About the luvn.fi website

The official website of the Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County is www.luvn.fi.

The County’s website www.luvn.fi (luvn = Länsi-Uusimaa – Västra Nyland) is an important channel for sharing information. Through the website, residents can get information, and in the future also contact the city and have their say. You can also find us on social media.

The website was launched in March 2022. We are developing its content and technical features.

Accessibility

Accessibility statement for the luvn.fi website (in Finnish).(extrernal link) 

The design of this website takes account of accessibility in many ways. As the website is constantly being developed, the accessibility statement is being prepared alongside the website.

You can give feedback on the accessibility of the website through email: viestinta@luvn.fi

Recommended browsers

The luvn.fi website can be used on the following browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari. You should always use the latest browser version on both mobile devices and computers.

You can change the font size through your browser tools.

User identification and data security 

The Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County will ensure that data security is maintained when using the website. 

Please do not enter sensitive information, such as a personal identity code, bank account number or information about your health, on any comments or forms on luvn.fi. 

This site contains links to other sites. Please note that the Western Uusimaa Wellbeing County is not responsible for the data protection policies or content of linked websites.

If you notice any information security issues in our services or have any input related to the development of the service, please contact us at viestinta@luvn.fi. Thank you for your cooperation!

Use of cookies on the luvn.fi website

Our website uses cookies. Cookies enable us to compile user statistics and analyse data. We aim to constantly improve the quality and content of our website to the users’ benefit. We anonymise user data and do not disclose it to third parties.

Most browsers allow you to block cookies, for example:

  • Microsoft Edge: Settings > Privacy & security > Cookies
  • Google Chrome: Settings > Privacy and security > Cookies and other site data.

If you block all cookies, the website may not function properly.

A cookie is a small text file which is sent to and stored on a user’s computer. Cookies do not cause damage to the users’ devices or files. Please note that some services may not function properly without cookies.

Our website uses both session cookies and tracking cookies. Session cookies are stored by the browser on your computer for the duration of the session and deleted once you close your browser. Only the tracking cookies used for identifying new visitors and those returning to the site will be stored.

Our website uses third-party analytics software which installs a tracking cookie on a user’s computer. The Google Analytics tool does not collect personal data, and for example IP addresses are anonymised(extrernal link) in accordance with the Google practices.

Cookies are used for collecting, for example, the following data:

  • time
  • pages visited
  • browser type
  • the web address from which the user landed to the Western Uusimaa wellbeing services county’s website
  • the server from which the user landed to the Western Uusimaa wellbeing services county’s website
  • the domain from which the user landed to the Western Uusimaa wellbeing services county’s website

Rights

All rights related to the content on the luvn.fi website belong to the Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County, unless otherwise stated. You can freely share links to the website content as long as the link opens the entire website.

Press releases, news and other public content can be freely published. You should mention the source when publishing any content.

The Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County's websites also contain links to other websites. The Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County is not responsible for the content or availability of such external service providers’ services, for the accuracy of any information or related ownership or copyright issues.

Liability issues

The purpose of the website is to provide reliable up-to-date information about the county's operations. Our aim is to make sure that the information is as up-to-date and accurate as possible.

The Western Uusimaa Wellbeing Services County is not liable for any direct or indirect damage, costs or inconvenience caused by the website (e.g. inaccurate information) or its technical problems.