Privacy Statement 

  • When submitting your information via email or this website, such information will be used for our internal purposes only, which includes collecting information about users of this website for the purposes of identifying the general profile of our users, and improving the content of our website. Such user-information will remain confidential.
  • We collect information about users during the registration process for certain parts of our site; through their request for archive news and publications. The information collected is meant to identify the broad demographic profile of our users. This information does not contain anything that can identify users individually. You may receive periodic mailing from
    us with information on new publications on our site.
  • We will not share your information for commercial purposes with third parties unless you give us vour prior permission to do so. we will take such reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality of your information and to safeguard your privacy.
  • This site contains links to other sites. Michael Chai & Co is not responsible for the privacy
    practices or the content of those sites.
  • We may at anytime modify the above Disclaimer and/or Privacy Statement so please review the same periodically.
  • If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, you may contact:

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PERSONAL DATA PROTECTION NOTICE This Personal Data Notice (“Notice”) describes how Michael Chai & Co. (a partnership incorporated under the laws of Malaysia with its place of business at Level 5, Wisma Hong Leong, 18 Jalan Perak, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) uses your Personal Data.

Collection of Personal Data:-

1. “Personal Data” means information about you which you have provided to Michael Chai & Co., for, which you are identifiable, including but not limited to your name, address, telephone number, facsimile number, identification card number, birth certificate number, passport number, nationality, occupation, designation in your company, email address, personal preferences, particulars of your spouse or family members, bank account information, credit card information, race, gender, date of birth, status of marriage, domicile, educational background, financial background, confidential information which you have provided to Michael Chai & Co. in the registration form, application form or any other similar forms and or any other information which may identify you, your spouse or family members that has been or may be collected, stored, used and processed by Michael Chai & Co. from time to time including personal data which are sensitive such as health, religious believes or any similar believes.

2. In addition to the Personal Data you provide to Michael Chai & Co. directly (i.e. during your communications with Michael Chai & Co. and/or when you engage Michael Chai & Co. to provide services), Michael Chai & Co. may also collect your Personal Data from a variety of sources, including and without limitation at any events, conferences, seminars or talks organised or sponsored by Michael Chai & Co. 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, Michael Chai & Co. may not be able to (i) communicate with you; (ii) provide you the services you require or engage us for or (iii) process your Personal Data for the Purposes or Other Purposes outlined below.

4. If you are an agent, vendor, supplier or service provider, provision of your Personal Data is mandatory and failure to provide your Personal Data, may be a breach of laws or regulatory requirements, and may cause Michael Chai & Co. to be unable to engage you to provide services or products or issue payments to you for products or services provided. Purposes of Processing:-

5. Michael Chai & Co. may use and process your Personal Data for the purposes relating to the services you have requested and for the business activities of Michael Chai & Co. which shall include, without limitation (“the Purpose”):- (a) to perform Michael Chai & Co.’s obligations in respect of any engagement, retention or contract entered into with you; (b) to provide you with any services that you have requested; (c) to communicate with you; (d) to validate your identity relating to any services you have requested; (e) to respond to questions and comments from you; (f) for internal administrative purposes; (g) to facilitate or enable any checks as may be required by Michael Chai & Co. in order to engage you; (h) to provide information to regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements; (i) for purposes of detection and prevention of possibility of fraud/misrepresentation; and (j) for Michael Chai & Co. to comply with its obligations under law; and you agree and consent to Michael Chai & Co. using and processing your Personal Data in the manner as identified in this Notice.

Other Purposes:- 6. Michael Chai & Co. may also use and process your data for other purposes such as:- (a) to send you materials such as newsletters, articles, write-ups as well as other updates; (b) to distribute information or details of events, seminars, conferences and talks which may of interest to you; (c) 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.

7. If you do not consent to Michael Chai & Co. processing your Personal Data for the purposes listed in Paragraph 6, please notify Michael Chai & Co. using the contact details stated in Paragraph 10 below.

Transfer of Personal Data:- 8. As Michael Chai & Co.’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 Paragraph 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:- 9. Your personal data may be transferred, accessed or disclosed to third parties for the Purposes and Other Purposes. Further, Michael Chai & Co. may engage other companies, service providers or individuals to perform functions on Michael Chai & Co.’s behalf, and consequently may provide access or disclose to your Personal Data to the third parties who are under a duty of confidentiality to us, such as those listed below (not exhaustive): (a) information technology (IT) service providers; (b) data entry service providers; (c) storage facility providers; (d) banks and financial institutions; (e) insurance providers; (f) any professional advisors and external auditors; (g) regulatory and governmental or quasi-governmental departments/bodies/authories in Malaysia and other countries such as Companies Commission Of Malaysia, Land Office, Land Registry, Courts Of Law, Stamp Office, Post Office, MYIPO and et cetera; and (h) regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements.

Access & Correction Requests and Inquiries:- 10. 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 Michael Chai & Co. by contacting:-

Office Administrator MICHAEL CHAI & CO. LEVEL 5 WISMA HONG LEONG 18 JALAN PERAK 50450 KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA TEL: +603 2166 8662 FAX: +603 2166 8661 EMAIL:

11. Michael Chai & Co. reserves the right to impose a fee for access of your Personal Data as permitted under the law.

12. In respect of your right to access and/or correct your Personal Data, Michael Chai & Co. has the right to refuse 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 or others’ privacy.

Acknowledgement and Consent:- By engaging Michael Chai & Co. to provide services or by interacting with Michael Chai & Co. either at our events, conferences, seminars, talks or otherwise, or by using the Michael Chai & Co.’s website (“Website”), you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Notice and agree and consent to the use, processing and transfer of your Personal Data by Michael Chai & Co. and all persons involved in the provision of services by Michael Chai & Co. as described in this Notice.

Michael Chai & Co. 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 Michael Chai & Co. or by continuing to use Michael Chai & Co.’s services or by your continued engagement with Michael Chai & Co. following the modifications, updates or amendments to this Notice, such action shall signify your acceptance of such modifications, updates or amendments. In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail.