PIMCO - TERMS AND CONDITIONS
and Important Legal Information
Please read these Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms and Conditions”) carefully. Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, an investment adviser registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”), a Limited Liability Company domiciled in 650 NEWPORT CENTER DRIVE, Newport Beach, California – United States, with e-mail in LatamPrivacy@pimco.com and PIMCO Global Advisor (Argentinean Branch) domiciled in AVENIDA CORRIENTES, 299, Buenos Aires - Argentina, with e-mail in LatamPrivacy@pimco.com (“PIMCO”) own and operate the website www.pimco.com/lat/ which is available in Latin America and the Caribbean (“Site”).
Note to Readers in Argentina: This website may be provided through the representative office of PIMCO Global Advisors LLC Avenida Corrientes 299, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Note to Readers in Brazil: PIMCO Latin America Administradora de Carteiras Ltda.Av. Brg. Faria Lima, 3477 Itaim Bibi, São Paulo - SP 04538-132 Brazil. Note to Readers in Colombia: Services conducted in Colombia are conducted through the representative office of Pacific Investment Management Company LLC located at Carrera 7 No. 71-52 TB Piso 9, Bogota D.C. (Promoción y oferta de los negocios y servicios del mercado de valores por parte de Pacific Investment Management Company LLC, representada en Colombia.) Note to Readers in Mexico: PIMCO is not authorized to act as a financial entity, securities intermediary, investment advisor, or any other entity regulated by Mexican laws. PIMCO has not submitted any type of application or taken any actions in Mexico, either before the National Banking and Securities Commission (the "CNBV") or any other authority, in order to carry out activities or provide services that require a license, registration, or any other authorization. PIMCO is not regulated by the CNBV or any other Mexican authority. This website, or its content, does not constitute an offer, invitation, or solicitation to purchase or subscribe to securities or other instruments or to make or cancel investments, nor should it serve as a basis for any contract, commitment, or decision of any kind.
PIMCO is an investment management firm and a global leader in active fixed income with deep expertise across public and private markets. PIMCO manages assets entrusted to us by central banks, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds, corporations, foundations and endowments, and individual investors around the world (the “Service”).
The information provided on the Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject PIMCO or any of PIMCO’s products or services to any authorization, registration, licensing or notification requirement within any jurisdiction in Latin America or the Caribbean. The Site has been created for informational purposes and is intended to be accessed or used only by current investors in the funds or existing clients of PIMCO.
To use the Site and the Service, you must comply with these Terms and Conditions, as well as all applicable laws. You may not use the Services to engage in, promote or assist others to engage in any activity that is illegal, fraudulent or infringes other people’s rights.
In addition, you must meet all the criteria set forth below:
- Be, at least, 18 years old.
- Possess full capacity to enter contracts and not be judicially declared incompetent or have restricted capacity to contract or dispose of your assets.
- Be a financial intermediary, institutional investor, or individual investor.
Financial intermediary means that you are a broker dealer, registered investment advisor, or financial planner, looking for investments for your clients along with timely insights.
Institutional investor means that you are part of an organization or company, looking to review investment strategies, timely insights and connect with my PIMCO relationship management team.
Individual investor means that you are an individual looking for investment solutions for yourself along with timely insights from the PIMCO team.
The use of the Site and/or the Content included therein by individuals lacking legal capacity to contract or minors according to the applicable laws is forbidden. By accessing to the Site, you confirm that you have legal capacity to contract and/or that you are of legal age.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time. Each time we modify, change, add or remove portions of these Terms and Conditions you will be required to read the new version and click the “I Agree” button so as to confirm that you are in accordance with the new Terms and Conditions and continue to use the Site. If you do not agree the modifications, changes, additions or subtractions to these Terms and Conditions you will not be allowed to use the Site.
Use of Content
The Content (as defined below) of this Site is available for informational purposes only. The posting of Content and access to this Site does not constitute, either explicitly or implicitly, any provision of services or products by PIMCO or any of their respective affiliates. No investment advice, tax advice, or legal advice is provided through the Site. You agree that the Site will not be used by you for these purposes. You acknowledge that your use of the Site, and any requests for information made through the Site, have not been solicited by PIMCO or any of its affiliates and that the provision of any information through the Site shall not constitute or be considered investment advice. It is the exclusive responsibility of the investor to consider carefully the material circumstances of each investment prior to making an investment decision.
