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The information on the Sites (the “Content”) is directed only at persons or entities in the jurisdiction(s) where access to such Content and use of such Content is not contrary to any applicable law or regulation. Accordingly, you are responsible for informing yourself of and complying with any such restrictions.
Nothing on any Site is intended to, nor will, constitute an offer (or an invitation to make an offer) to buy, sell or otherwise transact in any investment fund and/or strategy referred to on any Site or any other security or financial instrument, or to provide any investment services or advice in any jurisdiction.
The Content is provided by us and certain third parties, and is for information purposes only. The Content has been obtained from, or is based on, sources believed by us to be reliable, but is not guaranteed as to its accuracy or completeness. The Content is provided without obligation on our part and on the understanding that any person or entity who acts upon it or changes his, her or its investment position in reliance on it does so entirely at his, her or its own risk. The Content is current only as at the date it is first posted and may no longer be true or complete when viewed by you. Additionally, the Content may be changed or amended without prior notice, but we do not undertake any obligation to update any Site or Content.
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The prospectus, KIID and the latest periodic reports for each fund are available free of charge.
The Content on the Sites is provided solely on the basis that you make your own investment decisions, and does not constitute a personal or professional recommendation or investment advice or create a business or professional services relationship. Unless separately and expressly agreed, we neither provide investment advice to, nor receive and transmit orders from, nor carry on any other investment services and activities (as defined in the European Union’s Markets in Financial Instruments Directive 2004/39/EC [MiFID]) for you or any Site users.
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INVESTMENT IN ANY OF THE FUNDS AND/OR STRATEGIES DESCRIBED ON THE SITES CARRIES SUBSTANTIAL RISK, INCLUDING THE POSSIBLE LOSS OF PRINCIPAL. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT THE INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES OF THE FUNDS AND/OR STRATEGIES WILL BE ACHIEVED AND RETURNS MAY VARY SIGNIFICANTLY OVER TIME. INVESTMENT IN THE FUNDS AND/OR STRATEGIES DESCRIBED ON THE SITES IS NOT SUITABLE FOR ALL INVESTORS.
PAST PERFORMANCE DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE RESULTS.
FUND OFFERING DOCUMENTS CONTAIN RISK WARNINGS THAT ARE SPECIFIC TO EACH FUND THAT MAY BE DESCRIBED ON THE SITES.
INVESTORS SHOULD ONLY INVEST IN A FUND ONCE THEY HAVE THOROUGHLY REVIEWED THE PROSPECTUS AND KEY INVESTOR INFORMATION OR OTHER OFFERING DOCUMENT (“KIID”) FOR THE FUND AND CAREFULLY CONSIDERED THE RELEVANT INVESTMENT OBJECTIVES, RISKS, CHARGES AND FEES. INVESTORS MAY WISH TO CONSULT AN INDEPENDENT FINANCIAL ADVISOR FOR PERSONAL AND SPECIFIC INVESTMENT ADVICE BEFORE INVESTING.
Exchange rates may cause the value of overseas investments and the income arising from them to rise or fall. The levels and bases of and reliefs from taxation may change. Tax reliefs referred to, if any, are those currently available and their value depends on the circumstances of the individual investor. Investors should consult their own tax adviser in order to understand any applicable tax consequences.
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Safeguarding Your Personal Information
Collecting Your Personal Information
"Personal information" is information or an opinion, whether true or not and whether recorded in a material form or not, about an identified individual, or an individual who is reasonably identifiable. Your provision of such information is entirely voluntary. However, please note that if you decline to provide such information when prompted, you may not be able to take advantage of certain features or certain areas of the Sites.
We will only collect personal information about you if you provide it to us knowingly or otherwise in accordance with this policy, including, but not limited to:
We may also obtain information about you from a third party including, but not limited to, from:
We collect your personal information to allow us to conduct our business functions and to market and sell our products and services, as well as the specific purposes for which we collect your personal information set out in the section entitled “Using your personal information" below.
When you visit our Sites, request information about us or our products, or otherwise contact us (via a Site or otherwise), we may collect personal information about you including (but not limited to) your full name, email address, telephone number, residential address, date of birth, tax file number or other similar information. We may also keep a record of visits to our sites using cookies (see the section entitled “Cookies” below) or “log files.”
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Using Your Personal Information
We collect personal information about you to:
We also collect personal information about individual financial advisers from industry bodies and financial planning dealer groups for the purposes of identifying advisers who may be interested in our products and services. We may also collect personal information about individuals who are not our customers themselves but are individual employees of a customer with whom we deal.
You consent to us using your personal information in the above ways. We may also collect and use your personal information for other purposes not listed above. If we do so, we will make it known to you at the time we collect such information.
We will not use personal information provided by you to us in a manner inconsistent with applicable United States laws or guidelines.
Disclosing Your Personal Information
We may provide your personal information on a confidential basis to third parties in the course of delivering our products and services to you and to achieve the purposes specified in "Using your personal information," above. These parties may include our related entities, a responsible entity or administrator of a Fund, regulatory or government authorities, your authorized representatives on your account, and representatives, agents or contractors (“Service Providers”) who are engaged by us in the ordinary operation of our business to assist us in providing our products or services or administering our business (such as responsible entities, fund administrators and IT Service Providers). We may also disclose your personal information to our Site hosts or IT Service Providers in certain limited circumstances, for example when the Site experiences a technical problem or to ensure that it operates in an effective and secure manner.
Generally, we'll only disclose your personal information to these parties:
We will not sell, rent or lease your personal information to any other party.
You consent to our using your personal information for marketing purposes, including sending you information about our and our business partners’ products, services, events and research, as well as responding to requests for information, whether by means of direct mail, telemarketing or email. In connection with that use, we may use software and systems that allow us to view and analyze whether email addresses are active, individual responses to correspondence, viewing of messages, and other data points and analytic information. You should also be aware that the level of protection in relation to the storage, processing and use of personal information may not be the same in countries outside your own.
We may keep a record of visits to the Sites using “cookies,” which are small text files that are stored on your computer that retain your information and preferences relative to your activities on a website. They are meant to enhance your experience on the Sites, and are used primarily to recognize registered users who are logged on. For example, if you tell us to, we will send a cookie to your machine that remembers your login credentials to the Sites, so you don’t have to enter them every time you access the Sites. This information is collected automatically whenever you access a Site.
Should you wish to prevent your computer from accepting cookies from the Sites, you can change the settings on your web browser to either block cookies sent from the Site, or to disable cookies altogether. Please note that the Sites may not function properly, or may function differently, if you choose not to accept cookies.
You are entitled to access personal information that we hold about you. If you request access to your personal information, in ordinary circumstances we will give you full access. However, there may be some legal or administrative reasons to deny access. If we refuse your request to access your personal information, we will provide you with reasons for the refusal unless it is unreasonable to do so.
If you believe that personal information we hold about you is incorrect, incomplete or inaccurate, then you may request amendment of it. We will consider if the information requires amendment. If we do not agree that there are grounds for amendment, then we will add a note to the personal information stating that you disagree with it.
We will investigate your queries and complaints within a reasonable period of time and will notify you of the outcome of our investigation.
Last updated: July 9, 2014