I. General Disclaimer

PLEASE READ THIS IMPORTANT INFORMATION BEFORE PROCEEDING FURTHER.

This page contains legal and regulatory notices relevant to the information contained on this website. By accessing the site you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.

The information on this site ("Information") is provided for general information and is not an offer to sell, or a solicitation of any offer to buy, any interest in the investment funds managed by Chikara Investments LLP (the "Chikara Funds"). In particular, this website is not intended as marketing of any Chikara Fund in any member state of the European Economic Area for the purposes of the EU Directive 2011/61/EU on Alternative Investment Fund Managers.

II. Information on this Site

The Information is issued by Chikara Investments LLP, a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales under number OC310342 ("Chikara"), authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority ("FCA").

The Information is not directed at any person in any jurisdiction where it is illegal or unlawful to access and use such information. Chikara disclaims all responsibility if you access or download any Information in breach of any law or regulation of the country in which you reside.

The Information is not directed at any person in the United States and this site is not intended to be used by any person in the United States other than persons who are "qualified purchasers" (as defined in the United States Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended) and/or "accredited investors" (as defined in Rule 501(a) under the United States Securities Act of 1933).

Accordingly, all persons who access this site are required to inform themselves of and to comply with all applicable sales restrictions in their home country.

Compliance with Certain Restrictions Relating to the Chikara Funds

SWITZERLAND

Apart from as noted below, the Chikara Funds have not been and cannot be registered with the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) and cannot be distributed in Switzerland.

Chikara Funds plc, one of the Chikara Funds, may be distributed in Switzerland to both non-qualified investors and qualified investors.

The representative in Switzerland is 1741 Fund Solutions Ltd, Burggraben 16, CH-9000 St. Gallen. The Swiss Paying Agent in Switzerland is Tellco Ltd, Bahnhofstrasse 4, CH-6430 Schwyz. The prospectus, the articles of association, the Key Investor Information Documents, as well as the annual and semi-annual reports in relation to Chikara Funds plc, may be obtained free of charge from the representative. In respect of the units distributed in and from Switzerland, the place of performance and jurisdiction is the registered office of the representative.

III. No Advice

The Information is provided for informational purposes only and on the basis that you make your own investment decisions and do not rely upon it. Chikara is not soliciting any action based on it and it does not constitute a personal recommendation or investment advice. Users of this website should be aware that Chikara is not acting for, or advising them, and is not responsible for providing them with the protections available under the UK regulatory system to those who are clients of Chikara. Compensation will not be available from the UK’s Financial Services Compensation Scheme. Should you have any queries about Chikara Funds, you should contact your financial adviser.

IV. Accuracy of Information

The Information (including any expression of opinion or forecast) has been obtained from, or is based on, sources believed by Chikara to be reliable, but is not guaranteed as to its accuracy or completeness and should not be relied upon. The Information is provided without obligation on the part of Chikara and on the understanding that any person who acts upon it or changes his investment position in reliance on it does so entirely at his own risk. The Information does not constitute an offer to buy or sell or an invitation to make an offer to buy or sell shares in any Chikara Fund.

Information is current only as at the date it is first posted and may no longer be true or complete when viewed by you. All Information may be changed or amended without prior notice. Chikara does not undertake to update this site regularly.

V. No Liability

No representation, warranty or undertaking is given as to the accuracy or completeness of the Information by Chikara or any of its associated companies and no liability is accepted by such persons for the accuracy or completeness of such Information. In no event will Chikara or any of its associated companies be liable to any person for any direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of any use of the Information, or on any other hyper-linked site, including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs or data on your equipment, or otherwise, even if Chikara is expressly advised of the possibility or likelihood of such damages.

You should be aware that the Internet is not a completely reliable transmission medium. Chikara does not accept any liability for any data transmission errors such as data loss or damage or alteration of any kind, including, but not limited to any direct, indirect or consequential damage, arising out of the use of the products or services referred to herein.

The above provisions are not intended to exclude or restrict any duty or liability that Chikara has to its customers under the regulatory system in the United Kingdom.

VI. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Chikara, its affiliates and licensors, and the officers, partners, employees, and agents of Chikara and its affiliates and licensors, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, or expenses, including legal fees and costs, arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of this website and the Information.

VII. Material Interests

Chikara and its partners, officers and/or employees may have holdings in the Chikara Funds and may otherwise be interested in transactions that you effect in those funds.

VIII. Linked Websites

This site may be linked to third party websites or contain information provided by third parties. Chikara does not make any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of such websites or information, has not and will not review or update such websites or information, and cautions browsers that any use made of such websites or information is at their own risk. Chikara does not accept any liability arising out of the information contained on any linked website or Information provided by a third party and the use of such sites and information is at your own risk.

IX. Copyright, Trademarks and Other Rights

Copyright, trademarks, database rights, patents and all similar rights in this site and the information contained in it are owned by Chikara, its licensors or relevant third party providers. You may use the Information and reproduce it in hard copy for your personal reference only. The Information may not otherwise be reproduced, distributed, stored or transmitted without Chikara’s written consent. Nothing on this site should be considered as granting any licence or right under any trademark of Chikara or any third party.

X. Governing Law

You agree that your use of this site and any dispute arising from the use of this site is subject to English law and you submit to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

XI. Privacy, Data Protection

Chikara is committed to safeguarding the personal information which you may provide to Chikara through this site and to the extent that Chikara collects any personal information, Chikara will hold it in confidence in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (Regulation (EU) 2016/679).

For further information on how we safeguard the personal information which you may provide to Chikara please see our Privacy Notice.

