Privacy policy

Privacy policy

This Privacy policy applies to the business conduct of EdgePoint Investment Group Inc. and EdgePoint Wealth Management Inc., collectively referred to as EdgePoint.

EdgePoint values your trust and is committed to safeguarding your privacy and protecting the personal information you provide to us. This Privacy policy is designed to help you understand what information EdgePoint collects, how we use and safeguard that information and with whom we share that information.

What information do we collect? And how do we use it?

We collect the information you provide to us on account application forms, paper or electronic instructions, and telephone instructions from you and/or your financial advisor. This information may include your:

How do we use your personal information?

We limit the collection, use, retention and disclosure of your personal information to that which is permitted or required by law, or that which is reasonably necessary. We may use your personal information for these stated purposes:

Only EdgePoint employees with a business need to know, or whose duties reasonably require it, are granted access to your information. We also share your information with third-party services providers to maintain your account(s). We do not sell, rent or otherwise market your personal information.

When is information disclosed to third parties?

We disclose your information to agents, vendors or other organizations only as set out in this Privacy Policy. Third parties provided with your personal information may include:

How do we protect your information?

We maintain physical, procedural and electronic controls appropriate to the sensitivity of your information, to protect it against risks such as loss or theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use, modification or destruction. These safeguards include secure office premises for authorized employees only, secure networks, and secure databases. We protect your personal information disclosed to third parties by ensuring that such parties have policies in place to protect the confidentiality of the information.

Consent

When you agree to use our services or submit personal information to EdgePoint, either directly or through your financial advisor, you are consenting to our collection from, verification with, and communication to, any third party for the purposes described above. You also consent to the collection, use, disclosure and processing of your information by EdgePoint’s agents and service providers for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. You may withdraw your consent to our use of your personal information by contacting us in writing. If you withdraw consent, you may limit the services or products we are able to offer you.

Accessing and updating your information

You may access the personal information we hold about you at any time by advising us in writing that you wish to do so. We may be unable to provide you with some information in certain circumstances, such as if the information also refers to other individuals, is subject to legal privilege, contains confidential information or is otherwise permitted or restricted by law. If we are unable to provide you with access to your personal information, we will give you an explanation. If you wish to advise us of any change in your personal information, or if you believe the information we have is inaccurate or incomplete, please contact us at 1.866.757.7207.

Questions or concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns, you may contact the Privacy Officer at EdgePoint at 1.866.757.7207 or at privacy@edgepointwealth.com.