Last Modified: July 18, 2018

PRIVACY NOTICE

Financial companies elect how they share your personal information. Federal law allows consumers the right to limit some, but not all, shared in- formation. Federal law also requires financial companies to inform you of how your personal information is collected, shared, and protected. Please read this notice carefully to understand what Mercer Advisors does with your personal information.

What:   The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the service(s) we provide you. This information can include:

  • Social Security Number
  • Income
  • Investment assets
  • Retirement assets
  • Account transactions
  • Investment experience the event that you are no longer a Mercer Advisors client, we will continue to share your information as outlined in this notice.

How:    Financial companies must share personal client information to operate their day-to-day business. Listed below are the ways in which financial companies can share their clients’ personal information; whether Mercer Advisors has elected to share; and if you are able to limit such sharing.

Questions: Please send all questions, in writing, to: Mercer Global Advisors, Attention: Compliance Department, 1801 East Cabrillo Boulevard, Santa Barbara, California 93108

How your personal information can be shared

For everyday business purposes – such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and/or legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  Yes

Can you limit this sharing?  No

For marketing purposes – to offer our services to you

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  No

Can you limit this sharing?  Not Shared

For joint marketing with other financial companies

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  Yes

Can you limit this sharing?  No

For affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your transactions and experiences

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  Yes

Can you limit this sharing?  No

For affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your creditworthiness

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  No

Can you limit this sharing?  Not Shared

For affiliates to market to you

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  No

Can you limit this sharing?  Not Shared

For non-affiliates to market to you

Does Mercer Advisors share this information?  No

Can you limit this sharing?  Not Shared

What we do

How does Mercer Advisors protect my personal information?

To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings.

Mercer Advisors maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your non-public personal information.

When does Mercer Advisors collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information when you:

  • Open an account
  • Make a deposit or withdrawal
  • Enter into an Investment Advisory Agreement
  • Provide account information

Additionally, we may receive information about you from information services and consumer reporting agencies.

What types of information sharing can I limit?

Federal law allows you the right to limit only the following:

  • Sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes – information about your creditworthiness
  • Affiliates using your information to market to you
  • Non-affiliates using your information to market to you

State laws and individual companies may provide you with additional rights to limit sharing. See back for more information regarding your rights under state law.

Definitions

Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. These can be financial and/or non-financial companies.

Mercer Advisors does not share information with its affiliates for marketing purposes.

Non-affiliates

Companies not related by common ownership or control. These can be financial and/or non-financial companies.

Mercer Advisors does not share information with non-affiliates for marketing purposes.

Joint marketing

A formal agreement between non-affiliated financial companies that together market financial services to you.

Our joint marketing partners include our custodians, sub-advisors, retirement third-party administrators (TPAs), and other financial institution programs.

Other important information

This notice applies to individual consumers who are clients or former clients of Mercer Advisors. This notice replaces all previous Privacy Policy notices from Mercer Advisors and may be amended at any time. Any amendment made to this notice will be provided to you as required by law. If you close your Mercer Advisors account(s) and transfer to another firm, we may share your information with your new broker/dealer, custodian, and/or advisor during the transfer process.

Vermont clients:  We will disclose only your name, address, contact information, transaction data, and/or our experience with you. California clients: Except as permitted by applicable California law, we do not disclose any personal information about you to non-affiliates. Nevada clients: Under Nevada law, you may request, in writing, to be place on our internal “Do Not Call” list.

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