Social Media Policy

Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. and Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited (“Aberdeen”) Social Media content is provided for informational purposes only and should not be considered individual investment, tax, legal, or other advice or a recommendation to invest in any security or to adopt any investment strategy. Information provided is not intended as a complete analysis of all material facts regarding any country, region, investment or strategy. Because market and economic conditions are subject to change, Aberdeen comments, opinions and analyses are provided as of the date of the posting and may change without notice. Reliance upon any information posted is at the sole discretion of the viewer. Please remember past performance is not a guide to future returns and that the value of investments, and the income from them, can go down as well as up and you may get back less than the amount invested. Tax treatment depends upon individual circumstances and is subject to change. We recommend that you seek financial advice prior to making an investment decision.

Any opinions or recommendations by third parties and/or on any linked websites are those of the persons or organizations submitting such commentary and do not represent the views of Aberdeen or its affiliates. Aberdeen does not endorse, adopt or guarantee the accuracy of content posted by third parties and is not responsible for inaccuracies or errors. Aberdeen is not responsible for the terms of use or privacy or security policies on other websites. For Aberdeen’s privacy policy please click here.

Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom. Member of the Aberdeen Asset Management group of companies. Registered in Scotland No. SC108419. Registered Office: 10 Queen’s Terrace, Aberdeen, AB10 1YG, Aberdeen, United Kingdom.

In the United States, Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) is the marketing name for the following affiliated, registered investment advisers: Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., Aberdeen Asset Managers Ltd, Aberdeen Asset Management Ltd, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Ltd and Aberdeen Capital Management, LLC, each of which is wholly owned by Aberdeen Asset Management PLC. "Aberdeen" is a U.S. registered service mark of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Aberdeen Asset Management (“AAM”) is the marketing name in Canada for the following affiliated entities: Aberdeen Asset Management Inc., Aberdeen Fund Distributors, LLC, Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Ltd, Aberdeen Asset Management Canada Limited and Aberdeen Capital Management, LLC. Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. is registered as a Portfolio Manager in the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick and as an Investment Fund Manager in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited and Aberdeen Asset Management Canada Limited are registered as Portfolio Managers in Ontario. Aberdeen Fund Distributors, LLC, operates as an Exempt Market Dealer in all provinces and territories of Canada. Aberdeen Fund Distributors, LLC, Aberdeen Asset Management Canada Limited and Aberdeen Capital Management, LLC, are wholly owned subsidiaries of Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. Both Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. and Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Ltd. are wholly owned by Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

The Aberdeen Group offers a variety of products and services intended solely for investors from certain countries or regions. Your country of legal residence will determine the products or services that are available to you. Persons residing outside the United States are invited to visit the Aberdeen Group's website www.aberdeen-asset.com for information about products and services available for them.

Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) is the marketing name in Brazil for Aberdeen Asset Management PLC, Aberdeen Asset Management Inc. and Aberdeen do Brasil Gestão de Recursos Ltda. Aberdeen do Brasil Gestão de Recursos Ltda. is an entity duly registered with CVM as an investment manager and also a subsidiary of Aberdeen Asset Management PLC.

Comment Guidelines

Do not send or post personal, confidential or account information via social media. Viewers should not request transactions, ask questions about their investments, or raise customer-service issues on our social media sites. Instead, please contact Aberdeen directly.

Any opinions expressed by followers do not necessarily represent the views of Aberdeen. Comments are moderated and are published at our discretion.

Aberdeen reserves the right to block any follower who posts content that is deemed inappropriate or offensive or constitutes a testimonial, advice, recommendation or advertisement for securities, products, or services or is promotional in nature. Aberdeen also reserves the right to block followers whose own social media page contains offensive or inappropriate content or serves as a promotional site.

House Rules

1. Twitter

House Rules are provided to ensure our valued community can post comments in a safe and protected environment.

1.1. Opening hours

9am to 9pm (GMT), Monday to Friday. During these hours we will endeavour to respond to your Twitter posts within two hours. If you post comments or queries outside of these hours we may not respond until the next working day.

1.2. Security

We will NEVER ask you to send us your personal or account details via Twitter. However, we may ask you to Direct Message us more details so that we can respond to your particular queries directly. Please DO NOT post and or comment on any personal details or secure information on this page as any post containing these will be deleted immediately upon our awareness.

1.3. Moderation

In the interests of protecting individuals we reserve the right to remove posts containing any of the following:

  • personal or confidential information (this is to protect you)
  • abusive, defamatory, offensive and hateful language
  • unlawful information
  • trolling or deliberately disruptive discussions
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • solicitation
  • spam
  • any third party link
  • malicious content
  • any mistakes that we make
  • inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate statements about our products, services and people
  • Please do not post content containing this material to our social media accounts.

