When accessing or using our Website, we may use one or more “cookies”. “Cookies” are small text files, placed on a computer hard drive, which enable websites to remember your user preferences. Without cookies, we may not be able to provide certain services or features, and the Website will not work as efficiently as we would like. You can turn cookies off, but if you do this you may not be able to access some services on the Website.
1. What is a cookie?
Cookies are text-only strings of information that are downloaded to your computer or mobile device when you visit our Website or another website using our implemented web tool. Your web browser then sends these cookies back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognizes those cookies. You can find more information about cookies at www.allaboutcookies.org.
Setting and storing cookies
Cookies may be set either by the website you are visiting (“first-party cookies”) or by third-party websites who run content on the website you are viewing(“third party cookies”). They may be stored either for the duration of your visit to the Website or for repeat visits.
Different types of cookies
There are four main types of cookie:
(i)Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are essential to enable you to log in, navigate around and use the features of a website, or to provide a service requested by you, for example by remembering items you have placed in an online shopping basket. We do not need to obtain your consent in order to use these cookies.
(ii)Functionality Cookies: These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your user name, language, or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by using a cookie to store information about the region in which you are currently located, remember changes you have made to text size, fonts, and other parts of web pages that you can customize, and provide services you have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect remains anonymous and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
(iii)Performance cookies: These cookies collect information about how you use a website, for example, which pages you go to most often, and record difficulties you may experience while using the Website, for example, error messages. All information collected by these cookies is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve the efficiency of the website.
(iv)Targeting Cookies or Advertising Cookies: These cookies are used to deliver advertisements tailored to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organizations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organization. For more information about online behavioral advertising cookies and online privacy, please see the guide produced by the internet advertising industry available atwww.youronlinechoices.com.
We use the following cookies on our Website:
Performance cookie: These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited.
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Functionality cookie: Used to save data about client visits to the Economic Calendar in order to enhance the user experience of this tool.
Performance cookie: Where N is a digit. Used to save data about client visits to a specific page.
PHP session id
Functionality cookie: Used to store a session ID that is not personally identifiable, allowing the user to move from page to page with their browsing history saved and without having to log-in repeatedly.
Advertising cookie: Used to save data about recent client visits to the site in order to limit the frequency of the interstitial ad.
Functionality cookie: This cookie is used to create a temporary portfolio of recently viewed items in order to enhance the experience of the user on our website.
<Advertising cookie: Anonymous data used for conversion tracking and audience retargeting of the advertising campaign.
Strictly necessary / Functionality cookies: Other unlisted cookies might be in use on internal sections of the site (including but not limited to admin and content editors), in order to customize and simplify the user experience on the site by remembering choices you made and your login credentials.
Other 3rd party cookies
3. How to manage your cookie settings
There are various ways in which you can manage and control your cookie settings.
You should bear in mind that, by deleting or blocking cookies, some or all of the websites you visit (or features of them) may not work properly or as effectively.
a. Turning off cookies via your web browser
Most modern web browsers will provide you with some general information about cookies, enable you to see what cookies you’ve got, allow you to delete them all or on an individual basis, and enable you to block or allow cookies for all websites or individually selected websites. You can also normally turn off third-party advertising cookies separately.
Please note that if you adjust your cookie settings via your web browser then, unless you delete or block each cookie individually, the changes will apply to all websites that you visit – not just our websites. You will also need to adjust your cookies on a browser-by-browser basis.
Information about cookies is usually found in the “Help” section of the web browser. Below are some links to the “Help” sections of some commonly used web browsers:
Internet Explorer - http://support.microsoft.com/kb/196955
Windows Phone - http://www.microsoft.com/windowsphone/en-us/howto/wp7/web/changing-privacy-and-other-browser-settings.aspx
Google Chrome - http://support.google.com/chrome/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=95647
Google Android - http://support.google.com/android/?hl=en
Mozilla Firefox - http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/cookies-information-websites-store-on-your-computer?redirectlocale=en-US&redirectslug=Cookies
Opera - http://www.opera.com/browser/tutorials/security/privacy/
Safari - http://www.apple.com/support/safari/
b. Turning off third party cookies
You will also have the option of turning off third party targeting/advertising cookies each time you see an advertisement that has been personalized to you.
