Privacy Policy

The purpose of this privacy statement is to explain to you Mint Global Markets UK Ltd Limited policy with regards to the handling of personal data supplied by you to Mint Global Markets UK Ltd during the process of using this website.

Our data protection and privacy statement wording is required as a result of data protection laws arising pursuant to a European Union data protection directive. Businesses in European Union countries must comply with national laws enacted in light of their country’s interpretation of the European Union data protection legislation. The legislation seeks to ensure that all personal information held by businesses and organizations is both accurate and suitably protected in order to ensure there is no mis-use of personal data relating to an individual held by the business or organization. Mint Global Markets UK Ltd intends to process your data by complying with relevant legislation.

Mint Global Markets UK Ltd kindly requests that you read the privacy statement below which has been included with a view to protecting your personal data.

This website is provided by Mint Global Markets UK Ltd. When visiting this website and in the course of providing services to you, Mint Global Markets UK Ltd (“we”, “us” or “our”) may collect personal information about you (“personal data”) either (i) directly when you are asked to provide data (e.g., name, e-mail address and mailing address) or when you email, phone or otherwise contact us; or (ii) indirectly, e.g. via cookies and other technical means to monitor your use of the portal such as access logs, your internet protocol address or profiling to tailor the website to your preferences or to track your use of certain pages of the website, or from third parties who provide us with information about you.

“You” or “your”, in this privacy statement, means you as an individual, rather than any legal entity (such as your employer) which you may represent when you order a service from us via this website.

We may process personal data collected via this website or otherwise for the purposes of administering the website, responding to queries or provide services to you at your request, updating our records and databases, improving the personalization of our services to you, maintaining contact data about you or a third party (for example, your employer), informing you, or enabling third parties to inform you, of features, services, products, fund launches and related information from Mint Global Markets UK Ltd or third parties which may be of interest to you and otherwise to enable us to perform any agreement with you, your employer or any other relevant third party.

You may be able to update some of the data we hold about you or third parties directly yourself. If you are acting as an intermediary or otherwise on behalf of a third party or supply us with information regarding a third party (such as your employer or a client company), you undertake that you are an authorised representative or agent of such third party and that you have obtained all necessary consents from such third party to the collection, processing, use and disclosure by us of their personal data.
The data may, for these purposes, be disclosed to certain types of staff within Mint Global Markets UK Ltd’s organization (i.e., staff whose job it is to process your enquiries and orders or otherwise to administer the website, and those staff involved in the provision of Mint Global Markets UK Ltd services and products which may be of interest to you). Personal data may also be disclosed to a limited number of third parties, such as third party marketing companies to send you information which may be of interest, data processors, suppliers or providers of goods or services.

We have adopted generally accepted standards of technology and operational security in order to protect the confidentiality and security of personal data collected via this website but the nature of the internet is of course such that the data may flow over networks without appropriate security measures and may be accessed and used by unauthorised persons.
Please note that this privacy statement only covers this website and does not regulate the privacy practices of other websites which may be accessible through or linked to this website.

We do not generally seek to collect data about your racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or other similar beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexual life, criminal record or alleged criminal activity through the website (“sensitive personal data”). We may collect some sensitive personal data incidentally. By providing us with unsolicited sensitive personal data you consent to our using those data for the above purposes.

We ask that you read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when MintGlobal Markets UK Ltd. collects personal information about you and how we use your personal data.

Information we collect
MGM collects and processes Personal Information from you. This may include, among other things, information:

provided during the account opening process or during use of any of MGM website applications (for example, your name, email address, telephone number, birth date, investment objectives, trading summary to determine if you are a professional or retail client, documents such as your photo ID and your address information, which is your full residential address, including proof; a colour copy of a recent utility bill or bank statement.
acquired as a result of the transactions you conduct through MGM systems or in connection with services offered by MGM (for example, if you sign up for the MintBroker Prepaid Mastercard Card or if a deposit is made using a credit card, ask you to provide us with a copy of your credit card showing only the last 4 digits, full name on the card and expiration for verification of ownership of funds/card);
collected through Internet cookies (for further information on our use of cookies, please see our Cookie Policy).

Why we collect your information

As a licensed and regulated firm, we are required by law to conduct due diligence and determine suitability by confirming your identity and your address before opening your account. Reasons we collect your information is as follows:

With regard to marketing-related communication, we will only provide you with such information after you have opted in and we will also provide you with the opportunity to opt out at any time if you do not wish to receive further marketing-related communication from us. If you decide to opt-out of marketing-related communications, we may not be able to provide certain features of our Services to you.

