Privacy Policy for HUAWEI CONNECT 2020

HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 is organized by Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. and its affiliates (collectively, "Huawei" or "we", "us", and "our"), who provide technology and management support. Huawei is very aware of how important your privacy is to you, and is committed to respecting your data and privacy. HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 will be held at the main venue in Shanghai from September 23 to 26, 2020, accompanied by global online and offline activities from September 23 to October 31, 2020. This Privacy Policy ("this Policy") describes how Huawei uses your personal data and protects your privacy when you register to attend the online and offline activities of HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 ("the Event"). Global activities include HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 activities organized by various regions. For details, see the privacy policy of the respective region. Please read the following to learn more about our Privacy Policy. This Policy may not address all possible personal data processing scenarios. Huawei may inform you of the statement of personal data processing in a specific scenario through supplementary policies or notices before personal data collection.

This Policy describes:

1. How We Collect & Use Your Personal Data

2. Cookies & Similar Technologies

3. How We Disclose Personal Data

4. How to Access & 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 Policy

9. How to Contact Us

1. How We Collect & Use Your Personal Data

Personal data means any data that, either on its own or jointly with other data, can be used to identify a natural person. When you read and agree with this Policy, Huawei will directly collect and process your personal data through online and offline channels to provide you with high-quality services and activity information. The following describes the scenarios, types, methods, and purposes of the processing of your personal data.

1.1 To help you sign up and enjoy online and offline activity experience, we will collect your personal data including name, gender, enterprise name, title, email address, phone number, and login information (account and password) using Huawei official website, Huawei congress information management system (CIMS), EVENTSGO, and other methods upon your consent. After your registration is successful, we will automatically generate your participation ID, which will be displayed on your Confirmation Code.

1.2 In compliance with epidemic prevention and control of the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce in the convention and exhibition industry, the Guide to Epidemic Prevention and Control for the Convention and Exhibition Industry in Shanghai requires sponsoring organizations of conventions and exhibitions to register guests and verify their identity for attendance. Therefore, we will collect your name, phone number, and identity document number (ID card, passport, Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents, or Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents), as well as your last place of departure, during registration. This information will be used to verify your identity and for track and trace purposes.

1.3 As required by the Shanghai Disease Prevention and Control Center, we will check your Shanghai Health Code at the venue's entrance, and then measure your temperature using the facial recognition temperature measurement device. Your real-time temperature measurement is one of the criteria to determine whether attendance is allowed, but will not be stored.

1.4 In compliance with epidemic prevention and control of the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce in the convention and exhibition industry, the Guide to Epidemic Prevention and Control for the Convention and Exhibition Industry in Shanghai requires sponsoring organizations of conventions and exhibitions to register guests and verify their identity for attendance. Participants of HUAWEI CONNECT 2020 need to have their temperature measured by a facial recognition temperature measurement device before entering the venue. The device is only used to measure your temperature and verify your identity. Your facial data will not be stored. The device recognizes only holders of an ID card from the People's Republic of China. If you hold another identity document (such as a passport, Mainland Travel Permit for Hong Kong and Macao Residents, or Mainland Travel Permit for Taiwan Residents) and have already registered your identity document information, please notify onsite staff. They will ask you to enter your Event ID, email address, and identity document number on the Portable Digital Assistance (PDA) to verify your identity and entry. Information entered on the PDA will not be stored.

1.5 To comply with police regulations on wireless access authentication in public venues, when we provide you with Wi-Fi access in the exhibition halls, in addition to the IP address, MAC address, login time, and logout time of your mobile phone, we may need to collect your mobile number to send you text messages for authentication, or to collect your WeChat account for authentication.

1.6 During the Event, you agree that we make any records for live broadcast, including but not limited to electronic records, films, videos, tapes, and photos (collectively, "recording materials"). We will offer photography sites for you to take photos, and use an image platform for you to view and download the photos in real time. The preceding recording materials are used only for the Event publicity purposes. If you do not want to join us or do not want Huawei to use the recording materials related to you, please contact us in a timely manner. You agree that the Event is the copyright owner of the recording materials and can use them freely. You agree not to charge for such recording materials, and do not or will not file any claim or lawsuit against the corresponding third parties in terms of libel, public or personal privacy infringement, copyright or trademark infringement, unfair competition, etc.

1.7 To optimize service and collect your comments and suggestions on the Event, we may send questionnaires to you. Such questionnaires need to collect your participant ID and mobile number or email address (when you use the Huawei official website to watch the live broadcast and fill in the questionnaires).

