SHARING INFORMATION WITH OUR AFFILIATES
Hottrade may share personal information described above with the Company’s affiliates for business purposes and within the limits of the applicable law. Our affiliates may include companies of the same group as well as companies that do not have an ownership interest in our Company. The information the Company share with affiliates may include any of the information described above, such as your name, address and account information. Our affiliates maintain the privacy of Clients' information to the same extent as the Company does and in accordance with this Policy.
INFORMATION COLLECTED BY THE COMPANYTHROUGH THE WEBSITE
Website’s tracking systems may collect data detailing the pages a Client has accessed, how he discovered this site, the frequency of visits and so on. The information the Company obtains is used to improve the content of the website and may be used by us in order to contact the Client, by any appropriate means, and to provide the Client with any information the Company believes that may be useful to the Client.
When you apply or maintain a trading account with Hottrade, the Company collects personal information about each Client for business purposes, such as evaluating their financial needs, processing their requests and transactions, informing them about products and services that may be of interest to you and providing customer service. Such information may include: Information that a Client provides on applications and other forms, such as Client's name, address, birth date, passport number, occupation, assets and income; Information about Client's transactions as well as information about our communications with a Client. Examples include a Client's account balances, trading activity, his inquiries and our responses; Information necessary to verify a Client's identity, such as passport or ID and driving license, background information the Company might receive about him from public records or from other entities not affiliated with The Company.
SHARING INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES
The Company does not disclose a Client's personal information to third parties except as described in this Policy. Third party disclosures may include sharing such information with non-affiliated companies that perform support services for Client's' account or facilitate their transactions with the Company, including those that provide professional, legal or accounting advice to the Company. Non-affiliated companies that assist the Company in providing services to Clients are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information and to use their personal information only in the course of providing such services for the purposes that the Company dictates and within the ambit of the applicable law.
A Client is not required to supply any of the personal information that the Company may request; however, failure to do so may result in being unable to open or maintain Client's account or to provide services to him. While the Company makes every effort to ensure that all information the Company hold about Clients is accurate, complete and up to date, a Client can help us considerably by promptly notifying us if there are any changes to his personal information.
Under limited circumstances, Hottrade company may disclose a Client's personal information to third parties as permitted by, or to comply with, applicable laws and regulations. For example, Company may disclose personal information in order to cooperate with regulatory authorities and law enforcement agencies to comply with subpoenas or other official requests and as necessary to protect our rights or property.