asb aspire will only use personal data as specified in this Privacy Policy and for its legitimate business reasons. asb aspire operates in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 (“DPA”), and any amendments thereto.  For the purposes of the DPA, the data controller is asb aspire, unless otherwise confirmed in writing to you at the time your data is collected by asb aspire.

Collection and use of data
Unless otherwise provided in the Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use, asb aspire will not sell, rent or trade your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your express written consent.  asb aspire will only pass your data to other third parties in accordance with this Privacy Policy, the Terms of Use Policy, any other terms and conditions of supply (ie, our letter of engagement and terms of business), or if required to do so by law.  asb aspire may disclose your data to certain permitted third parties, such as third party service providers, asb aspire’s own professional advisers who are bound by confidentiality codes, its affiliates (including, but not limited to ASB ASPIRE) and when asb aspire is legally obliged to disclose your data.

asb aspire can obtain personal data from you (including your name, postal address, telephone number, email address and payment details) from a number of different sources:

  • When you supply us with your details when discussing matters over the telephone, or if you submit a request for details to be provided to you by mail or email, or via the website, or provide us with your business card or contact details (in any other form) for communicating with you.
  • Via your individual IP location. This is a function of the Website that enables asb aspire to assess session information relating to the use of the Website, such as the duration of the visit and the type of browser used.  Such information is only used for asb aspire to evaluate use of the Website, as well as for asb aspire to diagnose problems with its server and to administer the Website.
  • Through ‘Cookies’ (which is a piece of data stored on a user’s hard drive containing information about the user) to track the interests of our users so that we can subsequently enhance their experience on this Website, once relevant consents are obtained when accessing the Website.  The Cookie will be deactivated when you close your browser.  You may still use the Website if your browser rejects a Cookie.

asb aspire needs your name, address, telephone number and/or email address so that we can contact you and send out information to you that it thinks may be of interest to you.  asb aspire also requires this information about you in order to provide you with our services and deal with your instructions to us.

asb aspire may use the information you provide to us for marketing and administration.  asb aspire may show the information to such of asb aspire’s staff and affiliates as need to see it.

asb aspire also requires your payment details, contained either in a cheque drawn from your account, or your credit or debit card details, to facilitate the collection of authorised payments, and/or process any refunds due to you, and/or to repay any residual balances to you.