Privacy Policy

Sites Subject to this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy describes how CME Group Index Services, LLC and its affiliates ("CME Indexes") will treat the personal information received about you when you visit,, and (hereafter referred to collectively as the "Services"). Information you provide to us through any other means is not covered by this policy.

Links to Other Web Sites

CME Indexes publishes other web sites that have separate privacy policies and may be accessible via links on the Services. The Services also offer features, such as services to create charts and graphs and access to third-party publications that are provided by third parties through links located on the Services. These third-party sites, some of which are co-branded, also have their own privacy policies. Please remember that when you visit these other web sites, even the affiliated and co-branded sites, this privacy policy does not apply.

Information We Collect

We Collect: When you register, make purchases, and at other times, we will collect personally identifiable information from you that may include your name, address, e-mail address and credit-card information, and other information such as your age, facts about your computers, profession and investing habits and similar information. We do not, however, knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of thirteen.

Surveys: We may conduct occasional surveys and other customer research. These are entirely voluntary and you may easily decline to participate.

Web Site Usage Information: We automatically collect IP addresses and web site usage information from you when you visit the Services. This information helps us evaluate how you use and navigate our web sites.

How We Use Information Collected

We may use information in the following ways:

  • For the purposes for which you specifically provided the information including, for example, to process your requests for data.
  • To send you notifications about your accounts or transactions with us and to otherwise contact you with information that we believe will be of interest to you.
  • To notify you about our products, services and special offers and to allow other select companies to send you materials about their products and services.
  • To enhance or develop features, products and services.
  • To provide advertisers and other third parties with aggregate information about our user base and usage patterns.
  • To allow us to personalize the content and advertising that you and others see based on personal characteristics or preferences.

We may combine the information that we collect from you on the Services with information that you provide to us in connection with your use of our other products, services and web sites or information we collect from third parties.

We may hire other companies to perform services including, without limitation, facilitating some aspects of the Services, sending e-mail, fulfilling purchase requests, delivering ads, and auditing. These other companies may be supplied with or have access to your personally identifiable information solely for the purpose of providing these services to us or on our behalf.

We may disclose and use personally identifiable information in special circumstances where it is necessary to enforce our Terms of Service and other rights (for example, when necessary to protect our intellectual property rights) or when we, in our sole discretion, believe it is necessary or appropriate in connection with or as the result of a change in ownership of all or a portion of the Services as the result of a merger, acquisition or transfer to another company. We also may disclose or use your personal information when we, in good faith, believe that the law requires us to do so.

Your Ability to Choose

You can let us know that you do not wish to receive information about special offers and new products and features from CME Indexes, or to have us share your personal information with third parties whose products or services we think may interest you by opting out at the time you give us your personally identifiable information or by contacting us as follows:

  • Contact us by e-mail at or by postal mail at CME Group Index Services, LLC, P.O. Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543-0300.

Review and Correction

If you would like to review or update any personally identifiable information that CME Group Index Services, LLC may have about you, you may do so by contacting us as follows:

  • Contact us by e-mail at or by postal mail at CME Group Index Services, LLC, P.O. Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543-0300.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We employ cookie technology to, among other things, allow you to move quickly through our Services, facilitate the login processes and allow you to personalize and store your settings. We also use cookies to collect site usage information, estimate our total audience size and traffic, and help us improve our sites' experiences by measuring which areas are of greatest interest to users.

You can turn off the ability to receive any of these cookies by adjusting the browser in your computer. The Help menu on the menu bar of most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie and how to disable cookies altogether. Without cookies you can visit our Services, but you may not be able to use any portions of the Services that require you to sign in and you may not be able to take full advantage of some of our useful and convenient features.


The personally identifiable information we collect about you is stored in limited-access servers. We will maintain safeguards to protect the security of these servers.

Transfer to U.S. or Other Countries

Your information may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country where CME Indexes has facilities, and by using the Services, you consent to the transfer of information outside of your country.

Policy Modifications

When we make any material change to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by posting a notice on the home page of this site that the policy has been updated and by changing the date on this page noting when the policy was last updated.

Questions, Comments and Concerns

If you have any questions, comments or concerns about our Privacy Policy, you may contact us by e-mail at or by postal mail at CME Group Index Services, LLC, Attn: Susan Pellegrino, P.O. Box 300, Princeton, NJ 08543-0300.

This policy was last updated on March 18, 2010.

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