Longview Economics Limited: Website terms and conditions of supply of services.

This page (together with the documents referred to on it) tells you the terms and conditions on which we supply any of the services (Services) listed on our website www.longvieweconomics.co.uk (our site) to you.  Please read these terms and conditions carefully before ordering any Services from our site.  You should understand that by ordering any of our Services, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, as well as the terms of website use, which may be found at link; and the terms of engagement, which shall be issued to Professional customers prior to delivery of the service.

You should print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

Please click on the button marked "I Accept" at the end of these terms and conditions if you accept them.  Please understand that if you refuse to accept these terms and conditions, you will not be able to order any Services from our site.

1. Information about us

We operate the website www.longvieweconomics.co.uk . We are Longview Economics Limited, a company registered in England and Wales under company number 5000218 and with our registered office at Williams and Co. Chartered Accountants, 8/10 South Street, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 7PF

.  Our main trading address is 28 Old Town, Clapham, London SW4 0LB. Our VAT number is 830399129.

2. Service availability

Our site is only intended for use by people resident in countries which legally permit the Services to be delivered to persons resident or located in that country.  If you have any doubts or concerns whatsoever in relation to matters of eligibility you are strongly advised to seek local independent legal advice and we cannot and do not assume, and expressly disclaim, any liability in respect thereof, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

3. Your status

By placing an order through our site, you warrant that:

(a) you are legally capable of entering into binding contracts; and

(b) you are at least 18 years old.

4. How the contract is formed between you and us

4.1 After placing an order, you will receive an e-mail from us acknowledging that we have received your order.  Please note that this does not mean that your order has been accepted.  Your order constitutes an offer to us to buy a Service.  All orders are subject to acceptance by us, and we will confirm such acceptance to you by sending you an e-mail that confirms that the Service has been dispatched (Dispatch Confirmation).  The contract between us (Contract) will only be formed when we send you the Dispatch Confirmation. 

4.2 The Contract will relate only to those Services whose dispatch we have confirmed in the Dispatch Confirmation.  We will not be obliged to supply any other Services which may have been part of your order until the dispatch of such Services has been confirmed in a separate Dispatch Confirmation.

5. Consumer rights

5.1 If you are contracting as a consumer, you may cancel a Contract at any time within seven working days, beginning on the day after you received the Services.  In this case, you will receive a full refund of the price paid for the Services in accordance with our refunds policy (set out in clause 7 below). 

5.2 To cancel a Contract, you must inform us in writing. If you fail to comply with this obligation, we may have a right of action against you for compensation.

5.3 You will not have any right to cancel a Contract for the supply of any of the following Services:

Research Reports: Daily RAG, Monthly Market Outlook & Longview Alerts, Quarterly Structural Asset Allocation, Longview Letter, Commodities Monthly, Commodities Trading, Mid-Month Global Macro, and China-India Weekly.  Consultancy Service.

5.4 Details of your statutory right of cancellation, and an explanation of how to exercise it, are provided in the Dispatch Confirmation.  This provision does not affect your other statutory rights as a consumer.

6.  Price and payment

6.1 The price of the Services and our delivery charges will be as quoted on our site from time to time, except in cases of obvious error. 

6.2 Service prices for Private Investors does include VAT.

6.3 Service prices and delivery charges are liable to change at any time, but changes will not affect orders in respect of which we have already sent you a Dispatch Confirmation.

6.4 Payment for all Services must be by credit or debit card.  We accept payment with Visa, Visa Debit, Visa Electron, MasterCard, MasterCard Debit and Maestro (subject to 3D secure). We will not charge your credit or debit card until we confirm your order.

7. Our refunds policy

7.1 If you cancel a Service provided by us:

(a) because you have cancelled the Contract between us within the seven-day cooling-off period (see clause 5.1 above), we will process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day you gave notice of cancellation. In this case, we will refund the price of the Service in full, and any applicable delivery charges.

(b) for any other reason (for instance, because have notified us in accordance with clause 177 that you do not agree to a change in these terms and conditions or in any of our policies), we will examine the circumstances and will notify you of your refund (if any) via e-mail within a reasonable period of time.  We will usually process the refund due to you as soon as possible and, in any case, within 30 days of the day we confirmed to you via e-mail that you were entitled to a refund.

7.2 We will usually refund any money received from you using the same method originally used by you to pay for your purchase.

8. Our liability

8.1 Subject to clause 8.3, if we fail to comply with these terms and conditions, we shall only be liable to you for the purchase price of the Services.

8.2 Subject to clause 8.3, we will not be liable for losses that result from our failure to comply with these terms and conditions that fall into the following categories even if such losses result from our deliberate breach:

(a) loss of income or revenue; (b)loss of business; (c)  loss of profits; (d) loss of anticipated savings; (e) loss of data; or (f) waste of management or office time.

