Terms and Conditions of Use, and Copyright
The website of HUS Helsinki University Hospital is maintained by HUS Communications. The editor-in-chief of the HUS website www.hus.fi/en and of the online annual report www.husinvuosi.fi/en is Acting Chief Communications Officer Jussi Salmi.
The HUS website is freely available to everyone. HUS is the copyright owner of all the material in this online service unless otherwise specified. Text on the HUS website may be quoted, and pages on the website may be linked, but the source must always be credited. The credited URL must be displayed in the quoting publication in the following form: www.hus.fi/title-of-page-referenced. Images and other graphic material must not be used without our separate and specific permission.
Website functionality and updates
Users may freely visit the hus.fi website using a computer or any other terminal device without having to log on or register. There are links from the hus.fi website to services on other platforms that for their part require you to log on (e.g. when booking appointments in the chatbots).
We aim to the best of our ability to ensure that the information on the HUS website is correct and updated, and to ensure that the website is technically functional. However, we cannot guarantee the correctness, integrity or timeliness of the information on the website under all circumstances.
HUS reserves the right to make changes to the website when necessary and to restrict access to the website for compelling reasons. HUS makes no warranty for uninterrupted availability of the website and accepts no liability for any damage that may be caused as a result of a user accessing the HUS website.
There are links from the HUS website to third-party pages. HUS accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of third-party websites.
Please notify us of any content errors or technical malfunctions that you observe on the HUS website, by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cookies and software used on the website
You may block cookies in your browser settings. However, using the website with cookies blocked may impede the functioning of some pages.
Drupal is the content management system used to maintain the hus.fi website and to display it to users. Drupal does not collect or store any personal details of website visitors.
Google Tag Manager
The Google Tag Manager tool is used for management of the code used on the website. Google Tag Manager does not store any data on website users and does not store anything on the user’s terminal device apart from technical data on website functions.
Matomo is a program used to collect information on how the hus.fi website is used. It monitors activity and tracks users’ behavior on the site (such as the most popular content, the most often used devices, and session lengths). The data are used for statistical purposes and to improve the site. The data that the application collects, such as users’ IP addresses, are anonymized and cannot be linked to a specific user or IP address.
With Matomo, it is also possible to determine the users’ approximate geographical location based on their anonymized IP address. This information can be used to track, for example, the popularity of the site in different parts of Southern Finland.
These Terms and Conditions and any disputes arising from the website or its content shall be governed by Finnish law. Any disputes shall be submitted to the Helsinki District Court.