CFP BOARD DISCLOSURE
Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the certification marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and federally registered CFP(with flame design) in the U.S., which it awards to individuals who successfully complete CFP Board’s initial and ongoing certification requirements.
We have adopted general policies and procedures concerning confidentiality, proprietary data and privacy of customer personal information, and the information we gather over the Site is protected by those policies and procedures. Generally, we collect non-public personal information about our clients and investors from the following sources:
* Information we receive from clients or investors on applications or other forms, including the information we collect on the Site, and
* Information about clients’ or investors’ transactions with us, our affiliates or others.
Our policy is that:
* We do not disclose any non-public personal information about our clients or investors or former clients or investors to anyone, except as permitted by law. We may voluntarily disclose non-public personal information about our clients or investors or former clients or investors to regulatory authorities in connection with our business or our affiliates (such as any of our funds). In addition, we share non-public personal information with certain service providers, to the extent permitted by law, and we require those service providers to keep the non-public information confidential. For example, we may provide such information to brokers, custodians, other counterparties, attorneys, third-party marketing firms, fund administrators and auditors.
* We restrict access to non-public personal information about our clients and investors to employees and service providers who need to know that information to provide services to our clients.
* We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard clients’ and investors’ personal information.
COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
In general, you can browse the non-password protected sections of the Site without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We automatically track certain information that your browser makes available whenever you visit a website. This information includes your Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language and one or more files that may uniquely identify your browser. We may use this information to do internal research on our users’ demographics, interests and behavior to better understand, protect and serve you and our clients. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on the Site or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on the Site or not), your computer browser information and your IP address. We use this information to operate, develop and improve our services.
If you apply for a password to access password-restricted areas on this Site, you must provide to us your name, mailing address, email address, phone number, personal financial data, investment portfolio and other investment information.
USE AND DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
We share the information you provide to us to apply for a password with us. This sharing of information is necessary to administer the Site. We may use your information to send correspondence and perform services on your behalf in connection with investment related activities.
You agree that we may use personal information about you to analyze Site usage, improve our content and product offerings and customize the Site’s content, layout, and services. These uses improve the Site and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customized experience while using the Site.
We may also share information about you if we believe that disclosure is required under law. For example, we may need to disclose information in response to a subpoena or to cooperate with regulatory or law enforcement authorities.
CONTROL OF YOUR PASSWORD AND PERSONAL INFORMATION
You are responsible for all actions taken with your user name and password. Therefore, we recommend that you do not disclose your password to any third parties. You may not allow others to use your user name or password to access or use any part of this Site. If your password has been compromised for any reason, you should contact us immediately for a new password.
You can review and change the information you submit to us by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can change your User ID, email address, contact information, financial information, other personal information and user preferences. You must promptly update your personal information if it changes or is inaccurate.
On your request, we will deactivate your password and remove your contact information and financial information from our active databases. To make this request, email email@example.com. Your password will be deactivated promptly based on your account activity and in accordance with our deactivation policy and applicable law.
Your information is stored on our servers located in the United States. We use procedural and technical safeguards to protect your personal information against loss or theft as well as unauthorized access and disclosure to protect your privacy, which may include encryption, “firewalls” and Secure Socket Layers. We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by users inside and outside the company.
It is possible, however, that a third party will circumvent such security measures, and we do not guarantee that our security measures will successfully prevent third parties from accessing the information we collect. In the event of a security breach involving your personal information, we will make any legally required disclosures to you in the most expedient time possible and without unreasonable delay, consistent with the legitimate interests of law enforcement or any measures necessary to determine the scope of the breach and restore the reasonable integrity of the data system.
Identity theft and the practice currently known as “phishing” are of great concern to us. Safeguarding information to help protect you from identity theft is a top priority. We do not and will not, at any time, request your username, password, credit card information or national identification number in an unsolicited e-mail or telephone communication. For more information about phishing, visit the Federal Trade Commission’s website.
Children (persons under the age of 18) are not eligible to use the Site and, therefore, we do not knowingly collect any personal information from persons under the age of 18.
CONDITIONS OF USE
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE LIMITATION
NO SECURITIES OFFERING OR INVESTMENT ADVICE
The funds advised by the Firm are not offered through the Site. An offer regarding any such fund may be made only after you have received a Confidential Offering Circular or Private Offering Memorandum concerning that fund and have had the opportunity to discuss all matters concerning any prospective investment that you desire. The Site does not provide all information material to an investor’s decision to invest in any such fund, including, but not limited to, risk factors. For more information, please refer to a fund’s Confidential Offering Circular or Private Offering Memorandum and read it carefully before you invest.
