These terms and conditions apply to the access to and use of this website (the “Website”). Please read these terms and conditions carefully. Your use of the Website is confirmation that you have understood and agreed to be bound by all of these terms and conditions.

Who We Are

The Website is communicated by and is the property of Stage Capital Management Limited (“Stage”). Stage is a company incorporated in England with limited liability (registered no. 10024328, registered office 31 Dover Street, London, W1S 4ND) and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA no. 742511).

Stage is a subsidiary of Stage Capital LLP. Stage Capital LLP is a limited liability partnership incorporated in England (registered no.OC396661), registered office 31 Dover Street, London, W1s 4ND.

Use of the Website

The information on this Website is primarily intended for owners and managers of companies incorporated in the UK and Europe who may be seeking sources of potential financing, as well as financial institutions seeking a potential partner for investment in UK and European companies.

Information on this Website is directed at persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments and Stage does not offer investment advice to, or conduct business with “retail clients” as defined under the Rules of the FCA. Generally, a “retail client” is a private individual who does not have relevant sufficient experience of the types of investment under consideration.

Please note that Stage will not regard any user of this Website as its client for any purposes relating to the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA) and will not owe any duties to such person in accordance with the provisions of the FCA rules that regulate the relationship between a regulated firm and its clients. Therefore, the protections afforded to customers under the UK regulatory system will not be available to users of this Website.

Persons resident in territories other than the UK should consult their professional advisers as to whether they require any governmental or other consents, licences or approvals or need to observe any formalities (including registration or filing formalities) to enable them to invest in the products described on the Website and prior to them viewing or using this Website in jurisdictions other than the UK.

No Offer and No Advice

The Website is for information purposes only. Nothing in the Website should be construed as an offer, invitation or general solicitation to: subscribe for or participate in any investments or securities or is otherwise intended to constitute a financial promotion for the purposes of section 21 of FSMA; provide investment advisory services; make personal recommendations; or to engage in any other transaction, and must not be relied upon in connection with any investment decision.

Further, the information contained on the Website, including all opinions or other content is not intended to and does not constitute the provision of financial, accounting, tax, legal, investment, consulting or other professional advice or services. Professional advice should be taken before any course of action is pursued.

No Representation or Warranty

This Website is subject to regular update and revision. While we use reasonable efforts to ensure the correctness and timeliness of all material posted on the Website, we take no responsibility for errors or omissions which are the result of technical causes, or otherwise. We maintain the right to delete or modify in part or in full any information on this Website without prior notice. You must in any event conduct your own due diligence and investigations, rather than relying on the information on the Website.

You are solely liable for any use you may make of this information. Stage makes no representation, warranty, condition, undertaking or term either express or implied as to the condition, quality, performance, accuracy, suitability, fitness for purpose, completeness or freedom from viruses of the content contained on the Website or that such content will be accurate, up to date, uninterrupted or error free. Whilst we use reasonable efforts to ensure that the standard of the Website remains high and to maintain the continuity of it, the internet is not always a stable medium and errors, omissions, interruptions of service and delays may occur at any time, for which Stage accepts no responsibility. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Website or close it indefinitely. To the extent permitted by law, we do not warrant that this website will be available at all times.

Save in respect of liability for death or personal injury arising out of negligence or for fraudulent misrepresentation, we and all contributors to the Website hereby disclaim to the fullest extent permitted by law all liability for any loss or damage including any consequential or indirect loss or damage incurred by you, whether arising in tort, contract or otherwise, and arising out of or in relation to or in connection with your access to or use of or inability to use the Website.

Stage does not guarantee that material on this Website will be free from computer viruses or malicious programs that have contaminating and disruptive properties. It is your responsibility to take protective steps such as having up-to-date internet security programs.

Intellectual Property Rights

This Website is owned by Stage and any and all intellectual property rights in the Website including, but not limited to, copyright and database rights and any logos or trademarks (whether registered or unregistered) are owned by and remain the property of Stage (or its third party licensors as applicable) at all times.

The content of the Website is subject to copyright with all rights reserved. The copyright and all other rights in all of the material on the Website are owned by Stage unless stated otherwise. You may download and/or print out a hard copy of individual pages and/or sections of the Website provided that this is for private or domestic use only and that you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. Any downloading or other copying from the Website will not transfer title to any software or material to you. 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 our prior written permission. Any unauthorised reproduction or use of the Website or the information presented therein, may be the subject of prosecution, particularly for infringement of copyright. Any rights not expressly granted in these terms are reserved by Stage or its licensors.

Stage does not give persons accessing the Website permission to use any trade mark used in the Website. Unauthorised use may constitute an infringement of the relevant owner’s rights.

Third Party Websites

Any links provided will allow you to leave this Website. The linked sites are not under the control of Stage and Stage is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. Stage is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval by Stage of the site.

Changes to the Terms

Changes are periodically made to the information on the Website and to these terms and conditions and these changes will be incorporated in new editions of this site. Stage reserves the right to alter or amend any information set out in the Website and these terms and conditions without notice. If you use the Website after Stage has posted the changes you will be bound by the new terms. You should therefore ensure that you read the terms and conditions each time you use the Website.

If you have any queries about the Website or any information contained on it, please contact us by telephone on 0207 661 5678.

Privacy Policy

We respect your right to privacy and we understand that, as a visitor to this website you prefer to control your own personal information and preferences. For this reason, we may ask you to register or to provide personal information and preferences when you visit certain areas of the website or request information.

Stage will collect, store and use any information provided to it through the website in confidence and in a manner that is in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Stage will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date and not keep it for longer than is necessary.

Any information that is captured by Stage may be disclosed to other companies within our group. This information will only be used for the purpose of its business and for providing you with services and information that relates to this, but you can choose not to receive such information at any time. Stage will not disclose your personal information to any other party or for any other reason other than as set out on this website without your prior consent.

Important Information

Past performance should not be seen as a guide to future performance. The value of an investment and any income from it can go down as well as up and you may not get back the amount originally invested. The levels of taxation will depend on the individual circumstances of the investor from time to time.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These terms and conditions, your use of the Website, and all matters connected with them, are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the law of England and Wales and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Disputes arising in connection with these terms shall accordingly be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales. If you access the Website from outside the UK, you are responsible for ensuring compliance with any local laws relating to access.

Invalidity

If any provision contained in these terms and conditions is found by any competent authority or a court of law to be invalid or unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of these conditions shall continue in full force and effect.

Use of Cookies by Stage

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