Privacy policy

We handle all your personal data according to the (General Data Protection Regulation) GDPR. It is important to us that you know how we use your data. Below you can read more about out privacy policy.


We want to be open and transparent with our processing of your personal data. Data privacy is of high importance for Vuotia. Therefore we have a policy setting  how your personal data will be processed. We are responsible for any personal data delivered to, and we only distribute personal information to our e-commerce partners if it is in connection with the service we are delivering to you.


Personal data controller is the online shop for the Finnish company, Vuotia Articles Oy. Vuotia Articles Oy (“Vuotia” or “We”) is the controller of the personal data you submit to us and is responsible for your personal data under applicable data protection law. Remember that this privacy policy only applies to the data processing carried out by Vuotia as a data controller.


Collection & use of information


We are collecting information about you when you are actively filling in details on webstore, making a purchase, signing up for the Vuotia newsletter and other activities concerning Vuotia’s e-commerce business.

We collect and store information of our registered users or online customers: name, email address, postal address, phone number, order and delivery history, payment method, returns, complaints or claims, direct marketing opt-ins or restrictions, company name and business id of business customers and possible communication history. Furthermore, we collect and store your IP address and information on your traffic on the website. We also use cookies and gather traffic information on the website.




We are collecting information about customer behavior on the with the use of cookies. We use cookies and similar technologies such to improve the usability and functionality of our website. We also use third party cookies to collect analytics data and to integrate our social media accounts to our website. A cookie is a small text file placed on the users computer’s hard drive. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. Most browsers allow you to delete or block cookies and to ask for the customer’s consent before a cookie is stored. In this case we cannot guarantee that our website will functions in the best possible way.


We are also using Mailchimp as our automated marketing platform provider. More information regarding the privacy of Mailchimp is available on Mailchimps’ Privacy Policy. uses Google Analytics. More information regarding the privacy of Google Analytics’ is available on Google Analytics’ Privacy Policy.


Storage of data


All the data we collect from you is stored within the European Economic Area (“EEA”) but may also be transferred to and processed in a country outside of the EEA. Any such transfer of your personal data will be carried out in compliance with applicable laws. For transfers outside the EEA, we will use Standard Contractual Clauses and Privacy Shield as safeguards for countries without adequacy decision from the European Commission.


We do not store personal data longer than is legally permitted or as it is necessary to meet the purposes of use above. Data will be stored for a maximum for 60 months. This is dependant upon the type of personal data, this means that maximum period may therefore vary per use. Storage periods reflect the time reasonably necessary for our legitimate interests for example for claims handling, internal reporting, marketing and reconciliation purposes. Due to accounting legislation we are also required to store all material relating to our transactions for the period as defined by the law.


Transfer to other data controllers


Your personal information will not be handed to a third party without your permission. However, under certain circumstances and under the law, it may be a necessity to disclose information to public authorities.


Your rights


You have the right to access your personal data processed by Vuotia at any time. You may contact us to find out what personal data we process and for which purpose we use it. You have the right to correct, block or delete personal information in accordance with the rules. You also have the right to obtain information about yourself that you have given us, and to transmit this information to another data controller.


Contact details


Controller’s contact details:

Vuotia Articles Oy

Person responsible for the register:

Oskari Äikäs

We take data privacy and protection very seriously. If you have any questions relating to your personal data, do not hesitate to contact us.