FRANKLIN TEMPLETON ACADEMY ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

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We respect your privacy and value the trust you place in us when you share your personal information with us. The way we may use your personal information is discussed below.

How we use information provided on the Web

Your email address. We respect the privacy of personal email accounts and we store your email addresses just as securely as other personal information. Your details will not be passed to any organization outside of Franklin Templeton for marketing purposes without your explicit permission. We collect your email address when you register to use this site.

We may contact you and/or provide notifications by email concerning this educational website. We will not, however, contact you via email asking you to supply any confidential information, telephone or login details.

Survey information. Occasionally we may ask you to participate in a brief survey to help us make smart choices as we look for ways to improve our site. If you choose to participate, information you provide won't be identified with you personally.

Cookies

A cookie is a small text file which includes a unique identifier that is sent by a web server to your computer, mobile phone or any other internet enabled device when you visit a website. Cookies are widely used to make websites work efficiently and to collect information about your online preferences.

How do we use cookies?
We use cookies and other tracking technologies to customize content and advertising, provide social media features and to see how our visitors move through our website. We use this information to make decisions about ways to improve the services we offer you.

We use all or some of the following categories of cookies on our website:

Essential cookies. These cookies are essential for parts of our website to operate. They enable you to move around our website and allow us to recognize you within our website so that we can provide you with service that you have asked for such as remembering your sign-in details.

Functionality cookies. These cookies help us customize our site content based on your preferences. They remember choices you make such as identifying yourself as a particular investor type (Retail, Professional or Institutional), your language, the country you visit our website from and any changes you make to text size or other parts of our web pages. The information these cookies collect may be anonymized and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

Performance cookies. These cookies collect information on how you use our website in order to help us improve areas such as navigation and to help us fix technical issues or errors. For example, we use these cookies to help us understand how you arrive at our website, browse or use our website and highlight areas where we can improve. The information stored by these cookies never shows personal details from which your identity can be established.

Targeting cookies. These cookies collect information about your browsing habits in order to make advertising, and the content we deliver, more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advert or particular content, as well as help measure the effectiveness of an advertising or marketing campaign. These cookies are usually placed by third party advertising networks. They remember the websites you visit and that information is shared with other parties such as advertisers.

Social Media cookies. These cookies allow you to share our website on social media such as Facebook and Twitter. These cookies are not within our control. Please refer to the respective privacy policies for how their cookies work.

Web beacons. Some of our web pages may contain electronic images known as web beacons (also known as clear gifs or pixels) that allow us to count users who have visited our pages. Web beacons collect only limited information, e.g. a cookie number, time and date of a page view, and a description of the page on which the web beacon resides. We may also carry web beacons placed by third party advertisers. These beacons do not carry any information that could directly identify you.

You can find more information about cookies, behavioural advertising and online privacy at www.allaboutcookies.org or www.youronlinechoices.eu.

How do I reject cookies?

At any time, you can prevent cookies from being set on your browser. For instructions on how to block, delete or disable any cookies, please consult your browser's 'Help' or 'Support' section. Please note that by deleting our cookies or disabling future cookies you may not be able to access certain areas or features of our website.

Please consult the following links for information on cookie management and blocking according to your browser:

Explorer: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-gb/internet-explorer/delete-manage-cookies#ie=ie-11.

FireFox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/enable-and-disable-cookies-website-preferences

Chrome: https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95647?hl=en

Safari: https://www.apple.com/legal/privacy/en-ww/cookies/

You can also manage cookie storage by using (as above): www.youronlinechoices.com/