TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Updated as of December 10, 2020

1. Introduction
2. Privacy Policy
3. Proprietary Rights
4. Account Creation; Risk of Loss
5. Mobile Messaging and SMS Terms
6. Use of Account; Prohibited Actions
7. Security
8. Submitted Materials
9. Third Party Websites
10. Indemnification
11. Disclaimers
12. Limitation of Liabilities
13. Release 
14. Claims of Infringement
15. Termination
16. Severability
17. Notice of Arbitration Provision and Waiver of Jury Trial 
18. General
19. Contact Us

1. Introduction

Welcome! You have reached a website and/or its subdomains (the “Site”) that is owned and owned and operated by American Hartford Gold Group and/or its affiliates, related entities, divisions, subsidiaries, or parent companies (“American Hartford Gold,” “we,” “our,” or “us”). Please read these terms carefully. By accessing or viewing the Site or participating in or using any service offered on this Site (collectively, the “Services”), you agree to these Terms of Use (“Terms of Use” or “Terms”). These Terms form a contract between you and American Hartford Gold, and if you are using the Site or Services on behalf of a company or organization, such company or organization will also be considered a party to these Terms.  Our Site is not intended for use by minors under the age of 16.

From time to time, American Hartford Gold may decide to modify, add, or delete portions of these Terms and will post those changes here. If American Hartford Gold does so, your continued use of the Site or the Services after any such changes have been made means you agree to such changes. The amended Terms will automatically be effective when posted on this Site. In addition, American Hartford Gold reserves the right to change and improve the features and functionality of the Services at any time, which includes adding, modifying or removing features and functionality of the Services, or updating how our Services are provided. American Hartford Gold further reserves the right to suspend or terminate the Services for any reason or at any time.

2. Privacy Policy

At American Hartford Gold, we are committed to privacy and security, and to providing the best possible user experience for our users. Please view our Privacy Policy, which explains our practices relating to the collection and use of your information through or in connection with the Site or the Services. Our use of your information is always governed by our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated into these Terms. You understand that through your use of the Site or the Services, you consent to the collection and use of this information. Our Privacy Policy may provide additional options to opt-out of the sharing of this information depending on the jurisdiction in which you reside.

3. Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge that this Site contains content that is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade dress, patents, moral right, or other proprietary rights (“Content”), and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media, and technologies existing now and hereinafter developed. You also acknowledge that unless otherwise provided in these Terms or otherwise indicated on the Site, American Hartford Gold or its licensors own all Content on this Site including, without limitation, all videos, text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, moving images, illustrations, files, trademarks, logos, service marks, artwork, computer code, design, structure, selection, coordination, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content. Your use of this Site shall not grant you any claim of ownership over any Content, and you agree to comply with all applicable copyright and trademark laws. You may not modify, transmit, participate in the sale of or transfer or, or create derivative works based on any Content, in whole or in part. You may print copies of the Content, provided that these copies are made only for personal, non-commercial use, and provided that you maintain any notices contained in the Content, or maintained by the Licensor or Author, such as all copyright notices, trademark legends, attributions, by-lines, or other proprietary rights notices. You may not store electronically any significant portion of any Content from this Site. The use of Content from this Site on any other site, including by linking or framing, or in any networked computer environment, for any purpose, is prohibited without American Hartford Gold’s prior written approval.

For permission to use Content from this Site or from marketing material authored and distributed by American Hartford Gold, you must request written permission in advance and provide full attribution. Permission should be requested by contacting privacy@americanhartfordgg.com.

4. Account Creation; Risk of Loss

If you open an investment account with us, we may require you to first register for an account (“Account”). You agree to provide accurate, current, and complete information during the registration process, and to update such information to keep it accurate, current, and complete. If you create an Account, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and for restricting access to your computer or device, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your registration, username, password, and/or Account. We, therefore, urge you not to share your Account credentials with anyone. We may, in our sole discretion, terminate your password, account (or any part thereof), or use of the Site at any time and for any or no reason. American Hartford Gold will not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Site. If your status as a user of this Site is terminated, you will (i) stop using the Site and any information obtained from the Site, and (ii) destroy all copies of your account information, password, and any information obtained from this Site.

