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Last revised 5 March 2018
  
Please read the terms and conditions carefully. By accessing this site and any pages thereof, you acknowledge and accept that the terms and conditions are binding on you and you agree to abide by the terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any of the provisions of the term and conditions, do not access this site or any pages thereof.

1. General Information

This website, www.lgtcp.com (hereinafter the “Site”), is owned and operated by LGT Capital Partners Ltd. (hereinafter “LGT”, “we”, “us” or “our”), a joint stock company incorporated under Swiss law with its registered office at Schützenstrasse 6, 8808 Pfäffikon SZ, Switzerland. All references in these terms and conditions (the “Terms”) to LGT, we, us or our are deemed to include, unless stated explicitly to the contrary, LGT Capital Partners (Ireland) Ltd., LGT Capital Partners (FL) Ltd., LGT ILS Partners Ltd., LGT Investment Partners Ltd., LGT Capital Partners (USA) Inc., LGT Capital Partners (Asia-Pacific) Ltd., LGT Investment Consulting (Beijing) Ltd., LGT Capital Partners (Dubai) Ltd., LGT Capital Partners (Japan) Co., Ltd., LGT Capital Partners (U.K.) Ltd., LGT European Capital Ltd., LGT Capital Partners Advisers Ltd., ECAS Agent S.A.S., LGT Capital Partners (Australia) Pty Ltd. The term Site shall include any other website owned and operated by LGT. The terms “you” and “your” shall mean you and any entity you may represent in connection with your access to and use of the Site. “LGT Products” shall mean any services rendered by or investment fund sponsored, managed or distributed by LGT.


2. Access Restrictions


The content of the Site is not directed to and must not be used by persons or entities in any country or jurisdiction where access to or use of such content would be contrary to applicable laws or regulations or where LGT is not authorized to provide such content or where LGT will become subject to a legal obligation to make any filing, registration or reporting. LGT makes no representation or warranty that the content provided on the Site is available, lawful or appropriate for sale and use in all jurisdictions or by all persons or entities. Persons who access the Site do so on their own initiative and risk and are solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. If you have any doubts as to whether such restrictions apply to you, we strongly recommend that you consult your professional advisers prior to accessing the Site.


3. No offer, solicitation, recommendation or advice


The content of the Site is for informational purposes only and without regard to the investment objectives, financial situation, or means of any particular person or entity. Under no circumstances should any content of the Site be used or construed as a recommendation, offer or solicitation to buy or sell any interest in LGT Products or any other financial instruments, investment products or securities. Nothing contained on the Site constitutes investment, legal, financial, tax or any other type of advice nor should any of the content of the Site be relied upon in making investment decisions.


4. Risk Warnings


Any discussion of risks on the Site should not be regarded as a disclosure of all risks or a complete discussion of the risks, which are mentioned. You acknowledge that investments in LGT Products may give rise to substantial risks and may not be available or suitable for all investors. Investors may not recover their amount invested in any kind of financial instrument and investment product, including LGT Products. Prices and values of and income from any LGT Product or any other kind of financial instrument or investment product mentioned in the Site may rise and fall at any time. Past performance of investments is not indicative, nor a guarantee, for future performance, and LGT makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, regarding future performance of any investment. All transactions referenced on the Site are included as representative transactions and do not necessarily reflect overall performance. We strongly recommend that you consult your professional advisers and read the corresponding documentation prior to making any investment. You acknowledge and accept that if you rely on any content of the Site, you do so at your sole discretion and you are solely responsible for any decisions you might take based on the content of the Site.


5. No guarantee of accuracy, completeness and topicality


You acknowledge that the information provided and the opinions expressed on the Site are based upon information available and circumstances prevailing at the time such content was prepared and that all content of the Site is subject to change without notice. Whilst LGT makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the content of the Site is accurate and up to date, no representation or warranty, express or implied, is given as to the accuracy, topicality, completeness and reliability of the content of the Site. You acknowledge that the content of the Site may contain errors and inaccuracies and that LGT is under no obligation and does not undertake any responsibility to properly and continually update or correct the content of the Site. To the extent any content of the Site is based on information provided by a third party, LGT does not warrant the accuracy of such information or endorse the opinions of such third party. LGT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, delete, add or remove all or parts of the content of the Site or to suspend the operation of the Site altogether at any time without notice and without liability.


