NexTrend Securities, Inc. Website Privacy Policy

NexTrend Securities, Inc. (“NexTrend”) provides this Privacy Policy to visitors and Users of our website and Services.

NexTrend considers privacy matters of the utmost importance and we treat your personal information as we would want our own personal information to be treated. We follow a high Internet standard and adhere to strict privacy rules. NexTrend is providing this Privacy Policy to you so you are aware of how information is used.

What information do we collect?

We may collect information from you when you visit or register on our Website, place an order, respond to communication such as e-mail, or participate in other website features.

When ordering or registering, we may ask you for your name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or other information.

Like many websites, we use “cookies” to enhance your experience and gather information about visitors and visits to our websites. Please refer to the “Do we use ‘cookies’?” section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

How is the information used?

The information received from you when you register, purchase products, enter a promotion, respond to marketing communication, surf the website, or use certain other site features is used in the following ways:

To personalize your site experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested.

To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

To quickly process your transactions.

To administer a promotion, survey or other website feature.

If you have signed up for our products or opted-in to receive our e-mail newsletter, we may send you periodic e-mails. If you would no longer like to receive e-mail from us, please refer to the “How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?” section below.

How do we protect your information?

We have implemented security measures to maintain the safety and security of your personal information. Your personal information is contained behind secured firewalled networks and we use encryption as well as account authentication tools. For additional security you are required upon Sign Up to create your own personal account with a unique password for access to certain private areas of our website.

You should take steps to protect the confidentiality of your Username and Password and notify NexTrend immediately if you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account.

NexTrend has also implemented SSL technology for additional security and to encrypt information over the Internet. In addition our Internet hosting provider has one of if not the best reputations in the industry for security. They adhere to the highest industry standards.

Please note that even with all the efforts that NexTrend has taken to secure information on this website there is no guarantee that a security breach could not take place and if that occurs it is possible that private information may be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed.

Do we use “cookies”?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site’s or service provider’s systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

For instance, we use cookies to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our site visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your Internet browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. If you turn cookies off, you won’t have access to many features that make your site experience more efficient and some of the services may not function properly.

Do we disclose the information we collect to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information unless we provide you with advance notice, except as described below. The term “outside parties” does not include NexTrend Technologies, Inc. It also does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety.

How can you opt-out, remove or modify information you have provided to us?

To modify your Email Alerts subscriptions, please let us know by modifying your preferences in the “Email Alerts” section. This action will stop the system from sending automatic Alerts based on your preferences.

NexTrend Emails are sent from time to time from our corporate offices. If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email. Please note that due to email production schedules you may receive any emails already in production.

To delete your online account information from our database, sign into the “My Profile” section of our website and remove your address information. Please note that we may maintain information about transactions in order to service that transaction and for record keeping.

Third party links

In an attempt to provide you with increased value, we may include third party links on our site. These linked sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these linked sites (including if a specific link does not work).

Accredited Investors

NexTrend Securities services are only available to accredited investors. An accredited investor is an individual having income that exceeds $200,000 singly (or $300,000 with spouse) in each of the last two years, with reasonable expectations of the same income in the current year or has a net worth of over $1,000,000 alone or with spouse (excluding the equity of that person’s primary residence). Our website and services are only directed to people who are accredited investors. If a User is aware of someone using our website or has knowledge of someone using this website that is not an accredited investor please contact us and we will take appropriate measures.

Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act

NexTrend’s Services are only available to individuals who are at least 18 years of age. If you are not at least 18 years of age you are not permitted to use our Services. Our website and Services are directed to people who are at least 18 years of age. If a User is aware of someone under the age of 18 using our website or has knowledge of someone under the age of 18 providing personal data to NexTrend through this Website please contact us and we will take appropriate measures.

California Online Privacy Protection Act

Because we value your privacy we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. As part of the California Online Privacy Protection Act, all users of our site may make any changes to their information at any time by logging into their “Account” page. In addition any accounts with a California mailing address, we will not share your personal information with a financial company for joint marketing purposes except as required or permitted by law.

Vermont Online Privacy Protection Act

For accounts with a Vermont mailing address, we will not share your creditworthiness information with our affiliates except as required or permitted by law. For joint marketing with other financial companies, we will disclose only your name, contact information, and information about your transactions, unless otherwise required or permitted by law.

Important reminder

Information or content that you voluntarily disclose on the public sections of our website becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other Users. As with any Website exercise caution before disclosing any personal information through these public sections.

Changes to our policy

If there are any changes to our website Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. NexTrend reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace this Policy by posting the updated version on our website. It is your responsibility to check this Policy periodically for changes. Your continued use of any Service following the posting of any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes.

Questions and feedback

We welcome your questions, comments, and concerns about privacy. Please send us any and all feedback pertaining to privacy, or any other issue from the Contact Us link on our Home Page.

Online Policy Only

This online privacy policy applies only to information collected through our website and not to information collected offline.

Your consent

By using the NexTrend Securities website, you consent to this and any updated Privacy Policy displayed on this website.

Effective Date: April 20, 2020

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