The HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited ("we", "us" "our") builds its business on trust between our customers and ourselves. To preserve the confidentiality of all personal data you provide to us, we maintain the following privacy principles:
By maintaining our commitment to these principles, we at HSBC will ensure that we respect the inherent trust that you place in us.
This section provides specific details of how we treat any personal data you provide us when you visit this website ("Site").
We will take all practical steps to ensure that personal data will not be kept longer than necessary and that we will comply with all statutory and regulatory requirements in the Republic of China concerning the retention of personal data.
We may also work with third parties to research certain usage and activities on this Site for us. These third party research agencies include Doubleclick, Yahoo!, Nielsen//NetRatings, WebTrends and Adobe. They use technologies such as cookies, spotlight monitoring and web beacons to collect information for this research. They use the information collected through such technologies (i) to find out more about users of this Site, including user demographics and behaviour and usage patterns, (ii) for more accurate reporting and (iii) to improve the effectiveness of our marketing. They aggregate the information collected and then share it with us. No personally identifiable information about you is collected or shared by Doubleclick, Yahoo!, Nielsen//NetRatings and WebTrends with us as a result of this research. Should you wish to disable the cookies associated with such technologies, you may change the setting on your browser. However, you may not be able to enter certain parts of this Site, including HSBC Internet Banking.
We will then, at no cost to you, act on your request (exclusive of the data already processed prior to our receipt of your instruction) and ensure not to include you in future direct marketing promotions.
Letter of Advice on Collecting, Processing and Using Personal Data
HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited ("HSBC"), for the purpose of (1) processing transactions with HSBC, (2) providing suitable products and services information, (3) meeting the needs of business, finance, taxation, operation or risk management of HSBC (including, but not limited to, self or co-marketing, statistic survey and analysis, internal control, management and audit, execution of anti-money laundering operation, and coordination with the investigation for antiterrorist sanctions and etc.), (4) fulfilling the purposes stated in the first Clause herein, or the various purposes as the registered business licenses or articles of incorporation of HSBC or any others permitted by laws, (5) performing "Know Your Customer" procedure, (6) exchanging credit checking and financial information among banks and financial institutions, (7) providing the personal data collected to the objects identified in third Clause herein for the purposes permitted by its registered business lines, articles of incorporation or laws, and (8) engaging third parties to process the relevant affairs, is entitled to gather, conduct processing, utilize and conduct international transmission of your personal data (please see second Clause herein for details) and is advising you of the following contents for your perusal in accordance with Personal Data Protection Act:
According to the "The Purposes Specified in Personal Data Protection Act and Category of Personal Data" promulgated by Ministry of Justice, HSBC collects your personal data for the specific purposes as Appendix 1.
It is subject to the personal data that is actually collected by HSBC through the relevant businesses, accounts or services offered to you. HSBC collects your personal data based on the needs of respective businesses, accounts or services, and the data is categorized into ten types as the following according to the "The Purposes Specified in Personal Data Protection Act and Category of Personal Data" promulgated by Ministry of Justice:
An English version of the "Letter of Advice on Collecting, Processing and Using Personal Data" is made to facilitate reference by foreign language users. In case of any discrepancy between the Chinese and English version of this agreement, the Chinese version shall prevail.
According to the "The Purposes Specified in Personal Data Protection Act and Category of Personal Data" promulgated by Ministry of Justice, HSBC collects your personal data for the following specific purposes:
◎Life insurance ◎Land administration ◎Real estate service ◎Public relations ◎Property declaration by public servants, avoidance of conflict of interest, and political donations ◎Household administration ◎Agency and brokerage ◎Foreign exchange business ◎Crime prevention, criminal investigation, execution, correction, protection & discipline, victim of crime protection, or rehabilitation protection ◎Arbitration ◎National health insurance, labor insurance, farmer insurance, national pension or other social insurances ◎Criminal case management ◎Deposit and remittance ◎Registration of marketable securities and security holders ◎Marketing (including co-marketing by financial holding) ◎Investment management ◎Internal control over the rosters of shareholders, members (including representatives delegated by shareholders and members), directors, supervisors or other members of a corporate or group ◎Social service or social work ◎Collecting, processing and using by financial service institution pursuant to laws and per the needs of financial supervision ◎Financial dispute handling ◎Financial supervision, management and examination ◎Collecting, processing and using of personal data by non-public entities under legal obligation ◎Insurance brokerage, agency and notarization ◎Insurance supervision ◎Credit card, ATM card, debit card or e-ticket ◎Trust ◎Contract, similar of contract or other legal relations ◎Booking, check-in and ticketing ◎Plan, performance appraisal of control, and other management of research, development and evaluation ◎Legal transactions of personal data ◎Omnibus lending/depositing management for borrower and depositor ◎Loan review and credit facility ◎Consumer/customer management and service ◎Consumer protection ◎Property insurance ◎Property management ◎Tax administration ◎Pension or retirement fund management ◎Commercial and technical information ◎Accounting management and trading in creditor's right ◎Credit facility ◎Education or training administration ◎Bills and notes ◎Business of negotiable instruments exchange ◎Processing of claims, petitions and complaint cases ◎Safety management of Entry/exit ◎Issuance and registration ◎Data management of overseas Chinese ◎Taxation ◎Appeal and administrative remedy ◎Township/city mediation ◎Debenture discounting and acquisition ◎Fund raising (including charity donation) ◎Accounting and related service ◎Information/communication service ◎Management of information/communication and database ◎Information/communication security and management ◎Online shopping and other e-commercial services ◎Supplementary and logistic supporting management ◎Advertisement or commercial activity management ◎Credit checking ◎Survey, statistic and research analysis ◎Students (trainees) (including those graduating and completing courses) information management ◎Certification management ◎Securities, futures, security investment trust and consultation ◎Police affairs ◎Passport, visa and certificate processing ◎Supervision and management of the industry by other public entities ◎Other judicial administration ◎Collecting, processing and use of personal data by other natural persons with proper purposes ◎Other financial management affairs ◎Other businesses within the registered business license or defined by the articles of organization ◎Other consultation and advice services ◎Coordination with domestic and international money laundering control, investigation for antiterrorist sanctions and economic sanctions ◎U.S. taxation declaration
Should you have any questions and comments on said Privacy and Security Policy, or should you be aware of any violation by relevant HSBC entities, please feel free to contact us via the following email box, or file a complaint via the same email box: email@example.com
Requests for access to data or correction of data or for information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held should be addressed to:
HSBC Bank (Taiwan) Limited 13,14F, 333 Keelung Road, Sec. 1, Taipei 110, Taiwan
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