Terms of use

Please read the following legal notice/terms and conditions of use (“Terms of Use”) carefully before accessing the websites (the “Website”) of 2Xideas AG. By accessing the Website, you confirm that you have read and understood the Terms of Use and agree to all the terms set out herein. If you do not understand or do not agree to any of the terms contained in the Terms of Use, do not access or use this Website in any way.

Ownership of the website

This Website belongs to 2Xideas AG (hereafter referred to as “2Xideas”), a company based in Switzerland.

Accuracy and up-to-dateness of the information

The content of the Website is provided for information purposes only. Although 2Xideas takes all reasonable care to ensure that the information on this Website is correct at the time of publication, it makes no representation or warranty (including liability towards third parties), express or implied, regarding the accuracy, reliability or completeness of the information provided. The information provided on the Website may be modified at any time without prior notice. The posting of any information on the Website should not be understood to imply that there have been no changes since the information was filed with the relevant regulatory authority or since it was published or that the information is accurate at any time after publication. By accessing the Website or using any information provided on this Website (for personal use or for third parties), you signify your agreement to be bound by the Terms of Use.

Updates to the Terms of Use

The Terms of Use may be updated at any time. Therefore, 2Xideas advises you to read them again regularly to ensure that you are informed of any changes. The Terms of Use were last updated in September 2016.

Use of the Website

Subject to these Terms of Use, you may not:

  • systematically copy (whether by printing off onto paper, storing on disk or in any other way) substantial parts of the Website; except where 2Xideas provides a download-link.
  • remove, change or obscure in any way any of the content of the Website or otherwise use any material contained on the Website except as set out in these Terms of Use.
  • use the Website or any of the information contained thereon for unlawful purposes.
  • pass on or make available all or part of the Website, data or documents from the Website to third parties for your own commercial purposes, whether for free or in return for payment.

No investment advice offered by 2Xideas

No information published on the Website constitutes financial, legal, tax or other advice, nor should any investment or any other decision be made solely based on this information. Investments in any of the investment instruments described on the Website should only be made after carefully studying the corresponding prospectus and fund contract as well as the annual or half-yearly report including all the legal information therein. You should obtain advice from a qualified expert before making any investment decision.

Information not tailored to your situation

The information contained on the Website is neither tailored to nor oriented towards your individual situation. Therefore, such information may be completely unsuitable for or inapplicable to your individual investment decisions. You should obtain personal advice from a qualified expert before making any investment decision.

No offer

No information published on this website constitutes a solicitation, offer or recommendation to buy or sell any investment instruments or to conclude any other transactions or any legal acts whatsoever.

Forward-looking statements

The value of an investment may fall as well as rise at any time. The future performance of an investment cannot be deduced from previous market value. Therefore, good performance in the past does not guarantee good performance in the future. Investments in foreign currencies are additionally subject to exchange rate fluctuations and therefore carry a higher level of risk. Therefore, 2Xideas cannot guarantee that any capital invested will maintain its value or increase in value.

The Website may contain forward-looking statements. Even if such forward-looking statements reflect the views and future expectations of 2Xideas, a series of risks, uncertainties and other factors may cause actual developments and results to diverge substantially from the fund providers’ expectations. 2Xideas is not obliged (and explicitly declines any obligation) to update or change the forward-looking statements, on the basis of either new information or future events or for any other reason.

Copyright

The entire content of the Website is subject to copyright with all rights reserved by 2Xideas. You may save or print out a hard copy of individual pages and/or sections of the Website provided that you do not remove any copyright notices or any other legally protected proprietary notices.

Trademarks

Nothing on this website shall be construed as granting any license or right to use any image, registered trademark, logo or software. Downloading or copying of this website or of parts thereof shall not transfer any title to you. 2Xideas reserves all rights (in particular with respect to copyrights and trademark ownership) to all material on the Website and will enforce their rights to the full extent of the law.

