ABI-Tech is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
b.Identification number (for example, identification card, passport or social security number);
c.date of birth;
e.the type of Service and/or Product utilised;
f.banking and financial record; and
g.your personal details from Third Party Sites for e.g. Facebook.
h.“Selected Third Parties” refers to the third parties set out at section 4.5 below.
From time to time, Abi-Tech may collect information and data about you, including information and data:
a.that you provide or is provided to by any person authorised by you;
b.In relation to each of your visit to our Platform; and
c.from such other third parties authorised by you and publicly available sources.
d.Through you, Abi-Tech may also collect information and data about your family members, friends and other individuals (collectively all of the foregoing who are natural persons, (“Relevant Individuals”).
In this regard, Abi-Tech may collect the following information and data stated at section 3.1 and 3.2 as follows:
1.Any information or data about you and/or such Relevant Individual(s) that can identify you or such Relevant Individual(s), including but not limited to name, date of birth, passport, national identity card number or other identification number or particulars, address, email address, phone number, contact details, financial and credit card information, personal description and photograph, products and services portfolio information, transaction patterns and behaviour, financial background, educational background and demographic data;
Any information and data about you and/or such Relevant Individual(s) generated and/or provided to us in the course of accessing our Platform and undertaking any activity on our Platform. For example, your registered username for the Platform, search results and history for Service and Product within our Platform, Service and Product Submissions history, records of transactions for Service and Product provided via our Platform, records of participation in any Interactive Service on our Platform, and your answers to questions intended for security verification;
Any information and data about you and such Relevant Individual(s) generated and/or provided to us in the course of maintaining the relationship between us and you including account review reports and records of correspondence with you over the phone or via email;
4.Any information and data about you collected in relation to each of your visit to our Platform including:
5.Any information and data about you collected by us when you participate in events organised by us, such as functions, seminars, contests or reward programs, which may include photographs, videos and voice recording of you;
7.Any information and data about you which we receive from Selected Third Parties (set out at section 4.5 below);
8.Information and data about you and such Relevant Individual(s) which are referenced above at section 3.3 shall collectively form part of Personal Data.
Use and Disclosure of Personal Information and Data
Where deemed necessary and appropriate by Abi-Tech and in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, Personal Data may be used and disclosed by Abi-Tech and/or the Abi-Tech Group for the following purposes to:
1.grant you access and facilitate the use of our Platform and to ensure that the Site Content, Service, Product, Interactive Services, User Content, Third Party Content and Third Party Sites are presented in the most effective manner for you and for your Device;
2.provide you with information, Site Content, Service, Product, Interactive Services and User Content that you request from us and access to Third Party Sites and Third Party Content;
3.carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
4.provide you with information about other Service and Product we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about;
5.provide you, or permit Selected Third Parties to provide you, with information about Service and Product that we feel may interest you. If you are an existing User, we will only contact you by email, SMS or phone with information about Service and Product similar to those that you had previously considered, booked, registered, subscribed, scheduled or purchased. If you are a new customer, and where you consented to the disclosure of your Personal Data to Selected Third Parties, we (or such Selected Third Parties) may contact you by email or SMS with information about Service and Product;
6.notify you about changes to our Site Content, Service, Product, Interactive Services, User Content, Third Party Content and Third Party Sites;
7.administer our Platform and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
8.improve our Platform to ensure that the Site Content, Service, Product, Interactive Services, User Content, Third Party Content and Third Party Sites are presented in the most effective manner for you and for your Device;
9.allow you to participate in Interactive Services and any other interactive features of our Platform, Service and Product, should you choose to do so;
10.implement and review safety and security measures on our Platform so as to keep our Platform safe and secure;
measure or understand the effectiveness of our advertising and third party advertising on our Platform and on other third party websites, and to deliver relevant advertising to you;
make suggestions and recommendations to you and other Users of our Platform about Service, Products or third party products and services that may interest you or them;
make decisions relating to the opening or continuation of User Account and the establishment, provision or continuation of Service and Product otherwise maintaining accurate “know your customer” information and conducting anti-money laundering, credit and background checks;
provide, operate, process and administer User Account, Service and Product or to process applications for User Account, Service and Product, any transactions (including remittance transactions), and to maintain service quality and train staff;
undertake activities related to the provision of User Account, Service and Product, including the provision of articles, education materials, research reports or similar materials;
provide Product-related services and support, including without limitation, provision of processing or administrative support or acting as an intermediary / nominee / agent in connection with your participation in Product;
provide or grant access to Product-related materials;
fulfill foreign and domestic legal, regulatory and compliance requirements applicable to Abi-Tech and the Abi-Tech Group under any Applicable Laws (including anti-money laundering and tax obligations applicable to Abi-Tech and the Abi-Tech Group, and disclosure to any court, governmental authority, supervisory authority or any other authority or regulator pursuant to relevant guidelines, regulations, orders, guidance or requests from such organisations);
verify the identity and/or authority of your representatives who contact Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group or may be contacted by Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group and to carry out or respond to requests, questions or instructions from verified representatives or other parties pursuant to our prevailing security procedures;
