THE CAREER EXCHANGE WEBSITE PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy applies to RIA NextGen Career Exchange Web Site (the “Web Site”), which is operated by Bozell, a division of Planit, Inc. and controlled by TD Ameritrade Institutional, a division of TD Ameritrade, Inc. and its affiliated companies and subsidiaries (“TD Ameritrade,” “we”, “us” or “our”). The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to disclose to you the types of information we may collect on the Web Site, how we may collect, use and disclose it, and our efforts to protect that information.

Please note that this Privacy Policy does not cover information collected by TD Ameritrade as part of its relationship with brokerage clients. That Privacy Statement can be obtained at tdameritrade.com/privacy.

SUMMARY

This summary highlights some important information regarding our use and sharing of your personal information, and regarding third parties who may collect certain information when you use the Web Site. Please review the full Privacy Policy before using the web site.

  • We primarily use the information we collect when you use the Web Site to provide the RIA NextGen Career Exchange program. The Web Site may collect certain information regarding how you access and use the Web Site, and we may utilize third parties to collect and analyze this information on our behalf.
  • We do not share your Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties for marketing purposes without your opt-in consent; however, if we share your Personal Information with our affiliated companies for such purposes, we will provide you the ability to opt-out of such sharing.
  • Certain information about your use of the Web Site may be publicly accessible. We will disclose information gathered from you through this Web Site to prospective employers and their agents.

INFORMATION WE COLLECT THROUGH THE WEB SITE

Information You Provide to the Web Site

We may request that you provide certain information that identifies you as a specific individual (“Personal Information”), such as your name, username, password, email address and mailing address, and certain other information about you, such as your date of birth, employment history and educational background.

Information We Automatically Collect When You Access and Use the Web Site

We may automatically obtain information about when and how you access and use the Web Site (“Usage Information”), such as information about your device hardware and software, search terms or links that led you to the Web Site, all the areas of the Web Site that you use, and your IP address or other device identifier (“Device Identifier”). We may use a variety of technologies to collect Usage Information, including cookies, embedded scripts, and web beacons (which may also be included in emails we send to you). Usage Information may be collected or used by certain third parties who we may use to help run and maintain the Web Site and analyze Usage Information. If we combine your Usage Information with your Personal Information, we will treat the combined information as Personal Information under this Privacy Policy.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT

We may use information collected through the Web Site, including your Personal Information and Usage Information, to: (1) provide the Web Site, RIA NextGen Career Exchange program, and related customer service; (2) process a transaction you initiate; (3) comply with laws and prevent fraud; (4) provide you with information, products, services, or recommendations, any of which may be tailored to you; (5) send you special offers from us or our affiliated companies; (6) improve the Web Site, our products and services and for internal business purposes; (7) contact you with regard to your use of the Web Site and RIA NextGen Career Exchange program and, in our discretion, changes to Web Site policies; and (8) help us verify that you are old enough to register for the Web Site and to participate in the RIA NextGen Career Exchange. We may also use such information for other purposes, either as disclosed at the time you provide your information, with your consent, or as described elsewhere in this Privacy Policy.

HOW AND WHEN WE DISCLOSE INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES

We do not share your Personal Information with unaffiliated third parties for those third parties’ marketing or promotional purposes without your express opt-in consent. We may share non-personally identifiable information, such as aggregated user statistics, with third parties in our discretion.

We use and may share information that we gather from or about you with our affiliate companies and certain trusted third parties as necessary to administer or communicate with you about the Web Site or the RIA NextGen Career Exchange program.

We may also share the information we have collected about you, including Personal Information and Usage Information, either in the manner disclosed to you at the time you provide the information to us, when you consent to such sharing, or in the following circumstances:

Prospective Employers

The purpose of the RIA NextGen Career Exchange Program is to provide opportunities for prospective interns to connect with Registered Investment Advisors who are looking to hire interns. We will share information about your resume with prospective employers until such time as you request that you withdraw your resume from consideration.

Sweepstakes, Contests and Promotions

We may offer sweepstakes, contests, and other promotions (any, a "Promotion") that may require registration. By participating in a Promotion, you are agreeing to the official rules that govern that Promotion, which may contain specific requirements of you, including, except where prohibited by law, allowing the sponsor(s) of the Promotion to use your name, voice, likeness or other indicia of persona in advertising or marketing associated with the Promotion. If you choose to enter a Promotion, your Personal Information may be disclosed to third parties or the public in connection with the administration of such Promotion, including, without limitation, in connection with winner selection, prize fulfillment, and as required by law or permitted by the Promotion's official rules, such as on a winners list.

