This excerpt taken from the C 10-Q filed Aug 3, 2007.
16. Consent and Disclosure Regarding Use of Personal Information. In connection with the grant of this Award, and any other award under the Program or any other equity award program, and the implementation and administration of any such program, including, without limitation, Participants actual participation, or consideration by the Company for potential future participation, in any program at any time, it is or may become necessary for the Company to collect, transfer, use, and hold certain personal information regarding Participant in and/or outside of Participants home country. By accepting this Award, Participant explicitly consents (i) to the use of such information for the purpose of being considered for participation in future equity awards (to the extent he/she is eligible under applicable
program guidelines, and without any guarantee that any award will be made); and (ii) to the use, transfer, processing and storage, electronically or otherwise, of his/her personal information, as such use has occurred to date, and as such use may occur in the future, in connection with this or any other equity award, as further described below.
Use, transfer, storage and processing of personal information, electronically or otherwise, may be in connection with the Companys internal administration of its equity award programs, or in connection with tax or other governmental and regulatory compliance activities directly or indirectly related to an equity award program. For such purposes only, personal information may be used by third parties retained by the Company to assist with the administration and compliance activities of its equity award programs, and may be transferred by the company that employs (or any company that has employed) Participant from Participants home country to other Citigroup entities and third parties located in the United States and in other countries. Specifically, those parties that may have access to Participants information for the purposes described herein include, but are not limited to, (i) human resources personnel responsible for administering the equity award programs, including local and regional equity award coordinators, and global coordinators located in the United States; (ii) Participants U.S. broker and equity account administrator and trade facilitator; (iii) Participants U.S., regional and local employing entity and business unit management, including Participants supervisor and his/her superiors; (iv) the Committee or its designee, which is responsible for administering the Plan; (v) Citigroups technology systems support team (but only to the extent necessary to maintain the proper operation of electronic information systems that support the equity award programs); and (vi) internal and external legal, tax and accounting advisors (but only to the extent necessary for them to advise the Company on compliance and other issues affecting the equity award programs in their respective fields of expertise).
At all times, Company personnel and third parties will be obligated to maintain the confidentiality of Participants personal information except to the extent the Company is required to provide such information to governmental agencies or other parties. Such action will always be undertaken only in accordance with applicable law. The personal information that Citigroup may collect, process, store and transfer for the purposes outlined above may include Participants name, nationality, citizenship, tax or other residency status, work authorization, date of birth, age, government/tax identification number, passport number, brokerage account information, GEID or other internal identifying information, home address, work address, job and location history, compensation and equity award information and history, business unit, employing entity, and Participants beneficiaries and contact information. Participant may obtain more details regarding the access and use of his/her personal information, and may correct or update such information, by contacting his/her human resources representative or local equity coordinator.