Terminology used within this document and throughout this Website:
a) ‘Sharp Equity’ or ‘We’ or ‘Us’ or ‘Our’ applies to the company Sharp Equity Limited, incorporated in England and Wales, registered company number 9979575.
b) A ‘Client’ is a person, persons, business or organisation using any of the website, work, projects or services, who is a paid subscriber or has registered with Us (paid or unpaid) to use any product or service, provided by Sharp Equity.
c) ‘You’, ‘Your’, 'User' is any person, business, Client or other entity that accesses any part of this Website.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Please read ALL these Terms and Conditions carefully and thoroughly BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE
By accessing any part of this ‘Website’ (www.sharpequity.co.uk) and/or by receiving any product or service delivered by Sharp Equity, whether as a Client of Sharp Equity or not, you agree to be bound and accept all the Terms and Conditions set out on this page and website (the ’Terms’).
We have the right to amend these Terms at any time and without notice. Any changes will be made via this website and you are advised to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes that may have been made, as they are binding on you.
If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use this site.
This Website is owned and operated by Sharp Equity Limited. Sharp Equity is incorporated in England and Wales (company number 9979575). We are authorised and regulated in the United Kingdom by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), reference number 751405.
These Terms apply to all pages of this website, including pages in both public sections and private subscription only sections, whether or not such pages are individually disclaimed. This also includes all pages on this website associated with Sharp Insights, Sharp Equity's blog.
The Terms apply to all users of this Website, whether the user has or has not got access to the private sections of the Website, which are only accessible to Clients who have subscribed to Sharp Equity’s services.
Ownership and Content Use
All text, charts, information, data, tables, calculations, video, sound, graphics, photographs, artwork, names, logos, trade marks and other material on the Website (“the Content”) and all rights in it belongs to Sharp Equity. You may retrieve and display Content from the Website on a computer screen, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on devices for the sole purpose of informing you and your organisation of the research, products and services we offer. Sharp Equity should always be acknowledged as the author.
Under no circumstances should Content be amended, altered, adapted, copied, republished, distorted, downloaded, broadcast or a derivative work be created from any of the Content on the Website, without express written permission from Sharp Equity.
You must NOT use this website (or permit or procure others to use it) as follows:
1. For any unlawful, improper or illegal purpose or activity;
2. To violate Sharp Equity’s copyright, trademark, proprietary or other intellectual property rights;
3. To damage Sharp Equity’s name or reputation or that of Sharp Equity’s affiliated companies or any third
4. To introduce viruses, worms, harmful code and/or Trojan horses onto the internet or into this Website or any other entity’s systems and it is your responsibility to ensure that whatever you download or select for your use from this Website is free from such items;
5. To penetrate the Website’s security measures or other systems (hacking);
6. To access or attempt to access any password-protected, subscription only section of this Website by any means other than by a Client using the unique login and password that is provided to that Client by Sharp Equity; and/or
7. To transmit confidential or proprietary information, except solely at your own risk.
Compliance with Law and Regulation
When using this Website, you must comply with all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, including those relating to data privacy, international communications and exportation of technical or personal data. It may be illegal to download the information contained on this Website in certain countries and Sharp Equity disclaims all responsibility if you downloaded any information from this Website in breach of any law or regulation of the country in which you reside.
No Advice or Offer
The information on this Website is provided for information purposes only and does not constitute and should not be construed as investment advice or a recommendation to buy, sell, or otherwise transact in any investment including any funds. It also does not constitute an invitation, offer or solicitation to engage in any investment activity.
The information on this Website is provided solely on the basis that you will make your own investment decisions and Sharp Equity has not taken any account of your particular investment objectives or financial situation in preparing the information on this Website. Additionally, nothing on this Website is intended to or should constitute financial, legal, accounting or tax advice. This Website does not represent that the securities described on this Website are suitable for any specific investor.
Any strategies, products or services referred to in this Website, whether publicly or though password-protected areas, are and will be subject to the legal and regulatory requirements applicable in your jurisdiction.
Access to Our Website
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential and you must not disclose it to any third party. Doing so would be a violation of the Terms.
We may disable any user of this Website if, in our sole opinion, the user has undertaken any action or activity that could be construed as Website Misuse, as described above, or has failed in any way to comply with any of the Terms.
If you are a Client of Sharp Equity and have been allocated login and password details to provide you access to the subscription only sections of this Website, whether chosen by you or allocated by us, and in our sole opinion you have undertaken any action or activity that could be construed as Website Misuse, or failed in any way to comply with any of the Terms, We have the right to disable and suspend your login and password details, at any time. Such suspension will last until any Website Misuse or failure to comply with the Terms has been resolved to Sharp Equity’s satisfaction. This is without prejudice to any rights of Sharp Equity to terminate your access to the subscription-only pages of the Website, subject to the provisions of the Terms of Business.
Intellectual Property Rights
Sharp Equity is the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in the Website and in the materials published on it or contained in it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may use the materials and information on the Website and reproduce them in one hard copy for your own personal reference only.
Unless you obtain written permission from Us, you must not modify, reproduce, distribute, store in a data retrieval system or transmit in any form or by any means (electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise) any of these such materials or information. Furthermore, you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text. Nothing on the Website should be construed as granting any licence or right in relation to any of Sharp Equity's trademarks or those of Sharp Equity's affiliated companies or any third party.
