Collection of your Personal Information
In order to better provide you with products and services offered on our Site, The Stock Spot may collect personally identifiable information, such as your:
- First and Last Name
- E-mail Address
- Phone Number
If you purchase The Stock Spot’s products and services, we collect billing and credit card information. This information is used to complete the purchase transaction.
The Stock Spot may also collect anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your:
- Political Affiliation
- Household Income
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through The Stock Spot’s public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Site. These may include: (a) registering for an account on our Site; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
Use of your Personal Information
The Stock Spot collects and uses your personal information to operate its website(s) and deliver the services you have requested.
The Stock Spot may also use your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from The Stock Spot and its affiliates.
Sharing Information with Third Parties
The Stock Spot does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
The Stock Spot may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. The Stock Spot may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to The Stock Spot, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
The Stock Spot may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on The Stock Spot or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of The Stock Spot; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of The Stock Spot, or the public.
Tracking User Behavior
The Stock Spot may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within The Stock Spot, in order to determine what The Stock Spot services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within The Stock Spot to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
Automatically Collected Information
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by The Stock Spot. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the The Stock Spot website.
This website contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.
Security of your Personal Information
The Stock Spot secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Stock Spot uses the following methods for this purpose:
– SSL Protocol
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
The Stock Spot does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of thirteen. If you are under the age of thirteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website.
Disconnecting your The Stock Spot Account from Third Party Websites
You will be able to connect your The Stock Spot account to third party accounts. BY CONNECTING YOUR THE STOCK SPOT ACCOUNT TO YOUR THIRD PARTY ACCOUNT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE CONSENTING TO THE CONTINUOUS RELEASE OF INFORMATION ABOUT YOU TO OTHERS (IN ACCORDANCE WITH YOUR PRIVACY SETTINGS ON THOSE THIRD PARTY SITES). IF YOU DO NOT WANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOU, INCLUDING PERSONALLY IDENTIFYING INFORMATION, TO BE SHARED IN THIS MANNER, DO NOT USE THIS FEATURE. You may disconnect your account from a third party account at any time.
From time to time, The Stock Spot may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from The Stock Spot, you may opt out of such communications by clicking on the unsubscribe button.
Changes to this Statement
The Stock Spot welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that The Stock Spot has not adhered to this Statement, please contact The Stock Spot at:
The Stock Spot
Chicago, IL, 60627
Email Address: email@example.com
Effective as of May 20, 2020
Notice: Information contained herein is not and should not be construed as an offer, solicitation, or recommendation to buy or sell securities. The information has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable; however no guarantee is made or implied with respect to its accuracy, timeliness, or completeness. Authors may own the stocks they discuss. The information and content are subject to change without notice. You may use IBD’s Services and Subscriber-Only features solely for personal, non-commercial use. Removal or alteration of any trademark, copyright or other notices will result in legal action taken to protect our rights.
TRADING IS NOT SUITABLE FOR EVERYONE. TRADING AND OPTIONS INVOLVES HIGH RISKS AND CAN CAUSE YOU A COMPLETE LOSS OF YOUR FUNDS!
The possibility exists that you could sustain a loss of some or all of your initial investment and therefore you should not invest money that you cannot afford to lose!
Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained on this website is provided as general market commentary, and does not constitute investment advice.
The Stock Spot will not accept liability for any loss or damage, including without limitation to, any loss of profit, which may arise directly or indirectly from use of or reliance on such information.
YOU are fully responsible for any investment decisions you make. Such decisions should be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment objectives, risk tolerance and liquidity needs.
You should NOT rely solely upon the information or opinions that you read on the website. Rather, you should use what you read as a starting point for doing your own independent research, your own independent analysis, and refine your own trading methods before placing your money at risk.
NOTIFICATION REGARDING ACCESS TO EXCHANGE MARKET DATA
As a market user you may obtain access to exchange Market Data available through an electronic trading system, software or device that is provided or made available to you by a broker or an affiliate of such. Market Data may include, but is not limited to, “real time” or delayed market prices, opening and closing prices and ranges, high-low prices, settlement prices, estimated and actual volume information, bids or offers and the applicable sizes and numbers of such bids or offers.
You are hereby notified that Market Data constitutes valuable confidential information that is the exclusive proprietary property of the applicable exchange and is not within the public domain. Such Market Data may only be used for your internal use. You may not, without the authorization of the applicable exchange, redistribute, sell, license, retransmit or otherwise provide Market Data, internally or externally and in any format by electronic or other means, including, but not limited to the Internet.
You must provide upon request of the broker through which you have obtained access to Market Data, or the applicable Exchange, information demonstrating your use of the Market Data in accordance with this Notification. Each applicable exchange reserves the right to terminate a market user’s access to Market Data for any reason. You also agree that you will cooperate with an exchange and permit an exchange reasonable access to your premises should an exchange wish to conduct an audit or review connection to the distribution of Market Data.
NEITHER THE STOCK BOYS LLC NOR THESTOCKSPOT.COM, GUARANTEE THE TIMELINESS, SEQUENCE, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE DESIGNATED MARKET DATA, MARKET INFORMATION OR OTHER INFORMATION FURNISHED NOR THAT THE MARKET DATA HAVE BEEN VERIFIED. YOU AGREE THAT THE MARKET DATA AND OTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT INTENDED AS AN OFFER OR SOLICITATION WITH RESPECT TO THE PURCHASE OR SALE OF ANY SECURITY OR COMMODITY.
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Terms and Condition
Agreement between User and thestockspot.com
Welcome to thestockspot.com. The thestockspot.com website (the “Site”) is comprised of various web pages operated by The Stock Spot (“Stock Spot”). thestockspot.com is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein (the “Terms”). Your use of thestockspot.com constitutes your agreement to all such Terms. Please read these terms carefully, and keep a copy of them for your reference.
thestockspot.com is a News and Information Site.
We want to introduce new investors to the market by providing information that would help their investment decision. We hope for our guests to come out with a better understanding of the market.
Visiting thestockspot.com or sending emails to Stock Spot constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Site, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
Links to Third Party Sites/Third Party Services
thestockspot.com may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of Stock Spot and Stock Spot is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a RocketLawyer.com document. Linked Site. Stock Spot is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Stock Spot of the site or any association with its operators.
Certain services made available via thestockspot.com are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the thestockspot.com domain, you hereby acknowledge and consent that Stock Spot may share such information and data with any third party with whom Stock Spot has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of thestockspot.com users and customers.
No Unlawful or Prohibited Use/Intellectual Property
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Site, is the property of Stock Spot or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Site. Stock Spot content is not for resale. Your use of the Site does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of Stock Spot and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of Stock Spot or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
International Users The Service
is controlled, operated and administered by Stock Spot from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Stock Spot Content accessed through thestockspot.com in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Stock Spot, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Site or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. Stock Spot reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with Stock Spot in asserting any available defenses.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE STOCK SPOT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE SITE AT ANY TIME.
THE STOCK SPOT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE SITE FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. THE STOCK SPOT AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
Changes to Terms
Stock Spot reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which thestockspot.com is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. Stock Spot encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
Stock Spot welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms:
The Stock Spot
Chicago, IL, 60627
Effective as of May 20, 2020
Use of Communication Services
The Site may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Communication Services”). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as This is a RocketLawyer.com document. rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Stock Spot has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, Stock Spot reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion.
Stock Spot reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever. Stock Spot reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Stock Spot’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. Stock Spot does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, Stock Spot specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Stock Spot spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of Stock Spot.
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.