as-they-are”. The University of Vaasa does not guarantee the authenticity or reliability of any information presented in or gained from the website. The University of Vaasa does not guarantee an uninterrupted or correct operation of the website. The University of Vaasa is not responsible for the availability of the website. The University of Vaasa reserves the right to make changes to the website.
Under no circumstances shall the University of Vaasa 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 on the website. The University of Vaasa shall also not be held liable for any damages caused by an interruption of website use or an inability to access the pages. The University of Vaasa reserves the right to terminate the web service entirely as it sees fit.
The univaasa.fi website contains web communities maintained by the University of Vaasa 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 the University of Vaasa, nor does University of Vaasa 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. The University of Vaasa is in no way responsible for the material contained on third-party websites.
We use both first-party cookies set by the University of Vaasa and third-party cookies set by parties other than the University of Vaasa. The third-party cookies send data to these parties when you use the univaasa.fi website. Some cookies are related to website functions, others are used for keeping statistics on the website use.
It is not possible nor does the University of Vaasa intend to use the cookie information to connect the websites individual users to natural persons and their information.
6.1 Cookies by the University of Vaasa
First party cookies (set by the University of Vaasa) are necessary for the functioning of the websites user interface and the content management system, such as logging in to the administration interface of the site.
6.2 Third-party providers of network analytics
6.3 Third-party plugins and targeted advertising
The univaasa.fi website includes links to third-party services and embedded plugins for services such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. This content comes directly from the third-party services and allows these parties to gather data on their users to the extent their own privacy policies permit.
The University of Vaasa also uses third-party cookies for the targeting of advertisements and marketing.
6.4 Third-party cookie policies
Facebook - www.youronlinechoices.eu/uk
Google Analytics - https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout
Instagram - www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp | www.aboutads.info | youronlinechoices.eu/uk/
LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/settings/enhanced-advertising
Twitter - https://twitter.com/settings/account
YouTube - https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/#infochoices
7. Possible changes
8. Applicable law