Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions

By using the website one accepts the terms and conditions as they are. Get to know them in here.

The Kanta Services website was redesigned in June 2018 and is continually being updated.
The address of the site is kanta.fi. Kanta Services are responsible for the accuracy of the information. Content on the website is published in Finnish, Swedish and English.


Copyrights for the written material published on the Kanta website are held by Kela (The Social Insurance Institution of Finland) and STM (Ministry of Social Affairs and Health) or a content provider separately cited in connection with the material. For example, the rights for press releases are held by the entity cited in the publisher details.
Text on the website may be freely quoted and linked, but the source must be named in all cases. The content of the site may not be used for marketing purposes.


Photos are the copyright of Kanta Services. If you wish to use photos or logos or any other pictorial material please contact Kanta Services.

Data protection

The Kanta website does not collect information which would allow individual visitors to be identified.
The website may collect statistical data for example on visitor numbers, the most popular pages, and the entry and exit pages to and from the service. The information is used for website development.

Legal disclaimer

We seek to keep the website up to date. Kela and STM are not liable for any loss or damage caused to the user by possible errors in the website content. Nor are they liable for any harm or inconvenience resulting from a technical fault. Moreover, Kela and STM are not liable for online materials produced by outside sources which are linked to the Kanta website.

Kanta Services reserves the right to update, review or modify the terms and conditions and the content and design of the website. Users are advised to visit the page from time to time to review the current terms and conditions. Kanta Services may at any time and without stating reasons interrupt the service for example for maintenance or updates.

The provisions of Finnish law apply to the terms and conditions and their interpretation, with the exception of the provisions concerning the determination of applicable law.


Last updated 23.3.2021