Protecting your privacy is important to Bridges Investment Fund, Inc. and our employees. We want you to understand what information we collect and how we use it. In order to provide our shareholders with a broad range of financial products and services as effectively and conveniently as possible, we use technology to manage and maintain shareholder information. The following policy serves as a standard for all Bridges Investment Fund, Inc. employees for collection, use, retention, and security of nonpublic personal information.
What Information We Collect
In order to serve you better, we may collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you in connection with opening an account or establishing and maintaining a shareholder relationship with us, whether in writing or oral;
- Information about your transactions with us or our affiliates; and
- Information we receive from third parties such as your accountants, attorneys, life insurance agents, family members, financial institutions, custodians, trustees and credit bureaus.
“Nonpublic personal information” is nonpublic information about you that we obtain in connection with providing a financial product or service to you. For example, nonpublic personal information includes the contents of your application, account balance, transaction history and the existence of a relationship with us.
What Information We Disclose
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about you to anyone, except as permitted by law. We are permitted to disclose nonpublic personal information about you to other third parties in certain circumstances. For example, we may disclose nonpublic personal information about you to third parties to assist us in servicing your account with us.
If you decide to close your account(s) or become an inactive shareholder, we will adhere to the privacy policies and practices as described in this notice.
Our Security Procedures
We also take steps to safeguard shareholder information. We restrict access to your personal and account information to those who need to know that information to provide products and services to you. Employees who violate these standards will be subject to disciplinary measures. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.