This Privacy Statement sets forth Round One’s approach with respect to the information that is collected from the Users as well as the visitors of this Website. This also provides for the rights of Round One over the information collected regardless of the means that is used to access this Website and the Services. Unless otherwise provided, capitalized terms in this Privacy Statement shall have the definitions provided in the Terms.
By using the Services, you consent to the collection, storage, processing, transferring, disclosure, and another usage of the information described in this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Statement, please do not use this Website or Services, nor provide us any information.
Round One may collect, store, and transfer the following information when you use the Services through the following methods:
Personal and identifying data will be requested of all Users mostly in connection with, but not limited, regulatory requirements for account opening. Issuers are solely responsible for the content of their public disclosures containing (for instance, their customer’s) personal data as covered by their own privacy policies. Information we collect may include information  such as:
Identity data, such as your name, gender, and date of birth;
Contact data, such as billing address, delivery address, email address, and phone numbers;
Account data, such as bank account and payment details;
Valid IDs, such as passport, SSS ID, TIN, voter’s ID, and other government-issued IDs;
Financial Information, such as the source of income; and/or
Transaction data, such as details about payments to and from you, and other details of transactions you have entered through the Website.
We may be required to collect personal information when you contact Round One or Intermediary personnel. The team also collects information from the use of our Services, related services and metadata about your device, such as:
Technical data, such as Internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, international mobile equipment identity, device identifier, and other information and technology on the devices you use to access the Services;
Usage data, such as information on how you use the Services and how you view any content on the Website;
Data required to verify your identity when you contact us, such as name, birthdate, address.
In conducting certain due diligence measures we may collect information that is publicly available or provided by third party sources.
In some instances, we may collect data about you in order to determine your qualification and eligibility for certain Services. We may collect data from financial institutions, financing companies, lenders, your employer, telecommunication companies, utility companies, government agencies, credit bureaus, financial service providers and other service providers. The information collected will depend on the requirements for the Services that you want to avail.
If you share personal data regarding third parties, you warrant that you have the consent of said third parties to share their personal data to Round One and the third parties which we may share such data to (as indicated in this Privacy Statement) and for their personal data to be processed in the manner described in this Privacy Statement.
In line with the law and good business practice, we are guided by the following general principles of the Data Privacy Act of 2012 (R.A. No. 10173):
Collected and processed for specifically stated and legitimate purposes, in a manner that is both fair and lawful;
Kept current, up to date and accurate;
Relevant & adequate for the purposes stated;
Kept for only as long as is necessary; and
Retained in a secure manner.
Your information may be processed, profiled or shared for the purposes of:
To fulfill our contractual obligations to you and/or to deliver Services you have opted to avail of;
To establish and verify your identity and to satisfying our obligations pursuant to Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), and industry regulations on Customer Account Information;
In compliance with mandates set forth by the Anti Money Laundering Council of the Philippines;
To establish your eligibility to use our products and services;
To facilitate our business services such as your email address to deliver notices or your bank account to manage your funds;
To carry out fund transfers and payment instructions;
To conceptualize and run advertising campaigns;
To allow effective communication among users and the larger crowdfunding community;
To improve the usability and functionality of our products and services;
To conduct market research, statistical analysis, and data science activities;
To address consumer complaints or customer services requirements;
To prevent fraud and to investigate possible legal and contractual obligations which may have been violated by You or other users. In such cases, we may cooperate with other users, and with law enforcement agencies and aid in investigations;
To establish and defend legal rights;
To conduct audits;
To manage and facilitate relations with our group companies and investors;
To enhance the overall user experience of our Services; and
To fulfill any other purposes directly related to the above-stated purposes.
We will not process your personal information in ways incompatible with the above-stated purposes.
Data is retained for the duration of the use of our products and services. Upon closure of your account, we are obligated to retain all personal, portfolio and transaction data for a period of three to five (3-5) years under the Securities Regulation Code (“SRC”) Rules.
Certain Books of Accounts that may contain personal and transaction data may also be retained by us for a period up to ten (10) years as required by the Bureau of Internal Revenue.
Records involved in connection to any SEC investigation or ongoing legal investigation or court case may be retained for a period of time up to ten (10) years or for as long as reasonably necessary for which it was collected or to comply with Round One’s legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce any of its existing agreements.
Round One is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness, or legality of any uploaded files and the information that you provided in order to access and use the Services.