6. Disclaimer of warranty and limitation of liability


LGT expressly disclaims all representations and warranties of any kind, whether express, statutory or implied, concerning the content of the Site and any use thereof, including but not limited to any implied representations and warranties of title, non-infringement, quality, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose or use.
Under no circumstances, whether based on contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise, will LGT or any of its affiliates, shareholders, principals, agents, employees, officers or directors be liable to anyone for any direct, indirect, consequential, special, punitive or incidental or any other kind of damage, loss, injury, cost, expense or for any loss of profit, opportunity, goodwill or reputation suffered or incurred as a result of any use of the Site or reliance upon any content of the Site or any error, omission or misrepresentation in the content of the Site, even if LGT or any of its affiliates, shareholders, principals, agents, employees, officers or directors knew or had reason to know of the possibility thereof.


7. Operation of the Site and IT security


Whilst LGT makes reasonable efforts to keep the Site operational and secure at all times, LGT makes no warranty that access to the Site will be uninterrupted, error-free, timely and secure and that defects will be promptly and properly corrected. LGT does not warrant that viruses or other harmful components will not be transmitted in connection with your use of the Site. Under no circumstances will LGT be liable to anyone for any damage, loss (including but not limited to lost profits), injury, cost or expense suffered or incurred as a result of interruption, malfunction, defect or any other failure of the Site or any third party system, any computer virus or other harmful component, data theft or any act or omission of any party involved in making and maintaining the Site, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of LGT. You acknowledge that any kind of unauthorized use of the Site, including but not limited to unauthorized access to the Site by hacking, password mining or any other means, any attempt to obtain data not intentionally made available by LGT or the transmission of any virus or other harmful component to the Site, is strictly prohibited.


8. Intellectual Property


All intellectual property rights in the content of the Site, including but not limited to texts, materials, images, logos, photographs and illustrations, are owned by or licensed to LGT except as otherwise stated. All rights not expressly granted are reserved. You may print, copy and download the content of the Site or any portion thereof for personal use only. You may not modify, copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, sell, distribute or otherwise exploit or use any content of the Site for any commercial or public purpose whatsoever without the prior written approval of LGT. Requests to use the intellectual property of LGT for commercial or public purposes must be submitted to franziska.raff@lgt.com.


9. Links


The Site may contain links to websites created and operated by persons or entities which are not affiliated with LGT (“Third Party Sites”). You acknowledge that links to Third Party Sites are provided solely for your convenience and that the inclusion of such links is not a referral to or an endorsement or approval of the Third Party Sites, its content, owners, sponsors or administrators or of any products or services offered or described in such Third Party Sites. Third Party Sites are not under the control of LGT and LGT does not review its contents. If you decide to access any Third Party Sites, you do so at your sole and exclusive risk. LGT disclaims all representations and warranties as to the content of Third Party Sites. Under no circumstances shall LGT be responsible or liable for any damage, loss (including but not limited to lost profits), injury, cost or expense suffered or incurred as a result of your use of or reliance upon any Third Party Sites.
It is prohibited to link any Third Party Site to the Site without the prior written approval of LGT. Requests to establish links to the Site must be submitted to Franziska.raff@lgt.com.


10. Miscellaneous

 

