Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions Contents:

  1. Introduction
  2. Information on the Website
  3. Trade Marks
  4. External Links
  5. Public forums and User Submissions
  6. Specific Use
  7. Warranties
  8. Disclaimer of Liability
  9. Use of the Website
  10. General

1. Introduction

“Website Owner” (or “we” or “us” or “our”) provides the information contained on this website or any of the pages comprising the website (“website”) to visitors (“visitors”) (cumulatively referred to as “you” or “your” hereinafter) subject to the terms and conditions set out in these website terms and conditions, the privacy policy and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices which may be applicable to a specific section or module of this website.

This website is issued by Midven Limited and is for informational purposes only. Use of this website is subject to the following terms. By using this website, you are deemed to have accepted these terms.

This Site is not directed at, or intended for distribution to or use by, any person or entity who is a citizen or resident of or located in any jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, availability or use would be contrary to applicable law or regulation or which would subject us to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction. Neither this website as a whole nor any part hereof shall constitute an offer of or the solicitation of an offer to invest, nor shall there be any sale of any investments or commitments in connection with this website in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful, including the United Kingdom.

The contents of this website do not constitute investment, legal, tax or other advice and should not be taken as such. Midven Limited sources investment opportunities and acts as a fund Manager and does not offer investment advice to retail clients as defined in the Financial Conduct Authority Handbook. As the firm is not permitted to advise Retail clients this means that the same levels of protection afforded to Retail Clients would not be available to perspective regulated activity clients of the firm. Please seek independent professional financial and legal advice if you are unsure of your categorisation or if you wish to find out more about the products or services on this website.

2. Information on the Website

Whilst every effort is made to update the information contained on this website, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider make any representations or warranties, whether express, implied in law or residual, as to the sequence, accuracy, completeness or reliability of information, opinions, any share price information, research information, data and/or content contained on the website (including but not limited to any information which may be provided by any third party or data or content providers) (“information”) and shall not be bound in any manner by any information contained on the website. the Website Owner reserves the right at any time to change or discontinue without notice, any aspect or feature of this website. No information shall be construed as advice and information is offered for information purposes only and is not intended for trading purposes. You and your company rely on the information contained on this website at your own risk. If you find an error or omission at this site, please let us know.

Risk Warning
Some of the services offered/communicated relate to investments in unlisted securities which carry a high degree of risk due to their illiquid nature. Investments may fall as well as rise and you may not get back all you have invested. Past performance should not be seen as an indication of future results.

3. Trademarks

The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of the Website Owner. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of the Website Owner.

This site is governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. By accessing the site, you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of England and any adjudication they make in respect of litigation arising in connection with the site.

4. External Links

External links may be provided for your convenience, but they are beyond the control of the Website Owner and no representation is made as to their content. Use or reliance on any external links and the content thereon provided is at your own risk. When visiting external links you must refer to that external websites terms and conditions of use. No hypertext links shall be created from any website controlled by you or otherwise to this website without the express prior written permission of the Website Owner. Please contact us if you would like to link to this website or would like to request a link to your website.

5. Public Forums and User Submissions

The Website Owner is not responsible for any material submitted to the public areas by you (which include bulletin boards, hosted pages, chat rooms, or any other public area found on the website. Any material (whether submitted by you or any other user) is not endorsed, reviewed or approved by the Website Owner. The Website Owner reserves the right to remove any material submitted or posted by you in the public areas, without notice to you, if it becomes aware and determines, in its sole and absolute discretion that you are or there is the likelihood that you may, including but not limited to –

5.1 defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of other users or any third parties;

5.2 publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, obscene, indecent or unlawful material or information;

5.3 post or upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar software or programmes that may damage the operation of the Website Owner’s and/or a third party’s computer system and/or network;

5.4 violate any copyright, trademark, other applicable Great Britain or international laws or intellectual property rights of the Website Owner or any other third party;

5.5 submit contents containing marketing or promotional material which is intended to solicit business.

6. Specific Use

You further agree not to use the website to send or post any message or material that is unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, indecent, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, sexually orientated, racially offensive, profane, pornographic or violates any applicable law and you hereby indemnify the Website Owner against any loss, liability, damage or expense of whatever nature which the Website Owner or any third party may suffer which is caused by or attributable to, whether directly or indirectly, your use of the website to send or post any such message or material.

7. Warranties

The Website Owner makes no warranties, representations, statements or guarantees (whether express, implied in law or residual) regarding the website, the information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system.

8. Disclaimer of Liability

The Website Owner shall not be responsible for and disclaims all liability for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct, indirect or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever which may be suffered by you or any third party (including your company), as a result of or which may be attributable, directly or indirectly, to your access and use of the website, any information contained on the website, your or your company’s personal information or material and information transmitted over our system. In particular, neither the Website Owner nor any third party or data or content provider shall be liable in any way to you or to any other person, firm or corporation whatsoever for any loss, liability, damage (whether direct or consequential), personal injury or expense of any nature whatsoever arising from any delays, inaccuracies, errors in, or omission of any share price information or the transmission thereof, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon or occasioned thereby or by reason of non-performance or interruption, or termination thereof.

9. Use of the Website

The Website Owner does not make any warranty or representation that information on the website is appropriate for use in any jurisdiction (other than Great Britain). By accessing the website, you warrant and represent to the Website Owner that you are legally entitled to do so and to make use of information made available via the website.

