Vuorjoki Design's Cookies Policy

Vuorjoki Design uses cookies on the website vuorjokidesign.com. By using the website, you consent to the use of cookies.

The disclosure obligation includes the obligation to disclose the method of collection and use of such data.

The goal of the disclosure obligation is to create transparency in the processes that support the user’s navigation through the Internet by collecting data about the user. In addition, the provisions guarantee that the user may supervise the use of such data.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the website, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files stored by the browser to the user’s computer or terminal when using the Internet. Cookies are used for a variety of reasons, the most common of which is the appropriate operation of a website and making your next visit easier and the website more useful to you.

With a cookie stored in the user’s computer or terminal, the website can remember the user’s device and collect information of the pages and functions used with the user’s browser. This way companies such as Vuorjoki Design can find out how popular individual pages are or what pages are visited rarely so that they can be improved.

Providing services on the Internet practically and technically requires that the cookies are stored. For electronic commerce, it is important that the website remembers the user’s visit in the online store and what products the user has viewed and added to the shopping cart. The cookies also make sure that the website remembers the content of the user’s shopping cart if, for example, the user navigates backward to view other products.

Cookies cannot be used for determining the user’s identity, i.e., name or other personal data. Neither will cookies spread computer viruses or other harmful software, nor can they collect information of the other activities the user uses the computer for.

Why does Vuorjoki Design use cookies?

Vuorjoki Design uses cookies for a variety of purposes.

Cookies are used for collecting statistical data to investigate how a website is used and thus improve the usability of the website. Statistical data is anonymous.

Vuorjoki Design also uses cookies for technical reasons. As stated above, using cookies is necessary in order for the online store to work. Vuorjoki Design’s online store must remember the user’s login data and content of the shopping cart, which can be done only by using cookies.

Cookies are used to assign a unique session ID to the user. The session ID cookie is removed when the user closes the browser.

Vuorjoki Design may also use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

Third-party cookies

In addition to the use for statistics, third-party cookies are used by the companies providing the online shop checkout solutions, such as Paytrail, Paypal, Collector and credit card companies such as Visa, Visa Electron and MasterCard.

Accepting the use of cookies

Vuorjoki Design is obliged to request the user’s consent to store cookies in the user’s computer or terminal. The consent is requested when the user visits the website for the first time. An informative banner will appear at the bottom of the page, explaining that the site uses cookies and providing a link to further information regarding the cookies. If the user does not click the link but proceeds further to the website, it is alleged that the user accepts the use of cookies.

The user may forbid the storing of cookies in the computer with the browser settings. However, in that case it should be understood that not all functions of the website will work optimally without the cookies. The user can always check the cookies stored in the computer and alter and delete stored cookies.

If the user does not wish to use Vuorjoki Design’s cookies, the user can, with most modern browsers, select advanced cookie settings in Internet settings and add the domain to the list of websites whose cookies are not enabled. In these settings, the user can also remove cookies stored by the browser, either one by one or all at once. Please note that if you use more than one computer, the setting must be made on each computer.

Rejecting and removing cookies

The user can reject cookies in the browser settings. As stated above, not all functions and services in the Vuorjoki Design website will work properly if the user has disabled the use of cookies in the browser. Also, some of the pages might not display properly.

All browsers allow for removing cookies individually or all at once. The settings can be accessed in different ways depending on the browser.

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:

AllAboutCookies.org

Other questions

The users of the website may request additional information on cookie use by contacting our Customer Service.