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The Options Price Reporting Authority, LLC ("OPRA") respects your expectations of privacy. This Policy describes the ways in which we use information provided by users of this website.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

In general, you can visit OPRA's website without telling us who you are or revealing personal information about yourself. You will know personal information is being collected because you will be asked to provide it. If you communicate with us via e-mail, you may need to supply us with personal information relating to the purpose of your communication in order to enable us to provide you with a useful reply. In some cases we might forward an e-mail sent to us to a third party to facilitate an appropriate response.

Personal information that you provide may be used for marketing and promotional purposes, but only by OPRA. We do not provide personally identifiable information collected by this website to any third party for such third party's direct marketing purposes. OPRA might use personal information provided to us by a user of this website to further inform and educate users about U.S. listed options, or to improve the website or the information that OPRA makes publicly available. However, if we were to do so it would be in anonymous form and we would not identify the source of the information provided to us.

You should note that e-mail is not necessarily secure from interception. The e-mail address or addresses identified in the OPRA website do not have any encryption capability. You should consider whether information of a particularly personal or sensitive nature is appropriate to include in an e-mail.

Automatically Collected Usage Information

OPRA's web servers collect general data pertaining to users of this website and the mobile devices and programs from which they access this website ("Usage Information"). Usage Information can include: the name of the domain and host from which you access the Internet; the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the device you are using; the browser software and operating system you are using; mobile device type, device operating system, device settings, the date and time at which you access the OPRA website (including the length of time spent, the pages accessed while visiting this website, and links clicked); and the address of the Internet site from which you linked directly to the site. This Usage Information is collected to help us manage and administer our website, improve the content of our website and customize and improve the website user experience. Usage Information is gathered using the following methods: (1) cookies, (2) third-party website analytics tools (Google® Analytics), and (3) general detection and use of your internet protocol (IP) address or domain name. OPRA does not collect personally identifiable information about an individual user's online activities over time across third party web sites (and thus does not monitor your browser's Do Not Track indicator).

The OPRA website uses "cookie" technology. A cookie is an element of data that a website sends to the browser of a user of the website. The OPRA website's use of cookies is currently limited to facilitating use of the website and measuring activity on the website, and all information collected with cookies is anonymous. OPRA does not use cookies to aggregate information with respect to use of the Internet from a particular email address. You can choose whether to accept cookies by changing the settings of your browser. Although this may disable or render unusable some of the features of our website.

The OPRA website uses third party web analytics tools (Google® Analytics) to collect Usage Information about how our website is used. These analytics may use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) as well as tags or other collection technologies to collect such Usage Information. OPRA does not merge personal information with non-personally identifiable Usage Information collected from such analytics features.

Security of the Website

To protect the security of the OPRA website and to ensure that the site remains available to all users, OPRA employs software programs to monitor network traffic and to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise to cause damage to the website. See OPRA's User Agreement for additional information on this issue.

Other Important Information

Notwithstanding any other provision of this Privacy Policy, OPRA reserves the right to disclose user information in special cases, when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) our rights or property, other users of the OPRA website, or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. We may disclose personal information without notice to you in response to a subpoena or when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or to respond to an emergency situation. Links to third party websites are provided from this site for your convenience. Should you leave this website via such a link, the content of any third party website is not provided by OPRA. OPRA is not responsible for, nor has it developed or reviewed, the content of those sites. Third party websites may collect information from or about users. OPRA's Privacy Policy does not cover any such collection activities, and users are advised to review the privacy policies of those websites for information.

OPRA does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from users under 13 years of age. No information should be submitted to this website by guests under 13 years of age.

Please contact us at opra@cboe.com or call 312-786-7067 if you have any questions, comments, or feedback about this Privacy Policy and information practices or your use of this site.

OPRA reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy. Any such modifications will be effective when published on this website.

This Privacy Policy is effective as of June 29, 2016.


 
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