This policy describes the privacy practices on our websites. By
sites) this description refers to groups of pages within the f‑secure.com domain. Our online resellers (e.g. Cleverbridge AG) have their own privacy policies and are not included in this policy. For our personal data processing practices in general, please see the F‑Secure privacy statement. If you are looking for information about how we process your data in a particular service, you may also find our service-specific privacy policies, e.g. that of F‑Secure SAFE, relevant to you.
Some cookies (functional cookies) are required for proper functioning of the site or for security reasons, and are always set. For the sake of keeping this document relevant, such essential cookies are not discussed herein.
The information collected via cookies and other web technologies helps us understand when and how visitors discover, interact with, and leave our websites. We then use this information to
We generate statistics and aggregate reports for internal use, as well as for sharing with F‑Secure group companies, partners, and subcontractors. Our third-party web analytic providers may also create and publish aggregate reports of the data collected. The statistics and aggregate reports do not contain any data that could be linked to an individual website visitor.
The data we collect can also be used for marketing purposes. Information about the pages you have visited or the products you bought in the past helps us market more relevant services to you in the future.
We also work with data aggregators and ecommerce sites to provide targeted advertising to our customers. In practice, this means that when you visit our site or a third-party website we have partnered with, or click an advertisement for F‑Secure products or services, your activity may be tracked through cookies. These cookies are generated by our marketing partners and used to display personalized F‑Secure-related advertisements on other websites.
Cookies help us collect information about the use of our website. This information includes, among other things,
Cookies may contain IDs, typically random strings of numbers and letters, that are unique to your browser. This helps us recognize your browser when you visit our website again.
We use both first-party (set by F‑Secure) and third-party cookies (set by a vendor other than F‑Secure). Third-party cookies convey information to that third-party site upon your visit to an F‑Secure site.
Cookies are also used to track your reaction to emails sent to you, so that we know whether we have been successful in relaying the messaging to you.
You can discontinue cookie-based data collection at any time, by opting out from the cookies (see the options below) or by adjusting your browser settings. Do note that some features of our website rely on cookies to function.
Please note that these opt-out mechanisms work by placing a cookie on your browser. Therefore, your browser must be configured to accept cookies for your preference to take effect. If you delete your cookies or switch to a different web browser, you will need to set your preferences again.
We use the following service providers to achieve some of the collection of data via cookies, as described above.
|Cookie provider||Cookie purpose||Read more|
|Demandbase||Website measuring and improvement, providing relevant advertisements||Read more|
|Providing relevant advertisements||Read more|
|Google Ads||Providing relevant advertisements (including via Google signals)||Read more|
|Google Analytics||Website measuring and improvement (including via Google signals)||Read more|
|Google Marketing Platform||Providing relevant advertisements (including via Google signals)||Read more|
|Hotjar||Website measuring and improvement||Read more|
|Microsoft Advertising||Providing relevant advertisements||Read more|
|Taboola||Providing relevant advertisements||Read more|
F‑Secure does not control cookies from third-party websites. The third parties are responsible for how these cookies work and how the personal data is processed.
The practices related to accepting or blocking third-party cookies vary by marketing campaign and are defined by the third party and applicable laws.