Terms of Use


By visiting this Website, you accept to comply with the terms and conditions of use. The information contained on the pages of this Website is subject to modification and update from time to time without notice. Make sure you read and understand the conditions. Each time you visit the Website, you are presumed to have read and accepted the terms and conditions of use, including any changes to them. Visiting or continued use of the services offered through this Website signify that you accept the terms and conditions of use, including any changes to them. If you do not accept the terms and conditions of use herein, please do not use this Website. The terms and conditions and your use of this Website are governed by the laws of Ontario and all other relevant laws of Canada.

The information contained on this Website is provided exclusively for information purposes only and must not be taken to be comprehensive advice that applies to your financial situation or as specific advice of a financial, legal, accounting, tax, insurance, or investment nature. You are responsible for ensuring that you are appropriately informed about any securities, taxation or other legislation or law that could affect your investment decisions. Please consult with a relevant professional prior to acting on any information. You acknowledge that past performance is not an indicator of future returns and that any references to performance on this Website are provided as historical benchmarks only. The Website shall not be used, or relied upon by you, as a substitute for your independent research and for professional advice that is provided to you.

AUTHENTIC ASSET MANAGEMENT INC. (“AUTHENTIC”) does not guarantee or ensure that the information contained on this Website, or your transmission of any Website information from the Website to you, is accurate, complete or current at all times. Such information is not verified and is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis entirely at your risk. The information may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors and may be modified at any time without notice. AUTHENTIC assumes no responsibility for any losses incurred due to the use of this Website or to the unavailability of this Website. AUTHENTIC does not guarantee that access to the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free. AUTHENTIC makes no claims that such flaws will be corrected.

Certain aspects of the Website have been prepared by persons independent from AUTHENTIC. Other World Wide Web sites that may be accessed from this Website by hypertext links are entirely independent of the Website. The inclusion of any website acknowledgments, identification of any person or entity in the Website, or any hypertext link to another person or entity shall not, in any manner, be construed as an endorsement or approval of such person’s or entity’s World Wide Web site, products, services, advice, opinions, information or contributions to the Website. Any direction by a third party to this Website shall not, in any manner be construed as an endorsement by AUTHENTIC of such party’s Website, products or services.

The Website may contain message or communication services or facilities, that may include but are not limited to chat rooms, communities, bulletin board services, news forums, personal web pages and calendars, that enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, “Messaging Services”). You agree to use the Messaging Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Messaging Service. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Messaging Service, you will not:

  • Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
  • Publish, post, upload, disseminate or distribute any inappropriate, defamatory, profane, obscene, infringing, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information;
  • Upload files that contain material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
  • Upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other programs or software that may damage the operation of another computer;
  • Advertise or offer to buy or sell any goods or services for any business purpose, unless the Messaging Service specifically allows such messages;
  • Conduct or forward surveys, contests, chain letters or pyramid schemes;
  • Download any file posted by another user of a Messaging Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such a manner;
  • Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of material contained in a file that is uploaded;
  • Restrict or inhibit any other user from using the Messaging Services in an acceptable manner;
  • Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable to any Messaging Service;
  • Collect information about others, including email addresses, without their consent;
  • Violate any applicable laws or regulations.

AUTHENTIC has no obligation to monitor the Messaging Services. However, AUTHENTIC reserves the right to review materials posted to a Messaging Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. AUTHENTIC reserves the right to terminate without notice your access to any or all Messaging Services for any reason whatsoever at any time.

AUTHENTIC reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in AUTHENTIC’s sole discretion.

AUTHENTIC cannot ensure the privacy and confidentiality of any communications over the internet. Therefore, AUTHENTIC advises you to not transmit any confidential or sensitive information to AUTHENTIC over the internet. If you choose to transmit confidential or sensitive information over the internet, AUTHENTIC cannot be held responsible for any damages that may arise. Your confidential use of this Website cannot be guaranteed. You acknowledge that your use of the Website (including information you transmit to the Website) may be subject to access by, or disclosure to, other persons. Without limiting any other disclaimer herein, AUTHENTIC shall not be responsible or liable for any harm that you or any other person may suffer in connection with any such breach of confidentiality or security.

