We may use your Personal Information to manage applications, inform you of opportunities, provide customer and service-related support, and improve our web platform, applications, and the operations and security of our systems. Most, if not all, of the personal information we have about you comes directly from you. The information we collect will vary, but may include, among other things: your name and address, financial information, investment experience, occupation and address of employers, birth date, social security number, e-mail address, phone number, and records of your account history. We may also collect personal information from outside sources, such as our business partners, consumer reporting agencies, and the Central Registration Depository (CRD) if you are, or were, associated with the securities industry.
Information We Collect Through Automatic Data Collection Technologies (Navigational Information)
Please note that when visiting our Website, information may be collected automatically as you navigate through the site (“Navigational Information”). Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies, web beacons and other tracking technologies. The information we automatically collect is statistical data and may include Personal Information. We may maintain automatically collected information or associate it with Personal Information we collect in other ways or receive from third parties. This information helps us to improve our Website and to deliver a better and more personalized service, including by enabling us to do things such as store information about your preferences, allowing us to customize our Website according to your individual interests and to speed up your searches.
We also may use these technologies to collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites or other online services (“Behavioral Tracking”). For information on how you can opt out of Behavioral Tracking on this website and how we respond to web browser signals and other mechanisms that enable consumers to exercise choice about Behavioral Tracking, please send an email to [email protected] or write to us at the address listed in “Contact Information” below.
Do Not Track
Some browsers have a “Do Not Track” feature that lets you tell web sites that you do not want to have your online activities tracked. These features are not yet uniform, and we currently are not able to respond to those signals.
We do not control these third-parties’ tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly. You can opt-out from targeted advertising due to third parties by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out site at www.aboutads.info.
Disclosure of Your Information
• To our subsidiaries and affiliate companies.
• To contractors, service providers and other third parties we use to support our business, such as Interactive Brokers and our clearing firm, and who are bound by contractual obligations to keep Personal Information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
• For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information
• To address emergencies or acts of God
• With your consent.
Choices about How We Use and Disclose Your Information
We strive to provide you with choices regarding the information you provide to us. We have created mechanisms to provide you with the following control over your information:
• Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising. We do not share your Personal Information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties. You can opt-out from targeted advertising due to third parties by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance opt-out site at www.aboutads.info or contact the responsible provider directly.
Visiting our Website from Outside the United States
Your California Privacy Rights
If you reside in California and provide personal information (as defined by California statute) in order to obtain products or services for personal, family, or household, you have the right to ask us one time each year if we have shared personal information with third-parties for direct marketing purposes. To make such a request, please write to us at the address listed in “Contact Information” below and indicate in the subject line that you are a California resident making a “Shine the Light” inquiry.
Your New Jersey Privacy Rights
IN NEW JERSEY: (A) LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITY FOR INTENTIONAL OR RECKLESS ACTS AND GROSS NEGLIGENCE ARE PROHIBITED AND DO NOT APPLY; AND (B) NOTHING HEREIN EXCLUDES ANY CLAIM FOR ATTORNEY’S FEES, COURT COSTS OR OTHER DAMAGES IF MANDATED BY STATUTE.
The Website is not intended for use by or targeted at children under 13, and we do not knowingly or intentionally collect information about children under 13. We may provide links to third-party websites that allow children under the age of 13 to register for use of the website, or are targeted at children under 13. In such instances, the third-parties are responsible for ensuring that their websites comply with applicable laws, regulations, and rules.
We retain Personal Information as long as we consider it potentially useful for business purposes. We also keep information as otherwise required by law.
- Our Security Measures to Protect Information
We are committed to taking reasonable efforts to secure the information that you choose to provide to us, and we use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect against unauthorized access to or alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. We endeavor not to provide personal information to non-affiliates who might use your information to contact you about their own products and services, but we do not control the extent to which information may be gathered by others as you access information on the Internet.
At Zacks Trade, we educate our employees to protect your personal information, and we work to limit access to personal information to those individuals who are involved in servicing your financial needs, in supervisory activities, or protecting our network. For example, your representative will use your personal information to help evaluate your financial situation and establish appropriate investment objectives. In addition, Zacks Trade maintains reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards intended to protect your personal information.
You may ask to see or obtain a copy of any personal information we have in our records. If any of the information is believed to be incomplete or inaccurate, you may request we make any necessary and appropriate changes. Please send any requests to our address (Contact Information) below.
We hope that you have found this information helpful. If you have any questions or would like more information, please don’t hesitate to contact your representative. If you have questions about information security, privacy or usage of Personal Information at Zacks that were not answered here, please contact us at [email protected] or the following address:
10 S Riverside Plaza STE 1600
Chicago, IL 60606-3830
Last Updated: December 18, 2017