Privacy at Vanguard

The Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest and most respected investment management families of companies, with investment funds, offices, and affiliates in the United States, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Canada. Vanguard’s global headquarters is located in the United States.

The Vanguard Group is committed to maintaining the privacy and security of information about Vanguard’s current, former, and prospective clients. Vanguard entities may collect and retain certain information about you in order to provide a variety of financial services, including investment management and financial advice; to facilitate investment in a variety of investment products; and to engage in marketing and advertising in relation to such products and services. This can include website and systems administration, storage and review of various types of communications, and other types of data processing.

By sharing our privacy practices, we trust that our clients will better understand how we keep their personal information confidential and secure while using it to provide services and products. Generally speaking, Vanguard clients who receive information from or transact business with Vanguard though our websites are covered by the terms and conditions of use and any privacy policies or notices posted on the websites they visit. Because of the nature of our business and the variety of products we offer and investors we serve, different privacy policies or principles may apply depending on your location or the nature of your relationship with Vanguard. For more information about our privacy practices, we encourage you to visit our websites and review the privacy information available there.