Privacy Policy

Who we are

The Sámi Museum and Nature Centre Siida is located in the town of Inari, in the Sámi Homeland. The Sámi Museum and Northern Lapland Nature Centre are responsible for organizing activities at Siida.

The Sámi Museum Siida is a national museum responsible for its special field, Sámi culture, and a regional museum responsible for tasks concerning cultural environments in the Sámi Area. We store the spiritual and material culture of the Finnish Sámi in our collections and display it in exhibitions and publications.

Northern Lapland Nature Centre is one of the Metsähallitus-maintained nature centres in Finland. Nature centres are diverse destinations and sources of diverse and interesting information on nature. Information about the nature in North Lapland is displayed in Siida’s exhibitions. We at Nature Centre Siida’s Customer Service provide answers to questions related to hiking, travel, permits and licences in Lapland’s most northern areas the municipalities of Inari and Utsjoki.

The private company Ravintola Sarrit is responsible for the operation of the cafe-restaurant in Siida.

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This website uses Google Analytics. Analytics collects number of visitors. If you give permission for more extensive analytics, it will also collect more detailed information, which is still always anonymized. This more detailed information can be used to analyze how users behave on the website. You can read more about Google Analytics privacy policy from:

Embedded content

This website uses Google Maps. If you give permission to show the map, Google will receive information about loaded map. If you engage with maps route options, Google may also receive your  device’s location information and other information you enter to the map. 

Website is also embedding Meta’s Facebook and Instagram posts. With permission these embedded features will show latest posts for these social media sites. Meta will receive that that posts are loaded, and if you are logged in into either of these services, they may collect further details and interactions and link them to your account.

Webstore Siida shop

Using web store requires cookies to store shopping cart items. Additionally payment service is provided by Paytrail Oy, which will ask for relevant payment information to process your order. Siida Shop will not store your personal details, but will store identifier that can be used to track payment together with banks and Paytrail. 

Sharing your information

If you request password reset, your current IP will be sent in password recovery email. 

How long we store your information

Web store payment history will be stored for unspecified time for archiving reasons. 

What rights do you have regarding your personal information

You may request what information we have about your purchase history on this site. For legal reasons request to purge this data may not be followed, if there is need to solve ongoing issues. 

Where we sent your data

Outside external tools mentioned above data you enter on website stays on website. Google will receive anonymized information on your behavior on this website, and Meta may receive actions you take interacting with posts on their service.