Personal Data & Privacy Policy

As required by the Personal Data Protection Act 2010, the purpose of this Personal Data Protection Notice is to explain how Azlan Shah & Partners collect and process your data when you appoint or engage us to provide services, when you access and use our website, or when you interact with us, including but not limited to meetings, seminars, conferences, and events.

By appointing or engaging us to provide you with services, by accessing and using our website, or by interacting with us, you consent to our use, collection, and processing of your personal data in accordance with this Notice.
This Notice may be amended or updated at any time. We recommend that you periodically review this Notice on our website for modifications or updates. By continuing to use or engage our services, to use our website, or to communicate with us after any modifications or updates to this Notice, you confirm and indicate your acceptance of the modifications and updates.

The Personal Data collected, processed, and/or used by us at the outset of our services or interaction and, on occasion, throughout our engagement or interaction, includes, but is not limited to, the following:

1. Name, age, date of birth, nationality, gender, identity card number, passport number, residency status, correspondence address, contact information including mobile, office, and residential telephone numbers and facsimile number, e-mail address, banking details, and financial/creditworthiness information;
2. employment category (private sector, government sector, self-employed, non-working or others), name of employer and office address, details of relationship with company (for instance, promoter, director, or shareholder);
3. other pertinent or required information;
4. our legal engagement;
5. provision of legal services for the engagement or transaction; and
6. compliance with legal and regulatory mandates;
7. Any additional information you or third parties provide about yourself.

The majority of the collected data will come from you. Some personal information may also be gathered from other sources, such as credit reporting agencies, government departments or agencies, public registries, websites, social media, publications, events, seminars, conferences, and/or workshops.


We collect and process your Personal Information for our business purposes, including the following:
1. to authenticate your identity;
2. to communicate with you, including answering your questions;
3. all purposes pertain to or are related to our legal engagement;
4. to render legal services for the purposes of the legal transaction or engagement;
5. to abide by legal and/or regulatory requirements, including court orders;
6. including file management, billing and collection, audits, reporting, investigations, etc;
7. to enforce or defend our legal rights and/or seek legal counsel;
8. to send you materials or publications, such as newsletters, articles, and updates, as well as information about events, conferences, seminars, and talks that may be of interest to you;
9. to market, promote, or offer our services to you;
10. to send prospective references to:
11. editors/researchers of prominent legal periodicals and/or journals; and
12. Clients/potential clients who request references for previous work in connection with proposals, submissions, or bids;
13. to aid in the prevention, detection, or investigation of crime or potential criminal activity, or the administration of justice;
14. for purposes of security and internal auditing;
15. for any other purposes that you may direct or consent to; and
16. for all other purposes associated with or incidental to the aforementioned.

Under certain conditions, we may be required to share your Personal Information with third parties. The third parties to whom we may disclose your Personal Data are as follows:

1. any person to whom you direct or consent;
2. including, but not limited to, counter parties, other advisors, financial institutions, regulatory bodies, etc.;
3. any individual in order to comply with legal and regulatory requirements;
4. archival storage, data entry service providers, computer backup services, disaster recovery services, banks and financial institutions, etc., who process personal data on our behalf;
5. Our professional advisors include, but are not limited to, attorneys, accountants, financial advisors, insurance brokers, etc.
6. In addition, we may be required to transfer your personal information outside of Malaysia for the stated purposes and to the specified third parties. If you are travelling, residing, or based outside Malaysia, you will also be required to transfer your personal data outside of Malaysia.

Obligation to Supply
We recognise that you have the right to choose which information you provide to us. The provision of the aforementioned information is entirely voluntary. Please note, however, that if you do not provide the aforementioned information or limit how such information is processed, we may be unable to:
1. correspond or communicate with you;
2. under the legal agreement or transaction, or to provide you with services; and/or
3. provide you with access to our website
Accessing and Correcting Data

If you are requesting:
1. for access to your personally identifiable information;
2. to have your Personal Data rectified or updated; or
3. to revoke your consent or restrict the use of your Personal Information,
Please send written requests to the following address:
Azlan Shah & Partners

D-26-3A, Menara Suezcap 1, KL Gateway, No. 2,
Kerinchi Lestari, Gerbang Kerinchi Lestari, 59200
Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-9770 9674 / 03-9770 9675
Fax: 03-7610 1752
Any request made pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) above may incur an administrative fee. In addition, we reserve the right to deny your requests for any legal reason.

Your Personal Data is only as accurate and complete as the information you provide. Unless you inform us otherwise, we will assume that the information you have provided is accurate, current, and comprehensive.
When you provide us with any third-party information, including but not limited to information about your employer, colleagues, or family members, we will assume that the information is accurate, current, and complete, and that you have obtained the necessary consent to disclose it.