DISCLAIMERS: Privacy Policy

Please read this carefully because it provides information about the privacy policy of MB Trading and MB Trading Futures, Inc., (collectively referred to as "we," "us," and "our" throughout this policy), which are affiliates under common control. This privacy policy concerns personal information about current and former clients, which are collectively referred to as “you” and “your”.


Federal and state laws exists that regulates how we collect, use and safeguard your personal information. Before a company can disclose your personal information that you have entrusted with them, they are required to notify you in advance of the disclosure arrangement, and to give you ample time to opt-out.

It is our desire to keep you informed of changes in federal, state or self-regulatory organization rules and regulations that may have an impact on how we conduct our business and manage your personal information.

As a new client, we can begin disclosing your personal information to fulfill your request as early as one (1) day after which this Privacy Policy was sent to you. In some instances, we can begin disclose your personal information thirty (30) days after which this Privacy Policy was sent to you. When you are no longer our client, we can continue to disclose your personal information on a limited basis as permitted or required federal and state laws. However, you have the right to contact us at any time to limit our disclosing of your personal information.


We understand the importance of maintaining the privacy of your personal information. By entrusting us with your information, we would like to assure you of our commitment to keeping it private. We have taken reasonable measurable steps to protect the confidentiality, security and integrity of your information.

In an effort to help you understand our overall practice regarding the type of information collected, used and safeguarded, we are providing you with this Privacy Policy. You can also access this Privacy Policy on every page of our website. Additionally, we will send you a copy on an annual basis.

We do not sell, license, lease or otherwise disclose your personal information to third-party marketers for any purpose. Our commitment to the privacy of your personal information extends to both current and former clients, except as permitted or required by law or to improve our services.


We collect personal information to open your account, determine your eligibility to trade certain asset classes, to process your transactions, to administer your account, to verify your identity, to update your account records, creditworthiness, to inform you of other products and services that may be of interest to you, carry out your request for other products and services, and to ensure compliance with appropriate federal and state laws.

The type of personal information collected varies according to the products or services provided and may include, the following categories: (1) name, (2) current and prior resident addresses, (3)telephone and fax numbers, (4) e-mail address, (5) social security number, (6) securities, futures or forex trading history, (7) date of birth, (8) banking relationships, (9) interest in opening an account, (10) investment experience, (11) total assets, (12) cash balances, (13) margin information, (14) trading positions, (15) account balances, (16) annual income, (17) net worth (18) excess margin, (19) margin loan records, (20) deposit and withdrawal history, and (21) employer name and address.


Affiliated companies are those under common ownership or common control. The term “control” refers to the ability to exercise a controlling influence over the management or policies of a company whether through (1) financial ownership; (2) contract; or (3) otherwise.

We will disclose information to affiliates if the information is required to provide a product or service you have requested. Additionally, we may disclose information to our affiliates about our experiences or transactions with you or your account in order to make you aware of services and products from which you may benefit. Information that may be disclosed to affiliates include your name, e-mail address, mailing address, date of birth, employment status, general account and demographic information and account history with us.

Our parent company is MBT Holdings, LLC, and MB Trading, MB Trading Futures, Inc., and WGAL, LLC (d/b/a Wizetrade), are affiliates of each other.

Our affiliated companies also understand the importance of maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of your personal information, and will not sell, license, lease or otherwise disclose your personal information to third-party marketers for any purpose.


Nonaffiliated companies are not under common ownership or common control, and are considered third parties under federal and state privacy laws.

We do not disclose your information to nonaffiliated companies unless (1) to facilitate your written requests or instructions; or (2) it is permitted or otherwise required by law. Examples of "permitted by law" include our clearing firms: Apex Clearing Corporation (which clears and settles your securities transactions); Wedbush Futures, a division of Wedbush Securities Inc.(which clears and settles your futures transactions); credit bureaus (e.g., Experian, Equifax, and Trans Union); improvement of services provided to you; (2) to carry out your request or instructions; and (3) obtain quote data from securities and futures exchanges. Examples of "required by law" include regulatory investigations by SEC, FINRA, CFTC and NFA, federal and state investigative agencies, court orders or subpoenas, and the IRS.

We also prohibit the nonaffiliated companies from using or disclosing your information except for the limited purpose, and to the persons for whom disclosure was intended.

For purposes of printing and bulk mail distribution, we will disclose your name, resident address, e-mail address, and telephone number to third parties such as US Postal Service, UPS, Federal Express, and other similar private printing and distribution services.

All nonaffiliated companies with which we disclose your personal information agree to protect the information in a manner similar to the way we protect your personal information. We regularly review privacy policies of third parties for administrative services to ensure compliance with appropriate federal and state laws.


Joint marketing is a formal agreement between nonaffiliated companies that together will market their products or services to you.

We do not conduct joint marketing programs or disclose your personal information to nonaffiliated companies for marketing purposes.

Federal and state privacy laws requires us (1) to notify you and (2) obtain your consent prior to the disclosure of your personal information to nonaffiliated companies in a joint marketing program unless other permitted by law. Therefore, we will obtain your consent before disclosing your personal information to a nonaffiliated company that offers other financial products and services believed to be of interest to you.


Our employees and certain nonaffiliated companies have access to your personal information only on a "need to know" basis through access to sources including the following:

  • Your account application or other supplemental account forms.
  • Your transactional history with affiliates MB Trading, MB Trading Futures, Inc. and/or WGAL, LLC.
  • Your account records including transactional history with nonaffiliated companies Apex Clearing Corporation and Wedbush Futures, where it is appropriate.
  • Information from credit reporting agencies (e.g., Experian, Equifax, and Trans Union).
  • Current and prior employers, federal and state agencies.
  • Consumer reporting agencies such as McDonald Information Service, Inc., Trulioo Information Services Inc., and Equifax’s Compliance Data Center and eID Compare.

