Terms & conditions

Use of this website is subject to these terms and conditions (the “terms”). Please read the terms carefully before using the website. Last updated: October 2023

These terms tell you the rules for using our website www.thebluefieldgroup.com (our site). 

www.thebluefieldgroup.com is a site operated by Bluefield Services Limited and Bluefield Partners LLP (in respect of the investment services section of the site only) on behalf of the Bluefield group of companies. References on our site to “we“, “our” or “Bluefield” are references to Bluefield Services Limited or Bluefield Partners LLP, as appropriate in the context. 

Bluefield Services Limited is a limited company registered in England and Wales under registration number 09535914 and has its registered office at 1st Floor 25 King Street, Bristol, United Kingdom, BS1 4PB. 

Its VAT number is 213380933. 

Bluefield Partners LLP is an adviser in relation to the Bluefield Solar Income Fund Limited and a number of other funds and joint venture entities (the “Funds”). Please see a list of the relevant Funds here 

Bluefield Partners LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales under registration number OC348071 and has its registered office at 40 Queen Anne Street, London, W1G 9EL.  

Its VAT number is 157 803 494. It is authorized and regulated by the U.K. Financial Conduct Authority under reference number 507508. 

We welcome your views about our site. If you would like to contact us with any queries, comments or complaints please send an email to info@bluefieldllp.com.  

By using our site, you confirm that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree to these terms, you must not use our site. 

We recommend that you print a copy of these terms for future reference. 

The following additional terms also apply to your use of our site: 

Who is permitted to use our site 

Our site, its content and any services provided in relation to the same are only targeted to, and intended for use by, businesses and certain individuals described below that are located in the United Kingdom, Italy, Portugal and Spain (each, a “Permitted Territory“). By continuing to access, view or make use of our site and any related content and services, you confirm that you are located in a Permitted Territory.  

Our site is directed only at businesses, certified high net worth individuals, certified and self-certified sophisticated investors (“Investors“) (in each case as defined in the FSMA (Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes) (Exemptions) Order 2001) and individuals that fall within the eligible categories of permitted investors detailed in COBS Chapter 4 section 12B of the FCA sourcebook and the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Promotion of Collective Investment Schemes (Exemptions) Order 2001.  By continuing to access, view or make use of our site and any related content and services, you confirm that you are one of these persons. 

We do not warrant or represent that content available on or through our site is appropriate for use by any users outside of a Permitted Territory or any person that is not described above in this section.  If you are not one of these persons or are not in a Permitted Territory you must immediately discontinue use of our site and any related content and services.  

Bluefield acts only for the Funds and Investors. It is not responsible for advising users of our site or any other person or providing them with the protections it provides to the market counterparties and investors Bluefield is authorised to support. If you are in any doubt about any of the information on our site, please consult your financial or other professional adviser. 

We may amend these terms from time to time. Every time you wish to use our site, please check these terms to ensure you understand the terms that apply at that time. These terms were most recently updated on the date set out at the top of these terms. 

We may update, modify, substitute or remove without notice any information on our site from time to time including to reflect changes to our services, our users’ needs and our business priorities. 

Information published on our site may become outdated and you must verify any information obtained from our site before you use it. Bluefield is under no obligation to update the information to reflect changes after publication date. 

Our site is made available free of charge. 

We will endeavour to allow uninterrupted access to our site but we do not guarantee that our site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted or error-free. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our site at any time for business and operational reasons.  

You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of any disclaimers on our site as well as these site terms and conditions and that they comply with them. 

All disclaimers and exclusions in these terms will survive suspension or withdrawal of our site or your access to it for any reason. 

We may transfer our rights and obligations under these terms to another organisation. We will always tell you in writing if this happens and we will ensure that the transfer will not affect your rights under these terms. 

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site together with the website design, text and graphics, and their selection and arrangement, and all software compilations, underlying source code and software, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved. 

You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to content posted on our site provided you do not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. You must not use any part of the content on our site for any public or commercial purposes without obtaining the prior written permission of Bluefield Partners LLP. 

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). 

