TD Ameritrade Network Website Privacy Statement (“Statement”)

Last modified: November 19, 2018

Who We Are

TD Ameritrade Media Productions Company (“Media Company,” “we” or “us”) creates audio, visual, audio-visual, textual, photographic, other multimedia content about financial and market news, education, and newsworthy related issues, under the brand “TD Ameritrade Network” (TDAN), and distributes said content through a variety of channels, including this site located at <tdameritradenetwork.com> (the “Site”) (collectively the “Service”). We are a subsidiary of TD Ameritrade Holding Company, and affiliate of various broker-dealers, investment advisors, and other financial services providers that are also subsidiaries of TD Ameritrade Holding Company.

By using this website, you are accepting the practices and policies in this Statement and where permitted under applicable law, your use of the Service will constitute deemed consent. If you object to any practices and policies in this Statement, please do not use the Service.

What We Collect

Through your use of the Site, we collect the IP address of your computer, browser type, the application you use to access the Site (i.e., browser or mobile) operating system, your mobile device, device ID, the state or country from which you accessed this Site (based on IP address), the date and the time of a visit, the number of links you click within this Site, the features you use on this Site, and the searches you request on this Site. We cannot identify you from this information. In addition, if you choose to subscribe to the TDAN Newsletter, we may collect, with your consent, your name, email address and general topics of interest at the time you choose to subscribe.

What We Collect From Clients of Our Affiliates

If you have a brokerage or other client account with one of our broker-dealer, investment advisor, or other financial services provider affiliates, then we may collect additional information about you. For example, if you have a brokerage account with one of our broker-dealer affiliates, then if you are simultaneously logged into your brokerage account and accessing the Site in a separate browser window, of access the Site without first logging out of your brokerage account or closing your browser, then we may receive demographic information from our affiliate based on your account characteristics and activity. Similarly, if you view the Site through the thinkorswim® platform, we collect similar information about your activity on the thinkorswim platform under similar limitations. We do not receive any information that would allow us to tie any account activity to you personally or see the details of your account or trading activity.

How We Use Cookies

We and the parties with whom we work (e.g., service providers, business partners, advertisers, advertising servers, etc.) may place, view, and/or use cookies, web server logs, web beacons, or other electronic tools, to collect statistical and other information about your use of this Site, to track functionality of the Site, and to track the popularity of videos and links that are viewed on the Site. We also use cookies to collect information about other pages, links or videos you may view while browsing our affiliate websites.

Many browsers are set to accept cookies by default. If you prefer, you can usually set your browser to disable cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you clear your browser cookies in between your visits to this Site, your prior uses of the Site will not be connected with future uses.

How We Use Collected Information

We use collected information to provide you with and improve our Services, and to respond to your requests and otherwise communicate with you. We also use collected information to comply with laws and regulations. For example, we may use your IP address to determine the country where you are located to help comply with applicable laws. We also use collected information to understand our audience, so that we can provide content that will be engaging and interesting. As well, any link that you click on in the TDAN Newsletter will be noted and aggregated to determine the popularity of any particular topic and help make the TDAN Newsletter more interesting and engaging for you and other subscribers. None of this information is used to market to you, nor is it used to create a viewer profile.

Information collected about your use of this Site or other websites may be aggregated, analyzed or combined with personal or other information about you from other online or offline sources. If you prefer that we not combine non-personal information that has been collected, through cookies, about your use of this site or other websites with personal or other information about you, then please delete and disable cookies for each browser, on each computer you use to connect to this Site. If you disable cookies or refuse to accept a request to place a cookie, it is possible that some parts of this Site will not function properly.

We do not otherwise associate any action you take on this Site (or on any site that you access before or after use of this Site) with you as an individual. Unless permitted by applicable law, we will obtain consent from you should we wish to use your personal information (where applicable) for purposes other than those stated in this Statement.

How We Share Your Information

We may share the information we collect with trusted vendors that assist in the functionality and quality of Service and content, including without limitation. We may offer contests, sweepstakes, offers, or other promotions via this Site or in connection with the Service. If you choose to enter a promotion, your information may be disclosed to third parties, affiliates, or the public, in connection with the administration of such promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the promotion's official rules, such as on a winners list.

We may also share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated demographic information about TDAN viewers, readers or subscribers, with third parties in our discretion. For example, we may also share aggregated and de-identified demographic information with our advertising agencies or select sponsors or advertisers that advertise on TDAN. Those sponsors or advertisers will not be able to use that information to market their products to you directly through other means, nor can it be used to identify you personally. We do not share your information with unaffiliated third parties for those third parties' marketing or promotional purposes without your express opt-in consent. Otherwise, we do not share any information.

TDAN Newsletter

If you subscribe to the TDAN Newsletter, you may unsubscribe from receiving future Newsletter emails at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe button at the bottom of a newsletter email.

Protecting Children's Privacy Online

The Service is not directed to children, we do not intentionally collect information from children, and we request that children not provide any personal information to us. If you have any concerns about your child's privacy, please contact us at support@tdameritradenetwork.com. We will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible should we learn that we have unintentionally collected personal information from your child without your consent.

Security

We place great importance on the security of your personal information. We have adopted security measures to protect your personal information against accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss, alteration, unauthorized disclosure or access. While we take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee that the personal information you disclose to us will be 100% secure, nor that a data breach will not occur.

Links to Other Sites

If any part of this Site or the Service contains links to other websites or services, whether our affiliates or third parties, those sites or services may not operate under this Statement. You are advised to check the privacy statement on those websites or in connection with those services to understand their policies on the collection, usage, transfer, and disclosure of personal information.

How to Contact Us

If you have questions regarding this Privacy Statement, or to opt-out of sharing as permitted under this Statement, please contact us at support@tdameritradenetwork.com. Please include “TDAN Privacy Statement” in the Subject line of your inquiry.

Geographic Scope

The Site and Service are not intended for viewers, readers or subscribers in jurisdictions where we are not authorized to do business or where the Service would be contrary to local laws and regulations of that jurisdiction, including but not limited to persons residing in Australia, Canada, Japan, Saudi Arabia, UK, and the countries of the European Union.

Singapore and Hong Kong Viewers

If you are accessing the Service from Singapore or Hong Kong, these terms apply to you, and no additional cookies or tags other than those described here are going to be placed on your browser as a result your access or video viewing. All information collected by this Site or through the Service is stored in the United States.

Changes to this Privacy Statement

This Privacy Statement may be modified from time to time in our sole discretion. If that happens, we will promptly post the revised Privacy Statement to the Site and update the “last modified” date at the top of the Statement. The “last modified” date is the effective date of the revised Privacy Statement. By continuing to access and use the site, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Statement.