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For the Columbia Threadneedle Investments' U.S. websites
Laws And Regulations
User access to and use of the Site is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations.
All information, content, forms, photographs, graphics, and software available on or through the Site (collectively "Content") is owned or licensed by Columbia Threadneedle Investments, its parent or their affiliated companies. The Content is protected by U.S. and foreign copyright laws, common law rights and various other statutes. Users are prohibited from scraping, modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works, or using any Content available on or through the Site for commercial or other purposes, without the prior, express written permission of Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
The trademarks, service marks, slogans, logos, trade dress and other identifiers ("Marks") displayed on the Site are the property of Ameriprise Financial or its licensors. The Marks are protected by U.S. and foreign trademark laws, common law trademark rights and various other statutes. Users of the Site are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to, use on other materials, in presentations, as domain names, or as metatags.
All inquiries regarding Trademarks should be directed to: email@example.com.
THIS SITE MAY PROVIDE A LINK TO OTHER SITES BY ALLOWING THE USER TO LEAVE THIS SITE TO ACCESS THIRD-PARTY MATERIAL OR BY BRINGING THE THIRD-PARTY MATERIAL INTO THIS SITE VIA "INVERSE" HYPERLINKS AND FRAMING TECHNOLOGY (A "LINKED SITE"). COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS HAS NO DISCRETION TO ALTER, UPDATE, OR CONTROL THE CONTENT ON A LINKED SITE. THE FACT THAT COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS HAS PROVIDED A LINK TO A SITE IS NOT AN ADOPTION, ENDORSEMENT, AUTHORIZATION, SPONSORSHIP, OR AFFILIATION WITH RESPECT TO SUCH SITE, ITS CONTENT, ITS OWNERS, OR ITS PROVIDERS. THERE ARE INHERENT RISKS IN RELYING UPON USING, OR RETRIEVING ANY INFORMATION FOUND ON THE INTERNET, AND COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS URGES YOU TO MAKE SURE YOU UNDERSTAND THESE RISKS BEFORE RELYING UPON, USING, OR RETRIEVING ANY SUCH INFORMATION ON A LINKED SITE.
ALL CONTENT, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES ON THE SITE, OR OBTAINED FROM A WEB SITE TO WHICH THE SITE IS LINKED ARE PROVIDED TO YOU "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY, ACCURACY OR THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS DOES NOT ENDORSE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR (A) THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT MADE THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS, (B) ANY CONTENT PROVIDED ON LINKED SITES OR (C) THE CAPABILITIES OR RELIABILITY OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED FROM A LINKED SITE.
OTHER THAN AS MAY BE REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW, UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS OR ITS DATA OR CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A USER'S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE OR A LINKED SITE, THE SECURITY OR ABSENCE OF SECURITY ON A LINKED SITE, OR USER'S RELIANCE ON ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE OBTAINED FROM A LINKED SITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE, OR OBTAINED FROM A LINKED SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ADVICE, PRODUCT, SERVICE, OR OTHER CONTENT.
Limitation of liability for use of the site and linked sites
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF SERVICES PUBLISHED ON THE SITE OR A LINKED SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS AND MAY NOT BE FREE FROM SECURITY VULNERABILITIES, AND COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS AND ITS DATA- AND CONTENT- PROVIDERS SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIM ANY LIABILITY FOR SUCH INACCURACIES, ERRORS OR LACK OF SECURITY. COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS AND ITS DATA- AND CONTENT- PROVIDERS DO NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE CONTENT ON THE SITE IS COMPLETE OR UP-TO-DATE. COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO UPDATE ANY CONTENT ON THE SITE. COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS MAY CHANGE THE CONTENT ON THE SITE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS OR CHANGES TO THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS, NOR ITS DATA- OR CONTENT- PROVIDERS, ITS OR THEIR AFFILIATES OR ANY OF ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS WILL BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE SERVICE OR LOST OPPORTUNITY) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE USE OF THE SITE OR A LINKED SITE, OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR A LINKED SITE, EVEN IF COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS IS MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. FURTHERMORE, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS NOR ITS DATA- OR CONTENT- PROVIDERS, ITS OR THEIR AFFILIATES OR ANY OF ITS OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS WILL BE LIABLE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY FOR THE TRANSMISSION OF ANY VIRUSES OR OTHER SECURITY VULNERABILITIES WHICH MAY INFECT A USER'S EQUIPMENT, CAUSE A FAILURE OF MECHANICAL OR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT OR COMMUNICATION LINES, TELEPHONE OR OTHER CONNECTIVITY PROBLEMS (e.g., AN INABILITY TO ACCESS YOUR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER), UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THEFT, OPERATOR ERROR, STRIKE OR OTHER LABOR PROBLEM OR ANY EVENT OF FORCE MAJEURE. COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE INVESTMENTS CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO THE SITE.
