The content of this website has been prepared by Polar Capital LLP and its affiliates on the basis of information and sources believed to be reliable. This website is primarily intended for use by existing retail investors in Polar Capital’s products who are based in the United Kingdom only unless specifically indicated otherwise.
Under no circumstances should any part of this website be construed as an offering or solicitation of an offer. Any investment in the products of this site should only be made on the basis of an Offering Memorandum or Prospectus.
Polar Capital LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (‘FCA’) with FCA register number 438046. The FCA’s Head Office is at 12 Endeavour Square, London E20 1JN.
1. Not for U.S. Persons
The information contained in this site about Polar Capital and/or any of its affiliates is not directed to any person in the United States.
The provision of the information in this web site does not constitute an offer of securities to any person in the United States or to any U.S. Person as defined under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
The Funds referred to herein are neither registered under the Securities Act 1933 of the USA, nor are they registered under the Investment Company Act of 1940. Consequently, they cannot be offered for sale or be sold in the USA, its territories, possessions or protectorates under its jurisdiction, nor to nationals, citizens or residents in any of those areas.
No investments or services mentioned on this website are directed at US Persons who are not Professional Clients or Eligible Counterparties as defined by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) Handbook or Qualified Purchasers as defined under the Investment Company Act of 1940.
2. Terms and Conditions of Use
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE
3. Information on the Website
Except where stated otherwise, the information, content and services on this Website (the “Information”) are provided by Polar Capital (referred to as "we" and "us") as at the date indicated on the relevant material.
The Information is provided for personal use and information purposes only. The Information does not take account of the investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs of any particular person and is not general advice to any class of persons. Therefore, you should not rely on the Information and should obtain relevant and specific professional advice from your financial advisor or solicitor before making any investment decision.
Furthermore, nothing on this Website constitutes or should be construed to constitute:
- an offer, advice, invitation or solicitation from us or our affiliates to buy or sell any investments or securities, futures, options or other financial instruments;
- an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity or a financial promotion of any kind; or
- investment advice or recommendation.
4. Stock Exchange Prices and Exchange Rates
The prices/values shown on this Website in relation to different underlying securities are based on the prices notified to Polar Capital by third parties as the last sale price of the relevant securities on the stock exchange on which they are traded as at the time and date shown.
Those figures may vary throughout the course of, and between, stock exchange trading days, market trading times and business days in general. Polar Capital has not verified the figures with the relevant stock exchange and you should verify the accuracy of those figures separately before relying on them.
5. Permitted Users of the Website
The laws and regulations of the country from which you access this Website may include restrictions on the distribution of the Information. This Website is not directed at or intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that jurisdiction’s applicable securities laws, person’s nationality, residence or otherwise) such distribution, publication, availability or use of this Website or any part of its contents would be contrary to applicable law or regulation or would subject Polar Capital or its affiliates to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction.
If you are such a person or entity, you are not authorised to enter the Website. It is your responsibility to ensure that your use of this Website complies with any restrictions or any applicable local laws regarding use of the Information on this Website. Persons or entities in respect of whom such restrictions apply must not access the relevant pages on this Website.
The Information displayed on this Website contains material that may be interpreted by the relevant authorities in the country where you are viewing this Website as a financial promotion or an offer to purchase securities.
The information displayed on this Website does not constitute the distribution of, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction in which such distribution or offer is not authorised.
Accordingly, if you reside in any such country or fall within the scope of any law that seeks to regulate financial promotions in the country of your residence or in the country in which you are viewing this Website, please cease accessing or using this Website immediately.
Certain materials on this Website have been created specifically for certain jurisdictions and as such it is your responsibility to ensure you navigate to the correct prepared material. Polar Capital will not be responsible to you for your access to any material incorrect for the jurisdiction that you require.
If you are uncertain about your position under the laws of the country in which you are viewing this Website, then you should seek clarification by obtaining legal advice from a lawyer practicing in the country of your residence or in the country in which you are viewing this Website before accessing this Website.
Shares listed on this website have not been and will not be registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933 and may not be offered, sold or otherwise transferred directly or indirectly to any United States citizen or resident or to any corporation, partnership, trust or other entity chartered or organized under the laws of any jurisdiction in the United States of America, its territories or possessions.
6. Investment Performance and Accuracy of Information
The Website contains material about the past performance of the Funds. The value of an investment in a Fund may go up as well down so that an investor's investment in a Fund, when redeemed, may be more or less than the original investment amount.
By its nature, investment in a Fund managed by Polar Capital is only suitable for sophisticated investors who do not require immediate liquidity for their investment, for whom an investment in a Fund does not constitute a complete investment programme and who fully understand and are willing to assume the high risk involved in the investment programme of a Fund.
