("Knight" refers to Knight Capital Group, Inc., and its direct and indirect subsidiaries.)
Effective Date: March 26, 2007
Knight web site, product or service. This Site may contain links to other web sites, and
we recommend that you review their privacy policies. If we materially change our privacy
What personal and technical information do we collect via this Site?
This Site will collect personal information that you voluntarily provide, such as your name,
address, telephone number or e-mail address. This Site may also collect information on what
country you are accessing this Site from and your preferences, such as language selection;
information on which pages within this Site you visit; and certain technical information
regarding your computer and operating systems, such as your Internet protocol address,
domain name and system configurations and settings. We will not know who you are
unless you tell us.
Additionally, if you access a password protected portion of this Site, then (a) once you submit
your identification, password and enter, this Site will recognize who you are and will collect
all information that you submit, including all electronic instructions (including all transaction
information), and (b) any information collected about you from this Site may be associated with
other identifying information that we have about you.
Does this Site use "Cookies?"
browser and stored on your computer when you visit a website) or other technology to gather information
about Site usage to help us improve the content, usability and functionality of this Site, and to
remember certain user attributes (such as the country you are accessing this Site from and your
language selection). This helps us better tailor this Site for users and better understand how many
new and repeat users visit this Site, which features or pages are most popular, and user browsing
and usage patterns.
or other technology to help us authenticate you, store and recognize your configuration and user
attributes, facilitate your navigation and entitlements throughout the Site and customize its content
so that the information made available is more likely to be of interest to you.
You can set your web browser to prompt you before you accept a cookie, accept cookies automatically
or reject all cookies. However, if you choose not to accept cookies from this Site, then you may not
be able to access and use all or part of this Site or benefit from the information and services
which it offers.
How do we use, share and disclose personal information that we collect via this Site?
Any personal information you provide and the personalized data you create and save on the site is
used to provide services to you and to inform you of products, services, or other opportunities that
may be available through Knight. Such information and data will also be used to administer our business,
conditions that govern your use of this Site and all applicable laws, rules, regulations, or other
legal obligations. If you provide us with your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address,
or have done so in the past, Knight may contact you by telephone, mail or e-mail. E-mail or other
electronic communications sent to us through the Site will be maintained in a manner consistent
with our legal and regulatory requirements regarding client and public communications.
We do not rent, sell or share your personal information or personalized data to unaffiliated
organizations except to provide products or services you have requested, when we have your permission,
or under certain limited circumstances. For example, we provide such information to companies who work
on behalf of or with Knight under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your
personal information to help Knight communicate with you about offers from Knight. These companies
do not, however, have any independent right to share this information. We also use such information
to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights
or defend against legal claims. In addition we will share such information if we believe it is necessary
to do so in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected
fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of
you if Knight is acquired by or merged with another company. In this event, Knight will notify you
Anonymous information which does not identify any specific Site user(s) may be shared with any
number of parties, provided that such information will not contain any personal information or
How do we maintain the confidentiality and security of the personal information that we collect
via this Site?
Knight maintains reasonable physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with
federal regulations to protect personal information about you, and works with vendors and partners
to protect the security and privacy of user information. In this connection, we protect your
account information by placing it on the secure portion of our website, using firewalls and
other security technology to protect our network and systems from external attacks, and requiring
you to enter a unique user name and password to access your profile or account information online.
Also, our servers have been enabled with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to prevent
unauthorized parties from viewing the nonpublic personal information that you provide or access
during a secure session (look for the padlock icon on your browser). In addition, Knight limits
access to personal information about you to employees and third-party service providers who we
believe reasonably need to come into contact with that information to provide services to you or in
order to do their jobs. We conduct periodic audits of our business practices and procedures, which
may examine confidentiality standards and information access in order to protect your personal
information. However, we cannot guarantee that any methods will be 100% effective at stopping
unauthorized access, and you assume such risk when using our Site.
Our Site is maintained in the United States of America. By using the Site, you authorize the export
of your personal information and personalized data to the USA and its storage and use as specified in
Can I edit and delete personal information that you collect via this Site?
You can edit your personal information or communications preferences at any time. However, if you are a registered user of this Site, Knight
reserves the right to send you certain communications relating to this Site, such as service
announcements or administrative messages without offering you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving
them. You can delete your Knight account by visiting our deletion page. Please note that even if you
delete your Knight account there may be information that might possibly remain in our archived
records after your account has been deleted. Further, we are unable to delete your personal
information from the records of third parties who have been provided with your information as
permitted by this policy.
practices, please contact us by e-mail at email@example.com
contact us by mail at: Knight Capital Group Legal Department, Privacy, 545 Washington
Boulevard, 3rd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07310.
Knight Capital Group may, at its discretion, monitor and review the content of all e-mail communications.