PRIVACY POLICY FOR MOBILE BANKING APPLICATIONS

This Privacy Policy document cites why information is collected, recorded, processed that you have provided to us via Web site/ Application. It applies only to online mobile banking application and is valid for users to the extent of information that they share.

In accordance to this policy, if you choose to avail our Products & Services, you are giving access to the collection and usage of the provided information. The Personal Information that we collect is used for service improvement. We will not use or share your information with any third party except as described in this Privacy Policy.

If you have any further queries or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at 111-000-787.

CONSENT

By using our website, products & services, you agree to the terms & conditions of our Privacy Policy providing us your free consent for data collection.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT IN OUR MOBILE APPS

Our system and apps are specific to Banking sector. To improve user experience and functionality of the application, we collect additional information and seek due permission(s) with prominent disclosure/reasons for data collection as described below:

  • Location from ACCESS_COARSE_LOCATION, ACCESS_FINE_LOCATION
           (In order to show nearby ATMs, app needs to get this permission from user)
  • Camera from CAMERA
          (For taking thumb/finger images for contactless biometric verification)
  • Calendar from READ_CALENDAR
          (To manage our branch appointments)
  • Files from WRITE_EXTERNAL_STORAGE
          (Downloading different files from our mobile apps like tax certificates etc.)
  • Fingerprints from USE_BIOMETRIC, USE_FINGERPRINT
          (Used for biometric login in apps)
  • SMS from RECEIVE_SMS, READ_SMS
          (To read financial pin SMS and fill out input fields automatically for better user experience)
  • Contacts from READ_PHONE_NUMBERS
          (To provide ease to users to select phone number from contacts for funds transfers)


HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our services and products
  • Not sharing any user information with third party
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our services and products
  • Understand and analyze how you use our services and products
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Find and prevent fraud

Bank may refuse to accept request of customer where information provided by the customer does not fulfill its requirement under notification to the customer.

AMENDMENTS

Askari Bank Ltd reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy, or any part thereof at any given time or from time to time. To keep yourself updated with the latest changes, it is advised to frequently visit this page and to check it periodically for any updates or revisions.