AUTHENTIC does not make any express or implied warranties, representations, endorsements or conditions with respect to the Website or the information or the server that hosts it, including without limitation, warranties of merchantability, usefulness, completeness, reliability, suitability, operation, or that no viruses or other contaminating elements will be transmitted to your computer system. It is your sole responsibility to take precautions to ensure that your computer is adequately protected from computer viruses or other harmful or destructive elements.

In no event will AUTHENTIC, or any of its affiliated companies, or any officer, director, or employee thereof, or any other person associated with the creation of the Website or its contents, be responsible or liable to you or any other party for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages arising out of or relating to the use of, misuse of or inability to use the Website (or a website linked to the Website). Without limiting the foregoing, AUTHENTIC will not be responsible or liable for any loss of revenue, profit or prospective economic advantage resulting from the use of, misuse of or inability to use the Website (or a website linked to the Website), even if advised of the possibility of such damages or such damages are reasonably foreseeable.

AUTHENTIC may collect information to better understand visitor preferences and to improve the Website. By way of example, and not as a limitation, web serve log files may be compiled into overall statistics such as the number of hits on the Website, the pages most frequently accessed, and the path taken to access the Website.

All information contained on the Website is protected by applicable copyright laws. All product and service marks are the trademarks of their respective owners. It is prohibited to copy, distribute, modify, post or use any text, image, video clip, program code or user interface design or logo. Any unauthorized use or reproduction of these brands and names is strictly prohibited.

It is prohibited to download, retransmit, record on any support whatsoever, copy, redistribute, reproduce or republish any Website contents for any purpose. If you would like further information concerning Website contents or you wish permission to use, to reproduce or republish any Website contents, please contact compliance@AuthenticAsset.com.

Neither the Website nor the information constitute an offer or solicitation by AUTHENTIC to buy or sell any products or services of any kind whatsoever including, without limitation, securities or any other financial instrument of any issuer.

AUTHENTIC’s products and services are available only in jurisdictions in Canada where they may be lawfully offered for sale, which is currently in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta. All AUTHENTIC products and services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of any applicable legal agreements.

IMPORTANT NOTICE for non-Canadian persons and Investors

The information contained in this Website is directed only at, and any financial services being offered, are available only to, persons resident in Canada in the provinces of Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia, and Alberta, where they may be legally offered.

This Website should not be considered as a solicitation to engage AUTHENTIC’s services on behalf of any person residing in the United States of America or any other jurisdiction in which such a solicitation is unlawful.

Nothing contained within this Website shall constitute an offer or solicitation to anyone in the United States of America or any jurisdiction where such an offer or solicitation is not authorized or to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such a solicitation.

If you choose to access the Website from outside of Canada, you acknowledge that the information is intended for use by persons resident in Canada only. Any services referred to on the Website are provided in accordance with local law. Your use of the information shall occur on your own initiative and you are responsible for compliance with applicable local, national or international laws. You may not use, export or re-export any information contained on this Website, or copy any parts in violation of all relevant laws and regulations, including the laws and regulations relating to exporting from Canada.

Forward-Looking Statements

The Website may contain forward-looking statements (within the meaning of applicable securities laws) relating to AUTHENTIC’s investment activities. Forward-looking statements are identified by words such as “believe”, “anticipate”, “expect”, “intend”, “plan”, “will”, “may” and other similar expressions. These statements are based on AUTHENTIC’s expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections. Past performance provides no guarantee of future investment performance. Investments made in financial markets involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to control or predict. There can be no assurance that AUTHENTIC’s expectations with regard to financial markets will prove to be accurate as actual outcomes and results may differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on any such forward-looking statements. Further, a forward-looking statement speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. AUTHENTIC undertakes no obligation to publicly update any such statement or to reflect new information or the occurrence of future events or circumstances.