Personal Data Privacy Statement
Quintar Capital Limited (“Quintar”) is committed to maintaining client’s personal data in accordance with the requirement of Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance, Cap 486 (the “Ordinance”) and will take all reasonable steps to ensure that client’s personal data is kept secure against unauthorized access, loss, disclosure and destruction. This Personal Data Privacy Statement is made with reference to the guidelines issued by the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data and it sets out the purposes for which the client’s personal data will be used following collection. What you are agreeing to respect Quintar’s use of your personal data and your rights under the Ordinance.
1.0 Purposes of information
A. From time to time, it is necessary for clients and various other individuals (“Data Subject”) to supply Quintar with data in connection with various matters such as account opening or continuations, or provision of services to clients and other individuals.
B. Failure to supply such data may result in Quintar being unable to open an account or continue services to clients.
C. It is also the case that data are collected from Data Subjects in the ordinary course of the continuation of Quintar’s relationship with them.
D. The purposes for which data relating to a Data Subject may be used will vary depending on the nature of the Data Subject’s relationship with Quintar. They may comprise any of the following purposes:
i. the processing of an application for an account with Quintar;
ii. the daily operation of the services;
iii.marketing related products or services; and/or
iv. meeting the disclosure requirement under any laws binding on Quintar or any of its affiliates.
2.0 Transfer of personal data
Data held by Quintar relating to a Data Subject will be kept confidential but Quintar may provide such information to the following parties whether inside or outside Hong Kong for the purposes set out in paragraph D above.
i. the affiliates of Quintar;
ii. the service providers of Quintar; and
iii. the intermediaries of Quintar
3.0 Retention of data
3.1 The data collected for may be maintained for such period of time which may be required under applicable law and as otherwise needed to fulfil the purposes stated above.
3.2 Protecting your privacy is a priority for us. Your information will be held in confidence and not passed to any company, other than as already indicated, without your permission or unless required by law.
4.0 Access to data
4.1 Within Quintar, access to non-public information about a client is restricted to employees who need to know the information to provide products or services to the client. Quintar maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that protect client information.
4.2 Under the Ordinance, any individual has the right:
i. to check whether Quintar holds data about him or her, and of access to such data;
ii. to require Quintar to correct any data relating to him or her which is inaccurate;
iii. to ascertain Quintar’s policies and practices in relation to data and to be informed of the kind of personal data held by Quintar; and
iv. to object to the use of his/her personal data for marketing purposes and Quintar shall not use his/her personal data for marketing purposes after he/she communicates his/her objection to Quintar.
4.3 In accordance with the terms of the Ordinance, Quintar has the right to charge a reasonable fee for the processing of any data access request.
5.0 Use of Personal Data in Direct Marketing
5.1 Quintar intends to use personal data of Client in direct marketing and may not so use the data unless it has received the Client’s consent (which includes an indication of no objection) to the intended use. Please note that:
i. the name, contact details (telephone number, fax number, email address and address), products and services portfolio information, transaction pattern and behaviour, financial background, investment objectives and demographic data which are held by Quintar from time to time may be used in direct marketing;
ii. the following classes of services, products and subjects may be marketed:
a. securities, investment, financial, credit and related services and products; and
b. reward, incentive or promotional programs and related services and products;
iii. the above services, products and subjects may be provided by Quintar or its Associates; and
iv. in addition to marketing the above services, products and subjects by itself, Quintar also intends to provide the data described in paragraph 5.1 (i) above to its Associates for use by them in marketing those services, products and subjects, and Quintar may not so provide the data unless it has received Client’s (being an individual) written consent (which includes an indication of no objection) to the intended provision.
5.2 If Client (being an individual) does not wish Quintar to use or provide to other persons his/her data for use in direct marketing as described above, Client may exercise his/her opt-out right by notifying Quintar through the channel specified in paragraph 6 below.
The person to whom requests for (1) access to data or correction of data; (2) information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held; and (3) exercising his/her opt-out right in relation to direct marketing, are to be addressed to:
The Data Protection Officer
Quintar Capital Limited
Office 705, 93-103 Wing Lok Street, Hong Kong