Legal Notice

The information contained on the Website is intended exclusively for persons residing either in the Federal Republic of Germany, in the Republic of Austria or in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. You undertake to refrain from using these websites when your future residence is no longer in the Federal Republic of Germany or in the Republic of Austria or in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The securities mentioned on this Website will, in particular, not be offered or sold in the United States of America or to or for the benefit of U.S. persons. U.S. persons means the persons defined as such in Regulation S of the United States Securities Act of 1933 and includes, in particular, persons residing in the United States of America as well as U.S. American corporations and partnerships.

No offer to purchase securities

The information contained on this Website does not constitute an offer to subscribe, purchase or sell any securities issued by BNP Paribas or by companies associated with it (in particular, BNP Paribas Issuance B.V.). It must not be understood as an offer or solicitation to submit an offer, but is provided for information purposes only.

No consultation, no information agreement

No contractual relationship of any type arises between you as user of this Website and the companies of BNP Paribas Group by way of using this Website. The information contained herein is provided outside of any contractual relationship and does not establish any type of contractual consultation or information agreement. Investors will not be able to buy or sell the securities described on this Website directly from BNP Paribas, but only through a broker.

Neither the information contained on this Website nor the information you receive via the phone number indicated on this Website (the “Hotline”) contains any investment, tax or other advice. It does not take into consideration your special situation regarding your investment objectives and risk inclination. Such information does not replace advice from an investment adviser, your bank or from any other tax or financial adviser which is indispensable before you take any decision to buy the securities.

No financial analysis

The information provided on the Website constitutes no “financial analysis“ within the meaning of the German Securities Trading Act (Wertpapierhandelsgesetz) or the Austrian Securities Supervision Act 2007 (Wertpapieraufsichtsgesetz 2007) and does not meet the legal requirements to ensure impartiality of financial analysis and is not subject to the prohibition of trading before the publication of financial analyses.

"Most heavily traded" and "Top Performance"

The above sections titled “No consultation, no information agreement“ and “No financial analysis“ apply, in particular, also to products which are mentioned in the categories “most heavily traded“ and “top performance“ on the Websites.

Risk information

BNP Paribas informs you that any investment in products presented on the Website exposes you to high risks, up to and including the risk of a total loss of the capital invested. Accordingly, these products are not equally suitable for each user.

Securities prospectus

If you consider to buy the securities described on this Website and before you decide to buy them, you should read the solely legally binding final terms and conditions of the offer which are included in the base prospectus, which may be amended by supplements (together referred to as “Securities Prospectus“), to obtain information on the basic data of the securities and on the risks associated with these securities and with the issuer. The Securities Prospectus can be downloaded from the website https://www.etp.bnpparibas.com/base-prospectuses and is available in printed form from BNP Paribas Issuance B.V., Herengracht 595, 1017 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and from BNP PARIBAS Securities Services, Frankfurt am Main branch, Europa-Allee 12, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, as paying agent free of charge. Responsible for the content of the particular Securities Prospectus is its respective issuer.

No warranty for the correctness of price information and master data

The price information contained on this Website has usually been obtained from different providers (e.g. Reuters), but may also have been determined by BNP Paribas itself. Current prices of securities or underlyings may be displayed with a time delay based on the regulations prescribed by the relevant stock exchanges or the relevant providers of financial information. You can find other price information, in particular, information on the past performance of the underlying, at the reference to the relevant security indicated in the Securities Prospectus of (see under the link “Securities Prospectus“). The respective issuer is liable for the content of the respective Securities Prospectus. BNP Paribas accepts no warranty for such content. The historical performance does not constitute a reliable indication for the future performance of the underlying or of the securities. BNP Paribas accepts no warranty for the correctness of the information above and may alter it at any time (also with retroactive effect). The same applies to information on historical performance, the underlying(s) the changeable, product-related information on return, barrier considerations, risk buffer, distance to certain levels or thresholds, master data on the website and other prices and ratios. The only decisive prices are those set out in the respective Securities Prospectus.
BNP Paribas accepts no warranty for the correctness of the product-related master data contained on this Website and may alter them at any time (also with retroactive effect). The respective Securities Prospectus shall apply exclusively.

No warranty for the correctness of further content

The information contained on this Website has been derived from sources considered reliable by BNP Paribas. The information has been compiled to the best of our knowledge. In case you become aware that contents are incorrect or incomplete, we kindly ask to be notified. Should we thereby or otherwise obtain knowledge of the fact that contents are incorrect or incomplete, we will of course correct or delete them.
Estimates and valuations of third parties reflect the opinion of the relevant author at the time of their creation. They may not be in line or even contradict with the opinions held by BNP Paribas.

Liability for links

This Website may contain hyperlinks to websites of third parties and thus enable access to these websites which were provided or made accessible by operators who are independent of BNP Paribas.
The fact that BNP Paribas provides the hyperlink does not constitute any recommendation, authorisation, promotion of or participation of BNP Paribas in these websites, their owners or the persons responsible for them. Rather, the respective provider is solely responsible for the contents of the linked sites. If you identify any legal violation on linked websites, please contact us. We will immediately remove these links once we have checked them.

