COMMITMENT TO USER PRIVACY

Assure Hedge is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. But sometimes we do need information to provide services that you request. This document is designed to give a clear explanation of Assure Hedge‘s data processing practices. Please see below for further information.

If you have any questions or concerns relating to Assure Hedge‘s site or would like to find out more about how we collect, store or use your personal data, please contact compliance@assurehedge.com

 

DATA PROTECTION OFFICERS DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:

The Compliance Officer

Unit 1, The CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin 1

Email. compliance@assurehedge.com

Tel.+353 1 6918846

ABOUT US

Assure Hedge is on a mission to provide currency confidence for all by offering businesses the same currency hedging tools as the multinationals use. Based in Dublin and London and regulated by the FCA (FRN: 783837) our team’s exceptional trading, regulation, and technology experience simplifies the process ensuring it is quick, convenient and secure for our customers.

 

THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT & THE PRIMARY PURPOSE FOR COLLECTION

The personal information you provide on our website is being collected for legitimate business purposes, which includes processing registrations or enquiries, keeping you informed about new events, products or offers and providing the best possible service to you. Whenever we process data for these purposes we will ensure that we always keep your Personal Data rights in high regard and take account of these rights.

The provision of this information is voluntary. However, if you do not provide the information requested, we may be unable to process your registration or enquiry. All information provided by you will be held in the strictest confidence.

As a company providing Foreign Exchange services you should be aware that if you wish to transact on the Assure Hedge platform you will be required to complete KYC (Know Your Customer) and AML (Anti-Money Laundering) screening as part of Assure Hedge’s authorisation. This will involve Assure Hedge confirming you/your company’s identity/ownership structure and proof of address as well as performing checks to determine if there are any potential anti-money laundering risks.  Data obtained for KYC and AML purposes will be held in accordance with the ‘Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (PoCA)’ and data may be held for up to, but not restricted to 5 years after closing any account with Assure Hedge.

Assure Hedge only collects personal information that  is necessary for business purposes including (but not limited to):

Full Name & Job Title

Address

Date of Birth

Company Name & Address

Phone

Email Address

Foreign Exchange experience

Bank Account details for receipt and transfer of funds

Assure Hedge is the sole owner of the information collected on this site.

INFORMATION SHARING: WHO WE INTEND TO SHARE INFORMATION WITH

We do not rent or sell our customer information to anyone

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Assure Hedge may contain some links to other sites. Please be aware that Assure Hedge is not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. This privacy statement applies solely to the information collected by Assure Hedge.

SURVEYS & PROMOTIONS

From time to time Assure Hedge may run surveys and promotions and may request information from users as part of these. Participation in these is entirely voluntary.

SECURITY

Assure Hedge takes precautions to protect your information. When users submit sensitive information (such as a credit card number) over the internet, we protect it through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol. Access to all of our users’ information is restricted in our offices. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information. The servers that we store personally identifiable information on are kept in a secure environment.

CORRECTING, UPDATING OR REMOVING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

Assure Hedge will make every attempt to keep your personal data accurate, complete and up to date. If your personal information is incorrect, changes or if you no longer wish to receive information from Assure Hedge, we will endeavour to correct, update or remove your information as swiftly as possible, if it is in accordance with AML / KYC and regulatory requirements.  Please contact compliance@assurehedge.com if you have any queries in this regard.

DIRECT MARKETING

If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or promotional materials, you may opt-out of receiving these communications. You can do it by following the unsubscribe link placed in the footer of the promotional email.

NOTIFICATION OF CHANGES

Assure Hedge reserves the right to amend the privacy notice. In such case, the ‘last updated’ date will be amended accordingly and you will be informed via statement prominently displayed on the website.

GDPR COMPLIANCE

Assure Hedge respects your right to privacy. We ensure all data is managed lawfully, fairly and transparently. We use third parties to also acquire data, we hold those parties to the same high standard. You have a right to be forgotten and can email us at compliance@assurehedge.com to request your personal data or any information related to privacy.

DATA STORAGE AND RETENTION

The personal data we hold is stored on Assure Hedge servers and on the servers of cloud-based database management services located in Europe. Assure Hedge retains data for the duration of the customer’s or member’s business relationship with the Assure Hedge and in accordance with our regulational requirements.