If you print off, copy, download, share or repost any part of our site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. Any such unauthorised reproduction or use of our site may be the subject of prosecution, particularly for infringement of copyright. 

It is your responsibility to ensure that you comply with any applicable local laws and regulations on your use and dissemination of any information you print off, copy, download, share or repost from our site.  

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. 

The content on our site is provided for general information only and is designed for the investor categories previously stated.  

No advice or reliance: 

Nothing in or published on our site is intended to amount to advice and you should not rely on any information or opinions contained on our site in making an investment or other decision. You should undertake a thorough investigation and obtain appropriate professional and specialist advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of the content on our site. 

Nothing contained on our site constitutes or should be construed to constitute investment, legal, tax or other advice. 

No offer: 

Nothing in or published on our site should be construed as an offer, invitation, recommendation or general solicitation to buy or sell any investments or securities, provide investment advisory services or to engage in any other transaction. 

Accuracy of our site content 

We use reasonable efforts to obtain information and opinions from sources (including third party published sources) which we believe to be reliable and to ensure that the information and opinions on our site are up-to-date and accurate. However, we do not guarantee that our site will be free from faults, errors or omissions. To the extent permitted by law, neither Bluefield nor any other person assumes any responsibility for or makes any representation, guarantee, condition or warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding any information or opinions contained on our site or their accuracy, reliability or completeness. The information and opinions contained on our site are provided by Bluefield for personal use and information purposes only. You are solely liable for any use you may make of this information.  

Investment performance information 

Our site may contain information relating to investment performance. It should not be assumed that an investment into the Funds supported by Bluefield will be profitable. Past performance is not a reliable indicator of future results. The value of investments and the income from them may fall as well as rise, may be affected by changes in rates of exchange, and you may not get back the amount of your original investment. 

Material interests 

Bluefield, its associated companies and their partners, directors, officers and/or employees may have holdings in any investment fund referred to on our site and may otherwise be interested in transactions that you effect in those funds. 

Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. 

We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. 

You may link to our home page, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it. 

You must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists. 

Any links established to our website must not remove any copyright or other proprietary notices. 

You must not establish a link to our site in any website that is not owned by you. 

Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. 

We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. 

The website in which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in these terms. 

If you wish to link to or make any use of content on our site other than that set out above, please contact info@bluefield.com. 

Whether you are an individual or a business: 

We do not exclude or limit in any way our liability to you where it would be unlawful to do so. This includes any liability: 

  • for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors; 
  • for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or 
  • for anything else which it cannot by law limit or exclude its liability including under the Financial Services and Markets Act 2023 and any rules and regulations for the conduct of business made under that Act to which we are subject. 

If you are a business: 

We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our site or any content on it. 

We will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with: 

  • access to, use of, or inability to use, our site; 
  • linking to other sites from our site; or 
  • use of or reliance on any content displayed on our site. 

In particular, we will not be liable for: 

  • loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; 
  • business interruption; 
  • loss of anticipated savings; 
  • loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or 
  • any indirect or consequential loss or damage. 

If you are an individual: 

Please note that we only provide our site for use by the investor categories previously stated in these terms. You agree not to use our site for any commercial or business purposes, and we have no liability to you for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption, or loss of business opportunity. 

We will only use your personal information as set out in our Privacy Policy (here). 

We do not guarantee that our site will be secure or free from infection, bugs, worms, viruses or other code which may have contaminating or destructive properties. 

You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our site. You should use your own virus protection software. 

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 will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately. 

Security of communications on our site 

You should be aware that the Internet, being an open network, is not secure. If you choose to send any electronic communications to us by means of our site, you do so at your own risk. We cannot guarantee that such communications will not be intercepted or changed or that they will reach the intended recipient safely. 

If you are an individual, please note that these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation, are governed by English law. You and we both agree that the courts of England and Wales will have exclusive jurisdiction except that if you are a resident of Northern Ireland you may also bring proceedings in Northern Ireland, and if you are resident of Scotland, you may also bring proceedings in Scotland. 

If you are a business, these terms of use, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by English law. We both agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.