Jane Street Privacy Policy

Effective Date: March 21, 2017; Last Updated: October 16th, 2020


This Policy describes how Jane Street treats the personal information we collect from you. If you have offline dealings with us in Europe, for example as a client/counterparty of Jane Street Financial Limited or Jane Street Netherlands B.V., please click here (in the case of JSF) or here (in the case of JSN) to view the applicable privacy policy.

By interacting with us, you consent to our privacy practices.

What information we collect.

Contact information. This includes your name and email address. It may also include your phone number and address. We may also collect your title and company name, or school affiliation.

Employment information. We collect education and job history from applicants and employees. This includes information you submit as part of your resume.

Posted content. Where you post comments to our sites, for example, on our Tech Blog, your posts will be publicly viewable.

Site usage. We collect information about the browser and computer you use to access our website. This might include your IP address. We might also collect information about the sites you visit before and after visiting our websites. To learn more about our passive information activities please read our Ad and Cookie Policy.

How we use information.

We use information to respond to your requests or questions. We use your contact and employment information to process your requests and applications.

We use information to run and improve our websites and our business. We might use your contact, posted content, and site usage information to measure and analyze our websites. This helps us make our websites better.

We use information for security purposes. We use all categories of information to protect our company, our clients, or our websites.

We use information to send you communications. We use contact information to provide you with information about Jane Street or services or events in which we think you would be interested. We also use this information to contact you about your relationship with us. This may be about our Policy or our website Terms.

We may use information as otherwise permitted by law or as we may notify you.

If you are in Europe: Our basis for processing your information is typically to perform a contract, based on consent or for our legitimate interests.

How we collect information.

We collect information you provide. We collect contact and posted content information when you submit it online. This includes when you sign up to attend events, to receive emails or puzzles, or to enter contests. We may collect contact information from you at events. We collect contact and employment information if you apply for a job or internship. This may be online or in person.

We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like browser cookies and web beacons to collect site usage information about your use of the website over time. We do this on our websites and in emails that we send to you. We may have third parties collect information this way. Learn more about these tools and how you can control them in our Ad and Cookie Policy.

We get information about you from third parties. Our third-party partners and associates may give us contact information about you. These might include social media websites.

We combine information. We combine information that we have collected from various sources, such as offline, online, and information we get from third parties. We combine information collected across devices, such as computers and mobile devices.

We may share information with third parties.

We will share information within the Jane Street family of companies.

We will share information with vendors who perform services on our behalf. We share contact and site usage information with vendors who help us manage our website or send or store emails on our behalf. We also provide contact and employment information to vendors who provide human resource support. We may also share contact and site usage information with third parties that assist us in driving job applicants to our website. Some vendors may be located outside of the United States and outside of the European Economic Area.

We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena or if a government agency or investigatory body requests. This includes sharing information with the US government. We also share information when we are investigating potential fraud. We will also include your information in a publicly-available winner’s list if you are the winner of a promotion.

We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business as permitted by law. We may share contact or employment information if all or part of our business was sold. If there is a merger or acquisition, we may share this same information. Where legally required, we will give you prior notice and, if you have the legal right to do so, allow you to object.

We may share information for other reasons we describe to you or as permitted by law.

You have certain choices about how we use your information.

You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving promotional emails from us, including for example, from the Tech Blog or the Morning Note, follow the instructions in those email messages. Even if you opt out of receiving marketing messages, we may continue to send you other types of messages about your relationship with us where permitted by law. For example, we may still contact you in response to job applications or events. To request deletion of your information, please email us at privacy-policy@janestreet.com.

You can control cookies and tracking tools. To learn how to manage cookies and other tracking tools, and to read our Do Not Track policy, please click here.

California residents’ rights. If you reside in California and are not a job applicant, employee, or employee of another company interacting with us in your job role, you have the right to request what information we collect, use, and disclose. You also have the right to request that we delete your information. To make a request, you can contact us at privacy-policy@janestreet.com or call us at +1 646 759 6000. We will use reasonable methods to verify you, based on your type of request. We will not discriminate against you because you have exercised any of your privacy rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act. You can designate an agent to make a request by having them execute a notarized power of attorney to act on your behalf.

Sales of personal information. Under California law, we are required to tell you if we “sell” information as that term is defined by applicable law. “Sell” means to share personal information with a third party for monetary or other valuable consideration. We do not sell your personal information based on our understanding of that term. We also have disclosure obligations in Nevada. We do not exchange Nevada residents’ personal information for money with anyone so they may license or sell the personal information to additional parties. We do not sell personal information of minors under the age of 16. Nevada residents may opt out of the future sale of their information to a third party so that they may license or sell information by emailing us at: You may contact us with questions or requests regarding the sale of your information at privacy-policy@janestreet.com.

EU Residents. As required by law, you have certain rights. This includes a right to access, correct, and erase your information. You also have the right to lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority. Please contact us at privacy-policy@janestreet.com.

If you are in Singapore. If you have any requests or questions about Jane Street’s privacy policy as it pertains to Singapore’s Personal Data Protection Act 2012, please contact our Singapore Data Protection Officer at sgp-data-protection-officer@janestreet.com .

You have other controls you can exercise. You can choose whether or not to share personal information. If you choose not to share, some parts of our websites and some services may be more difficult or impossible to use. To update or correct your information, you can email us at privacy-policy@janestreet.com.

These sites are not intended for, or appealing to, children.

Our sites are meant for adults. We do not knowingly collect personally-identifiable information from children under 13. If you are a parent or legal guardian and think your child under 13 has given us information, please email us at privacy-policy@janestreet.com. Please mark your inquiries “COPPA Information Request.”

We use standard security measures.

The Internet is not 100% secure. We cannot promise that your use of our sites will be completely safe. We encourage you to use caution when using the Internet.

We keep personal information as long as it is needed or relevant for our business. We also keep information as required by law.

We collect and store information both in and outside of the United States.

Information that we collect from you may be transferred to and stored within the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands and Hong Kong. If you live outside of these jurisdictions you understand and agree that we may transfer your information to the United States or Hong Kong. This site is subject to US laws, which may not afford the same level of protection of those in your country.

If you click on some links on our sites, you will be taken to websites we do not control. This policy does not apply to the privacy practices of those websites. We are not responsible for these third-party sites or services.

Feel free to contact us if you have more questions.

If you have any questions about this Policy or want to access, delete, or correct your information, please email us at privacy-policy@janestreet.com.

For Singapore-specific queries, please email our Singapore Data Protection Officer at sgp-data-protection-officer@janestreet.com .

You can also write to us at:

  • Jane Street
  • c/o Legal and Compliance
  • 250 Vesey Street, Third Floor
  • New York, NY 10281

What we will do if there is an update to this policy.

From time to time we may change our privacy practices. We will notify you of any material changes to this policy as required by law. We will also post an updated copy on our website. Please check our site periodically for updates.