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DBS VICKERS SECURITIES (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD AND/ OR THEIR HOLDING COMPANIES AND/ OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUBSIDIARIES AND RELATED CORPORATIONS (INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY, THE "DBS VICKERS GROUP") PROVIDE THE WEB SITE, THE ELECTRONIC SERVICES AND CONTENTS HEREIN ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN VERIFIED, CONSIDERED OR ASSESSED BY ANY MEMBER OF THE DBS VICKERS GROUP IN RELATION TO THE MAKING OF ANY SPECIFIC INVESTMENT, BUSINESS, FINANCIAL OR COMMERCIAL DECISION OF ANY PARTICULAR PERSON. MEMBERS OF THE DBS VICKERS GROUP, ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENT, ASSOCIATES AND AFFILIATES (INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY THE "DBS VICKERS MEMBERS") MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS, ENDORSEMENTS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER ABOUT THIS WEB SITE, THE ELECTRONIC SERVICES AND/ OR THE INFORMATION, DATA AND CONTENTS ON THIS WEB SITE, INCLUDING ADVERTISEMENTS SUPPLIED BY THE RESPECTIVE ADVERTISERS AND THEIR CREDITWORTHINESS.
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The information, materials and contents herein are not made with regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation and the particular needs of any particular person who may receive them. Such information, materials and contents are provided for general information only and you should seek professional advice at all time and obtain independent verification of the information, materials and contents contained herein before making any decision based on any such information, materials or contents.
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The material and information contained in this Web Site is directed at and restricted (as applicable and as appropriate) to individuals resident in or entities having a place of business in Singapore. The DBS Vickers Group makes no representation that the material and information contained herein is appropriate or available for use in other locations/ jurisdictions.
NOTHING ON THIS WEB SITE OR THE WEB SITES OF ANY DBS VICKERS MEMBER SHOULD BE CONSTRUED AS AN OFFER TO SELL OR A SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO PURCHASE ANY SECURITIES OR PRODUCTS WHERE IT WOULD BE ILLEGAL TO DO SO. THIS WEB SITE IS NOT INTENDED TO OFFER OR SELL SECURITIES TO U.S. PERSONS.
THE USE AND/OR DISTRIBUTION OF THIS WEB SITE'S MATERIALS OR CONTENTS OR ELECTRONIC SERVICES MAY BE RESTRICTED BY LAW IN CERTAIN JURISDICTIONS. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO FIND OUT WHAT THOSE RESTRICTIONS ARE AND OBSERVE THEM.
The material and information contained in the DBS Vickers ("DBSV") website(s) is/are directed at, and is generally intended for distribution to and use by, individuals resident in or entities having a place of business in Singapore. In all other jurisdictions where the DBSV website(s) is/are accessible by its residents or entities, it is intended for use by corporate, institutional, professional, wholesale and other qualified investors in accordance with the laws and regulations of such jurisdictions.
The material and information found in this website is for general circulation only and does not have regard to specific objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any specific investor individual and/or entity (collectively referred to as "investor"), wherever situated. An investment in any securities mentioned in the document is not intended to be a complete investment programme for any investor. Prospective investors should seek advice from a financial advisor regarding the suitability of the securities, taking into account their specific investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs before committing to invest in or purchase in any of the securities mentioned. In the event that the prospective investor chooses not to seek such advice, he/she/they should carefully consider whether an investment in the said securities are suitable for them in light of their own circumstances, financial resources and entire investment programme.
In addition and without prejudice to any right or remedy which DBSV may have (at law or otherwise in the relevant jurisdiction), DBSV shall not be liable whatsoever to any individual and/or entity accessing this website(s) in respect of any Loss (defined herein below) suffered by the investor. Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, DBSV shall not, in any event, be liable to any investor whatsoever for any indirect or consequential Loss of any anticipated profits or punitive damages.
"Loss" in the foregoing means any and all losses, claim, liabilities, costs, charges and/or expenses of whosoever nature or howsoever arising, including profits or advantage which may be deprived or lost and/or legal fees on a full indemnity basis.
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The investment choices and services in this Web Site are provided as general information only and are not intended to provide investment or other advice. Under no circumstances is such information contained herein to be used or considered as an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy investments, securities or any other instrument or product.
