about the privacy of your information and how it's secured on TradingAcademy.com and our community site at community.tradingacademy.com
(the "Site(s) and the Service") and any other websites owned and operated by Online Trading Academy Franchise Corporation
(together "We" and "Us").
as more fully described below, you agree to be bound by all of its terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms,
please do not access or use our Site(s) and/or the Service.
be effectively immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including, but not limited to, issuing an email
to the email address listed by registered users and posting the revised Policy on this page. You acknowledge and agree that
it is your responsibility to maintain a valid email address as a registered user, review this site and this Policy periodically
and to be aware of any modifications. Your continued use of the Site(s) and/or Service after such modifications will constitute
your (a) acknowledgment of the modified policy; and (b) agreement to abide and by bound by the modified policy.
Further, each time you use our Site(s) and/or the Service you are consenting to our processing of your information as set
in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all
of which activities will take place in the United States.
We are, and our service providers may be, located in the United States. You acknowledge that if you reside outside the U.S.,
your personally identifiable information will be transferred to the U.S., and processed and stored there under U.S. privacy
standards. Each time you utilize the Site(s) and /or the Service and are providing information to us, you consent to such
transfer to, and processing in, the U.S. and you acknowledge that the governments, courts or law enforcement or regulatory
agencies in the U.S. may be able to obtain disclosure of that personal information through U.S. laws.
please contact our privacy officer at .
Why do we gather information?
We gather, use and disclose information that allows us to: provide and administer the products and services that you request and
enrolling you in programs you request and communicating with you about your use of our products and services; provide you the
optimal experience with the Site(s) and the Service and to help us better understand what products and services you're most
We also collect your personal information to communicate with you and to manage your User account if you have one. To do this,
we collect information that helps us understand your needs and preferences.
We will only use or disclose your personal information for the purposes set out in this policy and as otherwise authorized or
required by law.
What type of information do we collect and how is it used?
Consumer Information. The contact information we collect comes directly from you.
The types of information we collect include the following:
- A first and last name.
- A home or other physical address, including, street name and name of a city or town.
- An e-mail address.
- A telephone or cellphone number.
- Information collected via “cookies.” See below concerning your use of our web site and online services.
We may collect this information when you register in our community at myota.tradingacademy.com, complete an Online
Trading Academy Membership registration form, sign-up for a Free Half-Day Class, purchase audio or video content
from us, or fill out any other form on any of the Site(s) or through the Service or provide such information to one
of our Educational Counselors or Instructors. We may also collect information that you provide about others, such as
through a refer-a-friend program or on a friend/spouse who may be attending a class or workshop with you.
We may use your contact information to provide you information about our products, special offers from our marketing alliances,
value to you.
If you provide us with your postal address, you may receive periodic mailings from us with information on new products
and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive such mailings, please let us know by sending us an email
at or by calling us toll-free at (866) 939-4958 or outside the U.S. at 011-949-608-7424.
Except as specified for the efficiency of use of the community site at community.tradingacademy.com, when you initially
provide your contact information to us you will be given the choice of receiving periodic email communications from us or
opting out of email communications. If you initially consented to receiving emails from us but would now like to change
your preference, please let us know by sending us an email at or by calling us toll-free at
(866) 939-4958 or outside the U.S. at 011-949-608-7424.
Persons who supply us with their telephone numbers may receive telephone contact from us with information regarding new
products and services or upcoming events. If you do not wish to receive phone calls from us in the future, please let us
know by sending us an email at or by calling us toll-free at (866) 939-4958 or outside the
U.S. at 011-949-608-7424.
Community. Users who register for our community website at community.tradingacademy.com may receive announcements and
administrative messages via email and other types of direct messages as part of this service. These communications are
part of the community service and you may not be able to opt-out of receiving them. If you register for membership at
the community website, by default your full user name and your profile image (if you elect to provide one) will be
visible to other visitors and members of the community site. You may edit your privacy setting to make this information
available only with other members you choose to connect with ("Friends").
