At Calamos Investments, we are committed to conducting ourselves with
total integrity and to the highest standards of prudent business practice.
Your financial privacy is an important part of these activities.
Preserving your trust and confidence reflects our dedication to maintaining
long-term client relationships.
We believe that maintaining the privacy of your personal financial
information is an essential piece of the service that we provide.
personal financial information, and the procedures that we follow
to ensure your privacy.
What Types of Personal Information Does Calamos Investments Collect?
We collect information about you to help serve your financial needs,
provide customer service, and fulfill various legal and regulatory
requirements. The type of information that we collect from you will
vary based upon the product or service that we provide, and may include:
- Information included on applications, questionnaires, new account forms and other
related forms such as your name, address, Social Security number, assets and income;
- Information about your transactions with us such as purchases, sales, account
balances, and bank account information;
- Information provided or captured on our website; including any information
captured on our website through the use of "cookies".
How Does Calamos Investments Share Your Information?
First and foremost, Calamos Investments does not sell lists of client
information, nor do we disclose client information to marketing companies,
with the exception of companies we may hire to provide specific services
for us, as described below. We do not disclose any of the information described
above to anyone, except as provided by law. Specifically, Calamos Investments
may share non-public personal information with our affiliates in the course
of processing transactions, managing accounts on your behalf, or to inform you
of products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
Additionally, we may share non-public personal information with the
following types of third parties:
- Our financial service providers such as custodians and transfer agents; and
- Non-financial companies under servicing or joint marketing agreements,
such as printing firms and mailing firms that may assist us in the
distribution of investor materials.
In all cases, your information is strictly protected. These third parties
are bound by law or by contract to use your information only for the services
for which we hired them, and are not permitted to use or share this information
for any other purpose. This policy applies to current and former clients.
If you access our services or products through another financial intermediary,
such as a wrap fee sponsor, your intermediary's policy will govern how it
uses your personal information.
Your Right to Opt Out
Calamos Investments does not sell or distribute non-public information to
third parties, except as provided above. If, in the future, our policies
were to change, you would be notified and provided an opportunity to
opt out of our disclosing that information. That is, you could tell
us not to disclose the information to any other person or entity.
How We Keep Your Information Secure and Confidential
In order to further protect you, Calamos Investments maintains strict
internal security measures. We restrict access to your personal and
account information to those employees who need to know that information
to service your account. We also maintain physical, electronic and
procedural safeguards that comply with industry standards to guard
our non-public personal information.
To protect your accounts online, encryption technology (Secure Sockets Layer)
is used to prevent unauthorized access. Before accessing your accounts online,
you are required to provide verification of who you are and a password/PIN number.
We request your help in this process by keeping your identification information
and password/PIN number private and restricting access to your personal computer.
As a client of Calamos Investments, you can rely on our commitment to protect
your personal information and privacy.
Calamos Companies Providing this Notice:
- CALAMOS ADVISORS LLC
- CALAMOS PARTNERS LLC
- CALAMOS FINANCIAL SERVICES LLC
- CALAMOS INVESTMENT TRUST
- CALAMOS ADVISORS TRUST
- CALAMOS CONVERTIBLE OPPORTUNITIES AND INCOME FUND
- CALAMOS CONVERTIBLE AND HIGH INCOME FUND
- CALAMOS STRATEGIC TOTAL RETURN FUND
- CALAMOS GLOBAL TOTAL RETURN FUND
- CALAMOS GLOBAL DYNAMIC INCOME FUND
- CALAMOS WEALTH MANAGEMENT LLC