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  • The data controller of your personal data is Match-Trade Technologies LLC based in 2372 Morse Avenue, Irvine, California 92614, United States, company no. 5298324 (hereinafter the “Data Controller”).
  • The data controller has appointed a Data Protection Officer (Mr. Krzysztof Teofilski). You can contact the Data Protection Officer by e-mail: legal@match-trade.com.
  • Your personal data will be processed for the purpose of concluding and performing the agreement executed with the Data Controller as well as fulfilling the Data Controller’s obligations resulting from the applicable law, in particular obligations arising from the counteracting money laundering and terrorism financing regulations. Your personal data will also be processed in order to implement the legitimate interests of the Data Controller, such as making necessary settlements and pursuing claims arising from the executed agreement, security, counteracting fraud and direct marketing of the Data Controller.
  • Data processing for purposes other than the above may take place: (i) based on obtaining additional consent, (ii) based on applicable law, or (iii) when it is consistent with the purpose for which the personal data were originally collected (Article 6 Section 4 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC, (hereinafter the “GDPR”).
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  • Personal data that the Data Controller collects comes directly from you and are obtained via the website, the process of establishing a contractual relationship and during the duration of the contractual relationship in connection with the services provided (technological solutions provided, including through them).
  • Personal data collected via the website includes, in particular, name, surname, email, telephone number, country, company, IP address.
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  • The legal basis for the processing of your personal data is:
    • to the extent that data processing is necessary to perform the agreement and to take actions before its conclusion – Art. 6 Section 1 Letter b of the GDPR);
    • to the extent that data processing is necessary for the Data Controller to fulfill its legal obligations as an entity conducting virtual currency exchange and deposit services, in particular informing financial supervision authorities and financial information authorities about the services provided and transactions performed, verification and identification the Client’s identity and ongoing monitoring of economic relations – Art. 6 Section 1 Letter c of the GDPR;
    • to the extent that data processing is necessary to achieve the purposes arising from the legitimate interests of the Data Controller, such as making necessary settlements and pursuing claims arising from the concluded agreement, security, counteracting fraud or direct marketing of the Data Controller – Art. 6 Section 1 Letter f of the GDPR.
    • You have the right to access your personal data, the right to rectify and delete it, as well as the right to limit data processing. To the extent that processing is necessary to perform the agreement to which you are a party or to take action at your request before concluding it , you also have the right data transfer. If you believe that your data is processed contrary to legal requirements, you may lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.
    • Providing personal data is voluntary, but necessary to conclude the agreement and use the Data Controller services. Failure to provide the personal data will result in refusal to conclude the agreement.
    • Your personal data may be transferred to the following categories of recipients: banks, payment institutions, virtual asset service providers, companies from the capital group to which the Data Controller belongs, postal operators, supervisory authorities, financial information authorities, , suppliers of tools and platform software used to handle transactions and financial operations performed in the course of the implementation of the agreement, as well as to send commercial information by electronic means of communication, legal advisors and entities providing servers and storing data.
    • In the case of transferring personal data to third countries, the Data Controller transfers them using mechanisms in accordance with applicable law, which include, among others EU Standard Contractual Clauses.
    • Your personal data will be stored for the duration of the agreement, as well as after its termination, for a period of 5 years, counting from the first day of the year following the year in which the economic relationship with the client ended or until the limitation period for claims arising from legal provisions expires. Data included in the results of assessments of economic relations will be processed for a period of 5 years, counting from the first day of the year following the year in which they were passed. The above data storage periods may be extended if required by the relevant supervisory authority. To the extent that data processing is based on the legitimate interest of the Data Controller, the personal data will be processed for the time necessary for its implementation (in particular until the limitation period for claims under applicable law), but no longer than until the objection is deemed justified by your particular situation, and if the legally justified interest is the Data Controller’s direct marketing – until you express your objection.
    • To the extent that personal data is processed for the Data Controller’s direct marketing purposes, you have the right to object to data processing, which does not require justification. If the processing is based on other legitimate interests of the Data Controller, exercising your right to object requires justification by your special situation.
    • You will not be subject to a decision that is based solely on automated processing, including profiling, and produces legal effects concerning you or similarly significantly affects you.

