We Respect Your Privacy
We place a high value on the trust and confidence our customers place in us. Today's technology allows for broad and deep sharing of information, so it is important that we have put in place safeguards and policies to protect your information.
Collection of Information
We collect only the information we need to serve you and administer our business. We are committed to keeping your information confidential and we place strict limits and controls on the use and sharing of your information. We make every effort to ensure the accuracy of your information. We collect, retain and use client information to aid in providing you with suitable recommendations and high quality customer service. This information comes to us from a variety of sources. It can include information you provide on applications or forms such as name, address, social security number, date of birth, income, net worth, and information about account transactions (such as purchases, sales and account balances). The information could be received while you are a client of our firm and/or could have been collected by your advisor prior to joining our firm.
We Place Strict Limits and Controls on the Use and Sharing of Your Information
We do not disclose any non-public personal information about you or former clients to anyone, except as permitted by law and as set forth in this document. Specifically, so that our firm may continue to offer products and services that meet your needs, and to effect transactions that you request, we may disclose information to our employees, affiliates, registered representatives and their affiliated businesses, companies that perform administrative or marketing services on our behalf, and reporting and regulatory agencies (pursuant to Anti-Money Laundering requirements). As stated in our agreements with these companies, they will only use non-public information for the services for which we have specified, and are not permitted to use or share this information for any other purpose. These firms are required to have policies and procedures to protect your confidential information.
Access to your information will be provided only to authorized affiliates; employees; vendors including those permitted by law in order to prevent fraud, control risk, resolve complaints or as otherwise required by law; credit reporting agencies; registered associates; and staff members who require the information to facilitate and administer your business. We maintain (and require these authorized parties to maintain) physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal and state standards to protect this information. If the representative serving your account(s) leaves our firm to join another firm, he or she may retain copies of your personal information to continue to service you at the new firm, but is otherwise required to keep confidential the personal information obtained from you while affiliated with us. Under no circumstances do we sell this information to any person or entity. If you decide at some point to close your account or become an inactive client, we will continue to adhere to the privacy policies and practices described in this notice.
The material on this website is for the general information of our clients and visitors.
By accessing this website, you agree to comply with this binding user agreement, which governs your access and use of the website. If you do not accept these terms and conditions, do not use this website. Your use of this website indicates your full acceptance of this user agreement in its then-current form each time you use the website. We reserve the right to change the terms and conditions at any time, without notice.
Ownership and restrictions on use
All content included on this website is protected by copyright with all rights reserved. You may download or print out a hard copy of individual pages and/or sections of the website, provided that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. Any downloading or otherwise copying from the website will not transfer title to any software or material to you. You may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, link into or use for any public or commercial purpose the website without the prior written permission. You may not disassemble, deconstruct or otherwise violate the security of all or any portion of this website. At any time and for any reason we may revoke your right to use all or any portion of the website.
Risks you assume by using this website
Information on this website speaks only as of the date indicated. We make reasonable efforts to provide accurate information, but at times we may not promptly update or correct this website even if we are aware that it is inaccurate, outdated or otherwise inappropriate. You agree that we are not liable for any actions you take or decisions you make in reliance on any information on this website.
We make reasonable efforts to avoid technological problems, but at any time this website may have, and/or may cause, technological problems including viruses. We are not liable for any defects, delays or errors in or resulting from your use of this website.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor and record activity on this website for any reason or for no reason.
The information provided on this website is not intended for distribution to, or use in, any jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to law. You are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.
The information and opinions contained on the website are provided without any warranty of any kind, either express or implied.
Limitation of liability
Neither we nor any of our affiliates, agents or employees is responsible for any damages, liabilities or injury, including but not limited to indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages however caused arising out your use of (or inability to use) this website or this user agreement. Our liability is limited to the maximum extent permitted by law and is limited even if we have been advised of the possibility of the damages, liability or injury that you suffer or if any remedy you have fails of its essential purpose, including any damages, liabilities or injuries caused by any failure of performance, error, omission, theft, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation, computer virus, communication line failure, or other computer malfunction.
You agree that your use of this website and any disputes relating to the website or this user agreement shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the state of Texas. Any dispute relating to the above shall be brought solely in the state or federal courts located in Houston, Texas, and it is agreed that such courts shall have jurisdiction over the parties to this user agreement and any dispute arising hereunder.