Terms of Use

AGREEMENT
PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING HTTP://HELLOTRADERS.COM ("HOT") OPERATED BY CHARTNEXUS SOFTWARE PTE. LTD. ("CHARTNEXUS", "US", "WE" OR "OUR"). THIS AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”) IS MADE BETWEEN YOU (EITHER AN INDIVIDUAL OR AN ENTITY, REFERRED TO HEREIN AS “YOU”) AND CHARTNEXUS SOFTWARE PTE. LTD. AND GOVERNS YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIAL (AS DEFINED BELOW). YOUR USE OF HOT, OUR FEATURES, APIS, NOTIFICATIONS, APPLICATIONS, BUTTONS, EMBEDS, ADS, AND OUR OTHER COVERED SERVICES IS GOVERNED BY THIS AGREEMENT. THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR YOUR USE OF HOT AT HTTP://HELLOTRADERS.COM. BY ACCESSING OR USING HOT IN ANY MANNER, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, VISITING OR BROWSING HOT OR CONTRIBUTING CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIALS TO HOT OR SIGNING UP AS A MEMBER OF THE HOT OR A PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION SERVICE OFFERED BY HOT, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT. CAPITALISED TERMS HAVE THE MEANING GIVEN TO THEM IN THIS AGREEMENT.

HELLOTRADERS IS A TRADING FOCUSED COMMUNITY. USERS ARE ADVISED AGAINST POSTS THAT ARE RELIGIOUS, POLITICAL, RACIAL, AND/OR SEXUAL IN CONTENT. PLEASE READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY LINKED TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPEARING OR REFERENCED BELOW, WHICH ARE HEREBY MADE PART OF THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT. BY USING THE LICENSED MATERIAL, YOU ARE AGREEING THAT YOU HAVE READ, AND THAT YOU AGREE TO COMPLY WITH AND TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS IN THEIR ENTIRETY WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT, THEN YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR OTHERWISE USE THE LICENSED MATERIAL. THIS AGREEMENT IS EFFECTIVE AS OF THE FIRST DATE THAT YOU USE THE LICENSED MATERIAL (“EFFECTIVE DATE”).

IF YOU ARE AN INDIVIDUAL REPRESENTING AN ENTITY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE THE APPROPRIATE AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF SUCH ENTITY. YOU MAY NOT USE THE LICENSED MATERIAL AND MAY NOT ACCEPT THIS AGREEMENT IF YOU ARE NOT OF LEGAL AGE TO FORM A BINDING CONTRACT WITH HOT, OR YOU ARE BARRED FROM USING OR RECEIVING THE LICENSED MATERIAL UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
IT
REVERSE ENGINEERING AND OTHER LIMITATIONS. YOU WILL NOT OR ATTEMPT TO (AND WILL NOT ALLOW OTHERS TO) 1) REVERSE ENGINEER, DISASSEMBLE, DECOMPILE OR TRANSLATE HOT, OR OTHERWISE ATTEMPT TO DERIVE TRADE SECRETS, SOURCE CODE OR KNOW-HOW IN OR UNDERLYING ANY HOT FUNCTION, CONTENT OR ANY PORTION THEREOF; 2) INTERFERE WITH, DISRUPT, MODIFY OR DISABLE FUNCTIONALITY OR FEATURES OF HOT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY SUCH MECHANISM USED TO CONTROL OR RESTRICT THE FUNCTIONALITY, OR DEFEAT, BYPASS, AVOID, REMOVE, DEACTIVATE OR OTHERWISE CIRCUMVENT ANY SOFTWARE PROTECTION OR MONITORING MECHANISMS OF HOT; 3) SELL, LEASE, RENT, SUBLICENSE, SYNDICATE, DISTRIBUTE, REDISTRIBUTE, CREATE DERIVATIVE WORKS OF, ASSIGN OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER OR PROVIDE ACCESS TO, IN WHOLE OR IN PART, THE LICENSED MATERIAL TO ANY THIRD PARTY EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PERMITTED HEREIN; 4) PROVIDE USE OF HOT ON A SERVICE BUREAU, RENTAL OR MANAGED SERVICES BASIS OR PERMIT OTHER INDIVIDUALS OR ENTITIES TO CREATE LINKS TO HOT OR "FRAME" OR "MIRROR" HOT ON ANY OTHER SERVER, OR WIRELESS OR INTERNET- BASED DEVICE, OR OTHERWISE MAKE AVAILABLE TO A THIRD PARTY, ANY TOKEN, KEY, PASSWORD OR OTHER LOGIN CREDENTIALS TO HOT; OR 5) USE THE LICENSED MATERIAL FOR ANY UNAUTHORIZED, ILLEGAL OR OTHER IMPROPER PURPOSES.
