Wells Fargo Advisors U.S. Privacy Notice

This policy is effective as of July 1, 2018.

FACTSWHAT DOES WELLS FARGO DO WITH YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Why?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.
What?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
How?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 Wells Fargo chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

Reasons we can share your personal information

For our everyday business purposes
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes

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

Yes

No

For our marketing purposes
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our marketing purposes

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)

Yes

No

For joint marketing with other financial companies
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For joint marketing with other financial companies

For joint marketing with other financial companies

No

We don’t share

For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes

For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes - information about your transactions and experiences

Yes

No

For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes

For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthiness

Yes

Yes

For our affiliates to market to you
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For our affiliates to market to you

For our affiliates to market to you

Yes

Yes

For nonaffiliates to market to you
Reasons we can share your personal informationDoes Wells Fargo share?Can you limit this sharing?
For nonaffiliates to market to you

For nonaffiliates to market to you

No

We don’t share

To limit our sharing

  • Call 1-888-528-8460 - our menu will prompt you through your choices
  • Online banking customers - log on to a secure session at wellsfargo.com, select Security & Support menu -> Change Privacy Preferences.

Please note: If you are a new customer, we can begin sharing your information 30 days from the date we sent this notice. When you are no longer our customer, we can continue to share your information as described in this notice. However, you can contact us at any time to limit our sharing.

To limit direct marketing

  • To limit our direct marketing to you by mail or telephone, call 1-888-528-8460 - our menu will prompt you through your choices.
  • Online banking customers - log on to a secure session at wellsfargo.com, select Security & Support menu -> Change Privacy Preferences.

Please note: A Do Not Call election is effective for five years, or while you are an active consumer customer, if longer than five years. The Do Not Mail election is effective for three years. You may continue to receive marketing information in regular account mailings and statements, when you visit us online or at an ATM. You may also be contacted to service your account or participate in surveys. If you have an assigned client manager or team, they may continue to contact you to assist you in managing your portfolio or account relationship.

Questions?

Call 1-800-TO-WELLS (1-800-869-3557) or go to wellsfargo.com/privacy-security.

Who we are

Who is providing this notice?

Wells Fargo Advisors; Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC; or Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, doing business as Wells Fargo Advisors.

What we do

How does Wells Fargo protect my personal information?

To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. For more information visit wellsfargo.com/privacy-security.

How does Wells Fargo collect my personal information?

We collect your personal information, for example, when you:

  • open an account or make deposits or withdrawals from your accounts
  • apply for a loan or use your credit or debit card
  • seek advice about your investments

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.

Why can't I limit all sharing?

Federal law gives you the right to limit only:

  • sharing for affiliates’ everyday business purposes - information about your creditworthiness
  • affiliates from using your information to market to you
  • sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing. See below for more on your rights under state law.

What happens when I limit sharing for an account I hold jointly with someone else?

Your choices will apply individually unless you tell us otherwise. Any account holder may express a privacy preference on behalf of the other joint account holders.

Definitions

Affiliates

Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non- financial companies.

  • Our affiliates include financial companies with Wells Fargo in their name such as Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Wells Fargo Insurance, Inc., and Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC.

Nonaffiliates

Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and non-financial companies.

  • Wells Fargo does not share information 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.

  • Wells Fargo does not jointly market with non-affiliated financial companies.

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 Policy constitutes Wells Fargo’s Do Not Call Policy under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act for all consumers. Wells Fargo 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 the Wells Fargo Do Not Call list.

Nevada residents: We are providing you this notice pursuant to state law. You may be placed on our internal Do Not Call List by following the directions in the To limit direct marketing section. For more information contact us at 1-800-869-3557; nevadanoticeinfo@wellsfargo.com, or Wells Fargo, P.O. Box 5110, Sioux Falls, SD 57117-5110. Or 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.

Vermont: We automatically treat customers with a Vermont mailing address as having limited sharing with our affiliates as provided above.

Trust or fiduciary accounts for which Wells Fargo is the trustee or service provider, including employer-sponsored retirement accounts, are protected under special rules of confidentiality. Information on these accounts is not shared for marketing purposes without specific consent.

Financial Advisor Sharing Opt-Out: As explained during account opening, if your financial advisor's affiliation with Wells Fargo ends and your financial advisor joins a securities broker-dealer not affiliated with Wells Fargo, you have authorized Wells Fargo to share your name, address, email address, phone number, and account title with your financial advisor, as a usual means for your financial advisor to continue to service and maintain your accounts. To withdraw your prior authorization, call 1-877-481-2766.

Wells Fargo U.S. legal entities and businesses covered by this notice

Wells Fargo Advisors; Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC; or Wells Fargo Clearing Services, LLC, doing business as Wells Fargo Advisors.

The following legal entities and businesses are not covered by this notice and have separate privacy notices:

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • Wells Fargo Retail Services, a division of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
  • The Wells Fargo Advantage Funds
  • Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network, LLC
  • Any insurance company, insurance agency, or other company that has its own privacy notice or policy
  • Businesses that have provided a separate privacy notice governing specified accounts or relationships