Not all securities, products or services described are available in all countries, and nothing on this site constitutes an offer or solicitation of these securities products or services in any jurisdiction where their offer or sale or use is not qualified or exempt from registration or permitted by law. Information, materials and contents provided on this Web Site is obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but DBS Vickers Members do not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy, truth, reasonableness, completeness or timeliness of the information, materials and contents or make any warranties of any kind in relation to such information, materials and contents and with regard to the results to be obtained from their use and expressly disclaims liability for any errors in, or omissions from, such information, materials and contents, or this Web Site in general.
We endeavour to keep the rates and fees posted in this Web Site current. However, rates, fees and information are subject to change at any time without notice to users and the posted rates and fees herein may not immediately reflect such changes. Please also note that access to any services and your account may be limited or unavailable during periods of peak demand and market volatility or for other reasons.
Use of Web Site
In no event shall the DBS Vickers Members be liable to you or any other party for any damages, losses, expenses or costs whatsoever (including without limitation, any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages, loss of profits or anticipated profits or loss opportunity), however caused, arising out of your use of or in connection with this Web Site and/ or any web browser, including without limitation any damages you may suffer if you transmit confidential or sensitive information to us or if we communicate such information to you at your request over the Internet or electronic device. Under no circumstances shall any member of the DBS Vickers Members be liable regardless of the form of action for any failure of performance, system, server or connection failure, error, omission, interruption, breach of security, computer virus, malicious code, corruption, delay in operation or transmission, transmission error or unavailability of access in connection with your accessing this Web Site and/or using the electronic services even if the DBS Vickers Members had been advised as to such possibility.
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Any or all of the Trademarks shall not be reproduced, transmitted, published, performed, broadcast, stored, adapted, distributed, displayed, licensed, altered, hyper linked or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without the prior written consent of the DBS Vickers Group. Save and except with the DBS Vickers Group's prior written consent, you may not insert a hyperlink to any of the Trademarks or this Web Site or any part thereof on any other website, medium or "mirror" or frame this Web Site, any part thereof, or any information or materials contained in this Web Site on any other server, website or web page.
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It is our policy and priority to safeguard any information provided by our customers, and we respect your right to privacy. We understand the importance you place on the privacy and security of information that personally identifies you or your account information ("personal data"). It is our pledge not to sell your personal data to anyone. We may provide your personal data received from you to the following persons: (i) any member of the DBS Vickers Members; (ii) any nominees in whose name securities or other assets may be registered; (iii) any contractor, agent or service provider which provides administrative, data processing, financial, computer, telecommunication, payment or securities clearing, financial, professional or other services to you or to any member of the DBS Vickers Group or to any other person to whom data is passed; (iv) any person with whom you enter into or propose to enter into transaction on your/ our behalf or account, or persons representing the same; (v) any assignee, transferee, participant, sub-participant, delegate, successor or person to whom this Agreement is novated; and (vi) governmental, regulatory or other bodies or institutions, whether as required by law, regulations applicable to any member of the DBS Vickers Group, or otherwise.
The purposes for which your personal data provided by you from time to time may be used are: (i) giving effect to your orders relating to transactions or otherwise, and carrying out your/ our other instructions; (ii) providing services in connection with your account, whether the services are provided by or through, any member of the DBS Vickers Group or any other person; (iii) conducting credit enquiries or checks on you/ us and ascertaining your/ our financial situation and investment objectives, and enabling or assisting any other person so to do; (iv) collection of amounts due, enforcement of security, charge or other rights and interests in favour of any member of the DBS Vickers Group; (v) marketing existing and future services or products, of any member of the DBS Vickers Group; (vi) forming part of the records of the persons or members of the DBS Vickers Group to whom the data may be passed; (vii) observing any legal, regulatory or other requirements to which any member of the DBS Vickers Group or any other persons may be subject; (viii) other purposes related or incidental to any one or more of the above; or (ix) any purpose DBS Vickers sees fit or necessary.
Any member of the DBS Vickers Group may use the data and supply you with information about other services or products of any member of the DBS Vickers Group. If you do not wish to receive any such information you may notify inform the DBS Vickers Group to cease to use the data for such purpose. If you identify any error in your personal information or need to make a change to that information, please contact DBS Vickers Group as soon as possible.
