About the Team Finland website

Contents
Functions
Terms of Use
Inquiries

Contents

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is responsible for the team.finland.fi website, which is maintained by the marketing and communications teams of Finpro and the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, Tekes.

An essential part of the current issues section on the website is produced by the organisations belonging to the Team Finland network. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is not responsible for these contents.

The site also directs users to the Team Finland network’s joint contact channels: the service number and the online contact request form. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is not responsible for these services, which are maintained by the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, Tekes.

Functions

Search

The search function can be accessed via the website header.

The search function returns results from the entire website by default. A quick search returns pages that include all of your search terms in the given language. The Boolean operator ’AND’ is automatically added between the search words. A search using partial words is also possible. Results are listed in order of publication.

Feedback

If you have any questions or wish to submit feedback about the web service, please use this Feedback form. We can only respond to feedback and questions if contact details are provided on the form (e-mail address or name and address). Contact will primarily be by e-mail. Any official correspondence should be sent to the Registry of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment at kirjaamo@tem.fi.

Web browsers and terminal devices

The website uses responsive design, and the content adapts to the device in use. The pages are best viewed with the latest browser versions. The website can also be viewed with earlier browser versions, but doing so may limit the use of all the service features available.

Downloading and reader applications

To read PDF files, you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader program, which can be downloaded free of charge from here.

To read ePUB files, you need a reader application supported by your device.

The website may also contain direct webcasts and video recordings, which are provided in the form of live streams from a separate server and are adaptable to the device in use.

Terms of Use

Please read the terms of use carefully. By using this website, you agree to these terms of use in their entirety.

Copyright

The Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment, or any other named information provider, owns the copyrights to the texts, images and video material published on the website. This means that the copyrights of press releases, for example, are always held by the issuing organisation.

Any text material can be used freely and linked to in appropriate context, provided that reference is made to the original source. Use of material as such for commercial purposes requires prior agreement with the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

Images, other materials and the relevant terms of use

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment also disseminates images and other materials relating to Team Finland topics and network events on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment holds the usage rights to the images and other materials, unless otherwise stated in connection with such material.

The photographer and the holder of the usage rights must be acknowledged when publishing an image or other material. The images and other materials must not be manipulated or altered without permission, utilised inappropriately or contrary to generally accepted standards of etiquette and behaviour, or adopted for marketing, advertising or any other commercial purposes. Users may not transfer publication rights to a third party.

Legal notice

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is responsible for the website. Each member organisation of the Team Finland network is responsible for the contents of the press releases, service descriptions and other materials they have released for publication.

Every effort is made to keep information on the website up-to-date and accurate.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is not responsible for any loss or damage suffered by users due to any possible errors on the site. Nor is the Ministry responsible for any harm caused by technical problems or any material published by external parties and linked to the website.

Linked pages are subject to their respective terms of use. The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment assumes no responsibility for any updates or publications of any third party websites or the accuracy of any information provided on such websites. Where our site contains links to other sites, that does not mean that the Ministry has or has had any responsibility for the functioning of those sites or any products or services provided through them.

On this website, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment has the right, but no obligation, to monitor and revise the content of texts in parts of the site where users post or transfer messages.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is not responsible for the content of such messages, irrespective of whether copyright, defamation, privacy or any other laws apply to such messages. At its discretion, the Ministry may remove any user-posted material that it considers inappropriate from its website.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment does not pay any compensation for the use of this website or for any information that users may provide through it. The Ministry has unrestricted global rights to use and edit any such materials free of any charge.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment cannot guarantee the confidentiality of messages sent through an open information network. Users should avoid sending confidential information via e-mail.

No material on this website can be deemed an offer, request or commitment that is binding on the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment.

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment reserves the right to update, review and amend the terms of use and the content and visual image of the website. Users are advised to check the terms of use in force on this web page from time to time. The Ministry has the right, at any time and without giving any reason, to suspend the provision of these website services, for example for the duration of maintenance, repairs and updates.

Users undertake to compensate the injured party in full for any possible damage arising from any breach of these terms of use that they have committed.

If any part of these terms of use is deemed to be in violation of a peremptory legal provision or otherwise unenforceable, such part will not affect the validity of other parts of these terms of use.

These terms of use and their interpretation are governed by Finnish law, without regard to its conflict of laws provisions.

Personal data management

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of visitors to the website under the Personal Data Act. We do not collect data that would enable the identification of individual visitors.

Information is only collected on how users access and use the website. This information is then used for developing the website services. The data include:

• pages viewed,
• time,
• IP address,
• web browser and operating system.

We only keep a record of contacts and other details given by the users themselves in order to respond to any requests for contact, questions or feedback.

Social extensions

The website has links to the websites of third parties and so-called social extensions (e.g. Twitter social plug-ins). Any third party extensions or plug-ins on this website are downloaded from their respective servers. This website does not send information on its users through social extensions.

Any services and applications provided by third parties on this website are subject to their respective terms of use and other conditions.

Inquiries

Additional information on the website is available from Finpro and Tekes communications and marketing teams:

Finpro

Hetta Huittinen, Communications Manager
Tel. +358 400 339 597

Tekes – the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation

Maija Hakkarainen, Communications Manager
Tel. +358 2950 55739

Address: Porkkalankatu 1, FI-00180 Helsinki, Finland