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Terms and Conditions

This web site (the "Site") is made available to you by Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited ("Aspen") for information purposes only.

You should read these terms and conditions of use ("Terms of Use") carefully before using the Site. By accessing or using the Site, you agree to be bound with Aspen by these Terms of Use. No proposed variation, amendment or changes to these Terms of Use are valid or have any effect. If you do not agree with or accept any of these terms and conditions, you are not authorised to use the Site and your sole remedy is to cease using the Site immediately.

1. Regulatory Issues

Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, Aspen Insurance U.K. Limited, Aspen Insurance Limited, Aspen Specialty Insurance Company, and Aspen Re America, Inc. are collectively referred to as "Aspen Group" for purposes of these Terms of Use. Aspen was organized as a holding company in Bermuda in May 2002 to provide property and casualty reinsurance in the global market and property and liability insurance principally in the United Kingdom through wholly-owned operating subsidiaries located in London and Bermuda. Information relating to Aspen's subsidiaries is provided for information purposes only.

Aspen Insurance U.K. Limited ("AIUKL"), formerly Wellington Re, commenced operations as such in the United Kingdom in June 2002 and is authorized by the Prudential Regulation Authority (the "PRA") and regulated by both the Financial Conduct Authority (the "FCA") and the PRA. AIUKL is authorized to transact its insurance and reinsurance business in the United Kingdom. It is also authorized to provide insurance to persons in the Republic of Ireland and each other member state of the European Economic Area and may provide reinsurance in jurisdictions which do not require reinsurers located outside the jurisdiction to be authorized. It is not admitted nor authorized to engage in or transact any such business in any other jurisdiction through the Site or otherwise. AIUKL has taken the decision not to offer any of its insurance and reinsurance business services through the Site and nothing in the Site should be construed as such an offer to transact business through the Site.

Aspen Bermuda Limited ("ABL"), formerly named Aspen Insurance Limited, became licensed as a Class 4 insurance and reinsurance company under the Bermuda Insurance Act of 1978 in December 2002. ABL is licensed or otherwise approved to transact its insurance and reinsurance business in Bermuda only and is not admitted nor authorized to engage in or transact any such business in any other jurisdiction through the Site or otherwise. ABL has taken the decision not to offer any of its reinsurance business services through the Site and nothing in the Site should be construed as such an offer to transact business through the Site.

Aspen Specialty Insurance Company ("ASIC"), formerly Dakota Specialty Insurance Company, is licensed and domiciled in North Dakota and is subject to North Dakota law and regulation under the supervision of the Commissioner of Insurance of the State of North Dakota. ASIC is eligible to write certain lines of insurance business on a surplus lines basis in the United States. As a surplus lines insurance company ASIC transacts business solely through properly licensed surplus lines brokers, and may in addition provide reinsurance throughout the United States or in other jurisdictions which do not require foreign reinsurers to be authorized. It is not admitted nor authorized to engage in or transact any such business in any other jurisdiction through the Site or otherwise. Information concerning ASIC is not an offer to sell any of its insurance and reinsurance products or business services through the Site and nothing in the Site should be construed as such an offer to transact business through the Site.

Aspen Re America, Inc. ("ARA") is a Delaware corporation and functions as a reinsurance intermediary with offices throughout the U.S. Aspen Re America CA LLC is a California limited liability company and is licensed as a reinsurance intermediary in California. ARA and Aspen Re America CA LLC are wholly owned subsidiaries of the Aspen group, act as brokers for Aspen Insurance UK Limited and do not serve as intermediaries for non-Aspen third parties or market directly to the public. ARA has taken the decision not to offer any of its insurance and reinsurance business services through the Site and nothing in the Site should be construed as such an offer to transact business through the Site.

Aspen American Insurance Company (“AAIC”) has licenses to transact insurance in 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and may provide reinsurance throughout the United States or in other jurisdictions which do not require foreign reinsurers to be authorized. It is not admitted nor authorized to engage in or transact any such business in any other jurisdiction through the Site or otherwise. Information concerning AAIC is not an offer to sell any of its insurance and reinsurance products or business services through the Site and nothing in the Site should be construed as such an offer to transact business through the Site.

2. Availability

Whilst Aspen makes every effort to ensure that the Site is available, Aspen Group does not represent, warrant or guarantee in any way that there is continued availability at all times or of uninterrupted use by you of the Site. Your use of the Site is at the sole discretion of Aspen. Aspen may deny you access to the Site or any portion thereof at any time, without notice and with or without cause. Further Aspen reserves the right to suspend or cease the operation of the Site without notice from time to time at its sole discretion.

