The protection of privacy and the safeguarding of our Clients’ personal and financial information is our highest priority. Please view the following Privacy Statement which clearly explains how we at Stocksforex AF Ltd. ("Stocksforex AF"), collect, process, store and protect Client’s information. By opening a trading account, Client hereby gives Stocksforex AF its consent to such collection, processing, storage and use of personal information by Stocksforex AF as explained below.
Collection of Personal Information
Stocksforex AF collects the necessary information required to open, transact and safeguard your assets and your privacy and to provide you with the services you require. To this end, Stocksforex AF gathers information from you and may, in certain circumstances, gather 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 Stocksforex AF collects may include:
- Application information. Personal Information you provide us on applications, such as your name, address, birth date, income and income source, etc.
- 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.
- Verification information Information necessary to verify your identity such as a passport or identity card. This also includes background information we receive about you from public records or from other entities not affiliated with Stocksforex AF.
Usage of Personal Information
Stocksforex AF uses personal information only as required to provide quality service and security to you. Although you are not required to provide Stocksforex AF any of the personal information that we may request please note that failure to do so could result in Stocksforex AF not being able to open your account or provide you with the service you require.
Whilst we attempt to ensure that all the information we hold about you is current, accurate and complete, we urge you to please assist us in this process by contacting us if any of your personal details have changed.
Personal Information Protection
Any personal information you provide us will be treated as confidential and shared only within StocksForex 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 instructed 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 registering yourself as a user of the Site 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 parties from viewing any such information.
Affiliates and Partners
Stocksforex AF may share information with partners, affiliates and alliances in the event such information is reasonably required by such affiliate in order to for example:
- 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);
- service customer accounts.
Stocksforex AF reserves the right to disclose information as necessary to credit reporting or collection agencies as reasonably required in order to provide the services to you.
To help us improve our services, Stocksforex AF may engage third parties to help carry out certain internal functions such as account processing, fulfillment, client service, client satisfaction surveys or other data collection activities relevant to our business. Use of the shared information may also be used to provide professional, legal, or accounting advice to Stocksforex AF. 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 Stocksforex 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 Stocksforex AF protects the same. Stocksforex AF will not share personal information with third parties which it considers will not afford its Clients the required level of protection.
Where you have been introduced to us 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.
You acknowledge that in order to provide services to you, it may be necessary for information to be transferred outside of the European Economic Area and you consent to such transfer.
Restriction of responsibility
USE OF "COOKIES"
Stocksforex AF may share website usage statistics with reputable advertising companies and with its affiliated marketing companies. The information collected by the advertising company is not personally identifiable.
Privacy Statement Updates
From time to time, Stocksforex AF may update this Privacy Statement. In the event Stocksforex 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 Customer Agreement. Stocksforex AF encourages Client to periodically check back and review this policy so that Client always will know what information Stocksforex AF collects, how Stocksforex AF uses it, and to whom Stocksforex AF may disclose it.