Privacy Policy

Scientific Botanical Leasing and related entities are committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of personal information of our current and prospective clients. We consider customer privacy to be fundamental to our relationship with clients. It is therefore our policy to respect the privacy of current, former, and future clients and to protect personal information entrusted to us. This policy describes the steps we have taken to safeguard your information and what client information we may be compelled to share with others. We are proud of our privacy practices and want you to know how we protect information used to provide you with service. You do not have to contact us to benefit from our privacy protections; they apply automatically to all of our clients.

Information we collect and maintain
We collect and maintain the following types of personal information about you:

  • Information we receive from you to open an account (including information used to support or verify your accredited investor status);
  • Information that we generate to service your account (such as account statements); and
  • Information that we may receive from third parties with respect to your account.

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Information disclosed 

We will not disclose any personal information about you or your account(s) to anyone unless one of the following conditions is met:

  • We have been requested to disclose information concerning your account and have received your prior written consent;
  • We believe the recipient is you or your authorized representative;
  • We are required by law to disclose information to the recipient. If pursuant to a court order or subpoena, we will notify you in advance and give you the ability to file an injunction or protection order.

In all such situations, we stress the confidential nature of information being shared. We may share your personal information with:

  • Non-affiliated companies that provide services in connection with your investments and other transactions handled by us, such as accountants; and
  • Non-affiliated government agencies only to the extent required by law, for legal, regulatory or other purposes (for example, for tax purposes or for reporting suspicious transactions).

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How we protect personal information 
We maintain the confidentiality, security and integrity of your non-public personal information by:

  • Restricting access to your non-public personal information to those employees with a legitimate need for the information. All employees are bound by confidentiality and non-disclosure contracts.; and
  • Maintaining physical electronic and procedural safeguards that meet or exceed federal and industry standards governing how non-public personal information should be stored.

We have not and will not sell, share,  or show your personal information to anyone, even if our formal client relationship ends.

Privacy policy update
From time to time, we may amend our privacy policy. You will receive appropriate notice when our privacy policy changes.

How to contact us with privacy questions
Our relationship with you is one of our most vital assets. We recognize that you have entrusted us with your private information, and we will do our utmost to maintain this trust. For additional questions concerning our privacy policy, please contact us at 480-850-9000.

The policies and practices listed above apply to former, current, or prospective clients.