Terms of Use

1. Declaration of acceptance by the user

By utilizing the website www.alquant.com or platform.alquant.com (or a page diverted to this web address; hereinafter referred to in toto as the "Alquant website") you confirm that you have read and understood and accept the following Terms of Use including the Legal Conditions. If you do not accept these Terms of Use please do not visit the Alquant website again.

2. Limited access

The Alquant website is not intended for legal and natural persons who, for reasons of nationality, business headquarters, place of residence or for any other reasons, are subject to a legal system which bans or restricts in particular

  • the publication of the contents,
  • access to the Alquant website,
  • the activities of a foreign financial services provider,
  • the admission of financial products (e.g. certificates or funds).

Moreover it is not intended for use by legal or natural persons in countries where Alquant SA or any companies associated with it do not have the required registration and authorization to operate.

Persons who are subject to any one or all of these restrictions may not access the Alquant website. This applies in particular to citizens of the USA, UK, Canada, Japan, China and Singapore, or persons resident in the afore-mentioned countries. Please find out about the corresponding legal restrictions in your country.

Notice for institutional investors

Financial products for professional investors are available only to qualified investors. Under the terms of Art. 10, para. 3, of the Collective Capital Investments Act together with Art. 6 of the Collective Capital Investments Ordinance, qualified investors include institutional investors having a professional treasury, namely banks and security dealers (including their customers who have a written asset management contract), pension funds, insurance companies, fund managers and local and cantonal authorities, as well as industrial and trading companies. By selecting "Professional investors" you confirm that you are a qualified investor according to the definition given above.

3. Property rights

All elements on the Alquant website are protected as intangible property and are owned by Alquant SA or by third parties. The utilization of the Alquant website does not entail the transfer of any rights, in particular any rights relating to software, brand names or elements of the Alquant website. Copyright indications and brand names may not be changed or removed. Elements of the Alquant website may not be reproduced in their entirety or in part without reference to the full source. The contents of the Alquant website may not be reproduced or utilized for public or commercial purposes without the prior written agreement of Alquant SA.

4. Not a replacement for consulting

The information and opinions published on the Alquant website are of a general nature. They are neither intended nor suitable for replacing individual consulting by specialised staff who will take into account the actual circumstances prevailing in a given individual case. For this reason they do not represent legal, fiscal, financial, economic or any other advice and not be utilized as an investment aid.

5. No offers

The information and opinions published on the Alquant website do not constitute publicity or recommendations and should not be construed as a demand, an offer or an invitation to submit an offer:

  • for acquiring or selling investment tools,
  • for carrying out any sort of transactions,
  • for completing any other kind of legal business.

The sole purpose of the Alquant website is to provide information.

6. Future performance (indication of risk)

The future performance of an investment tool cannot be deduced from past movements in the rate, in other words, the security may rise or fall. How the security has behaved in the past is therefore no guarantee for its future value. In the case of certain investment tools, the loss of the total capital invested is also possible in extreme cases. Moreover, fluctuations in exchange rates may also affect the investment.

7. No Guarantee

Alquant SA offers no guarantees (including liability towards third parties) nor assurance for

  • the actuality, precision, reliability or completeness of the contents of the Alquant website,
  • the results obtained utilizing the Alquant website,
  • the contents of third parties that are found on or accessible via the Alquant website.

Furthermore, Alquant SA shall not be held liable for and cannot guarantee that

  • the functions on the Alquant website work without fault and are available without interruption,
  • the Alquant website and other components utilized through access to the Alquant website are free of viruses, etc.

Alquant SA also offers no guarantee for

  • the increase or stability of the value of capital invested in investment tools,
  • the level of future dividends.

8. Links

Alquant SA has not verified third parties' websites linked to the Alquant website and cannot be held liable for the actuality, precision, reliability, completeness or legality of the contents and offers on such websites. The user therefore accesses such web pages at his or her own risk.

Web links may only be included in websites outside an Alquant website with the prior agreement of Alquant SA.

9. Exclusion of liability

Alquant SA or any companies, partners, boards of directors, employees or representatives linked to it refuse all liability (including for negligence and towards third parties) for direct or indirect damage or consequential damage that may occur in direct or indirect connection with the utilization of the Alquant website.

10. Reservations

Alquant SA reserves the right to modify any information, opinions, performance or other data, links, etc. at any time without prior notice to users.

Moreover, Terms of Use may also be changed and the use of the Alquant website may also be restricted or terminated without prior notice.

11. Place of jurisdiction

Insofar as a legal position arises between Alquant SA and the users of the Alquant website, this is subject to Swiss legislation. The sole place of jurisdiction shall be Lausanne, Switzerland.

Crissier, 3rd of February 2022