Who is providing this notice:
BLOCK ASSET MANAGEMENT SARL registered in Luxembourg: 30 Boulevard Royal, L-2449, Luxembourg. Company Number B219500
WHAT IS CONSIDERED PERSONAL DATA?
As per article 4 of the GDPR, personal data is any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (data subject); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
WHAT PERSONAL DATA DO WE COLLECT FROM YOU? (as part of our contractual obligation)
BAM may collect the following information about you:
PERSONAL DATA WE COULD OBTAIN FROM THIRD PARTY SOURCES
HOW DO WE COLLECT THE ABOVE INFORMATION?
If you are a source of collection, we usually gather the data via:
– terms of business, subscription forms or distribution agreement (& necessary supporting KYC/DD).
– telephone calls & email correspondence
– face to face meetings & office visitations
– conferences & sponsorship events attended
IF WE HAVE OBTAINED YOUR PERSONAL DATA FROM THIRD PARTIES, WE USUALLY GATHER THE DATA VIA ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
– public sources such as any available online information including social media.
– professional bodies and publicly available databases & registers including government registrations.
-your company web page or social media pages
– any other available public source
-Financial Intermediaries who you have approached for financial/investment introductions.
HOW WE USE YOUR DATA/ PURPOSES OF PROCESSING?
SHARING DATA WITH THIRD PARTIES
Our service providers
Following your request or with your written or tacit consent, we may share your personal data with some or all of the following:
-Any service provider we enter into a business relationship with to fulfil and comply with our contractual or statutory obligations (such as transfer agent, custody agent, bank, accountancy firm, auditor, insurer, solicitor’s etc.)
-Any regulator, enforcement agency or Government agency necessary to fulfil and comply with our statutory and/or legal obligations (such as courts/tribunals, financial/prudential regulators, tax authorities, etc), or to protect our rights or the rights of any third party.
-Sponsors and exhibitors. When you attend one of our events or conferences we share your details with them as permitted by law.
-Any legal or natural person that we or our clients enter into a business relationship, if required by law or contract (i.e. if you are doing business with us through your legal representative, auditors, etc)
INTERNATIONAL SHARING OF THE PERSONAL DATA
As we do business internationally, we could share your information with any relevant country for business based on two considerations:
1) In order to meet our statutory and legal obligations.
2) In order to fulfil contractual obligations.
Under the GDPR, an international transfer of data may be made where:
– A third country, a territory or one or more specific sectors in the third country, or an international organisation ensures an adequate/equivalent level of protection, and
– The transfer is:
If none of the above apply, such transfers are permitted only where the transfer:
In these cases, we would be obliged to inform the relevant supervisory authority of the transfer and provide additional information to you.
LAWFUL BASIS OF PROCESSING
If you are a person entering into a contract or terms of business with us by either;
– An accredited/qualified/professional/institutional investor
– Acting in your own name as a sole trader or introducer
– Representing a registered company (as a director)
We will be holding your personal data on the basis of ‘contract’. Under this basis, processing of your data is necessary either for the performance of the contract/terms of business to which you are party or to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.
Within the bounds of strict necessity and proportionality, in some cases we will process your personal data under the lawful basis of ‘legitimate interest’ where the processing is necessary for any or all of the following 1) keeping a relevant and appropriate relationship, 2) commercial interests, 3) exercise or defence of legal claims, 4) fraud prevention or 5) prevent cyberattacks, and 6)) to protect our rights or 3rd party rights.
If the purpose under which we process your data change, we may still be able to continue processing under the original lawful basis if our new purpose is compatible with the initial purpose (unless your original lawful basis was consent).
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR DATA?
We do not retain any more of your personal information than we believe is necessary for any of the purposes outlined above and we do not retain your personal information for any longer than is reasonably necessary to do so for the purpose set out in this notice. We will retain your information for:
– as long as we hold a business relationship (terms of business)
– as long as you are invested
– as long as we are obliged to by any relevant law
– as long as you do not withdraw your consent, if we hold your data under this lawful basis.
– as long as necessary in order to provide the relevant service to our clients
– as long as necessary to fulfil our legitimate interest
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR DATA?
