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The Stockpools Terms Agreement

By executing an agreement with Stockpools via signing up, you acknowledge that you have read and understand the contents of this Agreement and agree to be legally bound thereby.

Stockpools provides and delivers various software applications powered by Quotemedia Inc. that display delayed financial market information including but not limited to stock quotes, options and futures trading, news and other company information such as Stockpools email (hereinafter referred to collectively as the service). All use of this service is conditioned by the acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained in this Agreement.

Stockpools users agree to not disseminate the data provided by Stockpools for any external use. This includes providing Stockpools delivered data to a client, or to any third parties.

Automated query systems are strictly prohibited. Any use of such systems will result in immediate termination.

As a Stockpools user you agree that you are limited to a maximum of one account. Changing your IP address or signing up for multiple accounts is strictly prohibited and will result in Stockpools terminating and blocking your account and IP address indefinitely.

The Stockpools platform is strictly for educational and entertainment purposes only and not for the purpose of financial gain from potential prizes offered in different stock picking challenges.

In no event will Stockpools, it’s affiliates, partners, members, managers, directors, officers, employees or agents be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including for any lost profits or lost data arising from your use of the Stockpools platform.

Market manipulation prohibited. a winners and their picks/trades reviewed at the end of every contest

Nothing on this site should ever be considered to be advice, research or an invitation to buy or sell any securities.

Abuse of any of these terms will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.

Proprietary and Trademark Rights

As a Stockpools user, you acknowledge and agree that:

Stockpools is and shall continue to be the absolute owner of the software and data delivered as a part of this service;

A Stockpools user's right to use said data and software is derived solely from these terms and conditions; and

Such right is expressly limited pursuant to these terms and conditions. Stockpools users shall at no time assert any claim of ownership over the software and data by reason of its use thereof and shall not grant or create or suffer to exist any lien or other security interest in it or any of its rights hereunder.

Stockpools and other product names are trademarks of Stockpools Inc.

As a Stockpools user, you hereby acknowledge that the market data information provided is the property of the various exchanges and other information providers and therefore subject to modifications from the sources and controlled by all copyright and other interests maintained by the data sources.

Limitation on Liability

The market data and information provided with our services is believed to be reliable. Stockpools agrees to run reasonable control checks thereon to verify that the data transmitted by Stockpools is the same as the data received from the various Exchanges and other information sources. However, Stockpools does not warrant or guarantee such accuracy and shall not be subject to liability for truth, accuracy, or completeness of the information conveyed to customer or for errors, mistakes or omissions therein or for any delays or interruptions of the data or information stream from whatever cause.

Stockpools advises that you always consult a stock broker or other authorized financial advisor or representative to verify the accuracy of the stock prices before making any investments or other financial decisions. This Agreement does not violate any agency requirements and Stockpools has the right to enter into this agreement from its information providers.

Stockpools shall not be responsible for, nor be in default under this agreement due to delays or failure of performance resulting from Internet Service Provider delivery problems or failure, or any communication or delivery problems associated with customer’s receipt of the data or services including Stockpools email services. Furthermore, Stockpools shall not be responsible for nor in default due to acts or causes beyond its control, including but not limited to: acts of God, strikes, lockouts, communications line or equipment failures, power failures, earthquakes, or other disasters.

Liability under this agreement from any and all causes, including, but not limited to, program malfunction or operational negligence, shall be limited to general money damages in an amount not to exceed the total charges paid by the Stockpools user for the services during the most recent twelve (12) months. Such limitation shall be the extent of Stockpools’s liability regardless of the form in which any legal or equitable action may be brought against Stockpools, and the foregoing shall constitute Stockpools’s or the user’s sole remedy. In no event will either party be responsible for lost profits or special indirect, incidental, or consequential damages which the user or Stockpools incur or experience on account of entering into or relying on this agreement, even if Stockpools or the user has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Exclusion of Warranties

It is expressly understood and agreed to by the parties hereto that except as specifically provided herein, all warranties, expressed or implied, including any implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are hereby excluded.

Indemnification

As a Stockpools user you agree to indemnify Stockpools from and against any and all liabilities, expenses (including attorney’s fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from a user’s use of the service, including any claims that if the allegations were true would constitute a breach of these terms and conditions.

Passwords

Each Stockpools user is responsible for the confidentiality and use of its username, password, and account number. Stockpools users acknowledge that using the service on two or more computers simultaneously is in violation of this Agreement. Stockpools users agree to notify Stockpools immediately of any loss, theft, or unauthorized use of their username, password, or account number.

User Messaging Service Terms of Use

Stockpools and/or third parties may, from time to time, send email messages to users containing winner announcements, advertisements, promotions, etc. Stockpools does not, and will not, make any representation or warranty with respect to the content of any such email messages or any goods or services which may be obtained from such third parties. By executing an Agreement with Stockpools the User acknowledges and accepts to these terms.

Applicable Law and Venue

This Agreement shall be interpreted, construed, and enforced in all respects in accordance with the laws of the Province of British Columbia, except with regards to its rules regarding choice of law. Each party irrevocably consents to the jurisdiction of the courts of the Province of British Columbia and the federal courts situated in the Province of British Columbia, in connection with any action to enforce the provisions of this Agreement, to recover damages or other relief for breach or default under this Agreement, or otherwise arising under or by reason of this Agreement. This Agreement shall not be enforceable under the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.

User Information

The information that you provide as a part of subscription to any Stockpools service will not be disclosed by Stockpools except as permitted by these terms and conditions. Stockpools users agree that Stockpools may share with other parties non-personal aggregate information, individual information, and locator information gathered by Stockpools in the course of the user’s use of the Stockpools service.

Winners

At the end of every pool, the winning picks and associated company data are reviewed. Stockpools reserves the right to refuse the prize to any user in the event of faulty quote data, false information provided by the user, or if the user has multiple accounts. Prizes are held for three weeks from the winning date, after which they are no longer claimable.

Companies Listed on the Website

Stockpools reserves the right to change company names and company data without notification. Changes to company names and data will be made before the start of the next pool and after the current pool has ended.

Modification to Terms

Stockpools reserves the right to modify the terms and conditions of this License Agreement and to terminate any user’s access to and use of the Stockpools delivered data and services at any time and without prior notice.

The Stockpools Privacy Policy

Here at Stockpools we respect your privacy. Our Privacy Policy explains what information we gather from you and how we use that information. The information you share with us is confidential. We use your information only as specified in our Privacy Policy or to comply with applicable law.

What information do we get from you and how do we use it?

Here is some of the information we collect from you in order to provide you with

the best possible Stockpools experience.

IP address

We identify you using your IP address. We also use your IP address to gather demographic information that helps us understand you and our users, and to administer our web channel.

Contact information

Our registration form asks you to provide us with your contact information. This includes:

Your name

Your email address

Your Country

We use your contact information to contact you about Stockpools. We may also provide you with information and promotional material from our partners and advertisers. We use various other portions of your information to personalize our website by showing you content that we think you might be interested in and displaying content based on your preferences.

How do we collect information from you?

Surveys and contests

We may conduct or sponsor surveys and contests. If you elect to participate, we may ask you for contact, demographic, or other information as part of these offerings. We would use this information to analyze and report on the results of surveys, to provide you with the results of the surveys and contests, and to send you information about our company and promotional material from our partners and advertisers. Participation in surveys, contests, and e-blasts is completely voluntary.

From time to time we may supplement information that you provide to us with information received from third parties.

What can Stockpools disclose about you?

We share demographic, profile, and other general information about you with our advertisers. We provide our advertisers with general information about our user base—such as how many female visitors and registered users we have within a certain postal code, for example—but we do not identify a particular users or provide your contact information to our advertisers.

Our advertisers may ask us to mail or email you promotional information tailored to your interests. We will send you this information on behalf of our advertisers. From time to time we may use third parties (pursuant to a confidentiality agreement) to assist us in email broadcasts and list management. You may opt out of receiving these mailings by editing your account settings.

We may disclose your contact information or other specific information about you to third parties in conjunction with advertising, contests or new service offerings that you elect to participate in.

We may share your contact information with our strategic partners and certain other companies. These selected entities may send you information by e-mail or regular mail, or may contact you by telephone.

We may from time to time sell or transfer your contact and demographic information to affiliates and non-affiliates of the Company.

As we continually look for ways to improve our business, we may buy or sell a company. If we buy or sell a business, the names collected will likely be transferred as a part of the sale. Information about registrants will be used in the aggregate. However, if we buy a business, we will honour the requests that customers made of that business regarding e-mail communications. In the event that we sell a business, we will do everything in our power to ensure that the e-mail communications requests you made of us are honoured.

We may release your contact and other information to third parties when we believe that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with law, (ii) cooperate with state and federal regulatory agency investigations, (iii) comply with the terms of the Subscriber Agreements with the TSX, Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange, (iv) enforce the terms of our User Agreement or License Agreement, or (v) protect the rights of Stockpools.com or others.

Cookies

Our website uses cookies which deposit certain record keeping information in your hard drive. We use cookies to save your password so you don’t have to re-enter it each time you visit our site, keep track of your preferences, deliver content specific to your interests, make sure you don’t see the same ad repeatedly, keep track of your shopping cart and order status, and for other similar purposes. These cookies can’t read other data from your hard drive or read cookie files created by other sites or applications.

Our Web site contains display ads sold by us or by outside advertising agencies. These ads may contain cookies which will be deposited in your hard drive if you click on the ads. Information generated from cookies deposited on your hard drive by our advertisers is collected by our advertisers and we do not have access to this information.

Most browsers are set to accept cookies unless you reconfigure your browser to refuse them or to notify you when you have received one. If you do not accept cookies, you will not be able to use certain features of our site.

Public Forums

Chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups are available to you through our Web site. Please remember that any information disclosed in these areas becomes public information. If you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited responses. You should exercise caution when deciding to disclose any of your personal information in a public forum.

Security

Our Web site has certain security measures in place in effort to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

Links to Other Web Sites

Our website contains links to other sites. Stockpools is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such sites. You may wish to review the privacy policies of these sites.

Third Party Advertising

We currently do not use any third-party advertising.

Third Party Cookies

In the course of serving advertisements to this site, our third-party advertiser may place or recognize a unique cookie in your browser.

What are your options?

You may cancel your account anytime. To do so, please contact us.

Can you correct or update your information?

You may correct or update any information previously provided to us by visiting the Profile section of the site, or by contacting us.


Additional Information

We may, from time to time, revise this Privacy Policy.

This statement of our Privacy Policy was last revised on February, 12 2013.

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact us through our website.