Privacy Notice for Individual Clients of Martin & Company

This privacy notice describes Martin & Company’s policies concerning the types of information we collect about our clients and the limitations on the use and disclosure of such information. The Securities and Exchange Commission, which regulates investment advisers such as Martin & Company, has adopted regulations which require the delivery of this notice to new and existing clients and control the content thereof. In compliance with those regulations, we are providing this notice to you.

Our Privacy Promise

Martin & Company values your relationship and we know that respect for your privacy is at the very foundation of that relationship. We promise to safeguard the information you share with us, as explained in this notice. Our privacy promise applies to information we collect about our current and former clients.

Information We Collect

We collect information we receive from you such as your investment objectives, assets to be managed and other information concerning your financial circumstances. We may also collect information about your transactions with or services provided by us, our affiliates or other financial institutions such as account activity and account balances.

Safeguarding Client Information

We restrict access to client information to those employees of Martin & Company who need to know this information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with applicable laws and regulations to protect client information.

Sharing Information with Others

Martin & Company does not share client information we collect (as described above) with others (including our affiliates) except:

  • with your consent or at your request;
  • with service providers who help us in providing investment advisory services to you, such as your custodian and/or broker-dealer; or,
  • when required or permitted by law, such as in response to a subpoena or summons

Questions or Comments

This privacy notice was last updated May, 2020 and replaces any previous notice you may have received concerning Martin & Company’s privacy policies. If you have any questions or comments, please contact your portfolio manager at (865) 541-4747.

Legal Disclaimer

Advisory Services are offered through Martin & Company Investment Counsel (“Martin”) an SEC registered investment adviser with its principal place of business in the State of Tennessee. Martin and its representatives are in compliance with the current registration requirements imposed upon registered investment advisers by those states in which Martin maintains clients. Martin may only transact business in those states in which it is registered, or qualifies for an exemption or exclusion from registration requirements. This website is limited to the dissemination of general information pertaining to Martin’s investment advisory/management services. For information pertaining to the registration status of Martin, please contact the firm or refer to the Investment Adviser Public Disclosure web site ( For additional information about Martin, including fees and services, send for our disclosure statement as set forth on Form ADV from Martin using the contact information herein. Please read the disclosure statement carefully before you invest.