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This website is published by Societe Generale – FORGE:

Société Anonyme à conseil d’administration with a share capital of EUR 14, 904, 727.20 as of 3rd February 2022.
Nanterre Trade Register No. 882 696 628
APE No.: 6499Z
Registered Office: 17 Cours Valmy 92800 Puteaux
VAT No: FR 81 882 696 628

Legal Representative and Publication Manager: Mr Jean-Marc Stenger, Chief Executive Officer

Editorial Manager: Mr Stéphane Duzan

This website is hosted by Societe Generale.

This website is governed by French law.

Created by Sismeo, web agency in Paris

To contact the company: [website link]

Professional regulations

Societe Generale – FORGE is a licensed French investment firm supervised by the Autorité de Contrôle Prudentiel et de Résolution (“ACPR”: 4, place de Budapest CS 92459 75436 Paris Cedex 09), controlled by the Autorité des Marchés Financiers (“AMF”). In accordance to the provision of French Code Monétaire et Financier (Monetary and Financial Code), Societe Generale – Forge, as an investment firm licensed for the provision of investment services, is authorized to provide reception and transmission of orders in relation to one or more financial instruments, execution of orders on behalf of clients and safekeeping and administration of financial instruments for the account of clients, including custodianship and related services.

Policies documentation

Summary of Societe Generale – Forge’s conflicts of interest policy: SG-Forge_Résumé_Politique de gestion des conflits d’intérêts_v1

Summary of Societe Generale – Forge’s best execution and selection policy: SG-Forge_Résumé_Politique de meilleure exécution et sélection_v1

Summary of Societe Generale – Forge’s client complaint policy: SG-Forge_Résumé_Politique traitement réclamations clients_v1

Contents of this website

Societe Generale – FORGE shall make their best efforts to ensure that the information displayed on this website is accurate and up-to-date; Societe Generale – FORGE reserves its right to amend the content of this website at any time, without prior notice. However, Societe Generale – FORGE is not able to guarantee that the information herein is complete or that it will not be modified by a third party (for example in the event that this website was infected by, particularly but not limited to, any kind of malware, in spite of all the precautions taken by Societe Generale – FORGE). Moreover, Societe Generale – FORGE shall not be held liable for any difficulty or impossibility to access the website due to an internet connection problem

Societe Generale – FORGE shall not be held liable for any indirect consequential loss or damage, including, but not limited to: any damage or loss arising from any transaction carried out on the basis of the information herein, any loss of profit, loss of business, or any other loss arising from a service interruption due to an internet connection problem.

Further, Societe Generale – FORGE shall not be held liable neither for the results of any factor beyond its control nor for any eventual loss or damage to the technical environment of the website users, including, but not limited to, hardware, software, or any other equipment used to access this website or use the services and/or the information herein.

Finally, Societe Generale – FORGE do not guarantee, nor shall the company be held liable, under any circumstance, for the suitability, fitness for any particular purpose, sequence, accuracy, absence of errors, veracity, topicality, loyal and commercial nature, quality, soundness, non-infringement or availability of the information contained on this website.

You undertake to access and use the information contained on this website for your own personal and non-commercial use only.

Information about Financial Instruments

The potential information or material about financial instruments on this website are provided for general information purposes only and should not to be construed as a solicitation or an offer to buy or sell any financial instruments, or any substitute for any form of advice or recommendation with respect to such financial instruments.

Societe Generale – FORGE hereby disclaims any and all liability related to the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information drawn from external sources, although this information comes from sources deemed reliable.

When simulated past performance or past performance are presented, the relevant data pertaining to past periods are not a reliable indicator of future results. This applies even to the evolution of historical market data. When simulations of future performance are presented, the data for these performances are only predictions and are not a reliable indicator of future performance of the product. In addition, when past performance or simulated past or future performance are based on data expressed in a currency other than that of the State of the investor, the potential gains can increase or decrease based on changes exchange rate. Finally, when past performance or simulated performance (whether past or future) are presented, any gain can also be reduced by the effect of commissions, fees or other charges incurred by the investor.

Societe Generale – FORGE accepts no liability for losses or damages which may be directly or indirectly sustained by any visitor to the website or other person who obtains access to the material on the website.

Any person wishing to obtain information about Societe Generale – FORGE’s products or services is requested to contact Societe Generale – FORGE to obtain the regulatory information document (where applicable), and any other relevant information on the availability, terms and conditions, and prices.

