Allegheny Financial Group, Ltd. and Allegheny Investments, Ltd. (“Allegheny”) are committed to safeguarding the confidential information of our clients. We hold all personal information provided to us in the strictest confidence. These records include all personal information we collect from you in connection with any of the services provided by Allegheny. We do not provide your personal information to mailing lists vendors or solicitors for any purpose. We do not disclose information to non-affiliated third parties, except as required by law. We only use health and financial information that you provide to complete a service or transaction which you have requested. We maintain a secure office and computer environment to ensure that your information is not placed at risk.
We limit employee and agent access to information only to those who have a business or professional reason for access. Federal regulations permit us to share a limited amount of information about you in order to execute securities transactions or process an insurance application on your behalf.
For unaffiliated third parties that require access to your personal information, including financial service companies, insurance companies, consultants, and auditors, we require strict confidentiality clauses regarding information privacy. Federal and state regulators also may review firm records as permitted by law.
Federal laws exist to assist the government with its efforts to fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities. All financial institutions are required to obtain, verify, and record information that clearly identifies its new and existing clients. When opening an account, we will request to see your driver’s license or any other federally acceptable form of identification. We will also ask for your address, date of birth, and any other federally required information as printed on the Universal Account Application. We are also mandated by federal securities law to update all existing client information every three (3) years.
This information will be maintained during the time you are a client and up to six (6) years following the termination of association as required by federal and state securities laws. After such required time, all information will be professionally destroyed.