About the site
The Ministry of the Interior is responsible for ankkuritoiminta.fi.
The search function can be accessed via the website header. By default, searches target the entire content of the site. The Boolean operator ‘AND’ is automatically added between the search words. You can also search using partial words. The search results are listed in order of publication. Alternatively, you can organise the results by the number of hits.
If you have any questions or wish to submit feedback about the web service, please send feedback [email protected]. All feedback will be processed during office hours and answered within two weeks of receipt. We can respond to feedback and questions only if you provide your contact details on the form (email address or name and address). Our preferred channel of communications is email. Official correspondence must be sent to the Registry of the Ministry of the Interior at [email protected].
Web browsers and terminal devices
The website uses responsive design, meaning that the content adapts to the device being used. The pages display best using the latest version of your browser. The website can also be viewed using earlier versions, but in this case you may not be able to use all of the features available.
File downloads and reader applications
To read PDF files, you need the Adobe Acrobat Reader program, which you can download free of charge.
The website also contains direct webcasts and video recordings in the form of live streamings from a separate server, which are adapted to the device being used.
The web service provides news as RSS feeds.
The Ministry of the Interior, or any other named information provider, owns the copyright to the texts and photographs published on the website.
All text material can be used and linked to freely and in proper context, provided that reference is made to the original source. Any use of text material for commercial purposes requires prior agreement with the Ministry of the Interior.
Photographs of the Ministry of the Interior
All rights to the photographs in the Ministry of the Interior’s web service belong to the Ministry of the Interior. The photographs may not be used in other contexts.
Processing of personal data and data protection
The Ministry of the Interior is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of visitors to the website pursuant to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation.
We only keep a record of contacts and other details given by the users themselves in order to be able to answer any requests for contact, or questions or feedback.
The Ministry of the Interior is responsible for this website.
Every effort is made to ensure that the information on the website is up-to-date and accurate. The Ministry of the Interior is not responsible for any expenses or damage incurred by the user due to possible errors on the site, nor is the Ministry responsible for any harm that is due to technical problems or to material published by external parties and linked to the website.
The Ministry of the Interior has the right to monitor and mediate the content of texts in parts of the website where users post or transfer messages, but it is under no obligation to do so. The Ministry of the Interior is not responsible for the content of such messages, regardless of whether their content is subject to the legislation on copyright, defamation or privacy protection or any other laws. At its discretion, the Ministry of the Interior can remove from the website any user-generated material that it considers inappropriate.
The Ministry of the Interior does not pay compensation for the use of this website or for any information that users may provide through it. Users grant the Ministry unrestricted, global rights, free of any charge, to use and edit any such materials.
The Ministry of the Interior cannot guarantee the confidentiality of messages sent through an open information network. Users should avoid sending confidential information via email.
The material on the website should not be regarded as an offer, request or commitment binding on the Ministry of the Interior.
Social media extensions
The website has links to the websites of third parties and so-called social extensions (e.g. Twitter social plug-ins). All third-party extensions and plug-ins on this website are downloaded from their respective servers. This website does not send information on its users through social media extensions.