PYGG B.V. is granted license 0136TRUSTRP under the National Ordinance on the Supervision of Trust Service Providers (NOST) and holder of foreign exchange license 41338. PYGG B.V. can be found in the online register of supervised institutions of the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten.
PYGG Securities Co. B.V. is granted licenses 0004LSI and 0011LAM under the National Ordinance on the Supervision of Securities Intermediaries & Asset Management Companies (NOSSIAM) and holder of foreign exchange license 41550. PYGG Securities Co. B.V. can be found in the online register of supervised institutions of the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten. Besides licensed be the Central Bank, PYGG Securities Co. B.V. is an approved member-broker of the Dutch Caribbean Securities Exchange (DCSX).
PYGG Corporate Finance B.V. is a DCSX approved listing advisor.
This Privacy Notice explains how PYGG (in this Privacy Notice, “us”, “we” and “our”) collects, uses, and discloses your personal data, and your rights in relation to the personal data it holds.
PYGG Corporate Finance b.v., PYGG Securities Co. b.v. and PYGG b.v. are companies active as financial and corporate service providers, PYGG b.v. provides its services under a license issued by the Central Bank of Curacao and Sint Maarten and acts under supervision of that Central Bank.
Under the GDPR you have the following rights:
- To obtain access to, and copies of, the personal data that we hold about you;
- To require that we cease processing your personal data if the processing is causing you damage or distress;
- To require us not to send you marketing communications;
- To require us to erase your personal data;
- To require us to restrict our data processing activities;
- To receive from us the personal data we hold about you which you have provided to us, in a reasonable format specified by you, including for the purpose of you transmitting that personal data to another data controller; and
- To require us to correct the personal data we hold about you if it is incorrect.
Please note that the above rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply.
If you have any questions about how we use your personal data, or you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us using the following:
PYGG b. v.
+5999 843 7236
How we collect your data
We collect your personal data in a number of ways, for example:
- From the information you provide to us when you meet us;
- From information about you provided to us by your company or an intermediary;
- When you communicate with us by telephone, fax, email or other forms of electronic communication. In this respect, we may monitor, record and store any such communication;
- When you complete (or we complete on your behalf) client on-boarding or application or other forms;
- From your agents, advisers, intermediaries, and custodians of your assets;
- From publicly available sources or from third parties, most commonly where we need to conduct background checks about you.
The categories of personal data we collect
We collect the following categories of personal data about you:
- Your name and contact information such as your home or business address, email address and telephone number;
- Biographical information which may confirm your identity including your date of birth, tax identification number and your passport number or national identity card details, country of domicile and/or your nationality;
- Information relating to your financial situation such as income, expenditure, assets and liabilities, sources of wealth, as well as your bank account details;
- Information about your knowledge and experience in the investment field;
- An understanding of your goals and objectives in procuring our services;
- Information about your employment, education, family or personal circumstances, and interests, where relevant; and
- Information to assess whether you may represent a politically exposed person or money laundering risk.
The basis for processing your personal data (other than with your consent), how we use that personal data and whom we share it with
(i) Performance of a contract with you
We process your personal data because it is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering into a contract.
In this respect, we use your personal data for the following:
- To prepare a proposal for you regarding the services we offer;
- To provide you with the services as set out in our Terms of Engagement with you or as otherwise agreed with you from time to time;
- To deal with any complaints or feedback you may have;
- For any other purpose for which you provide us with your personal data.
In this respect, we may share your personal data with or transfer it to the following:
- Your agents, advisers, intermediaries, and custodians of your assets who you tell us about;
- Third parties whom we engage to assist in delivering the services to you, including other companies in our group;
- Our professional advisers where it is necessary for us to obtain their advice or assistance, including lawyers, accountants, IT or public relations advisers;
- Other third parties such as intermediaries who we introduce to you. We will wherever possible tell you who they are before we introduce you;
- Our data storage providers
(ii) Legitimate interests
We also process your personal data because it is necessary for our legitimate interests, or sometimes where it is necessary for the legitimate interests of another person.
In this respect, we use your personal data for the following:
- For marketing to you. In this respect, see the separate section on Marketing below;
- Training our staff or monitoring their performance;
- For the administration and management of our business, including recovering money you owe to us, and archiving or statistical analysis;
- Seeking advice on our rights and obligations, such as where we require our own legal advice;
In this respect we will share your personal data with the following:
- Our advisers or agents where it is necessary for us to obtain their advice or assistance;
- With third parties and their advisers where those third parties are acquiring, or considering acquiring, all or part of our business.
(iii) Legal obligations
We also process your personal data for our compliance with a legal obligation which we are under.
In this respect, we will use your personal data for the following:
- To meet our compliance and regulatory obligations, such as compliance with anti-money laundering laws;
- As required by tax authorities or any competent court or legal authority.
In this respect, we will share your personal data with the following:
- Our advisers where it is necessary for us to obtain their advice or assistance;
- Our auditors where it is necessary as part of their auditing functions;
- With third parties who assist us in conducting background checks;
- With relevant regulators or law enforcement agencies where we are required to do so.
We will send you marketing about similar services we provide, as well as other information in the form of alerts, newsletters and invitations to events or functions which we believe might be of interest to you.
We will communicate this to you in a number of ways including by post, telephone, email, SMS or other digital channels.
If you object to receiving marketing from us at any time, please contact us:
PYGG b. v.
+5999 843 7236
Transfer and processing of your personal data outside the European Union
When sharing your personal data with third parties as set out in this Privacy Notice, it may be transferred outside the European Union. In these circumstances, your personal data will only be transferred on one of the following bases:
- the country that we send the personal data to is approved by the European Commission as providing an adequate level of protection for personal data;
- the transfer is to a recipient in the United States of America who has registered under the EU/US Privacy Shield;
- the recipient has entered into European Commission standard contractual clauses with us; or
- you have explicitly consented to the same.
To find out more about transfers by us of your personal data outside the European Union and the countries concerned please contact us:
+5999 843 7236
Retention of your data
We will only retain your personal data for as long as we have a lawful reason to do so. In particular:
- where we have collected your personal data as required by anti-money laundering legislation, including for identification, screening and reporting, we will retain that personal data for five years after the termination of our relationship, unless we are required to retain this information by another law or for the purposes of court proceedings; or
- otherwise, we will in most cases retain your personal data for a period of seven years after the termination of our contractual or other relationship with you in case any claims arise out of the provision of our services to you.
The contents of PYGG publications are made available for information purposes only. They do not constitute an offer. Nothing in our publications should be relied upon as constituting legal or other professional advice and advice must be obtained from a suitably qualified professional before applying the information to particular circumstances.
Neither PYGG nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates accept any responsibility whatsoever for any loss occasioned to any person no matter howsoever caused or arising as a result, or in consequence, of action taken or refrained from in reliance on any of the contents of our publications.
This website contains information about our services and areas of expertise; none of this constitutes an offer. It is provided for general use only and is subject to change without notice. Whilst we attempt to ensure its accuracy and completeness, none of the information on this website constitutes professional advice and should not be relied upon. To the fullest extent allowed by law, we do not accept liability for any loss which may arise from reliance on the information on this website. Detailed specialist advice should always be obtained before taking or refraining from any action.
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Privacy and data protection
You can update your details and/or unsubscribe from our communications at any time by contacting [email protected]
For further information, please contact PYGG at the address below:
PYGG b. v.
T: +5999 843 7236
E: [email protected]
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