Web scraping of rented cottages
Web scraping is a data collection method for programmatically fetching the website's source code and extracting the needed data from it. The data are collected about the capacity, location, prices and other features of rented cottages given on the pages of accommodation agency services and trading sites.
Data are collected from the most significant accommodation agency services and trading sites for rented cottages. Statistics Finland publishes data on the rental use of cottages by region and month in connection with accommodation statistics.
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Data protection, rights and obligations
All data collected for statistical purposes are confidential. When processing data, it is seen to that no person's privacy or business or professional secret are endangered. Every person employed by Statistics Finland has signed a pledge of secrecy.