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Privacy Policy

Last revised: January 1, 2024

In this Privacy Policy, "we", "our" "us", or "Western Asset" means Western Asset Management Company LLC; and its affiliated entities: Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Ltd., Western Asset Management Company Distribuidora de Titulos e Valores Mobiliarios Limitada, and Western Asset Management Company Pty Ltd (collectively, &quoe;Western Asset" or the "Firm").

We are committed to protecting and safeguarding your personal information. This Privacy Policy and the related privacy policies below explain the types of personal information we collect, how we use it, how we protect it, who we share it with and your data subject rights. It shall apply to all users of our websites (the “Website”) and to the information we collect or that you may provide to us when you interact with us through our Website. Depending on your location and to learn more about our privacy practices, see the following:

Australia: Privacy Statement
Brazil: Privacy Policy
Japan: Privacy Policy
California residents: California Notice

Personal Information We Collect
When you interact with us, we may collect personal information about you in a variety of ways. The information may include your IP address, operating system and web browser that you use to access our website or by some other means such as via a business card or via a job application on our careers page. We may ask you to provide us with certain information about yourself. This information may include your name, company name, title, address, country of residence, date of birth, e-mail address, telephone number, corporate contact details, and account number. If we ask you to submit any information about yourself or your organization, the purpose of this request will be made clear.

In addition, Western Asset uses cookies to analyze our website usage, provide personalized marketing campaigns, and to improve your experience. More information can be found in our Cookie Policy.

How We Use Your Personal Information
We may use the personal information we collect to:

  • Conduct administrative or operational processes within our business;
  • Process and respond to requests, inquiries or complaints received by you;
  • Identify and contact you about other services and products we offer;
  • Communicate with you;
  • Provide you with information about our events, webinars, blogs, or commentaries which you may unsubscribe to receiving our marketing emails at any time;
  • Comply with applicable laws or regulations or at the request of a competent regulatory authority (such as the recording of telephone calls and monitoring of emails);
  • Identify visitors to our Website to compile statistical data and to track how users navigate through our Website in order to enable us to evaluate and improve our Website;
  • Monitor and analyze our business for development purposes;
  • Conduct market research surveys, only if you have chosen to participate;
  • Improve user experience on our website through the use of cookies and data analytics; or
  • Detect, investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions and other unlawful or criminal activity, or unauthorized access to or use of our website or data systems, or to meet legal obligations.

Lawful Basis for Processing
The lawful basis on which we process your personal information is to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to fulfil our contractual obligations with you and/or to pursue Western Asset’s legitimate interests where these interests are not outweighed by your interests. In some circumstances, we may rely on your consent to send electronic marketing communications.

Disclosure of Your Personal Information
We may from time to time be required to disclose information about you as follows and as otherwise described in this Privacy Policy or at the time of collection:

  • With service providers, third-parties, and contractors that perform services for us;
  • To auditors, lawyers, and other outside professional advisors to Western Asset, subject to appropriate contractual obligations of confidentiality;
  • If we believe disclosure is in accordance with, or required by, applicable law or legal process, including court order, subpoena, or other lawful requests by regulators, law enforcement bodies, agencies, or third parties to meet national security or law enforcement requirements;
  • In connection with any merger, sale of company assets, financing or acquisition of all or a portion of our business by another company;
  • Between and among Western Asset and our parent and affiliates, and other companies under common control and ownership; or
  • With your consent or at your direction.

Sharing of Your Personal Information
Access is limited to those employees, service providers and third-parties who need access to it in order to provide you with our services; process a transaction, service an account, communicate with you (including, with your consent, to send you marketing communications in the jurisdictions we operate); or as otherwise permitted by our legal or regulatory obligations.

How We Store Your Personal Information
Your personal information may be stored and processed either electronically or in hard copy form on systems that Western Asset maintains or that are maintained on our behalf by third party service providers we hire, including cloud computing services. Your personal information may reside on additional IT systems shared with Western Asset affiliates who may access the information for the purposes disclosed in this Privacy Policy. Personal information provided by you such as your name, job title, employer details, work phone, and email address may also be stored in our Client Relationship Management system (CRM) which may also be accessed by Western Asset affiliates. These systems are not localized to any particular geography and may be stored both inside and outside your country of residence.

