At MassMutual, we recognize that our relationships with you are based on integrity and trust. As part of that trust relationship, we are committed to keeping your personal information private. We also want you to be aware of how we protect, collect, and disclose your personal information.
We protect your personal information by:
- Maintaining physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to protect your personal information;
- Restricting access to your personal information to employees with a business need to know;
- Requiring that any MassMutual business partners with whom we share your personal information protect it and use it exclusively for the purpose for which it was shared;
- Ensuring personal information is only shared with third parties as necessary for standard business
purposes or as authorized by you; and
- Ensuring medical and health information is only shared with third parties to perform business, professional or insurance functions on our behalf or as authorized by you.
We may collect personal information about you from:
- Our interactions with you, including applications and other forms, interviews, communications and visits to our web site;
- Your transactions with us or our affiliated companies; and
- Information we obtain from third parties such as consumer or other reporting agencies and medical or health care providers.
We may share personal information about you with:
- Agents, brokers and others who provide our products and services to you;
- Our affiliated companies, such as insurance or investment companies, insurance agencies or broker-dealers;
- Nonaffiliated companies in order to perform standard business functions on our behalf including those related to processing transactions you request or authorize, or maintaining your account or policy;
- Courts and government agencies in response to court orders or legal investigations;
- Credit bureau reports; and
- Other financial institutions with whom we may jointly market products, if permitted in your state.
Consistent with our commitments stated above, please know that if any sharing of your personal information will require us to give you the option to opt-out of or opt-in to the information sharing, we will provide you with this option.
MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives. This notice is provided by the following companies in the MassMutual Financial Group:
- Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company
- C.M. Life Insurance Company
- MML Investors Services
- MML Bay State Life Insurance Company
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is referred to in the notices that follow as "MassMutual" or "we" or "our".
Cookies - Tracking Site Usage
A cookie is a small data file that some websites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain non-personal information such as the date and time of a website visit, an IP (computer) address, a user ID, a referrer (what website you came from), and the web browser version and capabilities. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. The only personal information (such as name, address or other information that identifies you personally) a cookie can contain is information you supply.
We do not collect personal information through our website unless you willingly provide it to us, either directly by e-mail or in those areas of the website that request information.
Internet Security and Viruses
In general, the e-mail services provided by this website are not encrypted and do not provide a secure and private means of communication with us. Certain services offered on this website do provide a secure means to communicate with us, and you will be advised when you are using such a service. To protect your own privacy, confidential and/or personal information should only be communicated via e-mail when you are advised that you are using a secure website.
We do not guarantee or warrant that any part of this website, including files available for download, are free of viruses or other harmful code. It is your responsibility to take appropriate precautions, such as use of an anti-virus software package, to protect your computer hardware and software.
(For a related statement about The JourneySM, click here ).
MassMutual Financial Group is a marketing name for Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) and its affiliated companies and sales representatives.
Founded in 1851, MassMutual is a mutually owned financial protection, accumulation and income management company headquartered in Springfield, Mass. We are a premier provider of life insurance, annuities, disability income insurance, long term care insurance, retirement planning products, income management and other products and services for individuals, business owners, and corporate and institutional markets.
MassMutual's affiliates include:
- Babson Capital Management LLC
- Baring Asset Management Limited
- C.M. Life Insurance Company
- Cornerstone Real Estate Advisers LLC
- First Mercantile Trust
- MassMutual International LLC
- MassMutual Asset Finance LLC
- MML Bay State Life Insurance Company
- MML Investors Services
- OppenheimerFunds, Inc.
- The MassMutual Trust Company, FSB
Limitation of Warranties
To the extent allowed by law and except as otherwise specifically provided elsewhere on this website, all information presented here is furnished "as is" without any express or implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement of intellectual property rights, or freedom from errors, viruses, bugs or other harmful components. Neither the sponsor of this website nor any other person or entity is responsible for any damages arising out of the use of or inability to use this website or any of its content, even if the sponsor or other person or entity has been advised or should have been aware of the possibility of such damages.
Third Party Content, Products and Services (Including Links)
We are not responsible, and assume no liability, for content displayed on this website that may be provided by another party. We are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of any such content. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove links to other websites at any time.
Permissible Use of Materials
You may download or print a copy of the information or materials contained on this website for lawful, personal, non-commercial use only, provided that the copy retains all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. Any other copying, republication or redistribution, reproduction, uploading, posting, or transmittal of the text or graphics of this website is expressly prohibited without our prior written permission. You can request permission by contacting us.
