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  • References to 'you', 'your' and 'yours' are references to you, the person(s) accessing this Site
  • References to 'we', 'us' and 'our' are references to HSBC.com Inc and the company that provides HSBCnet to you or to the customer you represent
  • References to the 'HSBC Group' are references to
    • HSBC Holdings plc and
    • its holding and subsidiary companies and
    • the holding and subsidiary companies of any entities identified in (ii) above or their holding or subsidiary companies, and
    • any entities over which any entity identified in (i), (ii) or (iii) above exercises management control, even though it owns less than 50% of the shares, all from time to time

For the purposes of this clause 'holding company' and 'subsidiary company' have the meanings set out in section 736 of the Companies Act 1985 and 'management control' shall be demonstrated by the ability to exercise significant influence over an entity or its management and associated companies from time to time.

Please note that pursuant to the Privacy Act 1993 (the "Act") and any other applicable data protection laws in each jurisdiction (including, without limitation, the European Data Protection Directive 1995(the "Directive") and any national laws implementing the Directive), we are obliged to inform you that any personal information as that term is defined in the Act (hereinafter "Personal Information") may be disclosed, processed and transferred by us and other members of the HSBC Group on a worldwide basis for the purposes of providing services to the customers whom you represent and/or for servicing our relationship with them or you.

We will not disclose or transfer Personal Information to third parties for the purposes of marketing. However, this Personal Information may be disclosed or transferred to agents or third parties authorised to act on our behalf or other members of the HSBC Group or to third parties for the purposes of providing the designated services.

We may also in connection with the above purposes transfer your Personal Information to the entities authorised above to other countries which may not provide the same level of protection for Personal Information as within New Zealand. However, all Personal Information wherever it is held in the HSBC Group will be afforded a high level of protection against any unauthorised or accidental disclosure, access or deletion.

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  • You may only use the software and materials as strictly necessary for the intended business purpose of the customers whom you represent;
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