Thank you for visiting the Website of Ascent. By accessing our Website (“Website”), you agree to comply with, and acknowledge that you understand the following terms and conditions (“Terms”). If you do not agree to all of these Terms, you are not an authorised user and you should not use the Website. Ascent may change these Terms at any time, and your continued use of the Website after any such modifications willl constitute your acceptance of any such amended Terms.
This Website should not be used by persons in jurisdictions where the availability of this Website is prohibited or which would subject an Ascent affiliated entity to any additional licensing or registration requirements. It is your responsibility to be aware of, to obtain all relevant regulatory approvals, licences, verifications and/or registrations under, and to observe all applicable laws and regulations of any relevant jurisdiction in connection with your use of this Website.
Ownership and Restrictions on Use
The content contained on this Website is owned or licensed by Ascent and its third-party information providers and is protected by applicable copyrights, trademarks, service marks, and/or other intellectual property rights. Such content is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. The prior permission of Ascent is required for (i) any commercial use of materials on this Website; (ii) making more than minimal copies of Website materials; and (iii) copying large portions of our site, such as by bots, robots or spyders that “harvest” the Website. Should you wish to seek permission for such use of our Website, please contact us. Otherwise, Ascent permits copying and printing individual Website pages solely for non-commercial purposes. Any unauthorised use of images or information on this Website may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications regulations and statutes.
All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos displayed on this Website are proprietary to Ascent and/or their respective owners. Nothing contained on this Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any trademark displayed on this Website without the written permission of Ascent or such other third-party owner.
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Please note that any information or communication which you send through this Website will not be deemed confidential and may not be secure.
No advice or offer
Nothing contained on this Website constitutes tax, accounting, regulatory, legal, insurance or investment advice. If you require tax, legal, accounting, or investment advice, you must consult with your own advisors as pertains to your individual circumstances and needs.
This Website is strictly for information purposes and is not intended to be relied upon as a forecast, research or investment advice. Under no circumstances should this Website or the information or opinion on it be understood to constitute a promotion, recommendation, solicitation or offer by Ascent to buy or sell or subscribe for any securities, collective investment schemes, futures, options or other financial instruments or services, nor shall any such investments be offered or sold to any person in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, purchase, or sale would be unlawful under the securities laws of that jurisdiction. The contents of this Website have been prepared without regard to the investment objectives, financial situation, or means of any particular person or entity, and the Website is not soliciting any action based upon them. Ascent makes no representations that the contents are appropriate for use in all locations, or that the transactions, securities, products, instruments, or services discussed on this site are available or appropriate for sale or use in all jurisdictions or countries, or by all investors or counterparties. Decisions based on information contained on this Website are the sole responsibility of the visitor and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations.
Although material on this Website is based upon information that Ascent considers reliable Ascent gives no representations or assurances that this material is accurate, current or complete, and it should not be relied upon as such. This Website and all information on it are provided on an “as is” basis with no warranties of any kind. Your use of this Website and use or reliance upon any of the materials on it is solely at your own risk.
Ascent and does not warrant that the functions contained in this Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the Website will be free of viruses or other harmful components. Ascent expressly disclaims all liability for errors and omissions in the materials on this Website and for the use or interpretation by others of information contained on the Website.
If and to the extent provided, any performance information or commentary expressed on this Website are solely statements of past performance. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Ascent makes no representation that any investment will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those achieved in the past, or that significant losses will be avoided.
Investment involves risk and may lose value. If you are considering making an investment, you are advised to obtain your own independent professional advice and to carefully consider all relevant risk factors. The price of units or shares and the income from them in relation to any investment may go down as well as up. Ascent does not guarantee the performance of any investments.
This Website may contain forward-looking statements concerning future financial and/or business performance. As such forward-looking statements are based on assumptions that are subject to significant business, economic and competitive uncertainties, many of which are beyond the control of Ascent and/or are subject to change, actual results could be materially different. Ascent undertakes no obligation to publicly update or review any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future developments or otherwise.
Limitation of Liability
ASCENT AND ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST PROFITS, TRADING LOSSES OR DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM USE OR LOSS OF USE OF THIS WEBSITE), EVEN IF ASCENT HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES OR LOSSES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, FROM THE USE OR ATTEMPTED USE OF THIS WEBSITE.
These Terms shall be governed by, and shall be construed in accordance with, the laws of Hong Kong. The courts of Hong Kong shall have non-exclusive jurisdiction to hear and determine any suit, action or proceeding, and to settle any disputes, which may arise out of or in connection with these Terms and, for such purposes, you agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts of Hong Kong. Each party hereby waives any objection which it might at any time have to the courts of Hong Kong being nominated as the forum to hear and determine any proceedings and to settle any disputes and agrees not to claim that the courts of Hong Kong are not a convenient or appropriate forum.
Ascent may terminate your access to the Website for any reason, without prior notice.
Integration and Severability
If any provision of these Terms is deemed to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
If you have any queries in relation to these Terms please contact Ascent here.
Last Updated: November 2017
1. Information collection. In order to provide a better service to you, we may collect and process data about you which you choose to provide through the Website, for example, by filling in forms or sending us correspondence. Please do not provide information you do not want us to have.
In addition, we may also collect information about you automatically through your use of the Website, for example, details of your visits and how you navigate the Website, the resources you access and your IP address.
2. Uses made of the information. If you choose to provide information to us through the Website, we will generally use the information for the purpose for which it was provided. In addition, information may be used by us for the purpose of:
(a) ensuring that content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer;
(b) carrying out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us;
(c) complying with laws and regulations applicable to us or any of our affiliates;
(d) purposes directly related or incidental to the above; and
(e) as otherwise permitted by law.
3. Disclosure of your information. We will keep the personal data we hold confidential but may provide information to:
(a) our directors, employees and affiliates;
(b) our service providers in connection with our operations or services;
(c) to protect the security and confidentiality of this Website and our records;
(d) persons to whom we are required to make disclosure to comply with legal process or under applicable laws and regulations.
You can block cookies by activating the setting on your browser that allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. However, if you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access all or parts of our Website.
5. Security. We seek to use reasonable organisational, technical and administrative procedures to protect the information you provide to us. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Website and any transmission is at your own risk.
7. Data transfers. We may hold your data on servers in Hong Kong and any other territories as we see fit from time to time. We may also transfer your data to our overseas offices or to any people listed in Clause 3 above, who may be located in or outside of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
Under the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance (the "Ordinance"), individuals have the right:
(a) to check whether we hold personal data about you and to access such data;
(b) to require us to correct as soon as reasonably practicable any data relating to you that is inaccurate;
(c) to ascertain our policies and practices in relation to personal data and the kind of personal data held by us; and
(d) to object to the use of your personal data for marketing purposes and we shall not use your personal data for marketing purposes after you communicate your objection to us.
You may exercise your opt-out right by notifying us if you wish to object to the use of your personal data for direct marketing purposes. Please contact us with requests for such objections, access to data, correction of data, information regarding policies and practices and kinds of data held, questions or complaints here.
Last updated: November 2017