Last updated 9 February 2021
Your privacy is important to us.
We don’t ask for your personal information unless we truly need it.
It is AKTEK Ltd's policy to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect from you across our website, https://www.aktek.io.
AKTEK Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales with company number 10254972 and our registered office is at 86-90 Paul Street, London, England, EC2A 4NE. We are a ‘data controller’ of the personal data submitted by visitors to our website and collected by us through such visits.
This policy (together with our Terms of Service) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
We log general information about your browser whenever you visit our website. This information may include your computer’s Internet Protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version, the pages you visit on our site, the time and date of your visit, and the time spent on each page.
Like most website operators, we collect this data to better understand how our visitors use our services, and how we may improve your experience of our website in future. We do not share data specifics publicly, but may disclose aggregated and anonymised versions of this information, e.g. in website usage trend reports.
We may ask you for personal information, such as your name, email, address, contact details and payment details. We collect only the personal information relevant to providing you with a service, and use your information only to ensure the fulfilment of this service. You are free to refuse our request for your personal information, with the understanding that we may be unable to provide you with some of your desired services without this information.
We may also wish to provide you with relevant information about any services or events we think may be of interest to you. If you would rather not receive this information, please contact us at email@example.com or follow the ‘unsubscribe’ instructions we will include when we contact you.
If you agree to us providing you with marketing information, you can always opt out at a later date.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL DATA
All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers or those of our authorised processors. Any payment transactions will be handled by our bank. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We do not sell, rent, share or intentionally make publicly available any individually identifying or aggregate information.
HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
For visitors to our website, we will generally keep your data for a period of 3 years, after which time it will be deleted from our systems if it is no longer required for the lawful purpose for which it was obtained.
For others, we will only retain your personal data to the extent we need to retain it or otherwise for as long as required under other legal and regulatory obligations to which we are subject. Different retention periods apply for different types of data, however the longest we will normally hold your data is 6 years after we have finished providing services to you.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and The Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA) you have a number of rights with regard to your personal data. You have the right to request from us access to and rectification or erasure of your personal data, the right to restrict processing, object to processing as well as in certain circumstances the right to data portability.
If you have provided consent for the processing of your data, you have the right (in certain circumstances) to withdraw that consent at any time which will not affect the lawfulness of the processing before your consent was withdrawn.
You have the right to lodge a complaint to the Information Commissioners’ Office if you believe that we have not complied with the requirements of the GDPR or DPA with regard to your personal data.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries in relation to your rights.
We use "cookies" to collect information about you and your activity across our site. A cookie is a small piece of data that our website stores on your computer, and accesses each time you visit, so we can understand how you use our site and serve you content based on preferences you have specified.
The third parties who provide services on our behalf fall into the following categories:
- Other AKTEK group companies
- Our partners or advisors for the purposes of completing or investigating a transaction with you or answering a question you raise with us
- The service providers operating this site on our behalf
Those third parties with which we share your personal information with may handle or transfer your personal information outside the UK, and outside the EEA (e.g. USA). We make sure that both any transfer of your personal information by us to any third party and our handling of your personal information, complies with all applicable data protection laws.
Our third-party privacy promise
We review the privacy policies of all our third-party providers before enlisting their services to ensure their practices align with ours. We will never knowingly include third-party services that compromise or violate the privacy of our users.
We take security seriously, and do what we can within commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information from loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. That said, we advise that no method of electronic transmission or storage is 100% secure, and cannot guarantee the absolute security of your data.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
We do not knowingly collect or store personal information from children. If you believe your child has provided us with personal information, we encourage you to contact us immediately, and we will delete the data as quickly as possible.
If we or our assets are acquired, or in the unlikely event that we go out of business or enter bankruptcy, we would include user information among our assets transferred to or acquired by a third party. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur, and that any parties who acquire us may continue to use your personal information according to this policy.
WHAT IS A COOKIE?
A cookie is a small piece of data that a website stores on your device when you visit, typically containing information about the website itself, a unique identification number that allows the website to recognise your web browser when you return, additional data that serves the purpose of the cookie, and the lifespan of the cookie itself.
Cookies are used to enable certain features (eg. logging in), to track site usage (eg. analytics), to store your user settings (eg. timezone, notification preferences), and to personalise your content (eg. advertising, language).
Cookies set by the website you are visiting are normally referred to as “first-party cookies”, and typically only track your activity on that particular site. Cookies set by other sites and companies (ie. third parties) are called “third-party cookies”, and can be used to track you on other websites that use the same third-party service.
TYPES OF COOKIES AND HOW WE USE THEM
Essential cookies are crucial to your experience of a website, enabling core features like user logins, account management, shopping carts and payment processing. We use essential cookies to enable certain functions on our website.
Performance cookies are used in the tracking of how you use a website during your visit, without collecting personal information about you. Typically, this information is anonymous and aggregated with information tracked across all site users, to help companies understand visitor usage patterns, identify and diagnose problems or errors their users may encounter, and make better strategic decisions in improving their audience’s overall website experience. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party services. We use performance cookies on our site.
Functionality cookies are used in collecting information about your device and any settings you may configure on the website you’re visiting (like language and timezone settings). With this information, websites can provide you with customised, enhanced or optimised content and services. These cookies may be set by the website you’re visiting (first-party) or by third-party service. We use functionality cookies for selected features on our site.
THIRD-PARTY COOKIES ON OUR SITE
HOW YOU CAN CONTROL OR OPT OUT OF COOKIES
Although some cookies can be blocked with little impact on your experience of a website, blocking all cookies may mean you are unable to access certain features and content across the sites you visit. For further information about cookies and how to disable them please go to the Information Commissioner’s webpage on cookies: https://ico.org.uk/for-the-public/online/cookies/.
If you wish to learn more about cookies and how to manage them, visit http://www.aboutcookies.org/.