This Privacy Policy explains our data processing practices and the ways in which your personal data is used, as well as information about cookies. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to our processing please contact us using the contact details on this website.

Last updated: 27th June 2018

How We Use Your Personal Information

This document sets out how collects and uses your personal information. This includes information that you supply to us.

AAK International is committed to protecting your right to privacy and to ensuring the security of any personal information that we hold.

We will not sell your data to any third party. We will only hold information that is relevant to our work with you or prospective professional relations.

Please note: Our website may contain links to other websites which are outside our control and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. If you access other sites using the links provided, the operators of these sites may collect information from you which will be used by them in accordance with their privacy policy, which may differ from ours.

Your Data

To hold your data we must fulfil one of the following criteria:

  • Contractual obligation
  • Legal duty
  • Legitimate interest
  • You have given your explicit consent

Legitimate interest is when we have a valid business reason to process your data. However, this must not go against your interests and should be within what would generally be considered acceptable and fair.

Other areas of the law cover sensitive personal information, none of which we will collect - e.g. ethnic origin, sexual orientation.

Outside of these areas, the only other situations we would process your personal information in would be:

  • For reasons of public interest
  • To establish, exercise or defend legal claims

Types of Data

The data we hold include, one or more of the following:

  • Name
  • Work address
  • Work email
  • Personal email (if supplied by you)
  • Work telephone number
  • Personal telephone number (if supplied by you)
  • Work mobile number
  • Personal mobile number (if supplied by you)
  • Job title
  • Correspondence history

How We Collect Data

We may collect data from you via any of the following sources:

  • Data that you give us (via contact forms, emails, telephone conversations etc)
  • Data we purchase from reputable data companies for the purpose of prospecting
  • Recommendations from other companies
  • Publicly available information available through the internet.

How Long We Store Your Data For

We will keep your data:

  • On our internal systems
  • As long as you are an active client
  • For an appropriate length of time to facilitate future enquiries you may make
  • Within our website CMS
  • For 6 months following a contact form submission

We keep your data to allow us to keep in contact with you for any on-going work and to allow us to contact you regarding any prospective work and updates about

AAK International and related brands E-Newsletters

We may add your work email address, and any other that you give us your consent to use, to our e-marketing list.

These newsletters will only contain information regarding our AAK and/or its brands and will not contain any other content, paid or otherwise, from any third party.

You can unsubscribe from this at any point by following the link at the bottom of any of the e-marketing emails or through any of the methods detailed at the beginning of this policy.

We use Campaign Monitor for the processing of e-marketing campaigns. Full details of Campaign Monitor’s security can be found here:

Keeping Our Records Up-To-Date

We actively seek to ensure that all of the data we hold is current and up-to-date. However, if you believe that we are holding inaccurate data about you, please inform us and we will look to rectify this as quickly as possible.

If you would like to know what personal information we hold on you, please contact us and we will supply it to you.

Similarly, please inform us if you would like us to delete any personal information that we hold on you.