Privacy Policy

I. Scope and Applicability of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies only to the UST2 website (”Website“). This “Website” is owned and operated by DTCC on behalf of participating financial industry organizations. The Privacy Policy sets forth the general policies and procedures of DTCC with respect to the collection, use, disclosure, transfer, and safeguarding of personal information and other information collected by DTCC in connection with the operation of the Website from users of the Website (“Users”).

DTCC may change this Privacy Policy from time to time and will become effective upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy to this Website. We will note the effective date of the most recent revision above.

II. Collection, Use, and Disclosure of Information

This Website is provided for information purposes only. Personal information may be collected from Users, including but not limited to names, email addresses, telephone numbers, and company names when users specifically and knowingly provide such information, such as in cases where users submit questions through our Website. It is the policy of DTCC not to disclose Users’ personal information to third parties for such third parties’ own marketing purposes. DTCC may disclose Users’ personal information and other information:

III. Information Safeguarding

DTCC and its service providers have implemented reasonable administrative, technical, and physical measures designed to protect User information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, disclosure, use, alteration, or destruction. DTCC’s security protections use technology consistent with current industry standards as existing from time to time. DTCC’s service providers receiving User information are expected to maintain privacy and security protections that are consistent with DTCC’s privacy and information security policies.

It is the policy of DTCC to restrict access to Users’ personal information to those staff members who need to know such information in order to provide the Services or as otherwise appropriate and consistent with this Privacy Policy. Any staff member who is authorized to have access to such information in connection with the performance of such staff member’s duties and responsibilities is required to keep such information secure and confidential. Staff members are instructed to review materials setting forth DTCC’s policies and procedures and to comply with procedures that are designed to address administrative, technical, and physical safeguards for the protection of such information.

IV. Transfer of Information to Other Countries

In accordance with applicable law, personal information, and other information covered by this Privacy Policy may be transferred to, and processed and stored in, the United States or any other country in which DTCC or its affiliates, subsidiaries, service providers, business partners, Users, or customers maintain facilities or reside, even if the level of data privacy required in that country is less than that required by your country. By submitting personal information to DTCC, Users consent to such transfers and to the worldwide processing of their personal information consistent with the terms of this Privacy Policy.

V. Accessing and Updating Information

Users have the right to request details of the personal information that DTCC holds about them and to delete or rectify any inaccurate personal information by sending a written request to privacyoffice@dtcc.com. While DTCC will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your request, we also reserve the right to impose certain restrictions and requirements on such access requests, if allowed or required by applicable laws.

VI. Use of Cookies and Other Electronic Tools

This Website uses cookies and other electronic tools to collect statistical and other information about your use of this Website. We collect and share this information only in non-personally identifiable format. The information we collect using these tools includes which operating system and browser you use, IP addresses, how you navigate to and through our site, and how long you stay on our web pages, among other information. We may share this information within DTCC and with our service providers in order to improve our Website and Services and enhance functionality for Users.

VII. Links to Third-Party Websites

Please note that when you link to any other website from this Website, the operator of such other website may collect information about you, including through cookies or other technologies. You acknowledge that information collection or privacy practices of any other party are not monitored or controlled by DTCC and DTCC is not responsible for such websites. Links on the Website to other websites are provided only as a convenience, and the inclusion of such links does not imply endorsement of the linked site. You should review the privacy policies of any other website that you visit to understand how your information is collected and used.

VIII. Contact Information

Any question regarding this Privacy Policy should be directed to privacyoffice@dtcc.com.