Fair Use Disclaimer


The views and opinions expressed in the media, articles or comments on this community forum  are those of the members or authors and do not necessarily reflect or represent the views and opinions held by Zacks Private.

The editorial staff of Zacks Private oversees and administers the site pursuant to their editorial policy. However, due to the social nature of this site, Zacks Private cannot be held accountable for the content in this web community.

Zacks Private does not warrant the accuracy, timeliness or completeness of the information contained on this website. If you have a complaint about something you have found on this website, please Contact Us.


Due to the social nature of this site, it may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We believe this constitutes a ‘fair use’ of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U.S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit, to those who have expressed a prior interest in participating in a community of individuals interested in our methodologies, for comment and educational purposes. For more information go to:http://www.copyright.gov/title17/92chap1.html#107. If you, as a member of the community, wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond ‘fair use’, you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.


Zacks Private reserves the right to edit or remove any comments posted to this website. Inappropriate content including but not limited to inappropriate material, foul language or bad behavior, as well as product or service promotions, will be expressly forbidden and removed without prior notice and users may be banned.

The purpose of this community is to provide a space for information exchange, discussion and debate. We have created the following set of community rules and guidelines to foster an environment of shared ideas, mutual respect and trust.

These community guidelines outline our policy for all communications within ZacksPrivate.com and are designed to encourage thoughtful, respectful interaction and discussion while protecting members from inflammatory or inappropriate postings. By reading these community guidelines, you agree to their terms and conditions. 

These guidelines apply to user contributions to the discussion forum, articles and documents uploaded to the site and comments added to existing articles published within the site. We reserve the right to remove any postings which do not adhere to these guidelines, or take further action if required (see below).

You are responsible for any content you post. Where it relates to an existing discussion topic or article, ensure that it is relevant and will prove useful to other members taking part.
Keep the content of discussions on the topic of the community and related issues. We recommend that you keep your postings brief and avoid replies that do not add to the discussion in a substantive way.

You are also responsible for copyright infringement in your messages. Please do not post copyrighted material in your messages unless you yourself hold the copyright or have received permission from the author.

Please be polite and respectful towards other members of the community, and remember that others may not always share your point of view. Disruptive, offensive or abusive behavior will not be tolerated. This is a sensitive area and we reserve the right to take action if requested by a community member; remember: your debating style may seem intimidating to others. Any such postings will be removed.

Please do not use this community for self-promotion. This can take the form of advertisements for your professional services or products, or repeated promotion of other websites/blogs/ networks, etc. We welcome collaboration with other networks but not a series of links to them without direct relevance to the discussion (e.g. repeated linking from comments). If you have a reasonable cause for promotion or would like to be sponsored in some form, please contact us.

Please consider other users at all times when using the interactive spaces in this community. Behavior that deters other members from engaging with the community is considered offensive. Allow other members to contribute and do not dominate any discussions. This is identified by repeatedly answering your own articles or comments, or being recognized as always the last person to comment. If members make complaints about any posted content, the complaints will be taken seriously. Please remember that not all members use English as their main language; keep your language simple and clear for this sake.

Our discussion areas are not designated for the promotion of commercial activities. If you have an event you would like to promote or you are a commercial organization interested in developing a partnership with us, please contact us directly at info@zacksprivate.com.

Please do not use additional html code within postings or attach images, as this could alter or interfere with the way the site is designed to function. Contributions containing code that causes disruption to the site in this way will be edited or removed.

Repeated use of this community to make defamatory or commercial postings, offensive behavior towards other users, or any illegal activities) may result in a user being banned from future participation in the community and the user's ISP informed.

In the unfortunate event of any member abusing the community in any of the ways above, we reserve the right to remove or edit postings. The author (of the article to which the comments are made) and commenter will be notified by the editor or community steward. If members continue to behave in an unsuitable manner, they are liable to be barred from the community for two weeks. When they come back after this barring, if they continue to behave in the reported manner, they will be banned from the community.