Who we are

Our website address is: https://ua3.io.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


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An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

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These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Additional information

How we protect your data

What data breach procedures we have in place

What third parties we receive data from

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

Industry regulatory disclosure requirements

Ryan Howells

Founder of several web3 companies based in Dubai and the first to develop the world’s first and only true automated NFT fractionalization technology.Closely aligned with the UAE governmental pillars through web3 initiatives applying the latest blockchain technology to innovative utilities within Dubai.

Ryan is passionate about keeping ahead of the trends and being a leader by providing solutions in a range of sectors from art to charity, culture, education, circular economy and more.

Georgia Ward

Georgia Ward is a leading Strategic Marketing and PR Consultant working with iconic business leaders such as Baroness Karen Brady and specialising in UK, Europe and UAE event, aerospace, technology and industry organisations with business-reviving marketing and PR strategies. She has relationships with key UAE. Middle East, Europe & UK aerospace, aviation, technology, hospitality, MICE, business and lifestyle press.

Kieran Owens

A serial entrepreneur and Web3 enthusiast. A specialist in fitness-based businesses, at the start of his entrepreneurship journey Kieran founded KO Beach Boot Camps, a fitness and wellness retreat in Javea, Spain before launching KO8 Fitness in 2015, a fitness equipment and boutique gym company based in Dubai, UAE, with elite sports teams and athletes, such as Liverpool F.C, England Cricket, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Stoke City and golfers Justin Rose and Martin Kaymer, on the client list. 

In 2021, Kieran took his first business step into Web3 and founded GNZ-11, a Web3 NFT-based fashion brand that combines 3D, incredibly detailed art, and cutting-edge fashion design to be worn digitally and in reality. 

Kieran, and his team’s mission, within the NFT space is to create truly unique projects that provide value to their community both in the metaverse and in real life.

John Charles

John Charles is a contemporary artist from the UK, now based in the UAE. Renowned for his portrait work, JC has also successfully explored abstract art, landscapes and cityscapes to great acclaim. JC takes his artistic influence from his favourite artists, Van Gogh and Jackson Pollock although when it comes to painting, he likes to follow his own path, with films, songs and people inspiring him to create stunning artwork. JC’s bold and explosive style is instantly recognisable in all of his paintings, with each piece completed using a pallet knife and finished off with his signature golden lines. JC has held 4 hugely successful solo exhibitions in the UK and UAE, with sold-out collections, limited edition prints and NFT drop.

Sean Clancy

Sean is an ex professional athlete who then moved on to become a qualified teacher and successful e-commerce entrepreneur in the health & Fitness industry. Originally from UK, but now living in Dubai, Sean is managing director of KO8, one of the leading health & wellness providers in the country and has worked in partnership with brands such as Under Armour, Lulu Lemon, Ferrari and Technogym through various large scale events. In Web3 Sean is an experienced development solutions manager and has run dev operations for some of the most notable NFT projects in the Middle East.

Sheikha Sarah Almualla

UA3 Ambassador

Sheikha Sarah Almualla is a web3 enthusiast and Digital Artist from UAE and is the first female NFT artist in both the UAE and middle east region.
Her art is mostly influenced by Japanese pop culture, anime and manga. Previously Sarah was drawing comics for children in magazines and saw a massive rise in popularity from her unique style.
She is a UA3 ambassador and drives projects such as Art for Autism and is an advocate of female participation in the space.

Robin Barton

Art Consultant

Robin Barton, also known as ‘Bankrobber’, is a renowned photographer, British art dealer and Banksy specialist.

An established artist behind the camera, Robin has worked with leading music and fashion publications, including Sounds, NME, Blitz, The Face, as well as Independent Magazine where he photographed the likes of Sir Alec Guinness, Oliver Reed, Johnny Depp, Lou Reed, Hugh Grant. Later he worked for other publications Sunday Times, Sunday Telegraph, Elle, Vogue, Tatler and Blueprint and four of his works have been placed in the National Portrait Gallery permanent collection: Martin Clunes, Sir Paul Scofield, Jack Charlton and Sir Peter Hall.

In June 2007, he launched art dealership and gallery Bankrobber London, now located in Mayfair, London. Robin and Bankrobber London were responsible for the sale of the Banksy mural Slave Labour. In 2014 Robin Barton and Bankrobber London were involved in the preservation of Banksy’s Spy Booth in Cheltenham. 

Robin supports UA3, a new Web3-based business and community that specialises in fractionalising art into NFTs, as an art consultant and Banksy specialist, supporting the brand in purchasing several Banksy pieces, set to be realised by UA3 in early 2023.