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the personal information we obtain about our customers is an important responsibility. We also know that you
expect us to service you in an accurate and efficient manner. To do so, we must collect and maintain certain
personal information about you. We want you to know what information we collect and how we use and
safeguard that information.
Information We Collect: We collect certain nonpublic information about you ("Customer Information"). The
essential purpose for collecting Customer Information is to allow us to provide advisory services to you.
Customer Information we collect may include:
● Information that you provide on applications or other forms. This Customer Information may include
personal and household information such as income, spending habits, investment objectives, financial
goals, statements of account, and other records concerning your financial condition and assets, together
with information concerning employee benefits and retirement plan interests, wills, trusts, mortgages and
● Identifying information such as your name, age, address, social security number, etc.
● Information about your transactions with us, or others (e.g., broker-dealers, clearing firms, or other
chosen investment sponsors).
● Information we receive from consumer reporting agencies (e.g., credit bureaus), as well as other various
materials we may use to provide an appropriate recommendation or to fill a service request.
Security of Your Information: We restrict access to your nonpublic personal information to those employees
who need to know that information to service your account. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural
safeguards that comply with applicable federal or state standards to protect your nonpublic personal information.
Information We Disclose: We do not disclose the nonpublic personal information we collect about our
customers to anyone except: (i) in furtherance of our business relationship with them and then only to those
persons necessary to effect the transactions and provide the authorized services (such as broker-dealers,
custodians, etc.); (ii) to persons assessing our compliance with industry standards (e.g., professional licensing
authorities, consultants, etc.); (iii) our attorneys, accountants, and auditors; or (iv) as otherwise provided by law.
We are permitted by law to disclose the nonpublic personal information about you to governmental agencies and
other third parties in certain circumstances (such as third parties that perform administrative or marketing
services on our behalf or for joint marketing programs). These third parties are prohibited to use or share the
information for any other purpose.
Opt In Provision: We cannot share your confidential information with nonaffiliated third parties without first
obtaining from you a signed statement in which you make an affirmative declaration of permission to disclose
such information. The next page includes an Affirmative Declaration of Consent to Disclose Personal Information
to Unaffiliated Third-Parties.
Former Clients: If you decide to close your account(s) or become an inactive customer, we will adhere to our
privacy policies, which may be amended from time to time.
how we use your confidential information, we will provide written notice to you.
Questions: If you have questions about this privacy notice or about the privacy of your customer information call
our main number 585 -330-8031 and ask to speak to the Chief Compliance Officer.
Unaffiliated Third-Parties: Fiduciary First Advising will disclose my personal information to unaffiliated thirdparties
under certain circumstances in order to fulfill the existing financial planning and/or investment
management agreement that has been executed. Third parties include but are not limited to a custodian, a
financial planning software partner, and CRM software.
Social Media Disclosure
Information that is provided by Fiduciary First Advising (“FFA”) through its social media accounts is for informational purposes only and should not be considered as investment advice or a recommendation to invest in any particular security, strategy, or investment product. If a FFA social media account follows another user, shares third-party content, or provides links to third-party content, this information is intended to provide additional perspective and should not be construed as an endorsement of services, products, or points of view.
Posts and comments from FFA on social media accounts are not an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy shares of any fund or investment product. All investments involve risk, including the possible loss of principal.
Opinions and comments expressed by third parties on FFA’s social media pages are the opinion of those persons submitting them and do not represent the views of FFA. FFA does not endorse or approve content submitted by third-parties or endorse individuals or organizations by using any features available on social media sites. FFA may block any posts that are viewed as testimonials, advice, recommendations, or advertisements for specific products or services.
Our industry regulates how we can conduct conversations in these types of forums. Therefore, we may not be able to respond directly to you. For a more personalized response, please contact us directly.