Last Modified: September 16, 2016
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.
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
8. Contact Us
130 S. Jefferson St., Suite 200
Chicago, Illinois 60661
Attn: Privacy Officer
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