Blockchain Technologies SPC (“BTC”) recognizes the importance and sensitivity of Personal Data and is fully committed to protecting the privacy interests of individuals who provide confidential information to BTC, as we consider privacy to be a fundamental aspect of our relationship with our clients, service providers and business associates.
As required under the Singapore Personal Data Protection Act (“PDPA”) of Singapore, this policy is to inform you how BTC manages Personal Data (as defined below).
By interacting and corresponding with BTC (via electronic means, telephone or face-to-face meetings), accessing and using BTC’s website, submitting information to BTC, or signing up for any products or services offered by BTC, you agree and consent to BTC collecting, using and disclosing and sharing your Personal Data to BTC’s authorised service providers and relevant third parties in the manner contemplated in this Data Protection Policy.
This Data Protection Policy supplements but does not supersede nor replace any other consents you may have previously provided to BTC in respect of your Personal Data, and your consents are additional to any rights which BTC may have at law to collect, use and disclose your Personal Data.
BTC may from time to time update this Data Protection Policy to ensure compliance and consistency with any future developments or changes in legal or regulatory requirements. By continuing to engage BTC’s services, to use BTC’s website (www.cryptofund.ky / www.blockchaintechnologies.sg) or communicate with BTC subsequent to any updates, you agree to be bound by the updates to this Data Protection Policy.
“Personal Data” refers to any data, whether true or not, about an individual who can be identified (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information to which the organisation has or is likely to have access. This includes data and information in BTC’s records as may be updated from time to time.
Some examples of Personal Data may include your name or your company name; date of birth; country of birth; NRIC or passport or other identification numbers and documents; signatures; employment details, information relating to your financial circumstances; contact details such as addresses, email addresses, telephone and facsimile numbers; and any other information relating to any individuals which you may have provided to BTC or documents and/or agreements you may have signed with BTC.
Collection of Personal Data
Personal data may be collected by BTC in the following ways:
When you submit any forms to BTC during the course of our relationship;
When you enter into any agreement or provide other forms of documentation or information to BTC in respect of or in connection with engaging or utilizing BTC’s services, or collaborating with BTC;
When you interact with employees of BTC via telephone calls, letters, facsimile, face-to-face meetings and other electronic means;
When you respond to BTC’s request for additional Personal Data; and/or
When you submit your Personal Data to BTC for any other reason.
If you provide BTC with any Personal Data relating to a third party (e.g. information on your spouse, children, parents, and/or employees), you represent to BTC that you have obtained the necessary consent of such third party to you providing BTC with their Personal Data for the respective purposes. You should ensure that all Personal Data is complete, accurate, true and correct.
When you browse BTC’s website, you generally do so anonymously. BTC does not automatically collect Personal Data.
Use of Personal Data
BTC collects, uses and discloses your Personal Data for the following purposes:
Verifying your identity;
Assessing and processing any applications or requests made by you for products and services offered by BTC;
Responding to your queries and requests and handling complaints;
Managing and facilitating the administrative and business operations of BTC and complying with internal policies and procedures (including financial reporting, regulatory reporting, management reporting, risk management, audit and record keeping purposes);
Complying with applicable anti-money laundering, tax evasion and anti-terrorist financing laws, regulations and rules;
Complying with any legal, governmental or regulatory requirements, codes of practice or guidelines of any relevant jurisdiction;
Complying with the requirements or directions of any competent regulatory authority;
Providing client-related services including dissemination of notices and reports; and
Any other purpose relating to any of the above.
BTC may have also specifically notified you of any other purposes which BTC collects, uses or discloses your Personal Data in relation to specific services or in your dealings with BTC. By doing so, you agree and consent to BTC collecting, using and disclosing your Personal Data for these additional purposes as well.
Disclosure of Personal Data
Subject to the provisions of any applicable law, BTC may be required to disclose your Personal Data for the purposes listed above (where applicable), to the following third parties located in Cayman Islands, Singapore or elsewhere:
BTC’s service providers involved in providing, managing or administering services provided to you;
External banks and financial institutions and their service providers in relation to asset management and investment product settlement processing;
BTC’s professional advisors;
Relevant government regulators, statutory bodies or authorities and/or law enforcement agencies;
Your authorised representatives; or
Any other party to whom you authorize BTC to disclose your Personal Data to.
BTC will take reasonable efforts to protect your Personal Data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized disclosure. BTC restricts access to information about you to its employees on a need to know basis. To protect information about you, BTC maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards according to industry standards and practices which are reviewed on a regular basis. BTC retains your Personal Data to the extent one or more of the purposes for which it was collected remain valid and for other legal or business purposes which retention may be necessary.
While BTC strives to protect your Personal Data, BTC cannot completely guarantee the security of the information transmitted to BTC as no data security measures can guarantee 100% security at all times.
Data Access and Data Correction
would like to obtain access to your Personal Data;
would like for your Personal Data to be corrected or updated; or
would like to withdraw your consent or limit the use of your Personal Data,
You may submit your written request to:
Attn: BTC Legal & Compliance
89 Nexus Way
Please note that BTC reserves the right to refuse your requests for any reasons permitted by law. Where permitted by law, you may ask that BTC collect or delete any inaccurate information.
If you withdraw your consent to any or all use of your Personal Data, depending on the nature of your request may result in BTC not being in a position to communicate or correspond with you, to continue providing services to you, or to administer any contractual relationship already in place.
This Data Protection Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Singapore.back to main page