Privacy Policy

1. Registrar Name Centre for Open Systems and Solutions – COSS ry
Address PL 35, 33101 Tampere
Additional contact information
+358 40 933 2565,
2. Contact registrar Name Timo Väliharju
Address PL 35, 33101 Tampere
Additional contact information
3. Name of the register Participant register for the Open Bioeconomy Week conference.
4. Purpose of the register Personal data is needed / used for orders, credits, billing, recovery, contacts, transactions, customer inquiries, service development, reporting, marketing (based on customer’s consent), and other customer relationship management measures.
5. Data in the register Name, email, phone number (optional), job title, level, organization, what country are you from, or other related events, dietary restrictions etc.
6. Source of information Mycashflow system and registration form.
7. Use and disclosure of the data Personal data is used for e.g. creating personalized conference passes, organizing services, statistics, billing, customer service and, and if consent given for marketing purposes via newsletter.
8. Transfer to countries outside EU and EEA /
Disclosure of the data to other third parties
COSS association does not transfer your personal data to countries outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and European Union (EU).

The personal data will be transmitted to the following event co-organizators: Hämeenlinna University of Applied Sciences – HAMK (Privacy-notice-HAMK).

9. Protection of data The registry is protected by usernames, passwords and firewalls. Only the employees who have the right to handle customer information are entitled to use the customer information. Each user has their own username and password in the system.
10. Data Subjects Right of Access Data subjects have the right to access their personal data stored by the registrar. Data subjects may exercise that right by sending written and signed contact requests to the registrar. Data subjects can ask the registrar to correct their information by sending a correction request to the contact registrar. Data subjects have the right to object to the processing of their personal data for the purposes of direct marketing, distance selling and other forms of direct marketing as well as market research, opinion polls, and for personal maternity and genealogy research.

In the case of denial and rectification, the data subject may contact the contact registrar by mail or by e-mail. In electronic marketing, there is as a rule the right of denial by pressing the exit list button.

Website data policy

Who we are
Our website address is:
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Cookie Policy

Embedded content from other websites Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Who we share your data with
We do not share website data.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

What third parties we receive data from
This page is using Google Analytics to track the traffic on the site