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It is prohibited to produce, publish, post, upload, distribute, disseminate or otherwise provide to the website or through the servers any inappropriate, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful information, materials or content. All such inappropriate information will be deleted immediately.
The Company will accept no liability whatsoever for any direct, incidental, consequential or indirect damages, loss or corruption of data, loss of profits, goodwill, bargain or opportunity or loss of anticipated savings or any other loss resulting from your access to, reliance on, or use of, or inability to use the website and servers of the Company.
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The material in this Website should not be regarded as an offer or solicitation to sell investments or products related thereto, or to make deposits in any jurisdiction to any person where it would be unlawful to do so.The information contained herein is not intended to provide any professional advice and should not be relied upon in that regard. Persons accessing this Website are advised to obtain appropriate and independent professional advice wherever necessary.
Any information, products or services supplied in this Website may be withdrawn or amended at any time without advance notice, at the discretion of the Company. The eligibility of clients for particular information, products or services is subject to the final and absolute discretion of the Company.
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This Website may contain information, charts, statistics, news, research, analysis and other information (“Information”) and the Information or any part thereof maybe provided by third parties. The Company does not represent, warrant or guarantee the accuracy, reliability, adequacy, completeness, suitability or timeliness of the Information. The Company does not accept any liability (whether in tort, contract or otherwise) for any loss or damage arising from any inaccuracies or omissions arising therefrom.
Limitation Of Liabilities
The information on this Website and its contents are provided for information purposes only and do not constitute a transaction, a solicitation of an offer, an invitation or an offer. Investment involves risks. Investors should note that the investment value may fall as well as rise and past performance may not be indicative of future performance. Independent professional advice should be sought prior to making any investment decision. the Company expressly disclaims any legal liability for any claim for any loss (whether direct or indirect) of the use of the information provided on this Website.
Providing personal information to the Company through electronic means (such as e-mail, Internet or voice recording system) cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure. the Company will not be responsible for any damage suffered by users if they send any information to the Company through electronic devices, or if the Company sends any information through electronic devices at the request of the user. Customers should take heed of such weaknesses and communicate personal information through electronic devices with caution.
You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, our employees, agents, officers, directors, contractors, suppliers and other representatives harmless from and against all liabilities, damages, claims, actions, costs and expenses (including legal fees), in connection with or arising from:
Your breach or non-observance of any of the terms and conditions herein, either by yourself or any other person or entity where such person or entity was able to access and/or use this Website by using your User Name and/or password; or
your access to and/or use of this Website by either yourself or any other person or entity’s access to and/or use of this Website where such person or entity was able to access this Website using your User Name and/or login Password.
PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTION STATEMENT
the Company or its other group companies or associated entities of its group in the financial services business (the “Group”, “we”, “us” or “ours”) have collected and, from time to time, will collect and retain personal data relating to you (such as your name, your address and other personal and financial details). This data is necessary in connection with handling your Account and providing you with Services under this Agreement. Failure to provide us with this data may result in us being unable to open or to continue to operate your Account, or to provide you with Services. The personal data we hold may be used to comply with any disclosure and/or notifications that we are required to make by governmental and regulatory authorities under the applicable laws and regulations and can be used by us in connection with the provision of Services to you.
Personal data provided to us may be transferred to governmental and regulatory authorities if required by applicable laws and regulations and to other transferees set out in paragraph 4 below (the “Transferees”).
Under the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap. 486 of the Laws of Hong Kong) (the “PDPO”), you have the right to ask whether we hold personal data relating to you, to request a copy of the personal data we hold and to request that any inaccuracies in the personal data be corrected. Any requests for access to your personal data, for the correction of any inaccuracies in the personal data, for further details about our policies on personal data protection, or enquiries on the types of data we hold in relation to you should be addressed in writing to the Company for the attention of our Data Protection Officer, at 17th Floor, Chuang’s Tower, No.30-32 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong.
The following are prepared to assist you in understanding your rights and obligations in relation to the supply of personal data as such term is defined in the PDPO and the manner in which the Company or other Tranferees may use in connection with your Account with the Company or other related matters. You are advised to read the following carefully and consult your own independent legal advisor, where necessary.
