Privacy Policy


ISDA respects the privacy of its users. Therefore, we will not monitor, edit, or disclose the contents of any e-mail or other communication with ISDA unless required in the course of normal maintenance of ISDA and ISDA and their systems or unless required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to (a) comply with the law or comply with legal process served on ISDA or ISDA; or (b) protect or defend the rights or property of or ISDA. Users shall remain solely responsible for the content of their messages, regardless of what the content is. All personal information collected through ISDA is provided on a voluntary basis by its users and visitors through a visible means of data entry or by collecting information using a registration form.

Upon request, ISDA will (a) remove you and your personal information from our database; (b) correct personal information that you state is erroneous; or (c) permit you to “opt out” of further e-mail contact (excepting notification of major changes to the service) while still allowing you to access to ISDA

ISDA logs IP addresses for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes. Your IP address indicates the location of your computer on the Internet.

ISDA may also gather anonymous information that it or ISDA may use or share with third parties. This information does not personally identify you, but may be helpful in improving the services offered. Generally this information is collected through “traffic data” and may entail the use of “cookies,” “IP addresses,” or other numeric codes used to identify a computer.


“Cookies” give users a special, random ID in the form of small text files, which are stored on the hard drive of a user’s computer. The use of cookies is an industry standard. ISDA employs cookies to recognize you and your access privileges for certain locations on its Site as well as to track site usage. You can set your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Members or visitors who do not accept cookies from ISDA cannot access some areas of ISDA

ISDA may, in its sole discretion, perform statistical analysis of the collective characteristics and behavior of its users to measure interests in its operations (for product development and other business development purposes).

Users should be aware that when they are on ISDA, they could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There may be links to other sites from ISDA pages that take you outside our services. These may include links from sponsors and partners that may use the Site as part of a co-branding agreement with ISDA or ISDA. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect and track data, or solicit personal information. ISDA CDS MARKETPLACESM does not endorse the content found on such third-party sites. You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links and pointers.

If you participate in any discussions on ISDA, you agree not to use any language or engage in any conduct that is threatening, abusive, vulgar, discourteous or criminal. You also agree not to post or transmit information or materials that would violate the rights of a third party or which would contain a virus or other harmful component.

Please keep in mind that whenever you give out information online – including, for example, posting a message to a discussion group – that information can be collected and used by people you do not know. ISDA cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online, and you do so at your own risk. ISDA cannot control the acts of its visitors who use the ISDA interactive features.

Unless otherwise noted, all materials, including images, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, video clips, and written and other materials that are part of this Site, are copyrights, trademarks, trade dress and/or other intellectual properties owned, controlled or licensed by ISDA and/or ISDA.

By publishing, uploading or submitting any materials to us, including messages posted in any of our discussion groups or chat rooms, you automatically grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) ISDA and ISDA a perpetual, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license (with the right to grant sublicenses) to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute such materials, incorporate such material and otherwise exploit all content or information you publish on the Site into any form, medium or technology, now known or later developed. You further agree that all such communications you make to the Web Site shall not be deemed confidential. By your acceptance of these terms and conditions you agree to waive all recourse against ISDA or ISDA for any alleged or actual infringement or misappropriation of any proprietary or confidential publications or communications to ISDA or ISDA.