|FACTS||WHAT DOES ARS DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?|
|Why?||Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.|
|What?||The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you
have with us. This information can include:
· Name, address and social security number
· Assets, income, risk tolerance and investment experience
· Account numbers, account balances and account transactions
When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in thisNotice.
|How?||All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday
business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information; the reasons ARS chooses to share; and
|Reasons we can share your personal information||Does ARS share?||Can you limit this sharing?|
|For our everyday business purposes— such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus||Yes||No|
|For our marketing purposes— to offer our products and services to you||Yes||No|
|For joint marketing with other financial companies||No||We don’t share|
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes— information about your transactions and experiences||Yes||No|
|For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes— information about your creditworthiness||No||We don’t share|
|For nonaffiliates to market to you||No||We don’t share|
|Questions? Call 212-687-9800||Or go to www.arsinvestmentpartners.com|
|Who we are|
|Who is providing this notice?||This notice applies to ARS Investment Partners, LLC(“ARS”). ARS is committed to protecting your privacy and maintaining the confidentiality and security of your personal information. We do not disclose nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to third parties other than as described herein. In addition, our affiliates who share our office may have access to your personal information.|
|What we do|
|How does ARS
protect my personal information?
|To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.|
|How does ARS
collect my personal information?
|ARS collects information about you (such as your name, address, social security number, assets and income) from our discussions with you, from documents that you may deliver to us and in the course of providing services for you. We collect your personal information, for example, when you:
· Open an account;
· Seek advice about your investments; or
· Enter into an investment advisory contract.
We may also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.We may use this information to provide services to you, to open an account for you, to process a transaction for your account or otherwise in furtherance of our business.
|Why can’t I limit all sharing?||Federal law gives you the right to limit only:
· Sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes—information about your creditworthiness;
· Affiliates from using your information to market to you; and
· Sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you.
State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.
|Affiliates||Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
· Our affiliates include Somerset Capital Management, LLC and PS Ventures LLC
|Nonaffiliates||Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
· ARS does not share with nonaffiliates so that they can market to you.
|Joint marketing||A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
· ARS doesn’t jointly market.
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