Acceptance of the Terms of Use and Amendments

You must read the following information before proceeding. It provides information on some of the laws and regulations applicable to this website. By accessing this website and any pages thereof, you acknowledge that you have read the following information and accept the terms and conditions set out below and on the relevant pages of this website, and agree to be bound by such terms and conditions. If you do not agree to such terms and conditions below, do not access this website, or any pages thereof.

These Terms of Use are in addition to any other agreements between you and Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited (“we” or “us”), including any customer or application agreements, and any other agreements that govern your use of Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited's products, services, content, tools, and information available on this website.

Your use of this website is governed by the version of the Terms of Use in effect on the date this website is accessed by you. The information contained in this website is current as at the date of publication but we reserve the right to change the website and the Terms of Use at any time without notice. If you use the website after the amended Terms of Use have been published, you will be deemed to have agreed to the Terms of Use, as amended.

Additional Terms

Certain sections or pages on this website may contain separate terms and conditions, which are in addition to these Terms of Use. In the event of a conflict, the additional terms and conditions will govern for those sections or pages.

Issuer of Website

The information contained herein is issued by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited is a licensed trust company under the Trustee Companies Act 2014 and regulated by the Cook Islands Financial Supervisory Commission ("FSC").

    Authorized Users, Authorized Use and Online Account Access

    Authorized Users

    This website is not directed to any person in any jurisdiction where (by reason of that person's nationality, residence or otherwise) the publication or availability of this website is prohibited. Persons in respect of whom such prohibitions apply must not access this website. It is the responsibility of any persons who access the information contained herein to observe all applicable laws and regulations of their relevant jurisdiction. By proceeding, you are representing and warranting that the applicable laws and regulations of your jurisdiction allow you to access the information.

    Authorized Use - No solicitations

    The information contained in this website does not constitute a distribution, an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities in any jurisdiction. In particular, the information herein is not for distribution and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of any offer to buy any securities in the United States of America, Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan to or for the benefit of United States persons (being residents of the United States of America or partnerships or corporations organized under the laws of the United States of America or any state, territory or possession thereof) and persons of any of the aforesaid countries. Further, such information is not directed or targeted at persons in Hong Kong and Singapore and may not be acted upon by persons in Hong Kong and Singapore.

    Authorized Use - No investment recommendations or professional advice

    The information contained in this website does not constitute investment advice. An investment in funds mentioned in this website may not be suitable for all clients and if you are unclear about any of the information on this website, please consult your stock broker, lawyer, accountant, bank manager or other professional adviser.

    While certain tools available on the website may provide general investment or financial analyses based upon your personalized input, such results are not to be construed as our providing investment recommendations or advice. Unless otherwise agreed by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited in writing, you alone are solely responsible for your decisions based on your financial objectives and personal and financial situation.

    Online Account Access

    Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited may grant you access to dealing facilities for use on this website (the “Site”) and other dealing facilities, such as telephone systems, personal data assistance devices and interactive response systems, that may be provided by Metis Global Limited from time to time (the Site and any such other dealing facilities together the “Dealing Facilities” and individually a “Dealing Facility”).

    Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited may issue you with a client identification number (“CIN”), personal identification number (“PIN”) and/or any other identification (“ID”) from time to time in order for you to access certain parts of this website or to use any other Dealing Facility. You are responsible for safeguarding any such CIN, PIN and/or ID. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited shall be entitled to assume that any person accessing such parts of the website or using any such other Dealing Facility with that CIN, PIN or ID is either yourself or someone authorized to act on behalf of you.

    You agree to accept responsibility for all activities occurring under your account or password that are due to your conduct, inaction, or negligence. If you disclose your account numbers, CINs, PINs, IDs, and/or passwords to any person(s) or entity, you assume all risks and losses associated with such disclosure. If you permit any other person(s) or entity to use your CINs, PINs, IDs, passwords, or other means to access your accounts, you are responsible for any transactions and activities performed from your accounts and for any use of your personal and account information by such person(s) or entity. If you believe someone may attempt to use or has used your CINs, PINs, IDs, passwords without your permission, or that any other unauthorized use or security breach, loss or theft has occurred, you agree to immediately notify us.

    Prohibited Uses, Means of Access and Password Protected Areas

    Prohibited Uses

    Because all servers have limited capacity and are used by many people, you may not use the website in any manner that would damage or overburden any Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited server, or any network connected to any Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited server. You may not use the website in any manner that would interfere with any other party's use of the website.

