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Privacy Policy

Last update: Sep 1, 2017

Your privacy is important to AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and its corporate subsidiaries, affiliates and partners and its corporate subsidiaries and affiliates. This Privacy Policy explains how each AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd collects, uses, discloses and retains personal information, including information collected through websites and correspondence and when providing services.

1. YOUR CONSENT

By providing an AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd with your personal information, you consent to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of that information by the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and other members of the AAC Group in accordance with this Privacy Policy and as otherwise permitted by applicable law. You may withdraw your consent at any time, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and on reasonable notice to the relevant AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd, but then you might not be able to proceed with your intended interactions or transactions with those AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd or otherwise receive the full benefit of their services.

2. PERSONAL INFORMATION

In this Privacy Policy, “personal information” means information about an identifiable individual, such as an individual’s name and email address, but does not include (to the extent permitted by law) information that is publicly available in a telephone directory or that is business contact information that enables an individual to be contacted at a place of business.

3. INFORMATION THAT AAC Distribution Sdn BhD COLLECTS

(a) Information You Provide

You may be asked to voluntarily give your personal information to an AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd when you interact with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd, including when you subscribe to a newsletter, request information or use a service provided by the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd. In those circumstances, you can choose not to provide certain requested personal information, but then you might not be able to proceed with your intended interaction or transaction with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd or otherwise receive the full benefit of the desired service.

If you give AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd the personal information of another individual, then you are solely responsible for complying with all applicable laws, including obtaining the individual’s valid consent, regarding your collection and disclosure of the personal information to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s use, disclosure and retention of the personal information.

(b) Automated Collection

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may automatically collect certain information regarding your use of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd's website, such as the dates and times that you use the website, the browsers, operating systems, software and devices that you use to access the website and details of your use of the website.

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s website, email messages and advertisements may use technologies (e.g. cookies, web beacons, tokens, pixels or tags) to collect information that assists the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd to improve its products, services, customer communications and advertising and to prevent fraud. AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may use information collected through technological means to recognize you as a user of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s website, to facilitate and improve your use of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s website, to confirm that messages have been delivered to and opened by you and to provide you with targeted advertisements. You may choose to decline or disable cookies if your web browser or device permits, but doing so may affect your ability to access or use certain features of a website. More information about cookies used for interest-based advertising is set out in section 4(c) below.

Some of the information automatically collected by technological means is non-personal information (because the information does not identify you), and each AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd will deal with that non-personal information as explained below in this Privacy Policy unless applicable law requires otherwise.

(c) Information from Other Sources

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may collect personal information from various publicly available sources.

4. HOW AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd USES PERSONAL INFORMATION

(a) General

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may use your personal information collected by the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd for purposes relating to or arising from your relationship and transactions with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and as otherwise set out in this Privacy Policy or permitted by applicable law, including: (i) to administer your relationship with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd, including to contact and correspond with you regarding those matters; (ii) to facilitate your interactions and transactions with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd; (iii) to provide services to you; (iv) to process and respond to your inquiries, requests and other communications; (v) to provide you with information (including by email and other electronic messages) regarding the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and its business and services and services offered by other businesses, to the extent permitted by applicable law; (vi) to administer and facilitate your participation in contests and promotions related to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd; (vii) to maintain, protect and improve the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s services and to develop new services; (viii) to protect and enforce the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s legal rights, interests and remedies and to protect the business, operations and customers of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd or other persons; and (ix) to assist other AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd Companies to collect, use, disclose and retain your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

(b) AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd Company may share your personal information with the entire AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd Group, maintain and share a confidential profile for you for use by each AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd to provide information and services to you, to facilitate your dealings with each AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and as otherwise set out in this Privacy Policy.

(c) Interest-Based Advertising

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may use interest-based advertising services (sometimes called “remarketing” or “retargeting”) provided by third party vendors (such as Google, iovation and Facebook) to display advertisements on third party websites and social media sites visited by users of an AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd website. Advertising vendors (such as Google, iovation and Facebook) use cookies, pixels or tokens – unique identifiers of a web browser on a specific computer that are installed on the computer when it accesses AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd websites – to display ads based on the computer’s past access to AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd websites. You can opt-out of Google’s use of cookies by visiting Google’s Ads Settings. You can also opt out of a remarketing vendor’s use of cookies by visiting the Network Advertising Initiative’s consumer opt-out page.

