Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

May 2022

 

Advance Trading, Inc. (“ATI”) recognizes and respects the privacy expectations of our customers and is committed to safeguarding our customers' personal information. We are providing this privacy policy (“Policy”) to you so that you will know what types of information we collect about individuals, such as yourself, who apply for, obtain or use our products or services, directly or indirectly, how we handle and protect such information, and the circumstances in which that information will be disclosed to third parties who are not affiliated with us. The provisions of this Policy apply to former customers as well as current customers.

We reserve the right to change the provisions of this Policy at any time. We will alert you when changes have been made by indicating on the Policy the date it was last revised. We encourage you to review this Policy from time to time to make sure that you understand how any nonpublic personal information you provide us will be used.

 

 

Information We Collect

We collect personal information about you for business purposes in connection with the provisions of our products or services. As used herein, the term “personal information” means information that specifically identifies an individual (such as a name, address, telephone number, mobile number, e-mail address, or credit card number) and information about that individual or his or her activities that are directly linked to personal information. Personal information does not include “aggregate” information, which is data we collect from the use of ATI’s products or services, from which individual identities or other personal information has been removed. This Policy in no way restricts or limits our collection and use of aggregate information.

The personal information that we may collect about you, or have collected about you in the past 12 months, varies depending on the context of our interactions with you. This broadly falls into the sources set out below.

Personal information is collected from the following sources:

 

Information THAT WE OBTAIN FROM Third PartY SOURCES

From time to time, we may receive personal information about you from third party sources. For example, FCMs will conduct third party verification reviews on certain confidential personal information and may share this information with us.

 

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

The information listed above is collected for the following purposes, as applicable:

 

INFORMATION DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTIES

We may disclose, or in the past 12 months have disclosed, your personal information to the following categories of recipients:

 

LINKED THIRD PARTY SITES

We may provide links to other third-party websites through the services solely as a convenience to you. However, such linking does not mean, and should not be interpreted to mean, that we endorse, are affiliated with or make any representations concerning such third-party websites. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to the services, you do so entirely at your own risk. We shall not be liable for any consequences arising from use of any third party websites to which the services link.

 

DATA RETENTION

We generally retain personal information for as long as necessary for achieving the purposes for which it was collected or processed, unless a different retention period is required by applicable law.

 

Protecting Confidentiality and Security

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect personal information we have about you. We treat this information in a confidential manner. We restrict access to personal information about you to employees who have an appropriate reason to access it, such as to administer your account or offer our products and services. We educate our employees on the importance of protecting the privacy and security of confidential personal information. In addition, we require third parties with whom we share information to: 

For purposes of this Privacy Policy, the terms "customer" or "customers" includes clients of ours, individuals who use our services or platforms indirectly through our clients, and individuals who have provided us with personal information but have not become our clients.

 

UPDATES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Privacy Policy, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Policy changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.

You can see when this Privacy Policy was last updated by checking the “last updated” date displayed at the top of this Privacy Policy.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at compliancegroup@advance-trading.com.

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FOR CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS

If you are a California resident and the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) applies to your personal information (i.e., an exception described in the next paragraph does not apply), we provide this additional information so you can understand and exercise your rights under the CCPA.

We disclose your personal information for the business and commercial purposes described in this Privacy Policy. 

 

Individual Rights

When the CCPA applies, California residents will have the following consumer rights:

We do not discriminate against California residents who exercise any of their rights described in this Privacy Policy. However, we may require use of your personal information to provide access to our services. Therefore, when you exercise your deletion right, in particular, you may lose access to certain aspects of the services that require your personal information.

You can submit requests to exercise these rights by emailing us at ComplianceGroup@advance-trading.com. Upon receiving your request, our Compliance Team will verify your identity (or authorization to act as an agent) and discuss your request. We may be required to keep copies of some data due to federal laws and regulations mandating recordkeeping practices.