At Interactive Brokers ("IB"), we understand that confidentiality and security of the personal information that you share with us is important. That is why we have developed specific policies and practices designed to protect the privacy of your personal information.
By opening an account with IB or by utilizing the products and services available through IB, you have consented to the collection and use of your personal information in accordance with the privacy notice set forth below. We encourage you to read this privacy notice carefully.
IB does not sell customer lists or customer email addresses to third party marketers.
In order to provide brokerage services and to comply with regulatory requirements, IB collects certain personal, nonpublic information from you. This includes information:
We safeguard the confidentiality of your information in a number of ways. For example:
We do not disclose personal, nonpublic information to individuals or entities that are not affiliated with IB, except as provided by law. For example, among other reasons, we may disclose or report such information: where necessary to authorize, effect, administer, or enforce transactions that you request or authorize; to maintain and administer your account; to provide you with account confirmations, statements, and records; to maintain appropriate archival records; where we believe that disclosure is required by applicable law, rules, or regulations; to cooperate with law enforcement, regulatory, or self-regulatory organizations; to enforce our customer and other agreements; to meet our obligations; or to protect our rights and property.
Finally, if you choose to subscribe to any of the Marketplace@IB suite of third-party services that are provided through the IB website, we may disclose such information to the service providers as necessary for them to provide the services that you have requested. IB requires these service providers to enter into confidentiality agreements with IB that limit their use of the information that they receive. Such agreements prohibit the service provider from using IB customer information that they receive other than to carry out the purposes for which the information was disclosed.
If you have any questions about these policies, please contact IB Customer Service through the IB website at the Customer Service Contact Page.