    Means of Access

    This site is optimised for viewing with Microsoft Internet Explorer (version 9 or above). Recommended screen resolution is 1024 x 768. Although you may use other means to access the website, be aware that the website may not appear accurately through other access methods, and you use them only at your own risk. You are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browsers to ensure that you are receiving the most recent data.

    Password Protected Areas

    In relation to accessing any password protected and/or any secure areas including access to any trade documentation relating to any dealing facilities utilized by you ("Trade Documentation"), you acknowledge and accept that (i) you may incur additional charges for utilizing such service to access your Trade Documentation, (ii) we may notify you only through electronic means in respect of any of your dealing activities and the availability of your Trade Documentation and you shall be responsible for checking your designated electronic mailbox regularly for any such notice; (iii) you will be responsible for notifying us should you elect to no longer utilize any access to any password protected and/or any secure areas or receive electronic access to your Trade Documentation, and (iv) where your Trade Documentation is no longer available for electronic access, you may incur additional charges if hardcopies of such Trade Documentation is requested.

    Content and Downloading Disclaimers

    Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited believes that the information contained on the website is accurate as at the date of publication, however no warranty is made as to the accuracy, suitability, usefulness, reliability or completeness of any such information and no liability in respect of any errors or omissions (including any third party liability) is accepted by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates or any director or employee of Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates. The use of this website or any other Dealing Facility or any CIN or PIN, and the delivery (“Delivery”) of information or documents by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its agents through this website or any other Dealing Facility or via electronic mail or other modes of delivery, is at your own risk. No warranty is given that the content of this website and the Delivery (including any such information) will be error free or that this website or any servers that operate it or the Delivery are free of computer viruses or other harmful components.

    Reasonable precautions have been taken to ensure that website content, including account information and pricing data, are complete and accurate. However, due to the nature of information delivery technology and the necessity of using multiple data sources, including third party content, Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited is unable to assure the accuracy of the data you access through this website. Website content is presented only as of the date published or indicated and may be superseded by subsequent market events or other reasons. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited has no duty to update this website or any website content. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages arising from any actions or decisions taken by you based on the accuracy (or otherwise) of the data presented through this website. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates and their directors and employees may or may not have a position in or with respect to the securities mentioned herein.

    Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited does not warrant that the any downloads from this website will meet your needs or expectations, or be uninterrupted, secure or error free or that any files available for downloading through this website are free of computer viruses or other harmful components. You alone are responsible for ensuring adequate protection and backup of data, software, computer and other equipment is made and appropriate safeguard is in place to detect, prevent and eliminate computer viruses and other harmful effects. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates will not be responsible for any costs or expenses which may be incurred if your use of this website or the Delivery or downloads results in any servicing or replacement of property, material, equipment or data.

    Third Party Content Providers, Sites, Referrals, Hyperlink Policy and Disclaimers

    For informational or educational purposes, or as a service and convenience to you, this website may provide referral information, third party content or live links to a regulatory agency, non-profit organization, or other unaffiliated third party and their websites, including companies that have a relationship with Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited.

    Our decision to provide referral information to a third party or to pass on an offer made by a third party vendor or to provide a link from our website to a third party website is not an endorsement of the third party, their products or services, or their website accessed through any such links. We are not responsible for the opinions, ideas, products, information, or services offered at such sites. While we would generally only provide such information from, or links to, sources considered reliable, we do not conduct independent investigations and accordingly we make no representations or warranties, express or implied, as to third party products, services, content, tools, information and website, and do not guarantee their accuracy, timeliness, completeness, reliability, suitability or usefulness for any particular purpose as we have no control over the content on such non Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited websites. We advise and encourage you to do your own research and make your own assessment.

    Although third party content may be displayed, framed-in or provided in a pop-up box on the website, or available through a live link from our website to a third party website, Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited does not prepare, edit, guarantee or endorse, approve, recommend or introduce any third party content. By clicking on a link from our website to any third party website, you will leave this website (even if, for your convenience, a second browser window is opened). When viewing third party content through such a link, keep in mind that the third party's website terms and conditions, privacy and security policies, or other legal information may be different from those of Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited website. We are not liable for any direct or indirect technical or system issues, consequences, or damages arising from your use of any third party website or information provided by third party. We do not warrant that such site or content is free from any claims of copyright, trademark, or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is devoid of viruses or other contamination. Your access, use and reliance upon such content, products or services is at your own risk.

    Limitation of Liability on System and Transmission over the Internet

    Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates, or any of their respective directors, officers, employees or agents shall not liable for any event of Force Majeure, any virus or other harmful component affecting the website or any server that operates it, any interception of data or communications in connection with the public nature of the internet, any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer online systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software failure of any email or entry to be received on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, telephone lines or at any website, or any combination thereof, including any loss of opportunities or profit arising from any time delay, system disruption or interruption, transmission blackout, delayed transmission or any incorrect data transmission, or any injury or damage to the computer or other electronic devices or property of any person accessing their website or any other person related to or resulting from accessing the websites or downloading any materials from the website of Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or any third party.

    Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates, or any of their respective directors, officers, employees or agents shall not be liable for any and all losses, injury (including special, indirect and consequential losses), damages, rights, claims and actions of any kind resulting from accessing or downloading any materials from the website of Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or any third party, including without limitation, personal injuries, death and property damage.


    Offering Documents and Investment Risks

    Units or shares in funds mentioned on this website may only be bought and sold on the terms set out in the relevant explanatory memorandum or Terms & Conditions, as applicable. Investments in emerging markets and smaller companies may involve a higher degree of risk and are usually more sensitive to price movements. Past performance is not a guide to future returns and investors should be aware that the value of units or shares and the income from them may fall as well as rise and they may not get back the full amount invested. Exchange rates may also cause the value of the underlying overseas investments to go up or down. Prospective clients should consult their own professional advisers on the legal and tax implications of making an investment in, holding or disposing of any securities mentioned herein and the receipt of distributions with respect to such a fund.

    Copyright, Trademark, Logo, Patent, Intellectual and Other Property Rights

    All copyright, trademark, logo, patent, intellectual and other property rights in the information contained herein is owned by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited or its affiliates. No rights of any kind are licensed or assigned or shall otherwise pass to persons accessing such information. Under no circumstances should information contained herein or any part of it be copied, reproduced or redistributed without Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited's express written consent.

    You acknowledge that content on the Site or otherwise available from Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited through any other Dealing Facility (“Content”) is subject to copyright and possibly other intellectual property rights (“IPRs”). Unless expressly permitted by law, the applicant shall not, and shall not permit any other person to, sell, modify, copy, reproduce, distribute, display or publish any Content which the applicant does not own or hold under licence or otherwise infringe the IPRs of any person in using the Site or any other Dealing Facility or any Content.

    The website or any other Dealing Facility may contain Content posted, emailed or otherwise submitted by you and/or, in the case of the website, by other users of the website (“User Content”). Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited has the right to access and examine any User Content and may in its absolute discretion move, remove or disable access to User Content or cause the same to be done. You grant Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, incorporate in other works, distribute and display any information posted, emailed or otherwise submitted by you, in whole or in part.

    Computer Equipment, Browser Access and Internet Services

    You are responsible for obtaining, installing, maintaining and operating all software, hardware or other equipment (collectively, ""System"") necessary for you to access and use this website including specifically any password protected and/or secure areas. This responsibility includes, without limitation, your utilizing up to date web-browsers and the best commercially available encryption, antivirus, anti-spyware, and internet security software. You are additionally responsible for obtaining Internet services via the Internet service provider of your choice, for any and all fees imposed by such Internet service provider and any associated communications service provider charges. You acknowledge that there are certain security, corruption, transmission error, and access availability risks associated with using open networks such as the Internet and electronic communication, you hereby expressly assume such risks, including, but not limited to those we may disclose in our materials. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the data security of the Systems used to access this website, and for the transmission and receipt of information using such Systems. You acknowledge that you have requested access to the website for your convenience, have made your own independent assessment of the adequacy of the Internet and Systems and that you are satisfied with that assessment. Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited is not responsible for any errors or problems that arise from the malfunction or failure of the Internet or your Systems nor are we responsible for notifying you of any upgrades, fixes, or enhancements to, or for providing technical or other support for your Systems. Although we may provide a link to a third party site where you may download software, we make no endorsement of any specific software, hardware or Internet Service Provider and your use of any such software, hardware or service may also be subject to the license or other agreements of that provider, in addition to these Terms of Use.


    As a condition of your use of this website, you agree to make Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited and its third party providers whole for any and all claims, losses, liabilities and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from any use of this website or your violation of these Terms of Use.

    Governing Law

    These Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the Cook Islands.

    You shall comply with all laws, rules and regulations by any governmental authority or agency which govern or apply to the operation and use of this website. These Terms of Use inures to the benefit of Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited, its successors and assigns. You may not assign these Terms of Use. No waiver to these Terms of Use shall be effective unless agreed in writing by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited. All rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Metis Global (Cook Islands) Limited.


    In case of discrepancies between the English and other language versions of these Terms of Use and content of this website, the English version shall prevail.

    Clients may be subject to substantial losses or losing the entire asset. The decision is yours. Please refer to the Product Brochure, Terms and Conditions or Offering Document(s) for details.

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