Privacy and Cookies Policy
www.axiscorporate.com is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the security of any personal information received from you. We strictly adhere to the requirements of the applicable data protection laws, including the General Data Protection Regulation and the UK Data Protection Act 2018, as well as our data privacy policies.
The purpose of this statement is to explain to you what personal information Axis Corporate and/or its affiliates (“Axis Global Business UK Ltd”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collect, how we may use it and will look after it, as well as tell you about your privacy rights in relation to the processing of your personal data.
CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY STATEMENT AND YOUR DUTY TO INFORM US OF CHANGES
This privacy statement is effective as of 25th May 2018 and will be updated to reflect any changes in the way we handle your personal data or any changes in applicable laws. Any updates will be posted on this page so that you are aware of the information we collect and how we use it at all times. Continued use of the Website and communication with us will constitute your agreement to any such changes.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please therefore keep us informed if your personal data changes (or if you wish to verify or remove your personal details) during your relationship with us by contacting us at email@example.com.
THE DATA WE COLLECT ABOUT YOU AND HOW WE COLLECT IT
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer the following types of personal data:
- Identity data: including first name, last name, marital status, title, date of birth and gender;
- Contact data: including residential address, email address and telephone number;
- Technical data: including IP address used to connect your computer or mobile device to the internet, browser type and version, operating system and platform and other technologies on the devices you use to access this Website.
We use different methods to collect personal data from you, including through:
- Direct interactions. For example, when we interact with you for business purposes or contact you with business related information that we consider may be of interest to you. Also, if you make an enquiry or submit a job application you will be asked to provide certain information including name, email address and telephone number.
- Automated technologies or interactions. When you interact with our Website, we may automatically collect information about your equipment, browsing action and patterns. This information is collected through cookies. A cookie is an element of data that our Website sends to your browser which is then stored on your system. You can set your browser to prevent this happening. Any information collected in this way can be used to identify you unless you change your browser settings.
We do not collect sensitive data about you without your express consent and would only do so in accordance with data privacy laws.
“Sensitive data” refers to the various categories of personal data identified by data privacy laws as requiring special treatment. Such categories included racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, biometric and genetic data, criminal records, religious beliefs and physical and mental health.
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We only use your personal data where required for specific purposes. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
- To contact you with business related information that we consider may be of interest to you;
- Where it is necessary for our legitimate interests (e.g. conducting our business in an efficient and compliant manner and the overall promotion of our business) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests; and
- Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation
Unless we consider we have a legitimate business reason for contacting you, we will only contact you with your consent, and you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
We do not sell, rent or exchange your personal information with any third party for commercial reasons.
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used, or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
We have put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where we are legally required to do so.
We maintain a specific data retention policy to ensure that we only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
We may from time to time wish to transfer personal data to our other group entities or third parties supporting the operation of our business which may involve transferring data outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
Prior to making any such transfer of personal data, we will take the necessary steps to ensure that a similar degree of protection is afforded to your personal data in accordance with the applicable data privacy laws.
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
Under certain circumstances, by law, you have the following rights in relation to your personal data:
- Request access to your personal data (commonly known as “data subject access request”): this enables you to receive a copy of your personal data and to check that we are lawfully processing it;
- Request a rectification to your personal data: this entitles you to have any incomplete or inaccurate personal data corrected;
- Request the erasure of your personal data (often referred to as the “right to be forgotten”): this entitles you to request your personal data be deleted where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal information where you have exercised your right to object to processing (below);
- Object to the processing of your personal data: this entitles you to request that we no longer process your personal data;
- Request the restriction of the processing of your personal data: this entitles you to request that we suspend the processing of your personal data, for example if you want us to establish its accuracy or the reason for processing it, or if we no longer need your data for our legitimate interest but we need to hold some of it for the purpose of legal proceedings;
- Request transfer of your personal data: this entitles you to receive a copy of your personal data, or request we transmit such personal data to another party; and
- Withdraw your consent at any time: where we are relying on consent to process your personal data you may withdraw this consent at any time by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please do not hesitate to contact us, using the details below, if you:
- have any questions about privacy or this particular statement
- wish to exercise your rights in relation to your personal data rights
- wish to make a complaint about our use of your data
Email address: email@example.com
Postal address: Axis Global Business UK Ltd, 71 Central St, Clerkenwell, EC1V 8AB.
If, despite our commitment and efforts to safeguard your personal data, you have any concerns or complaints about our privacy activities, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the opportunity to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
To make this site work properly, we sometimes place small data files called cookies on your device.
What are cookies?
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. It enables the website to remember your actions and preferences (such as login, language, font size and other display preferences) over a period of time, so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to the site or browse from one page to another.#
Some of the cookies we use are necessary to allow navigation within the website and use its features, such as access to areas and secure content for registered users.
We also use functional cookies to store information on the options selected to enter our website and to customize it for visitors. For example, to remember the language or region of origin, or to see if a survey has been completed. This information is normally kept removing all information identifying the user, and is not used for any other purpose.
We, or our service providers, we also use analytical services that allow us to understand to what extent are effective our content or what interests our users and improve the functioning of the website. We also use web beacons or tracking pixels to count the number of visits and calls performance cookies or cookies performance that let you track how many users are accessing our website and how frequency.
This information is used for statistical purposes only and is not intended to use it to personally identify users. However, if you have registered and have logged into our site, we may combine this information with information collected by cookies and analytical services of our website to analyze in more detail how you use the site.
How to control cookies
By using this website, you agree that we can place cookies on your computer or computer, as explained above. However, you can control and manage cookies in different ways. Note that the fact delete or block cookies have an effect on your user experience, and some parts of the site may no longer be fully accessible.
Most browsers allow you to see what cookies are and eliminate them individually, or block cookies from a particular website or all websites. Note that any set preference will be lost if you delete all cookies, including cookies eliminate preferences, since this requires the installation of a cookie disqualification. For more information about how to modify the settings of your browser to block or filter cookies, see http://www.aboutcookies.org/ ohttp: //www.cookiecentral.com/faq/
Managing analytical cookies
You can choose not to allow cookies analytical record anonymous searches when browsing the Internet. We use the following service providers. For more information about their privacy policies and how to delete your cookies you can visit their website:
Google Analytics: http://www.google.com/analytics/learn/privacy.html
Managing cookies or local shared objects flash
Local shared objects or flash cookies are quite similar to other browser cookies except that they can store other types of information. These cookies can not be controlled with the above explained mechanisms. Some parts of our website use these types of cookies to store user preferences on media player functions, and without them, some video content can not be displayed correctly. These cookies can be controlled manually by visiting the Adobe website.
External Web Services
Sometimes we use external web services to display content within our web pages. For example, to display images or videos, or to conduct surveys. Like social buttons, we can not avoid these sites or external domains, collect information on the use made of these embedded content.
Communications via email
We may also use tracking technologies to determine whether they have read certain emails we have sent, if you clicked on them, or if they were forwarded, through which we can make our communications more useful and interesting. If you do not want to confirm that you have opened our messages, you clicked on them or you resent, you need to unsubscribe, and we can not send these e-mails with tracking function disabled.
Registered users can update their communication preferences at any time by contacting us: firstname.lastname@example.org, or they can unsubscribe by following the instructions in our email communications.