Privacy policy

In TechClass Oy, we are committed to respecting your privacy and securing your personal data, which means any information by which you can directly or indirectly be identified. This Privacy Policy describes how we process and secure your personal data related to offering up-to-date online education through TechClass Learning Environment (hereinafter “Portal”). TechClass is committed to protecting the rights of individuals in compliance with the new General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter “GDPR”).

1. Data Controller
TechClass Ltd
Sinikantie 2 B
01400 Vantaa
Business ID: 2837636-8
(hereinafter “TechClass”)

2. Contact Person
Data Protection Officer

3. Name of the Register
Website and Portal register

4. What Information Do We Collect About You?
When you register for the Portal, we may collect the following personal information from you:

  • Personal information, such as first and last name
  • Contact information, such as email address and country
  • Profile photo

You may choose to disclose or not disclose the personal information we request during the registration process; however, if you choose not to disclose the requested information, we may not be able to provide you with the services you request. If you choose to disclose personally identifiable information, it will only be used for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy. TechClass will process data subject’s personal data based on the details provided during the registration process to the Portal. If any third parties provide information to us about you, we will treat that information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Your rights regarding the data we collect about you under GDPR, including rights to access, correct, delete, object to processing, request portability, withdraw consent, and lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority, are explained below in the section "What Are Your Data Protection Rights As A Data Subject?".

5. Charges and Payments
When you use our services, we may also collect certain information automatically from you and/or your device which may be considered personal information under the applicable data protection laws, such as:

  • Your IP address and browser
  • Device type and the platform you use
  • Data and analytics about your use of our Portal such as attendance and evaluation information at every course you enroll
  • Your login time and domain name, where you came to our website.

This information is used to understand you in a logical manner and serve you by responding to your particular interests and needs. TechClass may collect and store your session information on our system to the extent there is a lawful basis for such processing. Any information associated with you personally is subject to this Privacy Policy.

We do use cookies. You can turn off the ability to receive any of these cookies by adjusting the browser on your computer. If you refuse cookies, certain functions and conveniences of the Website may not work properly and the overall experience of the website may change.

6. Purposes For Processing Your Data
TechClass will process your personal data to provide you courses, which include up-to-date online education, as well as electronic high-quality course materials and respective certificates to the students, who have successfully completed the goals stated for the course taken.

Personal data will be limited to what is necessary for the fulfillment of the purposes defined herein.

7. What Is The Legal Basis For Processing Your Personal Data?
TechClass asks you to provide your consent for processing your personal data, intended for offering online courses through the Portal to which the data subject is interested.

8. How We Use Your Information
TechClass Portal uses the information you provide through the registration process:

  • To provide you with the information and services you request
  • To communicate with you on matters relating to the Portal and your account
  • To provide the necessary information to accrediting or certifying bodies and other TechClass’ business affiliates (but only in connection with the information and services you request from us)

For example, we may calculate the number of people who use the Website, open our emails, and determine which pages are most popular. We may use your contact details to send you notifications via email about updates on the Portal, provision of electronic materials, or submission of tasks. You can choose whether you want to be notified or not and preferences can be modified at any time on your profile settings page. If you encounter any problems in relation to this or you have any questions do not hesitate to contact us. If you do not wish to receive certain communications from the Portal, you may Opt-Out by declining the service offered or informing us that you no longer wish to receive such communications. We will comply with your request to the extent that such communications are necessary for the administration of your account, required by law, or necessary to protect our rights.

TechClass will use your personal information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes or problems, enforce its agreements, and as otherwise permitted by applicable valid data protection legislation. TechClass may review the information of multiple users to identify and resolve troubleshoot problems or to resolve disputes.

In addition, we use the information collected automatically through cookies and other tracking technologies for the following purposes:

  • When necessary for system administration, security, and integrity to ensure the Portal works properly for you. Without these technologies, TechClass’ website may not function correctly
  • To obtain general statistics regarding the use of the TechClass website and Portal and its specific web pages in order to personalize our courses and make recommendations
  • To evaluate users’ patterns and behavior while navigating through TechClass’ website and Portal in order to implement state-of-the-art functionalities and other features, improve our courses as well as to enhance your experience by recognizing and remembering whether you have visited the Portal before and may have any personal preferences
  • To enable analytics, performance, and functionality, to help TechClass gather information about how visitors use the Portal and monitor TechClass’ website performance
  • To support marketing by enabling TechClass to deliver content relevant to your interests on the Portal and third-party sites based on how you interact with TechClass advertisements or content. TechClass uses “first-party” cookies, which means cookies served by TechClass, and also “third-party” cookies, which means cookies served by third parties that help TechClass track this information.

9. Who Do We Share Your Personal Data With?
Some of your personal information may be disclosed to third parties (for example, accrediting bodies for continuing education, such as Universities) in order to provide the services that you request and may be used by both TechClass and third parties to provide that information and/or perform those services. You acknowledge that certain activities may require TechClass to share your personal information, and/or the activity’s results with the associated third-party accreditor or entity providing certification.

TechClass is not responsible for the use of any such information by such third-party accreditor or entity providing certification, including use by any of the same in a manner not intended when such information is disclosed to them.

TechClass will not sell, rent, or lease your personally identifiable information to others. TechClass will not use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways unrelated to the ones described above without asking for your permission and offering you a choice.

10. How Is Your Data Secured?
TechClass is committed to ensuring the security of your information and the integrity of your fundamental rights and freedoms. In order to prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, as well as to ensure the appropriate use of information, we have put in place appropriate technical and organizational measures designed to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. These measures will be reviewed and updated when necessary.

How Long Do We Retain Your Personal Data?
Your personal data will be kept for a maximum period of two (2) years after the termination of your registration, after which time it will be deleted from our systems. You may request for your account to be deleted earlier by contacting our Privacy Officer at the email provided.

11. International Transfers
TechClass guarantees that your data will not be stored, accessed, or processed outside the EU/EEA if you are an EU resident.

12. Policy Updates
TechClass reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you of the changes on our website and/or send an email to users who have given us an email address. Please refer to this policy regularly.

13. What Are Your Data Protection Rights As A Data Subject?
Under GDPR, as a data subject, you have the following rights:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request TechClass for copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that TechClass correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request TechClass to complete information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that TechClass erase your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that TechClass restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to TechClass’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You have the right to request that TechClass transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at

14. Data Breaches
In the event of a data breach that affects your personal data, we will take all necessary steps to mitigate the impact of such a breach and will notify you without undue delay of the circumstances or reasons for the breach as required by law.

15. Links to Third-Party Websites
Our website or portal may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third-party sites. Please be aware that the privacy policies of these sites may differ from our own.

16. Children's Privacy
Our services are not directed to, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from, anyone under the age of 18. If we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, we will promptly delete that information. If you believe we have collected personal information from a child under the age of 18, please contact us at

17. For California Residents
If you are a resident of California, you are granted specific rights regarding access to your personal information under the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at

18. Contact Us
If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our data processing practices, you can contact us at

Last updated on July 19, 2023.