Welcome to Doric Capital

Doric Capital Corporation, (The Investment Adviser), is incorporated in the British Virgin Islands with limited liability and has its principle office in Hong Kong. The Doric Asia Pacific Small Cap Fund (The Fund) is incorporated in the Cayman Islands as an exempted company with limited liability. Corinthian Capital Management Ltd. (The Fund Manager) is incorporated in the British Virgin Islands. It acts as Fund Manager to The Fund with overall responsibility for the investments and affairs of the Fund.

The investment objective of the Doric Asia Pacific Small Cap Fund is to achieve medium to long-term capital appreciation primarily through investing in listed securities on stock markets in the Asian region. The Fund will use hedging and long-short strategies to achieve a targeted return of 18% or more in the medium to long term.

   

European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”)

 

Personal Information Collection Statement

Doric Capital Corporation (the “Company”)

 

Introduction

The Company is committed to respecting your privacy in relation to the personal data we collect from you in the course of operating our business and our website and to comply with Hong Kong SAR’s Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (Cap 486) and the European Union’s Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 as replaced by the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws (the Data Protection Legislations).

 

The purpose of this document is to provide you with information on the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data by the Company and your rights with respect to those personal data. In this document, “we”, “us” and “our” refer to the Company and its affiliates and delegates, including the fund which it advises, the Doric Asia Pacific Small Cap Fund (the Fund).

 

This document may be amended from time to time and you are expected to check the Company’s website to take notice of any changes we make.

 

Your Personal Data

The Company might process the following personal data about you:

 

- Information provided to the Company by you: This might include name, title, employer and employment history, emails, telephone numbers, instant messaging Personal Identification Numbers (PINs), gender, Know-Your-Client & Anti-Money Laundering information including: investor suitability proof, signature, nationality, identity documents, address proof, marital status, bank details, U.S. Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) and the OECD Common Reporting Standard (CRS) data. Such information might be provided in an Application Form or in other documents (as part of an application process or at other times), face-to-face, by telephone, by email or otherwise.

 

- Information that the Company collects or generates: This might include information relating to your (or an applicant’s) investment in the Fund, emails (and related data), and Company website usage data.

 

- Information that the Company obtains from other sources: This might include information obtained for the purpose of the Company’s Know-Your-Client & Anti-Money Laundering procedures as required by relevant regulators (which includes counter-terrorist financing procedures, politically-exposed-person checks, sanctions checks, among other things), information from government or public bodies, public websites and other public sources and information received from your advisers or from intermediaries.

 

Use of your Personal Data

The Company may collect, store and use your personal data for lawful purposes as disclosed below:

- to reflect your ownership of shares or units in the Fund (i.e. where this is necessary for the performance of the contract to purchase shares or units in the Fund including without limitation the processing of redemption, conversion, transfer and additional subscription requests and the payment of distributions);

 

- to discharge our anti-money laundering obligation to verify the identity of our customers (and, if applicable, their beneficial owners) or for prevention of fraud or for regulatory or tax reporting purposes or in response to legal requests from regulatory authorities (i.e. where this is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject); and/or

 

- for direct marketing purposes (that is, us providing you with information on products and services) or for quality control, business and statistical analysis or for tracking fees and costs or for customer service, training and related purposes (i.e. where this is necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests of us or third party and such legitimate interests are not overridden by your interests, fundamental rights or freedoms and provided that we are acting in a fair, transparent and accountable manner and have taken appropriate steps to prevent such activity having any unwarranted impact on you and also noting your right to object to such uses, as discussed below).

 

The Company shall take reasonable measures to ensure that your personal data is only accessible by those with a need for access to fulfil the purposes set out above. Where the Company is entering into an engagement with third party pursuant to which data may be processed by that third party, we will seek to enter into an agreement with that third party setting out the respective obligations of each party and will seek to be reasonably satisfied that the third party has measures in place to protect data against unauthorized or accidental use, access, disclosure, damage, loss or destruction.

In the event that any such third party is outside the European Union and where the data being transferred would include personal data which would be protected under applicable Data Protection Legislations in the European Union, we will ensure we meet the relevant requirements of that Data Protection Legislation prior to carrying out any such transfer. This may include only transferring the data where we were satisfied that:

- the non-European Union country has data protection laws similar to the laws in the European Union;

- the recipient has agreed through contract to protect the information in the same data protection standards as the European Union;

- we have obtained consent from relevant data subjects to the transfer; or

- if transferred to the United States of America, the transfer will be to organizations that are part of the Privacy Shield.

