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Freepoint At-A-Glance

In short: in it for your long-term trust.

  • We manage physical trading from the point of production.
  • We leverage valuable strategic relationships that add efficiencies to client transactions —through an established presence in logistics and marketing.
  • Our roots stem from the successes of Sempra Energy Trading— and the equity support of Stone Point Capital.
  • We are agile. Committed. We have “boots on the ground.”
  • We provide creative, scalable financing solutions for our clients.
  • We are Freepoint Commodities.
  • And we believe market ingenuity and experience always wins the day.

fpo_at-a-glance_01The Freepoint Advantage

Our expertise is in being able to use our intellectual capital toward structured, scalable financing and debt solutions that leverage our global presence in physical markets. We pride ourselves on the agility to make fast decisions — but build long-term relationships.

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Privacy Policy

By using this website, www.freepoint.com, (the “Website”) you are knowingly and willingly agreeing to be bound by this Privacy Policy (the “Policy”).

This Policy details the information gathering and sharing practices for Freepoint Commodities LLC (“Freepoint”) and its affiliates.  Your access and use of the Website indicates your acceptance of this Policy and the practices described in it. If you share information with us in other circumstances, or through other means, the Policy will also apply, unless the Policy is superseded by another agreement between you and Freepoint or one of its affiliates.  Freepoint may change this Policy from time to time, and you agree to be bound by the updated Policy.  Your continued use of the Website following the posting of an updated Policy will signify your acceptance of the then current Policy.

Scope of the Policy

This Privacy Policy covers the Personal Information we collect.

“Personal Information” is information that identifies you personally, either alone or in combination with other information available to us. Examples of personal information include your name, contact details, job applications, information you provide when using the website, including information about the pages you have viewed and the path you have taken through the Website.

Collection of Information

In general, the Website gathers some generic information automatically.  Generic information does NOT reveal your identity.  It includes, but is not limited to, information about the Internet Protocol address assigned to your computer, the number and frequency of visits and the Web pages you visited (“Non-Personally Identifiable Information”).  This is accomplished by using certain technologies, including but not limited to “cookies.”  Cookies are pieces of information transferred to your hard drive for record-keeping purposes.  The use of cookies is an industry standard and is used by most major websites to provide the visitor with tailored information.  Freepoint and its affiliates may share any Non-Personally Identifiable Information they collect with each other and with any third parties.  We may use cookies and other technologies (including Google Analytics) to:

  • Determine which domain to measure
  • Recognize you when you return to the Website
  • Remember the number and time of previous visits
  • Remember traffic source information
  • Determine the start and end of a session
  • Remember the value of visitor-level custom variables

Please note that third parties (including, for example, providers of external services like web traffic analysis services) may also use cookies, over which we have no control. These cookies are likely to be analytical/performance cookies or targeting cookies.

The cookies we use can be classified into two categories:

  • “Session cookies” which are allocated to your computer for the duration of your visit of our Sites and which will be automatically removed from your computer when you close your browser.
  • “Persistent cookies” which expire after a reasonable period of time or until the user deletes the cookie.

You can choose not to accept the cookie by adjusting your browser settings, but, if you choose to do so, all parts of the Website might not function properly.

Personal Information

The Website does not track, collect or distribute Personal Information about you (such as your name, address, email address, telephone number or any other information that might reasonably be used to identify visitors personally), except when such information is specifically and knowingly provided by you.  Thus, Freepoint will only collect Personal Information, when such information is provided to us in an email, on a form, in an online survey or in any other manner when this information is intentionally transmitted to Freepoint or any of its affiliates by you.  By providing any such Personal Information to Freepoint, you consent to Freepoint using it in accordance with this privacy policy.

Disclosure

Freepoint will use the information collected about you for the following purposes:

  • to carry out our obligations arising from any contract entered into between you and us and to provide Freepoint’s services and products to you and disclose it to third parties (including, but not limited to, other companies in the Freepoint group of companies) where such disclosure is connected with the provision of such services and products; and
  • for our onboarding process and in relation to any contractual relationship we enter into with you, we work with third parties (including, for example, credit reference agencies) and may share information about you with them, or receive information about you from them; and
  • to notify you of changes to our services and market Freepoint’s products and services to you in the future and this may involve contacting you using the contact details you give to

Otherwise, Freepoint will not sell or distribute Personal Information to third parties.  If you have voluntarily submitted Personal Information to us, Freepoint will use industry standard reasonable technical and organizational measures to maintain the security of your Personal Information.    This enables us to respond to your request about a product or service.  If you subscribe to an e-mail list, you will be given instructions on how to remove yourself from that list.

We may also disclose your Personal Information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If Freepoint (or one of its affiliates) or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the terms of our agreement(s) with you; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Freepoint, or its affiliates, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Your Personal Information may be stored and/or processed in and/or transferred between the EU and/ or the United States of America.  The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area (“EEA”). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe providing operational or support services. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. Freepoint will store and process any and all information collected in the EU and United States of America in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations. We may also be required to disclose your Personal Information to third parties if compelled to do so for legal or regulatory purposes, and you hereby expressly grant your consent to such disclosure.

BY USING THIS SITE, YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE COLLECTION, USE, AND TRANSFER OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN OR TO THE UNITED STATES OR ANY OTHER COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.

Updating and accessing your Personal Information

If you wish to update or amend the Personal Information which Freepoint holds about you or wish for Freepoint to cease using your Personal Information please contact us.

Intended Users

This Website is not directed at children 18 years of age or younger.  Freepoint, therefore, shall not intentionally collect information about any user under the age of 18.

Your rights

  • For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is Freepoint Commodities Services Limited of 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 9SP.
  • You have the right to ask us not to process your personal data for marketing purposes. We will usually inform you (before collecting your data) if we intend to use your data for such purposes or if we intend to disclose your information to any third party for such purposes. You can exercise the right at any time by contacting us at info@freepoint.com.
  • The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £50 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes we may make to our privacy policy in the future will be posted on this page and, where appropriate, notified to you by e-mail. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy.

Contacting Freepoint

You may contact us if you have any questions about this Policy, the practices of this Website or your dealings with the Website by sending an e-mail to info@freepoint.com.