Legal information about this website
This website is the property of Santander UK plc, 19/21 Prospect Hill, Douglas, Isle of Man, IM1 1ET, British Isles. Santander UK plc is part of Banco Santander, S.A. of Spain which is regulated by the Bank of Spain.
This website and all accounts held with the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc are governed by Isle of Man law, and all legal references unless otherwise stated are to Isle of Man legislation.
The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc is licensed by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission and is a participant in the Isle of Man Depositors’ Compensation Scheme as set out in the Depositors’ Compensation Scheme Regulations 2010. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc is registered under the Isle of Man Data Protection Act and any person intending to contact the company via the internet is advised to read the Privacy Statement on this website.
Where a prospective application is linked to certain jurisdictions or residency of the customer, the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc may decline the business due to legal, regulatory or other reasons. In any event, all applications are subject to full and satisfactory completion and acceptance.
We pay all interest gross without the deduction of tax where we are permitted to do so by law. However, in circumstances where law or regulations come into force which require us to deduct tax or any other externally imposed levy before paying interest to customers, we reserve the right to make such deductions.
European Union Savings Tax Directive
Customers who are residents of member states of the European Union (EU) and certain dependent territories are subject to tax regulations made in the Isle of Man pursuant to the EU Savings Tax Directive and tax may be applicable to their savings interest. From 1 July 2011, details of the accounts held by EU residents are automatically exchanged with their home tax authorities.
USA Patriot Act
The USA PATRIOT Act 2001 (Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism) was passed in October 2001. It includes a number of provisions intended to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism.
U.S. Financial institutions are required by the USA PATRIOT Act to obtain certain information about foreign banks that maintain relationships with them.
Please follow the link below to access the Santander global USA PATRIOT Act Certificate.
Global Patriot Act Certification
We will advise existing customers in advance of any changes which require us to deduct tax and disclose their accounts. It is the responsibility of customers to declare all interest earned to the relevant tax authorities. Tax legislation and practice may change and customers should consult their tax adviser regarding the suitability of our products for them in their personal circumstances. This website and any advertisement contained within it does not constitute an invitation to buy or an offer to sell securities or make deposits in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such an invitation or offer in such a jurisdiction.
It is the responsibility of prospective customers to inform themselves of all applicable laws and regulations of their jurisdiction of residence, citizenship, domicile, sale etc. in determining whether the account is suitable and lawful for them in their personal circumstances. From time to time we may specify a list of countries from which we do not accept deposits, and this list is subject to change without notice. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc does not offer tax or investment advice and the information contained within this website does not constitute advice. Our General Terms and Conditions, Special Terms and Conditions applicable to accounts held with us in the Isle of Man, Internet Banking terms and conditions and the Specific Conditions of the account apply.
Customers must comply in all respects with our Know Your Customer rules which derive from local legislation, group standards and regulations issued by the Isle of Man Financial Supervision Commission. Full details of our Know Your Customer rules are included on this website.
Whilst the information contained in this website is published in good faith, no warranty express or implied is made as to its accuracy, completeness or correctness. Any financial reports or news articles contained on this website are only as current as their respective dates. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc makes no commitments, and disclaims any duty, to update or correct or to provide notice as to any error or omission in any report or other information contained on the site.
The interest rates published on this website should be used as a guide only. Whilst every effort is made to ensure that the latest rates are shown on this website, you are advised to telephone +44 (0) 1624 641888 if you wish to check the rate payable on any given day. The interest rate on the day your funds begin to earn interest, as specified in our General Terms & Conditions, will be the rate applying for that account type on that day.
Copyright in the whole and every part of this website belongs to the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc, unless otherwise indicated, and may not be used, sold, licensed, copied or reproduced in whole or in part in any manner or form or on any media to any person without the prior written consent of the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc. Unauthorised use of our name, trading style or logos may result in legal action. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc may also claim rights in any other trademarks, service marks, logos and icons contained in this website. We may suspend or withdraw this website without notice.
All information and content on this website are subject to applicable statuses and regulations and are furnished “as is”, without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc will not be liable (whether in negligence or otherwise) to any person for any error, omission or incompleteness in the information, or reliance on the information, on the website, nor shall the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc be under any obligation to advise any person of any error therein. In no event shall the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc be liable for any damages whatsoever (including without limitation, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, or loss of information) arising out of the use of or inability to use the website or the information thereon, even if the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Any software downloads accepted by you from this website are accepted entirely at your own risk.
