Privacy Statement

This policy deals only with personal information handled by the Asian Registration and Licensing Authority. Personal information is relates to an identifiable individual, excluding business contact information. The following explains how ARLA handles this date and ARLA reserves the right to change this policy and it may be updated periodically. These changes may affect the use of personal information. Accordingly, please check for changes regularly.


ARLA is accountable for all personal information under its control. Any questions about our handling of this data should be directed to the Communications Officer. In cases where the question concerns an access request, individuals must follow the request process described on this website.

Member Services

ARLA may from time to time collect employee contact information from its members in order to:

  • send out newsletters and other relevant information
  • inform members of upcoming events
  • send out invoices and undertake administration regarding to membership

All contact information is given freely and voluntarily to us by our members, and any members wishing to be taken of our mailing list can request this at any time


By using this Site, you acknowledge that you have reviewed the terms of our Privacy Statement and Consent to Use of Data and agree that we may collect, use and transfer your Personal Data and User Data in accordance therewith.

For information which is considered to be more sensitive ARLA will ask for a signature as a sign of consent. ARLA will not use personal information for any purpose other than that for which consent has been provided. Should the ARLA require use of personal information for a new purpose, consent will be sought for that new use. Limits for Collecting, Using, Disclosing and Keeping Personal Info

ARLA does not collect, use or disclose personal information of individuals except when they give consent and provide the information on a voluntary basis. There may be some occasions where more specific personal information is necessary for ARLA to proceed with a request, or provide a product or service; for example in cases of membership or feedback forms. In such cases, ARLA will describe the data required and limit the amount and type collected to only the personal information that is required to provide the individual with the request, product, or service needed. ARLA collects only information that is voluntarily provided by the individual and undertakes that it will be kept strictly confidential.

ARLA may disclose personal information collected, without the knowledge or consent of the individual, for example to its lawyers; when and where they are legally obliged to do so. ARLA will not use or disclose personal information without the knowledge or consent of the individual except as authorized by all applicable international laws.

ARLA retains personal information only as long as it is necessary to provide the individual with the requested product, service or data. For example, if personal information is given to register for an event, then it will only be used for this event and will then be deleted or destroyed. In some cases, however, legal reporting or retention requirements necessitate that ARLA retains information for a specific amount of time. In general, ARLA retains personal information for a period not longer than seven years, in secure storage facility. ARLA does not sell or trade any personal information with third parties unless authorized to do so by an individual.

Any personal information that ARLA retains is kept in such a manner as to ensure its security and confidentiality at all times.

Safeguarding Personal Information

ARLA respects the privacy of its members, partners, potential web site visitors and internet users and will do their utmost to protect their privacy. Personal information is stored in electronic and physical files that are secure. Security measures include secure locks on filing cabinets, and using industry standard techniques such as firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection and restricted access to computers. We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy, unfortunately, however, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its security and any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorized access. ARLA employs state of the art computer systems to ensure the best possible security on its own servers.

Internal, access to personal information is restricted to employees whose responsibilities require the use of this data in order to do their jobs. These employees are limited in number, and are experienced, knowledgeable and committed to our privacy policies.

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