PRIVACY AND COOKIES POLICY

This Privacy and Cookies Policy (the "Policy") applies to the entire contents of the Website under the domain name www.troweprice.com/consultants ("Website") and to any correspondence by e-mail between us and you. Please read these terms carefully before using the Website as using the Website shall indicate that you have accepted such terms.

This Policy is issued by T. Rowe Price. "T. Rowe Price" refers to T. Rowe Price Group, Inc. and its affiliates, including T. Rowe Price Associates. Inc.; T. Rowe Price (Canada) Inc.; T. Rowe Price International Ltd; T. Rowe Price Hong Kong Limited and T. Rowe Price Singapore Private Ltd.

T. Rowe Price recognizes the importance of protecting your information when you visit our Website.

T. Rowe Price may revise this Policy at any time by updating this posting. You should check the Website from time to time to review the then current Policy as it is binding on you.

Information We May Collect From You

T. Rowe Price may collect information needed in connection with your online experience, including personal data. We may also collect details of your visits to our Website, such as referring URL addresses, time spent in certain areas of the Website, location and the resources that you access.

When you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.

We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration and to report aggregate information to our business partners. This is statistical data about our users' browsing actions and patterns.

Security

We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your information. Within T. Rowe Price, access to such information is limited to those who need it to perform their jobs, such as servicing your accounts, resolving problems, or informing you of new products or services. Our Code of Ethics and Conduct, which applies to all employees, restricts the use of customer information and requires that it be held in strict confidence.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of data about you that you transmit to our Website or by an e-mail you send us; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Cookies

T. Rowe Price understands that re-entering personal data to transmit a request can be time-consuming. Through the use of "cookies," which are data stored on your computer, your name and address may be preset on the request forms or access screens of our Website in order make it easier for you to navigate through our Website. We also use cookies to collect, store, and aggregate data about usage. The data helps us to analyze and tailor the Website for all users and better understand:

  • how our Website is used
  • which features or pages are most popular
  • browsing and usage patterns

You are not obliged to accept cookies for our Website. If you would like to modify your browser to reject cookies, please refer to your browser's internet settings. For more information about cookies and how to manage them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

Where We Store Your Information

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the jurisdiction where you are based, including to countries that do not offer the same level of protection. It may also be processed by staff operating across the globe who works for us or for one of our business partners. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. T. Rowe Price will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Policy.

Uses Made Of Your Information

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To ensure that content from our Website is presented in a manner that we believe is effective for you and for your computer.
  • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service (including surveys), when you choose to do so and to generally help us develop new services and products.
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • To identify you when you contact T. Rowe Price.
  • For internal analysis and research.

If you do not want us to use your data in this way, please let us know by contacting us at institutional_consultants@troweprice.com.

Disclosure Of Your Information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group and to external third parties to process your information on our behalf, in accordance with the purposes stated above.

We may further disclose your information to comply with any legal or regulatory requirements.

Third Party Websites

Our Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third parties. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.

Contact

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to institutional_consultants@troweprice.com.