Screena API Data Policy

Data we store and process

CategoryDefinitionRetention Policy

Sanctions, Law Enforcement, and Probity

Personal information publicly available relating to sanctions, wanted individuals, and the prevention/detection of illegal acts.

We retain the information in our databases as long as the information is public.

Politically Exposed Persons

Personal information publicly available relating to individuals in prominent public positions.

We retain the information in our databases as long as the information is public.

Third-Party Risk Intelligence

Personal information collected and collated from reliable and reputable sources by our clients and/or specialist third-party companies to identify and manage heightened-risk individuals and entities.

We retain the information in our databases as long as we have a valid contract in place with these clients and/or third-party companies.

Data we only process

We don't store the data of individuals whose names need to be matched against Sanctions, Law Enforcement, Probity, Politically Exposed Persons, and Third-Party Risk Intelligence.

The names are processed and are not kept in our databases.

Legitimate interests

Our existing and prospective clients have legitimate interests in matching personal data to comply with legal obligations with regards to:

  • sanctions, anti-money laundering, know-your-customer, and counter-terrorist financing;

  • law enforcement and border control; and

  • protection of citizens, financial system, and public transportation.

We also pursue our own legitimate interests in developing and improving products and services to serve this market.

Recipients of data

  • Other data controllers, on whose behalf we act as processors

  • Partners who are reselling our services to data controllers, on whose behalf we act as subprocessor

  • PANACEA INFOTECH SARL-S group employees

  • Our hosting and cloud storage providers

  • Third-parties we use to audit and/or monitor the accuracy and performance of our systems

Watchlists data

Please be advised that any watchlists imported into our engine are imported "as is," without modification, alteration, or attempts to improve the quality of the original data. This means that any decisions related to anti-money laundering/counter-terrorist financing and sanctions screening are based solely on sources that are as close as possible to the original data. Please note that the only adaptation performed on the data is an inevitable adaptation to our data model.

Additionally, please note that the timely provision of the data depends on the availability of the websites and other data sources that we use to obtain the information. While we check these websites automatically and regularly, we cannot be held responsible for technical issues that are independent from us and that may prevent us from accessing the data in a timely manner.

As a result, we cannot be held liable for any errors, inaccuracies, or omissions in the original data, and we make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy or completeness of such data. It is the responsibility of the user to verify the accuracy of the data before making any decisions based on it.

By using our services, you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be held liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages resulting from the use of our services, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any information obtained through our services. You further acknowledge and agree that you use our services at your own risk and that we shall not be held liable for any actions taken or not taken based on the information provided through our services.

Date of Last Update

This Data Policy was last updated on May 12th, 2023.

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