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Disclosure of Security Positions
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Modification and Monitoring of Web Site
Electronic Recording & Cookies
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Restrictions on Use
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You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Web site or any network connected to the Web site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Web site or any network connected to the Web site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Web site, or any other customer of ITG, including any ITG account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Web site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Web site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Web site.
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ITG is not responsible for typographic errors.
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You agree to provide accurate and complete information when you register with, and as you use, the Web site (“Registration Data”), and you agree to update your Registration Data to keep it accurate and complete. You agree that ITG may store and use the Registration Data you provide for use in maintaining your Account.
You may not use anyone else’s Registration Data at any time without the express permission and consent of the holder of that Registration Data. ITG will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.
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The Web site may request that users provide us with contact (e.g. name, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, etc.), demographic (e.g. zip code, professional role, years of experience, etc.), and other information. The Web site may also collect information from any social media site that a user allows the Web site to integrate with, for example, by entering social media login information through the Web site. This information is obtained to help tailor our services to best correspond with the qualifications and interests of our users.
Any personal information you send to us will be held in strict confidence. We may pass on non-personally identifiable information to organizations that we work with. By “non-personally identifiable information,” we mean demographic information related to your use of our services (for example, geographic location, professional specialty, years of experience, etc.). We do not pass on personally identifiable information, whether for research or marketing purposes, without the consent of the individual in question. By “personally identifiable information,” we mean information that would enable a third party to identify a specific person (for example, name, address, email address, phone number, fax number, etc).
We do not share, sell, rent or trade personally identifiable information with third parties for their promotional purposes and we do not disclose your personal information to our clients for the purposes of allowing them to conduct direct marketing to you. We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law or regulation or when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our website.
ITG takes reasonable steps to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure or loss. This site has security measures (including on-line and off-line physical, electronic and managerial safeguards) in place to protect against the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information, including your e-mail address, under our control. As with any transmission over the Internet; however, there is always some element of risk involved in sending personal information on-line. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an e-mail to [email@example.com.]
This Web site is not intended or designed to attract individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from or about any person under the age of 18. If you are under 18 years old and wish to ask a question or use this website in any way which requires you to submit your personal information, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.
We may provide users with certain research and analysis. These Materials may be developed directly by us, or by third-party providers and offered through us. ITG does not endorse the recommendations, advice, opinions, or judgments contained in research developed by third-party providers, which is provided as a convenience to the users of this Web site. All ITG research and analysis is not personalized, or in any way tailored to reflect your personal financial circumstances or investment objectives, and the securities or investment strategies discussed may not be suitable for you. Certain transactions give rise to substantial risk and are not suitable for all investors. We make no guarantees as to the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or usefulness of these Materials. These Materials are made available for your personal use only, and may not be retransmitted or republished without ITG’s prior approval. While we endeavor to update on a reasonable basis the information discussed in this Material, there may be regulatory, compliance, or other reasons that prevent us from doing so.
None of ITG Inc.’s (a wholly owned subsidiary of Investment Technology Group, Inc. and a registered broker-dealer) staff members are “research analysts” under applicable rules and regulations governing broker-dealers and research analysts. The reports prepared by ITG Inc. generally comment on economic, or market conditions, and do not constitute “research reports” under applicable rules and regulations governing broker-dealers and research analysts. Investment research and “research reports” may be provided to certain clients by ITG’s wholly-owned subsidiary, ITG Investment Research, Inc.
If you wish to notify ITG of any issues or concerns associated with ITG Investment Research practices or services, please email ITG at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Web Site Content; Copyrights
This Web site, including but not limited to the text, content, photographs, software, images, video, audio, and graphics contained in this Web site are protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, international treaties, and other proprietary rights and laws of the United States and other countries as a collective work and/or compilation. Unless otherwise indicated, ITG or its affiliates owns a copyright in all content as well as the selection, coordination, arrangement, and enhancement of such content. Reproduction or citation of such content, information, products, or software without ITG’s prior written consent is expressly prohibited. Users agree not to copy, modify, adapt, reproduce, translate, distribute, transmit, reverse engineer, decompile, or dissemble any Materials appearing on this Web site.
The Web site may include comments capability, bulletin boards, discussion groups and other public areas or features that allow feedback to ITG and interaction between users and ITG. Regarding any content you or another user posts to this Web site, you agree and acknowledge that:
You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on the Web site any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.
You will not threaten or verbally abuse other users, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam.”
You will not use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc.
You will not distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.
The Web site may offer interactive features that allow you to submit materials (“Submissions”) (including links to third-party content) on areas of the Web site accessible and viewable by the public. You agree that any use by you of such features, including any materials submitted by you, shall be your sole responsibility, shall not infringe or violate the rights of any other party or violate any laws, contribute to or encourage infringing or otherwise unlawful conduct, or otherwise be obscene, objectionable, or in poor taste. You also agree that you have obtained all necessary rights and licenses in connection with Submissions. You agree to provide accurate and complete information in connection with your Submission of any materials on Web site. Any Submissions you make to the Web site may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by ITG and you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you.
You grant ITG a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for ITG to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any Submission posted by you on or to the Web site.
ITG reserves the right (but does not have the obligation) to delete, move, or edit Submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.
By making a Submission, you are consenting to its display on the Web site and for related online and offline promotional uses.
Users agree to abide by all applicable intellectual property laws, as well as any additional notices or restrictions contained in the Web site. Unauthorized use of this Web site and the Materials contained on this Web site may violate applicable copyright, trademark or other intellectual property laws or other laws.
