Personal Data Protection Notice

This Personal Data Notice (“Notice”) describes how Khalid, Iqbal & Associates (“KIQ”) (a partnership incorporated under the laws of Malaysia with its place of business at M3-C-13A, Jalan Pandan Indah 4/1A, Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur) uses your Personal Data.

By engaging KIQ to provide services or by interacting with KIQ either at our events, conferences, seminars, talks or otherwise, or by using the KIQ website (“Website”), you consent to the processing of your Personal Data by KIQ and all persons involved in the provision of services by KIQ.

In the event of any conflict between the English and other language versions, the English version shall prevail. KIQ 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 KIQ or by continuing to use KIQ’s services following the modifications, updates or amendments to this Notice, this shall signify your acceptance of such modifications, updates or amendments.

Collection of Personal Data 

 1. “Personal Data” means information about you which you have provided to KIQ, such as your name, address, telephone number, NRIC, email address, your personal preferences, particulars of your spouse or family members and bank account information and any information which may identify you, your spouse or family members that has been or may be collected, stored, used and processed by KIQ from time to time.

2. In addition to the Personal Data you provide to KIQ directly (i.e. during your communications with KIQ and/or when you engage KIQ to provide services), KIQ may also collect your Personal Data from a variety of sources, including without limitation at any events, conferences, seminars or talks organised or sponsored by KIQ 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, KIQ may not be able to (i) communicate with you; (ii) provide you the services you require; or (ii) access certain sections of the Website where log in is required.

4. Privacy Overview 

 This website uses cookies to improve your experience while you navigate through the website. Out of these cookies, the cookies that are categorized as necessary are stored on your browser as they are essential for the working of basic functionalities of the website. We also use third-party cookies that help us analyze and understand how you use this website. These cookies will be stored in your browser only with your consent. You also have the option to opt-out of these cookies. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience.

Purposes of Processing

5. KIQ may use and process your Personal Data for the purposes relating to the services you have requested and for the business activities of KIQ which shall include, without limitation:-

a. to communicate with you;
b. to respond to questions and comments from you;
c. for internal administrative purposes;
d. to provide information to regulatory and governmental authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements, including disclosure to the Unclaimed Money Management Division of the Accountant General’s Department of Malaysia (“AGD”) of your information as required pursuant to the Unclaimed Moneys Act 1965 and its attendant regulations in the event of any unclaimed monies on your part;
e. for KIQ to comply with its obligations under law, including compliance with laws relating to evidence;
and you agree and consent to KIQ using and processing your Personal Data in the manner as identified in this Notice.

Other purposes

6. KIQ 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 KIQ processing your Personal Data for the purposes listed in Section 6, please notify KIQ using the contact details stated in Section 10 below.

Transfer of Personal Data

8. As KIQ'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 Section 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. KIQ may engage other companies, service providers or individuals to perform functions on KIQ’s behalf, and consequently may provide access or disclose to your Personal Data to the third parties 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 authorities in order to comply with statutory and government requirements, including to the AGD for the purposes as described in Section 5 above.

Access & Correction Requests and Inquiries

10. Subject to any exceptions under applicable laws, you may at any time hereafter request : (i) for access to your Personal Data (ii) for correction or rectification of your Personal Data; (iii) to limit the processing of your Personal Data; or (iv) to seek further information from KIQ regarding the processing of your Personal Data by contacting:-

Admin Manager
M3-C-13A, Jalan Pandan Indah 4/1A,
Pandan Indah, 55100 Kuala Lumpur
Telephone No.: +603 4280 6202
Facsimile No.: +603 4280 6259

11. In respect of your right to access and/or correct your Personal Data, KIQ 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.