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Privacy Notice

for DIFC Private Banking

As you are a HSBC private banking client, we will naturally collect personal information about you.

This notice explains how we will use that information, who we might share it with, and what steps we will take to make sure it stays private and secure. This notice continues to apply even if your agreement for banking or other products and services with us ends.

This notice applies to the personal data processed by HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA, Dubai International Financial Center ("DIFC") Branch. If we have provided you with separate or further information about how we collect and use your personal information for a particular product or service, those terms will also apply. If you interact with us in a different context, eg., as a non-private banking client or in a country or jurisdiction outside the DIFC, separate terms might apply to that interaction.

Before we begin


Wherever we have said "you" or "your", this means you and any Connected Person, as defined below.

"Connected Person" means an individual or entity whose information is provided by you to us or comes otherwise to our knowledge in connection with the services provided by us to you. In relation to you, a Connected Person may include, but is not limited to, (i) any director/officer of a company, (ii) a trustee, settlor or protector of a trust, (iii) any beneficial owner of your assets, (iv) a substantial interest owner (10% of the shares/votes of an entity or of its profits is deemed "substantial"), (v) a controlling person, (vi) a payee of a designated payment, (vii) one of your representative(s) or agent(s) or (viii) any other individual or entity having a relationship with you that is relevant to your business relationship with us.

Wherever we have said 'we' or 'our', this includes HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA, DIFC Branch and other HSBC group companies. HSBC Private Bank (Suisse) SA, DIFC Branch (1st Floor, Gate Village Building 8, P O Box 506553, Dubai, UAE) is the data controller in relation to your information relating to the DIFC Services.

Our representative (within the meaning of Article 27 of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (2016/679)) is HSBC Global Services (UK) Limited, 8 Canada Square, London E14 5HQ, United Kingdom

Important information on our policy can be read here: