Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use
“This Website”— refers to www.commodityhq.com.
Commodity HQ – refers to Mitre Media I LLC d/b/as Commodity HQ
Users— refers to users of This Website whether they are using or accessing free content or the paid premium services.
Losses –refers to any and all financial or pecuniary losses, including but not limited to, loss of profits, revenue, business, goodwill, income, data or other intangible losses.
Damages– refers to any and all, including by not limited to, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages.
Linked sites – This Website occasionally makes reference to websites in which the owners or operators do not pay to be listed on This Website.
Advertisers – advertisers are entities that pay for space on This Website to promote, market, or announce a service or product. Commodity HQ does not endorse any of the advertisers on This Website.
1. Intended Users.
This website is published in the United States of American for residents of the United States of America; its purpose is to provide disinterested commentary and analysis of commodities. The information provided on www.commodityhq.com (hereafter “This Website”) is not intended for users in any jurisdiction where use would be contrary to the law in that jurisdiction, or would subject Mitre Media I LLC d/b/a Commodity HQ (hereafter “Commodity HQ”) to any registration requirements within said jurisdiction. U.S. investors are advised that not all securities described on this site are available for sale in all states.
Foreign Investors: Investors outside of the United State of America are hereby advised that not all securities described on this site are available for sale in all countries. Foreign users may be subject to certain regulations, tax and otherwise, within their jurisdictions. Foreign investors should consult with a lawyer or accountant before investing in any securities to assure compliance with all regulations.
CommodityHQ will never communicate personally with a user regarding an investment portfolio nor will Commodity HQ give one-on-one investment advice to individual users. The material on this site is for informational purposes only. All users of This Website should consult with an investment advisor and/or attorney for questions regarding the advisability of investing in any securities or when intending to invest based upon any information provided on this site.
Age: You must be 18 years of age or older to access this site.
No offers: Commodity HQ publishes opinions, news and data on commodities and various other securities. No information on this site constitutes an offer by Mitre Media I LLC, d/b/a Commodity HQ or any of its officers, members, directors, employees or agents to sell, or a solicitation to buy, any securities or financial instruments or to provide any investment services whatsoever.
Limited Use License: Commodity HQ grants users permission to temporarily download one copy of the materials contained on This Website. Users may download this material for personal viewing only and many not disseminate for any commercial or non-commercial purpose. This limited use license expires 14 days after the material has been downloaded.
In no way does Commodity HQ transfer title of these materials to users. Under this limited use license, a user may not do any of the following:
1) modify or copy the materials;
2) use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any commercial or non-commercial public display;
3) attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the Commodity HQ website;
4) remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials;
5) transfer the materials to another person; or
6) “mirror” the materials on any other server.
If any user violates any of the restrictions enumerated above, CommodityHQ reserves the right to terminate that user’s limited use license. Upon termination of the limited use license, the user must destroy any downloaded materials in their possession whether in electronic or printed form.
4. Disclaimer of warranty
Users understand that there is inherent risk in investing in any securities, including commodities. The value of any security mentioned on This Website can rise or fall based on fluctuations in the market. Past performance is not indicative of future returns and no warranty is made regarding future performance of any security.
The materials on This Website are obtained from various sources and are provided “as is.” Commodity HQ makes no warranties whatsoever and expressly disclaims any express, implied, statutory, conditions of merchantability or fitness, or any other warranties regarding the information on this website.
Use of This Website is entirely at your own risk. Any and all damages incurred by a user as a result of using This Website, or the materials contained on it, are the sole responsibility of that user.
Neither Mitre Media I LLC d/b/a Commodity HQ, nor any of its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, or agents, will be liable for any loss. Furthermore, Commodity HQ will not be liable for any damages. Commodity HQ shall have no liability for a user’s use of any products or services reported on This Website or any advice that a third- party may give a user about investing in products reported on This Website.
Commodity HQ does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the materials on This Website, including materials on any advertiser’s sites or sites linked to This Website. The information, data, opinions, and research provided on This Website do not constitute investment advice of any kind. Users should contact an investment advisor before acting on any information on This Website.
5. Investment suggestions
Some of the investment suggestions and services on This Website may not be available in or appropriate for a retirement savings plan, or for a specific financial goal. Users are advised to contact a financial advisor or lawyer about any investment restrictions associated with that user’s particular financial plans.
