Your personal information is collected and used by NAOS so that we can provide our products and services to you. If NAOS does not collect your personal information, we may not be able to provide you with a product or service.
NAOS uses third party service providers and your personal information may be disclosed and used by these service providers where necessary for NAOS to provide its services to you. NAOS ensures that each of these service providers have contractual obligations to ensure that they comply with privacy laws when dealing with your personal information. NAOS is investment manager for NAOS Emerging Opportunities Company Limited (NCC), NAOS Small Cap Opportunities Company Limited (NSC) and NAOS Ex-50 Opportunities Company Limited (NAC) (together, LICs). In the course of acting as investment manager for each of the LICs, NAOS comes into contact with the personal information of NCC, NSC and NAC shareholders. Each of the LICs impose contractual obligations upon NAOS to ensure that any such personal information is handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth).
NAOS also uses your personal information to comply with Australian taxation laws, Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism laws and all other applicable laws; and discloses personal information to various law enforcement agencies, regulatory authorities and governments.
We may also collect information based on how you use our website (www.naos.com.au). We use "cookies" and other data collection methods to collect information on website activity, such as the number of visitors and the number of pages viewed. This information can be collected to analyse and improve our website and to record statistics on web traffic. NAOS does not use this information to personally identify you.
We do not actively seek to collect sensitive information (for example health information or information about any criminal record), unless it is necessary for our business purposes. If we do have to collect sensitive information, we will only collect, use and disclose it in accordance with privacy laws.
We take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from misuse, loss, unauthorised access, interference, modification or disclosure.
We have physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information which is held by us. For example, your personal information is stored in secured offices and access to it is protected by a range of security measures such as secure authentication, password controls, encryption, firewalls and anti-virus technology. Access to personal information is also restricted to staff whose job purpose requires access to it and we also require all employees to maintain strict confidentiality at all times regarding the personal information of our investors.
If you require access to, or wish to update the personal information we hold about you, please contact our Privacy Officer:
NAOS Asset Management Limited
MLC Centre, Level 34, 19 Martin Place, Sydney, New South Wales, 2000
Phone: + 61 2 9002 1576
If you believe that the personal information we hold about you is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, you should contact us to correct this information. We will endeavour to promptly update any personal information that is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. If we do not agree that the personal information is inaccurate, incomplete or out of date, we will notify you in writing of our reasons to refuse any corrections. We will also notify you of what you can do if you are not satisfied with our response.
(Last updated October 2020)