ITG respects the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement or are aware of any infringing material placed by any third party on this Web site, please contact us at email@example.com. In your notification, please provide us with the following information:
An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner;
A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
A description of where on our site the material is located;
Your address, telephone number and email address;
A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent or the law; and
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you’re the copyright owner or authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
Third Party Materials
Certain content and services available via the Web site may include materials from third parties. ITG may provide links to third-party websites as a convenience to you. You agree that ITG is not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and ITG does not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or websites, or for any other materials, products, or services of third parties. You agree that you will not use any third-party materials in a manner that would infringe or violate the rights of any other party and that ITG is not in any way responsible for any such use by you.
ITG, at its sole discretion, at any time, for any reason or no reason and without notice to you may: (i) terminate this agreement and/or your access to the Web site, and/or (ii) terminate the license to any software; and/or (iii) preclude access to the Web site (or any part thereof).
ITG reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Web site or any associated services (or any part or content thereof) at any time with or without notice to you, and ITG will not be liable to you or to any third party should it exercise such rights.
The trademarks, service marks, and logos (collectively, the “Trademarks”) displayed on this Web site are registered and common law trademarks of ITG and various third parties. Nothing contained on this Web site should be construed as granting, by implication, or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Trademarks without the written permission of ITG or such other party that may own the Trademarks.
Investment Technology Group, ITG, ITG Logic, ITG Opt, Macgregor XIP, POSIT, POSIT Match, POSIT Now, and Triton are registered trademarks or service marks of the Investment Technology Group, Inc. companies. The ITG logo, ITG Algorithms, ITG Channel, ITG Compliance, ITG Fair Value, ITG List-Based Algorithms, ITG Matrix, ITG Net, ITG Single-Stock Algorithms, ITG TCA, ITG Trade Ops, Match Now, POSIT Alert, POSIT Marketplace, are trademarks or service marks of the Investment Technology Group, Inc. companies.
All other brand and product names appearing on this site may be the trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.
Certain ITG products, services, features, and methods described on this Web site or otherwise available from ITG are covered by the following U.S. patents, as well as various pending patent applications and non-U.S. counterparts: U.S. Patent Nos. 5,873,071, 6,968,318, 7,162,447, 7,308,428, 7,337,137, 7,356,500, 7,428,506, 7,430,533, 7,487,125, 7,533,048, 7,539,636, 7,565,313, 7,613,647, 7,617,150, 7,680,715, 7,680,718, 7,680,722, 7,685,052, 7,739,188, 7,752,099, 7,778,919, 7,788,169, 7,814,000, 7,853,510, 7,865,425, 7,877,318, 7,882,015, 7,904,365, 7,908,205, 7,908,206, 7,917,425, 7,974,906, 7,983,982, 7,996,261, 8,001,033, 8,010,438, 8,015,094, 8,019,670, 8,032,441, 8,041,628, 8,069,106, 8,082,204, 8,095,456, 8,103,579, 8,108,295, 8,121,933, 8,140,416, 8,140,427, 8,165,954, 8,190,510, 8,200,566, 8,229,834, 8,239,302, 8,260,696, 8,266,045, 8,271,366, 8,306,900, 8,306,904, 8,306,906, 8,341,067, 8,359,253, 8,380,594, 8,407,127, 8,412,619, 8,412,621, 8,429,054, 8,442,902, 8,447,649, 8,521,637, 8,533,100, 8,577,772, 8,635,141, 8,635,144, 8,635,147, 8,660,925, 8,706,608, 8,725,619, 8,732,071, 8,738,502, 8,744,952, 8,751,363, 8,775,298, 8,788,399, 8,793,173, 8,812,383.
Except as stated above, no license is granted with respect to any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights, and all right, title and/or interest in and to the Web site and/or any products, services, technology and/or software described on this Web site, shall at all times remain the property of ITG, its affiliates, licensors or any applicable third party.
Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved to ITG.
Use of Links
Users may include a link to the www.itg.com Web site: (i) in a simple list of companies, by linking to the www.itg.com homepage; or (ii) in a list of companies that offers descriptions along with links, provided that ITG has approved such description.
Linking to other pages or content within the www.itg.com Web site is prohibited, unless expressly permitted by ITG.
ITG has not developed, checked for accuracy, or otherwise reviewed other web sites linked to this Web site and is not responsible for the content of any web site linked to this Web site. ITG provides links to other web sites solely as a convenience to the users of this Web site. Linking to any other web site is done at the risk of the user. By providing access to the linked web sites, neither ITG nor its third party providers are recommending the purchase or sale of the stock nor endorsing the services provided by the web sites’ sponsoring organization. ITG has not tested any information, software, or products found on any of the web sites linked to this Web site, and therefore ITG does not make any representations with respect thereto, including any representations regarding the content or sponsors of the web site, or the suitability or appropriateness of the products or transactions described therein.
Use Subject to Agreements
The products and services described in this Web site are subject to these disclosures and disclaimers. If you are a customer, use of such products and services are also subject to the various agreements you have with ITG.
Broker-dealer products and services are offered by: in the U.S., ITG Inc., member FINRA, SIPC; in Canada, ITG Canada Corp., member Canadian Investor Protection Fund (“CIPF”) and Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (“IIROC”); in Europe, Investment Technology Group Limited, registered in Ireland No. 283940 (“ITGL”) and/or Investment Technology Group Europe Limited, registered in Ireland No. 283939 (“ITGEL”) (the registered office of ITGL and ITGEL is Block A, Georges Quay, Dublin 2, Ireland). ITGL and ITGEL are authorized and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland; in Asia, ITG Hong Kong Limited (SFC License No. AHD810), ITG Singapore Pte Limited (CMS License No. 100138-1), and ITG Australia Limited (AFS License No. 219582). All of the above entities are subsidiaries of Investment Technology Group, Inc. MATCH NowSM is a product offering of TriAct Canada Marketplace LP (“TriAct”), member CIPF and IIROC. TriAct is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITG Canada Corp.
Last updated: January 5, 2015