TIPS User Community – Privacy Statement

TietoEVRY is committed to protecting your privacy and personal data. These Terms of Usage explains how we process personal data.
The term “personal data”, as used here, refers to any information about you which can be used to personally identify you.
Please read the terms carefully prior to accessing the Website. If you do not agree, please do not provide us with personal data and leave the Website.

Personal data

TietoEVRY processes your personal data in accordance with the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council and the national personal data legislation implementing the directive.

What personal information does TietoEVRY process?

Our primary goal in collecting information is to provide you with a friendly, customized and efficient experience. We process the following types of information:

In TUC (TIPS User Community) this is your name, company, title and mail address (see data in your Profile (by clicking on your mail address in the right upper part of the dashboard).

When you visit our Website, TietoEVRY collects your internet protocol (“IP”) addresses in order to track and aggregate non-personal information as you use the Website.
In addition, TietoEVRY automatically receives and stores certain traffic data on our server logs, including your IP address, cookie information, your comments to articles and your interactions on the Website. Tieto uses this data only to diagnose technical problems, analyse trends and administer the Website.

Purpose of processing

TUC is a closed business community. We need the email address, to filter, during registration, persons, who are not customers or partners, to keep the community closed, and for sending the newsletters. We will not hold it for any longer than legally permissible and necessary for these purposes. TUC Users generated automatically via Weblist are in Weblist created by their TIETOEVRY consultants, here we only have the mail address and company unless they add more data in the profile

Transfer of personal data

Personal data may be transferred within the TietoEVRY group of companies. Authorised third-party service providers may be used to process personal data on behalf of TietoEVRY companies with respect to TietoEVRY´s business needs.

Personal data is not transferred outside the EU/ EEA.

By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing and processing. TietoEVRY will take all reasonable steps necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with these Terms of Usage.

TietoEVRY reserves the right to transfer personal data when required by mandatory laws or authorities. TietoEVRY may provide aggregate statistics about its customers, sales, traffic patterns, and other related Website information to third parties, but these statistics do not include personally identifiable data.

Your rights

You have the right to know what personal data we hold about you. You can review your personal data in your profile or contact TietoEVRY in order to review the accuracy of the personal data related to you. Upon your request, Tietoevry will rectify or delete any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal data.

You may withdraw your consent for processing of your personal data. As the processing of your personal data is necessary in order for us to be able to provide you with our services, revoking your consent may lead to a situation in which we cannot provide you with some or all of the services.

You can also delete your account, when you don’t want to be TUC-user anymore (you just have to click on your mail-address in the upper right part of the screen, and there in your profile data you find the button to ‘Delete Account’.

Cookies and other tools


Cookies are pieces of information shared between your web browser and a website. Use of cookies enables a faster and easier experience for the user. A cookie cannot read data off your computer’s hard drive.

There are different kinds of cookies with different functions:
→ Session cookies: These are only stored on your computer during your web session. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. They usually store an anonymous session ID allowing you to browse a website without having to log in to each page. They do not collect any information from your computer.
→ Persistent cookies: A persistent cookie is one stored as a file on your computer, and it remains there when you close your web browser. The cookie can be read by the website that created it when you visit that website again.
→ First-party cookies: The function of this type of cookie is to retain your preferences for a particular website for the entity that owns that website. They are stored and sent between TUC servers and your computer’s hard drive. They are not used for anything other than for personalization as set by you. These cookies may be either Session or Persistent cookies.
→ Third-party cookies: The function of this type of cookie is to retain your interaction with a particular website for an entity that does not own that website. They are stored and sent between the Third-party’s server and your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are usually Persistent cookies.

When you visit our Website, we may employ cookies that contain information (such as a unique cookie ID) used to track your usage of our Website. This enables our systems to recognize your browser and tell us how, when and which pages in our Website are visited and by how many people, and also enables us to recognize a return visitor as a unique user. Cookies placed by the Website cannot access, read or modify any other data on a computer.

Our Website may contain links to other websites and services which serve third-party cookies outside our control and are not covered by the Terms of Usage. You should review any privacy policies, services and applications found on such websites to understand how your information may be collected and used.


This site does use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses cookies to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity, and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage for TietoEVRY and its affiliates. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.


Our Website may contain links to other websites and “share” buttons (such as YouTube or Facebook) that are not operating on TietoEVRY’s behalf. Such websites, service or application providers may place their own third-party cookies on users’ computers, collect data, or solicit personal information.

Issuers of such third-party cookies have their own strict privacy policies. You should refer to any privacy policies from such websites, service or application providers to better understand how your information may be collected and used.

How do I disable cookies?

You may block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse accepting cookies. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of the Website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, TietoEVRY will issue cookies when you access our Website.

File descriptions and contacting TietoEVRY

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Usage or if you are concerned about how your personal data is processed, please send an e-mail to

Changes to the Terms of Usage

TietoEVRY reserves the right to amend these terms of Usage and the linked file descriptions at any time. You must review them from time to time for any amendments.