PRIVACY AND SECURITY
Your Privacy Is Important to SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED (Parent Company of Gaudi Asia-Pacific Research Institute)
In the course of serving you as an individual client or as someone associated with a corporate or institutional client, SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED may obtain personal information about you. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to deliver the highest level of service to you, but we also recognize that you expect us to treat this information appropriately. This policy describes the types of personal information we may collect about you, the purposes for which we use the information, the circumstances in which we may share the information and the steps that we take to safeguard the information to protect your privacy.
The Sources of Information
The personal information we collect about you comes primarily from the account applications or other forms and materials you submit to SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED during the course of your relationship with us. We may also collect information about your transactions and experiences with SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED relating to the products and services SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED provides. In addition, depending on the products or services you require, SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED may obtain additional information about you, such as your credit history, from consumer reporting agencies. Finally, in the provision of financial services to you and subject to strict compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, information may be collected about you indirectly from monitoring or other means (e.g. recording of telephone calls and monitoring e-mails). In these circumstances, the information is not accessed on a continuous or routine basis, but it may be used for compliance or security purposes.
Our Use of Your Personal Information
We may use your personal information to: Administer, operate, facilitate and manage your relationship and/or account with SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED. This may include sharing such information internally as well as disclosing it to third parties, as described in the following two sections, respectively; Contact you or, if applicable, your designated representative(s) by post, telephone, electronic mail, facsimile, etc., in connection with your relationship and/or account; Provide you with information (such as investment research), recommendations, or advice concerning products and services offered by SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED; and Facilitate our internal business operations, including assessing and managing risk and fulfilling our legal and regulatory requirements.If your relationship with SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED ends, SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED will continue to treat your personal information, to the extent we retain it, as described in this policy.
Disclosures of Your Personal Information within SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED
In order to provide efficient and reliable services and to improve product and service options available to you, more than one entity within SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED may be given, or given access to, your personal information. For example, one SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED entity might share your information with another in order to facilitate settlement of your transactions or the maintenance of your accounts, or as part of its arranging for the performance of specialized services such as US and international brokerage, asset management and advisory and trust services. When so sharing your personal information, we adhere to applicable legal and industry standards regarding the protection of personal information.
Disclosures of Your Personal Information to Third Parties
SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED does not disclose your personal information to third parties, except as described in this policy. Third party disclosures may include sharing such information with non-affiliated companies that perform support services for your account or facilitate your transactions with SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED, including those that provide professional, legal or accounting advice to SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED. Non-affiliated companies that assist SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED in providing services to you are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent they receive it and to use your personal information only in the course of providing such services and only for the purposes that SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITEDdictates.
We may also disclose your personal information to fulfill your instructions, to protect our rights and interests and those of our business partners or pursuant to your express consent. Finally, under limited circumstances, your personal information may be disclosed to third parties as permitted by, or to comply with, applicable laws and regulations; for instance, when responding to a subpoena or similar legal process, to protect against fraud and to otherwise cooperate with law enforcement or regulatory authorities or with organizations such as exchanges and clearinghouses. You should know that SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED will not sell your personal information.
Information Security: How We Protect Your Privacy
SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information. We limit access to your personal information to authorized SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED employees or agents and, as described above in Disclosures of Your Personal Information to Third Parties, our service providers are held to stringent standards of privacy. We also maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the information against loss, misuse, damage or modification and unauthorized access or disclosure.
The European Economic Area – Switzerland, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia and New Zealand(This section applies only if your information is processed by SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED in a Member State of the European Economic Area (EEA), Switzerland, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia or New Zealand).
You are entitled to access any personal data about you held by SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED by sending a written request to the applicable individual identified below. You may be required to supply a valid means of identification as a security precaution to assist us in preventing the unauthorized disclosure of your personal information. We will process your request within the time provided by applicable law. You are also entitled to have SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED modify or delete any information that you believe is incorrect or out of date. SIG GROUP HOLDING LIMITED may occasionally contact you by post, telephone, electronic mail, facsimile, etc., with details of products and services that we believe may be of interest to you.
If you do not wish to be contacted in this way, if you wish to exercise your rights of correction and access, or if you require further information regarding our privacy policies and practices in the above-referenced regions, please contact: email@example.com