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Use of the Dodge & Cox Private Client website (“Site”), owned by Dodge & Cox , signifies that you accept the following Terms of Use. Nothing contained in these Terms of Use is intended to modify or amend any other written agreement, if any, that may currently be in effect between you and Dodge & Cox with regard to matters other than your use of the Site.  Dodge & Cox may periodically modify these Terms of Use, and any such modifications will be effective immediately upon posting.  If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, do not use this Site.

We suggest that you check the Terms of Use periodically for changes. The Terms of Use can be accessed from the link at the bottom of the Site pages. Dodge & Cox expressly reserves the right to monitor any and all use of this Site for Dodge & Cox’s internal business purposes, without liability.

NOTE: Accessing this site constitues and shall be deemed to be an acceptance of the following terms of use.

Persons Resident Outside the United States
Dodge & Cox Private Client services are offered only to residents of the United States. Nothing on this Site should be considered an offer to provide investment advisory services in any jurisdiction where the offer would be unlawful under the securities laws of such foreign jurisdiction or the United States.

 

Privacy Policy
Dodge & Cox is committed to maintaining the confidentiality, integrity and security of your personal and financial data. We consider this information to be private and held in confidence between you and Dodge & Cox. We would like you to know about our policies to protect the privacy of this information.

We may collect nonpublic personal information about you from:

  • You or your representative in writing, electronically or by phone (e.g., in account applications or requests for forms or literature);
  • Transactions initiated by you or made on your behalf; and
  • Information we receive from third parties, such as financial advisers, consumer reporting agencies, consultants and custodians.

We do not disclose nonpublic personal information about current or former clients or shareholders to any third parties except as necessary to effect a transaction, administer your account, or as otherwise permitted by law. Our contracts with any third-party service providers contain provisions restricting their use of your nonpublic personal information to those purposes for which they were hired.

We restrict access to nonpublic personal information about you to those employees and service providers involved in administering or servicing your account(s) or helping us meet our regulatory obligations. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to protect your nonpublic personal information. In addition, our Code of Ethics, which applies to all Dodge & Cox employees, restricts the use of your nonpublic personal information.

Limited License and Restrictions on Use
Dodge & Cox grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive, nontransferable license to view, store, bookmark, download, and print the pages within this Site solely for your personal, informational, and noncommercial use or as expressly authorized by Dodge & Cox in writing.  You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all equipment, services, and other materials that you need to access this Site.  Dodge & Cox reserves all rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use.  Except as otherwise stated in these Terms of Use or as expressly authorized by Dodge & Cox in writing, you may not:

  • Modify, copy, distribute, transmit, post, display, perform, reproduce, publish, broadcast, license, create derivative works from, transfer, sell, or exploit any reports, data, information, content, software, RSS and podcast feeds, products, services, or other materials (collectively, “Materials”) on, generated by or obtained from this Site, whether through links or otherwise;
  • Redeliver any page, text, image or Materials on this Site using “framing” or other technology;
  • Engage in any conduct that could damage, disable, or overburden (i) this Site, (ii) any Materials or services provided through this Site, or (iii) any systems, networks, servers, or accounts related to this Site, including without limitation, using devices or software that provide repeated automated access to this Site, other than those made generally available by Dodge & Cox;
  • Probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any Materials, services, systems, networks, servers, or accounts related to this Site or attempt to gain unauthorized access to Materials, services, systems, networks, servers, or accounts connected or associated with this Site through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means of circumventing any access-limiting, user authentication or security device of any Materials, services, systems, networks, servers, or accounts related to this Site;
  • Modify, copy, obscure, remove or display Dodge & Cox name, logo, trademarks, notices or images without Dodge & Cox’s express written permission. To obtain such permission, you may e-mail us at website@dodgeandcox.com; or
  • Include the term “Dodge & Cox,” or any Dodge & Cox trademark or executive’s name, or any variation of the foregoing, as a meta-tag, hidden textual element, or any other indicator that creates an impression of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement by Dodge & Cox.

Copyright Policy, Notice and Claim Information
All Materials on this Site, whether separate or compiled, including but not limited to, text, graphics, and audio clips, logos, buttons, images, digital downloads, data compilations, software, icons, html code and xml code, as well as all copyright, patent, trademark, trade dress, and other rights therein, are owned or licensed by Dodge & Cox® and its third-party information providers, and are protected by United States and international intellectual property laws.

Pursuant to Section 512(c)(2) of the Copyright Revision Act, as enacted through the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Dodge & Cox designates an agent as described below to receive notifications of claimed copyright infringement by mail: 
Roberta R. Kameda, Esquire, General Counsel, Dodge & Cox, 555 California Street, 40th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104.
The designated copyright agent can also be reached by telephone at (800) 254-8494, by fax at (415) 986-1369, and by e-mail at website@dodgeandcox.com.

