Terms of Use

1. Preamble

This Website has been prepared solely for the purpose of presenting the Compagnie d’investissement et de Gestion Privée SA, (hereafter “CIGP”) as well as its related companies, its services and products it offers.

2. Agreement

By using the website www.cigp.ch and any of its pages (hereafter the "Website"), you confirm that you have reviewed, understood and agreed to the following important legal information and terms of use (“Terms of Use”). If you do not agree to the Terms of Use, please exit the Website immediately.

The Terms of Use are subject to change at any time without notice and access to, and use of the Website may be restricted or terminated at any time.

Access to and use of the Website as well as the Terms of Use are governed by Swiss law. The place of jurisdiction is Geneva (CH).

3. No Offer nor Advice

Information, including the description of CIGP services and any news regarding but not exclusively limited to the financial markets provided on this Website are published for information purposes only and should not be construed and interpreted as any kind of offer, solicitation, advice and / or recommendation to engage in any transaction whatsoever; no representation shall be made as to the completeness or accuracy of the information it contains. In particular, you should be aware that information may be incomplete, may contain errors or may have become out of date.

4. Disclaimer of Warranty

CIGP does not warrant or guarantee, and disclaims any duty, either expressly or implicitly, the quality, pertinence, accuracy, completeness, updated status, availability or legality of the information published on the Website. The information, products and services on this Website are provided on an "as is," "where is" and "where available" basis. CIGP does not warrant the information or services provided herein or your use of this Website generally, either expressly or impliedly, for any particular purpose and expressly disclaims any implied warranties, including but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

In addition, CIGP reserves the right to add, modify or delete any information in the Website at any time.

CIGP draws your attention to the fact that none of the services, investments or private mutual funds referred to in the Website are available to persons resident in any country, state or jurisdiction where it would be contradictory to local laws and/or regulations to publicly offer such products. Prospectuses in respect of such products/services will not be distributed in any country, state or jurisdiction in which it would not be lawful to do so.

5. Exclusion of Liability

Neither CIGP, its directors, officers, employees, agents or shareholders, nor third party information providers, their directors, officers, employees, agents or shareholders will assume any liability for any loss or damages whatsoever, be they direct or indirect, incurred as a result of accessing the Website or using the information and services available on the Website, or as a result of the inability to access or use any information or services available on the Website.

6. Local legal restrictions

The Website is not directed at any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person’s nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of the Website is prohibited.
Furthermore, you hereby declare that you have taken note that the legislation applicable in your country may prohibit or restrict the importing, exporting or use of encryption logarithms. In no event shall CIGP be responsible for any violations of measures governing the importing, exporting or use of encryption logarithms. You alone shall be responsible in the event of any such violation.

7. Material Interests

CIGP, its directors, officers, employees, agents or shareholders may have or have had business relationships or other forms of dealings with companies whose securities feature on the website. Furthermore, CIGP, its directors, officers, employees, agents or shareholders may hold or have held securities which feature on the Website.

8. Confidentiality and Encryption

CIGP draws your attention to the fact that the data exchanged between yourself and CIGP is transmitted via open, public networks (e.g. Internet) that are not subject to any controls or reviews. Transferred data may travel beyond Switzerland’s borders, even if both yourself and CIGP are located in Switzerland. In addition, even if the data transmitted is encrypted, it may not necessarily stay encrypted for the entire duration of the transmission, nor may it necessarily remain encrypted at your end: it is possible that data may be intercepted.

[do we need this?] Furthermore, information transmitted electronically, such as e-mails, is in principle not encrypted and may be intercepted.

9. Monitoring

Please note that all your actions while using the Website may be recorded and analysed for various purposes, including security, marketing and system monitoring purposes.

10. Proper Use of the Website

You undertake to use the Website in a proper and reasonable manner, and not to misuse the Website in any way or use it in such a way as might occasion, for example, the overloading of the Website, any delay in the transmission of information, any interruption of service, blockage of access to the Website or any other effect detrimental to CIGP or to the users of its Website.

11. Website Ownership and Copyright

The Website is the exclusive property of CIGP. Such proprietary rights shall not be altered in any way by any reproduction or use of this Website. Reproduction or distribution of any materials obtained on the Website or linking to this Website without written permission is prohibited.

The entire content of the Website is subject to copyright with all rights reserved. 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 Website without CIGP’s prior written permission.

12. Links

The activation of certain links available the Website may cause you to leave the Website. CIGP does not review any of these linked websites and does not warrant or guarantee, either expressly or implicitly, the quality, pertinence, accuracy, completeness, update status, availability or legality of the content of those liked websites, nor shall it be in any way responsible for the products, services, information and other content offered via any of these linked websites. The same applies to any other websites offering links to the Website.

Furthermore, prior written approval must always be obtained before a link from an external website to the Website can be created.

13. Privacy

Any personal information given to CIGP are kept confidentially and will not be used for other purposes or given to third parties. CIGP will use information it receives only to provide services to you, to open an account for you, to process a transaction for you, or otherwise in furtherance of CIGP’s business. This means that CIGP may provide some of your personal information in certain circumstances to its affiliates and/or to firms, such as clearing brokers, banks, CIGP’s administrator, CIGP’s attorneys, accountants and auditors that assist CIGP in servicing your account and have a need for such information.