The Data Protection Act Directive 95/46/EC is to be superseded by a new EU regulation under the title of EU GDPR (European Union General Data Protection Regulation). The GDPR aims to prevent security breaches and the loss of personal data by any organisation that holds or processes that data. This regulation change will affect any organisation that processes personal data of EU citizens. This EU GDPR has a live date set for the 25th May 2018.
Find out more on the GDPR – www.ico.org.uk
ARABLAB is the annual scientific trade show organised and managed by The ARABLAB Group.
The company is registered in the UAE and our contact details are:
Scientific International Exhibitions Ltd, P.O.Box 125303. Dubai. United Arab Emirates.
Your personal Identifiable information (PII) is data which by itself or with other data available to us can be used to identify you. We are Scientific International Exhibitions Ltd, and are the data controller in regard to the new GDPR legislation. You can contact us via our contact us page or by email email@example.com
The type of data we collect.
Whether or not you attend one of the ARABLAB exhibitions, when you register to attend a future show, or have attended in the past, we will store and process your data for the reasons set out below. We will collect most of this data directly from you during the registration journey. The personal data we use may include:
Why do we ask for your data?
ARABLAB is a business to business trade show that takes place once a year, in Dubai. When you register, we require processing for the performance of a contract with you, the data subject. We need to communicate with you that your registration has been successful, and also in the run up to the exhibition any changes in times, or dates should these occur. Once you have registered we may also process your data for legitimate interests pursued by us the data controller. This may include notifications of future ARABLAB exhibitions. All communication from us will have the option for you to remove your data from our storage, and you have the right to be removed from our storage database at any time.
Using your personal data: the legal basis and reason
We may process your personal data:
Sharing of your personal data
Attending the exhibition as a delegate.
We don’t share your information with any third party organisation for commercial gain. We may only share your data with selected third party companies for the sole purpose of registration fulfilment and confirmation, badge printing, seminar registration or voucher printing. The processing is required under our obligation to you as a data subject in attending our exhibition, and making the experience as smooth and pleasant as possible.
Attending the exhibition as an exhibitor.
When you register with us as an exhibiting organisation, we will process your booking and take payment from our office in Dubai following the financial and legal obligations required. Terms of business are provided with the contract of engagement upon booking a stand with us. We may also provide your information to our selected partner International Labmate Ltd for the purpose and fulfilment of the exhibition show catalogue – namely the ‘The official ARABLAB exhibition catalogue’ produced in the United Kingdom. This catalogue is provided to all show attendees defining the location of all the exhibiting companies, and a map of the show, along with an overview of what’s going on at the exhibition. International Labmate may contact you for the sole purpose of the fulfilment of this ‘The official ARABLAB exhibition catalogue’, as this forms part of the contract in exhibiting.
Your personal data may be transferred electronically to our selected email provider ‘Target Mailer’ for the purpose of updating you on events relating to the ARABLAB exhibition. This and other selected partners are under contractual obligations of adequacy for the processing of limited data for this communication obligation.
We will retain your data as long as necessary to deal with any queries in your registration. Exhibiting organisations will have records retained for the necessary time frame stipulated by the current tax law, and in case of any claims you might legally bring against us. We may remove data associated to email accounts which we identify as non-operational.
You have the right to complain to the information commissioner’s office. It has enforcement powers and can investigate compliance with data protection law. Ico.org.uk
We take registration security very seriously and this section will outline the steps we take in keeping your data safe.
Registration via our website is simple and limited to only ask for information necessary for the fulfilment of the registration. Our website has been certified with https validation and our security certificate was awarded by https://www.comodo.com/ you can trust that the information we take and store is safe and treated with the utmost respect and security.
Registration at the exhibition.
We use the latest available technology to expedite your registration at the exhibition itself. We may ask you to fill in registration forms, and once these have been digitally processed, these are disposed in accordance to the guidelines. When you are presented with your entrance badge to the exhibition, you are in control of this badge which will offer you entrance to the venue, and may serve other purpose while at the ARABLAB show.
Should you have any questions regarding this statement, please contact us.