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users of the site in order to improve the contents of the site. The
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Social media plugins
University of Lapland website may contain links and connections to
websites owned by third parties as well as so-called social media
plugins (e.g. Facebook plugin). The use of social media plugins may
result in personally identifiable information being sent to the social
media service provider in question. When using a plugin, you may allow
cookies from a third party website to be stored on your computer. The
operators of that site will then be able to monitor your use of the
site, if you are logged onto the social media website in question.
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of Lapland website or as part of University of Lapland’s services are
conditions specified by the third party. University of Lapland has no
control over websites operated by third parties and is not responsible
for any material published on such sites or the use of such material.
More infromation about social media plugins
Markku Kontio, web-coordinator
firstname.lastname (at) ulapland.fi
P. +358 40 513 4950