In accordance with the Gramm Leach Bliley Act, all financial institutions including broker/dealers such as Brownstone Investment Group, LLC, are required to send their privacy statement to their customers. The following is our privacy statement:
At Brownstone Investment Group, LLC (“Brownstone”) our customers’ trust and privacy is extremely important to us. Brownstone has taken safeguards to protect the paper documents, the collection of data, and the electronic data stored at Brownstone.
In order to process and services your financial needs, Brownstone has collected customer non-public and personal information, including but not limited to name, address, social security and tax identification numbers. This information enables us to perform your financial transactions.
Brownstone does NOT disclose any information relating to its customers or former customers to affiliates or third parties, except as permitted by law, to process your transactions or to fulfill legal and/or regulatory requirements. In addition, Brownstone will only provide information to relationships you have established and have authorized us to do so (i.e. power of attorney, request for duplicate confirmations or other similar items). Brownstone does not provide current or former customer account information to any outside organizations such as catalogue or direct mail companies.
Brownstone has implemented policies and practices with respect to safeguarding the confidentiality and security of our customers’ information. All our employees are required to protect and comply with theses policies and practices and are subject to disciplinary action or termination if they fail to do so. Brownstone, our affiliates, and clearing firms have secured your information through encryption technology, password protection, and physical safeguards.
Brownstone considers the protection of clients’ personal information to be of vital importance and will continue to protect our clients’ interests.
Should you require additional information, please feel free to contact me at (212) 905-0550.
Douglas B. Lowey