Terms of use

Please read this information carefully before using this Site and the materials accessible through this Site.  By using this Site, you are agreeing to be legally bound by the following terms.  We reserve the right to amend these terms. Your continued use of this Site constitutes your agreement to such changes.

Investech Partners Investments, LLC (referred to herein as “Investech”) maintains this website and other websites that are linked to this website (together with their Content (as defined below), referred to collectively as the “Site”) for informational purposes only and only for the lawful purposes described below.

Investech and the managers, members, officers, managing directors, senior advisors, associates, analysts, advisors, employees and other professionals of any Investech entity are individually and together with Investech referred to below as “Investech Persons.”

LIMITED LICENSE

Subject to the terms of this Site, Investech grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to display this Site and download the content displayed on this Site (the “Content”) solely to view general information regarding Investech’s businesses and, if you are a limited partner in any of Investech’s investment funds, to access certain information regarding your interest in that fund.

You agree to treat the information you obtain from the Site that requires a password or similar identification procedure as confidential.  This does not include the right to reproduce, modify, make collections or compilations of, distribute, or publicly display the Site or the Content.  You must not transfer the Content to any other person or entity.  You must retain, on all copies of the Content downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the Content.  You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the Site from time to time.  Any unauthorized use of the Site, misuse of passwords and/or any other information listed on the Site is prohibited.  Except as expressly provided herein, Investech does not grant you any express or implied license or permission under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.

You agree to access the Content and this Site manually, by request, and not automatically, through the use of a “bot” or similar program, or by other means.  You agree not to take any action, alone or with others, that would interfere with the operation of this Site, to alter this Site in any way, or to impede others’ access to and freedom to enjoy and use this Site as made available by Investech.

ACCEPTANCE OF CONTRACT TERMS; GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION

In exchange for accessing, browsing and/or using the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations, including, without limitation, U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations.  You represent you have the legal authority to accept these Web Site Terms of Use on behalf of yourself or any party you represent.  If any provision of these Web Site Terms of Use is held to be invalid by any law, rule, order or regulation of any governmental entity or by the final determination of any court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of these Web Site Terms of Use.

If you do not agree to these terms, please do not access or use this Site. 

The Site is controlled and operated in whole or in part by Investech from its offices within the United Arab Emirates.

BY ACCESSING THE SITE YOU AGREE THAT THE STATUTES AND LAWS OF THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, WITHOUT REGARD TO CONFLICTS OF LAWS PRINCIPLES, WILL APPLY TO ALL MATTERS RELATING TO USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THESE DISCLAIMERS, AND YOU AGREE THAT ANY LITIGATION SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE COURTS IN DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.

ADDITIONAL DISCLOSURE TO INTERNATIONAL USERS

The information provided on this Site or in any communication containing a link to this Site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject Investech to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country.

Those who access the Site from other locations do so at their own risk and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.  Investech makes no representation that the Content in the Site is appropriate or available for use in other locations, and access to it from territories where the Content is illegal is prohibited.

Prior to accessing the Site, users are required to ensure themselves whether the information available on this Site can be accessed and utilized in their respective jurisdictions and observe any relevant restrictions thereto.  The user shall be solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws and shall satisfy that they are not subject to any regulatory requirements which restrict or prohibit them from accessing or using the Site.  You acknowledge that Investech reserves the right in its sole discretion to refuse or terminate access to the Site by you at any time.

The services and facilities have not been registered under any securities law of any foreign jurisdiction and are only for the information of any person in any jurisdiction where it may be lawful to offer such services and facilities.  Investech will not undertake any requisite registration within any prohibited jurisdiction.

ACCURACY OF INFORMATION – NO WARRANTY OR RELIANCE

THE CONTENT ON THIS SITE MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND ERRORS.  INVESTECH DOES NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENT OR THE RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER INFORMATION DISPLAYED OR DISTRIBUTED THROUGH THIS SITE.  INVESTECH DISCLAIMS ANY DUTY TO UPDATE THIS SITE.

