Terms & Conditions

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Please read the terms of this policy carefully before using the Investor Meet Company Site/App. Individual Investor

These Terms and Conditions of Use (“Terms of Use”) explain the basis on which Investor Meet Company Limited (“we”, “us” or “Investor Meet Company”) provides, and you may use, the Investor Meet Company website at the domain www.investormeetcompany.com and the pages within the domain (our “Site”), and the Investor Meet Company application, as updated from time to time (the “App”).

The Site www.investormeetcompany.com is owned and operated by Investor Meet Company Limited. Investor Meet Company Limited is a limited company in England and Wales under registration number 11588094, and our registered office is at Rear Ground Floor Hygeia Building, 66-68 College Road, Harrow, United Kingdom, HA1 1BE. You can contact us by email at info@investormeetcompany.com or by telephone on 0203 970 5500. Our VAT number is 322513933.

As well as these Terms of Use, there are other terms and policies that apply to your use of our Site and App: Our Acceptable Use Policy – which sets out the permitted uses and prohibited uses of our Site and App, including attendance, content and question standards. When using our Site and App you must comply with this Acceptable Use Policy. Our Privacy Policy. This sets out details of how we may use your personal information. Our Cookie Policy. This sets out information about the cookies on our Site. We will ask you to consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy when you first visit our Site. These Terms of Use, our Acceptable Use PolicyPrivacy Policy, Cookie Policy, and our other policies from time to time are collectively referred to as the “Terms”. We recommend that you print a copy of these Terms for future reference.

By using our Site and/or App or completing a registration form, you indicate that you accept the Terms and that you agree to abide by them so please read all our Terms carefully before you start to use the Site or App. If you do not agree, please refrain from using our Site and the App. We may revise these Terms from time to time. The revised Terms will apply to the use of our Site and/or App from the date of their publication on the Site. Please check these Terms each time you wish to use our Site or App for changes to ensure you understand the Terms that apply at the time. Your continued use of the Site or App following the posting of any changes to these Terms constitutes acceptance of such changes. If you do not agree to such changes, you should stop using the Site and the App. You must be at least 16 years of age to use our Site and or App. By using our Site or agreeing to these Terms, you warrant and represent to us that you are at least 16 years of age. Our Site and App are directed to users residing in the United Kingdom. We do not represent that content available on or through our Site or App is appropriate for use or available in other locations.

You are required to acquaint yourself with any local laws and restrictions on the usage of this Website and the availability of any services described therein. The information on this Website is not intended for distribution to or use by any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution would be contrary to local law or regulation.

We may update and change our Site from time to time to reflect changes to our products, our users’ needs, regulatory requirements and our business priorities. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any major changes. Investor Meet Company may update the Site or App at any time and may change or remove any functionality of the Site or App at any time. We may change the services available on our Site or App, whether to registered and/or unregistered users, at any time at our sole discretion, with or without notice.

This Site and App Services are provided free of charge. We do not guarantee that our Site/App, or any content on them, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site or App for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal. Investor Meet Company may, at any time, without notice and for any reason, suspend your access to the App and/or Site, disable or discontinue the App and or Site, close the App and/or Site indefinitely and/or terminate your right to access the App. We do not warrant that the App and/or Site will function on all devices or operating systems.

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site and App, and in the material published on them. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. You must not use any part of the content on our Site or App for commercial purposes without obtaining an express written licence to do so from us or our licensors.

In order to achieve a positive user experience, the following components are required to access all  Websites, Applications, and Services. 

 

  • Operating System: PC: Windows 10 or later; Mac OS X 10.12 or later, Linux.
  • Browser: The most recently-published versions of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera.
  • High-speed internet: A consistent, high-speed connection is required. Mobile tethering, hotspots, slow or inconsistent public Wi-Fi networks may create latency when using video conferencing.

The services currently available on our Site and App to registered users include: (a) selecting any UK Company listed on any UK Stock exchange and adding this to your meet list. This will automatically invite you to all live company management team presentations, including, but not limited to, result roadshow presentations, trading update presentations, and (where applicable) Demand Driven Meetings and Company Driven Meetings; (b) access to live management team presentations subject to registration including opportunities for feedback and polling (where available); (c) as appropriate, access to RNS announcements, the presentation pack, recorded management presentations (via historic library) with searchable transcripts and any circulated Q&As; (d) ability to submit questions during the live management team presentations to the management team in accordance with our Acceptable Use Policy;  (e) a Demand Driven Meeting function that provides the opportunity to request a meeting with your selected company between reporting periods. Acceptance of such requests is at the sole discretion of a company and no conclusions should be made if a meeting request cannot be satisfied; (f) continuing professional development (structured qualifying) verification provision; and (g) access to on demand content for companies you follow.

