Legal Notices

Here you will find information on the subjects of data protection and disclaimers.

The information on this internet portal is subject to continuous review and updating by Commerzbank AG. However, some details may have changed since first published. We therefore accept no liability or guarantees for the accuracy, completeness or topicality of the information provided on this site or any other site to which hyperlinks are provided. Commerzbank AG is not responsible for the content of any external websites linked to in this way.

The content and structure of this portal are protected by copyright. Any reproduction of information or data, particularly the use of texts, text extracts or images is prohibited without the express prior consent of Commerzbank AG.

Data protection

Cookies

Our websites occasionally use cookies when you visit them. Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer and saved by your browser. They help to make the service we provide user-friendly, effective and secure. Passwords are not stored in cookies. Most of the cookies we use are session cookies. They are automatically reset at the end of your visit, once you log out. If you end the session by closing your browser, the cookie is saved for a certain amount of time and is subsequently overwritten or deleted by the client (e.g. your PC or tablet). Our cookies do not cause any damage to your computer and do not contain any viruses.

Webtracking

Data on our websites are collected and stored pseudnonymously using web-controlling technologies, solely for optimisation purposes. These data are used to create user profiles under a pseudonym. Cookies can also be used for this purpose; however, the data are collected and stored solely in pseudonymised form. The data are not used to identify visitors to the website personally and will not be linked to data relating to the bearer of the pseudonym. You can configure your browser in such a way that you are informed as soon as cookies are created, so that you can refuse them if necessary. You can also prevent the installation of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser. However, this might mean that you cannot make full use of all the functions on this website. No personal data whatsoever is stored. The user’s IP address will be obscured and will not enable any inferences to be made about visitors to the website.

Processing personal data

We will ask you to provide your name, address and e-mail address in an order form, so that we can send you the publications or newsletters that you have ordered from our website. These data are stored and used solely for the purpose of sending you the desired information. They will not be passed on to third parties. By entering your data (name, address, e-mail address) in the form and putting a cross in the box, you give us your consent to store and use the data to send you the requested information. Consent is given voluntarily. Withholding consent will have no influence on the execution of the contract. The personal data you enter to receive the newsletter will be stored until you cancel your subscription. You can revoke your consent given to Commerzbank AG at any time with future effect.

Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service of Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics uses cookies, which are text files that are stored on your computer and allow for an analysis of your use of this website. The information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website will in most cases be transmitted to a Google server in the USA and stored there. In the event that IP anonymisation is activated on this website, however, your IP address will be shortened by Google within the member states of the European Union and in other signatories to the Agreement of the European Economic Area prior to transmission to a Google server in the USA. Only in exceptional cases is the full IP address transferred to a Google server in the USA and shortened there. On behalf of the host of this website, Google uses this information to analyse your use of this website, to create reports on the website activities, and to provide additional services to the website host in connection with use of this website and the internet. The IP address transmitted from your browser in connection with Google Analytics is not grouped with any other data collected by Google. You have the option of blocking the storage of cookies by modifying the settings of your browser software. Please note that the blocking of cookies may prevent you from utilising the full scope of functions offered by this website. 

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You may also block the recording of information generated by the cookie concerning your use of this website (including your IP address), the transmission thereof to Google, as well as the processing of this data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin accessible via the link shown below:

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For more information on the terms of use and data protection go to https://www.google.de/analytics/terms/de.html or https://www.google.de/intl/de/policies/. Please be advised that on this website, Google Analytics is supplemented with the code "anonymizelp" in order to guarantee that IP addresses are tracked in anonymised form (so-called IP masking).

Processing personal data on the basis of the EU General Data Protection Regulation

Commerzbank AG processes personal data on the basis of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The following information provides an overview of the processing of these personal data by us and the rights resulting from data protection law.

www.commerzbank.de/dataprotection

Disclaimer

IMPORTANT NOTICE

No Liability

Users of this website expressly recognise that they use this website at their own risk and sole responsibility.

For Information Purposes Only

The content of this website is for information purposes only and is not intended to provide the basis of any investment decision and should not be considered as a recommendation or offer to purchase or sell securities or other financial instruments by Commerzbank or any of its connected persons to any visitor.

Commerzbank cannot be held liable for any decision taken on the basis of information contained on the website, or for any use which may be made of it by third parties. Anyone wishing to make use of one or more of the services shown on the website is asked to contact Commerzbank.

The information provided does not constitute investment advice or take into account the individual financial circumstances or objectives of the clients who receive it. Users should consult with their own accounting, legal or other advisors as to the adequacy of this information for their purposes.

