Terms of Service
YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE COMPANY SITES AND MATERIALS ARE CONDITIONED ON YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF AND COMPLIANCE WITH THESE TERMS. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE COMPANY SITES AND MATERIALS YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS HEREIN, YOU AGREE THAT YOU WILL NOT ACCESS OR USE THE COMPANY SITES AND MATERIALS, AND YOU UNDERSTAND THAT YOU ARE PROHIBITED FROM ACCESSING ANY WEBSITES OR MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY.
You are solely responsible for your use of the Company Sites and Materials. You agree that you will not use the Company Sites and Materials unless you can form a binding contract with the Company. Please read these Terms of Service (“Terms”) carefully before accessing or using any websites (the “Company” or “We” or “Us”), or its owners, subsidiaries, affiliates, and joint business ventures, and all their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, and representatives (collectively, “Company Affiliates”). Without limitation, such Websites and Links include Ascend Trader, Pokedex, Trade Ideas, Discord, Remind Me, Join Me, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Reddit and products, services, subscriptions, content and features available on or provided through those websites (such sites and materials collectively, “Company Sites and Materials”).
Ascend Trading LLC may revise these Terms by updating this posting or communicating with you regarding the same via the contact information the Company has on record for you. Your continued use of Company Sites and Materials after such revisions have been posted or communicated to you indicates your acceptance of all such revisions.
The Company Sites and Materials are not intended for or directed towards children under 18 years of age. By accessing or using the Company Sites and Materials, you affirm that you are over the age of 18 or by law in the state you reside in.
2. GENERAL DISCLAIMER
Ascend Trading LLC is not an investment, financial, tax, or legal adviser or a broker-dealer and does not purport to provide personalized investment, financial, tax, or legal advice in any form. The Company does not recommend the purchase of particular securities nor does the Company promise or guarantee any particular investment results. You understand and acknowledge that there is a very high degree of risk involved in trading securities and, in particular, in trading futures and options, and in trading penny stocks. You acknowledge and agree that you, and not the Company, are solely responsible for your own investment research and decisions. Do not trade with money that you cannot afford to lose. You understand that the Ascend Trading LLC encourages you to seek the advice of a qualified securities professional and/or tax or legal adviser, as necessary, before making any investment, and to investigate and fully understand any and all risks before investing. The Company assumes no responsibility or liability for your trading and investment results and you agree to hold the Company harmless for any such results or losses.
Past results of any individual trader or trading system published by the Company are not indicative of future returns by that trader or system, and are not indicative of future returns which may be realized by you. In addition, the methods, techniques, information, content, indicators, strategies, columns, articles and all other features of the Company Sites and Materials, or any Company product or service, (collectively, the “Information”) are provided for informational and educational purposes only and should not be construed as investment advice. Accordingly, you should not rely on the Information in making any investment. Rather, you should always perform additional independent research and Due Diligence in order to allow you to form your own opinion regarding investments. You are solely responsible for your own trading decisions, and nothing in the Information is intended to be or should be interpreted as a promise or guarantee of any particular result. You should always check with your licensed financial, investment, legal, or tax adviser to determine the suitability of any investment. By signing up for any plan you agree that Ascend Trading LLC may revoke your membership at any time for any reason with or without warning with no refund per the terms of service.
3. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, HYPERLINKS & LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES
The Company Sites and Materials and related content, including without limitation the User Submissions (as defined below), third-party applications, and any other content on the Company Sites and Materials and the copyrights, trademarks, service marks and other intellectual property rights in such content are the property of Company and/or its third-party licencors or providers unless otherwise specifically stated. You may access and use such content solely for your own personal and non-commercial use. The Company or its third-party licencors, as applicable, reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to such content. Your modification or use of such content other than modification or use expressly permitted here under is a violation of our intellectual property rights and can subject you to legal liability.
The Company Sites and Materials may contain links to third-party websites. The fact that we provide such links is not an endorsement of that third-party or any services or products that they may offer, or a representation of our affiliation with that third-party. We do not exercise control over third-party websites. These other websites of mentioned in the 1. General will follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personally identifiable information you submit to them and you should read the privacy policies or statements of the other websites you visit. Ascend Trading LLC is not responsible for those terms at sites connected to Ascend Trading LLC.
4. USER SUBMISSIONS AND OTHER CONTENT
The Company Sites and Materials may permit the submission of content by users, including, for example, comments, articles, links, and conversations, voice in our chat room (“User Submissions”). By posting any such User Submissions, you grant the Company an irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sub-license) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such User Submission in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed). The Company has the right, in its sole discretion and without further notice to you, to monitor, censor, edit, move, and/or remove any and all content posted on the Company Sites and Materials, including any User Submission, at any time and for any reason.
