This website is operated by The Financial Express (FE). Throughout this site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to The Financial Express (or The FE). The FE offers this website, including all information, tools and services available from it, to the users/viewers/visitors/readers, subject to their acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated herein below.
By visiting our site, the readers/viewers/users engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”, “Terms”), including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. These Terms of Service apply to all users -- browsers, vendors, customers, merchants, and/ or contributors -- to contents of the site, without limitation.
Please read these Terms of Service carefully before accessing or using our website. If the users/readers/viewers do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then they may not access the website or use any of its services. If these Terms of Service are considered an offer, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms of Service.
Any new features or contents which are added to the current site shall also be subject to the Terms of Service. Readers/viewers/visitors can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms of Service by posting updates and/or changes to our website. It is the responsibility of readers/viewers/visitors to check this page periodically for changes. Their continued use of, or access to, the website, following the posting of any changes, constitutes acceptance of those changes.
The Financial Express (FE) is the first financial daily of Bangladesh in English under the ownership of company -- International Publications Limited which was incorporated under the Companies Act in the year, 1993.
The FE started its journey in 1993. In terms of circulation this daily now ranks second, both in its print and on online editions, among its contemporaries, in English language, in Bangladesh. It has currently syndication arrangements with the London-based Financial Times (FT) and the Prague-based Project Syndicate.
The FE’s prime objective is dissemination of fair and objective news and information. It makes its best efforts to keep its readers informed about the ongoing social, economic, financial and political developments daily (excepting its announced holidays) in its print edition, and also round-the-clock through its online version. It gives extensive coverage of economic and business developments taking place at home and abroad, in its both print and online editions.
The FE puts particular emphasis on publication of in-depth analyses, views and opinions on major domestic, regional and global trade, business and other related issues.
The FE attaches importance to the broad principles of a competitive market-oriented economy; it remains steadfast in its commitment to promoting its goals and objectives in an environment in which the public policies should be geared to playing a facilitatory role under a transparent rule-based system and also to fostering inclusive growth and participatory socio-economic and political development in countries like Bangladesh.
Besides, the newspaper is focussed on promoting economic and financial literacy in the country through its reader-friendly presentation of news and views.
The FE is committed to serving the interest of its readers and people in general. While upholding professional and ethical values of journalism, the FE takes into account the prevailing laws of the country that are applicable to publications of the newspapers. It respects human rights and dignity of all citizens and takes particular care about not maligning anyone, no matter what his or her social standing is. The copyright that the newspaper establishment, The Financial Express, enjoys with regard to all that is printed in the daily and posted on its website, are its legal rights. All those who read the daily or visit or view its website, are under legal obligation to respect, and not to infringe upon, those rights of the FE.
These Terms of Service and any policies or operating rules posted by the FE on this site or in respect to the Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between viewers/visitors/readers and the Financial Express (FE) with its logo, and govern viewers’/visitors’/readers’ use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between the two parties (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service) -- the FE and its readers in print and viewers/visitors on online edition.
Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms of Service shall not be construed against the drafting party.
The FE does not guarantee, represent or warrant that viewers’/visitors’/ readers’ use of its service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.
The failure of the FE to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision on its part.
In no case the FE, its owning company’s directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, suppliers or service-providers, shall be liable for any kind of injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages. Such damages covering, among others, loss of profits, revenue, savings, data etc., replacement costs, or any similar ones, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising out of viewers’/visitors’/readers’ use of any of the services or any of the products procured using the service. This Agreement is governed by the laws of Bangladesh.
To the extent permitted by law, the FE does do not accept any responsibility for any statement in its contents and it will not accept any liability for any loss caused as a result of viewers’/visitors’/readers’ doing or not doing anything as a result of viewing or reading the contents or any part of it.
This site may contain certain historical information. Necessarily, this is not current and is provided for reference only. The FE reserves the right to modify the contents of this site at any time, but has no obligation to update any information on its site. Viewers/visitors/readers agree that it is their responsibility to monitor changes to the site.
Occasionally there may be information on the FE’s site or in the Service that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions. The FE reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information or cancel orders without prior notice if any information in the Service or on any related website is inaccurate at any time.