Disclaimer of Liability
Sharp Equity shall not be held liable for any indirect or direct, incidental or consequential loss or damage (including, but not limited to loss of revenue, profits, data, goodwill or opportunity) arising from the use, inability to use or access or interruption of the Website or any websites linked to the Website in any way or any part of the Investment Research materials published on the Website or otherwise for any loss of data on transmission, howsoever caused.
We produce Investment Research that we believe would be of interest to our clients, which include our views that have been derived and data that has been internally developed solely from publicly available information that we believe to be reliable and accurate. In this regard, whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information contained in its investment reports, Sharp Equity, its directors and employees provide no guarantee, representation or warranty, express or implied, regarding the completeness, accuracy or correctness of information, data, calculations or opinions contained in its research material. However, there shall not be excluded any liability for direct loss, costs or expenses caused by the intentional default, negligence or fraud of Sharp Equity or its employees. This is without prejudice to any duty or liability Sharp Equity may have to its Clients under the United Kingdom’s Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, any
subordinate legislation and the FCA Rules.
Sharp Equity shall have no liability or responsibility for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by you in the event of any breakdown, failure or malfunction of any telecommunications or computer services or systems associated with the Website, including access or inability to access the private subscription only areas available to Clients. No reliance should be placed for any purpose on the information, prices, representations, estimates or opinions, contained within Sharp Equity’s Website or any sites provided by third parties who at any time have links to or from the Website and no liability is accepted for any such information, representation, estimate or opinions.
The internet is not a reliable transmission medium and Sharp Equity does not accept any liability for any data transmission errors or any confidential and proprietary information that has been transmitted by you across the internet, including through the Website or via email. Any such transmission of information is entirely at your own risk.
Whilst we will use reasonable efforts to ensure that all content, materials and information published on the Website are accurate, all content, materials and information on the Website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. As such, you assume total responsibility and risk for your use of the content, materials and Information.
Sharp Equity is not responsible or liable in any manner for any Content posted on our Website or in connection with our Services, whether posted or caused by Users of our Website, or by Sharp Equity. Although we provide rules for User conduct and postings, we do not control and are not responsible for what Users post, transmit, or share on our Website or Services, and are not responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, obscene, unlawful, or otherwise objectionable content you may encounter using our Website or Services. Sharp Equity is not responsible for the online or offline conduct of any User of our Website or Services.
By accessing this Website, You agree and understand that any downloads or otherwise content and any other related software obtained from or via our Website or Services is done at your own risk and that you will be solely responsible for your use thereof and any damages to your mobile or computer device or systems, loss of data or other harm of any kind that may result. Sharp Equity is not liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages (including any loss of business, loss of profits, litigation, financial or otherwise, whether based on breach of contract, breach of warranty, Tort (including negligence), product liability or otherwise, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. The negation and limitation of damages set forth above are fundamental elements of the basis of any agreement between You and Sharp Equity.
Third Parties - Disclaimer
Our Website may publish content supplied by third parties, Users, Advertisers, Merchants, and Sponsors. Accordingly, Sharp Equity has no editorial control over such content. Any opinions or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, Users, or any other user of our Website, are those of the respective author(s) and not of Sharp Equity. Sharp Equity does not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, merchantability, or fitness for any particular purpose nor the legality of any content provided by any of these parties.
Where the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of the third parties’ sites or resources, therefore Sharp Equity accepts no responsibility for the accuracy and completeness of their information, nor the services provided by the third parties connected to the Website nor for any loss or damage that may arise from or in connection with use of or reliance on them.
You understand that we do not operate or control the products or services offered by third-party Merchants. These merchants are responsible for all aspects of order processing, fulfilment, billing, and customer service. We are not a party to the transactions entered into between You and Merchants. You agree that use of or purchase from such Merchants is AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND BY US. All rules, legal documents (including privacy policies), and operating procedures of Merchants will apply to you while on any Merchant websites.
You hereby acknowledge that nothing contained in our Website will constitute financial, investment, legal, and/or other professional advice and that no professional relationship of any kind is created between You and Sharp Equity. You hereby agree that You will not make any financial, investment, legal, and/or other decision based in whole or in part on anything contained in our Website or Services.
Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship, recommendation, or any affiliation with our Website by third parties or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilised by our Services.
Users of the Website may post content to the Website through our services, notably within the Sharp Insights section of the Website. Users understand that by accessing and using our Website or Services, they be exposed to content that is indecent, objectionable or even offensive. Sharp Equity has no control over User content and do not guarantee its accuracy, quality or integrity. We are not responsible for the monitoring or filtering of any User content, although we do seek to moderate User content from time to time. Any content published by any User that is found to be illegal will be submitted to the relevant authorities.
As mentioned, We will continue to moderate User content and any that is considered by Us to be inappropriate or offensive in any way may result in Us asking the User to retract or otherwise modify such content within 24 hours of being notified by Us. Should the User fail to meet such a request, We have full authority to restrict the User's ability to post content on Our Website or immediately terminate the User's subscription without further notice to the User.
Without limitation of the above, We have sole discretion to remove any User content that violates these Terms or that is otherwise objectionable in our sole discretion. Users are responsible for complying with all applicable laws for their content, including copyright and trademark laws. You also warrant that You will not use our Services to infringe on the intellectual property rights of others in any way. Any User whom we deem, in our sole discretion, to be violators of intellectual property rights of others, may be terminated from using this Website in any capacity.
These Terms and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales. The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from or relating to the use or visit to the Website and its contents. By using this Website, you waive any objections you may have to any proceedings in such courts on the grounds of venue or that proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum.
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