Terms & Conditions
Visitors to this web site are bound by the following terms and conditions ("terms") in addition to member-client agreement or rights and obligations document and / or any other agreements or documents so executed by the person visiting the website including but not limited to the client. So please read the following terms carefully before continuing to use this site. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use this siteHSBC InvestDirect (India) Limited (HIDL) maintains "www.hsbcinvestdirect.co.in / www.hsbcinvestdirect.in" (hereinafter referred to as the "Website" irrespective of any change of name or site address and shall include any present or future linkages for products and services) and owns and has the license to use or otherwise has the right to use, free of any pending or threatened liens, all contents, information, graphics, HTML and CGI or other scripts displayed and used on the Website.
This website / information is provided to you on an "as is" and "where-is" basis, without any warranty. The Website HSBC InvestDirect (India) Limited, its subsidiaries and associate, directors and employees (hereinafter jointly and severally referred to as "HSBC InvestDirect "), for itself and any third party providing materials, services, or content to this website, makes no representations or warranties, either express, implied, statutory or otherwise of suitability, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of third party rights, with respect to the website, the information or any products or services to which the information refers. HSBC InvestDirect will not be responsible or liable to you or any third party for any damages of any kind, including but not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, arising from or connected with the Website, including but not limited to, your use of this site or your inability to use the site, even if HSBC InvestDirect has previously been advised of the possibility of such damages
- Although HSBC InvestDirect tries to ensure that all information and materials, whether in relation to the products, services, facilities, offerings or otherwise (hereinafter "Information") provided as part of this website is correct at the time of inclusion on the Website, it does not guarantee the accuracy of the Information. HSBC InvestDirect makes no representations or warranties as to the completeness or adequacy or accuracy of Information and expressly disclaims liability for any errors or omissions or delays in updating this information.
- In no event shall HSBC InvestDirect, or its subsidiaries or associate or group companies and/or their directors, officers and employees be liable for any special direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damages arising out of any person"s reliance upon this information or any action taken or not taken as a result of any material contained in this Document. The advantages of the product offerings by the subsidiaries or associate or group companies of HSBC InvestDirect and the terms and conditions of the same subject to change without notice.
- Information is supplied upon the condition that the persons receiving the same will make their own determination as to its suitability for their purposes prior to use or in connection with the making of any decision. No Information at this Website shall constitute an invitation to invest in any security or financial product. Any use of this website or the Information is at your own risk.
- Information provided in the website is not intended to provide legal, accounting or tax advice and should not be relied upon in that regard. Persons accessing this website are advised to obtain appropriate legal, accounting or tax advice where necessary. Financial information provided has not been prepared taking into account the particular investment / borrowing objectives, financial situation and needs of any particular person. As a result, clients using the information should assess whether it is appropriate in the light of their own individual circumstances before acting on it.
- HSBC InvestDirect shall not be liable for damages or injury arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website or its non-use including non-availability, including but not limited to compensatory, direct, indirect or consequential damages, loss of data, income or profit, loss of or damage to property, including without limitation loss of profits, loss or corruption of data, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or interruption of business; under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other theory arising out of or relating in any way to the Website, site-related services, or any products or services and claims of third parties damages or injury caused by any performance, failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of information, whether resulting, in whole or in part, from or relating to any of the services offered or displayed by HSBC InvestDirect on the Website.
- Nothing contained herein is to be construed as a recommendation to use any product or process, in conflict with any patent / Copyright / Intellectual Property rights or otherwise and HSBC InvestDirect makes no representation or warranty, express or implied that, the use thereof will not infringe any patent / Copyright / Intellectual Property rights or otherwise.
- The Services on / contents of the Website do not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction, where it is unlawful to make such an offer or solicitation. These Services are not intended to be any form of an investment advertisement, advice or information and have not been registered under any securities law of any foreign jurisdiction and is only for the information of any person in such jurisdiction where it may be lawful to provide such information. The distribution of this Service or content in other jurisdictions may be restricted by law and the persons who access the Service should inform themselves about, and observe any such restrictions.
- Use of the Website and its contents is at any persons', including the Client's, own risk. The data and information provided on the Website is not advice, professional or otherwise, and should not be relied upon as such. Neither the information, nor any opinion contained in the Website constitutes a solicitation or offer by HSBC InvestDirect to buy or sell any securities or other financial instruments or provide any investment advice. HSBC InvestDirect or its directors or associate companies or their directors or their employees and their dependents have or may have an outstanding position or holding in the securities or other related investments of issuers and companies mentioned herein. The investments discussed or recommended in the analysis, research reports, etc. may not be suitable for all investors. Investors must make their own investment decisions based on their own specific investment objectives and financial position and using such independent professional advisors as they believe necessary. Information herein is believed to be reliable but HSBC InvestDirect does not warrant its completeness or accuracy. The content of the articles and the interpretation of data are solely the personal views of the contributors and do not in any way reflect the views of HSBC InvestDirect. Users are advised to use the articles and other data in the Website only as information after obtaining appropriate advice and gauging the suitability for the relevant purpose. The financial information and information in the form of currency is subject to the foreign exchange fluctuation.
