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Privacy Policy

The Securities and Exchange Commission adopted Regulation S-P in June 2000. This regulation deals with notification to individuals regarding the privacy of their personal information. These regulations require all financial services companies to disclose at least annually the types of personal information collected from their clients. Firms are also required to disclose whether any information is shared with third parties.

Becker Capital Management, Inc. Client Privacy Notice

We consider our relationship with our clients one of our most important assets. We strive to maintain your trust and confidence in our firm. We are committed to protecting your personal information.
Becker Capital Management serves as the investment advisor to an investment company registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940 ("Fund"), and as such maintains shareholder information for the Fund. It is the policy of Becker Capital Management to adopt the Fund Privacy Policy, which shall be incorporated by reference into this policy.

Information We Gather

  • In the course of our business relationship, we receive from you, your name, address, telephone number, and social security or tax payer identification number.
  • In our discussions with you, we also gather information necessary to make informed portfolio management decisions regarding asset allocation, income needs, tax ramifications, etc.

Information We Share

  • In transactions for your account, we provide the necessary identifying information that is used to execute transactions with brokers, convey trade settlement instructions and information to the financial institution that serves as your custodian, and with our proxy voting service.

How We Protect Your Personal Information

Becker Capital Management, Inc. will internally safeguard your nonpublic personal information by restricting access to only those employees who provide services to you or those who need access to your information to service your account. In addition, we maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Becker Capital Management will not disclose any information about you unless:
  • We receive your prior consent
  • We have been advised that your accountant, attorney or consultant is requesting the information on your behalf
  • We are legally required to provide the information to a governmental agency
  • We are dealing directly with your custodial representative
We do not disclose any nonpublic information about our clients or former clients to anyone, except as discussed above.

This statement is for your information only; no action is required by you. If you have any questions or require any further information, please call our office at 503-223-1720.