LGT reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to amend the Terms at any time without prior notice. We recommend that you review the Terms on a regular basis for changes. When doing so, please check the date of the last revision of the Terms indicated at the very top of the Terms. Your continued use of the Site following any changes will mean that you accept such changes. At any rate, the Terms shall be applicable in their current version.
No failure or delay by LGT to exercise any right under law or the Terms shall be interpreted as a waiver of any such right nor will it affect the validity of any part of the Terms or prejudice the right of LGT to take the respective legal actions. No waiver by LGT of any right under law or the Terms shall be interpreted as a waiver of any other right of LGT.
Certain pages or sections of the Site may contain additional terms and conditions, notices, statements and provisions which are binding on you and which are applicable in addition to the Terms (“Additional Terms”). We strongly advise you to read such Additional Terms carefully prior to using the pages or sections to which they apply. By accessing such pages or sections, you agree to abide by the Additional Terms. In the event of conflict between the Additional Terms and the Terms, the provisions of the Terms shall take precedence at any rate.
LGT or one or more of its affiliates, shareholders, principals, agents, employees, officers or directors may have or have had shares or positions in LGT Products or any other financial instruments, investment products or securities that are mentioned in the Site. Such persons or entities may also have or have had dealings and relationships with or may provide or have provided services to or serve or have served as directors, principals, agents, employees, officers of one or more legal entities mentioned in the Site.
In the event that any provision of the Terms is held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable, such provision shall be deemed modified so as to achieve the intent expressed in such provision to the greatest extent possible or, if necessary, be deemed severable so as to not affect the validity or enforceability of all remaining provisions of the Terms.
By accessing the Site you agree to indemnify, defend and hold LGT, its affiliates, shareholders, principals, agents, employees, officers and directors harmless from and against any claim, action, liability, damage, loss, injury, cost, expense, loss of profit, opportunity, goodwill or reputation suffered, incurred or asserted by LGT as a result of or in relation to any misuse of the Site or breach of the Terms or Additional Terms or any other applicable laws, regulations and standards you may have committed.


11. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law


The Terms and Additional Terms are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of Ireland, without regard to conflicts of law provisions, and any dispute arising out of or in connection with the Terms and/or the content or use of the Site shall be referred exclusively to the courts of the Dublin Metropolitan District respectively the Dublin Circuit.

Data protection notice - © LGT – All rights reserved

Last revised March 13, 2018

1. We care about your privacy

In the course of serving our existing and prospective clients with this website, we may obtain, retain, store, process, use and disclose (hereinafter “process”) information which constitutes personal data under data protection laws such as the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union or equivalent laws in other jurisdictions around the globe (hereinafter the “Data”). This policy (hereinafter the “Privacy Policy”) describes how we will handle Data that may be processed in connection with the use of this website. By accessing this website, you accept the Privacy Policy and you consent to the processing of your Data by us.

2. Important Notice

Please note that all use of this website, www.lgtcp.com (hereinafter the “Site”), is governed by the Terms and Conditions (hereinafter the “Terms”). You acknowledge that the Privacy Policy fully lies within the scope of the Terms and that the Privacy Policy merely supplements the Terms. Under no circumstances shall any of the provisions of the Terms be replaced, altered, overrode or annulled by any of the content of the Privacy Policy. All references in the Privacy Policy to “LGT”, “we”, “us”, “our”, “you” or “your” shall have the same meaning as defined in the Terms. By accessing the Site and any pages thereof, you acknowledge and accept that the Terms are binding on you and you agree to abide by the Terms. If you do not agree with any of the provisions of the Terms, do not access the Site or any pages thereof, including this Privacy Policy. We therefore strongly recommend that you carefully read the Terms before you make any use of the Site.

3. Use of cookies

We primarily collect information through cookies. Cookies are small text files that help your browser navigate through our Site. The cookie file is generated when you access the Site and is accepted and processed by the browser software of your computer. The cookie is stored in the folder or subfolder of your browser. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. You have the ability to disable cookies if you wish, generally through changing your internet browsing settings. It may also be possible to configure your browser settings to enable acceptance of specific cookies or to notify you each time a new cookie is about to be stored on your computer. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will reject cookies, the Site will issue cookies when you access or use the Site. By accessing or using the Site you consent to LGT using cookies.