THE PAST PERFORMANCE OF ANY INVESTMENT, INVESTMENT STRATEGY OR INVESTMENT STYLE IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE PERFORMANCE.
Whilst the information contained on the Website has been given in good faith and every effort has been made to ensure its accuracy, the Information may not be complete or accurate for your purposes. This Website and the Information is provided on an "as is" basis and Polar Capital may not, and has no obligation to, update the Information or correct any inaccuracy which subsequently becomes apparent.
The Information and/or opinions and estimates comprised in the Information may be changed or withdrawn without notice and may become outdated. You, therefore, should verify any information or other material obtained from this Website before you use it.
POLAR CAPITAL, ITS RELATED BODIES CORPORATE, THE DIRECTORS OR OFFICERS OF THOSE ENTITIES, OR THEIR AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BY WAY OF EXAMPLE BUT NOT LIMITATION AS TO RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, FITNESS FOR PURPOSE OR ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE OR ON ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE LINKED TO THIS WEBSITE.
The Information is assembled from material prepared by Polar Capital or its agents but may not include Information made known to Polar Capital officers (or agents) subsequent to the date of publication of the Information indicated on the Website. If you use the Information, you do so at your own risk. Please recognise that the previous performance of securities or other instruments does not guarantee or predict future performance.
7. Exclusion of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, POLAR CAPITAL, ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS OR AGENTS ACCEPT NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT OR INDIRECT DAMAGES, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, COSTS OR EXPENSES INCURRED OR SUFFERED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR DUE TO NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE ACCESS TO, USE OF, RELIANCE ON, OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER DUE TO INACCURACY, ERROR, OMISSION OR ANY OTHER CAUSE AND WHETHER ON THE PART OF US, OUR SERVANTS, AGENTS OR ANY OTHER PERSON.
8. Third Party Websites
We may provide, on our Website, links to websites operated by third parties as a convenience to you. If you use these other sites, you will leave this Website. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk and it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements.
Polar Capital makes no representations, warranties or guarantees of any kind about any of the content of any other website which you may access by hypertext link through this Website. When you access any other website by means of a link from this Website, you should understand that your access to that other website is independent of Polar Capital and Polar Capital has no control over the content of the website, nor does Polar Capital in any way endorse or approve the content of that website.
In no event will Polar Capital in any way be liable to you or any other person(s) or organisation(s) for loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential, special or other) for any use of any site linked to it by means of hypertext or otherwise.
10. Intellectual Property Rights and Licence
You may not use any part of the material or Information on this Website to establish, maintain or provide or assist in establishing, maintaining or providing a stock market for trading in securities.
You may download or print out a hard copy of individual pages and/or sections of this Website provided you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. Any downloading or other copying from this Website will not transfer title to any software or material to you.
You may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, link to or use for any public or commercial purpose this Website without the prior written permission of Polar Capital.
11. Operation of the Website
We do not represent or warrant that this Website or the servers that make the website available will be uninterrupted, error free or free from infection, viruses, worms or any other harmful code which may have contaminating or destructive properties. You should also be aware that the internet, being an open network, is not secure. You are responsible for ensuring that you have appropriate virus protection software and programmes in place to protect your computer or device.
Polar Capital shall accept no liability for all losses or damages suffered by you as a result of your use of this Website using a computer or device that has been affected by any malware, virus or corruption.
You must not knowingly introduce any malware, viruses, denial of service attacks or any other material that is technologically harmful to this website and you acknowledge that by doing so you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990.
If you choose to send any electronic communications by means of this Website, you do so at your own risk. Polar Capital cannot guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended recipient safely.
We may exercise our sole discretion to suspend, withdraw or restrict access to or the operation of this Website at any time where we consider it necessary to do so (e.g. regulatory reasons, technical reasons, system maintenance etc.)
12. Privacy and Data Protection
You have the option of setting your browser to block "cookies". Please refer to the "help" function of your internet browser for instructions. In some cases, blocking "cookies" may reduce the functionality of the Website or prevent access to it depending on your chosen internet browser options.
Where Polar Capital processes the information it collects from your use of the Website, other than the collection and access of such information, it will be carried out in accordance with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulations (EU) 2016/679 ('GDPR'). For more information about how Polar Capital process the personal information collected by "Cookies", please read the Polar Capital Data Privacy Notice.
14. Rights of Third Parties
15. Governing Law
Changes to Our Privacy Notice
Changes to the Polar Capital privacy notice will be posted on this Website.
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