Disclosure of interests

2Xideas and/or its boards of directors, managers and employees may have or have had interests in the listed investment instruments or have or have had positions in the relevant securities. Furthermore, such entities or persons may have or have had a relationship with or may provide or have provided other services to or serve or have served as directors of the relevant fund providers or companies.

Legal restrictions on use

The Website contains information and documents regarding numerous investment vehicles and is not directed at any person in any jurisdiction in which (by reason of that person’s nationality, tax residence or otherwise) publication of or access to the Website is prohibited. Persons in respect of whom such local restrictions apply must not access the Website.

User profile

When accessing the Website for the first time, users are required to specify their investor profile and domicile. The investment fund documents and information provided thereafter are intended exclusively for users with the specified investor profile. Selecting the wrong investor profile may result in access to information and documents relating to investment vehicles which the user is not authorized to access. The user undertakes to select the correct investor profile. 2Xideas shall not be held liable for any damages or action incurred by the user as a result of selecting the wrong investor profile.

Exclusion of liability with regard to the documents and information on the Website

Under no circumstances shall 2Xideas be held liable for any direct, indirect or consequential damages or losses resulting from use of the documents or information on the Website.

Computer viruses, malware and spyware

Furthermore, 2Xideas disclaims all liability for any tampering with the Internet user’s computer system by unauthorized parties. In this regard, 2Xideas expressly draws attention to the risk of viruses and the possibility of targeted attacks from malware and spyware programs. In order to combat viruses, it is recommended that the most recent browser versions be used and that anti-virus software be installed and continually updated. As a rule, the opening of any email from an unknown source as well as any unexpected attachment to an email message should be avoided.

Availability of the Website

2Xideas may suspend the operation of the Website at any time for maintenance or repair work or to update or improve the website’s content or functionality. 2Xideas does not warrant that access to or use of the website or of any sites or pages linked to it will be uninterrupted or error free.

Changes to the format and content of the Website

2Xideas may change the format and content of the Website at its sole discretion. You should refresh your browser each time you visit the Website to ensure that you access the most up-to-date version of the website.

Entire understanding

This document forms the entire understanding between you and 2Xideas with respect to use of the Website and supersedes all previous agreements, understandings and representations relating to use thereof.

Assignability

You hereby agree that 2Xideas may sub-contract the performance of any activity relating to the operation of the Website and may assign any of the provisions of this document to a third party at any time without the need to give you any notice.

Place of jurisdiction and applicable law

These Terms of Use are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Switzerland. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Swiss courts at the principal place of business of 2Xideas.

 

Data Protection Declaration

Agreement

By accessing 2Xideas AG’s website you declare that you agree with the information and processing of your personal data as described in this data protection declaration. If you disagree, please refrain from using our website. This data protection declaration may be updated at any time. Through continued use of the website and our services we assume that you have taken note.

General Information

2Xideas AG is the operator of this website. We take the protection of your personal data very serious. We collect, edit and treat your data confidentially and according to the valid and applicable rules and regulations of the Swiss Data Protection Act (DPA), the General European Data Protection Regulation („GDPR“) and this data protection declaration. Below we explain how your personal data is collected and edited when visiting this website as well as when a registration takes place.

In principle, our website is accessible without the indication of your personal data.

Your data is processed in Switzerland and is stored on Swiss servers (except Mixpanel and LeadForensics, see below).

What kind of data is collected and for which purpose

When visiting our website, the hosting provider of our website, Novatrend Services GmbH, Switzerland, automatically collects and saves information in so called server-log-files which your browser transmits to us. Such information are typically:

  • IP-address
  • Type of browser and browser version
  • System software
  • Referrer URL
  • Hostname of the accessing processor
  • Time of server request

These data and information will neither be allocated to certain persons nor linked with data from other sources. We reserve the right to review the data if there are indications of illegal use.

Our hosting-provider Novatrend Services GmbH is located in Switzerland. This is where all data of this website is stored.

We collect your personal data voluntarily provided by you or when you contact us by e-mail (in particular e-mail address and name).

