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WEBSITE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

This policy applies to the following Lowtax Network websites: lowtax.net; tax-news.com; expatbriefing.com; lawandtax-news.com; offshore-e-com.com; treatypro.com; and offshoretrustsguide.com, and related services.

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully.  By accessing, browsing or using the information on the Lowtax Network websites, you agree to these terms and conditions.  If you do not agree, you should not use any Lowtax Network website.  The material provided on or accessed by way of the Lowtax Network is protected by law, including without limitation, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States copyright laws and international treaties.

The Lowtax Network is controlled and operated by Wolters Kluwer (BSI) Limited from its offices in the United Kingdom. A User who accesses the Lowtax Network from locations outside of the United Kingdom does so on his/her own initiative and is separately responsible for compliance with any applicable local law on internet usage and website access.

Wolters Kluwer (BSI) will use reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date content on the Lowtax Network.  However, information on the Lowtax Network including illustrations, specifications and dimensions may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors.  Wolters Kluwer (BSI) makes no warranty or representation as to its accuracy and assumes no liability for and reserves the right to correct such inaccuracies or errors at any time without notice.  Wolters Kluwer (BSI) may also make changes, updates and improvements to the Lowtax Network or these access terms and conditions, at any time without notice.  Wolters Kluwer (BSI) may also make improvements and/or changes to the products and/or to the programs described in the content at any time without notice.

The trademarks, service marks, and logos used or displayed on the Lowtax Network (the "Trademarks") are registered and unregistered trademarks of Wolters Kluwer, its affiliates, related companies, licensors, and/or joint venture partners.  The use or misuse of these trademarks, or any other content of the Lowtax Network, except as permitted herein, is expressly prohibited and may be in violation of intellectual property laws which shall be aggressively enforced.  Wolters Kluwer (BSI) prohibits use of any Wolters Kluwer trademark as a "hot" link to the Lowtax Network without prior written permission granted.

The Lowtax Network may contain links to third-party websites.  Such linked websites are not under the control of Wolters Kluwer (BSI), and Wolters Kluwer (BSI) assumes no responsibility for the contents of any such linked website, any link contained in a linked website, any changes or updates to such linked websites, or any material transmitted or downloaded from any linked website.  Wolters Kluwer (BSI) is providing these links to third-party websites solely as a convenience to you.

The entire content (images and text) of the Lowtax Network is copyrighted and may not be distributed, downloaded, modified, reused, reposted or otherwise used, except as provided herein, without the express written permission of Wolters Kluwer (BSI). You may download content only for your personal, non-commercial use.

The Lowtax Network is structured so that you can visit without identifying yourself or revealing personal information. You can visit our site and find out about our products and services, read our reports, check on career opportunities, or get news updates and other value-added services. In some circumstance, Wolters Kluwer (BSI) may request personal information such as your name, your company name and contact information. Your response to these inquiries is voluntary. If you choose to provide us with information via the Lowtax Network websites or electronic mail, be assured that it will only be used to improve our services and support your relationship with Wolters Kluwer (BSI).  Outside vendors do not have access to our systems and information unless they comply with our rules and adhere strictly to our security standards. We conduct our business in compliance with applicable laws on data privacy and security and take precautions to protect personal identifiable information obtained from our website visitors against unauthorized access and use.  By sending Wolters Kluwer (BSI) any information or material, you grant Wolters Kluwer (BSI) an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use, reproduce, display, modify and/or transmit the information or material, and you also agree that Wolters Kluwer (BSI) is free to use any ideas, concepts, know how or techniques contained in the information or material for any purpose.  However, Wolters Kluwer (BSI) will not release your name or otherwise publicize the fact that you submitted information or material to Wolters Kluwer (BSI) unless:  a) we ask your permission to use your name; b) we first notify you that the information or material you submit to a particular part of this site will be published or otherwise used with your name on it; or c) we are required to do so by law.

As a convenience to our visitors, the Lowtax Network may contain links to a number of sites not authored and/or owned by Wolters Kluwer (BSI) that we believe may offer useful information. The privacy policies and procedures described here do not apply to those sites. We suggest contacting these sites directly for information on their data collection and distribution policies.

Under no circumstance (including negligence and to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law) will Wolters Kluwer (BSI), nor any party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the Lowtax Network websites, be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive or consequential damages (including without limitation, business interruption, delays, loss of data or profit) arising out of the use or the inability to use the materials maintained on or accessed by way of the Lowtax Network websites or any errors or omissions in their content, even if Wolters Kluwer (BSI) has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  If use of such materials results in the need for servicing, repair or correction of user equipment or data, user assumes any costs associated there with. Therefore, you agree that all access and use of this website and its content is at your own risk.

Any claim relating to a Lowtax Network website or the use of a Lowtax Network website and the materials contained or accessed by way thereof are governed exclusively by the laws of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, without regard to conflict of law principles.  User agrees and hereby submits to the exclusive personal jurisdiction and venue of the state and federal courts located in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, with respect to any such claim.

