Last updated: September 19, 2018
We will terminate your account if you misuse our website in a manner which may harm other users or organizations.
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We are Blocktopus ("Blocktopus", "we" , "us", "our" ). Blocktopus is a Single Member Private company based in Athens, Greece with address Sofokli Venizelou 92, 152 31, Athens, Greece. When we talk about "you" in this document, we're talking about you as an individual using our website for private and non-commercial purposes only, except as may be expressly allowed by the functionality of our website or allowed by us in writing. When we talk about a "third party" we mean anyone who is not you or us.
Blocktopus helps you to verify your identity online in order to access third-party services that require online verification of their users. Blocktopus won’t charge you, the individual, for sharing your core identity details (your face, name, nationality, date of birth, age, address) with third parties. If you decide to verify your online identity by going through a Know Your Customer process through Blocktopus, we reserve the right to charge the third-party that you for serving your request. 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.
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 person can only create one Blocktopus account. You will be able to add new identity documents to your existing Blocktopus account (but you cannot create a second account).
If you use the KYC Panel to upload your verification documents and information 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 KYC Panel:
Suspension and termination: if Blocktopus determines, in its absolute discretion, that you have breached the KYC Panel content standards, Blocktopus may, without limitation:
Security: you must access the KYC Panel using your Token Buyer 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 KYC Panel, and you are responsible for keeping all passwords and other login details secure and confidential.
Adding links within KYC Panel: you may add url links to your pages and application login screens within the KYC 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.
Our website contains some valuable intellectual property, trade knowledge and other confidential information. This means that you must not do any of the following.
We aim to ensure that you are able to access and use our website at all times. However, your use of our website 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".
You are at all times responsible for making informed decisions about sharing your information with third parties and to consider the implications of doing so. Blocktopus has no control over what third parties do with the information you choose to share with them through the website and therefore accepts no responsibility or liability for information misuse on their part.
You are responsible for making sure that all your information associated with your Blocktopus account is accurate and up to date.
We trust you to use our website sensibly and lawfully, but please be aware that you must:
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.
Blocktopus is not under any circumstances liable to you for: