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last updated on 22.02.2024

terms of use:

1. Application Provider

The maintenance and provision of the Friendie companion app ("App") are carried out by Social Welfare Consulting Ltd (Business ID 3395990-4, address Fredrikinkatu 40 A 2, 00100 Helsinki), hereinafter referred to as "SWC Ltd" or "we."

2. Terms and Conditions and Formation of the Agreement

By using the App, you accept the currently valid terms of use and agree to adhere to them, as well as any instructions provided separately within the App. SWC Ltd may make changes to the terms of use from time to time. If you do not accept the terms of use, we recommend discontinuing the use of the App.

3. Privacy

If you install the App and use it, we collect information provided in the App. All new users of the app sign in with their email. You can find our privacy policy regarding our services here. SWC Ltd adheres to the current legislation on the processing of personal data and its handling, as well as other applicable regulations on individual data protection in Finland and the European Union.

4. Location Information

User location information is not collected in the App. Users can voluntarily input their location information into their profiles within the App.

5. Availability and Possible Service Interruptions

The App may occasionally be unavailable or its operation may be temporarily affected by errors, maintenance activities, and factors beyond our control. SWC Ltd does not provide any guarantees regarding the quality, functionality, availability, or performance of the App or the content or services used through it. We reserve the right to modify the App or remove parts of it from your use and access to the App at any time without prior notice.

6. Responsibility for App Content

We provide the App and its content without commitment and "as is." SWC Ltd is responsible for the legality and compliance with good practice of the editorial and other content created by SWC Ltd, as well as related copyrights and other intellectual property rights. SWC Ltd does not monitor or moderate App content, and SWC Ltd is not responsible for it. Each user is personally responsible for their usage and must use the App in accordance with the terms of use. SWC Ltd does not guarantee the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of the App's content or the service used through it.

7. Rights to the App and its Content

All intellectual property rights to the App's content, software, and all related rights belong to SWC Ltd and/or its licensors. The content of the App is protected by copyright, trademark rights, and other intellectual property rights. Unless otherwise specified by SWC Ltd, you may install the App for personal, non-commercial use only, and no other rights related to the App or its content will be transferred to you. The App or its content must not be partially copied, modified, adapted, distributed, published, sold, licensed, or transferred to others. The App must be used in accordance with the terms of use of the app store from which you obtained the App.

8. Links to Other Websites

We have not approved or reviewed third-party websites linked to the App, and we are not in any way responsible for their content. The use of third-party-maintained websites is subject to the rules of those sites and platforms.

9. User Materials

We do not review your materials before publication. You are fully responsible for all materials you send or share through the App. Use community features responsibly. No material distributed by an individual user through the App represents the opinion of SWC Ltd or indicates that SWC Ltd agrees with the user or encourages actions in line with the material.

10. Security

The electronic network environment is not entirely secure. The user is responsible for the proper security of their own information systems. The user is also responsible for obtaining and maintaining the devices and connections necessary for using the App and ensuring that they do not cause harm, disruption, or damage to SWC Ltd or third parties. The user commits to immediately notifying SWC Ltd if they suspect or observe their username being misused.

11. Liability for Damages

You are obligated to compensate SWC Ltd for any immediate damages caused by a violation of these terms of use or unlawful use. SWC Ltd's liability is always limited to the maximum liability permitted by mandatory legislation.

12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These terms of use are governed by Finnish law. If a dispute cannot be resolved through negotiations, disputes will be settled as a first instance in the Helsinki District Court. Consumer customers can also bring a dispute for resolution to the competent district court or the Consumer Disputes Board based on their place of residence.

13. Termination and Separability of Terms

The user can terminate the terms of use by uninstalling the App and discontinuing its use. Any downloads made before termination are valid according to the terms of use in effect at the time of the download. If any provision of these terms of use is found to be unlawful or invalid, all other provisions of the terms will remain in force.

14. Contact Information

If you have questions regarding the App, please contact our customer service at

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