Personal Data Protection Notice

This Personal Data Notice (“Notice”) describes how Versalink (a partnership incorporated under the laws of Malaysia with its place of business at Lot 6119 Jalan Haji Salleh, Batu 5 ½, Off Jalan Meru, 41050 Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.) uses your Personal Data.

By engaging Versalink to provide services or by interacting with Versalink either at our events, conferences, seminars, talks or otherwise, or by using the Versalink website (“Website”), you consent to the processing of your Personal Data by Versalink and all persons involved in the provision of services by Versalink.

In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail. Versalink shall have the right to modify, update or amend the terms of this Notice at any time by placing the updated Notice on the Website.  By continuing to communicate with Versalink or by continuing to use Versalink’s services following the modifications, updates or amendments to this Notice shall signify your acceptance of such modifications, updates or amendments.

Collection of Personal Data

  1. “Personal Data” means information about you which you have provided to Versalink, such as your name, address, telephone number, NRIC, email address, your personal preferences, particulars of your spouse or family members and bank account information and any information which may identify you, your spouse or family members that has been or may be collected, stored, used and processed by Versalink from time to time.
  2. In addition to the Personal Data you provide to Versalink directly (i.e. during your communications with Versalink and/or when you engage Versalink to provide services), Versalink may also collect your Personal Data from a variety of sources, including without limitation at any events, conferences, seminars or talks organised or sponsored by Versalink and/or from the cookies used on the Website.
  3. The provision of your Personal Data is voluntary. However, if you do not provide your Personal Data, Versalink may not be able to (i) communicate with you; (ii) provide you the services you require or (ii) access certain sections of the Website where log in is required.
  4. If you do not wish for your Personal Data to be collected via cookies on the Website, you may deactivate cookies on internet browsers.

Purposes of Processing

  1. Versalink may use and process your Personal Data for the purposes relating to the services you have requested and for the business activities of Versalink which shall include, without limitation:-
    1. to communicate with you;
    2. to respond to questions and comments from you;
    3. for internal administrative purposes;
    4. to provide information to regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements;
    5. for Versalink to comply with its obligations under law, including compliance with laws relating to evidence

and you agree and consent to Versalink using and processing your Personal Data in the manner as identified in this Notice.

Other purposes

  1. Versalink may also use and process your data for other purposes such as:-
    1. to send you materials such as newsletters, articles, write-ups as well as other updates;
    2. to distribute information or details of events, seminars, conferences and talks which mayof interest to you;
    3. to send as potential referees to (i) editors/researchers in ranking legal publications and journals; (ii) potential clients who request for referees of past work in Requests for Proposals, tenders, submissions;

by way of email or mail.

  1. If you do not consent to Versalink processing your Personal Data for the purposes listed in Section 6, please notify Versalink using the contact details stated in Section 8 below.

Transfer of Personal Data

  1. As Versalink's information technology storage facilities and servers may be located in other jurisdictions, your Personal Data may be transferred to, stored, used and processed in a jurisdiction other than Malaysia. Further, your personal data may be transferred out of Malaysia for the purposes as described in Section 6(c) where such ranking legal publications and journals and/or potential clients are located outside of Malaysia. You understand and consent to the transfer of your Personal Data out of Malaysia as described herein.

Disclosure to Third Parties

  1. Versalink may engage other companies, service providers or individuals to perform functions on Versalink’behalf, and consequently may provide access or disclose to your Personal Data to the third parties such as those listed below (not exhaustive):
    1. information technology (IT) service providers;
    2. data entry service providers;
    3. storage facility providers;
    4. banks and financial institutions;
    5. insurance providers;
    6. any professional advisors and external auditors;
    7. regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements.

Access & Correction Requests and Inquiries

  1. Subject to any exceptions under applicable laws, you may at any time hereafter request for access to,  or for correction or rectification of your Personal Data or limit the processing of your Personal Data, or seek further information from Versalink by contacting:-
Operations and Admin Manager
Lot 6119 Jalan Haji Salleh,
Batu 5 ½, Off Jalan Meru,
41050 Klang, Selangor Darul Ehsan,
Telephone No.: +603-3392 6888    Facsimile No.: +603-3392 3377
  1. In respect of your right to access and/or correct your Personal Data, Versalink has the right to refuse the your requests to access and/or make any correction to your Personal Data for the reasons permitted under law, such as where the expense of providing access to you is disproportionate to the risks to your privacy.