Products and services subscription

Within the framework of legal and regulatory requirements (in particular those resulting from the European Directive on markets in financial instruments – MIF Directive), Societe Generale – FORGE may be introduced, depending on the type of financial instruments proposed and the classification assigned to you, to verify the suitability of financial instruments to your needs or the appropriateness of them in relation to your coverage or investment objectives, your knowledge and experience.

Without prejudice to the potential legal or regulatory obligations incumbent on Societe Generale – FORGE, investors must proceed, investors must, proceeded, before any investment in the product or the conclusion of any related transaction, to their own analysis of the product and its risks, in particular from the legal, fiscal and accounting point of view, without relying exclusively on the information provided to them; investors should consult, if they deem it necessary, their own advice on the matter or any other professional. Subject to compliance with its legal or regulatory obligations, Societe Generale – FORGE cannot be held liable for the financial consequences or of any kind resulting from any transaction relating to the product or from any investment in the product.

Warning for non-resident persons (non-resident in France)

The access to the information and products on this website could be subject to restriction for certain persons or countries other than France. None of the services and products target persons from countries which prohibit those services and products: Each person interested by subscribing products/services should assess with his/her own advisor whether his/her legal and fiscal status allows it.

Warning for “US person”

Societe Generale – FORGE is not registered as broker-dealer in accordance with US Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended (the “1934 Act”), nor in accordance with any other US applicable law. Furthermore, financial instruments which may be subscribed via this website are not registered, unless otherwise specified, in the US with the Securities Exchange Commission (“SEC”).

Intellectual Property

This entire website is governed by French and international legislation on copyright, trademark and database law and intellectual property in general, both as they are applicable to its form (editorial choices, layout, topics, means for accessing data, display, etc.), and to its content (text, images, video, etc.). By exception, some contents (text, images) are the property of their respective authors.

Any reproduction, representation, diffusion or re-diffusion, in whole or in part, of the contents of this website on any medium or by any means whatsoever (including, but not limited to, caching, framing), as well as any sale, resale, retransmission or any other act tending to make such contents available to any third party in any manner whatsoever shall be prohibited, except preliminary written authorization of the publication manager. Failure to comply with these restrictions shall constitute a forgery engaging the civil and criminal liability of the forger.

Hypertext links

Societe Generale – FORGE is not responsible for hyperlinks to this website nor to hypertext links to other websites, particularly regarding the content of these websites, and prohibits any person from setting up such a link without its express prior authorisation.

Some links are proposed solely for the sake of convenience, and the inclusion of a link does not imply Societe Generale – FORGE’s approval of the linked website. Societe Generale – FORGE does not assume any responsibility for the content, services, products or materials proposed or data of any kind contained or distributed on a website linked to Societe Generale – FORGE’s website or with regard to the processing of personal data which may be carried out.

Personal Data

During a visit to the website, Societe Generale – FORGE may collect your personal data, as controller, in order to manage alerts, notifications, sends information and / or respond to your requests for information, through notably form, contact page.   The personal data are processed by automated means, with your consent.

Your personal data are intended to Direction of the Communication as well as, if necessary, the services in capacity to answer your request and their subcontractors, and only to the extent strictly necessary to fulfil their duties.

Unless otherwise stipulated by legal or regulatory provisions, the personal data are stored for a duration no longer than necessary for the purposes for which they are processed, within the legal statute of limitations in force.To the extent necessary for the fulfillments of the above purposes, Societe Generale – FORGE may communicate some information to the entities of the Societe Generale Group, service providers as well as to its partners that are not members of the European Economic Area. These transfers are processed in a manner and guarantees that ensures appropriate security and confidentiality of the personal data (authorisation by the competent data protection authority, contractual clauses signed between the service provider concerned and/or Binding Corporate Rule of Societe Generale Group). For more details, you may send your request to comm-gdpr.world@socgen.com

You are entitled to access to your personal data, to obtain rectification and erasure, a right to restriction of processing, a right to object as well as a right to data portability, in the conditions defined by the applicable regulations, from the following email address: comm-gdpr.world@socgen.com

Your rights may be also exercised with the Data Protection Officer, by email: sg-protection.donnees@socgen.com. You have the right to lodge a complaint with the Commission Nationale Informatique et Liberté (“CNIL”), the supervisory authority in charge of compliance with obligations regarding personal data.

Safety

This website is protected by one of the highest levels of technical security, and it is under permanent monitoring. The algorithms and mechanisms, used to protect your communications with Societe Generale – FORGE and the information that pertains you, comply with the French regulations in effect.