Queries and Complaints

Central to our corporate culture is Treating Customers Fairly (“TCF”). Tradetech Markets (South Africa) Pty Ltd 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 endeavour to address your feedback fully, recognising 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

If you are dissatisfied with the service provided by Markets.com, please contact our Customer Service as soon as possible by phone at +2731 100 2385, 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 6 weeks 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 can do so by completing the Online Complaint Form.

Note that all the information included on the Online Complaint Form must be completed in order for our dedicated Quality Control Department to examine your complaint in an informed manner. 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.

The process that we envisage will be followed in dealing with your complaint is as follows:

  • We will acknowledge receipt of your complaint within 5 days, providing you with the recorded URN which will be quoted in all communications directed to you from the Company regarding the Complaint, while informing you that the Complaint is being investigated;
  • We will attempt to have your complaint resolved within six (6) weeks from the submission date of your complaint.

If upon receipt of our final response on your complaint you are not satisfied or in case no response is received within the 6 weeks, you can refer your complaint to the Financial Ombudsman of the South Africa. For more information please visit http://www.faisombud.co.za. You must, if you wish to refer a matter to the Ombudsman, do so within six months from the date of the notice in which we inform you that we are unable to resolve the complaint to your satisfaction. The Ombudsman will not adjudicate in matters exceeding a value of R800 000.

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.

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
  • Quantranks

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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