USER CONTRIBUTIONS

Much of the content available on the Lowtax Network is intended to provide useful information for its users. While the Lowtax Network makes every effort to present accurate and reliable information, the Lowtax Network does not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor does it guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of such information. Information on any Lowtax Network website may or may not be current as of the date of your access, and the Lowtax Network has no duty to update and maintain the information, reports, or statements on the information. Additionally, the information may be changed periodically without prior notice. All content in the Lowtax Network is provided "as is." Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should only be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Additionally, please note that Lowtax is a community-based service using a user-orientated approach of developing content that the community constantly improves. The Lowtax Network allows anyone at any time to write and submit content to this website. None of the licensors, contributors, sponsors, administrators, or anyone else connected with the Lowtax Network in any way whatsoever can be responsible for the appearance of any inaccurate information or for your use of the information contained in or linked from the Lowtax Network.

RSS FEEDS AND USE

By downloading and/or using the Lowtax Network RSS Feeds you are agreeing to our Terms of Use and any changes that may be made from time to time to the Terms of Use. We may make changes to our Terms of Use at any time. We will not notify you of these changes and you should check this website for any changes to our terms. Your continued use of this Service after any change to our Terms of Use signifies your acceptance of such change(s).

If you intend to use any Lowtax Network RSS Feeds on your website and/or as part of another RSS feed you must ensure that a clear link is provided to this webpage and that visitors to your website or subscribers to any relevant RSS feed incorporating the Lowtax Network RSS Feed are made aware that the Lowtax Network RSS Feeds are subject to these Terms of Use. You should in all cases ensure that the proper attribution is given to content contained in the Lowtax Network RSS Feeds by:

- Clearly stating the content 'is from the Lowtax Network; and ensuring that all copyright notices are retained in their original form;
- This Service and any licence provided in respect of the content in any Lowtax Network RSS Feed may be suspended, withdrawn, restricted or terminated at any time. We may also require in writing that you delete all Lowtax Network RSS Feeds that you have obtained from use of this Service. You will no longer be required to observe these Terms of Use in respect of any Lowtax Network RSS Feed you have downloaded and/or otherwise used where you delete such feed(s) from any storage medium (including network storage) (without prejudice to any accrued rights of the Lowtax Network or you at the date of such deletion). Termination will not affect any rights and/or obligations that are intended by their nature to survive termination.

You must not suggest, whether directly or indirectly, that Lowtax Network endorses or approves anything that appears on any website and/or forms part of any RSS feed incorporating a Lowtax Network RSS Feed, including (without limitation) any of your content, third party content, any product or any legal person/entity or individual.

You may only use the Lowtax Network RSS Feeds on the basis that you do not charge (whether directly or indirectly) any user of your website or subscriber to any feed for which you are responsible that incorporates a Lowtax Network RSS Feed, any charge for using/accessing Lowtax Network RSS Feeds. You are not permitted to re-sell and/or otherwise commercialise any Lowtax Network RSS Feed or any part thereof.

Provided you observe, at all times, these Terms of Use, upon you subscribing to a Lowtax Network RSS Feed, The Lowtax Network grants you a revocable (at any time), nonexclusive, personal, worldwide, non-transferable, royalty free licence to use and display on your website and/or otherwise incorporate into an RSS feed generated by you to any content provided by the Lowtax Network as a result of you subscribing to the relevant Lowtax Network RSS Feed. You may not transfer, assign and/or sub-licence this licence. All rights not expressly granted are reserved to the Lowtax Network, its affiliates and its licensors (as the case may be).

All rights, title and interests subsisting in and to any content provided by the Lowtax Network as a result of your subscription to a Lowtax Network RSS Feed are and shall remain the property of the Lowtax Network, its affiliates and/or its third party licensors (as applicable). The Lowtax Network, its affiliates and/or its third party licensors shall retain all intellectual and industrial property rights (where applicable) in such content, wherever arising. This licence is not a trade mark licence and you do not have any rights to use teh Lowtax Network's trade marks on your website.

By using this Service, you warrant and undertake that:

- Any site upon which you display (or cause to be displayed) any Lowtax Network RSS Feed or any feed that you generate (or cause to be generated) that incorporates any Lowtax Network RSS Feed (or part thereof) adopts and shall continue to adopt content rules consistent with the image and reputation of the Lowtax Network and, in particular, does not and shall not contain any material that infringes a third party's intellectual property rights or that a reasonable person would consider as offensive, defamatory, libelous, obscene, of an adult nature (including, without limitation, of a pornographic nature) or damaging to the reputation or image of the Lowtax Network and/or capable of bringing the Lowtax Network into disrepute; and
- Your use of any content obtained from a Lowtax Network RSS Feed is and shall continue to be in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

NEWSLETTERS

By subscribig to the Lowtax Network mailing list, you confirm that you wish to receive emails from the Lowtax Network, it's brands, affiliates and partners. You also agree to the Terms and Conditions set out on this page and our Privacy Policy.

DISCLAIMER

Wolters Kluwer (BSI) Limited has taken reasonable care in sourcing and presenting the information contained on this site, but accepts no responsibility for any financial or other loss or damage that may result from its use. In particular, users of the site are advised to take appropriate professional advice before committing themselves to involvement in offshore jurisdictions, offshore trusts or offshore investments.

CHANGES

Wolters Kluwer (BSI) Limited may revise these Terms and Conditions. You agree to be bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to determine the current terms to which you are bound.

FURTHER INFORMATION

If you have any queries regarding these terms and conditions please contact admin@lowtax.net.

This document was last updated on 30th April 2018.