Zacks Investment Management, Inc. is committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the nonpublic personal information we collect about you to provide you with investment advisory services. This Privacy Notice describes certain steps we have taken to ensure the privacy of information of individuals protected by Regulation S-P, issued by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Our privacy policies and practices are designed to protect individuals who use our services primarily for personal, family, or household purposes.
What Information Do We Collect?
We limit the collection and use of information to the minimum we require to provide service to your account. Such service includes maintaining your account with us, processing transactions and administering our business. We collect the following kinds of information about you: identifying information (such as name, address and social security number), application information (such as net worth or annual net income), and transaction information (such as securities positions, account performance, and account fees). Identifying and application information is obtained directly from you or your financial advisor or broker when you apply for an account. Transaction information is tracked by us in the process of administering your account.
What Information Do We Disclose?
We do not sell your nonpublic personal information to anyone and we do not disclose such information to anyone except as permitted or required by law. We may disclose any information we collect to third parties permitted by law as needed to service your account, such as custodians, brokers, accountants, attorneys, or other professionals and regulatory or law enforcement agencies. Even if you are no longer a client, our privacy policies and practices will continue to apply to you.
How Do We Protect Information?
Our employees are required to protect the confidentiality of your information and to comply with our privacy policies and practices. They may access information only when there is an appropriate reason to do so, such as to administer our services. Employees who violate our privacy policies and practices are subject to disciplinary process. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your nonpublic personal information.
Revised Privacy Policies and Practices.
We reserve the right to revise our privacy policies and practices, but we will not disclose your personal nonpublic information, except as required or permitted by law, without giving you an opportunity to direct us not to disclose such information.