5. HOW AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd DISCLOSES PERSONAL INFORMATION

(a) General

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd discloses your personal information for purposes relating to or arising from your relationship and transactions with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and as otherwise set out in this Privacy Policy or permitted by applicable law.

(b) Specific Consents

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may disclose your personal information in accordance with express or implied consents that you give during your interactions and transactions with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd.

(d) Suppliers and Service Providers

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may disclose your personal information to its suppliers and service providers to assist the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd in the provision of information and services to you, to provide services to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd, to assist the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd to use your personal information as set out in this Privacy Policy and as otherwise permitted by applicable law.

(e) Law Enforcement/Legal Disclosures

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may disclose your personal information as required or authorized by applicable law, including to comply with a subpoena, warrant or court or arbitral order or litigation disclosure obligation. AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may disclose your personal information to law enforcement agencies or other independent organizations if the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd reasonably believes the disclosure is necessary or appropriate in connection with national security, law enforcement or other issues of public importance, or if the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd reasonably believes the disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect and enforce the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s legal rights, interests and remedies or to protect the rights, interests, business, operations or customers of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd or other persons (including to detect and prevent fraud and other illegal activities, to enforce any of the terms of use, terms of service or other agreements that govern access to or use of any of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s services). AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd has no control over, or responsibility or liability for, the use, disclosure or retention of your personal information by the agencies, independent organizations or other persons to whom the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd discloses the information in the foregoing circumstances, and the use, disclosure and retention of the disclosed information by those agencies, independent organizations or other persons is not subject to this Privacy Policy.

(f) Business Transactions

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may disclose your personal information in connection with a proposed or actual business transaction in which the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd is involved, but the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd will require the information recipient to agree to protect the privacy of your personal information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Policy and applicable law.

6. RETENTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd will retain your personal information for the period reasonably necessary for the purposes set out or referenced in this Privacy Policy and to comply with the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s legal obligations or enforce or protect the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s legal rights, or a longer period required or permitted by applicable law. AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd will delete or dispose of your personal information, or depersonalize the information, when the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd is no longer reasonably required to retain the information for the purposes set out or referenced in this Privacy Policy.

7. PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd uses reasonable safeguards – including administrative, physical and technical security and safeguarding measures – appropriate to the sensitivity of the personal information in the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s possession or under the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s control to help protect the information from unauthorized access, collection, use, disclosure, deletion or similar risks. Nevertheless, security risks cannot be eliminated and the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd cannot guarantee that your personal information will not be accessed, used, disclosed or deleted in ways not otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

8. ACCURACY AND ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION

AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd will rely on you to ensure that the personal information that you provide to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd is as accurate, complete and up to date as necessary for the purposes for which the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd uses the personal information. You will promptly notify AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd of any changes to the personal information that you provide to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd using the procedures made available for that purpose by the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd.

9. OTHER MATTERS

(a) Disclaimers, Liability Exclusions/Limitations and Disputes: The agreements (including any website terms of use) that you accept when you apply, register for, order or use an AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s services contain important provisions, including provisions disclaiming, limiting or excluding the liability of the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd and other persons (including service providers) and provisions determining the applicable law and jurisdiction for the resolution of disputes. To the extent permitted by applicable law, each of those provisions applies to any dispute that may arise in relation to this Privacy Policy or the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal information, and are of the same force and effect as if they were reproduced directly in this Privacy Policy. Nothing in this Privacy Policy amends any of those other agreements.

(b) Changes to this Policy: AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd may change this Privacy Policy as it applies to the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd from time to time by posting a new version of this Privacy Policy on the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s website. AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd’s collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal information will be governed by the version of this Privacy Policy in effect at that time. Your continued dealings with an AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd after any change to this Privacy Policy will signify your consent to the collection, use, disclosure and retention of your personal information by the AAC Distribution Sdn Bhd as set out in the changed Privacy Policy. Accordingly, you should check the “Last Updated” date of this Privacy Policy (at the top of this Privacy Policy) and review any changes since the last version.