Depending on which of the following reasons above, we may process your Personal Information for the following legal reasons:

Who we share information with

We may share your Personal Information in the following circumstances:

Otherwise, we will only disclose your Personal Information when you direct us or give us permission to do so, when we are allowed or required by applicable law or regulations or any official or judicial request to do so, or as required to investigate actual or suspected fraudulent or criminal activities.

Personal information storage and transfers

This data is stored securely in the UK.

For Personal Information subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) (“GDPR”) we may transfer your Personal Information outside the UK as described above. This may include countries that do not provide the same level of protection as the laws of your home country (for example, the laws within The Bahamas or the United States). We will ensure that any such international transfers are made subject to appropriate or suitable safeguards if required by the GDPR or other relevant laws. You may email us at [email protected] at any time if you would like further information on such safeguards.

How long we retain your Personal Information

Personal Information is retained for as long as necessary to meet legal, regulatory and business requirements. Under the FCA regulation, client information is required to remain on file for a minimum period of 5 years. Retention periods may be extended if we are required to preserve your Personal Information in connection with litigation, investigations and proceedings. Only after the minimum period is met, can personal information be deleted.

Personal information covered by GDPR

As a European client you have a number of legal rights under GDPR in relation to the Personal Information that we hold about you. These rights include:

Customer information will be held by us in both paper form and on our secure IT systems and will be kept in line with our retention procedures. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you, you can make a Data Subject Access Request under the Data Protection Act. Please email us [email protected].

If any of the Personal Information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or if you wish to cancel any request that you have made of us, please contact Customer Service through our website at http://livesupport.mintbroker.co.uk/en. We will not be responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, inauthentic, deficient or incomplete Personal Information that you provide to us.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 23 May 2018. We reserve the right to update and change this Privacy Policy from time to time based on changes to legal requirements to reflect updates to our systems. In case of any such changes, we will post the changed Privacy Policy on our website or publish it otherwise. The changes will take effect as soon as they are posted on our website.

If you do not agree with this policy, do not interact with our websites or any other aspect of our business including using or accessing our Services.

Cookie Policy

About cookies

Our website uses cookies. You consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

Cookies consist of small files, often including unique identifiers, that are sent by web servers to web browsers, and which may then be sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

Cookies can be used by web servers to identity and track users as they navigate different pages on a website and to identify users returning to a website.

Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies. A persistent cookie consists of a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, which will be stored by the browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date (unless deleted by the user before the expiry date). A session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

Cookies on this website

We use both session cookies and persistent cookies on this website.

How we use cookies

Cookies do not contain any information that personally identifies you, but personal information that we store about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

We may use the information we obtain from your use of our cookies for the following purposes:

When you use our website, you may also be sent third party cookies. We use Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

Blocking cookies

Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies. For example:

Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites. If you block cookies, you will not be able to use many of the features of this website.

Deleting cookies

You can also delete cookies already stored on your computer. The method of doing so will depend upon your web browser.

Additional Privacy Terms

At MintGlobal Markets UK Ltd. (MGM), we take your privacy very seriously.

TERMS OF USE

The contents of this website are communicated by, and the property of, Mint Global Markets UK Ltd. Mint Global Markets UK Ltd is an appointed representative of Thornbridge Investment Management LLP which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”).

PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

The information contained herein is current at the date of publication, but is subject to change without notice. Mint Global Markets UK Ltd has expressed its own views and opinions on this website, and these may change without notice. This website is not directed at you if Mint Global Markets UK Ltd is prohibited by any law of any jurisdiction from making the information on this site available to you and is not intended for any use that would be contrary to local law or regulation. None of the information contained on this website is intended to constitute any offer to sell or an invitation or solicitation of an offer to buy any product or service by Mint Global Markets UK Ltd and must not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision. Products or services mentioned on this site are subject to legal and regulatory requirements in applicable jurisdictions and may not be available in all jurisdictions. Accordingly persons are required to inform themselves of and observe any such restrictions. Nothing in this website should be construed as investment, tax, legal or other advice.

RISK WARNING

Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance. The value of investments and the income of any financial instruments mentioned in the website may fall as well as rise, and investors may get back less than the amount originally invested. Fluctuations in exchange rates may have a positive or an adverse effect on the value of foreign-currency denominated securities and financial instruments. Certain investments involve an above-average degree of risk and should be seen as long-term in nature. The investment products and services described in the website may have tax consequences. Any tax reliefs referred to are those currently available and their value depends on the circumstances of the individual investor. You acknowledge that levels and bases of taxation may change, and that Mint Global Markets UK Ltd does not provides tax advice. You should consult your own tax advisor in order to understand the tax consequences of the products and services described in the website.

