Privacy Policy

Schwallier Wealth Management LLC is committed to safeguarding the confidential information of our clients because mutual trust is essential to the advisor-client relationship. Personal privacy is of the utmost importance to our clients. This is our policy describing how we treat your personal information. We welcome any comments or concerns you may have about your personal privacy. 

We have prepared this Privacy Notice to explain how, why, and when we collect data from you on our website. Please note that this Privacy Notice only applies to data that we collect when you visit the Schwallier Wealth Management (SWM) website at www.swmadvisor.com.

The SWM website uses cookies, tracking pixels and related technologies. Cookies are small data files that are served by our platform and stored on your device. Our site uses cookies dropped by us or third parties for a variety of purposes including to operate and personalize the website. Also, cookies may also be used to track how you use the site to target ads to you on other websites. We may collect the following categories of information on our website and use them for the purposes explained below.


DATA COLLECTION

  • Website activity: Data about your browsing activity on our website
  • Device and browser information: Technical information about the device or browser you use to access our website. For example, your device's IP address, and (in the case of mobile devices) your device type and mobile device's unique identifier such as the Apple IDFA or Android Advertising ID.
  • Contact Information: If you choose to provide your name, email address or phone number
  • Customer Service Information: Information you may provide to customer service including survey responses
  • Third party information: We may collect additional information about you from third party sources where we have the rights to do so.

 

PURPOSE OF DATA COLLECTION

  • Provide SWM services and customer support
  • Troubleshoot problems
  • Prevent potential fraud and enforce our Terms of Service
  • Customize, measure, and improve our website and services
  • Deliver targeted marketing to you
  • Contact you by email or phone about your account or our services including to market our services to you

 

YOUR CHOICES AND OPTING OUT

We recognize how important your online privacy is to you, so we offer the following options for controlling the targeted ads you receive and how we use your data:

By using the Sites and Services, you consent to the placement of the cookies referenced above. You can, however, set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You may also change your cookie settings through preference options in our Sites and/or Services, where applicable. We will indicate that upon selecting your preferences, that we will use a cookie to remember your preferences. You can request that we stop email marketing to you. You can use the unsubscribe link in our marketing emails or contact [email protected].


THIRD PARTIES WITH WHOM WE MAY WE SHARE INFORMATION

We do not disclose nonpublic personal information about our clients or former clients to anyone except as otherwise permitted by law. For example, we are permitted by law to share information about you with:

  • Our Investment Advisory Representatives, employees, and the person who may have referred you to our firm.
  • Companies that assist us in processing your transactions and servicing your account, such as introducing and clearing brokerage firms, mutual fund companies, and insurance companies.
  • An accountant, tax preparer, or lawyer who is representing you.
  • Federal and state regulators who regulate our firm.

 

Our business continuity plan provides that, in the event of our principal’s death or medical disability, we may share your information with another investment adviser who would provide back-up communication services to assist you with your account in his absence. We do not provide your personally identifiable information to direct marketers or independent solicitors (for other companies) for any purpose.


DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ABOUT FORMER CUSTOMERS

If you decide to close your account(s), we will continue to adhere to the privacy practices described in this notice when you become a former client. You become a former client when your Investment Management Agreement with us is terminated. We will maintain personally identifiable information about you during the time you are a client, and for any time thereafter that we are required to maintain the records by federal and state securities laws. After this

required period of record retention, all of your information will be destroyed.

 

OUR SECURITY POLICIES AND PRACTICES 

We take all reasonable steps to assure the privacy of client information. We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees who have a business or professional reason for knowing, as permitted by law. We maintain a secure office and computer environment to ensure that your information is not placed at unreasonable risk. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.