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The electronic services are intended to be offered only in jurisdictions where they may be lawfully offered for sale or otherwise. No endorsement of any third party products, services or information is expressed or implied by any information, material or content referred to or included on, or linked from or to this Web Site. The DBS Vickers Group does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of the content of this Web Site. Links to other web sites from this Web Site are for convenience only. The content is for informational purposes only. Investments should be evaluated relative to each individual's investment objectives.
Quotes, historical data, charts and statistics provided have been independently obtained from various information providers through sources believed to be reliable. DBS Vickers Members and the Information Providers do not guarantee the timeliness, sequence, accuracy or completeness of any market data or other information, material or messages that they disseminate and they do not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any such information, material or messages and accept no liability (whether in tort or contract or otherwise) for any loss or damage arising from inaccuracies or omissions.
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Exclusion and Indemnity
In no event shall DBS Vickers Members be liable to any party for any damages, claims, expenses or losses of any kind (whether direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, exemplary or consequential or otherwise) (i) suffered by you or any party; and/or (ii) arising from or in connection with any (a) access, use or inability to access or use this Web Site and/or the electronic services; (b) use of or reliance on the accuracy, availability, currency, title, non-infringement, quality, reliability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, suitability and completeness of the services, information, security, data and contents; or (c) any system, server or connection failure, error, omission, interruption, delay in transmission, computer virus or other malicious, destructive or corrupting code, agent program or macros, even if DBS Vickers Members have been advised of the possibility of such damages, claims, expenses or losses.
You hereby agree to indemnify and save DBS Vickers Members harmless against all damages, losses, expenses and costs (including legal costs) suffered or incurred by DBS Vickers Members in connection with or arising from (i) any access of this Web Site and/ or use of the electronic services and/ or the information, materials, data and contents made available through the Web Site and/or the electronic services, (ii) any other party's access of this Web Site and/or use of the online services using your user id and/or login password, (iii) your breach of any of the terms and conditions herein, or (iv) any other party's breach of any of the terms and conditions herein where such party was able to access this Web Site and/or use the electronic services by using your user id and/or login password.
DBS Vickers Members shall also not be liable for any loss resulting from a cause over which they do not have control, whether fully or partly, including without limitation, failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, unauthorised access, failure of public transportation, common carrier communication or utility systems, data or other theft (including the theft of passwords, codes or log-in sequences) and operator errors.
Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with mutual fund investments. PLEASE READ the fund's simplified prospectus carefully before investing. Please contact the relevant DBS Vickers Member for further details. There is no guarantee that the full amount of your investment in the fund will be returned to you. The value of the fund's units changes frequently. The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns, including changes in unit value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption, distribution or optional charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns. How a fund has performed in the past does not necessarily indicate how it will perform in the future.
DBS Vickers Research
Certain stock quotes, stock charts, forward-looking statements, opinions, recommendations, analyses and any other form of investor and/or financial information available through this Web Site and/ or the electronic services (collectively "Financial Information") made available through this Web Site and/ or electronic services are published by DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group. DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group accepts no liability for any direct, special, indirect, consequential, incidental damages or any other loss or damages of any kind arising from any use of the Financial Information (including any error, omission or misstatement herein, negligent or otherwise) or further communication thereof, even if DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group has been advised of the possibility thereof. The Financial Information published by DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group 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 and has been made available through this Web Site and/ or electronic services based on information obtained from sources believed to be reliable, but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made as to its accuracy, completeness, timeliness or correctness for any particular purpose. The Financial Information published by DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group is published for your general information only and is not to be taken in substitution for the exercise of your judgement, and you should obtain separate legal or financial advice. Opinions expressed by DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group are subject to change without notice. Any recommendation contained within any Financial Information published by DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group does not have regard to the specific investment objectives, financial situation and the particular needs of any specific addressee. DBS Vickers Research (Singapore) Pte Ltd and/or DBS Vickers Group and its associates, their directors, officers and/ or employees may have positions or other interests in, and may effect transactions in securities mentioned in the Financial Information and may also perform or seek to perform broking, investment banking and other banking or financial services for these companies.
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Customer Valuation Disclaimer
DBS Vickers Members may provide you with valuation statements and/or other information from time to time of all outstanding transactions and products entered into by you with DBS Vickers Members. By receiving this statement, you acknowledge that in consideration of DBS Vickers Members providing this statement to you, you agree to the following terms and conditions:
1.This statement and any and all of its valuation and content (collectively, the “Statement”) are provided solely for your information and should be treated as proprietary and confidential and you should not rely on it for any other purposes. If the Statement is sent to you via electronic means, DBS Vickers Members will not be responsible for any corruption or alteration of the data or any risks related to the electronic communication during its transmission to you.