We conduct regular internal audits to ensure that business practices and procedures are reasonably designed to ensure the confidentiality and access to your personal information is protected.


We limit access to only those employees that need to know the information in order to assist in carrying out your request for products or services. We have policies and procedures that give direction to employees, and representatives acting on our behalf, regarding how to protect and use personal information.

We maintain reasonable physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal and state laws to protect your personal information. We place your account information on the secure portion of our website, using firewalls and other security technology to protect our network and systems from external attacks, and we require you to enter a unique user name and password to access your account information online. Our servers are enabled with SSL technology to prevent unauthorized parties from viewing personal information that you provide or access during a secure session. In addition, if you access information online, we use digital certificate services to authenticate that you are transacting with our website and not the website of an impostor.

We value your trust in our ability to safeguard your personal information. Therefore, we ccontinually review our security procedures and mechanisms to ensure that reasonable safeguards are in place to protect your personal information.


Federal and state law allow you the opportunity to "opt out" of arrangements under certain circumstances in which your personal information would be disclosed to nonaffiliated companies or marketers.

We do not currently disclose information about you with nonaffiliated companies or marketers that triggers this opt-out right. Therefore, there is no need for you to opt out. If in the future we desire to disclose your personal information in a way that is inconsistent with this policy, we will notify you in advance and provide you with the opportunity to opt out of such disclosure through one of the options listed below.

If you elect to opt-out of disclosure, it will remain in force until you tell us to change your choice or for at least five (5) years from when you tell us your choice. Once that period expires, you will receive a renewal notice that will allow you to continue to opt-out of disclosure for at least another five (5) years. You can opt back in at any time.

To opt-out of a sharing arrangement, you can:

An opt-out election (1) must be made for each account you maintain with us; (2) made by one account owner of a Joint account is applicable to all account owners of the Joint account; and (3) will not apply to communications required to service your account.


We reserve the right to change our privacy policies and related procedures at any time, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. In the event that we change our privacy policy, you will be sent an updated copy of the policy by regular mail or e-mail. Should our policy change regarding the sharing of such information, you will receive a copy of the updated notification prior to the sharing of such information and you will also be provided with an opportunity to opt out of the information sharing arrangement by regular mail or e-mail.

We will also update the Privacy Policy that is posted on our website, and date it to note when it was last updated. Your continued use of our website following the posting of any changes will constitute your acceptance of the updated Privacy Policy.


A cookie is a small piece of information that's sent to your browser (along with an HTML page) by our server. When you return, some stored information is sent back to our web server along with your request. A cookie is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you. It cannot read any other part of your files, nor can it be used to send viruses. We will use cookies on our website to authenticate valid accounts and grant access to the secure client area. The use of cookies is the simplest, most secure, and most widely accepted form of authentication. Security will not be compromised. Using a cookie helps ensure that only you have access to your account. Authentication information is valid only for a single session and changes each time you begin a new session. We only require cookies on our secure website, so they will be transmitted using encryption. Your privacy is of the highest priority. We have worked hard to earn your trust and we will continue to do so. No other company or website can access the cookies. Furthermore, we will use your personal information only to service your account and to improve the quality of our service. We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

Our website contains links to strategic partners and other nonaffiliated companies that we believe may be of interest to you. However, we are not responsible for their privacy and security practices or the content of their websites.


For Nevada Residents: Nevada Statute allows marketing calls to existing clients who are listed on the National Do Not Call Registry. If you prefer not to receive marketing calls from us, you can be placed on our Internal Do Not Call List by calling our Client Services Department or sending us a letter or e-mail.

You may also contact the Nevada Attorney General's office for additional information:

Bureau of Consumer Protection Office of the Nevada Attorney General
555 E. Washington Street, Suite 3900
Las Vegas, NV 89101
Phone: (702) 486-3132
Email: [email protected]

For Vermont Residents: We will not disclose information about your creditworthiness with our affiliates without your authorization or consent, but we may disclose information about our transactions or experiences with you with our affiliates without your consent.


Did you know that millions of consumers are sent hundreds of pieces of unsolicited commercial advertisement through the mail or contacted by telephone each year? The companies that make use of this type of service are called direct marketers and telemarketers. Many of these companies are members of The Direct Marketing Association (DMA); the oldest and largest trade association for users and suppliers in the direct, database and interactive marketing fields.

If you do not want to receive any commercial communications from the DMA in the future, you can call their Customer Service Department at (212) 768-7277, by sending an e-mail to [email protected], or by writing to the mailing address below and request opt-out.

The Direct Marketing Association
Attn: Customer Service, Opt Out
1120 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10036-6700

When contacting the DMA, please be sure to include complete information about each name, resident address, and telephone number that you would like to have excluded from their national contact lists. If you have moved within the past year, you should also include your old address and phone number. This is also true for name changes and the resident addresses and telephone numbers associated with each name.

Direct marketing is e-mail, resident mail and telephone marketing. Your telephone and resident mail opt-out choices will last for five (5) years, subject to applicable law. Even if you limit direct marketing, we can still contact you to service your account or as otherwise allowed by federal or state law.


If you have questions regarding our privacy policy, please call the Client Services Department at (866) 628-3001 or send an e-mail to [email protected] to update your personal information, please call the Client Services Department or login to your account through the secured client area of our website.


Effective date: December 1, 2014




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