Last modified: March 8, 2023
Acceptance of the Website Terms and Conditions of Use
These website terms and conditions of use for https://creditpicks.com/ (the “Website“) constitute a legal agreement and are entered into by and between you (“User”, “you(r)”) and 2313090 Alberta Ltd. dba The Holdings Co. or Creditpicks (“Company,” “we,” “us,” “our“). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents and/or additional terms they expressly incorporated by reference (collectively, these “Terms“), govern your access to and use, including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through the Website.
COMPANY IS NOT A REGISTERED INVESTMENT, LEGAL, OR TAX ADVISOR, A REGISTERED SECURITIES BROKER/DEALER, AN ACCOUNTANT, FINANCIAL ADVISOR, OR AN ATTORNEY. ALL INVESTMENT OR FINANCIAL OPINIONS EXPRESSED BY THE COMPANY ARE FROM THE PERSONAL RESEARCH AND EXPERIENCE FROM THE OWNER OF THE WEBSITE AND INTENDED AS EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL. ALL INFORMATION CONTAINED IN OR ON THE WEBSITE SHALL NOT BE INTENDED AS NOR UNDERSTOOD OR CONSTRUED AS, FINANCIAL, INVESTMENT, TAX, OR LEGAL ADVICE.
By using this Website, you represent and warrant that you are the legal age of majority under applicable law to form a binding contract with the Company and meet all of the foregoing eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Website.
Modifications to the Terms and to the Website
We reserve the right in our sole discretion to revise and update these Terms from time to time. Any and all such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all access to and continued use of the Website. You agree to periodically review these Terms in order to be aware of any such modifications, and your continued use shall be your acceptance of these.
The information and material on this Website may be changed, withdrawn, or terminated at any time in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if, for any reason, all or any part of the Website is restricted to users or unavailable at any time or for any period.
Your Use of the Website and Account Set-Up and Security
The Website, including content or areas of the Website, may require user registration. It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete.
The security of your personal information is very important to us. We use physical, electronic, and administrative measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration, and disclosure.
The safety and security of your information also depend on you. Users are responsible for obtaining their own access to the Website. Users are required to ensure that all persons who access the Website through a User's Internet connection are aware of these Terms and comply with them.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our Website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.
Any username, password, or any other piece of information chosen by you, or provided to you as part of our security procedures, must be treated as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You must exercise caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.
You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your username or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session. You are responsible for any password misuse or any unauthorized access.
We reserve the right at any time and from time to time, to disable or terminate your account, any username, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including any violation of any provision of these Terms.
You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent or violate the security of this Website, including, without limitation: (a) accessing content and data that is not intended for you; (b) attempting to breach or breaching the security and/or authentication measures which are not authorized; (c) restricting, disrupting or disabling service to users, hosts, servers, or networks; (d) illicitly reproducing TCP/IP packet headers; (e) disrupting network services and otherwise disrupting our ability to monitor the Website; (f) using any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website; (g) introducing any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful; (h) attacking the Website via a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, flooding, mailbombing, or crashing; and (i) otherwise attempting to interfere with the proper working of the Website.
Authorization Regarding Credit Reports
By registering on the Website or sending a request to us to provide a credit report or credit score, you authorize the Company to obtain your credit report or credit score from TransUnion or another accredited credit rating agency. The Company will then obtain a copy of your credit report or credit score and provide the same to you for free. We will use your credit score and/or credit report to better understand your financial situation and tailor content to your needs. You authorize us to verify information in your credit report and you agree we may contact third parties to verify any information contained in your credit report or credit score.
We may also offer you activation codes or other promotional offers from TransUnion® or other third-party credit rating agencies. Any codes or promotional materials are intended to be used by Company and TransUnion to access your credit information.
Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership
You understand and agree that the Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality, including, but not limited to, all information, software, code, text, displays, graphics, photographs, video, audio, design, presentation, selection, and arrangement, are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected in all forms by intellectual property laws including without limitation, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and any other proprietary rights.
The Company name, logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, images, and slogans are trademarks and/or property of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. Other names, logos, product and service names, designs, images, and slogans mentioned, or which appear on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners. Use of any such property, except as expressly authorized, shall constitute an infringement or violation of the rights of the property owner and may be a violation of federal or other laws and could subject the infringer to legal action.
You may only use the Website for your personal and non-commercial use. You shall not directly or indirectly reproduce, compile for an internal database, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website, in any form or medium whatsoever except:
- your computer and browser may temporarily store, or cache copies of materials being accessed and viewed;
- one single user copy may be downloaded with any proprietary notices intact, for your own personal, non-commercial use, conditional on your agreement to be bound by our end user licence agreement for such downloads; and
- in the event social media platforms are linked to certain content on our Website, you may take such actions as our Website and such third-party social media platforms permits.