You may register for an account with our Site and or App by completing and submitting the account registration form on our Site and or App, and clicking on the verification link in the email that follows from Investor Meet Company. You must notify us in writing immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your account. You must not use any other person’s account to access the Site and/or App. You may only apply for, hold and use a single account on the Site and/or App at any given time.

When you register for an account with our Site and or App, you will be given a user identification and asked to create a password. You must keep your user identification and password confidential. You must notify us at info@investormeetcompany.com immediately if you become aware of any disclosure of your password. You are responsible for any activity on our Site and/or App arising out of any failure to keep your password confidential and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.

We may suspend your account and or disable your password or identification code, at our sole discretion and without notice, if we reasonably suspect or believe that you have failed to comply with these Terms. You may disable your account on our Site and or App accessing your profile on the Site. For more information on how you can access and amend your account details and on how we store, retain or delete account details please see our  Privacy Policy.

We will only use your personal information as set out in our  Privacy Policy.

On our Site and or App, registered users can access: (a) Live company management presentations, including but not limited to result roadshow presentations, trading update presentations, Demand Driven Meetings, Company Driven Meetings; (b) the presentation slides and or any other uploaded information provided by the company; (c) a submission area where you can submit questions electronically during the live management team presentations to the management team; and (d) and respond to polls. By attending a live presentation online, or by accessing content made available on our Site/App you must ensure you understand and agree to be bound by the following limitations and conditions: a) All presentations provided by companies are for information purposes and being distributed to UK individual Investors under exemptions to financial promotions as set out in the FCA Handbook PERG 8.21.3. b) The content contained in the presentation slides and the accompanying presentation is the sole responsibility of the company presenting to investors and not Investor Meet Company. c) Presentations and content on our Site and or App do not constitute or form part of any offer for sale or solicitation of any offer to buy or subscribe for any securities nor shall it or any part of it form the basis of or be relied on in connection with, or act as any inducement to enter into, any contract or commitment whatsoever or constitute an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity under section 21 of FSMA.  d) Some presentations given by companies on our Site and/or App may not have been approved by an authorised person within the meaning of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (FSMA). Reliance on a presentation for the purpose of engaging in any investment activity may expose an individual to a significant risk of losing all of the property or other assets invested. (e) If you are considering engaging in investment activity, you should seek appropriate independent financial advice and make your own assessment. (f) No undertaking, representation, warranty or other assurance, express or implied, is made or given by or on behalf of Investor Meet Company or any of its respective directors, officers, partners, employees, agents or advisers or any other person as to the accuracy or completeness of the information or opinions contained in the slides or the presentation of a company and no responsibility or liability is accepted by any of them for any such information or opinions or for any errors, omissions, misstatements, negligence or otherwise for any other communication written or otherwise. (g) Presentations made by companies (and any subsequent discussions arising thereon) may contain certain statements, statistics and projections that are or may be forward‐looking. The accuracy and completeness of all such statements, including, without limitation, statements regarding the future financial position, strategy, projected costs, plans and objectives for the management of future operations of the Group are not warranted or guaranteed. By their nature, forward‐looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that may occur in the future. (h) While presentations given by companies may represent a judgment on the matters presented at the specific point in time, they are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual results to differ materially from those presented. Investor Meet Company disclaims any intention or obligation to update these forward-looking statements. (i) No presentation nor any copy of it may be (i) taken or transmitted into the United States of America, (ii) distributed, directly or indirectly, in the United States of America or to any US person (within the meaning of regulations made under the Securities Act 1933, as amended), (iii) taken or transmitted into or distributed in Canada, Australia or the Republic of South Africa or to any resident thereof, or (iv) taken or transmitted into or distributed in Japan or to any resident thereof. Any failure to comply with these restrictions may constitute a violation of the securities laws or the laws of any such jurisdiction. (j) The distribution of presentations provided by companies to other jurisdictions may be restricted by law and the persons into whose possession such presentations come should inform themselves about, and observe, any such restrictions. The presentations provided by companies are confidential and are being supplied to you solely for your information and may not be reproduced, re-distributed or passed to any other person or published in whole or in part for any purpose.

The requirements and procedure for attending live presentations are set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. You must read this to ensure you understand the requirements and standards of behaviour that are required in using our Site and/or App and or attending live presentations.

The process for submitting questions is set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. The requirements for the standard of content and questions submitted by users are set out in our Acceptable Use Policy.

Nothing made available on our Site and or App (including any content, questions or responses) constitutes or is intended to constitute: (a) a financial promotion, an advertisement for any particular investment or investment business, or an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity; (b) investment advice, including advice on the merits of buying, selling, subscribing for, underwriting or exercising rights in relation to a particular security or investment; (c) the making of a recommendation or an arrangement for another person to buy, sell, subscribe for or underwrite or otherwise howsoever in relation to a security or investment; or (d) any financial service or activity regulated or controlled by or pursuant to UK financial services law or any other applicable law. You should take professional financial advice in connection with, or independently research and verify, any information that you find on our Site or App and wish to rely upon, whether for the purpose of making an investment decision or otherwise. We are not regulated under UK financial services law. We would like to draw your attention to the following investment warnings: (a) the value of shares and investments and the income derived from them can go down as well as up; (b) investors may not get back the amount they invested; and  (c) past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.

