GDPR Disclosure

GDPR Disclosure

At Advance Trading, Inc. (“ATI”) we value our customers, and maintaining customer trust and confidence is our highest priority. While it is necessary that we obtain personal identifying information about our customers in order to provide the highest level of customer service, we are dedicated to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of our customers’ information.

ATI does not sell customers’ personal information to third parties. Further, ATI does not share customers’ personal information with third parties outside of the normal course of its business without first providing notification to customers. ATI is dedicated to upholding its own Privacy Policy as set forth below.

Information We Collect From Users

The personal information we collect from people who submit forms on our website will be used to send communications about our services. We will store this information for as long as you wish to receive information from us and you can request your information from us at any time.

Information We Collect About Customers

The personal information we collect about our customers comes directly from the information supplied to us by customers, most often as part of the account opening process whether this is done in writing or electronically. Such information may include but is not limited to such details as a customer’s name, address, social security number, tax identification number, credit history as well as pertinent financial information. It may further include information regarding transactions with and through ATI including a customer’s trading and margin call history, information received by ATI from key partner organizations such as clearing firms and consumer reporting agencies, and/or a customer’s use of the various services and products provided by or through ATI. For users of the non-public areas of ATI’s clearing firms’ websites and/or electronic trading platforms that require a user ID/ password, ATI may use cookies to identify customers so that there is no need to input user IDs and passwords multiple times. ATI may also use cookies for administrative purposes including tasks related to maintaining the security of its own website. Cookies are small text files consisting of encrypted information assigned to a computer’s browser. Cookies do not collect or transmit users’ personal information.

Information We May Share About Customers

ATI restricts access to your information to those employees or vendors who need to know the information in order to provide service to you. ATI maintains physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your information. Entities that ATI may share customer information with include but are not limited to:


In the event that ATI elects to share customer information with third parties, ATI requests and obligates such third parties to keep customer information confidential and to limit use of such information to the sole purpose of providing the services requested by ATI. ATI has prudent procedures in place to ensure that all customer information is kept confidential and treated respectfully. ATI is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers at all times.

Sharing Customer Personal Identifiable Information Abroad

ATI may transfer your information abroad if required for the permitted purposes as described above. This may include countries that do not provide the same level of protection as the laws of your home country. We will ensure that any such international transfers are made subject to appropriate or suitable safeguards as required by the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (“GDPR”) or other relevant laws.


Information We May Disclose

ATI reserves the right to disclose information about current and former customers if and when required to do so by law. Examples of such situations include requests for customer information by law enforcement agencies, regulatory bodies and self-regulatory organizations, and/ or through court order or subpoena. ATI may also disclose customer information to third parties for the purposes of performing credit checks, collect debts, enforce ATI’s legal rights and/or otherwise protect ATI’s interests and property.

Customer GDPR Rights

If you are an EEA Individual you have a number of legal rights under GDPR in relation to the personal information that we hold about you. These rights include:

Call, E-Mail, Instant Messaging, and Social Media Recording/ Monitoring Notice:

As required by Commodity Futures Trading Commission recordkeeping requirements, ATI records and monitors phone, e-mail, and instant messaging lines internally. ATI additionally monitors and records its social media accounts as well as the social media accounts of its APs.  Please be reminded that internal supervisory monitoring and recordkeeping plays an important role in ensuring effective consumer protection. Information obtained as a result of ATI’s phone, e-mail, instant messaging, and social media recording and monitoring program is kept strictly confidential and not shared with any third parties, unless otherwise required by law. Please also be reminded that by contacting ATI by phone, e-mail, instant messaging, or social media, you consent to ATI’s ability to record and monitor your correspondence with ATI internally.