What information does Company collect?
We may collect and maintain the following personal information required to communicate with you, including your name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address. In addition, we may request the following personal information to identify who you are, such as government identification, employer name and address, and Social Security or Employer Identification number. To comply with state and federal laws and regulations, we also may collect information to assess your current financial situation, your goals and objectives, and your investment experience, and other factors related to your suitability for certain investments. The information requested may include your approximate annual income , sources of income, approximate net worth, and approximate value of investment assets. If you register through the Website, we may collect certain demographic information, including age, gender, education, occupation, etc. Certain information also is collected automatically, which we store in log files, when you access the Website, including your Internet Protocol (IP) address, browser type, operating system, internet service provider (ISP), pages accessed, and prior and following sites that you view. We do this to improve the services we offer you and to improve site functionality.
What kind of tracking technologies do we use?
The Company and our partners, affiliates, or analytics or service providers may use tracking technologies such as cookies, beacons, tags, and scripts to analyze trends, administer the website, track users’ movements around the website, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies from these companies on an individual or aggregated basis.
We may partner with a third party to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this website and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests.
Frames: Some of our pages utilize framing techniques to serve content to/from our partners while preserving the look and feel of our website. Please be aware that you are providing your personal information to these third parties and not to us.
Social Media Widgets: Our websites include Social Media Features and Widgets, such as the Twitter and LinkedIn interactive mini-programs that run on our website. These Features may collect your Internet protocol address, which page you are visiting on our website, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Social Media Features and Widgets are either hosted by a third party or hosted directly on our website. The privacy statement of the company providing it governs your interactions with these Features.
When do we obtain information about you?
Most of the information collected by us is provided directly by you, by completing the questionnaires and documentation required by us to do business with you. Other ways information may be obtained are by (1) observing your usage of the Website, (2) providing services to you, and (3) collecting information (such as address, occupation, investment risk profile, and other marketing data) available from publicly or commercially available sources, such as online databases We collect this information to help us determine the suitability of products and services for you and to ensure regulatory compliance.
Why do we gather information?
We gather information about you and your financial situation in order to provide you with services that are appropriate for your particular situation and to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In addition, we may gather information to help expand the scope and improve the quality of services that we might offer to you now or in the future.
How do we use clients’ personal information?
The trust of our clients is our most important asset. We are careful to use personal information only as appropriate to provide clients with premium service while maintaining confidentiality and security. For example, we may use information collected to verify your personal identity and contact details. If the information you provide suggests that other services may be suitable and appropriate, we may offer additional services to you. We also may use the demographic information collected, along with general demographic information provided by third parties, in order to develop additional capabilities and services for clients. Should you elect to terminate your relationship with us, we may disclose your personal information as required by law, such as, to comply with a subpoena, bankruptcy proceedings, or similar legal process when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request. We will retain personal data we process on behalf of our clients for as long as needed to provide services to them. We will retain this personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
What information may be shared with affiliates, partners, and third-party service providers?
We will share your personal information with third parties only in the ways that are described in this privacy statement. We may share your personal information with affiliates, partners and third-party service providers if the information is required to provide a service you have requested or to provide you the opportunity to participate in the products or services offered by the affiliates. The use of your personal information is limited to the purposes identified in our agreement with the affiliate, partner or third-party service provider, although you may be asked to agree to additional terms including acknowledging additional privacy terms, as a condition of accepting the provision of services. An affiliate is a company that we own or controls or is under common control. we may share information related to the services provided to you, such as name, email address, mailing address, date of birth, employment status, and general account and demographic information. We do not share information with affiliates other than the type of information described above. A partner or third-party service provider is a firm contracted by us to support certain functions of the business, such as transaction posting, information dissemination, internet marketing, account processing, research, due diligence, reporting, information technology support, transfer agency, escrow, or custodial services. Use of any shared information is strictly limited to the provision of the contracted service, and all partners and third-party service providers with whom personal information is shared are required to protect such information in a manner similar to the way we protect such information, including restricting its dissemination except as necessary to provide the contracted service.
Does our Privacy Statement apply to other websites linked to the Website?
What steps do we take to safeguard clients’ personal information?
We utilize a broad array of security software, systems, and operational procedures to ensure the confidentiality and safety of your personal information. While no security system is flawless, we are regularly reviewing and upgrading the security technology and procedures that safeguard your confidential information. If you access the Website, a unique login identifier and password will be maintained for your online account access. You are responsible for keeping this information secret. You also may be offered online access to information related to your account through a third party service provider, such as an investment portal, advisor, custodian, transfer agent, or escrow agent. In such case you are responsible for safeguarding the credentials provided by such third party.
Will I be able to review, change, delete or correct my information?
Yes. Personal identifying information may be reviewed, changed, or corrected at any time. Your personal information cannot be deleted due to our regulatory compliance obligations. However, if you request that we no longer use your personal information, it will be maintained for regulatory archival purposes only. You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy and completeness of your personal and other information. Please review your information at regular intervals to ensure that it is accurate and complete. If you would like to review your personal information, or request deletion of your personal information, or if you believe that any of the information you have provided may be incorrect or out of date, or if you have any other questions or concerns regarding your personal information or regarding this Privacy Statement, please contact us using the Contact tab or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you choose to use our referral service to tell a contact about a blog post, we will ask you for your contact’s name and email address. We will automatically send your contact a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the blog. We store this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.
Your contact may contact us at email@example.com to request that we remove this information from our database.
How will I know if there are any changes to this Privacy Statement?
In the event that we make any material changes to this Privacy Statement, the revised Privacy Statement will be posted to the Website along with a notice informing you of such changes. In addition, this Privacy Statement has an effective date displayed at the beginning of this statement indicating when it first came into effect. You should review this Privacy Statement at regular intervals to remain informed of any changes. You agree that the act of posting a revised Privacy Statement electronically on the Website satisfies any obligation of us to physically deliver the Privacy Statement to you.