Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

​ACAMS AS ("us", "we", or "our") operates (the "Site"). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of Personal Information we receive from users of the Site. We use your Personal Information for providing and improving the Site, as well as for marketing purposes. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Our Privacy Policy adheres to the EU’s data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that went into effect on May 25, 2018.


1. Information Collection and Use

While using our Site, we may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. Personally identifiable information may include name, company, telephone number, and/or email address. We may also collect Personal Data at events and conferences, or if you contact us via email or phone. We do not process Special Categories of your Personal Data as defined in the data privacy law, i.e. we do not process any kind of sensitive information about you.


2. Log Data

Like many site operators, we collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit our Site ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your computer's Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser version, the pages of our Site that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, and other statistics.


3. Cookies

Cookies are files with small amount of data, which may include an anonymous unique identifier. Cookies are sent to your browser from a web site and stored on your computer's hard drive. Like many sites, we use "cookies" to collect information. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site


Cookies in use (Google Analytics):

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​4. Storage of data

Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. Where we determine that there is no longer any need or requirement to retain your Data, we will no longer Process that Data and your Data will be deleted in accordance with our Privacy Policy and applicable laws.


5. Security

The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.


6. Automated Decision-Making

Automated decision-making takes place when an electronic system uses personal information to make a decision without human intervention. We do not use automated decision making. 


7. Your Rights in relation to Our Processing

You have rights in relation to our Processing of your Data.  These rights are summarised in Annex 1 to this Privacy Policy. You can exercise your rights at any time by contacting us as described in section 10.


8. Third-party Processing of Data

Third-party Processing of Data is only used for processing target groups and behaviour at our website for marketing purposes. Any Third-party supplier used by ACAMS is conditioned to adhere to the GDPR regulation.


9. Changes to This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of February 2022 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website.


10. Contact Us

ACAMS AS is the controller of your Data. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy during your relationship with us. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Policy, data processing or to exercise your rights, please contact us.


Last updated

February 24th 2022



The rights that are referred to in Section 7 of the Privacy Policy must be interpret in accordance with GDPR, and are:


1. Right of access

You have the right to receive confirmation as to whether your Data is being Processed by us, as well as various other information relating to our use of your Data and copies of that information. You also have the right to request access to your Data which we are Processing.


2. Right to erasure

You have the right to request us to erase your Data. We shall comply with your request without delay unless an exception to compliance applies, for example if the Data is required to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.


3. Right to object

You have the right to object to us Processing your Data.  The relevant circumstances where you may invoke this right are where we are Processing your Data based on our legitimate interests. If you ask us to stop Processing your Data, we will stop Processing your Data unless we can demonstrate compelling grounds as to why the Processing should continue in accordance with data protection laws or, if the information is required to establish, exercise or defend legal claims.


4. Right to rectification

You have the right to require us to rectify any inaccurate Data we hold about you. You also have the right to have incomplete Data we hold about you completed, by providing a supplementary statement to us.


5. Right to restriction

You have the right to request that we restrict the Processing of your Data. Where any exercise by you of your right to restriction determines that our Processing of particular Data is to be restricted, we will then no longer Process the relevant information, except for storage purposes and for the purpose of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims.


6. Right to Withdraw Consent

In certain circumstances, you may have given your consent to us for the Processing of your Data. You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.


7. Right to data portability

You have the right request that you receive copies of the relevant Data provided by you in structured, standard machine-readable format and, where technically feasible, to request that this information is transmitted directly to another controller.