Terms of service
The use of the service is limited to persons aged 13 or over. The users will act with their real identities in the service. Impersonating another user is prohibited. Everyone is responsible for the eventual consequences of misusing the name of another person. Users are responsible for the legality of the content they enter into the service. The City of Oulu has the right to remove content from the service and to modify public content for more suitable use of the service. This right shall not apply to the results of votes or official statements which cannot change after they have been issued. By logging in to the service, you accept that your comments and the ideas you enter will be published in your name and that they may be modified or deleted by the maintenance if they are considered offensive or otherwise inappropriate.
Good manners and existing legislation must be followed when writing opinions Each speaker is responsible for their own writings and their content. In the service, you can participate in the development of the city by submitting ideas. You can comment on and support ideas submitted by others. Voting can also be organised in the service to decide which ideas will be implemented. The service can also be used to share and collect other information and material related to the development of the city.
All content generated by the user for the service is public and the user authorises the publication of this information. The user must have rights to the information entered on the site. The City of Oulu has the right to use user-generated content to develop the city The City of Oulu is not responsible for the correctness of the information provided in the service.
All the information published on the site is published under the Creative Commons By-SA license. The user accepts the terms of this license when publishing content on the website.
The City of Oulu is committed to the protection of personal data. Your personal data will not be disclosed to third parties or used for purposes other than participation in matters related to the use of the.oulu.fi service.
Service-specific cookies used by visitors to the website are automatically collected using the server software. Visitors’ browsers usually send this information automatically to the website server.
Through the service, third parties can also place cookies in the user’s browser. Such services can, for example, be used for monitoring anonymous users in the service.
Monitoring of discussions
The use of the service is monitored during office hours on weekdays. Comments will not be checked in advance. You can report inappropriate messages using the report (flag icon) that you can find next to the content in the service. Service administrators have the right to delete and edit messages. The City of Oulu reserves the right to use the messages published in the service in other contexts. The City of Oulu is not liable for damages for the content of the messages.
Inappropriate and illegal messages
The messages in the service must show good manners of discussion and they must be related to the subject of discussion. If a message is defined as illegal by Finnish law, it will be hidden.
An illegal message can, for example:
- defame another,
- disseminate private information about another person;
- disseminate confidential information;
- spread ethnic agitation or
- incite to a crime.
An inappropriate message or text may be deleted or modified. Whether a message is inappropriate or irrelevant, will be resolved on a case-by-case basis.
An inappropriate message can, for example:
- contain swearing or vulgar expressions,
- does not relate to the topic under discussion or links to materials that do not support the subject of discussion,
- is not necessarily unlawful, but is offensive to a person or group of persons
- contains commercial messages, or
- contains the personal or contact details of another private individual.