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Terms & Conditions

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Registration

When you register with StockWatch, you agree to abide by all items within the Terms of Service.

What is the purpose of StockWatch?

StockWatch allows you to manage your own fantasy share portfolio, worth a fictitious $50,000. You can trade by yourself or compete with your friends and workmates.

What the purpose of StockWatch is NOT?

Neither StockWatch nor employees of StockWatch are investment advisors. The purpose of this website is not to give any advice on your personal investment strategy. If you base your investment decisions on the content of this website, you may lose part or all of your money.

You should not violate any other law or regulation, including, without limitation, the rules and regulations of the national or other securities exchanges, especially including the rule against making false or misleading statements to manipulate the price of a security or the rule requiring you to disclose any compensation you may receive for describing a security.

StockWatch, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to remove any postings, or deny access by any individuals, for any reason or no reason.

If you see something that you feel is a violation of the StockWatch Terms and Conditions, please notify us by emailing contact@stockwatch.com.au.

Online Conduct

TheStockWatch Web Site is intended for the users' personal enjoyment. You agree and acknowledge that the Web Site and any bulletin board or chat room on the Web Site, if any, is public and not private communications. Users shall use the Web Site for lawful purposes only. Any statement, action, or opinion that a third party host or moderator expresses shall be his or her own and does not represent StockWatch's views or opinions.

You agree that StockWatch shall be neither responsible nor liable for any statement, action, or opinion made by you or any third party in such chat rooms or bulletin boards. StockWatch reserves the right to delete, move or edit content, chat rooms and bulletin boards or have such links removed if they are inaccurate, abusive, defamatory, obscene, copyright violative or otherwise unacceptable in their nature or placement. You agree to immediately notify StockWatch of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your username and password. We will not be responsible for any loss to you arising from unauthorised use of your data.

You are not allowed to:

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Failure to Comply With Terms and Conditions:

You acknowledge and agree that we may deny you access to all or part of the Service without prior notice if you engage in any conduct or activities that we, in our sole discretion, believe violate any of these Terms and Conditions, violate the rights of StockWatch, or is otherwise inappropriate for continued access.

You acknowledge and agree that we may, in our sole discretion, deny you access, through StockWatch, to third party services, merchandise, materials or information on the Internet, and we shall have no responsibility to notify any third-party providers of services, merchandise or information nor any responsibility for any consequences resulting from lack of notification.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold StockWatch its affiliates harmless from any and all claims, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising in any way from your use of the Service or the placement or transmission of any message, information, software or other materials through the Service by you or through use of this Website or related to any violation of these Terms and Conditions by you or the use of this Website.

Copyright

All content, databases, graphics, buttons, icons, logos, layouts and look & feel are the copyright of StockWatch, unless expressly acknowledged as otherwise. The data mining, extraction or utilisation of product information from our website is not permitted without our express prior written permission. Any copying, distribution, storing, or transmission of any kind, or any commercial use of our Content is prohibited without Freund Investing prior written permission. That means you may not sell, auction, transfer or barter your subscription or any individual publication. You may also not republish, post, transmit or distribute the Content to online bulletin and message boards, blogs, chat rooms, intranets or anywhere else without our consent. You further agree not to create abstracts from or scrape our Content for use on another website or service.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities

StockWatch provides a broad range of information, commentary and entertainment. We can not and we do not warrant the completeness or accuracy of the Content found in our Services or its usefulness for any particular purpose. StockWatch makes no promises that our content or any of the Services will be delivered to you uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. In fact, we’re not making any promises or warranties except that we’ll do our best to provide interesting and helpful information.

This means that you agree that, under no circumstances will StockWatch, its employees or its agents be liable for direct, indirect, incidental or any other type of damages resulting from your use or downloading of any material on our sites, even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. This includes, but is no way limited to, loss or injury caused in whole or in part by our negligence or by stuff beyond our control in creating or delivering any of our Services.

You’re agreeing that you bear responsibility for your own investment research and investment decisions. You also agree that StockWatch, its directors, its employees and its agents will not be liable for any investment decision made or action taken by you and others based upon reliance on news, information, opinion or any other material published through our Services. StockWatch relies on various sources of information that we believe to be accurate and reliable. We cannot and won’t take responsibility, or make any claims or representations, for the accuracy, completeness, or even the truth of every bit of data, information, and opinion provided through our Services. Remember: all information and content provided by Stockwatch is to be used on an as is basis.

Additionally, we’re not investment advisers and we cannot provide personalized advice. We cannot know all the relevant facts about you and your individual needs, and we cannot claim or represent that any particular Services are suitable for you. If you want personal advice, then you should seek a registered investment adviser.

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