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This site is provided by ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED (“AngloGold Ashanti”) as a service for informational purposes only, subject to the terms and conditions provided below. This site does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and AngloGold Ashanti. By accessing and using this site, you accept and understand the following terms and conditions, without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions, please do not use this site. These terms and conditions will be revised on an ad hoc basis to ensure that they remain current and relevant, and so as to take into account any changes in conditions which include new or amended legislation. By using this site, you agree to check these terms and conditions for any amendments, from time to time.

Except as otherwise provided, all information, pages and materials provided on this site are owned by AngloGold Ashanti, Copyright © 2005, and are protected under worldwide copyright laws and international treaty provisions. You may not copy, republish, redistribute, or exploit in any manner any material from this site without the express written consent of AngloGold Ashanti.

AngloGold Ashanti and AngloGold Ashanti’s logo are trademarks of AngloGold Ashanti. These marks may not be copied or used, including on any social media platform or website, without our express written consent. Other brands and marks are the property of their respective owners and may require consent for their use.

You may download a single copy of pages or other materials found on this site onto a single computer for your personal, non-commercial, internal use only, provided that you do not modify these items in any way, incorporate them into another work, or alter or remove any copyright notice or proprietary rights legend. This is a license grant and does not constitute any transfer of ownership. This license is non-transferable and may be terminated or revoked at any time in our sole discretion. We reserve the right to restrict framing of this site, and you agree to promptly cease and discontinue any framing of all or any portion of this site upon your receipt of a written request from AngloGold Ashanti.

AngloGold Ashanti has no control over information, pages, other materials and software at sites hyperlinked to or from this one. A hyperlink to or from this site does not mean that we approve or endorse the hyperlinked site or make any representation regarding the accuracy, quality, safety or suitability of any information, pages, materials or software found there. In no event shall AngloGold Ashanti be responsible for your use of a hyperlinked site, or your reliance on any information provided on such a hyperlinked site. Any use you make of the information provided on this site, or on any site or service linked to by the site, is at your own risk. We reserve the right to restrict hyperlinks to this site to the maximum extent permitted by law, and you agree to promptly remove and eliminate any hyperlink to this site upon your receipt of a written request from AngloGold Ashanti.

The information, pages and other materials provided on this site, or which may be downloaded from this site, are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind. AngloGold Ashanti does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of such information, pages or materials and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions therein. Your use of this site is at your own risk, and it is your responsibility to take precautions to ensure that the pages and other materials that you access do not transfer any viruses, worms, trojan horses, time bombs or other items of a destructive nature to your personal computer, or to any other computer used by you. This site may not be compatible with the web browser or other software you use. There is no guarantee that the site will be available on a consistent or ongoing basis, and the provision of this site may be subject to periods of interruption or poor performance and may be terminated at any time. This site may include dated or inaccurate information, and information may be changed or updated without notice. AngloGold Ashanti makes no commitment to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct any such information. Accordingly, any use you make of the information provided on this site, or any reliance that you place on such information, is at your own risk.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS SITE, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. IN NO EVENT SHALL ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR DATA), ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED SITE, OR ANY CONTENT ON OR ACCESSED THROUGH THIS SITE, EVEN IF ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS, IN WHICH CASE ALL OR PART OF THIS PARAGRAPH MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

This site is interactive. You agree that any information, pages or other materials that you request from this site and that are sent to you are with your permission and consent, and you agree that you will have no recourse against AngloGold Ashanti in this regard. Although we have a total quality commitment to the users of this site, AngloGold Ashanti does not want to receive any confidential, proprietary, personal, or private information or data from you through this site, other than in certain specified circumstances. If, however, you provide any data through this site by, for example, registering with the site or applying for a bursary through the site, you grant AngloGold Ashanti the right to incorporate and use such data, subject to our Privacy Policy (detailed below).

If you reference this site or publish any content or information accessed on or from this site on any form of social media platform or website, you agree to be personally accountable for such information. You must expressly state on all such postings that the stated views are your own and do not necessarily reflect the views of AngloGold Ashanti. You must make it clear that you are speaking for yourself and not on behalf of AngloGold Ashanti. However, you may retweet content from the AngloGold Ashanti Twitter account on your own Twitter account. You may face legal action in respect of any commentary, defamatory, proprietary, discriminatory or libellous statements that you make with reference to AngloGold Ashanti. Users are encourages to report, in good faith, any instances of violation of these terms and conditions.

