California Consumer Privacy Policy

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When This Policy Applies to Your Personal Information

This Policy applies to California consumers (referenced in this Policy as "consumer," "you," or "your") as defined by the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 and the California Privacy Rights Act of 2020 (collectively, "CPRA"). The purpose of this Policy is to provide you with a description of your rights and our information practices. This Policy also supplements our Online Privacy Statement.

When This Policy Does Not Apply to Your Personal Information

Please note that this Policy does not apply when your Personal Information is protected under other laws, such as Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA); the California Financial Information Protection Act; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA); the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA); and/or the Driver's License Protection Act. Therefore, this Policy does not apply to Personal Information collected in relation to the products and services we offer for personal, family, or household purposes, such as insurance products, investment products and services, or financial planning. For a description of your rights and our information practices in these instances, please read our Privacy Notices.

Also, this Policy does not apply to Personal Information collected in the context of workforce-type relationships, including Personal Information of our agents, applicants, employees, directors, officers, members, and contractors who are California residents. To understand more about our sales and workforce-related privacy practices, go to the California Sales Force Privacy Policy or California Workforce Privacy Policy..

Who We Are

References to the "Northwestern Mutual Family of Companies," "Northwestern Mutual," "NM," "we," "us," or "our" within this Policy mean The Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company, Northwestern Long Term Care Company, Northwestern Mutual Investment Services Company, Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Company, Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company, and the network offices of our sales force. Our sales force includes the agents who sell our products and services, along with their staff.

Defined Terms

For purposes of this Policy, the terms "Personal Information," "Sensitive Personal Information," "consumer," "business purpose," "commercial purpose," "third party," "service provider," "share," "sell," and "sold" have the same meaning as provided in the CPRA.