Last updated: 7 August 2019.

Cookie policy

Kivra’s online service uses cookies. We use cookies to enable and facilitate the use of our services, to analyse website traffic, to provide information about services, and for online advertising. 

By using the website, you approve the use of cookies.

A cookie is a small text file stored in your device. The cookies placed by Kivra do not harm your computer and are not used to disclose personal data to third parties. 

Cookies and use of them

We use cookies on Kivra’s website to provide and ensure the best possible service experience for our website visitors. 

Kivra’s website uses both first-party and third-party cookies. First-party cookies are cookies placed by Kivra’s website, whereas third-party cookies are cookies placed by third-party technical solutions used on Kivra’s website.

Cookies are divided into three categories to illustrate their purpose of use. The cookies used on Kivra’s website are described by category below. These categories are: 1) strictly necessary cookies (necessary for website functionality); 2) performance and user experience cookies (to measure website performance and also to offer personalised website experiences); and 3) advertising and targeting cookies (to make it possible for us to offer targeted advertising).

Kivra reserves the right to make changes to its cookie policy at any time, since Kivra is developing the Service continuously. Updates may also be made in connection with amendments to laws. The changes will come into effect once the updated policy has been published. For this reason, we ask you to study this document at regular intervals. You will always find the most recent version on Kivra’s website.

Cookie categories

Strictly necessary cookies

Strictly necessary cookies are needed to ensure website functionality. No identifiable personal data is stored in these cookies.

WordPress (first-party cookies)
WordPress is the website platform used by Kivra.

Performance and user experience cookies

Performance and user experience cookies are cookies that collect anonymous information about website usage. This anonymous data helps us improve the content and usability of the website. No identifiable personal data is stored in these cookies.

Google Analytics (first-party cookies)
Google Analytics is used to monitor usage and the ways in which the website is used.

Google Tag Manager (first-party cookies)
Google Tag Manager is used to manage the placement of cookies on the website.

Advertising and targeting cookies

Advertising and targeting cookies are cookies that help us personalise content based on earlier website visits. Based on these cookies, advertisements will be displayed that match your interests in terms of online behaviour. No identifiable personal data is stored in these cookies, but your browser and device may be identified.

Adform (third-party cookies)
Adform collects information about the impact of advertising and user activity related to advertising. These cookies are also used for targeting advertising more precisely based on the user’s interests.

Facebook (third-party cookies)
Facebook is a social media tool that uses cookies to measure the impact of advertising and to create target groups for advertising.

Google Ads (third-party cookies)
Google Ads is a tool for collecting data related to measuring the impact of advertising and for identifying target groups.

Leadoo (third-party cookies)
Leadoo is a chatbot tool for customer service.

LinkedIn (third-party cookies)
LinkedIn is a social networking tool that uses cookies to measure the impact of advertising and to create target groups for advertising.

Pipedrive (third-party cookies) 
Pipedrive is a tool for customer relationship and customer acquisition management.

Cookie settings

You can change your cookie settings using the privacy settings for your browser (Firefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer, etc.). Please note that disabling cookies may hinder the use of some services, because some functionalities are made possible by cookies. If you disable cookies, the advertisements displayed to you may not correspond to your interests.

In your browser settings, you may disable all cookies, which means that cookies will no longer be stored on Kivra’s website or on any other website that you visit. You may also delete cookies that have already been stored. In your browser settings, you can also choose to be notified of cookies, meaning that you can approve or prevent the storage of cookies. 

On the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency website, you can read more about cookies and the safe use of websites.

Kivra’s right to use cookies and data stored by cookies is based on the Act on Electronic Communication Services (section 205 of the Information Society Code), which permits the use of cookies and data stored by cookies if the user has given their consent for this and has been provided with comprehensible and comprehensive information about the purpose of the storage or use.