TOOLS TO HELP YOU EDUCATE MEMBERS OF THE ONTARIO TEACHERS’ PENSION PLAN

LEGAL NOTICE

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Purpose and disclaimer

This website is provided as a convenient source of information about the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (the "Plan"). Its contents are provided for informational purposes only. This website has been designed for the use of representatives of the Ontario Teachers’ Federation and its affiliate federations whose members belong to the Plan, although it can also be generally accessed by members of the public. This website is not intended to provide investment or financial advice to any organization or individual and should not be relied upon for that purpose. The Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board (the "Board") and the other organizations affiliated with this website (the “Affiliated Organizations”) accept no responsibility for the use made of the website.

While an attempt is made to keep this website current and accurate, information on the website can change anytime and the Board and the Affiliated Organizations cannot guarantee the completeness, currency or accuracy of all information. As a visitor to this website, you acknowledge and agree that any reliance and use of this website shall be at your own risk, and that the Board and the Affiliated Organizations do not accept responsibility for any use made of the website.

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This website employs Cookies1 and Web Beacons2 or other similar technologies to evaluate the performance, functionality and use of the website. This information may include the pages visited, the type of web browser used, the level of encryption supported by the browser, as well as users' Internet Protocol addresses. The Board may also use such technologies to collect information about online activities and preferences. Examples include, but are not limited to, web pages visited, length of visits, and successful downloads. This information may be used together with other information to: help the Board better understand user interests, preferences and needs; provide users with a customized online experience; and present new tools and website functions.

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The Board reserves the right to collect information on an aggregate basis from all website users (for example, tracking the website pages visited or the amount of time spent on the website). This information will be used in order to improve the content and design of the website.

Changes to the Legal and Privacy Notice

We may change this Legal and Privacy Notice at any time by posting revisions to the website, and your continued use of the website indicates your agreement to the revised terms of the Legal and Privacy Notice.

1 Cookies are a string of data sent between a server and a web browser to help facilitate the use of a website and to help understand how a website is being used. Cookies are not used to retrieve any data from a hard drive, nor can they run a program on a computer.

2 Web Beacons are small and transparent images embedded in web pages that, when combined with Cookies, help provide a website operator with information about the use and effectiveness of a website. Most of the Cookies used by the Board are considered "session" Cookies, meaning they are not written to your hard drive and are only available for the duration of the session (i.e., log out or close your browser).