BriskRemit Privacy Policy

Dated: August 1st 2017

This Privacy Policy explains how BriskRemit uses your Personal Data collected or processed from you in providing an online facility for transferring money to others ("Service").

We might ask you to provide us with Personal Data

BriskRemit may request that you provide Personal Data when offering the Service to you. This Personal Data may include contact details, copies of identification documentation derived from publically accessible databases, your social insurance number as well as information relating to your device or internet service (such as an IP address and a MAC number).

When do we collect information?

when you visit our website to register

when you conduct a transaction

when you are contacted by phone, e-mail or SMS requesting additional information.

What Information do we collect?

Personal information we may collect can include:

Contact information such as name, address, telephone number, e-mail address. In addition to this we also ask for your gender and date of birth.

Payment details in order to process the transaction (banking or credit card information)

A valid government issued identification (such as passport, driver's license)

Beneficiary information such as name, address, mobile number e-mail address.

Banking details of the recipient if this option is available in the receive country.

Information that we indirectly obtain from you, such as information about the device, hardware and software you use when accessing the Service, your IP address, the pages you access on this website, and other websites that you visit prior to accessing the Service.

Recordings of your communications with our Customer Service department, including telephone calls and electronic communications. This information may also be used for training purposes.

Any additional information requested by staff such as occupation

Any additional personal information you provide to BriskRemit online, by e-mail or telephone.

Your personal information may be disclosed to:

Related entities which would include our headquarters located in the United Kingdom and any of our affiliate offices.

The Identification Verification agencies used to confirm your identity and meet the applicable identification and verification regulatory requirements;

Agents for the purposes of completing the transaction. In order to complete a transaction, we may on occasion need to provide additional information

Canadian regulators and Law enforcement in order to meet regulatory requirements

Marketing in order to ascertain and establish effective promotional, marketing campaigns. You may choose to stop receiving electronic marketing messages we send my clicking on the unsubscribe button

Storage, security and retention of your Personal Data

Personal Data that we collect is stored in a controlled, secure environment with Rapid SSL.

We implement and maintain the highest levels of security to protect any information stored on this servers and to comply with all local rules.

It is your responsibility to keep your password secure. You should also be aware that the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee the security of Personal Data transmitted to our site outside our control.

We strive to collect no more Personal Data than is required. This helps reduce the total risk of harm should data loss or a breach in security occur.

Your passwords are stored on Rapid SSL servers in encrypted form. We may disclose your first name and the first letter of your last name to other Subscribers, who are transacting with you via the Service.

Notification in the event of breach

It would be very unlikely, but if a breach in the security of Personal Data were to occur, we will notify you if you are actually or potentially affected. In this event we will contact you via email, in-Service messaging, or publication on BriskRemit's website. We reserve the right to delay notification if it is asked to do so by law enforcement or other authorities, or if giving notice immediately will increase the risk of harm to end-users overall.

Contacting BriskRemit about privacy questions or concerns

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the use of your Personal Data, please contact us by sending an email to the following address (indicating "PRIVACY REQUEST" in the message line:

If you contact us by e-mail, we may keep a record of your correspondence and ask for your name and contact information in order to send you a reply.

You may access the information that BriskRemit holds about you by submitting a request to BriskRemit to the email address set out above. Please note that we may charge you an administrative fee to deal with any such requests.

Privacy Policy changes

BriskRemit may change this Privacy Policy at any time by posting the revised policy on its website. Any changes will become effective immediately upon being posted unless stated otherwise.


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