Legal Requirement of This Notice
Our Privacy Commitment to You
The Slavic Investment Group is committed to maintaining the privacy of information, which is submitted to us when you become a client or a prospective client. We respect our clients and want to build long-term relationships. These relationships are built on trust. Part of building that trust is the confidential manner of handling personal information. In this age of high technology, it becomes even more important to protect our clients’ information.
The Slavic Investment Group
The Slavic Investment Group consists of the following companies:
- Slavic Mutual Funds, the Investment Advisor;
- Slavic Investment Corporation, the Broker/Dealer (Member FINRA - Financial Industry Regulatory Authority [formerly NASD] & SIPC);
- Slavic Integrated Administration dba PLANRight, the Third-Party Administrator; and
- Depository Services Inc., the Pension Plan/contribution conduit.
Information We Collect
Slavic Investment Group may collect non-public personal information about you from any of the following sources:
- You or your representative,
- Applications, or
- Investor Questionnaire forms.
This information may include name, address, Social Security number, date of birth, assets and income, information gathered from transactional activity in your account or from interaction with our customer service staff, your data entry into our interactive web site, or from other sources with your consent or that of your representative, i.e. from other institutions for transfer of assets.
We may use this information to develop, offer and deliver new Slavic products or services, to process transactions in your account, to respond to inquiries from you or your representative, or to fulfill legal and regulatory requirements.
Sharing of Non-Public Personal Information
Disclosure of Information about Former Customers
If an individual terminates his/her relationship with Slavic or otherwise becomes an inactive customer, we will continue to follow the privacy practices described in this notice with respect to such individuals.
Protecting Confidentiality and Security
Slavic strives to ensure that our systems are secure and that they meet industry standards. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect information; these safeguards meet or exceed applicable law. Our commitment to data security involves monitoring new advances in security technology and enhancing our security architecture to ensure that we provide a high level of privacy for investment services firms and their customers. Where appropriate, we employ firewalls, encryption technology, user authentication systems (i.e. passwords and personal identification numbers) and access control mechanisms to control access to systems and data. Third parties who may have access to such personal information must also agree to follow appropriate standards of security and confidentiality.
Annual Notification of Availability of Form ADV, Part 2 Upon Request
Per regulatory guidelines, we are also required to make Form ADV, Part 2 available to our clients. It is provided at the time of an account opening, however, we will promptly submit an updated Form ADV, Part 2 upon your request. Call our office at 800-356-3009 or write to us at 1075 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33487-3540 to receive a copy.