Privacy policy

  1. General information 

    Workant Oy (hereinafter "we") is committed to ensuring the confidentiality and privacy of the personal information in its possession. This Privacy Policy applies to personal information that we collect about visitors to our website (hereinafter "you"). This Privacy Policy explains what personal information we obtain about visitors to our website and what we collect through their use of our website and how that personal information is processed. By using our website, you agree to comply with the privacy practices described in this Privacy Policy. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, for example, to reflect changes in applicable law. We therefore recommend that you check this Privacy Policy from time to time for any changes. We will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any changes in advance.

    This Privacy Policy was last updated on 24.1.2023. 

    • Name: Workant Oy

    • Address: Mannerheiminaukio 1, 00100 Helsinki, Finland

    • Phone number: +358 400 527 361

    • Business ID: 2917663-2

    • Workant Oy's Data Protection Officer is Petteri Haro.

    • Contact details of the Data Protection Officer are: 

    1. What personal data do we collect and how? We collect certain personal data that we automatically receive when you use our website. This includes information about your use of the website and content (e.g. filling in the contact form), technical information sent by your browser to our server (e.g. IP address, browser, browser version and the webpage from which you came to our website), and the cookies and related information sent to your browser (for more information about cookies and related systems, see chapter 10).In addition, the following personal information is collected on our website on a voluntary basis: Your name;your contact details: email address and telephone number; andthe company you represent and your position within the company. 

    2. Basis and purpose of the processing of personal data The basis for the processing of your data is the legitimate interest based on the purposes of the processing, which are set out below. We may also send you electronic direct marketing messages based on your consent. We process your personal data as follows: We will process and respond to your requests;We will process your requests and respond to them, present the content of our website in the most appropriate way for your device;Monitor your use of our website to improve the functionality and user experience of our website;monitor the effectiveness of promotional activities and marketing campaigns;advertise and provide services to our customers to the extent permitted by law;improve customer communications and identify potential customers.We will only process your personal data for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. 

    3. Regular disclosure and transfer of personal data to third parties We do not sell or transfer your personal data to third parties and will only disclose your data as required by law. 

    4. Disclosure of your personal data outside the EU and EEA In some cases, we may transfer your personal data outside the European Union or the European Economic Area to the following operators in accordance with data protection law: Google Inc.   In all situations, we will only transfer your personal data outside the EU or EEA for one of the legal reasons set out below: The EU Commission has determined that the recipient country in question ensures an adequate level of data protection;We have ensured adequate safeguards for the transfer of personal data by using data protection clauses approved by the Commission. In such cases, you have the right to obtain a copy of these privacy statements by contacting us as described in the "Contact Us" section or you have given your consent to the transfer of your personal data or other lawful basis for the transfer of personal data outside the EU or EEA.

    5. Principles for the retention of personal data We will retain your personal data for the period of time required for the processing practices set out in this Privacy Policy. In any case, we will post your personal data no later than two years after the collection of the personal data. Your personal data may be kept for a longer period if applicable law or contractual obligations with third parties require a longer retention period. 

    6. Data subject's rights in data processing As a data subject, you have the right to object at any time to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. You can provide us with channel-specific consents and prohibitions concerning direct marketing (for example, to prohibit marketing messages sent by e-mail, but to allow marketing messages sent by post). You also have the right, subject to applicable data protection laws, to opt-out of our marketing communications at any time: to be informed about the processing of your personal data;Access your personal data and review your personal data that we process;request the rectification and completion or erasure of inaccurate personal data;withdraw your consent and not allow the processing of your personal data to the extent that the processing of your personal data is based on your consent;not to allow the processing of your personal data in a specific situation, to the extent that the processing of your personal data is based on a legitimate interest;Receive your personal data in machine-readable form and transmit such data to another data controller (provided that you have provided us with personal data, we process such personal data on the basis of your consent and the processing of personal data is carried out by automated means); andhave the right to restrict the processing of your personal data.You should submit your request to exercise the above rights as described in the "Contact Us" section of this Privacy Policy. We will ask you to specify your request in writing and confirm your identity before processing your request. We may refuse to comply with your request on the basis of the applicable data protection legislation. If you withdraw your consent, this will not affect the lawfulness of the processing based on your consent prior to the withdrawal of your consent. You may withdraw your consent in accordance with the "Contact Us" section below. The only effect of withdrawing your consent is that we will not be able to send you direct marketing. You also have the right to contact the relevant supervisory authority or the EU supervisory authority in your country of residence if you consider that we have not processed your personal data in accordance with the relevant data protection legislation.   

    7. We respect the confidentiality of your personal data. The physical material containing personal data is kept in a locked room, accessible only to specifically designated persons. Personal data processed digitally is protected and stored in our information system, which is accessible only to those persons who need to know. Such persons have personal usernames and passwords. 

    8. Information about cookies and similar technologies: A "cookie" is a commonly used small text file that an Internet browser installs on your computer or other terminal when you visit a website. Your browser sends information about your visit to the website when you visit the website again. All modern websites use cookies to provide you with a more personalised browsing experience. Each cookie is installed separately on each terminal device and can only be read by the server that installed the cookie. Because the cookie is browser-bound and cannot be shared across browsers or terminals in general (unless a browser, plug-in or other application allows it), your choices about how to manage cookies apply only to each individual browser. A cookie does not control software, cannot be used as a tool for viruses or other malware, and cannot harm your file terminal. Individual users cannot be identified by cookies or similar technologies alone. We use Google Analytics and Google Ads on our website to track and analyse how visitors use the website. Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google") that uses cookies. Please note that Google's terms and conditions apply to cookies installed on Google. For more information about Google's terms and conditions, please visit You can opt-out of Google Analytics at your end by contacting us in accordance with section 11 below. Please note that if you choose to opt-out of Google Analytics, this may affect the use of your website and prevent its features and functionality. 

    9. All requests to exercise the above rights, questions about the Privacy Policy and other requests to contact us should be sent by email to our Data Protection Officer, Petteri Haro, at You can also contact us via the contact us section of our website.