Certain links to other websites are provided from this site. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc does not accept any responsibility for the accuracy, correctness or suitability of those other websites or any information contained therein.
There is no guarantee that any email sent to the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc will be received by the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc, or that the content of the email will remain confidential and unaltered during internet transmission. If you are concerned about emails you send to us, please refer to the Privacy Statement for further information.
Conditions of use of website
Customers who access this website from around the world via the internet should be aware that account applications may not be accepted from certain jurisdictions. Where a prospective application is linked to certain jurisdictions or residency of the customer, the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc may decline the business due to legal, regulatory or other reasons. In any event, all applications are subject to full and satisfactory completion and acceptance. It is the responsibility of all prospective customers and their advisers to inform themselves of all applicable laws and regulations of the jurisdiction of residence, citizenship, domicile, sale etc. From time to time we may specify a list of countries from which we do not accept deposits, and this list is subject to change without notice. Interest income on accounts with the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc may be paid free from tax, if we are permitted to pay interest gross under relevant law and regulations. However, your interest may be liable to tax in your country of residence or domicile or if it is transferred to another country. If law or regulations come into force which require us to deduct tax for some or all categories of depositor, we reserve the right to make such deductions. It is your responsibility to declare any interest earned to the relevant tax authorities. Your tax position will depend on your personal circumstances and you may wish to seek guidance from your tax adviser. Customers who are residents of member states of the European Union (EU) and certain dependent territories are subject to tax regulations made in the Isle of Man pursuant to the EU Savings Tax Directive. The Isle of Man has also confirmed that it will be entering into closer tax co-operation with the United States of America (USA) via an automatic exchange of information agreement known as Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). The FATCA agreement will result in the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc providing a broad range of information to the US Internal Revenue Service in respect of customers with specific links with the USA. Please note that tax legislation and practice may change. This website and any advertisement contained within it does not constitute an invitation to buy or an offer to sell securities or make deposits in any jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such an invitation or offer in such jurisdiction. It is your responsibility to ensure that any product or service is suitable for your needs. The information contained within this website does not constitute investment advice.
1. Target Audience
Any person worldwide may be able to access the website, the contents of the website and the products and services featured on the website. The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc currently accepts deposits from customers in many countries around the world. However, the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc reserves the right to refuse deposits from certain countries and jurisdictions at its sole discretion. These countries and jurisdictions may change from time to time.
In these Conditions of Use
“Company” means the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc
“Conditions of Use” means these terms and conditions including any amendments We may make to them in the future;
“We”/”Our”/”Us” means the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc;
“Website” means Our Website at www.santander.co.im;
“You”/”Your”/”Yourself” means You, a person who uses the Website;
“Your Equipment” means all such compatible equipment, software and communications lines (including any public communication lines required by You to properly access the Website.
3. About the Website
3.1 The Website is provided by the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc; principal place of business in the Isle of Man, 19/21 Prospect Hill, Douglas, Isle of Man, British Isles, IM1 1ET.
3.2 The Website is a service provided to enable You to find information about the range of products and service provided by the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc. The Website also includes advertisements and general information about our range of products and services provided by the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc.
3.3 The Website may contain links to other Santander Group websites, including the UK website of Santander UK plc and we advise any person visiting those sites that some products and services may not be available to Isle of Man residents or residents outside of the United Kingdom.
4. Copyright and Trade Marks
4.1 The Website and the copyright in the content of and materials featured on the Website are owned by or licensed to Us.
4.2 Santander and certain other names, words, images or logos identifying the Website and the products and services featured in the Website are the property and trademarks of the Santander UK plc and are used under licence. Certain other names, words, images or logos may constitute trade names or unregistered trademarks of the Company or its parent Group.
4.3 The names and logos of third parties mentioned in the Website may be the property and trademarks of those third parties and are used by the Group with the permission of such organisations.
4.4 You may view, print, download or store temporarily extracts from the Website for Your own personal reference or for the purpose of applying to the Website to access or use the products and services featured on the Website. No other use (including, without limitation, the alteration, deletion, utilisation or extraction) of the content and materials featured on the Website is permitted without Our written permission. Otherwise than as provided, the Website cannot, whether in whole or as to any part, be copied, reproduced, distributed or transmitted in any medium (including, without limitation, by the internet) without Our written permission. CopyrightÂ© The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc. All rights reserved.
