Legg Mason Investment Counsel & Trust Company, N.A. and its subsidiary, Legg Mason Investment Counsel, LLC (collectively, "Legg Mason Investment Counsel"), are committed to keeping nonpublic personal information about you secure and confidential. This notice is intended to help you understand how we fulfill this commitment
From time to time, we may collect a variety of personal information, including:
- Information we receive from you on applications and forms, via the telephone, and through our website;
- Information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others (such as your purchases, sales, or account balances); and
- Information we receive from consumer reporting agencies.
When you open an account, we will ask for your name, address, date of birth (if applicable), and other information. We also request identifying documents such as drivers' licenses or passports.
Legg Mason Investment Counsel does not sell your nonpublic personal information to anyone. We do not disclose your nonpublic personal information, except as permitted by applicable law or regulation. For example, we may share this information with others in order to process your transactions. We may also provide this information to companies that perform operations or administrative services on our behalf, such as tax processing or printing and mailing. We require these companies to protect the confidentiality of this information and to use it only to perform the services for which we hired them.
With respect to our internal security procedures, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect and restrict access to your nonpublic personal information. These controls include: (1) securing office buildings; including security personnel and identification card key access to the building and individual floors; (2) placing security cameras at the building entrance; (3) maintaining client files in locked file room; and (4) providing annual employee training. As required by federal regulation, we will take reasonable measures to protect against access to or use of your nonpublic personal information by unauthorized persons when disposing of it.
If your account with us terminates, we will continue to adhere to our privacy policies and practices with respect to your nonpublic personal information.
Online Privacy Practices
Our web site utilizes a variety of technologies (such as cookies and web beacons) to collect, store, and aggregate data about usage and browsing patterns. These technologies help us analyze and tailor the site for all users and better understand how our site is used.
Except as noted herein, we do not have any personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to give us such information during an online session. If you do give us personal information during your session, we will collect that information and use it to service your request and as otherwise described in this Privacy Notice.
If you are a registered user of our Web site who has enabled online access for your account(s), we collect all information that you submit through an online session, such as a transaction you've requested us to make. In this manner, your general usage patterns and other information noted above would be linked to you specifically.