Frequently asked questions

Here are the answers to questions we're asked about ShareShack and the ASX. If you can't find an answer to a question you have please contact us.

To get the most out of ShareShack, please ensure that your profile includes a comprehensive watchlist of all the shares you currently hold, are waiting for an opportune time to buy, or are interested in learning more about, as well as complete lists describing your investment style and industries you're focused on investing in. Doing this will allow other ShareShack members to discover and connect with you.

ShareShack's value as a resource for investing in the share market will increase on an ongoing basis as you grow your network.

We also encourage you to comment on content posted by other people to maximise discussion on the Website.

We want our community to be known for the quality of discussion and the respect people show towards each other. We believe the most effective way of achieving this is for people to interact using their real identities, which is why all ShareShack members are required to register using their Facebook or LinkedIn profiles.

We want ShareShack to be a non-intimidating and enjoyable environment for all our users. Therefore, if a person in your network posts content you don't consider to be conducive to this, including posts that are defamatory, abusive, threatening, racist, sexist or profane, then you can either unfollow that person, block their posts or report them to the Website’s moderators by clicking the Report button in the top right corner of a post. ShareShack will then assess the matter and take appropriate action.

 

The information posted on our Website is not, and is not intended to be, professional investment advice. Any information posted on our Website has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Therefore, before acting on any information posted on our Website, you should consider whether the information is appropriate in relation to your objectives, financial situation and needs.

People posting on our site are NOT investment advisors nor do they hold the necessary licence, or have any formal training, to give professional investment advice. You should always consult an appropriately licensed expert before making financial decisions.

Before you view any posts, you should read the “Disclaimers and warnings to people viewing posts”, which is located below the main post box.

 

 

We operate ShareShack in accordance with the guidelines published by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission in its Regulatory Guide 162 on internet discussion sites. Accordingly, securities industry professionals are prohibited from joining our Website.

If a person in your network posts content you find either offensive or objectionable, then you can either unfollow that person, block their posts or report them to the Website’s moderators by clicking the Report button in the top right corner of a post. ShareShack will then assess the matter and take appropriate action.

Upon joining our Website, you will be required to agree to ShareShack's Terms of Use, which includes a variety of conduct that is prohibited on the Website (see Section 6 of Terms of Use). You should notify the Website’s moderators if you receive any posts that constitute prohibited conduct under the Terms of Use. You can do this by clicking the Report button in the top right corner of the offending post. ShareShack will then assess the matter and take appropriate action.

Without limiting any other rights we may have, we may permanently or temporarily deactivate your account and/or block you from our Website without notifying you.

If you are having any problems using the site, or have suggestions on how it can be improved, you should complete a feedback form that can be accessed from the drop down menu at the top of your screen. Any feedback you provide that we can use to improve your ShareShack experience will be greatly appreciated.

Yes, ShareShack is free. 

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