SECURITY
YOU WILL MAINTAIN THE SECURITY OF HOT AND WILL NOT MAKE AVAILABLE TO A THIRD PARTY, ANY TOKEN, KEY, PASSWORD OR OTHER LOGIN CREDENTIALS TO HOT. YOU WILL USE INDUSTRY STANDARD SECURITY MEASURES TO PREVENT UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS OR USE OF ANY OF THE FEATURES AND FUNCTIONALITY OF HOT, INCLUDING ACCESS BY VIRUSES, WORMS, OR ANY OTHER HARMFUL CODE OR MATERIAL. ADDITIONALLY, YOU WILL KEEP HOT CONTENT (INCLUDING, WHERE APPLICABLE, PERSONAL DATA) CONFIDENTIAL AND SECURE FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS BY USING INDUSTRY-STANDARD ORGANIZATIONAL AND TECHNICAL SAFEGUARDS FOR SUCH DATA, AND WITH NO LESS CARE THAN IT USES IN CONNECTION WITH SECURING SIMILAR DATA YOU STORE. YOU WILL IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY HOT CONSULT AND COOPERATE WITH INVESTIGATIONS, ASSIST WITH ANY REQUIRED NOTICES, AND PROVIDE ANY INFORMATION REASONABLY REQUESTED BY HOT IF YOU KNOW OF OR SUSPECTS ANY BREACH OF SECURITY OR POTENTIAL VULNERABILITY RELATED TO THE LICENSED MATERIAL AND WILL PROMPTLY REMEDY SUCH BREACH OR POTENTIAL VULNERABILITY RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO THE LICENSED MATERIAL.
UPDATE
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HOT MAY UPDATE OR MODIFY HOT, ITS CONTENT AND SERVICES, FROM TIME TO TIME, AND AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION (IN EACH INSTANCE, AN “UPDATE”). YOU ARE REQUIRED TO IMPLEMENT AND USE THE MOST CURRENT VERSION OF HOT AND TO MAKE ANY CHANGES TO YOUR USAGE THAT ARE REQUIRED AS A RESULT OF SUCH UPDATE, AT YOUR SOLE COST AND EXPENSE. UPDATES MAY ADVERSELY AFFECT THE MANNER IN WHICH YOU ACCESS OR COMMUNICATE WITH THE HOT OR DISPLAY HOT CONTENT. YOUR CONTINUED ACCESS OR USE OF THE HOT FOLLOWING AN UPDATE OR MODIFICATION WILL CONSTITUTE BINDING ACCEPTANCE OF THE UPDATE. IF ANY CHANGE IS UNACCEPTABLE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY RECOURSE IS TO CEASE ALL USE OF THE CONTENT AND LICENSED MATERIAL.
OWNERSHIP
OWNERSHIP. THE HOT CONTENT AND LICENSED MATERIAL IS LICENSED, NOT SOLD, AND HOT RETAINS AND RESERVES ALL RIGHTS NOT EXPRESSLY GRANTED IN THIS AGREEMENT. YOU EXPRESSLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT HOT, ITS LICENSORS RETAIN ALL WORLDWIDE RIGHT, TITLE AND INTEREST IN AND TO THE CONTENT AND LICENSED MATERIAL, INCLUDING ALL RIGHTS IN PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, TRADE NAMES, COPYRIGHTS, TRADE SECRETS, KNOW-HOW, DATA (INCLUDING ALL APPLICATIONS THEREFOR), AND ALL PROPRIETARY RIGHTS UNDER THE LAWS OF SINGAPORE, ANY OTHER JURISDICTION OR ANY TREATY ("IP RIGHTS"). YOU AGREE NOT TO DO ANYTHING INCONSISTENT WITH SUCH OWNERSHIP, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, CHALLENGING HOT'S OWNERSHIP OF THE HOT MARKS, CHALLENGING THE VALIDITY OF THE LICENSES GRANTED HEREIN, OR OTHERWISE COPYING OR EXPLOITING THE HOT MARKS DURING OR AFTER THE TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY AUTHORIZED HEREIN. IF YOU ACQUIRE ANY RIGHTS IN THE HOT MARKS OR ANY CONFUSINGLY SIMILAR MARKS, BY OPERATION OF LAW OR OTHERWISE, YOU WILL, AT NO EXPENSE TO HOT, IMMEDIATELY ASSIGN SUCH RIGHTS TO HOT.
