These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) govern the usage of the Site and Services offered by ShardStarter and its affiliates (collectively referred to as “ShardStarter,” “we,” or “us”). The Terms include any guidelines, policies, and additional terms that we may issue from time to time. By accessing or using the Site (https://www.ShardStarter.io/) or Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms and comply with all requirements listed. If you do not agree to the Terms, please do not access or use the Site or Services.
These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement between ShardStarter and the end user (“you” or “User”). Additionally, when using certain features of the Services, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions specific to those features.
ShardStarter reserves the right to modify, discontinue, or suspend the Site or Services at any time without notice. We may also update, add, or remove provisions of these Terms as necessary. Any changes to the Terms will become effective once published on the Site or communicated to Users. Your continued use of the Services will be deemed as your acceptance of the modified Terms. If you do not agree to any changes, please do not access or use the Site or Services.
By registering for a ShardStarter account (“Account”) or using the Services, you assure and guarantee that:
• As an individual, legal entity, or organization, you possess the necessary legal authority to agree and be bound by these Terms.
• You are at least 18 years old or have reached the minimum legal age required to enter into a binding contract under applicable laws.
• Your use of the Services complies with applicable laws, including but not limited to regulations on anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, and counter-terrorist financing (“CTF”).
• You have not been previously suspended or banned from using our Services.
• If you are acting as an employee or agent of a legal entity and enter into these Terms on their behalf, you assure that you have the required permissions to bind such legal entity.
• You are solely responsible for your use of the Services and, if applicable, for all activities that occur through your user account.
Given that ShardStarter operates as a decentralized platform for token sales, it does not enforce anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) procedures by default. However, we understand that some token projects may require these procedures and provide the necessary tools for them to enforce these procedures at their discretion. The token projects themselves will have complete discretion to determine if any user satisfies the AML and KYC procedures.
However, we may request additional information and reserve the right to refuse to open an account for you. We also reserve the right to suspend, restrict, or terminate access to our services, deactivate or cancel your account, or blacklist you from opening future accounts if we suspect any prohibited use or activity, if there are pending legal proceedings, or if we perceive a heightened risk of non-compliance.
Lastly, we reserve the right to confiscate any funds found to be in violation of AML or counter-terrorist financing laws and regulations, and to cooperate with relevant authorities as necessary.
The use of the Services is only allowed in accordance with these Terms, and you may not do any of the following:
Engage in dishonest, illegal, or malicious behavior or any activities that are in conflict with these Terms.
Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
Infringe any proprietary rights of ShardStarter, such as copyrights, patents, trademarks, or trade secrets.
Transmit harmful data or material that contains viruses, malware, or other harmful computer code.
Use automatic devices, scripts, or methods to access, copy, monitor, or bypass the Site or Services.
Make any copies of the Site or any part of it or disassemble or decompile it.
Interfere with public interests, morals, or the rights of others, or prevent other users from using the Services.
Engage in market manipulation, such as pump and dump schemes, wash trading, front running, quote stuffing, or spoofing.
Attempt to access any part of the Site or Services without authorization, or use hacking or password mining.
Probe, scan, or test the vulnerabilities of the Site or Services or any connected network.
Track or seek information about other users or visitors of the Site or Services.
Impose an unreasonable load on the infrastructure of the Site or Services or connected networks.
Interfere with normal transactions on the Site or Services.
Forge headers or manipulate identification to disguise your identity. By accessing the Services, you agree that we have the right to investigate any violations of these Terms, make a determination of whether you have violated these Terms, and take action without your consent or prior notice.
ShardStarter reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate your access to the Services, in full or in part, at any time and without prior notice. This action will not result in any liability for ShardStarter towards you or any other third party. Upon the termination of your access to the Services, the terms of this agreement will also come to an end, except for provisions that are specifically intended to survive termination or expiration.
Our services are provided on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis, with no warranties of any kind, whether express, implied, or statutory. You acknowledge and agree that you have not relied on any other statement or agreement, written or oral, in your use and access of the services. ShardStarter specifically disclaims any implied warranties of title, merchantability, suitability for a specific purpose, and/or non-infringement to the maximum extent permitted by law. The company does not guarantee that access to the site, any part of the services, including mobile services, or any of the materials provided will be continuous, uninterrupted, timely, or error-free and will not be held responsible for any losses resulting from such issues. Additionally, ShardStarter makes no representation or warranty that the site, the services, or any materials provided are accurate, complete, reliable, current, error-free, or free from viruses or other harmful components. To the maximum extent allowed by law, neither ShardStarter nor its affiliates, shareholders, members, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, representatives, suppliers, or contractors will be held liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, intangible, or consequential losses or damages arising from:
• Performance or non-performance of the services, or any other product, service, or item provided by ShardStarter or its affiliates.
• Authorized or unauthorized use of the site or services, or in connection with these terms.
• Inaccuracy, defect, or omission of any data or information on the site. • Error, delay, or interruption in the transmission of data.
• Damages incurred from actions, omissions, or violations of these terms by third parties.
• Damage caused by illegal actions of other third parties or actions not authorized by ShardStarter.
Even if ShardStarter knew or should have known of the possibility of such damages, it will not be held responsible, except to the extent of a final judicial determination of gross negligence, actual fraud, willful misconduct, or intentional violation of law, or in jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This provision will remain in effect even after the termination of these terms. ShardStarter makes no warranty as to the merit, legality, or juridical nature of any token sold on its platform, including whether it is considered a security or financial instrument under applicable securities laws.
