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Privacy Policy

Updated as of January 25, 2023


This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we

collect about you.


  • What information do we collect about you?

  • Being a part of the Woodburn community

  • Participating in events and webinars

  • Access to your information and correction

  • Cookies

  • Other websites

  • Changes to our privacy policy

  • How to contact us


What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you subscribe online to us, when you become a part of the Woodburn community, when you make an inquiry on the website and/or when you register for an online or live event (with us or with an organizer of an event that Woodburn is sponsoring or speaking at). This includes basic contact details (including but not limited to name, company, email address, telephone) as well as potentially some questions about the nature of your business with China. This information can be accessed by our team in China and Hong Kong. Appropriate security measures are in place to ensure your data is secure.
Being a part of the Woodburn community
Being part of the Woodburn community includes being kept informed (via email) of China business news, updates on the China business environment, business opportunities, information about events and webinars, including some sponsored content. You may unsubscribe from this at any time by following the instructions in the email. Further correspondence may come from our business advisers about activities in a relevant sector or region, and from the marketing team concerning your interest, status and renewal on our e-marketing lists.
Participating in events, webinars and Thrive in China

For registrants:
During an event registration, registrants are asked to actively give consent for relevant contact details needed to inform the registrant about the details for that event (reminders, agendas, changes etc.).  Further consent will be sought for any issues beyond the scope of that event. For any events co-organized by Woodburn and a 3rd party, during registration registrants will be informed as to which details will be shared with the 3rd party organization and asked to actively give consent for their details to be shared in this way. At some events there may be photography and/or filming. This is will be included in the consent terms when registering for the event. This material may be used on our website, event reports, articles and related marketing collateral.
For external suppliers:
In order to protect your information, all external suppliers will be required to complete a questionnaire to demonstrate how they comply with GDPR. Personal details will never be shared with a 3rd party without the express consent of a registrant.
Access to your information and correction
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit or You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.
Other websites
Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.
Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. The responsible director for this policy is Kristina Koehler-Coluccia, Head of Business Advisory at Woodburn Accountants & Advisors.

How to contact us
Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you. Email

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