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  • Become a Forex Broker in 5 steps

    Marketing Team

    Become a Forex Broker in 5 steps

    1. Technology – trading platform

    The most important part of Forex brokerage business is choosing the right trading system for as much it has to combine the needs of traders and ease the back-office management for a Broker. Therefore, on one side it has to be intuitive and user-friendly to attract novice traders but also offers advanced options to meet expectations of experienced traders. 

    Checklist of features for traders:

    •  Intuitive & easy to install
    •  Web/ mobile/ desktop apps
    •  Real-time settings’ synchro across all devices
    •  Deposits/ withdrawal straight from the platform

    On the broker side, it needs to offer flexibility to integrate other useful tools and features via API. That could be CRM, or web forms, MAM and IB systems or plugins if it’s not already embedded in the system. Nowadays, customers perform their trader ‘on the go’ hence mobile version of the platform is a must. Although, it can be done on your own, finding a trusted technology provider who will advise or even better – takes care of the whole technology setup can bring serious savings.

    Checklist of features for Brokers:

    •  All-in-one system
    •  Embedded CRM (Client Office)
    •  Customizable to match your brand
    •  Installation from the website (no Google/ Apple approval)
    •  Optimised for user retention
    •  Back-office apps in an affordable package

    2. Payment system

    As a regulated broker, you’re unlikely to face any problems with bank and credit card transfers. Although, you need to look out for the fees you or your customers will have to cover.

    It gets tricky when you decide to conduct your business offshore. Of course, even European Brokers decided to expand in other regions to offer higher leverage and more flexibility. But in such case, even opening a bank account can be challenging. Also, transfers of your customers will be blocked by their banks, and credit card payments.

    To handle your clients’ payments you need to connect your platform to an aggregator to access different Payment System Providers – the more the better your chances of successful payment processing are. This is the best way to solve the problem if not the only way to handle payments after FX industry regulations tightening.

    Remember, nowadays traders expect the possibility of digital currency payments if you won’t enable it – they’ll find another Broker. Look for a fully automated digital currency payment gateway solution already integrated with Client Office (CRM) as it is the most convenient and cost-effective.

    3. Liquidity

    Carefully choose your business model:

    • B book -> market maker. In this case scenario, you become the other side of your customers’ transactions. So you take all the risk and you need to cover all clients’ withdrawals. This model is recommended for experienced industry professionals rather than novice brokers.
    • A book -> STP/ECN you make a deal with your Liquidity Provider and all of your clients’ transactions are mirrored at one Hedge Account run by your LP. You don’t take much risk but you also make fewer profits as you make money on mark-ups/commission. This model is recommended for start-up brokers who are just learning the FX business.

    There’s always a possibility to mix both models of execution and create a hybrid. Take time to consider pros and cons or preferably find a trusted and experienced FX technology provider who will help you start your business from a scratch.

    4. Register your company

    You need a registered company to be able to sign legal agreements with Liquidity, technology and payment providers. There are three types of legal jurisdictions for forex services (unregulated, semi-regulated and regulated) varying in license cost and scope. It is crucial to choose a jurisdiction where you’ll be able to fulfil all requirements. Most of the novice brokers start offshore as the registration is just a formality (the cheapest and easiest to obtain).

    5. Website – online presence

    No matter how small you start you need to remember that you only succeed if you manage to gain and keep the customers. A website is a must-have. Once you create an ‘online business card’ (branded page) with all the info about your offer, contact forms, account registration etc., you need to take care of marketing to attract customers. As little as keeping your Social Media profile active can make a huge impact.

    Starting a new business isn’t that difficult but for it to be successful it requires proper preparation and knowledge. It’s best to get support from an experienced company as cost optimization and preventing bad decisions will definitely pay off.

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