Asia Online Publishing Group Sdn. Bhd.  Privacy Policy

 

By opting in to receive communications from us you acknowledge and accept  our privacy policy.

 

AOPG run and maintain multiple domains including but not limited to:

 

News portals

datastorageasean.com

distruptivetechasean.com

cybersecurityasean.com

 

Information Portals

IT-explained.com

 

Online Marketing Portals

onthreesixty.com

aopgdownloads.com

aopgdigitalshowcase.com

aopgvirtualexpo.com

aopgacademy.com

 

Private applications portals

These are not open to public use and hence the URLs are not listed in this policy.

 

 

 

 

1. COMMITED TO PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION.

We value your trust and are committed to protecting your personal information. We DO NOT record or retain sensitive personal data. Neither do we record or retain that is used to conduct commercial transactions with you.   This policy to ensure you are fully informed when supplying your personal information to AOPG. It also allows you to understand how we use, process and share that data.

 

 

2. PERSONAL INFORMATION DEFINITION

Personal information refers to any information which relates directly or indirectly to you. This includes any information that can be used to distinguish, identify or contact you. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, personal information encompasses sensitive personal information which relates to information relating to your health, political opinions, religious beliefs, etc. This being the case we do NOT collect or store personal information that meets the definition of sensitive personal information. For the avoidance of doubt, please note that this Privacy Policy is applicable only if you are a natural person / an individual.

 

 

3. PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

We DO NOT store, collect or retain any sensitive personal data including:

 

             Personal information (e.g. home address, family or friends, IC or passport etc)

             Financial information - We do not process credit cards, we  do not store any bankin, credit card or any other kind of financial data of any kind on any individual)

             Bio data or health information We do not collect or store ANY type of bio data info such as hair color, gender or race neaither do we collect or store any type of health related data.

 

 

We only store basic professional information as follows:

             email work or personal used for work

             Phone publicly available office numbers, direct office numbers or mobile numbers you have provided

             The company you work for

             Your job title

             We may track which pages you visit on our websites and what resources you view or download

             Information you voluntarily give us in web forms which is limited to your professional technology interests and plans

             We may record other details like cookies and IP Address

A note on tracking via third parties

AOPG also utilise Pixels to track visits from advertising campaigns. Pixel tags and cookies may be used in our website to measure the effectiveness of our advertising efforts. Please note that we are using a third-party service to send you emails that you have agreed to receive. These emails contain special tracking that helps us provide more focused marketing communications to you.

 

We work with third parties to offer marketing services these include:

Google

LinkedIn

FaceBook

Twitter

YouTube

Zoho

Shinjiru

Optin Monster

 

It is possible we may track your your actions on our portals if you enter via a link from one of the above. We do not provide details in our database back to these providers. If you have submitted your details to us using a form on any of the above platforms, it is likely that company also retains that data and AOPG is not responsible for how they utilise that data. However our understanding is that in all cases they do not use that data for any purpose other than retention.

 

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

Please be informed that this Privacy Policy applies solely to AOPG Websites and databases and does not apply to any third-party websites you may access from our websites. To determine how they deal with your personal information, please ensure that you read their respective privacy policies.

 

 

 

4. HOW WE COLLECT PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may collect personal information directly from your authorised representatives, or from publicly available sources:

 

o             When you provide us permission via phone confirmation for us to communicate with you via phone or email.

o             When you subscribe receive communications from us via any form on any of our websites.

o             When you register for any online event or page we have published.

o             When you complete one of our online surveys or competitions.

o             When you register to attend a webinar which we may be running on a third party platform like gotowebinar, teams or zoom..

o             When you visit or browse our websites.

o             When you interact with us via social media or interactive applications including but not limited to LinkedIn Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

 

Other than personal information obtained from you directly (as detailed above), we may also obtain your personal information from third parties we deal with. We may also collect information from such other sources where you have given your consent for the disclosure of personal data relating to you, and/or where otherwise lawfully permitted.

 

 

5. USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

By accepting the terms of this privacy policy you agree that AOPG may use your personal information as permitted by applicable laws. In accordance  we collect and use your personal information for one or more of the following purposes:

 

o             To comply with any legal or regulatory obligations under the applicable laws, regulations, guidelines or industry codes that applies to us.

o             To send you communications by email. Communications will be around news updates, invited to events, informative emails, promoting downloads of ebooks, promoting other web pages with releated information to view.

o             To notify you about changes to our web portals or company updates.

o             To produce data, reports and statistics which shall be anonymised or aggregated in a manner that does not identify you as an individual.

o             To analyse statistical data from website and advertisement analytics.

o             To conduct marketing activities.

o             To share with relevant partners

o             To maintain records required for security, claims or other legal purposes.

o             Any other purposes that is required or permitted by any law, regulations, guidelines and/or relevant regulatory authorities.

 

 

6. DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

We DO NOT retain and neither do we share any sensitive personal information at any time.

 

By providing us your non sensitive personal information you are giving AOPG permission to share that information with our partners who use that information to contact you with product information, event invites or to make sales enquiries.

 

The information we pass will be limited to contact details (email and/or phone), your job title and company you work for along with details of your current technology interests. We will establish your technology interests by any combination of reviewing details of forms you have filled in on our websites or social media promotion, content we have tracked that you viewed across our websites or emails or details collected during the course of a phone conversation.

 

Our partners use this information to make informed sales and marketing outreach to you on a purely professional basis. They may use this information to contact you about products or services that are relevant to your professional interests.. If you do not want us to share this information shared, please email datacontroller@aopg.net with your registered email

 

In addition to above. We may be required or need to disclose information about you to the following third parties:

 

o             Law enforcement agencies.

o             Government agencies.

o             Other parties in respect of whom you have given your express or implied consent.

 

8. Deleting or amending your data

We can assist you to access, correct and/or delete your personal information held by us.

If you wish to have access to your personal information in our possession, or if you are of the opinion that such personal information held by us is inaccurate, incomplete, misleading, not relevant or not up-to-date, you may make a request to us by email us at removemydata@aopg.net . You should quote your name and email address registered with us; we will only be able to identify you by email address.

We will ratify your identity by sending an email to the registered email address and requesting a reply. We will use reasonable efforts to comply with your request to access or correct your personal information within 21 days of receiving your request.

Please note that we may have to withhold access to your personal information in if  we are unable to confirm your identity. In such instances we will notify you of the reasons for not being able to accede to your request.

 

 

10. RETENTION

We will retain the limited details we store regarding your personal information indefinitely. As we are only able to identify you by email address in the event your email address is no longer valid, your details will be retained for archive purposes but they will be removed from our live database and we will no longer actively use your data.

You may request your data be removed at any time by emailing -  datacontroller@aopg.net

 

11. UPDATES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time and the updated version shall apply and supersede any and all previous versions, including but not limited to, leaflets or hard copy versions. Please check our website for our most up-to-date practices.