Regulatory requirements governing our products and services make it necessary for Alpha Trade to collect certain information from you. If you complete the Application Form; trade online with us; or communicate with us (which includes the use of our website, speaking to us on the telephone or sending us correspondence or information by post or email to us), you will be supplying Alpha Trade with, and Alpha Trade will be collecting, information that is “Personal Information”.
In Australia, Alpha Trade will deal with your personal information in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles issued in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012 (Cth) (collectively, “Privacy Act”) with the Australian Privacy Principles (“APPs”). Personal information is defined in Section 6 of the Privacy Act as “information or an opinion about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable, whether the information or opinion is true or not and whether the information or opinion is recorded in material form or not.”
Common examples of personal information are an individual’s name, signature, photo, address, telephone number, date of birth, medical records, bank account details and commentary or opinion about a person. Alpha Trade may also need to collect other personal details (such as financial information, gender and marital status) and other information from which you can be identified.
Unless required by law or where you consent for us to do so, we generally do not collect sensitive information about you. We will not collect sensitive
information about you where this is expressly prohibited by local law. Sensitive information includes information relating to:
Biometric and health information
Membership of professional or trade associations or unions
Political affiliations or views
Sexual orientation and sexual life
Information about your affiliation with certain organisations, such as professional associations