When you apply for a Demo or Live account, the respective broker collects personal information about you for business purposes; to evaluate your financial needs, to process your requests and transactions, to inform you about products and services that may be of interest to you, and to provide client service. You may choose what you receive from us at any point by accessing the notification option in your account. Such information may include:
- Application Information – Information that you provide to us on applications and other forms: your name, address, birth date, social security number, occupation, assets, and income.
- Transaction Information – Information about your transactions with us or our affiliates, as well as information regarding our communications with you. Examples: your account balances, trading activity, your inquiries and our responses.
- Verification Information – Information necessary to verify your identity such as a passport or drivers license. Examples: background information about you we receive from public records or from other entities. The USA Patriot Act requires the brokers to collect information and take necessary actions to confirm your identity.
Cookies are small files containing information that a website utilizes to track its visitors. We may set cookies on your computer, enabling us to discover which advertisements and promotions bring users to our website. The information that is collected and shared is anonymous and not personally identifiable.
We use Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology to protect the information that you submit. This technology protects Users from having their information intercepted by anyone other during transmission. We work hard to ensure that our website is secure and that they meet industry standards.
Sharing Information With Third-Parties
We do not disclose personal information to third-parties. Third-party disclosures may include: sharing such information with non-affiliated companies that perform support services for your account or facilitate your transactions; including those that provide professional, legal, or accounting advice. We will not sell your personal information.
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.