ALDA Advisors, Inc. dba Bear/Pelland Associates and ALDA Analytics Privacy Notice
Your Privacy is the Highest Priority
At ALDA Advisors, Inc. our clients are our highest priority.As your financial advisor, we are involved in the collection of personal – often sensitive – information.Protecting the confidentiality of that information has been, and will continue to be, a top priority for ALDA Advisors, Inc..Due to the sensitive nature of this personal information, ALDA Advisors, Inc. believes that you should know how your information is handled, the measures we have taken to safeguard that information and the situations in which we might share your information with select business partners.
Our privacy promise to you is based upon the basic principles of trust, ethics, and integrity.
The Information Collected
We will collect certain personal and financial information from you.This information is used to help us serve your financial needs as well as fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.The information gathered is dependent on the products and services provided, but may include name, address, social security number, net worth, annual income, and medical information.
To Whom Your Information May Be Disclosed
ALDA Advisors, Inc. only shares your personal and financial information with the following parties:
·Employees of ALDA Advisors, Inc..Your personal and financial information will be provided to those employees of ALDA Advisors, Inc., who require the information to process the services being provided to you.
·Other companies as necessary to process your business.ALDA Advisors, Inc. will share your personal and financial information with other financial entities, such as insurance companies, in order to effect transactions which you have requested or authorized. Your information will also be provided to third party administrators and vendors used by ALDA Advisors, Inc. to effect, administer or enforce a transaction that you requested or authorized. In such cases, those companies are prohibited, by agreement, from using information about you except for the narrow purpose for which it was given to them.
·Where required by law or regulation.ALDA Advisors, Inc. may be required by law or regulation to disclose your personal and/or financial information to a third party.For example, in response to a subpoena or to comply with industry rules and regulations.
·As otherwise authorized or permitted by law.For example, the law permits ALDA Advisors, Inc. to respond to requests for information about you from a consumer-reporting agency or ValMark Securities, Inc..
·As authorized by you.Only upon your direction or with your permission will ALDA Advisors, Inc. share your information with a third party other than as described in this notice.
Protection of Information
ALDA Advisors, Inc. has instituted security procedures that limit employee access to nonpublic personal information to those with a business reason for knowing such information.We educate our employees so that they will understand the importance of confidentiality and client privacy.All ALDA Advisors, Inc. employees are aware of the company’s privacy guidelines and ALDA Advisors, Inc. will take the appropriate disciplinary measures to enforce customer privacy assurances.ALDA Advisors, Inc. maintains appropriate security standards and procedures to prevent unauthorized access to client information and to preserve the integrity of that information.