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Privacy Policy

 

Privacy Policy and Security


What information do we collect?

Cognios Capital has adopted a privacy policy in order to comply with applicable law and regulations.   While we focus our services on serving institutional investors, we also serve high net worth individuals and we are committed to the privacy of non-public, private information of our "customers" and "consumers" , as such terms are defined in SEC Regulation S-P. Therefore, we have established policies and procedures for collecting and disclosing nonpublic personal information, summarized below.

We collect information from you when you respond to a survey, open an account, fill out a form, or access our site.

When contacting us or navigating on our site, as appropriate, you may be asked to enter your: name, company name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number or account number.

Like most websites, we use cookies and/or web beacons to enhance your experience, gather general visitor information, and track visits to our website. Please refer to the 'Do we use cookies?' section below for information about cookies and how we use them.

Information we collect:

We may collect nonpublic personal information about customers or consumers from various sources, including: information we receive from applications, subscription documents, other forms and by other means. This information may include names, addresses, social security number, dates of birth, or other private identifying information; and information about transactions with us or others, such as account balances, investment history, transactions, and holdings.

How do we use your information?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways in addition to any direction from you:

  • To personalize your experience:

    Your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.

  • To improve our website:

    We continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.

  • To improve customer service:

    Your information helps us to more effectively respond to customer service requests and support needs.

  • To process transactions:

    Your information helps us to efficiently and accurately execute your transactions.

  • To send periodic emails:

    The email address you provide us may be used to send you information and updates pertaining to your account, in addition to receiving occasional company news, updates, related product or service information, etc.

  • To comply with Law:

    To respond to a subpoena, court order, regulatory demand or where the law requires or permits us to respond to a request for information, such as from a consumer or credit reporting agency.

How do we protect your information?

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about customers and consumers to those who need to know that information to provide our products and services.   We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard nonpublic personal information.

Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given to any other company for any reason whatsoever, without your consent, other than for the express purpose of delivering the purchased product or service requested.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

If you prefer, you can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies via your browser settings. Like most websites, if you turn your cookies off, some of our services may not function properly. However, you can still place orders over the telephone or by contacting customer service.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies, or protect ours or others rights, property, or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

Third party links

Occasionally, at our discretion, we may include or offer third party products or services on our website. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Online Privacy Policy Application

This online privacy policy applies to information collected through our website and to information collected offline.

Terms and Conditions

Please contact us to request more information on the use, disclaimers, and limitations of liability governing the use of our website.

Cognios Capital
11250 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy
Leawood, KS 66211
913-214-5000

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us using the information below.

Cognios Capital
11250 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy
Leawood, KS 66211
913-214-5000