Privacy Policy

The Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, Inc.(“SWFI”) maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to protect its clients’ nonpublic personal information (“information”). Using this policy and its underlying procedures, SWFI strives to maintain customer confidentiality and protect against threats or hazards to the security or integrity of customer records. SWFI hosts events under a wide range of brand names including and not limited to: Global Wealth Conference (GWC) events and Sovereign Investor Leadership Conference (SILC). Here the personal information refers to the below-mentioned information that may be collected and used by GWC, including:
  • Contact details such as name, postal address, email address, and telephone number
  • Educational, nationality, and professional information
  • Usernames and passwords
  • Payment information, including card details or bank account details
  • Communication and Interests preferences such as marketing permissions where appropriate
  • Feedback, comments, posts, and other content submitted, along with survey information
  • Location information, provided through a mobile or web application
  • Identity information, including passport details or any other national ID card in order to comply with legal obligations in some countries as required and to offer visa invitation letters wherein requested
  • Website and communication usage information, including details of your use of our website and correspondence, any other services obtained through cookies or other data tracking technologies
The following personal information relates to the below-mentioned categories of people:
  • Customer contacts, prospects, users, and subscribers in respect of our services and products
  • Sponsors, exhibitors, visitors, and speakers at our events
  • Professionals featured in our digital and print products, not limited to senior executives, any details made available through research, intelligence products, publications
  • Authors, editors, and reviewers in respect of our publications
  • Contacts of our business partners and service providers
When you register for an event or use our services and/or platforms, GWC might get the above-mentioned information directly from you. To the extent authorized by current data protection law, we may additionally gather this information from third-party partners and open sources. When data is submitted to us in pseudonymized form by third parties, we may only be able to link it to you if and when you input your email address on one of the SWFI websites.

In case GWC collects or stores sensitive personal information, such as information about health, beliefs, or political affiliation, we will usually ask for your explicit permission. However, there may be some exceptions to this rule, such as in the case of an accident. In these situations, we will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are still protected.

GWC offers services and products designed for business professionals and is not intended for children under 16 years of age. We do not deliberately collect personal information from users in this age group and will delete any information if we discover that we have collected it. If children’s data is collected, it is only done so with direct input from parents, guardians, or teachers, and its usage is protected by clear license terms that comply with relevant laws. 

If you have contacted us to inquire about our products or services, either online or over the phone, we will use your personal information to respond to your inquiry or to take other actions at your request before you enter into a contract with us. 

If you have purchased or registered for one of our products or services, including on a trial basis, we will use your personal information, including bank or card details, to deliver the product or service to you, communicate with you about it, process payments, and collect any debts.

Your personal information may be used by the relevant authority to send you offers, newsletters, or other promotional emails that keep you informed of our events, any new updates, or potentially beneficial information. You might have voluntarily consented to receive marketing from us (i.e., “opted in”), or we might be able to rely on your implied permission or legitimate interests, depending on the details of your engagement with us and the relevant data protection legislation. 

You will always have the option to decline to receive future marketing materials, and you have the freedom to change your marketing preferences whenever you choose.

A large number of our activities along with the goods are co-branded and sponsored by external exhibitors or sponsors. Your information might be disclosed to these outside partners. If this occurs, a clear notice will be given with the option to opt-in or out of the sharing, as required by the relevant data protection regulations. This Privacy Policy does not apply to the third-party partner’s use of your information; instead, it will be done in accordance with the notice provided and its privacy policy.

We may combine the personal information collected from you with personal data gathered from certain trusted third-party sources and use this information to create profiles to determine your/your company’s commercial interests.

We may use your personal information to conduct social media campaigns on several platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, and Instagram, to provide information about upcoming events or new products and to ensure you receive relevant advertising about our products and services. We may also share your personal information with social media platforms so that you see advertising about our or our partners’ products and services that we believe you will be interested in when you interact with the relevant social media platform. 

Through the company and brand pages on social media, we keep an online presence. When you engage with us on social media, we may acquire personal information from you. Please be aware that when you visit these social media sites’ pages or browse away from them, cookies and other tracking technologies may be placed on your device. The such output might be made available to us (usually for statistical purposes to see how users interact with our content on social media platforms).

We may combine the personal information we have with that of other individuals who have lawfully obtained it and disclosed it to us, with publicly available information, or both in order to better understand our customers and their preferences and to enhance the goods and services we offer. 

In order to notify you about forthcoming events or new goods and to make sure you only receive relevant advertising about our products and services as indicated above, data may also be used in advertising campaigns on social media sites like LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook.

Whether you are logged in or not, we may combine visitor session information with other data collected through tracking technologies with personally identifiable information to better understand and analyze your online experiences and identify the events, products, and services that may be of interest to you. 

Certain mobile applications may utilize location data if you agree to its use to help you navigate events and draw your attention to merchandise from exhibitors and sponsors while you’re using the app.

Any personal data given on the Contact Us page will only be used to respond to inquiries or to fulfill requests made. The supplied data won’t be included in the marketing or customer prospect databases of Informa’s operating divisions. 

When you sign up for news notifications, we collect information that will only be used to deliver those services and help us better understand the demographics and interests of our subscriber base. 

With your consent, Informa may occasionally contact you with the news alerts service using the information you provided on registration. Whenever you choose, you can cancel your subscription to the service using the links in our mailings.

Due to the global nature of our business and the necessary technologies, personal information may be accessed by employees and third-party service providers located anywhere in the world, even in countries with less stringent data privacy regulations than the European Union. 

We have put in place the necessary safeguards to ensure that your personal information is handled in accordance with this policy and any relevant data protection regulations. We use a variety of physical and technical measures to keep personal information safe and prevent unauthorized access to or use, or disclosure of it. Electronic data and databases are stored on secure computer systems with control over who has access to information using both physical and electronic means. 

When a person visits a website, a little text file called a cookie is automatically downloaded to their computer or other device and contains a unique identification. Please click the link to our Cookie Policy at the bottom of the webpage for further details. 

Links to other websites can be found on this webpage. We assume no liability in relation to the content of these websites and are not accountable for their privacy practices. To learn how each external website using links from this one uses your personal data, we advise reading their privacy policies. Note that GWC has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers. 

For appropriate purposes, we might disclose your personal information to other companies, including third parties who assist in providing our products and services and administering our business, such as Mailing houses, IT and marketing technology host suppliers, web and data hosting providers, ad servers, ales platform providers, communication tool providers.

In compliance with regional data protection legislation and, if necessary, with your consent, we may share your personal information with dependable partner organizations for their marketing initiatives. 

While we are utilizing it as stated in the part above, we shall keep personal information on file. Even after we stop using it for those specific, authorized business purposes, we may keep it. For instance, if you have chosen not to receive marketing messages from us, we will only save the minimal information necessary to honor your opt-out request. We may also keep your personal information on file in order to comply with legal obligations, as well as to protect and exercise our legal rights.

Depending on the reasons we need to keep your personal information; we may keep it for a certain period of time. Your personal information will be removed or safely destroyed once we no longer require it.

We want you to continue to be in charge of your personal data. We make an effort to keep your personal information accurate and current. Future marketing messages will always provide you the option to opt-out or unsubscribe. 

On every marketing communication we send you, instructions on how to unsubscribe or opt-out will be included.

We reserve the right to update this Privacy Policy at any time to reflect new laws, industry best practices, and changes in how we treat personal information. If we hold your personal information, we might update you through email depending on the changes; otherwise, we might update the Policy without notifying you by publishing a new version on this website. Check back sometimes to be informed of any changes. 

This privacy policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in SWFI. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.

By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its Terms & Conditions.