Privacy and Cookies Policy

This Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy describes the manner and procedures for the collection of data and disclosure of your information by the GBO International Financial Services Ltd. (GBO-INTL) when you use GBO-INTL website, hereinafter referred to as Website. By using any part of the Website, you consent to the use of your personal information as outlined in this Policy & Cookie Policy, including its collection, processing and maintenance in any applicable countries. GBO-INTL will not use or share your personal information with any third-party except as described in this Privacy & Cookies Policy (Hereinafter: Policy). 

Who We Are 

GBO International Financial Services Ltd. (GBO-INTL), hereinafter referred to as “GBO”, “Website”, “We”, “Us”, or “Our”, offers useful and up-to-date content from multiple reliable sources related to the activities and services provided by the banks (hereinafter: Services).

GBO may serve as Data Controller, by determining the manner in which it is collected, used, processed and protected from unauthorized access and use. This way, GBO acts on behalf of a controller. 

The key Services and Roles played by GBO are described below:

Services 

Role 

Services provided to research partners 

Processor 

Services provided to advisors and intermediaries technologies 

Processor 

Services provided to advertisers and intermediaries using your contact data 

Controller

Data as a service to intermediaries using third party technologies 

Processor 

Registered Office Address:

Our registered office address is:

65 Yigal Alon St., Tel Aviv

Israel.

If you need any clarifications from GBO on how We use and process your Personal Data, or would like to exercise your Data Subject Rights, you can write to Us at inf[email protected]

Or, you can also contact Us at our Global HQ in Tel Avic, Israel, at the below postal address:

GDPR Compliance Manager

65 Yigal Alon St., Tel Aviv

Zip Code: 6744316, Israel

Telephone: +972 35104257

Websites within Scope

The following website is within the scope of this Privacy Policy 

https://www.GBO-INTL.com

This Policy and its provisions apply only to GBO. The Services on GBO may contain links to other websites which are not controlled or operated by GBO. This Policy does not apply to these links when you visit or use them, as these links are governed by their own policies. We are not responsible for the manner these links collect, process and share your data and personal information. You are advised to read their policies before using any services on these third-party links, including the ones provided on Our Website. 

Collection of Personal Data 

We may collect, process and share your Personal Data for the below purposes:

  • To provide you with the requested information, or We think may be relevant or of interest to you.
  • To serve as an intermediary for commercial transactions between you and third-party advertisers.
  • To ensure the safe and secure operations of our Websites and the associated infrastructure. 
  • To manage communications between you and GBO. 
  • To understand our users and the markets in which we operate to improve upon our Services, and serve them better.

The Lawful Basis for Processing of Personal Data 

The table below describes the various types of Personal Data that We collect, its purpose of collection and processing, the lawful basis for doing so, and the period for which your data will be retained. We have put processes in place to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to your data. Your personal information and data may be shared with third parties, and where this happens, the purpose thereof is also mentioned.

 

Purpose of Data Collection 

Information Category

Data Collected 

Purpose for Data Collection 

Lawful Basis for Data Processing 

To Whom the Data is Shared With 

Retention Period 

1

To provide you with information 

Subject Matter Information 

Personal name, company name, geographic location, email ID 

To provide information about the requested products and Services 

Consent 

Internal 

Maximum 8 years from the date the information is collected 

 

 

 

Personal contact information is provided through online forms, events, surveys, and other means 

To provide ongoing updates on the users’ areas of interest, and for email subscriptions 

Consent 

Internal

6 months if a marketing email is not opened 

2

Transactional Information 

Transaction Details 

Partial Internet Protocol (IP) address 

To process our Services, and to facilitate commercial transactions between you and third party advertisers 

Consent 

Internally and third party advertisers 

Maximum 8 years from the date of contract 

3

Security 

Security Information 

Technical information and other information that may be required for this purpose 

To protect our Website and infrastructure from cyber attacks and other threats, and to report and deal with illegal activities 

Legitimate Interest 

Internally, forensic, regulatory and other relevant entities 

Relevant statutes of limitation 

4

Communications 

Contact Information 

Personal name, company name, contact and identification details 

For communication between you and Us 

Legitimate Interest 

Internally and with professional advertisers as necessary 

Relevant statutes of limitation 

 

We do not collect any “Special Categories of Personal Data” that includes:

  • Personal Data 
  • Racial or ethnic origin 
  • Sexual orientation 
  • Religious or philosophical beliefs
  • Political opinions
  • Health
  • Trade union memberships
  • Genetic or biometric data 
  • Criminal offences and convictions

Our Services are not meant or use by the individuals under 18 years of age. GBO does not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone below 18 years of age, and does not knowingly allow such person to register with our Services. 

You can ask GBO to stop sending you marketing messages, or modify your email preferences through the below methods:

  • By following the opt-out links on any marketing message sent to you
  • Contacting Us for this purpose using our contact details 

Storage of Personal Data

GBO, its applications and other digital properties are hosted in Israel or in the European Union (EU). 

Cloud Service Providers (CSPs) are used as part of our processing environment. Unless specifically stated, GBO is data controller for these CSPs in all respects.

CSPs are located in Israeli processing facilities unless otherwise stated. 

Security Measures

GBO has put robust security measures in place to protect the personal information of its users. We limit access to your Personal Data to our employees on a need to know basis. All our employees accessing your Personal Data are subject to a contractual Duty of Confidentiality. 

However, we do not exercise any control over your device and the boundary of our information infrastructure. You should be aware of the information risks that exist between your devices and take appropriate measures to safeguard your information from unauthorized access and use. GBO will not assume any responsibility whatsoever for any types of data breaches due to circumstances that are not in our control. 

