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AND CONDITIONS OF USE
London Stock Exchange Group plc and its applicable group
undertakings (the “LSE Group”) includes FTSE International Limited (“FTSE”),
Frank Russell Company (“Russell”),
FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital
Markets Inc. and FTSE TMX Global Debt Capital Markets Limited (together,
“FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets” and MTSNext Limited (“MTSNext”). All rights
“FTSE Russell®” is a trading name of FTSE and Russell.
“FTSE TMX” is a trading name of the FTSE’s fixed income index business. “FTSE®”,
“Russell®”, “FTSE Russell®” “MTS®”, “TMX” and “ICB®” and all other trademarks
and service marks used herein (whether registered or unregistered) are trade
marks and/or service marks owned or licensed by the applicable member of the
LSE Group or their respective licensors and are owned, or used under
licence, by FTSE, Russell, MTSNext, or FTSE TMX Debt Capital Markets.
LSE Group, or our
licensors, own all the proprietary rights and interests in the Index
Announcement (“Product”) and also in all the information/data provided
as part of the Product (the “Data”). The Product and Data are
together known as the (“Services”).
Upon acceptance by
you of the terms and conditions set out in this agreement and in
consideration thereof, FTSE will provide the Services to you until terminated
by you or LSE Group as set out below (“Term”) as follows:
We grant you a non-exclusive,
non-transferable licence to receive and use the Services internally via the Index
Announcement section of the LSE Group website at www.ftserussell.com on the
terms of this agreement for the Term.
that the Services constitute assets of great value to us and you agree that
the know-how, copyright, database rights, trade mark rights, all other
intellectual property rights and any other rights of whatever nature in and
to the Products and Data shall remain the property of and is vested in us (or
our licensors). Any modifications or enhancements made to the products during
the Term will belong exclusively to LSE Group.
3. You acknowledge
that all information is provided for information purposes only. Every effort
is made to ensure that all information is accurate, but no responsibility or
liability can be accepted by any member of the LSE Group or their respective
directors, officers, employees, partners or licensors for any errors or for any
loss from use of this publication or any of the information or data contained
4. No member of
the LSE Group nor their respective directors, officers, employees, partners
or licensors provide investment advice and you understand that nothing in
this Product should be taken as constituting financial or investment advice.
You shall not
copy, reverse engineer, sell, license, distribute, transmit or duplicate the
Services or part thereof to any third party in any form or by any means.
You agree to keep any username and/or password issued to you to access the
Services confidential and shall inform us immediately you become aware that
such username/password is no longer confidential.
You are not
allowed to a) create (whether for yourself or someone else) any financial
product or service which seeks to match the performance of, or the capital or
income value of which is related to, any of the Data; b) copy or store the
Data other than for your own use and as may occur incidentally in the normal
course of use of your browser or mobile device; c) store the Data (including
pages of our website) on a server or other storage device connected to a
network or create a database by systematically downloading and storing such
Data; d) remove or change any content of the Data or attempt to circumvent
security or interfere with the proper working of the Services or any servers
on which they are hosted. You are not allowed to make any reference to
the Services or any part thereof or to any LSE Group trade marks, in any
promotional or marketing materials, without our prior written consent.
You must only use
the Services for lawful purposes (complying with all applicable laws and
regulations), in a responsible manner, and not in a way that might damage our
name or reputation or that of any of our affiliates.
shall only use the Services for the purpose of reference and for no other
ACKNOWLEDGE THAT A SEPARATE LICENCE IS REQUIRED TO DISTRIBUTE OR MAKE THE
SERVICES AVAILABLE TO ANY OTHER PERSON EXTERNALLY ON A BASIS NOT EXPRESSLY
SET OUT IN THIS AGREEMENT. LSE GROUP MAY REQUEST YOU TO CERTIFY NOT
MORE THAN ONCE IN ANY 6 (SIX) MONTH PERIOD THAT YOU ARE IN MATERIAL
COMPLIANCE WITH ANY RESTRICTIONS HEREUNDER IN RELATION TO THE USE OF THE SERVICES.
You understand and
acknowledge that at the end of the Term the supply of and your licence
to use the Services will be terminated immediately, without further notice to
If you breach, or
we reasonably suspect that you have breached, any of the terms of this
agreement, we may terminate provision of the Services immediately.
termination you shall, within 2 (two) working days, completely delete all
electronic copies of all or any part of the Data resident on any of your IT
systems or elsewhere.
Save for death and
personal injury caused by our negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation, and
any other liability which cannot be excluded by law, we shall have no
liability of any kind to you in respect of the Services. In particular,
we do not accept any liability (regardless of how it might arise) for any
claim or loss arising from any advice given; any investment or other decision
made; or any transaction made or effected, in reliance on, or on the basis
of, the Services nor for any such liability arising from any other use of, or
reliance on, the Services nor shall we have any liability for the loss or
corruption of any data, systems or equipment. You agree that you have sole
responsibility for protecting your data during use of the Services.
The Services are
provided to you “as is”. You agree that use of the Services is at your own
risk and cost. It is your responsibility to confirm, to your own
satisfaction, that the Services are suitable for the use (as permitted under
this agreement) which you wish to make of them.
15. LSE Group
reserves the right to limit your use, remove your access, or cease provision
of the Services at its sole discretion, without any liability to you. Where
possible, notice shall be provided to you.
representations, conditions warranties or other terms of any kind are given
in respect of the Services, and all statutory warranties and conditions are
excluded to the fullest extent possible.
In the event that
we are found liable to you for any reason, other than death or personal
injury caused by our negligence, the sums payable by us to you in respect of such
liability shall not exceed £100 (one hundred pounds sterling).
You will indemnify
us (and our licensors) and keep indemnifying us (and our licensors) against
all loss, damage and expense (including any legal and other professional
expenses) incurred or suffered by us directly or indirectly arising (in whole
or in part) from any use, reproduction or distribution by you (or any person
authorised or permitted by you) of the Services or any part of the Services
in a manner not authorised by this agreement.
party agrees and undertakes that, both during and after the term of this
agreement, it will keep confidential, will not use for its own purposes and
will not without the prior written consent of the other party disclose to any
third party any information concerning the Services, the existence and terms
of this agreement, the business and affairs of the other which may become
known to such party in connection with this agreement unless such
information is public knowledge other than as a result of a breach of this
paragraph, has been independently acquired from a third party without
restriction on disclosure, or is required by law or any regulatory body or
for the purposes of litigation by or against either party to be disclosed.
person accepting this agreement on your behalf confirms that he/she
is authorised to enter into this agreement on your behalf, and to bind you to
its terms and conditions.
may make changes to these terms and conditions from time to time. When these
changes are made, we will make a new copy available at:
You understand and agree that if you use
the Services after the date on which the terms and conditions have changed,
we will treat your use as acceptance of such.
This agreement is
governed by English law. Both parties submit to the exclusive
jurisdiction of the English courts in relation to any dispute concerning