Terms and Conditions of Use
Please carefully read the Terms and Conditions of Use (the “Terms”). Your access to or use of Corporate Knights Capital’s website signifies that you understand and agree to be bound by the Terms. If you do not agree to be bound by or comply with these Terms, do not access or use our website.
Corporate Knights Capital reserves the right, in our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove Terms or portions thereof at any time. Any changes, modifications, or additions to, or deletions from the Terms shall be effective upon posting on this website. If you use this website after we post changes to the Terms, you accept the Terms as changed.
This website is owned and operated by Corporate Knights Capital (CKC). CKC is a private investment research and advisory company located in Ontario, Canada.
INTENDED AUDIENCE AND PURPOSE
This website’s intended audience consists of accredited investors as defined under Ontario securities law.
Generally speaking, accredited investors are high net worth individuals or institutional investors. The following are examples of institutional investors:
- Financial institutions
- Governments and governmental agencies
- Insurance companies
- Pension funds
- Registered charities
- Companies with net assets of at least $5 million
The following are examples of individuals who would qualify as accredited investors:
- An individual who, either alone or with a spouse, beneficially owns, directly or indirectly, financial assets (which excludes the individual’s home) having an aggregate realizable value that before taxes, but net of any related liabilities, exceeds $1million;
- An individual whose net income before taxes exceeded $200,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar years or whosenet income before taxes combined with his or her spouse exceeded $300,000 in each of the 2 most recent calendar yearsand who, in either case, reasonably expects to exceed that net income level in the current calendar year.
There are numerous other factors that may qualify an investor as accredited. Investors should consult their financial or legal advisor or review the applicable requirements of National Instrument 45-106 (including the definition of “accredited investor” found in Part 1 of the rule) to determine if they qualify as an accredited investor.
This website is for the user’s own personal use. The user may not sell, copy, publish, distribute, transfer, modify, display, reproduce and/or create any derivative works from the information or software on this site.
The user also may not redeliver any of the pages, text, images, or content of this site using “framing” or similar technology. Actions undertaken on the basis of information contained in this website are at the sole risk of the reader.
CKC shall have no liability for any damages or losses arising from the use of the information and opinions contained in this website.
All information is provided “as is” without any warranty or condition of any kind. The website may contain inaccuracies, omissions or typographical errors.
The indicated rates of return are the historical annual compounded total returns including changes in unit value and reinvestment of all distributions and do not take into account sales, redemption,distribution or operational charges or income taxes payable by any security holder that would have reduced returns.
Performance is not guaranteed, index values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Tax, investment and all other decisions should be made, as appropriate, only with guidance from a qualified professional.
Our website and its contents is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any security that may be referenced on or through our website. Further, our website and its contents do not constitute an offering or recommendation by CKC of any transaction, product or service, including securities transactions and investment management or advisory services. CKC does not provide investment advice, tax advice, or legal advice through this website, and you agree that this website will not be used by you for such purposes.
All copyrights, trademarks, logos, service marks, trade names, or other intellectual property displayed on, or used in conjunction with, this website are proprietary to CKC, unless otherwise noted. The content of this website is protected by applicable intellectual property (copyright) law. CKC reserves all rights with respect to intellectual property ownership of all material on this website, and will enforce such rights to the full extent permissible by law.
We will not request and you should not send personal identification information such as a social security or passport number, bank or other investment account numbers, or any other specific personal financial information through our website.
However, CKC may collect information about you when you access the website if you voluntarily choose to send CKC electronic mail, request information, or ask to be contacted. CKC may use this information to provide you with updated information about the products and services we offer. Employees of CKC and its affiliates are instructed to handle any information you provide confidentially.
In no event will CKC be liable for any decision made, action or inaction taken by you in reliance on any information or data on our website and under no circumstances is any information available on our website to be construed as investment advice or recommendations.
CKC does not warrant that our website, or the functions contained in our website, will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that our website, or the servers that make it available, are free from viruses or other harmful components. You assume the entire cost of any necessary servicing, repairing, or correcting of your property or operations as a result of using our website. You accept at your own risk that the Internet or other online communications medium may not perform as intended as a result of human, mechanical or other error, despite the efforts of CKC, you or any third party.
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless CKC and its member, officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses) arising out of or in any way connected with your access to or use of our website.
By accepting these terms you agree that you meet the definition of an accredited investor under Ontario securities law.