For more information please visit: www.youradchoices.com
Note that the third party listed above may need to set a cookie in order to remember that their targeting/advertising cookies should not be assigned to you in the future. If you change or delete your browser’s cookie file, or change or upgrade your browser or device, then you might need to opt out again.
THE RISK OF TRADING COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS CFD’S, SPREAD BETTING AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE ("FOREX") IS SUBSTANTIAL. THE HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE ASSOCIATED WITH COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS CFD’S, SPREAD BETTING AND FOREX CAN WORK AGAINST YOU AS WELL AS FOR YOU.
THIS HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE CAN RESULT IN SUBSTANTIAL LOSSES, YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER WHETHER COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS CFD’S, SPREAD BETTING AND FOREX IS SUITABLE FOR YOU IN LIGHT OF YOUR FINANCIAL CONDITION. IF YOU ARE UNSURE YOU SHOULD SEEK PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE SUCCESS. IN SOME CASES MANAGED ACCOUNTS ARE CHARGED SUBSTANTIAL COMMISSIONS AND ADVISORY FEES. THOSE ACCOUNTS SUBJECT TO THESE CHARGES, MAY NEED TO MAKE SUBSTANTIAL TRADING PROFITS JUST TO AVOID DEPLETION OF THEIR ASSETS.
EACH BROKER/ADVISOR ("CTA") IS REQUIRED BY THE REGULATOR TO ISSUE TO PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS A RISK DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OUTLINING THESE FEES, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST AND OTHER ASSOCIATED RISKS. THE FULL RISK OF COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS CFD’S, SPREAD BETTING AND FOREX TRADING CAN NOT BE ADDRESSED IN THIS RISK DISCLOSURE STATEMENT.
NO CONSIDERATION TO INVEST SHOULD BE MADE WITHOUT THOROUGHLY READING THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT OF EACH OF THE CTAS/BROKERS IN WHICH YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST.
REQUESTING A DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT PLACES YOU UNDER NO OBLIGATION AND EACH DOCUMENT IS PROVIDED AT NO COST. THE REGULATOR HAS NOT PASSED UPON THE MERITS OF PARTICIPATING IN ANY OF THESE PROGRAMS NOR ON THE ADEQUACY OR ACCURACY OF THE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENTS. OTHER DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS ARE REQUIRED TO BE PROVIDED TO YOU BEFORE AN ACCOUNT MAY BE OPENED FOR YOU.
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT NECESSARILY INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS SHOULD NOT BASE THEIR DECISION ON INVESTING IN ANY TRADING PROGRAM SOLELY ON THE PAST PERFORMANCE PRESENTED, ADDITIONALLY, IN MAKING AN INVESTMENT DECISION, PROSPECTIVE CLIENTS MUST ALSO RELY ON THEIR OWN EXAMINATION OF THE PERSON OR ENTITY MAKING THE TRADING DECISIONS AND THE TERMS OF THE ADVISORY AGREEMENT INCLUDING THE MERITS AND RISKS INVOLVED.
TRADING ON MARGIN INVOLVES HIGH RISK AND IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS. THE HIGH DEGREE OF LEVERAGE CAN WORK AGAINST YOU AS WELL AS FOR YOU BEFORE DECIDING TO TRADE YOU SHOULD CAREFULLY CONSIDER YOUR INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE, AND RISK APPETITE. THERE IS ALWAYS A RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN HIGH REWARD AND HIGH RISK. ANY TYPE OF MARKET OR TRADE SPECULATION THAT CAN YIELD AN UNUSUALLY HIGH RETURN ON INVESTMENT IS SUBJECTED TO UNUSUALLY HIGH RISK. ONLY SURPLUS FUNDS SHOULD BE PLACED AT RISK AND ANYONE WHO DOES NOT HAVE SUCH FUNDS SHOULD NOT PARTICIPATE IN TRADING FOREIGN CURRENCIES OR COMMODITIES OR FUTURES OR OPTIONS OR CFD’S OR SPREAD BETTING. TRADING IS NOT SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE.
TRADING COMMODITY FUTURES, OPTIONS, CFD’s SPREAD BETTING AND FOREIGN EXCHANGE ("FOREX") INVOLVES HIGH RISKS AND CAN CAUSE YOU A COMPLETE LOSS OF YOUR FUNDS