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- Non-Canadian investors
SP products and services are only offered in jurisdictions where they may be lawfully offered for sale. All products and services are subject to terms of each and every applicable agreement. It is important to note that not all products, services and information are available in all jurisdictions outside Canada. This site should not be considered an offer to sell or solicitation to buy any investment fund or other product, service or information to anyone in any jurisdiction in which an offer or solicitation is not authorized or cannot be legally made or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make an offer or solicitation. Prospective investors who are not resident in Canada should consult with their financial advisor to determine whether these products and services may be lawfully sold in their jurisdiction.
- No advice
Information provided on this website (the “Information”) is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered investment, financial, legal, tax or accounting advice, and should not be relied upon in that regard. Many factors unknown to SP may affect the applicability of any statement or comment made on this website to your particular circumstances. You should not rely on the Information for investment, financial, legal, tax or accounting advice. You should directly consult your financial professional or other advisors before acting on any Information. Information on this website is being provided with the understanding that SP is not acting in a fiduciary capacity.
- Waiver of liability
Under no circumstances will SP be liable to you or any other party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, or any other damages whatsoever, arising out of or relating to the use of, misuse of or inability to use this website (or a website linked to this website), or any action or decision made by you in reliance on this website or the Information contained herein, or any errors in or omissions from this website or the Information contained herein. Without limiting the foregoing, SP will not be responsible or liable for any loss of revenue, profit or prospective economic advantage resulting from the use of, misuse of or inability to use this website (or a website linked to this website) or any action or decision made by you in reliance on this website or the Information, or any errors in or omissions from this website or the Information, even if advised of the possibility of such damages or such damages are reasonably foreseeable.
- No representation, warranty or condition
SP does not warrant and is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, quality, adequacy, timeliness or use of any Information. All Information is provided "as is" without representation, warranty or condition of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory. You are responsible for evaluating the accuracy, completeness, quality, adequacy, timeliness and use of any Information.
Unless otherwise expressly indicated, all Information is unaudited and there is no representation that the financial information has been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
FURTHERMORE, SP DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE AND MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT ACCESS WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, THAT THERE WILL BE NO DELAYS, FAILURES, ERRORS (INCLUDING TYPOGRAPHICAL) OR OMISSIONS OR LOSS OF TRANSMITTED INFORMATION, THAT NO VIRUSES OR OTHER CONTAMINATING OR DESTRUCTIVE PROPERITES WILL BE TRANSMITTED OR THAT NO DAMAGE WILL OCCUR TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM. YOU HAVE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY FOR ADEQUATE PROTECTION AND BACKUP OF DATA AND/OR EQUIPMENT AND TO TAKE REASONABLE AND APPROPRIATE PRECAUTIONS TO SCAN FOR VIRUSES OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES. SP assumes no responsibility and shall not be liable for any damages to or viruses that may infect your computer equipment or other property as a result of you accessing, using, browsing or downloading of any materials, data, text, or images from this website.
- Changes to website
Unless otherwise agreed, SP may discontinue or modify this website at any time without prior notice to you, and you accept those modifications if you continue to use the website. All content on this website is presented only as of the date published or indicated, and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.
- No duty to update
Information provided on this website is believed to be reliable and accurate at the time it is posted. However, SP does not guarantee that the Information is accurate, complete or current at all times. SP does not undertake to advise you of any change in the reported Information or in the opinions herein.
- Confidentiality (Internet and email)
Please be advised that trading instructions should not be communicated via e-mail, and if received will not be acted upon. Without the use of secure encryption, the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. Internet e-mail is vulnerable to interception and forging. SP cannot ensure the privacy and authenticity of any information, and will not accept any instructions sent over the Internet. SP will not be responsible for any damages you may incur if you communicate confidential information to us over the Internet or if we communicate such information to you at your request.
- No endorsement of third party or its website
No endorsement or approval of any third party or its advice, opinions, information, products or services, either by way of listing such third party on this website or by way of a link to other websites or otherwise, is expressed or implied by this website or any Information. Your use of the linked third party websites may be subject to terms and conditions contained in those websites, which you should locate and carefully review.
