2.- What personal information do we collect?
The extent of the personal information which GFD collects depends on how you use the GFD website.
If you do not create an account with GFD the personal information we collect is limited to the country where you reside, the language through which you choose to access the GFD website and whether you are a private or an institutional investor.
If you do create an account with GFD the personal information we collect will include your name, e-mail address, password, the country where you reside, the language through which you choose to access the GFD website and whether you are an institutional or private investor.
3.- Why do we collect personal information and how do we use it?
GFD collects personal information to enable us to provide information and documents to you as well as to provide information to our members, who are the fund managers and companies listed in the members section of the GFD website. If you create an account with GFD and request to be informed by e-mail about the availability of new documents on the GFD website we will provide information to each individual member about which documents you request, the language you have requested them in and the funds to which these documents relate. We also use your personal information to perform marketing and research related activities and to supply other administrative services (e.g. the setting up of user accounts should you choose to set up an account). In addition we may from time to time review your usage of the site in order to assess how we can improve our services.
4.- How do we collect personal information?
We collect personal information when you specify your country of residence and investor profile (whether you are a private investor or an institutional investor). We collect further personal information when you register for a user account with GFD and through reviewing how you use our site.
A cookie is a small file which a website puts on a computer or other device so that the website can remember something about you at a later time. When you visit the GFD website for the first time, you will be asked to specify your country of residence and investor profile (whether you are a private investor or an institutional investor). The GFD website will place a cookie on your computer or device so that when you visit the website again you will not be again requested to specify your country of residence or investor profile.
6.- Links to other web-sites
GFD may provide links to one or more other third party web-sites. We encourage you to read their individual privacy policies before providing any of your personal information to them.
7.- Your rights under Privacy Law
You have the right to be informed of the source of the personal information, of the purposes and methods of the processing, of the identification information concerning the entity responsible for collecting and processing your personal information, of the entities or categories of entity to whom or which your personal information may be communicated and who or which may get to know said information, etc.
You have the right to obtain updating, rectification or integration of your personal information, erasure, and anonymisation or blocking of information that has been processed unlawfully, including information whose retention is unnecessary for the purposes for which it has been collected or subsequently processed, etc.
You also have the right to object, in whole or in part, on legitimate grounds, to the processing of your personal information, even though it is relevant to the purpose of the collection and to the processing of your personal information concerning where it is carried out for the purpose of sending advertising materials or direct selling or else for the performance of market or commercial communication surveys.
8.- Security of your personal information
GFD takes reasonable measures to ensure the security of your personal information. In particular we take steps to protect against unauthorised access to, disclosure of or alteration of your personal information. The steps we take to protect the security of your personal information include the putting in place of industry standard firewalls and password protection systems.