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Finland: TRAFICOM launches public consultation on cookie guidelines

The Finnish Transport and Communications Agency ('TRAFICOM') announced, on 13 July 2021, that it had launched a public consultation on guidelines it had prepared on the use of cookies and similar technologies as required by law. In particular, TRAFICOM noted that service providers may not be fully aware of legislation related to cookies, and in order to clarify the matter, it has prepared guidelines for service providers and end-users in cooperation with the Office of the Data Protection Ombudsman. In addition, TRAFICOM noted that the guidelines aim to clarify practices and improve the confidentiality and privacy of users of electronic services.

Comments may be submitted here until 9 August 2021. 

You can read the press release, only available in Finnish, here.