American Century Strat Allc: Mod A (ACOAX)
Expense Ratio: 1.33%
Expected Lifetime Fees: $38,275.88
The American Century Strat Allc: Mod A fund (ACOAX) is a Moderate Allocation fund started on 10/2/1996 and has $1.60 billion in assets under management. The current manager has been running American Century Strat Allc: Mod A since 6/23/2009. The fund is rated by Morningstar. In addition to trading fees and broker commissions, this fund has 12b-1 fees of 0.25%
iShares S&P Moderate Allocation (AOM)
Expense Ratio: 0.11%
Expected Lifetime Fees: $3,595.26
The iShares S&P Moderate Allocation (AOM) is an Exchange Traded Fund. It is a "basket" of securities that index the Moderate Allocation investment strategy and is an alternative to a Moderate Allocation mutual fund. Fees are very low compared to a comparable mutual fund like American Century Strat Allc: Mod A because computers automatically manage the stocks.
|Mutual Fund Name||Ticker Symbol||Turnover||Assets (M)||Annual Fees|
|AllianceBern Balance Wealth Strat A||ABWAX||4.0%||1,500||1.02%|
|AllianceBern Balance Wealth Strat Adv||ABWYX||4.0%||1,500||0.72%|
|AllianceBern Balanced Shares A||CABNX||87.0%||551||1.08%|
|AllianceBern Balanced Shares A||CABSZ||87.0%||551||1.08%|
|AllianceBern Balanced Shares Adv||CBSYX||87.0%||551||0.79%|
|Allianz AGIC Income & Growth A||AZNTZ||192.0%||955||1.31%|
|Allianz AGIC Income & Growth D||AZNDX||192.0%||955||1.31%|
|Allianz AGIC Income & Growth Instl||AZNIX||192.0%||955||0.96%|
|Allianz Glbl Inv Sltns Global Allc A||PALAX||64.0%||203||1.22%|
|Allianz Glbl Inv Sltns Global Allc I||PALLX||64.0%||203||0.95%|
|American Beacon Balanced Adv||ABLSX||47.0%||974||1.10%|
|American Beacon Balanced AMR||AABNX||47.0%||974||0.34%|
|American Beacon Balanced Fund Class Y||ACBYX||47.0%||974||0.70%|
|American Beacon Balanced Instl||AADBX||47.0%||974||0.59%|
|American Beacon Balanced Inv||AABPX||47.0%||974||0.93%|
|American Century Balanced Instl||ABINX||87.0%||588||0.70%|
|American Century Balanced Inv||TWBIX||87.0%||588||0.90%|
|American Century One Choice Mod Inv||AOMIX||11.0%||839||0.85%|
|American Century Strat Allc: Mod Inst||ASAMX||86.0%||1,600||0.88%|
|American Century Strat Allc: Mod Inv||TWSMX||86.0%||1,600||1.08%|
|American Funds American Balanced A||ABALX||47.0%||51,300||0.62%|
|American Funds American Balanced F-1||BALFX||47.0%||51,300||0.63%|
|American Funds American Balanced F-2||AMBFX||47.0%||51,300||0.40%|
|American Funds American Balanced R3||RLBCX||47.0%||51,300||0.95%|
|American Funds American Balanced R4||RLBEX||47.0%||51,300||0.65%|
|American Funds American Balanced R5||RLBFX||47.0%||51,300||0.35%|
|American Funds American Balanced R6||RLBGX||47.0%||51,300||0.30%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer A||AMECX||38.0%||69,200||0.58%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer F-1||IFAFX||38.0%||69,200||0.64%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer F-2||AMEFX||38.0%||69,200||0.40%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer R3||RIDCX||38.0%||69,200||0.96%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer R4||RIDEX||38.0%||69,200||0.66%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer R5||RIDFX||38.0%||69,200||0.36%|
|American Funds Inc Fund of Amer R6||RIDGX||38.0%||69,200||0.31%|
|BlackRock Balanced Capital Instl||MACPX||94.0%||912||0.76%|
|BlackRock Balanced Capital Inv A||MDCPX||94.0%||912||1.07%|
|BlackRock Balanced Capital Inv A||MDQSZ||94.0%||912||1.07%|
|BlackRock Managed Volatility Inv A||PCBAX||401.0%||545||1.29%|