The collection and handling of your data is used for communication and marketing purposes, in particular when we inform you about our services and products. Also, your data is used to technically administer, analyse and develop our website.

Such data are only stored as long as (i) there is a legal basis (such as your approval) or (ii) it is necessary to meet the mentioned purposes.

Parties having access to the collected information

With the exception of the provider of this website, we do not make available your personal data to third parties, unless such a transfer or disclosure is prescribed by compulsory law or permitted, e.g. to supervisory authorities.

Data security

In order to protect your personal data we have implemented adequate technical and organisational measures.

We would like to point out that each data transmission over the internet (e.g., when communicating via e-mail) is in general not secure. We do not take responsibility for data transmitted to us via the internet. An absolute protection is technically not feasible.

All of this information provided does not apply to websites of third parties and the respective links on our website. 2Xideas AG does not take responsibility for such websites.

Cookies, Mixpanel, LeadForensics and Social Media Plug-Ins

Cookies

Our website uses so called tracking technologies like „cookies“. These are text files that are saved on your computer and which allow us to analyse the usage of the website. Cookies serve in particular to improve our website.

You may prevent the installation of cookies by activating a respective option on your browser. In such case, you might not be able to fully use all functions of this website. Further information on Cookies and their way of function can be found under: http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

Mixpanel and LeadForensics

Our website takes also advantage of MixPanel’s and LeadForensics’ web analysis services. These services also use cookies. The information about the use of this website (including your IP address) provided by cookies will be transmitted to and saved on servers of MixPanel and Leadforensics in foreign jurisdiction, including the U.S.A. We use this information to analyse your use of our website, to generate reports about the website. Mixpanel and/or LeadForensics may transmit such information potentially to third parties, provided this is a legal requirement or if third parties process the data on behalf of Mixpanel and/or LeadForensics.

Social Media Plug Ins

We use so-called plug-ins from social networks such as LinkedIn on our website. This can be seen for you in each case (typically via corresponding symbols). We have configured these elements to be disabled by default. If you activate them (by clicking), the operators of the respective social networks can register that you are on our website and where and can use this information for their purposes. The processing of your personal data is then the responsibility of this operator according to its data protection regulations. We do not receive any information about you from the respective operator.

Registration for the receipt of further information about our products

If you would like to receive further information about our products and services we need your e-mail address and name. Such data is needed to send you the requested information.

Your consensus (given by providing us with your personal data) to store your data and the use of the data to send you information may be recalled at any time by sending us an e-mail.

Termination / Cancellation

In case you do not wish to receive further information, you may revoke your consensus (given by providing us with your data) to store your data and the use of the data to send you information at any time. You will then not receive any further information and will be deleted from our files. Please send the respective e-mail to info@2xideas.com.

Legal Basis General Data Protection Regulation („GDPR“)

According to the General European Data Protection Regulation („GDPR“) being in force since May 25, 2018 we inform you that your consensus to receive additional information to your indicated e-mail address is based on article 6 para 1 lit. a and article 7 GDPR. The use of mailing lists is based on our justified interests according to article 6 para 1 lit. f GDPR. Our interest is targeted at the provision of a user friendly and secure website and a corresponding system serving our business interest but should also reflect the expectations of our users and customers.

Observation of your rights

According to data protection law you have the right to receive information about the processed and collected personal data, their origin and recipient and the purpose of the data processing. You may also amend incorrect data or may complete your personal data stored with us or request the deletion of such, provided that the processing is not needed to comply with laws, for public interest or needed to execute or claim certain rights. You may ask for the edition of your personal data for the transmission to third parties or ask for the limitation of the data processing. You have also the right to revoke all permissions you have given to us. This would mean that we would stop the respective data processing and we could e.g. not provide you with additional information anymore.

If you disagree with our data processing you may notify the Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner or the relevant authorities in the European Union.

Contact

With respect to personal data you may contact us at any time at the address indicated on our website.