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Terms of Use


Please read the following terms and conditions (“Terms”). They govern your use of this website and its associated services, including email newsletters, associated content distribution platforms, and public Westgard Capital LLC online social media accounts (collectively, “the “Services”). By using the Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. We may update these Terms from time to time and any modifications will be effective immediately upon posting unless we indicate otherwise. If you use the Services after any changes to the Terms have been posted, that means you agree to all of the changes. We suggest that you review these Terms periodically for changes.

Except as otherwise noted on the Services, all content and material on the Services — including information, photos, podcasts, blog posts, videos, graphics/charts, icons, code, design, and overall appearance — are the property of Westgard Capital LLC (“Westgard” or “WGC”) and should not be used, modified, or reproduced without our prior written consent. All trademarks, trade names, and logos displayed on the Services are the property of Westgard, its affiliates, or their respective third-party owners, and the Services grants no license to them. 

 

Westgard Capital is NOT an investment adviser. The Services are intended solely to provide general information about Westgard Capital, its services to entrepreneurs, and its people. Nothing in the Services is directed at nor should be relied upon by any investors or prospective investors in making investment decisions. Westgard Capital does not intend to solicit or make its advisory services available to the general public.

 

Under no circumstances should any information provided in the Services be considered as an offer soliciting the purchase or sale of any security or interest in any pooled investment vehicle sponsored, discussed, or mentioned by Westgard nor should it be construed as an offer to provide investment advisory services. 

 

Any investments or portfolio companies described or referred to in the Services are not representative of all investments by Westgard. Any opinions expressed in the Services reflect Westgard’s views or those of individual posters, and are subject to change. Certain information contained in the Services has been obtained from third-party sources, Westgard has not independently verified such information and makes no representations about the enduring accuracy of the information or its appropriateness for a given situation. The discussions and opinions expressed herein are not intended to provide investment, accounting, tax, or legal advice. Nothing in the Services is a recommendation that you purchase, sell or hold any security or other investment, or that you pursue any investment style or strategy. The content of this website is presented on an “as is” basis with no warranties, express or implied, of any kind with respect to the Services. Charts provided herein are for informational purposes only and should not be relied upon when making any investment decision.

 

Certain statements that individual personnel make may constitute “forward-looking statements” under the Privacy Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. To the extent any information herein constitutes forward-looking statements (which can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “may,” “will,” “should,” “expect,” “anticipation,” “upside,” “potential,” “project,” “estimate,” “intend,” “forecast,” “target” or “believe” or comparable terminology), please note that, due to various risks and uncertainties, actual events, results, or performance may differ materially from those reflected or contemplated in such statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees and involve risks, uncertainties, and assumptions. Westgard expressly disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statement in the event it later turns out to be inaccurate — whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Any projections, estimates, forecasts, targets, prospects and/or opinions expressed in these materials are subject to change without notice and may differ or be contrary to opinions expressed by others.

 

We’re constantly trying to improve our Services, so we may need to change this Privacy Policy from time to time, but we will alert you to any such changes by placing a notice on the Westgard Capital website, by sending you an email and/or by some other means. Please note that if you’ve opted not to receive legal notice emails from us (or you haven’t provided us with your email address), those legal notices will still govern your use of the Services, and you are still responsible for reading and understanding them. If you use the Services after any changes to the Privacy Policy have been posted, that means you agree to all of the changes. Use of information we collect is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is collected.

 

If you have any questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, the ways in which we collect and use your Personal Data or your choices and rights regarding such collection and use, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@westgardcap.com

Privacy Policy

At Westgard Capital LLC, we take your privacy seriously. Please read this Privacy Policy to learn how we treat your personal information. By using or accessing our Services in any manner, you acknowledge that you accept the practices and policies outlined below, and you hereby consent that we will collect, use and share your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

Remember that your use of a Westgard Services is at all times subject to our Terms of Use, which incorporates this Privacy Policy. Any terms we use in this Policy without defining them have the definitions given to them in the Terms of Use.

 

If you have a disability, you may access this Privacy Policy in an alternative format by contacting info@westgardcap.com

 

This Privacy Policy covers how we treat Personal Data that we gather when you access or use our Services. “Personal Data” means any information that identifies or relates to a particular individual and also includes information referred to as “personally identifiable information” or “personal information” under applicable data privacy laws, rules or regulations. This Privacy Policy does not cover the practices of companies we don’t own or control or people we don’t manage.

 

Below lists the categories of Personal Data that we may have or we may collect in the future: 

 

 

  • Contact Information (e.g. first and last name, email address)

  • Device/IP data (e.g. IP address)

  • Usage Analytics (e.g. interactions with our web properties and newsletters)

  • Demographic Data (e.g. race, gender, veteran status)

  • Geolocation Data (e.g. IP-address-based location information)

  • Other Identifying information that You Voluntarily Provide (e.g. identifying information in emails or letters you send us)

 

 

We collect Personal Data about you from the following categories of sources:

 

  • You

    • When you provide such information directly to us.

