Cookie Policy
Last updated: April 18, 2023


Asset Publishing and Research Limited (“we” or “us” or “our”) may use cookies and other tracking technologies when you visit our website, including any other media form, media channel, mobile website, or mobile application related or connected thereto (collectively, the “Site”) to help customize the Site and improve your experience.
We reserve the right to make changes to this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last Updated” date of this Cookie Policy. Any changes or modifications will be effective immediately upon posting the updated Cookie Policy on the Site, and you waive the right to receive specific notice of each such change or modification.
You are encouraged to periodically review this Cookie Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Cookie Policy by your continued use of the Site after the date such revised Cookie Policy is posted.

Use of Cookies

A “cookie” is a string of information which assigns you a unique identifier that we store on your computer. Your browser then provides that unique identifier to use each time you submit a query to the Site. We use cookies on the Site to, among other things, keep track of services you have used, record registration information, record your user preferences, keep you logged into the Site, facilitate purchase procedures, and track the pages you visit. Cookies help us understand how the Site is being used and improve your user experience.

Types of Cookies

The following types of cookies may be used when you visit the Site:

Advertising Cookies

Advertising cookies are placed on your computer by advertisers and ad servers in order to display advertisements that are most likely to be of interest to you. These cookies allow advertisers and ad servers to gather information about your visits to the Site and other websites, alternate the ads sent to a specific computer, and track how often an ad has been viewed and by whom. These cookies are linked to a computer and do not gather any personal information about you.

Analytics Cookies

Analytics cookies monitor how users reached the Site, and how they interact with and move around once on the Site. These cookies let us know what features on the Site are working the best and what features on the Site can be improved.

Our Cookies

Our cookies are “first-party cookies”, and can be either permanent or temporary. These are necessary cookies, without which the Site won't work properly or be able to provide certain features and functionalities. Some of these may be manually disabled in your browser, but may affect the functionality of the Site.

Personalization Cookies

Personalization cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Site. We use these cookies to record your browsing history, the pages you have visited, and your settings and preferences each time you visit the Site.

Security Cookies

Security cookies help identify and prevent security risks. We use these cookies to authenticate users and protect user data from unauthorized parties.

Site Management Cookies

Site management cookies are used to maintain your identity or session on the Site so that you are not logged off unexpectedly, and any information you enter is retained from page to page. These cookies cannot be turned off individually, but you can disable all cookies in your browser.

Third-Party Cookies

Third-party cookies may be place on your computer when you visit the Site by companies that run certain services we offer. These cookies allow the third parties to gather and track certain information about you. These cookies can be manually disabled in your browser.
Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. However, you can remove or reject cookies in your browser’s settings. Please be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Site.
Privacy Policy
As a multi-media publisher, we strive to provide our subscribers and other readers with the highest quality financial information available for the financial marketplace. To achieve these goals, it is important that we understand our readership’s businesses and their needs. It helps us to achieve this goal if we have a good understanding of who our subscribers are.
Asset Publishing & Research Ltd’s aim is to protect the privacy of personal data we collect and to treat it with respect. In practice, we do not sell subscriber e-mail addresses or your contact details to third parties.
The purpose of Asset Publishing & Research Ltd Privacy Policy (The Policy) is to help you understand how we collect, use and protect your data. In the collection of personal data, Asset Publishing & Research Ltd works to meet the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong.


Personal data is normally collected when a visitor fills out a subscription form, makes a purchase, registers for an event, completes a survey, submits applications for The Asset Triple A Awards, Asset Benchmark Research surveys or makes use of any of our products or services.
The type of information collected is typically: full name, job title, company name and address, subscriber login and password, e-mail addresses, phone and fax numbers and may involve further demographic information, such as age or education/training.
As part of our subscription management, we may ask additional qualifying questions such as:
Which job title group best describes your position?
Which business sector best describes your company?
We also collect website, newsletter, mobile editions and digital magazine usage information (which may include your reading history and any advertisements you may have viewed), and information about your computer or other digital device and your internet connection. This includes your computer's or digital device’s IP address, the type and version of browser and operating system you use, your internet domain and, if you visited via a link from another website, the URL of the linking page.
Our websites use an outside e-payment system, such as PayPal and credit card details are collected by them completely independently from Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. and are handled under their own data privacy commitments.
In addition, we may receive personal data through the normal course of conducting business from emails, telephone calls and face-to-face introductions.

Use of collected information

Personal data is handled in the strictest confidence and we do not sell subscriber email addresses or your contact details to third parties. Occasionally, we may wish to inform you about subscriber updates, events, training, market research and new services from Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. You are given the opportunity to notify us, if you wish to opt-out of receiving this information.
Personal data is normally collected to help us fulfil your order or registration preferences as well as provide follow up services such as subscriptions renewals and service notifications. Login and passwords are used to verify subscribers’ rights to access part of or all content areas of the website, the My Account area, digital magazines, access surveys and some The Asset Triple A Awards, Asset Benchmark Research questionnaires and other initiatives that are part of our normal course of business.
To enable us to conduct product development, we may share your information with third-party suppliers employed to help, but this will be in the form of aggregated information and will not reveal any personal details of individual customers.

Data protection

Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. strives to develop systems and processes to protect your privacy and ensure that your personal data is not misused, accidentally destroyed, lost or altered within our company.

Data collection

At the time of collection of personal data, Asset Publishing & Research Ltd. will exercise care as to citing its privacy policy, the relevant web-link to this Policy and indication of purpose of data collection.
In addition, consent will be sought for the use of personal data in communications on subscriber updates, events, training, market research and new services from Asset Publishing & Research Ltd.

Right of access and correction

Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance of Hong Kong you have a right of access and correction with respect to personal data. Right of access includes the right to obtain a copy of personal data provided by the relevant data subject.
Requests regarding access and corrections can be directed in writing to:
Asset Publishing & Research Ltd.
Suite 2406-07, 24/F,
Berkshire House Taikoo Place
25 Westlands Road, Quarry Bay,
Hong Kong
We may charge a fee for the administration costs involved in any data access request.