Marshall Wace

Terms of Use

This website ( http://www.mwam.com ) is a website operated by Marshall Wace LLP (“Marshall Wace”). The information on the website is communicated by Marshall Wace both inside and outside the United Kingdom.

Marshall Wace LLP, whose registered address is George House, 131 Sloane Street, London SW1X 9AT, is authorised and regulated by Financial Conduct Authority. Further details about the regulatory environment can be found on the Financial Conduct Authority website at http://www.fca.org.uk.

This website does not constitute an offer or solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction to purchase or sell any investment. No information in this website should be construed as providing financial, investment or other professional advice. The information on this website is directed only at persons or entities in countries where such access and use of information contained herein is not contrary to local law or regulation. The content of this website has been approved and issued by Marshall Wace LLP for information purposes only.

Your use of this website

These terms and conditions set out the terms on which you may make use of this website and apply to every page of this website, whether or not these terms and conditions appear on each individual page. Please read these terms and conditions carefully before you start to use this website. By using this website, you have indicated that you accept these terms and conditions and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please refrain from using this website.

You must NOT use this website (or permit or procure others to use it) as follows:

(A) for any unlawful, improper or illegal purpose or activity;

(B) to communicate or receive information that is obscene, indecent, pornographic, sadistic, cruel, or racist in content, of a sexually explicit or graphic nature, which promotes or incites discrimination, hatred or racism or which might be legally actionable for any reason;

(C) in a manner intended to threaten, harass, or intimidate;

(D) to violate Marshall Wace’s or any third party's copyright, trademark, proprietary or other intellectual property rights;

(E) to damage Marshall Wace’s name or reputation or that of Marshall Wace’s affiliated companies or any third parties;

(F) to penetrate Marshall Wace’s security measures or other entities' systems ("hacking");

(G) 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;

(H) to post or transmit information that is defamatory, fraudulent or deceptive; and/or

(I) to transmit confidential or proprietary information, except solely at your own risk.

When using this website, you must comply with all applicable local, national and international laws and regulations, including those related 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 Marshall Wace and their affiliated companies disclaim all responsibility if you download any information from this website in breach of any law or regulation of the country in which you reside.

Intellectual Property Rights

The entire contents of this website are subject to copyright with all rights reserved. The copyright, trademarks and all similar rights of this website and the contents, including all information, graphics, code, text and design, are owned by Marshall Wace LLP (or its licensors).

You may download or print individual sections of the site for your personal use and information only provided that you ensure that all copyright notices and other proprietary notices are displayed on such downloaded or printed sections. You may not reproduce (in whole or in part), transmit (by electronic means or otherwise), modify, link into or use for any public or commercial purpose the site without the prior written permission of Marshall Wace.

Nothing on this website should be construed as granting any licence or right in relation to any of our trademarks or those of our affiliated companies or any third party.

Your Personal Data

Marshall Wace may collect and process data about you in accordance with the Data Protection Disclosure as set out further here:  https://www.mwam.com/data-protection-disclosure

Disclosure of your Personal Data

Marshall Wace may disclose your personal data to its affiliated companies outside the European Economic Area for the purposes stated above. Marshall Wace may also disclose your personal data to third parties located outside the European Economic Area:

(A) in the event that Marshall Wace sells or buys any business or assets, in which case Marshall Wace may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; (B) if Marshall Wace or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by them about their clients will be one of the transferred assets; and (C) if Marshall Wace is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply the terms and conditions of this website or other agreements, or to protect the rights of Marshall Wace, its customers, or others.

By using this website, you consent to processing of your personal data in accordance with these terms and conditions and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Use of Cookies

The Company may obtain information about your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer for the purposes of systems administration and statistical analysis. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer's hard drive and help the Company to improve this website and to deliver a better and more personalised service to you, including by storing information about your preferences, when and how you navigate around the website, the documents you download from the website and to recognise you when you return to this website.

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of this website. By accepting these terms and conditions, unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, you confirm that you consent to cookies being issued when you log on to this website.

No Warranty

This website, including information and materials contained in this website, text, graphics, software, links and other items are provided “as is,” “as available”. Marshall Wace does not warrant the accuracy, adequacy, completeness, timeliness or availability of the information and data contained in this website, and expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in this website. There is no warranty of merchantability, no warranty of fitness for a particular purpose, no warranty of non-infringement, no warranty of any kind, implied, express or statutory, in conjunction with this website.

Limitation of Liability

To the extent permitted by applicable laws and regulations, in no event will Marshall Wace be liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct or indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, losses or expenses arising in connection with this website or use or misuse thereof or the inability by any party to use such website, or in connection with any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus or line or system failure, even if Marshall Wace, or representatives thereof, are advised of the possibility of such damages, losses or expenses.

Indemnity

As a condition of your use of this website, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Marshall Wace and its affiliates, and the partners and employees of Marshall Wace and its affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, claims, damages, losses or expenses, including legal fees and expenses, (together, "Losses") arising out of your access to or use of this website, save to the extent that Marshall Wace may not exclude or limit its own liability for such Losses pursuant to applicable laws or regulations.

Law and Variation

This website is established in England by Marshall Wace in accordance with and shall be governed by, and your browsing in and use of this website shall be deemed acceptance of, the laws of England and Wales. A condition of using this website is that in the event of any dispute or proceeding you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts and waive any objection to proceedings in such courts on the grounds of venue or on the grounds that the proceedings have been brought in an inconvenient forum.

Marshall Wace may revise these terms and conditions at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes Marshall Wace makes, as they are binding on you.

Each time you use this website, a condition of use is that you comply with the above terms.

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