Data controller

Aava Medical Centre (2311119-2)

Annankatu 32

00100 Helsinki

(hereinafter referred to as “us” or “Virtavalmennus”)


Contact person for queries related to the personal data file

Data Protection Officer Ida-Emilia Laasonen

tel. 010 380 3800



If your employer or a corresponding party has ordered the Virtavalmennus service for your use, we process your email address received from the party referred to above in order to send a registration message concerning the initial use of the service.

When you enroll as a student or subscriber (“learner”) on our site or related courses, as part of the enrolling process, we collect the following personal information you give us:

Your name

Your email address

We will send you emails about your courses new 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.

We do not use your information for any kind of marketing.

When you provide us with personal information to become a learner on our site, you imply that you consent to our collecting it and using it for that specific reason only.

If after you opt-in, you change your mind, you may withdraw your consent for us to contact you, for the continued collection, use or disclosure of your information, at anytime, by contacting us at or mailing us at: Aava Virta Valmennus, Annankatu 34-36 B, 00100 Helsinki

We retain your personal data for as long as you have an account in the Virtavalmennus service. The time that you have your account available is decided in the contract with your employer or a corresponding party.

After this, personal data is irreversibly anonymised by compiling statistics and/or by removing all identification data. Anonymous (not possible to identify individuals) data is utilised for research and statistical purposes.

As a data subject, you have the right to check the data stored in the personal data file concerning you and demand that inaccurate, outdated or unlawful data be rectified or erased. In so far as you have personal access to your data, you can modify the data yourself.

For processing based on consent, you also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Please note that a withdrawal of consent has no effect on the lawfulness of any processing that took place before consent was withdrawn.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Only our employees who are authorised to process customer data as part of their work duties have the right to use the system containing personal data. 

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.

·       We use cookies to recognize your device and provide you with a personalized experience.

·       We may also use automated tracking methods on our websites, in communications with you, and in our products and services, to measure performance and engagement.

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

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. 

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 provide products to you.



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 contact our Data Compliance Officer at or by mail at Aava Virta Valmennus, Annankatu 34-36 B, 00100 Helsinki