Personal Data Protection Statement
Please read the following before you send us any personal data.
Purpose of Collection/Use of Personal Data
In submitting personal data to the CMBI Group, you agree that any such data may be collected/ used for the following purposes:
(a) giving effect to your order relating to transactions or otherwise, and carrying out your other instructions;
(b) providing services in connection with any account maintained by you with the CMBI Group, whether the services are provided by or through any member of the CMBI Group or any other person;
(c) conducting credit enquiries or checks on you and ascertaining your financial situation and investment objectives, and enabling or assisting any other person to do;
(d) collection of amounts due, enforcement of security, charge or other rights and interests in favour of any member of the CMBI Group;
(e) marketing existing and future services or products of any member of the CMBI Group;
(f) forming part of the records of the persons or any member of the CMBI Group to whom the personal data may be passed;
(g) observing any legal, regulatory or other requirements to which any members of the CMBI Group or any other persons may be subject
(h) other purposes related or incidental to any one or more of the above.
Transfer of Personal Data
Personal data held by the CMBI Group relating to a data subject will be kept confidential but CMBI Group may provide such data received from you to the following parties (whether within or outside Hong Kong):
(a) any China Merchant Group Member;
(b) any nominees in whose name securities or other assets may be registered;
(c) any contractor, agent or service provider which provides administrative, data processing, financial, computer, telecommunication, payment or securities clearing, financial, professional or other services to any member of the CMBI Group or to any other person to whom data is passed;
(d) any person with whom the CMBI Group enters into or proposes to enter into transaction on your behalf or account, or persons representing the same;
(e) any assignee, transferee, participant, sub-participant, delegate or successor in respect of the data subject;
(f) governmental, regulatory or other bodies or institutions, whether as required by law, regulations applicable to any member of the CMBI Group, or otherwise.
Transmission of Personal Data
There may be instances where data subjects elect to provide personal data to the CMBI Group through electronic means (such as internet or voice recording system). Whilst the CMBI Group generally uses best effort to maintain the security and integrity of its systems, due to many unpredictable traffic or other reasons, electronic communication may not be a reliable medium of communication. Data subjects should aware of such weaknesses and communicate personal data through electronic means with caution.
Other applicable Personal Data Statement
If personal data is collected in an application form of certain activity, such as seminar attendance or for employment, the personal data collection statement in such application form will supplement this Statement.
If you are a client of the CMBI Group, terms and conditions entered into between you and the CMBI Group shall apply in respect of the relevant account and will supplement this Statement. You understand that you may have been or may in future be requested to supply personal information from time to time to the CMBI Group, and in the carrying out of transactions contemplated under any agreements with the CMBI Group, further information shall or may be collected by the CMBI Group.
Access and Correction of Personal Data
Under and in accordance with the terms of the Ordinance, you have the right to request access to and correction of information about you held by the CMBI Group. Any such request may be addressed to the Data Protection Officer of CMB International Capital Corporation Limited at the address of 45-46/F, Champion Tower, 3 Garden Rd, Central, Hong Kong. You understand that a fee shall be charged by the CMBI Group for any such request. You also understand that a request for the personal data on any request form or otherwise shall oblige you to complete the same, and any failure so to do may result in the CMBI Group being unable to provide services to you.
If there is any inconsistency between the English and Chinese versions of this Statement, the English version shall prevail.