About the espoo.fi website

The City of Espoo’s official website is www.espoo.fi.

The city’s website www.espoo.fi is an important channel for sharing information. Through the website, residents can contact the city and have their say. You can also find us on social media.

Accessibility

Accessibility statement in Finnish for the official espoo.fi website. The design of this beta website takes account of accessibility in many ways.

As the website is constantly being developed, the accessibility statement is being prepared alongside the website.

You can give feedback on the accessibility of the website through our feedback system(external link).

Recommended browsers

The Espoo.fi website can be used on the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari. You should always use the latest browser version on both mobile devices and computers.

You can change the font size through your browser tools.

User identification and information security

The City of Espoo takes care of information security on the city’s website.

You can find information about the processing of personal data on the data protection page.

Do not write sensitive information, such as personal identity codes, bank account details or health information, in comments or on forms on the Espoo.fi website.

This website contains links to other websites. Please note that the City of Espoo is not responsible for the data protection practices or content of such websites.

If you notice any information security issues on our website or have development ideas, please send us an email to tietoturva@espoo.fi. Thank you for your collaboration.

Use of cookies on the espoo.fi website

Our website uses cookies. Cookies enable us to compile user statistics and analyse data. We aim to constantly improve the quality and content of our website to the users’ benefit. We anonymise user data and do not disclose it to third parties.

Most browsers allow you to block cookies, for example:

  • Microsoft Edge: Settings > Privacy & security > Cookies
  • Google Chrome: Settings > Privacy and security > Cookies and other site data.

If you block all cookies, the website may not function properly.

A cookie is a small text file which is sent to and stored on a user’s computer. Cookies do not cause damage to the users’ devices or files. Please note that some services may not function properly without cookies.

Our website uses both session cookies and tracking cookies. Session cookies are stored by the browser on your computer for the duration of the session and deleted once you close your browser. Only the tracking cookies used for identifying new visitors and those returning to the site will be stored.

Our website uses third-party analytics software which installs a tracking cookie on a user’s computer. The Google Analytics tool does not collect personal data, and for example IP addresses are anonymised(external link) in accordance with the Google practices.

Cookies are used for collecting, for example, the following data:

  • time
  • pages visited
  • browser type
  • the web address from which the user landed to the City of Espoo’s website
  • the server from which the user landed to the City of Espoo’s website
  • the domain from which the user landed to the City of Espoo’s website

Rights

All rights related to the content on the www.espoo.fi website belong to the City of Espoo, unless otherwise stated. You can freely share links to the website content as long as the link opens the entire website.

Press releases, news and other public content can be freely published. You should mention the source when publishing any content.

The City of Espoo’s websites also contain links to other websites. The City of Espoo is not responsible for the content or availability of such external service providers’ services, for the accuracy of any information or related ownership or copyright issues.

Liability issues

The purpose of the website is to provide reliable up-to-date information about the city’s operations. Our aim is to make sure that the information is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.

The City of Espoo is not liable for any direct or indirect damage, costs or inconvenience caused by the website (e.g. inaccurate information) or its technical problems.