FEEDBACK
FEEDBACK. YOU MAY PROVIDE HOT WITH COMMENTS CONCERNING THE CONTENT AND LICENSED MATERIAL, HOT SERVICES OR YOUR EVALUATION AND USE THEREOF (COLLECTIVELY, "FEEDBACK"). YOU HEREBY GRANT HOT ALL RIGHTS, TITLE AND OWNERSHIP OF SUCH FEEDBACK (INCLUDING ALL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS THEREIN), AND HOT MAY USE THE FEEDBACK FOR ANY AND ALL COMMERCIAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL PURPOSES WITH NO OBLIGATION OF ANY KIND TO YOU.
TERMINATION
HOT MAY IMMEDIATELY TERMINATE OR SUSPEND THIS AGREEMENT, ANY RIGHTS GRANTED HEREIN, AND/OR YOUR LICENSE TO THE CONTENT AND LICENSED MATERIALS, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON WITHOUT PROVIDING NOTICE TO YOU. YOU MAY TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT AT ANY TIME BY CEASING YOUR ACCESS TO HOT AND USE OF ALL HOT CONTENT AND LICENSED MATERIALS. UPON TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, (A) ALL LICENSES GRANTED HEREIN IMMEDIATELY EXPIRE AND YOU MUST CEASE USE OF ALL LICENSED MATERIAL; AND (B) YOU SHALL PERMANENTLY DELETE ALL LICENSED MATERIAL AND HOT MARKS IN ALL FORMS AND TYPES OF MEDIA, AND COPIES THEREOF, IN YOUR POSSESSION. THE PARTIES TO THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO EACH OTHER FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING SOLELY FROM TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT AS PERMITTED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT. SECTIONS REGARDING GENERAL USE, OWNERSHIP, COPYRIGHTS, TOKENS WILL SURVIVE THE TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.
CONFIDENTIALITY
YOU MAY BE GIVEN ACCESS TO CERTAIN NON-PUBLIC INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, SUBSCRIPTION, AND SPECIFICATIONS RELATING TO THE LICENSED MATERIAL (“CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION”), WHICH IS CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY TO HOT. YOU MAY USE THIS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ONLY AS NECESSARY IN EXERCISING YOUR RIGHTS GRANTED IN THIS AGREEMENT. YOU MAY NOT DISCLOSE ANY OF THIS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION TO ANY THIRD PARTY WITHOUT HOT'S PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT. YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL PROTECT THIS CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION FROM UNAUTHORIZED USE, ACCESS, OR DISCLOSURE IN THE SAME MANNER THAT YOU WOULD USE TO PROTECT YOUR OWN CONFIDENTIAL AND PROPRIETARY INFORMATION OF A SIMILAR NATURE AND IN NO EVENT WITH LESS THAN A REASONABLE DEGREE OF CARE.
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS
COMPLIANCE WITH LAWS; EXPORT AND IMPORT. EACH PARTY WILL COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE FOREIGN, FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ALL APPLICABLE LAWS RELATING TO BRIBERY AND/OR CORRUPTION. THE LICENSED MATERIAL IS SUBJECT TO SINGAPORE LAWS AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO IMPORT AND USE LAWS OF THE COUNTRY WHERE IT IS DELIVERED OR USED. YOU AGREE TO ABIDE BY THESE LAWS. UNDER THESE LAWS, THE LICENSED MATERIAL MAY NOT BE SOLD, LEASED, DOWNLOADED, MOVED, EXPORTED, RE-EXPORTED, OR TRANSFERRED ACROSS BORDERS WITHOUT A LICENSE, OR APPROVAL FROM THE RELEVANT GOVERNMENT AUTHORITY, TO ANY COUNTRY OR TO ANY FOREIGN NATIONAL RESTRICTED BY THESE LAWS, INCLUDING COUNTRIES RESTRICTED BY THE SINGAPORE GOVERNMENT; OR TO ANY RESTRICTED OR DENIED END-USER INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY PERSON OR ENTITY PROHIBITED BY THE SINGAPORE AUTHORITIES; OR FOR ANY RESTRICTED END-USE. YOU WILL MAINTAIN ALL RIGHTS AND LICENSES THAT ARE REQUIRED WITH RESPECT TO YOUR SERVICES.
WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
THE LICENSED MATERIAL IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS”, “WHERE IS”, WITH ALL FAULTS AND EACH PARTY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NONINFRINGEMENT, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING OUT OF THIS AGREEMENT, COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. HOT DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE LICENSED MATERIAL OR ANY OTHER HOT PRODUCT OR SERVICE PROVIDED HEREUNDER WILL MEET ANY OF YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT USE OF SUCH LICENSED MATERIAL OR OTHER PRODUCTS OR SERVICES WILL BE ERROR-FREE, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS-FREE OR SECURE. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY MAY NOT BE VALID IN SOME JURISDICTIONS AND YOU MAY HAVE WARRANTY RIGHTS UNDER LAW WHICH MAY NOT BE WAIVED OR DISCLAIMED. ANY SUCH WARRANTY EXTENDS ONLY FOR THIRTY (30) DAYS FROM THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS AGREEMENT (UNLESS SUCH LAW PROVIDES OTHERWISE).
INDEMNIFICATION
INDEMNIFICATION. YOU SHALL DEFEND HOT AGAINST ANY AND ALL ACTIONS, DEMANDS, CLAIMS AND SUITS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION PRODUCT LIABILITY CLAIMS), AND INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HOT HARMLESS FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITIES, DAMAGES AND COSTS (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES) TO THE EXTENT ARISING OUT OF: (I) YOUR USE OF THE CONTENT OR LICENSED MATERIAL IN ANY MANNER THAT IS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS AGREEMENT; OR (II) THE PERFORMANCE, PROMOTION, SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF YOUR USAGE. IN THE EVENT HOT SEEKS INDEMNIFICATION OR DEFENSE FROM YOU UNDER THIS PROVISION, HOT WILL PROMPTLY NOTIFY YOU IN WRITING OF THE CLAIM(S) BROUGHT AGAINST HOT FOR WHICH IT SEEKS INDEMNIFICATION OR DEFENSE. HOT RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT ITS OPTION AND SOLE DISCRETION, TO ASSUME FULL CONTROL OF THE DEFENSE OF CLAIMS WITH LEGAL COUNSEL OF ITS CHOICE. YOU MAY NOT ENTER INTO ANY THIRD PARTY AGREEMENT, WHICH WOULD, IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER, AFFECT THE RIGHTS OF HOT, CONSTITUTE AN ADMISSION OF FAULT BY HOT OR BIND HOT IN ANY MANNER, WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF HOT. IN THE EVENT HOT ASSUMES CONTROL OF THE DEFENSE OF SUCH CLAIM, HOT SHALL NOT SETTLE ANY SUCH CLAIM REQUIRING PAYMENT FROM YOU WITHOUT YOUR PRIOR WRITTEN APPROVAL.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT WILL HOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY END USERS FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO USE, DATA, BUSINESS, GOODWILL OR PROFITS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT. IN ANY CASE, HOT'S AGGREGATE LIABILITY FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT WILL NOT EXCEED $10.00 USD. THE FOREGOING LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY ARISES FROM ANY CLAIM BASED UPON CONTRACT, WARRANTY, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. INSOFAR AS APPLICABLE LAW PROHIBITS ANY LIMITATION ON LIABILITY HEREIN, THE PARTIES AGREE THAT SUCH LIMITATION WILL BE AUTOMATICALLY MODIFIED, BUT ONLY TO THE EXTENT SO AS TO MAKE THE LIMITATION COMPLIANT WITH APPLICABLE LAW. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT THE LIMITATIONS ON LIABILITIES SET FORTH HEREIN ARE AGREED ALLOCATIONS OF RISK AND SUCH LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING THE FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY LIMITED REMEDY.
