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By using our website (the “Site”), you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree to the following terms and conditions, you may not use this Site. The terms “ESG Forward”, “us”, “we” or “our” refer to ESG Forward LLC. ESG Forward provides independent investment research covering financial markets. The term “Service” includes, but is not limited to, the text, reports, graphics, and charts produced by ESG Forward and appearing in our research reports. The terms “you” and “your” refer to the user of the Service or viewer of this Site.
When accessing this Site, you agree and acknowledge that the Service represents “intellectual property” of, and is proprietary to, ESG Forward, and that access to this Site, granted through an agreement with ESG Forward, whether written or oral, does not transfer copyright to you in any way, but does allow the license of research provided you subscribe to the research of ESG Forward. Unless otherwise provided in a written agreement and provided that appropriate references are made to the copyright of ESG Forward, the Service may not be used, copied or distributed, without subscription to our Service. You may be provided with user identifications and passwords for access to the Service. You shall take all reasonable precautions to protect the confidentiality of the Service. You will not reverse engineer, decrypt, decompile, disassemble or create derivative works from any part of the Service without assuming liability for such actions. All unauthorized reproduction or other use of ESG Forward’s materials (including the Service) could be deemed willful infringement(s) of ESG Forward’s copyright and other proprietary and intellectual property rights.
You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to ESG Forward’s server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site, or any other customer of ESG Forward, including any ESG Forward account not owned by you, to its source, or exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the 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 Site.
You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or ESG Forward’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site or to ESG Forward.
You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.
The works of authorship herein, including but not limited to all data, design, text, images, and charts or other data compilations or collective works are owned, except as otherwise expressly stated, by ESG Forward or one of our data providers and may not be copied, reproduced, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, rented, sublicensed, altered, stored for subsequent use or otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner without subscribing to our Services or without the prior written consent of ESG Forward. The Site and the Service are also protected as collective works or compilations under U.S. copyright and other laws and treaties. All individual articles, columns, and other elements making up the Site or the Service are also copyrighted works. You agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in the Site or the Service.
You agree not to use, transfer or distribute any Content in any manner that could compete with the business of ESG Forward or any of its licensors. You agree to use this Site and the Site Content solely for your own noncommercial use and benefit. Moreover, you agree not to use this Site for any illegal purpose or in any manner inconsistent with the Terms.
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Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities
All information, data, and analysis contained in the Service are provided “AS IS” and without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. ESG Forward believes all information, data, and analysis contained in the Service to be accurate but does not guarantee its accuracy. We hereby expressly disclaim any and all representations and warranties that: (i) the research of the Service is correct, accurate, complete or reliable; (ii) the Service will be available at any particular time or place, or in any particular medium; and (iii) that any omission or error in the Service will be corrected. The data used, or referred to, in the research offering was obtained from various sources, which we believe to be reliable, but ESG Forward cannot be held responsible for the accuracy of data used herein. ESG Forward disclaims responsibility for updating information. In addition, ESG Forward disclaims responsibility for third-party research, including information accessed through hyperlinks.
ESG Forward is not a registered investment advisor, and nothing in our Service is intended, and it should not be construed, to be investment advice. The information is not intended to be used as the primary basis of investment decisions, and because of individual client objectives, should not be construed as advice designed to meet the particular investment needs of any investor. Should you wish to receive personalized investment advice, please consult a registered investment advisor. Our Service is for informational use only. Any mention in the Service of a particular security, index, derivative, or other instrument is neither a recommendation by us to buy, sell, or hold that security, index, derivative, or other instrument, nor does it constitute an opinion of ESG Forward (or of any of its employees, agents or representatives) as to the suitability of that security, index, derivative or other instrument for any particular purpose.
