Confidentiality of client information
Rethink & Diversify Securities Inc. (R&D) earns your trust by adhering to privacy principles in protecting your personal information. The term “personal information” refers to information that specifically identifies you as an individual and is provided to or collected by us. It includes, for example, your name and address, age and gender, personal information records, identification numbers such as your social insurance number, and your employment information.
Collection and use of personal information
R&D is required under securities legislation and anti-money laundering legislation to collect information to verify the identity and reputation of clients. R&D is also required under securities legislation to make a determination to ensure a proposed investment is suitable for you. To assess the suitability of proposed investments, R&D will obtain information relating to your investment objectives, risk tolerance, investment knowledge, financial situation and circumstances. In providing services to clients, R&D may be required to use and share personal information with its employees, third party service providers and other financial institutions. When you open an account with us, you authorize us to collect this information during the course of our relationship. Personal information collected by R&D will be held at the offices of the Firm.
Sharing personal information
R&D will not use or disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected except with the consent of the client or as required by law. Personal information will be retained only as long as necessary for these purposes or required by law.
Safeguarding personal information
R&D will ensure that third party service providers requiring the use of personal information have appropriate security procedures and controls to protect the personal information of R&D’s clients.
Access to your personal information
Upon request, we will provide you with access to your personal information as permitted or required under applicable law. In limited circumstances set out in applicable privacy law, we may be unable to provide access to certain pieces of information.
For more information
Chief Compliance Officer
Rethink & Diversify Securities Inc.