Somerset Smith Partners (SSP), at our discretion, provide you with services including, but not restricted to, news and information services. By accessing this site, you agree that you have understood the general terms and conditions of access, and that you agree to be bound by the following conditions of use. If you do not agree, or if the stipulation below prohibits you from accessing and using the site, you must not continue to access or use the site.


The information and services available on or through this site are not intended to be published or made available to any person in any jurisdiction where doing so would result in contravention of applicable laws or regulations. Accordingly, if it is prohibited to make such information or services available in your jurisdiction or to you (by reason of your nationality, residence or otherwise) it is not directed at you. Users of this site must satisfy themselves that the laws of their own country allow them to access the information and services on this site.

Investment Risk Warning and Disclosures

The investment services, products and recommendations referred to on this site may not be suitable for all investors. We therefore recommend that investors seek advice from their usual adviser before taking any action. The price, value and income derived from investments may fluctuate in that values can go down as well as up and investors may get back less than originally invested. Past performance is not indicative of future results, and no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made regarding future performance. Reference to taxation or the impact of taxation does not constitute tax advice. The levels and bases of taxation may change. Where an investment is denominated in a foreign currency, changes in rates of exchange may have an adverse effect on the value, price or income of the investment. SSP and companies, businesses and persons, including employees, associated with SSP may have financial interest in the matters mentioned on this site. Investors should assume that SSP, its related companies and affiliated persons are seeking or will seek investment banking business from the subject companies on this site.

In addition, you should not act or fail to act on the basis of any information or materials on the Site. Furthermore, you accept all risks and responsibility for losses, damages, costs and other consequences resulting directly or indirectly from using the Site or any Related Site.

Data, Information and Services

While the data and information available on this site has been obtained from sources believed to be reliable, SSP makes no representation or warranty, express or implied, that it is accurate, complete or correct and it should not be relied upon as such, and nothing on this site shall be deemed to consititute such a representation or warranty. The data and information on this site is provided “as is” and is subject to change without notice. SSP is under no obligation if it becomes aware of any change or inaccuracy. Neither SSP nor any of its partners, affiliates, related companies, agents, officers, employees nor any other person accepts any liability whatsoever for any loss or other consequence howsoever arising from the use of this site or its contents, or otherwise arising in connection therewith.

Certain data, information and services on or available through this site may be outside the control of SSP or provided by a third party. SSP is not responsible or liable for their content or for any delays, interruptions or errors in the provision of such data, information or services. Certain data and information accessible on or available through this site is the intellectual property of the relevant news and information services providers or other third parties that provide such data and information to the relevant service provider, or to SSP. The data and information is protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws and all ownership rights remain with the information service provider or the third party or SSP, as the case may be.

Where the information consists of pricing or performance data, the data contained therein has been obtained from sources believed reliable. Data computations are not guaranteed by any information service provider, third party or SSP and may not be complete. Neither any information service provider, third party or SSP give any warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, adequacy, quality or fitness, timeliness, non-infringement, title, of any information for a particular purpose or use and all such warranties are expressly excluded to the fullest extent that such warranties may be excluded by law. You bear all risk from any use or results of using any information. You are responsible for validating the integrity of any information received over the internet.

This site and certain data and/or information on, or accessible through, this site or certain services provided by or through this site, may become unavailable at any time without notice. SSP accepts no liability whatsoever to you or any other person for any loss or other consequence arising from or otherwise arising in connection with (i) any inaccuracy, incompleteness, incorrectness in, or delays, interruptions, errors or omissions in the delivery of the data, information or services or any other information or services supplied to you through this site or under the terms of any agreement with SSP, or (ii) any decision made or not made or action taken by you or any other person in reliance upon the data, information or services.

Transmission may be subject to arbitrary delays beyond our control, which may delay the provision of our services. You acknowledge that neither any information service provider, third party nor SSP will be liable to you or any third party for any losses arising from such delay.

In no event will any information provider, third party or SSP be liable for any consequential loss including but not limited to special, incidental, direct or indirect damages resulting from delay or loss of use of our services. SSP is not responsible for any damage to your computer, software, modem, telephone or other property resulting from your use of our services.

You may only use the data and information retrieved from this site for your own and non-commercial use. Copying and distribution of any of the contents of this site is strictly forbidden.


You must indemnify and hold harmless SSP, its subsidiary companies and businesses, and their officers, employees and agents and keep them indemnified, from and against all loss, actions, proceedings, costs, expenses (including legal fees), claims and damages incurred or suffered by any of them arising from:

  • any breach by you of the Terms;
  • reliance by you on any information obtained through the SSP Site;
  • your access and/or use of the SSP Site; and
  • reliance upon, or use of, any content by any person accessing any content from your computer systems.

Not Investment Advice

The content on the SSP Site provides general information only. It is not intended as investment advice and must not be relied upon as such. You should obtain professional investment advice tailored to your specific circumstances and needs prior to making any investment decisions.

Violations of the Terms

SSP reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of the Terms, including, without limitation, the right to block access from a particular internet address to the SSP Site.


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