Privacy Policy

To My Valued Client:

This notice describes Discover Financial Planning’s privacy policy and how we handle and protect personal information we collect about individuals, such as yourself, who have obtained or are interested in our services.   This privacy policy applies to prospective, former, and current clients.

In addition, you should be aware of the following items concerning your nonpublic personal information.

Nonpublic Personal Information Collected 

In conducting regular business, Discover Financial Planning collects nonpublic personal information about you including:

  1. Information provided by you on questionnaires, applications, or other forms
  2. Information reported by you through verbal, written, or electronic communication
  3. Tax returns
  4. Information about your transactions with us or others
  5. Information we receive as part of a consumer report
  6. Information provided by the client’s advisors, such as, attorney, accountant, or insurance agent

Opt-Out Rights

Client has the right to opt out of – or say no to – having their information shared with certain third parties.   Tell or write Alan Markell if you do not want information shared with a particular third party.

Sharing Information with Third Parties

We may, out of necessity in the normal course of business, share required personal information described above for business purposes.   We only provide third party agents with the minimum amount of information needed to complete the requested service or transactions with financial service institutions, such as, mutual fund companies, securities brokers, clearing brokers, and banks.   Otherwise, we do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone, except as required by law. Discover Financial will not sell, trade, or disclose to third parties any identifiable client information.

Information Safeguarding

Discover Financial Planning will internally safeguard your nonpublic personal information by restricting access to only those who need access to your information to service your account.   To comply with applicable laws and regulations, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your guard your nonpublic personal information.

If you have any questions or concerns about your personal information, or this privacy notice, please contact Alan Markell.

Discover Financial Planning   — Alan Markell — 256-881-9637