    • When Personal Data about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Services (see the subsection titled “Information Collected Automatically” below).

  • Third Parties

    • Vendors: For example, we may use analytics providers to analyze how you interact and engage with the Services, or third parties may help us provide you with customer support.

    • Advertising Partners: We receive information about you from some of our vendors who assist us with marketing or promotional services related to how you interact with our websites, applications, advertisements or communications.

 

 

The Services use cookies and similar technologies such as pixel tags, web beacons, clear GIFs and JavaScript (collectively, “Cookies”) to enable our servers to recognize your web browser and tell us how and when you visit and use our Services, to analyze trends, learn about our user base and operate and improve our Services. Cookies are small pieces of data – usually text files – placed on your computer, tablet, phone or similar device when you use that device to access our Services. We may also supplement the information we collect from you with information received from third parties, including third parties that have placed their own Cookies on your device(s). Please note that because of our use of Cookies, the Services do not support “Do Not Track” requests sent from a browser at this time.

 

We use the types of Cookies as provided by our hosting company GoDaddy:

 

  • Essential Cookies. Essential Cookies are required for providing you with features or services that you have requested. For example, certain Cookies enable you to log into secure areas of our Services. Disabling these Cookies may make certain features and services unavailable.

  • Functional Cookies. Functional Cookies are used to record your choices and settings regarding our Services, maintain your preferences over time and recognize you when you return to our Services. These Cookies help us to personalize our content for you, greet you by name and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region).

  • Performance/Analytical Cookies. Performance/Analytical Cookies allow us to understand how visitors use our Services such as by collecting information about the number of visitors to the Services, what pages visitors view on our Services and how long visitors are viewing pages on the Services. Performance/Analytical Cookies also help us measure the performance of our advertising campaigns in order to help us improve our campaigns and the Services’ content for those who engage with our advertising. In addition to our own Performance/Analytical Cookies, the Services may contain Performance/Analytical Cookies from third party analytics services. You can learn more about these third parties in the “Personal Data Sales Opt-Out and Opt-In” section below.

 

 

You can decide whether or not to accept Cookies through your internet browser’s settings. Most browsers have an option for turning off the Cookie feature, which will prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies, as well as (depending on the sophistication of your browser software) allow you to decide on acceptance of each new Cookie in a variety of ways. You can also delete all Cookies that are already on your device. If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit our website and some of the Services and functionalities may not work.

 

To explore what Cookie settings are available to you, look in the “preferences” or “options” section of your browser’s menu. To find out more information about Cookies, including information about how to manage and delete Cookies, please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org/.

 

We process Personal Data to operate, improve, understand and personalize our Services. We collect and use Personal Data for the following purposes:

To meet or fulfill the reason you provided the information to us.

 

  • To communicate with you about the Services, including Service announcements, updates or offers.

  • To provide support and assistance for the Services.

  • To create and manage your account or other user profiles.

  • To personalize website content and communications based on your preferences.

  • To deliver our newsletters, emails and facilitate events.

  • To facilitate career counseling services.

  • To manage visitors to our offices and protect our proprietary information and intellectual property.

  • To respond to user inquiries and fulfill user requests.

  • To improve and develop the Services, including testing, research, analysis and product development.

  • To protect against or deter fraudulent, illegal or harmful actions and maintain the safety, security and integrity of our Services.

  • To comply with our legal or contractual obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our Terms of Use.

  • To respond to law enforcement requests and as required by applicable law, court order, or governmental regulations.

  • For any other business purpose stated when collecting your Personal Data or as otherwise set forth in applicable data privacy laws, such as the California Consumer Privacy Act (the “CCPA”).

 

 

We will not collect additional categories of Personal Data or use the Personal Data we collected for materially different, unrelated, or incompatible purposes without providing you notice.

As noted in the list above, we may communicate with you if you’ve provided us the means to do so. For example, if you’ve given us your email address, we may send you promotional email offers or email you about your use of the Services. Also, we may receive a confirmation when you open an email from us, which helps us improve our Services. If you do not want to receive communications from us, please indicate your preference by emailing us at info@westgardcap.com

 

We may create aggregated, de-identified or anonymized data from the Personal Data we collect, including by removing information that makes the data personally identifiable to a particular user. We may use such aggregated, de-identified or anonymized data and share it with third parties for our lawful business purposes, including to analyze, build and improve the Services and promote our business, provided that we will not share such data in a manner that could identify you.

 

If you are a California resident, you have the rights set forth in this section. Please see the “Exercising Your Rights” section below for instructions regarding how to exercise these rights. Please note that we may process Personal Data of our customers’ end users or employees in connection with our provision of certain services to our customers. If we are processing your Personal Data as a service provider, you should contact the entity that collected your Personal Data in the first instance to address your rights with respect to such data.

 

If there are any conflicts between this section and any other provision of this Privacy Policy and you are a California resident, the portion that is more protective of Personal Data shall control to the extent of such conflict. If you have any questions about this section or whether any of the following rights apply to you, please contact us at info@westgardcap.com

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