Acumen Public Affairs

We are a consultancy that offers services in public affairs and strategic integrated communications to clients across the world. We are a cooperative limited liability company or as the Belgians say a Société coopérative à responsabilité limitée/ Coöperatieve vennootschap met beperkte aansprakelijkheid. Acumen was formed in accordance with the Civil law and is registered in Belgium.

Our address is:

Rue de la Loi 227, bte4

B-1040, Brussels, Belgium

General office number: +32 2 669 16 00

Company Registration

N° 0828 384 849

VAT identification number

BE 0828.384.849


Privacy Policy/ Here we describe how we collect, use, and handle your personal data.

This website is operated by Acumen Public Affairs (“we” or “us”).

We respect the privacy of users of our website and recognise that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner with that information. This privacy policy contains information about how we use your personal information.

What information do we collect?

We may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information. Generally, this information is requested when you want us to provide you with information.

We may gather the following information about you when you use this website:

  • Name
  • Email address
  • Information provided by you in relation to submitting a job application to us (this may include sensitive personal information)

How we use your personal information:

  • to provide you with information that you have requested

Our legal basis for processing: Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

  • to respond to specific queries you may raise regarding Acumen Public Affairs

Our legal basis for processing: Consent – we only use your personal information for this purpose if you have asked us to do so. You can withdraw your consent at any time.

  • to provide you with better ways of accessing information from this website

Our legal basis for processing: Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to help us to deliver the best online experience to you and other website users.

  • to process and consider your job application

Our legal basis for processing: Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to assess your job application, and to keep you updated throughout the application process.

  • to manage event invites

Our legal basis for processing: Our legitimate interests – we use your personal information to invite you to physical or virtual events, update you on those events and to keep you informed about future events.

  • to send you information and materials that may be of interest to you, such as newsletters, news bulletins and other business information.

Our legal basis for processing: Our legitimate interests – we use your business-related contact information such as your work email address to communicate such information to you.


We may send your personal information to third parties to help us process your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy.

We will ensure that the third parties who receive your personal information are required to keep it confidential.

We may disclose personal information to third parties when we reasonably believe we are required by law, and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected or actual unlawful or otherwise prohibited activities, including, but not limited to, fraud.

How do we use your information for marketing?

The information provided will only be information you have asked for.

Where do we send your information?

We may transfer your personal information to countries around the world including the US and other countries outside Europe because we work with companies across the world. We put in place appropriate safeguards: standard contractual clauses, to ensure your information is protected.

How long do we keep your information?

We will keep your information for a period of time defined when we receive it.

Third-Party Websites

Our website links to third0-party sites which we do not operate or endorse. These websites may use cookies and collect your personal information in accordance with their own privacy policies. This privacy policy does not apply to third-party websites and we are not responsible for third-party websites.

How do we protect your information?

We take appropriate measures to ensure that your personal information disclosed to us is kept secure, accurate and up to date and kept only for so long as is necessary for the purposes for which it is used.

Under 13-year olds

This website is not intended for children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 13. If you are under 13 years old and wish to ask a question or use this site in any way which requires you to submit your personal information, please discuss and involve your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.

Your rights

You are entitled to ask:

  1. for a copy of the personal information we hold about you, and details about how we are processing your personal information;
  2. to have any inaccuracies in your personal information corrected;
  3. if we are processing your personal information by automated means and on the basis of your consent (see “How do we use it?”, above), for us to provide your personal information to you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format. You can also ask us to provide your personal information directly to a third-party in this format, and, if technically feasible, we will do so; and
  4. to have your personal information erased, or for our use of it to be restricted (for example, if your preferences change, or if you don’t want us to send you the information you have requested).

Please contact us using the details set out below if you would like to exercise any of these rights.

You also have the right to make a complaint to the supervisory authority if you’re not happy with how we’ve handled your personal information. In Belgium, the supervisory authority is the Belgian Data Protection Authority.

How to contact us

If you wish to exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal information or if you have any queries about how we use your personal information, please let us know by contacting us at the following address:

Changes to this privacy policy

We review this privacy policy on a regular basis to ensure that it is up-to-date with our use of your personal information, and compliant with applicable data protection laws.

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to revise this privacy policy at any time. The updated privacy policy will be posted on our website. You are encouraged to review this privacy policy from time to time.


By submitting this form, I agree that Acumen can contact me and I accept the Acumen privacy policy.

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