10. General

10.1 Entire Agreement.

These website terms and conditions constitute the sole record of the agreement between you and the Website Owner in relation to your use of the website. Neither you nor the Website Owner shall be bound by any express tacit or implied representation, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein. Unless otherwise specifically stated these website terms and conditions supersede and replace all prior commitments, undertakings or representations, whether written or oral, between you and the Website Owner in respect of your use of the website.

10.2 Alteration

The Website Owner may at any time modify any relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices. You acknowledge that by visiting the website from time to time, you shall become bound to the current version of the relevant terms and conditions (the “current version”) and, unless stated in the current version, all previous versions shall be superseded by the current version. You shall be responsible for reviewing the then current version each time you visit the website.

10.3 Conflict.

Where any conflict or contradiction appears between the provisions of these website terms and conditions and any other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices, the other relevant terms and conditions, policies or notices which relate specifically to a particular section or module of the website shall prevail in respect of your use of the relevant section or module of the website.

10.4 Waiver.

No indulgence or extension of time which either you or the Website Owner may grant to the other will constitute a waiver of or, whether by estoppel or otherwise, limit any of the existing or future rights of the grantor in terms hereof, save in the event or to the extent that the grantor has signed a written document expressly waiving or limiting such rights.

10.5 Cession.

The Website Owner shall be entitled to cede, assign and delegate all or any of its rights and obligations in terms of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices to any third party.

10.6 Severability.

All provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices are, notwithstanding the manner in which they have been grouped together or linked grammatically, severable from each other. Any provision of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices, which is or becomes unenforceable in any jurisdiction, whether due to voidness, invalidity, illegality, unlawfulness or for any reason whatever, shall, in such jurisdiction only and only to the extent that it is so unenforceable, be treated as pro non scripto and the remaining provisions of any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall remain in full force and effect.

10.7 Applicable laws.

Any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Great Britain without giving effect to any principles of conflict of law. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court of Great Britain in respect of any disputes arising in connection with the website, or any relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or any matter related to or in connection therewith.

10.8 Complaints

We are committed to working with our clients to achieve best client outcomes, and we welcome feedback and the opportunity to improve our service. Please direct any complaints or queries to the firm’s compliance officer in writing in the first instance as follows:

Roger Wood, Compliance Officer Midven Limited, 39-41 Cavendish House, Waterloo Street, Birmingham B2 5PP , or alternatively please email: enquiries@midven.com

Although the firm does not have eligible complainants as defined in the FCA handbook DISP 2.7.3R, the firm is committed to achieving best client outcomes. The firm has a complaints policy and procedures and as such we will acknowledge receipt of your compliant / inquiry, in writing, and endeavour to resolve any issues as soon as is practicably possible, however sometimes matters may take longer to investigate, in this instance we will keep you informed and will provide you with our final written response within eight weeks of complaint receipt.

TCF Policy Statement
The firm is committed to Treating customers fairly and as such has a TCF policy which sets out the firms procedures and obligations. The firm has a duty to achieve best clients outcomes and adhere to the FCA handbook rule PRIN 2.1.1R, and the TCF initiative which as per principle 6 states “A firm must pay due regard to the interests of its customers and treat them fairly”.

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Policy statement
Midven Limited is committed to applying the highest standards of ethical conduct and integrity in its business activities. Every employee and individual acting on behalf of the firm is responsible for conducting business honestly and professionally.

Midven Limited benefits from carrying out business in a transparent and ethical way and by helping to ensure that there is honest, open and fair competition in our sectors. Where there is a level playing field Midven can lead the market through innovation and by delivering excellent services and products to its customers.

Midven Limited does not tolerate any form of bribery by, or of, its employees or any persons or companies acting for it or on its behalf. The Board and senior management are committed to implementing and enforcing effective systems to prevent, monitor and eliminate bribery, in accordance with the Bribery Act 2010.

Midven has issued an Anti Bribery policy in order to prevent and prohibit bribery and corruption. The Anti Bribery policy applies to all employees and they are required to familiarise themselves and comply with the policy.

A bribe is a financial advantage or other reward that is offered to, given to, or received by an individual or company (whether directly or indirectly) to induce or influence that individual or company to perform public or corporate functions or duties improperly.

Employees and others acting for or on behalf of Midven Limited are strictly prohibited from making, soliciting or receiving any bribes or unauthorised payments. As part of its Anti-bribery measures, Midven Limited is committed to engage only in transparent, proportionate, reasonable and legitimate hospitality and promotional expenditure.

A breach of the firms anti bribery policy by an employee will be treated as grounds for disciplinary action, which may result in a finding of gross misconduct and immediate dismissal. Employees and other individuals acting for Midven Limited should note that bribery is a criminal offence that may result in up to 10 years imprisonment and/or an unlimited fine for the individual and an unlimited fine for Midven Limited.

Midven Limited will not conduct business with service providers, agents or representatives that do not support the the firms anti-bribery and corruption objectives.

The success of Midvens’ anti-bribery measures depends on everyone playing their part in helping to detect and eradicate bribery. Therefore, all employees and others acting for, or on behalf of, the firm are encouraged to report any suspicious activity to the Compliance Officer. Midven Limited Board members will support any individuals who make such a report in good faith. Midven does not hold any responsibility for contractors or agents who act on their own initiative and do not comply with the firms anti bribery policy despite agreeing to do so, and reserves the right not to deal with any persons or firms who do not agree to the firms anti bribery policy. Acceptance of our policy is deemed as acceptance of compliance with the firm’s policy.

10.9 Comments or Questions.

If you have any questions, comments or concerns arising from the website, the privacy policy or any other relevant terms and conditions, policies and notices or the way in which we are handling your personal information please contact us.

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