In order for Western Asset’s Website to work optimally, you will need to ensure that your browser is set to accept cookies. A cookie is a small text file stored on the hard drive of your computer, tablet, smartphone or other device by the web browser when you visit our website and other digital platforms. Cookies can identify users and can store information about them and their use of a website such as your IP address, browser type, preferred language, operating system, computer platform, and the state or country from which you accessed our website. For more details on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we us them, please see our Cookie Policy

Protecting Your Personal Information
We employ up to date data storage, back up and security measures that seek to protect your information from access by unauthorized persons and against unlawful processing, accidental loss, destruction, and damage. We apply robust information security management processes, which we believe are in line with the standards required and prevailing in our industry. With respect to our internal security procedures, we maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect your non-public information, and we restrict access to this information. For details, please view our Online Security Policy.

International Data Transfers
Western Asset is headquartered in the United States and has locations in other countries. Where personal information is transferred outside the U.S., EEA and UK, we take measures to ensure your personal information is handled with the same or similar levels of protection with regard to privacy legislation.

Privacy Rights
Individuals have the following rights, under certain circumstances, associated with their personal information. These data protection rights will vary by country, but may include the right to:

  • Access personal information;
  • Correct personal information;
  • Restrict the use of personal information;
  • Request that personal information be deleted;
  • Object to the processing of personal information;
  • Data portability (in certain specific circumstances); and
  • Lodge a complaint with your local supervisory authority.

Exercising Your Rights
If you wish to exercise any of the rights described above, please email us at We will not discriminate against anyone that exercises any of their rights. In order to process a request, we will need you to provide pertinent details for the request and will ask for two valid forms of identification as a security precaution to assist us in preventing any unauthorized disclosure. We will process your request within a reasonable timeframe according to applicable laws. For California residents, please review our California Notice


Retention of Your Personal Information
We will keep your personal information for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which it is processed unless applicable laws and regulations requires storage for a longer period of time.

Links to Social Media
If you are logged into your social media account or use your social media credentials to log-in to our Website, those social media companies might collect some personal information about you, such as your IP address and the pages where you visited on our Website. We are not responsible for your use of these platforms, the content, or their privacy practices which we do not control.

Links to Third Party Websites
This Privacy Policy applies only to Western Asset’s Website which may contain links or automatically redirect you to other third party websites that are not operated or monitored by us. These websites may collect personal information and other data from or about you. If you access such websites, you should read their privacy policy before providing any of your personal information.

Children’s Privacy
Our Website and online services are for individuals who are at least 18 years of age

Changes to this Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time, for any reason, without additional notice to you, other than posting the revised policy on our website. Your continued use of our website after those changes are in effect will constitute your acceptance of the revised policy.

Contact Us
If you have any questions about our privacy practices, please email or contact us by phone or post at the following office locations:

    United States
    Western Asset Management Company, LLC
    385 East Colorado Blvd.
    Pasadena, CA 91101
    Phone: (626) 844-9400
    Toll-free: (844) 905-0999

    United Kingdom
    Western Asset Management Company Limited
    10 Exchange Square, Primrose Street
    London, EC2A 2EN
    Phone: +44 (0)20 7422 3000

    Western Asset Management Company Pty Ltd
    Level 48, 120 Collins Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000
    Phone: +61-(0)3-9016-5600

    Western Asset Management Company Distribuidora de Títulos e Valores Mobiliários Limitada
    Av. Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek
    1455 - 15º andar
    04543-011 – São Paulo
    SP - Brazil
    Phone: +55-11-3478-5000

    Western Asset Management Company Ltd
    Shin Marunouchi Building 36th Fl., 1-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6536
    Phone: + 81-(0)3-4520-4300

    Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd.
    1 George Street, #23-01
    Singapore 049145
    Phone: +65-6428-3600