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Privacy and Cookies Policy

Introduction

CTC Trading Group, LLC and its affiliates ("CTC", "we", "us", or "our") are committed to protecting the security and privacy of your personal data. This Privacy and Cookies Policy seeks to help you understand our collection, processing and disclosure of personal data in connection with this website (the “Website”). For the purposes of European Union ("EU") data protection laws, CTC is the data controller (i.e. the company responsible for, and which controls the processing of your personal data.)

If you do not agree with the use of your personal data as set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy, please do not use the website or share your personal data with us as set out below.

This Privacy and Cookies Policy applies to information we collect and use including while you are visiting and using the Website. Please read this Privacy and Cookies Policy carefully in order to understand our views and practices regarding how we use and treat your personal data. This Privacy and Cookies Policy is also a part of our Terms and Conditions for the Website.

We evaluate our privacy policies and procedures to implement improvements and refinements from time to time. If we make any material changes to this Privacy and Cookies Policy we will post an updated version on our Website. Please check our Website periodically for updates.



Personal Data We May Collect About You

We may collect and process your personal data when you: (i) contact us using the Contact Us or Let’s Get In Touch page on the Website; or (ii) apply for a job at CTC via the Website. The personal data provided by you may include, for example, your name and email address.

In addition, we automatically collect basic technical information from all visitors to the Website through our automatic data collection tools, which may include cookies and other commonly used technologies (e.g. web beacons). Please refer to the section on Cookies below for further information.



How We Use Your Personal Data

The provision of personal data by you may be necessary for the performance of a contractual relationship with you and where we have a legitimate interest to carry out the following purposes: (i) to contact you and respond to your requests and enquiries; (ii) to process your job application; (iii) for business administration, including statistical analysis; (iv) to add you to our mailing list; (v) to personalise your visit to the Website and to assist you while you use the Website; (vi) to improve the Website by helping us understand who uses the Website; (vii) for fraud prevention and detection purposes; and (viii) to comply with applicable laws, regulations or codes of practice.



Sharing Your Personal Data

We may use selected third parties to provide us with services, including companies that provide us with technical support and assistance in respect of the Website, and/or companies that assist with our internal recruitment, who may have access to personal data provided to us by you. Our affiliates may also have access to personal data provided to us by you including through or in connection with the Website for the purposes set out in this Privacy and Cookies Policy.

The servers used in the operation of the Website automatically identify a computer by its Internet Protocol address. If we, in good faith, determine that you have or are attempting to misuse or harm the Website, we may investigate and cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies to protect our rights or property.

Similarly, we may share your personal data as required or permitted by law to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process or government request, or when we believe in good faith that disclosure is legally required or otherwise necessary to protect our rights and property, or the rights, property or safety of others, including to advisers, law enforcement agencies, judicial and regulatory authorities. We may also transfer your personal data to a third party that acquires all or part of our assets or shares, or that succeeds us in carrying on all or a part of our business, whether by merger, acquisition, reorganisation or otherwise.



Your Rights

Individuals in Europe have certain data subject rights which may be subject to limitations and/or restrictions. These rights may include the right to: (i) request access to and rectification or erasure of their personal data; (ii) obtain restriction of processing or to object to processing of their personal data; and (iii) the right to data portability. If you wish to exercise one of the above mentioned rights, please send us your request via email to: privacy@chicagotrading.com. Individuals in Europe may also have the right to lodge a complaint about the processing of their personal data with their local data protection authority.

or changes as to any personal data you provide to us through the Website, or if you are based in the EEA and would like to exercise your data subject rights, you can email us at privacy@chicagotrading.com or write to us at Chicago Trading Company, 425 S. Financial Place, 4th Floor, Chicago IL 60605, Attention: Chief Legal Officer.



Data Transfers

When you are located in the EEA, personal data collected from you, including via the Website, will be transferred to recipients in countries located outside the EEA, (including the United States where this website is hosted) which do not provide a similar or adequate level of protection to that provided by countries in the EEA. You hereby expressly consent to the transfer of your personal data to recipients, as described in this Privacy and Cookies Policy, which are located outside the EEA.

CTC has entered into EU standard contractual clauses ("Model Contracts") for intra-group transfers of personal data. If you are located in the EEA, you can request a copy of these Model Contracts by submitting your request via email to: privacy@chicagotrading.com.



Security

The security of your personal data is important to us. We take reasonable steps, consistent with generally accepted industry standards, including technical, administrative and physical safeguards to protect the personal data submitted to us from loss, misuse and unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration and destruction. However, no method of security or transmission over the Internet is entirely secure. You should always use caution when transmitting personal data over the Internet.

CTC may retain the personal information relating to you collected as necessary for internal analytical purposes, or to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes and enforce agreements. The criteria used to determine the retention periods include: (i) how long the personal information is needed to provide the services and operate the business; (ii) the type of personal information collected; and (iii) whether we are subject to a legal, contractual or similar obligation to retain the personal information (e.g., mandatory data retention laws, government orders to preserve data relevant to an investigation, or data that must be retained for the purposes of litigation or disputes).



Cookies

Cookies are small, sometimes encrypted text files that are stored on computer hard drives by websites that you visit. They are used to help users navigate websites efficiently as well as to provide information to the owner of the website. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org

When you visit the Website, we may place a "cookie" or other online tracking device (e.g. web beacons) in order to improve your experience by recognising you when you visit the Website, such as by assigning a session ID and to deliver content specific to your interests. The cookies we place may also collect information about your Internet Protocol address, or click stream data within our Website (i.e. the actions taken in connection with the Website). This information helps us improve the functionality of the Website.

Web browsers often allow you to erase existing cookies from your hard drive, block the use of cookies and/or be notified when cookies are encountered. If you elect to block cookies, please note that you may not be able to take full advantage of the features and functions of the Website.



External Link

The Website may, from time to time, contain links to external sites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for these third party sites or the content of such third party sites. Once you have left the Website, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement for the website you visit.



Contact Us

If you have any concerns about the way we use cookies, or if you have any questions, please email us at: privacy@chicagotrading.com.