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Last updated: 21 September 2023

Chikara Investments LLP ("Chikara") respects your right to privacy. This Privacy Notice explains who we are, how we collect, share and use personal information about you, and how you can exercise your privacy rights. This Privacy Notice only applies to personal information that we collect through our website at https://www.chikarainvestments.com ("Website").

The data controller of your personal information is in most circumstances Chikara Investments LLP, a limited liability partnership registered at 31-32 St James Street, 5th Floor, London SW1A 1HD with company number OC310342.  

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your personal information, then please contact us using the contact details provided at the bottom of this Privacy Notice.

What does Chikara do?

Chikara is a specialist fund management group, headquartered in the United Kingdom. Our services involve managing capacity constrained, performance focused funds in the Asian, Indian, Emerging Markets and Japanese markets.

For more information about us, please see the "About Chikara" section of our Website at https://www.chikarainvestments.com/about-ccam.

What personal information does Chikara collect and why?

The personal information that we may collect about you broadly falls into the following categories:

  • Information that you provide voluntarily

Our "Contact" page allows you to provide information to us including your name and email address. You may also choose to include personal information in the message you submit to us.  We also collect information directly from you to facilitate services you request. We use this information to respond to your communications regarding our services and to provide our services.

  • Information that we collect automatically

When you visit our Website, we will collect certain information automatically from your device. In some countries, including countries in the UK and the European Economic Area, this information may be considered personal information under applicable data protection laws.

Specifically, the information we collect automatically includes information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information. We also collect information about how your device has interacted with our Website, including whether you have visited before, the pages accessed and links clicked. 

Collecting this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our Website, where they come from, and what content on our Website is of interest to them.  We use this information for our internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our Website to our visitors.

Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further under the heading "Cookies and similar tracking technology" [link] below.

Who does Chikara share my personal information with?

We may disclose your personal information to the following categories of recipients: (i) our group companies who support the delivery of our services (i) to third party service providers and partners who provide data processing services to us (for example, to support the delivery of, provide functionality on, or help to enhance the security of our Website), or who otherwise process personal information for purposes that are described in this Privacy Notice; (ii) to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary (for example: (a) as a matter of applicable law or regulation; or (b) to exercise, establish or defend our legal rights); (iii) to an actual or potential buyer/third-party (and its agents and advisers) in connection with any actual or proposed purchase, merger, acquisition or re-structuring of any part of our business; or (iv) other persons where we have a legitimate interest in doing so and we are otherwise permitted to do so by law.

Legal basis for processing personal information

Our legal basis for collecting and using the personal information described above will depend on the personal information concerned and the specific context in which we collect it. 

However, we will normally collect personal information from you only where we need the personal information to perform a contract with you, or where the processing is in our legitimate interests (such as our interest in providing our website, or responding to communications from you) and those legitimate interests are not overridden by your rights; or where we have your consent to do so. In some cases, we may also have a legal obligation to collect personal information from you or may otherwise need the personal information to protect your vital interests or those of another person.

Cookies and similar tracking technology

We use cookies and similar tracking technology (collectively, "Cookies") to collect and use personal information about you. For further information about the types of Cookies we use, why, and how you can control Cookies, please see our Cookie Policy.

International data transfers

Your personal information may be transferred to, and processed in, countries other than the country in which you are resident. These countries may have data protection laws that are different to the laws of your country.

Specifically, our Website servers are located in the UK and the US. Whenever we transfer your personal data out of the UK or the European Economic Area we ensure there are appropriate safeguards to require that it will remain protected in accordance with this Privacy Notice. These include reliance on adequacy decisions made by the European Commission, adequacy regulations (data bridges) made by the Secretary of State in the UK, and implementing the European Commission’s Standard Contractual Clauses for transfers(together with the UK's Data Protection Addendum where applicable). Together the "Standard Contractual Clauses".. Our Standard Contractual Clauses can be provided on request. We have implemented similar appropriate safeguards with our third party service providers and partners and further details can be provided upon request.

Data retention

We retain personal information we collect from you where we have an ongoing legitimate business need to do so (for example, to provide you with a service you have requested or to comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements). 

When we have no ongoing legitimate business need to process your personal information, we will either delete or anonymise it or, if this is not possible (for example, because your personal information has been stored in backup archives), then we will securely store your personal information and isolate it from any further processing until deletion is possible.

Your data protection rights

If UK or EU privacy rules apply, you have the following rights in relation to your personal information: (i) to access, correct, update or request deletion of it; (ii) to object to processing of your personal information; (iii) to ask us to restrict processing of it; (iv) to request portability of it; (v) to opt-out of marketing communications; and (vi) to withdraw your consent to data processing. You can exercise these rights by contacting us using the contact details provided below.

You have the right to complain to a data protection authority about our collection and use of your personal information. For more information, please contact your local data protection authority.   Contact details for supervisory authorities in Europe are available here and for the UK here.  Certain supervisory authorities require that you exhaust our own internal complaints process before looking into your complaint.

If you have any concerns or complaints about the way we use your information, please contact us using the contact details at the bottom of this Privacy Notice and we will do our best to resolve the issue.

Updates to this Privacy Notice

We may update this Privacy Notice from time to time in response to changing legal, technical or business developments. When we update our Privacy Notice, we will take appropriate measures to inform you, consistent with the significance of the changes we make. We will obtain your consent to any material Privacy Notice changes if and where this is required by applicable data protection laws.

You can see when this Privacy Notice was last updated by checking the "last updated" date displayed at the top of this Privacy Notice.

How to contact us

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