Queries and Complaints

Central to our corporate culture is Treating Customers Fairly (“TCF”). Tradetech Alpha strives, through our trading platform Markets.com to provide you with the highest level of customer service and to build a strong and long-lasting service relationship with you. We view your comments, suggestions and concerns as matters of utmost importance for our business. We endeavor to address your feedback fully, recognizing that a client's feedback and/ or expression of dissatisfaction is an opportunity for us to improve by enhancing our products and level of service.

Query – Usually resolved within 48 hours

In the unlikely event that you feel dissatisfied with any area of the service provided by Markets.com, please contact our Customer Service as soon as possible by phone at +44-20-3150-0380, Live Chat or via our Online Queries Form for immediate and prompt assistance.

Our representatives are available to assist you through your concerns to reach to a fair conclusion.

Trading Query – Usually resolved within 48 hours

If you have a trading query relating for example to your trading account and the operation of this on our trading platform Markets.com or with respect to our Terms and Conditions, you can submit a trade enquiry by submitting the Online Trading Query Form. Please note that all trading enquiries must be logged with us as quickly as possible after the trading enquiry, need for clarification or issue have occurred.

A dedicated team of professionals is available to research and resolve your trading query the soonest – we are committed to responding the latest within 48 hours of receipt of your Trading Query. Once your trading query has been examined you will receive a full explanation of the circumstances and the outcome.

Formal Complaint – Process can take up to 2 months to resolve

You are entitled to submit a complaint at any time in your trading experience with us, where you may feel that our service has not met your satisfaction. Where any trading or other query has not been addressed or when you wish to submit a formal complaint at the initial or a subsequent stage, you may raise the matter as a complaint with our Compliance team. Our team is available via e-mail complaints@tradetechalpha.com.  To help our team with the review of your complaint please make sure to provide us as much detail as possible in your initial e-mail, including:

  1. Full name and Account number.

  2. A description of your complaint, and the end result you would prefer.

  3. Any documentation you have to support your complaint.

  4. A contact phone number and e-mail address, where we can contact you.

We may request further information and/or supportive documentation during the review process. We ask for your valued cooperation in the review process of your complaint in order to complete our work and provide you with our feedback and response the soonest possible.

Data Protection or Privacy Queries/ Complaints

If you are having concerns regarding the privacy and safety of your personal data, you are entitled to submit a query or a complaint at any time during your business relationship with us. To submit a query, you may complete the Online Queries Form. In case you wish to file a complaint you may proceed by submitting a formal complaint at any stage of time where concerns regarding your data privacy or data safety arise.

Your complaint will receive an impartial review to determine if we have acted fairly, within our rights and have met our contractual obligations to you. A final written response will be provided within eight weeks of the date the original complaint; however, we will work to resolve your complaint well within this timeframe.

If you have been classified under MiFID as an eligible client, and you feel that we have failed to satisfactorily resolve your complaint, then you are able to refer, and we encourage you to refer, your complaint the Financial Ombudsman Service. Any reference to the Financial Ombudsman Service must take place within six months of the final response from TradeTech Alpha. To this end, if upon receipt of our final response on your complaint you are not satisfied or in case no response is received within the 8-week timeframe, you can refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman. The Financial Ombudsman Service will not consider a complaint until we have had the opportunity to address the complaint and exhausted all potential avenues of resolution with you.

The address of the Financial Ombudsman Service is:

Financial Ombudsman Service Exchange Tower
London E14 9SR
E-mail: complaint.info@financial-ombudsman.org.uk
Website: www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk

To visit our Online Complaints Form please click here.

CySEC (EU)

  • Client’s funds are kept in segregated bank accounts
  • FSCS Investor Compensation up to EUR20,000
  • Negative Balance Protection

Products

  • CFD
  • Share Dealing
  • Strategy Builder

Markets.com, operated by Safecap Investments Limited (“Safecap”) Regulated by CySEC under License no. 092/08 and FSCA under Licence no. 43906.

FSC (GLOBAL)

  • Clients’ funds kept in segregated bank accounts
  • Electronic Verification
  • Negative Balance Protection

Products

  • CFD
  • Strategy Builder

Markets.com, operated by TradeTech Markets (BVI) Limited (“TTMBVI”) Regulated by the BVI Financial Services Commission (‘FSC’) under licence no. SIBA/L/14/1067.

FCA (UK)

  • Client’s funds are kept in segregated bank accounts
  • FSCS Investor Compensation up to GBP85,000
    *depending on criteria and eligibility
  • Negative Balance Protection

Products

  • CFD
  • Spread Bets
  • Strategy Builder

Markets.com operated by TradeTech Alpha Limited (“TTA”) Regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (“FCA”) under licence number 607305.

ASIC (AU)

  • Clients’ funds kept in segregated bank accounts
  • Electronic Verification
  • Negative Balance Protection

Products

  • CFD

Markets.com, operated by Tradetech Markets (Australia) Pty Limited (‘TTMAU”) Holds Australian Financial Services Licence no. 424008 and is regulated in the provision of financial services by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (“ASIC”).

FSCA (ZA)

  • Clients’ funds kept in segregated bank accounts
  • Negative Balance Protection

Products

  • CFD
  • Strategy Builder

Markets.com, operated by TradeTech Markets (South Africa) (Pty) Limited (“TTMSA”) Regulated by Financial Sector Conduct Authority (‘FSCA’) under the licence no. 46860.

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