Privacy Policy


Welcome to Hachium Co.Ltd privacy policy. This policy sets out how we handle your personal information if you are a Hachium user or solely a unfamiliar visitor to our official website.
When we use "we", "us" or "Hachium", it's because that's who we are, we own and run this website.
If we mention the term ‘policy’, we’re talking about this privacy policy. If we mention ‘terms of use’, we’re talking about the rules for using each of site. The rules vary by product and each product makes them separately available and seeks consent to them separately to this policy.

I. The type of personal information we collect

We collect certain personal information about visitors and users of our Sites.

i. The most common types of information we collect include things like: user-names, email addresses, IP addresses, other contact details, survey responses, blogs, photos, payment information such as payment agent details, transactional details, tax information, support queries, forum comments, content you direct us to make available on our sites (such as item descriptions) and web analytics data. We will also collect personal information from job applications (such as CV, the application form itself, cover letter and interview notes);

ii. In order to maintain our service quality, Hachium collects and stores the information about learning progress of students attending lectures, courses or accesses any content uploaded on website. Particularly, we will check on traffics, study hours, watch-video time, study frequencies, study results, examination outcomes, learning progresses. In necessary cases, we may need to looking for transaction status, comments , courses, analytics data, support requests and personal information like: name, email, phone, address and others information uploaded on Hachium platform.

II. Personal information we collect about you from third parties

Although we generally collect personal information directly from you, on occasion, we also collect certain categories of personal information about you from other sources. In particular:

i. Financial and/or transaction details from payment providers lin order to process a transaction;

ii. Third party service providers (like Google, Facebook) which may provide information about you when you link, connect, or login to your account. They send us information such as your registration and profile from that service. The information might be depended and controlled by that service provider or as authorized by you via your privacy settings of it;

iii. Other third party sources/ and or partners, whereby we receive additional information about you (to the extent permitted by applicable law), such as demographic data or fraud detection information, and combine it with information we have about you. For example, fraud warnings from service providers like identity verification service. We also receive information about you and your activities on and off the Hachium platform through partnerships, or about your experiences and interactions from our partner ad networks. We also receive information about you as a rights holder from our third party authors. For example, information in the form of a model release when your image is used in an item made available on our sites.

III. How we use personal information

We might use your personal information in the below situations:

i. To fulfil a contract, or take steps linked to a contract: In facilitating and processing transactions that take place on the sites, like where you purchase an item from our marketplace;

ii. Especially, when it comes to necessary for purposes which are in our, or third parties, legitimate interests. These interests include:
- Right of operating the website;
- Providing you with services described on the sites;
- Verifying your identity when you sign in to any of our sites;
- Responding to support tickets, and helping facilitate the resolution of any disputes;
- Updating you with operational news and information about our Sites and services e.g. to notify you about changes to our Sites, website disruptions or security updates;
- Carrying out technical analysis to determine how to improve sites and services we provide;
- Monitoring activity on the sites, e.g. to identify potential fraudulent activity and to ensure compliance with the user terms that apply to the sites;
- Managing our relationship with you, e.g. by responding to your comments or queries submitted to us on the sites or asking for your feedback or whether you want to participate in a survey;
- Managing our legal and operational affairs (including, managing risks relating to content and fraud matters);
- Training Hachium staff about how to best serve our user community;
- Improving our products and services;
- Processing your job application to Hachium.

IV. While you give us the consent of:

i. Providing you with marketing information about products and services which may interest you;

ii. Customizing our services and websites, like advertising that appear on the site – where this involves the use of cookies or similar technologies – in order to provide a more personalised experience.

V. For purposes which are required by legislation.

For the purpose of responding to requests by government, a court of law, or law enforcement authorities conducting an investigation.

VI. When we disclose your personal information

We will disclose personal information to the following recipients:

- Legal third parties supplying service to Hachium or partners of Hachium under legitimate protections;

- Authors of any items or services are available to you, so they can facilitate support and verify your license validation, who may be located in any of the countries our products are available in;

- Subcontractors and service providers who assist us in connection with the ways we use personal information (as set out above), in particular: website hosting providers; technical and customer support services; marketing and analytics services; security and fraud prevention services ; subscription management services; payment processing services; identification verification services; and operational tooling services. Noting that our subcontractors and services providers may also transfer and access such information from other countries in which they have operations;

- Our professional advisers (lawyers, accountants, financial advisers etc);

- Regulators and government authorities in connection with our compliance procedures and obligations;

- A third party responds to requests relating to a criminal investigation or alleged or suspected illegal activity;

- A third party, in order to enforce or defend our rights, or to address financial or reputation risks;

- A rights holder in relation to an allegation of intellectual property infringement or any other infringement;

- Other recipients where we are authorised or required by law to do so.

VII. Where we transfer and/or store your personal information

We are based in Vietnam so your data will be processed in Vietnam. Some of the recipients we have described in section 10 above, and to whom we disclose your personal information, are based outside Vietnam. We do this on the basis of your consent to this policy. In order to protect your information, we will do our best to protect your profile while working with subcontractors and service providers who we believe they can maintain an acceptable standard of data security compliance.