3. Proper Conduct

You warrant that when using the Site you shall not:

(1) resell or transfer any Content (as defined in Section 4 below) of the Site;

(2) impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity;

(3) modify, falsify, or delete any attributions, legends, marks, notices, or any other proprietary designation of the origin or source of any material (including Content) appearing on the Site;

(4) copy, transmit, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of, distribute or in any way exploit any information, content, component or other material obtained through the Site (other than as expressly permitted by these Terms of Use);

(5) violate, attempt to violate or assist, intentionally, negligently or otherwise, in any violation of the confidentiality or security of any information provided to Aspen by other Site users;

(6) use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the Site pages or the contents contained therein without the prior, expressed written permission of Aspen; or

(7) violate or facilitate any violation of any applicable local, state, federal, or international law, statute, regulation, code, or ordinance, including, without limitation, regulations promulgated by or the rules of any national or other securities exchange.The permission to use the Site granted by these Terms of Use  automatically terminates if you breach any of the terms and conditions contained herein. Upon termination, you must immediately leave this website and destroy any downloaded or printed materials. As described in Section 4 below, any unauthorized use of any Content contained in the Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and communications statutes and regulations.

Aspen reserves its right to prevent you from accessing the Site if you do not comply with any part of these terms and conditions.

4. Intellectual Property Rights

All images, text, programs, and other materials and content (collectively, the "Content") provided on the Site is protected by law, including copyright law, intellectual property rights laws and international treaties. Any intellectual property rights subsisting in the Content on the Site belongs to one or all of the Aspen Group companies and/or its licensors. All rights are reserved for the benefit of one or all of the Aspen Group companies and/or its licensors. Except as expressly stated in these Terms of Use, nothing in these terms and conditions grants you any rights in the Site or the Content contained therein.

You are granted permission to display, copy, distribute and download the Content on the Site for personal, non-commercial use only, provided you: (i) keep intact all copyright and other proprietary notices; (ii) make no modifications to the Content on the Site; (iii) do not use the Content on the Site in a manner that suggests an association with any products, services, or brands; and (iv) do not download the Content to a database that can be used to avoid future downloads from the Site. Except as stated herein, none of the Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, downloaded, displayed, modified, transmitted, licensed, transferred, sold or distributed by any means or otherwise exploited in any manner, including but not limited to electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the express prior written permission of Aspen or it is clearly indicated that any document or information may be downloaded and used.

The names, logos, taglines and other marks identifying any of the Aspen Group companies and its products and services are proprietary marks of one or all of the Aspen Group companies. Any other trademarks and service marks are the property of their respective owners. This Terms of Use does not grant you the right to use any trademark, service mark or logo appearing on the Site for any purpose whatsoever. 

5. Content

As described in Section 6 below (Disclaimers), whilst Aspen endeavours to ensure that the information posted on the Site is accurate, Aspen Group does not represent, warrant or promise (whether express or implied) that any information is or remains accurate, complete and up-to-date, or fit or suitable for any purpose. Products and services referred to on the Site will only be offered publicly in those jurisdictions where it is lawful to do so and the Site is only directed at such jurisdictions. You agree that you will make yourself aware of and adhere to any restrictions there may be in your jurisdiction upon any services referred to in the Site.

6. Disclaimers

YOU AGREE THAT ANY USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK AND THAT THE SITE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH THE SITE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT GUARANTEES OF COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR TIMELINESS AND WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. ASPEN GROUP DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE, OR ANY OTHER WEB SITES THAT MAY BE LINKED TO THROUGH THE SITE, WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE, FREE OF VIRUSES, DEFECTS OR HARMFUL COMPONENTS, COMPATIBLE WITH YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR FIT FOR ANY PURPOSE.

ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON, OR WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH, THE SITE INCLUDING THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT CONSTITUTE OR FORM PART OF ANY OFFER OR INVITATION IN ANY JURISDICTION TO ENTER INTO ANY AGREEMENT RELATING TO ANY INVESTMENT WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING ANY OFFER OF SECURITIES.

ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON, OR WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH, THE SITE IS NOT TO BE REGARDED AS A RECOMMENDATION AND DOES NOT PURPORT TO GIVE ANY ADVICE WHATSOEVER AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS SUCH.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, ASPEN GROUP DISCLAIMS ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO: (A) ANY WARRANTY FOR CONTENT, INFORMATION, DATA, SERVICES, UNINTERRUPTED ACCESS, OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SITE; (B) ANY WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, USEFULNESS, OR CONTENT OF INFORMATION, OR SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE; (C) ANY WARRANTIES THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS; AND (D) ANY WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR WARRANTIES OF NON-INFRINGEMENT.

UK Regulation

ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON, OR WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH, THE SITE INCLUDING THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DO NOT CONSTITUTE A FINANCIAL PROMOTION FOR THE PURPOSES OF SECTION 21 OF THE UNITED KINGDOM'S FINANCIAL SERVICES AND MARKETS ACT 2000 AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED FOR SUCH PURPOSES BY A PERSON AUTHORISED UNDER THAT ACT.

US Regulation

ANY AND ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED ON, OR WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED THROUGH, THE SITE DOES NOT CONSTITUTE AN OFFER TO SELL OR THE SOLICITATION OF ANY OFFER TO BUY ANY SECURITIES IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR TO, OR FOR THE BENEFIT OF, UNITED STATES PERSONS (BEING RESIDENT IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR PARTNERSHIPS OR CORPORATIONS ORGANISED UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR ANY STATE, TERRITORY, OR POSSESSION THEREOF).

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL ASPEN GROUP BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BODILY INJURY, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS OR DISCOMFORT, OR PHYSICAL DAMAGE RESULTING FROM OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO:

  • YOUR USE, REFERENCE TO OR RELIANCE ON ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE;
  • ANY ERROR OR INACCURACIES IN ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL WITHIN OR RELATING TO THE SITE;
  • THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE SITE FOR WHATSOEVER REASON, OR ANY REPRESENTATION OR STATEMENT MADE ON THE SITE; OR
  • ANY STATEMENT OR REPRESENTATION MADE ON THE SITE.

For the avoidance of doubt, Aspen Group does not exclude or limit its liability for death or personal injury arising from its negligence, for any fraudulent misrepresentation made by Aspen on the Site or for any other statutory rights that are not capable of being excluded.

8. Hyperlinks and Third Party Sites

The Site may contain hyperlinks to web sites owned and operated by parties other than Aspen Group. Such hyperlinks are provided only for your convenience. We do not control such third party web sites and are not responsible for their contents. The inclusion of hyperlinks on the Site does not mean that we endorse or approve of any third party web site to which you may have access through the linked web sites. We accept no liability for any information, products or services contained in, or which may be linked to through, these third party web sites or for any action you may take as a result of linking to any such web site. Each of the web sites to which you may link are likely to set forth specific terms and conditions of use that you should review. We are under no obligation to maintain any link on the Site and may remove a link at any time in our sole discretion for any reason whatsoever.

9. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Aspen Group, its directors, officers, employees, agents, licensors, attorneys, independent contractors, providers, subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively, the "Aspen Indemnitees") from and against any and all claim, loss, expense, or demand or liability, including attorneys' fees and costs, incurred by the Aspen Indemnitees arising out of (i) any claim by a third party relating to the posting, distribution, modification or alteration by you of any content, or (ii) you use of the Site in violation of these Terms of Use or in violation of any applicable law.

You agree to cooperate with us as reasonably required in the defense of any such claims. The Aspen Indemnitees reserve the right, at their own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you shall not in any event settle any such claim or matter without the written consent of Aspen.

10. Security

Aspen takes appropriate technical and organizational measures against unauthorized or unlawful processing of personal data and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, personal data. However, although Aspen takes appropriate measures to protect the security of the information communicated through the Site, the Internet is an open network that is not secure and there is an inherent risk that any transmission via the Internet may be intercepted, modified, misdirected, or not be delivered to the intended recipient. In addition, there is also an inherent risk that information stored on a computer connected to the Internet may be accessed without authorization. As no Internet-connected computer system can be made absolutely secure from intrusion, Aspen cannot and does not guarantee that information displayed on the Site has not been modified by others without authorization or that information communicated by you to us will be received or that it will not be altered before or after its transmission.

11. Privacy Statement

You can visit the Site without revealing who you are or providing any personal information about yourself.

As described herein, Aspen operates the Site for the purpose of providing information concerning its insurance and reinsurance business. Aspen takes the security of your personal information seriously and uses secure servers and various other technological means available to assure this. By entering your personal data on the registration form on this Site, you consent to the processing of personal information about you as described in this Privacy Statement and you agree to the use of such personal data in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations. You agree that we may need to share your information with our service providers and agents for these purposes.