The entire ownership of all current and future copyrights, titles, interests, trademarks (registered and unregistered), design rights, unregistered designs, database rights and any other intellectual property rights pertaining to the Services and Site are owned by or licensed to ShardStarter. As long as you abide by these Terms, we grant you a non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, and limited license to access and use the Site and Services.
No provisions in these Terms should be interpreted as granting any rights or licenses to third-party intellectual property rights. In the event that any such intellectual property rights are attributed to you by law or otherwise, you agree to take all necessary actions and sign all necessary documents to transfer these rights back to us upon request.
You understand that all content on the Site cannot be copied, replicated, modified, distributed, used for derivative works, or utilized for any other purpose without obtaining written permission from us. Third-party participants on the Site may allow us to use their trademarks, copyrighted materials, and other intellectual property, but we do not guarantee that the content on the Site does not infringe the rights of any third party.
ShardStarter is a separate entity acting as an independent contractor and not as an agent on behalf of the user. The provisions in these terms must not be considered as indications of a collaborative relationship, joint business enterprise, partnership or franchise between the two parties.
Indemnification You agree to protect and compensate ShardStarter and its related entities, including shareholders, members, directors, officers, employees, lawyers, agents, suppliers, and contractors, against any potential or actual claims, lawsuits, proceedings, demands, damages (including legal fees, fines, or penalties imposed by regulatory authorities) that may arise from:
• Your use of or behaviour in connection with the Site or Services
• Your violation of these Terms or their enforcement
• Your breach of any applicable laws or the rights of a third party while using the Site or Services.
If you are obligated to indemnify ShardStarter and its affiliates, the company reserves the right to control any action or proceedings and to make a decision on whether to settle and, if so, under what conditions. Your obligation to indemnify will remain in effect even after these Terms have expired or been terminated.
You acknowledge that the Services contain confidential information and trade secrets belonging to ShardStarter and its affiliates. You agree to maintain the confidentiality of the Services, not to share any confidential information, and to use reasonable care to protect the confidentiality of the Services. You will not remove or alter any proprietary notices belonging to ShardStarter or its affiliates, and your confidentiality obligation will remain in effect even after these Terms have expired or been terminated.
Anti-Money Laundering Policy
ShardStarter strictly prohibits any form of illegal activity, including money laundering, terrorist financing, or trade sanctions violations, through the use of the Site or Services. By using the Site or Services, you represent that you are not involved in any such activity.
ShardStarter shall not be held liable if it is unable to perform its obligations or carry out its business due to events beyond its control, such as strikes, network failures, acts of God, war, riots, civil unrest, malicious damage, or compliance with laws or government orders.
Jurisdiction and Governing Law
The parties will make a good faith effort to resolve any and all disputes arising from or related to these Terms. These Terms and any disputes related to the Services or Site will be governed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of ____________. Any disputes arising from or related to these Terms will be resolved through individual arbitration and cannot be brought as a class arbitration, class action, or any other form of representative proceeding. No individual may resolve a dispute as a representative of another individual or group.
The dispute cannot be brought as a class or representative action, whether within or outside of arbitration, or on behalf of any other individual or group. Any disputes that cannot be resolved through good faith negotiations may be resolved through arbitration by an Arbitration Body located in _____________ in accordance with the Arbitration Rules of the ___________. The seat of the arbitration will be in ____________ and the language of the arbitration will be English. The _________ judicial system will have exclusive jurisdiction over any appeals and the enforcement of the arbitration award, applying the laws of ____________. You will bear all costs associated with the arbitration. The arbitrator(s) will have the exclusive authority and jurisdiction to make all procedural and substantive decisions regarding the dispute, including determining its arbitrability, and to grant any remedies that would be available in court. However, the arbitrator cannot conduct a class arbitration or representative action, which is prohibited by these Terms, and may only conduct an individual arbitration and cannot consolidate the claims of multiple individuals.
If any provision of these Terms is deemed unlawful or unenforceable by a court or competent authority, the other provisions will remain in effect. If a portion of an unlawful or unenforceable provision would be lawful
For any non-routine communication regarding these Terms, kindly send an email to [email protected]. This includes all notices, demands, requests and determinations.
Transfer of Rights and Obligations
It is not permitted to transfer or assign any right to utilize the Services or any of your rights or obligations outlined in these Terms without obtaining written consent from ShardStarter. This also applies to any right or obligation connected to the enforcement of laws or changes in control. On the other hand, ShardStarter has the right to assign or transfer any or all of its rights and obligations under these Terms, either in full or in part, without prior notice or consent from you.
Third Party Involvement
These Terms do not provide any third party with the right to enforce its provisions.
Third Party Website Precautions
Risks Associated with Digital Currencies
By using our Services, you acknowledge and agree that:
(A) You are familiar with the risks associated with transactions of digital currencies that are based on blockchain and cryptography technologies, issued and managed in a decentralized form.
(B) You accept all risks related to using our Services and transactions involving digital currencies.
(C) ShardStarter will not be responsible for any such risks or negative consequences.
Please note that the values of digital currencies can be extremely volatile and may fluctuate significantly. As with any asset, there is a significant risk of economic loss when purchasing, holding or investing in digital currencies.
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