Jhl.fi Terms of Use

This website is owned and administered by the Trade Union for the Public and Welfare Sectors JHL, henceforth referred to as JHL.

In these Terms of Use, we explain the terms concerning the use of material published on the site as well as our privacy policy. We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions as well as the contents of the site without prior notice.

Intellectual property rights

JHL reserves all rights to the website jhl.fi and its contents. JHL reserves the right to change the website's Terms of Use, layout, contents, and other properties at any time. Users may read and browse the website, as well as print out material for private use. The use of texts published on jhl.fi is permitted for journalistic purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged.

Responsibility for the web service and its content

Breaks in the service may occur due to maintenance, high server traffic or any other reason. JHL accepts no responsibility for direct or consequential damage arising from the use of the information on the website.

The jhl.fi website contains links to pages and websites owned by third parties. JHL accepts no responsibility for the content or functionality of any third party page or website.

By using the website, the user acknowledges that that no website or online service is absolutely secure. Each user is responsible for the data security in his or her data system.

The user is responsible for the validity and arrival of any information submitted through jhl.fi.

Privacy policy

Apart from the members' pages, the jhl.fi website is open for any user and users may browse the site without registration. JHL does not gather personal information about the visitors. Nevertheless, jhl.fi does make use of cookies and a monitoring service to analyse the use of the website. This information is used to develop and improve the website.

Visitor information is gathered to create anonymous statistical records about the following:

  • the visitor's service provider
  • the page from which the visitor enters the site and the page from which the visitor exits the site
  • total number of visitors on each page

The information about the user stored by the cookies includes information relating to the browser used, to the use of the website and the IP address of the user's computer. We only identify the business which owns the IP address, never the individual using it.

Using the member section of the jhl.fi website requires the user to log in. Access to the member pages is limited to JHL's members, all of which shall be identified at login through the information stored in the JHL member register. 


What are cookies?

A cookie is a small text file that is sent to the user's computer and saved there allowing the administrator of the internet pages to identify frequent visitors on the page. It will also allow collecting information on visitors.

Cookies do not harm the user's computer or files. Using cookies enables us to provide the information and services in accordance with the requirements of each user's individual needs.

If the user does not want JHL to collect the information above through cookies, it is possible to disable cookies in most browsers. To disable cookies in e.g. Internet Explorer, select “Tools“ > “Internet Options“ > “Privacy”. Please note, however, that cookies are required for certain maintained pages and services to function properly.


These Terms of Use are subject to Finnish law. Any dispute arising out of or relating to these terms of use or the use of the website jhl.fi shall be settled by the District Court of Helsinki (Helsingin käräjäoikeus).

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