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LEGAL NOTICE - PLEASE READ THIS DISCLAIMER

Last updated: 12 July 2006. Please click on the headings below to view detailed content.

This site is provided by ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED as a service for informational purposes only, subject to the terms and conditions provided below. Your use of this site acknowledges your acceptance and understanding of these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to them, please do not use this site.

Except as otherwise provided, all information, pages and materials provided on this site are owned by ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED, 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 LIMITED.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI and ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI's logo are trademarks of ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED. These marks may not be copied or used 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 LIMITED.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED 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 LIMITED be responsible for your use of a hyperlinked site. We reserve all 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 LIMITED.

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 LIMITED 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 are free from viruses, worms, trojan horses, time bombs or other items of a destructive nature. 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 LIMITED makes no commitment to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct any such information

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED 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 OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THIS SITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED SITE, EVEN IF ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS, SO 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, without recourse against ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED. Although we have a total quality commitment to our customers, ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED does not want to receive any confidential, proprietary, personal, or private information or data from you through this site. If you provide any data through this site, you also thereby grant ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED a paid-up, royalty-free, unrestricted, irrevocable, transferable and sublicenseable right and license to incorporate and use such data, subject to our Privacy Policy (detailed below).

This site is hosted by Internet Solutions in Johannesburg, South Africa. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED 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 them from countries or territories where their use may be illegal is strictly prohibited. If you choose to access this site from a location outside the 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 included in this Web 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 the Company's exploration and production projects, and (iv) the Company's liquidity and capital resources and expenditure, contain certain forward looking statements concerning the gold mining industry and the Company'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 similar expressions are also 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 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 US Securities and Exchange Commission. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED does not intend to and specifically disclaims any duty to update or correct such information.
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission limits disclosure for U.S. reporting purposes to mineral deposits that a company can economically and legally extract or produce. We use certain terms on this web 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. U.S. 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 http://www.anglogoldashanti.co.za/Investors+and+media/Financial+reports/Form+20F+Note.htm or from the SEC's website at http://www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml.
All analysts featured on the ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED web site are independent of, and not related in any way to, ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED. The inclusion of any analyst on this site does not imply any endorsement or approval by ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED of any of such analyst's statements, opinions or assumptions. See also ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED'S "Disclosure Policy" available at this website under the "About" tab - "Policies" - "Disclosure Policy".
The information contained in these press releases should not be deemed accurate or current except as of the date the press release was posted. ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED does not, does not intend to, and specifically disclaims any duty to, update or correct such information. See also ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LIMITED'S "Disclosure Policy" available at this website under the "About" tab - "Policies" - "Disclosure Policy".
This annual report includes "forward-looking information" within the meaning of Section 27A of the United States' Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"), and Section 21E of the United States' Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. All statements other than statements of historical fact are, or may be deemed to be, forward-looking statements, including without limitation, those concerning: the economic outlook for the gold mining industry; expectations regarding gold prices, production; growth prospects and outlook of AngloGold Ashanti's operations, individually or in the aggregate, including the completion and commencement of commercial operations at AngloGold Ashanti's exploration and production projects; AngloGold's liquidity and capital resources and expenditure; the outcome and consequences of any pending litigation proceedings; expectations regarding production and costs savings at AngloGold Ashanti's operations, its operating and financial performance and synergies and other benefits anticipated from the Business Combination. These forward-looking statements are not based on historical facts, but rather reflect AngloGold Ashanti's current expectations concerning future results and events and generally may be identified by the use of forward-looking words or phrases such as "believe", "aim", "expect", "anticipate", "intend", "foresee", "forecast", "likely", "should", "planned", "may", "estimated", "potential" or other similar words and phrases. Similarly, statements that describe AngloGold Ashanti's objectives, plans or goals are or may be forward-looking statements.

These forward-looking statements 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 by these forward-looking statements. Although AngloGold Ashanti believes that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking statements are reasonable, no assurance can be given that such expectations will prove to have been correct.

The risk factors described in Item 3D. on Form 20-F (which is available under the "Reports" tab of this website) could affect AngloGold Ashanti's future results, causing these results to differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. 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.

You should review carefully all information, including the financial statements and the notes to the financial statements, included in this annual report. The forward-looking statements included in this annual report are made only as of the date of this annual report. 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 of this annual report on Form 20-F or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events. All subsequent written and oral forward-looking statements attributable to AngloGold Ashanti or any person acting on its behalf are qualified by the cautionary statements in this section.

Throughout this website, $ refers to US dollars, unless otherwise stated.
Information about Privacy on ANGLOGOLDASHANTI.com

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. is committed to protecting your privacy. You can visit most pages on our site without giving us any information about yourself. However, if you choose to register with our site in order to (i) customize the site to suit your needs or (ii) subscribe to receive notifications of additions to the site, this privacy statement explains data collection and use in these situations.

Personal Information We May Collect

If you choose to register with our site, we will ask you to provide information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. Personal information collected by ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. often is limited to e-mail address, language, country or location, telephone number and other contact information but may include other information when needed to provide a service or information you request.

Our site may also collect certain information about your computer hardware and software, via the use of cookies (see further about this, below). This information may include, among other things: your IP address, browser type, operating system, domain name, access times and referring Web site addresses. This information is used for the operation of our site and to provide statistics regarding use of our site. We may also collect personally identifiable information about which pages or areas of our site you visit.

Use of your Personal Information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:
  • To provide information or services 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.
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 the information they need to deliver the service, which may include your personal information, and they will be prohibited from using that information for any other purpose.

Your information may be stored and processed in South Africa or any other country in which ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. or its affiliates, subsidiaries or agents maintain facilities, and by using this site, you consent to any such transfer of information outside of your country.

Control of your Personal Information

When you register with our site, or otherwise give us personal information, ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. will not share that information with third parties without your permission, other than for the limited exceptions already listed. It will only be used for the purposes stated above.

Registering also allows you to tell us how or whether you want ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. 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 will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. 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.

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. may collect information that is not accessible via the YOUR ACCOUNT area of our site. However, in such cases, you can access your personal information by contacting ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. as described at the bottom of this statement.

Security of your Personal Information

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. For example, we store the personal information you provide in computer servers with limited access that are located in controlled facilities [in all jurisdictions in which we hold your data].

AngloGold Ashanti will take all steps to secure the content of the AngloGold Ashanti website . The information provided by users and collected from users will be protected from unauthorised access and/or disclosure, subject to the proviso that AngloGold Ashanti does not make any warranties or represantations that content shall be 100% safe and secure.

Use of Cookies

In order to provide better service, we may occasionally use a "cookie". A "cookie" is a small piece of information which a Web site stores on your computer and can later retrieve. It tells us that you are accessing our site. We use "cookies" to improve the functionality of this site. You can set up your Web browser to inform you when cookies are set or to prevent "cookies" from being set. By using this site you agree that ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. may use cookies in relation to your accessing our site, as described above. 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.

Changes to this Statement

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. may occasionally update this privacy statement. When we do, we will also revise the "last updated" date at the top of the privacy statement. 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.

Contact Information

ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI LTD. welcomes your questions regarding the personal information we may collect and/or comments regarding this privacy statement. Our contact details are as follows. 

Renée Swan: rswan@anglogoldashanti.com

 

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