"Cookies" and Log Data. A "cookie" is a small data text-file that is placed onto the memory of your browser. We use
cookies to personalize information provided to you directly and on the Site(s) and through the Service and to record
your visits to the Site(s) and the Service. The cookies do not store any personally identifiable data about you. Most
browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies. Additionally,
we may collect demographic information along with data on how you interact with the Site(s) and the Service and our
emails through other tracking devises such as web beacons. The demographic and email interaction data we collect is
used in aggregate to allow us to determine what content and offers our Site(s) and the Service visitors find most relevant.
When you visit the Site(s) and use the Service, our servers automatically record your activity on the Site(s) and the
Service ("Log Data"). This Log Data may include information such as your IP address, browser type or the domain from
which you are visiting, the web-pages you visit, the search terms you use, and any advertisements on which you click.
For most users accessing the Internet from an Internet service provider the IP address will be different every time you
log on. We use Log Data to monitor the use of the Site(s) and the Service, and for technical administration. We do not
associate your IP address with any other personally identifiable information to identify you personally, except in
Do we share information collected with other third parties?
Again, we take your privacy very seriously and are committed to keeping your information safe and secure. We do not
sell, license, lease or otherwise disclose your personal information to any third party for any reason except as noted
earlier and as described below:
- Information may be shared with agents or contractors who assist in providing support for our internal operations. We will
take reasonable steps to ensure that agents or contractors adhere to privacy procedures and will keep your personal
- Information that you give us and information about your participation in the Site(s) and the Service may be combined
with other personally identifiable information (such as demographic information and past purchase history) available
from our records and other sources. This information will be used to make our future marketing efforts more efficient.
This information may also be shared with other marketers to bring you offers of interest.
- We subscribe to Google Analytics which is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). This subscription
allows Google to use Information about your participation in the Site(s) and the Service. Google utilizes the information
collected to track and examine the use of the Site(s), to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other
Google services (such as Google Remarketing and Demographics and Interest Reporting) and to contextualize and personalize
the ads of its own advertising network. The aim of the tracking is to provide customized advertising that reflects your online
preferences. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising using Google's
Ads Settings or to opt-out of Google
Analytics using the Opt-out Browser Add-on.
Third-party vendors, including Google, may show our ads on sites across the
Internet and use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie)
together to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on your past visits to the Site(s).
If our information practices materially change at some time in the future we will disclose the new purpose by posting the
address you provide to us, and we will seek your consent unless the use is authorized or required by law. Every time you
The information we collect may be disclosed when we are legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities
conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws,
or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website.
You should also be aware that when Personally Identifiable Information is voluntarily disclosed (i.e. your name, e-mail address,
etc.) in the discussion forums or other public areas on the Site(s) or Service, that information, along with any information
disclosed in your communication, can be collected and used by third parties and may result in unsolicited messages from third
parties. Such activities are beyond our control and this Policy does not apply to such information. Any submissions to chat
rooms or other public areas on the Site(s) are accepted with the understanding that they are accessible to all third parties.
If you do not want your comments to be viewed by third parties, you are advised not to make any submissions. Ultimately, you
are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and/or account information. Please be careful and
responsible whenever you're online.
How do we protect and secure the information you provide to us?
This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.
The transfer of confidential information such as credit card numbers and financial data are communicated via state of-the-art
encryption. Our Web server and database reside behind a firewall in a secure datacenter with offsite backup and fire protection.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result,
while we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy
limitations of the Internet which are beyond our control; (b) the security, integrity and privacy of any and all information
and data exchanged between you and us through this site cannot be guaranteed; and (c) any such information and data may be
viewed or tampered with in transit by a third party.
authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party. We do not exercise control over third party websites.
the Online Trading Academy and community homepages at tradingacademy.com and community.tradingacademy.com informing you of such a
change. We will also attempt to email notice of the change, but we are not responsible for you receiving the email. You agree to
policy can be found at the bottom of this document.
Our Policy Towards Children
Neither the Site(s) nor the Service are directed to persons under 18. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child
has provided us with personally identifiable information without their consent, he or she should contact us at .
We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 18 without parental consent. If we become
aware that a child under 18 has provided us with personal identifiable information without parental consent, we will delete
such information from our files and terminate that individual's use of the Service.
Any inquiries or questions regarding this Policy should be directed in writing to our privacy officer at .
Last updated 08/25/2015