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Information on the website and terms and conditions of use

The online service provides information about the Police Museum. We publish contents in Finnish, Swedish and English. The Police Museum is responsible for the site as a whole.

By using our site you accept the following functions that apply to the use of the site. Further information is provided on this site.

This section also includes the accessibility statement of the website.

Keyboard of an old typewriter. Photo The Police Museum, Jarkko Järvinen.

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The start page: The start page contains Police Museum news and highlights focusing on key topics, functions and services of the museum.

The search engine: The internal search engine on the site helps to find information. The search function is available at the top and bottom of each page. By default, the search covers the entire contents of the site.

Feedback: You can use the feedback form to send feedback to the Police Museum. We will process the feedback during office hours. We will reply within two weeks, provided you give your contact details. Please do not send confidential information on the feedback form.

Media release subscriptions from the media service: Media representatives can subscribe to Police Museum news via the police media service.

News subscription: Anyone can subscribe to Police Museum news via the subscription service of the police, open for all.

RSS services: The online service provides news also in RSS feed format. For the address of the RSS feed, click on the RSS icon next to the news list.

Social media: The pages contain highlights from our social media channels if you have accepted the use of cookies on the website. The site does not send user information through extensions for social media. Further information about the topic is available on this page at Extensions for social media. You can verify the official Police Museum social media accounts and channels at

Web browsers and terminal devices

The site is responsive and the scalable contents adapt to your terminal device. The most recent browser versions display the pages in the best possible way.

If the pages are not displayed properly in your device, please send us feedback, specifying your problem and your device, operating system and the browser you use, to enable us to investigate the problem.

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File downloads and reader applications

PDF files can be viewed with the most recent browser versions. Alternatively, you can download Adobe Acrobat Reader software free of charge on the Adobe website.

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The videos embedded in the website open for streaming from a separate server in a format supported by your terminal device.

The online service provides news items in RSS feed format. To read the RSS feed, it's a good idea to use a reader app or browser extension.


Our aim is for the website to be accessible to all users. Production of the website is guided by accessibility requirements pursuant to the Act on the Provision of Digital Services.

You are welcome to provide feedback on the accessibility features of our website. We use the feedback to improve the contents of the website.  If you wish to send us official accessibility feedback, please send the feedback by email at [email protected]. Please state in your message that the feedback is related to the online service. Please see the accessibility statement for more detailed information about the subject.

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Data protection and website terms and conditions of use

The Police Museum is committed to protecting the privacy and personal data of visitors on the site in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


We use cookies to improve the user experience on our site. Cookies provide us with data about visits to the site and the data enables us to develop the site further. The cookies do not collect nor save personal data.

Your approval of cookies remains valid for one year on the browser you used to accept the cookies.

When you visit the website for the first time, you are asked whether you accept cookies. You can prevent the use of cookies, but if you do so, the website will not function in the best possible way. For example, you will not see the embedded videos on the site. You can change your cookie preferences at any time. The Change cookie settings button is below.

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Data on visits to the site is collected from the website for the Siteimprove analytics used by the police. The Police Museum uses the data for the purposes of online service development.

General statistics collected of the use of the site include:

  • downloaded pages
  • time
  • IP address (anonymized)
  • browser
  • operating system.

Further information about analytics on Siteimprove website

Copyrights to text, pictures and other contents

The Police Museum holds copyright to the text and pictures published on the website.

Use of the texts on the site, and links to the site, are permitted in contexts that comply with good practice. The Police Museum website should be given as the source.

The pictures on the website are subject to copyright and use of the pictures is subject to permission. To ask for permission, please contact the museum ([email protected]). The pictures on the website may not be manipulated or modified without permission.

Our website features an image bank of photographs related to the Police Museum exhibitions and the history of the police. You are welcome to use the images from the image bank without separate permission, for example as part of magazine articles and presentations concerning police history and the Police Museum. Please remember to mention that the image was sourced from the Police Museum collection. You can find more detailed information on the source of each image when accessing the image in question.

To the Image bank

Use of the material or pictures is prohibited

  • for commercial, political (including election campaigns) or religious purposes
  • in any inappropriate manner or contrary to good practice.

Processing of personal data

We process all personal data carefully and legitimately and ensure appropriate data protection. We only save contact details and other data separately provided personally by the user, for responding to the user’s contact requests, questions and other feedback. For all of these services, there is a privacy statement for service users.

Extensions for social media

The website contains links and connections to third party websites and so-called extensions for social media, including highlights from social media channels. Third-party plugins on the website are downloaded from the services’ servers. The site does not send user information through extensions for social media.

Third party terms of use and other terms and conditions apply to the services or apps of third parties on the website.

Legal disclaimer

We make every effort to provide correct and up-to-date information on the website.

The Police Museum shall not be held responsible for any damage caused by technical disruptions or material linked to the website, published by third parties.

The Police Museum reserves the right to update, review and alter the terms of use and website content and layout.

The page was last updated on 18 August 2023.