Terms & Conditions
Welcome to the Global Shares website. Please read through the following terms and conditions that govern your use of this website.
* You hereby understand and agree that this website is not intended to provide investment advice or tax advice to any extent to you or any other person or entity.
* Global Shares makes no representation of tax consequences of any transaction conducted via the website. Global Shares recommends you contact your tax advisor prior to making any online transaction requests.
* Global Shares may discontinue or change at any time any of the services available through the website.
* You agree to maintain the confidentiality of your User Name and Password and to notify Global Shares in the event your User Name and Password are lost or stolen or you become aware of an unauthorized use or transfer of your User Name and Password. Global Shares will not be financially responsible for any costs or damages to you caused by the loss theft or the unauthorized use or transfer of your User Name and Password unless such loss theft or unauthorized use is directly and proximately caused by our negligence bad faith or willful misconduct.
* You agree to review any statement confirmation report or other document we may send to you relating to your equity awards and/or stock information within ten calendar days of receipt and to notify us within that ten day period whether such statement is incorrect or incomplete. Your failure to notify Global Shares within such ten day period will result in a waiver by you to assert any claim against us based on such statement.
* You agree and acknowledge that the majority if not all of the notices related to your participation as an equity participant and/or ownership of company shares will be made via email. You agree to maintain a current email address with Global Shares and any change in the email address must be communicated to Global Shares.
* You agree to receive all notices given under any provision of the appropriate laws, Certificate of Incorporation, Articles of Association or Bylaws, or related to your participation in the equity and/or stock programs via email including but not limited to the following electronic notices as applicable: exercise/RSU confirmations stock redemptions notice of issuance of shares stock transfers proxy voting.
* You agree to indemnify and hold Global Shares harmless for any tax penalties interest claims expenses (including legal fees) or any other costs or losses that you may incur caused by or related to the use of or reliance upon in any manner information or statements contained or reflected on this website.
* You agree to indemnify and hold Global Shares harmless for any claims losses or expenses (including legal fees) it incurs as a result of your failure to comply with these terms and conditions or for any unauthorized use of this website. You also agree that under no circumstances will Global Shares be responsible for consequential incidental special or punitive damages (even if such damages could reasonably be foreseen) or for any loss caused by events not within our control. Global Shares has taken reasonable steps to provide a secure environment for your personal information on the website. However given the fact that the Internet is a public network not controlled by Global Shares, Global Shares cannot guarantee the confidentiality or security of such information.
* Global Shares has taken all reasonable steps to provide a secure environment for your personal information and to protect the information from loss misuse and unauthorized access disclosure alteration and destruction on the website. However Global Shares are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of messages sent or received by e-mail over the internet as it is a public network.