Notice of privacy policies and practices.
We1 consider shareholder relationships to be the hallmark of our
business and are dedicated to protecting the confidentiality of any nonpublic
personal information provided by our customers2. We understand the
trust that our customers place in us and are committed to earning that trust
well into the future.
Types of information gathered.
We collect personal
information on applications, forms, documents, transaction histories and
correspondence (electronic, written and telephonic) with customers. Through our
Web sites we gather information about visitors and their needs submitted
through answers to surveys, data input to calculators and information entered
onto forms. This information includes but is not limited to name, postal
address, email address and social security number. Much of the data collected
is statistical in nature and is not generally attributable to any specific
How we use the information.
We use the information gathered to service your account and to provide you
with additional information about products and services. We do not disclose any
nonpublic information about current or former customers to any unaffiliated
third party except as permitted by law, or at the specific request of the
customer. The information we collect, as described above, may be shared with
our corporate affiliates in the financial services industry in order to enhance
and improve customer communications, services, and products designed to meet
our customers’ needs. We may disclose some or all of the above information to
affiliated and unaffiliated companies that perform marketing and other services
(such as preparing and mailing prospectuses, reports and account statements,
conducting research on client satisfaction, and gathering votes for shareholder
proxies) on our or the Funds’ behalf or to other financial institutions with
whom we have joint marketing agreements. These parties that are not affiliated
with us have agreed not to use this information for any other purpose.
Policies and practices to protect confidential
Only those employees who have a business need for
personally identifiable data about our customers are given access to that
information. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that
comply with federal standards to protect your nonpublic personal information.
For example, we take precautions to help keep our information systems secure,
including the use of firewalls for our Internet-based systems. We also use,
when appropriate, encryption technologies, user authentication systems and
access control mechanisms.
1For purposes of this notice the term "we" includes Natixis
Funds, Loomis Sayles Funds, NGAM Distribution, L.P., and their advisory
affiliates which include NGAM Advisors, L.P., Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P.
and all of their successors.
2For purposes of this notice, the terms “customer” or “customers”
include both shareholders of mutual funds in the Natixis Funds and Loomis
Sayles Funds and individuals who provide nonpublic personal information but do
not invest in the Funds.
This website is owned and operated solely by Loomis, Sayles & Company,
L.P. and relates to the firm and its own products and services. It does not
serve as a website for any other Loomis Sayles affiliate, including but not
limited to, Loomis Sayles Trust Company, LLC. Each time you access this
Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P. reserves the right to modify at any time for
No authorized distribution or use.
provided on this website is not intended for use or dissemination in any
jurisdiction or country where such use or dissemination would violate
applicable law or regulation or subject Loomis Sayles to any unintended
registration requirements. Nothing on this website shall be considered a
solicitation to buy or an offer to sell any product or service to any person in
any jurisdiction or country where such offer, solicitation, purchase or sale
would be unlawful under the laws of such jurisdiction or country.
The information and images
on this website are provided for your information and on-commercial use only.
All copyrights, trademarks, logos, service marks, trade names, or other
intellectual property displayed on, or used in conjunction with this website
are the property of Loomis Sayles, unless otherwise specified. This information
and images may not be copied, reproduced, framed-in, incorporated, modified or
transmitted to any other party without the express written consent of Loomis
No investment advice or offer.
This website is not
intended to provide any investment or related advice, and is not intended to
serve as an offer to sell any security or any other investment product or
NGAM Distribution, L.P., the distributor to both the Natixis Funds and the
Loomis Sayles Funds, maintains a business continuity plan designed to minimize
disruption in services provided to shareholders and allow for the restoration
of critical resources as well as the use of alternate locations should access
to our offices become unavailable. This plan identifies mission critical
processes and provides for their recovery in the event of various types of
business interruptions. This plan is continually evaluated and amended as
necessary to ensure that the customer impact of any business interruption is
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