Prudential collects social security numbers in the course of its business activities. Prudential has a privacy policy that protects personal information, including social security numbers. This policy is as follows:

Prudential requires that all personal information about its customers and employees, and employees of our vendors and business partners, must be kept secure and confidential. Access to personal information must be limited to employees who need the information or access to it to perform their job responsibilities. Employees may not access or disclose personal information for any purpose except as authorized for Prudential's business purposes.