AngloGold Ashanti makes no representation or warranty that the information, pages and other materials found on this site are appropriate or available for use outside South Africa, and access to the information, pages and other materials found on this site from countries or territories where their use may be illegal is strictly prohibited. If you choose to access this site from a location outside South Africa, you are responsible for complying with all applicable local laws. Any dispute, action or other proceeding concerning this site shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the substantive laws of South Africa, without regard to principles of conflicts of laws.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Certain statements may be included on this site including, without limitation, those concerning: (i) the economic outlook for the gold mining industry; (ii) expectations regarding gold prices, production, reserves and cash costs (iii) the completion and commencement of commercial operations of certain of AngloGold Ashanti’s exploration and production projects, and (iv) AngloGold Ashanti’s liquidity and capital resources and expenditure, contain certain forward-looking statements concerning the gold mining industry and AngloGold Ashanti’s operations, economic performance and financial condition and its plans and expectations. Without limiting the foregoing, statements including the words “believes”, “anticipates”, “plans”, “expects”, and other similar expressions are also considered to be forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements reflect, among other things, management’s plans and objectives for future operations, current views with respect to future events and future economic performance and projections of various financial items. These forward-looking statements also involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause actual results to differ materially from those implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially include, among other factors, (i) changes in economic and market conditions, (ii) success of business and operating initiatives, (iii) changes in the regulatory environment and other government actions, (iv) fluctuations in gold prices and exchange rates, (v) business and operational risk management, and (vi) the factors identified in the “Risk Factors” section and elsewhere in our Form 20-F filed annually with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). AngloGold Ashanti does not intend to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct such information. Accordingly, any use you make of the information provided on this site, and specifically any use you make of the statements described above or of any forward-looking statements, or on any reliance that you place on such information, is at your own risk.

Further Disclaimer in respect of the Careers Portal

By accessing and using the Careers Portal, which can only be accessed through a link from this site, you accept and understand that these terms and conditions which govern this site will also be applicable to your access and use of the Careers Portal, without limitation or qualification. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the Careers Portal. When you submit any personal information through the Careers Portal, the collection and processing of your personal information will be regulated in terms of the AngloGold Ashanti Careers Portal Privacy Policy which is available on the Careers Portal webpage.

In no event shall you be entitled to any employment opportunity for which you apply through the Careers Portal. AngloGold Ashanti expressly reserves the right to evaluate any application for a job on a case-by-case basis and in its sole discretion. The Careers Portal may also include dated or inaccurate information, and information and job vacancies may be changed or updated without notice. AngloGold Ashanti makes no commitment to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct any such information. Accordingly, any use you make of the information provided on the Careers Portal, or any reliance that you place on such information, is at your own risk.

AngloGold Ashanti will not be liable for any damages, (including direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental) caused if the Careers Portal is unavailable at any time due to interruption, suspension or termination, for any reason, including but not limited to computer or communications link failures caused by malfunctions, upgrades or maintenance activities. AngloGold Ashanti will further not be liable for any damages, including direct, indirect, special, consequential or incidental damages, if you are unsuccessful in your application for a job vacancy advertised through the Careers Portal.

Email warnings and disclaimers

The following definitions shall apply herein:

AngloGold Ashanti” means AngloGold Ashanti Limited, a company incorporated in the Republic of South Africa with registration number 1944/017354/06, and its registered office at 76 Jeppe Street, Newtown, Johannesburg, 2001 and/or an Affiliate of AngloGold Ashanti.

Affiliate” means any corporation, company or other entity, now or hereafter, directly or indirectly, Controlled by, or Controlling, or under common Control with AngloGold Ashanti, but such corporation, company or other entity shall be deemed to be an Affiliate for only so long as such Control exists.

Authority” any government or governmental, administrative, fiscal or judicial authority, body, court, department, commission, tribunal, registry or any state owned, controlled or legislatively constituted authority which principally performs public, governmental or regulatory functions, including, without limitation, any competition authorities.

Control” means to have, directly, or indirectly, the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a corporation, company or other entity, whether (i) through the ownership of voting securities entitling it to the right to elect or appoint, directly or indirectly, the majority of the board of directors, or a similar managing authority, (ii) by contract or (iii) otherwise.

Laws” means any statutes, by-laws, rules, regulations, orders, ordinances, protocols, codes, standards, guidelines, conditions and/or requirements of any licence and/or permit, treaties, policies, notices, practices, administrative interpretations, directions, decrees, judgments, awards or requirements which have been duly enacted, issued or promulgated by any Authority having jurisdiction.

You have accessed this webpage by clicking on the warnings and disclaimer hyperlink appearing on an email sent to you by an official from AngloGold Ashanti. The full text of the warnings and disclaimers appears below and is legally incorporated into the email in terms of any applicable Laws and is binding on the recipient and any other persons or entities who have sight of the email.

Email Usage: Confidentiality and Disclaimer Warnings
This email and any files or attachments transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual or entity to whom, or to which they are addressed. If you are not the intended recipient of this email (or such person’s authorised representative), please notify the sender of this email immediately by return e-mail, facsimile or telephone and delete this message, together with any, and all attachments from your computer. If you are not the intended recipient then you may not, furthermore, print, store, forward or copy this message or any part thereof or disclose or cause information in this message to be disclosed to any other person, nor rely, or cause to be relied, on the information contained herein.

Warning concerning privilege and authority to bind
The information in or attached to this email message is confidential and may be subject to legal privilege and client confidentiality. Nothing in this message constitutes an offer, warranty or representation from AngloGold Ashanti. While AngloGold Ashanti may be entitled to rely on and hold you to your offers, warranties, representations or other statements made in or attached to this message, our employees or representatives may not conclude agreements or otherwise bind AngloGold Ashanti via email unless the email is sent by a duly appointed officer of AngloGold Ashanti. In the event of any doubt, recipients of AngloGold Ashanti email should confirm with the sender whether the sender has the necessary authority to bind AngloGold Ashanti, and if necessary, may request that the sender’s superior confirm this in writing prior to concluding any agreement via email.

Views and opinions expressed in this email are those of the sender unless clearly stated to be those of AngloGold Ashanti.

Disclaimer concerning viruses
Although AngloGold Ashanti has taken reasonable precautions to ensure no viruses are present in this email, AngloGold Ashanti cannot accept responsibility for any loss or damage arising from the use of this email or attachments resulting from malicious software code or viruses contained in this message or attachments, including data corruption resulting there from. AngloGold Ashanti warns all recipients that computer viruses can be transmitted via email. E-mail transmission cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. The recipient should check this email and any attachments for the presence of viruses.

Disclaimer concerning sending of spam
AngloGold Ashanti employees are prohibited from sending unsolicited messages (“spam”). If this email contains spam then the employee has acted outside the scope of her or his employment with AngloGold Ashanti for which AngloGold Ashanti accepts no liability whatsoever. Disciplinary action will be taken against such employees in addition to any legal action that may be instituted against such employees either by AngloGold Ashanti, regulatory authorities and/or other external parties. If you regard this message as spam, please inform AngloGold Ashanti immediately by sending an email to support@AngloGoldAshanti.com.

Disclaimer concerning sending of offensive, derogatory or defamatory matter
AngloGold Ashanti employees are prohibited from sending messages containing offensive, derogatory or defamatory statements or materials. If this email contains such matters then the employee has acted outside the scope of her or his employment with AngloGold Ashanti for which AngloGold Ashanti accepts no liability whatsoever, and only the sender can be held liable in his/her personal capacity. See also “Disclaimer concerning personal usage of email”.

Disclaimer concerning personal usage of AngloGold Ashanti email
The usage of AngloGold Ashanti infrastructure including email and internet facilities is intended for AngloGold Ashanti work-related products. AngloGold Ashanti is cognisant however, that AngloGold Ashanti personnel do make use of such facilities for personal reasons. Personnel do so, however, on the understanding that they may not use these facilities to bring AngloGold Ashanti into disrepute, commit unlawful acts or in any other way to harm the interests of AngloGold Ashanti. AngloGold Ashanti does not accept any liability to recipient(s), either within AngloGold Ashanti or external to AngloGold Ashanti, for the actions of its employees when acting in a personal capacity and disclaims any liability for the contents of email sent by AngloGold Ashanti employees using AngloGold Ashanti facilities that contain partial or complete personal content. For the purposes of this policy the terms “personal usage”, “personal reasons” and “personal content” refers to the usage of AngloGold Ashanti facilities such as email to convey messages to a recipient(s), be it within AngloGold Ashanti or external to AngloGold Ashanti, that is not AngloGold Ashanti work-related product.