We do not represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, usefulness or reliability of any content or User Submission and do not necessarily endorse any opinions expressed therein. You understand that by using the Company Site and Materials, you may be exposed to content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate. We may not monitor or control the content or User Submissions accessible on the Company Sites and Materials.
5. TRANSPARENCY AND RESULTS CLAIMS
To promote transparency, we may require users to verify their securities trades through various methods that we designate. If you fail to provide such verification, we may do any or all of the following: (1) disable any account that you have established through the Company Sites and Materials; (2) remove any content you post, including content regarding your trades. Despite the Company’s commitment to transparency, however, the Company does not guarantee the accuracy of and shall not be liable in any way in connection with any trade information submitted by users. Transparency is key to Ascend Trading LLC and may be called upon at anytime to disclose this at will for members and integrity of the company.
In addition, Ascend Trading LLC and Materials may at times refer to a commitment by or other authorized representatives of the Company to share their investment results, including but not limited to trading results or investment strategies. Such references should not be construed or interpreted to require the disclosure of investments and strategies that are personal in nature, that are part of estate or tax planning, or that are immaterial to the scope and nature of the Company’s educational goals.
6. SUBSCRIPTION AND PAYMENT
In connection with any purchase of services or materials from the Ascend Trading, the Company does not make any promise regarding the continuation of any current features or functionality or delivery of any future functionality or features. If you purchase a subscription to Ascend Trading for service or material, by authorizing the Company to charge a payment card for the fees associated with your subscription(s), you are authorizing the Company to automatically continue charging that card (or any replacement card issued by the card issuer) for all fees or charges associated with your subscription, including any renewal fees based on the subscription unless you cancel the membership on under account settings. We are not responsible for request done by messaging your membership needs to be canceled by the member on Ascend Tradings website by the payment gateway. The Company may at any time change any of its pricing, or institute new charges or fees. Price changes and new charges announced during your subscription term for a service will apply to subsequent subscription terms. During the term of your subscription, you agree to inform Ascend Trading of any payment card information changes.
Any trial subscription will not be refunded for any reason as you agree that you are receiving content from Ascend Trading. If you decide to join Ascend Trading during your trial and not at the end your trial money does not go to the new subscription.
Your subscriptions will be set to automatically renew upon expiration. This means that unless you cancel your subscription prior to its expiration, your account will automatically renew for the same term. Subscriptions will be non-refundable after 7 days after the day of the day of purchase. You will be refunded the difference of your subscription difference less the 7 days if you decided to cancel with a charge of $20.00 no matter your subscription plan. Any payment plan subscription can not be canceled after the 7 days or if you receive content within 7 days, if you stop payments for any reason you agree to forfeit your membership until paid in full as payment plans are a set agreement.
You also agree that any shared content through the services of a paid membership with anyone that is non-paying member you agree in full to forfeit your rights and payments from membership and to the dispute with PayPal or Stripe for the loss of damages to Ascend Trading by not paying for content regardless of membership type or length of service. Any duplication of Ascend Trading and/or solicitation of it members in any form will also forfeit your rights and payments from membership and the right to dispute for the loss of damages. Any dispute that may be made will not be refunded because we are a content business and you agree you are receiving this content and services offered as our business.
If you cancel, terminate, or dispute a subscription, you acknowledge and agree that any refunds will be at Ascend Trading sole discretion. If you dispute a subscription for reasons against these terms you agree you will lose access to the website and chatroom and forfeit that fee until your obligations hereunder, including your obligation to pay amounts owed to us under these Terms for use of or access to our services or materials, including subscriptions, shall survive expiration or termination of these Terms and your cessation of use of the Company Sites and Materials.
Content that is purchased from Ascend Trading, including but not limited to, custom scripts, classes and coaching sessions may not be returned and have no refunds for any reason. You are purchasing content that is owned by Ascend Trading and its contractors.
You are responsible for the payment of any taxes associated with the purchase of services or materials from the Company and your gains or losses.
No measures designed to protect, secure, or preserve the integrity or confidentiality of information, including methods of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage, can guarantee the security of your information. The Company makes no assurances regarding the security of your information.
8. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE CONTENT, PRODUCTS, TOOLS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED OR OBTAINED VIA OR AS PART OF THE COMPANY SITES OR MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS AND WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANT-ABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND ALL WARRANTIES RELATING TO THE ADEQUACY, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, USEFULNESS OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON OR IN THE COMPANY SITES AND MATERIALS.
