Centaur Asset Management is an Authorised Financial Services Provider (FSP No: 647)
The Protection of Personal Information Act No 4 of 2013 (“POPIA”) aims to give effect to the constitutional right to privacy by safeguarding personal information and regulates the manner in which personal information must be processed. Centaur Asset Management (Pty) Ltd regards the lawful and correct treatment of personal information as important to the achievement of our objectives and the success of our business. Centaur is committed to protecting your privacy and to ensure that your personal information is collected and used properly, lawfully and transparently.
This Policy sets out:
In this Policy, Centaur Asset Management (Pty) Ltd, “Centaur” or “we” refers to our company which operates as an authorized Financial Services Provider with license number: FSP No: 647.
We collect and process your personal information mainly to provide you with access to our services and products and for certain other purposes explained below. The type of information we collect will depend on the purpose for which it is collected and used. We will only collect information that we need for that specific purpose. We collect information directly from you where you provide us with your personal details, for example when you invest into a product, enquire about a service from us or contact us. Where possible, we will inform you what information you are required to provide to us and what information is optional. Examples of the Personal Information we collect includes but is not limited to:
We also collect information about you from other sources. With your consent, we may also supplement the information that you provide to us with information we receive from other companies such as administrators, product suppliers or other Financial Services Providers. This is most commonly used for enhanced identity verification purposes as required by the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001.
We will use your personal information only for the purposes for which it was collected or agreed with you, for example:
Given our aim to provide you with ongoing financial services, we would like to use your information to keep you informed about other financial products and services which may be of particular interest to you.
You may also give and withdraw consent and tell us what your communication preferences are.
We may disclose your personal information to our administrators, service or product suppliers who are involved in the delivery of products or services to you. We have agreements in place to ensure that they comply with these privacy terms.
We may also disclose your information where we have a duty or a right to disclose in terms of law or industry codes or where we believe it is necessary to protect your and our own rights.
We are legally obliged to provide adequate protection for the personal information we hold and to stop unauthorized access and use of personal information. We will, on an ongoing basis, continue to review our security and risk management controls and related processes to ensure that your personal information is secure.
Our risk management (security) policies and procedures cover:
When we contract with third parties, we impose appropriate security, privacy and confidentiality obligations on them to ensure that personal information that we remain responsible for, is kept secure. We will ensure that anyone to whom we pass your personal information agrees to treat your information with the same level of protection as we are obliged to.
We would appreciate it if you would keep your personal information accurate.
Some of the pages on our website (such newsletter subscription facilities) allow you to voluntarily submit personal information. In all these cases, the information that you submit will only be used for the express purpose for which it was intended and will not be made available to any third party, other than those parties who are employed by Centaur Asset Management (Pty) Ltd or its subsidiaries to perform specific functions on our behalf, such as product marketing, delivery and technical support. Such parties shall however not be entitled to use your information for any purpose other than the function for which they were employed.
Any e-mail communication that you send to us will normally include your return e-mail address. Chances are that you will also include personal and/or confidential information in your e-mail because you want us to address issues specific to your situation. In any such event, we reserve the right to use that information, including the return e-mail address, in responding to your request.
Please also note that, in very limited circumstances, we may be required by law to disclose information that you submit to us, to certain authorities.
During your visit to our website, our operating system may automatically record some general information about your visit. Information recorded by our operating system may include:
The information that may be recorded in terms of this paragraph is used for statistical analysis, the ultimate intention of which is to make our website as useful and user-friendly as possible. Please note that the above list may be varied and updated from time to time, but no personal information about any individual visiting our site, will be recorded in this manner.
This Policy exclusively discloses the privacy practices of our website. We may however provide links to other websites which we believe might be of value to you. Should you follow any of these links, you may be directed to websites which are beyond our control. Even if an affiliation exists between our website and a third-party website, we exercise no control over any linked sites.
You have the right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you. To do this, simply contact us on 021 685 2408 or email@example.com and specify what information you would like. We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before providing details of your personal information.
Please note that any such access request may be subject to a payment of a legally allowable fee.
The details of our Information Officer are as follows;
Information Officer: Roger Williams
Deputy Information Officer: Megan Morris
You have the right to ask us to update, correct or delete your personal information. You may do this by contacting us on 021 685 2408 or firstname.lastname@example.org and submit a request in this regard.
We will take all reasonable steps to confirm your identity before making changes to personal information we may hold about you.
Please note that we may amend this Policy from time to time.