Last updated May 2023
1. Terms & conditions
1.1 Please read these terms & conditions (“Terms”) before proceeding, as they explain the legal framework for the information on this website, https://www.sovereigncapital.co.uk/. By accessing this website you are deemed to have read and accepted these Terms. It is your responsibility to be aware of, and to observe, the applicable laws and regulations of each relevant jurisdiction.
1.2 This website is operated by Sovereign Capital Partners LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales (registered number OC309409) with registered address at 1st Floor, 25, Victoria Street, London, England, SW1H 0EX, (“Sovereign”, or “we”). We are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority with the following FCA registration number: Sovereign Capital Partners LLP: 408227. You can access the rules by which we are regulated here.
1.3 Any services that you purchase from us are subject to separate terms and conditions which will be provided to you before services commence.
1.4 From time to time, we may vary our Terms. The revised Terms will be available on our website. Please check back regularly to ensure you are aware of any variations we may make. If you continue to use our website after we make any changes, you will be deemed to have accepted any variations to our Terms. If you do not agree to the variations, you should not use our website. These Terms were last updated on the date stated at the top of this page.
1.5 If you have any questions about these Terms, you can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Privacy and cookies
3. Accessing and linking to the website
3.1 You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary to access our website (and for any costs of doing so). In particular, you are responsible for ensuring that your computer and/or portable device is compatible with our website.
3.2 You are responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing the website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms.
3.3 We want you and others to enjoy using our website. When doing so, we ask that you observe the following rules:
a) you are not permitted to use, or cause others to use, any automated system or
software to extract content or data from our website for commercial purposes, except where you or any applicable third party has entered into a written agreement with us that permits that activity;
b) you agree not to use our website for any illegal or unauthorised purpose and you agree to comply with all laws and regulations applicable to your use of our website, including copyright and other intellectual property laws;
c) you must not attempt to restrict another user of our website from using or enjoying our website and you must not encourage others to breach our Terms;
d) you must not interfere with our website or any servers or networks connected to our website, including by transmitting any worms, viruses, malware, spyware or any other code of a destructive, malicious or disruptive nature. You must not inject content or code or otherwise alter or interfere with the way any page of our website is rendered or displayed in a user’s browser or device;
e) you must not change, modify or alter our website or change, modify or alter another website so as to inaccurately imply an association with our website or with us; and
f) you must not access our website via automated devices, scripts, bots, spiders, crawlers or scrapers or other similar means (except for standard search engine technologies).
3.4 You may link to any page of our website, provided that you do so for non-commercial purposes and in a way that is fair and legal and which does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. For the avoidance of doubt, the linking website must not contain any adult or illegal material or any material that is offensive, harassing or otherwise objectionable. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission at any time and without notice.
3.5 You must not link to our website in a way that suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. You must not remove, obscure or modify in any way any advertisements, copyright notices or other information on our website. Our website must not be framed on any other website.
4. Intellectual Property
4.1 The trade marks, service marks and logos shown on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of Sovereign. Our website and contents are protected by intellectual property rights. Nothing in these terms and conditions, or this website, should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any of the trade marks displayed or any other intellectual property rights on our website or its contents.
4.2 Downloading or other copying from this site does not transfer to you title to any material or software. If you download or copy material from this site no copyright or other proprietary notices should be removed. Sovereign reserves all rights with respects to copyright and trade mark ownership of all material on this site and will enforce its rights to the full extent permitted by law.
5 No Advice or financial promotion
The contents of this website have been prepared solely for information purposes and Sovereign’s communications are directed only at professional clients and eligible counter-parties (as defined under the FCA Rules). They are not directed at any other person. Funds managed by Sovereign are not available to consumers or members of the general public. In addition, no information on this site constitutes investment, tax, legal, financial or any other advice and nothing on this website is intended to constitute an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity in any jurisdiction.
6.1 We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.
6.2 As set out in section 5, our website is intended for use only by professional clients, not by consumers or members of the general public. As such, we limit our liability in this clause 6.
6.3 We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our website or any content on it.
6.4 We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with:
a) use of, or inability to use, our website; and/or
b) use of or reliance on any content displayed on our website.
6.5 In particular, we will not be liable for:
a) loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue;
b) business interruption;
c) loss of anticipated savings;
d) loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; and/or
e) any indirect or consequential loss or damage.
6.6 Any use by you of the website or its contents in a manner not expressly permitted by our Terms may mean that you are infringing our rights and/or the rights of our licensors. We and our licensors reserve all rights and remedies available in respect of any such infringement.
7. Access in Non-UK Jurisdictions
Sovereign does not represent that any materials on this site are appropriate for use, or permitted by local laws, in all jurisdictions or by all investors. Those accessing the site do so of their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws and regulations. In particular, the site is not directed at any person resident in any jurisdiction where, under local law or regulation, the publication or availability of this site is prohibited. Persons to whom such restrictions apply must not access this site.
8. No Representation or Warranty
8.1 The information on this site is published in good faith but no representation or warranty, express or implied, is made by Sovereign or by any of its partners or employees, as to its accuracy or completeness and it should not be relied on as such. Nothing in these Terms attempts to exclude liability that Sovereign may have under the UK Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (“FSMA”).
8.2 To the extent permitted by applicable law, Sovereign does not warrant that this site will be available at any time or that your access to the site will be uninterrupted, timely or free from viruses.
9. External Sites
This site contains certain links that may give you access to external websites and websites of organisations that are not regulated under FSMA. Sovereign has not examined any of these websites and does not assume responsibility for their contents or for the goods, services and products that they offer. These links are for your convenience and you access these at your own risk.
10. Accuracy and availability of our website
10.1 We do our best to make sure that our Website is accurate, up-to-date and free from bugs, but we cannot promise that it will be and you are responsible for putting in place your own internet security and safety measures.
10.2 Our website is provided free of charge and has not been developed to meet your specific requirements. We cannot promise that it will be fit or suitable for your specific purposes. We also do not guarantee that our website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.
10.3 Access to our website is permitted on a temporary basis. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate access to any part of it at any time without notice.
10.4 We update our website regularly and reserve the right to add, remove and otherwise change the Website and/or its content at any time without notice.
11. General provisions
11.1 You may not assign, sub-license or otherwise transfer any rights under our Terms.
11.2 If any provision of our Terms are found to be invalid for any reason, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the remaining provisions of our Terms, which will remain in full force and effect.
11.3 If we fail to exercise any right or remedy under our Terms, our failure does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Any waiver must be in writing and signed by us.
12. Governing Law and jurisdiction
These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of England. The courts of England will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim relating to our website.