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This website has been created to provide access to PFM Asset Management LLC (PFM) monthly statement for advisory clients and for participants in investment funds administered by PFM to view account and program information and complete transactions with regard to accounts.

Providing a secure online environment for users of this website is a high priority of PFM Asset Management LLC which created and maintains this web site.  Customers have the right to expect privacy and security relating to information collected by financial institutions and the PFM has devoted a great deal of resources to designing systems and procedures to safeguard personal information.

Background

The purpose of privacy policies and procedures is to provide administrative, technical and physical safeguards which assist employees in maintaining the confidentiality of nonpublic personal information collected from the consumers and customers of by an investment adviser. All nonpublic information, whether relating to an adviser's current or former clients, is subject to these privacy policies and procedures.  Any doubts about the confidentiality of client information must be resolved in favor of confidentiality.  While the PFM’s clients are currently only institutional and thus exempt from the provisions of SEC Regulation S-P, PFM has adopted the following privacy policies and procedures to protect any non-public personal information of its clients.

Policy

PFM has adopted policies and procedures to protect the “nonpublic personal information” of customers and to disclose to such persons policies and procedures for protecting that information.  Nonpublic personal information includes nonpublic “personally identifiable financial information” plus any list, description or grouping of customers that is derived from nonpublic personally identifiable financial information.  Such information may include personal financial and account information, information relating to services performed for or transactions entered into on behalf of clients, and data or analyses derived from such nonpublic personal information.

Procedures

PFM has adopted various procedures to implement the privacy policy and the Adviser reviews operating procedures to monitor and insure the firm’s policy is observed.

The procedures are summarized as follows:

Non-Disclosure of Client Information. PFM maintains safeguards to comply with federal and state standards to guard each client’s nonpublic personal information. PFM does not share any nonpublic personal information with any nonaffiliated third parties, except in the following circumstances:

  • As necessary to provide the service that the client has requested or authorized, or to maintain and service the client’s account;
  • As required by regulatory authorities or law enforcement officials who have jurisdiction over the Administrator, or as otherwise required by any applicable law; and
  • To the extent reasonably necessary to prevent fraud and unauthorized transactions.

Security of Client Information PFM restricts access to nonpublic personal information to those employees who need to know such information to provide services to our clients.  Any employee who is authorized to have access to nonpublic personal information is required to keep such information in a secure compartment or receptacle on a daily basis as of the close of business each day.  All electronic or computer files containing such information shall be password secured and firewall protected from access by unauthorized persons.

What types of information does this website collect and how is it used?

This website collects IP addresses or domain names anytime a web page is requested from the website server.  This information is used in the aggregate to analyze site traffic.  The URL of a referring Web page also may be logged for the same purpose.

Information provided by site visitors is collected to assist PFM in its delivery of services. If you send an email to PFM, your email address will be displayed in the message that we receive. We use this information to reply to your inquiry and we may keep your email message for our records and future reference. It is the privacy policy of PFM not to share that information with other companies or organizations, unless we are required to do so by law, court order or regulatory requirements.

The information that PFM collected from website traffic is used to improve the content of our web pages and to notify Internet consumers of items of interest. Collected information is not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.

Frequently, users may voluntarily provide nonpublic personal information. If you give your mailing address , then you may receive periodic mailings from us with information relating to the business and services provided. Likewise, if you give your telephone number, then you may receive telephone contact from us with information relating to our business and services provided.