OUTvest recognises the importance of protecting your personal information and as such subscribes to the principles, outlined in Section 51 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act 2002 that governs your right to having your personal information kept private.
2. Personal Information
OUTvest defines personal information as all information specific to yourself that is provided to us via our website or any other channel. This includes but is not limited to personal information that is provided to us in the course of our business, while completing our online application, using our mobile device app, asking questions via e-mail or during requests to amend or view your personal data.
We collect information to be able to provide you with adequate advice and services based on your own risk profile and to ensure that we have the correct and most up to date information.
OUTvest has the highest regard for the privacy of its customers and will use personal information only to the extent required in the normal course of business and to provide the products and services you have requested. OUTvest will also use this information to positively identify you when you contact us.
3. The OUTvest App
By installing and using any of the services on our app you consent that we may send you promotional material or details which we think may be of interest to you and that we may contact you to provide you with a quote for any of our services.
We will only use the personal information obtained through the use of our app, for the purpose for which it was collected subject to the terms and conditions relating to the app.
This includes but is not limited to the following personal information that you may provide to us when using the app:
- Your name and surname;
- RSA identity number or date of birth;
- Contact details;
- Email address.
4. Protection of Information
We value the information that you choose to provide us and will therefore take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss, misuse or unauthorised alteration. The information we maintain concerning our customers is stored in a databases that have built-in safeguards to ensure the privacy and confidentiality of that information.
OUTvest uses state of the art technology and encryption to prevent any unauthorised access to your personal information. We keep appraised with the latest global developments in security technology to ensure that your transactions with us are adequately secured and protected at all times.
You must always keep your personal information and any account numbers or login details secret and ensure that you do not disclose it to anyone.
Should you at any time feel that you no longer wish to be contacted by us, you should advise us to that effect via email or telephone. We retain all data that is required for us to discharge our business activities for an indefinite period for historical, statistical and research purposes. We have established appropriate safeguards against the records being used for any other purposes.
5. Sharing of Information of Information
OUTvest does not and will not sell or provide personal information to third parties for independent use. We may, however, share personal information with our business partners if that information is required to provide the product or service you have requested. However, our business partners will adhere to using your information only as directed by OUTvest.
The following list includes but is not limited to some of the instances when we disclose the personal information obtained from you:
- When any regulatory authority for the various financial sectors requests same;
- To comply with any regulation passed under relevant legislation, or any legal process;
- To enforce and protect our rights and property(including intellectual property) and/or where we have a legitimate interest to do so;
- When you have expressly authorised us to do so; or
- If we undergo a change in ownership.
6. Contact us
You can contact us with any privacy related questions here: firstname.lastname@example.org.