Purpose of the Service
The service – Customs Online Services – contains a web-based user interface as well as general information on the service. The service is aimed at persons and organisations that wish to use electronic services to lodge their customs declarations.
Parties of the Service
The Service is provided by Customs.
The users of the Service are responsible for the correctness of the information provided through the Service as well as the correctness, format and integrity of the submitted appendices.
Customs is not responsible for the correctness, format or integrity of information provided by a third party.
Customs can deliver notifications to the users in the Service. Unless proven otherwise, the reply is deemed to have been received by the declarant or other recipient when it has been received by the data system used by the recipient.
Customs can deliver verifiable notifications to the users in the Service if, during the management process, the user has accepted the delivery of electronic decisions. Unless proven otherwise, the reply is deemed to have been received by the declarant or other recipient when it has been received by the data system used by the recipient.
The user’s obligations and liability
The user of the Service is obliged to observe the terms and conditions set for the use of the Service by the party that issued the electronic IDs, e.g. a bank or the Population Register Centre. Customs is not liable for any errors or misuse due to careless use or safekeeping of the IDs.
If the user’s IDs or means of payment end up in the possession of a third party or are lost, the user must immediately notify the organisation that granted these means. If the users neglect this notification, the users themselves are responsible for the possible damages caused by the misuse of Customs’ online services.
Unrelated messages or messages that may unnecessarily overload the Service or compromise the data security of the Service must not be sent to the Service.
The user may not submit any misleading information to Customs via the Service.
The user is responsible for the data security of their own data and for the data security of the systems and connections they use.
The user is responsible for the technical functionality of the devices and software as well as for the connections for communication and data they use with the Service.
The user is responsible for not sending materials to Customs through the Service that infringe on copyright, good practices or breach regulations by the authorities.
Customs’ obligations and liability
A message, declaration or application sent through the Service is considered as received by Customs, when the message can be handled in the authority’s reception device or data system.
Customs is responsible for the data security of the Service and for the systems used in the production of the Service.
If personal data is collected in the Service a statement, regarding the saved data and intended use, has been created in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation.
All collected data is stored, handled and removed in accordance with current legislation.
More information on Customs’ data protection policy is available to the Service user at https://tulli.fi/en/about-us/privacy-statement.
Customs reserves the right, without prior notice, to change the layout, the content, the accessibility and the services of the Service, or to withdraw the Service.
Customs is not liable for any loss of data or delays caused by interruptions or disruptions in the system and will not compensate the customer for any inconvenience, costs or indirect damages caused by interruptions in the Service.
Customs is not responsible for the contents or functionality of services that are used via the Service and maintained by third parties.
Customs has the right to suspend the provision of the Service during times when it is being serviced or updated. Customs informs well in advance of any disruptions or interruptions to the Service or of withdrawal of the Service.
Alternative service channels
If the user of the Service does not give consent for electronic notifications, the user’s communication will be interrupted and the user of the Service will be directed to alternative service channels.
Analysis and development of site usage
The Snoobi Analytics service is used for analysing and developing the usage of the e-service website. Data stored by Snoobi cannot be retraced to a natural person. The data comprises identification data on the web browser of the visitor, on the operating system, on the use of the website, on screen resolution, on the IP address and on where the visitor has navigated to the website from. The IP address is stored in an anonymised form, which prevents the identification of an individual user. More information about the service is available on the Snoobi website.
There are two types of cookies used on the website: session cookies and tracking cookies. Session cookies are temporarily stored in the browser’s memory and expire as the user closes the browser. Tracking cookies are saved for a specific time.
Instructions for managing cookies in the most commonly used browsers are available on the following pages:
Additional conditions of the Import Clearance Service for private persons
The Import Clearance Service for private persons uses the information submitted by the transport company as basic information.
In the Import Clearance Service, you can search for the most commonly cleared goods. Goods found in the search and their respective commodity codes are only meant to be used by private persons in this service, not by corporate customers in imports, exports or any other contexts. Customs is not responsible for the correctness of the commodity codes of the most commonly cleared goods chosen through the search. If needed, the Customs Information Service can help you in determining the correct commodity code.