Halyard Financial LLC, an independent financial planning firm, considers client privacy to be a fundamental aspect of our relationships. We are committed to maintaining the utmost confidentiality, security and integrity of our current, prospective and former clients’ personal information.
In the process of providing you with financial planning services, we may collect, retain, and otherwise use personal client information for the purpose of providing planning services and meeting legal and regulatory requirements. This information may come from sources, such as the initial interview, account applications, investment statements and other correspondence.
We do not disclose, sell or exchange client information with outside organizations unless it is required by law.
No private information regarding any client may be disclosed except the following: We reserve the right to disclose or report personal information where we believe that disclosure is required under law, to work with regulators or law enforcement authorities. We do reserve the right to disclose information with our employees, to the extent that they are involved or responsible for the financial planning process and also to other third parties who service and maintain client accounts, to meet legal requirements that they face. We will disclose information about these third parties to the client, should the client request so.
Finally, to further safeguard digital client information we maintain password-protected systems, updated anti-virus software and use encrypted hardware and software firewalls.