Kota-Husky Oy Data Protection Notice

Updated on December 7, 2020.

1.  Purpose
This privacy policy is formed in accordance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, which governs the rights of the European Union citizens for data privacy and confidential personal data processing.

2.  Contact information of the controller
Lauri Sassali
Kota-Husky Oy
Jaksamontie 58
97890 Karjalaisenniemi


3.   Name of the data register
Kota-Husky Oy’s customer register

4.   Collection of personal data
Kota-Husky Oy is the controller of the Kota-Husky Oy’s customer register. The data subjects are visitors who disclose their personal data with Kota-Husky Oy through any channels described in this notice. Only such information, that a customer has provided to Kota-Husky Oy via contact form on the website www.kota-husky.fi, email, or reservation service Bokun, will be processed to manage the customer relationship. Any contact via aforementioned channels will be interpreted as a potential customer.

5.   Data processing purposes

Personal data is being processed based on existing customer relationship and based on the customers consent. The personal data collected may be used for the following purposes:

  • Customer relationship management
  • Informing customers about changes to the provided services
  • User experience development, such as improving our services
  • Customer survey implementing
  • Kota-Husky Oy’s internal statistics purposes

6.   Personal data we collect
We may collect and process the following personal data:

- The information that has been provided to Kota-Husky Oy by customer via contact form on the website, email, or reservation service Bokun: name, email, telephone number, date of birth, other possible information provided by customer

7.  Sharing data

In principle, we do not share the information that has been gathered according to this policy with third parties. We may share the information for scientific or research purposes only by anonymizing the data so, that the original data subject cannot be identified. We may also share the collected data with a selected third-party customer survey provider. We have made sure that all our service provided are complying with data protection legislation.

8.  Data protection

Kota-Husky Oy is committed to do everything in its power to protect the privacy of its clients and the security of their personal data. Kota-Husky Oy uses the appropriate physical and information technological measures to keep the collected data safe. The data collected by Kota-Husky Oy will be accessible only by authorized employees.

9.  Data subject rights

Data subject has the right to access the information that has been collected of him/her by Kota-Husky Oy, and the right to rectify the any inaccurate or incorrect personal data. Data subject may also request the erasure of all personal data from Kota-Husky Oy’s customer register, object to the processing or withdraw consent. The request must be made in writing to the controller through any of the contact methods provided in this notice. The controller may need to ask for proof of identity. Data requests will be processed within a reasonable period of time. The data subject has the right to file a complaint to the Finnish Data Protection Ombudsman or another competent authority, if he/her believes that their rights on the basis of the General Data Protection Regulation have been violated in the personal data processing practices.

10.  Changes to this policy
Kota-Husky Oy aims to constantly develop their services, and from time to time this will result in a need for updating the data protection notice. Kota-Husky Oy reserves the right to amend the privacy policy without prior notice due to changes in its services and in accordance with the valid data protection regulations.

11. Manually collected data
Kota-Husky Oy collects information from its customers manually through its website by allowing visitors to enter their own personal data via contact forms, receiving an email from a potential client, and through reservation system Johku. Such information may include full name, phone number, address and email address.

11.1 Length of personal data processing

The collected data will only be kept and processed for as long as it is necessary and to the extent that is necessary in order to take care of the customer relationship.

11.2  Third-party services and cookies on Kota-Husky Oy website
Kota-Husky Oy collects information from its customers both manually (forms, surveys) and automatically through its website.

12. Cookie policy

Sometimes we may place a cookie file on your device when you visit our website. The cookie is a small text file that the used internet browser saves onto user’s device. Cookies are installed to the user’s device only based on the website the user has inducted. Only the server that sent the cookie is able to read and use the cookie. Cookies do not harm the user’s device or files, and cookies cannot be used to transmit or use malware or any other software. A user cannot be identified solely based on cookie information.

The cookies are used to improve analytics, marketing and communication. The cookies are divided into following subcategories: functional cookies, product development and business reporting, marketing reporting and targeted marketing.

There are some third-party tools and applications in use that are necessary for the service to function. Such tools may include social media and video services’ embeddings or social media sharing and liking functionalities. These third-party applications may in addition collect information of the web services users in order to e.g. recommend content or follow visitor amounts.

You can prevent your browser from using cookies, delete cookies installed or make your browser to notify you about new cookies. You can find more information about cookies and how to delete them from https://www.aboutcookies.org/ Rejecting cookies may influence the user experience on our website and prevent you from utilizing some functionalities or services.

You may read more about cookies and the Finnish requirements concerning cookies from Traficom’s website: https://www.kyberturvallisuuskeskus.fi/en/our-activities/regulation-and-supervision/confidential-communications

The following parties’ cookies are being placed on visitor’s device upon landing to our website: Google Analytics, Google Maps, Google Adwords, Google Tag Manager, Facebook Pixel. You can familiarize yourself with the third-party cookie policies through the following links:

We reserve the right to update the cookie policy upon development of these services or due to changes in legislation.

If the user wishes to not be tracked by this website, they may set their browser to reject cookies. The instructions to cookie deletion and rejection are found in the internet browser’s help section or settings. Rejecting cookies may influence the user experience on websites and prevent you from utilizing some functionalities or services on websites.

13. Transferring data outside of the European Union

Data is regularly transferred outside the EU or the EEA. When data is transferred outside the EU and the EEA, we will safeguard the sufficient level of personal data protection by e.g. agreeing on matters related to the confidentiality and processing of personal data in compliance with legislation. We have outsourced some IT functions to third-party service providers that operate outside of the European Union, such as in the United States. We have verified that all of our partners and service providers are complying with the General Data Protection Regulation.