Your access and use of QuantSketch are subject to the Terms of Use set forth below.
Terms of Use Agreement
Last updated: 2017-05-25

These Terms of Use are a contract between you and QuantSketch (referred to in these Terms of Use as "QuantSketch", "us", "we", or "our"), the provider of the QuantSketch website, and the services accessible from the QuantSketch website (which are collectively referred to in these Terms of Use as the "Site” or “Services").

You are agreeing to be bound by these Terms of Use. In these Terms of Use, "you" refers both to you as an individual and to the entity you represent. If you violate any of these Terms of Use, we reserve the right to cancel your account or block access to your account without notice.
Prohibited Activities
By using QuantSketch, you agree you will not:
  • Copy or reproduce copyrighted materials provided on the Site unless you obtain QuantSketch’s prior written consent.
  • Use any engine, software, tool, agent, or other device or mechanism to navigate or search the Site, other than the search engines and agents available through the Services and other than generally available third party web browsers.
  • Download or distribute data of any kind, including, but not limited to, market data, derived data, and analytics data, made available by the Site.
  • Access the Site or use the Services by any means other than through QuantSketch-provided or approved interfaces.
  • Copy, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, otherwise attempt to discover the source code, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer or sell any information, software, products, or services obtained through the Site or Services.
Investor Disclaimer

You acknowledge and understand that the Services are not intended to supply investment, financial, tax, or legal advice. The Services are not investment advice and any observations concerning any security, trading algorithm, or investment strategy provided in the Services is not a recommendation to buy, sell, or hold such investment or security or to make any other investment decisions. We offer no advice regarding the nature, potential value, risk, or suitability of any particular investment strategy, trading algorithm, transaction, security, or investment. You acknowledge and agree that any use of the Services, any decisions made in reliance on the Services, including any trading or investment decisions or strategies, are made at your own risk.

We are not financial advisors, brokers, tax advisors, or legal advisors. Written content of any kind produced by QuantSketch, including, but not limited to, blog posts, emails, and general Site content, are intended as educational materials only and do not constitute trading or investment advice. All written content, sample trading strategies, numerical and analytical results, and all other content provided through the Services or under the QuantSketch name should be interpreted as recommendations.

Trading and Technology Risks

By using QuantSketch, you confirm you understand trading and web-based technologies have many risks and QuantSketch will not be held responsible for any losses incurred through using our Services.

These risks include, but are not limited to:

  • Inadvertent programming errors and bugs embedded in the code comprising our software.
  • Updates or revisions to our software in ways that cause some of its functionality or features to be lost or diminished.
  • Inadvertent system failure during planned or unplanned system maintenance.
  • Software upgrades, either planned or unplanned, that take longer to implement or that causes your computer system or Internet connectivity to fail.
  • Errors existing in the data used for testing your strategies.
  • Loss of internet connectivity resulting in not seeing the results of trading strategies or not being able to run our Services.
  • Appearance of a successful trading strategy in the backtesting environment using historical data, but failing to provide equivalent gains or behavior when using live data. Keep in mind past performance does not guarantee future results.
Whenever using our Services, you agree that in all cases QuantSketch bears no responsibility for losses incurred, and offers no guarantees or expectations, on your trading strategies’ performance or stability.

Intellectual Property

You retain ownership over all content you create or otherwise make available on the Site or Services. All your content will be remain private unless explicitly shared by you.

QuantSketch will not review, share, or otherwise make use of your content except as specifically provided in the Terms of Use. With respect to the Terms of Use, QuantSketch may access, review, share, or otherwise make use of your private data in the following circumstances:

  • If necessary in the course of providing technical support or other maintenance of the Services under your explicit approval.
  • In order to comply with any applicable legal or regulatory requirements or court order.


  • The platform, reports, written content, results, trademarks, and the Services provided by QuantSketch are all the property of QuantSketch and may not be copied, modified, reproduced, or sold without our written permission.

