Business Continuity Plan • Other Disclosures
VFAM is a wholly owned subsidiary of Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc. (SBI).
Pershing LLC provides brokerage-clearance services (member
SIPC) and is not affiliated with VFAM, SBI or any of SBI’s affiliate firms.
Notice. The relationship between Valley Forge Asset Management Corp. (VFAM) and our
clients is the most important asset of our firm. We strive to maintain your trust and
confidence in our firm, an essential aspect of which is our commitment to protect your
personal information to the best of our ability. We believe that all of our clients
value their privacy, so we will only disclose your personal information as outlined below.
Information that we collect and maintain includes your personal information so that we
can provide our services to you. This includes: information we receive from you to open
an account (such as your home address, telephone number and financial information);
information that we generate to service your accounts (such as trade tickets and account reports);
and information that we may receive from third parties with respect to your account
(such as trade confirms and statements from your custodian).
We do disclose your personal information in very limited instances, in order to provide our
services to you, which include: disclosures to companies - subject to strict confidentiality
agreements - that perform services on our behalf (such as record retention) and disclosures to
companies as permitted by law, including those necessary to service your account
(such as providing account information to brokers and custodians).
We may disclose your personal information in very limited instances, to our affiliates for
marketing purposes. [Affiliates are companies related by common ownership or common control with us]. If you prefer that we do not disclose nonpublic personal information about you to our affiliates, you may opt out of those disclosures, that is, you may direct us not to make those disclosures (other
than disclosures permitted by law). If you wish to opt out of disclosures to our affiliates for
marketing purposes, you may submit an Opt Out Notice.
Privacy Opt Out Notice
To fulfill our privacy commitment, we have instituted firm-wide practices to safeguard the
information that we maintain about you. These include: Adopting policies and procedures that
put in place physical, electronic and other safeguards to keep your personal information safe;
Limiting access to personal information to those employees who need it to perform their job duties;
Requiring third parties that perform service for us to agree by contract to keep your information
strictly confidential; and protecting information of our former clients to the same extent as our
Account(s) with VFAM is not FDIC insured, is not a deposit or other
obligation of or guaranteed by either SBI or an affiliate bank,
and is subject to investment risk, including the possible loss of
Customer Notice. To help the
government fight the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities,
Federal law requires all financial institutions to obtain, verify,
and record information that identifies each person who opens an
What this means for you: When you open an account, we will ask for your name,
address, date of birth, and other information that will allow us
to identify you. We may ask to see your driver's license or other