Legal / Disclosures
The Tocqueville Trust
The Tocqueville Trust recognizes and respects the privacy expectations of our customers1. We are providing this notice to you so that you will know what kinds of information we collect about our customers and the circumstances in which that information may be disclosed to third parties who are not affiliated with the Tocqueville Trust.
We collect nonpublic personal information about our customers from the following sources:
Account Applications and other forms, which may include a customer’s name, address, social security number and information about a customer’s investment goals and risk tolerance;
Account History, including information about the transactions and balances in a customer’s accounts; and
Correspondence, written, telephone or electronic between a customer and the Tocqueville Trust or service providers to the Tocqueville Trust.
We may disclose all of the information described above to certain third parties who are not affiliated with the Tocqueville Trust as permitted by law—for example sharing information with companies who maintain or service customer accounts for the Tocqueville Trust is permitted and is essential for us to provide shareholders with necessary or useful services with respect of their accounts. We may also share information with companies that perform marketing and or mailing services on our behalf or to other financial institutions with whom we have joint agreements.
We maintain, and require service providers to the Tocqueville Trust to maintain policies designed to assure only appropriate access to, and use of information about our customers. When information about the Tocqueville Trust’s customers is disclosed to nonaffiliated third parties, we require that the third party maintain the confidentiality of the information disclosed and limit the use of information by the third party solely to the purposes for which the information is disclosed or as otherwise permitted by law.
We will adhere to the policies and practices described in this notice regardless of whether you are a current or former shareholder of the Tocqueville Trust.
1 For purposes of this notice, the terms “customer” or “customers” includes both shareholders of the Tocqueville Trust and individuals who provide nonpublic personal information to the Tocqueville Trust, but do not invest in shares of the Tocqueville Trust.