Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 13 years old.

##1. Your Forum Account

If you create an account on the Website, you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account. You must immediately notify any unauthorized uses of your account. Blockchain Forum will not be liable for any damages that might have been caused due to such unauthorized access.

##2. Responsibility of Contributors

If you post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, “Content”), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text, graphics, an audio file, or computer software. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that:

the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party;
if your employer has rights to intellectual property you create, you have either (i) received permission from your employer to post or make available the Content, including but not limited to any software, or (ii) secured from your employer a waiver as to all rights in or to the Content;
you have fully complied with any third-party licenses relating to the Content, and have done all things necessary to successfully pass through to end users any required terms;
the Content does not contain or install any viruses, worms, malware, Trojan horses or other harmful or destructive content;
the Content is not spam, is not machine- or randomly-generated, and does not contain unethical or unwanted commercial content designed to drive traffic to third party sites or boost the search engine rankings of third party sites, or to further unlawful acts (such as phishing) or mislead recipients as to the source of the material (such as spoofing);
the Content is not pornographic, does not contain threats or incite violence, and does not violate the privacy or publicity rights of any third party;
your content is not getting advertised via unwanted electronic messages such as spam links on newsgroups, email lists, blogs and web sites, and similar unsolicited promotional methods;
your content is not named in a manner that misleads your readers into thinking that you are another person or company; and
you have, in the case of Content that includes computer code, accurately categorized and/or described the type, nature, uses and effects of the materials, whether requested to do so by company or otherwise.

##3. Services

Hosting, Support Services

Optional Hosting and Support services may be provided by Blockchain Forum under the terms and conditions for each such service. By signing up for a Hosting/Support or Support services account, you agree to abide by such terms and conditions.

##4. Responsibility of Website Visitors

Blockchain Forum has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, posted to the Website, and cannot therefore be responsible for that material’s content, use or effects. By operating the Website, Blockchain Forum does not represent or imply that it endorses the material there posted, or that it believes such material to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. The Website may contain content that is offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable, as well as content containing technical inaccuracies, typographical mistakes, and other errors. The Website may also contain material that violates the privacy or publicity rights, or infringes the intellectual property and other proprietary rights, of third parties, or the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and conditions, stated or unstated. Blockchain Forum disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from the use by visitors of the Website, or from any downloading by those visitors of content there posted.

##5. Content Posted on Other Websites

Blockchain Forum has not reviewed, and cannot review, all of the material, including computer software, made available through the websites and webpages to which other than forum domain links, and that link to domain. Blockchain Forum does not have any control over those websites and webpages, and is not responsible for their contents or their use. By linking to a website or webpage, Blockchain Forum does not represent or imply that it endorses such website or webpage. You are responsible for taking precautions as necessary to protect yourself and your computer systems from viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other harmful or destructive content. Blockchain Forum disclaims any responsibility for any harm resulting from your use of other than forum domain websites and webpages.

##6. Copyright Infringement and DMCA Policy

As Blockchain Forum asks to respect its intellectual property rights, it respects the intellectual property rights of others. If you believe that material located on or linked to forum domain violates your copyright, and if this website resides in the USA, you are encouraged to notify Blockchain Forum in accordance with your company’s Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) Policy. Blockchain Forum will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material or disabling all links to the infringing material. Blockchain Forum may terminate a visitor’s access to and use of the Website if, under appropriate circumstances, the visitor is determined to be a repeat infringer of the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of the company or others.

##7. Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer from Blockchain Forum to you any direct or third party intellectual property, and all right, title and interest in and to such property will remain (as between the parties) solely with Blockchain Forum. Website domain, Forum logo, and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with Blockchain Forum, or the Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of licensors. Blockchain Forum uses other open-source application or software. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Website may be the trademarks of other third parties. Your use of the Website grants you no right or license to reproduce or otherwise use any Blockchain Forum or third-party trademarks.

7.1 Advertisements

Blockchain Forum reserves the right to display advertisements on your content.

7.2. Attribution

Blockchain Forum reserves the right to display attribution links such as ‘Powered by Discourse,’ theme author, and font attribution in your content footer or toolbar. Footer credits and the toolbar may not be removed regardless of ownership rights.

##8. Changes

Blockchain Forum reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to add, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. You would be informed timely when such changes in the TOS happens from time to time by email or other direct communication methods. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Blockchain Forum may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

##9. Termination

Blockchain Forum may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your forum account account, you may simply discontinue using the Website. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.

##10. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Blockchain Forum, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to your violation of this Agreement.