At SCM Investment Services, safeguarding our clients’ privacy is paramount. We are committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of our clients’ personal information. In accordance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) and other applicable laws and regulations, including the USA PATRIOT Act, this policy outlines our practices regarding the collection, use, and protection of your personal information.
Categories of Information We May Collect
In the normal course of business, we may collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you on subscription documents, forms, and other communications. This information includes your name, address, social security number, assets, and income; and
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others, including your account balance and investment activity.
How We Use Your Information That We Collect
We use your nonpublic personal information in the following ways:
- To service your accounts and process transactions.
- To respond to court orders and legal investigations.
- To verify identity and conduct necessary due diligence as per the USA PATRIOT Act.
- As permitted by law or with your consent.
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone, except as permitted by law or as necessary to provide services to you.
Confidentiality and Security
We restrict access to your nonpublic personal information to those employees who need to know that information to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
Employee Access and Use of Information
Our employees are bound by our policies to access your personal information only for legitimate business purposes and to keep your information confidential. We maintain strict internal policies against unauthorized disclosure or use of client information.
We may share your nonpublic personal information with our affiliates and nonaffiliated third parties as permitted by law, such as to service providers who assist us in processing transactions or servicing your accounts. All third parties with whom we share information are required to protect the confidentiality and security of this information and to use it only for its intended purpose.
We respect the trust you have placed in us and value your business. We do not use your information for marketing purposes, nor will we contact you to promote products or services outside the scope of our business relationship, nor on behalf of third parties.
Notification of Policy and Changes
Your Right to Verify Accuracy
We strive to maintain the accuracy of your information. You have the right to review your personal information on record with us and request correction of any inaccuracies.
For any questions or concerns about this policy or your personal information, please contact us at email@example.com or 219-225-1924. Your privacy, our professional ethics, and the ability to provide you with quality financial services are very important to us.