About this website
My website address is: https://tradermarkus.com. This website is run by an individual trader Markus (Skynet OU) who shares information on his financial trading journey. All information on this website is for entertainment purposes only. I do not recommend to buy or sell any financial assets. Any financial decision may result in loss of capital. Every person is responsible for his or her financial decisions and the outcome of it.
What personal data I collect and why I collect it
If you upload any media to the website that has location data embedded it might be possible to download and extract such location data from images on the site.
If you submit a message through the contact form on this website, your name and email address are sent to the owner of this site together with the message. These messages will be stored in the mailbox server for unspecified time period but will be deleted upon request from the sender. My website’s contact form uses Google reCAPTCHA service to prevent spam, please see their Privacy and Terms before submitting the form.
I use The Newsletter Plugin for WordPress to send out my weekly newsletter to subscribers. When you subscribe to my weekly newsletter through the double opt-in feature on the Newsletter page, I receive and store your email address for contacting you. Your email address is safely stored in my WordPress database hosted by my Namecheap web hosting service. I do not share your email address to any other third party and I do not send spam. You may unsubscribe any time and your email address will be deleted from my database. Please note that the weekly newsletter is not investment advice and reflects my opinion only. You are responsible for your own decisions and all financial decisions may result in loss of capital.
If you leave a comment on my site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit my login page, it will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
If you close the header notification bar on my website, a cookie will be placed in your browser for 90 days that will keep the notification bar closed for you while navigating on my website.
If you have subscribed to my weekly newsletter and receive email from me, that email will have cookie placed in it, so I can see how many subscribers have received and opened the email. This is only for statistical purposes for myself.
The social media plugins used for Twitter and Facebook on this website may store cookies from your visit. This is done to make your experience surfing the web more relevant and may provide you with targeted advertisements unless you disable cookies.
Tradermarkus.com website is a participant in the Amazon.com Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Each book review page has an Amazon link in the end to see more information or get that book on their website. These link URLs have my unique ID as a referral to compensate me if someone uses it to purchase on Amazon.com. When leaving this website through an Amazon link the visitor must accept Amazon’s own privacy notice on the following page: https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=GX7NJQ4ZB8MHFRNJ
Who I share your data with
Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=GX7NJQ4ZB8MHFRNJ
Automattic – https://automattic.com/privacy/
Google – https://policies.google.com/privacy?hl=en-US
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/policy.php
Instagram – https://help.instagram.com/402411646841720
The Newsletter Plugin – https://www.thenewsletterplugin.com/terms
Twitter – https://twitter.com/en/privacy
WordPress – https://wordpress.org/about/privacy/
YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/about/policies/#community-guidelines
How long I retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so it can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Your name and email address can be stored in my server at Namecheap until you opt out or request to delete information about you.
For users that register on my website (if any), I also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
Google Analytics sets the User and Event data to expire in 26 months.
For social media plugins and other third party data expiry please see their original Privacy Policies linked above.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data I hold about you, including any data you have provided to me. You can also request that I erase any personal data I hold about you. This does not include any data I am obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where I send your data
Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.
My contact information
If you need to contact me regarding any privacy-specific concerns, please send email on this page: Contact
How I protect your data
I use the latest security technology offered by Namecheap web hosting, PositiveSSL certificate for secured connection and highly secure long passwords on my hosting account and website administration. I keep my website’s software (WordPress) and plugins up to date.