Last updated: (December 13, 2016)
The Information We Collect:
“Personally Identifiable Information” is any information that may be used to identity an individual, including, but not limited to, a first and last name, home or other physical address, an email address, phone number or other contact information, whether at work or at home. Strong Tower Associates may request Personally Identifiable Information from you when you register to use our Website and Services, and at various other locations on our Website such as newsletters, message boards, blogs, and surveys. If you do not want your Personally Identifiable Information collected, please do not fill and submit it to us.
Non-personally identifiable information (“non-Personal Information”) is information that, by itself, cannot be used to identify or contact you. Examples of this type of information include the type of Internet browser or computer operating system you use, demographic information (your age, gender, income, education, profession, zip code, etc.), the date and time you visited our Website, the pages you accessed, the name of the website from which you linked to our Website and other anonymous data involving your use of our Website. We use this information to analyze trends and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. This information is not linked to any Personally Identifiable Information.
How We Collect This Information:
Website usage: We track visitors to our Website using Analytics software. This data allows Strong Tower Associates to provide the best services possible by helping to ensure the health of the network and services, developing and deploying new business services, researching, improving and maintaining our existing business services and providing customized services to our users.
Cookies: When you visit our Website, we may utilize cookies, which are tiny files stored on your system that contain a string of characters to identify your browser and may be used to help provide a more customized user experience. Most internet browsers are set by default to accept cookies, and if you have opted not to accept cookies, you may experience some functionality issues in using some of the features of our Website.
Log files: When you view a website, your browser sends data about your computer system to the web server. Our servers will capture this information when you visit our Website which may include browser type, time of day, IP address, or cookie and language information.
Links: Our servers keep track of all links within our Website that you may click on when viewing content. This data is used to better provide content to our users.
Web Forms and Data, You Provide to Strong Tower Associates: When you complete one of our online forms, we ask for data about you (name, address, email address, etc.) This data is intended to help our internal staff meet your needs. We may use, combine, or track this data with other services and features of Strong Tower Associates to provide a better user experience and increased functionality. For some services, we may provide the opportunity for you to opt out of the combining of such data.
Email submissions: We may keep records of all email communications sent to Strong Tower Associates. These emails may be processed and used to provide feedback, answer questions, or service some other request.
Other data: We may collect other non-public personal information provided by you on applications, contracts or other forms given to Strong Tower Associates, or through other interactions, you have with Strong Tower Associates.
How We Use This Information:
We DO NOT provide your personal information to mailing list vendors or solicitors. As part of the service from Strong Tower Associates, we will not disclose personal information without your permission. We require strict confidentiality in all of our agreements, this includes unaffiliated third parties. Federal and state securities regulators may review our company records and your personal records as permitted by law.
Additionally, we restrict access to your non-public personal information to those persons who require such information to provide products or services to you. We may share aggregated usage data with our support vendors and third-party suppliers that do not provide a method to individually track a user, or when we have been provided your explicit consent to share the information with a third party.
Safeguarding Your Information:
We limit employee access to information only to those who have a business or professional reason for knowing, and only to non-affiliated parties as permitted by law.
We maintain a secure office and equipment infrastructure to ensure that your information is not placed at unreasonable risk. We employ a firewall barrier, secure data encryption techniques and authentication procedures in our computer environment.
How to Contact Us Regarding Privacy Concerns:
If you have any questions or concerns with this policy, please feel free to contact our office by mail at the following address:
Strong Tower Associates
901 University Dr, Ste 100
State College, PA 16801
Disclosure: Updated August 2020
Investment Advisory Services offered through Retirement Wealth Advisors, LLC. (RWA) an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Strong Tower Associates and RWA are not affiliated. Investing involves risk including the potential loss of principal. No investment strategy can guarantee a profit or protect against loss in periods of declining values. Opinions expressed are subject to change without notice and are not intended as investment advice or to predict future performance. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Consult your financial professional before making any investment decision.