|BNY Mellon Asset Allocation Inv||MIBLX||71.1%||381||1.11%|
|BNY Mellon Asset Allocation M||MPBLX||71.1%||381||0.86%|
|Buffalo Flexible Income||BUFBX||19.0%||402||1.05%|
|Calvert Balanced A||CSIFX||100.0%||487||1.25%|
|Columbia Balanced A||CBLSZ||99.0%||1,100||1.11%|
|Columbia Balanced Fund Class R5||CLREX||99.0%||1,100||0.80%|
|Columbia Balanced Z||CBA1Z||99.0%||1,100||0.86%|
|Columbia Balanced Z||CBALX||99.0%||1,100||0.86%|
|Columbia LifeGoal Balanced Growth A||NBIAX||42.0%||1,000||1.24%|
|Columbia LifeGoal Balanced Growth Portfolio Class T||CGGTX||42.0%||1,000||1.29%|
|Columbia LifeGoal Balanced Growth Z||NBGPX||42.0%||1,000||0.99%|
|Columbia Port Builder Moderate A||ABUAX||58.0%||1,400||1.12%|
|Columbia Portfolio Bldr Mod Agrsv A||AXMAX||85.0%||1,100||1.21%|
|Columbia Portfolio Builder Moderate Aggressive Fund Class R4||CMRRX||85.0%||1,100||1.06%|
|Columbia Portfolio Builder Moderate Fund Class R4||CBRRX||58.0%||1,400||1.01%|
|Delaware Dividend Income A||DDIAX||110.0%||397||1.19%|
|Delaware Dividend Income Instl||DDIIX||110.0%||397||0.94%|
|Delaware Foundation Moderate Allc A||DFB1Z||164.0%||385||1.13%|
|Delaware Foundation Moderate Allc I||DFFIX||164.0%||385||0.90%|
|Dodge & Cox Balanced||DOB1Z||19.0%||11,800||0.53%|
|Dodge & Cox Balanced||DODBX||19.0%||11,800||0.53%|
|Dreyfus Balanced Opportunity Fund Class A||DBO1Z||99.7%||246||1.20%|
|Dreyfus Balanced Opportunity Fund Class A||DBOAX||99.7%||246||1.20%|
|Dreyfus Balanced Opportunity I||DBORX||99.7%||246||0.95%|
|Dreyfus Balanced Opportunity J||THPBX||99.7%||246||1.03%|
|Dreyfus Balanced Opportunity Z||DBOZX||99.7%||246||1.19%|
|DWS Lifecycle Long Range S||BTILX||222.0%||558||1.00%|
|DWS Lifecycle Long Range S||BTRTZ||222.0%||558||1.00%|
|Eaton Vance Balanced A||EVIFX||3.0%||195||1.17%|
|FBR Balanced I||AFBAX||35.0%||211||1.14%|
|Federated MDT Balanced Instl||QIBGX||139.0%||126||1.10%|
|Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 50% A||FFAMX||14.0%||6,600||1.03%|
|Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 50% T||FFTMX||14.0%||6,600||1.25%|
|Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 60% A||FSASZ||14.0%||583||1.11%|
|Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 60% I||FSNIX||14.0%||583||0.85%|
|Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 70% A||FAASX||16.0%||2,800||1.11%|
|Fidelity Advisor Asset Manager 70% I||FAAIX||16.0%||2,800||0.83%|
|Fidelity Advisor Balanced A||FABLX||146.0%||1,100||1.00%|
|Fidelity Advisor Balanced I||FAIOX||146.0%||1,100||0.71%|
|Fidelity Advisor Balanced T||FAIGX||146.0%||1,100||1.20%|
|Fidelity Asset Manager 50%||FASMX||14.0%||6,600||0.71%|
|Fidelity Asset Manager 60%||FSANX||14.0%||583||0.83%|
|Fidelity Asset Manager 70%||FASGX||16.0%||2,800||0.80%|
|Franklin Balanced A||FBLSZ||70.8%||536||1.02%|
|Franklin Templeton Moderate Allc A||FMTIX||19.8%||2,300||1.17%|
|Franklin Templeton Moderate Allc Adv||FMTZX||19.8%||2,300||0.92%|
|GE Instl Strategic Investment Inv||GSIVX||187.0%||690||0.37%|
|GE Instl Strategic Investment Svc||GSRVX||187.0%||690||0.62%|
|George Putnam Balanced A||PGEOX||176.0%||1,100||1.05%|
|George Putnam Balanced Y||PGEYX||176.0%||1,100||0.80%|
|Hartford Balanced A||ITTAX||43.0%||572||1.18%|
|Hartford Balanced Allocation A||HBAAX||36.0%||816||1.23%|
|Hartford Balanced Allocation I||HBAIX||36.0%||816||0.93%|
|Hartford Balanced Y||IHAYX||43.0%||572||0.74%|
|Hartford Checks and Balances A||HCKAX||19.0%||1,700||1.04%|
|Hartford Checks and Balances A||HCKCZ||19.0%||1,700||1.04%|
|Hartford Checks and Balances I||HCKIX||19.0%||1,700||0.78%|
|ING Capital Allocation A||ATLAX||59.0%||190||1.15%|
|ING Capital Allocation A||ATLCZ||59.0%||190||1.15%|
|ING Capital Allocation I||ALEGX||59.0%||190||0.90%|
|Intrepid Capital Fund - Institutional Class||ICMVX||88.0%||371||1.16%|
|Invesco Moderate Allocation A||AMKAX||26.0%||751||1.23%|
|Invesco Moderate Allocation Instl||AMLIX||26.0%||751||0.82%|
|Janus Balanced Fund Class A||JDBAX||94.0%||8,300||0.92%|
|Janus Balanced Fund Class I||JBALX||94.0%||8,300||0.63%|
|Janus Balanced Fund Class S||JABRX||94.0%||8,300||1.09%|
|Janus Balanced T||JABAX||94.0%||8,300||0.84%|
|Janus Moderate Allocation Fund Class I||JMOIX||15.0%||262||0.80%|
|Janus Moderate Allocation T||JSPMX||15.0%||262||0.98%|
|JHancock Balanced A||SVBAX||67.0%||926||1.16%|
|JHancock Balanced I||SVBIX||67.0%||926||0.78%|
|JHancock2 Lifestyle Balanced R4||JSLBX||23.0%||12,000||1.19%|
|JPMorgan Diversified A||JDVAX||76.0%||630||1.32%|
|JPMorgan Diversified Instl||JPDVX||76.0%||630||0.83%|
|JPMorgan Diversified Sel||JDVSX||76.0%||630||1.07%|
|JPMorgan Investor Balanced Fund Select Class||OIBFX||5.0%||3,100||1.23%|
|JPMorgan Investor Growth & Income Fund Select Class||ONGFX||9.0%||1,900||1.29%|
|Legg Mason Inv Counsel Social Aware A||SSIAX||29.0%||141||1.30%|
|Lord Abbett Balanced Strategy A||LABFX||27.9%||1,300||1.16%|
|Lord Abbett Balanced Strategy I||LABYX||27.9%||1,300||0.91%|
|MainStay Balanced A||MBNAX||221.0%||578||1.20%|
|MainStay Balanced I||MBAIX||221.0%||578||0.95%|
|MainStay Income Builder A||MTRAX||33.0%||648||1.08%|
|MainStay Income Builder A||MTRSZ||33.0%||648||1.08%|
|MainStay Income Builder Fund Class I||MTOSZ||33.0%||648||0.83%|
|Mairs & Power Balanced Inv||MAPOX||9.1%||210||0.80%|
|Manning & Napier Pro-Blend Extnd Term I||MNBIX||65.0%||1,200||0.84%|
|Manning & Napier Pro-Blend Extnd Term S||MNBAX||65.0%||1,200||1.09%|
|Manning & Napier Pro-Blend Extnd Term S||MNBTZ||65.0%||1,200||1.09%|
|MFS Moderate Allocation Fund Class A||MAM1Z||12.0%||3,400||1.11%|
|MFS Total Return A||MSFRX||24.0%||5,700||0.77%|
|MFS Total Return A||MTR3Z||24.0%||5,700||0.77%|
|MFS Total Return I||MTRIX||24.0%||5,700||0.52%|
|MFS Total Return R2||MTRRX||24.0%||5,700||1.02%|
|MFS Total Return R3||MSFHX||24.0%||5,700||0.77%|
|MFS Total Return R4||MSFJX||24.0%||5,700||0.52%|
|Nationwide Inv Dest Mod A||NADMX||14.3%||1,500||0.73%|
|Nationwide Inv Dest Mod Svc||NSDMX||14.3%||1,500||0.86%|
|Nuveen Strategy Balanced Allc A||FSG3Z||34.0%||353||1.24%|
|Nuveen Strategy Balanced Allc A||FSGNX||34.0%||353||1.24%|
|Nuveen Strategy Balanced Allc I||FSKYX||34.0%||353||0.99%|
|Oakmark Equity & Income I||OAKBX||47.0%||18,700||0.77%|
|Oakmark Equity & Income II||OARBX||47.0%||18,700||1.09%|
|Oppenheimer Flexible Strategies Y||QOPYX||181.0%||1,100||1.25%|
|Oppenheimer Moderate Inv A||OAMSZ||12.0%||961||1.04%|
|Oppenheimer Moderate Inv N||ONMIX||12.0%||961||1.31%|
|Oppenheimer Moderate Inv Y||OYMIX||12.0%||961||0.84%|
|Principal Diversified Real Asset A||PRDAX||59.7%||1,100||1.25%|
|Principal Diversified Real Asset Inst||PDRDX||59.7%||1,100||0.87%|
|Principal SAM Balanced R5||PSBFX||29.6%||3,400||1.25%|
|Prudential Asset Allocation A||PIBAX||230.0%||314||1.16%|
|Prudential Asset Allocation Z||PABFX||230.0%||314||0.86%|
|Putnam Capital Spectrum Fund Class Y||PVSYX||117.0%||1,000||1.13%|
|Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Bal A||PABAX||158.0%||1,200||1.07%|
|Putnam Dynamic Asset Allocation Bal Y||PABYX||158.0%||1,200||0.82%|
|RidgeWorth Moderate Allocation Strat A||SVMAX||38.0%||167||1.25%|
