Welcome to the Wells Fargo Funds (WFF) website. We want you to understand the purpose and limits of the WFF website. It is an informational tool we provide free of charge, but like all services, your use is subject to certain limits and conditions. The WFF website is operated according to the website terms defined below by one or more of the following companies: Wells Fargo Funds Management, LLC; Wells Fargo Funds Distributor, LLC; and wholly owned subsidiaries of Wells Fargo & Company (all affiliated entities hereafter collectively referred to as Wells Fargo).
By accessing any of the WFF websites (the sites), you have a free limited-use license to use its contents for your personal, noncommercial use according to the following terms and conditions (website terms). The website terms shall be deemed a contract between you and Wells Fargo. The website terms cannot be waived or modified by any oral communications between you and Wells Fargo. If you have questions regarding these website terms, please contact us at 1-800-359-3379.
Updating website terms
Wells Fargo reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, delete, and update portions of these website terms at any time without prior notice or your consent. You should review these website terms periodically for changes. The website terms can be accessed from the link at the bottom of each of the site pages. If you use the sites after we post changes to the website terms, you agree to the changed website terms.
If you have an account or other relationship with Wells Fargo Funds, that relationship is governed by the agreement specific to that account or arrangement, including without limitation, your account agreement. The terms of these other agreements are not affected by the website terms or by any content on the Wells Fargo sites (including any separate electronic services agreements contained on any Wells Fargo sites), and any conflicting terms are governed by such agreements.
Wells Fargo's website is informational and educational—no investment advice or recommendations are provided or intended
The Wells Fargo sites and their content are provided to you free for informational and educational purposes only. None of the information provided through the Wells Fargo sites constitutes investment, legal, tax, accounting, or any other type of professional advice nor is it intended to substitute for seeking professional advice. You should consult a qualified investment, legal, and/or tax professional before making any decisions based on information provided through the Wells Fargo sites. You agree Wells Fargo (and any third party providing content on the Wells Fargo sites) is not responsible for any investment losses that might occur from your use of the information contained in the Wells Fargo sites or accessible from the Wells Fargo sites, and you agree Wells Fargo does not guarantee or endorse the suitability or potential value of any particular investment, any investment, or tax strategy that may be mentioned on the Wells Fargo sites.
Nothing on the Wells Fargo sites shall be considered a solicitation or offer to buy or sell any security, future, option, or other financial instrument or to offer or provide any investment, tax, financial, accounting, or legal advice or service to any person in any jurisdiction. Any investment or market overviews provided through the Wells Fargo sites are intended to be for general information purposes only and are not a substitute for seeking qualified professional tax, financial, or legal advice.
Wells Fargo Funds are offered by prospectus and only to residents of the United States.
Wells Fargo website registration information and unauthorized use
When you register or sign up for any Wells Fargo services, you agree to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information. You also agree not to impersonate any person or entity; misrepresent any affiliation with another person, entity, or association; use false email or other headers; or otherwise conceal or alter your identity from Wells Fargo for any purpose.
Wells Fargo requires that you agree not to share your registration information (including, without limitation, passwords and usernames) with another person in order to assist with preventing unauthorized use or misuse of the Wells Fargo sites and to protect you, Wells Fargo, and other Wells Fargo website users. By registering to use the Wells Fargo sites, you agree to be responsible for all statements, transactions, and transmissions that occur within any Wells Fargo site or Wells Fargo services through the use of your registration information and your computer. If you believe that someone has used your registration information to access any Wells Fargo services without your authorization, please contact us immediately. Your license to use the Wells Fargo sites includes the limited right to view, bookmark, download, and print those pages of the Wells Fargo sites that interest you (for your personal use and information only). Your use of any materials or software from the Wells Fargo sites is terminable by Wells Fargo at any time under the circumstances described in these website terms.
If you provide Wells Fargo with an email address for information delivery or otherwise request a nonsecure delivery of information, you agree not to hold Wells Fargo responsible for any misuse or unauthorized viewing of that information.
Wells Fargo's website license and restrictions on use of Wells Fargo materials
The contents of and use of all Wells Fargo sites (including Wells Fargo's name and the logos and software used in the Wells Fargo sites) are registered and/or protected by U.S. and international copyright, trademark, and other laws.