PRIVACY AND DATA PROTECTION

All information or data sent to Mint Global Markets UK Ltd via this site, by email or in any other way connected with consulting this site will be handled in accordance with statutory and regulatory requirements. As a visitor to, or person using, this site, you hereby agree Mint Global Markets UK Ltd and its relevant associated entities may record, retain and process any personal data that relates to you for the following purposes: the management of Mint Global Markets UK Ltd clients, including new business prospects, management of the contractual relationship, the prevention of irregularities, generating statistics and tests and for marketing purposes for relevant financial products and services. Mint Global Markets UK Ltd may ask you to provide your name and personal contact details if you wish to access tools and models via this site. Access to personal data gathered via this site is restricted to those persons who require this data in order to carry out their duties. You also agree that this data may be passed on to all entities associated with Mint Global Markets UK Ltd for the same purposes or to other persons in order to comply with any statutory obligation or in the event of legal interests. You also agree with such notification should the receiving person or entity be located outside the European Union, regardless of whether an adequate level of protection can be guaranteed for personal data in the country of receipt.

COPYRIGHT

The copyright and all other rights in all of the material on this website are owned by Mint Global Markets UK Ltd or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner. The information contained in this website is intended solely for the use of the person who has accessed this information and may not be reproduced, distributed or published to any other person. You may copy material on this website for your own private or domestic use only. All other copying is prohibited.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

On this website you may be offered automatic links to other non-Mint Global Markets UK Ltd websites. These links are provided only as convenience. Mint Global Markets UK Ltd does not accept any responsibility for the content of those websites or your use or inability to use such websites, the owners of which do not necessarily have any link, commercial or otherwise, with Mint Global Markets UK Ltd. The inclusion of any link does not imply affiliation, sponsorship, endorsement, verification or monitoring or approval by Mint Global Markets UK Ltd of any information contained in any non-Mint Global Markets UK Ltd website. You should also be aware that the terms and conditions of such website and the website’s statement relating to the collection and use of your personal information may be different from those applicable to your use of this website.

Information we collect

MGM collects and processes Personal Information from you. This may include, among other things, information:

Why we collect your information

As a licensed and regulated firm, we are required by law to conduct due diligence and determine suitability by confirming your identity and your address before opening your account. Reasons we collect your information is as follows:

With regard to marketing-related communication, we will only provide you with such information after you have opted in and we will also provide you with the opportunity to opt out at any time if you do not wish to receive further marketing-related communication from us. If you decide to opt-out of marketing-related communications, we may not be able to provide certain features of our Services to you.

Depending on which of the following reasons above, we may process your Personal Information for the following legal reasons:

In addition, the processing may be based on your consent where you have expressly given that to us.

Who we share information with

We may share your Personal Information in the following circumstances:

Otherwise, we will only disclose your Personal Information when you direct us or give us permission to do so, when we are allowed or required by applicable law or regulations or any official or judicial request to do so, or as required to investigate actual or suspected fraudulent or criminal activities.

Personal information storage and transfers

This data is stored securely in the UK.

For Personal Information subject to the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) (“GDPR”) we may transfer your Personal Information outside the UK as described above. This may include countries that do not provide the same level of protection as the laws of your home country (for example, the laws within The Bahamas or the United States). We will ensure that any such international transfers are made subject to appropriate or suitable safeguards if required by the GDPR or other relevant laws. You may email us at [email protected] at any time if you would like further information on such safeguards.

How long we retain your Personal Information

Personal Information is retained for as long as necessary to meet legal, regulatory and business requirements. Under the FCA regulation, client information is required to remain on file for a minimum period of 5 years. Retention periods may be extended if we are required to preserve your Personal Information in connection with litigation, investigations and proceedings. Only after the minimum period is met, can personal information be deleted.

Personal information covered by GDPR

As a European client you have a number of legal rights under GDPR in relation to the Personal Information that we hold about you. These rights include:

Customer information will be held by us in both paper form and on our secure IT systems and will be kept in line with our retention procedures. If you would like a copy of the information we hold about you, you can make a Data Subject Access Request under the Data Protection Act. Please email us [email protected].

If any of the Personal Information that you have provided to us changes, for example if you change your email address or if you wish to cancel any request that you have made of us, please contact Customer Service through our website at http://livesupport.mintbroker.co.uk/en. We will not be responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, inauthentic, deficient or incomplete Personal Information that you provide to us.

Updates to our Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 23 May 2018. We reserve the right to update and change this Privacy Policy from time to time based on changes to legal requirements to reflect updates to our systems. In case of any such changes, we will post the changed Privacy Policy on our website or publish it otherwise. The changes will take effect as soon as they are posted on our website.

If you do not agree with this policy, do not interact with our websites or any other aspect of our business including using or accessing our Services.