5. Mobile Messaging and SMS Terms

You may receive notifications from American Hartford Gold directly to your mobile device.  The shortcode is used by American Hartford Gold to provide precious metals alerts, market information, historical perspectives, and promotions that empower both new and experienced investors.  To opt into these messages, you may submit a form on our website to receive information.  Message frequency may vary (approximately 7 messages per month) and message and data rates may apply.  Carrier is not liable for delayed or undeliverable messages.  By opting into this service, you consent to receive mobile text alerts using an automatic dialing system.  You may sign up by texting GOLD to 998899.  By signing up, you confirm that you are over the age of 16.  Please review our Privacy Policy for additional information on our data collection policies and procedures.

To opt-out of SMS services, you can text “STOP” to 998899 from your mobile device.  You will be unsubscribed from the text program.  You will receive one SMS that confirms that you have successfully opted-out.  After that, you will receive no additional messages until you opt-in again.  To get help at any time, you may email us at privacy@americanhartfordgg.com or call us toll-free at (800) 462-0071.  You may also text “HELP” to 998899.

Supported carriers include: AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, Sprint Corporation, T-Mobile, US Cellular, Virgin Mobile, Google Voice, Truphone Limited, Open Mobile Puerto Rico, Claro Puerto Rico, MetroPCS, Boost, Mast Mobile, Associated Carrier Group (ACG), Tier 2/3 Carrier Group, Rural Carrier Group (RCG), Peerless Network.

6. Use of Account; Prohibited Actions

American Hartford Gold reserves the right to refuse service, cancel product or service orders, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content, in its sole discretion. You agree, represent and warrant that you will provide us with true, current, complete and accurate information in connection with your use of the Site and the Services. You also represent that you are using your account for a lawful purpose – you may not use your account or the Site or Services for the purpose of committing or furthering fraudulent acts or for committing any acts that would give rise to both or either civil and criminal liability. You also agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your account.

You agree not to access the Site by any means other than through a commercially available web browser. You are not permitted to upload material onto the Site that you should know or do know infringes on the intellectual property rights of others, and you may not upload material that places unnecessary load so as to affect the performance of the Site, or American Hartford Gold systems and equipment. You may not use the Site or the Services in a manner that could block access to, impair, damage or otherwise disable American Hartford Gold or any of our servers. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site or to any other user’s accounts, computer systems, or networks through password mining, keystroke logging, hacking, or any other means. You will not upload any files that contain viruses, Trojan horses, malware, spyware, worms, corrupted files, or any other material or software that may damage the operation of another computer. Any and all materials uploaded are subject to applicable federal, state, and international laws.

7. Security

Violating the security of the Site or the Services is prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. We may investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve, and will cooperate with, law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of security violations include, without limitation, unauthorized access to or use of data or systems including any attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Site or the Services or to breach security or authentication measures, unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic, interference with service to any user, host, or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, news bombing, other flooding techniques, deliberate attempts to overload a system, forging any TCP-IP packet header, e-mail header, or any part of a message header, except for the authorized use of aliases or anonymous remailers, and using manual or electronic means to avoid any use limitations.

8. Submitted Materials

Please note that the transmission of confidential, sensitive, privileged and/or financial information via email is not secure. Any confidential or personal information requested by American Hartford Gold should be submitted securely, via a file transfer protocol (FTP) or similar secure application. If you have any concerns about the transmission of such information, please contact our office by phone for further instructions.

