TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Introduction and company information
ARC Group’s official website includes both ARC Group Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates (the “ARC Group”, “ARC”, “we” or “us”).
ARC is a global provider of investment banking, asset management and wealth management services.
These are the terms and conditions of the websites owned by ARC Group Limited, located at “arc-group.com” and its respective subdomains (hereinafter, the “Website”).
Purpose and scope
These terms and conditions regulates access to, and use of, the content offered by ARC on its Websites. However, ARC reserves the right to modify the presentation, configuration and content of the Website and services, as well as the conditions for access and/or use.
Certain web pages or areas on the Website may contain additional terms, conditions, disclosures and disclaimers (together “Additional Terms”). In the event of a conflict between these terms and conditions and the Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will govern for those web pages or areas.
By accessing, browsing or using this Website, Users implicitly accept the conditions in these terms and conditions in its current format at any given time.
In this regard, “User” means the person who accesses, browses or views the content on the Website; “Registered User” refers to the person who accesses, browses and registers to use, view, browse, store and/or download content and/or use the services of the Website.
The works of authorship contained in this Website, including but not limited to all design, text, sound recordings, and images, are owned, except as otherwise expressly stated, by ARC Group Limited or one of its subsidiaries. Except as otherwise expressly stated herein, they may not be copied, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed (for compensation or otherwise), licensed, altered, framed, stored for subsequent use, or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without the owner’s prior written consent, except to the extent permitted by the Copyright Act of 1976 (17 U.S.C. § 107), as amended, and then, only with notices of the owner’s proprietary rights. Except for any third party exchange data, you may download information and print out a copy for your personal use, so long as you do not remove any copyright or other notice as may be contained in information, as downloaded.
Access subject to local restrictions
The Website and all information and functionality contained within it are not directed at or intended for use by any person resident or located in any jurisdiction where (a) the distribution of such information or functionality is contrary to the laws of such jurisdiction or (b) such distribution is prohibited without obtaining the necessary licenses or authorisations by the relevant member of the ARC Group and such licenses or authorisations have not been obtained.
Access and use of the Website does not require registration; however, to use certain functions, users may be required to provide information such as their name and email address.
The User agrees:
- To accept and comply with the provisions of these terms and conditions and any documents that form an integral part of same.
- Not to slander, abuse, molest, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the rights of any other Users or any other person.
- Not to eliminate or attempt to override any of the security measures adopted and implemented on the Website.
- To comply with the legislation in force.
Intellectual and industrial property rights
ARC owns or has obtained the exploitation rights for the intellectual and industrial property on the Website, as well as the intellectual and industrial property rights for the information and materials, structure, selection, organisation and presentation of the content, services and products available through it, as well as the computer programs used in connection therewith.
Access, browsing, use, storage and/or downloading of content and/or use of the services on the Website by the User will in no case be considered a waiver, transfer, license or partial or total assignment of the aforementioned rights by ARC or the owner of the rights, as the case may be.
Consequently, the user is not permitted to delete, elude or manipulate the copyright notice or any other information identifying the rights of ARC or of the respective owners included in the content and/or services, as well as technical protection measures or any information and/or identification mechanisms that might be contained therein.
References to trade names and marks or registered trademarks, logos or other distinctive signs, whether owned by ARC or by third parties, implicitly entail a prohibition on their use without the written consent of ARC or their corresponding rightful owners. At no time, unless expressly stated otherwise, does access or use of the Website and/or its content and/or services give the user any rights with regard to the brands, logos and/or distinctive signs protected by law.
All intellectual and industrial property rights are reserved and, in particular, it is forbidden to modify, copy, reuse, exploit, reproduce, transform, communicate publicly, make second or subsequent publications, upload files, send by mail, transmit, use, process or otherwise distribute all or part of the content and products included on the Website for public or commercial purposes without express written permission from ARC or the owner of the corresponding rights, as appropriate.
Information provided by user
In the event that the User sends information of any kind to ARC through the Website, using the channels provided for this purpose, the User states, warrants and accepts that he/she is entitled to do so freely, that the information does not infringe any intellectual property, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other rights of third parties, that it is not confidential, and that it is not harmful to third parties.
