WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE – FINANCIAL ADVISER/INSTITUTIONAL INVESTOR
Investec Asset Management Limited
By using and agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree that you will not be using this website as a consumer or for your own personal use.
1. Information about us
Investec Asset Management Limited (“we”, “us” and “our”), is a company registered in England and Wales at Companies House. Our registered office is 2 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7QP and our registered number is 2036094. Our VAT number is 480912639.
We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (“FSA”) (whose address is 25 The North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS) for the conduct of investment business in the United Kingdom. Further details on us are available on the FSA Register at www.fsa.gov.uk. Our FSA firm reference number is 122420.
You can contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by telephone on +44 (0)20 7597 1800.
The website to which these terms and conditions apply and for which we are responsible is www.investecassetmanagement.com.
2. Use of the website and Intellectual Property Rights
Use by any person in any other country other than the UK would be subject to the relevant local law or regulation and we do not guarantee that this website is compliant with such local laws and regulations Those who access this website do so on their own initiative, and are therefore responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.
We may modify, withdraw or deny access to this website at any time.
This website and all the materials contained in it are protected by intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyright, and either belong to us or are licensed to us to use. Materials include, but are not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance, graphics and documents on the website, as well as other content such as articles, stories and other text.
Except as provided below, you may not copy, redistribute, republish or otherwise make the materials on this website available to anyone else without our consent in writing.
You may print or download materials from this website for your own business use provided that:
- no materials are modified in any way;
- no graphics are used separately from accompanying text;
- our copyright and trade mark notices appear in all copies and you acknowledge this website as the source of the material; and
- if you have our permission to provide these materials to another person, you ensure they are made aware of these restrictions.
This website is intended to provide general information regarding us, our products and services, and other financial information which may be of interest to you. It does not provide exhaustive information on any of the subjects it deals with.
Changes are periodically made to the information on this website and these changes will be incorporated in new editions of this website. We reserve the right to alter or amend any criteria or information set out in this website without notice.
4. Contracting Online
Nothing on this website is intended to be nor should be construed as an offer to enter into a contractual relationship with you or anyone else, except for these terms and conditions which govern the relationship between us in relation to your use of the website.
If you make a contract with a third party who is named or referred to on this website, it is your responsibility to ensure that you are comfortable with the terms of that contract and to take legal advice if necessary.
5. Transmission of Information
Your attention is drawn to the fact that information transmitted via the Internet is susceptible to monitoring and interception. You will bear all risk of transmitting information in this manner. We will not be liable for any loss, harm or damage suffered by you as a result of transmitting information to us. We reserve the right to request independent verification of any information transmitted via e-mail.
Please be aware that any unsolicited confidential or proprietary information sent to us via the Internet cannot be guaranteed to remain confidential. If you need to send such information to us and are concerned about the security of this information please contact us and we will advise you of the most appropriate method of transmission.
6. Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
The information contained on this website is given for general information and interest purposes only. The website does not provide or constitute an offer or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell any investment products or services, including but not limited to any financial instruments and or other designated investments or investment advice. You should not rely on the information contained in this website to make any investment. Whilst we try and ensure the information contained on the website is accurate and up to date, we cannot be responsible for any inaccuracies in the information. As a result, you should not rely on this information, and we recommend that you take further advice or seek further guidance before taking any action based on the information contained on this website. Our liability to you as explained below remains unaffected by this.
All services offered by us are subject to the relevant offering document(s) which should be read, are subject to completion (in the manner required) of the requisite application forms and other documentation, and are governed by our relevant terms and conditions. We reserve the right to reject at our absolute discretion any application submitted for services contained on this website.
Information contained in this website does not constitute an advertisement or offer for a fund in a country where that fund is not registered for sale.
The information on this website including but not limited to all research, opinions or other content is not intended to and does not constitute financial, accounting, tax, legal, investment, consulting or other professional advice or services. Before making any decision or taking any action which might affect your personal finances or business or if you have any doubt as to the suitability of an investment in any of our funds or if you are not confident that you understand the risks involved you should take appropriate advice from your own suitably qualified independent professional adviser. Any decisions based on information contained herein are your responsibility and nothing on this website amounts to advice or a personal recommendation relating to any financial products or services. Please refer to the applicable Prospectus and/or Simplified Prospectus or Offering Memorandum for details regarding the relevant risk factors to be taken into account before making an investment.
The value of an investment and any income generated from it will be affected by how the fund’s portfolio is invested, market and any currency movements and by other political, social and economic developments, as well as by fee levels and taxes and other specific matters relating to the assets in which the fund invests.
If the website contains statements or information which relate to projections, plans or objectives or future economic performance you should be aware that these projections are only predictions and that actual events or results may differ materially. Past performance should not be taken as a guide to the future and there is no guarantee that an investment in a fund will make a profit; a loss may be made.
Any opinions stated are honestly held but are not guaranteed and should not be relied upon.
You are responsible for ensuring that any investment is suitable for your purposes.
We do not guarantee that this website will be compatible with all or any hardware and software which you may use. We do not guarantee that this website will be available all the time or at any specific time, that access will be uninterrupted, and that there will be no delays, failure, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information. We reserve the right to withdraw or modify this website at any time.
We will not be in breach of these terms and conditions or liable to you for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these terms if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control.
Except as provided below, neither we, our affiliates, holding company, shareholders nor any of our associated companies, agents, licensors or delegates or our or their directors, officers or employees will have any liability to you whatsoever (whether in contract, tort (including but not limited to negligence), breach of statutory duty, restitution or otherwise) for any direct, indirect or consequential loss (all three of which terms include, without limitation, pure economic loss, loss of profits, loss of data, loss of business, depletion of goodwill and like loss) howsoever caused arising out of or in connection with:
- this website or the use thereof or inability to use or delay in using by any party;
- your use of or reliance on the information contained on the website;
- any unauthorised person gaining access to your information through our website;
- errors in or omissions from the information available through the website;
- any failure or performance, error, omission, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure; and/or
- any loss or damage to any of your data and/or equipment.
These terms and conditions do not exclude our liability (if any) to you for:
- personal injury or death resulting from our negligence;
- fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- any liability imposed by the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 in the United Kingdom or any duty or liability imposed by the FSA’s Handbook of Rules and Guidance; and/or
- any matter to the extent to which it would be illegal for us to exclude or to attempt to exclude our liability.
The website and the information contained on this website herein is provided “as is” and to the extent permitted by law we do not make any express, implied or statutory warranties with regard to the use of the website by you.
Without limiting the generality of the sentence above:
(i) we do not warrant that the website or information will be error-free or will meet any particular criteria of accuracy, adequacy, completeness or reliability of information, performance or quality. To the extent permitted by law, we expressly disclaim all implied warranties, including, without limitation, warranties of merchantability, title, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy; and
(ii) whilst we have taken reasonable measures to ensure the integrity of this website and its contents, no warranty, whether express or implied is given that any files, downloads or applications available via this website are free of viruses or any other data or code which has the ability to corrupt or affect the operation of your system.
7. Links to other website and services
The website may contain internet addresses, links and/or hyperlinks to other websites, which are not operated or monitored by us. The links to other sites are for your convenience and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for enabling you to link to any other website, for the contents of any other website, for the security of any other website, or for any consequence of your acting upon the contents of such website. No endorsement or approval of any third parties or their advice, opinions, information, products or services is expressed or implied by any information on the website. It is your responsibility to check the terms and conditions and privacy policies which are applicable to such other third party sites.
8. Connected Interests
Investec Asset Management Limited and any company or individual connected to it including its directors and employees may have a position or interest in any investment or service recommended in this or any other Investec group website.
9. Submissions and Data Protection
These terms and conditions are applicable to you and if applicable, your company or partnership. The provisions of the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 are expressly excluded.
If any term of these terms and conditions is found by any court or body or authority of competent jurisdiction to be illegal, unlawful, void or unenforceable, such term shall be deemed to be severed from these terms and conditions and this shall not affect the remainder of these terms and conditions which shall continue in full force and effect.