Legal and Regulatory (updated May 2010)
Company and Regulation Status
Company and Regulation Status
For the purposes of this Website (“Website”) the name ‘Aviva Investors’ is used to represent Aviva Investors Global Services Limited.
Aviva Investors Global Services Limited (“AIGSL”), a company incorporated in England (registered No. 1151805), entered on the Financial Services Authority register, No. 119178 and whose registered office is at No. 1 Poultry, London EC2R 8EJ. AIGSL is a member of the Investment Management Association.
AIGSL is authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Services Authority. The VAT number for the company is 105 4373 00.
AIGSL is an Aviva plc company. In addition to AIGSL, Aviva Investors is the trading name of other firms whose ultimate parent company is also Aviva plc.
Terms and Conditions of Use
This Website is directed at investment professionals in the UK and Ireland only.
This Website is not directed at persons in any jurisdiction other than the UK and Ireland. Specifically, the Website is not aimed at US persons.
By using the Website you agree to the following Terms and Conditions of Use.
If you do not accept these Terms and Conditions of Use and do not intend to be bound by them you must not use the Website and should exit it immediately.
The content of this Website is intended as a source of information for investment professionals unless specifically indicated otherwise. It is not intended for use by retail investors. If you are not an investment professional in the UK or Ireland you must not use the Website and should exit it immediately.
Information from this Website must not be issued in any jurisdiction where prohibited by law and must not be used in any way that would be contrary to local law or regulation. Specifically, your use of the Website is at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. The products and services mentioned on this Website must not be promoted in any jurisdiction where this would not be permitted.
Copyright and Reproduction Notice
Except as otherwise indicated, AIGSL is the owner of the copyright in all of the information featured on the Website, and of all related intellectual property rights, including, but not limited to design, database rights, trademarks, registered trademarks, service marks and logos.
Reproduction of any part of this Website is only permitted with the prior written permission of AIGSL or in accordance with the express authority given in these Terms and Conditions of Use.
You have a limited right to access, use and bookmark this Website, and to print a single hard copy of its contents, solely for your own personal use and reference, provided all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices are left intact. You are prohibited from otherwise copying, reproducing or using, in any other way whatsoever, any part or all of the Website and the documentation to be found on it.
© Aviva Investors Global Services Limited 2012. All rights reserved.
Intellectual Property Rights
The Website contains AIGSL’s trademarks and logos which must not be downloaded nor used for any purpose whatsoever. If you require use of AIGSL’s trademarks and logos in connection with the marketing and promotion of projects in which AIGSL is involved, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org in the Marketing Department at AIGSL.
Under no circumstances must the trademarks or logos be used in connection with any defamatory, illegal or illicit materials or projects or otherwise in any way that may cause any damage to the reputation or goodwill of AIGSL. In each circumstance where the AIGSL trademarks or logos are used, such use must be accompanied with a statement that the trademarks or logos, as applicable, are the property of AIGSL together with any appropriate symbol TM or ®. AIGSL may at any time impose additional conditions for the downloading and use of its trademarks and logos. For the avoidance of doubt, under no circumstances shall any user acquire any interest in the intellectual property rights in AIGSL’s trademarks or logos and no rights are granted to use any third party trademarks or logos which appear on the Website.
You must not,nor must you allow any other person to reproduce, publish, transmit, circulate, distribute, copy, alter, add to, delete, remove or tamper with the Website or any part of it or any of its contents, including the AIGSL trademarks and logos, directly or indirectly disrupt or interfere (or attempt to disrupt or interfere) with or alter the Website or any part of it or any of its contents, including the AIGSL trademarks and logos, other than in the course of viewing or using it in accordance with these Terms and Conditions of Use.
You will not use the Website in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Website or interfere with any other party’s use and/or enjoyment of the Website. You will not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website or any computer systems and networks connected to the Website through hacking, password mining or any other means.
You will not use this Website or any of its facilities and/or services for any illegal or unlawful purpose or for any purpose that is prohibited by these Terms and Conditions of Use. Access to the Website or any documents will not constitute the transfer of any intellectual property rights to you.
Any aspect of the Website, including the information contained herein may be altered, deleted, adapted or in any other way amended at any time and without notice by AIGSL. These Terms and Conditions of Use may change from time to time and those changes will be posted on the Website for your information. You are advised to review this page on a regular basis.
If you continue to use the Website after any such amendments have been made, you will be deemed to have accepted those amendments and will accordingly be bound by them.
This Website may contain links to other websites, including third party websites. These links are provided for your convenience only. AIGSL has no control over, does not endorse nor is in any way responsible for the content of such third party websites.
If you wish to provide a link to this Website you must seek the prior written approval of AIGSL. Please contact email@example.com in the Marketing Department at AIGSL.
Website not an Offer or Solicitation
The contents of the Website, including any document or narrative does not constitute an offer or solicitation to sell services or units in or shares in any of the funds managed by AIGSL or any other Aviva plc company and is by way of information only.
Money Laundering Regulations
In order to satisfy the requirements of the money laundering regulations, additional documentation confirming identification will be required if you make an investment.
Advice and Recommendations
The information on the Website does not in any way constitute investment, tax, legal or any other form of advice. Where stock names are mentioned, it should not be construed that these are recommendations to buy or sell those stocks.
If you require investment advice please contact an authorised investment adviser.
Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
AIGSL provides this website on an "as is" basis and to the fullest extent permitted by law makes no, and expressly excludes, all representations (except for fraudulent misrepresentation) and warranties of any kind with respect to the Website and its contents including, without limitation, warranties as to quality and fitness for purpose. AIGSL does not represent or warrant that the information accessible via the Website is accurate, complete or current nor that the Website will meet any particular requirements, be available, accessible, uninterrupted, timely, secure, operate without error or that it will be free from viruses or other harmful elements.
Except as specifically stated on the Website, to the fullest extent permitted at law, neither AIGSL nor any of its affiliates, directors, employees or other representatives, will be liable (whether under contract, tort, statute or otherwise howsoever arising) for any damages, losses, costs, claims, liabilities or expenses arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website. This limitation of liability shall apply to all damages, losses, costs, claims, liabilities and expenses of any kind, whether direct or indirect and consequential, including (but without limitation) legal costs or expenses, loss of profits, loss of anticipated savings, loss of data, loss of revenue, loss of business, loss of use of money, loss of opportunity, loss of or damage to property and/or any wasted expenditure and any third party claims.
Please remember that:
• past performance is not a guide to future performance;
• the value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount you invested;
• rates of currency exchange may cause the value of investments to go up or down.
If for any reason any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use is deemed to be unenforceable, then the validity of the remaining part shall not be affected. Any waiver by AIGSL of a breach of any provision of these Terms and Conditions of Use must be in writing and shall not be deemed to be a wavier of any subsequent breach of any provision. All disclaimers, terms and conditions as set out in the Website shall form part of the Terms and Conditions of Use of the Website. Please also refer to our Privacy Statement.
Receipt of e-mail
Please note there is no guarantee that any e-mail sent to us will be received or that the contents of the e-mail will remain confidential during internet transmission.
Law and Jurisdiction
These Terms and Conditions of Use and your use of the Website shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. By using this website you accept that any dispute under these Terms and Conditions of Use or arising out of use of this Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to which you submit. You are responsible for compliance with any applicable laws of the country from which you are accessing the Website.