This Privacy Statement applies to you if you obtain a financial product or service from or through us for personal, family or household purposes or if you provide personal information to us through this site. If you do not obtain such financial products or services from us, you can still visit this Site and find out about our products and services without giving us any information about yourself. Certain areas of this Site may require you to enter certain information about yourself, if you do provide that information, the information will be treated pursuant to the terms of this Privacy Statement.
In order to provide better service or to address security hazards, we may occasionally use a "cookie." A cookie is a small piece of information that a Web site stores on your computer and can later retrieve. When you access this Site, our Web servers may place persistent cookies on your computer in order to recognize you as an authorized user, recognize your user id and password, to track your acceptance of disclaimers or to facilitate your use of this Site. Although you can set up your Web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent cookies from being set, this may affect the functionality of this Site. By using this Site you agree that the FEF may download certain information to your computer or other access device.
We obtain personal information about you from information we receive from you on applications or other forms, such as your name, address, telephone number, social security number, occupation, assets and income, and from information about your transactions with us, our affiliates, or unaffiliated third parties, such as your account balances, payment history and account activity and information from public records the Funds may access in the ordinary course of business. All data and personal information related to the products and services you may obtain from us and in connection with your use of this Site ("Personal Information") will be kept confidential by FEF according to strict standards of security and confidentiality. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards to guard consumer information.
We may disclose Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties (a) in order to allow us to provide you with the products and services you request; (b) for our own marketing and/or research and development purposes; and (c) in connection with our client services and client management systems. Except as otherwise noted herein, FEF will not disclose Personal Information to unaffiliated third parties or otherwise rent or sell information we have collected from or about you without your permission. Disclosures to unaffiliated third parties will be subject to confidentiality agreements and, where required, governed by contract in the form required by law. In addition, we may transfer or disclose Personal Information to any affiliate of FEF, wherever located in the world. FEF may also be required to disclose information to governmental, regulatory or self-regulatory entities or agencies in response to regulatory inquiries or to comply with applicable laws, rules, regulations, orders, subpoenas or other legal processes.
By agreeing to this Privacy Statement or by using this Site, and, in either case, providing any information that may be required, invited or otherwise collected by us as set forth above, you freely consent to FEF processing your information in the United States and in other countries and territories for the purposes set out in this Privacy Statement, and you also consent to the transfer of your information for such purposes to any FEF affiliate wherever such entity may from time to time be located and to any third parties as described above and in accordance with applicable law and regulations. If you do not wish FEF to collect any of your Personal Information or do not agree with any of the terms and conditions of this Privacy Statement, you should not use and should exit this Site. If after using this Site, you desire to withdraw the consent granted in this Section 1.6 for all future use of your Personal Information by FEF, you must notify the FEF in writing at the address listed below and immediately cease use of this Site.
If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or your information that is held by us, please contact FEF in writing using the contact information provided below. If we receive a request regarding your personal information held by us, we will use reasonable means to provide you with such information that we can reasonably compile. You will be given the opportunity to rectify any inaccuracies in such information.
Thank you for this opportunity to serve you. Your relationship and trust are very important to us. Please be assured that we will abide by our policies and procedures to protect your information.