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Terms of Use for Nodes.Guru

1. Introduction

Welcome to Nodes.Guru, a premier informational portal related to cryptocurrency staking. By accessing and using our services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use ("Terms"). Nodes.Guru does not facilitate staking directly and acts solely as an informational resource. Please review these terms meticulously.

2. Eligibility

2.1. Age and Capacity

Our services are intended solely for individuals who are 18 years of age or older and possess the legal capacity to enter into these Terms. By using Nodes.Guru, you represent and warrant that you meet these criteria.

3. Definitions

3.1. Staking

The act of holding and locking up a cryptocurrency to support the operations of a blockchain network.

3.2. Slashing

A penalty in which a portion of a staker's holdings is confiscated for malicious actions or negligence.

3.3. Validator Services

Services provided by Nodes.Guru to validate transactions and create new blocks in the Cosmos based networks and other supported blockchains.

3.4. Block Rewards

New tokens minted and awarded to validators for creating a new block.

3.5. Transaction Fees

Fees associated with the transfer of tokens, which are typically awarded to validators.

3.6. Users/Delegators

Individuals or entities that delegate their cryptocurrency holdings to the validator nodes operated by Nodes.Guru, as listed on the Nodes.Guru website.

4. Staking and Validator Services

4.1. Delegation

By using our platform, you can delegate your cryptocurrency holdings to Nodes.Guru for staking purposes. While we strive to provide optimal validator services, we cannot guarantee specific block rewards or transaction fees, which may vary based on various factors.

5. Our Responsibilities

5.1. Validation

We operate staking validator nodes across various blockchains, ensuring optimal performance, security, and adherence to the respective blockchain's protocols and guidelines.

5.2. Support

We're committed to providing timely and effective support. Whether you have questions about staking, rewards, or any other aspect of our service, our dedicated team is here to assist. Reach out with any queries or concerns.

6. Intellectual Property

6.1. Ownership

All content on Nodes.Guru, including but not limited to website design, software, graphics, text, and trademarks, is our exclusive property. Unauthorized use, reproduction, modification, or distribution of our content is strictly prohibited and may result in legal action.

7. Risks and Limitations

7.1. Volatility

Cryptocurrency values can be highly volatile. Nodes.Guru is not responsible for any losses due to market fluctuations or the inherent risks of cryptocurrency investments.

7.2. Network Issues

Sybil attacks, network congestion, and other blockchain-related issues can arise. We are not liable for any problems arising from blockchain network anomalies or any associated losses.

7.3. No Custody & No Liability for Staking Losses

We operate on a non-custodial basis, meaning we do not hold or control your funds. You retain full control and responsibility for your holdings. Nodes.Guru is not responsible for any losses incurred during the staking process, whether due to slashing events, validator performance, or any other reasons.

7.4. External Actions

Nodes.Guru provides information related to staking and validator nodes. Any actions, such as staking or transactions, conducted outside of our portal, especially through external wallets or platforms, are the sole responsibility of the user. Nodes.Guru is not responsible for any outcomes or issues arising from such external actions.

8. Slashing and Compensation

8.1. Guaranteed Compensation

In the event of slashing due to actions or negligence directly attributable to Nodes.Guru, we guarantee full compensation to the affected users up to the amount of the slashing penalty incurred. The specifics of the compensation mechanism will be provided upon request.

8.2. Limitation of Liability

While we strive to ensure the security and optimal performance of our validator nodes, there are inherent risks associated with blockchain operations and staking. Nodes.Guru is not responsible for slashing events or losses that occur due to external factors, unforeseen vulnerabilities, or actions beyond our direct control. Users must remain vigilant about their chosen networks and monitor any surrounding situations.

9. User Responsibilities

9.1. Taxes and Legal Obligations

You are solely responsible for any taxes, fees, or legal obligations arising from staking rewards or other cryptocurrency transactions.

9.2. Self-monitoring

While we provide tools and resources, it's your responsibility to monitor your staking activities and the networks you're involved in.

10. Termination

10.1. Service Access

We reserve the right to terminate or suspend access to our services without prior notice, for conduct that we believe violates these Terms or is harmful to other users, us, third parties, or for any other reason we deem necessary.

11. Site and Services Management

11.1. Modifications

We reserve the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue any part of our services at any time. Nodes.Guru is not liable for any modifications or interruptions in service.

12. Third-Party Websites and Content

12.1. External Links

Our platform may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy, or practices of these sites.

13. Limitation of Liability

13.1. Damages

Nodes.Guru, its affiliates, and its employees are not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, or consequential damages or losses, even if informed of the possibility of such damages.

14. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

14.1. Jurisdiction

These Terms are governed by the laws of the British Virgin Islands (BVI), without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Any disputes arising shall be resolved in the courts of the BVI.

15. Modifications to Terms

15.1. Updates

We reserve the right to amend these Terms at any time. It's your responsibility to review them periodically. Continued use of our platform post-revision signifies your acceptance of the updated terms.

16. Contact

16.1. Communication

For any questions or concerns about these Terms or our services, please contact us at info@nodes.guru. You can also follow our updates and receive support at https://t.me/NodesGuruStake.

By using Nodes.Guru, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to these Terms of Use. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, you should not use our platform.

Disclaimer

No Investment Advice

The information provided on this website does not constitute investment advice, financial advice, trading advice, or any other sort of advice, and you should not treat any of the website's content as such. Nodes.Guru does not recommend any cryptocurrency to be bought, sold, or held by you. Nothing on this website should be taken as an offer to buy, sell or hold a cryptocurrency. Do conduct your own due diligence and consult with your financial advisor before making any investment decision. Nodes.Guru will not be held responsible for the investment decisions you make based on the information provided on the website.

Accuracy of Information

Nodes.Guru will strive to ensure accuracy of information listed on this website although it will not hold any responsibility for any missing or wrong information. You understand that you are using any and all information available here AT YOUR OWN RISK. You should take adequate steps to verify the accuracy and completeness of any information on the website.