For purposes of this Statement:
(i) with respect to any undertaking, a subsidiary undertaking or parent undertaking of that undertaking, and any other subsidiary undertaking of any parent undertaking of that undertaking or any person who is directly or indirectly affiliated by way of a dual listing with such undertaking from time to time; and
(ii) with respect to an individual, an undertaking in which that individual has, or may have, directly or indirectly, a Controlling Interest from time to time.
“Applicable Laws” means all local, foreign and international laws, regulations, treaties and codes that Investec is required to comply with, for example the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013, the Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001, the National Credit Act 34 of 2005 and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of the United States of America.
"Client", “you” or “your” refers to any prospective, new or existing client of any member of the Investec Group.
"Investec" or “we” means Investec Limited, its subsidiaries and affiliates. To obtain more information on these subsidiaries please refer to the Investec Group annual financial statement located on our website under Investor Relations: https://www.investec.com/en_za/welcome-to-investec/about-us/investor-relations/financial-information.html.
“Investec Group” means Investec Limited and Investec plc and all their Entities / Subsidiaries.
“Personal Information” means information relating to an identifiable, living, natural person, and where it is applicable, an identifiable, existing juristic person, including, but not limited to—
(a) information relating to the race, gender, sex, pregnancy, marital status, national, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental health, well-being, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth of the person;
(b) information relating to the education or the medical, financial, criminal or employment history of the person;
(c) any identifying number, symbol, e-mail address, physical address, telephone number, location information, online identifier or other particular assignment to the person;
(d) the biometric information of the person;
(e) the personal opinions, views or preferences of the person;
(f) correspondence sent by the person that is implicitly or explicitly of a private or confidential nature or further correspondence that would reveal the contents of the original correspondence;
(g) the views or opinions of another individual about the person; and
(h) the name of the person if it appears with other personal information relating to the person or if the disclosure of the name itself would reveal information about the person.
“Special Personal Information” means personal information concerning—
(a) the religious or philosophical beliefs, race or ethnic origin, trade union membership, political persuasion, health or sex life or biometric information of a data subject; or
(b) the criminal behaviour of a data subject to the extent that such information relates to—
(i) the alleged commission by a data subject of any offence; or
(ii) any proceedings in respect of any offence allegedly committed by a data subject or the disposal of such proceedings.
(a) subsidiary of Investec if Investec, one or more other subsidiaries of Investec, or one or more nominees of Investec or any of its subsidiaries, alone or in any combination—
(i) is or are directly or indirectly able to exercise, or control the exercise of, a majority of the general voting rights associated with issued securities of Investec, whether pursuant to a shareholder agreement or otherwise; or
(ii) has or have the right to appoint or elect, or control the appointment or election of, directors of that company who control a majority of the votes at a meeting of the board; or
(b) a wholly owned subsidiary of another juristic person if all of the general voting rights associated with issued securities of the company are held or controlled, alone or in any combination, by persons contemplated in paragraph (a).
This Statement sets out how your personal information will be used by Investec and applies to any information, including personal and special personal information, you give to Investec, or which Investec may collect from third parties.
It is important that you read this Statement carefully before submitting any personal information to Investec.
The provisions of this Statement are subject to mandatory, unalterable provisions of Applicable Laws.