VanEck Australia - Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • Terms and Conditions of Website Use
    Van Eck Associates Corporation ("Van Eck Corporation") is the owner of this website and makes the information on this website available as a service to visitors. Your access to this website is subject to the terms and conditions set out in this disclaimer (referred to as “the Terms and Conditions”). By accessing this website and other websites through the links provided, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. The information on this website has been prepared by VanEck Investments Limited ABN 22 146 596 116 AFSL 416755 and its related bodies corporate, as subsidiaries or affiliates of Van Eck Corporation (collectively referred to as ‘VanEck’). VanEck may, at its sole discretion, amend or modify these Terms and Conditions without notice. Any subsequent access to, or use of the website by you, will constitute an acceptance of those amendments.


    Limitation of Liability and Indemnity 
    The information is believed to be accurate at the time of compilation and is provided by VanEck in good faith. However, the use of this website is at your sole risk. No VanEck entity or any of the directors and officers of any of them, makes any representation or warranty as to the quality, accuracy, reliability, timeliness or completeness of material on the website or material in websites linked to this website, or guarantees the security of this website. 

    Except in so far as liability under any statute cannot be excluded, VanEck and its directors, employees, representatives and consultants do not accept any liability (whether arising in contract, tort, negligence or otherwise) for any error or omission in the material or for any loss or damage (whether direct, indirect, consequential or otherwise) suffered by you, the recipient of the information or any other person, in reliance on the information on this website. You release, discharge and indemnify VanEck and its directors, officers, employees and consultants from and against any and all liabilities suffered or incurred by you as a result of your use of this website or any investment decision by any person made in reliance of any information sourced from this website.


    General Information Only – Not Financial Advice
    VanEck Investments Limited is the responsible entity and issuer of VanEck’s Australian domiciled VanEck Vectors exchange traded funds. VanEck Vectors ETF Trust ARBN 604 339 808 is the issuer of shares in the US domiciled VanEck Vectors exchange traded funds (All VanEck Vectors exchange traded funds are collectively referred to hereafter as ‘the ETFs’).


    The product disclosure statements for the ETFs can be downloaded from this website. The information contained on this website or in any product disclosure statement, prospectus or other offering document for any ETF or other fund named on this website, is of a general nature and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. It is not financial advice. A reference to a particular ETF or other fund does not constitute a recommendation or financial advice to any person in relation to an investment in that ETF, fund or other investment. It does not take into account the objectives, financial situation or needs (‘circumstances’) of any person, or purport to be comprehensive and should not be relied upon as such.


    Before investing on the basis of the information on this website, you should consider the appropriateness of the information, having regard to your own circumstances. You should obtain the product disclosure statement, prospectus or other disclosure document relating to a particular ETF or other fund accessed on or through this website before making any investment decision. You should consult a financial adviser to help you form your own opinion of the information and on whether the information is suitable for your individual circumstances as an investor. You should consult appropriate professional advisers on any legal, stamp duty, taxation and accounting implications of making any investment decision.


    Investment Risk
    The ETFs offered in any product disclosure document available from or through this website are subject to investment risk, including possible delays in repayment and loss of income and capital invested. No VanEck entity guarantees the repayment of capital, the payment of income or the performance of, or any particular rate of return from, or any taxation consequences of, any investment in any of the ETFs or other funds. Past performance information is not a reliable indicator of future performance.


    We may, as a result of your access to this website, hold and process personal information obtained about you. VanEck Australia is committed to maintaining the privacy of any personal data it holds about you and does so in accordance with the Australian Privacy Principles contained in the Privacy Act 1988. Please read our 
    Privacy Policy  to understand how your personal information will be treated when you use this website. 

    You agree that where any VanEck company is required by law or otherwise to provide you with a document, you consent to the provision of the document electronically (whether by email or through links on this website).


    Tax Information 

    The information contained on this website does not constitute a comprehensive taxation guide. As taxation legislation is complex, we recommend you contact your financial adviser, tax adviser or the Australian Taxation Office for further details and expert advice in relation to your personal circumstances.



    All figures and amounts displayed on this website are in Australian dollars and are subject to change at any time.   Past performance information is not a reliable indicator of current or future performance.


    Australian Residents Only  

    This website is for residents of Australia. Investors outside of Australia are subject to securities and tax regulations within their applicable jurisdictions that are not addressed on this website. Nothing on this website should be considered a solicitation to buy or an offer to sell securities of any investment in any jurisdiction where the offer or solicitation would be unlawful under the securities laws of such jurisdiction. Nor is it intended as investment, tax, financial or legal advice. Investors should seek such professional advice as is relevant to their particular situation.


    Foreign Investors 

    Foreign Investors may transact in the ETFs on ASX including via their stockbroker or their financial adviser in the same way as they trade other ASX listed or quoted securities. For the avoidance of doubt, ETFs are not intended to be sold to ‘US Persons’ as defined under Regulation S of the US federal securities laws.


    Because of the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules with respect to your account and your online conduct, including all laws, rules, codes, and regulations of the country in which you reside and the country from which you access this website, including without limitation, all laws, rules, codes, regulations, decrees, acts, orders, directives, legislation, bills, and statutes pertaining to tax, contracts, intellectual property, securities, e-commerce, banking, technology, computers, fraud, and privacy. In addition, you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules, codes, and regulations regarding the transmission of technical data exported from Australia.  



    VanEck®, VanEck Vectors®, VanEck Access the opportunities®, and the VanEck design® are trademarks of Van Eck Associates Corp. All text and graphic/images contained on this website are subject to copyright and/or trademark protection. VanEck owns or is licensed to use the rights to all brand names, product names, trademarks and service marks except as otherwise noted. No information contained on this website may be reproduced, transmitted, displayed, distributed, published or otherwise used for commercial purposes without the prior consent of VanEck. You may, however, print or electronically store copies of the information for your own personal use. Other trademarks appearing on this website are the exclusive property of their respective owners.


    Links/Virus Warnings 

    Hypertext links to other Internet websites or materials prepared by third-parties (’links’) are included as a convenience for our visitors. VanEck assumes no liability for the content of any linked websites and materials prepared by third-parties, including, without limitation, the accuracy, subject matter, quality or timeliness of the content of such linked websites or materials. The fact that such links have been provided does not constitute an endorsement, authorization, sponsorship by or affiliation with VanEck with respect to any linked website or material or their sponsor or author. There are risks in using any information, software or product accessed on the Internet and we urge you to make sure you understand these risks before doing so. VanEck is not liable for any harm caused by the transmission, through access of this website, of a computer virus, or other computer code or programming device that might be used to access, delete, damage, disable, disrupt or otherwise impede the operation of the website or of any user's software, hardware, data or property.


    Governing Law 

    These Terms and Conditions are governed by and are to be construed in accordance with the laws of New South Wales, Australia. You agree to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New South Wales, Australia and any courts which may hear appeals from those courts in respect of any proceedings in connection with these Terms and Conditions or this website.