The Organisers take individual privacy seriously. The Organisers will comply with applicable personal data protection laws, including applicable PRC (For the purpose of the performance of this contract, Hong Kong S.A.R, Macao S.A.R and Taiwan region are excluded) laws and regulations on personal data protection.
In order to provide better service to the Visitor and to fulfil the purposes set out in the next paragraph, the Organisers may collect certain information when the Visitor registers with them or communicates with them. In the process, the Organisers may also collect personal information of individual contact persons of companies or their employees. As stated in the registration form, some of the requested information is mandatory and some of them the Visitor may provide voluntarily. If specific mandatory information is requested but not supplied, the Organisers may be unable to provide the requested service. The Organisers only retain personal data for so long as it is necessary for fulfilling the purposes set out in the next paragraph.
2、Use of information
The purposes for which information may be used by the Organisers include:
—processing applications for exhibiting at or visiting their trade fairs;
—facilitating and enhancing their operations by incorporating the personal data into their database and conducting analysis, research and auditing based on the personal data;
—promoting and notifying the Visitor of their trade fairs in China and around the world, and events or trade fairs organised by their affiliates and joint venture partners;
—distributing publications and research materials of their company;
—marketing their services or products; and
—if necessary, facilitating legal proceedings, including collecting overdue amounts
The Organisers may use personal data of the Visitor, including his/her name, email address and physical address to conduct direct marketing in relation to the promotion of and invitation to their trade fairs in China and around the world, and events or trade fairs organised by their affiliates and joint venture partners, as well as the promotion of their services via fax, email, direct mail, telephone and other means of communication, or send e-newsletters to the Exhibitor.
3、Disclosure / Transfer of Data
The Organisers will keep the personal data they hold confidential but may provide or transfer the personal data to:
—their agents, advisers, auditors, contractors, and service providers in connection with their operations or services for facilitating and enhancing their operations and conducting analysis, research and auditing based on the personal data;
—their overseas offices, affiliates, joint venture partners, which are also exhibition organisers, for the purposes of conducting direct marketing in relation to the promotion of and invitation to their trade fairs in China and around the world;
—persons to whom the Organisers are required to make disclosure under applicable laws in or outside China.
4、Transfer of Data Overseas
The Organisers will generally hold personal data of the Visitor on their servers in China. However, the Visitor agrees that the Organisers may transfer personal data of the Visitor to the Organisers’ overseas offices or affiliates elsewhere in the world or to any of the people listed at paragraph (3) above, who may be located elsewhere.
5、Consent and Rights of the Visitor
By signing this Contract, the Visitor explicitly consents to the collection, use and transfer of his/her personal data as outlined in this Clause, including the use and provision of his/her personal data for direct marketing.
The Visitor may choose not to receive promotional materials by simply notifying the Organisers through the contact details, and the Organisers will cease to do so, without charge. The Visitor may also request the Organisers to correct its inaccurate personal data.