Intellectual Property, Copyright and Trade marks
All present and future rights in and to trade secrets, trademarks, service marks, copyrights and other proprietary rights under the laws of any domestic or foreign governmental authority (the “Intellectual Property Rights”) shall at all times be and remain the sole and exclusive property of BGC Partners as between you and BGC Partners. Except as specifically permitted herein, you shall not use the Intellectual Property Rights or the website, or any derivations thereof, for any purpose, without BGC Partners’ prior written approval. You agree to protect the proprietary rights of BGC Partners and all others having rights in the website and to comply with all reasonable written or electronic requests made by BGC Partners or its suppliers of content or otherwise (“Suppliers”) to protect their and others’ contractual, statutory and common law rights in the website. You agree to provide BGC Partners with prompt written notice of any unauthorized access or use of the website by any party or of any claim that the website infringes upon any copyright, trademark or other contractual, statutory or common law rights.
This website and the information and material which it contains are subject to change at any time by BGC Partners without notice and BGC Partners reserves the right to suspend, terminate or restrict your access to or use of this website. This website is provided “AS IS” without any warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, any implied warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy or completeness of the information contained on this website or in respect of any materials or products referred to on this website, or non-infringement. Difficulties in use of this website could involve, among others, failures, delays, malfunction, software erosion, inadvertent disclosure of information provided to BGC Partners via this website, or hardware damage, which difficulties could be the result of hardware, software or communication link inadequacies or other causes. Such difficulties could lead to possible economic and/or data loss. BGC Partners does not warrant that the website is compatible with your equipment or that the website is free of errors, viruses or worms. In no event shall BGC Partners be liable for any damage you may suffer as a result of such destructive features. All warranties, whether express or implied, are hereby excluded to the extent permitted by law.
Nothing set forth in this website should be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell any product or instrument or to enter into any transaction, or as a representation that any particular product or instrument is suitable or appropriate for you. Many of the products described in this website involve significant risks and you should not enter into any transactions unless you fully understand all of these risks and have independently determined that the risks are acceptable to you and that the transactions are appropriate for you in light of your objectives, experience, financial and operational resources and other relevant circumstances. Any discussion of risks contained in this website, however, should not be considered to be a disclosure of the risks of particular transactions, or a complete discussion of the risks which are mentioned.
You should not construe any of the material contained in this website as business, financial, investment, hedging, trading, legal, regulatory, tax or accounting advice and you should not make this website the primary basis for any trading decisions. In providing this website and entering into any transactions in the products described in this website, BGC Partners is acting solely in the capacity of an arm’s length contractual counterparty and not as a financial advisor or a fiduciary. Under no circumstances should BGC Partners be considered your advisor or fiduciary and, if you require advice with respect to the products identified in this website or any contemplated transactions, you should consult your own business, financial, accounting or legal advisors.
Third Party Links
This website may provide links to certain websites sponsored and maintained by BGC Partners as well as those sponsored or maintained by third parties (“Third Party Websites“). Such Third Party Websites are publicly available and BGC Partners is providing access to such websites through this website solely as a convenience to you. Third Party Websites are not reviewed, controlled or examined by us and we are not responsible for the information, advertising, products, resources or other materials, of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by BGC Partners. In addition, please be aware that your use of any linked site is subject to the terms and conditions applicable to that website. Please direct any questions regarding linked sites to the webmaster of that site.
As you browse the pages of our website, we may automatically collect and store certain technical data about your visit. This could include your internet protocol (IP) address, your browser type and version and any related plug-ins, time zone settings and location, your operating system and platform and other technology on the devices you use to access this website. This type of data regarding your equipment, browsing actions and patterns may be collected through cookies, server logs and other similar technologies.
Cookies are small pieces of information, stored in simple text files, placed on your computer by a website. Cookies can be read by the website on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the website, or a unique identification number, so that the website can identify you on your return visit. This website automatically collects and stores IP addresses. This information does not in and of itself identify you and is necessary to maintain the security and integrity of our website. If you do not wish for us to collect this information, you may disable cookies in your Internet browser settings.
Privacy and Data Protection
You are able to request that we send you newsletters and other email notifications through this website. When you sign up you will be asked to provide us with your email address. We use this email address to send you the newsletters and communications you request. We will not use your email address for any other purpose. If you no longer wish to receive newsletters or other email communications from us, you can unsubscribe at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of the relevant email. We will only retain your details as necessary in order to service your request and in compliance with our legal and regulatory obligations.
We do not sell, rent or trade or otherwise disclose personal information users submit through our website, except as describe in this Legal notice. We may share your personal information with BGC Partners or our service providers we have retained to perform services on our behalf (for example, to administer our email distribution lists). These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the persona; information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or to comply with legal requirements.
We reserve the right to transfer any information we have about you in the event we sell or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Should such a sale or transfer occur, we will use reasonable efforts to try to require that the transferee use personal information you have provided through this website in a manner that is consistent with these Terms and Conditions.
If you have any questions about our data protection practices please contact us at DPM@BGCPartners.com.
If you would like to update your contact information or preferences, or have your information removed from our mailing lists, please contact us by email at DPM@BGCPartners.com or your usual relationship manager (if applicable).
Important Legal Information
BGC Partners and its affiliates do not intend the information provided on this site to be distributed to, or used by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject BGC Partners or its affiliates to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Neither the information, nor any opinion contained in this site constitutes a solicitation or offer by BGC Partners or its affiliates to buy or sell any securities, futures, options or other financial instruments or provide any investment advice or service.
Although the information provided to you on this site is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, BGC Partners cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available to you for any particular purpose. Neither BGC Partners, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees, nor any third party vendor will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of this site, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making this site or the data contained therein available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to, inability to access, or use of the site or these materials, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of BGC Partners or of any vendor providing software or services support.