Privacy Policy

Samalin Investment Counsel, LLC, doing business as Samalin Wealth, has adopted this privacy policy with recognition that protecting the privacy and security of the personal information we obtain about our customers is an important responsibility. We also know that you expect us to service you in an accurate and efficient manner. To do so, we must collect and maintain certain personal information about you. We want you to know what information we collect and how we use and safeguard that information.

Information We Collect

We collect certain nonpublic information about you (“Customer Information”). The essential purpose for collecting Customer Information is to allow us to provide advisory services to you. Customer Information we collect may include:

  • Information that you provide on applications or other forms. This Customer Information may include personal and household information such as income, spending habits, investment objectives, financial goals, statements of account, and other records concerning your financial condition and assets, together with information concerning employee benefits and retirement plan interests, wills, trusts, mortgages and tax returns.
  • Identifying information such as your name, age, address, social security number, etc.
  • Information about your transactions with us, or others (e.g., broker-dealers, clearing firms, or other chosen investment sponsors).
  • Information we receive from consumer reporting agencies (e.g., credit bureaus), as well as other various materials we may use to provide an appropriate recommendation or to fill a service request.

Security of Your Information

We restrict access to your nonpublic personal information to those employees who need to know that information to service your account. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable federal or state standards to protect your nonpublic personal information.

Information We Disclose

We do not disclose the nonpublic personal information we collect about our customers to anyone except: (i) in furtherance of our business relationship with them and then only to those persons necessary to effect the transactions and provide the authorized services (such as broker-dealers, custodians, independent managers etc.); (ii) to persons assessing our compliance with industry standards (e.g., professional licensing authorities, consultants, etc.); (iii) our attorneys, accountants, and auditors; or (iv) as otherwise provided by law.

 

We are permitted by law to disclose the nonpublic personal information about you to governmental agencies and other third parties in certain circumstances (such as third parties that perform administrative or marketing services on our behalf or for joint marketing programs). These third parties are prohibited to use or share the information for any other purpose.

Cookies and Similar Technologies

Cookies are small amounts of data that a website or online service exchanges with a web browser or application on a visitor’s device (for example, computer, tablet, or mobile phone). Cookies help us to collect information about users including date and time of visits, pages viewed, or amount of time spent on our website. Cookies are used to personalize your experience. You can refuse or delete cookies. Most browsers and mobile devices offer their own settings to manage cookies.

Mobile App

Samalin Wealth Mobile application (“app”) allows you to access your accounts using wireless or mobile devices. Our privacy practices apply to any personal information or other information that we may collect through the app.

Third Party Websites and Applications

Third Party websites with links on our website and mobile applications (for example, social media platforms) are not subject to our privacy policy. You may visit the individual sites for additional information on their privacy practices and advertising opt-out instructions.

Former Clients

If you decide to close your account(s) or become an inactive customer, we will adhere to our privacy policies, which may be amended from time to time.

Changes to our Privacy Policy or Relationship with You

In the event there were to be a material change to our privacy policy regarding how we use your confidential information, we will provide written notice to you. Where applicable, you would be given an opportunity to limit or opt-out of such disclosure arrangements.

Questions

If you have questions about this privacy notice or about the privacy of your customer information call our main number 914-666-6600 and ask to speak to the Chief Compliance Officer.