Respecting and protecting client privacy has been vital to our business since its inception. By providing our Privacy Policy to you, we trust that you will better understand how WG&S keeps our client information private and secure and uses it to serve you better.

What does the Privacy Policy include?
• We tell you who is covered by the Privacy Policy.
• We describe ways we are protecting the privacy of our client information.
• We list the types of information we have about you and where it comes from.
• We describe how we use information about you and why.

Who is covered by the Privacy Policy?
This Privacy Policy applies to the relationships of clients or former clients with WG&S. (If you reside outside the United States, you may have additional privacy protections under the local laws applicable in that jurisdiction.) Clients who receive information from us, or transfer business with us, through the Internet are covered by the privacy policies posted on the websites they visit.

We provide our Privacy Policy to clients when they engage us. We also provide it to current clients yearly. We will provide you with a new privacy policy if we broaden our information sharing practices about you.

How we protect the privacy of our client information
We are very serious about protecting the privacy of client information. We keep information under physical, electronic and procedural controls that comply with or exceed federal standards. We authorize our employees, agents and contractors to get information about you only when they need it to do their work for us and when they have signed a confidentiality agreement.

We require companies working for us to protect information. They agree to use it only to provide the services we ask them to perform for us.

Information we have about you To provide services and to help meet your needs, we collect personal and financial information about you from various sources with your authorization.

How we use information about you We use the information we have about you in the ways described below. We do so to give you better service. We do not disclose to third parties information that is personally identifiable to you as a client or former client, except as described in this Policy.

We share information for legal and routine business reasons We may disclose nonpublic information we have about you as required or permitted by law. For example, we may share information with employees and to unrelated third party service providers who work for us and need to know the information to assist us in providing services to you. We may disclose information if we are required to do so by United States or other applicable law. We may provide information to protect you against fraud. We may share information with your consent.

We use information to deliver services WG&S offers many services. The information we have about you, as described above, is used by WG&S in order to make available to you all of the services we provide. Using your information in this way improves client service and new service offerings based on our more complete knowledge of your relationship with us.