Privacy Policy

1. Who we are

 

At Ascend Global Media Limited, we are committed to protecting your privacy. This document is designed to give a clear explanation of Ascend Global Media's data processing policies.

 

Please see below for further information. If you have any questions or concerns relating to Ascend Global Media’s sites and/or data protection, please e-mail enquiries@ascendglobalmedia.com

 

 

2. Scope of this privacy policy

 

This privacy notice applies only to the actions of Ascend Global Media and Users. It does not extend to any websites or third parties that can be accessed from this website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

 

 

3. Use of your data

 

Personal data collection

 

Ascend Global Media collects personal data in different ways:

  • When individuals:

    • Engage with the events (as a visitor, exhibitor, sponsor, contributor or contractor)

    • Attend an event (ticket scanning)

    • Fill online forms (brochure download, enquiries forms…))

    • Fill paper forms (typically competition entry forms and complimentary tickets)

    • Answer surveys

  • Through manually collecting publicly available prospects’ and potential contributors’ contact details,

  • From time to time by purchasing marketing lists from accredited sellers.

 

The personal data collected may include:

  • Name

  • Job title

  • Job function

  • Job seniority

  • Company name

  • Phone number

  • E-mail address

  • Transactional and events attendance history

  • Answers to surveys

Processing

 

Ascend Global Media processes different kinds of personal data for the following purposes:

  • Delivery of the service

  • Providing customer support

  • Legal obligation

  • Assessing the performance of marketing campaigns (i.e. do visitors attend our events after receiving targeted advertising)

  • Improving our events (i.e program, configuration)

  • Communication (i.e ticket registration confirmation email, email marketing promotions)

  • Profiling and segmentation to deliver tailored marketing communication and assess the loyalty of our customers.

  • Digital advertising targeting (Typically Facebook,Google Adwords and Linkedin)

 

Ascend Global Media does not collect or process sensitive data

4. Lawful basis for processing

 

Ascend Global Media relies on the following basis to collect and process personal data:

  • Contract

  • Legal obligation

  • Consent (as described in the Privacy and Electronic Communication Regulation) in the context of sharing data with 3rd parties.

  • Legitimate interests, for the processing of personal data including: contacting past exhibitors/ Sponsors, delegates and prospects in the context of the negotiation of a sale, processing transaction, satisfaction, interests and demographic data, profiling and marketing segmentation, targeted online advertising, processing events contributor’s personal data.

 

5. Our use of cookies and log files

 

When you visit our website, a cookie (a very small text file) is placed on your machine (if it is accepted); this is to provide you with a personalised experience and to assist in the collection of the site visitation statistics. The data collected does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website, or the websites where we display advertisements.

 

Ascend Global Media collects certain information about your computer hardware and software, this includes (however is not limited to):

  • Your IP address

  • Browser type

  • Operating system

  • Access times

  • Referring website addresses

 

This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of Ascend Global Media websites.

 

We also use cookies to deliver content, including advertisements. Third party vendors, including Google, show our ads on websites across the internet that our users visit. These ads are based on users’ past visits to our websites.

 

If you choose to not have your browser accept cookies, your viewing experience should not be affected.

 

You may refuse the cookie, if you wish. To do so, you will need to use your browser settings.

 

You can also opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative opt out page.

 

 

6. Data sharing

 

We do not share, rent, or sell any data we collect from our website (excluding where consent is given for the purpose defined in 3d of this data notice – “career opportunities”).

 

 

We employ third parties to provide goods and services to our website visitors, contacts and customers, and may need to share your data with them to provide goods, services, or information to you. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your data. In all cases where we share your information with such agents, we explicitly require the agent to acknowledge and adhere to our privacy and customer data handling policies.

 

 

7. Links to other websites

 

Ascend Global Media’s websites contain links to other sites. Please be aware that Ascend Global Media is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites or third parties. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Ascend Global Media.

 

8. Individuals rights

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) provides the following rights for individuals:

  • The right to be informed

  • The right of access

  • The right to rectification

  • The right to erasure

  • The right to restrict processing

  • The right to data portability

  • The right to object

  • Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.

 

If you require exercising any of these rights, please let us know using the contact form on our website or email us at enquiries@ascendglobalmedia.com

 

9. Correcting, updating and deleting your Personal Information

 

If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Ascend Global Medias, we will endeavour to correct, update, unsubscribe or remove your information as swiftly as possible. Please contact us at the following email address with your request: enquiries@ascendglobalmedia.com

 

Please note that while we will endeavour to make the updates as promptly as possible, communications may be sent using the original details until the changes have been processed.

 

10. Notification of changes

 

Ascend Global Media will occasionally update this privacy notice to keep up with changing legislation and best practice. Please check back periodically for updates.

 

In the interest of all parties, the information contained in this Site is liable to change and although Ascend Global Media makes every effort to keep material on this site up to date and accurate, there may be delays, errors or omissions. Ascend Global Media does not represent or warrant the suitability, completeness, accuracy or currency of any information contained on this site nor that any services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.