Commerzbank and/or its principals or employees may have a long or short position or may transact in financial instrument(s) and/or securities referred to herein or may trade in such financial instruments with other customers on a principal basis. The information may have been discussed between various Commerzbank personnel and such personnel may have already acted on the basis of this information. Commerzbank may act as a market maker in the financial instruments or companies discussed herein and therefore may have traded for its own account for risk mitigating hedging purposes and/or to facilitate customer demand.

Commerzbank makes no representations as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, suitability or validity of any information presented herein and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries or damages arising from its display or use and no representation is made that any returns will be achieved through its use.

Information is not Indicative of Future Results

Any data or information on past performance, modelling or back-testing contained herein is not necessarily indicative of future results. All levels, prices and spreads are historical and do not represent current market levels, prices or spreads, some or all of which may have changed. The information referenced herein or any of the results derived from any analytic tools or reports referenced herein are not intended to predict actual results and no assurances are given with respect thereto. The value of and income from any investment may fluctuate from day to day as a result of changes in relevant economic markets (including changes in market liquidity).

Nothing in this website is, or should be relied on as, a promise or representation as to the future. It is to be considered in view of the time it was placed online and not at the time the website is used. Commerzbank reserves the right to amend website content at any time and without prior notice, and accept no liability in the event of delay, error or omission with respect to the content of pages on this website.

The availability of products and services shown on the website may be subject to restrictions with respect to certain individuals or entities, or certain countries. No such products or services will be supplied by Commerzbank to individuals or entities if the law in their country of origin or any other relevant country prohibits it.

Visitors should review independently and/or obtain independent professional advice and draw their own conclusions regarding the suitability/appropriateness of any transaction including the economic benefit and risks and the legal, regulatory, credit, tax and accounting aspects in relation to their particular circumstances. Levels, bases and relief from taxation may change from time to time.

United Kingdom:

The content of this website is intended solely for professional customers and/or eligible counterparties of Commerzbank. It is not intended to be distributed to retail clients or potential retail clients.

Commerzbank AG, London Branch is authorised by the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority and the European Central Bank. Commerzbank AG, London Branch is authorised and subject to limited regulation by the Financial Conduct Authority and Prudential Regulation Authority (Financial Services Register number: 124920).

US: General and product specific risk disclosures in over-the-counter derivative transactions may have been provided to you during the account opening process of becoming a customer of Commerzbank. Please review the ISDA General Disclosure Statement for Transactions for a description of generic risks as well as specific material risks, conflicts of interest and material incentives related to entering into a transaction. Product specific risk disclosures can be found in the ISDA disclosure annex materials. If you would like another copy of these disclosures, please request them from your Commerzbank contact. Banking services in the US will be provided by Commerzbank AG, New York Branch. Securities activities in the US are conducted through Commerz Markets LLC, a wholly owned broker-dealer of Commerzbank AG, and member of FINRA and SIPC, and swap transaction with Commerzbank AG. Commerzbank AG is not a member of SIPC and is a provisionally registered swap dealer with the CFTC. Any derivatives transaction with US persons must be effected in accordance with the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Some products or services may be unavailable in the United States. The US does not conduct business with special entities.

Canada: The information contained herein is not, and under no circumstances is to be construed as, a prospectus, an advertisement, a public offering, an offer to sell securities described herein, solicitation of an offer to buy securities described herein, in Canada or any province or territory thereof. Any offer or sale of the securities described herein in Canada will be made only under an exemption from the requirements to file a prospectus with the relevant Canadian securities regulators and only by a dealer properly registered under applicable securities laws or, alternatively, pursuant to an exemption from the dealer registration requirement in the relevant province or territory of Canada in which such offer or sale is made. Under no circumstances is the information contained herein to be construed as investment advice in any province or territory of Canada and is not tailored to the needs of the recipient. In Canada, the information contained herein is intended solely for distribution to Permitted Clients (as such term is defined in National Instrument 31-103) with whom Commerz Markets LLC deals pursuant to the international dealer exemption. To the extent that the information contained herein references securities of an issuer incorporated, formed or created under the laws of Canada or a province or territory of Canada, any trades in such securities may not be conducted through Commerz Markets LLC. No securities commission or similar regulatory authority in Canada has reviewed or in any way passed upon these materials, the information contained herein or the merits of the securities described herein and any representation to the contrary is an offence.