THIS SITE, THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT ON THIS SITE, AND, TO THE EXTENT APPLICABLE, ANY SOFTWARE MADE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE, ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  IN NO EVENT WILL INVESTECH BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES FOR ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE, OR ON ANY OTHER HYPERLINKED WEBSITE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF PROGRAMS OR OTHER DATA ON A USER’S INFORMATION HANDLING SYSTEM OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF A USER IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.  SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO CERTAIN OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND TRANSACTIONS INFORMATION PERTAINING TO PROFESSIONALS REFERENCED IN THE SITE HAVE BEEN PROVIDED BY THE INDIVIDUALS.  INVESTECH HAS NOT INDEPENDENTLY VERIFIED THE INFORMATION, THOUGH INVESTECH IS NOT AWARE OF ANY MATERIAL INACCURACIES THEREIN.

This Site, and access to the Site, may not be available at all times and may be impeded by a range of factors including technology failures or lack of capacity. You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining your own information and communications technology in order to access the Site.

Information supplied herein is based on the knowledge of the authors, including, in numerous instances, their inferences from publicly available information.  These inferences are not always correct.  Users of the Site must understand that there are likely errors of omission and/or commission in the contents of the Site.  Investech is not liable for these errors, even if the errors resulted from the acts or omissions of Investech’s employees or other Investech Persons.  See below for further limitations on liability.  All information provided on this Site and all opinions expressed are subject to change without notice.

Nothing contained on this Site constitutes financial, legal, tax or other advice, nor is any information or material on this Site to be deemed a recommendation to buy or sell any securities or is to be relied upon for the purpose of making or communicating investment or other decisions. Any transactions listed on this Site are included only as representative transactions.

You understand that Investech shall not be liable for damage or loss resulting, directly or indirectly, from any failure, delay or interruption of this website due to a negligent act of Investech or due to any act, event or occurrence beyond the control of Investech.

THIRD-PARTY SITES

As a convenience to you, Investech may provide, on this Site, links to websites operated by other persons or entities.  If you use these sites, you will leave this Site.  Should you leave the Investech.com Site by way of a link and view content not provided by Investech, you do so at your own risk.  When you access a non-Investech website, please understand that it is independent from Investech, and that Investech has no control over the content on that website.  In addition, a link to a non-Investech website does not mean that Investech endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such website.  Investech expressly makes no warranty or representation regarding, and does not endorse, any linked websites or the information appearing thereon or any of the opinions, ideas, products or services described thereon.  Links do not imply that any linked website is authorized to use any of Investech’s trademarks, trade names, logos or copyright symbols.  In addition, these websites may be governed by a different privacy policy or security practices from this Site, so it is important that you read the policies of those sites before sharing your personal information.  Users shall comply with request(s) of Investech or any of the third-party providers to protect their respective rights in the information and services available on the Site.

It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

EXTERNAL LINKS TO THIS SITE

Investech shall have no liability for third-party content or websites linking to or framing this Site.  All links to this Site must be approved in writing by Investech, except that Investech consents to links in which: (i) the link is a text-only link containing only the name “Investech”; (ii) the link “points” only to www.Investec.com and not to deeper pages; (iii) when activated by a user, the link displays that page full-screen in a fully operable and navigable browser window and not within a “frame” on the linked website; and (iv) the appearance, position, and other aspects of the link neither creates the false appearance that an entity or its activities or products are associated with or sponsored by Investech nor damages or dilutes the goodwill associated with Investech’s name or trademarks.  Investech reserves the right to revoke this consent to link at any time.

NOT A SOLICITATION, RECOMMENDATION OR ADVICE

The Contents of this Site are prepared by Investech for general information purposes only and should not be construed as an offer or solicitation or advice or recommendation.  Nothing contained on this Site shall be construed to be advice, invitation, inducement, offer, recommendation or solicitation for investment or disinvestment in any security or other financial instrument or as investment advice.

This Site is not, and should not be construed as, a research report.  Investech and any affiliate may trade for its own accounts in any of the securities of any issuers mentioned herein or in related investments, and Investech may also from time to time perform or solicit investment banking or other services for, or from, any entity mentioned herein.

Investech has not considered the investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs of the user.  It is the responsibility of the user to evaluate all such matters.

