Who we are and how to contact us
www.edfman.com (the “site”) is a site operated by ED & F Man Holdings Limited (“we”, “us”, “our”). You can find our information at the “Company information” page and contact us via the form.
The following additional terms may apply to you:
Any provision of goods or services by us will be covered by a separate contract in each case.
We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will try to give reasonable notice on our website if this happens.
We may suspend our site
Our site is made available free of charge. We do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.
We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site for business and operational reasons. We will try to give you reasonable notice of any suspension or withdrawal.
Individual non-commercial use
You are only authorised to visit, view and to retain a single copy of pages of this site solely for your own individual use and non-commercial purposes, and you shall not duplicate, download, publish, modify or otherwise distribute or exploit any material on this site for any purpose other than for your own individual, non-commercial use unless otherwise specifically authorised by us.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our site must always be acknowledged (except where the content is user-generated).
Access to password protected/secure areas
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of this site is restricted to authorised users only.
If you choose, or you are provided with, a user identification code, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential. You must not disclose it to any third party.
No text or data mining or web scraping
You shall not conduct, facilitate, authorise or permit any text or data mining or web scraping in relation to our site or any services provided via, or in relation to, our site. This includes using (or permitting, authorising or attempting the use of):
- Any “robot”, “bot”, “spider”, “scraper” or other automated device, program, tool, algorithm, code, process or methodology to access, obtain, copy, monitor or republish any portion of the site or any data, content, information or services accessed via the same.
- Any automated analytical technique aimed at analysing text and data in digital form to generate information which includes but is not limited to patterns, trends and correlations.
The provisions in this clause should be treated as an express reservation of our rights in this regard, including for the purposes of Article 4(3) of Digital Copyright Directive ((EU) 2019/790).
This clause shall not apply insofar as (but only to the extent that) we are unable to exclude or limit text or data mining or web scraping activity by contract under the laws which are applicable to us.
Exclusions and limitations
We do not exclude or limit our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors and for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation. The remainder of this section is subject to this first paragraph. Any provision of goods or services by us will be covered by a separate contract in each case and different limitations and exclusions of liability will apply to these (as set out in the applicable separate contract).
The information on this site is provided ‘as is’ and is provided for general information only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional or specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, we make no representations or warranties of any kind whatsoever (implied or otherwise) with respect to this site or its contents and disclaim all such representations and warranties.
Certain information and services on this site may include materials and information from and about third parties over which we have minimal or no control. Furthermore, the information contained on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. We therefore cannot, and do not, guarantee, represent or warrant to you that this site, its contents and related graphics published on this site are accurate or complete and/or appropriate to you or your business.
All liability howsoever arising for any such inaccuracies or errors is expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.
We will not be responsible for any loss or damage that could result from interception by third parties of any information made available to you via this site.
Use of links
Certain links, including hypertext links, in our site will take you outside our site. Links are provided for your convenience and information only, and inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement or approval by us of the linked site, its operator or its content.
We are not responsible for the content or other provisions of any website outside our site and expressly disclaim any and all liability related to such contents or provisions. We prohibit caching, unauthorized hypertext links to this site and the framing of any information and content including any software programs available on or through this site (content).
We reserve the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames, and specifically disclaim any responsibility for the content available on any other websites linked to this site. Access to any other websites linked to this site is at your own risk.
System response times may vary due to a variety of factors. We shall not be liable in any way for any inaccuracy, error or delay in or omission of any information or the transmission or delivery of any information, or for any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by any such inaccuracy, error, delay or omission, or for any non-performance or interruption of information due to any act or omission, or for any force majeure (including but without limiting the generality of the foregoing flood, extraordinary weather condition, earthquake or other act of God, fire, war, insurrection, riot, labour dispute, accident, action of government, communications, power failure or equipment or software malfunction) or any other cause beyond our reasonable control.
Security, cracking and hacking
We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You may not violate or attempt to violate the security of this site or any of the products or services described herein. You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack. By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We reserve the right to investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and co-operate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who have participated in such violations (including by disclosing your identity to them). In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
You agree that it is your responsibility to install anti-virus software and related protections against viruses or other computer programming routines or engines that are intended to damage, destroy, disrupt or otherwise impair a computers functionality or operation which may be transferred to your computer via this site.
Use of your information
Uploading content to our site
Certain aspects of the site allow you to upload consent onto the site.
You must ensure that any content you upload to our site must not: breach applicable law, regulation or guidance; harm, threaten, harass or alarm any person; be obscene, fraudulent, deception, intimidating, defamatory, insulting or humiliating; invade or threaten to invade another person’s privacy; promote discrimination or explicit material; infringe any intellectual property rights (including copyright, database rights or trade marks) of any other person; and not contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware.
When you upload or post content to our site, you grant us a worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable licence to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform that content in connection with our site and across different media (including to promote our site). You irrevocably and unconditionally waive all moral rights in respect of your content arising under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, or under any similar laws in force from time to time in any part of the world.
Please note that any content you upload may be viewed by other users.
Please also note that any content uploaded by users has not been verified or approved by us. The views expressed users on site do not represent our views or values.
Ownership and intellectual property
All intellectual property rights in the site, including rights in the design, text, graphics and other material on or supporting our site and the selection or arrangement thereof are our property or the property of our licensors or other third parties, and are protected by intellectual property rights laws.
You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by virtue of downloading material from this site, and you may not resell any of the products or services (or any part thereof) appearing on this site. All rights not expressly granted hereunder are expressly reserved. We also reserve the right to remove or disable access to any content or other materials that violate or allegedly infringe a party’s intellectual property rights.
You may not “deep-link” to this site, meaning that you will not create, post, display, publish or distribute any link to any page other than the front (home) page of this site for any purpose, unless specifically authorised by us to do so.
Framing and miming
You may not frame this site or any page or portion of this site by calling content from within the site to appear to a user as part of a page on another website, whether within a visible frame or inline by framing without a border around the framed content, without our prior written consent. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Compliance with laws
You may use this site only for lawful purposes. This site and the products and services described herein are subject to, and you agree that you shall at all times comply with, all applicable local, national, and international laws, statutes, rules, regulations, ordinances and the like applicable to the use thereof.
This obligation includes, without limitation, your agreement to comply with all industry-specific regulations and rules relating to the export of technical and other data from the United Kingdom (and from your country if you are not located in the United Kingdom) and your agreement not to export or re-export any such data or any other content or materials in violation of such laws, rules or regulations without first obtaining all necessary licenses, consents and approvals therefor, as well as authorisation therefor from us.
If any of these terms are determined to be illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the laws of any state or country in which these terms are intended to be effective, then to the extent and within the jurisdiction in which that term is illegal, invalid or unenforceable, it shall be severed and deleted from these terms and the remaining terms shall survive, remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable.
Governing law and jurisdiction