|Atlas is fully committed to protecting the privacy interests
of individuals who provide us with information about themselves and
to complying with the requirements of the Personal Data (Privacy)
Ordinance of Hong Kong. In doing so, we instruct our staff to comply
with strict internal standards of security and confidentiality.
|The personally identifiable information (PI Information) which
we collect at the web site comprises:
- The IP address of the visitor's personal computer, the country
from which the inquiry is made, the pages visited, the time at
which a visit is made and the browser type.
- Where a visitor chooses
to send us personal information to be completed in a form on
this website, the information collected will comprise identity,
contact details and any other details the user may wish to furnish.
- In the
case of an existing client PI Information already in our posession
may include identification details, contact details, information regarding
the clients portfolio details and user passwords/electronically encrypted
security codes for that client's access rights
|PI Information submitted in any form on this website which Atlas receives
may be used by Atlas and/or any of the Atlas's
holding companies, subsidiaries or associated companies, within or
outside Hong Kong, for direct marketing purposes and in connection
with financial services only. Atlas may transfer or disclose
that information to any of those other companies. PI Information
which is collected in any form on the website may be be used for
direct marketing (by means of mail drops or via the internet). Atlas will cease to use your PI Information for direct marketing
purposes if you request us to do so.
|Atlas's policy is generally to retain PI Information concerning
its individual clients for a minimum period of six years after a
person ceases to be a client and to erase or destroy it after the
expiration of that period. PI Information concerning an individual
which is collected at a time when that individual is not a client
is erased or destroyed when that PI Information is no longer required
for the purpose, including any directly related purpose, for which
that information was used.
|Atlas's policy is to restrict access to PI Information concerning
individuals to employees and agents who have a need to use that information
and who have been instructed to handle such information properly
and observe confidentiality.
|An individual or another person permitted under the Ordinance on
his/her behalf has the right to be informed by Atlas whether
it holds PI Information about that individual and to request access
to and/or correction of any such PI Information. Any such request
may be made to:
”Atlas International (Asia) Ltd.”
In order to deal with any such request, we will require reasonal
evidence from you that you are the individual in respect of whom
the request is made or a person permitted under the Ordinance to
make the request on that individual's behalf. We will deal with
any such request as soon as possible but in any event within the
40 day maximum period set by the Ordinance.