We are committed to keeping the personal information collected from our potential, current and former customers confidential and secure. The proper handling of personal information is one of our highest priorities. We want to be sure that you know why we need to collect personal information from you. We also want to explain to you our commitment to protect the information you provide to us. We never sell your information to any outside parties. Customer Information We collect and keep only information that is necessary for us to provide services requested by you and to administer your business with us. We may collect nonpublic personal information: From you when you complete an application, subscription documents or other forms. This includes information such as name, address, social security number, assets, income, net worth and other information deemed necessary to evaluate your financial needs. As a result of transactions with us, our affiliates or others. This could include transactions completed with us, information received from outside vendors to complete transactions or to effect financial goals. Sharing Information We only share your nonpublic personal information with non-affiliated companies or individuals as permitted by law, such as your representative within our firm, securities clearing firm, issuer, mutual funds, insurance companies and other product vendors, or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. In the normal course of our business, we may disclose information we collect about you to companies or individuals that contract with us to perform servicing functions such as: * Record keeping * Computer related services * Good faith disclosure to regulators who have regulatory authority over the company * Companies we hire to provide support services are not allowed to use your personal information for their own purposes and are contractually obligated to maintain strict confidentiality. We limit their use of your personal information to the performance of the specific service we have requested. We do not provide your personally identifiable information to mailing list vendors or solicitors for any purpose. When we provide personal information to a service provider, we require these providers to agree to safeguard your information, to use the information only for the intended purpose, and to abide by applicable law. Employee Access to Information Only employees with a valid business reason have access to your personal information. These employees are educated on the importance of maintaining the confidentiality and security of this information. They are required to abide by our information handling practices. Protection of Information We maintain security standards to protect your information, whether written, spoken, or electronic. We update and test our systems to ensure the protection and integrity of information. Maintaining Accurate Information Our goal is to maintain accurate, up-to-date customer records in accordance with industry standards. We have procedures in place to keep information current and complete, including timely correction of inaccurate information. Disclosure of our Privacy Policy We recognize and respect the privacy concerns of our potential, current and former customers. We are committed to safeguarding this information. As a member of the financial services industry, we are sending you this Notice of Privacy Policy for informational purposes and will update and distribute it as required by law. It is also available upon request. Internet Access We provide a web site on the Internet for our company. We do not utilize Cookies, Graphics Interchange Format (GIF's), or any other web tools. You should check the privacy policy for any links provided upon leaving our web site