This web site ("Site") is maintained by Epi-V LLP. Epi-V may be contacted by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Access to and use of this Site is subject always to the following terms and conditions. By using this Site you accept these terms and conditions. If you do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions then you are not permitted to use the Site for any purpose. EPI-V LLP reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting the changes on the Site. It is your responsibility to review these terms and conditions regularly to keep up to date with any changes to them. By accessing or using the Site you agree to be legally bound by these terms and conditions as they may be modified and posted from time to time. You agree that EPI-V LLP or any of its affiliates may sub-contract the performance of any of its obligations or rights without giving you notice. If any provision of these terms and conditions is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, you agree that the other provisions of these conditions will remain in full force and effect in so far as possible.
Epi-V LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and is registered on the Financial Conduct Authority's Register (www.fsa.gov.uk/register/) with the number 467842.
EPI-V LLP is a member of the British Venture Capital Association.
The VAT registration number of EPI-V LLP is 909614512.
Epi-V LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with company number OC326981
The information on this Site is directed exclusively at owners and managers of companies incorporated in the UK who may be seeking sources of potential financing. As such any use of the Site by users outside the UK is at their sole risk and such users should make sure they do not contravene local financial regulations, or UK financial regulations. By using the Site you confirm that you are located within the UK and that you are permitted by law to use the Site. EPI-V LLP does not offer its services to people who are "retail customers" for the purposes of Financial Conduct Authority rules and therefore EPI-V LLP has systems in place to ensure that any enquiry from a person who may be classified as a "retail customer" (although such persons will not actually be customers of EPI-V LLP) will be declined.
The funds referred to in the website are Unregulated Collective Investment Schemes (UCIS) which are classified as a higher risk investment strategy and is therefore not suitable for all types of investor. All services mentioned are only intended for distribution to persons permitted to receive them by Section 238 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and are not available to members of the general public. The UCIS funds are subject to further participation restrictions contained within COBS 4.12 of the Financial Conduct Authority handbook. Investor Protections provided by the UK regulatory system do not apply to the Epi Fund, and compensation under the UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme will not be available and UK cancellation rights do not apply. Furthermore (UCIS) are also often classified as an Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) which are subject to the scope of the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD). Such Funds must be managed by Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM), Epi-V is authorised for this purpose as a Small Authorised UK AIFM (Sub-Threshold). Sub-threshold AIFMs and their subsequent AIFs are not subject to the same increased regulatory requirements as Full Scope AIFMs are. If you are uncertain with regards to your eligibility you should seek independent professional advice in this respect.
The information on this Site is for informative purposes only and does not constitute investment or other advice, or an offer or inducement, or a solicitation of an offer, to invest or otherwise deal in any securities, including those mentioned on the Site, and you agree not to treat any of the Site's content as such. The Site does not recommend any financial product and does not recommend that any financial product or other asset should be bought, sold or held by you. Past Performance is no guide to future performance.
The information on the Site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind and EPI-V LLP shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on such information.
It is your responsibility to ensure you comply with all relevant laws or regulations and for obtaining your own legal, tax and financial advice before entering into any dealings with EPI-V LLP.
EPI-V LLP maintains the right to change or delete any information on this Site without prior notice. EPI-V LLP does not guarantee that material on the Site will be continuously available or error-free, free from infection, viruses, worms, Trojan horses and/or other codes that have contaminating or destructive properties. It is your responsibility to take protective steps such as virus checking. While we attempt to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of all material posted on the Site, we take no responsibility for errors or omissions which are the result of technical causes, or otherwise.
Where information on this Site has been obtained from outside sources, it is believed to be reliable but is not represented to be accurate or complete. We do not make any representation that the information or materials on this Site are appropriate in all locations, or that any investments or services which are referred to on this Site are available to everyone, or at all. Information contained on the site is not tailored for individual use and as a result the investments or services referred to on this Site may not be suitable for everyone. If you have any doubts as to suitability, you should seek advice from an investment adviser.
4. Limitation of Liability and Disclaimer
To the fullest extent permissible by law, EPI-V LLP assumes no responsibility or liability for the publishing of or the contents of any information on this Site.
EPI-V LLP shall not be liable for data transmission errors such as data loss or damage or alterations of any kind.
None of the statements on the Site excludes or restricts any duty or liability that EPI-V LLP has under the Financial Conduct Authority rules or the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.
EPI-V LLP will not be liable to you (whether for any breach of these terms and conditions or otherwise) which arises because of any circumstances which EPI-V LLP cannot reasonably be expected to control.
EPI-V LLP does not, and nothing in these terms and conditions shall act to, exclude or limit EPI-V LLP's liability for death or personal injury resulting from its negligence, fraud or any other liability which may not by applicable law be excluded or limited BUT, subject to that, in no event shall EPI-V LLP be liable (whether for breach of contract, negligence or for any other reason) for any loss of profits, exemplary or special damages, loss of sales, loss of revenue, loss of goodwill, loss of any software or data, loss of bargain, loss of opportunity, loss of use of computer equipment, software or data, loss of or waste of management or other staff time, or for any indirect, consequential or special loss, however arising.
