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Privacy Practices

Ceredex Value Advisors Web Privacy Statement

Ceredex Value Advisors LLC (“Ceredex or Adviser”) its officers and employees are strongly committed to protecting the online privacy of all clients and/or visitors. In accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and the subsequent Securities and Exchange Commission's Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Regulations (Regulation S-P) and Regulation S-AM requirements, this website uses standard encryption and password-protected protocols.

In the ordinary course of doing business, and in order to provide customized services and products, it may be necessary for Ceredex to procure certain personal and non-personal information from clients and/or visitors to this website. In addition, Ceredex may also periodically request other personal and non-personal data in order to initiate and maintain accounts and relationships and to provide for supplemental products or services specifically tailored to meet its clients' and/or visitors' ongoing needs.

Ceredex is committed to ensuring the security of all personal information and as an integral part of its compliance program, Ceredex has designed its privacy control policies and procedures to seek to prevent (to the extent possible) unauthorized disclosure and/or use of all such information. In certain circumstances, Ceredex makes use of cookies or other web originated electronic forms of information tracking to procure personal and non-personal information.  Cookies are small amounts of data that a website sends to a web browser on a visitor’s computer.  Our cookies help us to collect information about visitors to the Ceredex website, including date and time of visits, pages viewed, amount of time spent on our sites, or general information about the device used to access the site. Cookies also may be used for security purposes and to personalize your experience, such as customizing your screen layout.

You can refuse or delete cookies. Most browsers and mobile devices offer their own settings to manage cookies.  If you refuse a cookie when on the Ceredex website, or if you delete cookies, you may experience some inconvenience in your use of the Ceredex website.  For example, you may not be able to sign in and access your account, or we may not be able to recognize you, your device, or your online preferences.  

We may also use third-party service providers to help us collect information about your activity on the Ceredex website using cookies and other technologies to analyze, for example, pages visited on the Ceredex website, search engine referrals, browsing patterns within the Ceredex website, and responses to advertisements on the Ceredex website.  Such service providers may only collect and use such information for purposes specified by Ceredex and not for their own purposes.

When you access our website, we or our service providers may automatically or by registration collect non-personal data (e.g., type of Internet browser and operating system used, domain name of the website from which you came, number of visits, average time spent on the site, and pages viewed.)  We may use this data and share it with our affiliates to monitor the attractiveness of our website and improve its performance or content.

Ceredex will, to the best of its abilities, limit the sharing of any accumulated personal data to select business affiliates, partners, vendors and other parties authorized to act on its behalf and on behalf of its clients and/or visitors, subject to Ceredex’s general privacy policy. All such groups and individuals will, of course, generally be bound by similar confidentiality agreements prior to Ceredex releasing any information. 

In addition, there are currently several states that require clients and visitors to provide "opt-in" permission for Ceredex to share any information. To the extent that Ceredex is made fully aware of the residency of such individuals, it will do its utmost to share any personal information with no other parties without consent. Currently, several states require firms to provide "opt-in" releases. Individuals should, therefore, provide Ceredex with a state of residence along with any initial contact information. Ceredex may not be held responsible in instances where the individual does not provide sufficient state of residency information.

Everyone must realize however, that restricting Ceredex's ability to share information with certain parties may negatively impact its ability to perform its duties on behalf of those clients.

Occasions may arise wherein the Ceredex website may include links to unaffiliated third party websites. These transfers are provided solely as a convenience to clients and/or visitors and should not be construed as part of the Ceredex organization and Ceredex cannot guarantee or be held responsible for any personal or non-personal information transported by the client through any such links. Although Ceredex makes every attempt to limit linking to reputable sites, Ceredex does not review or control other sites and makes no representation that those sites are competent, experienced or compliant with current industry and government regulations.  You should be aware that linked sites (either to or from this website) or outside sites on which we advertise may contain privacy or confidentiality provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein.  

