Terms and Conditions

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Please carefully read these Terms and Conditions of Use (these "Terms"). Your access to or use of this website signifies that you understand and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by or comply with these Terms, do not access or use this website.

Important Legal Information
This website is owned and operated by Western Asset Management Company Limited (defined herein as "Western Asset", "us" or "we"), whose registered office is located at 10 Exchange Square, London, EC2A 2EN, United Kingdom. Western Asset is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA") under Registration No. 145930. Western Asset is also a registered investment adviser under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, as amended, and, as such, is regulated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission. Western Asset is an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc. a U.S. based financial services holding company.

Reservation of Rights
By accessing this website and other sites through links provided by us, you agree to these Terms and our Privacy Policy and Cookies Policy, as well as other terms or conditions or disclaimers contained on this website. We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, remove portions of this website, including these Terms and our Privacy and Cookies Policies at any time and without notice. Your continued use of this website following such modifications will be deemed acceptance of any changes including these Terms. Any changes, modifications, or additions to, or deletions from these Terms shall be effective upon posting on this website.

Intended Audience
The information contained in this website concerning Western Asset and its affiliates' products and services has been created for and intended for use only by authorised dealers and institutional investors that qualify as a "eligible counterparty" or "professional client" (hereinafter "Institutional Investors") under the FCA Conduct of Business Rules (the "Rules"), is for information purposes only and is not intended to be accessed or used by members of the general public. The information provided on this website is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation, or which would subject Western Asset, its affiliates or any of any funds they manage to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Furthermore, there is no intention to offer or sell products or services referred to on this website in countries or jurisdictions where such offer or sale would be unlawful under the relevant domestic law. All persons accessing this website do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations. This website is not directed to any person who is not an Institutional Investor (i.e., a retail client as defined under the Rules) or who is in any jurisdiction where the publication or availability of the website is prohibited, by reason of that person's nationality, residence or otherwise.

No Offer or Advice
This website does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security or product that may be referenced on or through this website. Nor does this website constitute an offering or recommendation by Western Asset or any of its affiliates of any security, investment management service, or advisory service. Western Asset does not provide investment advice, tax advice, or legal advice through this website, and you agree that this website will not be used by you for such purposes. Western Asset does not represent that the securities, products, or services discussed on, or accessible through, this website are suitable for any particular investor.

Information Concerning Western Asset Liquidity Funds plc
This website contains information concerning Western Asset Liquidity Funds plc, an Ireland domiciled umbrella fund established as an open-ended investment company with variable capital incorporated with limited liability under the laws of Ireland. It qualifies, and is authorised in Ireland by the Central Bank of Ireland, as an undertaking for collective investment in transferable securities.

The fund is not registered as an investment company in the United States under the U.S. Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the shares of the fund are not registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The information provided on this website concerning the fund is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any U.S. person, any person or entity in the United States, or in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation, or which would subject the fund, Western Asset or any of its affiliates to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.

Nothing on this website shall be considered an offer or solicitation to buy or sell shares of the fund to any person. Western Asset does not claim that the fund referenced in this site is available in any particular jurisdiction or appropriate for any particular investor. If you choose to access this website, you do so on your own initiative, and you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

Risk Warning
All performance figures contained in this website are sourced from internal and other sources as appropriate. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. Investing in the bond market is subject to certain risk including market, interest-rate, issuer, credit, and inflation risk. The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up, and you may not recover the amount of your original investment. Where investments involve currency exposure, change in rate of exchange may cause the value of the investment to go up or down. Any tax benefit benefits referred to on this website are subject to change and their availability and value will depend on our individual circumstances.

Disclaimers
Western Asset does not warrant this website (including information relating to securities and the securities markets ("Market Data") or other information that may be accessible on or through this website) for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is" and on an "as available" basis. Western Asset disclaims, to the fullest extent permitted by law, any warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, as to any matter relating to this website, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement. Use of this website is at your own risk.

Western Asset and its affiliates and their directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives will not be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur arising from or in connection with:

  1. any delay, termination, failure, defect, or interruption in the transmission of this website or any Market Data;
  2. any inaccuracy, error, unavailability, or incompleteness in the transmission of this website or any Market Data;
  3. any termination or interruption of your access to this website;
  4. your reliance on or use of this website or any Market Data;
  5. any e-mail requests, orders, or instructions you send, or the interception by third parties of any requests, orders, or instructions you send via e-mail;
  6. any act or omission of Western Asset or any of its affiliates in making this website or Market Data available to you; or
  7. any other cause relating to your access to or use of this website, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of Western Asset or any of its affiliates or within the control of any other party providing software or services support for this website.

Neither Western Asset nor any of its affiliates warrant that this website, or the functions contained in this website, will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this website, or the servers that make it available, are free from viruses or other harmful components. You assume the entire cost of any necessary servicing, repairing, or correcting of your property or operations as a result of using this website. You accept at your own risk that the internet or other online communications medium may not perform as intended as a result of human, mechanical, or other error, despite the efforts of Western Asset, you, or any third party.