You understand that no information on this Site is to be construed as an offer to purchase or sell or solicit an offer to sell or purchase any security.  Further, no offer to purchase or sell or solicitation of an offer to sell or purchase a security, product or service will be made by any Investech entity or employee if such entity, individual, security, product or service is not appropriately registered in the jurisdiction in which such registration would be required.

Investech does not provide, nor does it intend to provide, legal, tax, accounting or investment advice through this Site.  Users of this Site are encouraged to consult their own legal and tax advisor before making any decision or taking any action.

Any discussion of transactions, securities or investments should not be construed as a recommendation or an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any interest in any property, business or securities.  Investech does not effect transactions in securities or provide investment advice with respect to securities or securities transactions.  Any transactions in securities effected in connection with any activities of Investech may only be made by or through a registered broker or dealer.  No such transaction will be endorsed or guaranteed by Investech and any such transaction will be subject to investment risks, including the possible loss of principal invested.

Investech may effect transactions for its own account relating to entities mentioned in this Site or in related investments, and may also from time to time perform or solicit services for, or from, entities mentioned in this Site.

CERTAIN CORPORATE RELATIONSHIPS

As used in this Site, the term “Investech” refers only to Investech Partners Investments, LLC (“Investech”).  Certain other companies may be referred to as “partners,” “strategic associates” or a “strategic alliance.”  Investech collaborates with the foregoing, but has no ownership or control with respect to such other companies and such companies have no ownership or control with respect to Investech.

Except as may be expressly provided by contract between Investech and a partner, strategic associate or strategic alliance: (i) no partner, strategic associate, strategic alliance nor their affiliates are liable for the obligations or liabilities of Investech and (ii) Investech is not liable for the obligations or liabilities of partners, strategic associates, strategic alliance or their affiliate.  No investor or creditor of Investech has any rights or recourse against partners, strategic associates, strategic alliances nor their affiliates, by reason of its collaboration with Investech.  No investor or creditor of any partner, strategic associate, strategic alliance or their affiliates has any recourse against Investech or its affiliates by reason of their collaboration with Investech.

Managers and members of Investech and the Investech affiliates referenced in this Site may from time-to-time own interests in and/or exercise control of other entities.  The foregoing does not mean that such entities are referred to as affiliates of Investech and such non-affiliates are not included in the definition of Investech.  Except as expressly set forth in these Web Site Terms of Use, affiliates of Investech consist only of entities owned directly or indirectly by Investech.

INVESTECH AND PROFESSIONAL TRANSACTIONS AND CLIENTS

Companies or transactions referred to on the Site may be or involve current or former clients, employers or affiliates of Investech and/or its senior professionals.  Investech has no financial interest in transactions undertaken by its professionals prior to joining Investech or transactions undertaken by its professionals outside of Investech.

Except as may be expressly provided by a contract between a senior professional and Investech, professionals have no executive, management or other authority within Investech.

Investech is not the employer of its advisors or most other professionals.  Each of these individuals engages in separate business activities that are not associated with, sponsored by, endorsed by or reviewed by Investech which disclaims any responsibility or liability for their independent business activities.

Information set forth on the Site pertaining to our professionals has been provided by the professionals.  Investech has not independently verified the information.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS

PAST PERFORMANCE IS NO GUARANTEE OF FUTURE RESULTS.  Certain of the information contained on this Site may be based upon forward-looking statements.  Any statements that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements.  Forward-looking statements are inherently uncertain.  Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections, and rely on beliefs and assumptions.  They are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions which are difficult to predict.  Therefore, actual outcomes and returns may differ materially from what is expressed or forecasted in such forward-looking statements.  Accordingly, you should not rely on or draw conclusions from forward looking statements.

SALES AND MARKETING RESTRICTIONS

Nothing herein should be construed as a solicitation or offer, or recommendation, to acquire or dispose of any investment or to engage in any other transaction, or to provide any investment advice or service.  Neither this Site nor any other communication by or from Investech is an offer or an invitation to subscribe for or purchase securities, unless is expressly states otherwise.

NO WARRANTY

We make no representations or warranties and, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, hereby expressly disclaim any and all express, implied and statutory representations and warranties of any kind, including, without limitation, any warranty as to accuracy, timeliness, completeness, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose and/or non-infringement.  Without limiting the foregoing, we make no representation or warranty that any transaction or business plan will succeed or that any securities will appreciate in value.  Investment is risky and securities may decline in value or lose all value.

