Optimus Futures, LLC
In the United States of America there are regulations which impose various requirements on a financial institutions’ treatment of customer information. These regulations require that financial institutions develop privacy policies and disclose these policies to its customers.
Optimus Futures, LLC (“Optimus”) considers your privacy one of our utmost concerns. This Privacy Notice outlines our current policies and practices regarding how information about individual customers is collected and used. We will send existing customers an updated Privacy Notice on an annual basis.
Personal Account Information
In order to provide you with individualized service, Optimus collects information about you from your account application and other forms that you may deliver to us. Optimus also collects information about your transactions with us and our affiliates. We may use this information to open an account for you, process your requests and transactions and to provide you with additional information about our products and services. In order to service your account and mail correspondence to you, we provide your personal information to other affiliated independent firms that specialize in providing these services. These firms include our clearing firm(s), consulting firms, and also our printing/mailing vendors. We require these other independent firms to protect the confidentiality of your information and to use the information only for the limited purpose for which the disclosure is made. We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers to other independent firms, organizations or individuals except in furtherance of our business relationship with you, or as otherwise permitted or required by law. In addition, if you decide at some point to close your Optimus account, we will continue to adhere to the privacy policies and practices described in this notice.
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with US federal standards to guard your personal information.
Use of Website and Electronic Systems
PRIVACY NOTICE. Optimus Futures has always been committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information about our current and prospective customers. We understand that privacy is an important issue for you, and we want you to understand how we work to protect your privacy when we collect information about you.
HOW WE OBTAIN PERSONAL INFORMATION. In providing you with financial products and services, or information about such products and services, Optimus may collect public and non-public personal information about you from the following sources:
Your account agreements and other related documents and forms (for example, name, address, social security number, birth date and financial information)
Transactions with Optimus (for example, trading with us, history of meeting margin calls, and your use of various products and services that we provide)
Outside entities, including credit reporting agencies, to obtain information (such as verification of identity, credit-worthiness, and credit history, purchasing and investment preferences).
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION. It is our policy not to release your personal information except as permitted by law, requested by you or set forth below. Within Optimus, we restrict access to your personal information to those who require it to provide products or services to you.
We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information. These safeguards include limiting access to data and periodically testing our security technology.
Within Optimus we may share information about you for several reasons, including:
- to assist us in providing services
- to help design and improve products
- to offer products and services that may be of interest to you
In the course of doing business we may share information with third parties, which could include personal information about you. Personal information may be shared with others for the following reasons:
- in response to a subpoena
- to prevent fraud
- to comply with inquiries from government agencies or other regulators
- for other legal purposes.
We also may share personal information:
- with others that service your accounts, or that perform services on our behalf
- with others with whom we may have joint marketing agreements. These include financial services companies
- financial services providers, such as introducing brokers, broker/dealers, futures commission merchants, investment companies, investment advisers, commodity trading advisers and commodity pool operators
- publishers and other direct marketers of products related to the financial services industry, such as newsletter or book publishers and software or trading system developers
- to other non-affiliated third parties with your consent, at your request or as permitted or required by law.
The security of your personally identifiable information is very important to us. When we collect your personally identifiable information online, we use reasonable efforts to protect it from unauthorized access. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that your personally identifiable information will be completely free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers and your use of our Service demonstrates your assumption of this risk. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are authorized to have access to your personally identifiable information. For more information on protecting your privacy, please visit www.ftc.gov/privacy.
Cookies and Similar Technologies:
If you delete your cookies, change browsers or use a different cookie, our cookie (or an opt-out cookie) may no longer work and you will have to reinput (or opt-out) again.
Analytics and Conversion Tracking:
We may collect information about your computer, including your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and in order to create reports. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
Like many services, the Analytics Service uses first-party cookies to track visitor interactions as in our case, where they are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We then use the information to compile reports and to help us improve our site.
Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. These cookies are used to store information, such as the time that the current visit occurred, whether the visitor has been to the site before and what site referred the visitor to the web page.
The Analytics Service collects information anonymously. They report website trends without identifying individual visitors. You can opt out of the Analytics Service without affecting how you visit our site. For more information on opting out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites you use, visit https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
We may also use Google conversion tracking and/or similar services to help us understand your and other users’ use of the Service.
Automatically Collected Information:
When you access the Service or open one of our HTML emails, we may automatically record certain information from your system by using cookies and other types of tracking technologies. This "automatically collected" information may include Internet Protocol address ("IP Address"), a unique user ID, device type, device identifiers, browser types and language, referring and exit pages, platform type, version of software installed, system type, the content and pages that you access on the Service, the number of clicks, the amount of time spent on pages, the dates and times that you visit the Service, and other similar information. Depending on the law of your country of residence, your IP address may legally be considered personally identifiable information.
Communications with Optimus
By using the Service, you expressly consent to receive in-product communications from us.
Any phone calls and/or text messages delivered to your phone or device may cause you to incur extra data, text messaging, or other charges from your wireless carrier. MESSAGE AND DATA RATES MAY APPLY. You are solely responsible for any carrier charges incurred as a result of phone and/or text communications from Optimus.
OPT OUT NOTICE.
Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results. The risk of loss exists in futures and options.
WEBSITE USER AGREEMENT
Optimus Futures makes available information, materials, products and services on this website subject to the following terms and conditions and the terms and conditions of all applicable account and other 3rd party vendor agreements, disclaimers and the legal notices that appear on this website and/or must be agreed by you in the account opening process with an FCM. By accessing this site, you agree to the terms and conditions as outlined below, in addition to those contained in such agreements, disclaimers and legal notices. Optimus Futures and the vendors offered retain the right to change these terms and conditions from time to time at its sole discretion.
The prices, fees, costs and other terms of all products and services offered on this website are subject to change at any time and from time to time without notice.
This site is presented solely for informational purposes and to provide access to certain electronic products or services. No offer to buy or sell futures, securities derivative products or foreign exchange of any kind, or any type of investment or trading advice or strategy is made, given or in any manner endorsed by Optimus Futures. You are fully responsible for any investment or trading decisions you make, and such decisions should be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment or trading objectives, risk tolerance and liquidity needs.
RISKS OF ELECTRONIC TRADING
Account access, trade executions and system response and performance may be adversely affected, including delays and failures, as a result of: market volatility, trading volumes, illiquidity, quote delays, system and software errors, data or server outages, Internet traffic and capacity and other market conditions or factors. One or more of these factors may occur before or after you place a trade, resulting in a delayed or failed order placement, order cancellation, trade execution and/or acknowledgement of any of those actions. You are solely responsible for such risks
This website contains or may contain references and links to other companies and/or their websites, none of which is under the control of Optimus Futures. Optimus Futures makes no representations, warranties or endorsements whatever about any other websites to which you may have access through the Optimus Futures website or any products or services of those other companies even if the products or services of those other companies or their websites are described or offered on Optimus Futures website or integrated with any of the products or services offered by an FCM.
Except as expressly provided in an agreement between you and an FCM selected by Optimus Futures, all products, services, information, software and system performance offered or provided in this site are offered and/or provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular use or purpose.
You use this site and all products and services at your own risk. In no event shall Optimus Futures be liable for any special, incidental, indirect or consequential damages of any kind, or any financial losses or damages whatever, including, without limitation, those resulting from loss of (or errors in) service, software, data, whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages and regardless of the theory of liability.