Privacy Policy

What does this mean?

Astute Capital Market Brokers, (collectively as “ACM brokers”, “The company”, “WE”, “OUR” and “US”) has prepared this privacy policy which provides overview and explanation as to how we treat the personal information of individuals who are users of our website, and including but not limited to you using any of our products, services or applications in any manner, whether online or offline. Please note that the official language of ACM brokers is English. For a more complete description of the Company's activity, please visit the English version of the site. information translated into languages other than English is for information purposes only and has no legal force, the Company is not responsible for the accuracy of the information provided in other languages. We will gather various types of information, which includes information identifying you as an individual; this is known as “Personal data” and/or “data”. ACM brokers is committed to protecting your personal data and respects your privacy. The present Privacy Policy is an integral part of the public documents package, pursuant to which the ACM brokers officially represented by its Affiliated Partners provides various services (including services of financial and informational nature, etc.) to its Clients. By choosing the Company's services, the Client fully agrees to all the terms and conditions of the public documents. The same applies to the interactions between the Client and the Company, during which trading and investment operations are performed, various informational materials are used, payments and transfers are arranged, etc. Should the Client disagree with any condition of the public documents package, she/he should cease all interaction with the Company. In case the Client deems the conditions of the present Privacy Policy unacceptable for any reason whatsoever, she/he shall cease all interaction with the Company, including terminating all financial operations carried out with Company mediation. By continuing to use the company website, you confirm that you are of legal age, and expressly agree with this Privacy Policy and consent to us collecting, maintaining, using, and disclosing your personal data.

How we collect information

Registration information

- information provided by the Client on application forms and other documents (including electronic documents). This includes: first name, last name, patronymic name, contact information (postal address, telephone number, e-mail, etc.), date of birth, occupation, assets and incomes. Etc.

Purpose of Data Collection/Personal Information Collection

When using the website as example, details of your usage are automatically registered by our server, such as your IP address, browser, the content you have visited.

Security Terminologies

ACM brokers uses Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption technology in order to protect certain information submitted by its Clients. This technology protects the Client from having his/her information intercepted by anyone other than the Company while it is being transmitted. The Company works hard to ensure that its Web servers (sites) are secure and that they meet industry standards. The Company also uses other safeguards such as firewalls, authentication systems (e.g., passwords and personal identification numbers) and access control mechanisms to control unauthorized access to systems and data. The Company reserves the right to choose technologies and methods of data protection at its own discretion, and to cooperate in this field with contractors which appear to be reliable to the Company. In accordance with the recommendations of Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, customer card details are protected using Transport Layer encryption — TLS 1.2 and application layer with algorithm AES and key length 256 bit.

Sharing Informations with Company's Affiliated Partners

The Company may share Client personal information described above with its affiliates for business purposes, such as servicing the Client's accounts and informing him/her about new products and services, as permitted by applicable law. The affiliate partners can access Client private information upon to the Company request and mandatory approval by the individual Client. Every access to personal information of Clients by the affiliate partner is recorded in a log, which is available for viewing by the Client. This log contain: time, the name of a partner and the type of information sought.

Security Measures

ACM brokers takes all appropriate security measures to ensure that the personal data/data collected and stored in connection with your visit to the website and/or in relation to the services and products provided by US is protected against any unauthorized access, misuse, loss and/or destruction ACM brokers uses physical and electronic security measures, including but not limited to the use of firewalls, personal passwords, encryption and authentication technologies. ACM brokers employees and service providers are bound by professional secrecy and must comply with all data protection provisions. It is to be noted, that access to personal data is restricted to specific employees, contractors and third party service providers who require this access in order to process the agreement between ACM brokers and you, all on a “need to know” basis and to be able to execute all obligations emanating from the agreements in place. It should be noted that data transmitted via an open network like the Internet cannot be fully protected from third-party access, although we take the best possible precautions to avoid any leakage of information/data. Any transmission of data via the internet is at your own risk, although we will exercise all ways in order to protect your personal data. Please note that all your actions while using this website may be recorded and analyzed for various purposes, including security, marketing and system monitoring purposes. ACM brokers adheres to strict security standards using the most up to date security technologies.


ACM brokers website uses cookies for statistical purposes and in order to improve the quality of services to the user. Cookies are small files that are placed on your device via your web browser when you visit ACM brokers website. Information is stored, such as the specific preferences when using the website. It is to be noted that you can configure your browser not to save any or only certain cookies on your device. There are different types of cookies such as ID cookies which do not expire when you close your browser, and persistent cookies with remains on your hard drive for a period of time. If you do not wish to receive cookies, you may be able to change the settings of your browser to refuse all cookies or to have your device notify you each time a cookie is sent to it, and thereby the choice to accept it or not. It is strongly recommended that you allow cookies on our website to ensure you have best possible experience. Disabling the cookies may result in reduced performance of the website and trading platform, and may also impair the quality of the services that we provide you in relation to your account with us.


