Privacy Policy

This notice is being provided by First Bankers’ Banc Securities, Inc.

We are committed to keeping the personal information collected from our potential, current and former customers confidential and secure. The proper handling of personal information is one of our highest priorities. We want to be sure that you know why we need to collect personal information from you. We also want to explain to you our commitment to protect the information you provide us. We never sell your information to any outside parties.

Customer Information

We collect and keep only information that is necessary for us to provide services requested by you and to administer your business with us.

  • We may collect nonpublic information when you complete an application, subscription documents or other forms. This includes information such as name, address, social security number, assets, income, net worth and other information deemed necessary to evaluate your financial needs.
  • We may also collect nonpublic information as a result of transactions with us, our affiliates or others. This could include transactions completed with us, information received from outside vendors to complete transactions or to affect financial goals.

Sharing Information

We only share your nonpublic personal information with non-affiliated companies or individuals permitted by law, such as your representative with our firm, other broker/dealers, affiliated companies, banks, mutual fund companies, insurance companies and other product vendors, or to comply with legal or regulatory requirements. In the normal course of business, we may disclose information we collect about you to companies or individuals that contract with us to perform servicing functions such as:

  •   Record keeping
  •   Computer related services
  •   Good faith disclosure to regulators who have regulatory or authority over the company.
  •   Companies we hire to provide support services are not allowed to use your personal information for their own purposes and are contractually obligated to maintain strict confidentiality. We limit their use of your personal information to the performance of the specific service we have requested. We do not provide your personally identifiable information to mailing list vendors or solicitors for any purpose.

When we provide personal information to a service provider, we require that these providers agree to safeguard your information, to use the information only for the intended purpose, and to abide by applicable law.

Employee Access to Information

Only employees with a valid business reason have access to your personal information. These employees are educated on the importance of maintaining the confidentiality and security of this information. They are required to abide by our information handling practices.

Protection of Information

We maintain security standards to protect your information, whether written, spoken, or electronic. We update and test our systems to ensure the protection and integrity of information.

Maintaining Accurate Information

Our goal is to maintain accurate, up-to-date customer records in accordance with industry standards. We have procedures in place to keep information current and complete, including timely correction of inaccurate information.

E-Mail

Should you send us your questions and comments via e-mail to any mailbox provided by First Bankers’ Banc Securities, Inc.; we will share your correspondence with our Registered Representatives and those employees or agents most capable of addressing your questions and concerns. We will retain your communication until we have done our very best to provide you with a complete, satisfactory response. Ultimately, we will either discard your communication or archive it according to First Bankers’ Banc Securities, Inc.’s requirement under applicable securities laws.

Please note that, unless we expressly advise you otherwise, First Bankers’ Banc Services, Inc.’s e-mail facilities do not provide a means for completely secure and private communications between First Bankers’ Banc Securities, Inc. and you, the user. Although every attempt will be made to keep your information confidential, from a technical standpoint, there is still risk. For that reason, please do not use e-mail to communicate information to us that you consider confidential. If you wish, you may contact us instead via telephone or by facsimile.

Disclosure of our Privacy Policy

We recognize and respect the privacy of our potential, current and former customers. We are committed to safeguarding this information. As a member of the financial services industry, we are providing you this Notice of Privacy Policy for information purposes and will update and distribute as required by law. It is also available upon request.