- The display, description or references to any products, services, publications or links on the Website shall not constitute an endorsement by HIDL of such products, services, publications or links.
- HSBC InvestDirect has launched and established an online trading service on the Website (hereinafter referred to as the "Service"). HSBC InvestDirect has exclusive and sole discretion to permit such Clients who would be entitled to use, access and benefit out of the Service. HSBC InvestDirect also reserves the absolute right and discretion to decide on the criteria for selecting such Customers who would be entitled to participate in the Service offered hereunder.
- The offering of the Service is subject to the requisite permissions, approvals, licenses and any other clearance from the appropriate regulatory authorities viz., Securities and Exchange Board of India, National Stock Exchange of India Limited, BSE Ltd. and any other relevant regulatory authority that may be the regulatory authority for the Service.
- Neither HSBC InvestDirect nor its Affiliates shall be precluded from making any contract or entering into any arrangement or transaction with the companies mentioned herein or with itself in the ordinary course of business or from undertaking any banking, financial or agency services for the companies or for itself or from underwriting or guaranteeing the subscription of or placing or subscribing for or otherwise acquiring, holding or dealing with any of the stocks or shares or debentures or debenture stocks or any other securities whatsoever of the companies or in which the companies may be interested, either with or without a commission, or other remuneration or otherwise, at any time entering into any contract of loan or deposit or any other contract or arrangement or transaction with the companies or being concerned or interested in any such contract or arrangement or transaction which any other company or person would be entitled to enter into with the companies and they shall not be in anyway liable to account either to the companies or any person visiting or accessing the Website including a Customer of the Service for any profits made by them thereby or in connection therewith and HSBC InvestDirect or its Affiliates shall also be allowed to retain for their or its own benefit any customary share of brokerage, fee, commission, interest, discount or other compensation or remuneration allowed to them.
- HSBC InvestDirect makes no guarantees or representations as to, and shall have no liability for, any electronic content delivered by any third party, including, without limitation, the accuracy, subject matter, quality or timeliness of any electronic content on the Website. HSBC InvestDirect shall not be responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. No judgment or warranty or representation is made with respect to the accuracy, timeliness, or suitability of the content of other services or sites to which these screens link, and HSBC InvestDirect shall not be responsible therefore.
- HSBC InvestDirect shall not be liable for any misrepresentation, falsification, and deception or for any lack of availability of services through the Website, even if the same are advertised for on the Website.
- HSBC InvestDirect shall not be liable if any information or software is downloaded by any person including but not limited to a client from this Website. Further, HSBC InvestDirect or its Affiliates shall not be liable if any person including but not limited to a Client makes a copy, modifies, uploads, downloads, transmits, (re) publishes it or removes or obscures any intellectual property, including trademarks, copyright or other notices or legends contained in any such information or otherwise distributes any service or content from this Website. HSBC InvestDirect shall not bear the responsibility if the Client modifies or uses the content or services he/she gets from this Website for any purpose other than those permitted, and in doing so violates the intellectual property rights including but not limited to trademarks, copyright and other proprietary rights of HSBC InvestDirect.
- The Website contains features of the services that are currently being offered by HSBC InvestDirect and those intended to be offered in the future. HSBC InvestDirect along with it's Affiliates intends to launch the services in confirmity with the features listed on the Website, however due to business needs and regulatory requirements the final launch may contain variations. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Website regarding the services, HSBC InvestDirect may decide to postpone the offering of the services or may even decide to withdraw the offering or even a currently offered service altogether.
- This disclaimer shall be applicable to any person visiting/accessing the Website and/or a Customer entering into an agreement or a document related to availing of the Service offered by HSBC InvestDirect and its Affiliates.
- The data and information provided on the Website is not directed to or intended for display, downloading, printing, reproducing or for distribution to or use by any person or entity who is a citizen or resident or located in any locality, state, country or other jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, reproduction, availability or use would be contrary to law or regulation or would subject HSBC InvestDirect or its associates or group companies to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction. If this document is inadvertently sent or has reached any individual in such country, the same may be ignored and brought to the attention of the sender. The data and information provided on the Website may not be reproduced, distributed or published for any purpose without prior written approval of HSBC InvestDirect. Persons accessing this document are required to inform themselves about and observe any relevant restrictions.
- E-mail messages sent to the HSBC InvestDirect over the Internet cannot be guaranteed to be completely as the same involve many uncertain factors and complex hardware, software, systems, communication lines, peripherals, etc. and are susceptible to interruptions and dislocations and HSBC InvestDirect does not accept any liability on the occurrence of any such event.