Security of electronic data communication

Please note that emails and their attachments may be read, intercepted or altered by third parties or may be lost. It is your decision to communicate with BNP Paribas via email. If you oppose to the risks associated with the use of email, please contact BNP Paribas per mail or another secure way. In case you contact BNP Paribas by email, you agree on being answered via the same way.

Conflict of interests

Please note that BNP Paribas will, from time to time, buy or sell securities, commodities, futures contracts or options for hedging purposes and other purposes or will hold (long or short) positions in them which are identical to or associated with these securities. This may affect the value of the securities. BNP Paribas may also act as calculation agent or sponsor of the underlying and may, in this capacity, make determinations which may affect the value of the securities.

Intellectual property

All contents of the Website, in particular, data, designs, graphics, trademarks, logos, photos and sound recordings are subject to the intellectual property rights of BNP Paribas under copyright, trademark and competition laws. Any use of such content without BNP Paribas' prior consent may constitute a legal violation resulting in claims for damages on the part of BNP Paribas.

Availability

BNP Paribas aims to provide a comprehensive availability of the Website, but does not owe a promised or even permanent availability.

Responsibility, German law, place of jurisdiction

BNP Paribas S.A. – Niederlassung Deutschland, Europa-Allee 12, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, is responsible for the contents of and the publications on this website. The contents of this Website and the user relationship shall be governed by German law. If you are a consumer, you are also subject to the provisions on consumer protection applicable at the place of your ordinary residence. To the extent permitted, the place of jurisdiction for all disputes associated with the contents and the use of this Website shall be Frankfurt am Main.

Regulation (EU) No 236/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council on short selling and certain aspects of credit default swaps has been in force since 1 November 2012. This Regulation contains a notification system for significant net short positions and restrictions on short selling of financial instruments. The text of this Regulation and the relevant technical standards are available at https://www.esma.europa.eu/regulation/trading/short-selling .

Note in accordance with section 36 Act on Alternative Dispute Resolution in Consumer Matters (Verbraucherstreitbeilegungsgesetz - VSBG)

We do not, and are not obliged to, take part in dispute resolution procedures before a consumer conciliation body.

DATA PROTECTION NOTICE

The protection of your personal data is important to the BNP Paribas Group, which has adopted strong principles in that respect for the entire Group.  

To the extent that the European General Data Protection Regulation applies, in accordance with applicable law, this Data Protection Notice provides you with detailed information relating to the protection of your personal data by BNP Paribas S.A. Niederlassung Deutschland, Frankfurt (Division CIB Germany, Exchange Traded Solutions), Europa-Allee 12, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany (“we”).

We are responsible, as a controller, for collecting and processing your personal data in relation to our activities. The purpose of this Data Protection Notice is to let you know which personal data we collect about you, the reasons why we use and share such data, how long we keep it, what your rights are and how you can exercise them.

1. WHICH PERSONAL DATA DO WE USE ABOUT YOU?

We collect and use your personal data provided vou have given your consent to this, for advertising use, i.e. processing that serves the preparation, implementation or follow-up of advertising measures, and specifically to provide marketing services, such as the newsletter, printed articles, as well as personal data that is required for website functions.

We may collect various types of personal data about you, including:
identification information (e.g. name, gender, IP address);
contact information (e.g. postal address and e-mail address, phone number);
data relating to your habits and preferences:
data from your interactions with us: our branches (contact reports), our internet websites, our apps, our social media pages, meetings, calls, chats, emails, interviews, phone conversations;

We never ask for personal data related to your racial or ethnic origins, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, genetic data, data concerning your sexual orientation or data relating to criminal convictions and offences (“Criminal Record Data”) unless it is required through a legal obligation.

The data we use about you may be directly provided by you or obtained from service providers in order to verify or enrich our databases.

2. WHY AND ON WHICH BASIS DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

a. To fulfil our legitimate interest

We use your personal data in order to deploy and develop our products or services, to improve our risk management and to defend our legal rights, including analysing your habits and preferences in the various channels (emails or messages, visits to our website, etc.) or processing your personal data for establishing exercise or defence of legal claims.

b. To respect your choice if we request your consent for specific processing

In some cases we require your consent to process your data, for example:
To share your personal data with third parties, to provide services or we require your consent to use your data for specific advertising purposes.
If we need to carry out further processing for purposes other than those above in section 2, we will inform you and, where necessary, obtain your consent.

3. WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR PERSONAL DATA WITH?

In order to fulfill the aforementioned purposes, but subject to applicable law relating to information sharing, we only disclose your personal data to:
Service providers which perform services on our behalf;
Financial, regulatory or judicial authorities, state agencies or public bodies, upon request and to the extent permitted by law;

4. DOES PROFILING TAKE PLACE?

We partly process your data in an automated manner with the objective to evaluate certain personal aspects (profiling). Profiling is used by us, for instance, to be capable to purposefully informing you about products and providing you with advice, we use evaluation instruments. These allow for a demand-focused communication and advertising, including market research and opinion research.

