Privacy and Security

By isaadmin | February 20th, 2012 03:02 PM EST

When you invest with Index Strategy Advisors, Inc. , you share your nonpublic personal and financial information with us. We understand you are entrusting us to protect this information. We collect only the information necessary to provide you with the investment advisory services for which you hired us. This information is shared only with select business partners associated with the delivery of our products and services. These companies are not authorized to use or share the information for any purpose other than to help us serve you. We do not sell this information to any third party. If you have any questions about our privacy policy please call (713)510-8237, and we will be happy to assist you.

Our policy is to limit how, and with whom, we will share information.
We do not share information about you, or our former clients, with our affiliates or service providers or other third parties except on the limited basis permitted by law. It is necessary for us to have your personal information so that we know how to contact you in order to answer questions, or to respond to your requests for information from us.

We do not sell lists of our clients.
We do not sell lists of our clients, nor do we disclose client information to marketing companies. We do not share information with other companies. The exception being those companies hired to provide specific services for us.

We collect only the information necessary to deliver our products and services.
We may collect nonpublic personal information about you that generally falls into one of the following categories:

Information, such as your address, Social Security number, date of birth, phone number, income, investable assets, and investment profile, that you may provide on account applications or during your business relationship with us.

Account information, such as your investment choices, account balances and transaction history.

Information relating to your use of our Website, such as your User Name, Password, email address, zip code, failed attempts to log in, the last time you logged in, and portfolio information you may have provided on the Interactive Brokers Account page.

How we use the information we collect.
We use the information we collect primarily to maintain your accounts and process your transactions and requests. When required by law, we may need to disclose personal information where such action is deemed necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on the firm. We may also rely on the information you provided to help us better understand you and your investing needs. This allows us to offer relevant investment products and services that may be of interest to you, and to help us with our research efforts, mailings, or other Index Strategy Advisors marketing or communications activities.

Procedures to protect confidentiality and security of our clients.
While no company can guarantee the security of your information, we take steps to protect information from unauthorized access, including reasonable administrative, physical, and technical safeguards designed to protect information about you. We also apply special measures for authentication of information you request or submit to us on our website, Internally, we limit access to nonpublic personal and financial information about you to those Index Strategy Advisors personnel who need to know the information in order to provide products or services to you. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your nonpublic personal and financial information. Additionally, we conduct periodic reviews of our computer systems, including security features.

How you can correct and update personal information.
If you need to update or correct any personal information, you may contact us at

Offer to receive a current copy of our ADV Part II.
This serves as notification of SEC Rule 204-2 (a) (14) which states that all investment advisers must make available on an annual basis, to all existing clients, a copy of Form ADV Part II. If you would like to receive a free copy of our most current Form ADV Part II, please call us at (713)-510-8237, or email us at

The information on this web site is intended for U.S. residents only. The information provided does not constitute a solicitation of an offer to buy, or an offer to sell securities in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is not lawful to make such an offer.

Sources: Index Strategy Advisors, Inc.. This material is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice, and is not a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any securities or to adopt any investment strategy. The opinions expressed are as of its stamped publication date, and may change as subsequent conditions vary. The information and opinions contained in this material are derived from proprietary and nonproprietary sources deemed by Index Strategy Advisors to be reliable, are not necessarily all-inclusive and are not guaranteed as to accuracy. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. There is no guarantee that any forecasts made will come to pass. Reliance upon information in this material is at the sole discretion of the reader. Investment involves risks. International investing involves additional risks, including risks related to foreign currency, limited liquidity, less government regulation and the possibility of substantial volatility due to adverse political, economic or other developments. The two main risks related to fixed income investing are interest rate risk and credit risk. Typically, when interest rates rise, there is a corresponding decline in the market value of bonds. Credit risk refers to the possibility that the issuer of the bond will not be able to make principal and interest payments. Index performance is shown for illustrative purposes only. You cannot invest directly in an index.