Our Commitment to Privacy
Tax Deferred Solutions is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity, and security of personal information about our
current and prospective clients. We are proud of our privacy practices and want you to know how we protect this
information and use it to provide service.
How and Why We Obtain Personal Information
Tax Deferred Solutions takes great care to protect personal information about plan sponsors, employees, and that acquired from
service providers and when we use it, we do so with respect for privacy. We may use personal information to
provide services, process transactions, respond to inquiries from plan sponsors, employees or service providers,
or to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements. Tax Deferred Solutions may collect public and non-public personal information about
you from any of the following sources:
- Employee or plan sponsor on applications or forms (for example, name, Social Security number, birthdate, etc.)
- Transactional activity in your account (for example, loan history)
- Other interactions with Tax Deferred Solutions (for example discussions with our customer service staff or information you enter into our Web site)
- Other sources with the consent of employee or plan sponsor (for example from a former employer or former service provider)
How We Protect Information About You
Tax Deferred Solutions considers the protection of personal information to be a foundation of client trust and a sound business practice. We employ physical,
electronic and procedural controls and we regularly adapt these controls to respond to changing requirements and advances in technology. At Tax Deferred Solutions, we restrict access to personal
information to those who require it to develop, support, offer and deliver services to employees or plan sponsors.
How we share information about you with third parties
Tax Deferred Solutions does not share personal information about out clients with unaffiliated third parties for use in marketing their products and services. We may share personal information with the following entities:
- Government agencies, other regulatory bodies and law enforcement officials (for example, for tax purposes)
- Other organizations or independent licensed financial professionals with the employee's or plan sponsor's consent or as permitted or required by law
- The service providers working with Tax Deferred Solutions' clients are obligated to keep the personal information we share with them confidential and use it only to provide services
Based on the nature of your relationship with Tax Deferred Solutions, we may exchange information with other third parties as
- If you conduct business with Tax Deferred Solutions through a plan sponsor, we may exchange information related to such business, such as payroll, human resource, or benefits information, with them or others they may authorize.
- If you conduct business with Tax Deferred Solutions through your investment professional, we may exchange information we collect with your investment professional or with others they may authorize
Privacy, security and service in our online operations are just as critical as in the rest of our business. Tax Deferred Solutions
employs all of the safeguards described previously, along with the following internet-specific practices. We use firewall barriers, encryption techniques and authentication procedures, among others, to maintain the security of
your online session and to protect all systems from unauthorized access.
How we share information about you within Tax Deferred Solutions
We may share personal information about you with various Tax Deferred Solutions affiliates including those who perform, for example, financial services, printing, mailing, and data processing services.