However, this clause 8.2 will not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property that are foreseeable or any other claims for direct loss that are not excluded by categories (a) to (f) inclusive of this clause 8.2.

8.3 Nothing in this agreement excludes or limits our liability for: (a)  death or personal injury caused by our negligence; (b)  fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; (c)  defective Services under the Consumer Protection Act 1987; or (d) any other matter for which it would be illegal for us to exclude or attempt to exclude our liability.

9. Written communications

Applicable laws require that some of the information or communications we send to you should be in writing.  When using our site, you accept that communication with us will be mainly electronic.  We will contact you by e-mail or provide you with information by posting notices on our website.  For contractual purposes, you agree to this electronic means of communication and you acknowledge that all contracts, notices, information and other communications that we provide to you electronically comply with any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.  This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

10. Notices

All notices given by you to us must be given to Longview Economics Limited at info@longvieweconomics.com. We may give notice to you at either the e-mail or postal address you provide to us when placing an order, or in any of the ways specified in clause 9 above.  Notice will be deemed received and properly served immediately when posted on our website, 24 hours after an e-mail is sent, or three days after the date of posting of any letter.  In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of a letter, that such letter was properly addressed, stamped and placed in the post and, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.

11. Transfer of rights and obligations

11.1 The contract between you and us is binding on you and us and on our respective successors and assignees. 

11.2  You may not transfer, assign, charge or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of your rights or obligations arising under it, without our prior written consent. 

11.3  We may transfer, assign, charge, sub-contract or otherwise dispose of a Contract, or any of our rights or obligations arising under it, at any time during the term of the Contract.

12.  Events outside our control

12.1  We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by events outside our reasonable control (Force Majeure Event). 

12.2  A Force Majeure Event includes any act, event, non-happening, omission or accident beyond our reasonable control and includes in particular (without limitation) the following:

(a) strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action; (b) civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war; (c) fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster; (d) impossibility of the use of railways, shipping, aircraft, motor transport or other means of public or private transport; (e) impossibility of the use of public or private telecommunications networks; and (f) the acts, decrees, legislation, regulations or restrictions of any government.

12.3  Our performance under any Contract is deemed to be suspended for the period that the Force Majeure Event continues, and we will have an extension of time for performance for the duration of that period.  We will use our reasonable endeavours to bring the Force Majeure Event to a close or to find a solution by which our obligations under the Contract may be performed despite the Force Majeure Event.

13. Waiver

13.1 If we fail, at any time during the term of a Contract, to insist upon strict performance of any of your obligations under the Contract or any of these terms and conditions, or if we fail to exercise any of the rights or remedies to which we are entitled under the Contract, this will not constitute a waiver of such rights or remedies and will not relieve you from compliance with such obligations.

13.2  A waiver by us of any default will not constitute a waiver of any subsequent default.

13.3 No waiver by us of any of these terms and conditions will be effective unless it is expressly stated to be a waiver and is communicated to you in writing in accordance with clause 10 above.

14. Severability

If any of these terms and Conditions or any provisions of a Contract are determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term, condition or provision will to that extent be severed from the remaining terms, conditions and provisions which will continue to be valid to the fullest extent permitted by law.

15. Entire agreement

15.1 These terms and conditions and any document expressly referred to in them constitute the whole agreement between us and supersede all previous discussions, correspondence, negotiations, previous arrangement, understanding or agreement between us relating to the subject matter of any Contract.

15.2 We each acknowledge that, in entering into a Contract, neither of us relies on, or will have any remedies in respect of, any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in these terms and conditions or the documents referred to in them.

15.3 Each of us agrees that our only liability in respect of those representations and warranties that are set out in this agreement (whether made innocently or negligently) will be for breach of contract.

15.4 Nothing in this clause limits or excludes any liability for fraud.

16.  Our right to vary these terms and conditions

16.1 We have the right to revise and amend these terms and conditions from time to time, including (without limitation) to reflect changes in market conditions affecting our business, changes in technology, changes in payment methods, changes in relevant laws and regulatory requirements and changes in our system's capabilities. 

16.2 You will be subject to the policies and terms and conditions in force at the time that you order Services from us, unless any change to those policies or these terms and conditions is required to be made by law or governmental authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you), or if we notify you of the change to those policies or these terms and conditions before we send you the Dispatch Confirmation (in which case we have the right to assume that you have accepted the change to the terms and conditions, unless you notify us to the contrary within seven working days of receipt by you of the Services).

17. Law and jurisdiction

Contracts for the purchase of Services through our site and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with them or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be governed by English law.  Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with such Contracts or their formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) will be subject to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.