Administrative & Legal Reasons

We may transfer and disclose information, including your Personal Information and Usage Information, and your Device Identifier, to third parties: (i) to respond to subpoenas or other legal process or if in our opinion such disclosure is required by law; (ii) at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation; (iii) to enforce the Web Site’s Terms of Use or other applicable Web Site policies; or (iv) to respond to an emergency or otherwise to protect the safety, rights, property or security of TD Ameritrade, third parties, Web Site visitors, or the public. We may also use Device Identifiers to identify users, and may do so in cooperation with copyright owners, Internet service providers, wireless service providers or law enforcement agencies in our discretion. These disclosures may be carried out without notice to you.

Business Transfers

We may disclose and transfer your information, including Personal Information: (i) to a subsequent owner, co-owner or operator of the Web Site or applicable database; or (ii) if TD Ameritrade (or any of its affiliated, parent, or subsidiary companies) assigns its rights regarding any of your information to a third party; (iii) in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, restructuring, the sale of certain of TD Ameritrade’s ownership interests, assets, or both, or other corporate change, including, without limitation, during the course of any due diligence process; or (iv) with our affiliate, parent, or subsidiary companies, primarily for business and operational purposes.

Third Party Social Features

Functionality on the Web Site may permit interactions that you initiate between the Web Site and a third party social web site or service, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Google+ (“Social Features”), and these interactions may be publicly displayed. Social Features typically require you to register with the third-party provider of Social Features, and your interactions will also be subject to the terms of service and privacy policies and practice of that third party. If you choose to use Social Features, we may receive information about you from the third party web site or service. In some cases, we may also receive information about you through another person’s use of Social Features (e.g., if you are one of that user’s “connections” or if information about you is accessible on or through that person’s profile), consistent with the privacy policy and practices of the provider of Social Features. The information we receive or otherwise obtain in connection with Social Features is subject to this Privacy Policy. The information collected and stored by the third party is subject to the privacy practices of the provider of Social Features, and we are not responsible for those practices.

CHANGING YOUR INFORMATION AND PREFERENCES

You may be able to review and update some of your Personal Information and preferences by visiting your profile on the Web Site.

You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information. We will make good faith efforts to make your requested changes as soon as reasonably practicable. However, we may retain information that you update or change, for instance, in our internal records. We generally do not remove your public postings, although you may be able to do so manually.

OUR ADVERTISEMENTS

We may utilize certain third parties to advertise the Web Site on other sites, services, in mobile apps, or elsewhere online. These third parties may provide us with information regarding the effectiveness of our advertisements. For example, if you clicked on one of our advertisements, the third party may be able to tell us which advertisement you clicked on and where you were viewing the advertisement. Some of these third parties may: collect Personal Information when you visit the Web Site or other online sites or services; collect or otherwise have access to your Usage Information, including your Device Identifier; and set and access their own tracking technologies (including cookies and web beacons), which may, for example, be used to target advertisements, prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times, and assess the usefulness of certain advertisements to you.

While we may use a variety of service providers to perform advertising and analytics services, some of these companies are members of the Network Advertising Initiative ("NAI”) or the Digital Advertising Alliance ("DAA") Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising. For more information about targeted advertising and the “opt-out” procedures of the NAI and DAA members, you may visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/managing/opt_out.asp and http://www.aboutads.info/choices/.

THIRD PARTY CONTENT, LINKS TO OTHER SITES, AND SITE CONTENT FOUND OUTSIDE OF THE WEB SITE

Certain content on the Web Site may be hosted and served by third parties, and the Web Site may contain links to third party web sites that we do not control. The Web Site may also contain certain third party content or applications. These third parties may collect Usage Information through the use of their own cookies and web beacons, independently collect data or solicit Personal Information, and may have the ability to track your use of their sites and services. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party.

SECURITY

We take commercially reasonable steps to help protect and secure your Personal Information. However, no data transmission over the Internet or wireless network, or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Please note that we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information we collect. You use the Web Site and provide us with your information at your own risk.

CHILDREN’S PRIVACY

The Web Site is not intended for users under the age of thirteen (13), and we do not knowingly collect Personal Information from users under this age. If we discover that we have inadvertently collected Personal Information from anyone younger than the age of thirteen (13), we will attempt to delete that information.

CHANGES TO THE PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy may be modified from time to time in our sole discretion, and those modifications may include material changes. If we modify this Privacy Policy, we will promptly post the revised Privacy Policy to the Web Site and update the “last modified” date at the top of the Statement. By continuing to access and use the Web Site, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

CONTACT US

If you have any questions, complaints or comments about this Privacy Policy, please email us at privacy@tdameritrade.com.