Terms of Use of Our Web Services and Website

The following are terms of a legal agreement between you and Forum Virium Helsinki (later: FVH). By accessing, browsing, or using this website, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these terms. If you do not agree to these terms, please do not use this website.

FVH may, without notice to you, at any time revise these Terms of Use and any other information contained in this website. Information on this website is not promised or guaranteed to be correct, current, or complete, and this site may contain inaccuracies or errors. FVH assumes no responsibility (and expressly disclaims responsibility) for updating this site to keep information current or to ensure the accuracy or completeness of any posted information.

The authenticity, invariability and updatedness cannot be guaranteed in all situations. FVH assumes no responsibility for any harm that may have been caused by visiting our Web pages or using any material found on the website.

Please note: the English translation is provided as an aid only. In case of discrepancies, the Finnish version is legally binding.

Immaterial rights, copyrights

As a rule, FVH has the copyright for all material on the website. This site and all content in this site may not be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed, or used for the creation of derivative works without prior written consent from FVH.

Confidential information

FVH does not want to receive confidential or proprietary information from you through our website. Please note that any information or material sent to FVH will be deemed not to be confidential, unless otherwise stated. By sending FVH any information or material, you grant FVH an unrestricted, irrevocable licence to copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, publicly display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, and otherwise freely use, those materials or information. You also agree that FVH is free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques that you send us for any purpose. Personally-identifiable information that you submit to FVH will be handled in accordance with our privacy policy. We comply with EU General Data Processing Regulations for data protection and privacy for individuals within the European Union. We also comply with all applicable EU and local regulations.

Business relationships

This website may provide links or references to non-FVH websites and resources. FVH makes no representations, warranties, or other commitments whatsoever about any external websites or third-party resources that may be referenced, accessible from, or linked to our site. A link to a non-FVH website does not mean that FVH endorses the content or use of such website or its owner. In addition, FVH is not a party to or responsible for any transactions you may enter into with third parties, even if you learn of such parties (or use a link to such parties) from FVH’s site. Accordingly, you acknowledge and agree that FVH is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and is not responsible or liable for any content, services, products, or other materials on or available from those sites or resources.

When you access a non-FVH website, please understand that it is independent from us, and that FVH does not control the content on that website.

Linking to this site

All links to this website must be approved in writing by FVH, except that FVH consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not: (a) create frames around any page on this website or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within this site; (b) misrepresent your relationship with FVH; (c) imply that FVH approves or endorses you, your website, or your service or product offerings. As a further condition to being permitted to link to this site, you agree that FVH may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this website. In such event, you agree to immediately remove all links to this website and to cease using any FVH trademark.

Safety of our Web services and Web, Privacy Protection 

Some information described below is automatically gathered on our website. FVH does not gather this information for commercial purposes. We do not either sell or otherwise hand over the gathered information to third parties.

Session Cookies

Session cookies are used on our website to maintain a user session. User details are not gathered or saved in technical cookies. Third party cookies are also used, for example in order to show embedded video content. The user can opt-out of some or all cookies, but some functionality may be affected.

Server Statistics

For statistical purposes, log info is gathered indicating the visitor’s IP address in part (only the first three blocks are saved, we do not save identifiable IP addresses), the browser used and the type of browser, platform name, the date and hour of visit, URL of the site which a user visited prior to our site and the pages that were visited on our site. The above mentioned log info is gathered for statistical purposes only. The gathered log info is safely stored on FVH’s servers. Access to the log info is restricted to FVH employees who maintain the website and services.

Log-in, User ID’s and Passwords

In some cases, the use of the page or the service available on it requires logging in by user ID and password. Never give your personal password to another person. FVH will never ask for users’ passwords by phone, e-mail, mail or in any other way. FVH reserves the right to lock or close any user account without prior notice.

Forms and Transactions, Protection

Our pages offer forms and different services (for example, registration forms for events). The connection to the site is always SSL protected. The purpose of protection is to prevent others from seeing the data processed on the page.

Availability of the website

FVH does not guarantee the availability or functionality of these Web services or the website.

Additional information