Who Can Use Personal Data?
All personal data concerning you (whether provided by you or any other person, and whether provided before or after the date you receive this document) may be used by the Company or other Transferees and any of their directors, officers, employee or any person authorised by the Company or the Transferees only when carrying out the business of the Company or the Group.
Purposes of Collection
The personal data will be used by the Company or its Group for the following purposes:
Activities relating to the opening of your Account with the Company or its Group, the maintaining of your Account and operating your Account in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement;
Communicating with you in relation to your Account, investment and related matters;
maintenance and verification of particulars and data, including the investor registers, and related checks including ascertaining whether you are a “professional investor” under the SFO (as amended from time to time);
collection of fees and charges (if applicable);
any purpose relating to or in connection with compliance with any applicable law, regulations, court orders or request of a regulatory or governmental body; and
any other incidental and associated purpose relating to or in connection with the business or dealings of the Company or its Group.
Obligation to Provide Accurate Personal Data
It is obligatory for you to supply the personal data as required by us. If you fail to supply the required personal data, we or our Group may refuse to open an Account for or provide the Service to you.
When providing any personal data to us, please ensure that the data is accurate having regard to your obligations under the PDPO.
Classes of Transferees
Personal data held by us relating to you will be kept confidential but the Company may provide such data and related information for any of the purposes set out above to any of the following persons whether based in or outside Hong Kong:
transferring to other members of the our Group, service providers, agents, contractors, data processors, telecommunication companies or professional firms and their duly appointed delegates (including their employees, directors or agents) to carry out the Services in accordance with this Agreement;
transferring to government agencies and law enforcement bodies including but not limited to the Hong Kong Police (in particular the Joint Force Intelligence Unit), if the Company suspects that any relevant person is / may be engaged in drug trafficking, terrorism or any other serious crime; or the handling of the proceeds of crime or terrorist property;
transferring to regulators / exchanges / organizations under the applicable local legal or regulatory requirements (in such cases, our obligation to report may override our confidentiality obligations to you); or
other purposes which are directly related to the above.
If you do not provide us with your personal data, we may not be able to open an Account for you or provide the Services contemplated in this Agreement.
Access to Personal Data
Under the PDPO, you have the right to enquire whether we or our Group hold personal data in relation to you, request access to and make correction of any inaccuracies in your personal data. Reasons will be given if a request for access or correction is refused, and you have the right to object to any such refusal.
The Company will not collect any personal information that identifies a visitor to this Website unless specified otherwise. Your visit to this Website will record only the Domain Name Server, part of your email address and of the pages visited. Such information will be used to prepare aggregate information about the number of visitors to the Website and general statistics on usage patterns of the Website
Use of Personal Data for Direct Marketing
We or our Group will, from time to time, use the following personal data for direct marketing: your (i) name, (ii) telephone number(s), (iii) residential and / or correspondence addresses and (iv) email address(es) (“Personal Data”).
Your personal data will be used for direct marketing of one or more of the following products / services: (i) investment opportunities, (ii) electronic trading, (iii) broking, order execution, clearing and settlement and / or (iv) any other products / services directly related to the above (collectively, “Products / Services”).
We will not use your personal data unless we have received your consent to do so. Your personal data will not be disclosed and / or transferred by us to any third party outside of our Group for direct marketing without your prior written consent.
If you do not wish us to use your personal data for direct marketing, please let us know in writing to our Data Protection Officer at the address provided above. Please note however that the right to make such a request is not applicable to you if the direct marketing is addressed to you in your capacity as a representative of a company or business and is not sent to you in your individual or personal capacity.
Enquiries concerning the personal data relating to you, including the request for access and corrections, should be addressed to the Data Protection Officer of the Company mentioned above.
We may charge a reasonable fee for processing any data access request in accordance with the PDPO.
For identifiable living individuals only, I/we confirm that I/we have carefully reviewed and understood the Personal Information Collection Statement set out in this Schedule including that my/our Personal Data (as defined in this Schedule) may be used by the Company and the Group (as defined in this Schedule) for direct marketing of the Products and Services (as defined in this Schedule).
If you do not wish your Personal Data to be used in direct marketing, you may exercise your opt-out right by notifying us.