SKS Group

Terms of Use

Terms of Use on Websites Owned by SKS Group and its subsidiaries

These terms of use ("Terms of Use") pertain to your right to use websites owned by SKS Group Oy and its subsidiaries (hereinafter "SKS Group") in Finland. These Terms of Use constitute the entire agreement between you and SKS Group on using SKS Group's website.

By browsing SKS Group's website, you understand that these Terms of Use are binding on the website's users, and you agree to comply with these Terms of Use. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you must stop using SKS Group's website.

SKS Group shall have the right to amend or update these Terms of Use, in full or in part, without any specific notification.

Verify the valid Terms of Use on a regular basis. SKS Group deems that you accept the valid Terms of Use, as applicable, as well as updates or amendments made to them if you continue to use this website. If you do not accept such updates or amendments, you must stop using SKS Group's website.

You can also access websites of other companies through SKS Group's website. The right to use such websites owned by other companies are governed by other conditions of use on these websites and the laws and other provisions of the countries referred to in the conditions of use.

Copyright, trademarks, and other rights

SKS Group owns the website, and SKS Group and its licensors own the information, materials and codes contained on the website. Such information and materials are protected by copyright, trademarks, patent and/other rights of ownership, and laws and decrees.

You accept your responsibility for preventing any unlawful use of the information, materials and codes contained on the website, and you agree not to use, copy, download, edit, present, transfer, distribute or otherwise utilise the information, materials or codes found on SKS Group's website, in full or in part, for commercial purpose without prior written permission from SKS Group or for uses that violate the copyright or other rights of SKS Group or another party.

You understand that any unlawful use or distribution of information, materials or codes contained on SKS Group's website may constitute actions that violate the Copyright Act, the Trademarks Act and/or other laws, which may subject you to civil or criminal sanctions.

Information contained on SKS Group's website can be presented, saved and downloaded for non-commercial private use that does not violate applicable copyright or other laws in any other way. In such cases, however, SKS Group and its website must be mentioned as a source.

You may also print a reasonable amount of material from the website for your personal use. All other kind of use is absolutely prohibited.

Press releases contained on the SKS Group website can be used in public communication. In such cases, however, SKS Group Oy must be mentioned as a source.

You understand and agree that you shall not remove any copyright comments or similar notifications expressing the right of ownership from the information or materials contained on the website, in full or in part.

Cookies

SKS Group uses cookies on its website. A cookie is a small text file that is sent to and stored on the user's terminal, i.e. your computer, and which is also used by other websites. Cookies do not damage the user's computer or files.

Cookies are designed to improve the functionality and contents of SKS Group's website. Cookies make it easier for you to browse the SKS Group website. For example, cookies help the SKS Group website remember your password when you log into the website's e-service. Also, we use cookies to direct advertising that may be of interest to you.

If you have accepted the use of cookies in the settings of your Internet browser and use the website, you also approve the use of cookies on SKS Group's website. If you wish, you can prevent the use of cookies in the settings of your internet browser.

Please note that if you prevent the use of cookies SKS Group's website may be disrupted and will not necessarily operate properly.

SKS Group will not sell information collected about you from the website by means of cookies to outside parties or provide such information for use by third parties, such as advertisers.

Privacy protection

SKS Group complies with applicable legislation on personal data in the collection and processing of your personal details. SKS Group endeavours to ensure that you can have confidence in the protection of your privacy, and that SKS Group processes your personal data carefully, confidentially and otherwise in a lawful manner.

See SKS Group's privacy policy for more information about how SKS Group processes your personal data. It is available at the following address: SKS Group's Customer Privacy Policy

Misuse of the site

Any intentional misuse of the SKS Group website, in full or in part, including without limitation, targeting the website with malware or rogue programs, such as viruses, Trojans or worms, and other vandalism, such as unlawful intrusion or denial-of-service attacks, is prohibited and a violation of the law. SKS Group reports all observations of such activity to public authorities.

SKS Group shall not be liable for any damage caused by vandalism or the aforementioned malware that may infect your computer, computer programs or information systems from the SKS Group website or any material contained therein.

Limitation of liability, and compensation for damage

SKS Group provides the website and the material contained therein on an "as-is" basis.

SKS Group endeavours to update and maintain the websites such that the information on the websites is as free from errors and up to date as possible. Nevertheless, the websites may contain errors or deficiencies.

SKS Group does not guarantee that the information or materials on the website are free from errors, reliable, complete or up to date. Nor does SKS Group assure that any errors or deficiencies will be rectified. SKS Group is under no obligation to update the websites, parts thereof, or information or other material on them.

SKS Group is not responsible for ensuring that the information or material on the website are up to date at the moment when you visit the website. SKS Group recommends that you verify the information contained on the website at regular intervals.

SKS Group, its licensors, partners or employees shall not be liable for any damage caused by the use of SKS Group's website or information, material or programs on it, in any form, in full or in part.

SKS Group endeavours to ensure that its websites function without any interruptions or errors. However, SKS Group cannot guarantee that its website is always available, without any interruption, in full or in part, or that the website functions without any technical or other problems.

SKS Group shall not be liable for any direct or consequential damage caused by the use of its website or other electronic services, for any prevention of such use in full or in part, or for related damage.

You are solely responsible for all your actions on the SKS Group website. You use the website out of your own free will, and at your own responsibility. You assume liability for any costs incurred from browsing SKS Group's websites. SKS Group shall not be liable for any costs arising from the use of the SKS Group website, including without limitation, any download of material whose functionalities increase downloading and other costs. Nor shall SKS Group be liable for any costs incurred by you as a result of your own mistakes or failures.

SKS Group uses appropriate methods aimed at preventing the appearance of viruses or other malware on the websites. SKS Group is not responsible for the appropriate protection of your computer so as to prevent any viruses or other malware, for example. In the ways stated above, SKS Group assumes no responsibility for any infection of your computer, computer programs or information systems by viruses or other malware by SKS Group's website or material contained therein.

SKS Group reserves the right to block access to the website, in full or in part, at any time and for any reason. SKS Group shall also have the right to block your access to a section of the SKS Group website protected with a password.

Links, and services provided by third parties

SKS Group's website may contain links to websites, or parts thereof, outside of its own website.

You visit any linked sites or parts thereof at your own responsibility.

In no respect shall SKS Group be responsible for the contents or updates of these third-party websites or for the accuracy of information presented on said websites, and any links cannot be regarded as an expression of such responsibility or for assuming such liability. Nor shall SKS Group be responsible for any products or services provided or mentioned on third parties' websites, and any links cannot be regarded as a recommendation for such products or services.

Links to the SKS Group website are permitted, in compliance with good practices, provided that such links are not conducive to damaging SKS Group's reputation in any way. Nor shall any links be conducive to creating a perception of SKS Group cooperating with a third party, if such collaboration has not been specifically agreed upon.

You understand and agree that SKS Group may, at any time, cancel this consent on links without any specific reason.

You agree that you will not link or otherwise distribute to SKS Group's website any offensive, derogatory material or otherwise unlawful material or websites, or information that violates the rights of third parties.

Other information

These Terms of Use shall be governed by Finnish law.

Any disputes concerning these Terms of Use shall be settled by Helsinki District Court.

If any of the provisions in these Terms of Use is found to be unlawful, invalid, null and void or to any extent unenforceable, such a provision is deemed to be separable from these Terms of Use; thus the fact that such a provision is unlawful, invalid, null and void or to any extent unenforceable shall not affect the lawfulness, validity or enforcement of the other provisions in these Terms of Use.