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Terms of use

This page tells you the terms of use on which you may make use of our website. Please read these terms of use carefully before you start to use the site. By using our site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using our site.

About RIT Capital Partners plc and this website

Established in 1988, RIT Capital Partners plc is an investment trust which is listed on the London Stock Exchange. It is registered in England & Wales under company registration number 02129188 and its registered office is 27 St. James's Place, London, SW1A 1NR.

The content of this website is issued by J. Rothschild Capital Management Limited ("JRCM"), on behalf of RIT. JRCM is a wholly-owned subsidiary of RIT and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. It is registered in England & Wales under company registration number 02201053 and its registered office is 27 St. James's Place, London, SW1A 1NR.

The information contained within this web site is limited to general information about RIT Capital Partners plc and is not intended to and does not constitute individual investment advice, or investment advisory services. The information contained herein does not constitute an offer of or an invitation to apply for securities or engage in any other investment activity. Nothing on this website constitutes investment, legal, tax or other advice nor should it be relied upon in making an investment decision.

Further, it is not an invitation or inducement to engage in investment activity in any jurisdiction where such an offer or invitation is unlawful; or in which the person making such an offer is not qualified to do so or to whom it is unlawful to make such offer or solicitation. Investors who are resident in or citizens of countries other than the United Kingdom may be subject to local restrictions.

Investment information and investment advice

Please note that market and exchange rate movements may cause the value of investments to fall or rise and you may not get back the amount invested. Past performance is not necessarily a guide to future performance.

If you are unsure about the meaning of any information provided please consult your financial adviser or other professional adviser.

Use and accuracy of website

The information in this web site is provided without charge as a convenience to visitors, to be used for information purposes only. We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Whilst RIT and JRCM endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, RIT and JRCM make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability or suitability of the website. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. RIT and JRCM accept no liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of reliance upon such amendments or updates. RIT and JRCM reserve the right to make changes and corrections at any time without notice.

Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period. You may use our site only for lawful purposes.

Photography

The images of Spencer House that appear throughout this website are © Copyright of Spencer House Limited.

Links from our site

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

Viruses, hacking and other offences

You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. 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.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a viruses, an attack or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country. These terms of use are governed by English law.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in these terms of use may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.

By viewing the website you acknowledge that you understand the conditions of use and agree to abide by them.

Privacy policy

RIT and JRCM (collectively "We") are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This policy (together with our terms of use) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller for any personal information gathered by this website is J. Rothschild Capital Management Ltd of 27 St. James'’s Place, London, SW1A 1NR.

Information we may collect from you

We may collect and process the following data about you:

  • Information that you provide by filling in forms on our site at www.ritcap.com (our site)
  • If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence.
  • Details of your visits to our site including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs and other communication data, and the resources that you access – see also our "Cookies Policy".

Information collected from you will only be used by us for the purpose specified. If we indicate that information may be used for marketing purposes or may be passed to third parties you can exercise your right to prevent such processing (unless the processing is necessary to perform the service being provided) by checking certain boxes on the forms we use to collect your data. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us.

Where we store your personal data

The data that we collect from you may be transferred to or stored at a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA") or processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing for the purpose indicated. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy and will store information on our secure servers and employ security procedures and features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk.

Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group, which means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries, as defined in section 1159 of the UK Companies Act 2006.

We may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • In the event that we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets.
  • If RIT or JRCM or substantially all of either entities assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets.
  • If we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of RIT or JRCM, customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Right to access

Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of third party websites. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies.

Access to information

The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right to make a Data Subject Access Request can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

We may revise our privacy policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made.