By accessing this website, you agree to the following Terms and Conditions pertaining to both this website and any material at it.

Simon Cotterill Trading Ltd is not authorised or regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and does not provide financial advice.

This service/website/publication is directed exclusively at and intended to be used only by persons in the UK who are categorised as professional investors. If you do not have sufficient expertise, experience and knowledge of the nature of transactions in the Fixed Income, FX and Commodities markets to make your own investment decisions and understand the risks and tax implications involved you should seek independent financial advice.

The website/publication/information and the materials contained therein are produced in the United Kingdom and are restricted by law. Accordingly, this website/publication and any materials contained in it should only be accessed by, and are directed only at persons in the UK and those persons outside the UK to whom it is lawful to communicate. For example, if you are resident in the US, Canada, Australia, Japan and South Africa you should seek information or advice from a local source.


The material on this website or in this publication is for general information only and should not be regarded as constituting an offer or a solicitation to buy or sell any specific investment. Our aim is to provide market commentary based on which you can implement your own diversified investment strategy.

This is a subscription service and your access to it is on the basis of acceptance of our terms and conditions. These terms and conditions set out the basis on which we will conduct business with you. It is an important document and we would ask that you read it carefully. If you are unsure of any terms, please contact us immediately for an explanation. By subscribing for the service you are agreeing that you accept these terms.


SC Trading Limited (SC TRADING) reserves the right to change these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you. You are therefore responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms and Conditions. Continued use of this website following any such changes shall constitute your acceptance of such changes.

Ownership of Site

SC TRADING owns and maintains this website. No act of downloading or otherwise copying from this website will transfer title to any software or material at this website to you. Anything that you transmit to this website becomes the property of SC TRADING, may be used by SC TRADING for any lawful purpose, and is further subject to disclosure as deemed appropriate by SC TRADING, including to any legal or regulatory authority to which SC TRADING is subject. SC TRADING reserves all rights with respect to copyright and trademark ownership of all material at this website, and will enforce such rights to the full extent of the law.


This website and the information, tools and material contained in it are not directed to, or intended for distribution to or use by, any person or entity who is a citizen or resident of or located in any jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, availability or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject SC TRADING or its affiliates to any registration or licensing requirement within such jurisdiction.

Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability

SC TRADING does not warrant the accuracy of the information or materials provided herein, either expressly or impliedly, for any particular purpose and expressly disclaims any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. SC TRADING will not be responsible for any loss or damage that could result from interception by third parties of any information made available to you via this website. Although the information provided to you on this website is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, SC TRADING cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available to you for any particular purpose. Neither SC TRADING  LTD, nor any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees, nor any third party vendor will be liable or have any responsibility of any kind for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of any failure or interruption of this website, or resulting from the act or omission of any other party involved in making this website or the data contained therein available to you, or from any other cause relating to your access to, inability to access, or use of the site or these materials, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of SC TRADING  or of any vendor providing software or services support.

Under no circumstances will SC TRADING be liable for any consequential, incidental, special, punitive or exemplary damages arising out of any use of or inability to use this website or any portion thereof, regardless of whether SC TRADING has been apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring and regardless of the form of action, whether under contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, or otherwise.

The information contained in this website is intended for information purposes only. Therefore it should not be regarded as an offer or solicitation to any person in any jurisdiction in which such an offer or solicitation is not authorised or to any person to whom it would be unlawful to make such an offer or solicitation, nor regarded as recommendation to buy, sell or otherwise deal with any particular investment The nature of investment in Spot FX is such that it may not be suitable for everyone. You are strongly advised to obtain independent investment, financial, legal and tax advice before proceeding with any investment activity. Nothing in this website should be read or construed as constituting investment advice on the part of SC TRADING LTD, or any of its affiliates, directors, officers or employees.

Linked Sites

From time to time the website may also contain links to websites controlled or offered by third parties. SC TRADING has not reviewed, and hereby disclaims responsibility for, any information or materials posted at any of the sites linked to this website. By creating a link to a third party web page, SC TRADING does not endorse or recommend any products or services offered on that web page.