Users are not permitted to modify copies of any materials from this Website nor delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site. You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any services or materials available through the Website.
You have no right, title, or interest in or to the Website or to any content on the Website, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may infringe or violate copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property or other proprietary laws. If you print off, copy, or download any part of our Website in breach of these Terms, your right to use the Website will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.
Conditions of Use and User Submissions and Site Content Standards
As a condition of your access and use, you agree that you may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms.
The following content standards apply to any and all content, material, and information a User submits, posts, publishes, displays, or transmits (collectively, “submit”) to the Website, to other users or other persons (collectively, “User Submissions”). Any and all User Submissions must comply with all applicable federal, provincial, local, and international laws, regulations, and terms of service.
Without limiting the foregoing, you warrant and agree that your use of the Website and any User Submissions shall not:
- include or contain any material that is exploitive, obscene, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, hateful, defamatory, sexually explicit, or pornographic, violent, inflammatory, or discriminatory based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age or other such legally prohibited ground or be otherwise objectionable, such determination to be made in Company's sole discretion;
- involve stalking, attempting to exploit or harm any individual (including minors) in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content or otherwise or ask for personal information as prohibited under applicable laws, regulations, or code;
- involve, provide, or contribute any false, inaccurate, or misleading information;
- impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses, or screen names associated with any of the foregoing);
- transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertisements or promotions without our prior written consent, sales, or encourage any other commercial activities, including, without limitation, any “spam”, “junk mail”, “chain letter”, contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising or any other similar solicitation;
- encourage any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website or expose them to liability;
- cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, or alarm any other person;
- promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act; or
- give the impression that they originate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity if this is not the case.
User Submissions: Grant of Licence
The Website may contain User Submissions on or through the Website. None of the User Submissions you submit to the Website will be subject to any confidentiality by the Company.
By providing any User Submission to the Website, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns the right to a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive licence to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose and according to your account settings and/or incorporate such material into any form, medium or technology throughout the world without compensation to you. You further waive any moral rights or other rights of authorship as a condition of submitting any User Submission.
By submitting the User Submissions, you declare and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights to submit the User Submissions and have the right to grant the license hereof to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns to the User Submissions and comply with these Terms. You represent and warrant that all User Submissions comply with applicable laws and regulations and the User Submissions and Site Content Standards set out in these Terms.
You understand and agree that you, not the Company nor Company's parent, subsidiaries, affiliates nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers or successors, are fully responsible for any User Submissions you submit or contribute, and you are fully responsible and legally liable, including to any third party, for such content and its accuracy. We are not responsible or legally liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Submissions submitted by you or any other user of the Website.
Website Monitoring and Enforcement, Suspension, and Termination
Company has the right, without provision of notice to:
- remove or refuse to post on the Website any User Submissions for any or no reason in our sole discretion;
- at all times, take such actions with respect to any User Submission deemed necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including, without limitation, for violating the Website and User Submissions and Site Content Standards or these Terms;
- take appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, referral to law enforcement or regulatory authority, or notifying the harmed party of any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website. Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website; or
- terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any or no reason, including, without limitation, any violation of these Terms.
YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS PARENT, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, CONTRACTORS, LICENSORS, LICENSEES, SUPPLIERS, AND SUCCESSORS FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY AND ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES RELATING TO ANY, INVESTIGATIONS BY EITHER THE COMPANY OR SUCH PARTIES OR BY LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.
We have no obligation, nor any responsibility to any party to monitor the Website or its use, and do not and cannot undertake to review material that you or other users submit to the Website. We cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted and we have no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party, subject to applicable laws.
The content on our Website is provided for general information purposes only. It is not intended to amount to advice on which you should rely. The information provided is not meant to constitute financial, legal, tax, investment, or other advice to you. You must obtain more specific or professional advice before taking, or refraining from, any action or inaction on the basis of the content on our site. We shall not owe you any duty to exercise any judgment on your behalf as to the suitability or accuracy of the content on the Website.
Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Website, we make no representations, warranties, or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Website is accurate, complete, or up to date. Your use of the Website is at your own risk and neither the Company nor its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensees, suppliers, or successors have any responsibility or liability whatsoever for your use of this Website.
This Website may include content provided by third parties, including from other users and third-party licensors. All statements and/or opinions expressed in any such third-party content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. Such materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. Neither the Company nor its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensees, suppliers, or successors have any responsibility or liability whatsoever to you, or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any third-party materials.