NFA Website Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

Disclaimer

Except as otherwise noted, the content of the National Futures Association website, including but not limited to text, graphics and icons, are copyrighted materials of National Futures Association (NFA). You may not copy or display for redistribution to third-parties for commercial purposes any portion of the content without the prior written permission of NFA. You may, however, download one copy of any and all materials on the site for personal, non-commercial use provided that you do not modify or alter the materials in any way, nor delete or change any copyright or trademark notice.

Because of the possibility of human and mechanical error as well as other factors, NFA is not responsible for any errors in or omissions from the information contained in or accessed through this site. All such information is provided “as is” without warranty of any kind.

Our website is not intended for children. We do not knowingly collect any information from children under the age of 13. If we become aware that information is or has been submitted by or collected from a child under the age of 13, we will delete this information.

Privacy Policy

NFA is committed to operating this website with the highest ethical standards and appropriate internal controls. NFA follows the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800-53, 'Recommended Security Controls for Federal Information Systems' to secure its website and systems.

As part of our normal operations we collect, and in some cases, disclose information about you. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of or your information. If you are not comfortable with any of the terms or policies described in this Privacy Policy, we ask that you discontinue use of our site.

Except as otherwise noted:

When you visit our site to read or download information, we collect and store the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site and the Internet address of the website from which you link to our site. We use this information to evaluate traffic patterns on our site, so that we can make it more useful to our visitors. We do not voluntarily make this information available to third parties, nor do we use it for any other purpose, except as described below.

Some of our applications use cookies. These cookies identify your “session.” Once you exit our site, these "session cookies" expire (either when you close your browser or after 20 minutes). We also use "tracking cookies" to collect information regarding website usage (e.g., the number of visitors to different sections of our website) to analyze traffic to our website and improve user experience.

If you send us personally identifying information such as your name, address, telephone number or email address (for example, in an email message containing an information request or a complaint), we use the information to follow up on your request. We do not obtain personally identifying information unless you provide it. We may, as required or permitted by law or in the course of performing our regulatory responsibilities, provide personally identifiable information, such as your name and address, or any other information that you provide, without your permission to persons or organizations that request this information.

Certain portions of our site are part of or provide access to systems that contain U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission records. When you access one of these systems, your usage may be monitored, recorded, and subject to audit, and, by your use, you consent to monitoring and recording. Unauthorized use of these systems is prohibited and subject to criminal and civil penalties. The Commission requires that you use a complex password for accessing Commission records and that you change your password at a regular interval.

When you access our site, the collection, use and distribution of your information will be handled according to the terms and policies outlined in this Privacy Policy. If you object to the collection, use and distribution policies outlined in this Privacy Policy, we ask that you do not submit information or access our site.

Third-party Links

NFA does not endorse or guarantee any third-party links found on this website. The products and services offered on third-party sites are not products of NFA, and NFA cannot attest to the accuracy of information provided by the linked sites. You should not consider NFA’s linking to any website to be an endorsement by NFA, or any of its employees, or the sponsors of the site or the information or products presented on that site.

Security

NFA’s website utilizes various information security measures such as firewalls, encrypted data transmission and other security techniques to protect your personal data. However, please keep in mind that transmitting information via the Internet is never completely secure and thus any information submitted may be intercepted, collected, used or disclosed by others. Therefore, we are not responsible for the security or confidentiality of communications you send to us through the Internet using email messages.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments regarding this Privacy Policy, please contact us via email at information@nfa.futures.org or write to us at National Futures Association, Strategic Planning and Communications Department, 300 South Riverside Plaza, #1800, Chicago, Illinois 60606-6615.

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