This Privacy Notice explains the types of personal data we may collect about you when you interact with us. It also explains how we’ll store and handle that data, and keep it safe.
Who are Powwow Events Ltd?
Powwow Events Ltd, referred to as ‘Powwow’ in this document is an event management company, working on behalf of various clients to deliver events. For simplicity throughout this notice, ‘we’ and ‘us’ means Powwow.
Powwow are working on behalf of Aberdeen Corporate Services Limited, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, FIL Investment Management Limited and Schroder Investment Management Limited for the event management of the Joint Investment Forum 2023. Powwow are the data processor and Aberdeen Corporate Services Limited, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, FIL Investment Management Limited and Schroder Investment Management Limited are the data controllers.
What are the legal bases we rely on?
The law on data protection sets out a number of different reasons for which a company may collect and process your personal data, including:
When do we collect your personal data?
What sort of personal data do we collect?
How and why do we use your personal data?
We use your personal data for event administration purposes only. We want to ensure you have the best possible experience and therefore we take the information provided to us to undertake event related actions, such as, sending your pre‐event instructions on timings, location etc, creating name badges, formulating an appropriate agenda / schedule etc.
How we protect your personal data?
We know how important data security is. With this in mind we will treat your data with the utmost care and take all appropriate steps to protect it. Access to your personal data is password‐protected and we regularly monitor our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks, and we carry out penetration testing to identify ways to further strengthen security.
How long will we keep your personal data?
Whenever we collect or process your personal data, we’ll only keep it for as long as is necessary for the purpose for which it was collected. At the end of that retention period, your data will either be deleted completely or anonymised.
Who do we share your personal data with?
We share your personal data with trusted third parties who will also protect your data and keep it safe. We only share your data when it is necessary in order to provide specific related services.
Our policy on sharing data includes:
Third parties we work with
The data controllers we are working on behalf of:
who are running the Joint Investment Forum 2023 and therefore we will share the data you provide with them.
You can find individual Privacy Policies by clicking on the company names.
Other may include:
We will never share your data with third parties for their own purposes. The only exceptions to this are:
Where your personal data will be processed?
We store and process your personal data within the EEA. There may be an occasion when we transfer personal data that we collect from you to third party data processors in countries that are outside the EEA. If we do this, we have procedures in place to ensure your data receives the same protection as if it were being processed inside the EEA. For example, our contracts with third parties stipulate the standards they must follow at all times. Any transfer of your personal data will follow applicable laws and we will treat the information under the guiding principles of this Privacy Notice.
What are your rights over your personal data?
You have the right to request:
You can contact us to request to exercise these rights at any time by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org
How do I make a complaint?
If you have any concerns about the use of your personal data, or the way we handle your requests relating to your rights, you can raise a complaint directly with us at email@example.com. If you are not satisfied with the way we handle your complaint, you are entitled to raise a complaint directly with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office via the details available on their website: www.ico.org.uk
By registering for an event, browsing our website and/or agreeing to receive marketing communications, you agree that we may process your personal data as described in this Privacy Notice, including for analytics and research into website use.
We hope this Privacy Notice has been helpful in setting out the way we handle your personal data and your rights to control it. If you have any questions that haven’t been covered, please contact our Data Protection Champion who will be pleased to help you. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This notice will be updated as required. The last update was on 03/10/2022
For Investment Professionals only.
This content is related to an investment forum that is to be hosted by abrdn, The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, FIL Investment Management Limited and Schroder Investment Management Limited.