Financial Fountains is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of the personal information that is entrusted to us.
The categories of nonpublic information that we collect from you may include identifying information about you such as your name, address, phone number, date of birth, and social security number; about your personal finances such as income, net worth, account balances, and securities trading activity; about your health to the extent that it is needed for the financial planning process; about transactions between you and third parties; and from consumer reporting agencies, such as credit reports. We use this information to help you meet your personal financial goals.
With your permission, we disclose limited information to attorneys, accountants, mortgage lenders, and other designated professionals with whom you have established a relationship. You may opt out from our sharing information with these nonaffiliated third parties by notifying us at any time in writing by mail, fax, or email. With your permission, we share a limited amount of information about you with your broker or custodian in order to execute securities transactions on your behalf.
We require strict confidentiality in our agreements with unaffiliated third parties to process a financial product or service requested by you such as a custodian or broker or to assist us with normal business operations such as information systems management, account reconciliation and report production services, and secure document destruction, retention, and storage. Federal and state securities regulators may review our Company records and your personal records as permitted by law.
We restrict access to your personal financial information to employees who need to know such information in providing services to you. We also maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information; these safeguards comply with all applicable laws.
We do not provide your personal information to mailing list vendors or solicitors.
Personally identifiable information about you will be maintained while you are a client, and for the required period thereafter that records are required to be maintained by federal and state securities laws. After that time, information may be destroyed.