 

Retention of Personal Data

How long we hold your personal data for will vary. The retention period will be determined by various criteria, including the purposes for which we are using it (as it will need to be kept for as long as is necessary for any of those purposes) and legal obligations (as laws or regulations may set a minimum period for which we have to keep your personal data). After the retention period, we shall take appropriate steps to dispose of any records containing your personal data, to the extent this is operationally feasible and proportionate.

 

Your Data Protection Rights

Under the Data Protection Legislation, you have a right to request access to, and to request correction of, your personal data in our possession.

If you are located in the European Union, you also have the following rights our use of your personal data:

- the right to data portability;

- the right to restrict the use of your data;

- the right to withdraw any consent given to the processing of your data (where applicable);

- the right to receive information regarding any entities we disclose your data to;

- the right to request that we erase your personal data in certain circumstances; and

- the right to lodge a complaint with the EU’s Data Protection Authority.

 

Please note that there may be circumstances where you ask us to erase your personal data but we are legally entitled to retain it. Also, where you choose not to provide any personal data or where any of the rights set out above are exercised to limit the processing of personal data by the Company, we may be unable to provide relevant services, or may have to restrict the services that can be provided, to you.

 

Contact Us

Should you have any queries or wish to discuss your data protection rights please contact us at info@doricapital.com noting the following rights:

- the right to request that we erase your personal data in certain circumstances; and

- the right to lodge a complaint with the EU’s Data Protection Authority.

 

Please note that there may be circumstances where you ask us to erase your personal data but we are legally entitled to retain it. Also, where you choose not to provide any personal data or where any of the rights set out above are exercised to limit the processing of personal data by the Company, we may be unable to provide relevant services, or may have to restrict the services that can be provided, to you.

 

 

 

Cayman Islands’ Data Protection Law

 

 

privACy notice

 

1.            Purpose of this document

1.1          This notice (the “Privacy Notice”) applies to information of Doric Asia Pacific Small Cap Fund or any of its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as the “Fund”) holds about you as an investor in the Fund, whether you are a past, present or prospective investor, as well as its officers.

1.2          This Privacy Notice also covers the Fund’s website www. Doricapital.com (the “Website”) and any personal information we collect from you when you use it.  Please note that the Website is hosted by Hosting Asia.  Some of the links on the Website may lead to third party websites with their own privacy notices, which may be different to this Privacy Notice, and you should read those notices carefully.

1.3          If you are a tenant in a property held by the Fund or an employee or officer of any business which the Fund or of any business associated with the Fund has invested in, separate privacy notices will apply.

1.4          Wherever we have said “we”, “our” or “us”, we mean the Fund. “You” or “yours” refers to you as a past, present or prospective investor in the Fund, an officer of the Fund, or a user of the Website.

1.5          This Privacy Notice explains what information the Fund collects about you and individuals connected to your business, how we’ll use that information, who we’ll share it with, the circumstances when we’ll share it, and what steps we’ll take to make sure it stays private and secure. It continues to apply even if your relationship with us ends. It should also be read alongside your other documentation you have with the Fund (such as contracts, terms and conditions, subscription agreements and the like) as these may include sections relating to the use and disclosure of information.  Where there is any conflict between the terms of this Privacy Notice and any other document in relation to data protection the terms of this Privacy Notice shall prevail, although its contents are not contractual.

1.6          An “individual connected to your business” could be any guarantor, a director, officer or employee of a company, partners or members of a partnership, any substantial owner, controlling person, or beneficial owner, trustee, settlor or protector of a trust, account holder of a designated account, recipient of a designated payment, your attorney or representative (e.g. authorised signatories), agent or nominee, or any other persons or entities with whom you have a relationship that is relevant to your relationship with us. Whenever we say “you”, “individuals connected to your business” should be read as included as well.