NO LIABILITY

We have no liability arising from this Site or our course of dealings with any client or prospective client, except only as specified in fully-executed and binding written agreements or as required under applicable law.  Without limitation of the foregoing, absent such fully-executed and binding written agreement or applicable law, we are not liable for negligence for any damages or loss of any kind, including (without limitation) direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, expenses or losses arising out of, or in connection with this document, or in connection with any error, omission, defect, computer virus or system failure, or loss of any profit, goodwill or reputation, even if expressly advised of the possibility of such loss or damages, arising out of or in connection with your use of this document.

RESTRICTIONS ON USE OF CONTENT

This Site is the property of Investech.  Certain information is provided by Investech and third parties who have certain legal rights with respect to such information.  You agree not to use this information for any illegal purpose.  If you choose to download any information, you agree not to further copy such information or redistribute such information in any manner.

This Site is © COPYRIGHT 2019 Investech Partners Investments, LLC.  All Rights Reserved.

While Investech provides the information on this server to anyone, Investech retains copyright on all copyrightable aspects of the Site.  You acknowledge, that you have been advised by Investech that the Content is protected by a variety of laws, including but not limited to, copyright laws and treaty provisions, trademark laws and other proprietary rights laws (collectively “Rights”).  In addition to Investech’s Rights in individual elements of the Content, Investech and/or its licensors own a copyright in the selection, coordination and arrangement of the Content.

You are hereby granted permission to access the Content from the Site in whole or in part, (and, except where otherwise specified by Investech, print a single copy of the information for your own personal use), but only for purposes of viewing and browsing through the Site.  You are also hereby granted permission to store the files on your computer for your own personal use.  However, these permissions terminate automatically if you breach any of the Web Site Terms of Use.  The authorizations in these Web Site Terms of Use are not a transfer of title in the Site, or the Content or copyrights therein.  All content included on this Site, such as graphics, logos, articles and other materials, is the property of Investech or others and is protected by copyright and other laws. All trademarks and logos displayed on this Site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with our organization.

Investech is not granting you any permission to use the Content other than the permission expressly stated in these Web Site Terms of Use.  All other use of Content from the Site, including, but not limited to modification, publication, transmission, participation in the transfer or sale of, reproduction, creation of derivative works from, distribution, performance, display, incorporation into another web site, reproducing the Site (whether by linking, framing or any other method), “mirroring” the Site or in any other way exploiting any of the Content, in whole or in part, or downloading and using software repeatedly for uses other than those expressly permitted, may not be made without Investech’s prior express written consent.

INFORMATION PROVIDED BY YOU

Do not send any confidential or proprietary information to Investech via the Site.  No information or materials that you provide to Investech via this Site will be considered or treated as confidential or proprietary.  By providing any such information or materials to Investech, you grant to Investech an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit and distribute such information and materials, and you further agree that Investech is free to use any ideas, concepts or know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to Investech.  You agree not to use the Site to distribute, email or post any advertising, promotion or solicitation without our prior approval.  You agree not to use the Site to upload, display or distribute any materials that are defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporate the copyrighted, confidential or proprietary material of any other person or entity.

CHANGES

Investech reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to grant or revoke authority to use this Site or to change, add, suspend or remove the information or services described in the Site or the Content at any time without prior notice to you and without any liability to you.

Investech may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of this Site without notice or liability.  Investech may terminate the authorization, rights and license given above and, upon such termination, you shall immediately cease using and destroy all Content.

ANTI-CORRUPTION

Investech is committed to providing the highest quality services to its clients. To achieve this, anyone working for or on behalf of Investech (including staff members, vendors, agents, suppliers or service providers) is expected to maintain the highest ethical standards, to conduct themselves with integrity and in a manner that excludes consideration of personal advantage and the interests of other clients.  We do not tolerate bribery or corruption in any form.

Applicable rules and regulations require us to obtain, verify, and record information to identify each entity or individual that enters into a business relationship with us.  We may ask for your address, identification number, corporate documents or other identifying information to help us verify your identity.  We may use a third-party source to confirm the information you provide us.