USER CONTENT
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CONTENT YOU POST TO HOT AND FOR ANY CONSEQUENCES THEROF. THE CONTENT YOU POST WILL BE ABLE TO BE VIEWED BY OTHER USERS OF HOT AND THROUGH THIRD PARTY WEBSITES. YOU SHOULD ONLY PROVIDE CONTENT THAT YOU ARE COMFORTABLE SHARING WITH OTHERS. YOUR LINKING TO ANY OTHER WEBSITES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN RISK. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT ALL POSTINGS, MESSAGES AND OTHER CONTENT POSTED ON HOT WHETHER PUBLICLY POSTED OR PRIVATELY TRANSMITTED, IS THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE PERSON WHO ORIGINATED SUCH CONTENT
RIGHT TO CONTENT
HOT RESERVES THE RIGHT, AT OUR SOLE DISCRETION, TO EDIT, REFUSE TO PUBLISH OR DELETE ANY CONTENT FROM HOT FOR ANY REASON WHATSOEVER, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THAT WE BELIEVE PART OR ALL OF THE CONTENT: (I) IS IN NEED OF EDITING FOR LANGUAGE OR OVERALL READABILITY; (II) IS OFF TOPIC; (III) IS INACCURATE; (IV) IS FALSE, MISLEADING OR DEFAMATORY; (V) IS OFFENSIVE, ABUSIVE OR UNCIVIL IN TONE; (VI) IS HARMFUL, THREATENING OR INTIMIDATING; (VII) CONTAINS PROFANITY, HATE MESSAGES OR PERSONAL ATTACKS AGAINST OTHERS; (VIII) CONSTITUTES SPAM, PHISHING OR ANY FORM OF ADVERTISING OR SOLICITATION; (IX) IS USED IN CONJUNCTION WITH ANY AUTOMATED OR OTHER MEANS TO ARTIFICIALLY DRIVE USER TRAFFIC TO HOT; (X) DISGUISES THE ORIGIN OF ANY USER CONTENT TRANSMITTED TO HOT; (XI) IMPERSONATES ANOTHER PERSON OR MISREPRESENTS YOUR AFFILIATION WITH A PERSON OR ENTITY; (XII) VIOLATES ANOTHER PERSON'S OR ENTITY'S INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, PUBLICITY OR PRIVACY RIGHTS OR OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS; (XIII) CONTAINS SOFTWARE VIRUSES OR ANY OTHER MALICIOUS CODE, FILES OR PROGRAMS WHICH MAY INTERRUPT, DESTROY OR LIMIT THE FUNCTIONALITY OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE OR HARDWARE OR TELECOMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT; OR (XIV) IS OTHERWISE INAPPROPRIATE OR UNDESIRABLE FOR HOT.

WITHOUT AFFECTING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING, YOU SHALL NOT COLLECT ANY OTHER USERS' INFORMATION OR CONTENT, OR OTHERWISE ACCESS HOT USING AUTOMATED MEANS (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO HARVESTING BOTS, ROBOTS, SPIDERS OR SCRAPERS) WITHOUT OUR PRIOR EXPRESS WRITTEN PERMISSION.
THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES APPLY TO ALL USERS:
  1. DO NOT PROMOTE YOUR PRODUCT, BUSINESS, SERVICE OR SOLICITING
    WE ARE VERY STRICT ON THIS. WE DO NOT ALLOW PROMOTION OR SOLICITING OF ANY SORT. OUR MODERATORS HAVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE OR BAN THE PERSON, PERMANENTLY FROM THIS PLATFORM, IF THE POSTS REFER TO AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR A PRODUCT OR SERVICE, OR THAT LINKS TO A PRODUCT OR SERVICE (TRAINING/SEMINARS INCLUSIVE), OR CONTAINS LINKS/CONTACT DETAILS TO PERSONAL BLOGS OR INTERNET SITES REFERRING TO A PRODUCT/SERVICE/EVENTS ADVERTISEMENT. IF AN ORGANIZATION/BUSINESS THAT HAS AN ACCOUNT AND IS UNDER MAS WATCHLIST, BANNING OF ACCOUNT WILL BE EXERCISED. ALSO, IF CONTENT IS AMBIGUOUS OR HARBOURS INTENTIONS OF SOLICITING, OUR MODERATORS WILL RESERVE THE RIGHT TO REMOVE OR BAN THE ACCOUNT. IF YOU'RE GENUINELY LOOKING TO ADVERTISE ON OUR PLATFORM FOR A FEE, PLEASE EMAIL US.