Dubai (DIFC): The content on this website has been approved for distribution in or from the DIFC, Dubai, United Arab Emirates (the U.A.E) under the applicable Regulatory Law 2004 and the DFSA Rules by Commerzbank AG, DIFC Branch. This content may only be received in or from the DIFC, Dubai U.A.E by Market Counterparties and Professional Clients as defined in the DFSA Rulebook Conduct of Business Module Section 2.3. Commerzbank AG, DIFC Branch is regulated by The Dubai Financial Services Authority (The DFSA). Commerzbank AG, DIFC Branch Suite 11-15, Gate Village 05, 4th Floor, Dubai International Financial Centre PO Box 506596, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Tel.: +971 4 428 4999.

Japan: The information contained in this website does not constitute and should not be construed as a "solicitation" under the Japanese Financial Instrument Exchange Act (FIEA) of Japan and the Commodity Derivative Act (hereinafter, "CDA") of Japan. This information is provided solely to "professional investors" as defined in Section 2(31) of the FIEA and Section 23 of the Cabinet Ordinance Regarding Definition of Section 2 of the FIEA and "Persons, etc. with high ability on OTC Commodity Derivative Transaction" as defined in Article 1 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the CDA. Note that Commerzbank AG, Tokyo Branch has not participated in its preparation. Not all financial / commodity or other instruments referred to in this document are available from the Tokyo Branch. You should contact the Corporate Clients Division of Commerzbank AG in the respective countries for inquiries on the availability of such instruments.

Hong Kong: The content on this website is furnished in Hong Kong by Commerzbank AG, Hong Kong Branch, and may be received in Hong Kong only by "professional investors" within the meaning of the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Cap.571) of Hong Kong and any rules made there under, and persons whose ordinary business is to buy or sell shares or debentures.

Italy: You should contact Commerzbank AG, London Branch if you wish to use our services to effect a transaction in any of the financial or other instruments mentioned in this communication.

People’s Republic of China (PRC): The content of this website is furnished by Commerzbank AG and is intended only for institutions that are eligible for financial transactions. No one else may rely on any information contained within this website. Unless otherwise regulated, any derivative transactions by PRC entities may be entered into only by enterprises for hedging purposes, or PRC financial institutions which are permitted to conduct derivatives business in the PRC and have obtained all necessary regulatory approvals in the PRC.

Singapore: The communication and/or information contained in this website should be read or received only by an institutional investor or an accredited investor as respectively defined in section 4A of the Securities and Futures Act, Chapter 289 of Singapore ("SFA") pursuant to section 274 or section 275 (as applicable) of the SFA. Nothing in this website constitutes accounting, legal, regulatory, tax, financial or other advice and/or recommendations to the recipient of this communication/information. Further, the communication/information contained herein does not constitute a "financial advisory service" within the meaning of the Financial Advisers Act, Chapter 110 of Singapore ("FAA") and therefore, the regulatory requirements and duties that may be owed to a client pursuant to or in connection with the FAA are not applicable to the recipient in connection with this communication/information on this website. Recipients are advised to seek independent advice from their own professional advisors about the information contained herein.

Information about credit transfers

Payment data of cross border credit transfers and other urgent payments are transferred to the beneficiary’s bank via SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication), the only worldwide acting provider of financial messaging services and which is based in Belgium. For data security reasons, SWIFT stores the transaction data temporarily in their data processing centres in the Netherlands and in Switzerland.

The occasion of this information is the resolution of the EU-Council in November 2009 to grant US-authorities access to credit transfer data from February 1st, 2010 until October 31st, 2010 in the data processing centre in Switzerland in order to fight international terrorism.

Dow Jones

Dow Jones’ content is the intellectual property of Dow Jones & Company, Inc. The data is protected by copyright and other intellectual laws and all ownership rights remain with Dow Jones. Any copying, republication or redistribution of Dow Jones’ content, including by caching, framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Dow Jones. Dow Jones’ shall not be liable for any errors or delays in content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Copyright

All information contained herein shall be used only by the user for their own personal reference. Commerzbank owns all copyrights in this website. Downloading, copying and saving of all or parts of this website is allowed only for private reasons. Any other use, including any disclosure or distribution of any information to any third party, the creation of links to this internet portal or the display of COSOPIA webpages in a frame requires the express written permission of Commerzbank.

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Arbitration/Ombudsman

The Bundesverband deutscher Banken (German Association of Banks) is the arbitration board for complaints and grievances in connection with transfer transactions or with payment transaction cards. Furthermore, consumers can address their general complaints about the German Association to the ombudsman of the private banks (www.bankenombudsmann.de). More details, especially on the legitimacy and on the procedure itself can be found on the website of the German Association of Banks (www.bankenverband.de).