Welcome to Stonks! Stonks is a Roundhill Financial Inc. product. We at Roundhill Financial Inc. (“Roundhill
,” or “our
”) because we know that you care about how Personal Information you provide to us is used and shared.
”) collect, use and disclose Personal Information collected through our dedicated website stonksapp.com
”) or our mobile device application (the “App
”) that allow users to compare their investments with those of others and chat about investing (the “Services
”). “Personal Information
” is information that can be used to identify or contact you, such as your contact details, including your name, address, e-mail address, country, and telephone number, any other information that you provide in the course of requesting access and using the Services, including any data about your use of our Website, the App or your device that may be collected automatically.
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What Information We Collect; the Purpose of Collection and Use
In general, you can visit the Website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. The Website may collect your IP address and this information will be used by Roundhill for security or analytics purposes. If you wish to obtain information about our Services, you can contact us at the address listed below. We may collect your name, email address, and street address along with other information you may choose to submit, as part of the inquiry process.
The categories of Personal Information we collect are:
- Personal Identifiers: Name, postal address, online identifier, Internet Protocol (IP) address, email address, account name, or other similar identifiers that a User may choose to submit;
- Commercial information: Records of products or services used, purchased, obtained, or considered, or other purchasing or consuming histories or tendencies;
- Device Information. We may collect and/or use third-party website or application analytics tools that collect information about visitor traffic on our Website and App and Services, including IP address, unique personal identifiers, device ID, device type, and browser and operating system type;
- Internet or other electronic network activity information: Browsing history, search history, and information regarding a consumer’s interaction with an Internet website, application, or advertisement;
- Other information: we collect and store the information and content that you create or post to Services, associated with your user account.
We collect information directly from you, and automatically through the Services. If you choose not to disclose certain Personal Information, it may limit your access to certain services or features, including account registration.
The Investment Information We Collect
With your permission, we also collect from directly from your investment broker(s)’s online platform certain information relating to your current investments. While this information is not systematically Personal Information, we would like to give you assurances that we take the same precautions in safeguarding this information as if it were Personal Information. Once you have granted permission for the Services to access your investment information at your investment broker(s), the Services will update such information daily by communicating with your investment brokers’ online platform until such time as you request, via your Stonks account or by emailing us at email@example.com
, that such updates cease. If your request is made using the email address indicated, please allow for 48 hours before this change is implemented.
Information We Collect Directly from You to Provide You the Services
At the time you create an account and profile for the Services, we collect your name, your email address and other contact information.
Information We Collect Automatically
Information We Collect from Cookies
Information We Collect for Analytics Services
Like most organizations, we also rely on automatic third-party data collection technology, such as Google Analytics and Firebase when you visit our Website or App, or license, access or use our Products online. These technology services may collect (using cookies on your computer) information on our behalf such as your IP Address, geolocation information, Internet service provider, browser type, operating system and language, referring and exit pages and URLs, date and time, amount of time spent on particular pages, what sections of the Website or App you visit, number of links you click while on the Website or the App, search terms, and other data. This information is collected automatically and anonymized. The third parties we currently work with include the following (click on the links to view these organizations’ privacy policies and find out more about what data they hold about you, what they do with it, and how to opt-out from certain data collection). Please be advised that if you opt out of any service, you may not be able to use the full functionality of the Website or App.
For information about the cookie usage from the Website and App by Google Analytics and Firebase and how to disable such cookies, please visit:
; and https://firebase.google.com/support/privacy
In an ongoing effort to better understand our users and the Website, we might analyze your information in aggregate form to operate, maintain, manage, and improve the Website. This aggregate information does not identify you personally. We may share this aggregate data with our affiliates, Agents, and business partners. We may also disclose aggregated user statistics in order to describe our Products and the Website to current and prospective business partners and to other third parties for other lawful purposes.
- general inquiries,
- verify your identity; provide, activate, and manage your access and use of our products;
- diagnose technical problems; provide technical, product and other support and to help keep the service working, safe and secure;
- develop new products, improve our services, identify usage trends,
- solicit feedback regarding our Website, Products and support,
- provide relevant content on our Website including advertisements regarding Products and third party products, and to communicate with you via email regarding our current and future Products;
- determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns and for other business purposes, such as data analysis, research, audits;
- provide to our third-party service providers who provide services such as website hosting, email delivery services, customer service, auditing services and other similar services to enable them to provide services; and
- comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
By providing your information to us, you consent to us and our Agents using the information for the uses specified herein.
We will not use or disclose your information for purposes other than those for which it is collected, except with your consent or as required or permitted by law. The provisions contained herein supersede all previous notices or statements regarding our privacy practices with respect to this Website and App. Information collected through this Site, the App and our Services is automatically provided to our Agents. They may use the information as described in their privacy policies.
Our Disclosure of Personal Information to Third Parties
Roundhill will not disclose your Personal Information except as specifically described in this section.
Onward Transfer to Third Parties
Like many businesses, we hire other companies to perform certain business-related services. We may disclose Personal Information to certain types of third-party companies to perform the following services: direct marketing assistance, data storage, hosting services and disaster recovery services. All such third-parties function as our agents, performing services at our instruction and on our behalf. We may further disclose Personal Information to our affiliates from time to time in order to support marketing, sale and delivery of our products.
We may also offer joint promotions or programs that, in order for your participation, will require us to share your information with third parties. In fulfilling these types of promotions, we may share your name and other information in connection with fulfilling the incentive. Please note that these third parties are responsible for their own privacy practices.
