Privacy Policy

Acquire Capital is committed to protecting our clients’, employees’ and representatives’ privacy, and ensuring the confidentiality of the personal information provided to us during our business.

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

The purpose for which Acquire Capital will collect, use and disclose our clients’ personal information is central to providing our clients with our products and services.

We collect information required for us to complete the task for which we are involved whether that is for insurance and/or investment products. This information is collected on the investment products and/or insurance company applications and may also be collected prior to and during meetings with an Acquire Capital Representative.

This information typically includes “know your client” information about clients’ personal circumstances, including their financial situation and investment objectives, as well as information about their investments, banking information, identification and medical information.

Acquire Capital uses such personal information for the purposes of administering a client’s account(s) and complying with legal and regulatory requirements. We may also use this information to provide a client with news, event information, and updates to our services that may be of interest to them.

Consent

Acquire Capital considers that while a client continues to maintain an account with us constitutes their consent for us to continue to collect, use and disclose their personal information. In future, if Acquire Capital identifies a new purpose for collecting, using or disclosing a client’s information, we will seek their consent before doing so.

A client may withdraw their consent at any time by contacting their Acquire Capital Representative. However, they will be made aware that failure to provide adequate information may prevent us from completing the application / services they have requested us to complete.

Limiting Collection

The collection of personal information by Acquire Capital staff and representatives shall be reasonable for the purposes of complying with legal and regulatory requirements.

Limiting Use, Disclosure, and Retention

Personal information shall not be used or disclosed for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the client’s consent or as required by law. Personal information will be retained only as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.

Disclosing Personal Information

We may provide information to companies that perform services on our behalf (such as preparing and mailing statements or processing payments). We may also provide personal information to insurance carriers in which you invest or from which you obtain your insurance coverage and receive information from them about your policy.

Acquire Capital does not disclose your information to any other organizations to use for their own purposes, and in particular never sells or trades your personal information.

Accuracy and Access

Acquire Capital keeps personal information as accurate, complete, current and relevant as necessary for the identified purposes.

A client is entitled to reasonable access of their personal information within a reasonable time, and may challenge the accuracy and completeness of this information and have it amended.

To request access or to notify us of any changes to Acquire Capital’s records of your personal information, please contact us by email at info@acquirecapital.ca or by telephone at 204.989.0532 or toll free 1.888.989.0532.

Protection of Personal Information

As principal, management, representatives and staff (“employees”) of Acquire Capital we are granted access to client information and must understand the need to keep the information protected and confidential. As such, when hired, all Acquire Capital employees initial or sign a non-disclosure/confidentiality clause that is included in their offer letter.

Acquire Capital offices are physically protected by an actively monitored alarm system. Other security measures include secure locks on filing cabinets and restricted access to computers and server room.

Acquire Capital uses generation firewall technology with application level inspection, Malware Protection and Intrusion Prevention System (IPS) protecting Acquire Capital from threats coming from the Internet. Many of our software is web-based and maintained externally from our in-house servers.

Openness

Clients may request copies of Acquire Capital’s privacy policy relating to the management of their personal information at any time.

Privacy Officer

If you have any comments, inquiries or complaints about our handling of your personal information, we encourage you to contact your Acquire Capital Representative.

Alternatively, you may contact our Privacy Officer at:

Sharon Goodwin
Acquire Capital
1325 Kenaston Blvd.
Winnipeg, MB
R3P 2P2
sgoodwin@acquirecapital.ca
204-989-0532

May 2018