The information on the Site is intended to enable investors to understand the nature of the Firm’s financial advisory services. It is not intended as and does not constitute investment advice or legal or tax advice or an offer to sell any securities to any person or a solicitation of any person of any offer to purchase any securities. The information in the Site should not be construed as any endorsement, recommendation or sponsorship of any company or security by the Firm. There are inherent risks in relying on, using or retrieving any information found on the Site, and the Firm urges you to make sure you understand these risks before relying on, using or retrieving any information on the Site. You should evaluate the information made available through the Site, and you should seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, to evaluate any opinion, advice, product, service or other information. You agree that the Firm is not liable for any action you take or decision you make in reliance on any information on the Site.
The Firm’s services are designed to integrate with the services provided by its clients’ other financial, legal and tax advisers, not to replace their services. The Firm advises its clients from time to time on non-investment related matters, but clients must rely on their other professional advisers for final approval and/or implementation of non-investment matters.
You acknowledge that any requests for information are unsolicited and any information provided shall neither constitute nor be construed as investment advice by the Firm to you or constitute the formation of an investment advisory relationship, or any other client relationship. It is strongly recommended that you seek outside advice from a qualified securities professional. The Firm does not guarantee the suitability or potential value of any particular investment or information source. The Firm may invest or otherwise hold an interest in companies or securities that may be discussed on the Site.
PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT COMPARABLE
The Firm believes that the investment performance discussed in the Site was generated with an investment philosophy and methodology similar to that described and that it would expect to use in the future. Future investments, however, will be made under different economic conditions and in different securities and may be made using different investment strategies than were used during the times discussed herein. It should not be assumed that any client of the Firm will experience returns, if any, comparable to those described herein. Past performance is not indicative of future returns.
As a condition to your use of the Site, you represent and warrant to, and agree with the Firm that, all of the information that you provide is truthful, accurate and complete.
DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THIS WEBSITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. DUE TO VARIOUS FACTORS, INCLUDING THE INHERENT POSSIBILITY OF HUMAN AND MECHANICAL ERROR, THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS AND CORRECT SEQUENCING OF SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES AND THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THEIR USE ARE NOT GUARANTEED BY THE FIRM OR ANY PERSONS CREATING OR TRANSMITTING SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE AND SERVICES.
THE FIRM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE CONTENT AND OPERATION OF THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. THE SITE MAY BE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE FROM TIME TO TIME DUE TO REQUIRED MAINTENANCE, TELECOMMUNICATIONS INTERRUPTIONS OR OTHER REASONS.
THE FIRM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. THE FIRM AND/OR ITS RESPECTIVE SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND AVAILABILITY. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, LOSS OF DATA OR ANY OTHER DAMAGE OR LOSS THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY CONTENT FROM THE SITE. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE FIRM AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH OR RELATING TO THE USE OF OR ACCESS TO THIS WEBSITE OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF THE FIRM OR ANY OF ITS SUPPLIERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
OWNERSHIP OF CONTENT
NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
REFERENCES TO PUBLICATIONS AND OTHER COMPANIES
References to any publication or any other company in the Site are for reference and informational purposes only and are not intended to suggest that any of such companies endorse, recommend or approve of the services, analysis or recommendations of the Firm or that the Firm endorses, recommends or approves the services or products of such companies. News stories reflect only the author’s opinion and not necessarily that of the Firm.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Site may contain hyperlinks to websites operated by parties other than the Firm, which may not have been screened or reviewed by the Firm and which may contain inaccurate, inappropriate or offensive material, products or services. The Firm does not control such websites, and the Firm assumes no responsibility or liability with regard to the accuracy, reliability, legality or decency of such third-party websites, content, products or services. Such hyperlinks are provided for your convenience only. The Firm’s inclusion of hyperlinks to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such websites or any association with their operators.
MODIFICATION AND MONITORING OF WEBSITE
TERMINATION AND CANCELLATION
The Firm reserves the right to modify or terminate the Site and to terminate your access to the Site, without notice at any time and for any reason.
JURISDICTIONAL ISSUES AND APPLICABLE LAW
Unless otherwise specified, the Firm controls and operates the Site from its offices within the State of California, United States of America.
• The Firm does not claim that materials in the Site are appropriate or available for use in locations other than California. If you choose to access the Site from other locations, you do so on your own initiative, and you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.
• Software from the Site is further subject to United States export controls. Software from the Site may not be downloaded or otherwise exported or re-exported outside the United States. By downloading or using such software, you represent and warrant that you are not located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country or territory outside of the United States.
You agree to be bound by any agreement or consent you transmit to or through the Site via any media or electronic device, including internet, telephone and wireless devices.