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THIS WEB SITE.
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BANK ESTABLISHING THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH THIS WEB SITE
MAY BE USED. USE OF THE ONLINE SERVICE IMPLIES THAT YOU ACCEPT THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT ACCESS THIS
WEB SITE AND DO NOT USE THE ONLINE SERVICES.
WE DO NOT OFFER OR SELL SECURITIES TO U.S. PERSONS UNLESS EITHER (a)
THOSE SECURITIES ARE REGISTERED FOR SALE WITH THE U.S. SECURITIES AND
EXCHANGE COMMISSION AND WITH ALL APPROPRIATE U.S. STATE AUTHORITIES;
OR (b) THE SECURITIES OR THE SPECIFIC TRANSACTION QUALIFY FOR AN EXEMPTION
UNDER THE U.S. FEDERAL AND STATE SECURITIES LAWS NOR DO WE OFFER OR
SELL SECURITIES TO U.S. PERSONS UNLESS (i) WE, OUR AFFILIATED COMPANY
AND THE APPROPRIATE PERSONNEL ARE PROPERLY REGISTERED OR LICENSED TO
CONDUCT BUSINESS; OR (ii) WE, OUR AFFILIATED COMPANY AND THE APPROPRIATE
PERSONNEL QUALIFY FOR EXEMPTIONS UNDER APPLICABLE U.S. FEDERAL AND STATE
NOTHING ON THIS WEB PAGE OR THE WEB PAGES OF ANY AFFILIATE SHOULD BE
CONSTRUED AS AN OFFER TO SELL OR A SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO PURCHASE
ANY SECURITIES WHERE IT WOULD BE ILLEGAL TO DO SO.
Standard Chartered Bank ("SCB") is incorporated in England
and Wales with limited liability by Royal Charter 1853, under reference
ZC18 and the Principal Office of the Company is situated in England
at 1 Basinghall Avenue, London, EC2V 5DD, United Kingdom
JURISDICTION AND RESTRICTIONS
SCB controls and maintains this Web Site from England and SCB makes
no representation that the material and information contained herein
is appropriate or available for use in other locations/jurisdictions.
These Terms and Conditions are governed by English Law and any dispute
shall be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
Please note transactions with any office of SCB outside the United
Kingdom, or with any other SCB Group company outside the United Kingdom,
are not protected by the United Kingdom's regulatory regime for the
conduct of investment business. Transactions with offices of non-Group
companies referred to in this site will not normally be so protected
unless otherwise indicated. Individuals may obtain on request a quotation
in writing about the terms on which a company named in this site is
prepared to do business.
The conduct of investment business with any SCB office or with any
other SCB Group company outside the United Kingdom is regulated by the
appropriate authority and applicable securities legislation for the
relevant jurisdiction as specified on the Web Site and in the Terms
and Conditions for that particular office or company. It is your responsibility
to identify the appropriate regulatory authority for such investment
business on a particular SCB Web Site and to ensure that such investment
business qualifies for protection in your jurisdiction/country, as such
securities legislation will vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
THE DISTRIBUTION OF THIS WEB SITE'S MATERIAL MAY BE RESTRICTED BY LAW
IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND OUT WHAT
THOSE RESTRICTIONS ARE AND OBSERVE THEM.
PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
The information and material on this Web Site should not be regarded
as an offer, solicitation, invitation, advice or recommendation to buy
or sell investments securities or any other instrument or banking product
of SCB Group or any other issuer. Use of the products or services
described at this Web Site may not be permitted in some countries and
if in doubt, you should check with your local Regulator or Authority
before requesting further information. This Web Site does not constitute
an offer on the part of SCB to provide products or services described
therein to persons or entities resident in countries where local law
or regulation does not permit their use.
Products and services are available only at the discretion of SCB or
the relevant Standard Chartered Group company or associate, subject
to the products and services individual contractual terms and conditions
on which they are offered and such products and services may be withdrawn
or amended at any time without notice. The full range of products or
services may not be available in all locations.
SCB MAKES NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS, IMPLIED
OR STATUTORY REGARDING THIS WEB SITE OR THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION
CONTAINED OR REFERRED TO ON EACH PAGE ASSOCIATED WITH THIS WEB SITE.
