Our Terms & Conditions.
Below you’ll find our terms and conditions. These are the basic rules that govern our website.
By accessing this web site, you are agreeing to be bound by these Web Site Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any and all applicable local laws in your jurisdiction; you further agree and represent that you have read and understand all of the provisions set forth herein and that you voluntarily agree to be bound thereby. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this web site are protected by copyright, trade mark, and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations, and, by accessing this web site, you agree to fully comply with the same. You must not use this Website if you disagree with our terms and conditions, our risk disclaimer (found here) or our policy on cookies which is outlined below.
Minors or people below 18 years old are not allowed to use this Website.
Coinist has been prepared solely for informational and educational purposes. We do not provide legal advice, financial advice or recommendations to buy or sell any security, product, service or investment. The opinions expressed in this Site do not constitute investment advice or recommendations and independent advice should be sought where appropriate. The information provided on this site or in any communication containing a link to this site is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person or entity in any jurisdiction or country where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would subject Coinist or its affiliates to any registration requirement within such jurisdiction or country. Neither the information, nor any opinion contained in this site constitutes a solicitation or offer by Coinist or its affiliates to buy or sell any securities, futures, options or other financial instruments or provide any investment advice or service. Coinist is a blockchain, cryptocurrency and ICO data and news portal, discussion forum and content aggregator. Coinist is not a broker/dealer, we are not an investment advisor, we have no access to non-public information about crypto projects, ICOs or token sales, and this is not a place for the giving or receiving of financial advice or advice concerning investment decisions.
Coinist does not make any guarantee or other promise as to any results that may be obtained from using our content. No one should make any investment decision without first consulting his or her own financial advisor and conducting his or her own research and due diligence.Getting involved in cryptocurrency and blockchain projects can be risky. All users of our site are required to read our comprehensive risk disclaimer.
Reliance on Information Posted
The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
Links To Third Party Sites
Coinist links to many crypto and blockchain projects from our site. Links can be found on our site when we interview people who are working on blockchain projects, they can be found in our ICO calendar and in our news section. Some of the sites we link to are undoing (or have underwent) Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). It is the responsibility of those third party sites to ensure they meet any regulations imposed on them based on the product, service or token they are offering the public. Coinist has no control over these products or tokens. We are simply a data provider, news source and content aggregator. The content on our site is designed to be educational in nature. Our ICO listings are not solicitations. Our ICO listings are general and purely factual business information about individual blockchain projects.
From time to time, Coinist or its affiliates may hold positions or other interests in tokens mentioned in the Blog and may trade for their own account(s) based on the information presented. Coinist may also take positions inconsistent with the views expressed in its messages on the Blog.
Please note that Coinist may be compensated by the advertisers that appear on the website.
Advertising on Coinist is possible however we place restriction on the paid advertisements that appear on our site. Please note that Coinist retains the right to refuse any advertiser on our site. Any payment made by an advertiser who is rejected will be immediately and fully refunded.
If you decide to advertise on our website you are agreeing to publish only general and factual project and business information. You are not allowed to advertise financial specifics such as token price, predicted token price, or any other information which would be seen as “direct selling efforts”. Similarly, you are not allowed to advertise your performance or any other metric (past, present or future) that could create unrealistic investor expectations or be seen as misleading in any way. Coinist focuses exclusively on discussing the factual and technical aspects of crypto and blockchain projects, without providing offering information for those projects. Project information should be limited to the location, type of project, developer and other general publicly available information regarding the project.
Coinist will link to advertisers and other third party sites but it is the responsibility of those third party sites to ensure all site visitors go through any required verification process required by any legal jurisdictions a company operates within, including but not limited to age, current location, residency status and investor qualifications. Any project listed on our site is responsible for ensuring that the their site is not targeted towards any person in any jurisdiction where their product, service or offering would be illegal. Third party sites are required to have their own disclaimers, verification processes and restrictions in place to ensure only permitted persons can access the content on their site .
Coinist cannot be held accountable for any damages or losses due to failure of third parties to act according to rules or regulations in their respective jurisdictions.
Intellectual Property Rights
Other than the content you own, under these Terms, Coinist and/or its licensors own all the intellectual property rights and materials contained in this Website.
You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.
You are specifically restricted from all of the following
– publishing our material in any other media;
– selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
– publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
– using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
– using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
– using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
– engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
– Certain areas of this Website are restricted from being access by you and Coinist may further restrict access by you to any areas of this Website, at any time, in absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for this Website are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality as well.
This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and Coinist express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.
Limitation of liability
In no event shall Coinist, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website whether such liability is under contract. Coinist, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.
You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent Coinist from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
Links From The Website
If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.
Coinist is based in Hong Kong. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of Hong Kong. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside Hong Kong, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Please note that all sales are final. Coinist does not offer refunds, exchanges, or returns for any of the products on our site. We do however offer refunds on advertising products that are paid for but we refuse to list. A full refunded will be paid fully and immediately. However, please note that we do not offer refunds on projects that are listed on our site and we decide to remove later for any reason including but not limited to customer complaints, fraud accusations or any other reason Coinist sees fit to remove a listing or a mention of a website from our website.
Variation of Terms
Coinist is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.
We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
If you have found content on our site that you feel is potentially harmful to other site visitors (eg. SCAMS, hateful comments etc) please contact us immediately and we will investigate all claims.
If you are an advertiser on our site and your listing or other content has been reported to us we reserve to the right to remove all content associated with your project without notice and without a refund. Please note that we deal with violation reports on a case by case basis.
Coinist is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between Coinist and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.
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