6. Performance information
Performance information on This Website is not guaranteed to be up to date or accurate. Commodity HQ often re-publishes information on investments and that is provided by third-parties. This information may be inaccurate, factually incorrect, or delayed and out of date. Performance information presented on this web site is historical, and is not indicative of future results. Investment returns and principal may vary, and at the time of sale, your investment may be worth more or less than its original cost. It is possible to lose money by investing in exchange traded funds, or any other funds. These investments are not deposits or obligations of or guaranteed or endorsed by any bank and are not federally insured or guaranteed by the U.S. government, the FDIC, the Federal Reserve Board or any other agency. Performance information does not constitute investment advice. Users should contact an investment advisor before acting on any information contained on or collected from This Website.
Commodity HQ may use advertisers on This Website. The opinions of advertisers in no way reflect the opinions of Mitre Media I LLC d/b/a Commodity HQ. From time to time, Commodity HQ may provide information and analysis that include the products of advertisers on This Website. Such analysis or commentary should not be construed as endorsing the products of advertisers.
None of the entities advertising on commodityHQ.com are affiliated in any manner with Commodity HQ. Commodity HQ does not in any way endorse the products or services of any advertisers on This Website. Commodity HQ receives no fees other than advertising revenue from advertisers. Commodity HQ receives no compensation or commissions from advertisers based on the sale of securities.
Commodity HQ is in no way responsible for any losses a user incurs as a result of any investments made in any products of an advertiser or any investment advice taken from an advertiser.
All information obtained via advertisements contained on This Website should be confirmed from an independent source or the advertiser’s own website and/or Prospectus. Users should contact advertisers directly with specific questions about that entity’s funds, services, or products
8. Hold Harmless
While Commodity HQ has used its best efforts to publish complete and accurate information on This Website, users agree to indemnify Commodity HQ, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, losses or expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, arising from the use of information contained on this website.
All material on this website, unless credited otherwise, is the property of Mitre Media I LLC d/b/a Commodity HQ. No material may be altered, copied, distributed, or republished without express, written permission from Commodity HQ. Any user wishing to republish any materials contained on this website, must first request permission in writing by emailing Michael Johnston at michael.johnston@commodityHQ.com. Unless Michael Johnston grants, in writing, express permission to republish the materials, a user is not permitted to do so.
10. Tax Consequences
Users who invest in securities that are mentioned on this website may be subject to tax consequences. Commodity HQ does not provide tax advice. Investors should contact an accountant or attorney in order to assess any tax liabilities they may have incurred as a result of investing.
In no event shall Commodity HQ or its suppliers be liable for any damages or losses arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on This Website.
12. Revisions and Errors
The materials appearing on This Website might include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. Information provided by third-parties and republished on This Website, as well as information produced by Commodity HQ staff or contributors, may contain factual misstatements or be otherwise incorrect, inaccurate, out of date or incomplete. Commodity HQ does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete, or current. Commodity HQ may make changes to the materials contained on This Website at any time and without notice. Commodity HQ is not, however, required to update materials.
13. Linked sites
Commodity HQ has not reviewed all of the sites linked to it or advertising on it. Commodity HQ is not responsible for the contents of any site linked to This Website or advertising on it. The inclusion of a link or advertisement does not imply that Commodity HQ endorses the linked site or advertiser. Any time a user leaves This Website via a linked website or advertisement, it is at the user’s own risk and the user is solely responsible for any and all damages, including but not limited to viruses, a user incurs as a result of using a linked website or advertiser’s site. Commodity HQ is not responsible for any losses a user incurs as a result of a using any linked site or advertiser’s site.
14. Governing Law
Users agree that they are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. Any claim relating to This Website shall be governed by the laws of the State of Illinois, County of Cook, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.
15. Severability Clause
1) Commodity HQ will never share a user’s credit card or PayPal account numbers with any outside source.
2) The information collected, from both registered and non-registered users, may include but not be limited to: IP address, referrer website, e-mail address, name, other personally identifiable information, any other information contained in a cookie, or any other type of information which is possible to collect via the use of internet technology.
3) Users agree to grant Commodity HQ the right to use information it collects for marketing or business purposes.
4) Users agree to grant Commodity HQ the right to retain personal information indefinitely, and the right to sell or otherwise transmit that information to other entities.
5) Users agree that Commodity HQ may send them e-mail newsletters. Users may opt out of these newsletters by clicking the “opt out” link which is located at the bottom of each newsletter.