Privacy Policy

HUATAI SECURITIES (USA), INC WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

This Website Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) is effective as of January 1, 2018.

Huatai Securities (USA), Inc ( “we” or “us”) respects your (“you,” “your” or “User”) concerns about privacy. This Privacy Policy describes the types of personal information we collect on www.htsc-us.com, Huatai Securities (USA), Inc.com, how we may use the information and the purposes for which we may use it, with whom we may share it and the choices available to you. We also describe the measures we take to safeguard the information and tell you how to contact us about our privacy practices. This Privacy Policy covers only information collected through this Website. By visiting or submitting information to this Website, you are accepting and consenting to the provisions set forth in this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, please do not use this Website.

Information We Obtain

Huatai Securities (USA), Inc may obtain personal information through this Website, including:

During your use of this Website, Huatai Securities (USA), Inc will also, itself or through a third party vendor, automatically collect technical and usage data pertaining to your device and/or Internet connection. Such data includes the number and frequency of your visits to this Website, information regarding websites accessed immediately before and after your visit to this Website, your Internet browser type, your preferences on this Website, your IP address and your device characteristics. We use this data to (1) remember your information so you will not have to re-enter it; (2) track and understand how you use and interact with the Website; (3) personalize your visit to the Website; (4) measure the usability of the Website and the effectiveness of our communications; and (5) otherwise manage and enhance the Website. This technical and usage data is obtained using “cookies” or other similar technologies. Cookies are small text files that websites send to your computer or other Internet-connected device to identify your browser and to store information or settings in the browser. Your browser may tell you how to be notified when you receive certain types of cookies or how to restrict or disable certain types of cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to use all of the features of our Website. For mobile devices, you can manage how your device and browser share certain device data by adjusting the privacy and security settings on your mobile device or browsers.

We use third-party web analytics services on this Website, such as those of Google Analytics and Wistia. The analytics providers that administer these services use technologies such as cookies, web server logs and web beacons to help us analyze how visitors use this Website. The information collected through these means (including IP addresses) is disclosed to these analytics providers, who use data to evaluate use of this Website. To learn more about Google Analytics and Wistia and how to opt out, please visit:

Google Analytics: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/6004245
Wistia: https://wistia.com/privacy

We may combine information we collect from you with information we receive from third parties and use it for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy. We also may use information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.

Other Online Services and Third-Party Features

For your convenience and information, this Website may contain links to other online services, and may include third-party features such as apps, tools, widgets and plug-ins. These online services and third-party features may operate independently of Huatai Securities (USA), Inc. The privacy practices of these third parties, including details on the information they may collect about you, is subject to their own privacy policies or notices, which we strongly suggest you review. We are not responsible for the content of any online services that are not affiliated with Huatai Securities (USA), Inc, any use of those services, or the privacy practices of those services.

The providers of third-party apps, tools, and plug-ins on our Website also may use automated means to collect information regarding your interactions with these features. For example, when we present videos on our Website, we may use YouTube as a third-party platform provider, which uses cookies independent of our own. These third parties may collect information about your online activities over time and across third-party websites. This information is collected directly by the providers of the features and is subject to the privacy policies or notices of these providers. To the extent permitted by applicable law, we are not responsible for these providers’ information practices. For more information about YouTube and their use of cookies, please visit https://policies.google.com/technologies/cookies.

How We Use the Information We Obtain

We may use the information we obtain about you to:

In compliance with relevant law, we may retain information as needed or appropriate to serve our legitimate business purposes or as required by law.

This Website is not designed to respond to “do not track” signals received from browsers.

Disclosures of Information

Huatai Securities (USA), Inc will not sell, rent or disclose your personal information to anyone except as follows: We share your personal information with our affiliates for the purposes identified in this Privacy Policy. We also share your personal information with agents and service providers. We do not authorize these agents or service providers to use or disclose the personal information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.

We also may disclose personal information about you (1) if we are required to do so by law or legal process (such as a court order or subpoena); (2) in response to requests by government agencies, such as law enforcement authorities; (3) to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights; (4) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical or other harm or financial loss; (5) in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity; or (6) otherwise with your consent.

We reserve the right to share or transfer any personal information we have about you in connection with a prospective or actual sale, merger, transfer or other reorganization of all or parts of our business (including in the event of a divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or liquidation).

Security

Huatai Securities (USA), Inc maintains administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to protect personal information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Updates To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our information practices and applicable law. We suggest that you periodically review the Privacy Policy for amendments.