The use of the Site is at your sole risk and, except as expressly set out in these terms, EPI-V LLP does not enter into conditions, warranties or other terms in relation to the Site (including any implied term relating to quality or fitness for reasonable purpose.
The obtaining of any material through the Site is carried out at your own risk and EPI-V LLP has no liability to you in respect of such material or its effects, nor is EPI-V LLP liable for any action you may take as a result of relying on any information provided in this Site.
5. Business Plans
We will use any business plans and related materials submitted to us on this site or provided to us in hard or soft copy either directly or by post or otherwise by you ("Business Plan Documents") for any reasonable purpose, including to review investment opportunities you bring to our attention for the purpose of EPI-V LLP seeking to fund or seeking to arrange to fund, to give advice or for any other reason.
We will keep Business Documents for up to three (3) years, and thereafter, unless there is a specific reasonable purpose such as, but not limited to, retention in connection with a completed investment relating to those Business Plan Documents or some other dealing associated with the opportunity outlined in those Business Plan Documents, they will be destroyed.
You warrant and represent that you are entitled to supply us with the Business Plan Documents and to license us in accordance with this Section 5 (Business Plans), and that your doing so, or our use of the Business Plan Documents in accordance with the license, does not and will not infringe any third party intellectual property rights or breach any contract or undertaking.
We will not, in relation to any Business Plan Document, be obliged to pay you any royalty, commission, profit share or other payment unless we agree to do so in writing with you.
Should we, or one of our investor partners, decide to pursue the subject matter of your Business Plan Documents we or they may enter into a formal agreement with you covering, amongst other issues, confidentiality. Pending that no such agreement will come into place save as expressly stated in these terms and conditions.
6. Permitted Activities
This Site is intended for use by you for information purposes only. You may not use the Site for any other purpose including but not limited to any purposes which may infringe the intellectual property rights of EPI-V LLP and/or a third party or for any unlawful purposes.
7. Links to Other Web Sites
Where this Site contains links to other websites and information on the Internet you acknowledge, by your use of the Site, that EPI-V LLP can accept no responsibility for the content of these external sites or for anything provided by them and should you choose to use them then you do so at your own risk.
8. Intellectual Property Rights
Without prejudice to section 5 (Business Plans), the intellectual property rights in all material presented on this Site (including text, photographs and other images, trade marks and logos), unless specifically indicated otherwise, are owned by (or licensed to) EPI-V LLP and must not be reproduced in any medium without a written license from us save as expressly provided in these terms and conditions or in writing on the Site (save for transient copies made by your Internet browser as part of your accessing the Site).
EPI-V LLP has policies in place to protect the privacy of individuals and comply with current UK Data Protection laws and regulations in respect of personal data. EPI-V LLP will only use your personal data (as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998) which you supply to us (the "Personal Data") in the normal course of its business.
Disclosure to third parties: EPI-V LLP will not disclose the Personal Data to third parties, except to our professional advisers bound by obligations of confidentiality (written or otherwise), where you have given your consent or where EPI-V LLP has a legal obligation to do so.
Uses of personal data: EPI-V LLP may use the Personal Data to inform you of relevant opportunities, developments and events, unless you let EPI-V LLP know in writing that you do not wish it to do so.
Security: EPI-V LLP will take reasonable steps to protect the confidentiality and security of the Personal Data.
Accuracy: You warrant to EPI-V LLP that the Personal Data you supply is accurate and up to date. EPI-V LLP will take all reasonable steps to keep your personal information accurate and, where necessary, up to date in line with updates received from you.
Retention of data: EPI-V LLP will retain the Personal Data only for the duration of the purpose for which it was obtained (and in the case of Business Plan Documents for any period described in section 5 above) save that EPI-V LLP may need to continue to hold some details about individuals connected with you for longer for legal and/or regulatory purposes.
Your rights: If you have any questions about your Personal Data please contact EPI-V LLP on email@example.com
10. Third Party Rights
None of these terms and conditions will be enforceable under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 by any person not a party to these terms and conditions.
11. Jurisdiction and Governing Law
These terms and conditions shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English law, and you consent to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Users of this Site from outside of the UK are directed to section 3 (Disclaimer) where it expressly forbids use of this Site from outside of the UK.
12. Anti-Bribery Policy Statement
EPI-V LLP (the "Firm") is committed to ensuring that it, its partners, employees, agents and anyone contracted to it comply with the requirements of the UK Bribery Act 2010.
The Firm is committed to conducting its business fairly, honestly and openly, and has a zero- tolerance approach towards bribery and corruption.
The Firm has implemented a risk-based approach to identify areas where it may be at risk to bribery and has put in place systems and procedures to reduce and manage this risk. It reserves the right not to deal with other entities that do not make the same commitment.
The Firm has adopted and implemented a number of policies and procedures which are intended to prevent the Firm, its partners, staff or agents being involved in bribery. These are reviewed regularly to ensure they remain effective.
For further information on the Firm’s bribery risk policies and procedures please contact the Compliance Officer, to whom the partners have given day-to-day responsibility for ensuring that the Firm’s anti-bribery policies and procedures are adhered to.
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