Privacy of Information
Respect for Your Privacy
We recognize the importance of respecting the confidentiality of information we receive from our clients. It has always been our policy to maintain the privacy of this information and we will continue to do so.
Bel Air restricts access to your personal account information to those employees and third-parties who need to know that information to provide products or services to you. Bel Air maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your non-personal information (“PII”).
Types of Collected PII
Bel Air Investment Advisors LLC, Bel Air Management, LLC (each an SEC registered investment advisor) and Bel Air Securities LLC (a FINRA member broker/dealer) (collectively, “Bel Air” or “we”) collect PII about you from the following sources:
Information we receive from you or third-parties, such as, name, address, age, social security number, occupation, financial information; and
Information about your transactions with others or us, such as the purchase and sale of securities and account balances.
Purposes for Collecting Your PII
We collect your PII for a variety of purposes, including creating and managing your account with us, contacting you or your designated representative, sharing information about our services, providing you with marketing communications, facilitating financial transactions, and fulfilling legal and/or regulatory obligations.
Sharing Your PII With Third Parties
We do not sell your PII to any third parties.
We will only disclose non-public personal information about you to (1) our affiliates, (2) entities that perform services for us or function on our behalf, including financial service providers, such as clearing and prime brokers in connection with transactions which may be effected for your account, (3) others authorized to provide you investment advisory services, (4) service providers retained under confidentiality agreements (including processing transactions, data storage, marketing communications, account services, legal counsel, auditors, and consultants), (5) those as permitted or required by law or to comply with regulatory inquiries, or (6) those as authorized by you.
Your PII Rights
You may have the right to request that we disclose to you, free of charge, the categories and specifics of the PII we collect about you. We require a verifiable request from you to ensure that it is, in fact, you who is requesting such PII disclosure.
Your request for disclosure can apply to any such PII mentioned in this notice for as much as twelve months preceding your request. Please be advised that we are not required to disclose such information about the PII we collect about you more than twice in a twelve-month period.
Following our verification of your request, we will disclose to you, unless otherwise restricted by law or regulation, the following PII we collect and/or disclose about you: the categories of personal information we have collected about you; the categories of sources from which the personal information is collected; the business or commercial purpose for collecting that personal information; the categories of third parties with whom we share personal information; the specific pieces of personal information we have collected about you.
If you decide to close your account(s) or become an inactive customer, Bel Air will adhere to the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.
Deletion of PII
You may have the right to request that we delete the PII we have collected from you. Following our verification of your request, we will comply with your request and delete any or all of your PII in our possession that we collected from you and/or any or all such PII in the possession of our service providers, unless otherwise restricted by law or regulation.
Contacting Us to Exercise Your PII Rights
We will not discriminate against any consumer who exercise the rights set forth in this Privacy Notice. You may contact us in order to exercise any of your rights set forth in this Privacy Notice by calling this toll-free number (1-833-223-5247) or sending an email to email@example.com.