U.S. Public Policy Activities

It is the policy of Western Digital to participate in legislative, regulatory, and public policy affairs as deemed by management and the Board of Directors to be in the best interests of the company. However, the company does not have or support a political action committee and does not use corporate funds or resources for donations to local, state, or national elections whether to candidates, political parties, non-candidate organizations, Section 501(c)(4) organizations, or Section 527 organizations, or to local or state ballot measures. The company does not make independent political expenditures using corporate funds or resources.