Uutisraivaaja is a media innovation competition established by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. The Helsingin Sanomat Foundation as well as Päivälehti Archives and Päivälehti Museum, which are part of the Foundation, maintain registers important to their activities. The personal data in these registers is processed confidentially and in accordance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation. This also applies to data related to the Uutisraivaaja competition.

Applications submitted to the Uutisraivaaja competition form a data register. The Foundation processes the personal data in this register in accordance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which entered into force on 25 May 2018. Document about the privacy policy for the applications can be found here. Any appendices to your application will be stored on the Google Drive account owned by the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation. Google’s privacy policy is available here.

Website’s data protection
The use of our website does not require login, as a result of which the only identifying data stored when using the website is the user’s IP address, which is stored in the server’s log and possibly the website’s analytics service (Google Analytics), although the service has been programmed to anonymise addresses. For further information on how Google uses the data, go to: https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance/.

The website uses cookies to analyse the website’s use and to improve user experiences with the help of the Google Analytics service.

Cookies are files stored on the computer or mobile device of the user of the service provider’s web server. In practice, cookies are small, anonymous, user-specific text files saved on the user’s web browser. The server can subsequently read the cookie and thereby identify the browser in question. Cookies do not harm the user’s device. Cookies do not enable a user’s identification unless the user has logged in to services.

You can clear the cookies on your browser in the browser settings. This measure does not prevent the saving of new cookies. You can prevent the use of cookies altogether in the settings of your web browser. Preventing the use of cookies may affect the website’s availability or functioning.

If you wish to prevent the use of Google Analytics, use this tool: http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

Content embedded from other sites
The articles on this website may contain embedded content (such as videos, images, articles etc.). Opening embedded content imported from other websites is comparable to visiting the website of a third party.

These websites may collect information about you, use cookies, embed the monitoring cookies of a third party and monitor your interaction with the embedded content.

Contact forms
Texts sent on contact forms are not saved in the database; instead, they are forwarded to the company’s personnel via email.

The data saved on the website can be viewed by
– our company and its personnel
– the IT company maintaining our website

Storage period
The analytics data is stored for 24 months in Google’s service.

Your rights to your own data
If you have given us your personal data in any form, you can request a summary of that data. You may also ask that your personal data be deleted. The right to have your personal data deleted is not applicable to personal data that we are obligated to store due to reasons related to maintenance, legislation or information security.