|Russell LifePoints Bal Strat R1||RBLRX||9.0%||4,000||0.94%|
|Russell LifePoints Bal Strat R2||RBLTX||9.0%||4,000||1.19%|
|Russell LifePoints Bal Strat S||RBLSX||9.0%||4,000||1.09%|
|Russell LifePoints Bal Strat S||RBLSZ||9.0%||4,000||1.09%|
|Schwab MarketTrack Balanced Investor||SWBGX||25.0%||414||0.69%|
|Sentinel Balanced A||SEBLX||162.0%||230||1.13%|
|Sentinel Balanced A||SEBSZ||162.0%||230||1.13%|
|Sentinel Balanced I||SIBLX||162.0%||230||1.09%|
|T. Rowe Price Balanced||RPBAX||57.9%||3,100||0.66%|
|T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation||PRWCX||81.3%||12,300||0.72%|
|T. Rowe Price Capital Appreciation Adv||PACLX||81.3%||12,300||1.01%|
|T. Rowe Price Personal Strat Balanced||TRPBX||55.1%||1,500||0.76%|
|Target Conservative Allocation Z||PDCZX||188.0%||116||1.28%|
|TIAA-CREF Managed Allc Inst||TIMIX||10.0%||562||0.42%|
|TIAA-CREF Managed Allc Retail||TIMRX||10.0%||562||0.67%|
|Transamerica Asset Allc Moderate I||TMMIX||23.0%||2,100||1.10%|
|Transamerica Multi-Mgd Balanced I||TBLIX||263.0%||348||1.01%|
|UBS US Allocation Y||PWTYX||157.0%||276||0.73%|
|Value Line Income & Growth||VALIX||57.0%||294||1.15%|
|Vanguard Balanced Index Instl||VBAIX||67.0%||15,900||0.08%|
|Vanguard Balanced Index Inv||VBINX||67.0%||15,900||0.24%|
|Vanguard Balanced Index Signal||VBASX||67.0%||15,900||0.10%|
|Vanguard LifeStrategy Moderate Gr Inv||VSMGX||32.0%||8,200||0.16%|
|Vanguard STAR Inv||VGSTX||24.0%||14,000||0.34%|
|Vanguard Wellington Adm||VWENX||38.0%||59,300||0.19%|
|Vanguard Wellington Inv||VWELX||38.0%||59,300||0.27%|
|Villere Balanced Inv||VILLX||40.0%||161||0.99%|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Growth Balanced A||WFGBX||70.0%||279||1.20%|
|Wells Fargo Advantage Growth Balanced Ad||NVGBX||70.0%||279||0.95%|
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Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that MarketRiders shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because MarketRiders has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that MarketRiders is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that MarketRiders shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.
You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or by advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by MarketRiders or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.
MarketRiders grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on your personal computer(s); provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work from, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, nor to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by MarketRiders for use in accessing the Service.
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:
YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT MARKETRIDERS AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, OR EMPLOYEES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF MARKETRIDERS HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 16 AND 17 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
If you intend to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, ETF quotes, investments or securities, please read the above Sections 17 and 18 again. They go doubly for you. In addition, for this type of information particularly, the phrase "Let the investor beware" is apt.
You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this TOS, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to this agreement.