- Third parties
Sites accessed by hyperlink appearing in this website have been independently developed by parties other than SP and SP is not responsible for, and makes no representations, warranties or conditions concerning, the contents of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website. It is your responsibility to verify any Information contained within the links before relying on it. Also, the Information contained in the links may be changed or updated at any time without notice.
Complete confidentiality and security is not yet possible over the Internet. SP advises that the Internet is not a secure medium and privacy cannot be ensured. SP and its affiliates will not be responsible for any damages you may suffer if you transmit confidential or sensitive information to us. Linking to any other site is at your own risk, and SP will not be responsible or liable for any damages in connection with linking.
You should assume that everything you see or read on the website is copyrighted unless otherwise noted. Users of SP’s website shall only be entitled to copy material for their own personal use provided that you do not modify the content and that you display all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the content. You may download site content for your activities as a financial advisor provided you keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices.
Users may not republish nor reproduce any substantial part of the website in any manner whatsoever, including electronically reproducing the material by “uploading”, “downloading” or accessing the material on to the Internet or any other local or international computer system, without the prior written permission of SP. An acknowledgment of the source must be included whenever SP material is copied or published. If you require further information on a permitted use or license to reproduce or republish any material, address your inquiry to the Marketing Department, 1331 International Pkwy Suite #2291, Lake Mary, FL 32746, USA. Any infringement of SP’s rights will result in appropriate legal action. SP disclaims any and all liability for any consequences which may result from any unauthorized reproduction or use of this website whatsoever.
You may not modify copy, reproduce, publish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, or commercially exploit in any way any site content, including code and software. Unauthorized downloading, re-transmission, storage in any medium, copying, redistribution, or republication for any purpose is strictly prohibited without the written permission of SP.
Certain names, words, phrases, graphics or designs in this website may constitute trade names, registered or unregistered trademarks or service marks (collectively, "Trademarks") of SP. The following are registered trademarks of SP in Canada and the US: ShariaPortfolio Canada Inc, Virji Investments, ShariaPortfolio, SP Funds Inc, SP FUNDS RE, SPUS, SPSK, SPGR, and SPGE.
The display of trademarks herein does not imply that a licence of any kind has been granted.
- Use of intellectual property rights
SP either owns the intellectual property rights in the underlying HTML, text images, audio clips, video clips, software and other content that is made available to you on our website, or has obtained the permission of the owner of the intellectual property in such content to use the content on our website.
SP grants you a non-exclusive, personal, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited and revocable right to display on your computer, print, download and use the underlying HTML, text, images, audio clips, video clips, software and other content that is made available to you on our website for your personal, educational and non-commercial use only, provided that you do not modify any such content and you include with and display on each copy of such content the associated copyright notice and this intellectual property notice. No other use is permitted.
You may not publicly perform, publicly display, transmit, publish, participate in the sale or transfer of, modify, or create derivative works based on anything available through the website, in whole or in part. You are prohibited from storing electronically any significant portion of any part of the website. No reverse engineering, linking, framing, or modification of any part of this website is allowed without our written approval. Any modification or unauthorized use is a violation of SP’s intellectual property rights and other proprietary rights.
- Grant of license by you
The foregoing grants include the right to exploit any proprietary rights in such Submissions, including but not limited to rights under copyright, trademark, service mark or patent laws under any relevant jurisdiction and will survive any termination of your access to the website.
You also warrant that the holder of any rights, including moral rights in such content, has completely and effectively waived all such rights and validly and irrevocably granted to you the right to grant the license above. Subject to the foregoing, the owner of any Submissions retains any and all rights that may exist in such content.
- Use of web login IDs, user IDs and passwords
If you are issued a Web Login ID, User ID or Password to enable you to access particular services, you are solely responsible for ensuring the safety and security of the access codes. You are not permitted to use the access codes for any purposes other than to receive the particular service offered by SP for which the access codes were issued. You are not authorized or permitted to share the access codes with any other party. In the event any access codes are lost, stolen or wrongfully accessed, you must immediately notify SP.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless SP, its subsidiaries and affiliates and their officers, employees, directors, agents, and content providers from and against any and all claims, damages, costs, or other expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) that arise directly or indirectly out of or from your activities in connection with the website or the Information, including without limitation any breach of these terms (including without limitation any representation or warranty made by you in these terms).