Linking Conditions
You may not link to this Site unless you comply with these linking conditions (“Linking Conditions”).  Dodge & Cox grants you a limited, revocable, nonexclusive right to create a hyperlink to this Site (“Link”), provided you comply at all times with the following conditions:

  • The Link must be made to the home page at privateclient.dodgeandcox.com;
  • The text of the Link must read either “Dodge & Cox,” or privateclient.dodgeandcox.com. You may not use any Dodge & Cox logo or graphic, or any other Dodge & Cox trademark, as part of the Link without Dodge & Cox’s express written permission; and
  • The Link and surrounding context on the linking site must not: (a) falsely represent or misrepresent any relationship between the linking site and Dodge & Cox, including suggestions of affiliation, endorsement, or sponsorship; (b) portray Dodge & Cox or its affiliates or their products or services, in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner; or (c) deliver the Materials in a framed environment or alter the layout, content, look, or feel of the Site.

If you have created a Link that conforms to these Linking Conditions, then you also may include one or more Links to any internal or subsidiary page of this Site that is located one or several levels down from the homepages (known as "deep links"), provided, however, that all such deep links must be in close physical proximity to the Link that conforms to the Linking Conditions. You may not maintain numerous or pervasive Links to this Site.

Your Account
Certain parts of this Site may be protected by passwords or require a login.  Further, for authentication purposes, certain features on this Site may require you to answer a designated security question.  You agree to provide Dodge & Cox with current, complete, and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration process and agree to regularly update this information to maintain its completeness and accuracy.  You agree not to obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to such parts of or features on this Site, or to any other protected Materials or information, through any means not intentionally made available to you by Dodge & Cox.

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any account information, user names, logins, passwords, and security questions and answers that you use to access any page or feature on this Site, and for logging off of your account and any protected areas of the Site.  Further, you are fully responsible for all activities occurring under your accounts, user names, logins, passwords, and security questions and answers that result from your negligence, carelessness, misconduct, or failure to use or maintain appropriate security measures.  If you become aware of any suspicious or unauthorized conduct concerning your accounts, user names, logins, passwords, or security questions and answers you agree to contact Dodge & Cox immediately. Dodge & Cox will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this paragraph.

Products and services provided to you through this Site may involve the electronic transmissions, including via any e-mail address you provide to us, of information that you may consider to be personal financial information or promotional and marketing materials, and you consent to such transmission.

Data, Information and Content
The Materials on this Site are for information, education, and noncommercial purposes only.  Although Dodge & Cox may provide data, information, and content relating to investment approaches and opportunities to buy or sell securities and/or mutual funds, you should not construe any such information or other content available through this Site as legal or tax advice.  You alone will bear the sole responsibility of evaluating the merits and risks associated with the use of any Materials on this Site before making any decisions based on such Materials.  In exchange for using such Materials, you agree not to hold Dodge & Cox and its officers, employees, or its third-party information providers liable for any possible claim for damages arising from any decision you make based on the Materials made available to you through this Site.  By providing access to other websites, neither Dodge & Cox nor any of its affiliates is recommending the purchase or sale of the stock issued by any company, nor are they endorsing services provided by any website’s sponsoring organization.

Ownership of Other Materials
All trademarks, service marks, and logos appearing on this Site are the exclusive property of their respective owners.

All Dodge & Cox graphics, logos, page headers, and service names are trademarks, service marks, or trade dress of Dodge & Cox.  Dodge & Cox’s trademarks, service marks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Dodge & Cox’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers or investors, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Dodge & Cox.  Nothing contained on this Site should be construed as granting any license or right in or to any trademarks, service marks, or trade dress of Dodge & Cox.

Trademarks

  • Adobe®, Acrobat®, Acrobat® Reader, and the Acrobat logo are trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated.
  • CFA® is a trademark of the CFA Institute.
  • Firefox® is a trademark of Mozilla Corporation.
  • Barclays Capital® and Barclays Capital Aggregate Bond (BCAG) Index are trademarks of Barclays Bank PLC.
  • Microsoft® and Internet Explorer® are trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
  • Moody's® is a trademark of Moody's Investors Services, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley® , Morgan Stanley Capital International, and EAFE® are trademarks of Morgan Stanley.
  • NASDAQ® is a registered service/trademark of The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc.
  • Standard & Poor's®, S&P®, Standard & Poor's 500, S&P 500®, and 500 are trademarks of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Third-Party Content
Data and other materials appearing on this Site that are provided by third parties are believed by Dodge & Cox to be obtained from reliable sources, but Dodge & Cox cannot guarantee and is not responsible for their accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or suitability for use.  Dodge & Cox is not responsible for, and does not prepare, edit, or endorse, the content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from any website owned or operated by a third party that is linked to this Site via hyperlink.  The fact that Dodge & Cox has provided a link to a third party’s website does not constitute an implicit or explicit endorsement, authorization, sponsorship, or affiliation by Dodge & Cox with respect to such website, its owners, providers, or services.  You will use any such third-party content at your own risk.

WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS
You expressly understand and agree that:

There are no implied or expressed warranties on the materials in this site; the materials are provided ON AN “as is” and “as available basis.” Dodge & Cox, ITS AFFILIATES, Agents, Officers, Employees, Licensors and any Third-Party Information Providers and Vendors disclaim, to the fullest extent under applicable law, any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, as to any matter whatsoever relating to this service, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, noninfringement, and all warranties regarding security, currency, correctness, quality, accuracy, completeness, reliability, performance, timeliness, or continued availability, with respect to (i) the Site; (ii) any materials, products, or services available on or through the Site; (iii) use of the Site, Materials, products, or services; and (iv) the results of the use of the Site, Materials, products, or services.  Further, Dodge & Cox, ITS affiliates, officers, employees, agents, licensors, and any third-party information providers and vendors expressly disclaim all warranties with respect to any delays or errors in the transmission or delivery of any materials, products, or services available through this site.  Except as provided by law, neither Dodge & Cox nor its third-party information providers and vendors has any responsibility to maintain the materials, products, or services offered on the site or to supply corrections, updates, or releases for the same. Use of this service is at your own risk. Reference to a fund or security anywhere on this web site is not a recommendation to buy, sell, or hold that or any other security. If you live in a state that does not allow disclaimers of certain warranties, some of the above exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and YOU may have other rights, which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.

Liability and Indemnity
Any materials downloaded or otherwise obtained through This Site are DOWNLOADED OR OBTAINED at your own risk.  You are solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other equipment, or loss of data that results from such download.

Neither Dodge & Cox nor its affiliates, officers, employees, agents, licensors, or any third-party information providers and vendors will be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, punitive, or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, revenue, income, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses, or damages caused by theft, unauthorized access, systems failure, or communications line failure, or the cost or procuring substitute goods or services, caused by the use of or inability to use the Site, materials or any products or services provided herein, or any other matter relating to this Site, even if Dodge & Cox has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.  To the extent that a jurisdiction does not permit the exclusion or limitation of liability as set forth herein, the liability of Dodge & Cox and its affiliates, subsidiaries, directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors, and any third-party information providers and vendors is limited to the extent permitted by law in such jurisdictions.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Dodge & Cox, its affiliates, and each of its and their officers, directors (and trustees), employees, and agents, from and against all claims, demands, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including attorney’s fees and costs, arising out of or related to your improper access to or use of this Site, or any violation by you of these Terms of Use.

Jurisdictional Issues, International Use and Applicable Law
Unless otherwise specified, Dodge & Cox controls and operates this Site from its offices in San Francisco, California, United States of America. Dodge & Cox and its representatives may only transact business in states where they are registered or are excluded or exempted from state registration requirements.

Dodge & Cox does not claim that Materials in this Site are appropriate or available for use in locations other than California. Because of the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules with respect to your account and your online conduct, including all laws, rules, codes, and regulations of the country in which you reside and the country from which you access this Site, including without limitation, all laws, rules, codes, regulations, decrees, acts, orders, directives, legislation, bills, and statutes pertaining to tax, contracts, intellectual property, securities, e-commerce, banking, technology, computers, fraud, and privacy.  In addition, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, codes, and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States.

Each investment service referred to on this Site is intended to be made available only to U.S. residents (and to others only as permitted by applicable law).  This Site will not be considered a solicitation for or offering of any investment product or service to any person in any jurisdiction where such solicitation or offering would be illegal.

The laws of the State of California govern these Terms of Use. If you take legal action relating to these Terms of Use, you agree to file such action only in the Superior Court--Unlimited Jurisdiction, County of San Francisco, or the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, and you consent and submit to the personal jurisdiction of those courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.

Timeliness of Content
All content on this Site is presented only as of the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons.  In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.

Termination
The rights granted to you herein terminate immediately if you fail to comply with the Terms of Use.  Dodge & Cox, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to temporarily or permanently terminate your access to and use of this Site at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without notice or liability.  Dodge & Cox will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to or use of this Site.

Integration and Severability
If any provision of these Terms of Use is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms of Use and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. The preceding Terms of Use represent the entire agreement between Dodge & Cox and the user relating to the subject matter herein.

Terms of Use as of: May 2016

This site is for persons in the United States only.

Dodge & Cox offers investment management services designed specifically for various categories of investors. Investment management services are only offered to such investors in those countries and regions in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. 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 investment management services in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, purchase, or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. By using this Web site, you agree to hold Dodge & Cox, any of its affiliates, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees and agents harmless from any losses, expenses, costs or liabilities (including attorneys’ fees) which may be incurred in connection with the use of this Web site.

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