Ceredex may provide experiences on mobile applications or social media platforms that enable online sharing and collaboration among users who have registered to use them.  We may collect information you provide by interacting with us via social media.  Any content you post, such as pictures, information, opinions, or any personal information that you make available to other participants on these social platforms, is also subject to the terms of use and privacy policies of those platforms.  Please refer to them to better understand your rights and obligations with regard to such content.  

Ceredex website is not directed to individuals under the age of thirteen (13).  Ceredex does not intentionally collect information on the Ceredex website from those we actually know are under 13, and we request that these individuals do not provide personal information through the sites.

Ceredex reserves the right to change this statement at any time by posting revisions on the official Ceredex website. Although Ceredex will make every attempt to prevent the unauthorized use of client and/or visitor information, it can make no guarantees. This privacy policy is not intended to, and does not create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party.

Ceredex Privacy Policy

In accordance with the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLB) and subsequent Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Regulation S-P and Regulation S-AM requirements, Adviser has enacted certain policies and procedures regarding the protection of client information. Adviser’s general policy is set forth herein.

Privacy Act Policies and Procedures

Adviser, its officers, and staff are committed to protecting the confidentiality of all client information. In accordance with government regulations, Adviser will, to the best of its abilities, limit the sharing of any accumulated nonpublic personal data to select business partners, organizations, government officials, vendors or third parties who are authorized to act on its behalf and/or on behalf of its clients.

Due to the various products and services offered by Adviser, any or all of the individual products and services or a combination of products and services may be offered to existing clients or prospective clients at any time. Thus, in order to provide multiple products and services, it will be necessary, in the ordinary course of doing business (including but not limited to processing transactions and maintaining or transferring accounts), for Adviser officers and staff members to share certain personal data with other employees, third party vendors and/or other industry or product related firms. Such information will be designated as restricted and provided to outside vendors, firms, or individuals only when/as authorized by Adviser supervisors or managers, and only on a need-to-know basis. In addition, Adviser will apply the same restricted access to information provided by former clients and former prospective clients. Adviser has also established compliance guidelines which restrict general access to specified client information, yet permit the firm to pursue the best overall product and service options for its clients and prospective clients. 

Adviser has policies and procedures in place designed to dispose of client and prospective client information in a confidential manner when/as appropriate. In addition to the above mentioned confidentiality measures, Adviser must honor all properly submitted regulatory and/or other appropriate governmental requests. Adviser generally seeks to keep confidential holdings and transaction information, but may provide information on client holdings or transactions for legitimate business purposes (for example, to a client’s consultant, to rating agencies, for limited marketing purposes, etc.) and generally subject to obtaining a confidentiality agreement from the recipient.

Client Privacy Preferences

Clients and/or prospective clients may choose, at any time, to inform Adviser to limit its sharing of certain personal information with affiliated or non-affiliated firms or vendors by contacting Adviser and "opting out" toll free at 877-984-7321 or via mail directed to the Chief Compliance Officer, 3333 Piedmont Road NE, Suite 1500, Atlanta, GA 30305. Individuals who reside in California and Massachusetts must notify Adviser to “opt in”. That is, individuals of those states must specifically grant Adviser permission to share any information outside of Adviser. Clients and prospective clients must understand that “opting out” or failing to “opt in” may severely restrict or limit Adviser’s ability to carry on business on behalf of those clients and in certain circumstances could affect the client’s account and/or investment returns. 

Adviser reserves the right to change nonmaterial information in this statement at any time without any specific public notification. All material changes to this statement will be posted to the official Boutique Internet Site with all disclosure documents amended and all clients notified as soon as is reasonably possible.

Although Adviser will make every attempt to prevent the unauthorized use of client or prospective client data, there can be no guarantees. This privacy policy is not intended to, and does not, create any contractual or other legal rights in or on behalf of any party. Please contact Adviser at the sources listed above with questions and/or concerns.