Disclosure to Public Authorities
We may be required to disclose Personal Information in response to lawful requests by governmental, self-regulatory or other public authorities, including for the purpose of meeting national security or law enforcement requirements. We may also disclose Personal Information to other third parties when compelled to do so by government authorities or required by law or regulation including, but not limited to, in response to court orders and subpoenas.
We may also disclose Personal Information to third parties if we have a good-faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary (a) to enforce or apply our Terms of Service, including investigations of potential violations thereof, (b) to protect the rights, property or safety of Roundhill, other users or other third parties, (c) to any law enforcement authority, such as a police department or regulatory authority in connection with an investigation, or (d) to detect, prevent or otherwise address fraud, security or technical problems that may arise.
We may disclose non-Personal Information to any third party for any reason in our sole discretion.
Right of Access; Marketing Opt-Out
Access to Personal Information
Upon request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Opt-Out for Direct Marketing; Email Management
You may opt out at any time from the use of your Personal Information for direct marketing purposes by contacting us at email@example.com
. Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request. You cannot opt out of receiving transactional e-mails related to their account or purchase orders inquiries and requests.
Retention of Personal Information
How We Protect Your Information
We take commercially reasonable steps to protect all Personal Information we hold from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, taking into account the risks involved in processing and the nature of such data, and comply with applicable laws and regulations. We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches. If you have any questions regarding which measures and techniques we use, feel free to contact us. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Website may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.
Important Notice to Non-U.S. Residents
Our servers are located in the U.S. If you are located outside of the U.S., please be aware that any information provided to us, including Personal Information, will be transferred from your country of origin to the U.S.
California Privacy Rights
The following details the categories of Personal Information that we collect and have collected over the past twelve (12) months: contact information, including full name and email address; information you submitted for purposes of accessing or using the Products; location information and Internet, including geolocation data; and customer service information.
Under the California Consumer Protection Act of 2018 (“CCPA
”), a California consumer has the following special rights:
- right to request that the business disclose what Personal Information it collects, uses, discloses, and sells;
- right to request the deletion of their Personal Information collected by the business; and
- the right, at any time, to direct a business that sells Personal Information about the consumer to third parties not to sell the consumer’s Personal Information (“right to opt-out”).
Over the past twelve (12) months, we have not disclosed any Personal Information to any third parties, but in the future we expect to disclose the following categories of Personal Information to service providers or other parties for business purposes: contact information, including full name and email address; information you submitted for purposes of accessing or using the Products.
Based on our understanding of the term "sell" under the CCPA, we do not sell your Personal Information.
For any of the above-mentioned rights, you may designate an authorized agent to make a request on your behalf. In the request, you or your authorized agent must provide information sufficient for us to confirm the identity of an authorized agent. We are required to verify that your agent has been properly authorized to request information on your behalf and this may take additional time to fulfil your request.
To exercise their rights and request copies of the data collected about them in the past 12 months, that their Personal Information collected by Roundhill be deleted or to exercise their right of opt out, California residents may make a request at to firstname.lastname@example.org
. Such request must include sufficient information to allow us to verify that you are the person about whom we have collected Personal Information and describe your request in sufficient detail to allow us to understand, evaluate, and respond to it. Opt-Out Requests may be cancelled by making an Opt-In Request.
We will work to respond to your valid request within 45 days of receipt. We will not charge you a fee for making a valid request unless your valid request(s) is excessive, repetitive, or manifestly unfounded. If we determine that your valid request warrants a fee, we will notify you of the fee and explain that decision before completing your request.
Right to be free from discrimination.
You may exercise any of the above rights without fear of being discriminated against. We are permitted to provide a different price or rate to you if the difference is directly related to the value provided to you by your data.
California Online Privacy Protection Act
California Customers may request further information about our compliance with California’s privacy law, and may request to review and request changes to their Personal Information collected and stored by Roundhill by e-mailing to email@example.com
or contacting us as stated below.
Shine The Light Law
California’s "Shine the Light" law, Civil Code section 1798.83, requires certain businesses to respond to requests from California customers asking about the business' practices related to disclosing Personal Information to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. If you wish to opt-out of our sharing of your information with third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes or to find out more about your opt-out rights, please contact us at:
Roundhill Financial Inc.
Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY. 10011
Or by email at: to firstname.lastname@example.org
California Do Not Track Disclosure
Do Not Track is a privacy preference that users can set in their web browsers. When a user turns on the Do Not Track signal, the browser sends a message to websites requesting them not to track the user. At this time, we do not respond to Do Not Track browser settings or signals. For information about Do Not Track, please visit: www.allaboutdnt.org
Fair Information Practices
Further, in order to comply with Fair Information Practices principles articulated by the Federal Trade Commission (https://www.ftc.gov/reports/privacy-online-fair-information-practices-electronic-marketplace-federal-trade-commission
) Roundhill will notify users of this website who have provided an email address to us via this website via email within 7 business days, should a data breach occur.
Roundhill also agrees to the individual redress principle, which requires that individuals have a right to pursue legally enforceable rights against data collectors and processors who fail to adhere to the law. This principle requires not only that individuals have enforceable rights against data users, but also that individuals have recourse to courts or a government agency to investigate and/or prosecute non-compliance by data processors.
Roundhill Financial Inc.
Avenue, 14th Floor
New York, NY. 10011
We will respond to requests within a reasonable timeframe. We retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, contractual statute of limitations, resolution of disputes, and enforcement of our agreements. Please note that we may not be able to delete all of your data upon request depending on the reasons above and the nature of your interactions.