Copyright and Trademarks
This Site (including the software and files), the computers hosting this Site, and content provided on this Site, including any text, information, music and sound, graphics, images, photographs, audio and video, footage, animations, podcasts, analyses, studies, reports, downloads, logos, trademarks, databases and functional architecture (all such content collectively, the “Content”) are the exclusive property of PIMCO or are licensed to PIMCO, and are protected by law. The compilation, interconnection, operability and arrangement of the Content of the Site are the exclusive property of PIMCO. PIMCO is a trademark or registered trademark of Allianz Asset Management of America L.P. in the United States and throughout the world. PIMCO reserves all rights with respect to its proprietary information or material on this Site, including, but not limited to the Content and will enforce such rights to the full extent of applicable copyright and trademark law. Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, PIMCO does not grant any express or implied rights to you. All rights in the pages and Site Content are owned by PIMCO and their respective licensors. You agree not to use, sell, distribute, publish, broadcast, circulate or commercially exploit Site Content in any manner without the express written consent of PIMCO. Any downloading or otherwise copying from this Site will not transfer title to any software, material or Content to you. Unless otherwise noted PIMCO and other brands featured on the Site constitute our trade/service marks. You agree not to directly or indirectly: attempt to register, challenge or contest the validity of the respective PIMCO Company’s ownership of, such copyrights, trademarks or any other intellectual property of any PIMCO Company, or assist any third party in doing so.
Authorization of Use of the Site
By reading and accepting these Terms and Conditions, PIMCO authorizes you to use this Site conditioned on your continued compliance and acceptance with these Terms and Conditions. Limited portions of the Content available in the public areas of the Site may be accessed, printed and downloaded on an occasional basis for personal, scholarly, research or non-commercial purposes; provided that all hard copies contain all copyright and other applicable proprietary rights notices included in such content and information and/or appropriate attribution to PIMCO in a form and manner acceptable to us. For information on obtaining permission to use any Content beyond the uses permitted above, please contact PIMCO - 650 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach, CA 92660, 800-387-4626. Unless and except as otherwise expressly permitted by these Terms and Conditions, you may not access, copy, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of, alter, publicly distribute, republish, upload, post, transmit, publicly perform or display, license, transfer, sell, mirror, frame, “deep link,” “scrape,” data mine, or otherwise use any information, material or Content obtained from or through this Site, without written permission from PIMCO. Any unauthorized use of this Site or the Content will terminate the authorization granted herein and may violate applicable laws, including copyright law, trademark laws, and commercial regulations and statutes.
Nothing contained herein constitutes an offer, solicitation or recommendation regarding any investment management product or service, or the offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any security. The Site is not intended for use by any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person's nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of the information on this Site is prohibited. It is the responsibility of any person accessing this Site to inform himself of, and to observe fully, any restrictions or prohibitions of the applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction.
The information provided is for informational purposes only. The Site does not constitute an offering or recommendation by PIMCO to residents of Latin America or the Caribbean of any security, investment management service or advisory service. PIMCO is not registered as a brokerage firm, investment advisor, or financial services firm in any jurisdiction in Latin America or the Caribbean.
Certain of the statements contained herein may be statements of future expectations and other forward-looking statements that are based on management's current views and assumptions and involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from those expressed or implied in such statements. In addition to statements which are forward-looking by reason of context, the words “may, will, should, expects, plans, intends, anticipates, believes, estimates, predicts, potential, or continue” and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements.
The matters discussed herein may also involve risks and uncertainties. PIMCO assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained herein.
Past performance is not guarantee of future returns; no representation is being made that any investment will or is likely to achieve return or losses similar to the ones achieved in the past, or that significant losses will not occur.
Although PIMCO has taken reasonable care to ensure that the information contained within this Site is accurate, no representation or warranty (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness by PIMCO or their contractual partners. Opinions and any other contents on the Site are provided by PIMCO for personal use and informational purposes only and are subject to change without notice. Nothing contained on this Site constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice and is not to be relied on in making an investment or any other personal and exclusive decision.
