Description of the web service
All information presented in the Service is intended only for information purposes and shall not be treated as legal, commercial or other advice. Metsähallitus is not liable for the applicability of information presented in the Service to the Users' needs or any outcomes resulting from any actions taken based on said information.
Right to use content published in the Service
The Service shall only be used for private, non-commercial purposes. Users shall refrain from using the Service or any part thereof for any other purposes without the express written consent of Metsähallitus.
User rights and obligations
The Service may contain materials protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights. The Service is protected by copyrights under Finnish copyright legislation. The User does not have the right to disseminate, publish, copy, publicly release or commercially benefit from protected materials submitted to the Service by other Users without the express written consent of the right holder, except in special cases permitted by law.
The User may link to all the Service content pages and homepage without express consent, but the source must always be cited in such cases. Linking to individual images and videos in the Service is permitted within the constraints of the Copyright Act. The Service provider reserves the right to restrict external linking, such as for reasons involving, for example, traffic and loading.
The User shall, at its own expense, be responsible for the procurement and maintenance of hardware, software and data connections required for use of the Service as well as any costs incurred by use of the Service The User shall be responsible for ensuring the compatibility of hardware, software and data connections it uses with the Service. The User shall be aware of the fact that the online environment and web services are not entirely secure. The User shall be responsible for providing the proper data protection for its information systems.
The User is solely responsible for ensuring the accuracy and receipt of information it submits through the Service as well as that the User has unlimited rights to submit said information. The Website User shall also, taking reasonable measures, ensure that the materials submitted do not contain any malware.
Metsähallitus rights and obligations
Ownership and all other rights pertaining to the Service belong to Metsähallitus. Metsähallitus reserves the right to, at any time, change its Service or Content as well as its purpose, availability and the hardware requirements for its use. Metsähallitus reserves the right to, at any time, discontinue provision of the Service.
Service maintenance, indemnity and disclaimer
Metsähallitus shall make every effort to keep the information contained in its Service as fault-free and accurate as possible. Metsähallitus shall be responsible for ensuring that the information or Content is fault-free, complete and reliable. Materials contained in the Website shall be submitted for use as is. Metsähallitus reserves the right to improve and alter the Service Content and structure.
Metsähallitus is not responsible for ensuring the continuous availability of the Service, nor shall it guarantee that the Service will function without interruption or fault. Metsähallitus is not responsible for any direct or indirect damages incurred by the User that are caused by, for example, Content that is inaccurate, incomplete or subject to interpretation, or resulting from technical faults or maintenance work.
Metsähallitus is responsible for any Service faults, interruptions caused by maintenance or installation work or any alteration or loss of Service information or other information resulting therefrom, nor from any problems, interference or interruptions caused by a third party.
Metsähallitus is not obligated to compensate the User for any damages resulting from use of the Service.
Metsähallitus is not responsible for any direct or indirect costs, losses or damages, including loss of turnover, income or profits, interruption of operations or loss of information resulting from use of the Website, Service or materials contained therein or the interruption of use. Metsähallitus is also not responsible for any losses or damages caused by disturbances or faults in the information system or data connections or by malware, nor is it responsible for any website or materials belonging to a third party to which the Service may have a link or citation.
Materials produced by other parties
Metsähallitus is not responsible for the content or functions of other web services (nor any part thereof) which have been accessed from the Service. By accessing a linked website, the User accepts that the website is no longer under the administration of Metsähallitus and that Metsähallitus has no influence over the content of said website. Including a third-party link in the Service in no way suggests that Metsähallitus is advertising the websites or services in question.
Transfer of rights and obligations
Metsähallitus reserves the right to transfer the Service or its maintenance as well as its related responsibilities and obligations within the Metsähallitus Group.
Applicable law and resolution of disputes
Updated 19 June 2018