Privacy Protection

The processing of applications in the electronic grant application system of the Helsingin Sanomat Foundation creates a data file referred to in the Finnish Personal Data Act (523/1999).

Data protection

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 accordance with the EU´s General Data Protection Regulation. This page presents the privacy policy applicable to the website.

Click here to read more about data protection and privacy policy applicable to grant applications.

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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:


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:

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.