Customers should verify all claims and do their own research before investing in any investments referenced in the Service. Investing in securities and other investments, such as options and futures, carries a high degree of risk and s may lose money trading and investing in such investments. By use of our Service, you agree that you bear responsibility for your own investment research and investment decisions. You also agree that ESG Forward, its directors, employees, and its agents will not be liable for any investment decision or action taken by you and others based on news, information, opinion or any other material published in the Service. You expressly agree that you will assume the entire risk as to the quality and the performance of our Service and the accuracy or completeness of its research.
ESG Forward does not advise on the tax consequences of any investment.
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Although the Site and research reports may link to or promote others’ websites or services from time to time, ESG Forward is not responsible for and does not control those websites or services.
While every effort is made to ensure that any files and/or software provided on this Site are suitable for use on a wide variety of computer systems, you should take reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses and ensure compatibility of the files and/or software with your specific computer system.
The Site or the Service may be temporarily unavailable from time to time due to required maintenance, telecommunications interruptions, or other disruptions. Although ESG Forward makes every reasonable effort to minimize such downtime, ESG Forward does not guarantee full availability of the Site or the Service.
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Our primary goal in collecting personal data from you is to give you a relevant customized experience of the Service. We collect only relevant information about you and our other clients in order to conduct our business in a way to properly service you.
Information used to determine your identity is only information provided by you. Sources of financial and personal information include information, such as your name, address, telephone number, email address, etc., provided by you through contact and request forms as well as oral, written or email communication and limited credit card and bank information obtained from your transactions with us.
When you register with our website and/or sign up for a free trial of our Service, we may ask you to provide your name, address, email address and telephone number, and details relevant to your occupation or employer. If you subscribe to the Service, we will also ask for payment details. Credit/debit card payments are processed using a third-party supplier. Payment information available to ESG Forward is limited to the type of credit card used for payment, the last four digits of the card, and the expiration date of such card.
When you visit sites in the ESG Forward network, our servers may also collect website usage information and information about your computer, including your computer´s operating system, internet browser type, and your computer´s IP address. Additionally, once you subscribe to the Service, ESG Forward collects information on the sections or pages of ESG Forward’s portal that you visit in order to improve your membership experience over time. ESG Forward also collects your report preferences for the purpose of alerting you to the specific reports you wish to read in a timely manner. Data collected by ESG Forward is also used to optimize your experience on ESG Forward’s site and to assist in answering questions that you may have about your subscriptions. ESG Forward DOES NOT SELL YOUR INFORMATION OR USER DATA TO ANYONE. ESG Forward maintains records of all of our present and prior clients including contact information, financial transactions, usernames, and passwords; however, user passwords are encrypted and thus not accessible by ESG Forward. Once information is provided to us, such as contact information for subscription services, we may keep such information indefinitely; provided that upon request by a user, ESG Forward will delete such user’s data and information. Clients can have information corrected or changed at any time and as often as necessary by contacting us.
We do not disclose any nonpublic personal information about our readers or clients (both present and past) to anyone, except as permitted by law. As the law permits, we may share information about you with third parties who customarily provide services for your accounts in the ordinary course of ESG Forward’s business, including ESG Forward’s server company, subscription-processing company, and customer management software. This information includes, but is not limited to information provided by you through forms, applications, and oral, written or email communication; and information derived from your transactions with us such as, but not limited to: amount of payment, method of payment, and user name. When any information is provided to third parties, it is only done so on the condition that such third parties keep your information confidential. We do not sell our customer or mailing lists or any data related to these lists to any third parties. We do not otherwise share information about any of our clients, readers, or customers with any third-party unless we have the consent of that person. We will only divulge information as necessary to comply with state and federal laws and regulations.
Unless otherwise specified, all subscriptions will be automatically renewed using the payment information provided at the time of subscribing. Subscriptions may be cancelled at any time and are non-refundable. Users may opt out of the Service, and request deletion of their data and information, by unsubscribing from ESG Forward e-mailing lists, cancelling their ESG Forward subscription, and/or contacting ESG Forward to request that their information be deleted.