Your Privacy is Important to Us
Since our founding, Leigh Baldwin & Co. has been committed to maintaining the confidentially, integrity and security of personal information entrusted to us by former, current and potential clients. We have always treated personal information as confidential. We exercise the same care dealing with personal information that we use in dealing with our own confidential information. When you provide personal information to Leigh Baldwin & Co, we believe that you should be aware of our policies to protect the confidentiality of this information.
We are committed to providing you, our Customer with the finest products backed by consistent top-quality customer service. While information is fundamental to our ability to do this, we recognize the great importance of keeping your personal information secure.
Accordingly, these are the principles Leigh Baldwin & Co. has established for the collection and sharing of consumer information.
Personal information in protected by Leigh Baldwin & Co. in a number of important ways. Leigh Baldwin & Co. takes substantial precautions in seeking to ensure that our systems are secure and that they meet industry standards, including the application of firewalls for our Internet-based systems. When appropriate, Leigh Baldwin & Co. employs the use of encryption technologies, user authentication systems (e.g. passwords and personal identification numbers) and access control mechanisms. Additionally:
- We collect and use Customer information only to the extent needed to conduct our business and to meet the highest quality service standards.
- We require any organization that helps us serve our Customers to meet our privacy standards.
- We exchange Customer information with non-affiliated entities only to the extent required or permitted by law, for administrative purposes of risk management, verification, underwriting, and to detect and prevent fraud.
To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account
What it means to you
When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth and other information that will allow us to identify you. We will also ask to see your drivers license or other identifying documents. We obtain information about you, our Customer, from your applications, transactions, and other interactions with us, as well as credit reporting agencies and other third parties. We will obtain and use this information only in accordance with applicable law or in the response to your request for a contract with us. The information we gather helps us identify who you are, manage our relationships with you, and develop products and services that meet your needs.
We are dedicated to serving our Customers’ needs for privacy as well as for creating products that they might find valuable. We do NOT share our Customer’s non-public personal information with non-affiliated companies except as otherwise permitted or required by law. We will not reveal our Customer information to any external organization unless we have previously informed our Customer in this or other disclosures or agreements, have been authorized by our Customer, or are otherwise required by law.
You Can Depend on Us
We will monitor our practices to ensure that our Customer’s privacy is respected. We will also conduct our business in a manner that meets the privacy regulations of any state or jurisdiction in which we do business. We will conduct our business in a manner that fulfills our privacy practices in the many states and jurisdictions in which we do business.
What You Can do to Protect Yourself
You can assist in protecting your privacy by ensuring that your computer has updated antivirus and anti-spyware software, and that you use firewalls and strong passwords. Additionally, you should not access the internet from public unsecured networks.