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Privacy, Legal and Regulatory Disclosures


This website, and the information contained within it, is not to be construed as a public offering of securities, a solicitation or trades of securities or a solicitation of clients or the provision of advice in any jurisdiction of Canada or any other country. In particular, this website is not to be construed as a solicitation of clients in any jurisdiction where GlobeInvest Capital Management Inc. ("GlobeInvest") is not registered to carry on such activities. GlobeInvest is registered in the following Canadian jurisdictions: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan. GlobeInvest does not carry on business in any other jurisdiction.

While GlobeInvest uses reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information on its website, GlobeInvest assumes no responsibility to or for anyone who uses the website. Use of the website does not create a contractual, fiduciary or any other type of legal relationship between the user and GlobeInvest. Use of the website does not add to or otherwise change any existing contract or other legal relationship a user may have with GlobeInvest. Changes or updates to the content of this website may occur at any time and without notice.

GlobeInvest Capital Takes the Issue of Client Privacy Very Seriously.

By using this web site, you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information by GlobeInvest Capital Management Inc. (“GCMI”) as outlined in this privacy policy and are agreeing to be bound by the terms of this privacy policy. If this privacy policy is not acceptable to you, do not submit any of your personal information either via the web site or email. We may update this privacy policy from time to time and you are responsible for periodically reviewing the most current version of this privacy policy on this web site. Your continued use of the site or submission of information will be deemed to be your conclusive acceptance of the updated privacy policy.

Protecting your privacy and the confidentiality of your personal information is a fundamental part of our responsibility to our clients. Through our policies and procedures as well as state-of-the-art equipment and computer security measures, we ensure that your privacy and the confidentiality of your information are protected.

Collecting, Using and Disclosing Information

Canada's federal privacy law, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (“PIPEDA”) and various provincial legislation which has been held to be substantially similar to PIPEDA, require our clients to give knowledgeable consent to the collection, use or disclosure of his or her personal information.

This section also describes our policies regarding the collection, use and disclosure of the personal information that we may collect about you such as your name, address, phone number, fax number, email address or mailing address. We may collect this information when you subscribe to any of our marketing and correspondence services, when you fill out forms made available through our web site, or when you email us with inquiries, comments or suggestions.

We will limit the information we collect to what we need for the purposes for which it was collected. If we wish to use your personal information for any other purpose, we will obtain your consent before using your personal information. When you send us an email or when you ask us to respond to you by email, we use the email address you sent your message from to acknowledge your comments and reply to your questions unless otherwise specified in your message. As well, we will save your communication and our response in case we correspond further.

We may use your email address to send you educational information or information about products and services you have purchased. If you do not wish for us to send this information to you via email, you may tell us to stop sending such correspondence at any time.

We recommend that you do not send any confidential information or ask for information about your account via email as email is not encrypted or secure. Please contact your Investment Advisor for additional account information or if you have any questions of a confidential nature.

Storing of Information and Restricting Access

We may store your personal information (in encrypted form where we believe it to be highly sensitive) in electronic databases or email boxes hosted by us or our service providers, for periods of time and with safeguards that we believe are reasonable depending on the nature and sensitivity of the information. Access to the information is restricted to a select group of individuals, in accordance with our security protocols.

Releasing Information

We may provide your personal information to other persons but only if:

Providing Information Access and Accuracy

If you wish to review your personal information or make corrections, please send a written request to: 20 Queen Street West, Suite 3308, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3R3.

Respecting and Responding to Your Privacy Concerns

You have the option to refuse or withdraw consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, and we will respect your choices. If you wish to exercise this option or if you have any questions or enquiries with respect to our privacy policies or procedures, please send a written request to: 20 Queen Street West, Suite 3308, Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3R3. We will investigate and respond to your concerns about any aspect of our handling of your information.


Updated: March 15, 2012


GlobeInvest confirms policies and procedures are in place which are designed and enforced to achieve matching in accordance with National Instrument 24-101 - "Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement" and Companion Policy 24-101CP. See here for signed statement.