Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy sets out the ways in which we collect, use and retain personal information from you. By visiting our website, you are accepting and consenting to our practices described in this Privacy Policy. We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to be informed on how we are protecting your personal information.

1. Collection of your Personal Information

(a) You may use our website without disclosing any personal information. However, you may choose to provide us with your personal information by subscribing to our publications or alerts and contacting us through enquiries.

(b)We collect personal data and sensitive personal data only when you provide it to us. The information you give us may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address and country of residence. If you choose not to provide such information, it may not be possible for us to respond to your request or enquiry.

2. Use of your Personal Information

(a) We may collect and use your personal information for any or all of the following purposes: 

  • responding to, handling and processing queries, feedback or requests submitted by you;
  • seeking feedback and comments on our content, services and potential new services;
  • providing you with articles, publications and events which we think you will be interested in;
  • managing our relationship with you; 
  • complying with any applicable laws, regulations, codes of practice, guidelines, or rules,  or to assist in law enforcement and investigations conducted by any governmental and/or regulatory authority;
  • providing general statistics regarding the use of our website; 
  • any other purposes for which you have provided the information; and
  • any other incidental purposes related to or in connection with the above.

(b) In addition, we may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular event or service that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address) is not transferred to the third party. 

(c) We may disclose your personal information to our third party service providers, agents and/or other third parties, for one or more of the above-stated purposes. Such third party service providers, agents and/or other third parties would be processing your personal information either on our behalf or otherwise, for one or more of the above-stated purposes. 

(d) “Cookies” are used on our website to keep track of the links and pages our readers visit within the website, in order to (i) determine which of our articles and services are the most popular and to (ii) analyse site traffic and trends. This data is used to deliver customised content and advertising within our website to customers whose behaviour indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
3. Withdrawing consent

If you do not want us to use, collect or disclose your personal data, please send us an email at or click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of our e-mails. We will respond to your request as soon as reasonably possible. By not informing us or unsubscribing, it will be assumed that you have given your implied consent to use your personal information as describe above. 

Please note that withdrawing your consent does not affect our right to continue to collect, use and disclose personal information where such collection, usage and disclosure without consent is permitted or required under applicable laws.

4. Access and Correction Rights

If you have provided personal information to us, you can request access to it and request to know how it is being used and disclosed for the last 12 months to the extent your right is allowed by law. In order to facilitate this access, you may be charged an administrative fee. You also have the right to request correction to your personal information.

5. Contact Information

If you have any questions or feedback relating to your personal information or our Privacy Policy, please contact us at Please indicate in the subject header the nature of your query (e.g. Personal Information Access Request, Correction of Personal Information).