Confidentiality of user communications
Except as required by law and in accordance with the Columbia Threadneedle Investments U.S. Internet Privacy Statement, Columbia Threadneedle Investments will use commercially reasonable efforts to maintain the confidentiality of all user communications which contain personal user information and which are transmitted directly to Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Investment companies (typically mutual funds) and other entities with whom you share data, which may include Linked Sites, have their own privacy statements that contain requirements and limitations that are separate from those of the Columbia Management Investment Advisers, LLC privacy statement or the Columbia Threadneedle Investments U.S. internet privacy statement. Copies of a mutual fund's privacy statements should be obtained directly from the mutual fund's sponsor or distributor.
User should be aware that Linked Sites may contain confidentiality provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. Columbia Threadneedle Investments is not responsible for those provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.
Linked Internet Sites
Columbia Threadneedle Investments prohibits caching, unauthorized hypertext links to the Site and the framing of any Content available through the Site. Columbia Threadneedle Investments reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the Content available on any other Internet sites linked to the Site. Access to any other Internet sites linked to the Site is at the user's own risk.
User should be aware that Linked Sites may contain rules and regulations, privacy provisions, confidentiality provisions, transmission of personal data provisions, and other provisions that differ from the provisions provided on the Site. Columbia Threadneedle Investments is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.
No investment advice or offers
Nothing in the Site constitutes investment advice, including Columbia Threadneedle Investments filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or recommendations as to the suitability of any specific product or security.
Retirement Investors: The descriptions of investment products and strategies on the Site are offered solely as, and intended to be used to provide, education, marketing and examples of the potential uses of the products and strategies for your independent consideration and do not reflect all of the factors that your particular situation may warrant. Accordingly, the descriptions on this Site should not be viewed, construed, or relied upon, as investment or fiduciary recommendations or advice under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended (ERISA) or Section 4975 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code). Rather, they are intended to help you independently evaluate the merits of a potential investment or transaction. We have financial interests in, and benefit from, your use of our products and strategies as disclosed in our product prospectuses, offering documents, agreements and other materials that we make available to you. If you desire to receive an investment recommendation or advice regarding these products or strategies, please contact your investment professional.
All press releases and other materials presented or released to the financial community that are contained on the Site were, to the best of the knowledge of Columbia Threadneedle Investments, timely and accurate when issued. However, the passage of time can render information stale, and you should not rely on the continued accuracy of any such material beyond the date of issuance. Columbia Threadneedle Investments has no responsibility to update any information contained in any such material. All viewers should carefully check the dates of issuance of the material contained in the Site.
Transmission of personal data
User acknowledges and agrees that by providing Columbia Threadneedle Investments with any personal or proprietary user information through the Site, user consents to the collection, storage and transmission of such personal or proprietary user information over international borders as necessary for processing in accordance with the standard business practices of Columbia Threadneedle Investments.
User should be aware that Linked Sites may contain terms and conditions relating to the collection, use, storage and transmission of personal data that differ from the provisions provided herein. Columbia Threadneedle Investments is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.
Changes to Rules and Regulations
Violations of Rules and Regulations
Columbia Threadneedle Investments reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Rules and Regulations, including the right to block access from a particular IP address to the Site.
Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution.
Use of "Cookie" File Features
Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Notification to Columbia Threadneedle Investments Regarding Alleged Copyright Infringement
Columbia Threadneedle Investments reserves the right to remove any Content on the Site which allegedly infringes another person's copyright. Notices to Columbia Threadneedle Investments regarding any alleged copyright infringement on the Site should be directed to Columbia Threadneedle Investments General Counsel's Office Attn.: Technology Counsel at firstname.lastname@example.org.