Policy of cookies | SeAMK

Cookies

This website uses cookies. Cookies are small text files that are sent to and stored on a user’s computer. Cookies do not harm users’ computers or files. By law, we may store cookies on your device if it is absolutely essential to the operation of the website. We need your consent to use all types of cookies.

With the help of cookies, we can collect information, for example, about the devices, browsers and points of interest of users visiting our websites. The information collected can also be used to analytics and to improve the service and user experience, and to target marketing in ads.

We use both first-party (defined by the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences) and third-party cookies (defined by others than the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences) cookies, which delivers data to that third party when you are visiting the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences’ website.

You can refuse the use of cookies in the cookie settings at the bottom of the page, but please note that you may lose some of your user experience. If you refuse the use of cookies, our website may be slowed down or some of the features may be blocked. This also makes it more difficult for us to develop our services based on your usage preferences, and we are also unable to provide you with targeted advertisements on the website.

Cookies of the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences

We use tracking technologies on our site, such as cookies, to improve the usability and accessibility of the site through analytics, to provide chat service and social media functionalities, and to better target advertising. We share this information with our trusted social media, marketing and analytics partners.

First-party cookies (cookies set by the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences) are required for the functionality of forms in some pages (for example, a feedback form). We do not use cookies to identify you and the information cannot be combined with your personal information unless you voluntarily send us this information, for example, when subscribing to a newsletter or submitting a contact form.

In addition, first-party cookies are required when the administrators sign to the website’s maintenance interface.

Suppliers of the third-party web analytics solutions

For the development of our website’s content, usability and accessibility we use third-party cookies (Google Analytics, SiteImprove). This helps us understand, for example, how our website is used and what devices and browsers our site visitors use.

Google Analytics is used to analyse website visit data. To learn more about Google Analytics, visit Google’s website. You can opt out of data collection by Google Analytics by downloading an add-on to your browser from Google’s website.

Third-party social media plugins and marketing targeting

Our website contains links to third-party services, as well as social media plugins, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google and YouTube. The content of these services comes directly from the third-party services, and those third parties may gather information about a visitor’s visit in compliance with the terms and conditions of the existing privacy.

We also use third-party cookies to target marketing and to track the emails and newsletters we have send, because we want to ensure that the communication works and that you only receive communications from us that interest you. For this reason, we may also use cookies or other tracking technologies in emails. This means that we can track what emails we have sent to you and associate the information with your contact information after you have voluntarily sent us your contact information.

We do not use cookies to identify you. We also do not associate your IP address with you or collect any information that directly identifies you unless you voluntarily send us this information.

With Your Online Choices web service, you can learn about and manage your online advertising and privacy settings.

Third-party cookie policies

The below links will take you to the websites of third-parties mentioned.

Facebook

Google Analytics

Instagram

LinkedIn

Microsoft

Twitter

YouTube

With Your Online Choices web service, you can learn about and manage your online advertising and privacy settings.

Duration of cookies

Cookie Duration Description
Necessary
cookielawinfo-checkbox-uncategorized 1 year The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Uncategorized”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-advertisement 1 year The cookie is set by GDPR cookie consent to record the user consent for the cookies in the category “Advertisement”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-analytics 1 year This cookies is set by GDPR Cookie Consent WordPress Plugin. The cookie is used to remember the user consent for the cookies under the category “Analytics”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-performance 1 year This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookie is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Performance”.
csrftoken 1 year This cookie is associated with Django web development platform for python. Used to help protect the website against Cross-Site Request Forgery attacks
JSESSIONID Used by sites written in JSP. General purpose platform session cookies that are used to maintain users’ state across page requests.
viewed_cookie_policy 11 months The cookie is set by the GDPR Cookie Consent plugin and is used to store whether or not user has consented to the use of cookies. It does not store any personal data.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-necessary 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Necessary”.
cookielawinfo-checkbox-non-necessary 11 months This cookie is set by GDPR Cookie Consent plugin. The cookies is used to store the user consent for the cookies in the category “Non Necessary”.
Non Necessary
anj 3 months
sgid 2 years
CONSENT 16 years 7 months 1 day 17 hours 30 minutes
_schn session
aff 1 month
site
VISITOR_INFO1_LIVE 5 months This cookie is set by Youtube. Used to track the information of the embedded YouTube videos on a website.
YSC Session This cookies is set by Youtube and is used to track the views of embedded videos.
Advertisement
uuid2 3 months This cookies is set by AppNexus. The cookies stores information that helps in distinguishing between devices and browsers. This information us used to select advertisements served by the platform and assess the performance of the advertisement and attribute payment for those advertisements.
IDE 1 year 24 days Used by Google DoubleClick and stores information about how the user uses the website and any other advertisement before visiting the website. This is used to present users with ads that are relevant to them according to the user profile.
id The main purpose of this cookie is targeting and advertising. It is used to create a profile of the user’s interest and to show relevant ads on their site. This Cookie is set by DoubleClick which is owned by Google.
_scid 1 year Sets a unique ID for the visitor, that allows third party advertisers to target the visitor with relevant advertisement. This pairing service is provided by third party advertisement hubs, which facilitates real-time bidding for advertisers.
sc_at 1 year Used by Snapchat to implement advertisement content on the website – The cookie detects the efficiency of the ads and collects visitor data for further visitor segmentation.
Analytics
msd365mkttr 2 years
msd365mkttrs session
giosg_gid_5732 2 years
giosg_chat_id_5732 2 years
giosg_gsessid_5732 30 minutes
79f08280-5c63-4331-b04d-fb6f39afda51 2 years
319af4c0-e197-4de9-8a9b-fe98c8a2ca04 session
_gat_UA-46172341-1 1 minute
_ga 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to calculate visitor, session, campaign data and keep track of site usage for the site’s analytics report. The cookies store information anonymously and assign a randomly generated number to identify unique visitors.
_gid 1 day This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the website is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages visted in an anonymous form.
gid 2 years This cookie is installed by Google Analytics. The cookie is used to store information of how visitors use a website and helps in creating an analytics report of how the wbsite is doing. The data collected including the number visitors, the source where they have come from, and the pages viisted in an anonymous form.
GPS 30 minutes This cookie is set by Youtube and registers a unique ID for tracking users based on their geographical location
Performance
X-AB 1 day This cookie is used by the website’s operator in context with multi-variate testing. This is a tool used to combine or change content on the website. This allows the website to find the best variation/edition of the site.
nmstat 2 years This cookie contains an ID string on the current session. This contains non-personal information on what subpages the visitor enters – this information is used to optimize the visitor’s experience.
AWSELBCORS Session Registers which server-cluster is serving the visitor. This is used in context with load balancing, in order to optimize user experience.