AKPride Financial Privacy Statement
An important part of the relationship we have with our clients is the information they share with us. We want each client to know how we treat their private information. We keep personal information such as Social Security Numbers and account balances confidential. We take steps to safeguard this data from anyone who should not have access to it. We do not sell this information to anyone.
In dealing with AKPride Financial Services, DBA, of Pride Financial Advisory Services, LLC, clients can expect that we will take the steps outlined below to keep all their information confidential and secure.
In providing financial services and products (“Service”) to our clients, we collect certain non-public information about them. Our policy is to keep this information confidential and strictly safeguarded, and to use or disclose it only as needed to provide services to our clients, or as permitted by law. Protecting your privacy is important to us.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The non-public personal information we have about clients includes the information they give us when opening an account or communicating with us. This could include:
- Name and address
- Social Security Number
- Investment objectives and experience
- Financial circumstances
- Employment history
- Account balances and transactions
HOW WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell personal client information to anyone.
Affiliates. We may share personal information about you with our affiliated companies for everyday business purposes, however, our affiliated companies are not permitted to use this information to market their products or services to you.
Service Providers. Companies and individuals that provide services on our behalf or help us operate our services and business (such as IT, hosting, investment trading, customer relationship management and support, print and mail fulfillment, data management, email delivery, etc.).
Service-Related Third Parties. Brokers, custodians, administrators, transfer agents, investment funds and their respective managed and other non-affiliated third parties as necessary to provide our services to you.
HOW INFORMATION IS USED
We use your personal information for the following purposes:
Service Delivery. We use your personal information to provide, operate, and improve the Service; execute your transactions; provide support for the service; and respond to your inquires, questions, and feedback.
Compliance and Operations. We may use your personal information to: comply with applicable laws, lawful requests, and legal processes, such as to respond to subpoenas or requests from government authorities; protect our, your or others’ rights, privacy, safety or property (including by making and defending legal claims); audit our internal processes for compliance with legal and contractual requirements and internal policies; and prevent, identify, investigate and deter fraudulent, harmful, unauthorized, unethical or illegal activity, including cyberattacks and identity theft.
HOW INFORMATION IS SAFEGUARDED
We have procedures in place that we believe are reasonably designed to protect the security and confidentiality of client information. These include confidentiality agreements with companies we hire to help us provide services to clients, password-protected user access to our computer files, and strict confidentiality policies that apply to all AKPride Financial Services personnel, vendors and contractors.
YOUR DATA CHOICES
You have the following choices with respect to your personal information:
Decline to provide information. We need to collect personal information to provide certain services. If you do not provide the information requested, we may not be able to provide those services.
How to contact us. You can reach us in the following ways:
- Mail: 121 Perimeter Ctr W, Suite 200, Atlanta GA 30346
- Email: [email protected]
- Phone: (404) 458-8083
- Toll Free: (833) 940-4889