to carry out data processing and perform statistical, trend analysis and planning, for present and future reference;
monitor and record calls and electronic communications with you for record keeping, quality, training, investigation and fraud prevention purposes;
detect, prevent, investigate and prosecute crime and fraud including to aid in any criminal investigation by the relevant authorities of you, such Relevant Individuals or any other person;
enforce (including, without limitation, collection of such outstanding amount(s) owed to Abi-Tech and/or the Abi-Tech Group) or defend the rights of Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group, contractual or otherwise;
perform internal management to operate control and management information systems and to carry out internal audits or enable the conduct of external audits;
comply with contractual arrangements by or between industry self-regulatory, industry bodies, associations of industry providers or other institutions similar to Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group;
to manage Abi-Tech’s relationship with you, which may include providing information to you or a Relevant Individual, about Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group’s products and services, including without limitation, Service and Product, where specifically consented to or where permissible under applicable laws and regulations;
for marketing products or services by various modes of communication including mail, telephone call, SMS, fax, electronic mail, internet, market research, and designing or refining any similar products or services including by conducting market research, data analysis, and surveys; and
to comply with any obligations, requirements, policies, procedures, measures or arrangements for sharing data and information within Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group and any other use of data and information in accordance with any Abi-Tech Group programs for compliance with sanctions or prevention or detection of money laundering, terrorist financing or other unlawful activities.
We may combine any information and data, regardless of how such information and data were provided to us or collected by us, and use the combined information or data for the purposes set out at section 4.1 above.
We may also use and disclose Personal Data for any other purposes relating to any of the above set out at sections 4.1 and 4.2, which a reasonable person would consider appropriate in the circumstances.
As the purposes for which we may collect, use, disclose or process your Personal Data depend on the circumstances at hand, such purpose(s) may not appear above. However, we will notify you of such other purpose at the time of obtaining your consent for the collection of such Personal Data, unless processing of your Personal Data without your consent is permitted by law.
We may also share Personal Data with Selected Third Parties including:
business partners, suppliers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with them or you;
advertisers and advertising networks that require the data to select and serve relevant adverts to you and others. We do not disclose information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers, but we may provide them with aggregate information about our Users (for example, we may inform them that 500 men aged under 30 have clicked on their advertisement on any given day). We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may make use of information or data collected from you to enable us to comply with our advertisers’ wishes by displaying their advertisement to that target audience;
analytics and search engine providers that assist us in the improvement and optimisation of our Platform;
prospective seller or buyer of business or assets in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may transfer your Personal Data to such buyer or seller as part of the transaction;
any such organisations or persons, if we are under a duty to disclose or share your Personal Data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply any agreements, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Abi-Tech and the Abi-Tech Group, our customers, Users or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction;
agent, contractor or third party service provider who provides administrative, mailing, telemarketing, direct sales telecommunications, call centre, business process, travel, visa, knowledge management, human resource, data processing, information technology, computer, payment or other background checks or other services (including backup services) to Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group in connection with the operation of the business of Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group;
person or entity which is part of the Abi-Tech Group although only to the extent necessary to fulfill the relevant Permitted Purpose;
drawee or drawer bank in connection with any cheque or equivalent processed by Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group;
financial institution with whom you have or propose to have dealings in relation to any Service and/or Product;
person or entity to whom Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group is under an obligation or otherwise required to make disclosure pursuant to legal process or under the requirements of any foreign or domestic law, regulation, court order or agreement entered into, binding on or applying to Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group, or agreement entered into by Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group and any government authority, domestic or foreign, or between or among any two or more domestic or foreign governmental authorities, or any disclosure under and for the purposes of any guidelines or guidance given or issued by any legal, regulatory, governmental, tax, law enforcement or other authorities, or self-regulatory or industry bodies or associations with which Abi-Tech or Abi-Tech Group is required or expected to comply, or any disclosure pursuant to any contractual, best practices or other commitment of Abi-Tech or Abi-Tech Group with local or foreign legal, regulatory, governmental, tax, law enforcement or other authorities, or self-regulatory or industry bodies or associations of financial services providers, all of which may be within or outside whichever country you access the Platform from including disclosure to courts, tribunals, legal, regulatory, tax and government authorities or self-regulatory or industry bodies or associations, whether such legal process, obligation, request, requirement, agreement or guidance may be existing currently or created in the future;
financial institution, processing agent, Payment Gateway or any other person who will be involved in remittance transactions or any banking/financial activities; and
actual or proposed assignee of Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group, or participant or sub-participant or transferee of Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group’s rights in respect of you or any other Relevant Individual, all or any part of the assets or business of Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group.