Notice concerning monitoring of email
AngloGold Ashanti employees making use of AngloGold Ashanti facilities to send and receive emails, and the recipients or senders of such emails, are informed that AngloGold Ashanti has the right to monitor the use of its facilities including the contents of emails sent and received by employees. AngloGold Ashanti endeavours to protect the privacy rights of its employees provided that such rights do not impair, harm or threaten the rights of AngloGold Ashanti and its legitimate interests, or any laws, rules and/or regulations of external authorities that may be binding on AngloGold Ashanti.

General
AngloGold Ashanti accepts no liability whatsoever for any loss or damages whatsoever and howsoever incurred or suffered resulting or arising from the use of and/or reliance on this email or its attachments. Further, AngloGold Ashanti does not warrant the integrity of this email nor that it is free of errors, viruses, interception and/or interference.

a. All AngloGold Ashanti emails contain an abridged disclaimer which is linked to this page of the AngloGold Ashanti website which contains the entire disclaimer. The entire disclaimer is deemed to form part of the email contents in terms of any applicable Laws.

Unless otherwise agreed: (a) AngloGold Ashanti is only deemed to have received an email once the recipient has confirmed receipt thereof to you; (b) AngloGold Ashanti deems to have sent an email once reflected as sent on our email server.

For the purposes of this Confidentiality and Disclaimer Warning in respect of the usage of AngloGold Ashanti email, the term employee refers to any person, whether employed on a permanent, temporary or contract basis who has access to email services provided by AngloGold Ashanti.

Our corporate information and names of our office bearers, including directors can be accessed here.

This disclaimer applies to the original message, any attachments and all subsequent messages or attachments AngloGold Ashanti may send. If you have any questions on this policy, please contact AngloGold Ashanti’s Investor Relations or Corporate Communications Department on +27 +11 637 6000.

Actions for breach of this policy by AngloGold Ashanti personnel
At the sole discretion of AngloGold Ashanti, disciplinary action may be taken against employees who breach the terms of this policy, and punishment may include, amongst other things, suspension or termination of employment. In addition, legal action may be instituted against such employees by AngloGold Ashanti, regulatory authorities and/or other external parties.

The SEC limits disclosure for US reporting purposes to mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. We use certain terms on this site, such as “reserves”, “resources”, “geologic resources”, “proven”, “probable”, “measured”, “indicated” or “inferred”, which may not be consistent with the reserve definitions established by the SEC. US investors are urged to consider closely the disclosure in our Form 20-F, File No. 001-14846. You can review and obtain copies of these filings from this website at Form 20-F and US-GAAP page or from the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.

All analysts featured on the AngloGold Ashanti site are independent of, and not related in any way to, AngloGold Ashanti. The inclusion of any analyst on this site does not imply any endorsement or approval by AngloGold Ashanti of any of such analyst’s statements, opinions or assumptions. Any use you make of the analyst’s statements, opinions, or assumptions provided on this site, or any reliance that you place on such statements, opinions, or assumptions, is at your own risk. See also AngloGold Ashanti’s “General Disclaimer” available on this website.

The information contained in any press releases made available on or through this site should not be deemed accurate or current, except as of the date the press release was posted. AngloGold Ashanti does not, does not intend to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct such information. Any use you make of the information contained in any press releases made available on or through this site, or any reliance that you place on such information, is at your own risk. See also AngloGold Ashanti’s “General Disclaimer” available on this website.

Certain statements contained on this site, other than statements of historical fact, including, without limitation, those concerning the economic outlook for the gold mining industry, expectations regarding gold prices, production, cash costs and other operating results, return on equity, productivity improvements, growth prospects and outlook of AngloGold Ashanti’s operations, individually or in the aggregate, including the achievement of project milestones, commencement and completion of commercial operations of certain of AngloGold Ashanti’s exploration and production projects and the completion of acquisitions and dispositions, AngloGold Ashanti’s liquidity and capital resources and capital expenditures and the outcome and consequence of any potential or pending litigation or regulatory proceedings or environmental issues, are forward-looking statements regarding AngloGold Ashanti’s operations, economic performance and financial condition. These forward-looking statements or forecasts involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause AngloGold Ashanti’s actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from the anticipated results, performance or achievements expressed or implied in these forward-looking statements.

