University of Lapland website uses visitor tracking services such as the Google Analytics service to collect anonymous statistics about the users of the site in order to improve the contents of the site. The Google Analytics service stores information about what web pages you visit, how much time you spend on the site, from where you navigated to the site and what links you click on. You can disable the visitor tracking using the Google Analytics opt-out feature https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout. Google Analytics stores this information 26 months.
Social media plugins
University of Lapland website may contain links and connections to websites owned by third parties as well as so-called social media plugins (e.g. Facebook plugin). The use of social media plugins may result in personally identifiable information being sent to the social media service provider in question. When using a plugin, you may allow cookies from a third party website to be stored on your computer. The operators of that site will then be able to monitor your use of the site, if you are logged onto the social media website in question.
More infromation about social media plugins
Markku Kontio, web-coordinator
firstname.lastname (at) ulapland.fi
P. +358 40 513 4950