Privacy Policy

Last Modified: September 16, 2016

1. Scope of this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines what types of information from our account holders, users, visitors and customers (“you”, “your” or “User”) is collected, to whom it may be disclosed, and how that information may be used by TopstepTrader, LLC. (“TopstepTrader”, “we”, “our” or “us”), as each of the foregoing relates to your use of TopstepTrader’s websites, software, applications, online services and products (collectively, the “Sites or Services”).

By using the Sites or Services, you agree that you have read, understood, and consented to this Privacy Policy, our Terms of Use, all amendments, addenda, and licenses to each of the Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use (collectively, the “Agreement”). By using our Sites or Services, you consent to TopstepTrader’s use of your information and data as described in the Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use the Sites or Services.

Please check back periodically as TopstepTrader reserves the right to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Privacy Policy after providing notice to you. The form of such notice is at our discretion. Any modification or change shall be effective upon such notice. You agree to be bound by any changes to this Privacy Policy after receipt of such notice, or you shall discontinue your use of the Sites or Services. Should you have any questions or concerns at any time, please see the contact information below.

2. Collection of Personal Information

You may choose to register an account with our Sites or Services and we may collect certain personal information from you in order to provide services and to complete transactions.

When you register with us through our Sites or Services, we will ask you for personally identifiable information. This refers to information about you that can be used to contact or identify you (“Identity Information”). Identity Information may include your name, phone number, email address, postal address, username, password, zip code, age and income.

Our Sites or Services may provide links to third-party applications, products, services, or websites for your convenience and information. If you access those links, you will leave our Sites or Services. We do not control those third party sites and services or their privacy practices, which may differ from our practices. We do not endorse or make any representations about third-party sites. Any information you choose to provide to, or that is collected by, those third parties is not covered by the Agreement. We cannot control the activities of third parties and we have no responsibility for any use of your information by such third parties. Any information you choose to provide to third party websites or products will be governed by the policies of those third party websites and products.

If you post, comment, or share personal information, including ideas, suggestions, opinions, comments, observations, or other material (collectively, a “User Submission”) to any public forum on our Sites or Services, including any publication, article, social network page, blog, chat room or other such forum, please be aware that any Identity Information disclosed in your User Submission can be read, viewed, collected, or used by other users of these forums, and could be used to contact you, send you unsolicited messages, or for purposes that neither you nor we control. TopstepTrader is not responsible for the Identity Information contained in your User Submission.

3. How We Use and Share Your Information

We use the information you provide to offer, manage, and/or improve our Sites or Services, including but not limited to improving content; adapting or adding in new features and functionality; providing and improving service and support; delivering relevant advertising; assisting with social sharing functionality; developing new products and services; selecting content to be communicated to you; aggregating certain types of information to better understand or provide better engagement with our Users; contacting you regarding our products or services; and preventing and detecting security threats, fraud or other malicious activity.

TopstepTrader may share your Identify Information with our affiliates or with third parties which provide services to us and which agree to keep such Identify Information confidential.

We may employ third party companies and individuals for any of the following: to facilitate the Sites or Services; to provide the Sites or Services on our behalf; to perform related services, including maintenance, database management, web analytics, and improvement of the features or functionality; or to assist us in data analysis.

We employ a third party company to process debit, credit and other payments and to perform related services.

We may collect and aggregate general information about you and your preferences and interests and use that information for limited commercial purposes, and we may share or sell such aggregated general information with our business partners, vendors, distributors or other collaborators for these same purposes.

We retain the right to disclose Identity Information as allowed or required by law. We may also disclose Identity Information under the following circumstances: (a) to respond to duly authorized information requests of police and governmental authorities; (b) to comply with any law, regulation, subpoena, or court order; (c) to investigate and help prevent security threats, fraud or other malicious activity, (d) to investigate and help prevent a violation of any contractual or other relationship with TopstepTrader or the perpetration of any illegal or harmful activity; (e) to enforce and protect the rights and properties of TopstepTrader, its affiliates and its business partners; or (f) to protect the personal safety of our employees, agents, affiliates, business partners, customers or site users. In connection with or in contemplation of a merger, consolidation, or sale or transfer of all or substantially all of the assets of TopstepTrader, your Identity Information may be transferred to the purchasing or new entity. The use of this information by any purchasing or surviving entity would be governed by the terms of this Privacy Policy, as amended from time to time, including any amendment after such transaction.

Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computers and servers located outside of your state, province, country, or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. If you are located outside the United States and choose to provide information to us, TopstepTrader transfers Identity Information to the United States and processes it there. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

California Privacy Rights

Pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, residents of the State of California have the right to request from a business, with whom the State of California resident has an established business relationship, certain information with respect to the types of personal information the business shares with third parties for direct marketing purposes by such third party and the identities of the third parties with whom the business has shared such information during the immediately preceding calendar year.

To request a copy of the information disclosure provided by us pursuant to Section 1798.83 of the California Civil Code, please see contact information below.

4. Children’s Privacy

TopstepTrader Sites or Services are not intended for use by children and are not targeted to children. TopstepTrader does not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13, solicit information from children, or market products to children.

5. Keeping Your Personal Information Secure

To prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, to maintain data accuracy, and to ensure the appropriate use of the information, TopstepTrader utilizes generally accepted industry standards to protect your Identity Information submitted to TopstepTrader or relies on the services of third parties to provide the same. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your Identity Information.

6. Log Data and Cookies

When you use our Sites or Services, our servers automatically record information that your browser sends whenever you visit a website (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your Internet Service Provider; your computer’s Internet Protocol address, browser type, and operating system; referring/exit pages; clickstream data; pages of our Sites or Services that you visit, the time spent thereon, information you search for on our Sites or Services, access times, and dates; and other statistics. We use this information to monitor and analyze use of our Sites or Services and for technical administration of the same, to increase the functionality and user-friendliness of our Sites or Services, and to better tailor each of them to our Users’ needs. In addition, we may use this information to serve advertisements and other information appropriate to your interests.

We may aggregate, analyze, and evaluate such Log Data for the same purposes as stated above regarding other aggregated information.

TopstepTrader Sites or Services use standard Internet technologies such as “cookies” and “web beacons” in order to retrace your interaction with our sites and services. “Cookies” are small files that are placed on your hard drive for identification purposes. These files are used for site registration and customization the next time you visit us. Your web browser may allow you to be notified when you are receiving a cookie, giving you the choice to accept it or not. You have the ability to prevent cookies from being saved on your computer by making the appropriate adjustments in your browser options. By not accepting cookies, some pages may not fully function and you may not be able to access certain information on this site.

7. Changes to this Statement

The terms of the Privacy Policy may change from time to time. If we modify our Privacy Policy, we will notify you and post the revised statement here, with an updated revision date. If you do not agree to any changes to this Privacy Policy after receipt of notice, you shall discontinue your use of the Sites or Services.

8. Contact Us

We value your opinions. If you have comments or questions about our Privacy Policy, please send them to support@topsteptrader.com. You can also write to us at:

TopstepTrader, LLC
130 S. Jefferson St., Suite 200
Chicago, Illinois 60661
Attn: Privacy Officer

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