Vertex Trading Systems

Privacy Statement

Vertex Trading Systems LLC (hereafter Vertex Trading Systems) is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Vertex Trading Systems sites and governs data collection and usage. By using the Vertex Trading Systems sites, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Vertex Trading Systems collects personally identifiable information, such as your email address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Vertex Trading Systems also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender, preferences, interests and favorites.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Vertex Trading Systems. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used by Vertex Trading Systems for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Vertex Trading Systems.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Vertex Trading Systems public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.

Vertex Trading Systems encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from Vertex Trading Systems so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. Vertex Trading Systems is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the Vertex Trading Systems and Vertex Trading Systems family of web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

Vertex Trading Systems collects and uses your personal information to operate the Vertex Trading Systems web site and deliver the services you have requested. Vertex Trading Systems also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Vertex Trading Systems and its affiliates. Vertex Trading Systems may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Vertex Trading Systems may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Vertex Trading Systems may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Vertex Trading Systems, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Vertex Trading Systems does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Vertex Trading Systems keeps track of the Web sites and pages our customers visit within Vertex Trading Systems, in order to determine what Vertex Trading Systems services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within Vertex Trading Systems to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.

Vertex Trading Systems will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Vertex Trading Systems or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Vertex Trading Systems; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Vertex Trading Systems, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Vertex Trading Systems Web sites use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Vertex Trading Systems pages, or register with Vertex Trading Systems site or services, a cookie helps Vertex Trading Systems to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Vertex Trading Systems Web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Vertex Trading Systems features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Vertex Trading Systems services or Web sites you visit.

Changes to this Statement

Vertex Trading Systems will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Vertex Trading Systems encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Vertex Trading Systems is protecting your information.

Contact Information

Vertex Trading Systems welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Vertex Trading Systems has not adhered to this Statement, please visit our terms page for service contact details. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.