Although AngloGold Ashanti believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements and forecasts are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Accordingly, results could differ materially from those set out in the forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, changes in economic, social and political and market conditions, the success of business and operating initiatives, changes in the regulatory environment and other government actions, including environmental approvals, fluctuations in gold prices and exchange rates, the outcome of pending or future litigation proceedings, and business and operational risk management. For a discussion of such risk factors, refer to the documents pertaining to risk factors on the AngloGold Ashanti online corporate report website at www.aga-reports.com. These factors are not necessarily all of the important factors that could cause AngloGold Ashanti’s actual results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Other unknown or unpredictable factors could also have material adverse effects on future results. Consequently, readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. AngloGold Ashanti undertakes no obligation to update publicly or release any revisions to these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events, except to the extent required by applicable law. All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to AngloGold Ashanti or any person acting on its behalf are qualified by the cautionary statements herein.

This site may contain certain “Non-GAAP” financial measures. AngloGold Ashanti utilises certain Non-GAAP performance measures and ratios in managing its business. Non-GAAP financial measures should be viewed in addition to, and not as an alternative for, the reported operating results or cash flow from operations or any other measures of performance prepared in accordance with IFRS. In addition, the presentation of these measures may not be comparable to similarly titled measures other companies may use. AngloGold Ashanti posts information that is important to investors on the main page of this site at www.anglogoldashanti.com and under the “Investors” tab on the main page. This information is updated regularly. Investors should visit this site to obtain important information about AngloGold Ashanti.

AngloGold Ashanti provides links solely for the information of visitors to the site. Please be advised that AngloGold Ashanti may provide links to web pages and websites that are created and maintained by other public and/or private organisations. AngloGold Ashanti does not monitor or control the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of the information contained on these websites and AngloGold Ashanti does not endorse the organisations sponsoring the linked websites or the views expressed on these websites. In no event shall AngloGold Ashanti be responsible for your use of a linked site, or your reliance on any information provided on such a linked site. Any use you make of the information provided on this site, or on any site or service linked to by the site, is at your own risk.

Information about Privacy on ANGLOGOLDASHANTI.com or ANGLOGOLDASHANTI.co.za
AngloGold Ashanti is committed to protecting your privacy and complying with applicable data protection and privacy laws. You can visit most pages, and access most information, on our site without giving us any information about yourself. However, if you choose to register with our site in order to (1) customize the site to suit your needs, or (2) subscribe to receive notifications of additions to the site, or if you submit information in a bursary application, then this Privacy Policy will apply in respect of the use and retention of any personal information that you have provided to AngloGold Ashanti.

This Privacy Policy applies when you provide any information that is personal information to AngloGold Ashanti. This Privacy Policy is intended to inform you of AngloGold Ashanti’s privacy practices and to explain how we collect, store, use, transfer and disclose your personal information. We also describe the kinds of information that AngloGold Ashanti collects from you.

The AngloGold Ashanti site may include links to other companies’ websites and other third party services that have privacy policies of their own, for example, the facilitator of the Careers Portal. We recommend that you read and familiarise yourself with these policies – AngloGold Ashanti will not be held responsible for any negative consequences, legal or otherwise, that may result from your use of any third party websites or services.

By accessing and using the AngloGold Ashanti site and/or by submitting personal information to AngloGold Ashanti through any other means, you agree to the processing of your personal data in the manner provided for in this Privacy Policy.

Personal Information We Collect
Personal information or personal data is information that can be used to identify you. Personal information includes, for example, your name, contact information, email address, identity number, and information about your online behaviour. Information that does not identify a particular individual, such as statistical information, is not personal information and is not covered by this Privacy Policy.

Site registration information
If you choose to register with our site, we will ask you to provide certain personal information, including your first and last names, your email address, language, country or location, telephone number and other contact information. This personal information collected by AngloGold Ashanti, which may also include other personal information when such other information is required, allows us to contact you, to provide a service to you, and to provide you with the information that you have requested. You will always be given an opportunity to opt-out of receiving any communications as a result of your registration with our site.

Bursary application information
If you apply for a bursary by downloading a bursary application form from our site, we will ask you to provide certain personal information, including your first and last names, your email address, country or location, telephone number and other contact information, and information relating to your education history. This personal information which is collected by AngloGold Ashanti allows us to assess your bursary application, and to contact you to notify you of the outcome of our decision on your bursary application.

Online information
Our site may also collect certain information about your computer hardware and software for the purposes of processing information and in order to provide a better service, through the use of a “cookie”. A “cookie” is a small piece of information which a website stores on your computer and can later retrieve. It tells us that you are accessing our site, and collects information such as, among other things: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of our site and to provide statistics regarding the use of our site. We may also collect personally identifiable information about which pages or areas of our site you visit. Overall, we use cookies to improve the functionality of our site. By using this site, you agree that AngloGold Ashanti may use cookies when you access our site, as described above.