1.4. Consideration

  • Please only comment in English
  • Please do not use capitals – it is inferred as shouting
  • Content usage: unless prohibited by Twitter’s own terms of use, you grant us a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, develop, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, and display the material in any medium
  • Aberdeen is not affiliated to Twitter; we have no control over the way in which Twitter or other third parties use the information you share on the site. Please see Twitter's privacy and security policies for this
  • Aberdeen does not provide financial advice
  • The information on our social media accounts is for general information only and we do not provide any representation, warranty or guarantee it will be complete, accurate or up-to-date. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any damage or loss that arises from use of this information
  • We are the owner or licensee of intellectual property rights in content we place on our social media accounts. We reserve our rights to this material. Save to the extent permitted by Twitter’s own terms of use you may only use it for personal use
  • By using or accessing this page, we understand that you're familiar with and agree to comply with Twitter’s User Agreement which grants certain rights to Twitter
  • Please only post comments if you are compliant with these House Rules

Aberdeen’s Privacy Policy can be read in full here.

For full Terms and Conditions please click here.

2. LinkedIn

House Rules are provided to ensure our valued community can post comments in a safe and protected environment.

2.1. Opening hours

9am to 9pm (GMT), Monday to Friday. During these hours we will endeavour to respond to your LinkedIn posts within two hours. If you post comments or queries outside of these hours we may not respond until the next working day.

2.2. Security

We will NEVER ask you to send us your personal or account details via LinkedIn. However, we may ask you to Direct Message us more details so that we can respond to your particular queries directly. Please DO NOT post and or comment on any personal details or secure information on this page as any post containing these will be deleted immediately upon our awareness.

2.3. Moderation

In the interests of protecting individuals we reserve the right to remove posts containing any of the following:

  • personal or confidential information (this is to protect you)
  • abusive, defamatory, offensive and hateful language
  • unlawful information
  • trolling or deliberately disruptive discussions
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • solicitation
  • spam
  • any third party link
  • malicious content
  • any mistakes that we make
  • inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate statements about our products, services and people
  • Please do not post content containing this material to our social media accounts.

2.4. Consideration

  • Please only comment in English
  • Please do not use capitals – it is inferred as shouting
  • Content usage: unless prohibited by LinkedIn’s own terms of use, you grant us a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide license to use, develop, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, and display the material in any medium
  • Aberdeen is not affiliated to LinkedIn; we have no control over the way in which LinkedIn or other third parties use the information you share on the site. Please see LinkedIn's privacy and security policies for this
  • Aberdeen does not provide financial advice
  • The information on our social media accounts is for general information only and we do not provide any representation, warranty or guarantee it will be complete, accurate or up-to-date. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any damage or loss that arises from use of this information
  • We are the owner or licensee of intellectual property rights in content we place on our social media accounts. We reserve our rights to this material. Save to the extent permitted by LinkedIn’s own terms of use you may only use it for personal use
  • By using or accessing this page, we understand that you're familiar with and agree to comply with LinkedIn’s User Agreement which grants certain rights to LinkedIn
  • Please only post comments if you are compliant with these House Rules

Aberdeen’s Privacy Policy can be read in full here.

For full Terms and Conditions please click here.

3. Facebook

House Rules are provided to ensure our valued community can post comments in a safe and protected environment.

3.1 Opening hours

9am to 9pm, Monday to Friday. During these hours we will endeavour to respond to your Facebook posts within two hours. If you post comments or queries outside of these hours we may not respond until the next working day.

3.2 Security

We will NEVER ask you to send us your personal or account details via Facebook. However, we may ask you to Private Message us for more details so that we can respond to your particular queries directly. Please DO NOT post and or comment on any personal details or secure information on this page as any post containing these will be deleted immediately upon our awareness.

3.3 Moderation

In the interests of protecting individuals we reserve the right to remove posts containing any of the following:

  • personal or confidential information (this is to protect you)
  • abusive, defamatory, offensive and hateful language
  • unlawful information
  • trolling or deliberately disruptive discussions
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • solicitation
  • spam
  • any third party link
  • malicious content
  • any mistakes that we make
  • inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate statements about our products, services and its people
  • Please do not post content containing this material to our social media accounts.

