Glopas Privacy Policy

Effective as January 18th, 2021

This privacy policy governs to Glopas software application for mobile devices as well as to its’ website, which are governed by Glopas Communications Oy.

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personally Identifiable Information (referred Personal data), is being used online. Personal data is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personal data in accordance with our website and the Glopas mobile application.

Please note that special user terms (referred to “Special User Terms”) may apply to services for the Glopas Content makers regarding the use of the software used in Glopas audio guide application. In the event of any inconsistency between the Special User Terms and this Privacy Policy, the applicable Special Terms will prevail over the terms of this Privacy Policy.

We care about your privacy and are not using it for other purposes than what is needed for the software to work in mobile devices. We can also collect other than personal information to make statistics or to further develop the software.

By downloading the Glopas application and our site indicates your agreement with the terms of this Privacy Policy. If you don’t agree with this Privacy Policy, please do not download the application or use its website.

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website or use the Glopas app?

When ordering on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your mailing address or other details to help you with your experience. Basic use of Glopas audio guide leaves no other personal info to us than what is necessary for the app to function. Collected information is only used for the development of the app or its content.  

We collect information from you when you enter your contact information on our site or sign in to Glopas app in means of content making. Basic use of Glopas app needs your permission to use your location data, photo gallery and microphone to function – although the app doesn’t use the device camera, media gallery or microphone when using the basic audio guide. Only the authorised content makers use the extended content management system of the app that enables to use the camera and microphone.  

How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you To contact you on your request or To make the application to work for you in content creating purposes.

How do we protect your information?

We do not use vulnerability scanning and/or scanning to PCI standards. We only provide articles and information on our website. We never ask for credit card numbers and We use regular Malware Scanning.

We do not use an SSL certificate, because We only provide articles and information on our website. We only ask for personal or private information like names, email addresses when you want us to contact you. We never ask other personal details or credit card numbers.

Third-party disclosure

You accept and give your approval that your Personal Data obtained about your use of this Site or Glopas Application may be transferred, across international borders to server locations supporting this Glopas Site or Application, which may be in Finland or in any other country where Glopas or its’ sub provider or agent has or will have operations. They are not permitted to use such Personal Data for any other purposes, and we impose confidentiality requirements on their services. We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personal data.

If you place an order for a product, request a service or to this Glopas Site or Application, we may need to contact you for additional information required to process or fulfil your order and/or request. Unless compelled by applicable law or administrative or judicial order, we will not provide this information to a third party without your permission, except as necessary to process your order, fulfil your requests.

Third-party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.


We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to children (the age of children is said by local law where you use the Glopas application). The application software is safe for children to use and we instruct our content making partners to make applicable contents also for children. If you find any concerns about this matter, we kindly ask you to contact us by mail at service at    

Do we use ‘cookies’?

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies when you visit our website, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto to help customize the Site and improve your experience.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site.

Use of cookies

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the Site. We use cookies on the Site to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Site, facilitate purchase procedures, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the Site is being used and improve your user experience.

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won’t work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.

For more information on how to control cookies, check your browser or device’s settings for how you can control or reject cookies, or visit the following links:

Google’s advertising requirements can be summed up by Google’s Advertising Principles. They are put in place to provide a positive experience for users. 

What are my opt-out possibilities?

You can easily opt-out of all information collecting by uninstalling the application trough the standard uninstall process of your mobile device. For content makers to change the username, just uninstall and re-install the application with other username.

Fair Information Practices

The Fair Information Practices Principles form the backbone of privacy law in the United States and the concepts they include have played a significant role in the development of data protection laws around the globe. Understanding the Fair Information Practice Principles and how they should be implemented is critical to comply with the various privacy laws that protect personal information.

To be in accordance with European Union GDPR, we agree to the following:

       Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.

       Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.

       Include the physical address of our business.

       Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.

       Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.

       Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below.

Glopas Communications Oy

Siuntionkatu 6-10

Helsinki, 00510