MarketRiders may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the TOS, by email, regular mail or postings on the Service.
MarketRiders respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. MarketRiders may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide MarketRiders's with the following information:
MarketRiders's contact info for claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement is as follows:
1 McBride and Son Center Dr. Suite 288
Chesterfield, MO 63005
By email: .
The TOS constitutes the entire agreement between you and MarketRiders and governs your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and MarketRiders with respect to the Service. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other MarketRiders services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.
Choice of Law and Forum.
The TOS and the relationship between you and MarketRiders shall be governed by the laws of the State of California without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and MarketRiders agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located within the county of San Mateo, California.
Waiver and Severability of Terms.
The failure of MarketRiders to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect.
No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability.
You agree that your MarketRiders account is non-transferable and any rights to your MarketRiders ID or contents within your account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate, your account may be terminated and all contents therein permanently deleted.
The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.
Please be advised that the answers provided by any member of the MarketRiders community represents his or own opinions, and that MarketRiders will not assess, verify or guarantee the suitability or profitability of any particular investment. You should not rely solely upon information provided on this page for purposes of transacting securities or other investments. You bear responsibility for your own investment research and decisions.
Please report any violations of the TOS to us via the contact form.
Effective Date: March 30, 2016
We collect certain information from you in order to provide you with the most interesting and useful Web site possible.
We use your IP address to identify you, to gather demographic information that helps us understand how you and our other customers use our Web site, and to administer our Web site.
Our registration form requires you to give us contact information (like your name, phone number and email address), demographic information (like your zip code and occupation) and profile information (like your investment experience). We use your contact information to contact you about the services on our site, in which you have expressed interest, to send you newsletters from MarketRiders. You may opt-out of receiving these types of communications at any time, please see our "Choice/Opt-out" Section below. We also collect your credit card number and expiration date. We use this information to bill you for the services you have signed up for.
We may conduct or sponsor surveys and contests on our Web site. If you elect to participate, we may ask you for contact, demographic and other information as part of these offerings. We would use this information to analyze and report on the results of surveys, to provide you with the results of the surveys and contests. Participation in surveys and contests is completely voluntary.
