Investment Advisors are required by law to inform their clients of their policies regarding privacy of client information. We are bound by professional standards of confidentiality that are even more stringent than those required by law. This notice is being provided to you in accordance with the Securities and Exchange Commission’s rule regarding the privacy of consumer financial information (“Regulation S-P”). Please take the time to read and understand the privacy policies and procedures that we have implemented to safeguard your nonpublic personal information.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT Fiduciary Financial Services (Hanson Financial) must collect certain personally identifiable financial information about its customers to provide financial services and products. The personally identifiable financial information that we gather during the normal course of doing business with you may include:
- information we receive from you on applications or other forms;
- information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others;
- information we receive from a consumer reporting agency.
INFORMATION WE DISCLOSE We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted or required by law, or as necessary to provide services to you. In accordance with Section 248.13 of Regulation S-P, we may disclose all of the information we collect, as described above, to certain non-affiliated third-parties such as our attorneys, accountants, auditors, to certain affiliated third-parties in order to provide services or products to you, and to persons or entities that are assessing our compliance with industry standards. We enter into contractual agreements with all non-affiliated third-parties that prohibit such third-parties from disclosing or using the information other than to carry out the purposes for which we disclose the information.
CONFIDENTIALITY AND SECURITY We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those Employees who need to know that information to provide financial products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
ACCURACY Hanson Financial strives to maintain accurate personal information in our client files at all times. However, as personal situations, facts and data change over time; we encourage our clients to provide feedback and updated information to help us meet our goals.