Policies and Terms of Use

Terms of Use

The Clark Financial Group, LLC is neither a Registered Investment Adviser, nor a Registered Broker/Dealer. This site is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It is not intended to solicit any trading in stocks, options, or other securities.

“ClarkFinancial.com” Internet web site, in reliance upon the “publisher’s exclusion” from the definition of “investment adviser”, as provided under Section 202(a)(11) of the Investment Advisers Act of 1940, is designed solely to provide subscribers, and/or prospective subscribers, with a method to evaluate and obtain general information on current events, market analysis, trade methodology, and other related information. Recipients of the Service communications do not receive investment reporting, investment supervisory or investment management services, nor the ongoing review or monitoring of an individual investment portfolio.

Your use of this educational website and material indicates your acceptance of these disclaimers. In addition, you agree to hold harmless the publisher, seller, and instructors personally and collectively for any losses of capital, if any, that may result from the use of this website. In other words, you must make your own decisions, be responsible for your own decisions and trade at your own risk.

This web site is a collaborative site written by a group of individuals. For questions about this site, please contact info@clarkfinancial.com. This site accepts forms of cash advertising, sponsorship, paid insertions or other forms of compensation. The compensation received may influence the advertising content, topics or posts made in this site. That content, advertising space or post may not always be identified as paid or sponsored content. The owner(s) of this site is compensated to provide opinion on products, services, websites and various other topics. Even though the owner(s) of this site receives compensation for our posts or advertisements, we always give our honest opinions, findings, beliefs, or experiences on those topics or products. The views and opinions expressed on this site are purely the writers’ own. Any product claim, statistic, quote or other representation about a product or service should be verified with the manufacturer, provider or party in question. This site may contain content which might present a conflict of interest. This content may not always be identified.

Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy and will not share, sell, rent or give any of your personal information to anybody at any time, for any reason…period! At www.ClarkFinancial.com, we recognize that privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit www.ClarkFinancial.com, and how we safeguard your information.

Log Files

As with most other websites, we collect and use the data contained in log files. The information in the log files include your IP (internet protocol) address, your ISP (internet service provider, such as AOL or Shaw Cable), the browser you used to visit our site (such as Internet Explorer or Firefox), the time you visited our site and which pages you visited throughout our site.

Cookies and Web Beacons

We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our site. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums.

We also use third party advertisements on www.ClarkFinancial.com to support our site. Some of these advertisers may use technology such as cookies and web beacons when they advertise on our site, which will also send these advertisers (such as Google through the Google AdSense program) information including your IP address, your ISP , the browser you used to visit our site, and in some cases, whether you have Flash installed. This is generally used for geotargeting purposes (showing New York real estate ads to someone in New York, for example) or showing certain ads based on specific sites visited (such as showing cooking ads to someone who frequents cooking sites).

You can choose to disable or selectively turn off our cookies or third-party cookies in your browser settings, or by managing preferences in programs such as Norton Internet Security. However, this can affect how you are able to interact with our site as well as other websites. This could include the inability to login to services or programs, such as logging into forums or accounts.

Deleting cookies does not mean you are permanently opted out of any advertising program. Unless you have settings that disallow cookies, the next time you visit a site running the advertisements, a new cookie will be added.

Risk Disclosures

Online trading has inherent risks due to system response and access times that vary due to market conditions, system performance and other factors. Options involve substantial risk and are not suitable for all investors. Individuals should not enter into option transactions until they have read and understood the risk disclosure explained in Characteristics and Risks of Standardized Options (PDF), published by and available from the Options Clearing Corporation by calling 1-888-678-4667. Futures involve substantial risk and are not appropriate for all investors.

U.S. Government Required Disclaimer

Trading financial instruments of any kind including options, futures and securities have large potential rewards, but also large potential risk. You must be aware of the risks and be willing to accept them in order to invest in the options, futures and stock markets. Don’t trade with money you can’t afford to lose. This training website is neither a solicitation nor an offer to Buy/Sell options, futures or securities. No representation is being made that any information you receive will or is likely to achieve profits or losses similar to those discussed on this training website. The past performance of any trading system or methodology is not necessarily indicative of future results. Please use common sense. This site and all contents are for educational and research purposes only. Please get the advice of a competent financial adviser before investing your money in any financial instrument.

Additional Disclaimer: We strongly recommend that you consult with a licensed financial professional before using any information provided on this website. Any market data or commentary used on this site is for illustrative, educational, and creative expression purposes only. Although it may provide information relating to investment ideas and the buying or selling of securities, options or futures, you should not construe anything on this training website as legal, tax, investment, financial or any other type of advice. If you do, it’s your own fault. Nothing contained on this training website constitutes a solicitation, recommendation, promotion, endorsement, push or offer to buy or sell any security by anyone involved with this research. Use of this web site and information is at your own risk.