Protection of your privacy and the security of your personal data are very important to Acquarius Trust Group.
What personal information do we collect about you?
We may collect personal information from you in the course of our business including through your use of our website, when you engage our services as a client or as one of our business partners, vendors or suppliers. The personal information that we process includes:
- Identification and background information provided by you or collected as part of our business acceptance processes including but not limited to your full name, occupation, age, and any photographs found in your identity verification documentation;
- Contact information including but not limited to your email address, mailing address or phone number;
- Financial information
- Information we may have obtained from other sources (such as risk intelligence service providers and internet searches) all as part of the ‘KYC’ obligations contained in relevant legislation;
- Records of our communications with you including but not limited to e-mail correspondence, meeting notes etc.;
- Any other information relating to you which you may provide to us.
Provision of your personal data as per above will be a contractual requirement or a requirement relating to entering into a contract. It is your obligation to provide your personal data that we require in order to comply with the legal obligations allowing us to provide the services under that contract. Without this information, we may not be able to provide our services or to respond to queries or requests that you submit to us.
Use of Acquarius Trust Group website
Our website uses Google Analytics, a web-based analytic tool that tracks and reports on the manner in which the website is used to help us to improve it. Google Analytics does this by placing small text files called “Cookies” on your device. The information that the cookies collect, such the number of visitors on the site, the pages visited and the length of time spent on the site is aggregated and therefore anonymous.
How we use your personal information?
We use your personal information on the following basis:
- To perform a contract, such as engaging with an individual to provide service
- To comply with legal and regulatory obligations
- For legitimate business purposes
Your information may also be used from time to time to provide you with information via e-mail about us and our range of services and to provide you with news bulletins, newsletters, brochures, or general information about other services which we offer, otherwise known as ‘Direct Marketing’.
How long do we keep your personal information?
Your personal information will be retained in accordance with our data retention policy which categorises all the information held by Acquarius Trust Group and specifies the appropriate retention period for each category of data. Those periods are based on the requirements of applicable data protection laws and the purpose for which the information is collected and used, taking into account legal and regulatory requirements to retain the information for a minimum period.
Who we share your personal information with?
We may share your personal information with certain trusted third parties in accordance with contractual agreements in place unless such information is protected by duties of confidentiality owed to our clients or to other persons. Such third parties have access to personal data solely for the purposes of performing the services or to comply with applicable laws and not for any other purpose.
In connection with the provision of our services, personal data may also be transferred to countries or territories outside the European Economic Area (EEA) where necessary. For example, if you ask us to establish a corporate vehicle outside of Gibraltar as part of a specific service, your data may be transferred to our agents and business partners in other jurisdictions.
Security of your Personal Information
Your rights regarding your personal information
The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation and other applicable data protection laws provide certain rights for data subjects.
You are entitled to request details of the information we hold about you and how we process it. You may also have a right in accordance with the applicable data protection law to have it rectified or deleted, to restrict our processing of that information, to stop unauthorised transfers of your personal information to a third party and, in some circumstances, to have personal information relating to you transferred to another organisation. You may also have the right to lodge a complaint (see below) with the local supervisory authority in relation to Acquarius Trust Group’s processing of your personal information.
If you object to the processing of your personal information, or if you have provided your consent to processing and you later choose to withdraw it, we will respect that choice in accordance with our legal obligations.
Your objection (or withdrawal of any previously given consent) could mean that we are unable to perform the actions necessary to achieve the purposes set out above (see “How we use your personal information”) or that you may not be able to make use of the services and products offered by us. Please note that even after you have chosen to withdraw your consent we may be able to continue to process your personal information to the extent required or otherwise permitted by law, in particular in connection with exercising and defending our legal rights or meeting our legal and regulatory obligations. Therefore, if you do wish to withdraw your consent to us holding and processing data, you can do so in writing to the address below.
We must ensure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Therefore, please advise us of any changes to your information by emailing us immediately upon change.
How can you contact us?
Acquarius Trust Company Limited
1/5 Irish Town
Gibraltar GX11 1AA
Tel: +350 200 50418
Fax: +350 200 44989