Online Risks

There are risks associated with using an Internet-based trading system including, but not limited to, the failure of hardware, software, and Internet connection. SC TRADING is not responsible for communication failures or delays when trading via the Internet. SC TRADING employs back-up systems and contingency plans to minimise the possibility of system failure, and trading via telephone is always available.

Market Opinions

Any opinions, news, research, analyses, prices, or other information contained on this website are provided as general market commentary, and do not constitute investment advice. SC TRADING is not liable for any loss or damage, including without limitation, any loss of profit, which may arise directly or indirectly from use of or reliance on such information. SC TRADING has taken reasonable measures to ensure the accuracy of the information on the website.


If you communicate with SC TRADING by email, you should note that the security of Internet email is uncertain. By sending sensitive or confidential email messages which are not encrypted you accept the risks of such uncertainty and possible lack of confidentiality over the Internet. The Internet is not 100% safe and someone may be able to intercept and read your details.


Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

By accessing this website, you agree that the laws of England and Wales will apply to all matters relating to the use of this website. In case of a dispute, you agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of England and Wales. In the event any of the Terms and Conditions shall be held to be unenforceable, the remaining Terms and Conditions shall be unimpaired and the unenforceable Term or Condition shall be replaced by such enforceable Term or Condition as comes closest to the intention underlying the unenforceable Term or Condition. This Agreement does not replace or in any way amend any other agreement you have entered into with SC TRADING LTD.



In the event of you having any reason to feel dissatisfied with any aspect of our service, in the first instance, you should contact your usual SC TRADING contact. On receiving the complaint, we will send a prompt written acknowledgement to confirm receipt of the complaint. If your usual SC TRADING contact is unable to resolve the matter you may refer it as a complaint to our compliance department. Please set out the complaint clearly, ideally in writing. The compliance department will carry out an impartial review of the complaint with a view to understanding what did or did not happen and to assess whether we have acted fairly within our rights and have met our contractual and other obligations. A full written response will be provided within eight weeks of receiving the complaint.

Please write to:

SC TRADING Compliance Department

Kings Place

90 York Way


N1 9AG

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website www.sctrading.co.uk and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.


The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore, the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Confidentiality and Client’s Personal Data Protection

SC TRADING Limited shall not disclose to a third party, any of its client’s confidential information unless required to do so by a regulatory authority of competent jurisdiction; SC TRADING Limited will endeavour, to make such disclosures on a need-to-know basis, unless otherwise instructed by a regulatory authority. Under such circumstances, SC TRADING Limited shall expressly inform the third party regarding the confidential nature of the information.


Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. Where applicable this website uses a cookie control system allowing the user on their first visit to the website to allow or disallow the use of cookies on their computer/device. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user’s computer/device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computer hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [ http://www.google.com/privacy.html].

Other cookies may be stored to your computer hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the UK’s Data Protection Act 1998, as amended. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise that any users using such form to email processes do so at their own risk.


This website and its owners will only use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear by you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process, whereby you the consumer have previously purchased from or enquired about purchasing from the company a product or service that the email newsletter relates to. This Privacy Policy is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details will not be passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter

This website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include but is not limited to: the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity.

This information shall be used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.


In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.


External Links
Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text /banner/image links to other websites.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should, therefore, note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Adverts and Sponsored Links

This website may contain sponsored links and adverts. These will typically be served through our advertising partners, to whom may have detailed privacy policies relating directly to the adverts they serve.


Clicking on any such adverts will send you to the advertiser’s website through a referral program which may use cookies and will track the number of referrals sent from this website. This may include the use of cookies which may in turn be saved on your computer’s hard drive. Users should, therefore, note they click on sponsored external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.


Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate/engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. Neither this website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: http://bit.ly/zyVUBo).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information
Data Protection Act 1998
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003
Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 – The Guide
Twitter Privacy Policy
Facebook Privacy Policy
Google Privacy Policy
LinkedIn Privacy Policy
Mailchimp Privacy Policy
Web Design Wales
Website Privacy Policy Template
v.2.0 April 2013 Edited & customised by: SC TRADING Limited

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