Terms of Use and Personal Data Protection

Terms of Use and Personal Data Protection

Terms of Use and Personal Data Protection

Terms of use are applied to the ysaatio.fi and m2kodit.fi web pages of Y-Foundation corporation (hereinafter referred to as “Y-Foundation”) and to the services these web pages include (hereinafter referred to as “web pages and services”).

Our services, and additional services such as application forms, comply with the following laws and regulations:

  • Information Society Code 917/2014
  • Act on the Protection of Privacy in Electronic Communications 516/2004
  • General Data Protection Regulation of EU 2016/679

The Purpose of the Service

The purpose of the service is to improve the availability of data and services of Y-Foundation as well as to share the useful data of Y-Foundation, its services and products.

The web pages are primarily to be used in Finland. Finnish and EU legislation is applied to these terms of use as well as the usage of the web pages.

Copyrights, Trademarks and other Intellectual Property Rights

The materials in our service can be browsed and copied by printing and downloading files. However, these materials can only be used for non-commercial and personal purposes. The copies or parts of the copies are prohibited from being sold, shared electronically or in printed copies for commercial purposes and it is forbidden to change them or attach them to other materials or other web pages. Press releases are allowed to be published provided that the source is mentioned.

The ownership, copyrights and all other intellectual property rights of the service belong to Y-Foundation and other information providers. Even partial publication, transferal, copying, using or any other exploitation of the materials in the service are not allowed without written consent in advance by Y-Foundation.

Limits of Liability

Y-Foundation strives to ensure that the contents of the service are immaculate and up-to-date, that the operations are immaculate and continuous as well as that the service meets the reasonable requirements of the information security. However, Y-Foundation is not liable for any direct or indirect costs or damages that might be caused by the use of services or failure to operate the service.

All information on the web pages are meant for informational purposes only. Information or materials on the web pages cannot be considered as binding offers, request or commitment.

If there are inconsistencies in the materials of the service and other official public materials of Y-Foundation, the official published format should always be complied with.

The floor plans and other information of the appartments in the service are indicative. Correct information must always be verified from an appropriate party, such as M2 apartment rental office.

Users can send messages through the service to Y-Foundation. The user is responsible for the correct delivery of the messages and the correctness of the information in the messages.

In order to help the user, the service can include links to third parties’ web pages. Y-Foundation strives to ensure that the links are functional, yet it is not liable for the content of the linked web pages nor any damages caused by the use of such links.

Y-Foundation does not ensure that the service is free of viruses or other actors that can cause virus infections or include other destructive properties.

Y-Foundation holds the right to change the content of the service and the terms of use; the availability of the service; requirements set for the equipment and programs needed to operate the service as well as the right to close down any service or deny access of a user to the web pages at any time and without prior notification.


Cookies or other similar technology is used, on a general level, to monitor the visitor count and other normal information collected of the web page visitors, such as IP addresses, web browser types, used web pages and visit times and which web pages redirected the user to the service.

The collected statistical information is used to develop and improve the web pages.

Cookies are not used to individualize users. Collected information is not combined with personal information possibly gained in some other context.

The user can change their browser settings to prevent the recording of cookies. The user accepts that the blocking of cookies can lead to the blocking of some parts of the service.

Cookies are also used to targeted advertisement or advertisement based on the use of the browser on third parties’ web pages as well to monitor the efficiency of the advertisement. This kind of advertisement is safe and open. It also strives to serve the user. You can block the targeted advertisement with the following links. After you have blocked the targeted advertisement, you will be shown as many advertisements as before, but they are not selected according to your interests.

  • You can block the targeted advertisement of Adform here
  • You can block the targeted advertisement of Google here
  • You can block the targeted advertisement of Facebook here
  • You can block the targeted advertisement of other third parties here

Personal Data Protection

Browsing the web pages of the service does not require registration. Y-Foundation does not collect personal data of the users apart from the exceptions disclosed in this document.

When an individual fills in an application form for a job or an apartment, the data are transferred to a person or client register of Y-Foundation.

The sending of other forms as well as e-mails in the e-mail addresses stated in the service are unprotected and, therefore, you shouldn’t send your social security number, salary information or other sensitive information to them.

The e-mail address of the subscribers are recorded. Personal data are also collected when the user participates in competitions, registered in events or if the user otherwise sends their personal data to Y-Foundation through our web pages.

If the user sends personal data of another person or if the sender is under 18 years old, they must ensure that they have the consent of such persons or the consent of their guardian, to give such data for the use of them in accordance with these terms.

Statistical data of the service users are collected and analyzed. This is carried out in a way that the data cannot be linked to individual users. Y-Foundation also buys collection and analyzing services of statistical data.

Further information about the processing of personal data in Y-Foundation as well as the Privacy Statements required by the Personal Data Act can be found in the section “Privacy Statements of personal data processing”.

Point of Contact Compatible with Article 190 of Information Society Code

Y-Foundation (registered in the Register of Foundations)/ Communications, contact through customer service.

Privacy Statements of Personal Data Processing

The personal data, collected by Y-Foundation in order to carry out its operations, form personal registered in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation of EU 2016/679. See the statements.

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