Privacy Clause for GDPR Compliance

This document describes how we process the details that you provide when visiting our Start to Finnish -platform.


1. Data Controller

Akava ry, Rautatieläisenkatu 6 00520 Helsinki

2. Contact Person

Jutta Linna,

3. Name of the Register

Web service user register for Start to Finnish -online platform

4. Data Collection and Purpose

We collect personal data that you voluntarily provide to us on the course platform, including but not limited to your name, email address, and background data. Information is collected for the purposes of user related statistics, course content production, and co-operation with Finnish universities and universities of applied sciences.

Your personal data is processed on the basis of your consent. Your personal data will be retained only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. Data will not be used for profiling.

5. Data Sharing and Transfer

We do not share or transfer your personal data to third parties, except as required by law or as necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this clause. If data is transferred to third parties, we ensure adequate protection.

Akava will not use the data you have provided on the course platform for any other purposes than those related to the Start to Finnish -course.

6. Data Security

We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to protect your personal data against unauthorized or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction, or damage.

7. Your Rights

Under the GDPR, you have the right to access, rectify, erase, restrict processing, object to processing, and, where applicable, the right to data portability. You have the right to withdraw consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal.

You must use the email address listed on the platform to make claims regarding to forementioned rights.

8. Changes to This Privacy Clause

We reserve the right to update this privacy clause at any time. Participants on the platform will be notified about any changes through the contact information they have provided.