As per the Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority's regulations and as part of our commitment to providing higher levels of security, Pharos now offers clients security tokens for a specific fee and cost.

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Privacy & Security

Your Privacy is Important to Pharos Holding for Financial Investments

Pharos Holding for Financial Investments’ long-standing commitment to safeguard the privacy of information our clients entrust to us is essential to our goal to provide you with the best financial service in the market. Protecting the confidentiality and security of client information has always been an integral part of how we conduct our business.

The Sources of Information

The personal information we collect about you comes primarily from the account applications or other forms and materials you submit to Pharos Holding for Financial Investments during the course of your relationship with us.

The Information We Have about You

Pharos Holding for Financial Investments guarantees utmost privacy of the client’s personal information

The typical information we collect about you would include:

  • Your name, address and other contact details;
  • Your age, occupation, role/position/title and area of responsibility and marital status;
  • Extensive financial information, including source of wealth, investment experience and objectives, risk tolerance and bank details.

Of course, you are not required to supply any of the personal information that we may request. However, failure to do so may result in our being unable to open or maintain your account or to provide services to you. While we make every effort to ensure that all information we hold about you is accurate, complete and up to date, you can help us considerably in this regard by promptly notifying us if there are any changes to your personal information.

Any information provided by you is protected and governed by Egyptian law and best privacy and confidentiality practices. All personal information provided by you shall not be copied, distributed, leased, transmitted, duplicated, sold or provided to third parties without obtaining the client’s prior express approval or unless required by applicable law.

Information Security: How We Protect Your Privacy

We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect the information against loss, misuse, damage or modification and unauthorized access or disclosure. Some of the other central features of our information security program are:

  • The Information Security Department – that designs, implements and provides oversight to our information security program;
  • The use of specialized technology such as firewalls;
  • Testing of the security and operability of products and services before they are introduced to the Internet, as well as ongoing scanning for publicly known vulnerabilities in the technology;
  • Internal and external reviews of our Internet sites and services;
  • Monitoring of our systems infrastructure to detect weaknesses and potential intrusions;
  • Implementing controls to identify, authenticate and authorize access to various systems or sites;
  • Protecting information during transmission through various means including, where appropriate, encryption;

Privacy and the Internet

Users of private Pharos holding for Financial Investments websites are required to identify and authenticate themselves prior to accessing our services.