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Cookie Policy

Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd (“we”, “us”, or “our”) uses cookies on our website set by us as well as cookies set by third parties.
The purpose of this Cookie Policy is to explain to you how we use cookies and other tracking tools and how you can manage this on your devices.

Some cookies on our website collects personal information about you, please see our Privacy Policy for further information on how we may gather and use information about you through your interactions with us, including your use of this website.


What are cookies, scripts and web beacons?

Cookies are small text files that are saved on your computer or device to help our website perform a number of functions and to make the user experience more efficient. For example, they can help us monitor the number of people visiting our website and help us better understand the way in which people interact with our website. A script is a piece of program code that is used to make our website function properly and interactively. This code is executed on our server or on your device. A web beacon (or a pixel tag) is a small, invisible piece of text or image on a website that is used to monitor traffic on a website. In order to do this, various data about you is stored using web beacons.


What types of cookies do we use?

Technical or functional cookies (“Necessary Cookies”)

We use cookies to personalise content.  Some cookies ensure that certain parts of the website work properly and that your user preferences remain known. By placing functional cookies, we make it easier for you to visit our website. This way, you do not need to repeatedly adding the same favourites when visiting our website.

Statistics (“Analytics Cookies”)

If you consent to it by accepting analytics cookies, we also share information about your use of our site with our social media partners, advertising partners and analytics partners who may combine it with other information that you’ve provided to them or that they’ve collected from your use of their services. If you want to read more about the purposes of each cookie, please see below.

Cookie List

These cookies are necessary for the website to function and cannot be switched off in our systems. They are usually only set in response to actions made by you which amount to a request for services, such as setting your privacy preferences, logging in or filling in forms. You can set your browser to block or alert you about these cookies, but some parts of the site will not then work.

This website uses WordPress as the Content Management System, WordPress related cookies are saved for webpage administrators only.


If you provide your approval, we use Piwik PRO Analytics Suite as our website analytics software. We collect data about website visitors based on cookies. The collected information may include a visitor’s IP address, operating system, browser ID, browsing activity and other information. See the scope of data collected by Piwik PRO here.

Piwik Pro solution is hosted on Microsoft Azure in Germany and the data is stored for 14 months.

The purpose of data processing: analytics and conversion tracking based on consent. Legal basis: Art. 6 (1)(a) GDPR.Piwik PRO does not send the data about you to any other sub-processors or third parties and does not use it for its own purposes. For more, read Piwik PRO’s privacy policy.

Always set

Name Expiration Function
ppms_privacy_* 1 year Stores the visitor’s consent to data collection and usage.

Set only with consent

Name Expiration Function
ppms_webstorage Persistent The cookie is used in context with the local-storage function in the browser. This function allows the website to load faster by pre-loading certain procedures.
stg_traffic_source_priority 1 day Determines how the user accessed the website. This information is used by the website operator in order to measure the efficiency of their marketing.
stg_last_interaction 1 year Sets a timestamp for when the visitor entered the website. This is used for analytical purposes on the website.
stg_returning_visitor 1 year Unique user ID that recognizes the user on returning visits.
_pk_ses.* 30 minutes after the visitor’s last event Shows the visitor’s active session. If the cookie doesn’t exist, it means that the session ended more than 30 minutes ago and was counted in the pk_id cookie. No data is stored in this cookie.
_pk_id.* 13 months Used to recognize visitors and hold their various properties.

Manage your cookies

You can manage your consent to cookies on the website at any time on the link “Manage your cookie consent” at the bottom of the page.

Most web browsers allow you to manage cookies via the browser settings. For example, you may choose to block cookies in order to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, delete existing cookies, have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie or disable cookies altogether.

Please follow the below links to receive instructions on how to change your browser settings from some of the most common browser providers (please note that these are links to third party websites for which we have no control):

Please note that by restricting cookies you might not be able to access all parts of our website since some functionality of the website are dependent on cookies.

We may update this Cookie Policy from time to time by publishing changes on our website. In case we need your consent for new types of cookies, we will request it the next time you visit the website.


More information

If you have any questions regarding our use of cookies, please contact

You can also learn more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, by visiting, the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency’s website:, or the Swedish Post and Telecom Authority’s (PTS) website: Please note that these are links to third party websites for which we have no control.