3.4 Consideration

  • Please only comment in English
  • Do not use capitals – it is inferred as shouting
  • Content usage: unless prohibited by Facebook’s own terms of use, you grant us a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, develop, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, and display the material in any medium
  • Aberdeen is not affiliated to Facebook; we have no control over the way in which Facebook or other third parties use the information you share on the site. Please see Facebook’s privacy and security policies for this.
  • Aberdeen does not provide financial advice
  • The information on our social media accounts is for general information only and we do not provide any representation, warranty or guarantee it will be complete, accurate or up-to-date. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any damage or loss that arises from the use of this information
  • We are the owner or licensee of intellectual property rights in content we place on our social media accounts. We reserve our rights to this material. Save to the extent permitted by Facebook’s own terms of use you may only use it for personal use
  • By using or accessing this page, we understand that you're familiar with and agree to comply with Facebook’s User Agreement which grants certain rights to Facebook
  • Please only post comments if you are compliant with these House Rules

Aberdeen’s Privacy Policy can be read in full here

For full Terms and Conditions please click here

4. YouTube

House Rules are provided to ensure our valued community can post comments in a safe and protected environment.

4.1 Opening hours

9am to 9pm, Monday to Friday. During these hours we will endeavour to respond to your YouTube comments within two hours. If you post comments or queries outside of these hours we may not respond until the next working day.

4.2 Security

We will NEVER ask you to send us your personal or account details via YouTube. However, we may ask you to provide more details offline so that we can respond to your particular queries directly. Please DO NOT post and or comment on any personal details or secure information on this page as any post containing these will be deleted immediately upon our awareness.

4.3 Moderation

In the interests of protecting individuals we reserve the right to remove posts containing any of the following:

  • personal or confidential information (this is to protect you)
  • abusive, defamatory, offensive and hateful language
  • unlawful information
  • trolling or deliberately disruptive discussions
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • solicitation
  • spam
  • any third party link
  • malicious content
  • any mistakes that we make
  • inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate statements about our products, services and its people
  • Please do not post content containing this material to our social media accounts.

4.4 Consideration

  • Please only comment in English
  • Do not use capitals – it is inferred as shouting
  • Content usage: unless prohibited by Facebook’s own terms of use, you grant us a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, develop, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, and display the material in any medium
  • Aberdeen is not affiliated to YouTube; we have no control over the way in which YouTube or other third parties use the information you share on the site. Please see YouTube’s privacy and security policies for this.
  • Aberdeen does not provide financial advice
  • The information on our social media accounts is for general information only and we do not provide any representation, warranty or guarantee it will be complete, accurate or up-to-date. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any damage or loss that arises from the use of this information
  • We are the owner or licensee of intellectual property rights in content we place on our social media accounts. We reserve our rights to this material. Save to the extent permitted by YouTube’s own terms of use you may only use it for personal use
  • By using or accessing this page, we understand that you're familiar with and agree to comply with YouTube’s User Agreement which grants certain rights to YouTube
  • Please only post comments if you are compliant with these House Rules

Aberdeen’s Privacy Policy can be read in full here

For full Terms and Conditions please click here

5. Google+

House Rules are provided to ensure our valued community can post comments in a safe and protected environment.

5.1 Opening hours

9am to 9pm, Monday to Friday. During these hours we will endeavour to respond to your Google+ posts within two hours. If you post comments or queries outside of these hours we may not respond until the next working day.

5.2 Security

We will NEVER ask you to send us your personal or account details via Google+. However, we may ask you to provide more details offline so that we can respond to your particular queries directly. Please DO NOT post and or comment on any personal details or secure information on this page as any post containing these will be deleted immediately upon our awareness.

5.3 Moderation

In the interests of protecting individuals we reserve the right to remove posts containing any of the following:

  • personal or confidential information (this is to protect you)
  • abusive, defamatory, offensive and hateful language
  • unlawful information
  • trolling or deliberately disruptive discussions
  • violations of any intellectual property rights
  • solicitation
  • spam
  • any third party link
  • malicious content
  • any mistakes that we make
  • inaccurate, misleading or inappropriate statements about our products, services and its people
  • Please do not post content containing this material to our social media accounts.

5.4 Consideration

  • Please only comment in English
  • Do not use capitals – it is inferred as shouting
  • Content usage: unless prohibited by Google’s own terms of use, you grant us a non-exclusive royalty-free, perpetual, worldwide licence to use, develop, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, distribute, and display the material in any medium
  • Aberdeen is not affiliated to Google; we have no control over the way in which Google or other third parties use the information you share on the site. Please see Google’s privacy and security policies for this.
  • Aberdeen does not provide financial advice
  • The information on our social media accounts is for general information only and we do not provide any representation, warranty or guarantee it will be complete, accurate or up-to-date. To the extent permitted by law, we accept no liability for any damage or loss that arises from the use of this information
  • We are the owner or licensee of intellectual property rights in content we place on our social media accounts. We reserve our rights to this material. Save to the extent permitted by Google’s own terms of use you may only use it for personal use
  • By using or accessing this page, we understand that you're familiar with and agree to comply with Google’s User Agreement which grants certain rights to Google
  • Please only post comments if you are compliant with these House Rules

Aberdeen’s Privacy Policy can be read in full here

For full Terms and Conditions please click here