Our policy describes the types of personal information we may collect about you, the purposes for which we use the information, the circumstances in which we may share the information and the steps that we take to safeguard the information to help protect your privacy.
What type of information is collected?
Account profile information includes information such as your name, address, marital status, number of dependents and employment details. We also obtain information pertinent to client financial standing, trading experience, investment objectives, along with source of wealth and risk tolerance.
Personal information such as, your country of residence, your Social Security Number, National Insurance Number, Tax File Number, etc.
If you are an employee/officer/director/principal, etc. of one of our corporate or institutional clients, the information we collect about you personally would include: Your name and contact details your role/position/title and area of responsibility; and identifying information (e.g. passport photo, drivers license, etc.) as required by laws and regulations addressing money laundering and related matters.
Important procedural information for opening a new account:
In an effort to fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.
In accordance with the Patriot Act, Andrew Garrett requires that all new accounts provide the following minimum information before opening an account:
Address (If a PO Box, a physical address is required as well
Date of Birth
US Citizen: Taxpayer identification number ( SS # or employer identification number)
Non-US Citizen: Taxpayer identification number, passport number, and country of issuance, alien identification card number or a government – issued identification showing nationality, residence, and a photograph
Andrew Garret, Inc. may also ask for other identifying documents including and not limited to a current driver’s license