Terms

1. Preamble

Taal DIT GmbH (“WhatsOnChain” or the “Company”) is the owner and operator of its website Whatsonchain.com (the “Site”). To contact us, please email [email protected]

2. Acceptance of Terms

By accessing, using or registering on, our Site, you confirm that you accept these Terms of Use (“Terms”) as well as the Data Privacy Policy available on the Site and you agree to comply with them.

Other terms that apply

These Terms refer to the following additional terms and agreements, which also apply to your use of our Site:

  • Data Privacy Policy, which sets out how we process personal data we receive from you. If you do not wish your personal data to be processed in this way, you should not use this Site.
  • Cookies Policy, which sets out information about the use of cookies on our Site.

If you do not agree to these Terms, the Data Privacy Policy and the Cookies Policy, you should not access nor use our Site. If you access or use the Site, your action will be deemed an acceptance of the Terms.

In some instances, additional terms and conditions, such as a software or product licenses, may apply to a service or product offered via the Site (Additional Terms). To the extent there is a conflict between these Terms and any Additional Terms, the Additional Terms will control with respect to such service or product unless the Additional Terms expressly state otherwise.

Changes to these Terms and to our Site

We amend these Terms from time to time. Please check these Terms to ensure you understand the provisions that apply to the use of the Site.

We may also update and change our Site from time to time. We do not guarantee that our Site, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted and we may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Site at any time. You are responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing our Site through your Internet connection are aware of these Terms and other applicable Additional Terms, and that they comply with them.

3. Prohibition of use

3.1 Restricted Jurisdictions

By accessing the Site and using WhastOnChain's services, you acknowledge and declare that you are not, and are not located in any jurisdiction that is, on any sanctions list, including but not limited to the United Nations Security Council, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FINCEN), Canadian, Cayman Islands, European Union, United Kingdom and Swiss sanctions lists. WhastOnChain maintains the right to select markets and jurisdictions that it accepts customers from and to restrict or deny the services to persons and entities located in certain jurisdictions.

3.2 No illegal, Harmful, or Offensive Use or Content

You may not use, or encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to use, the services or Site for any illegal, harmful, fraudulent, infringing or offensive use, or to transmit, store, display, distribute or otherwise make available content that is illegal, harmful, fraudulent, infringing or offensive.

Prohibited activities or content include:

  • Illegal, Harmful or Fraudulent Activities. Any activities that are illegal, that violate the rights of others, or that may be harmful to others, our operations or reputation, including disseminating, promoting or facilitating child pornography, offering or disseminating fraudulent goods, services, schemes, or promotions, make-money-fast schemes, ponzi and pyramid schemes, phishing, or pharming.
  • Infringing Content. Content that infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property or proprietary rights of others.
  • Offensive Content. Content that is defamatory, obscene, abusive, invasive of privacy, or otherwise objectionable.
  • Harmful Content. Content or other computer technology that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, program, or data.

3.3 No Security Violations

You may not use the services or the Site to violate the security or integrity of any network, computer or communications system, software application, or network or computing device (each, a “System”). Prohibited activities include:

  • Unauthorized Access. Accessing or using any System without permission, including attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a System or to breach any security or authentication measures used by a System.
  • Interception. Monitoring of data or traffic on a System without permission.
  • Falsification of Origin. Forging TCP-IP packet headers, e-mail headers, or any part of a message describing its origin or route. The legitimate use of aliases and anonymous remailers is not prohibited by this provision.
  • No Network Abuse. You may not make network connections to any users, hosts, or networks unless you have permission to communicate with them.

Prohibited activities include:

  • Monitoring or Crawling. Monitoring or crawling of a System that impairs or disrupts the System being monitored or crawled.
  • Denial of Service (DoS). Inundating a target with communications requests so the target either cannot respond to legitimate traffic or responds so slowly that it becomes ineffective.
  • Intentional Interference. Interfering with the proper functioning of any System, including any deliberate attempt to overload a system by mail bombing, news bombing, broadcast attacks, or flooding techniques.
  • Operation of Certain Network Services. Operating network services like open proxies, open mail relays, or open recursive domain name servers.
  • Avoiding System Restrictions. Using manual or electronic means to avoid any use limitations placed on a System, such as access and storage restrictions.

By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under relevant laws and such breaches will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

4. Use of the Site

To be able to offer you WhatsOnChain's services and let you register to use these services there are certain laws and regulations that must be complied with. These relate to but are not limited to anti-bribery and anti-corruption regulations (ABC), national and supra-nation sanctions regulations, anti-money laundering compliance (AML), counterterrorism regulations, proliferation financing regulations, taxation laws, data protection laws, and privacy laws.

Consequently, there are certain checks WhatsOnChain may need to carry out and there is information you need to provide before using WhatsOnChain's services. Compliance is integral to the principles WhatsOnChain adheres to.

Appropriate Use

When using the Site, you represent and warrant that you will comply with all applicable laws and regulations.

Using material on our Site

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our Site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws, trademark laws and patent laws and all such rights are reserved. You may print off one copy, and download extracts, of any page(s) for your personal use and you may draw the attention of others within your organization to content posted on our Site.

You must not modify materials you have printed off or downloaded, and you must not use illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences separately from accompanying text. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as authors of content on our Site must always be acknowledged.

You must not use any part of the content on our Site for commercial purposes without obtaining a license to do so from us through [email protected]

You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network related or supporting the Site, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network related or supporting the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Site.

You may not use the Site or any content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of WhatsOnChain.

No offer or advice

All content on this Site is for information purposes only and does not constitute an advertisement. You should obtain independent advice before relying on information on this Site.

The content on our Site is provided for general information only and is not intended to constitute and is not advice on which you should rely. You must obtain professional advice before taking, or refraining from, any action on the basis of content on our Site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update the information on our Site, we make no representations, warranties or guarantees, whether express or implied, that the content on our Site is accurate, complete or up to date.

5. Anti-Money-Laundering (AML) regulations

WhatsOnChain protects itself from involvement in any activity that facilitates money laundering or other criminal activities by following relevant international and locally applicable laws and regulations. WhatsOnChain is required to conduct all necessary checks according to the applicable AML and counter-terrorism regulations applicable to its Services. WhatsOnChain may thus require you to provide further documentation during the business relationship, for instance, to establish the source of the funds used in a particular transaction, and the origin of wealth.

You acknowledge and declare that all funds come from a legitimate source and are not derived from illegal activities. WhatsOnChain maintains a stance of cooperation with law enforcement authorities globally.

Our Site may include links to other websites or online services.

Where our Site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided solely for your convenience as pointers to information on topics that may be useful to users of the Site. Such links should not be interpreted as approval endorsement or confirmation by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources. Activating some links to third-party websites on the Site may cause you to leave the Site. No warranties or liability concerning the content of such websites are made, including assurances that it is correct, accurate, complete, true, up-to-date or fit for any particular purpose. Nor does WhatsOnChain warrant that such website or content is free from any claims of copyright or trademark or other infringement of the rights of third parties or that such site or content is free of viruses or other harmful components. No guarantee as to the authenticity of documents on the Internet is given.

Using links to third-party websites provided on the Site is at your sole discretion and risk.

You should note that third-party websites are not subject to WhatsOnChain Data Privacy Policy and WhatsOnChain is not responsible for the policies they apply with regard to collection and treatment of personal data. We recommend that you carefully read the terms of use and data privacy policies governing the third-party website before using it in order to check how it protected personal data and privacy.

7. Liability, Loss or damage

WhatsOnChain makes no claim or representations regarding accuracy or completeness of the content of its Site, the result obtained or to be obtained by any user of the Site, and/or any third-party content accessible on or through the Site.

Except to the extent required by law, WhatsOnChain disclaims all warranties and conditions and does not warrant that the Site, the content on the Site or its server will be uninterrupted or free from error, defects or harmful components.

The user's participation, correspondence or business dealings with any third-party found on or through the Site are solely between the user and such third party.

To the greatest extent permitted pursuant to applicable laws, we exclude all liability for loss arising as a direct or indirect result of the content of the Site or any links or third party content; any errors in or omissions from the Site; use of or access to the Site; any inability to access or use the site for any reason. We exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Site or any content on it. In particular, we will not be liable for loss of profits, sales, business, or revenue; business interruption; loss of anticipated savings; loss of business opportunity, goodwill or reputation; or any indirect or consequential loss or damage.

This includes liability for death or personal injury caused by our negligence or the negligence of our employees, agents or subcontractors, and liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation.

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless WhatsOnChain, its subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, agents, employees, third party information providers and independent contractors from any demands, loss, liability, claims or expenses (including attorney's fees), arising out of or related to your conduct, your use or inability to use the Site, your breach or alleged breach of the Terms or of any representation or warranty contained therein, your unauthorized use of the Content, or your violation of any rights of another.

8. Linking to our site

We grant you the revocable permission to link to the Site for commentary or information-sharing purposes; provided, however, that your website, or any third party websites that link to our Site: (a) cannot frame or create a browser or border environment around any of the content on our Site or otherwise mirror any part of our Site; (b) can not imply that we or the Site are endorsing or sponsoring it or its products, unless we have given our prior written consent; (c) cannot present false information about or disparage us, our products or services; (d) cannot use any of our trademarks without our prior written permission; (e) has to be owned and controlled by you or the person or entity placing the link, or otherwise permit you to enable such link subject to these Terms. By linking to this Site, you agree that you do and will continue to comply with the above linking requirements. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in these Terms, we reserve the right to prohibit linking to our Site for any reason, in our sole and absolute discretion, even if the linking complies with the requirements described above.

9. Enforcement and Monitoring

We reserve the right, but do not assume the obligation, to investigate any violation of these Terms or misuse of the services or the Site. We may, without notice and liability, without limitation:

  • investigate violations of these Terms or misuse of the services or the Site; or
  • remove, disable access to, or modify any content or resource that violates these Terms or any other agreement we have with you for use of the services or the Site

We may report any activity that we suspect violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties. Our reporting may include disclosing appropriate customer information. We also may cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies, regulators, or other appropriate third parties to help with the investigation and prosecution of illegal conduct by providing network and systems information related to alleged violations of these Terms.

10. Reporting of Violations of this Policy

If you become aware of any violation of these Terms, you will immediately notify us and provide us with assistance, as requested, to stop or remedy the violation. To report any violation of these Terms, please email us at [email protected]

11. Governing Law

These Terms, their subject matter and their formation (and any non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by the laws of Switzerland and the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Switzerland.