Privacy Policy

HWS respects each individual’s right to privacy. We value our relationship with you, and we take pride in maintaining loyalty and respecwith each individual client by providing you with security. The provisions of this notice apply to former customers as well as our current customers.

Personal Information
When you apply for our products, we may collect personal information about you for business purposes, such as evaluating your financial needs, processing your requests and transactions, informing you about products and services that may be of interest to you, and providing customer service.

Such information may include:
Application Information. Information you provide to us on applications and other forms, such as your name, address, birth date & income. Transaction Information. Information about your transactions with us and with our affiliates as well as information about our communications with you. Examples include your account balances, trading activity, your inquiries and our responses. Verification Information. Information necessary to verify your identity such as a passport or drivers license.

About Cookies
Cookies are small files containing information that a Web site uses to track its visitors. HWS may set and access HWS cookies on your computer, enabling us to learn which advertisements and promotions bring users to our website. HWS or any of its divisions may use cookies in connection with HWS’s products and services and to track your activities on our websites. Such information that we collect and share would be anonymous and not personally identifiable.

About Hyperlinks
HWS websites may contain hyperlinks or “links” to other sites, and other sites may “link” to our sites. These websites that may be linking to or from HWS sites provide a separate privacy policy than HWS does. HWS’s privacy policy applies exclusively to HWS and information collected by our websites. HWS is not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of the sites you link to, nor do we have control over the use or security of information provided by you or collected by those sites. If you choose to link to one of these websites, you may be asked to supply registration or other information. It is important that you realise this information is going to a third party, and you should become familiar with the privacy policy provided by that third party.

Sharing Information With Our Affiliates
We may share personal information described above with our affiliates for business purposes, such as servicing customer accounts and informing customersabout new products and services, and as permitted by applicable law. Our affiliates may include companies controlled or owned by us as well as companieswhich have an ownership interest in our company. The information we share with affiliates may include any of the information described above,such as your name, address and account information.

Sharing Information With Third Parties
HWS does not disclose your personal information to third parties, except as described in this Policy. Third party disclosures may include sharing such information with non-affiliated companies that perform support services for you, including those that provide professional, legal, or accounting advice to HWS. Non-affiliated companies that assist HWS in providing services to you are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent they receive it and to use your personal information only in the course of providing such services and only for the purposes that HWS dictates. We may also disclose your personal information to third parties to fulfill your instructions or pursuant to your express consent. We want you to know that HWS will not sell your personal information.

Regulatory Disclosure
Under limited circumstances, HWS may disclose your personal information to third parties as permitted by, or to comply with, applicable laws and regulations. For example, we may disclose personal information to cooperate with regulatory authorities and law enforcement agencies to comply with subpoenas or other official requests, and as necessary to protect our rights or property. Except as described in this privacy policy, we will not use your personal information for any other purpose unless we describe how such information will be used at the time you disclose it to us or we obtain your permission.

Hypothetical or simulated performance results have certain inherent limitations unlike actual performance record: simulated results do not represent actual trading. Also, since the trades have not actually been executed, the results may have under- or overcompensated of the impact, if any, of certain market factors, such aslack of liquidity. Simulated trading programs in general are also subject to the fact that they are designed with the benefit of hindsight. No presentation is being made that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those predicted or shown.