It is the responsibility of the user to ensure that all personal data provided to the Intermediary is current and up to date. The user shall notify the Intermediary of any inaccuracies they may encounter with regards to their personal data on this Website.
You agree and understand that we may transfer your personal data to offshore locations for storage purposes. The offshore locations shall be such places where our network providers or cloud service providers have servers. We shall ensure that the personal data will be stored and processed pursuant to the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012.
Round One may contract trusted third parties who assist in operating and maintaining the Website and Services, conducting Round One’s business, and providing service to you, as well as for the purposes mentioned in Section 3 of this Privacy Statement.
Third parties to whom we may share information include the following:
Other users of the Services;
Government agencies and regulators such as but not limited to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Anti-Money Laundering Council, the Department of Trade and Industry, the Bureau of Internal Revenue, the Department of Justice;
Law enforcement agencies such as the National Bureau of Investigation and the Philippine National Police;
Securities brokers; exchanges;
Judicial and administrative bodies;
Credit bureaus and providers that conduct credit scoring services;
Telecommunications entities and communications service providers;
Cloud service providers and network administrators;
Private auditors and legal advisors;
Market research agencies;
Bank and financial service providers, insurance companies, and payments providers;
Other third party service providers and vendors which are directly necessary to deliver the Services you availed of.
Round One intends to provide any such third parties only the items of information that they need to perform specific functions and requires them to keep those items of information confidential and protect your information.
Where your personal data is shared, Round One subjects these third parties to the same standard of protections mandated by the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012. Personal data may be provided to any tax, regulatory, or legal authority for the purpose of audit or monitoring and/or other legal mandates.
Your personal data and data obtained from the use of our Services may be shared in connection to significant transactions, such as entry into local or foreign bourse or material changes in Issuer ownership. In such cases, Round One takes reasonable measures to ensure any shared data remains secure and confidential.
You may exercise your rights provided under the Philippine Data Privacy Act of 2012:
Right to be informed whether personal information pertaining to him or her shall be, are being or have been processed;
Right to be furnished the information required by the law before the entry of his or her personal information into the processing system of the personal information controller, or at the next practical opportunity;
Right to reasonable access to, upon demand, the following: (1) Contents of his or her personal information that were processed; (2) Sources from which personal information were obtained; (3) Names and addresses of recipients of the personal information; (4) Manner by which such data were processed; (5) Reasons for the disclosure of the personal information to recipients; (6) Information on automated processes where the data will or likely to be made as the sole basis for any decision significantly affecting or will affect the data subject; (7) Date when his or her personal information concerning the data subject were last accessed and modified; and (8) The designation, or name or identity and address of the personal information controller;
Right to dispute the inaccuracy or error in the personal information and right to have it corrected immediately and accordingly, unless the request is vexatious or otherwise unreasonable;
Right to suspend, withdraw or order the blocking, removal or destruction of his or her personal
Right to be indemnified for any damages sustained due to such inaccurate, incomplete, outdated, false, unlawfully obtained or unauthorized use of personal information; and
Right to file a complaint with the National Privacy Commission (“NPC”) if you feel that your personal information has been misused, maliciously disclosed, or improperly disposed, or that any of your data privacy rights have been violated.
Round One employs a variety of security measures to reduce and mitigate the risk of data leaks or breaches, including but not limited to encryption technology and (etc. etc.). Nonetheless, Round One cannot fully guarantee the security of personal data disclosed online. The User accepts the inherent risks of engaging in online transactions and does not hold Round One responsible for any breach of security apart from gross negligence.
Round One shall take reasonable steps to protect any information that you provide and to protect the same from any loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
We restrict access to personal information and securely destroy personal information when no longer needed. However, no internet or e-mail transmission is ever fully secure or error free. Therefore, you should take special care in securing your account and the information you will send to Round One. Also, when you use passwords, usernames, or other special access features of the Website, it is your responsibility to safeguard them.
Contents of this Privacy Statement may change as needed or as directed by law. Changes may be communicated through email, inbox or featured prominently on the site.
If you have questions about this Privacy Statement and if you wish to inspect or update the information that Round One holds about you, please feel free to contact us at:
This consent and authorization remain valid and subsisting for a limited period consistent with the purposes above or until otherwise revoked or cancelled in writing. You may inform the Company of the specific personal information you do not want to be processed beyond the requested purpose. The Company will respect your request insofar as it is feasible to fulfill the purpose for which the personal information was collected.