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Your use of FreedomFinancialResearch.com including any sub-domains thereof, affiliated websites, and mobile applications (collectively, the “Site”), which are owned and maintained by Freedom Financial Research, LLC (“Freedom Financial Research,” “we,” “our,” “us”), are governed by the policies, terms, and conditions set forth below. Please read our terms carefully. We offer the Site, including all information, tools, products, and services available from the Site to you, the user, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies, and notices stated here. By accessing, using, or placing an order over the Site, you agree to the terms set forth herein. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions in their entirety, you are not authorized to use the Site in any manner or form whatsoever.
THIS AGREEMENT CONTAINS ARBITRATION AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER PROVISIONS THAT WAIVE YOUR RIGHT TO A COURT HEARING, RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL, AND RIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN A CLASS ACTION. ARBITRATION IS MANDATORY AND IS THE EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY AND ALL DISPUTES UNLESS SPECIFIED BELOW IN SECTION 17 OR IF YOU OPT-OUT. PLEASE CAREFULLY REVIEW THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROVISIONS IN SECTION 17 BELOW, WHICH DESCRIBES YOUR RIGHT TO OPT-OUT.
You can review the most current version of the Terms at any time on this page (FreedomFinancialResearch.com/terms). We reserve the right to update, change, or replace any part of these Terms by posting updates and/or changes to our Site. It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF OR ACCESS TO THE SITE FOLLOWING THE POSTING OF ANY CHANGES CONSTITUTES BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THOSE CHANGES.
- Site Use
- Changes to these Terms
- Privacy and Security Disclosure
- No Investment Recommendations or Professional Advice
- Securities & Investing Disclaimer
- Intellectual Property
- User Conduct
- Account Registration
- Automatic Billing and Cancellation Policy
- Payment Methods
- Social Media
- Copyright Notice
- DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
- DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITIES
- Dispute Resolution by Mandatory Binding Arbitration and Class Action Waiver
- Third-Party Websites and Links
- Testimonials, Reviews, and Other Submissions
- Electronic Communications
- No Waiver
- No Agency Relationship
- Entire Agreement
- Questions or Additional Information
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TERMS OF SERVICE
1. Site Use
Freedom Financial Research, LLC ’s Site, products, and services are intended for adults only. By using the Site and agreeing to these Terms, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence. If you use the Site, you affirm that you have the legal capacity to enter into a binding contract with us, have read this Agreement, and understand and agree to its terms.
2. Changes to these Terms
Freedom Financial Research reserves the right to update, change, or replace any part of these Terms by posting updates and/or changes to our Site. You can review the most current version of these Terms at any time by visiting this page (FreedomFinancialResearch.com/terms). It is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of, or access to, the Site following the posting of any changes constitutes your binding acceptance of those changes.
3. Privacy and Security Disclosure
4. No Investment Recommendations or Professional Advice
Freedom Financial Research does not provide personalized investment advice. Neither the Site nor any of Freedom Financial Research’s products or services are intended to provide tax, legal, insurance, or investment advice. None of the content provided on the Site or through any of Freedom Financial Research’s products or services should be construed as an offer to sell, a solicitation of an offer to buy, or a recommendation for any security by Freedom Financial Research or any third party. You alone are solely responsible for determining whether any investment, security or strategy, or any other product or service, is appropriate or suitable for you based on your investment objectives and personal and financial situation. You should consult a registered investment advisor, attorney, or tax professional regarding your particular financial situation, investing strategies, or specific legal or tax situation.
To the extent that any of the content published on the Site may be deemed to be investment advice or recommendations in connection with a particular security, such information is impersonal and not tailored to the investment needs of any specific person. You understand that an investment in any security is subject to a number of risks and that discussions of any security published on the Site will not contain a list or description of relevant risk factors.
You understand that performance data is supplied by sources believed to be reliable, that the calculations on our Site are made using such data, and that such calculations are not guaranteed by these sources, the information providers, or any other person or entity, and may not be complete.
From time to time, our Site may reference prior articles and opinions that we have published. These references may be selective, may reference only a portion of an article or opinion, and are likely not to be current. As markets change continuously, previously published information and data may not be current and should not be relied upon.
All content on the Site is presented only as of the date published or indicated and may be superseded by subsequent market events or for other reasons. In addition, you are responsible for setting the cache settings on your browser to ensure you are receiving the most recent data.
5. Securities & Investing Disclaimer
Stocks and options trading have large potential rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to invest in the stocks and options markets. Don’t trade with money you can’t afford to lose. Freedom Financial Research does not represent that any account will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those discussed on the Site. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results. All trades, patterns, charts, systems, etc., discussed on the Site are for illustrative purposes only and not to be construed as specific advisory recommendations. Information contained on the Site is intended for informational purposes only.
6. Intellectual Property
The Site and the content contained herein, as well as all copyrights, including without limitation, the text, documents, articles, products, software, graphics, photos, sounds, videos, interactive features, services, links, User Submissions (as defined below), third-party apps, and any other content on the Site (“Content”) and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained therein are the property of Freedom Financial Research and its third-party licensors or providers. You may access and use the Content, and download and/or print out copies of any content from the Site, solely for your personal, non-commercial use. If you download or print a copy of the Content for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by using the Site. Freedom Financial Research reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Site.
7. User Conduct
You may not use, copy, display, sell, license, decompile, republish, upload, post, transmit, distribute, create derivative works, or otherwise exploit Content from the Site to online bulletin boards, message boards, newsgroups, chat rooms, or in any other manner, without our prior written permission. Modification of the Content or use of the Content for any purpose other than your own personal, non-commercial use is a violation of our copyright and other proprietary rights, and can subject you to legal liability.
- Restrict or inhibit any other visitor from using the Site, including, without limitation, by means of “hacking” or defacing any portion of the Site;
- Use the Site for any unlawful purpose;
- Express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us, without our prior written consent;
- Modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any portion of the Site;
- Disable, damage, or alter the functioning or appearance of the Site, including the presentation of advertising;
- “Frame” or “mirror” any part of the Site without our prior written authorization;
- Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to download, retrieve, index, “data mine,” “scrape,” “harvest,” or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or its contents;
- Harvest or collect information about visitors to the Site without their express consent;
- Send unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements, spam, chain letters, etc. to other users of the Site; or
- Transmit any Content which contains software viruses or other harmful computer code, files, or programs.
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- You may only maintain a single account;
- You may never share your account user name or password or knowingly provide or authorize access to your account;
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- When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information;
- You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure;
- You must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account; and
- You will be liable for any use made of your account or password and the losses of [COMPANY NAME] or others due to such unauthorized use. We will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account.
Freedom Financial Research has the right, in its sole discretion, to cancel your subscription or suspend your access to the Site.
9. Automatic Billing and Cancellation Policy
Some of Freedom Financial Research’s products and services are provided on a subscription basis. If you purchase a subscription, the subscription will automatically renew at the then-current rate for the subscribed product or service, until you notify us of your decision to terminate your subscription. The most common renewal terms are one-, three-, and twelve-month periods as identified on your itemized receipt. Prior to billing you for the renewal term, Freedom Financial Research will e-mail the address that you have on file for your account about the length and price of the renewal term.
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You may cancel your subscription(s) at any time. To cancel your membership, please contact us by e-mail ([email protected]) or calling our customer service department at (434) 535-1866 Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. EST. You may also cancel through the Self-Service portal on our Site. Cancellation will take effect no later than 3 business days after we receive your notification.
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11. Payment Methods
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We are not responsible for any fees or charges that your bank or credit card issuer may apply. If your bank or credit card issuer reverses a charge to your credit card, we may bill you directly and seek payment by another method including a mailed statement.
12. Social Media
This section applies to everyone who interacts with our social media presence, including comment sections, feeds, and other elements of social media presence viewable on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, LinkedIn, or any of the many other available external third party social media platforms we may utilize (“Social Media Presence”).
Comments that some would consider inappropriate or offensive may appear on our Social Media Presence and may remain there until they have been identified by us or called to our attention and we are able to work through the necessary procedures and technical processes to have them removed. If you see an offensive or inappropriate post or comment on our Social Media Presence, you should report it to the operator of the applicable site or platform using the procedures they have established for that purpose.
13. Copyright Notice
The Site maintains specific contact information provided below, including an e-mail address, for notifications of claimed infringement regarding materials posted to this Site. All notices should be addressed to the contact person specified below (our agent for notice of claimed infringement):
Notification of Claimed Infringement:
Freedom Financial Research
P.O. Box 2728
513 East Main Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Tel: (434) 535-1866
Email: [email protected]
You may contact our agent for notice of claimed infringement specified above with complaints regarding allegedly infringing posted material and we will investigate those complaints. If the posted material is believed in good faith by us to violate any applicable law, we will remove or disable access to any such material, and we will notify the posting party that the material has been blocked or removed.
In notifying us of alleged copyright infringement, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act requires that you include the following information: (i) description of the copyrighted work that is the subject of claimed infringement; (ii) description of the infringing material and information sufficient to permit us to locate the alleged material; (iii) contact information for you, including your address, telephone number and/or e-mail address; (iv) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, or its agent, or by the operation of any law; (v) a statement by you, signed under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that you have the authority to enforce the copyrights that are claimed to be infringed; and (vi) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. Failure to include all of the above-listed information may result in the delay of the processing of your complaint.
14. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
EXCEPT WHERE OTHERWISE INAPPLICABLE OR PROHIBITED BY LAW, THE SITE AND ALL CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES OF TITLE OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. WE MAKE NO, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES AS TO THE RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, QUALITY, SUITABILITY, AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, AND/OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS SITE. WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM THAT: (A) THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, OR ERROR-FREE, OR OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM, OR DATA, (B) THE SITE OR OUR PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (C) ANY STORED DATA WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (D) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS, (E) ERRORS OR DEFECTS IN THE SITE WILL BE CORRECTED, OR (F) THE SITE OR THE SERVER(S) THAT MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. ALL CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, AND WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
15. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITIES
16. Dispute Resolution by Mandatory Binding Arbitration and Class Action Waiver
PLEASE READ THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION CAREFULLY TO UNDERSTAND YOUR RIGHTS. EXCEPT WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW, YOU AGREE THAT ANY CLAIM THAT YOU MAY HAVE IN THE FUTURE MUST BE RESOLVED THROUGH FINAL AND BINDING CONFIDENTIAL ARBITRATION. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE WAIVING THE RIGHT TO A TRIAL BY JURY. THE RIGHTS THAT YOU WOULD HAVE IF YOU WENT TO COURT, SUCH AS DISCOVERY OR THE RIGHT TO APPEAL, MAY BE MORE LIMITED OR MAY NOT EXIST. YOU AGREE THAT YOU MAY ONLY BRING A CLAIM IN YOUR INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF (LEAD OR OTHERWISE) OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING. YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT THE ARBITRATOR MAY NOT CONSOLIDATE PROCEEDINGS OR CLAIMS OR OTHERWISE PRESIDE OVER ANY FORM OF A REPRESENTATIVE OR CLASS PROCEEDING.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary herein, (a) a representative action for public injunctive relief pursuant to California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act (Cal. Civ. Code § 1750 et seq.), Unfair Competition Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 et seq.) and/or False Advertising Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17500 et seq.) must be arbitrated on a class basis, (b) in the event that the foregoing clause is deemed invalid or unenforceable, a representative action for public injunctive relief pursuant to California’s Consumer Legal Remedies Act (Cal. Civ. Code § 1750 et seq.), Unfair Competition Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17200 et seq.) and/or False Advertising Law (Cal. Bus. & Prof. Code § 17500 et seq.) may be brought in the state or federal courts located in Virginia on a class basis, and (c) any claims other than for public injunctive relief must be arbitrated on an individual, non-class basis as otherwise set forth in this section.
Freedom Financial Research reserves the right to amend this arbitration provision at any time. Your continued use of the Site, purchase of a product or service on or through the Site, or use or attempted use of a Freedom Financial Research product or service, is affirmation of your consent to such changes. Should the changes to this arbitration provision be material, Freedom Financial Research will provide you notice and an opportunity to opt-out. Your continued use of the Site, purchase of a product or service on or through the Site, or use or attempted use of a Freedom Financial Research product or service, is affirmation of your consent to such material changes.
YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO HAVE ANY CLAIMS DECIDED INDIVIDUALLY AND ONLY THROUGH BINDING, FINAL, AND CONFIDENTIAL ARBITRATION. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO OPT-OUT OF THIS ARBITRATION PROVISION WITHIN THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE DATE THAT YOU PURCHASE, USE, OR ATTEMPT TO USE A PRODUCT OR SERVICE PURCHASED ON OR THROUGH THE SITE (WHICHEVER COMES FIRST) BY WRITING TO US AT FREEDOM FINANCIAL RESEARCH, ATTN: P.O. BOX 2728, 513 EAST MAIN STREET. CHARLOTTESVILLE, VIRGINIA 22902. FOR YOUR OPT-OUT TO BE EFFECTIVE, YOU MUST SUBMIT A SIGNED WRITTEN NOTICE IDENTIFYING ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE YOU PURCHASED, USED OR ATTEMPTED TO USE WITHIN THE 30 DAYS AND THE DATE YOU FIRST PURCHASED, USED OR ATTEMPTED TO USE THE PRODUCT OR SERVICE. IF MORE THAN THIRTY (30) DAYS HAVE PASSED, YOU ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO OPT OUT OF THIS PROVISION AND YOU MUST PURSUE YOUR CLAIM THROUGH BINDING ARBITRATION AS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT. Should either party file an action contrary to this provision, the other party may recover attorney’s fees and costs up to $1,000.00.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Freedom Financial Research, its affiliates (including without limitation all affiliated professional entities), subsidiaries, and their directors, officers, employees, contractors, licensors, suppliers, representatives, proprietors, partners, shareholders, servants, principals, agents, predecessors, successors, assigns, accountants, and attorneys from and against any claims, actions, losses, liabilities, damages, expenses, demands, and costs of any kind, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising out of, resulting from, or in any way connected with or related to (1) your breach of these Terms, the documents they incorporate by reference, or the Agreement; (2) your breach of any representations or warranties in this Agreement; or (3) your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.
18. Third-Party Websites and Links
Our Site may include materials from third parties or links to third-party websites. Freedom Financial Research is not liable for any third-party materials or websites. Please carefully review the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before engaging in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third party.
19. Testimonials, Reviews, and Other Submissions
Freedom Financial Research is pleased to hear from users and customers and welcomes your comments regarding our services and products. You agree that any testimonial or product review that you provide Freedom Financial Research is true and accurate in all respects and does not infringe or interfere with the intellectual property rights of any third party. You agree that Freedom Financial Research may use testimonials and/or product/service reviews, in whole or in part, together with the name and city/state/country of the person submitting it. Testimonials may be used for any form of advertising relating to Freedom Financial Research’s products or services, in printed and online media, as Freedom Financial Research determines in its absolute discretion. Testimonials represent the unique experience of the customers submitting the testimonial, and do not necessarily reflect the experience that you may have using our products or services.
Anything that you submit or post to the Site and/or provide us, including without limitation, photographs, testimonials, ideas, know-how, techniques, questions, reviews, comments, and suggestions (collectively, “Submissions”) is and will be treated as non-confidential and nonproprietary, and we shall have the royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, and transferable right to use, copy, distribute, display, publish, perform, sell, lease, transmit, adapt, and create derivative works from such Submissions by any means and in any form, and to translate, modify, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or decompile such Submissions. You represent and warrant that you are the owner or have sufficient rights to share the Submissions with us. All Submissions shall automatically become our sole and exclusive property and shall not be returned to you.
Additionally, Freedom Financial Research reserves the right to correct grammatical and typing errors, to shorten testimonials prior to publication or use, and to review all testimonials prior to publication or use. Freedom Financial Research shall be under no obligation to use any, or any part of, any testimonial or product/service review submitted. If you submit a testimonial, you are confirming that you have read, understood and agree to these Terms. If you disagree with any part of these Terms, do not submit a testimonial.
20. Electronic Communications
You may not assign any of your rights under these Terms, and any such attempt will be null and void. Freedom Financial Research and its affiliates may, in their individual discretion, transfer, without further consent or notification, all contractual rights and obligations pursuant to these Terms if some or all o Freedom Financial Research’s business is transferred to another entity by way of merger, sale of its assets, or otherwise.
22. No Waiver
No waiver by Freedom Financial Research of any term or condition set forth in these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure by Freedom Financial Research to assert a right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
23. No Agency Relationship
No joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and Freedom Financial Research as a result of your receipt of any Freedom Financial Research product, your use of any Freedom Financial Research service, or use of the Site.
In the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms. Such determination shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions.
In the event that we terminate this Agreement, Sections 1-27, as well as any representations, warranties, and other obligations made or taken by you, shall survive the termination of this Agreement.
26. Entire Agreement
These Terms, the Agreement, and any policies or operating rules posted by us on the Site or in respect to the Site constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and Freedom Financial Research, and supersedes and replaces any prior or contemporaneous agreements. Any ambiguities in the interpretation of these Terms or the Agreement shall not be construed against the drafting party.
27. Questions or Additional Information
If you have any questions regarding your account, any product or service, or these Terms, please contact our customer support team by phone, mail, or email at the following:
Freedom Financial Research
P.O. Box 2728
513 East Main Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Tel: (434) 535-1866
Email: [email protected]