As an organization that collects, uses and discloses personal information, Aligned Capital Partners Inc. is subject to the federal Personal Information Protection and Electronic Document Act (or by similar laws in the provinces of Alberta, British Columbia and Quebec), effective January 1st, 2004. In complying with these laws, it is important that Aligned Capital Partners Inc. provide you with information so that you may fully understand the purposes for which your personal information is collected.
Over the course of your relationship with Aligned Capital Partners Inc. and your financial advisor, personal information will be collected in order to administer your Aligned Capital Partners Inc. account. This information typically includes your financial information and investment objectives, in addition to your current investments, banking information and your social insurance number. This information allows for but is not limited to the buying and selling of mutual funds on your behalf, in addition to providing you with reporting and the administration of your account in a compliant and regulatory manner.
At times, Aligned Capital Partners Inc. may provide this information to mutual fund companies. These organizations, like Aligned Capital Partners Inc. are bound and must comply with the same federal/provincial privacy act(s). Aligned Capital Partners Inc. does not disclose your information to any other organization(s) to use for their own purposes and in particular will never sell or trade your personal information.
The purposes for which we collect, use and disclose your personal information are central to our being able to provide you with our services. Should you have objections to the collection and disclosure of your personal information, as listed in the foregoing, Aligned Capital Partners Inc. will no longer be in a position to provide you with these services. Therefore, by maintaining your account with Aligned Capital Partners Inc. we will consider that you have consented to our collecting, using and disclosing your personal information.
In representing Aligned Capital Partners Inc., your investment funds advisor is acting on behalf of the mutual fund dealer. Your investment funds advisor may also be licensed to sell other products and, therefore may wish to provide you with advice and services in that other capacity. Should they do so, your investment funds advisor will communicate with you directly regarding any additional use or disclosure of your personal information.
In the Province of Quebec, for the “object” of administering your account and complying with legal and regulatory requirements, Paragon creates a file containing your personal information. Only those employees whose job functions involve matters related to the “object” of the file will have access to this information. If you wish to review or make changes to your file you may do so by making a written request to Privacy Officer, Aligned Capital Partners Inc. 200 – 3430 South Service Road, Burlington Ontario L7N 3T9.
Should you have any questions or concerns regarding the use of your personal information we encourage you to speak with your investment funds advisor.