|Facts||What does Cambridge do with your personal information?|
|Why?||Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some, but not all, sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.|
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This financial information can include, but is not limited to, the following:
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
|How?||All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information, the reasons Cambridge chooses to share, and whether you can limit this sharing.|
|Reasons we can share your personal information:||Does Cambridge Share?||Can you limit this sharing?|
For our everyday business purposes –
Such as to process your transaction, provide certain services, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
|For our marketing purposes –
To offer our products and services to you
|For joint marketing with other financial companies||Yes||No|
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes –
Information about your transactions and experiences
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes –
Information about your creditworthiness
|No||We don't share|
|For nonaffiliates to market to you –
Only if your financial advisor leaves Cambridge, retires, orsells his or her practice
|To limit our sharing||
Call 888-245-0452 or visit JoinCambridge.com.
If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.
|Call 888-245-0452 or Contact Us|
|Who we are|
Who is providing this notice?
|This notice is being provided on behalf of Cambridge Investment Research, Inc. and its affiliates: Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc., Continuity Management Group, LLC. and TBS Agency, Inc. (“Cambridge”).|
|What we do|
|How does Cambridge protect my personal information?||
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.
Cambridge trains its associates on the proper handling of personal information and requires companies that help provide services to you to protect the confidentially of personal information they receive.
|How does Cambridge collect my personal information?||
We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.
|Why can’t I limit all sharing?||
Federal law gives you the right to limit only:
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.
|What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?||Your choice will apply to everyone on your account – unless you tell us otherwise.|
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Our affiliates include companies with a common Cambridge Investment Research name; financial institutions such as TBS Agency, Inc. or Continuity Management Group, LLC, and nonfinancial companies such as Cambridge Investment Group, Inc. or Eneric Petroleum Corporation.
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
Nonaffiliates may include your financial advisor’s company and investment adviser firm, your financial advisor’s new broker-dealer, and investment adviser firm if your financial advisor chooses to leave Cambridge, or other broker-dealers and investment adviser firms designated by your financial advisor if he or she leaves Cambridge, retires, or sells his or her practice.
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
Our joint marketing partners include banks, credit unions, retirement plans, and other financial institution programs.
We also comply with more restrictive state laws to the extent they apply. For example, if you reside in Vermont or California, we will automatically opt you out of sharing your information with nonaffiliates for marketing purposes unless you have provided Cambridge with written authorization to opt you in to such sharing. Further, if you reside in California, you have the right to know what personal information is being collected, whether that information is sold or disclosed and to whom, and the right to stop the sale of your personal information. For additional information, please refer to the table detailing your rights under California law at JoinCambridge.com.