Sampo plc’s cookie policy

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.

We use cookies on our website and domains managed by Sampo plc. We store cookies on browsers and devices that visit our website.  You can, at any time, change or withdraw your consent to the use of cookies and web tags in the cookie settings that can be found at the bottom of the website.

Our privacy notice describes the processing and disclosure of data collected by us and the rights of the website users.

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We reserve 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 our 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 our own website, we use the name “first-party cookies”. In addition, some of the third-party technical solutions that are utilised on our website store cookies that we call “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 our website are categorised according to their purpose of use.

On this website, Sampo uses

  1. cookies that are necessary for the operation of the website (necessary cookies);
  2. cookies that enable the website’s functionalities and provide personalised user experience (functional cookies); 
  3. targeting cookies set by third parties on our website (targeting cookies) and
  4. cookies that collect anonymous data that allows us to analyse how our website is used and how to further develop it (performance cookies).

On its website, we use 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 our 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

Our 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.

Functional cookies

These cookies are used for site functionalities. These cookies allow our website to remember data that changes the function or appearance of the website. Refusing these cookies might affect the functionalities of the website.

Targeting cookies

These cookies may be set through our site by our partners. These include YouTube, the platform used for video embedding. These third parties may use the cookies to build a profile of your interests and to show you relevant adverts on other sites. If you do not allow these cookies, you will not be able to view embedded video content from YouTube on our website.

Performance cookies

These cookies collect anonymous data that allows us to analyse how our website is used and how to further develop it. These include Siteimprove's analytics cookies. The data collected by cookies helps us improve the user experience. No identifiable personal data is stored in these cookies.

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 our 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.