Privacy Policy

  • ScoutAsia takes the privacy of its users seriously. We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our users while providing a personalised and valuable service. This Privacy Policy statement explains the data processing practices of ScoutAsia. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices please contact us by e-mail at [email protected]. 
    Our sites contain links to third party sites which are not subject to this privacy policy. We recommend that you read the privacy policy of any such sites that you visit.

  • Information Collected

    Personal information is collected by ScoutAsia. References in this privacy policy to “ScoutAsia”, “we”, “us”, “our” or similar refer to the ScoutAsia company operating the relevant website and references to “ScoutAsia sites” refer to any of our websites from which you have accessed this privacy policy. 

    The controller of the data we collect is Nikkei FT Scout Asia Limited: 

    Registered Office: 6/F Nan Fung Tower, 88 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong.  
    Registered Number: 2610562 
    Incorporated In: Hong Kong

  • We collect personally identifiable information about you (your “Data”) through:

    • the use of enquiry and registration forms 
    • your purchase of any of our products or services 
    • the provision of your details to us either online or offline. 

  • The elements of your Data that we collect may include:

    • Name 
    • Job title 
    • Company name 
    • Company address, phone and fax number 
    • Home address and phone number 
    • Mobile telephone number 
    • E-mail address 
    • Payment details such as credit card information 
    • Date of birth 
    • Educational history, work experience and other information from your CV should you provide this to us 
    • Market research data such as readership patterns 
    • Usage statistics 

    We may also collect information that we request from you regarding your use of our service or that we collect automatically about your visit to our sites. Please see our Cookie Policy for more details. 

  • Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

    We use your Data for purposes which may include: 

    • providing our users with a personalised service 
    • processing orders, registrations, service issues, feedback and enquiries 
    • conducting market research surveys 
    • allowing users to participate in interactive features of our service, where they choose to do so 
    • providing reports to our Clients containing information about usage under corporate licenses 
    • running competitions, prize draws and promotions 
    • providing you with information about products and services we offer (if you agree to receive such information) 
    • sharing your Data with third party organisations who offer products or services which we feel may be of interest to you (if you agree to receive such information) 
    • monitoring compliance with our Terms and Conditions and Copyright Policy. 

    See our Cookie Policy for more details. 

    If you wish to receive information about ScoutAsia products or services, please check indicate your preferences using the consent boxes when providing us with your Data. 

    We may also disclose your information to business partners and to third- party suppliers we engage to provide services which involve processing data on our behalf, successors in title to our business or in accordance with a properly executed court order or as otherwise required to do so by law. We reserve the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requiring or requesting us to disclose the identity or other usage details of any user of our sites. 

    We also use information in aggregate form (so that no individual user is identified by name): 

    • to build up marketing profiles 
    • to aid strategic development 
    • to audit usage of the site

    We use technology on some of the pages of our websites, which may record user movements, including page scrolling, mouse clicks and text entered. It will not record financial information such as credit or debit card details. The data we collect in this way helps us to identify usability issues, to improve the assistance and technical support we can provide to users and is also used for aggregated and statistical reporting purposes. 

  • Use of Cookies and Other Tracking Devices

    Please refer to our Cookie Policy. 

  • Security Policy

    ScoutAsia have appropriate measures in place to ensure that our users’ Data is protected against unauthorised access or use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss. User Data may be transferred outside ScoutAsia to data processors but they will act only on our instructions to provide the services required. 

  • Transfer of Data

    The Internet is a global environment. Using the Internet to collect and process personal data necessarily involves the transmission of data on an international basis. Therefore, by using ScoutAsia and communicating electronically with us you acknowledge and agree to our processing of personal data in this way. By agreeing to our transfer of your Data to third- party organisations for them to send you details of products and services offered (as detailed above) you are deemed to provide your consent to any transfer of your Data to and from the European Economic Area, Americas and Asia-Pacific regions. 

  • User Access and Control of Data

    If you wish to amend any of the Data which we hold about you, or update your marketing preferences, please contact [email protected] or visit the “Contact Us” section of our website.

  • Children Under 14

    We do not intentionally collect any information on children under 14 years of age. We will undertake to delete any details of such users where a parent or guardian has notified us that any such details have been obtained.

  • Changes to this Policy

    This policy is effective from 29th January 2018. From time to time we may make changes to this privacy policy statement to reflect any changes to our privacy practices in accordance with changes to legislation, best practice or website enhancements.

    If you have any queries regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected]