Terms of Service
Last Updated: 31 January, 2024
This agreement or ‘Terms of Service‘ is between you and P2P Staking ("dRPC"). When you use our services, you are automatically agreeing to these terms. If you don‘t agree with these terms, you should not use our services.
The following definitions help clarify certain terms used:
"User" - An individual or contractor using our services under your account.
"Access Credentials" - Details like usernames, passwords, and security measures that let you access our services.
"dRPC Dashboard" - The toolset you use to interact with our services.
"dRPC Documentation" - Materials we provide to help you understand how to use our services.
"dRPC Services" - All software services we provide, including updates during your agreement with us.
"dRPC System Analytics" - Data we collect to improve our services. It does not include your personal data.
"dRPC Technology" - The tech and intellectual property we use to provide our services.
"dRPC API" - Rules and protocols allowing other software to interact with our services.
"User Inputs" - Information, content, or data that you or your users provide while using our services.
"Intellectual Property Rights" - Rights related to creative works such as patents, copyrights, trademarks, design rights, and more.
"Third Party Services" - Services or products from other companies that can be used with our services.
"Updates" - Improvements, enhancements, or modifications we make to our services over time.
Please note that the scope of these terms extends to all features, technologies, and functionalities provided by dRPC. Content on our website and sites accessible from hyperlinks on our website does not form part of these terms.
If you‘re using our services on behalf of an entity, you affirm that you‘re authorized to accept these terms for them. The entity is responsible for any damage from breaching these terms.
We reserve the right to change these terms. We‘ll notify users of these changes by updating the terms on the website. Changes will take effect immediately upon posting and will apply to ongoing or subsequent use of the services.
To use our website or services, you must agree to these terms. If you disagree with any part of these terms, you aren‘t allowed to use the services. Additionally, by agreeing to these terms, you waive your right to engage in class-action lawsuits against us and agree to resolve disputes through arbitration.
1. Use of the Services
1.1. Access and usage of dRPC‘s services are governed by the terms and conditions of this Agreement, which come into effect upon the Client‘s first use. The Client is granted a non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable limited term worldwide right and license to access and use the Services.
1.2. Users are responsible for any costs incurred from using dRPC‘s Services. They are also responsible for compliance with local laws and regulations where they apply. dRPC reserves the right to implement new versions and upgrades of the Services, including modifications to the design, operational method, technical specifications, systems, and other functions, at any time without prior notice.
1.3. Account registration is required to use the Services, and Users must maintain accurate account information. The User is the sole user of their account, and any security breaches must be reported. The use of Services is restricted for personal use unless the User is representing an entity.
1.4. The Services and materials provided by dRPC are for informational purposes and are not to be taken as expert advice. Users should consult with experts where necessary. Users accept all risks associated with the use of the Website and Services.
1.5. Users are responsible for keeping their username and password confidential and are liable for any charges or losses due to failure to do so.
1.6. Users represent and warrant that they are aware of the Terms, observe relevant laws and regulations, are not involved in illegal activities, possess the necessary technical expertise, and won‘t use the Website for prohibited purposes.
1.7. User qualifications for use of the Website and Services: Users should be at least 18 years old, legally eligible to use similar services, and haven‘t previously had access to Services suspended or revoked.
1.8. Restrictions on data collection from the Website: Users may not use automated tools to collect information, post unauthorized advertising materials, use data provided by the website for competing purposes, or violate any applicable laws or regulations.
1.9. dRPC has the right to amend these General Terms and Conditions. The Client shall be informed of any such amendments through a notification via e-mail or via dRPC’s web site. The Client has the right to terminate the Agreement within thirty (30) days of the date on which the notification was regarded as having been received.
1.10. dRPC shall be entitled to retain subcontractors, including third-party software suppliers, for the performance of obligations in accordance with this Agreement. dRPC shall be liable for the subcontractors’ work and services in the same manner as for its own work and services.
2.1 Service Provision: Subject to these Terms, we will make the dRPC Services available to you during the Term. The Services can be accessed for a fee, the details of which are indicated on our Website.
2.2 User Access: Your access to and use of the dRPC Services is dependent upon you providing certain Registration Data as determined by us. The goal of this requirement is to enable effective communication and to verify your usage of our Services. Furthermore, it‘s important to understand that your ability to access and use the dRPC Services relies on your own telecommunication and Internet services. You are solely responsible for securing and maintaining all telecommunication and Internet services, hardware, and software required to access and use dRPC Services. dRPC shall not be accountable for any data loss, miscommunication, or any other type of damage arising from any issues related to these services.