Where you have completed the application form and agreed to these Terms of  Use, Aspen and other companies within the Aspen Group will use your information to provide you with e-mail alerts, press releases and information requests by e-mail, and you will be deemed to have consented to such use of your personal data.

We will not otherwise share, sell or distribute any of your personal data that you provide to us, unless required to do so by law.

We shall retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

You consent to our transferring your information to countries or jurisdictions which do not provide the same level of data protection as the UK for the above purposes.  If we do make such a transfer, we will, if appropriate put a contract in place to ensure that your personal information is protected to the same level of protection as provided by European privacy laws and regulations.

Any personal information collected and stored is in a manner appropriate to the nature of your request, as determined by Aspen to respond to your request. However, this information will not be collected without your knowledge.

All information you provide through the Site may be used to process your inquiry or request; to comply with any law, regulation, audit or court order; to help improve the Site or the products or services that are offered; for research; to better understand our customers' needs; and to develop new products. This information may be provided to or shared with affiliates of Aspen Group or its associated co-insurers. Except as provided herein, Aspen will not share your personal information with any third party without your prior consent. Aspen does not currently sell, trade or rent personal information to any third-party without your prior consent.

When you visit the Site, Aspen may collect usage information to help it understand how the Site is navigated and used. This data does not include any personal information about you and is used only to measure and improve the effectiveness of the Site.

The Site does not use “cookies”. A “cookie” is a tiny element of data that is sent to your browser to be stored on your hard drive.

Aspen respects your right to verify, amend and challenge the veracity of your personal data. If you change your mind about being contacted in the future, or if you would like to discuss any aspects of this Privacy Statement or wish to review your personal data, please email Aspen at dataprotectionofficer@aspen.bm 

12. Our use of cookies

This website uses Google Analytics performance “cookies” only.

Google Analytics is a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files sent to your browser and stored in your hard drive, to help the website analyze how users use the site. Information generated by the cookies about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

13. Remedies for Misuse

You agree that any unauthorized use of the Site or its Contents may cause Aspen Group immediate and irreparable harm for which money damages may not constitute an adequate remedy. You further agree that injunctive relief, in addition to any other remedies available, may be warranted in order to enforce these Terms of Use. You further understand that unauthorized use of the Site may expose you to civil and criminal liability and that we may report violations of these Terms of Use to and cooperate fully with the appropriate law enforcement authorities concerning any violations hereof.

IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER REMEDY AVAILABLE, YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IN THE EVENT THAT YOU WILFULLY BREACH ANY OF THESE TERMS, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO AMENDING OR MODIFYING THE CONTENT OR COPYING, MODIFYING, DOWNLOADING OR REPRODUCING ANY PORTION OF THE SITE OR CONTENT, THEN YOU SHALL BE LIABLE TO ASPEN FOR LIQUIDATED DAMAGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 PER VIOLATION. IN NO EVENT SHALL LIABILITY FOR LIQUIDATED DAMAGES PRECLUDE LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY OTHER REMEDY. 

14. Forward-Looking Statements

The Site may contain forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are subject to uncertainties and inherent risks that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Aspen undertakes no duty to update publicly any forward-looking statements contained herein, in light of new information or future developments.

15. General

Aspen reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions from time to time without notifying you. By continuing to use and access the Site you agree to be bound by any variation made by Aspen. It is your responsibility to check these terms and conditions from time to time to verify such variations.

These Terms of Use contains the entire understanding and agreement between Aspen and you in relation to your use of the Site and supersede and replace any representation, statement or other communication (whether written or otherwise) made by you or Aspen which is not contained herein.

Should any part of these terms and conditions for any reason be declared invalid or unenforceable by a court of a competent jurisdiction, it shall be deemed to be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions.

16. Applicable Laws

These terms and conditions are governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Bermuda. You hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Bermuda courts in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Site. Use of the Site is unauthorised in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms of Use, including without limitation this paragraph.

YOU AND ASPEN WAIVE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW ANY RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY WITH RESPECT TO ANY DISPUTE, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE.

The captions used in these Terms of Use appear solely for convenience and such captions do not constitute any part of the Terms of Use.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by Aspen.

17. Australian Privacy Principles

Aspen is committed to complying with the principles of the Privacy Act 1988 and the 13 Australian Privacy Principles as established in the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Act 2012.

Aspen has produced a policy that sets out how it handles personal information collected through its branch operations in Australia.

Click here to download the policy