Terms of Use

1. General

These Terms of Use apply to the use of the websites of Koskisen Group and Koskisen Oy (hereinafter collectively referred to as Koskisen) and the websites hosted on these sites. Use of certain websites and services may be subject to additional terms of use. ‘Koskisen online services’ refers to all services owned by Koskisen that operate via the Internet. These include, for example, websites, applications, forms, online magazines, software, and any other functions connected to the Koskisen websites. Use of Koskisen online services is subject to acceptance of the Terms of Use of Koskisen websites.

2. Use of Koskisen websites

Copying, transfer, distribution or saving of website content either in full or in part without the written prior permission of Koskisen is prohibited. The user is entitled to use parts of the Koskisen websites for private use provided that the reputation or business of Koskisen are not damaged and that any copies or printouts made for private use contain all copyright information and other such proprietary information, notices or disclaimers.

Alteration of website content or use of the content for any purpose other than that for which it was originally intended is prohibited. Use of press releases and other documents intended for public communication purposes is permitted on the condition that the information sources are cited.

By submitting material to any of our servers, for example, by email or via the Koskisen websites, the user agrees that: (a) the material does not contain anything that is unlawful or otherwise unfit for publication; (b) the user has used reasonable efforts to scan and remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting the material; and (c) the user owns the material or has the unlimited right to provide it to Koskisen, and Koskisen may publish the material free of charge and/or incorporate it or any parts of it in its products free of charge and without accountability or liability; and (d) the user agrees not to take action against Koskisen in relation to material that the user submits, and agrees to indemnify Koskisen if any third party takes action against Koskisen in relation to the material the user submits.

3. Unauthorised use

By using the Koskisen websites, the user agrees not to submit to the sites any material that may infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party. The user shall not use the services for any illegal, fraudulent or offensive purposes. The user agrees also to use the website in a manner that does not damage or interfere with its operation or any of its contents.

4. Intellectual property

The content of the Koskisen websites are owned by Koskisen. All Koskisen web pages and their contents are protected by copyright law and international agreements. The intellectual property rights to software located on the websites belong to Koskisen or its suppliers. Koskisen reserves all rights to the content of its websites worldwide.

5. Legal disclaimer

Koskisen online services and their contents are provided “as is” without any warranties regarding the accuracy or reliability of the pages or their content.

Koskisen makes no warranty that its websites or the server that makes them available are free of viruses or other harmful components or that the website functions will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Koskisen reserves the right to revise the Terms of Use of Koskisen websites and to make changes to the content of its websites or to the services provided through them. Koskisen also reserves the right to limit access to its online services or to make technical and functional changes or to interrupt or discontinue its websites without prior warning. Koskisen takes no liability whatsoever for any changes, interruption or discontinuance of its online services. Koskisen is entitled but not obligated to monitor the material contained on the Koskisen websites and to remove, move or comment on this material if we consider it to be in violation of the law, good practice, or these Terms of Use. The user accepts that Koskisen reserves the right to make such alterations and that it is the user’s responsibility to regularly check the Terms of Use for possible changes. The user’s continued use of Koskisen websites after any such alterations have been made shall constitute the user’s acceptance of the alterations.

6. Limitation of liability

Koskisen accepts no liability for the qualitative properties or fitness for purpose of Koskisen online service websites. Koskisen is not liable for any disturbance or interruption of its websites or any of their functions. Koskisen accepts no liability whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential damages, costs or loss of earnings related to the use of or the possibility to use its websites.

Koskisen makes no warranty or representation regarding the availability, accuracy, faultlessness, reliability or content of its online services or for the fitness for business use or for any other specific purpose of use of their content. Koskisen is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, loss of profit, or interruption of business caused by any of the services provided via its websites or by the interruption of such a service even if Koskisen is informed of such damages or of the possibility of such damages.

Koskisen is not liable in any way for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive or any other damages, costs or loss of profit caused by the use or attempted use of its services, or by browsing the Koskisen online services or any sites linked to these, or by any inability to use the content of the services, or due to a fault, interruption, mistake, delay, virus or system error in their functioning or transmission, even if Koskisen or its representatives are informed of the possibility of such damages, losses or costs.

Koskisen is not liable for any information or material provided by third parties via sites linked to Koskisen online services or for content produced by third parties. Koskisen’s websites may contain links to external websites. Koskisen does not actively monitor the content of such websites, nor is it responsible for any information, link functionality, contents or products offered through these sites and does not represent these websites in any way. Koskisen is not liable for the actions of other service providers. When accessing third party websites, the user shall look over and accept the rules of use of said sites before using them. The user shall also accept that Koskisen has no control over the content of said sites and cannot assume any responsibility for the material created or published by third party websites. Additionally, the existence of links to third party websites not operated by Koskisen does not imply that Koskisen endorses the products and/or services offered on those sites. Access to and use of third-party websites is exclusively at the user’s own responsibility.

7. Cookies

This website uses cookies. The purpose of cookies is to facilitate and to speed up the use of the online services. The user can block the use of cookies by altering his/her browser settings. Blocking the cookies can, however, make our pages slower to upload and prevent the user from viewing or using certain parts of our websites.

8. Content provided by the user to Koskisen

Koskisen welcomes feedback and suggestions and uses these to develop and improve its services. In providing feedback and suggestions the user grants to Koskisen unlimited rights to the material that the user provides. Koskisen is thus not liable to pay any compensation for any of the feedback or suggestion material that it uses.

By providing material related to our online services to the Koskisen server, for example via email or our online services, the supplier of the material agrees to the following terms and conditions:

(a) the submitted material is not confidential or proprietary and is owned by the sender and/or the sender has the unlimited right to submit the material to Koskisen; (b) Koskisen has a right to publish the submitted material as-is or in modified form; (c) the sender is liable for the fitness for publication of any material that he/she submits; (d) the sender agrees to indemnify us if any third party takes action against Koskisen in relation to the material he/she submitted; (e) the sender agrees not to take action against Koskisen in relation to material that he/she submit; (f) Koskisen may publish the submitted material wholly or in part free of charge and without accountability or liability; (g) the sender has used reasonable efforts to remove any viruses or other contaminating or destructive features before submitting the material to Koskisen; and (h) Koskisen reserves the right to move or remove any material submitted to Koskisen at any time and for any reason.

9. Contacts

If you have any queries concerning any of Koskisen’s websites or online services, contact us via email at: info@koskisen.com or by phone at +358 20 55 341.

10. Personal data

Personal data may be collected in connection with marketing campaigns for direct marketing purposes as permitted under the Personal Data Act (523/99). Separate notification of personal data processing will be provided in connection with services requiring registration.

11. Other terms and conditions

Any disputes concerning the use of Koskisen websites shall be settled by the District Court of Päijät-Häme in accordance with Finnish law.