Privacy statement for the website

Metsähallitus' is a website that is open to everyone and provides up-to-date information about Metsähallitus destinations and the services available at them.

Data collection

Data is collected from users by means of a feedback form.

Users can provide their contact information on the feedback form if they want a response to their feedback. The following personal data can be provided on the feedback form: name and e-mail address.

Data processing and disclosure

The data collected on the feedback form is transferred to the Metsähallitus' feedback database. Personal data is not disclosed to parties outside Metsähallitus, and the data is only processed inside the European Economic Area (EEA).

Data storage

The personal data provided in conjunction with feedback is stored for as long as necessary for the purpose of feedback processing at Metsähallitus.

Data protection

The protection of the webpages complies with best practices in data protection, current legislation and regulations, and supplementary instructions issued by Metsähallitus. Access rights are used to restrict use of the system to only those individuals that require the data for their work.

Use of cookies

The uses cookies. Cookies are small text files used for communication between the terminal's browser and the server. Cookies and other identifiers have a set period of validity, after which the browser removes the identifier. We use these technologies to carry out our activities. If desired, the user may prevent the creation of cookies, change their consent to receive cookies or delete the cookies saved in the browser. This may, however, inhibit the functioning of the webpages. You can see all the cookies used by the site and see and modify the cookie consent you have given from the Cookie settings link at the bottom of the site.

Monitoring the use of the web service

Data on the use of the web service is collected without cookies using the Snoobi Analytics service. No personal data which could be used to identify individual visitors is collected about the users of online services. The information is used in the development of the web service. The collected data is stored in the Snoobi Analytics tool. Snoobi manages this information in accordance with its privacy policy. You can find further information on the Snoobi Analytics website (

Rights of the data subject

The data subject has the right to access the data held by the controller concerning him or her, the right to request the rectification of imprecise and incorrect data, and the right to restrict processing of this data for the period when its veracity is being confirmed. The data subject also has the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority regarding actions carried out in the processing of his or her personal data.

Contact details of controller

Questions regarding this privacy statement and the rights of data subjects are primarily handled by the filing system administrator Katariina Hopponen (katariina.hopponen(at) and the Data Protection Officer Janne Kiiskinen (janne.kiiskinen(at) On matters relating to data protection, we request that you make contact in writing directly to the controller: Metsähallitus/Registry, PO Box 94, 01301 Vantaa or by email: tietosuoja(at)

Updated April 24th 2024