Republic Securities Limited (RSL) recognizes that your privacy is very important to you – it is to RSL as well. We maintain high standards to safeguard your personal information and are committed to protecting that information and in using it in a fair and lawful manner. Detailed below is our policy on the management of personal information.
Online Privacy Statement
In this instance your Online Privacy applies to the personal information that we collect from or about you via this Republic Securities Limited Web site (this "Site"). This Site may contain links to other Web sites, and this Online Privacy Statement does not apply to those sites. Republic Securities Limited also offers content provided by third parties via a third party website under the look and feel of RSL website. If you link to any of those sites or use their content, we recommend that you review their privacy policies.
It is possible that co branded content providers may display ads with their content. It should be clearly understood that these ads are not under the control of Republic Securities Limited and any information provided via these ads are done to a third party and not to Republic Securities Limited.
If we materially change our privacy policies or practices, we will also change this Online Privacy Statement to notify you of such changes.
Information Collected via this Site
Collection of Personal Information
As an organization geared towards providing financial and investment advice we are subject to certain regulatory requirements that require us to obtain and record information which personally identifies you and or contains information about your financial circumstances.
In addition our ability to provide you with comprehensive investment advisory service is dependent on us obtaining certain personal information about you. We will only collect, maintain and use your personal information if it is necessary for us to provide you with the service you have requested.
Use and Disclosure
We will not use or disclose personal information collected by us for any purpose other than:
- the purposes for which it was provided or secondary related purposes in circumstances where you would reasonably expect such use or disclosure; or
- where you have consented to such disclosure; or
- where we are required to do so by law.
Your personal information is held in your client file in a secure location in our office. Information may also be held in a computer database. We will at all times seek to ensure that the personal information collected and held by us is protected from misuse, loss, unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. At all times your personal information is treated as confidential and any sensitive information (monetary information) treated as highly confidential. All computer based information is protected through the use of access passwords on each computer and screen saver passwords. Only persons who need to use your information for the purposes defined by you are provided access to this information.
Data is backed up each day and stored. In the event that you cease to be a client of this organization any personal information which we hold about you will be maintained in a secure off site storage facility for a period of 7 years in order to comply with legislative and professional requirements, following which time the information may be destroyed.
Our computer databases are not interfaced with those of Republic Bank Limited or any other party and as a result your information is not accessible to anyone outside of the operations of RSL.
Correctness of Information
We will endeavor to ensure that at all times the personal information about you which we hold is up to date and accurate. In the event that you become aware or believe that any information that we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or outdated you may contact and provide to us evidence of the need to change your information and we will take all reasonable steps to correct same.