2.3 Service Modifications: dRPC reserves the right to make modifications to the Services as part of our ongoing commitment to enhancing user experience. If any modifications made by us materially reduce the functionality of the Services, you reserve the right to reconsider your subscription.
2.4 Private Key & Digital Assets: dRPC does not store, manage, or have knowledge of your private keys, seed phrases, or passwords. All of your digital assets, seed phrases, and private keys necessary for using our Website and/or Services remain exclusively under your control. You are solely responsible for ensuring the security and confidentiality of this information. All operations in connection with digital assets are performed strictly by you, and dRPC disclaims any liability for such operations.
2.5 dRPC API Services: We provide access to dRPC Services via our API. Please be aware that excessive or abusive requests to dRPC Services through the API may lead to the temporary or permanent suspension of the user‘s access. However, a reasonable attempt will be made to notify the user via email before any such suspension occurs.
2.6 Service Infrastructure: dRPC operates a reliable cloud-based platform designed to facilitate the delivery of our services. We are committed to the regular maintenance and enhancement of our platform to ensure it remains compatible with various blockchain systems.
3. Fees and Payments
3.1 Fee Basis: The dRPC Services are provided on a fee basis. All payments shall be made in accordance with the payment methods and requirements specified on the corresponding dRPC Service. These may be updated by us at our sole discretion from time to time.
3.2 Third-Party Payment Services: dRPC may utilize third-party services to secure, facilitate and process your payments. Any fees charged by such third-party service providers for processing payments on the dRPC platform shall be borne by you.
3.3 Payment Responsibility: Without prejudice to the other provisions of the Terms, dRPC shall not be liable for any malfunction in any computer system, software or any Internet access service provider that may affect the accuracy or timeliness of online payment instructions. Additionally, we are not responsible if the information provided by you is inaccurate or if payment instructions are not given sufficiently in advance to allow for timely payment, or if payment instructions cannot be executed due to reasons beyond our control.
3.4 User Identity Verification: For payment purposes, you must be prepared to verify your identity. This may include, but is not limited to, providing a government-issued ID (such as a driver‘s license, passport, or identification card), information from a successfully completed electronic check transaction, and other information designed to authenticate and confirm your identity, location, and status.
3.5 Payment Terms: All services provided by dRPC shall be debited to the user in advance. Upon initiating use of the dRPC Services, you acknowledge that you waive your right to a refund and any cooling off period. In the event of early termination of the Services or the Agreement due to the user‘s breach, the user will not be entitled to a refund of any prepaid fees.
3.6 Fees and Taxes: All prices and fees exclude VAT and other additional applicable taxes and charges. Any taxes imposed on payments to dRPC will be the user‘s sole responsibility. We reserve the right to request evidence of such tax payments.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties
4.1 We do not guarantee any specific level of performance, uninterrupted availability of our Services or Website, or the accuracy of any information provided. All warranties not expressly stated are disclaimed. Neither we nor our affiliates are liable for any damages resulting from the interception, alteration, or loss of information transmitted over the Internet or any actions related to our Services or Website.
4.2 Security Disclaimer: Despite reasonable security measures, we do not warrant the safety of our Website or Services and are not liable for any damages, including lost value or stolen property, even due to negligence. We may suspend operation if we believe our services are compromised.
4.3 Disclaimer of Implied Warranties: To the fullest extent permitted by law, our Website and Services are provided ‘as is‘ and ‘as available‘, without any warranties or representations. We do not guarantee reliability, currency, error-free status, or suitability for a specific purpose. Defects may not be corrected and the services may contain harmful components.
4.4 User Content and Third-Party Disclaimer: We do not guarantee the accuracy of user content or third-party services, nor are we responsible for any offensive, inappropriate, or unlawful content encountered.
4.5 Temporary Unavailability: Our Website and Services may be unavailable temporarily for maintenance or other reasons. We do not bear responsibility for any errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, or delays in operation or transmission.
4.6 Content Change Rights: We reserve the right to alter any content in the Website and/or Services at any time, without notice.
4.7 Third-Party Reference: References to any third-party company, product, service, or other information on our Website does not constitute endorsement, sponsorship, or recommendation.
4.8 Liability Limitation: Some jurisdictions do not allow disclaimers of certain warranties or limitations of liability. In such cases, our liability will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.
5. No Provision of Professional Advice
dRPC does not provide legal, financial, or any other form of specialized professional advice through its services or website. The information and materials (including content) published on the dRPC website should not be considered as such advice, and users are strongly advised not to rely on such information. It is the responsibility of the users to seek appropriate legal, financial, or specialized advice from qualified professionals. By using the dRPC website and/or services, users represent and warrant that they have obtained any necessary professional advice or possess sufficient knowledge and understanding to independently evaluate the risks and merits associated with our services. Users acknowledge that any recommendations, comments, or statements made by dRPC, its employees, or other users are of a general nature and should not be the sole basis for taking action. dRPC does not provide any assurance as to the accuracy or completeness of such statements. Users hereby waive, release, and discharge all claims against dRPC, its shareholders, members, directors, officers, employees, agents, vendors, content providers, and representatives related to any risks associated with the use of our services.
6. User Right
Users who comply with these Terms of Service are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and revocable license to access and use both the publicly available and password-protected areas of the dRPC website, solely for their intended purpose. Additionally, users who comply with these Terms of Service are granted a worldwide, royalty-free, non-transferable license to share links to the publicly available areas of the dRPC website, provided that such links are shared for the intended purpose of the website. Unless specifically allowed, users may not copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, reproduce, publish, license, transfer, or sell any content or information included on the dRPC website without prior written permission.
7. Protection of Intellectual Property
All design, text, graphics, technology, and software on the dRPC website, including the underlying software used for the website and services, are the property of dRPC or its affiliates. Users agree not to copy, modify, create derivative works of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble, or attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any rights in the software or relating to the software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved exclusively by dRPC. Unauthorized use of the dRPC website, services, or their content, without our prior written permission, is strictly prohibited and may violate applicable laws, including copyright and trademark laws, as well as other communications, regulations, and statutes. Nothing in these Terms of Service shall be construed as conferring any license to intellectual property rights, whether by estoppel, implication, or otherwise. dRPC reserves the right to revoke this license at any time, with or without cause, and without notice.
dRPC may periodically offer promotions or special opportunities ("Promotions") on the dRPC website. These Promotions may take the form of incentives, such as fee discounts. dRPC reserves the right to set or change the types, amounts, terms, restrictions, and qualification requirements for any Promotion at its sole discretion. dRPC also reserves the right to cancel any active Promotion at any time. In the event that dRPC determines or believes that the redemption of a promotion or receipt of credits or benefits was in error, fraudulent, illegal, or in violation of the applicable promotion terms or these Terms of Service, dRPC may withhold or deduct the credits or benefits obtained through the Promotion.
9. Limitation on Liability
9.1 Limitation of Liability: dRPC, its licensors, and agents shall not be held liable for any special, incidental, indirect, or consequential damages, including lost profits, loss of opportunity, loss of goodwill, loss of use, loss of data, or any other intangible or speculative losses, arising from the use or inability to use the dRPC services or website. This limitation applies even if dRPC has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
9.2 Exclusion of Consequential and Related Damages: dRPC and its directors, employees, or agents shall not be liable for any indirect, special, exemplary, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages resulting from the use of the dRPC services or website. This includes damages related to lost profits, business interruption, data loss, or any other economic loss.
9.3 Liability for Gross Negligence or Willful Misconduct: The above limitations do not apply to liability resulting from dRPC‘s gross negligence or willful misconduct, or in cases where death or bodily injury is caused by products purchased through the dRPC website.
9.4 Applicable Law: Certain jurisdictions may not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for certain damages. If such laws apply, the limitations set forth by dRPC will be applied to the maximum extent permitted by law.
You consent to indemnify and hold dRPC, its affiliates, and their respective shareholders, members, directors, officers, employees, agents, suppliers, content providers, and representatives harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, liabilities, or expenses, inclusive of reasonable attorney fees and settlement costs, which are due to or emerge out of a third party claim related to or associated with:
(i) Your use or any authorized user‘s use of our services, or a violation of these terms;
(ii) Any actions taken, or omissions made, by you in connection with the website and/or our services, or unauthorized use of your account;
(iii) Any transaction executed or any dispute related action, omission, or delay on your part;
(iv) Any failure by you to adhere to applicable laws, regulations or guidelines and/or recommendations provided by us, any violation of our or our affiliates‘ intellectual property rights by you;
(v) Any breach of laws, regulations or violation of rights of any other individual or entity caused by us and our affiliates; and
(vi) Any actions or omissions by you.
To the extent that such claims, losses, damages, liabilities, or expenses were directly caused by you or any authorized users.
11.1. "Confidential Information" refers to information that meets one or more of the following criteria:
(a) It is not publicly available;
(b) It is designated as "confidential" by us;
(c) It is accessible only to us and/or specific users (as specified above); and/or
(d) A reasonable user would understand that the information is confidential.
dRPC‘s Website and Services contain Confidential Information belonging to us, our affiliates, and third parties. It is strictly prohibited to disclose this information to anyone else, and you are not permitted to use such information for any purpose other than your participation in the Services. Confidential Information includes non-public information provided by us, our partners, affiliates, or third parties, pertaining to the Services offered through the dRPC platform. This may include, but is not limited to, appraisals, reports, insurance policies, forecasts, memos, studies, and any other written or electronic materials prepared by us, our partners, affiliates, or third parties.
11.2. Non-Disclosure: You agree not to disclose any Confidential Information and shall only use such Confidential Information as explicitly permitted by these Terms. You are required to exercise reasonable care and diligence in safeguarding the Confidential Information.
11.3. Non-Circumvention: You agree not to directly or indirectly contact any officers, directors, shareholders, consultants, attorneys, employees, agents, or other affiliates of dRPC unless such contact is made through the features provided on the dRPC platform or through the Services.
11.4. Exceptions: Your obligations concerning Confidential Information under these Terms do not apply to Confidential Information that you can demonstrate:
(a) Was discovered or developed independently by you without reliance on the Confidential Information; and/or
(b) Is legally required to be disclosed. In such cases, you must promptly notify dRPC to provide us with the opportunity to seek appropriate relief in connection with the disclosure.
We are under no obligation to monitor the information contained in or transmitted through the Website and/or the Services. You agree that we may monitor the Website and/or the Services, including but not limited to:
(a) In order to comply with applicable laws, regulations or other government requests; and/or
(b) For such other purposes as we deem appropriate.
We reserve the right to modify, reject or eliminate any information contained in or transmitted through the Website and/or the Services that we believe is unacceptable or in violation of these Terms.
13. Links to Other Sites.
The Website and/or the Services may contain links or other connections to websites operated by third parties. We are not responsible for such websites. Our inclusion of such links should not be construed as an endorsement of the material on such websites. Your use of the Website and/or the Services to link to other websites is at your own risk.
14. Applicable Law and Venue
The validity, interpretation, construction and performance of these Terms, and all acts and transactions pursuant hereto and the rights and obligations of the parties hereto shall be governed, construed and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the Cayman Islands, without giving effect to principles of conflicts of law. These Terms are a single set of rules which regulate the relationships between you and dRPC. You cannot accept it partially, this set of rules should be accepted in full.
In the event of a dispute arising from or related to these Terms, if amicable resolution is not achieved, the dispute shall be submitted to individual arbitration and shall not be pursued as a class arbitration or representative proceeding. The arbitration, conducted in English, will take place in the Cayman Islands, following the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. A single arbitrator appointed in accordance with the Rules will issue a final and binding award, and the parties expressly waive any right to appeal the arbitrator‘s decision. Any necessary enforcement of the award or decision will be pursued in a court with competent jurisdiction, as permitted by applicable laws.
16. Survival and Severability
Any portion of these Terms that reasonably should survive the termination of your License or any other agreement is hereby agreed to do so. If any provision of these Terms is deemed illegal, invalid or otherwise invalid for any reason, then that provision will be severed, and the rest of these Terms will remain intact and enforceable.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any rights or provisions of these Terms does not constitute a waiver of those rights or provisions. These Terms represent the entire and complete agreement between you and us, including any future modification of such documents, superseding any prior agreements or communications between you and us. Any ambiguities in these Terms shall be construed in the light most favorable to us.
18. Force Majeure
Our performance under these Terms shall be excused if the failure of such performance is caused by forces beyond its reasonable control. This includes (but is not limited to) acts of God, acts of any government, war or civil unrest, severe weather, fire, natural disasters, political embargos, terrorism, power or equipment failure, industrial or labour disputes or controversies, acts or omissions of any third party, or blockchain failures.
19.Change of Terms
We may amend these Terms at any time and at its own discretion by posting an updated version on the Website. The updated version becomes effective at the time of posting. It is your responsibility to check updates regularly.
20. Contact Us
If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us at [email protected]