Terms of Service

Information published on bitshares.eu

The website http://bitshares.eu/ (hereinafter, referred to as the “website”) provides information and material of a general nature. You are not authorized and nor should you rely on the Website for legal advice, business advice, or advice of any kind. You act at your own risk in reliance on the contents of the Website. Should you make a decision to act or not act you should contact a licensed attorney in the relevant jurisdiction in which you want or need help. In no way are the owners of, or contributors to, the Website responsible for the actions, decisions, or other behavior taken or not taken by you in reliance upon the Website.

Disclaimer

Do your Own Research

Our content is intended to be used and must be used for informational purposes only. It is very important to do your own analysis before making any investment based on your own personal circumstances. You should take independent financial advice from a professional in connection with, or independently research and verify, any information that you find on our Website and wish to rely upon, whether for the purpose of making an investment decision or otherwise.

No Investment Advice

Our Website is a technical documentation content aggregator for the BTS token on the BitShares blockchain. We are not a broker/dealer, we are not an investment advisor, we have no access to non-public information about BTS, and this is not a place for the giving or receiving of financial advice, advice concerning investment decisions or tax or legal advice. We are not regulated by any Financial Services Authority.

We are an educational forum for analysing, learning & discussing general and generic information related to BTS. No content on the site constitutes - or should be understood as constituting - a recommendation to enter in any securities transactions or to engage in any of the investment strategies presented in our site content. We do not provide personalised recommendations or views as to whether a stock or investment approach is suited to the financial needs of a specific individual.

User Generated Content

Being a community-driven platform, some of the content on this site is user-generated and, as such, impossible to monitor effectively. We act as a mere conduit for this information published on our Website, and we do not select, monitor, edit, modify review, evaluate or otherwise oversee the information or the publication of the information on our Website.

No reliance

Accordingly, we will not be liable, whether in contract, tort (including negligence) or otherwise, in respect of any damage, expense or other loss you may suffer arising out of such information or any reliance you may place upon such information. Any arrangements between you and any third party contacted via the Website are at your sole risk.

Risks

Risks related to the use of the BitShares Blockchain

The Website will not be responsible for any losses, damages or claims arising from events falling within the scope of the following five categories:

  • Mistakes made by the user of any BitShares-related software or service, e.g., forgotten passwords, payments sent to wrong BitShares accounts, and accidental deletion of wallets.
  • Software problems of the Website and/or any BitShares-related software or service, e.g., corrupted wallet file, incorrectly constructed transactions, unsafe cryptographic libraries, malware affecting the Website and/or any BitShares-related software or service.
  • Technical failures in the hardware of the user of any BitShares-related software or service, e.g., data loss due to a faulty or damaged storage device.
  • Security problems experienced by the user of any BitShares-related software or service, e.g., unauthorized access to users’ wallets and/or accounts.
  • Actions or inactions of third parties and/or events experienced by third parties, e.g., bankruptcy of service providers, information security attacks on service providers, and fraud conducted by third parties.

Investment risks

The investment in BitShares/BTS or any other token on the BitShares Blockchain can lead to loss of money over short or even long periods. The investors should expect prices to have large range fluctuations. The information published on the Website cannot guarantee that the investors would not lose money.

Compliance with tax obligations

The users of the Website are solely responsible to determinate what, if any, taxes apply to their BitShares transactions. The owners of, or contributors to, the Website are NOT responsible for determining the taxes that apply to BitShares transactions.

The Website does not store, send, or receive BitShares.

The Website does not store, send or receive BitShares. This is because BitShares exist only by virtue of the ownership record maintained in the BitShares network. Any transfer of title in BitShares occurs within a decentralized BitShares network, and not on the Website.

No warranties

The Website is provided on an “as is” basis without any warranties of any kind regarding the Website and/or any content, data, materials and/or services provided on the Website.

Limitation of liability

Unless otherwise required by law, in no event shall the owners of, or contributors to, the Website be liable for any damages of any kind, including, but not limited to, loss of use, loss of profits, or loss of data arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the Website.

Arbitration

The user of the Website agrees to arbitrate any dispute arising from or in connection with the Website or this disclaimer, except for disputes related to copyrights, logos, trademarks, trade names, trade secrets or patents.

Services

Faucet Service

The Website provides an Account Creation Service (faucet) for the BitShares Blockchain. The faucet service is free to use. The default faucet sets bitshareseurope as voting account to counter voting apathy. Newly created accounts are free to opt-out of proxy voting through the bitshareseurope account at any time.

Customized Faucet

Users that created an account on the Website may setup numerous custom faucets (a.k.a. Referral Program) for individual tracking of newly created accounts and benefiting from the BitShares Blockchain's Referral Program.

Business Faucet

Business customers may chose to customize their faucet more granularly and even define the proxy voting account, referral percentages, registrar account and other parameters that are available to the faucet. Newly created accounts are free to opt-out of proxy voting at any time.

Proxy Voting for bitshareseurope

It is our desire to grow the BitShares Blockchain and it's community. As such, we take the freedom to use proxy voting power provided by our customers and accounts that we created through out faucet.