The information and opinions contained on this Site, including hyperlinks or references to other sites, are provided ‘as is’ without any warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. You are responsible for evaluating the adequacy, accuracy, reliability, merchantability, non-infringement, completeness of any information or the Content available on the Site or fitness for any particular purpose with respect to the Site or any of its Content.
PIMCO further assumes no responsibility for, and makes no warranties that, functions contained on this Site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the servers that make it available will be free of viruses or other harmful components. It is user’s obligation to have the appropriate antivirus, software programs and tools to detect, prevent and neutralize any type of harmful components.
We are not responsible for any damage that the user may suffer as a result of or in connection with harmful components or false e-mails or e-mails that appear to come from PIMCO that are sent by third parties (“phishing”) unrelated to PIMCO.
When and if such events occur, PIMCO will inform users and take reasonable preventive measures. These measures could involve the suspension of the offer of or access to the Site or the Service. Users should understand that these measures are taken in good faith and for user’s interest.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, neither PIMCO nor any of their respective affiliates, directors, officers, registered representatives or employees, nor any third party vendor, will be liable or have any liability, whether in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, punitive or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with your access or use or inability to access or use the Site or reliance on the Content, or any failure of performance, interruption, defect, delay in transmission, computer viruses or other harmful components, or line or system failure associated with the Site, regardless of our knowledge thereof. The same is true for any content appearing on any of the PIMCO websites.
Events Beyond PIMCO’s Control
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you expressly absolve and release PIMCO, their respective affiliates, related companies, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, registered representatives, shareholders, legal representatives, attorneys, agents, successors and assigns, from any claim of harm resulting from a cause beyond its control including, but not limited to, the failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses or software failures, unauthorized access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes, or natural disasters, strikes or other labor problems, wars, acts of domestic or foreign terrorism or governmental restrictions.
You represent and warrant to PIMCO that you will not use this Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, including but not limited to attempting or actually (a) disrupting, impairing or otherwise interfering with the operation or integrity of the Site or circumventing any Site security system; (b) collecting any information about other users of the Site; (c) systematically extracting Content or other information or data contained in the Site to populate databases or other sites; or (d) attempt to decipher, decompile or obtain the source code of any software program on the Site.
Modification, suspension, and termination of the Service
We may modify, suspend, or terminate the use of all or part of the Service for all users, at any time without notice or compensation, in our sole discretion.
We will inform you of any substantial modification to the Services that materially affects your rights and obligations, by e-mail that you have provided with no less advance notice than 30 days. You may not agree with the modifications, and in that case, you have the option of stopping using the Service, free of charge.
PIMCO reserves the right to temporarily or permanently suspend, restrict or terminate access to the Site or the Service to any user who are found to have breached the standards set forth in these Terms and Conditions or PIMCO’s policies, without any notice or giving rise to any right of redress.
Information Submitted By You
You should not submit any confidential or proprietary information via the Site. All information or material submitted through the Site will be deemed to be the property of PIMCO. By submitting any information or material to us through the Site, you grant us an unrestricted, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide, royalty free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, display, perform, modify, transmit and distribute those materials or information. You also agree that PIMCO is free to use for any purpose any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques that you submit to us through the Site. PIMCO shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding submitted information, except as agreed by the PIMCO company having a direct customer relationship or as otherwise specifically agreed or required by law. Note that the treatment of the information submitted in accordance with this section does not regard personal information submitted by you. Any personal information submitted and collected by PIMCO through this Site is processed in accordance with our privacy notice which is available here. If you do not agree to our Privacy Notice, please do not access the Site or any websites thereof and do not provide your personal information with PIMCO.
Any action arising out of these Terms and Conditions or the Site shall be litigated in, and only in, courts located in Argentina, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of those courts and further agree that they are a convenient forum for you.
In the event that any provision of these terms is held unenforceable, the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions will not be affected, and the unenforceable provision will be replaced with an enforceable provision that comes close to the intention underlying the unenforceable provision.
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Dated: December 2023