Terms of Use for KPY’s Website

The following Terms of Use for KPY’s Website (hereinafter “Terms of Use”) apply to access rights to websites of KPY Cooperative (0171476-9) and KPY Novapolis Oy (2682876-2) (hereinafter collectively “Website”). KPY Cooperative (and KPY Novapolis Oy (hereinafter collectively ”KPY”) are members of KPY Group. More information on KYP Group and its member companies is available at www.kpy.fi.

All users need to read the Terms of Use with care. By accessing the Website, you accept these Terms of Use and undertake to comply with them. User who do not wish to comply with the Terms of Use must refrain from accessing KPY’s Website.

KPY maintains the Website and is the main provider of updates to it. All comments and questions regarding our Website should be submitted in writing or electronically to the following address:

KPY Novapolis Oy
Business identity code: 2682876-2
Mailing address: Viestikatu 7 A, 70600 Kuopio
E-mail: asiakaspalvelu@novapolis.fi

Contents of the Website

The Website and its contents are made available on an “as is” basis. The accuracy and timeliness of the information provided on the Website has been carefully verified. However, KPY cannot guarantee the completeness or accuracy of the information provided on the Website. Unless otherwise required by law, KPY shall not be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage incurred by users or third parties as a result of the use, inability to use, or delay in using the Website, or any error or omission in the materials posted on the Website.

The KPY Website contains links to external pages. Also, KPY accepts no liability for the information posted on such websites accessed via hypertext links from the KPY Website. Nor does KPY accept any liability for the updating, publication or accuracy of the information on such third-party sites, their operation or the products and services offered on or referred to on such sites.

The property or service descriptions on KPY’s Website do not constitute binding offers for rent or sale made by KPY and the user should not interpret any information on the Website as such. KPY retains the right, at all times, not to rent or sell a flat, space or service displayed on its Website.

KPY reserves the right to modify the services and products posted on its Website without prior notice.

Web browsers and terminal devices

The KPY website is responsive and its content scales according to the device. For the best visual view, use the latest browser versions. While the Website can also be used with older browser versions, all the features may not be available.

Use of cookies on the Website

The KPY Website uses cookies. Cookies are used to gather visitor statistics and analyse the information collected. KPY seeks to develop the Website in terms of quality and content.

A cookie is a small text file stored on a website user’s computer. Cookies do not damage users’ computers or files. Cookies may be needed for certain services to function properly.

KPY’s Website uses both session and tracking cookies. Session cookies are only stored on your computer for as long as you use the Website. They remain in memory when the browser is open, but are deleted when the browser is closed. Tracking cookies store a file on your computer for a certain period of time, unless you delete the cookie yourself or edit your browser settings to automatically delete the cookie earlier. For example, cookies can be used to collect information on which website the user is using and on the page from which page the user accessed the KPY Website.

Purpose of cookies

EvCookies tell KPY how and when visitors use the Website and help KPY improve the site to offer better service. Additionally, cookies allow advertising and content to be targeted to Website users. Cookies provide information on the pages visited by the user and the functions selected by the user on his/her computer or other device.

We use cookies for a number of purposes, mostly to identify an individual Website visitor from other users and to compile statistics on the use of the Website. We also use cookies to improve the user experience on our Website and to develop Website content and services. Cookies allow us to create visitor profiles that show the searches made or pages visited.

Your browser indicates whether a tracking cookie is already enabled. If it is not found, a new cookie is installed in the browser. When visiting the Website, users can choose whether to accept only the cookies necessary for the functioning of the Website or also cookies collected for statistical (analytics) or marketing purposes. The selection is made in a pop-up window on the Website. There is also an option for accepting all cookies.
Visitors can block cookies by changing their browser settings to instruct the browser not to allow cookies to be saved. Disabling cookies may affect the functionality of the Website.

Cookie data collected by systems used for marketing and advertising purposes can be used to provide targeted advertising and marketing communications. If so, the collected cookie data may be sent to a third-party service provider for processing. The information is collected and processed by these third-party service providers in compliance with KPY’s General Privacy Statement and the Privacy Statement of this particular Website.

Cookies are used to collect the following data:
user’s IP address
time of the day
pages accessed
web browser type
IP address from which the KPY Website was accessed
the server from which the KPY Website was accessed
the terminal device used for accessing KPY’s Website
the domain from which the KPY Website was accessed
the number of visitors to the Website

Google Analytics 4:
The Website uses the Google Analytics 4 tool. Google Analytics 4 uses cookies to compile statistics and analyse website use. To block tracking, use the opt-out function in Google Analytics 4. Cookies collect anonymous information about web traffic without linking it to any individual person.More information on Google cookies is available here.

User control over cookies

KPY cannot delete cookies once they are stored in your browser. You can use your browser to delete cookies one by one or all at once. The procedure for deleting cookies depends on the browser you are using. Instructions on how to delete cookies can be found in the browser you are using.

Clearing cookies

If you wish, you can delete the cookies stored in your browser by clearing your browsing history. Also, you can block cookies completely by changing your Internet browser settings.

Disabling cookies

If preferred, you can block all cookies using your web browser. This action prevents all cookies from being stored and may cause unwanted problems with the usability and operation of the KPY Website.

Disabling tracking

You can disable cookies by clicking the button at the bottom of the webpage.

Social extensions

YouTube: The site comprises a social extension to a third-party community plug-in, YouTube. Third-party applications are subject to the third party’s terms of use and other terms and conditions. The KPY Website uses a nocookie solution for YouTube videos. This means, however, that user data is transferred to YouTube when videos are viewed.

Feed them social: The website has a Feed them social link, which provides KPY’s social media content to the website.

Sisärinki (Insider) service cookie: The Website Sisärinki (Insider) service has a cookie that compels the user to log in to the site.

Protection of privacy and the processing of personal data

KPY processes personal data in accordance with the EU Data Protection Regulation and other applicable data protection legislation while ensuring privacy and the confidentiality of personal data. Personal data is used for the purpose of managing customer relationships, executing orders issued by customers, offering products and services as well as for marketing and business development purposes.

KPY has in place several data files for managing personal data, each complete with a specific privacy statement.
Click here to read more about KPY Group’s privacy policy.


KPY holds the copyright to the Website and its content, which is protected by copyright law. Any reproduction, republication or redistribution for commercial purposes or any other use of the information on the website is prohibited without the express consent of KPY.

The ownership, copyright and other intellectual property rights of the KPY Website are retained by KPY, unless otherwise stated. Copying, distribution, modification or any commercial exploitation of the content or layout of the Website without KPY’s express written consent is prohibited. You may store the information on your own computer or print it out for personal use.


This Website contains names and logos that are trademarks of KPY. Unauthorised use of these names and logos infringes upon the rights of the trademark holder and is therefore prohibited.