You may not:
(i) use the Wells Fargo sites to transmit, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, email, or distribute in any way material or content that infringes any copyright or other legal right of any party or that violates these website terms;
(ii) copy, modify, distribute, create any derivative or compilation work from, or display Wells Fargo's name or logo or any text, graphic images, or other content from the Wells Fargo sites or redeliver such content using framing or similar technology;
(iii) use any device designed to provide repeated automated access to any Wells Fargo sites other than those made generally available by Wells Fargo;
(iv) include Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo Funds, any Wells Fargo trademarked materials; the name of Wells Fargo or Wells Fargo & Company; or any of its affiliates (Wells Fargo), personnel, or any variation of these items as a metatag or hidden textual element or in any other fashion that may create a false or misleading impression of affiliation, sponsorship, or endorsement between Wells Fargo and you, any other party, or any other website;(v) collect or store personal data about other users of the Wells Fargo sites;
(vi) upload, email, or otherwise transmit to Wells Fargo or through the Wells Fargo sites or any Wells Fargo computer network any of the following: advertising, promotional, or other unauthorized communication (including, without limitation, junk mail, surveys, unsolicited email, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or other inappropriate or prohibited materials) and any material that contains viruses or any computer code, files, or programs that might interrupt, limit, or interfere with any computer software, hardware, or communications equipment that is owned, leased, or used by Wells Fargo;
(vii) use Spyware, Trojan Horses, or other key-stroke logging devices to record, copy, use, or sell data from the site; and
(viii) you may not create a link to any Wells Fargo sites without Wells Fargo's prior written permission.
If Wells Fargo, in its sole discretion, believes that you are violating the website terms or otherwise misusing the Wells Fargo sites, you agree that Wells Fargo may terminate, restrict, or suspend part or all of your license to access the Wells Fargo sites and delete any content transmitted to or through the Wells Fargo sites, at any time without prior notice to you and without any liability by Wells Fargo to you. You agree Wells Fargo has the right, but is not obligated, to monitor your use of the Wells Fargo sites and any communications made by you related to such use in any manner, and you release Wells Fargo from any liability related to its monitoring activities. In the event Wells Fargo denies you access to the Wells Fargo sites and if requested by Wells Fargo, you agree to destroy all materials obtained from any Wells Fargo sites and all copies of those materials with the exception of your personal customer-account-related materials.
Links to/from third-party websites and cautions about third-party website information included in Wells Fargo website
Wells Fargo may provide, for your general, nonprofessional informational use only, access to third-party websites (third-party site(s)). Wells Fargo is unable to verify, and takes no responsibility for, the contents of any third-party website that may be linked to any Wells Fargo sites via hyperlink, whether such hyperlink is provided by Wells Fargo or by a third party (including any responsibility for the accuracy, timeliness, or suitability of the content of any third-party site to which Wells Fargo may link). By providing access to other third-party sites, Wells Fargo is not recommending or supporting any third party or recommending the purchase or sale of any investments, products, or services of a third party, nor is Wells Fargo endorsing or acknowledging that it is affiliated with any third-party site's sponsoring organization.
Wells Fargo may include third-party information in the Wells Fargo sites for general nonprofessional informational purposes only. Wells Fargo is unable to verify the accuracy or completeness of third-party information posted to the Wells Fargo sites or accessible from the Wells Fargo sites. Consequently, you agree Wells Fargo does not guarantee, and is not liable to you for, the accuracy, results, completeness, authorship, or suitability of any such third-party content, and Wells Fargo is not obligated to maintain, verify, update, or post any corrections to such third-party information for any reason.
Disclaimers, no warranties, limitations of liability and indemnification
YOU AGREE THAT ALL INFORMATION, SERVICES, SOFTWARE, AND CONTENT OF THE WELLS FARGO SITES IS FURNISHED FOR GENERAL NONPROFESSIONAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS FURNISHED TO YOU ON AN AS IS, WHERE IS, AND WHERE AVAILABLE BASIS, WITH NO WARRANTY OF ANY KIND—INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SUITABILITY, TIMELINESS, SECURITY, CORRECTNESS, AND NONINFRINGEMENT—WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY (COLLECTIVELY, WARRANTIES).
YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER WELLS FARGO, ITS AFFILIATES, NOR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, OR LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, PARTIES) MAKE ANY WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE OPERATION, PERFORMANCE, DELIVERY, TIMELINESS, CONTINUED AVAILABILITY, RELIABILITY, INTERRUPTIONS, CONTENT, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, ERRORS, RESULTS, PROPER SEQUENCING, DISPLAY, OR SUITABILITY OF THE WELLS FARGO SITES OR ANY SERVICES, MATERIAL, OR INFORMATION ON OR PROVIDED THROUGH THE WELLS FARGO SITES; THE PERFORMANCE OF THE INTERNET; THE DOWNLOADING COMPATABILITY OF ANY MATERIALS OR SOFTWARE WITH YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM; OR THE EXISTENCE OF (OR LACK OF) ANY VIRUS, WORM, OR OTHER DISABLING DEVICE FROM ANY SOURCE. THIS DOES NOT AFFECT THOSE WARRANTIES THAT ARE INCAPABLE OF EXCLUSION, RESTRICTION, OR MODIFICATION UNDER THE LAWS APPLICABLE TO THIS AGREEMENT.
YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT IN NO EVENT WILL WELLS FARGO OR THE PARTIES SET FORTH ABOVE BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE, OR INJURY (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, MONETARY, PROPERTY OR PHYSICAL DAMAGES, LOSS, OR INJURY) WHETHER CAUSED BY ACCESS TO, USE OF, OR LACK OF ACCESS TO THE WELLS FARGO SITES OR THE MATERIALS AND SERVICES CONTAINED THEREIN OR ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, THE WELLS FARGO SITES OR SERVICES, MATERIALS, OR INFORMATION THEREIN; OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WELLS FARGO SITES, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES FOR REASONS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION, SCHEDULED SYSTEM MAINTENANCE, SYSTEM FAILURES, POWER OUTAGES, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, WEATHER, NATURAL DISASTERS, FIRES, FLOODS, CYBER ATTACKS, COMPUTER VIRUS, OR ANY DESTRUCTION OR CORRUPTION OF YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR DATA (REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF SUCH CLAIM—FOR EXAMPLE, CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF CLAIM).
YOU ALSO AGREE TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW THAT WELLS FARGO AND THE PARTIES WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, ECONOMIC, PUNITIVE, OR OTHER DAMAGES ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THE WELLS FARGO SITES OR SERVICES, INCLUDING LIABILITY ASSOCIATED WITH ANY COMPUTER VIRUSES THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM, OR ARISING FROM YOUR USING THE WELLS FARGO SITE OR SERVICES OR RELYING ON ANY MARKET DATA OR INFORMATION PROVIDED—INCLUDING ANY DELAY, ERROR, INCOMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS OF ANY DATA OR INFORMATION PROVIDED (WHETHER OR NOT REASONABLY FORESEEABLE, AND EVEN IF YOU HAVE ADVISED THEM OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT WELLS FARGO DOES NOT ENDORSE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES APPEARING ON LINKED SITES OR PURCHASED VIA LINKED SITES. THIS DOES NOT AFFECT ANY MANUFACTURER'S WARRANTIES THAT THE PROVIDERS OF THE LINKED SITES OTHERWISE OFFER.
In consideration of your use of the Wells Fargo sites, you hereby agree to indemnify Wells Fargo (and any of the parties set forth above) from and against any and all claims, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, and expenses (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of or related to: (i) your breach of these website terms; (ii) your violation of any person's or entity's legal rights (including, without limitation, copyright, patent, trade secret, trademark, or other proprietary rights, or publicity, contract, moral, or privacy rights) including Wells Fargo's; (iii) your violation of any applicable law, rule, or regulation; or (iv) your negligence, recklessness, or misconduct.
APPLICABLE LAW AND CONSENT TO USE WISCONSIN COURTS
Except as superseded by federal law, you agree that the laws of the state of Wisconsin (regardless of any choice of law rules) govern the rights and obligations of Wells Fargo and you relating to your use of the Wells Fargo sites. Unless otherwise required by federal law, if you take any legal action against Wells Fargo pertaining to the Wells Fargo sites, you agree to file such action only in the Circuit Court of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, or the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, and both you and Wells Fargo consent to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of those courts for all purposes.
Please review these website terms periodically as they are subject to change. If you have questions about these website terms, please contact Wells Fargo at 1-800-359-3379. If you choose not to agree to the website terms, we respectfully request that you do not proceed any further.