GT Capital Holdings, Inc. (“GT Capital”) is committed to protecting the data privacy rights of its stakeholders in accordance with Republic Act No. 10173, otherwise known as the Data Privacy Act of 2012, and related laws, rules and regulations.
PERSONAL INFORMATION AND ITS COLLECTION AND USE
GT Capital collects, processes, stores, and analyzes personal data from its applicants, employees, shareholders, and its guests or visitors in the ordinary course of its business.
For the evaluation of the eligibility for employment, administering the employee’s pay and benefits, and complying with statutory and regulatory requirements, among others, GT Capital may collect personal data such as the name, age, marital status, contact details, government issued identification cards, tax returns and educational background of it’s prospective, active, and separated employees.
For purposes of maintaining GT Capital’s list of shareholders, managing shareholder account, handling dividends or other payments, facilitating communications with the shareholder and for other legal and investor relations purposes, GT Capital may collect personal data such as the name, address, contact details and government issued identification of its shareholders.
For purposes of establishing the identity, recording the purpose of the visit, and monitoring visitors’ activities inside the company premises, GT Capital may collect personal data such as the name, company name, identification cards and purpose of visit of GT Capital’s guests and visitors.
Upon visiting GT Capital’s website, other information such as the browser type, operating system, IP address, domain name, number of times and dates visited or accessed, and the amount of time spent browsing through the website or mobile application, may be collected via cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data generated by a website and saved by your browser with the purpose of remembering information. Browsers may be modified to decline cookies. Non-identifiable data collected from website visitors will only be used to track and serve relevant content to the users and address their concerns, if any.
RETENTION, PROCESSING AND PROTECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Personal information will be used “as is” and will not be processed without the express consent of the data subject or for any purpose other than as disclosed. GT Capital will retain the personal information for as long as the purpose for which it was collected, and such other purposes that the data subject may have consented to from time to time, remains in effect, or until such time that it is no longer required for any other legal, regulatory or business purposes.
Personal information may be stored in a secure location within GT Capital’s premises or in a secure online systems/database.
GT Capital has organizational security measures, such as internal policies and procedures, as well as physical, and technical security measures to secure and protect personal data collected. These include provision of locked storage spaces and the installation of appropriate technology to prevent unauthorized access and to ensure the protection and security of personal data.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
GT Capital assures its data subjects that all information provided to the Corporation shall be kept confidential and will only be used within the bounds of applicable Philippine laws and other rules and regulations issued by relevant regulatory agencies, including but not limited to, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE), Philippine Dealing and Exchange Corp. (PDEx) and the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).
STAKEHOLDER RIGHTS AS A DATA SUBJECT
GT Capital shall uphold the rights of the data subject under the Data Privacy Act, such as, the right to be informed, to access, to object, to erasure or blocking, to damages, to file a complaint, to rectify, and to data portability.
For questions or concerns regarding data privacy, stakeholders may contact our Data Protection Officer through the any of the following means:
Data Protection Officer
43rd Floor, GT Tower International
6813 Ayala Avenue corner H.V. Dela Costa Street,
Makati City, Philippines
Telephone Number: (632) 836 4500
Fax Number: (632) 836 4159
E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org