ACM brokers reserves the right to make amendments to the present Privacy Policy. In particular, this may take place in cases that are not described directly or indirectly in the current edition of the Privacy Policy, or if a rule or law passes that requires such an amendment or addition.

Transaction Information

- information about deals between the Client and the Company, or between the Client and the Affiliated Partners of the Company, as well as information about communications (unilateral or bilateral) between the Client and the Company. Examples include Client account balances, trading (investing) activity, Client inquiries and the Company responses, including texts of the mails or log-files in used messaging systems. In the present Privacy Policy, the term "Affiliated Partners of the Company" refers to the organizations owned or run by the Company, as well as organizations that own part of Company property.

Verification Information

- information necessary to verify Client identity such as a passport or driver's license (or articles of association in case the Client is a legal unit). Examples also include information received by the Company from public records, such as loan offices, information agencies and address bureaus or from other entities not affiliated with the Company. The Anti-Money Laundering Policy requires the Company to collect information and take the necessary action to prevent transformation and legalization (laundering) of money gained from illegal activity.

Information about subscriptions

- information such as signals, alerts, news category and price subscriptions. The Company does not collect nor store credit /debit card details of any customer in its database.

The main purpose of collecting data is:

  • - An exclusive opportunity to showcase your trading prowess to the world.
  • - Identifying the client and suitability of the client in relation for the products and services offered and provided by ACM brokers.
  • - Improving the quality of services to natural/legal persons.
  • - Research and statistic analysis.
  • - Facilitation of technical administration.
  • - To take into consideration your online website behavior and trend.
  • - Improve the quality of services and develop new ones.
  • - Improve security by protecting against fraud and abuse.
  • - Improve security by protecting against fraud and abuse.
  • - Improve security by protecting against fraud and abuse.
  • - To provide your with the transaction and post transaction related services.
  • -To inform you of products and/or services that may be of interest to you.
  • - Ensuring network and information security.
  • - All personal data is stored in accordance with the applicable laws on data protection.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

The Company does not disclose the Client's personal information to third parties, except as described in this Privacy Policy. Third-party disclosures may include sharing such information with Non-Affiliated Partners of the Company that perform technical support services for Client accounts or facilitate Client deals with the Company, including those that provide professional, legal, or accounting advice to the Company. Non-affiliated Partners that assist the Company in providing services to the Clients are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information to the extent that they receive it, and to use this personal information only in the course of providing such services, and only for the purposes that the Company dictates. The Company may also disclose the Client's personal information to third parties to fulfill Client instructions or pursuant to the Client's express consent. Company also informs its Clients that it shall never sell, place at interim disposal on a remuneration basis, distribute or disseminate the Client's Personal information under any circumstances .

Disclosure Of Data

Your personal data will be kept confidential and will be treated as such, it is to be noted that we will only disclose website usage data and/or personal data, to third parties as permitted by law(s), where and if ACM brokers is legally obliged to do so or if such disclosure becomes necessary to enforce ACM brokers rights in particular to enforce claims arising from a contractual relationship, or required to comply with any judicial, and/or other proceedings, court order, legal process or pursuant to any governmental, intergovernmental and/or other regulatory bodies, whereby such disclosure may be executed by us without prior notice to you. We will not be liable for unlawful or unauthorized use of your personal information/passwords/user name/login, etc due to misuse or misplacement of your passwords, negligent or malicious intervention and/or otherwise. As said earlier ACM brokers may disclose your personal data to but not limited to business introducers, affiliates, any of the sister companies, (who might process data on behalf of us and who may only use it for the same purposes as us), third party service providers in order to process obligations arising from the agreement, financial institutions, banks, other similar organizations that we deal with in course of corporate business, external service providers and professional advisers, which may be located overseas, such as auditors, lawyers and accountants, any third parties where this is necessary to process a transaction or provide services which you have requested or for trade reporting purposes .

Third Party Links

Links may appear on the website that are not operated or monitored by us, known as “third-party websites”, whereby such third party websites are not bound by this privacy policy and we are not responsible for their content. No warranties or liability related to the contents of such third party websites are made. Using links to third-party websites are at your own sole risk and discretion.

Governing Law

The use of our website shall be governed by the Laws of Nigeria

Amendment Notification Procedure

Should amendments and/or additions be made, the Company shall inform the Clients of this fact by posting relevant notice on the Company's official Web site and sending a relevant message via the internal mail system. Posting the relevant notice on the Company Website and sending messages via internal mail are considered to be adequate Client Privacy Policy of the amendments, whether the Client reads and understands a corresponding text or ignores it.

Acceptance of Notice Conditions by Clients

Being the Client of the Company, and actively using its services (including brokerage services and information services), software and/or hardware allowing to carry out professional activities in the financial markets, I accept the Privacy Policy described in this Notice. I agree with all the provisions (clauses, sections) of all documents publicly declared by the Company during the period of use of any services of the Company, and in case of disagreement, I will immediately cease to use the Company's services .