The User assumes liability and will hold ARC harmless for any communication supplied personally or in his/her name, including, but not limited to, liability for the accuracy, legality, originality and ownership of same.
Liabilities and guarantees
The content on the Website is for information purposes and does not constitute a recommendation for any kind of investment, transaction or similar operation.
ARC declares that it has taken all necessary measures, within its capabilities and the possibilities of current technology, to ensure the functioning of the Website and to avoid the existence and transmission of viruses and other harmful components to Users.
However, ARC offers no assurance as to the suitability or usefulness of the content on the Website, and it accepts no liability for any harm caused, to him/herself or a third party, by a person violating the conditions, rules and instructions that ARC establishes on the Website or through breach of the Website security systems.
If the User becomes aware of the existence of any banned or illegal content, or any content contrary to the law or which might constitute a violation of intellectual and/or industrial property rights, he/she should notify ARC immediately so that appropriate measures may be taken.
Links to other Websites
ARC accepts no liability for any aspect related to third-party websites that may be reached via links from this Website, specifically including, but not limited to, their working, accessibility, data content, information, files, quality and the reliability of any products and services provided, the links themselves and/or any of their content in general.
The establishment of any kind of link from the Website to a third-party website does not imply any kind of relationship, collaboration or relation of dependence between ARC and the parties responsible for the third-party website.
Links to this Website from other websites
Any User, entity or website wishing to establish any kind of link to the Website must comply with the following conditions:
The link must be absolute and complete, i.e. it must take the User to the URL address of the Website in a single click and must include the full screen of the Website’s Homepage. In no case, unless authorised expressly in writing by ARC, may the linking website reproduce the Website in any way, include it as part of its own website or within one of its frames, or create a browser for any of the Website’s pages.
On the page establishing such a link, it shall not be permissible to state in any way that ARC has authorised such a link, unless ARC has done so expressly beforehand in writing. If the entity that links from its own page to the Website correctly wishes to include on its website the brand, name, commercial name, sign, logo, slogan or any other identifying element of ARC and/or its Website, it must obtain ARC’s express written permission beforehand.
ARC does not authorise the establishment of a link to the Website from websites containing material, information or content that is unlawful, illegal, degrading, obscene or generally contrary to moral, public order or generally-accepted social norms.
Indemnity of the ARC Group
User agrees to indemnify and hold the ARC Group harmless from any claim, demand, cause of action, debt, loss or liability, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, to the extent that such action is based upon, arises out of, or relates to your breach of these terms and conditions or your use of the Website. This indemnity shall survive any termination of these terms and conditions.
Privacy and cookies
The Website’s policy on privacy and cookies is set out in our Website Privacy and Cookies Policy.
Duration and modification
ARC may modify any or all of these terms and conditions at any time by publishing any change in the same format as these terms and conditions or by way of any other type of communication directed towards Users.
Therefore, the validity in time of these terms and conditions coincides with the period of time it is displayed, until such time as it is modified, totally or partially, at which time the modified terms and conditions will come into effect and will be published on this Website.
Regardless of the provisions of the Specific Conditions, ARC may, at any time, and without the need to give advance notice, terminate, suspend or interrupt access to the content of the Website, without the User having any right to demand compensation. The prohibitions on the use of content expressed above in these terms and conditions will survive any such termination.
The headings of the clauses are for information purposes only and they do not affect, qualify or broaden the interpretation of these terms and conditions.
In the event that any provision(s) of these terms and conditions were to be ruled null and void or inapplicable, in whole or in part, by any Court, Tribunal or any other competent administrative body, such ruling shall not affect the other provisions of these terms and conditions.
Should ARC not exercise or execute any rights or provisions contained in these terms and conditions, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or provisions unless agreed to and acknowledged in writing by the company.
Jurisdiction and applicable law
The ARC Website and its content will be governed by Hong Kong law.
The relationship established between ARC and the User is governed by current legislation with regard to the applicable law and competent jurisdiction. However, where the law provides the possibility of the parties submitting to a jurisdiction, ARC and the User shall submit all disputes and/or lawsuits to the Honk Kong International Arbitration Center under Hong Kong law, and expressly waive any other jurisdiction to which they may be entitle.
Other contact information
For any doubts or queries you may contact with the data protection officer of ARC by sending an email to email@example.com