5. Third Party Products, Services and Websites
5.1 The Website may feature the products and services of, and may contain materials produced by, third parties. The inclusion of such products, services and materials and any statements made about them does not constitute advice that they are available to or suitable for You. You must ensure that any third party product or service is suitable for Your specific needs.
5.2 The Website may, from time to time, refer to third party products and services. We do not warrant, and are not responsible for, the quality or availability of such products and services.
5.3 The Website may contain various links to third party websites over which We have no control. Such links are provided for convenience only and are accessed at Your own risk.
5.4 We are not responsible for the content of products and services offered by, or any other matters (including, but not limited to, the privacy of Your information) relating to, any linked third party website. Any claim relating to any third party product or service must be made to the provider of the third party product or service.
5.5 We are not responsible for any loss or damage (including, but not limited to, any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage (including the loss of profit)) relating to the products and services of third parties which are featured in or linked to the Website.
5.6 Any dealings by You with any third party on or through the Website are between You and that third party and We are not responsible for any losses or damages that may arise from any such dealings.
5.7 No third party website may in any way be linked to the Website without Our prior written request.
6. Our Liability To You
6.1 We regularly update the Website. However, We cannot guarantee that the content of the Website or the goods and services featured (including, but not limited to, third party products and services) are available (either as featured or at all). The content of and the products and services featured in the Website are subject to change at any time without notice.
6.2 We are not liable to You for any scheduled or non-scheduled interruptions of the Website.
6.3 We provide the Website and the services featured on it on an ‘as is’ basis and We do not guarantee that the Website or services shall be available or suitable for Your purposes and requirements. We do not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on the Website or services nor that the Website or services shall be error free.
6.4 To the extent permitted by any applicable law, We:
6.4.1 Exclude any liability and express or implied warranties (including, but not limited to, any express or implied warranties as to fitness for purpose, accuracy and completeness of content, quality and availability), relating to Your access and use of the Website and as to the content of, and products and services (including, but not limited to, third party products and services) featured in, the Website;
6.4.2 Exclude liability for any claims, loss or damage (including, but not limited to, any direct, indirect, special, incidental or consequential damage (including the loss of profit)) relating to Your access and use of, or inability or any delay in being able to use, the Website and as to the content of, and products and services (including, but not limited to, third party products and services) featured in, the Website.
6.5 Nothing in these Conditions of Use excludes or restricts Our liability for death or personal injury resulting from Our negligence.
6.6 We do not make any representation as to the accuracy or completeness of any opinion, advice or statement or any other information given by any third party which may be featured in or linked to the Website. We exclude all liability for any loss or damage (including loss of profit) which may arise directly or indirectly from any use of or reliance upon it.
7. Your liability to Us
You shall be liable to Us for (and agree to indemnify Us against) any liabilities, losses, or expenses incurred by Us as a result of: any breach by You of these Conditions of Use; or, Your use of the Website.
8.1 We have a complaints procedure in place to ensure that any complaint You may bring to Our attention is dealt with fairly and that it receives a quick response. Any complaint will be fully investigated.
8.2 In the first instance any complaint You may have relating to the Website should be sent to Us via the ‘Contact Us’ area of this Website. We would hope that We would be able to deal with any complaint You may have to Your satisfaction at this stage.
8.3 If Your complaint is one which We cannot quickly resolve or resolve to Your satisfaction Your complaint should be forwarded to the address in the ‘Contact Us’ section of the Website.
9. Access to the Website
9.1 We may change the minimum specification of Your Equipment which You require You require to access the Website at any time. We shall notify You of such a change by placing a message on the Website. We are not liable to You if any such change in specification results in Your Equipment (the responsibility for obtaining, maintaining and upgrading of which is Yours) becoming incompatible with the Website or becoming unable to perform, within the Website all of the functions previously performed.
9.2 You accept that We cannot guarantee the speed with which You shall be able to access and use the Website (as it shall depend upon factors such as the specification of Your Equipment and the number of people using the Website) or that You shall have uninterrupted or continuous access to the Website (including any of the products or services featured).
9.3 You must not:
introduce or attempt to introduce any virus or any other contaminant to the Website or any of Our systems; in any way attempt to access, alter, de-compile, reverse engineer, destroy or otherwise tamper with any part of the Website or any of Our systems;
interfere with the Use of another person’s access to or Use of the Website;
obtain access to information relating to another person which is on Our system;
Use or attempt to Use the Website or any of Our systems for any unlawful or immoral purpose;
Use the Website or any of Our systems to create a database (electronic or otherwise) that includes material downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Website or any of Our systems.