9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
NEITHER THE ASCEND TRADING NOR THE COMPANY AFFILIATES NOR ANY OF THEIR SUPPLIERS, ADVERTISERS, OR SPONSORS ARE OR WILL BE LIABLE FOR ANY ACTUAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE OR OTHER DAMAGES WHETHER UNDER ANY CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING IN ANY WAY TO ANY OF THE COMPANY SITES AND MATERIALS, OR ANY OF THE CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN, OR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE USED OR PURCHASED THROUGH THE COMPANY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST REVENUE OR INCOME, LOSS OF CAPITAL, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE) SHALL NOT EXCEED THE GREATER OF $100 OR THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID TO US BY YOU, IF ANY, FOR MATERIALS OR SERVICES (INCLUDING SUBSCRIPTIONS), DURING THE PREVIOUS SIX (6) MONTHS PRIOR TO BRINGING THE CLAIM.
As a condition of your use of the any of the Company Sites and Materials, you agree to indemnify and hold the Company and the Company Affiliates harmless for any losses, claims, judgments, costs, damages, and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) caused by or resulting from (a) your violation of these Terms; (b) your use or reliance upon any of the Company Sites and Materials; (c) your violation of the rights of any third party, (d) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third-party, or (e) any claim or demand by a third-party arising out of your use of any third-party website. This obligation to indemnify and hold harmless will survive the expiration or termination of these Terms and your cessation of use of the Company Sites and Materials.
11. TERM AND TERMINATION
Except as otherwise specified herein, these Terms commence on your first use of any of the Company Sites and Materials and continue until you cease to use the Company Sites and Materials or your subscription, if any, expires or has been terminated, whichever is later.
The Company may terminate your access to and use of the Company Sites and Materials at any time. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to (i) breaches or violations of these Terms or other agreements or guidelines, (ii) requests by law enforcement or other governmental or regulatory authorities or (iii) violation or unauthorized use of copyrights or other intellectual property. Cancellation or termination of your account, services or subscriptions by the Company shall not relieve you of any obligation to pay any accrued fees or charges. You may not access or use the Company Sites and Materials after termination or notification of the same.
These Terms and the Code of Conduct referenced herein constitute the entire agreement between you and the Company relating to your use of the Company Sites and Materials and supersedes any and all prior or contemporaneous written or oral agreements on that subject between us. If any provision of the Terms is found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from the Terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
The laws of the [State of IOWA], without reference to conflicts of law rules, govern the Terms and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and us. Except as otherwise provided herein, you agree that any controversy or claim, whether at law or equity, arising out of or related to the provision of services or materials by Company, regardless of the date of accrual of such dispute, shall be resolved in its entirety by individual (not class-wide nor collective) binding arbitration.
You and Ascend Trading LLC agree that our sole relationship is a contractual one governed by these Terms. Any controversy or claim arising out of or related to the provision of services or materials by Us shall be resolved solely based on these Terms.
Except as otherwise provided herein, any controversy between the parties arising out of the Terms shall be submitted to the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) for arbitration in [Davenport, Iowa], in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules and the Supplementary Procedures for Consumer-Related Disputes. The costs of the arbitration, including any AAA administration fee, the arbitrator’s fee, and costs for the use of facilities during the hearings, shall be borne equally by the parties to the arbitration. Judgment on the award may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction. Attorneys’ fees may be awarded to the prevailing or most prevailing party at the discretion of the arbitrator. The arbitrator shall not have any power to alter, amend, modify or change any of the terms of the Terms nor to grant any remedy which is either prohibited by the Terms, or not available on the basis of applicable law. The arbitrator shall not have the power to make any award or grant any remedy on the basis of equity.
Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the AAA Rules, you and We agree that the filing of arbitration, the arbitration proceeding, any documents exchanged or produced during the arbitration proceeding, any briefs or other documents prepared for the arbitration, and the arbitral award shall all be kept fully confidential and shall not be disclosed to any other party, except to the extent necessary to enforce this arbitration provision, arbitral award or other rights of the parties, or as required by law or court order. This confidentiality provision does not foreclose the AAA from reporting certain consumer arbitration case information as required by state law.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, we may seek injunctive or other relief in any state, federal, or national court of competent jurisdiction for any actual or alleged infringement of our, our affiliates, or any third-party’s intellectual property or other proprietary rights. You and the Company agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the federal and state ]courts located within (Davenport) Scott County, Iowa], and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.