This privacy policy applies between you, the User of this Website, and Global Manufacturing Organisation Limited, the owner and provider of this Website ( Global Manufacturing Organisation Limited takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Overview and Interpretation
  1. Global Manufacturing Organisation Limited is the controller of, and responsible for, your personal data.

    We keep our privacy under regular review. The version was last updated on May 20, 2018.

  2. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

    Data:Collectively all personal information that you submit to GMOL via the Website.

    Global Manufacturing Organisation Limited, GMOLS Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit, GMIS, we or us:Global Manufacturing Organisation Limited, a company incorporated in the United Arab Emirates with registered number MC11712 whose registered office is at Office No. 135-FD, Level 1, Incubator Building, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (“GMOL”). You can contact GMOL by email at

    User or you:Any third party that accesses the Website and is not either (i) employed by GMOL and acting in the course of their employment, or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to GMOL and accessing the Website in connection with the provision of such services.

    Website:The website that you are currently using,, and any sub-domains of this site unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.

  3. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

    1. The singular includes the plural and vice versa;

    2. References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy;

    3. A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships;

    4. “Including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;

    5. Reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

    6. The headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy.

Data Collected

We may collect, use, store, and transfer different kinds of Data in accordance with the privacy policy, which we have grouped together as follows:

  • Identity Data: Includes information related to your name.

  • Contact Data: Includes information relating to your email.

It is important that the Data that we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during your relationship with us.

If you fail to provide Data: Where we need to collect Data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you, and you fail to provide that Data, we may not be able to perform the contract we have (for example, sending you information and updates).

You may give us your contact information by filling in the online information form or by corresponding with us by post, email, phone, or otherwise. This includes Data you provide when you subscribe to receive regular updates, give us feedback, contact us, or request marketing communications.

Our use of Data
  1. GMOL is the controller of your Data.

  2. We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months.

  3. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third parties. This includes our affiliates and / or other companies within our group. Generally, we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your Data although we will get your consent before sending third party direct marketing communications via email. You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing communications at any time by contacting us.

  4. All Data is stored securely in accordance with requirements of applicable law. For more details on security see the clause below (Security).

  5. Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website. Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons:

    1. Internal record keeping.

    2. Transmission by email of promotional materials that may be of interest to you.

Third Party Websites and Services

GMOL may, from time to time, employ the services of other parties for dealing with certain processes necessary for the operation of the Website. The providers of such services do not have access to certain personal Data provided by Users of this Website.

This Website may also include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications. Clicking on these links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share Data with you. We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements. When you leave our Website, we encourage you to read the privacy policy of every website you visit.

Functionality of the Website

To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.

Data Security
  1. Data security is of great importance to GMOL and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website. We will notify you of a breach where we are legally required to do so.

  2. If password access is required for certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.

  3. We endeavor to do our best to protect your Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.

  4. We limit access of your Data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need to know such information. They will only process your Data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

  5. We will notify you within 72 hours of first having become aware of a breach. We will notify customers without undue delay after first becoming aware of a data breach. However, after being informed of a potential breach, we may undertake a period of investigation to establish whether or not a breach has occurred. During this period of investigation, we may not be regarded as “being aware” of a data breach.

Your Legal Rights

Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your Data:

  • Right to Access
  • If requested, we will provide a copy of the Data, free of charge, in an electronic format. Communication of the Data will be: (i) clear, concise, and easy-to-access, and (ii) written in plain, easy to understand language.

  • Right to Rectification
  • You can make a request for rectification verbally or in writing. In certain circumstances, you can refuse a request for rectification.

  • Right to Erasure
  • You have the right to ask us to erase your Data, cease further dissemination of the Data, and potentially have third parties halt processing of the Data. The conditions for erasure include the Data no longer being relevant to the original purposes for processing, or a Data subject withdrawing consent. It should also be noted that this right requires us to compare your rights to the public interest in the availability of the Data when considering such requests.

  • Right to Restriction of Processing
  • You have the right to request the restriction or suppression of your Data. This is not an absolute right and only applies in certain circumstances. When processing is restricted, you are permitted to store the Data, but not use it. You can make a request for restriction verbally or in writing. You have one calendar month to respond to a request.

  • Right to Object to Processing
  • You have the right to object to the processing of your Data in certain circumstances and an absolute right to stop your Data from being used for direct marketing. In other cases, where the right to object applies, we may be able to continue processing if we have a compelling reason for doing so. You can make an objection verbally or in writing. We will respond to an objection within one calendar month.

  • Right to Data Portability
  • The right to data portability allows you to obtain and reuse your Data for your own purposes across different services. It allows you to move, copy or transfer Data from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without affecting its usability.

  • Right to File a Complaint with Local Data Protection Authority
  • You have a specific right to lodge a complaint if your Data is processed in a way that does not comply with applicable law. We will provide you with the progress and outcome of complaints.

  • In exercising your rights, please note our following policies:

  • No Fee Usually Required
  • You will not have to pay a fee to access your Data (or to exercise any other legal rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive, or excessive. Alternatively, we can refuse to comply with your request in those circumstances.

  • Time to Respond
  • We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally, it could take longer than a month if your request is complex or you made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you.

Changes in Business Ownership and Control
  1. Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit. Data provided by Users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the Data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.

  2. We may also disclose Data to a prospective purchaser of our business or any part of it.

  3. In the above instances, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your privacy is protected.

  1. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

  2. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

  3. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

You may contact Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit by email at