Legal & Privacy
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Preserving trust is a core value of Curian Capital, LLC, Curian Clearing LLC, and our affiliates. We recognize that you expect us to protect information you provide us and to use it responsibly while you are our client and after you cease to be our client. We are strongly committed to fulfilling the trust that is the foundation of your expectations. We have adopted and adhere to the following policy regarding the privacy of your personal information.
Information That We Collect
We collect nonpublic personal information about you that may include your social security number, your bank account number, and other financial account information from some or all of the following sources:
- Information we receive from you on instruction forms, fact-finding questionnaires, and other account related inquiries;
- Your transactions with us, our affiliates, and those product sponsors with whom we have vendor or service agreements, or other arrangements for the provision of services to you;
- Consumer reporting agencies; and
- Affiliated or unaffiliated product sponsors with whom we have selling relationships.
Information That We Disclose
We will not share nonpublic personal information concerning our current or former customers with affiliated or unaffiliated third parties, except as permitted by law. In accordance with the foregoing, we may disclose the information we collect to companies who help us maintain and service your account. In addition, we may share the information we collect to protect against fraud or to respond to subpoenas.
Generally, we disclose the information listed above to affiliates and unaffiliated third parties that provide services to us in order that we may more effectively and efficiently service your account. We also disclose your nonpublic personal information to affiliated or unaffiliated third parties with whom we have contractual relationships that allow us to provide services to you. Examples of third parties with whom we may share your nonpublic personal information include:
- Mutual fund companies, insurance companies and other product sponsors to allow for the servicing of your account;
- The broker-dealer through whom we execute equity and fixed-income transactions;
- Clearing agencies through whom we clear and settle securities transactions;
- Third party investment advisory firms with whom we have or had relationships for the management of customer accounts;
- Banks and other financial institutions with which we have arrangements for the provision of our services; and
- Companies that provide services to us to assist with locating lost security holders, the maintenance of required books and records, or to facilitate mailings on our behalf.
Where we share your nonpublic personal information with third parties for the purposes noted above, we ensure that there are contractual restrictions on their use and disclosure of that information.
Steps We Take to Protect Your Information
We have security practices and procedures in place to prevent unauthorized use or access to your nonpublic personal information. Internally, your information is only available to those employees requiring access to process or service your transactions with us, and those employees fulfilling compliance, legal, or audit functions on our behalf. In order to prevent access by unauthorized personnel, we employ other physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to ensure that protection of your information in accordance with state and federal privacy regulations.