In no event will Western Asset or its affiliates or any of their directors, officers, employees, agents or representatives be liable to you for any direct, indirect, special, consequential, or incidental damages related in any way to your use of this website, even if: (a) such damages are reasonably foreseeable; or (b) Western Asset or any of its affiliates or any other party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Copyright
All copyrights, trademarks, logos, service marks, trade names or other intellectual property displayed on this websites are proprietary to Western Asset or the material is included with the permission of the rights owner. The information contained in this website is intended solely for the use of the person who has accessed this information and may not be reproduced, distributed or published to any other person. Reproduction of all or any part of this website or any information contained within it is prohibited unless this is required for personal use.

Data Protection
Western Asset recognises the need to treat any Personal Data it processes during the course of its business activities in an appropriate and lawful manner. Please refer to the Privacy Policy for further information on how we process personal information and your rights as a data subject.

Cookies Policy
Our website utilizes a variety of technologies (such as cookies and web beacons) to collect, store, and aggregate data about usage and browsing patterns. These technologies help us analyse and tailor the site for all users and better understand how our site is used.

By "cookie" we mean the small text file that is stored on the hard disk of a computer by the web browser on a computer. It contains information sent by the web server of the website that a user has visited. A cookie identifies users and can store information about them and their use of a site. Western Asset uses cookies to keep track of user activity and, in the instance that the user chooses to be "remembered" by the site, to store his/her username to allow the user access to some of its protected website. The information derived from cookies enables Western Asset to identify which areas of the website are more interesting so that we can improve our website and the information we provide to users.

Refusing Cookies on this Website
Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browsers settings. You can choose not to accept certain cookies by turning this feature 'off' within the browser settings; however, doing this may detract from 'user experience' of or even prevent access to some of our website. You can set your browser to let you know each time a website tries to set a cookie. To find out more information on cookies and how to turn them off you can visit www.aboutcookies.org or www.allaboutcookies.org.

Except as noted herein, we do not have any personally identifiable information about you unless you choose to give us such information during an online session. If you do give us personal information during your session, we will collect that information and use it to service your request and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy.

If you are a registered user of our website who has enabled online access for your account(s), we collect all information that you submit through an online session, such as a transaction you've requested us to make. In this manner, your general usage patterns and other information noted above would be linked to you specifically.

We collect technical information to keep you informed about software compatibility issues and possible upgrades, and to educate our web design team to improve your web experience.

Third Party Content
Through this website, you may have access to Market Data. Western Asset may obtain this Market Data from third parties who are independent of Western Asset. Even though the sources of the Market Data provided on this website is published in good faith and believed to be reliable, Western Asset is not responsible for, and makes no warranty with respect to the contents, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability, or reliability of the Market Data. The Market Data that may be provided is not a complete summary or statement of all available information or data.

WESTERN ASSET MAKES NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE) WITH RESPECT TO THE MARKET DATA.

Use of Secure Part of Website ("the Secure Website")
Users of the Secure Website ("User") will be able to access information, which will be controlled by a personal identifier and password. This is to allow us to implement measures to preserve the security of this information.

Use of the Secure Website is subject to specific terms and conditions in addition to the general terms and conditions. By accessing the Secure Website you are deemed to have read, understood and agreed to the following terms and conditions:

  1. I acknowledge that I have read these Terms and the Privacy Policy;
  2. I agree not to disclose my personal identifier and password to any other person and notify you immediately of any unauthorised access to, or use of my personal identifier and password.
  3. I agree to be responsible for the use by others of my personal identifier and password.
  4. I warrant that any information entered by me using my personal identifier and password is accurate.
  5. I acknowledge that my access to the Secure Website may be revoked by Western Asset or any of its affiliates at any time without notice.
  6. I agree to indemnify Western Asset and its affiliates against any claim, loss, cost, damage, action or expense which Western Asset, or any affiliate may experience arising from:
    • (a) my use of the Secure Website,
      (b) my failure to keep my personal identifier and password confidential, and
      (c) the use of the Secure Website by any other person on my behalf.

Use of E-mail
Electronic email submitted to this website should be considered neither secure nor confidential. The security of electronic mail sent through the Internet is not guaranteed. Do not send sensitive or confidential information to us via electronic mail. Delivery, and timely delivery, of electronic mail is also not guaranteed. Western Asset therefore recommends that you do not send time-sensitive or action-oriented messages to us via electronic mail. Such requests, orders, or instructions will not be processed until Western Asset can confirm your instructions or obtain appropriate written documentation where necessary.

Tax
The investment products and services described on the website may have tax consequences. Any tax reliefs referred to are those currently available and their value depends on the circumstances of the individual investor. You acknowledge that levels and bases of taxation may change, and that Western Asset does not provide tax advice. You should consult your own tax advisor in order to understand the tax consequences of the products and services described on the website.

Linked Websites
Western Asset and its affiliates expressly disclaim any responsibility for the content of any website, owned or operated by a third party, that may be linked to this website via hyperlink, whether such hyperlink is provided by Western Asset, its affiliates or by a third party. The information contained in such linked websites is neither prepared nor maintained by Western Asset or its affiliates, and we have not and will not review or update the information contained in any linked website. Western Asset and its affiliates are not responsible for, and makes no warranty with respect to the contents, accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability, or reliability of the linked website. Use of any website hyperlinked to or from this website shall be at your own risk.

Governing Law and Severability
These Terms will be governed and construed under the laws of England without giving effect to principles of conflicts of law. Nothing in these Terms creates any rights or protections that you are not already entitled to by law. If any provision of these Terms is declared invalid or unenforceable, such declaration shall not be deemed to affect the validity of any of the other provisions.

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