Upon opening an account with Currency Hedger, information is collected that adhere to our AML / KYC policies. This may include Addresses, Phone Numbers, DOB, Financial Information, Occupation, Business, Government Identification cards/Issued ID numbers/Passports and, other publically /non publicly held information. This information is used to verify identity of Currency Hedger Clients, Introducing Brokers. Information is also use to ensure proper funding and withdrawals information. Information may be obtained in electronic, or handwritten format.
Currency Hedger will retain all identification records for 5 years after the account is closed. Data is deleted after this time.
Currency Hedger shall protect the confidentiality of Clients’ written and electronic records and other sensitive information. Currency Hedger employees shall take reasonable steps to ensure that Clients’ records are stored in a secure location and that Clients’ records are not available to others who are not authorized to have access.
Currency Hedger shall take precautions to ensure and maintain the confidentiality of information transmitted to other parties through the use of computers, electronic mail, facsimile machines, telephones and telephone answering machines, and other electronic or computer technology. Disclosure of identifying information should be avoided whenever possible.
Currency Hedger shall not disclose any nonpublic personal information about its prospective, existing or former Customers to anyone, except as permitted by law and regulation or under certain limited circumstances more fully described below.
Currency Hedger shall restrict access to nonpublic personal information regarding its Clients to those employees and agents of Currency Hedger who need to know that information in order to provide services to its Customers.
Currency Hedger may also disclose such information to its affiliates and to service providers and financial institutions that provide services to Currency Hedger.
In such cases, Currency Hedger shall require such third party service providers and financial institutions to protect the confidentiality of the Customers’ nonpublic personal information and to use the information only for purposes for which it is disclosed to them.
Currency Hedger maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to safeguard the Customers’ nonpublic personal information and which Currency Hedger believes are adequate to prevent unauthorized disclosure of such information.
Upon Request, Currency Hedger shall discuss with a Client and other interested parties the nature of confidentiality and limitations of Client’s right to confidentiality.
Currency Hedger shall review with Clients, circumstances where confidential information may be requested and where disclosure of confidential information may be legally required. This discussion should occur as soon as possible in the employee-client relationship and as needed throughout the course of the relationship.
Currency Hedger shall not disclose confidential information to third-party payers unless Clients have authorized such disclosure.
Currency Hedger shall not discuss confidential information in any setting unless privacy can be reasonably ensured. Currency Hedger shall not discuss confidential information in public or semipublic areas including, but not limited to, hallways, waiting rooms, elevators, and restaurants.
Currency Hedger shall not disclose identifying information when discussing Clients for teaching or training purposes unless Client has consented to disclosure of confidential information.
Clients are not required to supply any of the personal information that Currency Hedger may request; however, failure to do so may result in Currency Hedger being unable to provide services request by such Clients. While Currency Hedger make every effort to ensure that all information Currency Hedger hold about Clients are current, accurate, and complete, Clients can help Currency Hedger by prompt notice to Currency Hedger if there are any changes to Client’s personal information.