Membership is FREE and comes with a variety of benefits. To become a member of IESAF, you must either be currently residing in Finland, or can provide proof that you will soon be relocating here.

Using your IESAF card will allow you discounts at a number of restaurants, shops various services, and many other organisations in the Helsinki and Southern Finland regions.

To apply, please fill out your full details in the section below, and we will contact you as soon as possible. Please note, that we only post to Finnish addresses. So join today and help us make a difference.

Member Benefits

IESAF offers its full members some great benefits that can only be accessed with your membership card. We have brokered deals and agreements with local businesses, in order to bring you more opportunities to save money for discounted products, food, and services.

If you own a company, restaurant, or any service, and want to offer our members a discount, please feel free to contact Richard Berman ( This will entitle you to free advertising on our Facebook pages, and access to our 8,500 membership, as potential clients.

Find our list of benefits on our Facebook page.

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Website and Mobile Privacy Notice

Internation English Speakers Association Finland ry ("IESAF") is responsible for this website, including its mobile versions, and we are committed to respecting the privacy of visitors to both. IESAF has implemented technical, administrative and physical measures to safeguard any personal information that we may collect.
This Privacy Notice describes our practices related to personal information collected through IESAF
websites and mobile versions, unless there is a separate privacy notice for the website or mobile version.
IESAF has a separate General Privacy Notice that covers personal information that IESAF may collect and
process separate and apart from its websites and mobile versions.
Does this Notice apply to all IESAF Websites?
This Privacy Notice applies to visitors of IESAF websites that link to this Privacy Notice.
What personal information does IESAF collect?
IESAF monitors user traffic patterns throughout the website according to a user's domain name, browser type, date and time of access, and pages viewed. This information is collected in order to measure the number of visitors to our website and to determine which areas users find useful based upon the traffic to particular areas. IESAF uses this information to enhance visitors’ experience and to better prepare future content based on the interests of visitors.
A visitor to our website may be asked to provide personal information to receive a response or some other
service from IESAF. The personal information that you may be requested to provide includes your name,
email address and any information that you choose to provide. The collection of information will be
transparent to you – you will be asked for it and will have the opportunity to decide whether or not to
provide it. If you choose not to provide any of the personal information requested, IESAF may be unable to
complete the transaction you have requested.
Your mobile provider may have a conflicting privacy position that captures personal information when you visit our website, but IESAF is not responsible for and does not control how other parties may collect your information when you access our website(s).
How does IESAF use the personal information it collects?
Any personal information collected will only be used to:
 conduct basic operations of an association, such up keeping of the members register and
communication with members;
 provide the information, item or service you have requested;
 communicate with you about services and events relating to IESAF;
 improve our events, services and websites;
 verify your identity to ensure security for one of the other purposes listed here;
 respond to a legitimate legal request from law enforcement authorities or other government

 investigate suspected or actual illegal activity;
 conduct investigations to ensure compliance with, and comply with, legal obligations.
Except where used in support of a contract with you or to fulfill a legal obligation, our use of your personal
information will be only for legitimate interests as set forth above.
Where does IESAF store your information?
Although IESAF is a Finnish association, we may transfer your information from one country to another in
order to accomplish the purposes listed above. These countries include, at a minimum, the United States,
the many of the member states of the European Union, Canada and other countries, including some in
Asia. We will transfer your personal information consistent with applicable legal requirements and only to
the extent necessary for the purposes set forth above. IESAF relies on available legal mechanisms to enable the legal transfer of personal information across borders.
Does IESAF use your personal information to contact you?
IESAF does use the personal information collected on this website to contact you in response to a direct
inquiry or if you register as a member of IESAF.
Does IESAF share the information it collects with any third parties?
IESAF will not sell or otherwise share your personal information outside the IESAF group of companies,
except to:
 service providers IESAF has retained to perform services on our behalf. IESAF will only share your
personal information with service providers whom IESAF has contractually restricted from using or
disclosing the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with
legal requirements;
 comply with legal obligations, including but not limited to in response to a legitimate legal request
from law enforcement authorities, courts or other government regulators;
 investigate suspected or actual illegal activity, as part of an internal investigation of a suspected or
actual violation of company policy, or for audit purposes; or
 prevent physical harm..
Your personal information may also be maintained and processed by our service providers in countries
other than the one in which it was collected, such as the United States, member states of the European
Union, Canada and other jurisdictions.
How long does IESAF retain personal information?
IESAF will retain personal information as long as needed to comply with its contractual and legal
obligations. If the personal information is not subject to contractual or legal obligations, IESAF will retain
the data for as long as is required for the original purpose for which it was collected.
How does IESAF use cookies or other tracking technologies?
IESAF may use cookies on this website. Cookies are small text files sent to and stored on users’ computers
that allow websites to recognize repeat users, facilitate users’ access to websites and allow websites to
compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies do not damage users’ computers or files. If you do not want cookies to be accessible by this or any other IESAF website, you should adjust the
settings on your browser program to deny or disable the use of cookies.
This website may also use web beacons. A web beacon is usually a pixel on a website that can be used to
track whether a user has visited a particular website to deliver targeted advertising. Web beacons are used
in combination with cookies, which means that, if you turn off your browser's cookies, the web beacons will not be able to track your activity. The web beacon will still account for a website visit, but your unique information will not be recorded. United Technologies may also use cookies and similar technology placed by one of our business partners to IESAF to learn which advertisements bring users to our website. For more information about cookies and other tracking technologies, click here.
What should you understand about the third-party links that may appear on this website?
In some instances, IESAF may provide links to non-IESAF controlled websites, which IESAF will make
reasonable efforts to identify as such. IESAF does not control such third-party websites, however, and
cannot be responsible for the content or the privacy practices employed by other websites.
What additional information should specific users know?
Parents, Guardians and Children: This website is intended for visitors who are at least 18 years of age and
the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence. IESAF does not knowingly solicit information from, or market products or services to, children. If you do not meet the age requirements set out above, please do not enter your personal information on this or any other IESAF website.
Users from the European Union: You have the right to lodge a complaint with your national or state data
protection authority, which may also be known as a supervisory authority. You also have the right to
request access to and correction or erasure of your personal information, seek restrictions on or object to
the processing of certain personal information, and seek data portability under certain circumstances. To
contact IESAF about a request to access, correct, erase, object or seek restrictions or portability, please use
the contact methods indicated at the end of this notice.

How might IESAF change this policy?
As IESAF expands and improves this website, we may need to update this policy. This policy may be
modified from time to time without prior notice. We encourage you to review this policy on a regular basis
for any changes. Substantive changes will be identified at the top of the policy.
How can you contact IESAF?
If you have any comments or questions or if there are other things we can do to maximize the value of this
website to you, or if you wish to access, correct or update your personal information, or if you have
questions about IESAF’s privacy practices in general, please email [IESAF@IESAF.FI].