These conditions become effective when you access the site for the first time. The current version of these conditions governs our respective rights and obligations each time you access this site.
A certificate signed by the administrator responsible for maintaining this site will be prima facie proof of the date of publication and content of the current version and all previous versions of the conditions.
Viruses or errors
Although care is taken, information on this site may contain errors or be incomplete or become outdated. Use of this site may be interrupted, information may become corrupted, and defects may remain uncorrected. This site may not at all times be free of viruses. You acknowledge that communication to and from you may become distorted or may be lost for technical reasons as it is communicated over the Internet.
Copyrights or trademark or intellectual property
We are the proprietors of copyright and other intellectual property rights in all matter on this site, unless otherwise noted. You are permitted to download and print matter from this site only for the purposes of assessing and evaluating our services. No other licence is granted to you. All trademarks on this site are our registered and unregistered trade marks, or those of third parties. Nothing on this website may be construed as granting any licence under any such trade mark.
You may not, without our prior written permission, use our intellectual property or that of third parties for any other purposes.
An application to use our intellectual property must be submitted to the site administrator. Upon receiving your application we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don’t get a written response from us within five business days, consider your request as having been rejected.
Irrespective of the existence of copyright, you acknowledge that we are the proprietor of all material on the site, whether it constitutes confidential information or not, and that you have no right, title or interest in any such material.
We may suspend or discontinue this site, and restrict access to the entire site or any part thereof, without prior notice to you.
Limitation of liability
You also acknowledge and accept we have made no representation to you in regard to any of its competencies or in regard to the safety and or quality of any of the equipment and/or software supplied or used by us. You waive any common law warranties which may be applicable in respect of your use this site, and/or any of the services offered through it.
If any provision of these terms is unlawful or void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be severed from the rest of the terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of the terms.
Republic of South Africa
Although we are not able to prevent access by others, this site is intended for users in the Republic of South Africa. Accordingly, this website is subject to the laws of the Republic of South Africa and the jurisdiction of its courts.
This site may contain links to other websites. The links to other sites are for your convenience and we do not accept any responsibility or liability for enabling you to link to any other website, for the contents of any other website, for the security of any other website, or for any consequence of your acting upon the contents of such website. No endorsement or approval of any third parties or their advice, opinions, information or services is expressed or implied by any information on the website.
We may use the services of other organizations to provide information on the site. We have no control over this information and make no representations or warranties of any nature as to its accuracy, appropriateness or correctness. You agree that such information is provided “as is” and we will not be directly or indirectly liable for any damages that may arise from your reliance on it.
Permission for hyperlinks, deep linking, crawlers and metatags
Nobody may establish a hyperlink, frame, metatag or similar reference, whether electronically or otherwise (collectively referred to as linking), to this site or any subsidiary pages before receiving our prior written approval, which may be withheld or granted subject to the conditions we specify from time to time.
An application for linking must be submitted to the site administrator. Once received we will do our best to respond and enter into further discussions with you. If you don’t get a written response from us within five business days, consider your request as having been rejected.
Breach of these conditions entitles us to take legal action without prior notice to you and you agree to reimburse the costs associated with such legal action to us on an attorney and own client scale.
Privacy and Data Protection
To enable us to monitor and improve this site we keep track of domains from which people visit us. Sometimes we may need additional information from you such as your name and your contact details. Any personal data of this kind that you submit on this site will be used for the purpose specified in the relevant part of the site and for other purposes for which you give your consent. Your personal data may also be disclosed to any person empowered by law to require us to disclose the same. Any information that you disclose to us which is not personal data or of a personal nature, such as suggestions, comments, concepts, ideas, know how or otherwise, will be treated as non-confidential and we will be free to use information of this kind as we think fit.
Whilst we will take all reasonable steps to protect your personal data, given the nature of the medium we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you disclose online. In so far as legally permissible we disclaim any liability which might arise in relation to any information that you input on this site or send to us on the Internet. Under applicable data protection laws you may have certain rights to access your personal data and/or require it to be corrected if it is incorrect. Please contact us if you wish to exercise such rights for which we may charge a fee. You may need to register any data that you use from this site with an applicable data protection regulator.
“Cookies” are small amounts of information stored by your computer. Our server issues cookies to your computer so that we can better serve you when you return to our site. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a “cookie” giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it.
Investors should take cognisance of the fact that there are risks involved in buying or selling any financial product and that past performance of a financial product is not necessarily indicative of its future performance. The value of financial products can increase as well as decrease over time, depending on the value of the underlying securities and market conditions.
Hedge funds are portfolios of collective investment schemes and are regulated under the Collective Investment Schemes Control Act, 45 of 2002. Investments in portfolios of collective investment schemes are generally medium to long term investments. Collective investments are traded at ruling prices and may engage in scrip lending and borrowing. The manager of a collective investment scheme may close a portfolio to new investors in order to manage the portfolio more efficiently in terms of its mandate.
The information and documentation presented on this site do not constitute a solicitation, invitation or investment recommendation. Prior to selecting a financial product or fund it is recommended that investors seek specialised financial, legal and tax advice. Fairtree Asset Management (Pty) Ltd accepts no liability of any kind resulting from reliance being placed on any information contained on this website. Fairtree Asset Management (Pty) Ltd endeavours to provide accurate and timely information, but makes no representation or warranty as to the correctness, accuracy, completeness or suitability of any of the information contained on this website. The laws of the Republic of South Africa shall govern any claim relating to or arising from the contents of this website.