Originally Posted by Michael G
Yes exactly, buy it at those exchanges and move your coins to a ledger or trezor. Once your BC is on a wallet you own/control no one can take it away, they could ban bitcoin but not actually take yours. It is all about the public/private keys, as long as you're the only one with the private key you're safe. That is one reason why exchanges aren't safe, they have your private keys and you do not.
Thank you, this is very helpful.