Financial Research, Inc. is committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of personal information provided by clients, including all nonpublic client information, which may be needed in order to provide financial planning or investment management services. This may include information received on applications, dataforms, or copies of other documents that have been provided by a client or prospective client.
To ensure the safety of clients' information, we maintain a secure office and use physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with all federal standards.
We require strict confidentiality in our agreements with non-affiliated third parties that may require access to clients' personal information, including financial service companies, consultants, and auditors. Federal and state securities regulators may review our company records and clients' personal records, as permitted by law.
Upon receiving specific permission from a client, Financial Research, Inc. may disclose information to attorneys, accountants, financial consultants, or third-party professionals with whom a client has established a relationship. At any time, clients may request that we no longer share information with non-affiliated third parties by notifying us of such opt-out requests either in writing, by phone, or in person.
Personally identifiable information is maintained while Financial Research, Inc. is providing services to clients, and for the period thereafter that records are required to be maintained by federal and state securities laws. After such time, information may be destroyed.