- Fund disclosure
Each exchange traded fund has a simplified prospectus, which contains important information about the fund, including its investment objectives, purchase options and applicable charges. Please read the prospectus of the funds in which investments may be made before investing.
Commissions, management fees and expenses all may be associated with exchange traded fund investments. Please read the prospectus before investing. Unless otherwise indicated and except for returns for periods less than one year, the indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in security value. Exchange traded funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. There can be no assurances that the funds will be able to maintain their net asset value per security at a constant amount or that the full amount of your investment in these funds will be returned to you.
- Forward-looking statements
This website may contain forward-looking statements which reflect our current expectations or forecasts of future events. Forward-looking statements include statements that are predictive in nature, depend upon or refer to future events or conditions, or include words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “intends”, “plans”, “believes”, “estimates”, “preliminary”, “typical”, and other similar expressions. In addition, these statements may relate to future corporate actions, future financial performance of a fund or a security and their future investment strategies and prospects. Forward-looking statements are inherently subject to, among other things, risks, uncertainties and assumptions which could cause actual events, results, performance or prospects to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements. These risks, uncertainties and assumptions include, without limitation, general economic, political and market factors in North America and internationally, interest and foreign exchange rates, the volatility of global equity and capital markets, business competition, technological change, changes in government regulations, changes in tax laws, unexpected judicial or regulatory proceedings, catastrophic events and the ability of SP to attract or retain key employees. The foregoing list of important risks, uncertainties and assumptions is not exhaustive. Please consider these and other factors carefully and not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements.
The forward-looking information contained on this website is current only as of the date the statement was made. There should not be an expectation that such information will in all circumstances be updated, supplemented or revised whether as a result of new information, changing circumstances, future events or otherwise.
This web site will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the state of Florida and the laws of the United States of America applicable therein, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of laws. All disputes, controversies or claims arising out of or in connection with the web site shall be submitted to and be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Florida. You submit and attorn to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of Ontario to finally adjudicate or determine any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or in connection with the web site.
- Terms and Conditions for all websites (including IOL and AOL)
SP may store your personal information via third party entities that reside in foreign jurisdictions. Information may be transferred to, accessed, and/or retained by third parties pursuant to data storage agreements that are necessary to provide you services. SP and/or a third party may be compelled, by law or otherwise, to provide information to a third party, subject to applicable privacy law. SP must abide by applicable privacy legislation in the jurisdiction(s) in which SP operates.
When you visit our website, we may collect technical and navigational information, such as computer browser type, Internet protocol address, pages visited, and average time spent on our website. This information may be used, for example, to alert you to software compatibility issues, improve our web design and functionality, or to provide you with customized service. The technical information obtained will also be retained as evidence of your instructions to us. You hereby authorize SP to collect and retain all relevant information relating to your use of the Website. You further authorize any third party to provide us with such information.
By using our website, you acknowledge and understand that web servers will automatically collect certain information about a visit to a website, including but not limited to the visitor’s Internet Protocol (IP) address. An IP address is unique numbers assigned by Internet Service Providers (ISP), to all devices used to access the Internet. While we are not able to identify an individual using the IP address alone, in certain circumstances, it could be used to identify an individual using the site. In the event you choose to utilize electronic signatures features of our services you agree to the collection and retention of your IP address for the purposes of identifying you, fraud protection and security.
22. Limitation of liability & disclaimer of warranties
I understand that SP will not be responsible for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness or use of any information received by it or received by me through the services and that SP does not make any warranty concerning such information.
I agree and acknowledge that SP may modify any or all of the services at any time. I also agree that the services may periodically be unavailable to me in order to allow for maintenance and updates.
This Agreement is in addition to and not in substitution for any other present or future agreement between Sharia Portfolio, ShariaPortfolio Canada Inc, SP Funds, SPUS or SPSK and me.