Privacy Policy

International Marketing Partners is a consultancy organisation that helps organisations successfully internationalise, expand their reach and extract more value from their markets. Registered office: Saxon House, 27 Duke Street, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 1HT.  Company Registration Number: 3175901.  VAT registration number: 710 3349 74.

This Privacy Statement applies to personal data collected by International Marketing Partners and processed at our registered offices. We are committed to protecting the privacy of our clients and subscribers. We endeavour to comply with the Data Protection Act 1998, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (amended) and other relevant legislation.

The Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

Where we got your information

Your information has been provided by you or a colleague in order to receive products, services or communications from us. Your data was provided through our websites, via email, over the phone, from business cards, connections on LinkedIn and Twitter and referrals from clients and other colleagues.

From time to time International Marketing Partners may acquire data from third parties. If this happens, we will contact the people in the dataset using the contact channel provided to inform them that we have their data and that they can object to us using their data to provide legitimate business communications.

For information about your rights, please see ‘Your Rights’ section below.

What personal data we collect

We only collect information that is required to keep in contact with you. We collect your name, company name, job title, telephone number, mobile number, email address and office address. We do not collect any special categories of personal data, as defined under the GDPR.

What we do with your personal data

International Marketing Partners processes data under legitimate interests. We have an interest in making sure our marketing is relevant for you, so we may process your information to send you marketing that is tailored to your interests. When we process your personal information for our legitimate interests, we make sure to consider and balance any potential impact on you (both positive and negative), and your rights under data protection laws. Our legitimate business interests do not automatically override your interests; we will not use your personal data for activities where our interests are overridden by the impact on you (unless we have your consent or are otherwise required or permitted to by law).

We produce high value content to help organisations consider international markets for growth and development. This content is available on the website and is sent to you from time to time.

We will use your data to maintain email, telephone and offline contact with you, preferably at your place of business.

Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your personal data rights in high regard and take account of these rights.

Who we share your data with, and why

We use Microsoft Dynamics CRM to store your data and Outlook or Mailchimp to deliver our email communications. Where possible, we gather statistics around email opening and clicks using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our communications. For more information, please see Microsoft’s Privacy Statement and Mailchimp’s Privacy Notice.

We will also monitor any emails sent to us, including file attachments, for viruses or malicious software. Please be aware that you have a responsibility to ensure that any email you send is within the bounds of the law.

We may transfer your data on an ad hoc basis for the conclusion or performance of a contract, or pre-contractual measures taken at your request. From time to time this may be outside of the EEA.

We hold your personal data in high regard and will not share your data without your consent. We may disclose your personal data if required to do so by law.

How long we hold your data

We will hold your data for as long as it remains relevant to do so. Should you leave your employer and we are informed, we will retain your personal data but will stop sending you communications.

Where we process your data

We process data at our registered offices and (under contract) at the sites of data processors and third parties appointed by us. Some of these processors may be outside the EEA.

We apply UK data protection law to our processing.

How we keep data secure

We take appropriate steps to maintain our contact information in a secure environment to prevent unauthorised use. Our processors are bound by contract to do the same.

Our use of cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer, with your permission, in order to let websites do several important things, including remember what’s in your shopping basket and which pages you have visited.

When you first visit our website we ask for your consent to use cookies. You can choose not to accept cookies, but please be aware that services you request may not be available. If you delete your cookies or clear your cache you may be asked to give your consent again.

If you wish to revoke your consent to the use of cookies on this website you can either delete the cookies in your browsers memory or clear your cache.

Following links to other sites

If you follow links to their sites from our website your data will be subject to the privacy policies of those sites. You should refer to these policies before providing your data.

If this policy changes

Changes may be necessary to this policy to reflect legal or data processing developments. If we change the policy we will provide information on our website so that users can review the changes. Any significantly different use of your data will be communicated to you and you will be able to choose whether you agree to the new use and opt out if not.

This policy was last updated on 24 May 2018.

Your rights

You may opt out of receiving information from us by email, telephone or post. If you wish to opt out, you can do so at the bottom of any formal International Marketing Partners email communications or please email

Please bear in mind that if you opt out, this may affect our ability to deliver personalised communications for your benefit.

You may also request to be erased from International Marketing Partners database. Please email to be removed and we will do so within three working days.

You may request a copy of the information held about you by emailing

Concerns or complaints

If you have any complaints about how we are collecting, storing or processing your data, please contact us on +44 (0)20 7828 9400 or email

You may also complain to the ICO (Information Commissioners Office), the UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals.

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