VIII. How we secure your personal information

We store personal information on secure servers that are managed by us and our service providers, and occasionally hard copy files that are kept in a secure location in Singapore. Personal information that we store or transmit is protected by security and access controls, including username and password authentication, two-factor authentication, and data encryption appropriately.

IX. How we can access your personal information

You can access some of the personal information that we collect about you by logging in to your account. You also have the right to make a request to access other personal information we hold about you and to request corrections of any errors in that data. You can also close the account you have with us for any of our sites at any time. To make an access or correction request, contact our privacy champion using the contact details at the end of this policy.

X. Using your personal information for marketing purposes

Where we have your consent to do so (e.g. if you have subscribed to one of our e-mail lists or have indicated that you are interested in receiving offers or information from us), we will send you marketing communications by email about products and services that you might have interest in our opinions. You can ‘opt-out’ of such communications if you would prefer not to receive them in the future by using the "unsubscribe" facility provided in the email transactional platform itself.

You also have choices about cookies, as described below. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject cookies, some parts of our sites may not work properly in this case.

XI. Cookies and web analytics

When you visit our Sites, there’s certain information that’s recorded which is generally anonymous information and does not reveal your identity. If you’re logged into your account some of this information could be associated with your account. We’re talking about the following kinds of details:

- Your IP address or proxy server IP address;

- The domain name you requested;

- The name of your internet service provider will be displayed, sometimes, much depends on the configuration of your ISP connection;

- The date and time you visit our website;

- The length of your session;

- The pages which you have accessed;

- The number of times you access our site within any month;

- The file URL you look at and information relating to it;

- The website which referred you to our sites;

- The operating system which your computer uses;

- Occasionally, we will use third party advertising companies to serve ads based on prior visits to our Sites. For example, if you visit our Sites, you may later see an add for our products and services when you visit a different Site. Read more about your options in our cookie policy.

XII. Information about children

Our Sites are not suitable for children under the age of 16 years, so if you are under 16 we ask that you do not use our Sites or give us your personal information (if you are a young tech wiz, please direct your nearest responsible adult to use the Sites for you!). If you are from 16 to 18 years, you can browse the Sites but you’ll need the supervision of a parent or guardian to become a registered user. It’s the responsibility of parents or guardians to monitor their children’s use of our Sites.

XIII. Information you make public or give to others

If you make your personal information available to other people, we can’t control or accept responsibility for the way they will use or manage that data. There are lots of ways that you can find yourself providing information to other people, like when you post a public message on a forum thread, share information via social media, or make contact with another user (such as a third party Author) whether via our Sites or directly via email. Before making your information publicly available or giving your information to anyone else, think carefully. If giving information to another user via our Sites, ask them how they will handle your information. If you’re sharing information via another website, check the privacy policy for that site to understand its information management practices as this privacy policy will not apply.

XIV. How long we keep your personal information

We retain your personal information for at the is necessary extend only to provide the services to you and others, and to comply with our legal obligations. If you no longer want us to use your personal information or to provide you with the Hachium services, you can request that we erase your personal information and close your Hachium account at any appropriate time.

Please note that even you request the erasure of your personal information we will retain information from deleted accounts as necessary for our legitimate business interests, to comply with the law, prevent fraud, collect fees, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with investigations, enforce the terms of service and take other actions permitted by law. The information we retain will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

XV. When we need to update this policy

We will need to change this policy from time to time in order to make sure it stays up to date with the latest legal requirements and any changes to our privacy management practices. When we do change the policy, we’ll make sure to notify you about such changes, where required. A copy of the latest version of this policy will always be available on this page.

XVI. How you can contact us

If you have any questions about our privacy practices or the way in which we have been managing your personal information, please contact us via email: hello@hachium.com.
We’re really glad you made it to the end of the privacy policy, because knowing this stuff is the best way to understand how your personal information is used and how to best manage it!
If you’re a user or visitor in the European Economic Area these rights also apply to you. For the purposes of applicable EU data protection law (including the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (the “GDPR”), we are a ‘data controller’ of your personal information.

XVII. How you can access your personal information

You are also entitled to ask us transport your personal information (i.e. to transfer in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format, to you), to erase it, or restrict its processing. You also have rights to object to some processing that is based on our legitimate interests, such as profiling that we perform for the purposes of direct marketing, and, where we have asked for your consent to process your data, to withdraw this consent as more fully described below.

These rights are limited in some situations – for example, we can demonstrate that we have a legal requirement to process your personal information. In some instances, this means that we may retain some data even if you withdraw your consent.

Where we require your personal information to comply with legal or contractual obligations, it means provision of such data is mandatory. If such data is not provided, then we will not be able to manage our contractual relationship with you. In all other cases, provision of requested personal information is optional.

If you have unresolved concerns, you have the right to complain to data protection authorities. The relevant data protection authority will be the data protection authority of the country: (i) of your habitual residence; (ii) of your place of work; or (iii) in which you consider the alleged infringement has occurred.

Both personal information and personal data have the same meaning in the context of this Privacy Policy.