GBO has implemented procedures to deal with any actual or suspected data breach. If any incident of data breach is observed by Us or brought to Our notice, we will inform the appropriate regulatory authorities within 72 hours about it. 

Personal Data and Your Rights

You have certain right over your data that we safeguard and protect. You can exercise your rights by contacting Us. You will be asked to provide Us two valid forms for identification purpose. Citizens/residents of the European Union (EU) have the following rights:

The Right to be Informed: We are obliged to provide you with clear and transparent information about our data processing activities within scope of this Policy. 

The Right of Access: You may ask Us to provide you with a copy of Personal Data that We hold about you, free of charge. You will be provided with the relevant Personal Data upon the verification of your identity, and if relevant, the authority of any third-party requestor.

  • The purpose of the data processing
  • The categories of the Personal Data being hold or processed
  • The recipients with whom the Personal Data has been shared
  • The retention or envisioned retention period of the Personal Data
  • Its source when your Personal Data has been collected from a third-party

In exceptional circumstances, such as due to regulatory or legal reasons, or as per the requirements of the law of the land, you may be refused access to the information you requested, and you will be informed of the reasons for such refusal. In case the requests are found to be frivolous or vexatious, We reserve the right to refuse access to the requested information. If answering requests may require additional data or expenses, you will be informed about it. 

The Right to Rectification: You may ask Us to correct your personal information if you believe it to be inaccurate. This may be used with the Right to Restrict processing of your Personal Data to make sure that incorrect data is not processed until corrected or completed. 

The Right to Object: You have the Right to Object to processing your Personal Data where:

  • Processing is based on legitimate interest
  • Processing is done for the purpose of scientific or historic research
  • Data processing involves automated decision-making and profiling 
  • Processing is for the purpose of direct marketing 

The Right to Restrict Processing: You may ask Us to process your Personal Data. We may still hold it but won’t process it any further. This right is an alternative to the Right to Erasure. You may exercise your Right to Restrict Processing in the following conditions:

  • The accuracy of your personal information is contested
  • Your data is unlawfully processed
  • Your Personal Data is no longer needs processing but is required for a part of a legal process
  • The Right to Object has been exercised and processing is restricted, pending a decision on the status of the data processing 

The Right to Data Portability: You may ask Us for the processing of a set of your personal information by another controller or processor, provided in a commonly used and machine-readable format. This right is only available if the original processing was on the basis of consent. The processing is done by automatic means, and if the processing is based on the fulfillment of a contractual obligation. 

The Right to Withdraw Consent: This right only exits where We are relying on consent to process your Personal Data. If you exercise your this right, you may not access certain Services, features and functionalities of Our websites. You will be informed of these implications in case you decide to exercise your Right to Withdraw Consent. 

The Right to Eraser: Also known as the Right to be Forgotten, you may request Us to delete your Personal Data. We will do so provided there are no overriding legal provisions or legitimate reasons to continue holding your personal information. This includes Personal Data that may have been unlawfully processed, which will be erased.

We may also collect, use and share “Aggregate Data” which may include demographic or statistical data for any purpose. This Aggregate Data may be derived from your Personal Data but once in Aggregate form, it will not be considered as Personal Data for the purpose of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulator) as your personal information is not revealed or identified, either directly or indirectly. However, if your Personal and Aggregate data are combined, it will be used in accordance with our Privacy & Cookies Policy. 

Use of Cookies

Please note that we use cookies to personalize and enhance your experience when you visit our Website. Cookies are the pieces of information that are transferred to the hard drive of your device when you use Our website. Cookies automatically identify your browser and help us to provide you with customized and improved Services. Cookies allow Us to improve our Website, its features, functionalities and user experiences.

Cookies services of third parties are used for the following purposes:

Google Analytics: It is used to collect data about our Website usage. This data does not include your any personally identifiable information. You can view Google Privacy Policy at www.google.com/policies/privacy/

Google Remarketing: You may be exposed to our adverts on Google Display Advertising Network of partner websites and Google’s own search engine result pages (SERPs). This is done to market the products and services that we believe will be of interest to you. Products and Services for remarketing are carefully selected based on your interests and the past behavior. You may opt out of the Google Remarketing by customizing your device’s browser settings to notify you when a browser cookie is sent. You may also customize your browser to refuse cookies altogether but in that case you may lose your capability to access all elements of our Website, and may not get enhanced experience like other users. 

Note that we do no exercise any control on third parties as these are completely independent. You may customize your browser settings to manage cookies for third parties. Please be advised that if you decide to refuse or block cookies activities, some parts of our Website won’t work properly, or won’t function at all, thus potentially reducing your options on our Website. Please check your browser to make adjustments to your cookies and management them to your preferences. 

Changes to this Privacy & Cookies Policy

We may occasionally update this Privacy & Cookies Policy. When we do so, the last updated date is also revised. If any material changes to this Policy are effected, such as the collection, processing and sharing of your personal information, and the circumstances in which it can be disclosed to the law enforcement agencies, regulators, and third parties, you will be informed about it through the contact information about you that is available to Us. You are advised to visit this Policy page regularly to stay updated of any latest changes. 

Your continued use of the GBO’s website following the posting of changes to this Policy will confirm your acceptances of all these changes. 

Contact 

If you have any questions, comments, requests or suggestions regarding this Policy, or the information practices of GBO, please write to Us at [email protected]

Date of Policy Update

This Privacy & Cookies Policy was last updated on 17 February, 2022.