  2. FAKE OR INACCURATE INFORMATION/TROLLING
    SPREADING OF INACCURATE OR FAKE INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEWS, STATISTICS, DATA OR ANALYSIS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED. WHEN POSTING, ALL INFORMATION AND ANALYSIS SHOULD BE SUPPORTED WITH RESPECTIVE SOURCES, SUCH AS LINKS, PHOTOS OR SCREENSHOTS. USERS WHO SEE FAKE INFORMATION ARE ALSO TO REPORT IT TO ADMIN IMMEDIATELY. ADMIN WILL PROCEED TO ASSESS THE SITUATION ACCORDINGLY. WE DO NOT CONDONE SUCH BEHAVIOUR AND ACCOUNTS WILL BE BANNED PERMANENTLY. THIS WILL INCLUDE ESTIMATES WHICH HARBOUR INTENTS OF TROLLING.
  3. POSTING & REPLIES
    POSTING & REPLIES MUST BE RELATED TO FINANCIAL TOPICS. DO NOT GO OUT OF THE TOPICS. DISCRETION WILL BE EXERCISED BY HOT TO REMOVE SUCH POSTS, COMMENTS OR REPLIES.

    IN ORDER TO BE UNDERSTOOD BY MOST USERS, PLEASE USE CORRECT SPELLING, GRAMMAR AND AVOID SLANG UNLESS YOU KNOW THE WORD OR PHRASE WILL BE UNDERSTOOD BY OTHER USERS. DO NOT DOUBLE POST (POST THE SAME MESSAGE TWICE IN ONE POST) OR CROSS POST (PLACE THE SAME MESSAGE ACROSS SEVERAL POSTS). DO NOT POST ANYTHING THAT IS UNRELATED TO FINANCE AS THIS IS A FINANCIAL COMMUNITY. SUCH POSTS WILL BE REMOVED AT OUR MODERATORS' DISCRETION.
  4. NO PERSONAL ATTACKS OR CREATING NUISANCE
    CRITICISE THE IDEAS, NOT THE PEOPLE. PERSONAL ATTACKS OR SIMPLY CREATING NUISANCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED IN OUR COMMUNITY. USERS WHO VERBALLY ASSAULT THE CHARACTER OR PERSON OF OTHER POSTS WILL BE BANNED. IN THE CASE OF ATTACKS/FIGHTS, WE WILL EXERCISE OUR RIGHTS TO IMPOSE THE OFFENCES ON THE PARTIES INVOLVED, INCLUDING THE INSTIGATOR AND THOSE WHO RETALIATE IN A SIMILAR WAY. IF YOU ARE BEING ATTACKED, PLEASE REPORT TO US IMMEDIATELY AND DO NOT RETALIATE IN ANY WAY.
  5. RESTRICT THE USE OF EXCESSIVE FOUL LANGUAGE, OFFENSIVE, GROTESQUE, PORNOGRAPHIC, SEXUALLY OFFENSIVE, SEXUALLY EXPLICIT, OR OBJECTIFYING MATERIAL
    BE CIVIL. REFRAIN FROM USING VULGAR OR INAPPROPRIATE LANGUAGE. LANGUAGE THAT IS SEXUALLY OFFENSIVE IS ALSO PROHIBITED IN OUR COMMUNITY. THE MODERATORS WILL REMOVE ANY OFFENSIVE MATERIAL. BANNING OF ACCOUNT WILL BE EXERCISED.
  6. DO NOT SPAM
    SPAMMING IS PROHIBITED ON THIS PLATFORM. SPAM POSTS WILL BE DELETED AND THE USERS WILL BE DEALT WITH SEVERELY. OUR MODERATORS HAVE THE RIGHT TO DETERMINE WHAT IS CONSIDERED SPAM AND REMOVE IT ACCORDINGLY. BANNING OF ACCOUNT WILL BE EXERCISED.
  7. DO NOT CHASTISE NEWBIES
    WE WORK TOWARDS ENCOURAGING RESPECTFUL BEHAVIOUR. USERS CAN USE THE PLATFORM TO CHALLENGE IDEAS, INSTITUTIONS AND PRACTICES. SUCH DISCUSSION CAN PROMOTE DEBATE AND GREATER UNDERSTANDING. SOMETIMES, NOVICE INVESTORS MAY ASK WHAT SEEMS TO PROFESSIONALS TO BE “OBVIOUS” QUESTIONS. IN SUCH A CASE, REPLIES TO THE USERS SHOULD BE IN THE BEST TONE AND LANGUAGE POSSIBLE.
