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Privacy notice

Why?
Financial companies choose how they share your personal information. Federal law gives consumers the right to limit some but not all sharing. Federal law also requires us to tell you how we collect, share, and protect your personal information. Please read this notice carefully to understand what we do.


What?
The types of personal information we collect and share depend on the product or service you have with us.

This information can include:

  • Social Security number and Medical Information
  • Income and Credit History
  • Payment History and Employment Information

When you are no longer our customer, we continue to share your information as described in this notice.
 

How?
All financial companies need to share customers' personal information to run their everyday business. In the section below, we list the reasons financial companies can share their customers' personal information; the reasons VALIC chooses to share; and whether you can limit this sharing.

  Does VALIC share? Can you limit this sharing?
For our everyday business purposes — such as to process your transactions, maintain your account(s), respond to court orders and legal investigations, or report to credit bureaus Yes No
For our marketing purposes — to offer our products and services to you Yes No
For joint marketing with other financial companies No We don't share
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes — information about your transactions and experiences Yes No
For our affiliates’ everyday business purposes — information about your creditworthiness  No  We don't share 
For nonaffiliates to market to you No We don't share

Call 1-800-448-2542 or go to VALIC.com

Who is providing this notice?
The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC) family of companies (a complete list is described below)

How does VALIC protect my personal information?
To protect your personal information from unauthorized access and use, we use security measures that comply with federal law. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. We restrict access to employees, representatives, agents, or selected third parties who have been trained to handle nonpublic personal information.

How does VALIC collect my personal information?
We collect your personal information, for example, when you
 

  • open an account or provide account information
  • seek advice about your investments or tell us about your investment or retirement portfolio
  • tell us about your investment or retirement earnings

We also collect your personal information from others, such as credit bureaus, affiliates, or other companies.


Why can’t I limit all sharing?
Federal law gives you the right to limit only
 

  • sharing for affiliates' everyday business purposes — information about your creditworthiness
  • affiliates from using your information to market to you
  • sharing for nonaffiliates to market to you

State laws and individual companies may give you additional rights to limit sharing.

See below for more on your rights under the state law.

 

Affiliates
Companies related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
 

  • Our affiliates include the member companies of American International Group, Inc.

Nonaffiliates
Companies not related by common ownership or control. They can be financial and nonfinancial companies.
 

  • VALIC does not share with nonaffiliates so they can market to you.

Joint Marketing
A formal agreement between nonaffiliated financial companies that together market financial products or services to you.
 

  • Our joint marketing partners include companies with which we jointly offer investment products, such as a bank.

This notice is provided by The Variable Annuity Life Insurance Company (VALIC); VALIC Financial Advisors, Inc.; VALIC Retirement Services Company; American General Life Insurance Company; American General Assignment Corporation of New York; AIG Capital Services, Inc.; HRA Administrator, LLC; VALIC Company I; VALIC Company II; American General Assignment Corporation.

You have the right to see and, if necessary, correct personal data. This requires a written request, both to see your personal data and to request correction. We do not have to change our records if we do not agree with your correction, but we will place your statement in our file. If you would like a more detailed description of our information practices and your rights, please write us at: VALIC, PO Box 15648, Amarillo, TX 79105-5648

For Vermont Residents only. We will not share information we collect about you with nonaffiliated third parties, except as permitted by Vermont law, such as to process your transactions or to maintain your account. In addition, we will not share information about your creditworthiness with our affiliates except with your authorization.

For California Residents only. We will not share information we collect about you with nonaffiliated third parties, except as permitted by California law, such as to process your transactions or to maintain your account.

For Nevada Residents only. We are providing this notice pursuant to Nevada state law. You may be placed on our internal Do Not Call List by calling 800-448-2542. Nevada law requires that we also provide you with the following contact information: Bureau of Consumer Protection, Office of the Nevada Attorney General, 555 E. Washington St., Suite 3900, Las Vegas, NV 89101; Phone number: 702-486-3132; email: aginfo@ag.nv.gov.