Terms & Conditions

Binalong Advisory Services Pty Ltd (Binalong) trades as IO&C (Investment Operations & Custody), which is a privately owned Australian business registered in New South Wales. ABN: 98 150 699 139; ACN: 150 699 139.
Binalong operates this website with the domain name “”, which allows access to the various business activities of the company. They include the investment newsletter “Investment Strategy News”, the archive information from same and a newsletter known as “IO&C News”, and the annual investment conference “My Platform Rules II” (which is a joint-venture with another company, MSI Group), as well as occasional reports and investment roundtables and other information published on behalf of Binalong or our clients.

These Terms & Conditions refer to the use and access to all of the online business activities of the company.
This website is available for free to any interested party and Binalong does not warrant its continuous operation without interruption nor change, nor that it is error-free, nor that any information on the website constitutes financial advice.


We collect personal information from you in the course of operating this website, the newsletters, conferences and events. This information allows us to analyse what information you like to receive.

All of the information published by Binalong on its website is available without any fees or charges and without password protection. Subscribers acknowledge that they are receiving a free service and therefore accept that there may be advertising and promotional offers available on the website or sent directly to them through their subscription information.

Subscribers to Investor Strategy News and IO&C News, and parties interested in attending My Platform Rules II, or who wish to receive any of our reports, acknowledge that Binalong has the right to, from time to time, send them promotional materials, either about our own activities or those of our clients.

Standard cookies are used to track login sessions of users. Google Analytics and the services of specialist email platforms are also used to analyse user and reader preferences. This information may be passed on to our advertisers and other clients to assist their marketing initiatives.

While Binalong attempts to ascertain the veracity and honesty of any promotional materials or advertising from our clients, we do provide no warranties as to their content and accuracy. Advertisements and promotional materials may link to websites associated with our clients, but these do not form part of the Binalong website and are not covered by our Terms & Conditions.ions.

Subscribers have the right and ability to unsubscribe from all information services at any time via the online “unsubscribe” button or by informing the publisher directly by email ( Subscribers, however, are unable to unsubscribe only to the promotional materials and still receive the free newsletters or other valuable information.

Where the website collects financial information for attendance at My Platform Rules II, this information is collected through the official third-party provider approved by our bank, Westpac. This provider is known as E-Way. Binalong accepts from the provider that this information and any transactions pursuant to the provision of information are secure, but does not warrant this.

Refund Policy

For pre-payments to attend My Platform Rules II, taking place at the Marriott Hotel at Surfers Paradise, Queensland, from February 21-23, 2016, the following policy applies:

. All payments for individual attendees made prior to January 30, 2016, are fully refundable by Binalong.

. After January 30, 2016 but before February 13, 2016 pre-payments are refundable, minus an administration fee of 30 per cent of the pre-payment amount.

. After February 13, 2016, no refunds apply.
NOTE: All attendee passes are transferrable to other employees of the same firm at any time during the conference.

For sponsor companies exhibiting and attending at the conference, these sponsors are covered by separate contracts with Binalong, which may or may not involve refunds under certain conditions.
All other reports, roundtable information and database analyses provided through the course of its business and operation of this website do not offer refunds to payments, once the information has been received, because of the nature of those transactions.