9.4 We may suspend or terminate Your access and Use of the Website at any time with or without notice. We shall be entitled to suspend or terminate Your access to the Website if We become aware and determine that You have breached any of these Conditions of Use.
9.5 You are responsible for getting an appropriate connection with a telecommunications provider in order to access the Website.
9.6 You shall be responsible for the cost of all charges You incur in accessing and using the Website.
10.1 These Conditions of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with Isle of Man law. The Isle of Man courts shall have sole jurisdiction over any disputes arising from the Website.
10.2. Each of these Conditions of Use is separate from all other Conditions of Use, so that if one Condition of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable this shall not affect the validity of any of the other Conditions of Use.
10.3 If We do not enforce any of the rights We have under these Conditions of Use, or if We delay in enforcing them, that does not stop Us from taking any action to enforce Our rights in the future.
10.4 We may at any time make changes to any part of the Website (including any change to these Conditions of Use). Any change shall be deemed to be accepted by You when You next access the Website following such change having been made.
10.5 We shall provide the Website using reasonable care and skill.
10.6 You acknowledge that any material and/or information downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Use of the Website is at Your own discretion and that You shall be solely responsible for any damage to Your Equipment or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.
10.7 We shall use reasonable endeavours to keep the Website free from viruses and corrupt files. We do not warrant that the Website is free from infection by viruses or anything else with contaminating or destructive properties.
10.8 We have no obligation to monitor, censor or edit the content of any material transmitted or received by You or other Users of the Website. You are responsible for the content of any material You transmit.
10.9 We may monitor material transmitted or received using the Website and shall be entitled to modify, edit or remove any material on the Website or transmitted or received using the Website.
10.10 You may not transfer or try to transfer any of Your rights and responsibilities under these Conditions of Use. We may transfer any of Our rights and responsibilities without Your permission.
10.11 The headings in these Conditions of Use are for convenience only and shall not affect the meaning of these Conditions of Use.
Data protection & privacy statement
The Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc is committed to protecting the privacy of information it holds about you. Santander UK plc is registered as a data controller under the Isle of Man Data Protection Act 2002 and the UK Data Protection Act 1998. The Isle of Man Data Protection Act requires data controllers to apply eight data protection principles. These include the fair and lawful obtaining of personal data, the use of that data only for specified purposes, and the secure storage of that data. By accessing and using our website, you confirm your consent to Santander UK plc collecting and using your information in accordance with this privacy statement and our Terms and Conditions.
In the event that you are concerned about the personal data which the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc holds about you, you have the right to request a copy of that data and to have it corrected if it is inaccurate. To request a copy of your personal data you will need to email or write to the Data Protection Officer at the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc. A fee is payable.
If you apply for an account with the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc, you will be given the opportunity on the application form to opt not to receive promotional items about our, or our Group’s, products and services. If you decide that you do wish to receive promotional materials, you will not receive material that is unrelated to financial services products and services.
Use of emails and the Internet
When you send us an email, the data which constitutes that email will be passed over the internet and will be processed by computer servers which are outside the control of Santander UK plc. You acknowledge that the Internet is not a totally secure medium for communication and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of any information you send us over the Internet. We cannot guarantee the privacy of any email that you send to us or we send to you. We do not in any way control the information contained in email messages. However we reserve the right to delete, move or edit such information. We also cannot guarantee the timescales within which we shall receive your emails or you shall receive our messages. We do not accept instructions to open accounts by email nor do we send account information by email.
Third Party Websites
You need to be aware that third party websites which are linked to the website or which you may need to access and use to obtain any third party products or services featured on the website may contain privacy provisions that differ from this Privacy Statement. Such third parties may use your information differently to the way in which we use it.
Anti-Bribery & Corruption Policy
Santander UK plc is committed to guard against all forms of bribery and corruption. The board of directors of Santander UK plc has adopted an anti-bribery and corruption policy to ensure that the company’s reputation for ethical behaviour and for financial probity will always inspire confidence in the markets in which it operates and with its business partners and clients.
Santander UK plc has a zero tolerance policy with regards to bribery and corruption, in all forms, whether committed by its officers, employees or agents on its behalf, for whatever purpose. This policy extends to its business relationships and dealings (directly or through associated persons) in all countries in which the Isle of Man branch of Santander UK plc transacts.
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