Privacy Statement for Huawei Connect 2022 Dubai

Huawei Connect 2022 Dubai is operated by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (“Huawei” or “us”) who provides technology and management support. As the data controller, Huawei is very aware of how important your privacy is to you, and is committed to respecting your privacy. This Privacy Statement ("this Statement") describes how Huawei uses your personal data and protects your privacy when you visit Huawei Connect 2022 Dubai (“the Conferences”) or you register to attend the Conferences online. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Statement. Huawei may inform you of product- or service-specific data collection through supplementary policies or notices before collection.

This Statement describes:

  1. How We Collect and Use Your Personal Data
  2. Cookies and Similar Technologies
  3. How We Disclose Personal Data
  4. How to Access and Control Your Personal Data
  5. How We Protect Your Personal Data
  6. Third-Party Providers and Their Services
  7. International Transfers of Your Personal Data
  8. Updates to This Statement
  9. How to Contact Us

1. How We Collect and Use Your Personal Data

Personal data is any information or data that may identify an individual or individuals when being used independently or jointly with other information. By agreeing to this Statement and providing your personal data to Huawei, you allow Huawei to collect your personal data and provide you with services and information based on your personal data in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in this statement.

The personal data we collect and process includes:

  • During Website/on-site registration: Email, First name, Last name, country/region, telephone, company, Industry, Job Title. We will use the information base on your consent to register the visit to the Conferences or our online Conferences.
  • Conferences publicity: We may collect your portrait by picture or video base on your consent to make propagate for the Conferences. We will also provide a detailed notice for recording in the Conferences area if applicable.
  • Forum live broadcast: With the consent of the participants, we may broadcast some Huawei-sponsored forums on the public screen or on Huawei's website. During the live broadcast, the portraits and voices of the participants may be collected.
  • As speaker: if you are invited as a speaker in the Conferences or other events, we will collect your Biography and Photo base on your consent to make propagate for the Conferences or events and we will provide a detailed authorization letter to you for the specific terms and conditions for your participation as a speaker.
  • As online audience: During or after the Conferences, we will collect your Login time, exit time, playback content and duration, online interactive messages, and voting information in our website. so that we can provide better products and services to you.
  • If you agree to be informed of the latest products, services, and events information via emails, Huawei will keep you updated using your personal data and contact information. We may contact you in a way that you have actively chosen and accepted. You can unsubscribe to Huawei's updates at any time if you do not want to stay informed.

We may use your personal data for the following purposes:

(a) Registering for your visit to the Conferences on-site or online.

(b) Providing you with Conferences services or specific experiences.

(c) Inviting you to participate in online or offline activities.

(d) Fulfilling your requests for changes or providing you with information you have requested (such as marketing materials for products and services, and white papers); and providing technical support.

(e) Contacting you with your consent; sending you information about products and services that may interest you; inviting you to participate in Huawei activities (including promotional activities), market surveys, or satisfaction surveys; or sending you marketing information. If you do not want to receive these types of information, you can opt out at any time.

(f) Providing you with customized user experience and content.

(g) Improving our products and services through data analysis and research.

(h) Analyzing the efficiency of our business operations and evaluating market share.

(i) Complying with and enforcing applicable legal requirements, industry standards, and our policies.

(k) Providing other necessary services for you to attend the Conferences.

Huawei may also collect and use non-personally identifiable information (Non-PII). Non-PII is information that cannot be used to identify a particular individual. For example, Huawei will collect statistical data, such as the numbers of visits to its website. We collect this data to understand how users use our websites, products, and services, so that we can improve our services and better satisfy your needs. Huawei may collect, use, process, transfer, or disclose non-PII for other purposes at its own discretion.

We will endeavor to isolate your personal data from non-PII and ensure that the two types of data are used separately. If personal data is combined with non-PII, it will still be treated as personal data during processing.

Huawei will process your personal data following the requirements of applicable laws on an appropriate legal basis, including:

  • Processing your personal data to fulfill the contract when responding to a transaction or service request.
  • Processing your personal data with your consent when we use your personal data to contact you, conduct marketing or market surveys, improve our products and services, execute and improve our loss prevention and anti-fraud programs, enable us to more effectively manage and operate our business and provide our products and services,protecte the security of our businesses, systems, products, services, customers and other purposes described in this Statement.
  • Processing your personal data as necessary to comply with and fulfill legal obligations.

2. Cookies and Similar Technologies

2.1 Cookies

To ensure our website works correctly, we may at times place a small piece of data known as a cookie on your computer or mobile device. A cookie is a text file stored by a web server on a computer or mobile device. The content of a cookie can be retrieved or read only by the server that creates the cookie. The text in a cookie often consists of identifiers, site names, and some numbers and characters. Cookies are unique to the browsers or mobile applications you use, and enable websites to store data such as your preferences or items in your shopping cart.

Like many other websites or Internet service providers, Huawei uses cookies to improve user experience. Session cookies are deleted after each visit, while persistent cookies remain in place across multiple visits. Cookies allow websites to remember your settings such as language, font size on your computer or mobile device, or other browser preferences. This means that a user does not need to reset preferences for every visit. On the contrary, if cookies are not used, websites will treat you as a new visitor every time you load a web page. For example, if you are redirected to another web page from a website you are already logged in to and then return to the original website, it will not recognize you and you must log in again.

