What Information We Collect From You
Upon opening an account with Tier 1 Signals, information is collected that adhere to our AML / KYC polices. This may include Addresses, Phone Numbers, DOB, Financial Information, Occupation, Business, Government Identification cards/Issued ID numbers/Passports and, other publically /non publically held information. This information is used to verify identity of Tier 1 Signals Clients, Introducing Brokers. Information is also use to ensure proper funding and withdrawals information. Information may be obtained in electronic, or hand written format.
How Long Will Data Be Kept And How Long Will It Be Stored
Tier 1 Signals will retain all identification records for 5 years after the account is closed. Data is deleted after this time.
T1S shall protect the confidentiality of Clients’ written and electronic records and other sensitive information.T1S employees shall take reasonable steps to ensure that Clients’ records are stored in a secure location and that Clients’ records are not available to others who are not authorized to have access.
T1S shall take precautions to ensure and maintain the confidentiality of information transmitted to other parties through the use of computers, electronic mail, facsimile machines, telephones and telephone answering machines, and other electronic or computer technology. Disclosure of identifying information should be avoided whenever possible.
With Whom We Share Your Information
T1S shall not disclose any nonpublic personal information about its prospective, existing or former Customers to anyone, except as permitted by law and regulation or under certain limited circumstances more fully described below. T1S shall restrict access to nonpublic personal information regarding its Clients to those employees and agents of T1S who need to know that information in order to provide services to its Customers. T1S may also disclose such information to its affiliates and to service providers and financial institutions that provide services to T1S. In such cases, T1S shall require such third party service providers and financial institutions to protect the confidentiality of the Customers’ nonpublic personal information and to use the information only for purposes for which it is disclosed to them. T1S maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to safeguard the Customers’ nonpublic personal information and which T1S believes are adequate to prevent unauthorized disclosure of such information.
T1S may disclose confidential information only when the appropriate with valid consent from a Client or a person legally authorized to consent on behalf of a Client or as required by applicable laws and regulations.
Upon Request, T1S shall discuss with a Client and other interested parties the nature of confidentiality and limitations of Client’s right to confidentiality. T1S shall review with Clients, circumstances where confidential information may be requested and where disclosure of confidential information may be legally required. This discussion should occur as soon as possible in the employee-client relationship and as needed throughout the course of the relationship.
T1S shall not disclose confidential information to third-party payers unless Clients have authorized such disclosure.
T1S shall not discuss confidential information in any setting unless privacy can be reasonably ensured. T1S shall not discuss confidential information in public or semipublic areas including, but not limited to, hallways, waiting rooms, elevators, and restaurants.
T1S shall not disclose identifying information when discussing Clients for teaching or training purposes unless Client has consented to disclosure of confidential information.
Clients are not required to supply any of the personal information that T1S may request; however, failure to do so may result in T1S being unable to provide services request by such Clients. While T1S make every effort to ensure that all information T1S hold about Clients are current, accurate, and complete, Clients can help T1S by prompt notice to T1S if there are any changes to Client’s personal information.