Your Personal Data is Protected With Us!
Trading for Women (referred to as “we” “us” “our” “TFW”) is committed to protecting your personal information and respects its’ Clients’ expectations on privacy and confidentiality. This policy statement will inform you as to how we look after your personal data and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you. We are committed to safeguard any information we collect, use and hold about you.
Purpose of this policy statement
This policy statement aims to give you information on how TFW collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you purchase a product or service as per the Client Agreement.
This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
It is important that you read this policy statement together with any other policy statement or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data. This policy statement supplements the other notices and is not intended to override them.
The privacy statement and your duty to inform us of changes
We may modify or amend this policy statement from time to time. We will notify you appropriately when we make changes to this privacy statement. We do however encourage you to review this statement periodically so as to be always informed about how we are processing and protecting your personal information.
This version was last updated on 25.05.2018 and historic versions can be obtained by contacting us.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
The Data we collect about you
Personal data, or personal information, means any information about an individual from which that person can be identified. It does not include data where the identity has been removed (anonymous data).
We may collect, use, store and transfer different kinds of personal data about you which we have grouped together follows:
- Identity Data includes first name, maiden name, last name, proof of identity, username or similar identifier, marital status, title, date and place of birth and gender, country of residence and citizenship.
- Contact Data includes billing address, delivery address, email address and telephone numbers proof of address.
- Professional Data includes level of education, profession, employer name, work experience in Forex/CFD’s, information on Client’s experience, knowledge in forex industry and risks.
- Tax Data include country of tax residence and tax identification number.
- Financial Data includes annual income, net worth, source of funds, anticipated account turnover, bank account, bank statements, payment card details and copies, E-wallet information.
- Transaction Data includes details about payments to and from you and other details of products and services you have purchased from us, deposit methods, purpose of transactions with us.
- Technical Data includes internet protocol (IP) address, your login data, browser type and version, time zone setting and location, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website.
- Profile Data includes your username and password, purchases or orders made by you, your interests, preferences, feedback and survey responses.
- Usage Data includes information about how you use our website, products and services.
- Marketing and Communications Data includes your preferences in receiving marketing from us and our third parties and your communication preferences.
We may also collect, store and use the following more sensitive types of personal information:
- Information about criminal convictions and offences.
We also collect, use and share aggregated data such as statistical or demographic data for any purpose. Non-Personal Data may be derived from your personal data but is not considered personal data in law as this data does not directly or indirectly reveal your identity. For example, we may aggregate your usage data to calculate the percentage of users accessing a specific website feature. However, if we combine or connect aggregated data with your personal data so that it can directly or indirectly identify you, we treat the combined data as personal data which will be used in accordance with this policy statement.
If you fail to provide personal data
We need to collect your personal data as part of statutory obligations or as part of the contractual arrangements we have with you. If you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
How is your personal data collected?
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
Direct interactions. You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in the required registration forms in our Website or by corresponding with us by phone, email or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
- apply for our products or services;
- make a request under the Agreement,
- create an account on our website;
- subscribe to our service or publications;
- request marketing to be sent to you;
- enter a competition, promotion or survey; or
- give us some feedback.
Third parties or publicly available sources. We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
- Technical Data from analytics providers such as [Google] based outside of EU;
- Contact, Financial and Transaction Data from providers of payment services such as Skrill and Neteller, based inside the EU.
- Identity and Contact Data from individual and publicly availably sources, such as Registrar of Companies based inside EU and Thomson Reuters based outside of EU.
Sharing of Information
As Specific Third Parties we define the following:
Supervisory and other regulatory and public authorities, in as much as a statutory obligation exists. This may include disclosures to the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, tax authorities, European Securities and Markets Authority, the European Banking Authority , the Cyprus Central Bank, criminal prosecution authorities all of them located within EU [Controllers of personal data];
Investors Compensation Fund within EU [Controllers of personal data]; • External compliance companies within EU [Processors of data];
IT and trading platforms administration providers within EU [Processors of Data];
Translating Agencies within EU and out of EU [Processors of Data];
Communication Support Services within EU and out of EU [Processors of Data]
Professional Firms within EU [Processor of Data];
Auditors within EU [Processors of Data];
Card payment processing companies and payment service providers within EU [Controller of Data]
Cloud storage companies within EU [Processors of Data]
Your legal rights
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data:
Request access to your personal information (commonly known as a “data subject access request”). This enables you to receive a copy of the personal information we hold about you and to check that we are lawfully processing it.
Request correction of the personal information that we hold about you. This enables you to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
Request erasure of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to delete or remove personal data where there is no good reason for us continuing to process it. You also have the right to ask us to delete or remove your personal data where you have successfully exercised your right to object to processing (see below), where we may have processed your information unlawfully or where we are required to erase your personal data to comply with local law. Note, however, that we may not always be able to comply with your request of erasure for specific legal reasons which will be notified to you, if applicable, at the time of your request.
Object to processing of your personal data where we are relying on a legitimate interest (or those of a third party) and there is something about your particular situation which makes you want to object to processing on this ground as you feel it impacts on your fundamental rights and freedoms. You also have the right to object where we are processing your personal data for direct marketing purposes. In some cases, we may demonstrate that we have compelling legitimate grounds to process your information which override your rights and freedoms.
Request the restriction of processing of your personal data. This enables you to ask us to suspend the processing of your personal data in the following scenarios: (a) if you want us to establish the data’s accuracy; (b) where our use of the data is unlawful but you do not want us to erase it; (c) where you need us to hold the data even if we no longer require it as you need it to establish, exercise or defend legal claims; or (d) you have objected to our use of your data but we need to verify whether we have overriding legitimate grounds to use it.
Request the transfer of your personal data to you or to a third party. We will provide to you, or a third party you have chosen, your personal data in a structured, commonly used, machine-readable format. Note that this right only applies to automated information which you initially provided consent for us to use or where we used the information to perform a contract with you.
Right to withdraw consent where we are relying on 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. We will advise you if this is the case at the time you withdraw your consent
How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
Details of retention periods for different aspects of your personal data are available in our retention policy which you can request from us by firstname.lastname@example.org
Recording testimonial videos of telephone conversations and of electronic communication
We record, monitor and process any telephone conversations and/or electronic communications between us such as through fax, email, social media, electronic messages, either initiated from the Company’s side or your side. All such communications are recorded and/or monitored and/or processed by TFW, including any telephone conversations and/or electronic communications that result or may result in transactions or client order services even if those conversations or communications do not result in the conclusion of such transactions. The content of relevant in person conversations and/or communications with you may be recorded by minutes or notes. Any such records shall be provided to you upon request at the same language as the one used to provide investment services to you.
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Referrals to Other Web Sites to Purchase Products
Tradingforwomen.com may refer users to other Web sites to purchase products. User activity on those sites is covered by the privacy policies on those sites.
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At times tradingforwomen.com will conduct online surveys asking for specific contact or demographic information, and product preferences. These surveys are always optional. The purpose of these surveys is to improve the website and or products we are offering.
From time to time we may revise this privacy notice.