As a customer of Covington Investment Advisors, you are asked to provide us with important information about yourself and your financial needs. Covington collects, maintains and uses this information about your financial relationship. It is Covington's responsibility to diligently safeguard this personal and financial information. As a valued relationship, we are providing you with the following statement describing our practices and policies regarding the privacy of customer information. Please read this information carefully.
Types of Information Collected by Covington
As a registered investment advisor, Covington collects, retains, and uses nonpublic personal information about individual customers allowed by law to provide products and services to customers. Covington collects nonpublic personal information from the following sources:
- Information received from you on applications or other forms such as customer name, address, social security number, assets and income.
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others such as customer account balance, payment history, and parties to transactions.
Types of Information Covington Discloses and Why
Covington does not disclose any nonpublic information about customers or former customers to anyone, except as permitted by law. Covington may exchange information with its affiliates and certain nonaffiliated\ third parties to the extent permitted by law to service customer accounts, offer products and services, manage risk, and perform other financial services-related activities.
Discloses as Permitted by Law
As a means of providing Covington customers with products and services, Covington may disclose all of the information it collects, as described above, to companies that conduct marketing services on Covington's behalf or with other financial institutions in order to offer financial products and services pursuant to a joint agreement. Any nonpublic personal information shared is conducted in strict adherence to applicable law.
Confidentiality and Security
Covington understands that the protection of nonpublic personal information is of the utmost importance. Guarding customer privacy is our obligation. Covington maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with Federal standards to guard nonpublic personal information. Covington restricts customer information only to those employees who have a business reason to know that information. Covington trains its employees about the importance of confidentiality and customer privacy.