1.8 When you experience the products or services displayed on exhibition booths at the Event site in Shanghai, we will collect required personal information from you, such as facial information. For details, see the privacy statement placed on site.

1.9 We will collect your name, company, region, industry, phone number, and email address when you register for the live broadcast service, other services (such as questionnaires) on the live streaming platform, or products or services displayed on online booths.

1.10 If you download and use the Huawei Events app, your registration information, such as email address, name, gender, company name, and participant ID, is used for login and the use of corresponding functions. For details about how the app processes and protects personal data, see the Huawei Events app privacy statement.

1.11 If you use your One-Day Pass on September 25 or 26, our onsite staff will ask you to enter your Event ID, email address, and identity document number on the Portable Digital Assistance (PDA) for confirmation when collecting your badge. Information entered on the PDA will not be stored.

We may also use your personal data for the following purposes:

(a) Providing you with services or specific experiences.

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

(c) 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.

(d) 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.

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

(f) Improving our products and services through internal audits, data analysis, and research.

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

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

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 number 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:

(1) Processing your personal data to fulfill the contract when responding to a transaction or service request.

(2) Processing your personal data with your consent;

(3) Processing based on the legitimate interests of Huawei or a third party 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, and other purposes. Legitimate interests include enabling us to more effectively manage and operate our business and provide our products and services; protecting the security of our businesses, systems, products, services, and customers; internal management; complying with internal policies and processes; and other legitimate interests described in this Policy.

(4) Processing your personal data as necessary to comply with and fulfill legal obligations.

2. Cookies & 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 Policy. 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) If you agree to use the networking function of Huawei's official mobile Internet app (Huawei Events app), you can instantly communicate with other participants who use this function. To implement this function, we need to display your company name. If you do not want to display your company name, you can disable the networking function.

(2) 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, for epidemic prevention and identity authentication purposes, Huawei has to share your personal data with exhibition service providers to verify your identity and whether you have the required permissions. To prepare the exhibition pass, Huawei has to share your personal data with the exhibition service providers. However, we strictly forbid our partners from using your personal data for other purposes.

(3) 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 & 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 certain personal data we maintain about you, (ii) request that we update or correct inaccuracies in that data, (iii) object to or restrict our use of your personal data, and (iv) ask us to delete your personal data from our database. To exercise these rights, please contact us at 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 or 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.

For EU customers, if you think that the way we process your personal information does not comply with applicable data protection laws, you can contact the relevant competent data protection authority. You can obtain the information for contacting EU data protection authorities at

5. How We Protect and Retain 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 leakage, we will take all measures required by applicable laws and regulations to mitigate or eliminate any negative impact.

We will retain your personal information 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. Information regarding your identity document and place of departure will be deleted within one working day after the Event finishes. The information collected when you connect to the Wi-Fi network will be deleted within three calendar days after the Event ends. Interaction logs on the Huawei Events app will be deleted within one calendar day. The recording materials will be deleted within two years. 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 account and delete your relevant personal data registered for the Event, provided that deletion is not otherwise stipulated by special legal requirements.

6. Third-Party Providers and Their Services

To ensure a positive Event experience, you may receive content or web links from third parties other than Huawei and its partners ("third parties"). You can share information via the Event minisite or the mobile app with Huawei and third parties.

If you participate in activities on site, Event partners may scan the QR code on your exhibition pass. The QR code contains the personal information you provided to us during registration. If you do not want Event partners to use the information, do not show your QR code for them to scan. If you allow Event partners to scan your QR code that contains your personal information, Huawei will share your personal information with the partners. To provide you with better customized services, the partners may contact you to push the latest service/product information. If you refuse to accept such product information, you can directly provide feedback to the partners.

Huawei has no rights to control such third parties or their privacy and data protection policies. Such third parties are not subject to this Policy. Before submitting personal information to third parties, please refer to their privacy protection policies.

7. International Transfers of Your Personal Data

The Event will be held in Shanghai, China; therefore, the personal data you submit to Huawei will be stored on servers in China, not involved in cross-border data transfer. China's data protection laws 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 Policy and applicable laws.

8. Updates to This Policy

Huawei reserves the right to update or change this Policy at any time. We will release the latest Privacy Policy on this page for any changes. If major changes are made to the Privacy Policy, 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 Policy to understand the details at any time.

9. How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions, please contact If you have any privacy complaints or issues, and want to contact Huawei Data Protection Officer (DPO), please click here.

Last updated: September 2020