BRANDES INVESTMENT PARTNERS & CO.
The privacy of our investors is very important to us. Set forth below are our policies with respect to personal information of subscribers, investors and former investors that we collect, use and disclose. In connection with the offering and sale of units, we collect and maintain personal information about subscribers. We collect your personal information to enable us to provide you with services in connection with your investment in the Fund(s), to meet legal and regulatory requirements and for any other purpose to which you may consent in the future. Your personal information is collected from the following sources:
- subscription agreements or other forms that you submit to us;
- your transactions with us and our affiliates; and
- meetings and telephone conversations with you.
Unless you otherwise advise, by providing us with your personal information you have consented to our collection, use and disclosure of your information as provided herein. We collect and maintain your personal information in order to give you the best possible service and allow us to establish your identity, protect us from error and fraud, comply with the law and assess your eligibility for the Fund(s).
We may only disclose your personal information to third parties, when necessary, to provide the services required relating to your subscription for Units of the Fund(s) or to the extent required by applicable law, and to our affiliates in connection with the services we provide related to your subscription for Units of the Fund(s), including:
- financial service providers, such as banks and others used to finance or facilitate transactions by, or operations of, the Fund(s);
- other service providers to the Fund(s) such as portfolio managers, sub-advisors, accounting, legal, or tax preparation services; and
- taxation and regulatory authorities and agencies.
We seek to carefully safeguard your private information and, to that end, restrict access to personal information about you to those employees and other persons who need to know the information to enable us to provide services to you. Each employee of Brandes Investment Partners & Co. is responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of all personal information they may access. We will also require any third party to whom we disclose your personal information to keep such information confidential and to only use such information for purposes of the services to be provided to Brandes Investment Partners & Co. or the Fund(s) and to only disclose such information to the extent required by applicable law.
We will not use any personal information relating to you in connection with any promotional or other marketing related efforts or materials. Your information may be processed in India. The Indian government, courts or law enforcement or regulatory agencies may be able to obtain disclosure of your personal information through the laws of India.
Your personal information is maintained on our networks or on the networks of our service providers and are accessible at 6 Adelaide Street East, Suite 900, Toronto, ON, M5C 1H6. Your information may also be stored on a secure off-site storage facility. You may access your personal information to verify its accuracy, to withdraw your consent to any of the foregoing collections, uses and/or disclosures being made of your personal information and may update your information by contacting Brandes Investment Partners & Co. at the following number: 1-888-861-9998 or at email@example.com. Please note that your ability to participate in the Fund(s) may be impacted should you withdraw your consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as outlined above.