Cookie policy

Welcome to the Finnish Red Cross cookie page!

Transparency and information security are important to us. On this page, we explain the cookie policy of our redcross.fi website. If you have any questions about the topic, please contact us: info(at)redcross.fi

What are cookies?

Cookies are text files saved on to your terminal device when you visit a website.

Upon each return visit to the site, they are sent back to our website or to another website that identifies the cookie.

Cookies can e.g. identify your device when you return to the page, remember your settings and selections, and improve your user experience.
Cookies can also be used to adapt advertising.

Further information about cookies is available e.g. on the website aboutcookies.com

You can disable the use of cookies through the website’s cookie notification (only accept essential cookies).

Cookies used on our website

On our website, we use a variety of cookies that are divided into the categories below according to their purpose of use.

A cookie-specific list and further information is available at the bottom of the page.

We use both temporary and permanent cookies. Temporary cookies expire when you close your browser. Permanent cookies persist longer, for a predefined duration.

1. Strictly necessary cookies

Some cookies are essential for the functionality of the website. Therefore, they do not require the user’s consent. These include authentication cookies and technical cookies required by IT systems.

2. Performance cookies

Our performance cookies collect data on how users are using our website. These cookies are anonymous, they do not collect identifiable data on users and are used to improve the functionality of our website.

Our website also uses Google Analytics cookies. Google Analytics cookies collect data on how visitors are using the redcross.fi website.

Cookies are used to analyse site visits in order to improve the usability and user experience of the site. Our website also uses social media platform cookies.

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3. Marketing cookies

Marketing cookies allow advertising to be targeted to visitors on the website. Marketing cookies also allow the advertising to be customised in accordance with site visits.

Our website uses Google Ads and Meta cookies. These cookies are anonymous, meaning that they do not collect identifiable data on users. This cookie data is transferred and saved to servers that may be located outside the EU.

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List of cookies used on the redcross.fi website

Name of Cookie Purpose of Cookie
ASP.NET_SessionId Session cookie sent to the web browser. Used when you open the browser and then go to a website that implements ASP.NET session state. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
EPi:NumberOfVisits Used if you are using the Number of Visits personalization criterion. This cookie is not  set if you remove it from all of your visitor groups.



Only used if you log in to a website. You should clearly state on the login page that cookies are used if you log in.
__epiXSRF & __RequestVerificationToken & __RequestVerificationToken Used by our security components.
ImageEditorFileSize Used by the Image Editor.

_ga, _gid, _gat, _utma,

_utmb, _utmc, _utmz

Google Analytics cookies that are commonly used on Episerver websites. These third-party cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use the website.
ARRAffinity Strictly necessary. Routes the request made through a web browser to the same machine in the DXC cloud environment. See ARRAffinity - Microsoft Azure. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.
__cfuid Strictly necessary. Speeds up page loading times and overrides any security restrictions that may be applied to a browser based on the IP address from which it comes. Persistent (1 year from creation). See CloudFlare cookies.
ai_session Used with Microsoft Application Insights for collecting statistical usage and telemetry information. Unique anonymous session identifier cookie.
ai_user Used with Microsoft Application Insights for collecting statistical usage and telemetry information. Unique user identifier cookie for counting the number of users accessing an application over time.
TiPMix Used in Azure during deployments to pin a user session to a deployment slot. 
x-ms-routing-name Used in Azure during deployments to route to deployment slots.
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