We use your information to service your accounts with us, to communicate with you about your accounts and to obtain your views. We may also use Contact Information from time to time to bring to your attention new products and services that we are offering, and to offer to you other promotional opportunities.
We do not sell nformation about customers. We only share information under very limited circumstances - always under strict control against further disclosure. It is necessary to share such information, for example, with outside vendors who assist us in sending communications, shareholder reports and proxy materials to you, securities transfer agents who effect transactions in securities on your behalf. We require that these vendors keep your information confidential and we prohibit them from using your information for their own purposes.
In the event of a sale of assets, customer information may be one of the transferred assets.