Column Capital Advisors LLC (“Column Capital”, “firm”, “we”, or “our”), as a Registered Investment Adviser, is covered under the definition of a “financial institution” under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (“SEC”) Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Rule (“Regulation S-P”).
The staff of Column Capital realizes that providing personal information is an act of trust. Column Capital values its clients’ trust and confidence. We will never sell or share the nonpublic personal information obtained from or in reference to clients. All information provided by clients to Column Capital and its staff, and information and advice furnished to clients by us, shall be treated as confidential and shall not be disclosed to affiliated or unaffiliated third parties, except as permitted or directed by clients with written authorization, by application to facilitate the investment services offered by the firm via an unaffiliated financial services provider, or as required by any rule, regulation or law.
Why We Collect and How We Use Information. To conduct regular business, Column Capital may collect personal information from sources such as:
- Information reported by the client on applications or other forms the client provides to the firm
- Information about the client’s transactions implemented by the firm or others
- Information developed as part of financial plans, analyses, or investment advisory services
To administer, manage, service, and provide related services for client accounts, it is necessary for Column Capital to provide access to client information within the firm and to non-affiliated companies, with whom we have entered into agreements.
The disclosure of information contained in any document completed by the client for processing and/or transmittal by Column Capital to facilitate the commencement/continuation/termination of a business relationship between the client and/or between Column Capital and a non-affiliated third party service provider (i.e., broker-dealer, investment adviser, account custodian, record keeper, insurance company, etc.), including, but not limited to, information contained in any document completed and/or executed by the client in furtherance of the client's engagement of Column Capital (i.e., advisory agreement, client information form, etc.), shall be deemed as having been automatically authorized by the client with respect to the corresponding non-affiliated third-party service provider.
Information Security. Column Capital maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to protect its clients' nonpublic personal information. Through this policy and its underlying procedures, Column Capital attempts to secure the confidentiality of customer records and information and protect against anticipated threats or hazards to the security or integrity of customer records and information. Column Capital maintains client records in a controlled environment and records are only available to authorized persons of the firm who have a need to access client information in order to deliver advisory services or respond to client requests. Column Capital’s policy to protect client information extends beyond the termination of the Engagement Letter or Client Agreement.
Children. Our company website is not directed to children under the age of 18 years. By accessing and using our website, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years old.
Contact Us: Clients are encouraged to discuss any questions regarding privacy policies and procedures directly with Jeffrey J. Yu, Chief Compliance Officer of Column Capital Advisors. Contact information: firstname.lastname@example.org or 317-663-6500