WHO WE ARE

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd., acts as an introducing broker to MintBroker International, Ltd. Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (No. 10989337). Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. (FCA No. 791308) is an Appointed Representative of Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (FCA No. 713859) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

MintBroker International, Ltd. (“MintBroker”) is a Bahamas-based broker dealer (registration number: 57292C), which is authorized and regulated by The Securities Commission of The Bahamas as a financial services provider, registered in deal securities, arranging deals and managing securities. (Further detail on the relationship with MintBroker International, Ltd. found here.)

Your data is transferred to MintBroker International, Ltd. and stored in The Bahamas when you open an account.

PRIVACY POLICY

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

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. 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 introducing the services of MintBroker International, Ltd. to you, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. (“us” or “we”) 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 via this website.

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. may process personal data collected via this website or otherwise for the purposes of administering the website, responding to queries or provide information to you at your request, updating the records and databases, improving the personalization of the services MintBroker International, Ltd. provides 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, 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 Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. holds 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. 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 MintBroker 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.

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. has 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.

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  does 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”). Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  may collect some sensitive personal data incidentally. By providing us with unsolicited sensitive personal data you consent to Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. using any data for the above purposes.

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. asks that you read this Privacy Policy carefully as it contains important information about what to expect when Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. collects personal information about you and how Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. uses your personal data.

INFORMATION MINT GLOBAL MARKETS UK, LTD. COLLECTS

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. collects and processes Personal Information from you. This may include, among other things, information provided during the account opening process (for example, your name, email address, telephone number, birth date, investment objectives, trading summary to determine if you are suitable for the services we will introduce to or 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).

Information collected through Internet cookies (for further information on MintBroker’s use of cookies, please see “Cookie Policy”).

Information collected through Internet cookies (for further information on our use of cookies, please see our Cookie Policy).

WHY MINT GLOBAL MARKETS UK, LTD. COLLECTS YOUR INFORMATION 

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. introduces customers to MintBroker International, Ltd. and as your introducing broker, MGM has to be regulated to conduct this activity. Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. is required by law to conduct due diligence and determine suitability, confirm your identity and your address before introducing you to the services of the executing broker to open your account. Reasons Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  collects your information is as follows:

With regard to marketing-related communication, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. will only provide you with such information after you have opted in and 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, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  may not be able to provide certain features of Services rendered to you.

Depending on which of the following reasons above, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. may process your Personal Information for the following legal reasons:

WHO WE SHARE INFORMATION WITH

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. may share your Personal Information in the following circumstances:

Otherwise, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. will only disclose your Personal Information when you direct us or give us permission to do so, when Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. is allowed to 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”) Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. 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). Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. 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 MINT GLOBAL MARKETS UK, LTD. RETAINS 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 Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  is 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 Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. holds about you. These rights include:

Customer information will be held by us in both paper form and on Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s secure IT systems and will be kept in line with Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s retention procedures. If you would like a copy of the information, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. holds 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 us through the mintbroker.co.uk website. Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. will not be responsible for any losses arising from any inaccurate, inauthentic, deficient or incomplete Personal Information that you provide to us.

UPDATES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY 

This Privacy Policy was last updated on 21 October 2019. Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  reserves the right to update and change this Privacy Policy from time to time based on changes to legal requirements to reflect updates to Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s systems. In case of any such changes, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. will post the changed Privacy Policy on the website or publish it otherwise. The changes will take effect as soon as they are posted onto the website.

If you do not agree with this policy, do not interact with Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s websites or any other aspect of Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s business including using or accessing our online application.

COOKIE POLICY 

About cookies

MintBroker.co.uk uses cookies. You consent to mintbroker.co.uk 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

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. uses 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 Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.  stores about you may be linked, by us, to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. may use the information obtained from your use of Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s cookies for the following purposes:

When you use mintbroker.co.uk, you may also be sent third party cookies. Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. uses 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 Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd.’s 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

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. takes 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., acts as an introducing broker to MintBroker International, Ltd. Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. is registered in England and Wales (No. 10989337). Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. (FCA No. 791308) is an Appointed Representative of Thornbridge Investment Management LLP (FCA No. 713859) which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority.

MintBroker International, Ltd. is a Bahamas-based broker dealer (registration number: 57292C), which is authorized and regulated by The Securities Commission of The Bahamas as a financial services provider, registered in deal securities, arranging deals and managing securities. (Further detail on MintBroker International Ltd is available below.)

PRODUCTS & SERVICES 

Through MintBroker.co.uk, you are opening an international brokerage account, to trade U.S. shares and U.S. options, which is maintained with MintBroker International, Ltd. in The Bahamas.

Before you can open an account, Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. required to make an assessment of whether the product(s) and/or services are appropriate for you, and to warn you if, on the basis of the information you provide to us, if this product or service is not appropriate.

We are required to apply risk-based customer due diligence measures and take other steps to prevent these services from being used for money laundering or terrorist financing, which mean we ensure that all required KYC (Know Your Client) guidelines are being adhered to.

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

Day trading involves significant risk of loss and is not suitable for everyone. All these products carry a high degree of risk and are not suitable for many investors. Therefore, carefully consider whether such trading is suitable for you in light of your financial position.

Mint Global Markets UK, Ltd. its subsidiaries, associated entities, directors, employees, representatives or suppliers do not provide investment advice and all investors should make their own decisions or use independent advisory services.

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 provide 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 users wanting to open an account, including new business prospects, 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.