Privacy Policy

(Updated on January 31, 2017)

The website (hereinafter the “Website”) is hosted and operated by Cullen International S.A.(hereinafter “Cullen International”), the data controller responsible for this website. The terms "we" and "us" mean Cullen International.

Cullen International respects the privacy of visitors to its Website and is committed to the protection of their information. Considering that the information we collect includes data that can be used to identify visitors to our Website ("personal data"), this privacy policy explains (i) the types of personal data we may collect on this Website, how it is handled and further processed and with whom we may share it. This processing is done in accordance with Belgian laws and regulations. Personal data gathered about you and processed in accordance with this Privacy Policy is controlled by Cullen International, with registered offices at Clos Lucien Outers 11-21/1, 1160 Brussels, Belgium.

By using this Website you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data for the purposes specified in this Privacy Policy. If we change or modify our Privacy Policy we will post these changes on this page (see paragraph VI below).

I. The information Cullen International may collect

We collect and process personal data (i.e., information that can be used to identify you) through your use of our Website to enable the technical operation of our Website, to allow you to access the restricted parts of our Website, to improve our Website and services, and for statistics, marketing and administration purposes.

You may be invited to provide personal data and other information on your organisation for instance to register for conferences/trainings we are organising, to respond to surveys, to register to newsletters, to download samples, to respond to employment vacancies, or to use the collaborative and interactive tools proposed by this Website. This information will be used for processing your requests, invoicing and processing payments, keeping our records up to date and may also be used for marketing our own services and events or for any other purposes specified in the forms or on this Website

Should we use your details to send you information about Cullen International events or developments which we believe may be of interest to you, we will always give you an opportunity to tell us that you do not wish to receive such information and we will respect this instruction (please refer to paragraph III “Your rights” to find out how to proceed if you wish to object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes).

We only share some of the collected personal data with our hosting service provider and other technical providers and solely to the extent necessary for the technical operation of the Website. If these providers are located outside the EEA, we will ensure that they treat your personal data with the same protection as we do.

Cullen International may also need to disclose your personal data in connection with the sale or transfer of all or part of the business or if required or permitted by law (e.g. for example to law enforcement agencies).

II. Your rights

As data subject, you have the right to ask for a copy of the information held by Cullen International that relates to you, and can ask for your personal data to be corrected, if needed, updated or deleted. If you would like to exercise these rights, please send an email to our data protection officer using the contact information provided below. Following any data access request, we will do our best to accommodate your inquiry.

If the personal data collected are incorrect, inaccurate or outdated, we will correct them within a reasonable period of time and within the relevant deadlines set forth by applicable law. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data for marketing purposes by Cullen International at any time by sending an e-mail at or by using the contact information provided below. Your request must be accompanied by a photocopy of a valid identity card or other valid identification document. Such requests must also specify the address to which a response may be sent.

III. How we protect your personal data

We take all appropriate steps in compliance with security provisions set forth in applicable laws and regulations to protect your personal data both online and offline against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, unauthorised alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access, misuse, and all other unlawful forms of processing. If you would like information on our security procedures please contact us.

Despite the security measures that we have put in place to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee that loss, misuse, or alteration of data will not occur.

IV. Cookies

Our website uses cookies - small data files which are downloaded to your computer, or mobile device, when you first visit our Website or page – for technical operation purposes but also to compile statistics on the use of the Website, better understand how the Website is used in order to improve its user-friendliness and our products and services, and for marketing purposes.

The following cookies are used on our website :

Cookie name Description Duration Category
Route This cookie helps guarantee a user session continuity session usage
Authenticated This cookie stores if the user is authenticated (has logged in). session ID
SPRING_SECURITY_REMEMBER_ME_COOKIE This cookie is the user choice for the remember me option. 6 month usage
JSESSIONID This cookie stores the session information. A session is created when a user will successfully login to the website using his credentials. This cookie is mainly used to ensure that protected information on the website is accessed only by our customers according to their subscriptions. 6 months ID
_cookieconsent_status This cookie stores user decision on cookies. 1 year usage
_ga Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish users 2 years usage
_utma Google Analytics cookie used to distinguish usersand sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 2 years from set/update usage
_utmb Google Analytics cookie used to determine new session/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing _utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 30 mins from set/update usage
_utmz Google Analytics cookie used to store the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached the site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. 6 months from set/update usage
_utmv Google Analytics cookie used to store visitor-level custom variable data. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics. usage

Most browsers are set to accept cookies automatically. Nonetheless, if you wish, you can change your browser settings in order to disable the use of cookies, but you may find that this will prevent you from using all the functionalities of the client part of the Website.

V. Links to other websites

This Site may provide links to third party websites as a service to our visitors. This Privacy Policy does not apply to those sites. These sites operate independently from our Website and are not under our control. These sites may have their own privacy notices in place, which we strongly suggest you review if you visit them. Please review the privacy policy and terms of use posted on each site you visit.

We are neither responsible for the content of these sites, any products or services that may be offered through these sites or any other use of these sites nor for any data processing and privacy practices associated with such sites.

VI. Privacy Policy updates

We may occasionally update all or parts of this Privacy Policy at any time and without individual notice to you. We encourage you to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed about our information practices. We will indicate above the date on which this Privacy Policy was last modified. Your continued use of this Website constitutes your agreement to the Privacy Policy and any updates.

VII. Contact details

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us by sending a thorough description to or to the address below :

Cullen International
Clos Lucien Outers 11-21/1
1160 Brussels, Belgium