1.7          For the purpose of this Privacy Notice, the Fund will act as data controller in accordance with the Cayman Islands Data Protection Law (as amended from time to time) (the “Law”) as well as the EU General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679. The Fund may also process personal data from other entities of the Doric group from time to time. The Fund is an exempted, limited liability company incorporated under the laws of the Cayman Islands and having its registered office at P.O. Box 309 GT, Ugland House, Grand Cayman, KY1-1104, Cayman Islands.

1.8          Please ensure that any relevant individuals are made aware of this Privacy Notice and the individual rights and information it sets out, prior to providing their information to us or our obtaining their information from another source. If you, or anyone else on your behalf, has provided or provides information on an individual connected to your business to us or any member of the Doric group, you or they must first ensure that you or they have the authority and appropriate legal basis to do so.

 

2.            information we collect

2.1          This Privacy Notice is concerned with personal information (also called personal data) we collect about you. Personal data means any data by which you as an individual can be directly or indirectly (e.g. if several pieces of data are combined) be identified. Data which is completely anonymised or de-personalised will not count as personal data.

2.2          Some of the personal data we hold about you will have been supplied by yourself. Other personal information come from your financial advisor, solicitors, broker, employer or other intermediary, other members of the Doric group, or other sources you’ve asked us to obtain information from. We might also get some of it from publicly available sources.

2.3          We will usually collect personal information such as:

(a)         personal details (e.g. name, previous names, gender, date and place of birth, occupation and/or source of wealth);

(b)         identification materials we may need for our compliance obligations (e.g. a copy of your passport or national identity card, national insurance number, utility bills, financial details etc.);

(c)          contact details (e.g. address, email address, position in company, landline and mobile numbers);

(d)         other information about you which you may have provided us with during the course of our relationship with you, e.g. by filling out forms or during face-to-face contact, telephone, email and the like;

(e)         financial information and information about your relationship with us, including your ways of interacting with us, your investments and interactions with the Fund, transactions records, bank feeds, market trades, sort code and account numbers of relevant accounts or payments made by us into your account;

(f)          complaints or disputes you may have had with us or other members of the Doric group and details of the underlying transaction (where applicable);

(g)         information about you which is a matter of public record or readily obtainable and which we deem relevant in relation to your dealings with the Fund (media, court judgements, credit checks etc.);

(h)         sales and marketing information (e.g. offers you have received from us and how you reacted to them);

(i)           records of correspondence and other communications between you and your representatives and the Fund, including email, telephone calls, letters and the like;

(j)          information that we need to support our regulatory obligations (e.g. information about transaction details, detection of any suspicious and unusual activity and information about parties connected to you or these activities);

(k)         information from third party providers who assist us to combat fraud, money laundering and other crimes; and

(l)           information you asked and authorised us to collect for or about you, such as information about your accounts from your bankers.

2.4          In addition to the above in relation to the Website we may also collect:

(a)         information that you provide to us, such as when you fill out a contact or web form, or if you register to receive alerts or updates;

(b)         information that we obtain or learn, such as information about the browser or device you use to access this site, how you use this site and the pages you visit, traffic and location data;

(c)          information you provide to us if you experience problems when using the Website.  We may also ask you to complete surveys for research purposes, although you don't have to respond to these; and

(d)         if we have an existing relationship with you, and we are able to identify you from information obtained or provided by your use of the site, we may associate those sets of information, for example to enable us to respond to a query you have submitted.

2.5          Please note that the Website is not designed or intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.

2.6          We may also collect certain types of sensitive or special category data about you, such as details about any criminal records or information about your health, political affiliations, ethnicity or religious beliefs.

3.            How we will use personal data

3.1          We will only use your personal information when the Law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal information in the following circumstances:

(a)         Where we need to perform the contract we have entered into with you.

(b)         Where we need to comply with a legal or regulatory obligation.

(c)          Where it is necessary for legitimate interests pursued by us or a third party and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.

(d)         Where we need to protect your interests (or someone else's interests).

(e)         Where it is needed in the public interest or for official purposes (such as compliance with a court order or regulatory direction).

