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Terms and conditions for use of WIDA website.

Important : These are the terms and conditions upon which we provide WIDA websites powered by WIDA consultancy Limited. By accessing the Site, you agree to these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, you should not use or access the Site.

Definitions
“You” means the user of the Site, “We/us” means WIDA Specified by Consultancy and all its associated and subsidiary companies, “Site” means the sites WIDA on the World Wide Web. “Content” means the information and other material available within the Site.

Rights granted/rights reserved 
You acknowledge that the Content is made available to you for your personal use only and that you may download the Content onto one computer hard drive. You agree not to (and agree not to assist or facilitate any third party to) copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or create derivative works of the content.

Warranty 
The site and the content (which includes Content that is supplied to us by third parties either directly or indirectly) is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis and we make no warranties or representations, whether express or implied, in relation to the Site or the Content, including but not limited to, implied warranties or conditions or completeness, accuracy, satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose.

Liability 
You agree that, except for death and personal injury arising from our negligence, we shall not be liable in contract, tort, negligence, statutory duty or otherwise, for any loss or damage whatsoever arising directly or indirectly from or in any way connected with the Site or your use of or reliance upon the Content or any information you obtain by means of the Site or your use of or reliance upon the Content or any information you obtain by means of the Site or any bookings or purchases you make of goods and/or services through your use of the Site, including, without limitation, damage for loss of profits, loss of business, or any other consequential or pecuniary loss (even where we have been advised of the possibility of such loss or damage.

You agree and acknowledge that you are solely responsible for evaluating any goods or services offered by third parties via the Site. You acknowledge any bookings or purchase of goods or services made by you through the Site shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the third party supplying the service and/or goods concerned and that we will not be a party to or in any way responsible for or liable to you in respect of any transactions between you and third parties.

We do not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give to any third party.

Availability of the site 
You acknowledge that it is technically impossible to provide the Site free of faults and that we do not undertake to do so; that faults may lead to temporary unavailability of the Site; and that the operation of the Site may be adversely affected by conditions and performances outside our control, including, without limitation, transmission and telecommunications links between us and you and between us and other systems and networks.

Links to other sites 
We may provide links to other websites. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the availability of such external sites, and do not endorse and are not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, services or other materials on or available from such sites.

Use of the site/indemnification 
You undertake:

i. Not to use the content for any unlawful purpose;

ii. That you shall not make any use of the Site such that the whole or part of the Site is interrupted, damages, rendered less efficient, or the effectiveness or functionality of the Site is in any way impaired;

iii. Not to use the Site for the transmission or posting of any computer viruses or any material which is defamatory, offensive or of an obscene or menacing character, or in such a way as to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.

Intellectual property 
You acknowledge that all copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the content shall remain vested in us or our licensors.

Cookies 
A cookie is a piece of information that is stored on your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. On revisiting the website our computer server will recognise the cookie, giving us information about your last visit. Most browsers accept cookies automatically, but usually you can alter the settings of your browser to prevent automatic acceptance.

This website, and other WIDA specified by Consultancy websites to which it is linked, may use cookies to:

  • Enable the signing in process to operate after you have registered with us;
  • Enable us to estimate and report on our total audience size and traffic;
  • Conduct research to improve our content and services.

By going to the Help section of the menu of your browser you should be able to configure your browser preferences to accept all cookies, reject all cookies, or notify you when a cookie is set. If you reject the use of cookies please note that the efficient operation of this site may be affected.

Other websites linked from this site may take a different approach to the use of cookies and you should check what that approach is with those who operate those sites. WIDA take no responsibility or liability for the practices undertaken by sites linked to this website.

Privacy Policy

View the WIDA Information Customer Privacy Policy

Changes to these terms and conditions 
We reserve the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time. By continuing to use the Site following such change you will be deemed to have accepted such change. It is your responsibility to check regularly to determine whether these terms and conditions have been changed. If you do not agree to any such change you must immediately stop using the Site.

Entire agreement 
Those terms and conditions (as amended from time to time) together with any document expressly referred to in them comprise the entire agreement between you and us.

Severability
Each provision of these terms and conditions excluding or limiting liability shall be construed separately, applying and surviving even if for any reason one or other provisions is held to be inapplicable or unenforceable in any circumstances.

No waiver
No waiver by us shall be construed as a waiver of any proceeding or succeeding breach of any provision.

Law
These terms and conditions shall be governed by UK and UAE law and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.

Collection of personal information

We may collect information about you from different sources detailed below.

Information you give us:

When you access and browse our websites (including when you register for an event or fill in forms on our websites) and when you correspond with us by phone or email or other electronic means, you may give us information about yourself. The information you give us may include your name, payment processing information, postal address, email address, landline and/or mobile telephone number, delivery details, dietary and access requirements and information about your employment (including your job title, responsibilities and employer’s details) as well as other personal information.

Information we collect about you:

With regard to each of your visits to our website(s), we may also use cookies and other technologies to automatically collect the following information:

technical information, including the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating systems and platform; and

information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL) clickstreams to, on and from our websites, products you viewed or searched for, page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks and mouse-overs), methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call us.

Information we receive and collect from other sources:

We may receive information about you from other websites operated by the WIDA or from the other services that we provide. We also work closely with third parties such as payment processors and app providers and may receive information about you from them. We may also collect information about you from publicly available sources, including publicly available content on social media.

