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YahCharts Privacy Policy

Last updated 2nd October, 2020 - AEST
Our Commitment to Your Privacy

Our Privacy Policy was developed as an extension of our commitment to combine the highest-quality products and services with the highest level of integrity in dealing with our clients and partners. This Policy is designed to assist you in understanding how we collect, use and safeguard the personal information that you provide to us and to assist you in making informed decisions when using our site and our products and services. This statement will be continuously assessed against new technologies, business practices and our customer needs.

What Information Do We Collect?

When you visit our Website you may provide us with two types of information: personal information that you knowingly choose to disclose that is collected on an individual basis and Website usage information collected on an aggregate basis as you and others browse our Website.

1) Personal Information You Choose to Provide

Information that you provide to us is treated as strictly confidential. This personal information will not be disclosed to any other parties.

2) Website Usage Information

Similar to other Websites, our Website utilizes a standard technology called "cookies" (see below, "What Are Cookies?") and Web server logs to collect information about how our Website is used. Information gathered through cookies and Web server logs may include your IP address, the date and time of page visits, the pages viewed and time spent at our Website. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual or personally identifies you in any way.

How Do We Use the Information That You Provide to Us?

Broadly speaking, we use personal information for purposes of administering our business activities, providing customer service and making available other products and services to our customers and prospective customers. Occasionally, we may also use the information we collect to notify you about important changes to our Web site, new services and special offers we think you will find valuable or useful. The offers will only apply to our own products and services (we will not Spam you). The lists used to send you product and service offers are developed and managed under our traditional corporate standards designed to safeguard the security and privacy of our customer personal information. As a customer, you will be given the opportunity, at any-time, to opt-out of these notifications.

What Are Cookies?

Cookies are a feature of Web browser software that allows Web servers to recognise the computer used to access a Website. Cookies are small pieces of text data that are stored by a user's Web browser on the user's hard drive. Cookies can remember what information a user accesses on a Web page to simplify subsequent interactions with that Website by the same user or to use the information to streamline the user's transactions on related Web pages. This makes it easier for a user to move from Web page to Web page and to complete commercial transactions over the Internet. Cookies should make your online experience easier and more personalized. The contents of a cookie is only text, it can not be executed or cause any harm to your system.

How Do We Use Information We Collect from Cookies?

We use Website browser software tools such as cookies and Web server logs to gather information about our Website user browsing activities, in order to constantly improve our Website and better serve our customers. This information assists us to design and arrange our Web pages in the most user-friendly manner and to continually improve our Website to better meet the needs of our customers and prospective customers.

Cookies help us collect important business and technical statistics. The information in the cookies lets us trace the paths followed by users to our Website as they move from one page to another. Web server logs allow us to count how many people visit our Website and evaluate our Website's visitor capacity. We do not use these technologies to capture your individual email address or any other personally identifiable information.

What Information Do We Collect from YahCharts.exe?

The YahCharts.exe application does not collect or relay any personal/usage information (YahCharts.exe does not "phone home"). YahCharts.exe does communicate with the Yahoo Finance Website to obtain market/instrument information.