3.2          Based on the reasons for using your data noted in 3.1 above, the purposes for which we use your information as an investor commonly include:

(a)         to carry out your instructions as an investor in the Fund (contractual performance, legitimate interests);

(b)         to make offers and promotions to you (legitimate interests);

(c)          to pay out dividends or make other payments to you (contractual performance, legal obligation);

(d)         to communicate with you regarding your investments and relationship with the Fund including inviting you to attend the meetings (contractual performance, legitimate interests);

(e)         to undertake data analytics to better understand our investors’ motivations and strategies and as a result improve or adjust strategy and performance of the Fund (legitimate interests);

(f)          to protect our legal rights and complying with our legal obligations, including combatting financial crime (legal compliance, public interest);

(g)         to conduct market research (legitimate interest);

(h)         to conduct risk management (legitimate interest, public interest, legal obligation);

(i)           to verify your identity and/or whether you are a politically exposed person in accordance with our legal obligations to undertake screening (legal obligation);

3.3          Based on the reasons for using your data noted in 3.1 above, the purposes for which we use your information as an employer, officer or contractor commonly include:

(a)         paying you, providing with benefits which may include pension, private health insurance, life insurance or permanent health insurance and administering the contract we have entered into with you (contractual performance);

(b)         deducting tax and social security contributions (legal obligation);

(c)          determining the terms on which you are appointed and about your continued engagement (legitimate interests); and

(d)         inviting you to board meetings and providing you with information about the performance of the Fund (legitimate interests; legal obligation).

3.4          In addition in relation to the Website we may use information provided or obtained to:

(a)         respond to your queries and reports (for example, if you’ve asked a question or submitted a report via the Website);

(b)         provide you with information, products or services you have requested or which we think may interest you, unless you tell us otherwise;

(c)          carry out our obligations from any contracts entered into between you and us;

(d)         allow you to participate in any interactive features of the Website;

(e)         notify you about changes to the Website;

(f)          provide you with alerts or updates where you’ve consented to receive these by registering on the Website.  You can opt out of these at any time by clicking the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of each email we send you;

(g)         ensure site content is presented in the most effective manner for the device you’re accessing it from (e.g. your mobile phone, personal computer or other electronic device); and

(h)         detect and prevent misuse or abuse of the Website or our services.

 

4.            Who we might share your personal data with

4.1          We may share relevant personal information of yours with other parties where it is lawful to do so, including where:

(a)         it is necessary to comply with our contractual obligations or with your instructions;

(b)         we have a public or legal duty to do so (e.g. to assist with detecting and preventing fraud, money laundering, tax evasion and financial crime or compliance with a court order);

(c)          we are obligated to in connection with regulatory reporting, litigation or asserting or defending legal rights and interests;

(d)         the Fund has a legitimate business reason for doing so (e.g. to manage risk, verify identity, enable another business to provide you with services you’ve requested, or assess your suitability for investing with the Fund);

(e)         we have asked you if we can share it, and you gave consent;

4.2          Parties we might share your personal information with can include (without limitation):

(a)         fund administrators, anti-money laundering officers;

(b)         fund managers, brokers, sponsors and market makers, registrars, listing agents;

(c)          any trustees, beneficiaries, administrators or executors;

(d)         people who give guarantees or other security for any amounts you owe us;

(e)         banks you instruct us to make payments to and receive payments from;

(f)          third parties who manage the investments on our behalf, including investment managers, letting agents, stockbrokers;

(g)         third parties who host the Website or provide services related to it, including IT security providers and “Customer Relationship Management” software ;

(h)         other financial institutions, lenders and holders of security over any property or assets, tax authorities, stock market authorities, trade associations, credit reference agencies, payment service providers and debt recovery agents;

(i)           any people or companies where required in connection with potential or actual corporate restructuring, merger, acquisition or takeover, including any transfer or potential transfer of any of our rights or duties under our agreement with you;

(j)          law enforcement, government, courts, dispute resolution bodies, our regulators, auditors and any party appointed or requested by our regulators to carry out investigations or audits of our activities;

(k)         other parties involved in any disputes, including disputed transactions;

(l)           fraud prevention agencies who’ll also use personal data to detect and prevent fraud and other financial crime and to verify your identity;

(m)        anyone who provides instructions to us on your behalf (e.g. under a power of attorney, solicitors, intermediaries, investment managers etc.);

(n)         anybody else that you instructed us to share your information with by you;

(o)         insurers who may provide cover for your investment with us;

4.3          We might share aggregated and/or anonymised or de-personalised data with third parties for analytics, marketing and research purposes. Where we do so, we will ensure that neither you nor any other person will be identifiable from the data.

