We are required, by federal law, to provide you with this notice, which outlines our business practices to protect your privacy as well as how we collect and share personal information about you. This policy applies to both current and former clients.
We Respect Your Privacy
KEMA is committed to protecting your privacy. KEMA relies on access to non-public information about its clients in order to provide you with relevant information regarding the products and services we offer as well as to determine that KEMA products and services are appropriate for you given your investment experience and objectives. We also use information to verify your identity as required by federal law and helps the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities.
We appreciate and understand that the personal financial information you have entrusted to us is sensitive and confidential and we have adopted policies and procedures which assist us in safeguarding the information you provide to us.
Personal information we collect about you
KEMA collects non-public information about its clients from which we may receive from oral and e-mail communications. KEMA Partners LLC may also receive information from various reporting agencies.
Important Information About Procedures for Opening a New Account: To help the government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who opens an account.
What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth and other information that will allow us to identify you. We may also ask to see your driver’s license or other identifying documents.
We collect information about you such as name, address, date of birth for individuals, tax identification number, financial reports, and other information that will allow us to identify you and provide you with the services and products that we offer. We will collect this information from our discussions with you, from documents that you may deliver to us in the course of providing services to your company, and from various reporting agencies.
How we share your personal information
KEMA is registered as a broker/dealer with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). KEMA is a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and the Securities Investor Protection Corporation (“SIPC”). KEMA has no affiliated companies.
KEMA does not share confidential information about our clients with unaffiliated third parties unless such disclosure is necessary to manage and service your account. For example, we provide access to information about you to unaffiliated third parties in certain limited circumstances, including:
For example, we may be required to disclose your personal information to cooperate with regulatory or law enforcement authorities, to report tax‐related information to federal and state governments, to resolve consumer disputes, to perform authentication checks, or for risk control.
How we protect your confidential personal information about you
We have internal policies and procedures which govern the handling of client information by employees. Third parties which provide account service and support on our behalf may also receive personal information about you, and we require them to adhere to appropriate security standards with respect to such information. Under no circumstances will KEMA sell confidential client information to anyone, for any reason, at any time.
Does our Privacy Statement apply to the sites to which we link?
No. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or the content of sites we link to and have no control of the use or protection of information provided by you or collected by those sites.
What about “cookies” and other tracking devices?
Contact Us with Questions
If you have any questions or concerns, or if you identify any information that you believe is no longer accurate, you may contact your KEMA Registered Representative or write to KEMA Partners LLC, Attn: Compliance Department, 309 LaVerne Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941.
Thank you for your business and allowing us to service your needs.