In this regard, the purposes for the use and disclosure of information and data about you which is referenced under this section 4 shall collectively be referred to as “Permitted Purposes”.
ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA
We will take reasonable efforts to ensure that your Personal Data is accurate and complete, if your Personal Data is likely to be used by Abi-Tech or the Abi-Tech Group to make a decision that affects you, or disclosed to another organisation. However, this means that you must also update us of any changes in your Personal Data that you had initially provided us with. We will not be responsible for relying on inaccurate or incomplete Personal Data arising from your not updating us of any changes in your Personal Data that you had initially provided us with.
We will also put in place reasonable security arrangements to ensure that your Personal Data is adequately protected and secured. Appropriate security arrangements will be taken to prevent any unauthorised access, collection, use, disclosure, copying, modification, leakage, loss, damage and/or alteration of your Personal Data. However, we cannot assume responsibility for any unauthorised use of your Personal Data by third parties which are wholly attributable to factors beyond our control.
We will also put in place measures such that your Personal Data in our possession or under our control is destroyed and/or anonymized as soon as it is reasonable to assume that (i) the purpose for which that Personal Data was collected is no longer being served by the retention of such Personal Data; and (ii) retention is no longer necessary for any other legal or business purposes.
Where your Personal Data is to be transferred out of whichever country you access this Site from, we will comply with the Applicable Laws in doing so.
RIGHT TO REFUSE USE OF PERSONAL DATA FOR MARKETING PURPOSES
You have the right to ask us not to process your Personal Data for marketing purposes. Even after you have given us your consent for your Personal Data to be used for marketing purposes, you may, at any time thereafter, withdraw your consent. You can exercise your right to opt out of such processing by contacting us at email address specified at Section 12 below or by marking on the relevant online forms we use to collect your data.
LINKS TO OTHER SITES
Our Platform may, from time to time, contain links to Third Party Sites and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers or Affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these Third Party Sites, please note that these Third Party Sites may or may not have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies or lack thereof. Please check these policies before you submit any information including your Personal Data to these Third Party Sites.
If you access a page on our Platform that includes a social plugin, your browser may set up a direct connection to the servers of third parties and transfer the social plugin’s content directly to your browser which will then integrate the content with the Third Party Sites and/or our Platform. We have no influence on the extent of the data that third parties collect via its social plugins. If you do interact with the social plugins, e.g. by using the “Like”, “Share”, “Follow” buttons or by posting a commentary, your browser will transfer such information directly to the Third Party Sites where it is being stored and/or published.
If you are an user of a Third Party Site and do not wish the Third Party Site to collect data on you via our Platform and to combine such data with your user data, you may need to log off from the Third Party Site before accessing our Platform. You may also wish to block social plugins by downloading and installing the relevant add-ons for your browser.
ACCESS TO INFORMATION
You have the right to request from us Personal Data about you held by Abi-Tech. If you wish to access, update or otherwise change or remove any information that you provide to us, please contact us at email address specified at Section 12 below for assistance. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
In exceptional circumstances, Abi-Tech may deny you access to your Personal Data but we will provide you with an explanation of the reason(s) which prevent us from doing so under the applicable laws. Such exceptional circumstances include but are not limited to where:
An investigating authority or government institution objects to Abi-Tech complying with a customer’s request;
The information may, in the exercise of Abi-Tech’s reasonable discretion and/or assessment, affect the life or security of an individual; and
Data is collected in connection with an investigation of a breach of contract, suspicion of fraudulent activities or contravention of law.
Abi-Tech cannot distinguish the age of persons who access and use its websites. If a minor (according to applicable laws) has provided Abi-Tech with Personal Data without parental or guardian consent, the parent or guardian should contact Abi-Tech to remove the relevant Personal Data and unsubscribe the minor.
You agree that you have obtained the consent of all such Relevant Individual(s) so that any information or data of a Relevant Individual may be processed, kept, transferred or disclosed in and to any country as Abi-Tech and the Abi-Tech Group considers appropriate or necessary, in accordance with applicable law for the Permitted Purposes. Such data may also be processed, kept, transferred or disclosed in accordance with the local practices and laws, rules and regulations (including any regulatory requests, governmental acts and orders) in such country/jurisdiction.