WEB SITE PRIVACY STATEMENT
This web site is operated by D. F. King & Co., Inc. ("D. F. King") on behalf of the mutual fund in which you own stock. The following constitutes D. F. King's Privacy Statement for this web site and includes a statement of the practices that D. F. King adheres to with respect to your privacy when using this site. You accept the practices described in this Privacy Statement by using this site. This Privacy Statement may be modified at our option and at any time, for example, should we add enhancements to the web site. As such, you are advised to return to this web site for changes.
Is personal information is collected? If so, what information?
D. F. King only collects the personal information you give us in connection with voting your shares. This may include your: e-mail address, voting instructions, personal identification number (pin) and control number.
How does D. F. King collect, use, and disclose information?
If you provide information voluntarily, you are consenting to the collection and use of your personal identification information as set forth herein. Personal information is collected at this site on behalf of the mutual fund in which you own registered shares, to permit D. F. King to provide the electronic voting service that you are electing to use. This information may be used at the direction of, or provided directly to, such mutual fund and it would direct the use of this information in accordance with its own practices. Personal identifiable information that D. F. King collects is treated as confidential and is only used to carry out the services and activities described herein or on this web site. D. F. King may disclose information in special cases when it has reason to believe in good faith, that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to legal requirements or comply with legal process; (b) defend and protect our rights or property; or (c) enforce the terms and conditions of use. D. F. King may provide aggregate voting statistics or statistics relating to visits to our sites and enrollment in the electronic voting program, but these will not include your personal identification information. Under no circumstances does D. F. King sell or rent personal information collected through this site to anyone.
We may contact you in the future by e-mail in connection with this service, such as providing a confirmation of your voting instructions.
Are cookies used?
How does D. F. King protect your information?
D. F. King uses great care to protect your personal identification information. Among other things, this includes using techniques standard to the industry (e.g., firewalls, encryption, intrusion detection and site monitoring). As you may know, data transmissions over the Internet can not be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while D. F. King works hard to protect your personal identification information, it is unable to ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to or receive from D. F. King, particularly information you transmit via e-mail because D. F. King has no way of protecting that information until it is received by us. Once we do receive your transmission, D. F. King uses its best efforts to ensure its security on our servers. Internally, access to your personal identification information will be limited by D. F. King to its employees who need such information to do their jobs. These employees are committed to our privacy policies and restricted in number. We review our security arrangements from time to time as, in our discretion, we deem appropriate.
What can you do to help protect your information?
D. F. King recommends that you do not divulge your password, PIN, user id or any other information to anyone if you register to use this web site. You should know that we will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail.
What if I have a question?
You should contact D. F. King at 1-800-628-8528, if you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement.