How We Protect Your Data
Echelon Financial | EchelonFinancial.com collects nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive from you on applications, forms, and other documents;
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others;
- Information we receive from a consumer-reporting agency.
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone, except as permitted by law.
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those members of our firm who need to know that information to provide services to you. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.
Online information is stored on secure servers located in certified data centers.
The Echelon Financial website use “cookies” to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a Web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize your website pages, or register with the Echelon Financial website, a cookie helps the Echelon Financial website to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Echelon Financial website, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Echelon Financial website features that you customized.
The Echelon Financial website uses Google Analytics to analyze the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website. Google will store this information.
Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third-party cookies. For example, in Bing you can refuse all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy”, and selecting “Block All Cookies” using the sliding selector. Blocking all cookies will, however, have a negative impact on the usability of many websites, including this one.
Security of your Personal Information
The Echelon Financial website | EchelonFinancial.com secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The Echelon Financial website secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.
Changes to this Statement
Echelon Financial will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Echelon Financial encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Echelon Financial is protecting your information.
Echelon Financial welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Echelon Financial has not adhered to this Statement, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will use commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and remedy the problem.