Online Privacy Policies
Principal Trust Company understands that Visitors to this Web site are concerned about the privacy of information. The following summarizes our privacy policies with respect to personally identifiable information that we collect through this Web site about individuals who use or visit this Web site. It also identifies the categories of third party persons or entities with which we share the collected personally identifiable information. More detailed policy and security statements can be found by following the links on the left and within the summaries below.
Online Information Collection
When an individual consumer visits this Web site ("Visitors"), we may collect certain kinds of personally identifiable information. The information we collect will vary depending upon the function the Visitor selects and the information the Visitor provides. For example we may collect the following categories of personally identifiable information:
- Physical address
- An e-mail address
- Phone number
- Policy information
- Social Security Number
- Account information
For individuals that log in as representatives of a business or corporate account, we may gather information based on your relationship with our organization for the purposes of providing customized services online.
Safeguarding of Personally Identifiable Information
Principal Trust understands the importance of appropriately safeguarding the personally identifiable information we obtain in the course of business operations. Principal Trust may collect Social Security numbers in the course of its business activities. It is our practice to protect the confidentiality of this information, limit access to this information to those with a business need, and to not disclose Social Security numbers unless required or permitted by law.
Children's Online Privacy Protection
The Principal Trust Company web sites are not directed toward children. We do not knowingly collect or post information from children under the age of 13. You can learn more about children's privacy and the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) at the Federal Trade Commission's website.
Information You Provide
We collect the e-mail addresses of Visitors to our Web site when Visitors provide them, the e-mail addresses of those who communicate with us via e-mail, and information volunteered by the Visitor, such as survey information, contract information and/or site registrations. Please note we do not automatically collect email addresses from our Web site Visitors. Visitors may be surveyed for feedback concerning this Web site.
If you supply us with your e-mail address online, you may receive periodic messages from us with information on new products and services or upcoming events. If you prefer not to receive periodic messages with information on new products and services or upcoming events, please complete this Do Not Contact form. This form also allows you to add your telephone number and postal address to a "do not contact" list.
Principal Trust complies with all Federal regulations related to Do-Not-Call or Do-Not-E-mail requests by customers. We will not call customers for the purpose of product sales who have specifically asked to be put on the Do-Not-Call list. We retain the right to contact any customer for service-related issues. If you do not wish to be contacted by phone, you can indicate this on the Do Not Contact form.
Use of Information
Unless prohibited by law, we may use and share information we collect about Visitors with other member companies of the Principal Financial Group® or unaffiliated third parties for a variety of purposes. For more information, please review our Information Sharing Practices.
Principal Trust Company may make changes to our online privacy policies occasionally. We recommend that Visitors to our site review our online privacy policies from time to time to learn of new privacy practices and changes to our policies.
Links to other sites
The privacy policies of Principal Trust Company apply only to this Web site. Websites operated by non-Principal Trust Company related entities may link to and from our website and may have different privacy policies from the ones described here at www.principaltrust.com. Visitors should read the privacy statements of other Web sites they visit for information regarding their specific privacy practices.
How Can You Reach Us?
P.O. Box 14582
Des Moines, IA 50306-3582
You can send us a message through the Contact Us reply form. A link to this form can be found at the top of each page.