5. TRANSFERS OF PERSONAL DATA OUTSIDE THE EEA

In certain circumstances, we may transfer your data to another country. In case of international transfers originating from the European Economic Area (EEA), to a non-EEA country, where the European Commission has recognised a non-EEA country as providing an adequate level of data protection, your personal data will be transferred on this basis.

For transfers to non-EEA countries where the level of protection has not been recognised as adequate by the European Commission, we will either rely on a derogation applicable to the specific situation (e.g. if the transfer is necessary to perform our contract with you such as when making an international payment) or implement standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission to ensure the protection of your personal data.

To obtain a copy of these safeguards or details on where they are available, you can send a written request to us as set out in section 9.

6. HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL DATA FOR?

We only retain your personal data as long and as far as required for the above mentioned services. Afterwards, we will immediately delete your personal data, unless, its further processing is required by statutory provisions or for safeguarding evidence within the framework of the statutes of limitations

7. WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AND HOW CAN YOU EXERCISE THEM?

Depending on the data protection laws which apply to your situation, you have certain rights in respect of your personal data. In the event that the European General Data Protection Regulation applies, such as where a BNP Paribas entity within the EEA controls your personal data in accordance with applicable law, you have the following rights:
To access: you can obtain information relating to the processing of your personal data, and a copy of such personal data.
To rectify: where you consider that your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you can require that such personal data be modified accordingly.
To erase: you can require the deletion of your personal data, to the extent permitted by law.
To restrict: you can request the restriction of the processing of your personal data.
To object: you can object to the processing of your personal data, on grounds relating to your particular situation. You have the absolute right to object to the processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes, which includes profiling related to such direct marketing.
To withdraw your consent: where you have given your consent for the processing of your personal data, you have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.
To data portability: where legally applicable, you have the right to have the personal data you have provided to us be returned to you or, where technically feasible, transferred to a third party.

If you require further information, or if you wish to exercise the rights listed above, please send a letter or e-mail to the following address: BNP Paribas S.A. Niederlassung Deutschland, Exchange Traded Solutions, Europa-Allee 12, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, derivate@bnpparibas.com. Please state your e-mail address and include a scan/copy of your identity card for identification purpose..

In accordance with applicable regulation, in addition to your rights above you are also entitled to lodge a complaint with the competent supervisory authority.

8. HOW CAN YOU KEEP UP WITH CHANGES TO THIS DATA PROTECTION NOTICE?

In a world of technological change, we may need to update this Data Protection Notice from time to time.

We invite you to review the latest version of this notice online and we will inform you of any material changes through our website or through our other usual communication channels.

9. HOW TO CONTACT US?

If you have any questions relating to our use of your personal data under this Data Protection Notice, or if you would like a copy of this Data Protection Notice in your native language, please contact our Data Protection Officer gdpr.desk.cib@bnpparibas.com

If you wish to learn more about Privacy and Security, please refer to our cookies policy.

Cookies

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Use of Google Analytics

This Website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. ("Google"). Google Analytics also uses so-called cookies (text files placed on your computer to allow the website analysing how you visit the website). The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website will normally be transmitted to and stored by a server of Google in the USA. In case of activation of the IP anonymisation on this Website, Google will previously truncate your IP address within the member states of the European Union or in other signatory states of the Agreement on the European Economic Area. The full IP address will only in exceptional cases be transmitted to a server of Google in the USA and shortened there. Google will use this information on behalf of the operator of this Website for the purpose of evaluating your use of the Website, to compile reports on Website activity and to provide other services associated with the Website activity and the internet usage to the Website provider. Google will not associate your IP address transmitted by Google Analytics from your browser with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of Cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this Website.

You can prevent collection of your data by Google Analytics by clicking the following link. This will create an opt-out cookie which prevents use of your data in future visits of the Website: [Disable Google Analytics].

Furthermore, you can prevent the collection of data (including your IP address) generated by the cookie by Google and related to your use of the website and the processing of these data by Google by downloading and installing the browser plugin available under the link http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=de. Please note that, on this website, Google Analytics was expanded by the code “gat._anonymizeIp();“ to ensure an anonymized collection of IP addresses (so-called IP masking).

Use of Crazy Egg

This Website also uses Crazy Egg, a web analytics service of Crazy Egg, Inc. Crazy Egg collects and stores data which are used to create user profiles by using pseudonyms. The pseudonymised usage profiles will, at no time, be combined with the personal data of the holder of the pseudonym. The usage profiles are used to analyse the visitor’s behaviour and are evaluated to ensure a need-based improvement and design of our offer. The cookies stored on your computer in the process enable a recognition when you re-visit our website. You may prevent the storage of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser software; however please note that if you do this, you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. You may also object to the use of these tracking cookies. To exercise your right of objection, please click on the following link: http://www.crazyegg.com/opt-out.

Social media

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