"Personal information" refers to any information that specifically identifies our investors, including information such as your home address, telephone numbers, birth date, assets and/or income information, employment history and credit history. We will be collecting personal information from you that includes the following:
Your full name, address, occupation and date of birth;
Identification, such as the number of a valid identity card, or passport;
Your financial information including annual income, assets and liabilities, and banking information;
Your employment history and credit history;
Information about relating parties.
For legal entities such as companies, partnerships, trusts, we may collect the information referred to above from each authorized person, partner, trustee, executor and club member, as appropriate.
Ways to collect personal information
Your information may be collected from a variety of sources, including:
Subscription forms, applications, questionnaires or other forms that you submit to us or agreements and contracts that you enter into with us;
Your transactions with us;
Meetings and telephone conversations with you;
E-mail communications with us; and
We may monitor or record any telephone call we have with you. The content of the call may also be retained. We may inform you prior to proceeding with the call of this possibility. This is to establish a record of the information you provide, to ensure that your instructions are followed properly and to ensure customer service levels are maintained.
Uses of your personal information
We collect and use your personal or business information in order to give you the best possible service and for the purposes set out in your agreement(s) with us, such as:
To establish your identity and verify the accuracy of your information;
To confirm your corporate status;
To understand your needs;
To determine the suitability of our Services for you;
To determine your eligibility for our Services;
To set up, administer and offer Services that meet your needs, including fulfilling any reporting or audit requirements;
To provide you with ongoing Service, including executing your transactions;
To provide you and/or your financial advisor and/or dealer with confirmations, financial statements and/or other reports;
To meet our legal and regulatory requirements;
To manage and assess our risks; and
To prevent or detect fraud or other criminal activities.
Persons that we may share your personal information with
We may share your personal or business information within YAOZHI for the purposes set out above. We may transfer your personal information, when necessary, to our third party service providers and to our agents in connection with the Services, however, please notify that these third party service providers and agents will not share this information with others. Such information is only used for the purposes identified above. We may use third party service providers or agents such as:
Your financial advisor or dealer;
Other financial service providers such as investment dealers, custodians, prime brokers, banks and others used to facilitate transactions or operations on your behalf;
Registrar and transfer agents, portfolio managers, brokerage firms and similar service providers; and
Other service providers such as accounting, legal or tax preparation services.
Our service providers and our agents process or handle your information on our behalf and assist us with various services such as printing, imaging, document storage and shredding, mail distribution and marketing. Some of these third parties may be located outside of China. As a result, your information may be accessible to regulatory authorities in accordance with the laws of these jurisdictions. When information is provided to our service providers and to our agents, we will require them to protect the information in a manner that is consistent with YAOZHI privacy policies and practices.
We may also be required by law to disclose information to government regulatory authorities. For example, We may be required to disclose your personal and business information.
Uses of your information for marketing purposes
We may share your personal or business information within YAOZHI for the purpose of marketing products and services that we believe may be of interest to you. This would only be done with your consent. We may ask you for your contact information, such as your telephone number, residential address, e-mail or other electronic address, and keep and use this information as well as disclose it to other members of YAOZHI so that we or any of these companies may contact you directly through these channels for the purpose of marketing including telemarketing.
Safeguard of your personal information
We are committed to carefully safeguarding your personal information and, to that end, restrict access to personal information about you to those employees and other persons who need to know the information to enable us to provide Services to you. Our employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of all personal information they may access. Annually, each of our employees shall perform under the Confidentiality Agreement.
If you have any questions about our privacy policies and practices, please contact us by telephone at 86-21-61099208, by e-mail at email@example.com or by mail to Unit 1516, Citigroup Tower, Hua Yuan Shi Qiao Road 33, Pudong, Shanghai, China, 200120.