Your Privacy is
GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. is committed to protecting our customers'
personal and financial information. In the course of providing you
with GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC.'s brokerage services, we need to
collect and maintain certain nonpublic personal information about
personal information we collect, what we do with it, and how we
What types of nonpublic personal information about
me does GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. collect?
When you apply for or maintain an account with GLOBALINK SECURITIES,
INC., we collect the following types of information:
Information provided by you, such as your name, address, social
security number, date of birth, employment information, and
Information about your transactions with us such as account balance
and trading activity.
In some cases we will collect information from consumer-reporting
What types of nonpublic personal information about
me does GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. disclose?
GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. discloses the nonpublic personal
information about you described above, primarily to provide you with
the financial services you seek from us. We do not disclose
nonpublic personal information about former customers, except as
required or permitted by law. GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. does not
sell your personal information.
What types of companies (other than those companies
used to service transactions) does GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC.
disclose my nonpublic personal information to?
In some limited circumstances, GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. may
disclose nonpublic personal information about you to a non-financial
services company, such as a retailer, with which we may have a
marketing program. The information shared is limited to your name,
contact information, and type of account opened. Account balance,
trading activity, and credit information is never disclosed. If you
exercise your right to not share this information (opt-out) with
these non-financial services companies, your information will not be
What are my rights to opt-out of disclosure and how
can I exercise them?
If you prefer that we do not disclose nonpublic personal information
about you to the non-financial services companies described in the
paragraph above, you may opt-out of those disclosures, that is, you
may direct us not to make those disclosures (other than those
disclosures required by law).
You may provide your name, address, email address, daytime phone,
your account number and opt-out request to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 1-800-388-9788.
To what other types of entities might GLOBALINK
SECURITIES, INC. disclose my nonpublic personal information?
GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. may disclose information we collect from
you, such as your contact information, to service providers who
perform marketing functions on our behalf. Specifically, your name,
address and/or email address are sometimes provided to vendors who
send email or regular mail on GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC.'s behalf.
We disclose information to nonaffiliated companies that work for us
in providing financial services to you. For example, we provide
information to nonaffiliated companies that prepare and mail
statements and transaction confirmations. These companies acting on
our behalf are required to keep your personal information
Finally, GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. discloses nonpublic personal
information to nonaffiliated third parties as permitted or required
by law. These parties include government/regulatory organizations
such as the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC). Disclosures for which you have provided
your consent are also permitted.
How does GLOBALINK SECURITIES, INC. protect the
confidentiality and security of my nonpublic personal information?
We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that
comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal
information. We protect your account information by placing it on
the secure portion of our website. Our servers have been enabled
with Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology to prevent unauthorized
parties from viewing your nonpublic personal information that you
provide or access during a secure session.
Access to your nonpublic personal information is limited to those
employees who need to know that information to provide products or
services to you, such as customer service personnel.
You can take steps to maximize your security online and to protect
your confidential information. NEVER share your Password with
anyone, and change it periodically. You can change your Login and
Trading Passwords at any time through the Administration section
under the Account Manager tab. When using the GLOBALINK SECURITIES,
INC. website, you should always exit by using "Logout" which is
located at the top of every web page or close your browser
What should I know about "cookies"?
"Cookies" are elements of data that a website can send to your
browser and store on your computer. Cookies can note that your
browser was used to visit certain sites, pages, or advertisements on
a certain date. Cookies cannot be used to obtain data from your hard
drive, get your e-mail address or steal sensitive or personal
enhance navigation and functionality of our website, to securely
verify your identity, and to personalize aspects of your experience
using our website, so that we can improve our website and your
experience on it. You do have control over cookies. Most browsers
can be set to notify you when a cookie is being placed on your
computer. You can also set most browsers to refuse to accept
cookies, although this may affect your Internet experience. You can
also erase cookies that are already on your computer. For more
information on working with cookies, you should consult the User
Manual, FAQ, or Help function of your specific browser and operating
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