Privacy Policy

Policy Effective Date: November 2, 2018

This declaration outlines the Privacy Policy of WealthVisors LLC (hereafter, “WealthVisors” or “WV”). The privacy policies established herein apply to individual and corporate clients that receive or inquire about investment advisory, financial planning or consulting services or who receive assistance related to personal, business, or household needs or have done so in the past with our firm. Please take a moment to review this information to learn about the privacy policies implemented by WealthVisors LLC and the rights available to you.

WealthVisors considers the privacy of its clients to be of vital importance and has established strict measures to preserve the confidentiality of the data you share with us. 
You should understand how we protect your privacy when we collect and use information, and the measures we take to safeguard such information. To provide our tailored investment management services, we collect specific nonpublic information about you. Our policy is to keep this data confidential and strictly protected, and to use or disclose it only as required to render services to you, or as permitted or required by law. This policy applies to information for current and former clients. We include the details of our Privacy Policy in this document to help you understand how we collect data about you, the type of information we may receive and how we keep that data secure. Keeping consumer data secure and private is a top priority for WealthVisors.

We will not share nonpublic personal information about our clients with nonaffiliated third parties without prior client consent, except for the specific purposes described below. It is our policy that no client information obtained by WealthVisors is sold or made available to third parties except that:

  • Third parties may be used by WV to assist in the management or maintenance of client accounts (such as the Custodian)
  • Client information may be released per applicable laws and regulations

This declaration explains our collection, use, safekeeping and the principles we follow regarding our client’s information.

Information we Collect

To provide our financial advisory services, we obtain nonpublic, personal information about you, which may include the following:

  • Information that you provide on applications, questionnaires, subscription documents, or other forms including name, address, social security number, assets, spending habits, investment objectives, financial goals, statements of account, and other records concerning your investment plan, wills, trusts, mortgages, tax returns, and income.
  • Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others (e.g., broker/dealers, custodians, clearing firms, or other chosen investment providers, record keepers, and insurance providers) such as balances, payment history, parties to transactions, and account usage.
  • Information about you from other WV affiliates, credit reporting agencies, and other third parties such as your creditworthiness, credit history, and additional financial background.

Information we Share

WealthVisors shares information in a limited and rigorously controlled manner. We use or share your information to identify and protect you against fraud, allow us to execute transactions promptly and efficiently, and prepare the services to meet your needs and to provide you with the most suitable client service. Parts of client information that we may share include:

  • Information that you provide on applications, questionnaires, subscription documents, or other forms including name, address, social security number, assets, spending habits, investment objectives, financial goals, statements of account, and other records concerning your investment plan, wills, trusts, mortgages, tax returns, and income.
  • Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others (e.g., broker/dealers, custodians, clearing firms, or other chosen investment providers, record keepers, and insurance providers) such as balances, payment history, parties to transactions, and account usage.
  • Information about you from other affiliates of WealthVisors, credit reporting agencies, and additional third parties such as your creditworthiness, credit history, and supplementary information.

Depending on the nature of your relationship with WealthVisors, our firm may share information with other WV affiliates as well as unaffiliated third parties.

Sharing Information with Third Parties Not Affiliated with WealthVisors

We share information to unaffiliated third parties as required or permitted by state and federal law. Please be assured that whatever the reason for sharing your personal information, we take steps to ensure that those parties respect your privacy by restricting the use of your information to the intention for which it was disclosed. These unaffiliated third parties may include:

  • Companies that offer services to your account that we do not provide ourselves. Such services may consist of account valuation, account statement preparation, computation of fees, and printing services.
  • Companies that will assist in defending your account from fraud.
  • Companies that render services required to perform a transaction you request or to service your account.
  • Government agencies, courts, parties to lawsuits, or regulators in response to subpoenas.

In such circumstances where your personal information may be shared, we only disclose the information that we are required or authorized to share.

Security and Confidentiality

The security of your account is essential to us. Only those persons who need your information to perform their job have access to it. Also, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural security measures that comply with federal regulations to protect your information in the event of disasters, disruptions, or unforeseen circumstances. Our employees have restricted access to your personal information based on their responsibilities within the firm. All employees are trained to protect the confidentiality of your private information as described in these policies, which are heavily enforced at all times.

Former Clients

If you are no longer an active client of WealthVisors LLC, it is our practice to remain in compliance with the policies and procedures described in this Privacy Policy.

Privacy Policy Principles:

  • We do not sell our client’s information.
  • WealthVisors does not provide client information to persons or entities outside of our firm who are doing business for separate marketing purposes.
  • We offer prospective clients and former clients with the same protections as existing clients regarding the use of personal information.
  • If you are satisfied with the way that your personal information is managed you do not need to take any action at this time.

Privacy Policy Changes

We reserve the right to amend this Privacy Policy statement. The precedents included in this Privacy Policy are examples, and they are not intended to be restrictive. This notice replaces all previous remarks on our Consumer Privacy Policy and may be changed at any time. We will provide you with annual updates of our privacy policies and with revised policies if there are any modifications in how we handle your personal information.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, contact WealthVisors, Compliance Department by writing to 2622 Southern Blvd., Suite 100, Virginia Beach, VA 23452, or feel free to contact our firm at (888) 285-9580.

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