Foreign Business Desk
Definition of personal information
Collection and use of personal information
We collect your personal information directly from you unless it is unreasonable or impracticable to do so. When collecting personal information from you, we may collect in ways including:
- when you complete an application, purchase order, agreement or related paperwork;
- through your access and use of our website;
- during conversations between you and our representatives;
- through your participation in our procurement processes;
We may also collect personal information from third parties including credit reporting agencies, business data providers, professional and/or industry associations, law enforcement agencies and other government entities.
Do we disclose your personal information to third parties?
We may disclose personal information to our related bodies corporate and third-party suppliers and service providers located overseas for some of the purposes. We take reasonable steps to ensure that the overseas recipients of your personal information do not breach the privacy obligations relating to your personal information.
We take reasonable steps to ensure your personal information is protected from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure. We may hold your information in either electronic or hard copy form. Personal information is destroyed or de-identified when no longer needed.
Our website may contain links to other websites operated by third parties. We make no representations or warranties in relation to the privacy practices of any third-party website and we are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of any third-party website. Third party websites are responsible for informing you about their own privacy practices.