You may not include our corporate name or any of our trademarks (for example, MassMutual Financial Group®, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance CompanySM, or MassMutual®) or any variation of them, as a metatag, hidden textual element, or any other indicator that may create an impression of an affiliation, relationship, or endorsement between any other party and us or our subsidiaries or affiliates.
License to Conduct Business
MassMutual is a mutual life insurance company organized under the laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. MassMutual is licensed to transact life, accident, and health insurance business in all states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, and certain provinces of Canada. MassMutual's principal place of business is 1295 State Street, Springfield, Massachusetts, and its NAIC number is 65935.
MassMutual also has two insurance subsidiaries through which some insurance products are sold. They are MML Bay State Life Insurance Company ("MML Bay State") and C.M. Life Insurance Company ("C.M. Life"). MML Bay State is domiciled in Connecticut and its principal place of business is 100 Bright Meadow Boulevard, Enfield, Connecticut. MML Bay State is licensed in all states (except New York) and the District of Columbia. MML Bay State's NAIC number is 70416. MML Bay State is licensed to transact a variable annuity business in 45 jurisdictions.
C.M. Life is domiciled in Connecticut and its principal place of business is 100 Bright Meadow Boulevard, Enfield, Connecticut. C.M. Life is licensed in all states (except New York), the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. C.M. Life's NAIC number is 93432. C. M. Life is licensed to transact a variable annuity business in all states (except New York), the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. C.M. Life is currently licensed to transact a variable life insurance business in all states (except New York and California), the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
This website is not intended as a solicitation in any jurisdiction in which MassMutual or any of its subsidiaries is not authorized to transact business.
For more information on our subsidiaries, click here.
We operate this website from offices within the United States of America. We do not represent that the information in this website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Access from certain locations may be strictly prohibited. Those who access this site do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws. The laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts will govern any claims relating to the information contained on this website.
If you take legal action relating to this website, you agree to file such action only in the Superior Court of Hampden County, Springfield, Massachusetts or in the United States District Court for the District of Springfield, Massachusetts, and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts for the purpose of litigating any such action.
Your use of this website means that you accept the terms and conditions contained in this website.
The information contained on this website does not constitute an offer or solicitation for the sale of any security, insurance product, or service in any jurisdiction where we are not licensed to conduct business or where the security or insurance product is not available for sale. Securities products are offered for sale by prospectus only.
No security or insurance product is offered or will be sold in any jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the laws of the jurisdiction. Some product, product features, or underlying investment options may not be available in all states. Products are generally not available for purchase outside the United States. To obtain additional information about our products, contact a local MassMutual agent or contact us.
No Legal or Tax Advice
The information provided is not written or intended as specific tax or legal advice and may not be relied on for purposes of avoiding any Federal tax penalties. MassMutual, its employees and representatives are not authorized to give tax or legal advice. Individuals are encouraged to seek advice from their own tax or legal counsel.
Policy / Contract / Certificate / Account
Through use of a Personal Identification Number ("PIN"), you may be able to access your policy, contract, certificate or account ("account") information on this website. In doing so, you may be transmitting personal information. By using this website to gain access to your account information, you consent to the electronic transmission of that personal information.
You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of your PIN and account number(s). You accept full responsibility for all transactions entered through your PIN. You agree to immediately notify us if your PIN is lost or stolen, if you become aware that your PIN and/or account number(s) is/are being used in an unauthorized manner, if you receive any confirmation of a transaction that you did not enter, or if you receive confirmation or a report containing conflicting or inconsistent information regarding your account.
Failure to notify us of one of the above conditions will release us and our employees, agents, affiliates and subsidiaries from any responsibility or liability to you or any other person or entity resulting from the management or loss of any transaction.
We reserve the right to discontinue electronic access to your account at any time. We further reserve the right to modify the information contained on this website or modify the availability of any transactions at any time. We may immediately and without notice terminate your ability to access your account information if you violate the conditions of use stated herein or if you endanger the use of the services provided through this website.
Trademark and Copyright Notices
MassMutual®, Massachusetts Mutual®, MassMutual Financial Group®, MassMutual Financial Group & design®, MassMutual Logo®, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance CompanySM, and combinations of the foregoing, as well as “We’ll Help You Get There®”, are registered trademarks or servicemarks of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company. All other company related marks, products and service names are trademarks and/or service marks of Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company or its subsidiaries. The contents of this site are protected by trademark or other intellectual property laws of the U.S. or in some instances, foreign laws. Unauthorized use may violate trademark and other laws.
Privacy / Legal Notices Statement Subject to Change
This Privacy / Legal Notices Statement may be changed from time to time. We will notify you of any changes by modifying this website. We recommend that you review this Privacy / Legal Notices Statement periodically for changes.
Last modified June 2012.
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