Title V of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) generally prohibits any financial institution, directly or through its affiliates, from sharing nonpublic personal information about you with a nonaffiliated third party unless the institution provides you with a notice of its privacy policies and practices, such as the type of information that it collects about you and the categories of persons or entities to whom it may be disclosed. In compliance with the GLBA, we are providing you with this document, which notifies you of the privacy policies and practices of Sovereign.
Sovereign uses good-faith efforts to maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to guard your non-public personal information. Any personal information you enter into online forms or surveys will be encrypted to ensure it remains private. We also limit the right of access to your information to employees that need to use the information to respond to or process your request or transaction. However, while we strive to protect your personal information, we do not ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you do so at your own risk.
During your visit to the Sovereign Sites, we may gather certain information about your visit automatically, even if you do nothing but browse through our sites and read the information contained. This automatic information collected does not identify you personally. For example, we may automatically gather the internet domain, IP address from which you access the Sovereign Sites, the date and time you access Sovereign Sites, and the pages you visit.
We may also collect information about you, which may consist of:
We may collect this information from:
In order to provide you with customized service, we make the use of “cookies.” Cookies are files that help us identify your computer and respond to it. You may disable cookies on your own computer, but you may not be able to download online documents unless cookies are enabled.
We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 18. We delete any information that we discover has been provided by children.
You may remove your information from out database so as not to receive future communications or to close your account by:
If you prefer not to receive electronic promotional communications, you can opt-out by following the unsubscribe instructions found in each communication.