Terms and Conditions of Use

By accessing this website and the products, services, information, tools and materials that it contains or describes (hereinafter, the “Website”), you acknowledge that you have understood and accept the following terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”). Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Website. This Website is owned and operated by The TCW Group, Inc. and certain of its subsidiaries, including TCW Investment Management Company and TCW Funds Distributors (collectively “TCW”). You may use the materials on this Website solely for personal, informational and noncommercial purposes. All rights not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions of Use are reserved by TCW.

This website only includes information on TCW Funds, which is currently registered for public sale in France, Germany, Luxembourg, and the United Kingdom. It is your responsibility to be aware of and to observe all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction.

You are granted a limited license 

Except as set out hereafter, TCW grants no licenses to the content of the Website by virtue of your use of this Website.

TCW hereby grants to you, and you accept, a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable license to access, view, store, bookmark, download, use the RSS feeds, webcasts and podcasts, and print the pages within this Website only as authorized in, and subject to these Terms of Use.

Except as otherwise stated in these Terms of Use or as permitted in writing by TCW, you may not publish, broadcast, retransmit, reproduce, repackage, commercially exploit, create any derivative of or otherwise redistribute all or any portion of this Website. You may download material displayed on this Website for non-commercial, personal use only, provided you also retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials. Except as otherwise stated in these Terms of Use, you may not modify, transmit, reuse, report or use the content of this Website for public or commercial purposes, including the text, ../images, audio and video, without TCW’s prior written permission.

Your use of this website is restricted

The information on this Website is for information purposes only. You may not use this Website for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use, transfer, distribute or dispose of any information available on this Website in any manner that could compete with the business of TCW.

You are not permitted to decompose, decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise deconstruct all or any portion of this Website. You may not delete or alter in any way any copyright, trade mark, intellectual property or other legal notices from any part of the Website or any information printed or downloaded from it. You may not use this Website in any manner that could damage or overburden TCW’s server, or any network connected to any TCW server.

Use of links to third party websites

TCW expressly prohibits linking by other websites to any part of this Website other than the home page (so-called “deep-linking”) or where TCW has otherwise expressly given permission. In addition, TCW expressly prohibits the linking to the home page of this Website in such a manner that suggests or could be understood to imply that any part of this website is part of another website and, in particular, third-parties must not frame or use other techniques to enclose any part of this Website.

This Website may contain links to other websites. TCW does not recommend, endorse or exercise control over third party websites and is not responsible for the content of any other website linked to this Website. Hyperlinks to or from this Website do not constitute endorsement of, sponsorship by or affiliation with TCW and is not an endorsement of their products or services or practices. In no event will TCW, nor any of its directors, employees or advisors accept any liability with regard to the information contained in other hyperlinked or referred-to websites.

Any links to other websites are included as a convenience, and TCW assumes no liability for the content or the presentation of linked sites. Third party links to this site are permitted only with TCW’s prior written consent. No representations or warranties are made for any software, if any, that may be downloaded from this Website. TCW is not liable for any loss or damage arising from your use of or in connection with the RSS feeds, podcasts, webcasts and e-mail updates (See below Use of RSS Feeds, podcasts, webcasts and e-mail updates is subject to conditions)

Information not warranted

No warranty or representation is made in respect to the information contained in this Website including without limit that the information is accurate, complete or timely, except for information concerning TCW Funds. TCW only warrants that the information contained and opinions expressed in this Website are accurate at the date of publication. The price of shares of TCW Funds contained in this Website is indicative only and should not be relied upon for dealing purposes.

No advice

No investment advice, tax advice, or legal advice is provided through this Website, and you agree that this Website will not be used by you for these purposes. No representation is given that shares, products, or services identified on, or accessible through, this Website are suitable for any particular investor. You acknowledge that your use of this Website and any requests for information are unsolicited.

General risk factors

Past performance is no guide to or guarantee of future returns. Please note that the price of shares and the income from them can fall as well as rise and you may not get back the amount originally invested. Income receivable may vary from the amount of income projected at the time of making the investment. Exchange rate fluctuations may affect the value of an investment and any income derived from it. If you exercise any right to redeem, you may not get back the amount initially invested if the share price has fallen since you invested. There can be no guarantee that the tax position or proposed tax position prevailing at the time of an investment will not change. Dividends and capital gains on shares issued in TCW Funds may be subject to withholding taxes imposed by the countries in which each particular sub-fund invests.

This list of risk factors is not exhaustive and you should refer to the prospectus of TCW Funds for a complete list of risk factors pertaining to TCW Funds and its sub-funds.

Access to the website

Access to the Website is forbidden to any person from a jurisdiction (by reason of their domicile, residence, nationality or other) whose applicable laws and/or regulations prohibit the publication and/or availability of the Website.

No offer

The information on this Website does not constitute an offer or a solicitation, or a recommendation to implement or liquidate an investment or to carry out any other transaction. It should not be used as a basis for any investment decision or other decision. Any investment decision should be based on appropriate professional advice specific to your needs.

Exclusion of warranty

The information and opinions on this Website are provided by TCW for general information purposes only. TCW and its data suppliers make every effort to ensure that the information on this Website is accurate and complete at the time of its inclusion. However, although this information is obtained from sources that are believed to be reliable, TCW and its data suppliers do not guarantee, explicitly or implicitly, that it is accurate, reliable, up-to-date or exhaustive. Furthermore, any view or opinion expressed on this Website is subject to alteration without notice. TCW cannot guarantee that the information on this Website has not been altered as a result of technical malfunctions (disconnection, interference by third parties, computer viruses, etc.). Only the latest versions of the prospectus, key investor information documents, annual reports and semi-annual reports of TCW Funds are deemed to be official fund publications on which investment decisions may be based.