In respect of uploaded content provided by UK Listed Companies, questions provided by users and subsequent responses from UK Listed Companies that are published on or made available through our Site or App, we act as a mere conduit for that information. We do not select, edit, modify, review or evaluate or otherwise exercise control over such content before it is transmitted or received on our Site and/or App. We will remove material, which is illegal, or at the request of a regulatory body or where the law requires us to do so.   Questions asked are responded to at a company's discretion and their responses are posted on our Site/App. No conclusion should be made where questions are unanswered. The views expressed by other users on our Site and or App do not represent our views or values. We make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site or App is accurate, complete or up to date.

If you wish to complain about content uploaded by other users, please contact us on the information above.

The services and content made available on our Site and App or any part of any of them (“Investor Meet Company Services”) are provided on an "as is" and “as available” basis. Investor Meet Company disclaims any and all implied warranties, conditions and other terms including but not limited as to merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, accuracy, or non-infringement. Investor Meet Company does not represent, warrant or make any other commitment that the Investor Meet Company Services are or will be free of defects or errors (or that any such defects or errors will be corrected), virus free, or able to operate on an uninterrupted basis. Further, Investor Meet Company does not represent, warrant or make any other commitment regarding the use or the results of the use of the Investor Meet Company Services in terms of their correctness, accuracy, quality, reliability, or otherwise.

 

Limitation of Liability; No Consequential Damages.

 

Neither Investor Meet Company nor its affiliates and subsidiaries nor any of their suppliers, employees, agents or subcontractors will be liable to  you, any client or any other third party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages of any nature arising out of the possession of, access to, use of, or inability to access or use the Investor Meet Company Services including, without limitation, lost profits, data loss, cost of procurement for substitute goods, or computer failure or malfunction, even if Investor Meet Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and regardless of whether the claim or liability is based in contract, negligence or other tort or other legal or equitable theory. You expressly acknowledge and agree that the participation in and use of the Investor Meet Company Services is done at your own risk and that you solely are responsible and liable for any damage sustained to your computer system, network or data resulting from such participation or use. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so, including liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors.

Whenever you make use of the content “question” feature that allows you to upload a question through our Site and/or App during live management team presentations, you must comply with these Terms. In these Terms, “your content” means: (a) your questions on our website; (b) all other works and materials (including without limitation text, graphics, images, audio material, video material, audio-visual material, scripts, software and files) that you submit to us or our Site or App for storage or publication on, processing by, or transmission via, our Site. Any questions you enter during a live management team presentation will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. You retain all of your ownership rights in your content, but you grant us and other users of our Site and App a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to use, reproduce, store, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your content in any existing or future media, including via third party social media channels to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law. We have the right to disclose your identity to any legal authority who is claiming on behalf of a third party that any content posted by you to our Site or App constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy, or is unlawful. You grant to us the right to sub-license the rights licensed in the above licence. You grant to us the right to bring an action for infringement of the rights licensed above. You hereby waive all your moral rights in your content to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law; and you warrant and represent that all other moral rights in your content have been waived to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law.

You may not edit your content “questions” post submission during the live management team presentations. Without prejudice to our other rights under these Terms, if you breach any provision of these Terms any way, or if we reasonably suspect that you have breached these terms and conditions in any way, we may delete, unpublish your content. We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any content posted by you or by any other user of our Site or App. You warrant and represent that your content will comply with these Terms including (without limitation) those in our Acceptable Use Policy [and you will be liable to us and indemnify us for any breach of this warranty. This means you will be responsible for any loss or damage we suffer as a result of your breach of warranty.

Attendance to Management Team Presentations via Investor Meet Company qualifies as structured CPD as stated in the FCA Handbook (TC 2.1.15 to TC 2.1.25). You can access a record of your attendance from your profile page and print verification of your attendance and the attendance hours. It is your responsibility to check the validity of CPD submission that includes your meeting attendance via our Site and/or App.

Our Site may include hyperlinks to other websites owned and operated by third parties; such hyperlinks are not recommendations. We have no control over third party website and their contents, and we accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them to the maximum extent permitted by law.

We do not guarantee that our Site/App will be secure or free from bugs or viruses. You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software.  You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our Site and or App, the server on which our Site and or App is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our Site and or App. You must not attack our Site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.

You may link to our registration page provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it by  using our link builder available at discover.investormeetcompany.com/link-builder/ .You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not establish a link to our Site in any website that is not owned by you. Our Site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our Site other than the registration page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our Acceptable Use Policy. If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our Site other than that set out above, please contact info@investormeetcompany.com.

These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.