Terms of Use

Welcome to Optionetics. We hope you'll enjoy and participate in the many services on our site but first things first: By using our service, you're agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you don't wish to be bound by what you read below, you shouldn't register with Optionetics.com. We may change these terms at any time but will notify you in advance of any material changes; your continued use of Optionetics means that you accept any new or modified terms and conditions. So please check back here from time to time.

By registering, you certify that all information you provide in the registration is accurate. Optionetics.com users may only maintain one active free registration. In other words, it's one registration per person. By accepting this agreement, you certify that you personally have no other free registration with Optionetics.com. This limitation does not apply to paid subscriptions.

Our Content Is Copyrighted

All of the content on this site is the property of Optionetics and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. By "content" we mean any information, mode of expression, or other materials and services found on Optionetics. This content includes message boards, chats, software, our writings, graphics, and any and all other features found on the site.

You may make one copy of our content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that any material copied remains intact and includes the following notice: "Copyright 1996-2018 Optionetics. All rights reserved." Any other copying, distribution, storing, or transmission of any kind, or any sort of commercial use of our content, is prohibited without our prior written permission.

By registering with Optionetics.com, you agree that Optionetics has an unlimited license to republish anything you post in our areas. We'll only republish your posts in context and we'll credit you (under your user name) as author. We won't republish your posts for advertising purposes without your permission.


Optionetics believes in active and open debate among our users. All we ask is that it's done in a lawful and civil manner - be it posting on our boards or using our system to email a poster directly. Accordingly, you agree to use Optionetics.com for lawful purposes only. You may not use or allow others to use your Optionetics.com registration to:

  • Post or transmit any content that is abusive, vulgar, obscene, hateful, fraudulent, threatening, harassing, defamatory, or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person;
  • Post or transmit any material that you don't have the right to transmit under law (such as copyright, trade secret or securities) or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as nondisclosure agreements);
  • Post, transmit, or link to sexually explicit material;
  • Impersonate any person, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Post or transmit any advertising, promotional materials, or other forms of solicitation including chain letters and pyramid schemes;
  • Intentionally violate the laws, rules, and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the national or other securities exchanges, especially and including the rule against making false or misleading statements to manipulate the price of any security;
  • Intentionally violate any other applicable law or regulation while accessing and using our site;
  • Offer, sell, or buy any security; and
  • Post or transmit any file that contains viruses, corrupted files, "Trojan Horses," or any other contaminating or destructive features that may damage someone else's computer.

Optionetics may at any time, without prior notice and at our sole discretion, remove any post or terminate your membership for violating the above (and if we may say so, reasonable) provisions. You agree to indemnify Optionetics and hold us harmless from any actions, claims, proceedings, or liabilities arising out of your violation of these terms and conditions. You're responsible for all statements made and acts that occur through the use of your user name and password. So please don't disclose your password to anybody. If it has been lost or stolen, let us know as soon as possible.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities

Optionetics provides a broad range of information, services, and commentary. While we strive to provide quality content, we can't and we don't warrant the completeness or accuracy of the content found in our areas, or its usefulness for any particular purpose. And although we have the hardest-working, most talented traders/writers in the business, Optionetics also makes no promises that our content or the service itself will be delivered to you uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.

Under no circumstances will Optionetics be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, or any other type of damages resulting from your use, or downloading of any content on our site. This includes, but is in no way limited to, loss or injury caused in whole or in part by our negligence or by anything beyond our control in creating or delivering any portion of Optionetics.

One of our principle tenets at Optionetics.com is that the best person to handle your finances is YOU and by your use of our service, you're agreeing that you bear responsibility for your own investment research and investment decisions. You also agree that Optionetics.com will not be liable for any investment decision made or action taken by you or others based upon reliance on news, information, or any other material published by Optionetics. Optionetics.com relies on various sources of information that we believe to be accurate and reliable. However, we make no claims or representations as to the accuracy, completeness, or truth of any material contained on our site. There are literally thousands of contributors here, most, we believe, with incredibly interesting and insightful information and opinions to share. But we can't and won't take responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or even the truth of every post on our service. Remember: All information and content provided on Optionetics is to be used on an "as is, with all faults, we're not perfect" basis.

Other Info

If any provision in this Agreement is invalid, unenforceable, or nonsensical, the remaining provisions will continue in full force and effect. This Agreement is and always will be governed by the laws of the United States of America and the State of California (except with respect to choice of law). You agree that the proper forum for any claim arising under this Agreement will be in San Mateo County or the appropriate California state court.

Copyright © 1995-2018 Investment Educators Asia Pte Limited. All Rights Reserved

Optionetics and its affiliates, officers, employees, independent contractors, and former owners may receive compensation in connection with marketing efforts, may not be registered as a Broker-Dealer, Investment Adviser, with any state, or otherwise, and their materials, products and services may not be reviewed and/or approved. Further information is available here. Optionetics.com is an educational portal providing content for educational and informational purposes only. Investors need a broker to trade options, and must meet certain requirements. All prices in USD unless noted otherwise. Copyright © 2018 Optionetics.

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