ICO Admin Terms of Use

Last updated: September 19, 2018

Before you start using Blocktopus, you must accept these terms and conditions. Please read these terms and conditions carefully, together with any other terms made available by us from time to time, as they govern your use of our platform. These terms and conditions tell you who we are, how you and we may change or end the contract between us, and other important information. By accepting them and using our website you're agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not understand or do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you should not register for a Blocktopus account. You should also read our privacy policy.

Do not accept these terms and conditions or use (or attempt to use) the Blocktopus platform if you do not agree with or understand them. Use of Blocktopus will constitute continued acceptance of and agreement to these terms and conditions by you.

We will terminate your account if you misuse our website in a manner which may harm other users or organizations.

We recommend that you save and/or print a copy of these terms and conditions for future reference.

We are Blocktopus ("Blocktopus​", "​we"​ , "​us​", "​our"​ ). Blocktopus is a Single Member Private company based in Athens, Greece with address I. Drossopoulou 59, 112 57, Athens, Greece.

If you want to use Blocktopus as an organisation or business (“organisation”) or on behalf of an organisation, you will need to accept and comply with the organisational terms and conditions presented to you when creating a ICO Admin user account on Blocktopus.

Know more about Blocktopus

Blocktopus helps you identify in an easy and remote way that the Token Buyers of your Initial Coin Offering are real persons and the persons that they claim to be. Blocktopus will charge you on the quota of the Token Buyers that will allow to buy Tokens from your Initial Coin Offering. Blocktopus may from time to time create, develop and introduce additional features, functionality or services to our website and, if necessary, we will update these terms and conditions accordingly as required.

Before you create your Blocktopus account

Provided you accept and continue to comply with these terms and conditions, Blocktopus grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable licence to use our website that can be revoked at any time. Our website is not intended for people under the age of 18. To use our website, you must be (and you promise to us that you are) 18 years of age or over. Each organization can only create one Blocktopus account, using an email address of the domain that belongs to your organization.

Use of ICO Administration Panel

If you use the ICO Administration Panel to register your Initial Coin Offering and publish it on the Blocktopus platform,you must only use it (and any information contained in it) in line with the requirements in this section.
Content standards: you must make sure that anything you upload to your ICO Administration Panel:

  • is accurate and complies with any applicable laws;
  • does not contain any information which is defamatory, obscene, inflammatory or discriminatory based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age;
  • does not promote sexually explicit material, violence or any illegal activity;
  • does not infringe the intellectual property rights (including copyright, database right or trade mark) of any other person;
  • is not likely to deceive any person;
  • does not breach any legal duty owed to a third party;
  • is not threatening or abusive and does not invade another’s privacy, or causes annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety;
  • is not likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person;
  • is not used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent someone’s identity or affiliation with any person;
  • does not encourage, promote or assist any unlawful act including copyright infringement or computer misuse.

Suspension and termination: if Blocktopus determines, in its absolute discretion, that you have breached the ICO Administration Panel content standards, Blocktopus may, without limitation:

  • issue a warning to you;
  • temporarily suspend, or permanently terminate, your right to use the web app, including the ICO Administration Panel;
  • take legal action against you to claim back any costs as a result of the breach;
  • take further legal action as may be necessary;
  • disclose such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably consider is necessary.

Security: you must access the ICO Administration Panel using your ICO Admin Blocktopus Account or otherwise using login details which we may provide you from time to time. Only you may use your Blocktopus to access the ICO Administration Panel, and you are responsible for keeping all passwords and other login details secure and confidential.

Adding links within ICO Administration Panel: you may add url links to your pages and application login screens within the ICO Administration Panel, as long as you do this in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation. You may not display links in a way that suggests any form of association, approval or endorsement by Blocktopus where this does not exist. We reserve the right to withdraw the linking functionality without notice.

We care about your privacy and security

Any personal or organizational information that you provide to us will be processed strictly in line with our privacy policy, which is available here.

Intellectual property

Our website contains some valuable intellectual property, trade knowledge and other confidential information. This means that you must not do any of the following.

  • Copy, sell, give, assign, or market our website to any third party.
  • Modify, reuse, disassemble or decompile our website or any part of it.
  • Reverse engineer our website or any part of it (this means analyse our website in order to work out its function or structure, whether with or without the intention of re-creating or modifying it).
  • Translate or create derivative works (adaptations) based on our website or any part of it.

Availability of Blocktopus

We aim to ensure that you are able to access and use our website and services at all times. However, your use of our website and services may from time to time be interrupted by maintenance, repairs or updates or other factors which we may not be able to control and we cannot guarantee to you that it will always be available. We will do our best to notify you of such situations as soon as possible after we become aware of them, but we will not be liable under any circumstances for any loss or damage caused as a result of such interruption of availability of our website, other than as set out below at "Our responsibility to you".

Your use of Blocktopus

You are responsible for making sure that all your information associated with your Blocktopus account is accurate and up to date.

Any use of the Blocktopus platform within your branding must contain a visible "Powered by Blocktopus" text with a link pointing to https://blocktopus.io.

We trust you to use our website sensibly and lawfully, but please be aware that you must:

  • not use or interact with our website if you intend to commit any unlawful, fraudulent, dishonest, anti-social, unethical, abusive, threatening or invasive behaviour;
  • use our website only for your private use and non-commercial purposes (except as may be expressly allowed by the functionality of the website or otherwise allowed by us in writing);
  • not damage, interfere with or disrupt the integrity or performance of our website in any way;
  • not offer in any manner, sublicense, lease, sell or otherwise make available our website or any of its services to any third party without our prior written consent;
  • not use or interact with our website in any unlawful, fraudulent or dishonest way or for any improper purpose. In particular, please be aware that under UK law, it is a criminal offence to create, possess and/or use fraudulent, forged, false or improperly obtained documentation. It is illegal to impersonate, or pretend you are, someone else, for example by using their identification documents. If we know of or suspect activity by you that contravenes this section, we reserve the right to suspend your Blocktopus account, to report you to the relevant authority or agency, or to take such other action as we in our discretion believe is necessary for the protection of our users and/or our business or reputation, and we will keep a copy of your data for further anti-fraud procedures or as may be required by law. If false or inaccurate information is provided and fraud is identified, details may be passed to fraud prevention agencies to prevent fraud, money laundering and other criminal offences. You can get more information explaining how the fraud prevention agencies will use the information by emailing privacy@blocktopus.io

If we know or have reasonable grounds to suspect that activity by you breaches this section, we reserve the right to take all appropriate action to investigate and to deal with the consequences of a breach.

Our responsibility (liability) to you

Blocktopus is not under any circumstances liable to your organization for:

  • any losses that were not caused by Blocktopus;
  • any business losses or liabilities: including loss of profit; loss of income; loss of goodwill (this means the good reputation enjoyed by a legal entity); loss of anticipated savings; loss of data; loss of business; business interruption or loss of business opportunity, however caused;