Last update: 29/07/2021
The AGA KHAN DEVELOPMENT NETWORK (AKDN) is committed to the lawful, fair, and transparent collection and use of personal data. AKDN gather and process your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws. This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.
Personal data is any information relating to an identified or an identifiable natural person who can be directly or indirectly identified by reference to an identifier.
We may collect, but not exclusively, the following data:
Additional data may be collected in the case of job application, such as:
We collect and use information under one or more of the following legal grounds:
We may collect your personal data in a number of ways, for example:
We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.
The purposes and reasons for processing your personal data are detailed below:
We may share the personal data you provide to us within the AKDN agencies and partners, always in accordance with the applicable laws.
We may perform some of our operations by relying on third-party suppliers. The personal data that you provide may be shared with these suppliers in order to enable them to perform the required tasks. However, these suppliers are required to exclusively use the received information for the respective services on behalf and as instructed by us and they are obliged to comply with the applicable data protection regulations.
Third parties may have access to your personal data without your consent if there is a legal basis for it.
Where a data transfer may be necessary, we will take necessary steps to ensure that your personal data has the level of protection required by the applicable laws. We will notify you and seek your consent to processing, in each case if required.
We only hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the purposes outlined above. We remove personal data from our systems once it is no longer required, in line with our guidelines on how long important information must remain accessible for future use or reference, as well as when and how data can be destroyed when it is no longer needed.
The length of time each category of data will be retained will vary depending on how long we need to process it for, the reason it was collected and in line with any statutory requirements. After this time the data will either be deleted, or we may retain a secure anonymised record for research and analytical purposes.
You have the following rights regarding your personal data, unless exempt:
We reserve the right to review this Policy periodically and where necessary, due to changes in business operations or data protection regulations or applicable employment legislation. Any updated version of this Policy will be uploaded on our website. By doing so, you are consistently aware of what and how data is processed. We recommend that you check our website from time to time to ensure that you remain satisfied with any such changes at time you send us new or additional information. You will find the date of the latest version at the beginning of the present Policy.
Feel free to contact us for more information. In addition to the Contact page on our website, should you have any enquiries, concerns or requests regarding this Policy, how your personal data is processed, please use the contact details below. You can address your questions, comments or request regarding privacy.