Cookies

Our websites use cookies to distinguish you from other users. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse the websites and also allows us to improve our websites. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them.

Transfers of personal information

We may share your personal information with any member of the WIDA , including subsidiaries and holding companies, in order to enable you to access the services, provide you with customer support and conduct the other activities described in this privacy policy. Such group companies may be located outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”), in which case the section “Where we store your data” below will apply.

We use other companies, agents or contractors (“Service Providers”) to perform services on our behalf or to assist us with the provision of services to you. For example, we may engage Service Providers to provide market research, marketing (including competitions), advertising, communications, event management (including logistics, health and safety and audio-visual services), meetings and bookings (including accommodation), training, IT, hosting and other infrastructure, subscription and discount management, payment processing, and data cleansing and processing services. In the course of providing such services, these Service Providers may have access to your personal information. These third parties are contractually bound only to use personal information to perform the services that we hire them to provide. We will always use our best efforts to ensure that all the Service Providers we work with will keep your personal data secure.

We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;
  • If any member of the WIDA or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data about its customers will be one of the transferred assets; and
  • if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation or in order to enforce our terms and conditions or other agreements, or to protect the rights, property or safety of the WIDA.

If you use one of our virtual products, e.g. Virtual Exhibitions, Directory Sites, Webinars etc., or choose to allow your badge to be scanned at an event, we may pass the information you provide to third parties. Generally this will be via a process whereby you, as the user, visit or interact with a third party e.g. visit a stand at an online exhibition, have your badge scanned or click on an asset branded and provided by a third party. In some instances, for example, a products listing site, you may reach out directly to a supplier or exhibitor who may contact you in return. In other instances our virtual products are sponsored and, in such cases the data you provided to us will be given to the sponsor. Generally, we will let you know at the time of collection if a product is sponsored. If you wish to change your contact preferences with an individual exhibitor/sponsor, please follow their own unsubscribe request details. Unsubscribing with WIDA from contacting you in the future, but not the individual third parties whom you have interacted with independently.

Where we store your data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the EEA. It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff may be engaged in, among other things, the provision of services to you or the processing of your payment details. We will take all steps that are mandatory or reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and applicable data protection laws, including, where relevant, entering into EU standard contractual clauses (or equivalent measures) with the party outside the EEA receiving the data.

Security of personal information

We use administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised uses, access or modifications.

Certain areas of our websites may be password protected. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password(s) with anyone.

Payments made via our websites are processed in a secure environment using software provided by third party providers.

Third party websites and apps

Our websites may contain links to and from third party websites and we may provide you with details of apps provided by third parties. Please note that if you follow a link to any of these websites or download an app, these websites and apps will have their own terms of use and privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility of liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or apps.

Your rights

You have the following rights with respect to the personal information that we hold about you:

Your right to access the information we hold about you

You have the right to ask us whether or not we process your personal data and to request information on the purposes of data processing as well as confirmation on whether we use your personal information for these purposes only.

You can request access to the information we hold about you by contacting us using the contact details set out below. We will endeavour to make our file of your information available to you within 1 month, although occasionally we may not be able to give you access to the personal information we hold about you (for example, we may not be able to give you access if it would unreasonably affect someone else’s privacy or if giving you access poses a serious threat to someone’s life, health or safety).

You also have the right to be informed of the third parties to which we transfer your personal data within the scope of this privacy policy.

Your right to have your information corrected or deleted

If you have an account with us, you can sign into that account to update your personal information. If you have problems updating the information on your account or if you would like us to delete your information, or if you would like us to ask the third parties to whom we transfer your data within the scope of this privacy policy to update or delete your information, please send your request to ubmidpa@ubm.com and we will action it as soon as possible.

Your right to object to us processing your data

You have the right to ask us to stop processing your data, even where that processing is necessary for our legitimate interests (for example, where the processing is necessary for the legitimate commercial objectives we pursue in the course of our business), including the profiling we undertake to send you personalised offers, product recommendations and similar content. You also have the right to object to any results of a processing activity that prejudice your rights and that are conducted exclusively through automated systems.

You also have the right to ask us to stop processing your data for direct marketing purposes, including any profiling we undertake for the purposes of direct marketing. We will in any case only send you marketing communications if you have previously agreed to this, but if you change your mind you can easily unsubscribe from our marketing communications at any time by following the instructions included in these marketing communications.

Please note that, if you have consented to receive offers from our partners, our partners are responsible for taking account of your rights, including your right to opt-out of receiving offers from them. You may, however, at any time opt-out of receiving offers from third parties by logging in to your user account and changing the settings. If you had previously opted in, your personal data will cease to be transmitted to our partners from the time your request is processed.

Your right to have your data transmitted to another organization

Where we hold personal information about you with your consent or for the performance of a contract with you, you also have the right to ask us to provide you with the personal information we hold about you in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and, where technically feasible, to transmit that data to another organization.

Making a complaint

You have the right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authorities if you believe that we have not complied with applicable data protection laws. You also have a right to claim damages if processing of your personal information violates applicable data protection law.

Changes to our privacy policy

We reserve the right to amend this privacy policy at our sole discretion, without prior notice to you. We will notify you of any such changes (including when they will take effect). Your continued use of our services or our websites following the posting of changes to these terms means that you consent to those changes.