    We are not financial advisors, brokers, tax advisors, or legal advisors. Written content of any kind produced by QuantSketch, including, but not limited to, blog posts, emails, and general Site content, are intended as educational materials only and do not constitute trading or investment advice. All written content, sample trading strategies, numerical and analytical results, and all other content provided through the Services or under the QuantSketch name should be interpreted as recommendations.

Privacy and Security

QuantSketch does not share your personal information with anyone. Your personal information may be used to contact you regarding our Services through the form of email. All contact between you and QuantSketch can be terminated upon your explicit request.

Anonymized and aggregated information is used internally to better understand general user demand and feedback with respect to the Services provided by QuantSketch, which allows us to continuously improve everything we do for and offer to our users.

We agree to take reasonable steps to help ensure the security of your personal information and that such steps do not guarantee that the Site and the Services are invulnerable to all security breaches or immune from viruses, security threats, or other vulnerabilities. We do not warrant that your information will be absolutely secure.

Limitation of Liability

You acknowledge and agree that we are only willing to provide access to the Site and to provide the Services if you agree to certain limitations of our liability to you and to third parties. Neither QuantSketch nor its directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, or sponsors are responsible or liable to you or anyone else for any loss or injury or any indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, or other damages under any contract, negligence, strict liability, or other theory arising out of or relating in any way to (i) the use of, delays in operation, transmission or response of, or inability to use the Site or the Services; (ii) any content contained on the Site and/or the Services; (iii) statements or conduct posted or made publicly available on the Site and/or the Services; (iv) any product or service purchased or obtained through the Site; (v) any action taken in response to or as a result of any information available on the Site or the Services; (vi) any damage caused by mistakes, inaccuracies, omissions, errors, interruptions, or loss of access to, deletion of, failure to store, failure to back up, or alteration of any content on the Site or the Services, or (vii) any other failure of performance of the Site or Services or other matter relating to the Site and/or the Services, in each case whether or not caused by events beyond the control of our directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, or sponsors, including, but not limited to, acts of nature, communications line failure, theft, destruction, or unauthorized access to the Site or Services or content stored therein. In no event shall QuantSketch's total liability to you for any and all damages, losses, and causes of action (whether in contract, tort, statutory, or otherwise) exceed the greater of: (i) one hundred dollars ($100.00) or (ii) the total amount paid or payable by you to us, if any, for using any of the Site or the Services in the three (3) months prior to the date on which you first assert a claim. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of certain types of liability. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent that we may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of our liability will be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify QuantSketch and its officers, directors, agents, sponsors, employees, and representatives harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, costs, or expenses (including attorneys' fees) which arise from your breach of this agreement or violation of any applicable law or regulation, or any allegation that materials you submit to QuantSketch infringe or otherwise violate the copyright, trade secret, trademark, or other intellectual property rights, or any other rights of a third party, or access or use of the services by you or anyone using your QuantSketch account.

Cancellation

You are solely responsible for properly canceling your account. An email or phone request to cancel or make changes to your account will not result in cancellation. You can cancel your account at any time from your user profile via the Site.

Any cancellation of your account will result in the deactivation or deletion of your account, and the removal of all content in your account. This information can be restored by your request to QuantSketch for a 30-day period. Cancelled accounts cannot be recovered or restored from QuantSketch following this 30-day period.

Cancellations will take effect immediately. If you wish to continue using your account through the end of a billing cycle, do not cancel until the billing cycle is completed.

Termination

QuantSketch, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account if you breach these Terms of Use. Any termination of your account will result in the deactivation or deletion of your account, denied access to your account, and the removal of all content in your account.

Disputes

Any dispute arising between you and QuantSketch’s services require the use of arbitration, rather than jury trials or class actions, and also limit the remedies available in the event of such a dispute.

Agreement Amendments and Modification

QuantSketch may amend or modify the Terms of Use at any time. If any such amendment or modification is material, we will post notice of it on the Site’s home page or by email to registered users. Your access of the Site and use of the Services following any such amendment or modification shall be deemed your acceptance of such amendment and modification. You agree to review the Terms of Use periodically to be aware of such amendments and modifications.