Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is applicable to the Brandes Investment Partners Scholarship Contest and Brandes Investment Personality Quiz Portal.

Any personal information (information that identifies an individual) collected by Brandes Investment Partners L.P. (Brandes), via our public website, is collected for the purpose of serving our existing and potential client base. Information collected via Brandes’ Contest and Investment Personality Quiz Portal (Quiz and Contest) is required for the purposes of communication, Quiz and Contest eligibility verification, award selection and other matters relating to the administration of the underlying contest. Brandes does not rent, sell or trade any information to outside individuals or organizations.

When you submit your response online to a question and when you submit writings on a particular topic, we learn your answer, knowledge level or any opinions or information that you volunteer. For quizzes, we may publish results in aggregate on our websites. We may also use your response to improve products or services of Brandes. Where such response or writings are submitted in conjunction with the Contest, we may use these for the purposes of administering the Contest.

Based on your participation in quizzes, your completion of online forms or your submission of materials on our website, we may forward information about our offers on products and services that we believe may be of interest to you and you may be contacted by Brandes by telephone, email or other means.

To stop receiving such marketing communications from Brandes, send us a message at brandesscholarshipus@brandes.com with the word REMOVE in the subject line. A list of recipients electing to opt-out shall be maintained. Within ten (10) days of the receipt of an opt-out request, Brandes shall cease the transmission of commercial electronic mail messages to such recipients (unless the recipient later rescinds such opt-out instructions). Brandes Investment Partners, L.P., 11988 El Camino Real, Ste 600, San Diego, CA 92130.

If you or your parents are a client of an investment advisor who does business with Brandes, Brandes may contact such investment advisor in question and let him or her know that you are participating in the Contest and, if you win the Contest, advise him or her of that fact. By participating in the Contest you hereby authorize us to do the foregoing.

Access to personal information is restricted to authorized Brandes personnel, and agents acting on its behalf, who require personal information to disseminate Brandes publications, bulletins and updates. All Brandes personnel and authorized agents handling this information have been briefed on our privacy policy and procedures. Brandes is committed to maintaining the confidentiality and security of the personal information it collects and the privacy of the individuals who share their personal information. Your information is kept secure via a secure database with restricted access.

Brandes’ website uses cookies to enhance visitors’ browsing experience. While these cookies may store information, such as browser type and IP Address, they are in no way attached to personally identifying information such as a visitor’s name, email address or phone number. These cookies are also stored on a secure web-server and are kept for no longer than one year.