 

5.            retention of personal data

5.1          The Fund keeps personal data only for as long as it is necessary for the specific purpose the data was collected for or as long as we are required by applicable laws and regulation. The Fund is generally required to retain its records for at least five (5) years from the date the relationship with an investor ends or potentially longer, depending on the kind of data and relevant laws and regulations applicable to it.

5.2          We may keep personal data likewise for longer periods where we have a legitimate interest for doing so, for instance to address complaints, assert or defend our rights in litigation or other dispute resolution procedures or to respond to requests from regulators or assist judicial authorities.

5.3          Any information we are not required to hold for any minimum period and for which there is no purpose in us holding it anymore will be deleted, destroyed or returned to you more promptly.

5.4          Where the Fund shared your personal data with third parties, the privacy notices and laws and regulations of the third party will determine how long they will have to retain your data.

 

6.            international transfers of personal data

6.1          Where we have to transfer personal data outside of the Cayman Islands we will ensure that the transfer is lawful and that the data is appropriately secure and protected. Where necessary, we will ensure that separate and appropriate legal agreements are put in place.

6.2          Reasons for having to transfer your personal data outside the Cayman Islands may include:

(a)         we need to carry out our contract with you;

(b)         we have to fulfil a legal obligation;

(c)          we need to protect the public interest; and / or

(d)         for your or our legitimate interests.

6.3          In some countries the law might compel the Fund to share certain information (e.g. with tax authorities). We will only share any information with parties who have the lawful authority and right to see it and only to the extent that such parties are permitted to see it.

 

7.            individuals’ rights

7.1          As an individual or “data subject”, you have certain rights in relation to your personal data. These rights include:

(a)         the right to access information we hold about you and to obtain information about how we process it;

(b)         the right to object to and withdraw your consent to the Fund’s processing of your information. This right can be exercised at any time. However, the Fund may continue to process your personal information if there is another legitimate reason or legal obligation for doing so. Please also note that depending on which kind of processing you object to, the Fund may no longer be able to perform its contractual obligations with you.

(c)          in some circumstances, you have the right to receive certain information you have provided to us in an electronic format and / or request that we transmit it to a third party;

(d)         the right to request that we rectify information we hold about you if it is inaccurate or incomplete;

(e)         in some circumstances, you have the right to request that erasure and deletion of personal data we hold. We may however continue to retain it if we are entitled or required by law to do so;

(f)          the right to object to, and to request that we restrict, our processing of your information in some circumstances. Please note that despite this general right we may be entitled under law to continue processing the information and / or to refuse that request.

7.2          You also have the right to complain to the data protection regulator in the Cayman Islands, which is the Office of the Ombudsman. You can access their website here: ombudsman.ky

7.3          You may also be able to seek redress for any violation of your data protection rights in the Cayman Islands courts or challenge a decision by the regulator.

 

8.            miscellaneous

8.1          Please ensure that any data you give us or ask third parties to provide to us is up to date, accurate and complete in all respects. Please inform us about any changes as soon as reasonably possible.

8.2          We use a range of measures to keep information safe and secure which may include encryption and other forms of security. We require our staff and any third parties who carry out any work on the Fund’s behalf to comply with appropriate compliance standards including obligations to protect any information and applying appropriate measures for the use and transfer of information. If you wish to know more about our data protection measures, please contact us (details provided below).

8.3          This Privacy Notice is governed by the laws of the Cayman Islands. Any dispute arising from or in connection with this Privacy Notice is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Cayman Islands courts.

 

9.            Contact us

For any further questions or queries in relation to this Privacy Notice, please get in touch with your usual contact or:

Write to: Shawn Campbell, Investor Relations Manager

Telephone: +852-2877-2980

Email: shawn@doricapital.com

 

 

Data Protection

The Fund is committed to being a responsible custodian of the information investors provide to the Fund and the information the Fund collects in the course of operating the Fund.  The Privacy Notice, which is annexed to the Subscription Agreement and also available on request, sets out how the Fund may collect, use and share information and describes:

·         the types of information the Fund may collect;

·         how the Fund may use the information it collects;

·         how the Fund may share the information it collects;

·         how the Fund protects and safely stores the information it collects;

·         investors’ choices and rights; and

·         how to contact the Fund if any investor requires additional information or wishes to raise a concern.