DST Market Services, LLC (we or DST Market Services) and your broker-dealer have entered into an agreement in which DST Market Services provides clearing, settlement and other related services for your brokerage account. Protecting and safeguarding the confidentiality of your nonpublic personal information is of the highest importance to us and your broker-dealer.
Online Privacy Statement: This Online Privacy Statement applies to the personal information that we collect from or about you via the DST Market Services website or any other website that we make available to you. The website may contain links to other websites, and this Online Privacy Statement does not apply to those websites. If you navigate to any other website via the links, we recommend that you review their posted privacy policies. Additionally, the following policies and practices apply when you are online.
How we protect your personal information: To protect your nonpublic personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. We utilize firewalls, encryption techniques, and authentication procedures, among others, to protect accounts and systems from unauthorized access. Our data security policies restrict access to only authorized persons. DST Market Services trains and educates our associates in the handling and safeguarding of personal information in accordance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations. Associates who violate these policies are subject to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.
How and Why We Obtain Information: To facilitate the servicing of your account, DST Market Services may receive non-public personal information about you from your broker-dealer or from any of the following sources:
How and Why We Share Information: DST Market Services may share nonpublic personal information:
We do not share nonpublic personal information with our affiliates or non-affiliates to market to you.
Use of Passwords: If the website is password-protected, then once you submit your user identification and password, the website will recognize who you are and will collect all information that you submit, including all electronically submitted instructions (including all transaction information), and any information collected about you from this website may be associated with other identifying information that we have about you.
Mobile Applications: DST Market Services mobile applications (“apps”) allow you to access your accounts, trade securities, move money, and access third-party news and research using wireless or mobile devices. Our privacy practices apply to any personal information or other information that we may collect through the apps.
Protecting Children’s Privacy Online: DST Market Services websites are not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13). DST Market Services does not intentionally collect information on our websites from those we actually know are under the age of thirteen (13), and we request that these individuals do not provide personal information through the websites.
Accessing your Information: You may access and, if necessary, correct your account information through a variety of media offered by your broker-dealer and DST Market Services (example; trade confirmations, account statements or online services). Please contact your broker-dealer if you require any additional information on how to access and update any of your information.
Effective: Wednesday, May 07, 2014