Vs 2.0 May 2018
The protection of privacy and the safeguarding of our clients’personal and financial information is our highest priority. Please refer to the following Privacy Statement which clearly explains how Stocks Forex AF Ltd. ("Stocks Forex AF") collects, processes, stores and protects Client's information by encrypting it and limiting access to high-level employees within the company.
When opening a trading account, Client gives Stocks Forex AF his consent to such collection, processing, storage and use of personal information by Stocks Forex AF as explained below.
A secure password is generated and all information is encrypted.
Collection of personal information
Stocks Forex AF collects the necessary information required to open, process and safeguard your assets and your privacy, as well as to provide you with the services you require. To this end, Stocks Forex AF gathers information about you and may, in certain circumstances, request information from relevant banks and / or credit agencies, and / or other sources which helps us profile your requirements and preferences and provide better services to you.
The information that Stocks Forex AF collects may include:
1. Application information. Personal information that you provide us with on applications, such as your name, address, date of birth, source of income, income, level of education, professionetc.
2. Transaction information. Information about your transactions with us and with our affiliates, as well as information about our communications with you. For example, your account balances, trading activity, your queries and our responses, payments to and from you, deposit methods, details of products and services you have purchased from us.
3. Verification information. Information necessary to verify your identity, such as a passport or identification card. This also includes the background information we receive about you from public records or from other entities not affiliated with Stocks Forex AF.
4. Telephone or electronic communications between the Company and the client that carry or may carry transactions.
5. Automatically collected information. Each time you interact with our services, an activity log is created on our servers which collects certain administrative and traffic information including source IP address, time of access, date of access, language use, software crash reports and type of browser used.
Use of personal information
Stocks Forex AF uses personal information only when it is necessary to provide quality service and security to you. Although you are not required to provide Stocks Forex AF with any of the personal information we may request, please note that failure to do so could result in Stocks Forex AF not being able to open your account or provide you with the service you require.
Right to access personal data
Should you wish to know and / or access your information, you should only request it at email@example.com, attaching a valid proof of identification such as your ID, with the reference "Data protection", and the relevant department will send the requested infromation to the same email address from which you access your account as soon as possible and no later than 30 days.
Right to correction
This right allows you to correct errors, modify the data that may be inaccurate or incomplete and guarantee the accuracy of the information.
Whilst we attempt to ensure that all the information we hold about you is current, accurate and complete, we urge you to assist us in this process by contacting us if your personal details have changed.
Right to cancel-oppose
Should you wish to cancel and / or do not wish to receive communications from Stocks Forex AF or its affiliates, you only have to contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
with the reference “Unsuscribe, attaching a valid proof of identification such as your ID. Specify in the email if you do not want to be contacted definitively by us or by our affiliates.
If you only want to cancel or partially oppose, either on a specific data or modify one or more, specify it as well, and send valid proof of identity via email at email@example.com.
We inform you that for specific legal reasons the data will be stored anonymously and encrypted for a term of five (5) years from ¨the end of our business relationship with you.
Right to be forgotten
You may request via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, the elimination of all your personal data. Your financial data will remain stored for a period of 5 years, always anonymously, in case this is required by regulatory and / or legal bodies. The Company may deny this right in the event that it compromises an ongoing investigation.
Right to restrict processing of Personal Data
You can request from us in certain circumstances to suspend the processing of your personal data. We will still be permitted to store your Personal Data but any other processing of this information will require your consent, unless we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
Right to object to processing of Personal Data
You can object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest and there is something about your particular situation which you feel that processing it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. However, we may continue to process your personal data, despite your objection, if there are compelling legal grounds.
Right to transfer
You can request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party in a structured, commonly used machine-readable format.
Right to withdraw consent
You can withdraw your consent to process your personal data. However, this will not affect the lawfulness of any processing carried out before you withdraw your consent. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide certain products or services to you.
Personal Information Protection
Any information you provide us will be treated as confidential and shared only within Stocks Forex AF and its affiliates and will not be disclosed to any third party, except under any regulatory or legal proceedings. In case such disclosure is required to be made by law or any regulatory authority, it will be made on a ‘need-to-know’ basis, unless otherwise indicated by the regulatory authority. Under such circumstances, the Company shall expressly inform the third party regarding the confidential nature of the information. The personal information that you provide in connection with your registration as a user of the platform is protected in many ways. You can access your registration information through a password selected by you. This password is encrypted and known only to you. Please, do not reveal your password to anyone.
Registration information is safely stored on secure servers, that only authorized personnel have access to via password. The Company encrypts all personal information as it is transferred to the Company and, thus, makes all necessary effort to prevent unauthorized third parties from viewing such information.
Affiliates and partners
Stocks Forex AF may share information with partners, affiliates and alliances in the event that such information is reasonably required by such affiliate in order to, for example:
1. Offer additional similar products and services that meet your needs and which are delivered in a manner that is useful and relevant (only where you have authorized us to do so);
2. Service customer accounts.
3. Offer technological services such as software and hardware and verified by our technicians.
Stocks Forex AF reserves the right to disclose information if necessary to credit reporting agencies or collection agencies as reasonably necessary to provide the services you require.
To help us improve our services, Stocks Forex AF may engage third parties to help carry out certain internal functions such as account processing, , fulfillment, customer service, customer satisfaction surveys or other data collection activities relevant to our bussines. The information shared may also be used to provide professional, legal or accounting advice to Stocks Forex AF. The use of shared information is strictly limited to the performance of the above and is not permitted for any other purpose. All third parties with which Stocks Forex AF shares personal information are required to protect such personal information in accordance with all relevant legislation and in a manner similar to the way Forex AF Stocks protects the same. Stocks Forex AF will not share personal information with third parties which it considers will not afford its Clients with the required level of protection.
Where you have been introduced by a business introducer, such business introducer may have access to your information. You hereby unambiguously and unequivocally consent to the sharing of information with such business introducer, who will comply with the requirements of the GDPR established in your country of origin.
You acknowledge that in order to provide services, it may be necessary for the information to be transferred outside the European Economic Area and you consent to such transfer.
Restriction of liability
USE OF "COOKIES"
Forex AF Stocks may share website usage statistics with reputable advertising companies and with its affiliate marketing companies. The information collected by the advertising company is not personally identifiable.
Updates to the Privacy Statement
Stocks Forex AF may update this Privacy Statement from time to time. In the event Stocks Forex AF materially changes this Privacy Statement including how we collect, process or use your personal information, the revised Privacy Statement will be posted to the website. Client agrees to accept posting of a revised Privacy Statement electronically on the website as actual notice to Client. Any dispute over our Privacy Statement is subject to this notice and our Client Agreement. Stocks Forex AF encourages the Client to periodically periodically check back and review this policy so that the Client always knows what information Forex AF Stocks collects, how Stocks Forex AF uses it and to whom it may disclose it.