Unless specifically requested, American Hartford Gold does not wish to receive any confidential, proprietary, or trade secret information from you via the Site (including via contact email made available on the website). Accordingly, if you send American Hartford Gold any information or creative works including, without limitation, idea submissions, suggestions, business plans, concepts or demos in any media including photographs, graphics, audiovisual media or other material (“Submitted Material”), you grant American Hartford Gold a royalty-free, unrestricted, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, and fully transferrable, assignable, and sub-licensable right and license to use, copy, reproduce, modify, adapt, print, publish, translate, create derivative works from, create collective works from, and distribute, perform, display, license and sublicense (through multiple levels) the Submitted Material in any media now known or hereinafter invented, including for commercial purposes. In addition to the rights applicable to any Submitted Material, when you post comments or reviews to the Site, you also grant us the right to use the name that you submit with any review, comment, or other content, in connection with such review, comment or other content. If you send American Hartford Gold any Submitted Material, you also warrant that the Submitted Material is not confidential or secret and that the Submitted Material is owned entirely by you. If you send American Hartford Gold any Submitted Material, you warrant that you have all rights necessary (including rights of privacy and rights of publicity) to authorize American Hartford Gold to use Submitted Material as permitted by the license in this Section. You shall not use a false email address, pretend to be someone other than yourself, or otherwise mislead us or third parties as to the origin of any Submitted Material, including reviews, comments or other content. We may, but shall not be obligated to, remove or edit any Submitted Material (including comments or reviews) for any reason.

9. Third Party Websites

The Site may contain links to third party websites that take you outside of the American Hartford Gold website and the Services (“Linked Sites”). We do not control, endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept responsibility for the content of such Linked Sites, nor do we make any warranties or representations, express or implied, regarding the content (or the accuracy, currency, or completeness of such content) on any Linked Sites. When you follow a link to another website, that website will be governed by different terms of use and a different privacy policy. You should be sure that you read and agree to those policies.

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers or third parties found on or throughout the Site, including without limitation with respect to the payment and delivery of related products or services and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such third parties and are not binding on us. You agree that we are not responsible or liable for any actions, losses, damages, liabilities, claims, judgments, costs or expenses of any nature or kind incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third parties on the Site, and you agree to indemnify us from and against any claims incurred as the result of any such dealings.

10. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless American Hartford Gold, its affiliates, related entities, divisions, subsidiaries, or parent companies, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates and agents from and against any claims, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other liabilities in any way associated with: (i) your use of and access to the Site or Services; (ii) your violation of any of these Terms; and (iii) your violation of any third party right including any copyright, trademark, trade secret, or privacy right related to your User Content (as applicable) or use of the Site.

11. Disclaimers

The statements made on this website are opinions and past performance is no indication of future performance or returns. Precious metals, like all investments, carry risk. Gold, silver and platinum coins and bars may appreciate, depreciate or stay the same depending on a variety of factors. American Hartford Gold Group , LLC. cannot guarantee, and makes no representation that any metals purchased will appreciate at all or appreciate sufficiently to make customers a profit. The decision to purchase or sell precious metals, and which precious metals to purchase or sell are the customer’s decision alone, and purchases and sales should be made subject to the customer’s own research, prudence and judgement. American Hartford Gold Group LLC. does not provide investment, legal, retirement planning, or tax advice. Individuals should consult with their investment, legal or tax professionals for such services.

AMERICAN HARTFORD GOLD MAKES NO REPRESENTATION AS TO THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR CURRENCY OF ANY INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE. THE CONTENT AND INFORMATION FOUND ON THIS WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTY FOR THE PRODUCTS, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PROVIDED THROUGH OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE AND ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, EXPECTATIONS OF PRIVACY OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. AMERICAN HARTFORD GOLD DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS WEBSITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

12. Limitation of Liabilities

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW: IN NO EVENT WILL AMERICAN HARTFORD GOLD (OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, RELATED ENTITIES, JOINT VENTURES AND EMPLOYEES) BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, SERVICES, OR CONTENT INCLUDING ANY LOSS OF REVENUE, PROFITS, OR DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND EVEN IF AMERICAN HARTFORD GOLD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT WILL AMERICAN HARTFORD GOLD AGGREGATE LIABILITY (OR THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, RELATED ENTITIES, JOINT VENTURES AND EMPLOYEES) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS OF USE, THE WEBSITE, OR THE SERVICES (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT NEGLIGENCE, WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE) EXCEED $100. ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEBSITE MUST BEGIN WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

13. Release

If you have a dispute with one or more users of the Site or the Services, you release American Hartford Gold (and its officers, directors, affiliates, agents, subsidiaries, joint ventures and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.