Third Party Interaction and Links to Third Party Sites
- In your use of the Website, you may enter into correspondence with, offering services from, or participate in promotions of advertisers or members or sponsors of the web site. Unless otherwise stated, any such correspondence, advertisement, purchase or promotion, including the delivery of and the payment for services, and any other term, condition, warranty or representation associated with such correspondence, or promotion, is solely between you and the applicable third party. You agree that HSBC InvestDirect has no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such correspondence, purchase or promotion between you and any such third party.
- This Website may be linked to other websites on the World Wide Web that are not under the control of or maintained by HSBC InvestDirect. Such links do not indicate any responsibility or endorsement on our part for the external website concerned, its contents or the links displayed on it. These links are provided only as a convenience, in order to help you find relevant websites, services and/or products that may be of interest to you, quickly and easily. It is your responsibility to decide whether any services and/or products available through any of these websites are suitable for your purposes. HSBC InvestDirect is not responsible for the owners or operators of these websites or for any goods or services they supply or for the content of their websites and does not give or enter into any conditions, warranties or other terms or representations in relation to any of these or accept any liability in relation to any of these (including any liability arising out of any claim that the content of any external web site to which this web site includes a link infringes the intellectual property rights of any third party).
- The Website and the services provided herein from time to time shall be subject to the relevant regulations, including but not limited to Information Technology Act, 2000 and The Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, as amended from time to time.
- We may also include hyperlinks to other HSBC Group websites for your convenience. The products and services offered on these websites may be limited to persons located or residing in only that particular jurisdiction. In addition, the content on these linked websites may not be intended for persons located or residing in jurisdictions that restrict the distribution of such content. The terms and conditions governing the use of the website of each HSBC Group entity may differ and you should consult and carefully read the applicable terms and conditions before using the website.
- HSBC InvestDirect controls and operates this website " www.hsbcinvestdirect.co.in / www.hsbcinvestdirect.in" from India and makes no representation that the materials are appropriate or will be available for use in other locations. If you use this web site from outside India, you are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws.
- Information that HSBC InvestDirect publishes on the World Wide Web may contain references or cross references to HSBC InvestDirect's products, programs and services that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not imply that HSBC InvestDirect intends to announce such products, programs or services in your country.
Trade marks and Copyrights
This web site contains content, information and material, including but not limited to text, graphics and sound, which is / may be protected by copyright and / or other intellectual property rights. All copyright and other intellectual property rights in this material are either owned by HSBC InvestDirect or have been licensed to HSBC InvestDirect by the owner(s) of those rights so that it can use this material as part of this web site. HSBC InvestDirect retains copyright on all Information, including text, graphics and sound and all trademarks displayed on this web site are owned by HSBC InvestDirect and used under license by HSBC InvestDirect affiliates. Users are prohibited from using the same without written permission of HSBC InvestDirect of such or such other parties. Nothing on the website should be construed as granting any licence or right to use any Trade Marks displayed on the website. HSBC InvestDirect retains all proprietary rights on the website. The materials on this website are protected by copyright and no part of such materials may be modified, reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, transmitted (in any form or by any means), copied, distributed, used for creating derivative works or used in any other way for commercial or public purposes without the HSBC InvestDirect prior written consent.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold HSBC InvestDirect, its advisors, suppliers, advertisers, agents or sponsors harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs (including without limitation reasonable attorneys' fees) or other expenses that arise directly or indirectly out of or from (i) your breach of these Terms and Conditions; (ii) your violation of the undertaking, representation and covenants mentioned above; and/or (iii) your activities in connection with this web site.
The maximum liability of HSBC InvestDirect to the Client, if any, shall be limited to the amount of fees paid by the Customer for the services that he/she may have availed of through the Website or in pursuance of the Offer or the Service.
In the event any provision of these terms and conditions is determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or otherwise unenforceable such provision shall be deemed to have been deleted from these terms and conditions, while the remaining provisions shall remain in full force and effect. HSBC InvestDirect's failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these terms and conditions shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. Neither shall the course of conduct between the parties nor trade practice shall act to modify any provision of these terms and conditions.
This disclaimer clause shall be applicable to any person visiting / accessing the Website and / or a Client entering into an agreement or any document related to availing of the Service offered by HSBC InvestDirect.
The terms & conditions governing individual products will be displayed at the relevant product specific pages in the website. If the client trades in/uses any of the products he will be deemed to have accepted the terms of the respective products as well as these terms. Further, by accessing this Web site and any of its pages, the person visiting the website including but not limited to a client agrees to these Terms and Conditions.
Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
These terms and conditions are governed by and to be interpreted in accordance with laws of India, without regard to the choice or conflicts of law provisions of any jurisdiction. You agree, in the event of any dispute arising in relation to these terms and conditions or any dispute arising in relation to the web site whether in contract or tort or otherwise, to submit to the jurisdiction of the courts located at Mumbai, India for the resolution of all such disputes. The offering of the Service is subject to the requisite permissions, approvals, licenses and any other clearance from the appropriate regulatory authorities viz., Securities and Exchange Board of India, National Stock Exchange of India Limited, BSE Ltd. and any other relevant authority that may be the regulatory authority of the Service.