Personal Information We Collect and How We Use It
We collect, use and disclose personal information for the purposes described in this Policy or as we may otherwise indicate to you from time to time.
We collect personal information about prospective and former investors. The information we collect includes name, residential address, telephone number, email address and other contact information, social insurance number, date of birth and account holdings. Personal information may be collected from the individual concerned or through a third party with the consent of the individual concerned or as required or permitted by law. We use this information to communicate with you and to manage our relationship with you.
We collect personal information about you when you communicate with us through the “Job Opportunity” page of our website or otherwise. The personal information we collect may include your name, email address, telephone number, other contact details, any personal information contained in your application package or generated in relation to your application, including, without limitation, information about your employment history and qualifications, and any other personal information you provide in your communication. We use this information to communicate with you; to manage our relationship with you; to maintain our information about you; to evaluate any job application you may submit and assess whether to offer you a position; where you have previously applied for a job, to keep in touch with you about available job positions which we think may be of interest to you; and to address the subject matter of your communication.
We also use personal information to meet legal, regulatory, industry, audit, security or ethical requirements.
If you are a prospective investor, you are not required to provide us with any information although please note that our website may automatically collect certain data as explained above.
Disclosure of your Personal Information
We may share your personal information with:
- third parties providing services on our behalf, such as our consultants, administrators, custodians, accountants and legal counsels. We take reasonable contractual and other measures to require these organizations to maintain the confidentiality of personal information in accordance with applicable law and to only use such information for the specific purpose for which we supply it to them;
- our group companies to comply with applicable law and requirements from regulators; to manage our risks; to prevent fraud and errors; to comply with internal audits; and to manage our relationship with you; or
- regulators or law enforcement bodies where permitted or required by law, for example, to comply with a subpoena or in connection with a police investigation.
International Transfers of Personal Information
In some circumstances, the sharing of personal information with third parties or other group companies may involve the storage or processing of personal information outside Canada and the European Economic Area (EEA), including in the United States, China and Hong Kong. We will take reasonable steps to ensure that any international transfer of personal information is carried out in accordance with applicable privacy laws. The protection of such personal information will be subject to the legal requirements of the jurisdictions where the information is transferred, including lawful requirements to disclose information to government authorities in those countries. If you have any questions about the collection, use, disclosure or storage of personal information, please contact us as indicated below.
We collect, use and disclose your personal information with your consent, or as may be permitted or required by law. Your consent may be express or implied, depending on the circumstances and the sensitivity of the personal information in question. Subject to applicable law, if you provide personal information to Sagard China, we assume that you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as outlined to you at the time of collection or thereafter or as otherwise described in this Policy.
In some circumstances, you may refuse to consent to our collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, or you may withdraw your consent to further collection, use and disclosure of information about you, subject to contractual and legal restrictions and reasonable notice, where permitted under applicable law. Withdrawing your consent to certain uses of your personal information may mean that we may no longer be able to provide you with certain services. We may continue to process your personal information even if you withdraw your consent if we are permitted to do so by applicable law.
We take reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, interference and loss, unauthorised access, modification or disclosure.
We do not keep your personal information for longer than necessary for the purposes for which we collect it unless we believe that law or regulation requires us to preserve it. If you apply for a position with us and you are not offered or you do not accept a position, we may retain the personal information you have provided to us or that we have otherwise collected about you for a reasonable period in the event an appropriate position becomes available or that you re-apply.
When it is no longer necessary to retain your personal information, we will delete it from our systems, or put it beyond use.
The file containing your personal information will be kept at our offices or on our servers or those of our service providers and will be accessible to employees who require it for the purposes of their duties.
If you wish to request access to, or correction of, your personal information in our custody or control, or if you wish to withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, please make your request in writing to Power Pacific Investment Management Inc. at 751 Victoria Square, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2J3, Canada, Attention: Secretary. In some circumstances, we may not be able to provide you with access to your personal information or parts of it. We will advise you at the time of the request.
Further information or Complaints
This Policy was written with brevity and clarity in mind and is not an exhaustive account of all aspects of our collection and use of personal data. Inquiries or complaints about this Policy and our personal information practices may be directed to Power Pacific Investment Management Inc. at 751 Victoria Square, Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2J3, Canada, Attention: Secretary.
This Policy may be revised from time to time. You may contact us to obtain a current copy of this Policy. Your continued provision of personal information or use of our services following any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of any such changes