How We Use & Protect Your Information
The Altegris group of companies are among a group of affiliated companies wholly-owned and controlled by (i) private equity funds managed by Aquiline Capital Partners LLC and its affiliates (“Aquiline”), and by Genstar Capital Management, LLC and its affiliates (“Genstar”), and (ii) certain senior management of Altegris and other affiliates. Established in 2005, Aquiline focuses its investments exclusively in the financial services industry. Established in 1988, Genstar focuses its investment efforts across a variety of industries and sectors, including financial services. The Altegris companies include Altegris Investments, L.L.C., Altegris Advisors, L.L.C., and Altegris Clearing Solutions, L.L.C., and are providing this notice to explain their information collection practices and other important information. These measures reflect our commitment to maintaining the privacy of your confidential information. We appreciate the confidence you have shown by entrusting us with your assets.
Information We Collect
We collect nonpublic personal information about you from the following sources:
- Information we receive about you on applications and other forms including subscription documents, questionnaires and online registration forms, whether we receive the form in writing or electronically. For example, this information may include your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, tax identification number, income and other financial data, investment experience, and possibly your personal bank account information.
- Information about your transactions and account history with us, our affiliates and others. This includes information about other products you have purchased through our affiliated companies, such as information about additions and redemptions.
- Information we receive about you from third parties such as solicitors, brokers, selling agents, advisers, product sponsors and clearing firms and/or their service providers. These parties may include affiliates of Altegris Investments, L.L.C., or Altegris Clearing Solutions, L.L.C.
- Information from online forms you complete and data we receive when you visit one of our websites (such as internet protocol address, browser software).
Disclosure of Your Information
We do not disclose any personal or financial information about you, whether you are our current or former client, without your authorization or direction, except as disclosed below.
We may share information about you with affiliated or nonaffiliated third parties, in order for them to assist us in providing services to you, as part of joint marketing arrangements or for purposes of jointly offering a product or service. In addition, we may share information about you as required by regulatory authorities or law enforcement officials, and to the extent reasonably necessary to prevent fraud and unauthorized transactions, or as otherwise as permitted by law.
Affiliated and nonaffiliated third parties who receive information about you in order to assist us in providing services to you are not permitted to use your information for any purpose other than to assist our servicing of your account(s), including helping us improve the services we offer, or as permitted by law.
Confidentiality and Security
We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees and third parties who need to know that information to assist us in providing services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
THE INTERNET: Cookies And Other Tracking Mechanisms
Do Not Track Disclosure
Given the nature of our data collection, use and disclosure activities described above, we do not recognize automated browser signals regarding tracking mechanisms, such as “Do Not Track” requests.
The websites are not directed toward children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13.
1200 Prospect Street, Suite 400
La Jolla, CA 92037
Attention: Privacy Officer
Effective Date - 11/23/2015