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.
The act of holding and locking up a cryptocurrency to support the operations of a blockchain network.
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.
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
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
We operate staking validator nodes across various blockchains, ensuring optimal performance, security, and adherence to the respective blockchain's protocols and guidelines.
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
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
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.
While we provide tools and resources, it's your responsibility to monitor your staking activities and the networks you're involved in.
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
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
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
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
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.
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.