Capital Group considers the privacy of its investors and clients to be of fundamental importance and has established a policy to maintain the confidentiality of the information you share with us. For additional information, please refer to our Privacy Q&A page.
Personal information we collect
We do not sell (as defined under Federal law) any information to any third parties. However, we may collect and retain certain nonpublic personal information about you, including:
Personal information we may disclose
We occasionally disclose nonpublic personal information about you to affiliates and nonaffiliates as permitted by law. Some instances when we have shared information include:
When personally identifiable financial information is shared with third parties, they are not permitted to use the information for any purpose other than to assist our servicing of your account(s), including helping us improve the services we offer, or as permitted by law.
We restrict access to your nonpublic personal information to authorized persons. We maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that comply with federal standards to guard your nonpublic personal information.
These measures reflect our commitment to maintaining the privacy of your confidential information. We appreciate the confidence you have shown by entrusting us with your assets.
To comply with federal regulations, information we receive from you will be used to verify your identity.
The Internet: The American Funds and Capital Group affiliates’ websites are proprietary. While we strive to protect all information we receive when you log on to the websites, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us online, and you do so at your own risk. By entering the password-protected areas of our websites, you consent to our contacting you to discuss our products and services. We do not look for web browser “do not track” requests.
We may use data collected to customize advertisements to you on other sites as you browse the Web. We may supplement the information we collect with nonpersonal information from other sources in order to enhance advertisements. We participate in the industry Self-Regulatory Program for Online Behavioral Advertising managed by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). As part of this service, our website and any online advertisements from us are generally delivered with icons that help consumers understand how data about them is being used, and provides choices for consumers who want more control and an ability to opt out of such behavioral (targeted) advertising. Please click on the DAA icon or the icon in any targeted advertisements to opt out if you do not want your browsing behavior used for online behavioral advertising purposes. In addition, Capital Group participates in the Adobe Experience Cloud Device Co-op to better understand your multiplatform usage of certain websites and Capital Group apps, and to deliver tailored promotions. Learn more about how Adobe does this and how you may opt out of this program.
This privacy disclosure applies to investment and shareholder services offered by:
and the American Funds and Capital Group mutual funds with “American Funds” or “Capital” in their name, and includes the funds listed below:
For more information
For information about your account or our services, please contact your financial intermediary. American Funds investors may also review and correct any personal information by logging in to Your Portfolio and visiting the Profile & Settings page or by contacting us for assistance.
For retirement plans, Employer and Plan Sponsors may contact American Funds for assistance:
All others should contact their financial intermediary.
For California residents only, please refer to our California Notice of Consumer Privacy Rights.