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Terms of Use

Terms & Conditions

The following terms and conditions govern the use of this website (, which is managed and operated by DB Root & Company, Inc. (“DB Root & Company”), an Investment Advisor registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with its principal place of business located in Pittsburgh, PA. By using this website and the online services or other websites operated or offered by DB Root & Company (collectively the “Website”), you agree to these Terms and Conditions.

Investment advisory services are only provided to investors who become DB Root & Company clients pursuant to a written account agreement, which investors are urged to read and carefully consider in determining whether such agreement is suitable for their individual facts and circumstances.

All investments involve risk. Securities products are not FDIC insured, are not bank guaranteed and may lose value. Past performance does not guarantee future results. While the information on the Website is gathered from sources deemed to be reliable, we cannot guarantee the accuracy or completeness of such information.


For information about your privacy, please see our privacy policy.


The Website contains articles, commentaries, blogs and other content written or made available by DB Root & Company. These materials are provided for informational and educational purposes only and do not constitute any recommendation by DB Root & Company to buy, sell or hold any security, financial product or instrument discussed therein. These materials should not be construed as an offer, or a solicitation of an offer, to buy or sell securities by DB Root & Company. You shall be fully responsible for any investment decisions you make, and such decisions will be based solely on your evaluation of your financial circumstances, investment objectives, risk tolerance, and liquidity needs. Any references to DB Root & Company clients or clients’ experiences should not be considered to be representative of all DB Root & Company clients or their experiences. Your experience may vary according to your individual circumstances. As such, there can be no assurance that DB Root & Company will be able to achieve similar results for all clients in comparable situations or that any particular strategy or investment will prove profitable. There is no guarantee that the views and opinions expressed on this Website will come to pass. No information contained on this Website should be construed as the provision of tax, legal or accounting advice. Before making decisions with tax, legal or accounting ramifications, please consult the appropriate professionals for advice that is specific to your situation.

Clicking on certain links within the Website or certain other websites that are linked to the Website may take you to other websites, or may display information on your computer screen from other websites, which may not be maintained by DB Root & Company. Such websites may contain terms and conditions, privacy provisions, confidentiality provisions, or other provisions that differ from the terms and conditions applicable to the Website. Links to other Internet services and websites are provided solely for the convenience of users. A link to any service or website is not an endorsement of any kind of the service or website, its content, or its sponsoring organization.

DB Root & Company assumes no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content, accuracy, reliability or opinions expressed in a website, to which the website is linked (a “linked website”) and such linked websites are not monitored, investigated, or checked for accuracy or completeness by DB Root & Company. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, reliability, timeliness and completeness of any information available on a linked website. All products, services and content obtained from a linked website are provided “as is” without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, security, or accuracy.

Social Media

Information posted on any DB Root & Company social media site should not be construed as a recommendation by DB Root & Company or any of its affiliates as an offer to sell or solicitation to buy any securities or as personalized investment advice. If you are a DB Root & Company client and have questions or concerns that are specific to your account(s), please contact us directly. If you are not a DB Root & Company client and would like more information about DB Root & Company, please contact DB Root & Company directly. You should never post personal, account or transaction information anywhere on any social media site.

Any opinions expressed by DB Root & Company or its employees on DB Root & Company’s social media accounts are as of the date of publication and are subject to change. Information that DB Root & Company posts on its social media sites is taken from sources that DB Root & Company believes to be reliable, but is not guaranteed by DB Root & Company as to accuracy or completeness.

DB Root & Company’s social media sites may contain links to articles or other information that are contained on a third party website. DB Root & Company does not endorse or accept responsibility for the content, or the use, of any third website. DB Root & Company assumes no liability for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions in or from any data or other information provided on any social media sites. DB Root & Company does not review content, advertisements, activities, or any other information posted on sites linked by third parties. Any opinions or statements posted by third parties are their own and may not be representative of the experience of others or indicative of future performance or success.

Please ensure your activities are appropriate and relevant to the members of this community, and contribute positively to the content and conversation herein. DB Root & Company may remove any comments, photos, videos, discussion posts, wall posts and any other visitor or third party posted content that contains confidential information, profanity, illegal material, spam or is otherwise deemed to be inappropriate.

Please avoid specific mention or discussions about investment advice, products, or specific securities. Visitors to any of DB Root & Company’s social media sites must avoid posting positive reviews of their experiences with the DB Root & Company or its services as such testimonials are prohibited under state and federal securities laws and may not reflect the experience of all DB Root & Company clients.

DB Root & Company maintains a presence on certain social media sites, such as Facebook, but is not affiliated with these websites and has no control over how these websites or other third parties will use the information shared on the websites. Please read and understand the privacy policies and terms of service for each social media site you participate in and understand how your information can be displayed and used throughout the sites as well as other third-party sites that may be linked to by the social media sites.

Access and Interference

You agree not to engage in any of the following:

  • Use any robot, spider, scraper, deep link or other similar automated data gathering or extraction tools, program, algorithm or methodology to access, acquire, copy or monitor the Website or any portion of the Website, without DB Root & Company’s express written consent, which may be withheld in DB Root & Company’s sole discretion.
  • Use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent, or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Website, other than the search engines and search agents available through the Website and other than generally available third-party web browsers (such as Microsoft Explorer).
  • Post or transmit any file which contains viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other contaminating or destructive features, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working of the Website.
  • Attempt to decipher, decompile, disassemble, or reverse-engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the Website.