ADV & Privacy

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Privacy and Terms & Conditions

Introduction

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. respects your privacy and recognizes the importance of protecting your personal information.  We consider the protection of personal information to be a foundation of customer trust and a sound business practice.  We employ physical, electronic, and procedural controls and we regularly adapt these controls to respond to changing requirements and advances in technology.

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. takes reasonable steps to protect your personal data from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction.  No internet, email, or electronic operating system that enables transmission of data is ever fully secure or error-free, so please take special care in deciding what information you send to us in this manner.

This Online Privacy Statement is intended to be read in conjunction with the Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. Client Privacy Policy. The Client Privacy Policy addresses the privacy practices of Pittenger & Anderson, Inc.  Our Online Privacy Statement only addresses our privacy practices online.  The Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. website is intended for use by United States citizens only.

Personal Information

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. collects personal data from you when you voluntarily provide information to us through our website.  This includes filling out the contact form on the Connect page of our site as well as emails you send to support@pittand.com or any of our team members directly.  This information may include name, email address, phone number, zip code, and any other data you provide to us.

The data you provide to Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. is used to facilitate conversations between you and us.  Personal information provided by you to us online is not disclosed to any other organization unless we are required to do so by law.  We will never rent, sell, or trade your personal information to any person or organization.  We use the information collected via our website in accordance with our Client Privacy Policy.

Third Party Service Providers

We may use third-party service providers to help us analyze certain online activities.  For example, these service providers may help us measure the performance of our online advertising campaigns or analyze visitor activity on our website, including technical and navigational information, such as computer browser type, internet protocol address, pages visited, and average time spent on our website.

We do not share personally identifiable information about our clients with these third-party service providers, and these service providers do not collect such information on our behalf.  We do not allow third-party advertising on our website.

Links

The Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. website may contain links to third party websites.  Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of any third party website, including vendors you may come into contact with as a result of our relationship with you as our client.

Email

For the purpose of improving our service and following regulatory requirements, your email communications with Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. and any of our team members may be reviewed, monitored, and archived.

Messages sent through our website’s Connect page are not encrypted.

If you sign up for our monthly client email and decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive email communications, please follow the “unsubscribe” instructions provided in the communications.

You will never receive an email from Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. asking for personal information (account numbers, Social Security numbers, etc.).

Former Clients

Our privacy policies continue to apply to all former clients.

Changes to this Statement

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. reserves the right to change this Online Privacy Statement at any time.

Updated August 21, 2018

At Pittenger & Anderson, Inc., we value the relationship with our clients and the opportunity to serve their investment needs. As a valued client of Pittenger & Anderson, Inc., you have the right to know our privacy policies and practices.

These policies are designed to protect the nonpublic personal information you provide to us. This notice describes our privacy policies and practices and affirms our commitment to ensuring the confidentiality and security of client information. Pittenger & Anderson, Inc.’s main goal is to protect your privacy. We do not sell your personal information to anyone.

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. does not share or disclose any nonpublic information about its current or former clients, except as permitted by law. We may disclose or report personal information in limited circumstances where we believe in good faith that disclosure is required or permitted by law. For example, we may be required to disclose personal information to cooperate with regulators or law enforcement authorities, to resolve consumer disputes, to perform credit/authentication checks, or for institutional risk control. All information will remain confidential.

To conduct regular business, we may collect nonpublic personal information from sources such as information reported by you on applications or other forms you provide to us, as well as transactions with us, our affiliates, or others. We may enter into contracts with third parties so that they can assist us in servicing your account. We disclose personal information to companies that help us process transactions for your account (for example, transfer agents in order to complete a transaction you initiated).

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. will internally safeguard your nonpublic information by restricting access to only those employees who provide products or services to you or those who need access to your information to service your account. In addition, we will maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that meet federal and/or state standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Lastly, as required by federal law, we will provide you with the most current version of our Privacy Policy annually, and inform you of any material modifications to the policy.

For questions concerning our policy, please contact Pittenger & Anderson, Inc. at 402-328-8800, or write to 5533 S. 27th Street, Suite 201, Lincoln, NE 68512.

Adopted May 15, 2001

Revised 06/2008

Pittenger & Anderson, Inc., (“Pittenger & Anderson” or “P&A”) is a registered investment advisor (RIA) located in the State of Nebraska and registered with the Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC).

Introduction

Please read these Terms and Conditions for P&A’s website carefully. Any use of Pittenger & Anderson’s website will constitute your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. P&A may revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to review the Terms and Conditions.  Please also read our Online Privacy Statement.

No Recommendations to Buy or Sell Securities Contained on Website

Nothing on this website should be construed as a solicitation or offer, or recommendation to buy or sell any security, or as an offer to provide advisory services in any jurisdiction in which such solicitation or offer would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

Past performance does not guarantee future results. Each client’s financial situation is unique and you should consult with a financial, tax, or estate planning professional before acting on any information presented on the P&A website, the P&A blog, or any of the external websites and third-party articles linked to on the P&A website.

Firm’s Liability

While Pittenger & Anderson strives to ensure that the information contained in this website is accurate and reliable, Pittenger & Anderson makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the content or about the results to be obtained from using its website or any of its content. Changes are periodically made to the P&A website and may be made at any time.

PITTENGER & ANDERSON DOES NOT WARRANT THAT ITS WEBSITE WILL OPERATE ERROR-FREE OR THAT THIS WEBSITE AND ITS SERVERS ARE FREE OF COMPUTER VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CONTENT. IF YOUR USE OF P&A’S WEBSITE, THE MATERIAL, OR THE SOFTWARE RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING OR REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR DATA, PITTENGER & ANDERSON IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THOSE COSTS.

P&A’S WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS-IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. PITTENGER & ANDERSON EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, INCLUDING THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTIES’ RIGHTS, AND THE WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE. PITTENGER & ANDERSON MAKES NO WARRANTIES ABOUT THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF THE MATERIAL, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, TEXT, GRAPHICS, VIDEOS, OR LINKS CONTAINED IN THE FIRM’S WEBSITE.

Use of Material

The contents of P&A’s website, such as text, graphics, photographs, images, and other material (“Material”) are protected by copyright under both United States and foreign laws. Unauthorized use of the Material may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Pittenger & Anderson and its respective officers, members, directors, employees, and affiliates from and against any claim, action, or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and account fees alleging or resulting from the use of this website or any breach of the Terms and Conditions.

Links to Other Websites

Pittenger & Anderson’s website may contain links to other websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you and not as an endorsement by P&A of the contents on these websites. Pittenger & Anderson is not responsible for the content of linked sites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of material on such websites.

Privacy Policy

Pittenger & Anderson’s use of any personal data you submit to the website is governed by the P&A Client Privacy Policy.

Updated August 21, 2018

Since 1995, we have existed for one purpose...to help our clients live the life they’ve always imagined. We are a fee-only registered investment advisor (RIA) and a full-time fiduciary, meaning we fight for your best interests day in and day out. Our approach results in shared success.

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