Online Privacy Policy Statement

To whom and to what does this Online Privacy Policy apply?

This Online Privacy Policy (the “Policy”) applies to personally identifiable information (“personal information”) that BATS Global Markets, Inc. and its affiliates and subsidiaries (collectively, “BATS”, “we”, “us” or “our”) collects from or about you via this website (this “Site”). By using this Site, you agree with and consent to the Policy.

This Site may contain links to other websites, but this Online Privacy Policy does not apply to them and BATS is not responsible for their content. If you visit external websites, we recommend that you review their privacy policies. If we materially change our privacy policies or practices, we will also amend this Policy to reflect such changes. You should review the Policy each time you visit this Site.

What personal and technical information do we collect via this Site?

This Site will collect limited personal information that you voluntarily provide, such as your name and email address. Providing this personal information represents your consent to BATS’ collection and use of such information in accordance with the Policy.

This Site may also collect technical information regarding your computer and operating systems, such as your Internet Protocol address, domain name and system configurations and settings.

Additionally, if you access a password protected portion of this Site, then (a) once you submit your password, this Site will recognize you and will collect all information that you submit, including all electronic instructions (such as transaction information), and (b) any information collected about you from this Site may be associated with other identifying information that we have about you.

What anonymous data collected through this Site?

In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use temporary “cookies” that remain in the cookies file of your browser until the browser is closed. The IAB website at www.allaboutcookies.org tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. Further details are provided below about our cookie usage.

First party cookies

First party cookies are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to facilitate a smooth user experience.

Name Purpose Typical Content Expires
sessionid Authentication session to prevent having to login multiple times in one browser session Hashed data of username and authentication status on the Site Expires on exit

Third party cookies

Third party cookies are those found in other companies’ internet tools, which we use to enhance or better understand our site, which are controlled by them.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our Site. We use the information to compile reports and help us improve the Site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the Site, where visitors have come to the Site from and the pages they have visited. Google Privacy Policy

How do we use, share and disclose personal information that we collect via this Site?

Any personal information you provide and the personalized data you create and save on the Site are used to provide services to you and to inform you of products, services or opportunities that may be available through BATS. Such information and data will also be used to administer our business, the Site and our services in a manner consistent with this Policy, the terms and conditions that govern your use of this Site and all applicable laws, rules, regulations or other legal obligations. If you provide us with your name, address, telephone number and/or email address, or have done so in the past, BATS may contact you by telephone, mail and/or email. You may change your contact details or unsubscribe from mailing lists at any time by contacting the BATS trade desk. Email or other electronic communications sent to us through this Site will be maintained in a manner consistent with our legal and regulatory requirements regarding member, client and public communications.

We do not rent, sell or share your personal information or personalized data to unaffiliated organizations except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission or under certain limited circumstances. For example, we provide such information to companies who work on behalf of or with BATS subject to confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help BATS communicate with you about offers from BATS. These companies do not, however, have any independent or legal right to share this information. We also use such information to respond to subpoenas, court orders or other similar legal obligations and process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. In addition we will share such information if we believe it is necessary to do so in order to investigate, prevent or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of this Site’s Terms of Use or Term of Service, or as otherwise required by law. Finally, we may transfer information about you to any acquirer or successor of BATS if and to the extent that BATS is acquired by or merged with another company.

How do we maintain the confidentiality and security of the personal information that we collect via this Site?

BATS maintains reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable laws and regulations to protect personal information about you, and works with vendors and partners to protect the security and privacy of user information.

Can I edit my profile and change my communication preferences via this Site?

You may edit your contact information and communications preferences at any time by contacting the BATS trade desk. BATS reserves the right to send you certain communications relating to this Site, such as service announcements or administrative messages without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving them.

Who should you contact if you have questions about this Policy?

If you have any questions regarding this Policy, or our privacy-related practices, please visit our contact page.

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