At K2S, pc we understand the special duty that we have with safeguarding our clients sensitive information.
Though this information may be required to be obtained by law or sought by us for proper business purposes, such personal information is also vital to us in providing our clients with quality service. We appreciate the trust and confidence you, our client, place in us and want you to know we understand that public trust is the cornerstone of our business. We recognize the reasonable expectation of privacy for all our clients and the importance of protecting that privacy. Each member of our staff subscribes to these principles as one method to protect your privacy. Use, Collection and Retention of Client Information at K2S, pc
We collect, retain and use information about our clients only where we believe it would be useful (and allowed by law) to administer our business and to provide products, services and other opportunities to our clients. This may include information received from you on applications or other forms, or as a result of your transactions with our affiliates, others, or us.
Maintenance of Accurate Information
We have established procedures to ensure that information is as accurate, current and complete as is practical to enable us to conduct business with you. Although we strive to do things right the first time, we also respond to requests to correct inaccurate information in a timely manner.
Limiting Employee Access to Information
We have established policies and communicated those policies to our staff so that they will understand the importance of confidentiality and client privacy. We have in the past and will continue to enforce employee privacy responsibilities.
Protection of Information via Established Security Procedures
K2S, pc maintains security standards and procedures regarding unauthorized access to client information.
Restrictions on the Disclosure of Account Information
K2S, pc does not reveal specific information about client accounts or other personally identifiable data to unaffiliated third parties for their independent use, unless 1) the information is provided to help complete a client initiated transaction; 2) the client requests it; 3) the disclosure is required by/or allowed by law (i.e. subpoena, investigation of fraudulent activity, etc.); or 4) the client has been informed about the possibility of such disclosure through a prior communication and is given the opportunity to decline (i.e. "opt out").
Maintaining Our Client Privacy in Business Relationships with Third Parties
If personally identifiable client information is provided to a third party, we insist that the third party adhere to similar privacy principles that provide for keeping such information confidential.
Disclosure of Our Privacy Principles to You
We want our clients to know policies and procedures are in place that we believe are commercially reasonable and provide assurance that records are maintained accurately and confidentially. We welcome your comments and invite you to contact us if you have any questions or concerns.