The exchanges charge for their real-time market data. Non-professional users are charged LESS than professional users. Please confirm below by signing and dating that you are a non-professional user. The relevant amounts are debited from your account on a monthly basis.FUTURES market data Non-Professional self-certification. Based on the Subscriber’s qualifications, Subscribers may be charged reduced Fees for Information. To qualify for the reduction in Subscriber Fees, Subscriber must be considered a “Non-Professional”
Non-Professional shall mean and include either (i) an individual, natural person Subscriber(s) who, or (ii) certain small business entities (limited liability companies, partnerships, trusts or corporations) that, receive and use Information (excluding any pit traded data), in each case subject to the following restrictions: The Non-Professional Subscriber must: a) have an active futures account, and b) be an individual, natural person or small business entity. The Non-Professional Subscriber must not: c) be a member (or hold or lease any type membership) of any exchange, d) be registered or qualified as a professional trader or investment adviser with any stock, commodities or futures exchange or contract market, or with any financial regulatory authority, and e) be acting on behalf of an institution that engages in brokerage, banking, investment, or financial activitiesThe Non-Professional Subscriber’s Use of Information must: f) be solely for the Subscriber’s personal or private use, and g) be limited to managing the Subscriber’s own assets, and not be used in connection with the management of any assets of any third party(ies) in any capacityThe Non-Professional Subscriber’s Access to Information must only: h) be via a maximum of two trading terminals per Distributor, permissioned for Real-Time Information and capable of routing orders to the CME Globex Platform (an “Order Routing Device”).
Any Subscriber who does not meet the qualifications of a Non-Professional Subscriber will be considered a Professional Subscriber. Notwithstanding anything herein, CME or any other exchange reserves the right in all cases to make a final determination as to whether a Subscriber is a Non Professional or a Professional. CME, or any other exchange, reserves the right to amend this policy or terminate reduced fees for Non-Professionals at any time.
Subscribers who qualify as Non-Professionals should sign below and return this Self-Certification form to Distributor. Please note that this form may be subject to Distributor’s review and approval. Subscriber must notify Distributor as soon as is reasonably practicable in the event that Subscriber no longer qualifies as a Non-Professional. By signing this self-certification I authorize WH SelfInvest to provide my personal details to all relevant financial services companies such as depository banks, executing partners, exchanges ... upon their request and I instruct WH SelfInvest to approve and sign on my behalf the CQG end-user license agreement. I hereby certify that I qualify as a Non-Professional pursuant to the definition describedherein.