Terms and conditions of website use

Objective of the website

Kesko's website provides up-to-date information for all those interested in the Kesko Group. The website is also an archive of the company's financial information and news releases over a number of years.

These pages present Kesko's divisions, strategy and objectives. The pages are intended for all of Kesko's external stakeholders and the Kesko personnel. They serve job-seekers, investors, the media and those interested in corporate responsibility alike.

From these pages you can order Kesko Group's printed and electronic material, such as news releases and annual reports. You can also send feedback and contact Kesko from these pages.

Access to information concerning the K-Group stores and other web services aimed at consumers can be obtained (in Finnish) at www.plussa.com and directly through the web pages of the various K-store chains.

Terms and conditions of use

The use of Kesko's website (www.kesko.fi) and the use of other web pages operated by the Kesko Group (jointly and separately referred to as 'Kesko's website') are subject to these terms. By using Kesko's website, you agree to comply with the terms of use effective at any time. As Kesko may change the terms, we advise you to read them regularly. If you do not agree to these terms, please refrain from using Kesko's website.

Copyright

Kesko's website content is protected by copyright law. Kesko reserves all rights to the pages and their contents, unless otherwise stated in these terms of use or on the pages. Reproduction, distribution or storage of the contents of the pages, in full or in part, is prohibited without the prior written consent of Kesko, except for certain exceptions listed separately.

Stock exchange and press releases, material in the material bank and printable logos can be freely used for journalistic purposes, provided that the source is acknowledged.

No use of text or images for commercial purposes, or purposes that are in violation of good practice, is allowed. You can view, browse and print Kesko's website pages for your own personal use. Distribution of the page contents, in full or in part, without the separate written consent of Kesko is prohibited. Separate terms of use may apply to individual documents on the pages, in which case these terms are expressly stated in connection with the document.

Symbols and trademarks

"KESKO", the KESKO logo, the K logo and the names and logos of the Kesko Group companies and those of the Kesko Group products and services are protected symbols and trademarks of the Group.

Disclaimer

Kesko's website is provided without obligation and on "as is" basis. Kesko does not warrant that the information contained therein or accessed through them is accurate or authentic. Kesko does not give warranty that its website will be uninterrupted or error-free. Kesko is not responsible for the availability of the pages. Kesko reserves the right to make changes on the pages.

Kesko's website may include links to pages owned or operated by third parties. By following a link to such a site, you agree to review and accept that site's possible terms of use before using the site. Kesko has no control over the contents of sites that are accessed via its pages and created or published by a party other than Kesko, and Kesko is not responsible for the contents of those pages. Kesko is not liable for direct or indirect damages, such as delays, losses of income, goodwill, right to use, or information, or for other financial loss caused by the use of the pages, or the use of information contained therein. Kesko is not responsible for direct or indirect damages, such as delays, losses of income, goodwill, right to use, or information, or other financial loss caused by a service it provides on its website, or by the interruption of such a service. Kesko's liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by the Finnish law.

Submitting material to Kesko

By submitting material to any Kesko server, for example by e-mail or via web pages, a user agrees and confirms that the user has the right to submit the material to Kesko to be used freely without any compensation to the user or a third party, that the material is not unlawful, not in violation of good practice, or otherwise unfit for publication and that, before submitting the material, the user has taken reasonable precautions to detect and remove any viruses and other disruptive or destructive features contained in it.

Kesko is not responsible for the contents of any material submitted by the users of its web pages. Kesko may at its discretion remove any material sent by users from its pages at any time.

Privacy protection

Kesko processes information in compliance with the Personal Data Act and any other regulation concerning personal data protection in the Finnish legislation. Personal data of visitors to Kesko's website is not collected without their consent given by themselves to Kesko, for example, in connection with feedback. The processing of such personal data is openly described in the data protection statements available at relevant places on Kesko's website.

Cookies

Kesko may use cookies on its website at kesko.fi and between the K-Group's other websites for tracking the use of the web pages and producing targeted advertising, for example. Cookies are small files transferred to the user's PC and used by the www service to maintain sessions during website visits. These cookies do not collect information that identifies a visitor. Cookies do not enable access to information on the user's hard disk either. The user's web browser probably accepts the cookies with default settings, but users may also turn cookies off using their browsers' settings. Further information on browser specific instructions are provided by the manufacturer of your browser. Denying cookies may cause the web pages to malfunction or fail.

Technical information

The service works with the most common operating systems and browsers. To make use of all the functionalities of the website, please check that you have Javascript enabled in your browser.

Copyright © Kesko Corporation 2016. All rights reserved.

Further information: viestinta@kesko.fi

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