2.The Statement is not intended to imply that an actual trading market exists for the transaction or product concerned or that it is appropriate to assume (for accounting or other purposes) that such a trading market exists, and any assumptions used for the valuations are subject to change without notice. Actual trade prices (if any) for entering into new transactions or products or for terminating or assigning existing transactions or products may vary significantly from the valuations provided in the Statement as a result of various factors, which may include (but are not limited to) prevailing credit spreads, market liquidity, position size, transaction and financing costs, hedging costs and risks and use of capital and profit.
3.The Statement may be based on different dates and times and the valuations (including market data used in deriving such valuations) may be as of an earlier date and/or time than that indicated on the Statement. The prices used for the valuation of your positions may be based on the market closing prices as of the Statement’s date as provided by the relevant exchanges for exchange-traded products, the last available prices obtained from appropriate financial information vendors, market-makers for over-the-counter products or on such other bases as DBS Vickers Members deem appropriate. For structured products and mutual funds, the prices used may be based on the latest available prices as provided by the fund managers or product issuers or on such other bases as DBS Vickers Members deems appropriate.
4.You acknowledge that DBS Vickers Members have not advised you as to the appropriateness of any particular use of the Statement (in particular the valuations and/or information in the Statement), including in connection with internal financial accounting determinations or in satisfaction of reporting obligations. You should consult your own auditors and such other advisers you deem appropriate as to whether the Statement may be useful to you in connection with the preparation of your financial statements (and, in particular, whether and to what extent the valuations and/or information in the Statement may be treated as being indicative of prices at which trades could be executed) or for any other purpose.
5.The Statement has been prepared by DBS Vickers Members in good faith. DBS Vickers Members do not guarantee their completeness or accuracy or timeliness and expressly disclaims any responsibility for (i) estimates or assumptions used in deriving the valuations, (ii) any errors or omissions in computing or disseminating the valuations, and (iii) any uses to which the valuations may be put. DBS Vickers Members do not undertake to correct any valuations provided or to notify you of any correction.DBS Vickers Members do not accept any liability for any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise) arising from any use of the Statement or otherwise arising in connection herewith or under any legal theory.
6.You must check the completeness and accuracy of the Statement and inform DBS Vickers Members within fourteen (14) calendar days from the date of the Statement of any errors or discrepancies. Otherwise, the Statement shall be deemed complete and accurate and you shall not be entitled to object thereto. However, DBS Vickers Members are entitled at any time to rectify any error on the Statement.
DBS Vickers Members may, in its sole and absolute discretion, at any time decline to provide statements to you on any product(s), notwithstanding that it may have previously provided such statements to you for the same or similar product(s).
The information, materials, contents and electronic services herein are subject to change and/or suspension and/or termination (including, without limitation, modification, deletion or replacement thereof) without notice. The DBS Vickers Group reserves the right to make changes and corrections, at any time and without notice, to the Web Site or any part thereof including changes, variations and corrections to this agreement. Further, the DBS Vickers Group may from time to time without giving any reason or prior notice, upgrade, suspend, discontinue the provision of or remove, whether in whole or in part, this Web Site and/or the electronic services and shall not be liable if any such upgrade, modification, suspension or alteration to this Web Site and/ or the electronic services prevents you from accessing this Web Site and/ or the electronic services or any part or feature thereof.
The information, materials, contents and electronic services contained in or accessed through this Web Site shall not be considered or construed as an offer or solicitation to sell, buy, give, take, issue, allot or transfer, or as the giving of any advice in respect of securities, shares, stocks, bonds, notes, interests, unit trusts, mutual funds or other securities, investments, loans, advances, credits or deposits in any jurisdiction.
The DBS Vickers Group may terminate your access to this Web Site and/or your use of the electronic services at any time without notice and without assigning any reason therefor.
Nothing herein shall be construed as a representation by the DBS Vickers Group that the information, materials, contents and electronic services contained in or accessed through this Web Site is appropriate or available for use in geographic areas or jurisdictions other than Singapore. By accessing this Web Site and/or using the electronic services, you agree that such access and/or use, as well as the terms and conditions herein shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of Singapore and you agree to submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the Singapore courts.