Privacy Statement

1. General provisions

This Privacy Policy is part of the Legal Notices on the website www.asiando.com and applies to every user of the site. It describes the processing of personal data that can possibly be collected by Asiando Ltd. hereinafter referred to as Asiando) when the user accesses and uses the website.

2. Collection of personal data

If you use the website and provide personal information, you consent to the collection and use of your information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You can navigate this site without providing any personally identifiable information about you. However, in order to be able to access certain areas of the Website, for example to complete the subscription form, or to download documents for specific projects, or as part of any other specific use, Asiando may sometimes ask you to provide personal information. The disclosure of personal data in this context is voluntary. If you do not provide personal information, you will not be able to use the relevant services offered by the site, such as purchasing shares, subscribing to newsletters or downloading documents.

The reasons for personal data collection are listed below, along with a brief description of how these data may be processed on a case-by-case basis.

  • a. Communication with Asiando

    We will respond to your registration and other inquiries you make through the website, such as submitting a subscription form, other business inquiries or registering to attend an event. For this purpose, we may need to contact you by phone or communicate with you via email.

  • b. Direct-marketing and Advertising

    By means of direct marketing and / or promotional campaigns through Asiando, we may provide you with specific information you have requested online or more general information about Asiando's offered services. However, whenever we collect personal information for marketing or promotional purposes, we offer you reasonable opportunities with respect to its use.

  • c. Updating the website and conducting customer satisfaction studies

    Asiando will use your personal information to update and improve the website. In addition, Asiando uses your personal information to conduct customer satisfaction surveys.

  • d. Generate general statistics on the use of the website

    If you provide personal information on the website, you warrant that you have obtained the necessary approvals and consent from the persons concerning this personal information, if they are persons other than yourself, and, where appropriate, the authorizations and consent to use of this data in the manner described in this Privacy Policy.

3. Cookies

By using the website, you agree that we place cookies on your computer. Cookies are small data files that are sent to the browser you use from the website you visit. The main purpose of cookies is to make it easier for you to navigate a website, for example by storing your user preferences or improving your user experience. These cookies can then be stored on your computer to identify it.

These cookies may be session cookies or permanent cookies: a session cookie is automatically deleted when the user closes the browser, while a persistent cookie remains stored on the user's computer until its expiration date. The cookies used on the website have a maximum lifetime of twelve months.

  1. 4. Types of cookies

    • a. Essential cookies

      These cookies are indispensable for navigating the website and making full use of its functions, such as access to certain secure websites. Without these cookies, some of the services you request may not be provided to you.

    • b. Function Cookies

      These cookies allow a website to save your preferred settings for them to provide you with optimized and more personalized features.

      These cookies can not track your activity while navigating other websites and do not collect any information of you that may be relevant for promotional purposes. The following functional cookies are used on the website: Functional cookies of registered visitors.

    • c. Performance Cookies

      These cookies are used to gather information about how visitors use the site, such as the pages most viewed or the appearance of error messages on specific pages. All information collected through these cookies is anonymous and collected solely for the purpose of developing the Website and tracking traffic trends in order to improve its functioning. This information is used solely by Asiando and is in no way disclosed to third parties or linked to any other information. The website uses the following performance cookies: cookies for unregistered visitors and analytical cookies.

    • d. Targeting Cookies

      Targeting cookies are used to measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign and enable targeted advertising to be disseminated to users, with the re-emergence of such advertising being limited. These cookies record the visit of a use on the website.

  2. 5. Use of cookies

    Asiando may use the personal information collected by our cookies to analyze user behavior on the website, thereby providing more personalized content and offers.

    The performance cookies used on the website do not collect personal data. Cookies placed on third party websites through our advertising links may collect personal data.

    Below are the main cookies we use:

    • a. Cookie of a registered visitor

      Cookie assigned to each logged-in user.

    • b. Functional cookie of a logged-in user

      Cookie used to store the user identification assigned to each user logged in of the website.

    • c. Cookie of an unregistered user

      Cookie used to assign a user identification to unregistered users, to recognize them and to analyse the way they use the website.

    • d. Analytical cookie

      A cookie used to store the URL of previously visited web pages, allowing users to track the navigation of users coming from other websites or a specific location within the website. When you click on an Asiando promotional link on a third-party website, a cookie may be placed on your computer to help us identify the audience for our advertisements and ensure that these are managed efficiently.

      Google Analytics: Cookies placed by Google Analytics are used for analysis purposes only and do not allow individual tracking of users. For more information about how Google Analytics collects and uses this information and the rights associated with the use of such cookies, check out the Google Analytics Privacy Policy. However, if you refuse Google Analytics to collect personal information from you, you can download and install the Google Analytics Disable Browser Add-on.

      Pardot: Cookies placed by Pardot are used to track the activity of users on the website. Only visits of logged-in visitors are tracked, while unregistered users are handled as anonymous users. For more information on the use of these cookies and their rights in connection with these cookies, see the Privacy Policy of Pardot.

    e. Further tracking technologies

    Asiando also uses technologies that are very similar to cookies, such as web beacons or any other technology that can be used in promotional e-mails or newsletters to determine whether these messages have been read or whether the links contained therein have been clicked on. Web beacons do not store data on your computer, but they can be used along with cookies to analyse navigation activity on the site.

    6. How to accept or decline cookies

    If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may configure your browser to refuse cookies or to notify you when you receive a cookie and to ask you to accept the placement of such a cookie or not.

    You can also configure your browser to disable cookies. To do this, please visit the "Settings" tab of your browser or the corresponding tab with a similar name.

    We recommend that you do not deactivate our cookies. If you block, disable or refuse our cookies, certain pages on the website may no longer be displayed correctly or you may no longer be able to access certain services that you are asked to connect to.

    If you refuse to place cookies on your computer, you must disable them.

7. Third party

Asiando may use third-party services to collect, use and process personal information in our name in any way. We may require third parties to process personal information in accordance with Asiando's confidentiality and security policies. Specifically, this accounts for the UK-based law firm named as follows: Straitons Whitelaw, 52 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0AU, www.straitons.com.

8. Legal obligations to disclose data

Asiando may disclose your personal information in order to enforce compliance with the website┬┤s Terms of Use, or in emergencies, to ensure the safety of individuals or to protect the public or the website. Asiando may also disclose your information in accordance with applicable laws, by court order, ordinance or other regulation in any country in which Asiando is incorporated.

9. Your rights

In any case, you have the right to access your personal data.

You may also request that your personal information be rectified or deleted. You also have the right to object to the processing of your personal data or to demand the restriction of processing.

In the event of such a request or complaint, please send an e-mail to the law firm StraitonsWhitelawsecretary@sw.mt. In order to exercise your rights concerning your personal data, you are required to enclose a copy of a valid identity document (identity card or passport) in one of the following formats: GIF, JPG, PNG, PDF, file size maximum 2 MB.

Your request or complaint should be addressed to the law firm in English language.

10. Security and integrity of the data

Asiando implements various technical security measures or provides appropriate policies to protect the collection, use or transfer of personal data from loss, misuse, falsification or destruction. However, as the Internet is open and unsecured to all, Asiando is not liable for the security of the transmission of personal data over the Internet.

11. External websites

The website may provide links to external websites. Asiando assumes no liability with respect to these external websites and does not comment on these external websites. The owners and operators of these websites may collect, use or transmit personal information on terms other than those of Asiando. If you access an external website, you must be aware of the confidentiality and security practices of these external websites.

12. Contact

If you have any questions regarding the use of your personal information, please send an e-mail to admin@asiando.com.