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Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network Privacy Notice

This notice is effective as of January 2022.
Listing of: FACTS
WHAT DOES WELLS FARGO ADVISORS FINANCIAL NETWORK, LLC (WFAFN) DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Question: Why is personal information used?
Answer: Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.
Question: What information is used?
Answer: The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us. This information can include:
  • Social Security number and employment information
  • Account balances and transaction history
  • Credit history and investment experience
Question: How is this information used?
Answer: All financial companies need to share customers’ personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers’ personal information, the reasons WFAFN chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.
Reasons we can share your personal information
For our everyday business purposes — such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network share? Yes
Can you limit this sharing? No
For our marketing purposes — with service providers we use to offer our products and services to you (please see below to limit the ways in which we contact you)
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network share? Yes
Can you limit this sharing? No
For joint marketing with other financial companies
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network share? No
Can you limit this sharing? We don't share
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes — information about your transactions and experiences
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network share? Yes
Can you limit this sharing? No
For our affiliates' everyday business purposes — information about your creditworthiness
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network share? Yes
Can you limit this sharing? Yes
For our affiliates to market to you
Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network share? Yes
Can you limit this sharing? Yes
For nonaffiliates to market to you
*See Dual Customer Relationships disclosure in the Other Important Information section below
Does Wells Fargo share? No*
Can you limit this sharing? We don't share
Definitions
Affiliates
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
  • WFAFN affiliates include financial companies with Wells Fargo in their names such as Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Affiliates may also include other Wells Fargo subsidiaries such as Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC.
Nonaffiliates
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.
  • WFAFN does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.
Joint marketing
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
  • WFAFN does not jointly market.
Other important information
Important Notice about Credit Reporting: We may report information about your account(s) to credit bureaus and/or consumer reporting agencies. Late payments, missed payments, or other defaults on your account(s) may be reflected in your credit report and/or consumer report.
Do Not Call Policy: This Privacy Notice constitutes Wells Fargo & Company's Do Not Call Policy under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for all consumers. Wells Fargo & Company maintains an internal Do Not Call preference list. Do Not Call requests will be honored within 30 days and will be effective for at least five years from the date of request. No telemarketing calls will be made to residential or cellular phone numbers that appear on Wells Fargo & Company's Do Not Call list.
Nevada residents: We are providing you this notice pursuant to state law. You may be placed on Wells Fargo & Company’s internal Do Not Call List by following the directions in the To limit direct marketing section. For more information regarding our telemarketing practices, contact us at 1-800-869-3557; PrivacyCenter@wellsfargo.com, or Wells Fargo, P.O. Box 5110, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5110. If you would like more information regarding this Nevada law, contact the Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E. Washington St., Suite 3900, Las Vegas, NV 89101; 702-486-3132; aginfo@ag.nv.gov.
State Law: We follow state law where state law provides you with additional privacy protections.
Dual Customer Relationships: If your financial advisor's relationship with WFAFN ends, your financial advisor will be permitted to retain your personal information as authorized in your General Account Agreement and Disclosure Document, including originals or copies of client and account documentation for the purpose of continuing the relationship with you and maintaining and servicing your account through the financial advisor's new firm. WFAFN may also disclose your name, address, telephone number, email, and the account title of the accounts serviced by your financial advisor as allowed under the Protocol for Broker Recruiting, and as also authorized in your General Account Agreement and Disclosure Document. To withdraw any prior authorization to share this information, call 1-877-481-2766 or 704-499-6744. WFAFN will also retain copies of your client and account documentation as required by law.