The privacy of Security Benefit's customers is of utmost importance to us. You provide nonpublic personal information ("NPI") to us in the course of doing business. We treat this information as confidential and restrict access to it.
We collect NPI about you from: (1) your requests for literature; (2) your applications and forms; (3) your financial advisor; and (4) your transactions with us. We do not sell information about current or former customers. We disclose information among our affiliates and to third parties as needed to process transactions or service your account.
For example, we may contract with third parties to send you statements. Also, we disclose information as required or permitted by law. Except with regard to California residents, we also may disclose information to companies: (1) that help us sell our products; and (2) with whom we jointly offer products. When we contract with others, we will require them to adhere to our privacy standards.
At Security Benefit, we restrict access to your NPI. Such information is given only to those who need it to provide products or services to you. We also maintain: (1) physical; (2); electronic; and (3) procedural safeguards to guard your NPI.
Effective May 1, 2008
We also collect personally identifiable information through your transactions on our web site, should you choose to contact us via the web. Such information may include your name, your address, your date of birth, and your social security number. Through your secure account access via our web site, we do allow you to change your address of record on the accounts that you maintain with us.