At Progressive Financial Planning Services, Inc. we are committed to safeguarding the confidential information of our clients. We hold all personal information provided by you to our firm in the strictest of confidence.
These records include all personal information that we collect from you in connection with any of the services provided by Progressive Financial Planning Services, Inc. We have never disclosed information to nonaffiliated third parties and do not anticipate doing so in the future. If we were to anticipate such a change to our policy, we would be prohibited by law to do so without first advising you.
As you know, we use health and financial information that you provide us to help you meet your personal financial goals. However, we do everything possible to guard you from any real or perceived infringements of your rights of privacy. Our policy with respect to personal information about you is as follows:
- The categories of nonpublic information we collect from our clients
depends upon the scope of our relationship. It will include information
about your personal finances, information about your health to the
extent that it is needed for the planning process, information
concerning transactions between you and third parties, and information
from consumer reporting agencies.
- We limit access to information to only those employees and agents who
have business or professional reasons to see it. The only nonaffiliated
parties permitted access are those allowed by law and need the
information to effect, administer, or enforce a transaction that you
request or authorize. This may include allowing limited access to a
brokerage firm so that it might execute securities transactions on your
behalf, or so that our firm can discuss your financial situation with
your accountant or lawyer.
- We also require strict confidentiality from any unaffiliated third
parties that require access to your personal information. Examples of
such third parties include financial services companies, consultants,
auditors, Federal and state regulators. Again, anyone we permit access
will be allowed by law, and will have a legitimate business or
professional reason to do so.
- Personally identifiable information about you will be maintained
during the time you are a client, and for the required time thereafter
that such records are required to be maintained by federal and state
securities laws, and consistent with the CFP® Board Code of Ethics and
Professional Responsibilities. After this required period of record
retention, all such information will be destroyed.
- We maintain a secure office and computer environment to ensure that
your information is not placed at unreasonable risk. In addition, all
paperwork is cross-shredded to ensure your confidentiality.
- We do not provide your personal information to mailing list vendors
or solicitors for any purpose.
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