Use of cookies on the prh.fi website

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) uses cookies on the prh.fi website. The cookies are necessary or analytics cookies.

Cookies are small text files in which the system stores information. Cookies are sent to the user's computer and stored on the computer. Cookies do not damage or disturb the user’s device.

If you do not want cookies to be stored on your device or browser, block cookies in your browser settings. You can block the cookies either before or during using the website.

Necessary cookies

Necessary cookies are important to the website’s features and technical functions, and the site does not work without them. These cookies cannot be blocked.

Cookies used by our website publishing system

Abako Oy, the supplier of our website publishing system, uses session cookies. They are stored in the computer's memory during a browsing session and deleted when the browser is closed.

Cookies used by our chat and chatbot services

A separate chat service and chatbot service can be used on the website. They use cookies that are necessary for them to function properly.

Analytics cookies

Analytics cookies are used to track visitors’ activities on the website and to make analyses, which help us to make the website more functional and user-friendly.

Analytics cookies used by the website

Our website uses the Snoobi Analytiikka service. The details are collected anonymously and do not include personally identifiable information.

The analytics contain details about:

  • The level of use on the website overall and on individual pages
  • Average durations of visits
  • The address that referred to the user to our site
  • Web browsers and operating systems
  • The user’s IP address in an anonymous form

Read more about the cookies used by the Snoobi Analytiikka service on the Snoobi Technology website.

We use the Hotjar analytics service on our trademark pages in Finnish. The details are collected anonymously and do not include personally identifiable information.

Read more about the cookies used by the Hotjar analytics service on the Hotjar website.

Analytics cookies as part of the EU-level digital gateway

Details of visitors on the webpages of the Finnish Trade Register, trademarks, patents and design rights are collected as part of following up the enforcement of EU regulation (EU) 2018/1724 about a single digital gateway. Open: Regulation (EU) 2018/1724 of the European Parliament and of the Council.

The following details are collected on the pages linked to the single digital gateway:

  • URL address of the page
  • Number of visitors
  • Visitors’ countries
  • Device used

The details are collected anonymously and do not include personally identifiable information. The details are only used by the PRH, the European Commission and the national coordinators referred to in the regulation.

The collected details are stored in the European Commission’s databank for a maximum of three years, after which they are deleted automatically.

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Latest update 04.11.2021