Who we are
Option Trader’s Assistant, LLC (“OTA”) is the owner of this website and the Option Trader’s Assistant option trade management application.
Option Trader’s Assistant is committed to protecting the privacy of our users’ personally identifiable information. To better protect the privacy of our visitors and members, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices users can make about the way their information is used at the site.
This policy statement describes the personal data we collect and/or process (which may include collecting, organizing, structuring, storing, using, or disclosing) to provide products and services offered directly by Option Trader’s Assistant, LLC (“OTA”), including OTA’s websites and its trade management application (the “Software”).
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you become a member and establish an account to use the Software, we collect your contact information, method of payment, and an encrypted token that allows us to connect to your broker. As you use the Software, information on your trades, trading plans and diary are collected for facilitate your use of the Software.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We may collect certain non-personally identifiable information about our users when they visit many of our web pages such as the type of browser you are using (e.g., Google Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system they are using (e.g., Windows or Mac OSX), and the domain name of their Internet service provider.
We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of our site and to enable us to personalize users’ Internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze site usage, as well as to offer products or services.
Collection of Information by Others
Our site may contain links to other Web sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Users should consult the other sites’ privacy notices, as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties.
We sometimes may offer promotions that are sponsored by, or co-branded with, identified third parties. By virtue of these relationships, the third parties may obtain personally identifiable information that visitors voluntarily submit to participate in the site activity. OTA has no control over the third parties’ use of this information.
We have appropriate security measures in place to prevent against unauthorized access to information that we collect online. In addition, we use encryption technologies when transferring and receiving certain sensitive information exchanged with our site.
Who we share your data with
We share information for our everyday business purposes—such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), obtain market data from your broker, respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
We do not share your data with any third parties other than your broker.
How long we retain your data
For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information. Your profile and trading data is stored as long as you maintain an account with us. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.