Privacy & Policy

Last modified: March 27, 2018

Why?Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.
What?The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:

  • Social Security number and income

  • Account balances and transaction history

  • Investment experience and assets

How?All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information; the reasons GA chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes GA share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes—
such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
YESNO
For our marketing purposes—
to offer our products and services to you
YESNO
For joint marketing with other financial companiesNO
We don’t share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes—
information about your transactions and experiences
YESNO
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes—
information about your creditworthiness
YESYES
For our affiliates to market to youNO
We don’t share
For nonaffiliates to market to youNO
We don’t share
To limit our sharingCall 800-832-8514 within the U.S.
Please note:
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice. However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
Questions?Call 800-832-8514 or go to https://globaladvisers.com/faq
How does GA protect my personal information?To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
How does GA collect my personal information?We collect your personal information, for example, when you
open an account or give us your income information
seek advice about your investments or tell us about your investment or retirement portfolio
make deposits or withdrawals from your account
We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.
Why can’t I limit all sharing?Federal law gives you the right to limit only
sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes—
information about your creditworthiness
affiliates from using your information to market to you
sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.
What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?Your choices will apply to everyone on your account.

Definitions
AffiliatesCompanies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Our affiliates include nonfinancial companies.
NonaffiliatesCompanies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.

Joint marketingA formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
GA does not jointly market.
Other important information
State and International Laws
If you are a Vermont resident, we will automatically limit sharing of your information. Nevada law requires us to disclose that you may request to be placed on GA’s internal “do not call” list at any time by calling 800-832-8514, and that we are providing this notice to you pursuant to state law, and that you may obtain further information by contacting the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E. Washington Ave., Suite 3900, Las Vegas, NV 89101; phone 702-486-3132; email BCPINFO@ag.state.nv.us.


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