Privacy Policy | Capital Group

Privacy Policy

Introduction

General. Protecting your privacy is very important to The Capital Group Companies and its affiliates, as appropriate ("Capital Group"). Consequently, Capital Group has established a privacy policy that safeguards your personal information (e.g., institution name, individual user[s] and password), and we are committed to protecting its confidentiality. We will limit the collection and use of Client Information (defined below) to what is necessary to administer our business and provide you with the highest quality service. We will not disclose any personal information except in the limited circumstances specifically described below.

Types of Client Information. Client information ("Client Information") is any information, data or records that relate to your Capital Group account or use of Capital Group's website and identifies you or your individual user account. The two types of Client Information are: (a) "identity," such as your company name, street address, telephone number, email address, and password; and (b) "navigational and transactional information," such as information about where you go or what you download through Capital Group's website.

We may share your personal information within the Capital Group in order to service your account. However, we will keep your information private in accordance with this privacy statement. Your personal data will not be disclosed to other outside organizations and/or individuals unless you have consented to the disclosure and/or the disclosure is necessary for us to comply with our legal and regulatory obligations or pursue our ordinary business activities.

The Internet. Please be aware that Capital Group's website is a proprietary website, but is not the Internet. Capital Group does not control the content, services, or areas available through the Internet, and providers of Internet sites or services have separate data and privacy practices independent of Capital Group. While we strive to protect all information we receive online, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us online, and you do so at your own risk.

Cookies. Capital Group uses "cookies" to allow you to navigate Capital Group's website. The cookies are activated when you enter the password-protected area of the site.

Navigational and Transactional Information

Collection. We may collect and store certain navigational and transactional information, such as page hits and PDF files you view, and the times and ways you use this website.

Use. Capital Group uses navigational and transactional information to personalise Capital Group's website, for programming, editorial and financial research and to offer new content that our users may like. Additionally, by entering the password-protected areas of our website, you consent to Capital Group contacting you to discuss our investment strategies and services from time to time.

Disclosure. Capital Group will not disclose to third parties, navigational or transactional information, except to comply with legal/regulatory obligations.