  8. REPORTING OF BAD POSTS, COMMENTS OR USERS
    IF YOU FIND A POST OR USER PARTICULARLY OFFENSIVE, SPAM OR UNDER MAS WATCHLIST, PLEASE REPORT IT TO US. EITHER TAG OUR OFFICIAL ACCOUNT @HOT IN THE POST OR COMMENT, OR EMAIL US THE DETAILS. OUR MODERATORS WILL LOOK INTO THE MATTER AND TAKE THE NECESSARY ACTIONS. THAT INCLUDES PERMANENT BANNING. PLEASE EXERCISE DISCRETION WHEN REPORTING POSTS, AS HOT'S DECISION WILL BE FINAL. NO CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED.
  9. KEEP YOUR ACCOUNT AND PERSONAL INFORMATION SECURE
    DO NOT POST ANY INFORMATION THAT IS PRIVATE. THIS INCLUDES PERSONAL INFORMATION SUCH AS CONTACT NUMBERS, HOME ADDRESS OR EMAIL ADDRESS OR LINKS TO OUTSIDE GROUPS.
  10. IMPERSONATION/ACTS OF MIMICRY/SARCASM/FAKE/CLONE ACCOUNTS
    ACTS OF IMPERSONATION, MIMICRY OR SARCASM IS NOT ALLOWED IN OUR COMMUNITY. OUR ADMIN WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO EXERCISE DISCRETION FOR ALL SITUATIONS PERTAINING TO THESE MATTERS, MODERATE THE CONTENT AND ENFORCE THE RULES. ADMIN DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND CAN PRECEDE THE ORDER OF OFFENCES. REFER TO SPECIAL CASE SCENARIOS. FAKE/CLONE ACCOUNTS/POSTING ON BEHALF OF BANNED ACCOUNTS WILL BE BANNED IMMEDIATELY.

    INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE HAS BEEN PREPARED BY OUR CONTRIBUTORS AS A CONVENIENCE TO HOT'S USERS AND IS NOT INTENDED TO CONSTITUTE ADVICE OR RECOMMENDATIONS UPON WHICH A USER MAY RELY. NOTHING ON THIS SITE CONSTITUTES LEGAL, TAX, FINANCIAL OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL OR SPECIALIST ADVICE. HOT MAKES NO WARRANTY OR GUARANTEE ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, OR ADEQUACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE MAINTAINED BY THE OWNER. USERS RELYING ON INFORMATION FROM THIS WEB SITE DO SO AT THEIR OWN RISK.

    THE INFORMATION AND DESCRIPTIONS CONTAINED HEREIN ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE COMPLETE DESCRIPTIONS OF THE TERMS, EXCLUSIONS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO THE FINANCIAL PRODUCTS, EQUITIES OR FIXED-INCOME / DEBT INSTRUMENTS, BUT ARE PROVIDED SOLELY FOR GENERAL INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES.

    THIS SITE MAY PROVIDE YOU WITH PLANNING AND EDUCATIONAL TOOLS, INCLUDING EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS, COURSES AND ANALYSES. SUCH TOOLS, MATERIALS, COURSES AND ANALYSES MAY ALLOW YOU TO MODEL "WHAT-IF" SCENARIOS, THE RESULTS OF WHICH ARE ILLUSTRATIVE AND ARE BASED ON THE INFORMATION AND ASSUMPTIONS IDENTIFIED. THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT THE RESULTS SHOWN ARE NECESSARILY ACCURATE OR WILL BE ACHIEVED.

    THIS SITE MAY FROM TIME TO TIME CONTAIN FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS. ANY WRITTEN OR ORAL STATEMENTS MADE BY OR ON BEHALF OF HOT, ANY OF ITS SUBSIDIARIES OR ANY CONTRIBUTORS TO THE SITE REFLECT CURRENT VIEWS WITH RESPECT TO FUTURE EVENTS AND FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE. THESE FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO UNCERTAINTIES AND INHERENT RISKS THAT COULD CAUSE ACTUAL RESULTS TO DIFFER MATERIALLY FROM THOSE CONTAINED IN ANY FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENT.

    YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. ALL CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" OR "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, OUR CONTRIBUTORS (INCLUDING HOT) EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. HOT MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE CONTENT AND SOFTWARE ARE ACCURATE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED, VIRUS-FREE OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT ANY SUCH PROBLEMS WILL BE CORRECTED.
