Terms Of Use

Terms of Use

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Definitions

This website (website) is owned and operated by Bats Trading Limited a company which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, whose registered office is 10 Lower Thames Street, London EC3R 6AF (company number 06547680).

The terms Bats, we, us, our and ours when used in these Terms of Use mean Bats Trading Limited.

The terms you, your and yours when used in these Terms of Use mean any user of this website.

Agreement

Access to and use of this website and the information, materials, products and services available through this website are subject to all applicable laws and regulations and to these Terms of Use.

By accessing this website, you agree to these Terms of Use which form a legally binding agreement. If you do not agree, please exit this website.

These Terms of Use may be changed by us from time to time without specific notice to you. The latest Terms of Use will be posted on the website.

ACCESS TO THIS WEB SITE (OR PORTIONS THEREOF) AND THE USE OF INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH THIS WEB SITE (OR PORTIONS THEREOF), IS NOT INTENDED, AND IS PROHIBITED, WHERE SUCH ACCESS OR USE VIOLATES APPLICABLE LAWS OR REGULATIONS.

Ownership

Unless otherwise indicated, this website and its design, text, content, selection and arrangement of elements, organisation, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic translation, digital conversion and other matters related to this website (Elements) are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary (including, but not limited to, intellectual property) rights and are the property of Bats or are included with the permission of the rights owner and are protected pursuant to copyright and trademark laws.

The posting of any such Elements on this website does not constitute a waiver of any right in such Elements. You do not acquire ownership rights to any such Elements viewed through this website. Except as otherwise provided herein, none of these Elements may be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, modified, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without our express prior written permission.

Trademarks

The Bats logo, all product names, all page headers, all custom graphics, all button icons, all trademarks, service marks and logos appearing on this website, unless otherwise noted, are service marks, trademarks and/or trade dress of Bats (the Marks). All other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress mentioned, displayed, cited or otherwise indicated on the website are the property of their respective owners. You agree not to display or use the Marks in any manner without our prior written permission. You agree not to display or use trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress of other owners without the prior written permission of such owners. The use or misuse of the Marks or other trademarks, product names, company names, logos, service marks and/or trade dress or any other materials contained herein, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited.

Hyperlink disclaimer

This website may contain links and/or advertisements to other websites maintained by us in addition to links to websites maintained by unrelated companies and persons (third party website). An advertisement of, or link to, a third party website does not mean that we approve, endorse or accept any responsibility for that third party website, its content or use, or the use of products and services made available through such third party website.

We are not responsible for the actions, content, accuracy, opinions expressed, privacy policies, products or services provided through these links or made available through these resources or appearing in such third party websites, nor for any damages or losses, directly or indirectly, caused or alleged to have been caused as a result of your use or reliance on such third party websites.

Such third party websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, completeness or conformance with applicable laws and regulations by us. We do not make any representations whatsoever, or give any warranties of any kind, expressed, implied, or otherwise about any websites which you may access through this website, the content thereof, or the products and/or services made available through such websites. If you decide to leave our website and access these other websites, you do so at your own risk. All rules, policies (including privacy policies) and operating procedures of such websites will apply to you while on such websites.

Data protection consent

By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you acknowledge you have read and understood the terms of our Privacy & Cookies Policy and that you agree with it.

With the exception of Personal Data, any communication or material you post or transmit to us over the Internet is, and will be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. Upon the transmission of any personal information to us, you expressly grant permission to us to disseminate and/or use such information for any lawful purpose as detailed in our Privacy Policy.

Posting or transmitting of any unlawful, threatening, libellous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or profane material or any material that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violation of any law is strictly prohibited.

No warranties

THIS SITE (WHICH INCLUDES WITHOUT LIMITATION ALL THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE SITE AND ANY PRICES AND/OR OTHER MARKET INFORMATION) IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’, WITHOUT WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY STATED HEREIN), INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY IMPLIED CONDITIONS OR WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM TRADE USAGE, COURSE OF DEALING OR COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, AND OF ANY OTHER WARRANTY OR OBLIGATION WITH RESPECT TO THE BATS MTF OR ANY SOFTWARE OR OTHER MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE TO THE RECIPIENT AND ALL SUCH OTHER WARRANTIES ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED.

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or disclaimer of certain warranties. Accordingly some of the above disclaimers may not apply to you. We do not seek to exclude or limit liability for fraudulent misrepresentation. Your statutory rights as a consumer, if any, are not affected hereby.

Exclusion of liability

  1. Subject to clause 3 Bats shall not be liable to you or any person claiming through you for any cost, loss, liability or expense under or in connection with these Terms of Use whether arising in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.
  2. Subject to clause 3 but without prejudice to clause 1 Bats shall not be liable to you in contract, tort, negligence, breach of statutory duty or otherwise for any loss, damage, costs or expenses of any nature whatsoever incurred or suffered by you of an indirect or consequential nature nor for any economic loss or loss of turnover, profits, business or goodwill, loss of trade, loss of bargain, loss of data or loss of opportunity, in each case whether such damage was foreseen or advised to Bats as likely to occur.
  3. Nothing in these Terms of Use excludes or restricts Bats’ liability in respect of:
    • a breach by Bats of any duty or liability it may have to you under the regulatory system (as defined in the rules and guidance of the Financial Services Authority from time to time); or
    • fraud, wilful neglect or for death or personal injury caused by our negligence; or
    • any other liability that cannot lawfully be excluded.
  4.  It is your responsibility to ensure that you maintain adequate insurance to cover any damages, losses, costs or expenses you might suffer in the event of any failure or unavailability of this site.
  5. You acknowledge and agree that the exclusion of liability set out is reasonable.

Modification and discontinuation

We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify, edit, delete, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently this website (or any portion thereof) and/or the information, materials, products and/or services available through this website (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, editing, deletion, suspension or discontinuance of this website.

Contacting us

If you have any questions regarding these Terms of Use or any other matter, you may contact us by writing to us at Bats (10 Lower Thames Street, 6th Floor, London, UK EC3R 6AF) or by email at InfoEurope@bats.com.