Online Privacy Statement

Last revised: January 1, 2016

This statement discloses the privacy practices for this website, and includes:

  • What information is gathered/tracked
  • How the information is used
  • Who information is shared with


This website collects no personally identifying information about individuals except when specifically and knowingly provided by such individuals. Except as described in this Statement, Northwestern Mutual will not release any of said information about you without your permission, unless permitted or required by law.

Collection of Information

This website gathers two types of information about people who visit our site: (1) information and data you provide voluntarily through optional, voluntary contact request forms and (2) aggregated tracking information such as IP address and home server information.

This website does not contain any functionality to respond to or honor Web browser “do not track” signals or other similar mechanisms, and thus does not respond to or honor such signals or mechanisms.

This website does not enable third parties to collect personally identifiable information about an individual consumer’s online activities over time and across different websites when a consumer visits this website.


This website may contain hyperlinks or "links," to and from other Internet sites. These sites may have different privacy practices from our website. Our Online Privacy Statement applies solely to our site. Please review the online privacy statements of any other Internet sites you may visit. These links also do not imply an affiliation between Northwestern Mutual and the site owner, or any endorsement, approval or verification of any content contained on other websites.

Cookies and Web Beacons

A cookie is a small piece of information a website can store on your computer. This small text file contains a unique identification number that is transferred from a website to the hard drive of your computer so that the site administrator may identify your computer and passively track its activities on the Website. This unique number identifies your Web browser to our computer system whenever you visit our site. A cookie will not allow a website to learn any personally identifiable information (such as your real name and address) that you have not otherwise disclosed.

Cookies are currently used on most major websites and have become an industry standard. Most web browser preferences can be adjusted to alert you that a cookie will be sent to your hard drive, or you can refuse to receive a cookie. While this Website does not require you to use cookies, it is possible that certain services may not function properly if you choose to refuse to receive a cookie.

Clear GIFs or single-pixel GIFs, known as web beacons, are small files that are placed on web pages. Web beacons work with cookies and assist in gathering website statistics such as unique visitors and the number of times individual pages are displayed.

This site uses two types of cookies. We use session cookies to ensure better performance and a more enjoyable and consistent user experience from your entry point into our site. A session cookie is a small text file that is sent to your browser when you access the site and is then stored temporarily in memory. The session cookie is available only during the course of the browser session; the information is not sent to or stored on your computer's hard drive. Closing your browser or logging off will invalidate the session cookie.

In addition, this site uses machine cookies, also known as persistent cookies. This site uses persistent cookies in connection with gathering website statistics through various services. This information is only collected in aggregate form. No personal information is collected.

Commitment to Confidentiality

Confidentiality is a top priority at Northwestern Mutual. We are committed to maintaining the highest level of confidentiality with all of the information we receive from our customers, including any information received from this website.

This website does not contain or have access to information provided to us as part of insurance underwriting, policy service or claims.

Changes and Revisions

We reserve the right to amend this Statement from time to time. Any material change to our online privacy practices will be reflected in this Online Privacy Statement. We will indicate the date this Statement was last updated.

For More Information

This website is maintained by Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company, LLC, 720 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI, 53202. Direct inquiries to Northwestern Mutual Investment Management Company, LLC , 720 East Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202.