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Your use of the Website is governed by the version of the Agreement in effect on the date you access the Website. John Hancock reserves the right to amend the Agreement at any time, without notice. If you use the Website after the amended Agreement has been posted to the Website, you will be deemed to have agreed to the terms and conditions of use as amended under the Agreement.
No Manulife or John Hancock entity makes any representation that the contents herein are appropriate for use in all locations, or that the transactions, securities, products, instruments or services discussed herein are available or appropriate for sale or use in all jurisdictions or countries, or by all investors. All recipients of this information are responsible for compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
The information on this Website is approved for publication by John Hancock Investment Management and includes information about John Hancock Worldwide Investors, PLC, which is an umbrella fund with segregated liability between its subfunds and is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland as Undertakings for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities (UCITS).
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This Website is not intended to provide any tax, legal, insurance, or investment advice, and nothing on the Website should be construed as a recommendation to acquire or dispose of any investment or security, or to engage in any investment strategy or transaction. You and your financial advisor should determine whether any investment, security, or strategy or any other product or service is appropriate or suitable for you based on your personal financial situation and investment objectives. You should consult an attorney or tax professional regarding your specific legal or tax situation.
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Reasonable precautions have been taken to ensure that this Website content, including account information and pricing data, is complete and accurate. However, due to the nature of information delivery technology and the necessity of using multiple data sources, John Hancock Investment Management is unable to assure the accuracy of the data you access through this Website. The Website content is presented only as of the date published or indicated and may be superseded by subsequent market events or other reasons.
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You acknowledge and agree that this Website is provided on an as is and as available basis. None of John Hancock Investment Management, its affiliates, or their respective officers, directors, employees, or agents (collectively, the John Hancock Investment Management parties) guarantees the timeliness, accuracy, reliability, completeness, or usefulness of the information found on the Website. None of the John Hancock Investment Management parties warrants that this Website will meet your needs or expectations, or be uninterrupted, secure, or error free, or that this Website, its server, or any data available for downloading through this Website is free of computer viruses or other harmful elements. The John Hancock Investment Management parties have no responsibility for viruses or any other damage that may be caused to you as a result of using this Website. Periods of volatile or unusual market activity, in particular, may affect system availability or response time.
You expressly agree that the entire risk as to the quality and performance of this Website and the timeliness, usefulness, accuracy, or completeness of this Website is assumed solely by you. All of the John Hancock Investment Management parties hereby specifically disclaim any representations, endorsements, guarantees, or warranties, express or implied, regarding this Website, including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement of third-party rights. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, all of the John Hancock Investment Management parties disclaim any warranties with respect to any results that may be obtained from the use of this Website.
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Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with your use of this Website is to stop using the Website. You agree that under no circumstances will the John Hancock Investment Management parties be liable for any damages, whether direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages (collectively, the excluded damages), arising out of, or in any way connected with, your use of or inability to use this Website, including, but not limited to, loss of revenue, trading losses, anticipated profits, business, savings, goodwill, or data; any failure of performance, denial of service, attack, interruption, defect, operator error, inconvenience, or delay in operation or transmission or computer virus; failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines (including telephone, cable, and Internet); severe or extraordinary weather (including flood, earthquake, or other act of god); fire, war, insurrection, terrorist act, riot, labor dispute and other labor problems, accident, emergency, or action of government; or third-party theft of, destruction of, unauthorized access to, alteration, or use of your information, equipment, or property, even if the John Hancock Investment Management parties have been advised of the possibility of or could have foreseen the excluded damages. Further, the John Hancock Investment Management parties will not be responsible for any failure to comply, by you or any third party, with these terms or with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
These limitations of liability will apply regardless of (i) any negligence or gross negligence of any of the John Hancock Investment Management parties or (ii) whether the liability arises in negligence, strict liability, contract, tort (including negligence), or any other theory of legal liability, and will remain in effect even if any remedy fails its essential purpose. Some states do not allow the limitation of liability or exclusion of warranties, so the above limitations and exclusions may not apply to you. In those states, the John Hancock Investment Management parties’ liability will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.
This Website may have links to third-party websites, which are not under the control of John Hancock Investment Management. None of John Hancock Investment Management, its affiliates, or John Hancock Worldwide Investors, PLC will incur any liability for any content, service, product, or material offered through any linked website. Accessing third-party-linked websites is at your own risk.
Timeliness of content:
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 any other reason. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.
The rights granted to you herein terminate immediately if you fail to comply with the terms and conditions of use. John Hancock Investment Management, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to temporarily or permanently terminate your access to and use of this Website at any time and for any reason whatsoever, without notice or liability. None of John Hancock Investment Management, its affiliates, or John Hancock Worldwide Investors, PLC will be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to or use of this Website.
Integration and severability:
If any provision of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be deemed severable from this Agreement and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions. This Agreement represents the entire agreement between John Hancock Investment Management Distributors LLC and the user relating to the subject matter herein.
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