If you choose to use our referral service to invite a friend to our site, we will ask you for your friend's name and email address. We will automatically send your friend a one-time email inviting him or her to visit the site. MarketRiders stores this information for the sole purpose of sending this one-time email and tracking the success of our referral program.
Your friend may contact us at to request that we remove this information from our database.
You can import contacts from your Outlook or other email account address book to invite them to become members of our site. We collect the username and password for the email account you wish to import your contacts from and will only use it for that purpose.
We currently do not have advertisers, but if we do, we would share demographic, profile and other general information about you and our other customers with our advertisers on an aggregate basis. This means that we may tell our advertisers general information about the characteristics of our customer base such as how many visitors and registered users we have within a certain postal code, but we do not specifically identify a particular visitor or provide his or her contact information to our advertisers.
We provide the information (such as your name, email address, mailing address and credit card information) on a confidential basis to nonaffiliated companies we engage as contractors or agents to perform services for us, such as maintaining software, sending direct mail, credit card processing, and Paypal.. Information will be shared with such contractors only to the extent reasonably necessary for them to perform services on our behalf, and pursuant to confidentiality obligations;
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
MarketRiders may disclose all the information we collect as described above to other companies such as direct marketers to perform marketing services on our behalf, or to financial institutions, such as banks, insurance companies and securities broker-dealers, with whom we have joint marketing agreements.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by MarketRiders and our affiliates, analytics tools, and customer support tools. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.
We partner with a third party to either display advertising on our Web site or to manage our advertising on other sites. Our third party partner may use technologies such as cookies to gather information about your activities on this site and other sites in order to provide you advertising based upon your browsing activities and interests. If you wish to not have this information used for the purpose of serving you interest-based ads, you may opt-out by clicking here. Please note this does not opt you out of being served ads. You will continue to receive generic ads.
As is true of most web sites, we gather certain information automatically and store it in log files. This information may include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp, and/or clickstream data.
We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you and tailor site functionality.
Third parties with whom we partner to provide certain features on our site or to display advertising based upon your Web browsing activity use LSOs such as HTML 5 or Flash to collect and store information.
Various browsers may offer their own management tools for removing HTML5 LSOs. To manage Flash LSOs please click here.
We provide you the opportunity to 'opt-out' of having your personally identifiable information used for certain purposes, when we ask for this information. For example, if you purchase a product/service but do not wish to receive any additional marketing material from us, you can indicate your preference on the registration form.
If you no longer wish to receive our newsletter and promotional communications, you may opt-out of receiving them by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication, by logging into your my account section of the site under email and newsletter preferences, sending a letter to us at 1 McBride and Son Center Dr. Suite 288 Chesterfield, MO 63005, or by emailing us at . We offer an opportunity to opt-out of certain communications within the My Account section of the site or you may contact us at 866-990-ETFS to opt-out.
You will be notified when your personally identifiable information is collected by any third party who is not our agent/service provider, so you can make an informed choice as to whether or not to share your information with that party.
The security of your personal information is important to us. When you enter sensitive information (such as credit card number and/or social security number, national ID, personal health information) on our registration or order forms, we encrypt that information using secure socket layer technology (SSL). To learn more about SSL, follow this link.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personally identifiable information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you click on a link to a third party site, you will leave the www.marketriders.com site you are visiting and go to the site you selected. Because we cannot control the activities of third parties, we cannot accept responsibility for any use of your personally identifiable information by such third parties, and we cannot guarantee that they will adhere to the same privacy practices as www.marketriders.com. We encourage you to review the privacy statements of any other service provider from whom you request services. If you visit a third party website that is linked to a www.marketriders.com site, you should read that site's privacy statement before providing any personally identifiable information.
If your personally identifiable information changes, or if you no longer desire our service, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or update it by emailing our Customer Support at or by contacting us by telephone or postal mail at the contact information listed on our website.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here, by email, or by means of a notice on our home page prior to the change becoming effective.
1 McBride and Son Center Dr.
Chesterfield, MO 63005
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