BAM is committed to put in place security measures to ensure your data security:
You have the following rights:
You have the right to opt out of receiving promotional communications at any time, by:
If you wish to exercise any of the above rights, please contact us using the contact details above or email email@example.com
Our website is not intended for children nor is any communication and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
If you are dissatisfied with our advice, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the:
National Commission for Data Protection Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg: 1 Avenue due Rock’n’Roll, L-4361 Esch-sur-Alzette
This is the official website (“the Website”) of Block Asset Management Sarl. (“the Company”), the use of which is governed by the terms and conditions set out below, which you should read before proceeding. If after careful consideration you do not agree to use the Web Site in accordance with them, you should exit without proceeding further. By using the Company’s Website you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions.
This website is not intended for the general public. It is designed for use by Financial Intermediaries, Investment Companies, Financial Institutions, providers of Financial Products and Qualified Investors. Nothing within this Website constitutes an invitation or offer to buy or sell any investment, nor is it intended to provide a basis on which to make an investment decision or a personal recommendation. The price and value of the investments may fluctuate, past performance is not a guide to future performance and future returns are not guaranteed.
This Website is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where the publication or availability of this Website is prohibited. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must not access this Website. Access is restricted to Qualified Investors and subject to successful identification. Therefore, any and all information contained in this part of the Website is solely directed at such Qualified Investors. It is not allowed to directly or indirectly grant access to information or distribute information to other people other than Qualified Investors.
Access to the information contained on this Website may be restricted by laws and regulations applicable to the user.
Whilst every effort is made to verify the accuracy of the information on the Website it is supplied on an “as is” basis and the Company makes no representation or warranty (express or implied) that such information is accurate, complete, current or suitable for the purposes for which it will be used. You are advised to verify any information used before relying on it.
Accordingly, the Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage that anybody may suffer (whether directly or indirectly) as a result of relying on the information contained on the Website or on information contained on any site accessible via the Website. Nor shall the Company be liable for any direct or indirect loss or damage resulting from any interruption in availability, viruses, contamination, lack of technical specifications necessary for downloading or any other liability howsoever caused. In using the Website the user accepts all risks pertaining thereto.
Nothing contained in this Website constitutes an invitation to invest in the securities of Block Asset Management Sarl or any of its subsidiaries or joint venture partners. The past performance of the Company constitutes no guarantee as to its future performance.
This Website does not provide investment, legal, tax or any other form of professional advice. Investors should always consult a professional adviser before making an investment decision.
In many countries, the investment funds mentioned in this part of the Website are subject to restrictions in relation to publication and access via the Internet, marketing, offering and/or selling. Reference is made to the respective prospectus for any details, however, it is the obligation of each person to inform itself about and to obey any restrictions. Thus persons, being subject to any restriction shall not access this part of the webpage. In relation to a particular investment fund, all current versions of all documents in relation to such investment fund shall be considered. All further or additional reservations in such documents apply. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must not access this Website.
These terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Luxembourg law and subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Luxembourg courts. No representation or warranty is made by the Company that the information and materials on or accessed through this Website comply with legislative or regulatory requirements applicable to other areas in which this Website may be accessed.
Data submitted to us by you will be used by us for the purposes for which it has been submitted and for the administration of this Website only, and, except for the postage of information to you at your request (which may be subcontracted to an authorized representative for this purpose), will not be disclosed to any third party without your prior consent other than as required by law.
Whilst the Company will take all reasonable steps to protect all personal information received from you it does not guarantee the security of any information given to it via this Website or any site accessible through it.
Definition of Qualified Investor as per Art. 10 CISA (Collective Investment Scheme Act):
Regulated financial intermediaries such as banks, securities traders, fund management companies and asset managers of collective investment schemes, as well as central banks; regulated insurance institutions; public entities and retirement benefits institutions with professional treasury operations; companies with professional treasury operations.
High-net-worth individuals may declare in writing that they wish to be deemed, qualified investors. In addition, the Federal Council may make such persons’ suitability as qualified investors dependent on certain conditions, specifically technical qualifications.
Investors who have concluded a written discretionary management agreement as defined in Article 3 Paragraph 2b and c are deemed, qualified investors.
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