1. What is a cookie and why is it used?
Cookies are used to make content recommendations, analyze and develop the website and speed up its use.
2. The types of cookies Aalto uses
Aalto.fi uses two types of cookies: first-party cookies (cookies set by Aalto) and third-party cookies (cookies set by a party other than Aalto, but through the aalto.fi website).
2.1 First-Party Cookies
First-party cookies enable website functionality. They also include web analytics cookies that give information on how the website is used to help further website development.
2.2 Third-Party Cookies
Third-party cookies refer to cookies set by other parties than Aalto. These third parties may set cookies for the users of the website when they access it, for example to maintain statistics on the number of users that access the site.
2.3 Cookie categories
We have categorized the cookies used on our website based on their purpose.
2.4 Social Plug-Ins
Aalto makes uses of software add-ins known as social plug-ins, such as the Share function in Facebook, which can be used to share the content of the website in social media. Such social media services use your personal data in accordance with the terms that they have set for data protection. You can access the terms for the protection of personal data on the following social media services here:
3. Affecting the data gathered by cookies
3.1 Removing cookies from a browser
By removing cookies from your browser, you can change the identification tag with which a profile regarding your behavior is created. This does not stop information from being gathered or block behavioral advertising, but creates a new profile separate from your previous behavioral statistics. Instructions on removing the cookies from your browser can be found in the following links.
3.3 Blocking the behavioral advertising of third parties
You can block behavioral advertising, either entirely or on a company-by-company basis, utilizing the Your Online Choices website (http://www.youronlinechoices.com/uk/about-behavioural-advertising).
For more information on the processing of your personal data, please contact Aalto's data protection officer Anni Tuomela at [email protected].