Privacy Notice


Arab Bankers Association Ltd and its affiliates (collectively "ABA", "we", "us", "our") operate a website and provides services. This Privacy Statement sets out information about how your personal information will be collected and processed via the Website and in connection with our Services.


If you are an individual using our Website or Services, you may provide us with information about you ("your personal information") including, your name, contact details, login details, password, job title, and employer.

Your personal information will be used the purpose of ABA providing Services.


We may share your information with third parties when: (1) it is necessary to involve a third party service provider in order to facilitate or maintain our Website or Services; (2) explicitly requested by you; or (3) required by a court order or any legal or regulatory requirement.


We do not collect and you should not provide us with sensitive personal information including, but not limited to, health data.


We will not retain your personal information for longer than is necessary for our business purposes or for legal requirements (although you can request the deletion of your personal information at any time by contacting us via the contact details in paragraph 11 of this Privacy Statement).


We apply appropriate security measures to protect your personal information that is under our control, from unauthorised access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification or disposal. All personal information you provide to us is stored securely on our secure servers.

If your personal information is transferred overseas, ABA will data protection laws and take adequate steps to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal information.


We may also transfer your personal information to our vendors and service providers who help us maintain our Website. These business vendors and service providers are based in various countries outside the EEA. Some of these countries may provide less legal protection than others for your personal information. However, when we transfer your personal information internationally, we will continue to use your personal information securely, lawfully and in the manner we describe here.


We collect information automatically through the use of "cookies". A cookie is a text file containing small amounts of information that a website can send to your browser, which may then be stored on your computer as an anonymous tag that identifies your computer but not you. The Website pages use cookies, sent by ABA to better serve you when you return to the Website. Cookies are used for session management only on the Website. You can set your browser to notify you before you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You can also set your browser to turn off cookies; however, if you do this, some of our Website may not work correctly.

For more information on how ABA uses cookies, please refer to our Cookies Notice.


Legal basis of processing – When you interact with us or our Website, our legal basis for processing your data is to provide ABA Services. We may also process your personal information where we have a legal obligation to process your personal information, and/or a legitimate interest.

Right to rectification – ABA will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure the accuracy of the personal information. It is your responsibility to ensure that you submit true, accurate and complete information. You have the right to request that any inaccurate personal information held by or on behalf of ABA is corrected by contacting us via the contact details in paragraph 11 of this Privacy Statement.

Right to access – You have the right to access the personal information held by ABA. Please note that before we are able to respond to your request we may ask you to verify your identity and to provide further details about your request. We will endeavour to respond within an appropriate timeframe and, in any event, within the timescales required by law. For further information, please contact us via the contact details in paragraph 11 of this Privacy Statement.

Right to Data Portability – You have the right to receive your personal information in a format that would enable you to transmit such personal information to another company. You can request such personal information by contacting us via the contact details in paragraph 11 of this Privacy Statement.

Right to erasure – You have the right to request that ABA delete all of the personal information that we hold about you. If you would like to request the erasure of the personal information that we hold about you, please contact us via the contact details in paragraph 11 of this Privacy Statement.

Right to restrict processing – You have the right to restrict the ABA from processing your personal information, by contacting us at the details provided in paragraph 11, where: (1) you believe that the personal information held by us about you is not accurate, until we can verify the accuracy of such personal information; (2) you believe that the processing of your personal information is unlawful; (3) you believe that we have no longer have any reason to process your personal information, except for the purposes of establishing, exercising or defending legal claims; and (4) you object to the processing, unless and until ABA can establish that we have legitimate grounds to continue processing your personal information.


This Privacy Statement was last updated on 25 July 2018. We may update this Privacy Statement from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Privacy Statement, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Statement changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.


The Website is maintained by ABA. If you have a question, concern or complaint about this Privacy Statement or our handling of your information, you can contact George Kanaan, at the ABA:

Email –

Telephone – 020 7659 4889

Post – 43 Upper Grosvenor Street, London W1K 2NJ


If you have a complaint or concerns about how we are processing your personal information then we will endeavour to address such concerns. However, you have the right to direct your complaint/concerns to a Data Protection Authority. The contact for the UK Information Commissioner's Office is: Water Lane, Wycliffe House Wilmslow - Cheshire SK9 5AF Tel. 44 03031231113 e-mail: Website: