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In particular, this Site does not provide or offer investor services outside of Canada. Nothing contained in this Site is intended to nor does it constitute an offer or solicitation to purchase securities to any person in the United States or to any U.S. person as such term is defined under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
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If you want to terminate your account with FFS, you may do so by closing your account, where FFS has made this option available to you.
FFS may at any time, terminate your use of the Site if:
(b) FFS is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Site to you is, or becomes, unlawful);
(c) the partner with whom FFS offered the services to you has terminated its relationship with FFS or ceased to offer the services to you; or
(d) the provision of the Site to you by FFS is, in FFS’s opinion, no longer commercially viable.
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