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BUSINESS DECISIONS. ANY ADVICE OR INFORMATION RECEIVED VIA THIS WEB
SITE SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON WITHOUT CONSULTING PRIMARY OR MORE ACCURATE
OR MORE UP-TO-DATE SOURCES OF INFORMATION OR SPECIFIC PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.
YOU ARE RECOMMENDED TO OBTAIN SUCH PROFESSIONAL ADVICE WHERE APPROPRIATE.
GEOGRAPHIC, POLITICAL, ECONOMIC, STATISTICAL, FINANCIAL AND EXCHANGE
RATE DATA IS PRESENTED IN CERTAIN CASES IN APPROXIMATE OR SUMMARY OR
SIMPLIFIED FORM AND MAY CHANGE OVER TIME. RELIANCE HAS BEEN PLACED BY
THE EDITORS ON CERTAIN EXTERNAL STATISTICAL DATA WHICH, THOUGH BELIEVED
TO BE CORRECT, MAY NOT IN FACT BE ACCURATE. SCB ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY
FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM ACTION TAKEN,
OR NOT TAKEN, IN RELIANCE ON MATERIAL OR INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS
WEB SITE. IN PARTICULAR, NO WARRANTY IS GIVEN THAT ECONOMIC REPORTING
INFORMATION MATERIAL OR DATA IS ACCURATE RELIABLE OR UP TO DATE.
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THIS WEB SITE, ITS CONTENTS OR ASSOCIATED SERVICES, OR DUE TO ANY UNAVAILABILITY
OF THE WEB SITE OR ANY PART THEREOF OR ANY CONTENTS OR ASSOCIATED SERVICES.
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OR DAMAGE, (WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT), HOWSOEVER CAUSED, AS A RESULT
OF ANY COMPUTER VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, WORMS, SOFTWARE BOMBS OR SIMILAR
ITEMS OR PROCESSES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THIS WEB SITE.
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OR DAMAGE ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY (INCLUDING CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS)
FROM THE ACCURACY OR OTHERWISE OF MATERIALS OR INFORMATION CONTAINED
ON THE PAGES OF SUCH SITES OR LOSS ARISING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM
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ANY ENDORSEMENT OF THE MATERIAL ON SUCH SITES.
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TO YOU OR RECEIVED BY SCB NOR DOES SCB WARRANT THE PRIVACY AND/OR SECURITY
OF E-MAILS DURING INTERNET TRANSMISSION.
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Unless restricted by applicable law, you agree that any and all personal
information/data relating to you collected by SCB from this Web Site
from time to time may be used and disclosed for such purposes and to
such persons as may be in accordance with SCB's current Data Protection
by clicking here.
You hereby agree to indemnify and to keep SCB fully and effectively
indemnified against any action, liability, cost, claim, loss, damage,
proceeding or expense (including legal fees, costs and expenses on a
full indemnity basis) suffered or incurred by SCB arising from or which
is directly or indirectly related to:-
(a) your access to and/or use of SCB's Web Site and/or any other
person or entity's use of this service or Web Site where such person
or entity was able to access the service or Web Site using your
user id and/or password; or
(b) any breach or non-observance of any of these terms and conditions
by you or by any other person or entity where such person or entity
was able to access and/or use the Internet Banking service or Web
Site by using your user id and login password.
SCB may terminate this Agreement, your access to this Web Site and
use of its Internet Banking service at any time, with or without cause
SCB reserves the right in its discretion to change without prior warning
or notice any information or material contained on this Web Site and
the terms and conditions under which this Web Site is used.
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names and logos used on this Web Site (unless otherwise stated) are
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using this Web Site, you hereby grant to SCB a worldwide royalty-free
perpetual licence of the copyright and intellectual property rights
in such information or materials for any purpose it deems including,
without limitation, the copying, transmission, distribution and publication
thereof, unless restricted by applicable law.
You agree that SCB shall not be under any obligation of confidentiality
to you regarding any such information or materials submitted to it using
this Web Site unless agreed otherwise in a separate direct contract
between you and SCB or required by law.
You acknowledge that the contents of the foregoing provisions shall
not limit any specific provisions set out in the individual terms and
conditions of particular products and services offered on or through
this Web Site.
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