This Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy") describes the ways Arkki International Oy, company registration number 2542214-6, a Finnish limited liability company, having its registered address at Kalevankatu 31 A 14, 00100 Helsinki, Finland ("Arkki International", "us", "our" or "we") responsible for your information under this Privacy Policy collects, stores, uses, and manages the information, including personally identifiable information ("Personal Information"), in connection with our website and online learning programs (“Service”). 

All Services provided by Arkki International are governed by this Privacy Policy and by using or accessing a Service you give consent to the processing, use and disclosure of your Personal Information. Please do not install or use the Services if you do not agree to this Privacy Policy.

Arkki International reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy. Your continued use of Services will signify your acceptance of the changes to this Privacy Policy. We expect you to periodically review this Privacy Policy for the latest information on our privacy practices.


1. What information do we collect and what do we do with it?

There are three types of information we collect from you:

i) information you give us;

ii) information we automatically collect from your use of the Service;

iii) third-party information

When you enroll as a student or subscriber (“learner”) on our site or related courses, as part of the enrolling process, we collect the personal information you give us such as your name and email address.

To use certain features of the Service (such as enrolling to a course), we may require you to provide certain financial information (like your bank account or credit card information) to facilitate the processing of payments. The financial data is managed by an independent external party. The external party satisfies the legal requirements to offer and execute online payment services for individuals.

Email marketing: we may send you emails about our site and related course(s), registration, course content, your course progress or other updates. We may also use your email to inform you about changes to the course, survey you about your usage, or collect your opinion.

2. Information collected from the third parties

Arkki International may collect information, including personal information, that others provide of you when they use the Service or obtain information from other sources and combine that with information we collect through the Service. We do not control or respond for how the third parties providing your information process your personal data, and any information request regarding the disclosure of your personal information to us should be directed to such third parties.

If you link, connect, or login to our Service with a third-party service (Google, Facebook and others), the third-party service may send us information such as your registration and profile information from that service. This information varies and is controlled by that service or as authorized by you via your privacy settings at that service.

If you log in to our Service using sign-in services ("SN Service") such as Facebook Connect, these services will authenticate your identity and provide you the option to share certain Personal Information with us such as your name, email address, and resume to pre-populate our sign up form. Services like Facebook Connect give you the option to post information about your activities on this Web site to your profile page to share with others within your network.

We may collect and record information through the SN Service in accordance with the policies and terms of that SN Service. The information we collect when you connect your user account to an SN Service may include: (1) your name, (2) your SN Service user identification number and/or user name, (3) locale, city, state and country, (4) sex, (5) birth date, (6) email address, (7) profile picture or its URL, and (8) the SN Service user identification numbers for your friends that are also connected to our Service. If you want us to delete the data we receive from Facebook please contact us at [email protected] or by mailing us at: Kalevankatu 31 A 14, 00100 Helsinki, Finland.

Other sources. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we may receive additional information about you, such as demographic data from third-party service providers and/or partners, and may combine it with other information we have of you. We may receive information about you and your activities on and off the Service through partnerships.

3. Information we automatically collect from your use of the Service

When using the service, we automatically collect information, including personal information, about the services you use and how you use them. The information is necessary for the adequate performance of the contract between you and us, to enable us to comply with legal obligations and given our legitimate interest in being able to provide and improve the functionalities of the Service.

4. How we use your personal information to improve advertising and marketing of the Service

We reserve the right to use and disclose the collected, non-personal data for purposes of behaviourally targeted advertising by us or our partners and contractors.

We may employ third-party ad serving technologies that use certain methods to collect information as a result of ad serving through Services. These third parties may collect and use data, for such purposes, including but not limited to, data such as IP address, Device ID (persistent/non-persistent), MAC address, installed software, application usage data, hardware type, OS information, browser information, IMEI and your device name. The foregoing data may be used and disclosed in accordance with this Privacy Policy and the privacy policy of the third party providing the ad serving technology.

If you wish to "opt out" of targeted advertising, please contact us at or mailing us at: Kalevankatu 31 A 14, 00100 Helsinki, Finland.

Please note that if you choose to "opt out" it does not mean that you will no longer receive advertising. It just means that the advertising you see displayed will not be customized to you and your interests and may be less relevant to you.

