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Legal Terms & Privacy Policy

Legal Terms of Use

This Web site is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as an offer to sell, a solicitation to buy, or a recommendation for any security, or as an offer to provide advisory or other services in any jurisdiction. By using this Web site, you agree to hold Capital Group, any of its affiliates, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any losses, expenses, costs or liabilities (including attorney’s fees) which may be incurred in connection with the use of this Web site.

Privacy Policy


General. Because protecting your privacy is very important to Capital Group. We have established a privacy policy that safeguards your personal information (e.g., institution name, individual user(s) and password), and are committed to protecting its confidentiality. We reserve the right to modify this policy without providing prior notice to you. 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 Web site and identifies you or your individual user account. The two types of Client Information are: (1) "identity," such as your company name, street address, telephone number, e-mail address, and password; and (2) "navigational and transactional information," such as information about where you go or what you download through Capital Group's Web site.

The Internet. Please be aware that Capital Group’s site is a proprietary Web site, but is not the Internet. The 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 International. Please note that affiliates of the Capital Group have separate Web sites. This privacy policy does not apply to those Web sites, although the site does observe similar practices.

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

Navigation and transactional information

Collection. We may collect and store certain navigational and transactional information, such as the pages and .PDF files you view, and the times and ways you use the Capital Group Web site.

Use. Capital Group and its subsidiaries use navigational and transactional information to personalize Capital Group’s Web site, 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 Web site, you consent to Capital Group and its affiliates discussing with you about our products and services from time to time.

Disclosure. Neither Capital Group nor any of its subsidiaries will disclose to third parties navigational or transactional information, except to comply with applicable law or valid legal process.


Additional disclosures for Japanese investors

All information is as of September 30, 2015 unless otherwise indicated.