Other than the data that you choose to share with us, a cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you. Although most web browsers automatically accept cookies, you may decline cookies by modifying your browser settings. However, if you choose to not have your browser accept cookies from our site, you may not be able to view all content available on our site or benefit from all aspects of our site’s functionality.

Use of your Personal Information
Only personal information or data that is necessary for the purposes stated in this Privacy Policy will be collected and used by AngloGold Ashanti. We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to provide the information or services that you request;
  • to provide you with updates regarding our site, if you have requested this;
  • to help us provide you with information most relevant to you; and/or
  • to help us assess your application for a bursary.

Disclosure of information to third parties
We occasionally hire other companies to provide limited services on our behalf, including packaging, mailing and delivering information, answering questions about products or services, sending postal mail and processing registration information. We will only provide those companies with the information that they need to deliver the service, which may include your personal information. These companies are contractually required to protect your information and they will be prohibited from using that information for any other purpose. Information will also only be shared by AngloGold Ashanti to provide or improve our services; it will not be shared with third parties for marketing purposes, or any other purposes, without your consent.

Cross-border transfers of personal information
Personal information that is collected by AngloGold Ashanti may be stored and processed outside your country of residence, including in South Africa or in any other country in which AngloGold Ashanti or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities. These other countries may be subject to different laws or requirements regarding the protection of personal information from those that apply in South Africa. In such cases, AngloGold Ashanti will always take steps to ensure that your personal information is adequately protected. These steps may include concluding appropriate agreements or requiring that appropriate technical, operational or security measures are put in place. By using this site, you consent to any such collection and transfer of information outside of your country.

Collecting the data of minors
AngloGold Ashanti does not knowingly collect any information from persons under the age of 18 who do not have the consent of their parents or guardians. Our databases may nevertheless contain personal data of children under 18 because it is not always possible for us to determine precisely the age of the user. To the extent that we receive an application for a bursary from a person under the age of 18, we also require that such person obtains the signature of their parents or guardians on such application form.

Control of your Personal Information
When you register with our site, or otherwise give us personal information, AngloGold Ashanti will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. Your personal information will also only be used for the purposes described in this Privacy Policy.

Registering with our site also allows you to tell us how or whether you want AngloGold Ashanti to communicate with you. After registering, you can log in to the “YOUR ACCOUNT” area of our site and modify your selections at any time.

Access to your Personal Information
We take reasonable steps to ensure that the personal data we collect and store is accurate, complete and up-to-date. We also endeavour as best we can to delete any out-of-date, incorrect or unnecessary personal data. We will thus provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is accurate, complete and up-to-date. Once you register with our site, you can review and edit your personal information by logging back in to the “YOUR ACCOUNT” area of our site. In the event that AngloGold Ashanti collects information that is not accessible via the “YOUR ACCOUNT” area of our site, you can access your personal information by contacting AngloGold Ashanti as described in this Privacy Policy.

Please remember that it is your responsibility to provide us with correct details as well as to update the personal data you previously provided to us in the event of any changes.

Security of your Personal Information
AngloGold Ashanti is committed to protecting the security of your personal information and will take all reasonable steps to secure the context of this site. We use a variety of security technologies and physical, electronic and managerial procedures to help protect the personal information that we have collected, or that you have provided, from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. This will minimise the risk of loss, misuse, alteration, disclosure and unauthorised access of your information that is under our control. However, AngloGold Ashanti does not make any warranties or representations that such loss, misuse, alteration, disclosure or unauthorised access of your personal information will not occur.

Retention of your Personal Information
We will keep your personal information only for as long as is necessary to achieve the purpose for which the information was collected. For example, if you deregister from the site, we will delete the information that we collected from you in order to administer your account.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
AngloGold Ashanti may change or update this Privacy Policy from time to time. When we do, we will also revise the “last updated” date at the top of the Privacy Policy. If you have registered with our site, we will notify you via email and require that you agree to the revised Privacy Policy the next time you visit our site. We also recommend that you revisit this Privacy Policy from time to time when you access and use the AngloGold Ashanti site, to learn of any such changes to the Privacy Policy.

Contact Information
AngloGold Ashanti welcomes your questions regarding the personal information we may collect and/or comments regarding this Privacy Policy. Our contact details are as follows.

Renée Swan: rswan@anglogoldashanti.com