5. Disclosure

We may disclose your personal information if we are required by law to do so or if you violate our Terms of Service.

6. Thinkific

Our course and site is hosted by Thinkific Labs Inc. (“Thinkific”). They provide us with the online course creation platform that allow us to sell our product/services to you.

Your data is stored through Thinkific’s data storage, databases and the general Thinkific application. They store your data on a secure server behind a firewall.

7. Payment

If you make a purchase on our site, we use a third party payment processor such as Stripe or Paypal. Payments are encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS). Your purchase transaction data is stored only as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction.

All direct payment gateways adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.

PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our site and related courses and its service providers.

For more insight, you may also want to read Thinkific’s Terms of Service here or Privacy Statement here .

8. Third Party Services

In general, the third-party providers used by us will only collect, use and disclose your information to the extent necessary to allow them to perform the services they provide to us.

However, certain third-party service providers, such as payment gateways and other payment transaction processors, have their own privacy policies in respect to the information we are required to provide to them for your purchase-related transactions.

For these providers, we recommend that you read their privacy policies so you can understand the manner in which your personal information will be handled by these providers.

Certain providers may be located in or have facilities that are located in a different jurisdiction than either you or us. If you elect to proceed with a transaction that involves the services of a third-party service provider, then your information may become subject to the laws of the jurisdiction(s) in which that service provider or its facilities are located.

Once you leave our course website or are redirected to a third-party website or application, you are no longer governed by this Privacy Policy or our website’s Terms of Service.

9. Links

When you click on links on our course site, they may direct you away from our site. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.

10. Security

To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed.

11. Cookies

We collect cookies or similar tracking technologies. This means information that our website’s server transfers to your computer. This information can be used to track your session on our website. Cookies may also be used to customize our website content for you as an individual. If you are using one of the common Internet web browsers, you can set up your browser to either let you know when you receive a cookie or to deny cookie access to your computer.

12. Deleting cookies

You can withdraw the consent that you have given to Partners for placing cookies anytime by re-installing your browser in a way that your browser will not accept certain cookies anymore. It's possible to delete cookies via your browser. Please note that when you delete cookies, some parts of the Website may not function as good as they should.

13. Web Analysis Tools

We may use web analysis tools that are built into the Arkki International website to measure and collect anonymous session information.

We use analytical information for supporting business analysis and operations, business intelligence, product development, improving products and services, personalizing content, providing advertising, and making recommendations. We do not link the information we store within the analytics software to any Personal Information you submit within our Services.

14. Age of Consent

By using this site, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence, or that you are the age of majority in your state or province of residence.

15. Disclosure and Transfer of Personal Data

Personal data may be disclosed to third parties including third parties located outside the European Union or the European Economic Area in accordance with applicable legislation and this Privacy Policy. 

We may use third parties to collect and process personal data on our behalf and in accordance with our instructions. Arkki International is not liable for the acts and omissions of these third parties, except as provided by mandatory law.

16. Data Retention and Correctness

We retain the collected data for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Thereafter we delete all aforementioned data in its possession within a reasonable timeframe.

Some data may be further retained if necessary to resolve disputes, enforce Arkki International user agreements, and comply with technical and legal requirements and constraints related to the security, integrity and operation of Services.

Please note that we do not verify the correctness of personal data. If your personal information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, update, or delete inaccuracies by making the change within your account settings or by contacting us at [email protected]

17. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If our site or course is acquired or merged with another company, your information may be transferred to the new owners so that we may continue to sell products to you.

Customers have the following rights:

At every desired moment, you can request access, rectification or erasure of your personal data. In addition to this, you may in certain cases also have the right of restriction of processing concerning your personal data, the right to object to processing as well as the right to data portability. When you object to our use of your personal data, we will discontinue any further processing activity until research about your objection is done.

This Privacy Policy is governed by Finnish law excluding its choice of law provisions.

Arkki International makes good faith efforts to enable you to review, update or correct your personal data in Arkki International's possession. We will need sufficient information from you to establish your identity and to verify your access request, and also to assist us in handling your request.

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information, please contact us by email [email protected] or by mail at Kalevankatu 31 A 14, 00100 Helsinki, Finland.