DISCLAIMER AND IMPORTANT NOTICE

By accessing this website and any of its pages users are agreeing to the terms set out below and continuing to use this website following the posting of any changes to these terms will signify users’ consent to the changes made.



General Disclaimer

Services and products referred to in this website are offered only in jurisdictions where and when they may be lawfully offered by Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (“the Bank”) and the contents of the website are not intended for use by persons located in or resident in jurisdictions which restrict or prohibit the distribution of such contents by the Bank. Therefore, persons accessing these pages must inform themselves about and observe any relevant restrictions and prohibitions and (if necessary) such persons should not visit this website. Nothing on this website shall be construed as an offer or a solicitation to sell investments or make deposits in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such an invitation or solicitation in such jurisdiction.


Access to OPTIM.net Banking is only reserved for customers of the Bank who are authorised by the Bank by virtue of having signed the OPTIM.net Application Form and related documents.


The information which appears on this website, whether provided by the Bank or other information providers, is not intended to provide professional advice and should not be relied upon in that regard and users accessing these pages are advised to obtain appropriate professional advice when necessary.


Any services offered on this website may be withdrawn or amended by the Bank at its discretion at any time and from time to time without prior notification.



Internet Privacy Statement

This section outlines the Bank’s privacy policy in respect of personal information provided by visitors to this web site. If you are also a customer of the Bank, the privacy of the personal information provided by you as a visitor may also be governed by the Bank’s privacy policy applicable for the country where your account with the Bank is located as required by any local regulations in that country (kindly click-on the icon “Privacy Policy” after login to view the privacy policy (if any) which is applicable for the relevant country in which your account is located) and in that case, the personal information provided by you as a visitor may be used for purposes other than those set out in this Internet Privacy Statement.


The Bank will not collect any personal information that identifies a visitor to this website individually unless otherwise specified in this Internet Privacy Statement or the Bank expressly requests you to, in which case the Bank will specify the purpose for which such information is collected. The information the Bank collects from you will depend on how you use the facilities on this website.


The Bank may collect personal information from visitors who voluntarily submit personal information to the Bank. The Bank may use such information for sending such visitors details of banking products or services and other marketing materials if the Bank thinks they may be of interest to such visitors, or invite such visitors to participate in market research and surveys and other similar activities.


If we do ask you to provide personal information for such direct marketing and promotional purposes, we will specify the purpose for which such personal information is collected at the time of collection. If we do send such promotional mailings and marketing information to you thereafter, you will always be given an opportunity to opt out, should you wish to.


If you visit this website to browse or down load information, the system will record the date and time of your activities, the information you viewed and/or downloaded.


Your visit to this site will record only the Domain Name Server part of your email address and of the pages visited. Such information will be used to prepare aggregate information about the number of visitors to the site and general statistics on usage patterns.


Some information will be collected through the use of “cookies”. A cookie is a small text-file that is transferred to a computer hard drive by a web page server. The cookies store information about your use of this website and can be retrieved by this website. The Bank uses cookies to identify your user name, and track information about sites in which you are interested and to store and maintain user preferences. You can change the configuration of your browser to reject all cookies. However, if certain cookies are disabled, you will be unable to access certain or all parts of the Bank’s website.


The Bank will not use or disclose information collected about you (including information collected by cookies otherwise than for the purpose made known to you, a purpose that would be reasonably expected, a purpose required, authorized or permitted by or under any law, regulation etc.)


In addition to the Bank’s duty of confidentiality to customers, the Bank shall at all times fully observe the following principles, save as otherwise appropriately agreed by customers, in collecting, maintaining and using the personal data of customers:-

  • collection of personal data from customers shall be for purposes relating to the provision of financial services or related products;
  • all practical steps will be taken to ensure that personal data are accurate and will not be kept longer than necessary or will be destroyed in accordance with the Bank’s internal retention period;
  • personal data will not be used for any purposes other than the data that were to be used at the time of collection or purposes directly related thereto;
  • personal data will be protected against unauthorised or accidental access, processing or erasure;
  • customers have the right of access to and for correction of their personal data held by the Bank and the customers’ request for access or correction will be dealt with in accordance with applicable local law and regulations.


A customer’s personal data is classified as confidential and can only be disclosed by the Bank where permitted by applicable local law or regulations or otherwise legally compelled to do so.



Disclaimer on Contents

The contents of this website are provided to users "as is" without warranty or representation of any kind, express or implied. In particular, no warranty or representation regarding non-infringement, security, accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose or freedom from computer virus or similar items is given in conjunction with such information and materials.



Internet Communications

Due to the public nature of the Internet or otherwise, communications over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely secure and may be subject to interruption, transmission blackout, delay or incorrect data transmission. The Bank assumes no responsibility for any damages incurred by users as a result of any delay, loss, diversion, alteration or corruption of any message either sent to or received from the Bank at the user’s request over the Internet. The Bank shall have no responsibility in any manner for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of any use of this website.



Linked Websites

If this website provides hyperlinks to other websites, the Bank shall not be deemed to endorse, recommend, approve, guarantee or introduce such other websites or any services or products found on such other websites. The Bank is not responsible for the contents of or the set-up of any such other websites linked to this website and has not investigated, verified or monitored the contents or accuracy of such other websites. Any access to and use of such other websites is entirely at the user’s own risk and subject to any terms and conditions applicable to such access and/or use and users are deemed to have irrevocably waived any claims against the Bank for any loss or damage suffered a result of any access to or interaction with any other websites via this website.



Intellectual Property

All trade marks, service marks, logos (if any), images, texts, iconographic and photographic representations and documents which are displayed on this website are the property of the Bank or other parties and users are not permitted to use the same without the prior written permission of the Bank or such other parties.


The contents of this website are protected by copyright and no part thereof may be reproduced, copied, modified, stored, transmitted (in any form or by any means), distributed, reused, reposted, reverse engineered, decompiled, or used in any way for commercial or public purposes without the Bank’s prior written consent.


Specifically, the names “Crédit Agricole”,“Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank” , “CA-CIB” and “OPTIM” and any logos corresponding to these names are registered trademarks of the Crédit Agricole group. You may neither reproduce, delete, re-use nor modify these distinctive signs in any way when they appear on the pages of the website.



Important Notice for customers maintaining accounts with Crédit
Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank Singapore Branch only


Under the new rules introduced by the Monetary Authority of Singapore, all wire transfers effected through our Bank on behalf of our customer must include certain customer information, including the customer’s name, account number and last registered address in the accompanying wire transfer message or payment instructions, with effect from 1 July 2007.


By initiating a wire transfer through us, the customer shall be deemed to have consented to the inclusion of the above information or any other details required under the new rules, in relation to the wire transfers.


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