Huawei will not use cookies for any purposes not stated in this Statement. You can manage or delete cookies based on your own preferences. For details, visit You can clear all the cookies stored on your computer, and most web browsers provide the option of blocking cookies. However, by doing so, you have to change your user settings every time you visit our website. Find out how to manage cookie settings for your browser here:

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2.2 Web Beacons and Pixel Tags

In addition to cookies, we may also use other similar technologies on our websites such as beacons and pixel tags. For example, when you receive an email from Huawei, it may contain a click-through URL that links to a Huawei web page. If you click the link, Huawei will track your visit to help us learn about your preferences for products and services and improve our customer service. A web beacon is a transparent graphic image embedded in a website or in an email. We use pixel tags in emails to find out whether an email has been opened. You can unsubscribe from the Huawei mailing list at any time if you do not want to be tracked in this manner.

By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies, web beacons, and pixel tags as described above.

3. How We Disclose Personal Data

Huawei will only disclose your personal data under the following circumstances; otherwise, we will not share your personal data with any third party.

(1) Huawei may disclose your personal data to its subsidiaries or authorized third-party partners. To respond to your requests, Huawei may need to provide some services through its subsidiaries or partners. Therefore, we may need to share some of your personal data with that subsidiary or partner. For example, to prepare the Conferences pass, Huawei has to share your personal data with the Conferences service providers. However, we strictly forbid our partners from using your personal data for other purposes not explicitly stated in this Statement.

(2) To comply with the law, Huawei may also disclose your personal data in response to demands from courts, in lawsuits, and from law enforcement or other government agencies.

4. How to Access and Control Your Personal Data

It is your responsibility to ensure that all personal data submitted to Huawei is correct. Huawei is dedicated to maintaining the accuracy and completeness of personal data and keeping the data up-to-date.

To the extent required by applicable law, you may (i) have the right to access your personal data we maintain, (ii) request that we update or correct inaccuracies in that data, (iii) object or restrict to our use of your personal data, and (iv) ask us to delete your personal data from our database. To exercise these rights, please contact Huawei Data Protection Officer (DPO), please click here Your written request may be required for security.

We may decline the request if we have reasonable grounds to believe that the request is fraudulent, unfeasible, or may jeopardize the privacy of others.

If allowed by applicable laws, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time when Huawei possesses your personal data based on your consent. However, withdrawal does not affect the legitimacy and effectiveness of how we process your personal data based on your consent before the withdrawal is made; nor does it affect any data processing based on another justification other than your consent.

5. How We Protect Your Personal Data

The security of your personal data is important to us. We use appropriate physical, management, and technical measures to protect your personal data from unauthorized access, disclosure, use, modification, damage, or loss. For example, we use cryptographic technologies for data confidentiality, protection mechanisms to prevent attacks, and access control mechanisms to permit only authorized access to your personal data. We also provide training on security and privacy protection for employees to raise their awareness of personal data protection. Huawei is committed to protecting your personal data; however, please note that no security measure is perfect. In case of information leakages, we will take all measures required by applicable laws and regulations to mitigate or eliminate any negative impact.

We will retain your personal data for no longer than is necessary for the purposes stated in this Policy, unless otherwise extending the retention period is required or permitted by law. The data storage period may vary with scenario, product, and service. The standards Huawei uses to determine the retention period are as follows: the time required to retain personal data to fulfill business purposes, including providing products and services; maintaining corresponding transaction and business records; controlling and improving the performance and quality of products and services; ensuring the security of systems, products, and services; handling possible customer queries or complaints and locating problems; whether the customer agrees to a longer retention period; and whether the laws, contracts, and other equivalencies have special requirements for data retention; etc. We will delete immediately for the scenarios of RFID and on-site interactive demonstration and only keep anonymous analysis result. We will maintain your registration information as long as your account is necessary for service provision. You can choose to deregister your account. After you deregister your account, we will stop providing you with products and services through your deregistered account and delete your relevant personal data registered for the Conferences, provided that deletion is not otherwise stipulated by special legal requirements.

6. Third-Party Providers and Their Services

To ensure a positive Conferences experience, you may receive content or web links from third parties other than Huawei ("third parties"). We may use third parties to provide related service to you on behalf of Huawei. To enable the third parties to provide such service, we may share some of your personal information with them for legitimate, necessary, specific, and explicit purpose. In addition, we will sign a strict non-disclosure agreement with third parties, requiring them to keep your personal information strictly confidential in accordance with our instructions, this Statement, and any other non-disclosure agreements, and prohibiting them from using your personal information for any other purpose.

7. International Transfers of Your Personal Data

The Conferences will be held in Dubai and be broadcasted on Huawei's official website, and the personal data you submit to Huawei will be stored in Singapore or China. Data protection laws in these countries may be different from those of your country. In such circumstances, Huawei will take measures to ensure that data is processed as required by this Statement and applicable laws.

8. Updates to This Statement

Huawei reserves the right to update or change this Statement at any time. We will release the latest Privacy Statement on this page for any changes. If major changes are made to the Privacy Statement, we may notify you through different channels, for example, posting a notice on our website or sending you direct notification. You are welcome to read this Statement to understand the details at any time.

9. How to Contact Us

If you have any privacy complaints or issues, and wan to contact Huawei Data Protection Officer (DPO), please click here Where your personal data is processed by Huawei in accordance with this Statement, the Huawei entity that responds to your request, contacts you, provides you with products or services, or has signed or is about to sign a contract with you is the controller of the related personal data. You can click here to obtain the contacts of Huawei entities.

Last updated: Aug. 2022