Privacy Policy

We at Consulting & Company – Corporate & Investment Banking and all its affiliates, understand that your privacy is important to you. We commit to safeguard the confidentiality and privacy of your personal data entrusted to us. This Online Privacy Policy notice describes how we protect, collect and use your personal information related to the hosting of this website.

In the course of serving you as an individual client or as someone associated with a corporate or institutional client, we obtain your data to best understand your specific requirements. Every information we collect brings us closer to delivering the highest level of service to you. Our organisation understands that you expect us to treat all your data appropriately.

Data we obtain

When visiting our website, we may collect certain information in connection with all types of inquiries on “contact us” pages. You may provide login credentials; information regarding your work authorization status, education history, employment history and professional designations; and other information about your background and qualifications. You may also provide information regarding your gender and race/ethnicity, we -in no way- will consider either of this information in evaluating your qualifications for employment. We believe in equal employment opportunities above all.

The types of information we collect on the website includes (non-exhaustive list):

• business and personal contact information (such as name, location, email addresses, and telephone number); and

• other information you submit to us (such as information provided by registering for our newsletter or filling in forms).

Data collection purpose

All the data we collect may be used to merely ensure:

• The quick response to your inquiries;

• The management of the business relationship (customer knowledge, designation of correspondents, managing our communication, etc.);

• The evaluation and improvement of our business (services analysis, improvement and development, etc.);

• The commercial prospecting, and transaction management;

• The performance of services or contracts (structured finance, flows, investment, corporate finance, international activity, etc.);

• The enforcement of our applicable legal requirements including the terms and conditions of the website; and

• The protection and identification of unlawful activities.

In addition, we may use information collected through cookies and/or other automated means to complement our data collection and facilitate your use of the website. We only process your data when necessary to pursue the purpose above. Throughout the process, we put your privacy protection first overriding in times the pursuit of the described purposes. We only act when we conclude that our data collection and processing does not prejudice your rights.

We understand that you trust us with the information we collect or disclose and expect us to use them for business purposes only. In limited cases, and unless indicated, we may ask you to provide us with voluntary information for legal purposes or/and otherwise

Your acceptance

Regarding this privacy policy, your use of our website constitutes an agreement and understanding of the practices described and any further update.

Information disclosure

CC-CIB does not disclose the personal data collected throughout the website pages and service offerings. We may share your personal data with CC-CIB’s affiliates and/or subsidiaries.

We may share your data aggregated and anonymous with third parties in order to facilitate our services and operations. These third parties are not permitted to disclose or use the data transferred except on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements. We may disclose your personal information to protect our rights and interests and those of our partners prior to your express consent.

Finally, under limited circumstances, we may also disclose your personal information for the purposes of:

• Responding to requests from law enforcement authorities, regulators, court or/and other government entities, search warrants, or other legal requests;

• Preventing and/or detecting a crime;

• Investigating or pursuing legal claims;

• We believe that the disclosure of your personal data is necessary to prevent harm or a financial loss; and

• CC-CIB would reserve the right to transfer the data collection in the M&A occurrence in which CC-CIB is party (including in the event of a reorganization, spin-off, dissolution or liquidation).

We protect your data

CC-CIB uses reasonable safeguards and security policies and procedures to protect your personal data from accidental misuse, unauthorized access, destruction and alterations. We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards to insure your privacy.

As an underlying rule, we place confidentiality agreements on all our staff members, service providers and all third parties included in the process. We deploy our best efforts to maintain the security of the information collected, however, we cannot guarantee an absolute security against all threats.

Your data retention

We retain your personal data for no longer than it is necessary in line with our policies. We keep your data accurate for as long as we see it relevant for the purpose for which it was obtained. We will delete or anonymize them when we no longer need it.

In limited circumstances, we may retain some information about you to sustain a continuous relationship with you or for further contact.

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