4. The Data we have about you

The Data that we may obtain or collect through the Site typically includes:

  • Your ID address
  • Any information in relation to your visit to the Site such as the frequency of your visits, the average length of your visits, the pages you view or share or the links you click during your visit, the time you spend viewing specific content of the Site, your acceptance or rejection of the Terms, periods of inactivity, the time zones you access the Site from, your language preferences
  • If you choose to subscribe to one of our newsletters, your personal information such as your name, address and/or other contact details and your title, function, position, role and area of responsibility within your organization
  • If required by applicable law, copies of identifying documents such as passports

5. The purposes for processing your Data

Rest assured that under no circumstances will we trade, sell or rent your Data to anyone. We typically process your Data for the following purposes:

  • To assess the effectiveness of advertising and readership content
  • To improve the content, functionality and performance of the Site
  • To improve our customer service
  • To assess and manage risk and fulfil our legal and regulatory requirements
  • To estimate our audience size and usage pattern
  • To enhance your browsing experience
  • To recognize you when you return to the Site
  • To deliver a better and more personalized service by allowing us to customize the Site according to your individual interests
  • To deliver marketing communications that may be of interest to you, including ads or offers tailored to you
    To exercise and defend our legal rights
  • For any other legitimate business purposes.


6. Whom we may share your Data with

LGT does not disclose or transfer your Data to third parties, except as described in the Privacy Policy. We may disclose or transfer your Data to the following types of persons, entities or organizations:

  • Other companies within the LGT Group
  • Third parties that support LGT in providing its products and services
  • Third parties that render professional services such as legal or accounting services to LGT
  • Third parties that support LGT in improving the content, functionality and performance of the Site
  • Law enforcement agencies for the purposes of investigating illegal activities or any misuse of the Site
  • Other government organizations or institutions as required by law or regulation

When providing, disclosing or transferring your Data, LGT takes reasonable measures to safeguard safety and to adhere to applicable law and industry standards regarding the protection of data. LGT requires third parties to protect the confidentiality of your Data and to use your Data only for purposes for which they are disclosed to them.

This website uses Webtrends Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Webtrends Inc., 851 SW 6th Ave. Suite 1600, Portland, OR 97204, U.S.A. (hereinafter referred to as "Webtrends") and Google Analytics,  a service by Google LLC (“Google”), 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA, to analyze data. The cookies used by Webtrends and Google Analytics for analytical purposes do not contain any personal data. Your IP address is truncated on your computer before being transmitted to Webtrends Inc. and Google Analytics in this anonymized form. Webtrends and Google Analytics do not associate your IP address with any other information held by Webtrends or Google Analytics and only passes data on to third parties if required to do so by law.

You can opt out of Webtrends’ and Google Analytics' future use of cookies at any time via the following opt-out links:

If you opt out of Webtrends’ or Google Analytics' use of cookies, you may potentially not be able to make full use of all the functions on this website. By refraining from opting out, you consent to Webtrends and Google Analytics' processing your data in the manner and for the purposes described.

7. How we protect your Data

LGT is committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of your Data. We limit access to your Data to authorized LGT employees and our third party service providers and advisors are held to stringent standards of privacy. We also maintain physical, technical and procedural safeguards to protect your Data against loss, misuse, damage, modification and unauthorized access or disclosure. We implement strict security standards and procedures in order to help prevent unauthorized access to your Data. Whilst we make reasonable efforts to safeguard your Data, LGT can and does not guarantee the security of any Data we obtain from you. For further information on security risks see the Terms.

8. Your rights

You are entitled to access any of your Data held by LGT and/or to have LGT modify or delete any of your Data that you believe is incorrect or out of date, provided that such request is not contrary to applicable law, regulation or any legitimate interest of LGT. Requests with regard to the Privacy Policy must be submitted to franziska.raff@lgt.com . You may be required to supply a valid means of identification as a security precaution to assist LGT in preventing the unauthorized disclosure of Data. We will process your request within reasonable time or, as the case may be, within the time provided by applicable law. You may be required to supply a valid means of identification as a security precaution to assist us in preventing the unauthorized disclosure of your personal data. If not expressly deemed inadmissible by applicable law, we reserve the right to charge an appropriate fee for processing your request.


9. Miscellaneous

You acknowledge that the Privacy Policy may occasionally be changed without prior notice to reflect changes in our methods of processing Data. We recommend that you review the Privacy Policy on a regular basis for changes. When doing so, please check the date of the last revision of the Privacy Policy indicated at the very top of the Privacy Policy.