TOKENS
THE HOT TOKEN IS A UNIT OF MEASUREMENT ISSUED BY HOT . IT HAS NO INTRINSIC FINANCIAL MONETARY VALUE AND IS MERELY AN ACCOUNTING MEDIUM OF EXCHANGE FOR USE WITHIN HOT FOR SUBSCRIPTIONS, PREMIUM FEATURES, AND OTHER HOT FUNCTIONS. TOKENS PURCHASED ARE STRICTLY NOT REFUNDABLE AND TOKEN BALANCES UPON ACCOUNT CLOSURE ARE NOT ELIGIBLE FOR ENCASHMENT OR FURTHER REDEMPTION. HOT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD, AMEND, OR DELETE THE TOKEN FEATURE AND ANY EXISTING TOKEN BALANCES, PRICES, OR PRODUCTS AT ANY TIME WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE.
REFERRALS AND TIPPING
THE MANAGEMENT OF HOT TAKE A VERY SERIOUS VIEW REGARDING THE ABUSE OF OUR REFERRAL AND TIPPING FEATURES.

REFERRAL REWARDS ARE MEANT TO REWARD USERS FOR INTRODUCING OTHER GENUINE, SEPARATE INDIVIDUALS TO HOT. MANAGEMENT WOULD LIKE TO CAUTION AGAINST SHELL REFERRALS THAT ARE MERELY A FRONT TO EARN REWARDS. SUCH BEHAVIOUR CONSTITUTES A BREACH OF THESE T&CS.

THE TIPPING FEATURE IS SOLELY MEANT AS A MEANS FOR USERS TO SHOW APPRECIATION TO OTHER GENUINE USERS FOR POSTS, FORECASTS AND COMMENTS. MANAGEMENT WOULD LIKE TO CAUTION AGAINST THE USE OF THE TIPPING FEATURE AS A MEANS OF TOKEN AMALGAMATION AND ASSET TRANSFER.

MANAGEMENT FULLY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TAKE PUNITIVE ACTION AGAINST THE ABUSE OF OUR FEATURES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LEGAL ACTION, BANNING OF USERS, AND CLAWBACK OR CONFISCATION OF TOKENS.
ENCASHMENT
THE ENCASHMENT OF TOKENS FEATURE IS SOLELY MEANT FOR THE USE OF PROFESSIONALS AND PARTNERS OF HOT. ENCASHMENT IS SUBJECT TO A MINIMUM TOKEN AMOUNT AND TO MANAGEMENT APPROVAL. SUCCESSFUL ENCASHMENT IS NOT GUARANTEED. TOKENS FROM TIPPING OR WHICH WERE GIVEN DURING THE ACCOUNT OPENING PROCESS IN PARTICULAR WILL BE SUBJECT TO MANAGEMENT APPROVAL. MANAGEMENT'S DECISION ON THIS MATTER IS FINAL. HOT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ENCASH THE TOKENS INTO A CURRENCY OF HER CHOICE. HOT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CEASE THE ENCASHMENT FEATURE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. ENCASHMENT IS MANUAL AND MAY TAKE UP TO 3 MONTHS FOR APPROVAL AND PROCESSING.
COPYRIGHT
HOT RESPECTS THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND EXPECTS USERS OF THE SERVICES TO DO THE SAME. WE WILL RESPOND TO NOTICES OF ALLEGED COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT THAT COMPLY WITH APPLICABLE LAW AND ARE PROPERLY PROVIDED TO US. IF YOU BELIEVE THAT YOUR CONTENT HAS BEEN COPIED IN A WAY THAT CONSTITUTES COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, PLEASE PROVIDE US WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

  • A PHYSICAL OR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURE OF THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR A PERSON AUTHORISED TO ACT ON THEIR BEHALF
  • IDENTIFICATION OF THE COPYRIGHTED WORK CLAIMED TO HAVE BEEN INFRINGED
  • IDENTIFICATION OF THE MATERIAL THAT IS CLAIMED TO BE INFRINGING OR TO BE THE SUBJECT OF INFRINGING ACTIVITY AND THAT IS TO BE REMOVED OR ACCESS TO WHICH IS TO BE DISABLED, AND INFORMATION REASONABLY SUFFICIENT TO PERMIT US TO LOCATE THE MATERIAL
  • YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION, INCLUDING YOUR ADDRESS, TELEPHONE NUMBER, AND AN EMAIL ADDRESS
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