14. Claims of Infringement

American Hartford Gold respects the intellectual property of others and requires that you do the same. In accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”), the text of which may be found on the U.S. Copyright Office website at http://www.copyright.gov/legislation/dmca.pdf, American Hartford Gold will respond expeditiously to notices of alleged copyright infringement that are duly reported to its Designated Copyright Agent identified in the notice below. American Hartford Gold will disable and/or remove access to the website for users who are repeat infringers. If you believe that your content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide American Hartford Gold Copyright Agent the following information:

DMCA Notice of Alleged Infringement (“Notice”)

  • Identify the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed, or if multiple works are covered by this Notice you may provide a representative list of the copyrighted works that you claim have been infringed.
  • Identify the material or link you claim is infringing and provide a description of where the infringing work is located on the website.
  • Provide your mailing address, telephone number and, if available, email address.
  • Include both of the following statements in the body of the Notice:
  • “I hereby state that I have a good-faith belief that the disputed use of the copyrighted material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law (e.g., fair use).”
  • “I hereby state that the information in this Notice is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that I am the owner or authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyright or of an exclusive right under the copyright that is allegedly infringed.”
  • Provide your full legal name and your electronic or physical signature.
  • Deliver this Notice, with all items completed, to American Hartford Gold Designated Copyright Agent:

Copyright Agent
American Hartford Gold Group
11900 W. Olympic Blvd., #750
Los Angeles, CA 90064

While American Hartford Gold considers all such notices seriously, you may be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that content or activity is infringing. Accordingly, if you are uncertain whether material infringes your copyrights (including whether use of copyrighted material may constitute fair use) you may wish to seek the advice of an attorney.

15. Termination

American Hartford Gold reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate these Terms of Use and your access to all or any part of the Site or the Content or Services, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. You may terminate these Terms of Use by discontinuing your use of the Services and access to the Site. American Hartford Gold also reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to cease providing the Services and this Site at any time.

16. Severability

If any provision of these Terms is held in whole or in part to be invalid, void, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction for any reason, the remainder of that provision and of the entire Agreement will be severable and remain in full force and effect.

17. Notice of Arbitration Provision and Waiver of Jury Trial

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. IT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING YOUR RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT IN COURT.

Any and all disputes relating to or arising from the Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, including disputes regarding the validity of this arbitration clause, shall be settled by a single arbitrator in arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with its Commercial Arbitration Rules, and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. The place of arbitration shall be Los Angeles, California. The arbitration shall be governed by the laws of the State of California. Each party shall bear its own costs and expenses and an equal share of the arbitrators’ and administrative fees of arbitration. This agreement to mediate and/or arbitration is a final and irrevocable waiver of the opportunity to file a lawsuit in court to resolve claims and the right to a jury trial to the fullest extent permitted by law.  The client should carefully consider this and other provisions of these Terms and Privacy Policy and has the right to consult legal counsel regarding this provision.

18. General

These Terms of Use will be governed by the laws of the State of California, without reference to its choice of laws rules. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue for any action under these Terms of Use will be in the state and federal courts of Los Angeles, California. You hereby accept the personal jurisdiction of such courts. You may not assign any rights granted to you or delegate any of your duties hereunder and any attempt to do so is void and of no effect. American Hartford Gold may assign its rights and delegate its duties under this Agreement in their entirety in connection with a merger, reorganization, or sale of all, or substantially all, of its assets relating to this Terms of Use. Nothing in this Agreement constitutes a partnership or joint venture between you and American Hartford Gold. American Hartford Gold does not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to this Site or the Services, and operation of the Site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of its control. American Hartford Gold failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. These Terms of Use set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and American Hartford Gold with respect to the subject matter hereof. Sections 3 (Proprietary Rights); 8 (Submitted Materials); 10 (Indemnification); 11 (Disclaimers); 12 (Limitation of Liabilities); 13 (Release); 16 (Severability); 17 (Notice of Arbitration Provision and Waiver of Jury Trial); and 18 (General) survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement. Additionally, any provision that was, by its nature, intended to survive termination of these Terms will so survive.

19.  Contact Us

If you have questions about these Terms or the Services, you may contact American Hartford Gold at privacy@americanhartfordgg.com. You may also contact us at:

American Hartford Gold Group
11900 W. Olympic Blvd., #750
Los Angeles, CA 90064

Updated as of December 10, 2020