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Terms of Use

PHILIPPINE DEALING SYSTEM HOLDINGS CORP. & SUBSIDIARIES (PDS GROUP)
World Wide Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use

USE OF THE WORLD WIDE WEBSITE OF THE PDS GROUP IS CONDITIONED UPON AND SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TERMS:

Proprietary Rights
The materials located on the PDS Group World Wide Website (the “Content” or “Contents”), including all real time or other information and content as well as any software programs available on or through the website, are protected by copyright, trademark and other forms of proprietary rights. All right, title and interest in and to the Contents are owned, licensed or controlled by the PDS Group or the party credited as the provider of the Contents (“Third Party Provider”).

Using the Contents
Except as otherwise indicated with respect to a particular portion, file, or document provided on this website, you may only view and print one copy of the Contents for your own personal, non-commercial use. You may not copy, store, either in hardcopy or in an electronic retrieval system, transmit, transfer, perform, broadcast, publish, reproduce, create a derivative work from, display, distribute, sell, license, rent, lease or otherwise transfer any of the Contents to any third person (including, without limitation, others in your company or organization) whether for direct commercial or monetary gain or otherwise without the prior written permission of the PDS Group or the Third Party Provider of the Contents. Requests for such permission regarding the PDS Group’s Contents must be in writing and should be sent to: PDS Group, 37th Floor, Tower 1, The Enterprise Center, 6766 Ayala Avenue, 1226 Makati City.

Certain Third Party Providers impose additional terms and conditions of use set forth elsewhere herein. Your use of Content from those Third Party Providers is also subject to those terms and conditions of use.

Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability
DUE TO THE NUMBER OF SOURCES FROM WHICH THE CONTENTS ARE OBTAINED, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, OR INACCURACIES IN THE CONTENTS, AND ALTHOUGH THE CONTENTS HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM SOURCES BELIEVED TO BE RELIABLE, THEY ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE PDS GROUP, THE THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS CANNOT AND DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS AND, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, HEREBY DISCLAIM WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE AND THE CONTENTS ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES REGARDING ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM USAGE OR CUSTOM OR TRADE OR BY OPERATION OF LAW. THE PDS GROUP, THE THIRD PARTY PROVIDERS, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PDS GROUP OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY CONTINGENCIES BEYOND THEIR CONTROL OR NEGLIGENCE IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, EDITING, WRITING, REPORTING OR DELIVERING ANY CONTENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE PDS GROUP OR ANY THIRD PARTY PROVIDER OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN BY YOU IN RELIANCE UPON SUCH CONTENT OR FOR ANY TYPES OF DAMAGES (SUCH AS, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR INDIRECT DAMAGES), EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Neither the PDS Group, the Third Party Providers, nor any of their respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents or licensors makes or has made any recommendation regarding any securities issued by any of the institutions or companies identified on this website. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC SECURITY, INDEX, REPORT, OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.

Laws and Regulations
User access to and use of this website is subject to all applicable international and domestic laws and regulations.

Use of Links
Please refer to our Policy on Links.

Cookies
There is a technology called “cookies” which can be used by a website to enable its users to store tailored information from the website. A cookie can be sent to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Some PDS Group pages use cookies so that we can better serve you when you return to our site. A cookie does not retrieve any other data from your hard drive or capture or store your e-mail address. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it. You may continue browsing our site even if you decide not to accept the cookie.

Personal Information – Collection and Use
The PDS Group respects your privacy. However, PDS.com.ph and its firewall are subject to monitoring by system personnel. Any and all users expressly consent to such monitoring. In general, you can visit PDS.com.ph without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself.

There are times when we may need information from you, such as your name, mailing address or e-mail address. You will be asked to supply that information voluntarily. Some examples of when we may need information are if you choose to purchase a product or service directly from PDS.com.ph, or to receive invoices from us by e-mail, or to contact us about our website or services. We collect non-public personal information from applications or other forms that you submit to us, and from your transactions with us, our affiliates, or others, and from consumer reporting agencies. We will not sell your personal information to or share it with any other company or third party agency, except as permitted by law. We disclose such non-public personal information about you only to those employees who have a need to know. We maintain physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with recognized standards to guard your non-public personal information. This includes using encryption technology for credit card data used in e-commerce transactions. We are not responsible for any use of personal information by websites you reach via a link on this website.

When the PDS Group receives information about your session or about you, we may use it for research, regulatory purposes, or to improve our site. In general, on PDS.com.ph, IP addresses (the internet address of a computer) are logged to track a user’s session while the user remains anonymous. This data is analyzed for certain trends and statistics, such as which parts of our site users are visiting and how long they spend there, among other possible uses.

Changes to Terms and Conditions of Use
The PDS Group reserves the right to revise these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time and users are deemed to be aware of and bound by any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use upon publication on our website. Any changed Terms and Conditions of Use will apply only to non-public personal information you give to us or confirm to us (including by entering into a transaction with us) after the effective date of the change. Accordingly, we recommend that you review our Terms and Conditions of Use before giving or confirming to us any non-public personal information.

Violations of Terms and Conditions of Use
The PDS Group reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of these Terms and Conditions of Use, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to our site.

If you do not agree with any portion of this policy you have the right to exit and not continue the session. However, if you do continue to remain on this site you IMPLICITLY CONSENT to this policy.

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