Skaffold Important Information
The websites that form the network of Skaffold sites are operated by Skaffold Pty Limited ABN 43 142 851 116. Skaffold’s domain is:
Skaffold also publishes content on third party communication-based websites including
Skaffold Pty Limited (Skaffold) is a Corporate Authorised Representative (Authorised Representative No: 0004400886) of Mainstreet Investor Research Pty Limited ABN 90 111 536 700 (AFS Licence No: 293655).
Disclaimer & Important Information
Skaffold contains general financial information that has been prepared without taking into account your personal financial circumstances.
Before acting upon any of the information provided, you should always consider its appropriateness in light of your objectives, financial situation and needs and seek professional financial advice.
You should also read Skaffold’s Financial Services Guide (FSG) before making any investment decision.
(You can obtain a copy of the FSG by clicking here or emailing us).
You should not make decisions to buy or sell shares based solely on the information in Skaffold. The content of Skaffold does not purport to provide stock tips, recommendations or investment advice in any form and therefore should not be construed as a recommendation or offer to sell or to purchase any particular stock market investment.
Investing in the stock market involves a degree of risk. You should never invest more than you can afford to lose. Using leverage as part of your investment strategy, such as margin loans or contracts for difference, may result in you losing more than the amount you originally invested.
Skaffold will try to ensure the accuracy, quality and timely delivery of Skaffold, however sometimes things happen that are outside of our control that may cause a disruption to your ability to access Skaffold. We will endeavour to fix such issues as soon as possible, however we will not be responsible for any fault, inaccuracy, error, omission, delay or interruption in Skaffold, for any reason (including without limitation) where it is due to the fault of us, a provider of content to Skaffold or a communications carriage service through which Skaffold is hosted, accessed or administrated.
Skaffold operates in Australia and is intended for use by Australian residents only.
Financial Services Guide
Skaffold provides you with a Financial Services Guide (FSG).
The FSG covers important information about Skaffold and the services we provide.
Our FSG will assist you in deciding whether to obtain financial services from us.
You can obtain a copy by clicking here or emailing us.
Site Content and Access
Skaffold provides public content and member only content. To access the member only content you are required to hold a current Skaffold membership, which can be purchased at
www.skaffold.com or by calling 1300 752 336.
Skaffold members are allocated a username and password. Your username will be your current email address and you will choose your password when you sign up. You will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You must not use an email address that you do not own.
Your agreement is personal to you and cannot be shared with anyone else.
Single User Membership
Upon becoming a member, Skaffold grants you a single user, non-exclusive, non-transferable membership to access and use Skaffold for the term of your membership.
Your Skaffold membership must not be used by any person other than you.
Skaffold provides persons with membership privileges. By purchasing your Skaffold membership, you agree that only you are permitted to use Skaffold. You also agree that you will not assign nor sub-licence your membership to anyone else.
Permitting others to use your Skaffold membership may result in your membership being cancelled and you being permanently blocked from using Skaffold.
You must not use Skaffold, or allow anyone else to use Skaffold for illegal or improper uses, including: for fraudulent, criminal or other activities in breach of any law (including without limitation, any law at any place where the communication or transmission was sent, viewed or received); in any way which breaches another person’s rights, including copyright or other intellectual property rights; to copy, store, modify, republish or redistribute content of Skaffold; in any way which breaches any security or other safeguards or in any other way which harms or interferes with Skaffold.
- copy, modify, adapt or reproduce part or all of Skaffold or its related websites;
- use the information provided by Skaffold other than as permitted or directed by Skaffold;
- disclose your username and/or password to any other person;
- loan, lend, lease or transfer your membership privileges or any information provided by Skaffold to any person;
- allow any third party to do any of the acts referred to above.
You also agree that:
- by contributing intellectual property to Skaffold you grant Skaffold non exclusive royalty-free, perpetual and irrevocable rights to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, distribute, copy and display such content at Skaffold’s discretion. Skaffold assumes no liability for any contribution submitted by you or a third party.
Access to Skaffold is available at www.skaffold.com for members with a valid Username and Password.
In relation to your use of your Username and Password, you agree to:
- treat your Username and Password as confidential and not share it with any third parties;
- take appropriate measures to prevent unauthorised use or access to Skaffold using your Username and Password;
- not engage in any activities that may interfere or disrupt Skaffold’s ability to provide Skaffold as intended;
- not engage in any activities that may interfere with or disrupt the ability of other Skaffold members to use Skaffold.
To preserve the integrity of your membership privileges, Skaffold reserves the right to amend your Username and Password at any time.
In the event that the integrity of your Username and Password is compromised, Skaffold reserves the right to cancel your membership and block your access and you agree to take responsibility and pay all expenses incurred as a result of the actions undertaken by persons using your Username and Password.
Skaffold’s membership pricing is published at skaffold.com/pricing. Skaffold has used reasonable endeavours to ensure prices published are accurate, however these prices are subject to change and Skaffold reserves the right to change these prices without prior notice at any time. Prices charged and payable will be those quoted at the time you complete your membership application at skaffold.com or by calling 1300 SKAFFOLD (1300 752 336).
Prices published at skaffold.com for Skaffold’s membership privileges are quoted in Australian dollars and are inclusive of GST.
Skaffold memberships can be paid annually in advance, or monthly. Regardless of the payment frequency, all memberships form a 12-month contract to access Skaffold.
For memberships paid annually in advance, the total minimum cost is $880.00 inc GST.
For memberships paid monthly, the cost is $99 per month inc GST.
To join Skaffold you must go to skaffold.com, click Join Now and complete the information marked as “Required”, including your preferred payment method.
If you elect to pay for your membership by Cheque or Direct Debit, you will receive an email detailing steps you need to take to complete your payment.
Skaffold reserves the right to add additional charges for amounts related to freight, and where applicable, merchant fees on financial transactions.
We reserve the right to introduce a fee for paying your Account using a credit card. If we introduce such a fee we will provide you with sufficient notice of the fee and the date from which it will apply.
Skaffold Pty Limited (ABN 43 142 851 116) will email you a tax invoice in relation to your membership. The amount of GST payable will be calculated by multiplying the sum of the price for your membership by the rate of GST applicable at the time of supply. For the purposes of GST, the words "supply" and "tax invoice" have the same meaning as that given to them in the A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999 (Cth).
Skaffold offers an auto renewal option. To activate Auto Renew, open the main menu and select User Details. Click the ‘Renew’ tab, then select ‘Set up Auto Renew’. Enter your credit card details and click ’Save Payment Details’ to set up Auto Renew, or call us on 1300 SKAFFOLD (1300 752 336). You can cancel Auto Renew by logging into Skaffold.
If you choose to activate Auto Renew your credit card will be charged on or about the day your current membership ends as per the current pricing schedule available at
We will contact you, via email, 7 days before your credit card is due to be charged, advising the amount and date the charge is scheduled to occur.
To ensure your membership does not lapse, please let us know if your credit card number changes or expiry date is updated. You can do this by calling 1300 SKAFFOLD or by logging into Skaffold. For your own security, we don’t recommend emailing these personal details.
If your payment is returned or dishonoured, we will wait 24 hours before attempting to charge your card again. Should your card be declined a second time we will contact you via phone or email to discuss alternative payment options. Any transactions fees incurred by us in respect of the above may be passed onto you.
Your membership will commence upon approval of your membership payment, be that credit card, cheque or direct deposit.
Refunds & Termination
We think Skaffold is great, but understand that it may not turn out to be the right stock market application for you.
For memberships paid monthly, Skaffold will allow you to terminate or suspend your membership at any time. Fees already incurred will not be refunded.
Skaffold’s Member Experience Team is available between 9am and 5:30pm (Sydney time) on normal business days by calling 1300 SKAFFOLD (1300 752 336) or contacting us. Please understand that, at times, our Member Experience Team may experience a larger than usual influx of phone calls and emails. In this case it may take up to 24 hours to respond to you. Thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.
When you get in touch with us via the website you will receive an automated response confirming we have received your email. If you do not receive a response it is likely your email has not been received. If this occurs, try resending your email or call us on 1300 SKAFFOLD (1300 752 336). To ensure fairness, we will answer your emails and phone calls in the order we receive them.
Skaffold’s Member Experience Team is not able to provide financial advice. All information provided by our Member Experience Team is general in nature and does not take into account your personal financial circumstances. Before acting upon any of the information provided, you should always consider its appropriateness in light of your objectives, financial situation and needs and seek professional financial advice.
If you have a question about a specific investment, please seek advice from a professional licenced financial advisor.
Skaffold’s Member Experience Team will endeavour to answer all your questions, however please understand they are not computer experts, so may not be able to help you with computer-specific related questions.
Skaffold reserves the right to record any telephone calls to or from its Member Experience Team and to use the information recorded and any emails sent and received by its Member Experience Team for training and member research purposes.
Limitations to Skaffold
To use your Skaffold membership you require a computer, tablet or mobile device and access to the internet.
The quality and availability of Skaffold may sometimes be affected or disrupted by factors outside of our control. Such factors can include interruptions to internet services suffered by Skaffold, you or other communications carriage service providers through which Skaffold is hosted, accessed or administered, lack of capacity and faults in other telecommunications networks to which Skaffold is connected.
We may change or withdraw some or part of the Skaffold service from time to time. This may be because of changing laws, government policy, technologies, obsolescence, new or different product features or functionality, changing content providers and the need to remove, replace or modify content.
Please call us on 1300 SKAFFOLD (1300 752 336) or get in touch with us whenever you like. We want to help you be a better stock market investor.
When you join Skaffold you give us permission to communicate with you in relation to your membership. We may also inform you of happenings on our Facebook page and other social networking sites. You can opt-out of receiving email communications from us at any time by clicking Unsubscribe in the footer of our emails.
When you contact us or sign up for a free trial, you give us permission to contact you in relation to Skaffold memberships, news and happenings on our Facebook page and social networking sites. You can unsubscribe at any time.
Intellectual Property Rights
Skaffold is owned by Skaffold Pty Limited. Skaffold retains all of the Intellectual Property Rights and does not grant you any rights in respect of the Intellectual Property Rights.
Skaffold is a registered trademark of Skaffold Pty Limited.
You may print out and/or download information provided by Skaffold for your own personal and non-commercial use; however you may not copy, download, screen capture, publish, distribute or reproduce any of the information in any form without the prior written consent of Skaffold.
You acknowledge that to use Skaffold you must:
- take into account the information set out in our Financial Services Guide and any Manuals;
- provide and use your own computer hardware and internet browser software;
- arrange for Skaffold to be useable on your hardware, and integrated with your own software;
- use Skaffold only in the manner suggested by us;
and you acknowledge that Skaffold has no responsibility to do or assist you to do any or all of these things.
Terms of the Agreement
The Terms of this agreement apply as long as you remain a member of Skaffold and continue to apply for so long as:
- Your membership is financial and personal details are accurate, and
- You permit us to retain your contact details.
Skaffold accepts no responsibility for any errors or inaccuracies in the data contained within Skaffold, however we will endeavour to resolve any errors or inaccuracies in a timely manner.
Thomson Reuters Data
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Skaffold free trial
Everyone is invited to try Skaffold’s free seven-day trial. Skaffold’s trial allows new visitors to skaffold.com full access to Skaffold’s powerful filtering and evaluation tools for seven (7) days.
There is no obligation to join Skaffold after trying it. Skaffold’s free trial is not a watered down or “demo” version of the program, what you see is what you get. Visitors trialling Skaffold are also welcome to access Skaffold’s customer service team should they have any questions or need assistance with the program.
By trying Skaffold you grant Skaffold the right to retain your details and use those details for communication, research and marketing purposes. You may opt out of receiving communications from us by calling 1300 SKAFFOLD (1300 752 336) or contacting us.
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Links to/from external websites
Skaffold.com, Skaffold and emails sent by us may contain links to websites not owned or operated by Skaffold Pty Limited. We do not accept liability for the availability or content of these sites.
Skaffold is not responsible for the content of any website or pages linked to or linking to other sites and does not endorse or otherwise sponsor such links. Such links are provided solely for your convenience and information. Following links to any other websites or pages shall be at your own risk.
Linking your website or other content you create to Skaffold.com or other websites operated by Skaffold are not permitted without the prior written consent of Skaffold.
At Skaffold, we consider the security of your online transactions of upmost importance. To ensure you are confident purchasing and managing your membership online we have rigid security measures in place to ensure your transactions are processed in the most secure environment available.
We use eWay’s global payment gateway, which is Tier 1 PCI-DSS compliant.
Our shopping cart and My Account areas are encrypted with SSL security using GeoTrust SSL Certificate capable of up to 256-bit encryption.
GeoTrust’s SSL Certificate offers corporations and government entities the highest industry standard of security, as well as 256-bit encryption recognised by 99.9 per cent of browsers.
You can rest assured that when you are submitting your payment details or updating your personal details, you will be doing so in one of the safest online payment environments.
Members of our team may invest in the stock market. Our team adhere to our Skaffold Team Investing Policy, which is detailed below.
Skaffold Team Investing Policy
Skaffold Pty Limited, its employees and/or its associates may hold interests in listed companies referred to on this website. This position could change at any time without notice.
Employees and/or associates of Skaffold Pty Limited must obtain approval from one of Skaffold’s authorised representatives before undertaking any share trading. Approval is at the complete discretion of the authorised representative.
The satisfaction of our members is our number one priority, however we understand that from time to time some investors may be unhappy about an aspect of our service. If you would like to make a complaint, please contact our Member Experience Team on 1300 SKAFFOLD, by clicking here or sending your written complaint to Skaffold GPO Box 2314 Sydney NSW 2001.
If you feel your complaint is not handled in a manner consistent with your expectations, you may contact Skaffold on 1300 SKAFFOLD. Skaffold will try and resolve your complaint quickly and fairly.
You may also contact the Financial Ombudsman Service by calling 1300 78 08 08 or posting your complaint to GPO Box 3, Melbourne, Victoria, 3001.
You may also contact the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) on 1300 300 630.
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The information provided by Skaffold is subject to copyright. You may not decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, copy or modify Skaffold. You also agree to not resell or commercially exploit your membership or any part of Skaffold.
Some of the material in Skaffold is published under licence from third party data providers and is subject to copyright.
No part of Skaffold or Skaffold.com, or its content, may be reproduced in any form without the prior consent of Skaffold Pty Limited.
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