Forward-looking Statements

In this annual report the names ‘TomTom’ and ‘the company’ and ‘the group’ are sometimes used for convenience in contexts where reference is made to TomTom N.V. and/or any of its subsidiaries in general or where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular company.

Forward-looking statements

This document contains certain forward-looking statements with respect to the financial condition, results of operations and business of TomTom and certain of the plans and objectives of TomTom with respect to these items. In particular the words ‘expect’, ‘anticipate’, ‘estimate’, ‘may’, ‘should’, ‘believe’, ‘outlook’, and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. By their nature, forward-looking statements involve risk and uncertainty because they relate to events and depend on circumstances that will occur in the future.

Actual results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements, and you should not place undue reliance on them. For a discussion of factors that could cause future results to differ from such forward-looking statements see also section Business Risks of this Annual Report.

Third-party market share data

Statements regarding market share, including the company's competitive position, contained in this annual report are based on outside sources such as specialised research institutes, industry and dealer panels in combination with management estimates.