Privacy Policy

By visiting this website, you are consenting to the following Privacy Policy, and acknowledge reading it. If you do not want to agree to the Privacy Policy as it is written, you must not access or use the Website.

While the following is our Privacy Policy, please note that the only current trusted third party that collects data is Google (through Google Analytics) and Google’s website complies with proper regulatory privacy and data retention laws. We use this type of information to administer the Website and make any changes to be able to provide a better service to our clients. It is also used to analyze the behaviour regarding the use of the Website so it can be used to gauge interest in offerings, products, and services.

This Privacy Policy describes the personal information we collect through this website ( hereto referred as the “Website”. Visitors, users of the site are referred to as “user”, “you” and “your” and BridgeWater Family Wealth Services is referred to as “we”, “us”, and “our”. Accessing this Website constitutes use of the Website and an acceptance to our Privacy Policy.

When accessing the Website, we will collect information about you, either automatically and/or through voluntary actions during your time spent on the Website. This policy applies to information we collect both on the Website and in email, or through other electronic messages between you and the Website. Use of the Website, including all materials presented herein and all online services provided by us, is subject to the following Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy applies to all site visitors, customers, and all other users of the Website.

To Use or access the Website, you must be 18 years old or older and have the requisite power and authority to enter into this Privacy Policy. We do not knowingly solicit data online from or market online to children under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 19. If you are under 18, do not use or provide any information on this Website or on or through any of the contact features on the Website, or provide any information about yourself to us, including your name, address, telephone number, email address, or any screen name or user name you may use. If we learn we have collected or received personal information from a child under 18 without verification of parental consent, we will delete that information. If you believe we might have any information from or about a child under 18, please contact us at

Who is collecting it? What information is being collected? How is it collected and why? We use cookies in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our website and or service offerings. You may choose to decline cookies by changing your settings in your web browser. Declining cookies may disable some features of this Website. The information collected automatically is only used for statistical data, and will not include personal information. This data is used to to improve our Website and our service offerings. To the extent that you voluntarily provide personal information to us, our systems will associate the automatically collected information with your personal information.

This Website may contain links to third party websites. Except as otherwise indicated in this Privacy Policy, this document only addresses the use and disclosure of information we collect from you on our Website. Other sites accessible through our Website have their own policies in regard to privacy. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third parties.

How will it be used?
We use this type of information to administer the Website and make any changes to be able to provide a better service to our clients. It is also used to analyze the behaviour regarding the use of the Website so it can be used to gauge interest in offerings, products, and services.

Who will it be shared with?
We do share your information with trusted third parties who assist us in the operation of the Website, conducting business and/or servicing our clients and visitors. These third parties agree to keep this information confidential, and your personal information will never be shared with unrelated third parties. Current trusted third parties: ONLY Google (through Google Analytics). Google’s website complies with proper regulatory privacy and data retention laws.

How long will it be kept?
Some information that may be recorded relating to use of the Website include: searches, pages viewed, browser type, IP address, requested URL, referring URL, and timestamp information. This information is deleted after 26 months by Google Analytics.

We will retain any information you choose to provide to us until the earlier of: (a) you asking us to delete the information, (b) our decision to cease using our existing data providers, or (c) the Website decides that the value in retaining the data is outweighed by the costs of retaining it. You have the right to request access to your data that the Website stores and the rights to either rectify or erase your personal data.

You have the right to object to the processing of your data and the right to the portability of your data. To the extent that you provided consent to the Website’s processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time, without affecting the lawfulness of processing based upon consent that occurred prior to your withdrawal of consent. You have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority that has jurisdiction over issues related to the General Data Protection Regulation.

We require only the information that is reasonably required to enter into a contract with you. We will not require you to provide consent for any unnecessary processing as a condition of entering into a contract with us.

We maintain security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, misuse, or disclosure. However, no exchange of data over the Internet can be guaranteed as 100% secure. While we make every effort to protect your personal information shared with us through our Website, you acknowledge that the personal information you voluntarily share with us through this Website could be accessed or tampered with by a third party. You agree that we are not responsible for any intercepted information shared through our Website without our knowledge or permission. Additionally, you release us from any and all claims arising out of or related to the use of such intercepted information in any unauthorized manner.

We have reasonable methods to ensure the security of the information you provide to us and the information we collect automatically. This includes using standard security protocols and working only with reputable third-party vendors. Email is not recognized as a secure medium of communication. We request that you do not send private information to us by email. Doing so is done at your own risk. The information you may enter on our Website may be transmitted securely via a secure medium known as Secure Sockets Layer, or SSL.

You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Website and this Privacy Policy periodically and to be aware of any modifications. The date that the policy has been updated will be reflected below.

Last updated February 6, 2019.