About the sites um.fi and finlandabroad.fi
This website provides information about the activities of and services provided by Finnish missions abroad (an embassy, a consulate general, a consulate or other representation abroad). The mission and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are responsible for the content of the website.
UM.fi is a website maintained by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs that provides information on the Ministry’s activities and services. The website provides information in Finnish, Swedish, and English. The most comprehensive information is provided on the Finnish pages.
Finlanabroad.fi provides information about the activities of and services provided by Finnish missions abroad (an embassy, a consulate general, a consulate or other representation abroad). The mission and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs are responsible for the content of the website.
The aim is to ensure that the content is accurate and up to date. The mission and the Foreign Ministry are not responsible for any expenses or damage incurred by the user because of possible errors in the website content. Nor is the Ministry responsible for any harm caused by a technical failure or by any material linked to and published on the website by external parties.
Copyright to the texts and images published on the website is owned by the mission, the Ministry for Foreign Affairs or the provider of content mentioned in connection with published material.
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Visitor statistics are gathered to improve the service. Such data include, for example, the website from which the visitor has moved to the service; the most frequently used search words; the time of visit; visited pages; visitor’s geographical location; type of browser; and general information related to visitor’s device. In order to anonymise visitor statistics, the last two syllables are removed from the visitor’s IP address. Tracking statistics does not involve storing cookies on the visitor’s device.
The data is not used for marketing purposes, and tracking data will not be disclosed outside the Government.
Visitor statistics are kept in servers located in Finland, and the data will not be combined with other sources of information. The data can be accessed by members of staff in the Ministry for Foreign Affairs whose tasks include web communications and by the Ministry's contracting partner Oikeat Oliot.
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Please send any questions or feedback about the Ministry’s activities directly to the unit dealing with the matter or to [email protected]. If you have feedback about this website, please write to the Unit for Communications on Current Affairs at [email protected].