Welcome to The OTC Space website – you’ve arrived on this page as you’ve clicked on an article or used a feature of the website which requires FREE registration. By registering you can continue to access the whole site including the ability to save stories for later, and hide stories you prefer not to read.
The whole site is free, you provide your support by registering and providing some biographical data which remains private to the site. The data you provide enables us to understand who are readers are, and which stories you find most interesting.
Registered readers enable The OTC Space website to attract sponsors, which in turn make running the site viable by paying for running costs, the development of website and future tools and services.
The core contributors to the site do so for their own reasons and are not paid to write by The OTC Space. Some contributors will be Sponsors and their contributions will be labelled on the Home page with an S (see below).
Privacy of your data
All the biographical and contact data you provide to The OTC Space remains private and will not be passed to any third party other than as described for Sponsored items. You can read the consequences of reading a Sponsored item by clicking on the S first, clicking the S does not constitute reading a Sponsored item. Should you read a Sponsored item, the Sponsor will received your First Name, Last Name, email address, employer and Years of experience data (see more below).
Accuracy & Aggregate Data
The OTC Space will verify your biographical data, including your employer and years of experience in the industry – this helps us understand readers better, please be accurate with your answers. In some cases you may be contacted by The OTC Space to aid us in verifying your biographical details.
By providing biographical data The OTC Space can derive aggregate data on the characteristics of readers, this aggregate data may be provided to Sponsors for commercial purposes but will not identify you nor any reader specifically.
Home Page Bricks
The header bar of each story ‘brick’ on the home page can have up to 5 icons:
Premium content is indicated by a P at the top of a home page brick. Premium content requires registration as the provider regards the content to be more valuable and useful than typical fully free articles. Reading a Premium article has no consequences at all, other than enabling The OTC Space to be better informed about you as a reader.
Sponsored content is indicated by an S at the top of a home page brick which is provided by external parties. Click on the S icon to find out more about what the Sponsored item contains and whether the Sponsor will want to contact you (or not). IMPORTANT: Reading a sponsored article means your contact details will be provided back to the Sponsor, but this may not result in you being contacted as the relevance of you to the Sponsor may vary.
While every reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information provided on this site is accurate, no guarantees for the currency or accuracy of information are made. The OTC Space website and material relating to information, products and services (or to third party information, products and services), is provided ‘as is’. It is provided without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.
The OTC Space does not accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from this website. The OTC Space does not warrant that the functions contained in the material in this site will be uninterrupted or error free. Also, The OTC Space does not warrant that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available is free of viruses or represent the full functionality, accuracy, and reliability of the materials.
In no event will The OTC Space be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of, data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of The OTC Space website.
These Terms and Conditions shall be covered by and construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. Any dispute arising under these Terms and Conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
NOTE: Once you save your profile, a verification email will be sent immediately for you to prove you own your email address. Please check you Spam folder (especially Gmail users) and don’t miss it. If you don’t find the verification email very soon please contact us. For details on how the registration process steps work look at this page: http://www.theotcspace.com/registration-guidance