FE’s site and third-party links:
The FE does not warrant that its site is virus free. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the contents of advertising materials in any issue of the FE. The FE expects that the viewers/visitors/readers will not use the site to upload, post, E-mail or otherwise transmit any content that they do not have a right to transmit under the law. Certain contents, products and services available via its service may include materials from Third-Parties. Third-party links on this site may direct the viewers/visitors/readers to third-party websites that are not affiliated with the FE. The FE is not responsible for examining or evaluating such contents or their accuracy and it does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties. The FE is not liable for any harm or damages arising from the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party websites. The viewers/visitors/readers shall have to review carefully the third-parties’ policies and practices and make sure they understand them before making any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.
The FE doesn’t take any liability for any loss arising from the ways the viewers/visitors/readers access the FE site. The FE expects that they abide by the law of the country of their residence regarding accessing the site through internet and the terms and conditions stated herein.
Under the law of Bangladesh, the materials the FE publishes or the materials the viewers/visitors/readers find on its website are protected by copyright in respect thereof. The viewers/visitors/readers should not infringe the copyright that the management of The FE enjoys with regard to the contents of the site. Visitors/viewers to the site should also respect the copyright of any other person with regard to any material that they publish in The Financial Express.
The viewers/visitors use of the material appearing on the site should be personal and non-commercial.
The FE is the sole owner of all contents of the site.
The viewers/visitors may download contents for their personal and non-commercial use only.
The viewers/visitors may not reproduce any of its contents without the FE’s prior written approval.
The right to privacy is right enjoyed by every citizen of the country. The FE respects the viewers/visitors/readers privacy and expects them to respect its privacy and that of those who publish information and material in the daily.
If the viewers/visitors/readers visit the FE’s website just to browse, read pages or download information but do not register for any of its services, the FE gathers and stores certain information about their visit automatically. This information cannot and does not identify the viewers/visitors/readers personally.
The FE collects personal information from the viewers/visitors/readers only if they provide it voluntarily.
The kind of information that is gathered automatically includes the type of browser the viewers/visitors/readers are using (e.g. Internet Explorer), the type of Operating System they are using (e.g. Windows ’98 or Mac OS) and the domain name of their Internet Service Provider.
Comments, Feedback and Other Submissions:
The FE welcomes the viewers’/visitors’/readers’ comments in English on its contents on its site. However, they are advised to follow the FE’s guidelines:
1. Feedbacks should preferably be concise.
2. Comments need to be relevant to the topic being discussed.
3. There should be no personal attacks, of any kind whatsoever, on others and comments should under no way be aggressive or rude in nature.
The FE has the right, at its sole discretion, to remove comments that contravene its guidelines and terms.
If any viewer/visitor/reader sends certain specific submissions at FE’s request or not or provide some creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online, by email or postal mail, or otherwise, they agree that the FE may, at any time, edit, copy, publish and distribute the same.
The FE may monitor, edit or remove contents that it considers in its sole discretion to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libellous, defamatory, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable or violate any party’s intellectual property or any of these Terms of Service, but it is under no obligation to do it.
The viewers/visitors/readers agree that comments will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary rights. They further agree that their comments will not contain libellous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or carry any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Service or any related websites. They will not use a false or fictitious e-mail address, or otherwise mislead the FE or third-parties as to the origin of any comments. They are solely responsible for any comments they make and also for their accuracy. The FE takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any comments posted by them or any third-party.
Limitations of FE content:
The FE contents (including any information it publishes regarding third party products) are only for the viewers’/visitors’/readers’ general information and are not intended to address their particular requirements. In particular, the FE contents do not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by it. It is not intended to be, and should not be, relied upon by users/viewers/visitors in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment, purchase, sale or other decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained from a qualified financial adviser or a professional, before making any decision.
The FE preserves its right, without any limitation, to develop contents with reasonable skill and care. It will make reasonable efforts to promptly remedy any faults of which it is made aware.
The FE does not make any promise or give any warranty about its site and contents published in its both Online & Print versions. All the FE contents are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. This means that the FE does not make any promises in respect of its sites or the services and functions available on or through its sites. Quality, completeness or accuracy of the information published on, or linked to and from, the FE site are, however, not its responsibility, other than those expressly stated above. The FE does not control third party communication networks (including the viewers’/visitors’/readers’ internet service providers), or the acts of third parties and acts of God are beyond the control of the FE and it is in no way liable for those matters outside its operational purview.
Questions about the Terms of Service should be sent to the FE at email@example.com