This cookie policy describes what cookies are and how and why Sampo uses them. It also provides information on how you can change your cookie settings and affect the use of cookies.

Sampo uses cookies on its website and domains managed by Sampo plc. Sampo stores cookies on browsers and devices that visit Sampo's website.  You can change or withdraw your consent to the use of cookies and web tags in the cookie settings.

Sampo's privacy notice describes the processing and disclosure of data collected by Sampo and the rights of the website users.

Sampo reserves the right to amend this cookie policy at any time. The date at the bottom of the page indicates when this cookie policy was last updated. Any changes to the cookie policy will take effect as soon as the updated version is posted on Sampo's website.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer, mobile device, or other device. Cookies enable the use of many of the functions of Sampo's website and ensure the best possible user experience. For cookies stored by Sampo's own website, Sampo uses the name “first-party cookies”. In addition, some of the third-party technical solutions that are utilised on Sampo's website store cookies that Sampo calls “third-party cookies”.

There are also other technologies such as pixel tags, web bugs, web storage, and other similar technologies that can function in a manner similar to cookies. This cookie policy refers to all such technology as “cookies”.

The cookies used on Sampo's website are categorised according to their purpose of use.

On this website, Sampo uses
1) cookies that are necessary for the operation of Sampo's website (necessary cookies) and
2) cookies that enable the website's functionalities and provide personalised user experience (functionality cookies)

On its website, Sampo uses external service providers that process data on behalf of Sampo plc. The data described in this cookie policy is collected by using first-party and third-party cookies.

The processing of data collected through third-party cookies is not described in Sampo's privacy notice, but in the privacy notice of each third party.

Below is a list of the cookie categories that are relevant to this website. In addition, the list includes the most-used tools for each cookie category.

Cookie categories

Necessary cookies

Sampo's website requires these cookies in order to function as intended. They enable the basic functions of the website. No identifiable personal data is stored in these cookies.

CookieBot ("CookieConsent", third-party cookies)
The cookie is used to store the user's cookie consent.

Fonts ("_cf_bm", third-party cookies)
The cookie is used to distinguish between humans and bots.

Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies collect anonymous data that allows Sampo to analyse how its website is used and how to further develop it. The data collected by cookies helps Sampo improve the user experience. No identifiable personal data is stored in these cookies.

Siteimprove ("AWSALB, AWSALBCORS, nmstat, image.aspx", first-party cookies)
Siteimprove Analytics' cookies register a unique ID and collect statistical data on how visitors use Sampo's website. Cookies are also used for tracking visitors using various devices and to collect the visitors' device data. This data is collected for the purpose of developing the contents and technical features of the website. In order to protect the users' privacy, IP anonymization is enabled for Sampo's Siteimprove Analytics account. The data stored in Siteimprove Analytics does not contain any identifiable personal data.

Changing the settings and affecting the use of cookies

Open cookie settings to manage the use of certain types of cookies on this website.

You can prevent the storing of all cookies by changing your browser's security settings.

Changing cookie settings in the most common browsers:

Instructions related to the use of browsers are usually available in the browser menu.

If you do not allow any cookies being stored, no cookies are stored by Sampo's website or any other websites that you visit. However, you may find that some functions of online services are not available if cookies are not allowed.

Alternatively, browser settings may be set to notify the user about any cookies that are about to be stored. When you receive such a notification, you can either accept or reject the cookie.

3 November 2022