These User Terms and Conditions of Service (the “Agreement”) set forth the legally binding engagement between the STO Search and Filter team, including its affiliates, subsidiaries and parent companies (hereinafter referred to as “STO Search” and also ‘us’, ‘its’, ‘ours’ and/or ‘we’), and you (hereinafter referred to ‘you’, ‘your’, and/or ‘yourself’), a user/visitor/browser of our websites, products and services, whether registered under an account or not.
Overall, this Agreement governs your access and use of the STO Search content, materials and other products and services provided by us from time to time, along with the STO Search websites (the “Site” including its sub-domains and its mobile optimized versions), both offered by us (they all shall be collectively referred to herein as the “Services“).
STO Search’s Services include the provision of a platform for security token investment recommendations and other investment opportunities, along with educational material, recommendations, references, texts, books, videos, charts, advanced tools and more.
The functionalities include, but are not limited to: our home-grown blog, upcoming crypto events information, unique content curated by our team and first party advertisers multimedia content management, audio and video streaming, social media user engagement, multimedia content subscription, along with the creation of charts, aggregated statistics and interactive real-time charts; among other products and services which can be accessed via our website.
Please take into account that we are not an online cryptocurrency marketplace, nor are we a financial advisor or broker, and any and all transactions which you may undertake are and will be the ultimate responsibility of you.
If you browse the Site or use our Services, you hereby acknowledge and agree to be bound by and under the terms of this Agreement, either by simple use or through a clickable action, such as the “I Agree” button or otherwise. Overall, your access to the Services is only for your individual use, and not for the use or benefit of any third-party you may represent. STO Search hereby reserves all rights not expressly provided in this Agreement.
The Services offered via the Site are either developed by us or by our authorized third parties. As such, STO Search hereby reserves the right to discontinue them or change their content, scope, nature, look and feel, specifications and to update their prices (if any) and characteristics, at any time, without prior notice, and without any responsibility.
Account Registration & Security
In order to use our Services, you may be required to create an account, including all mandatory fields on the registration form. You must provide accurate and complete information. You agree to keep secret the password chosen upon creating your account and not to communicate it to anybody. If you lose or disclose it, you must promptly inform us. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account and for keeping your password secure and confidential, and must notify us immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
Account Suspension & Termination
STO Search encourages you to report violations of this Agreement. Users undertaking conducts that may constitute a factual –or even alleged– breach thereof, including but not limiting, using automated mechanisms to make fraudulent communications, may become subject to immediate account suspension / termination, at our sole and final discretion, without notice and without responsibility.
We reserve the right, at our sole and final discretion, to deactivate, freeze, suspend or terminate any account upon any factual or alleged breach. You must notify us immediately of any change in your eligibility to use our Services, or if you suspect a breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
By indicating your acceptance of this Agreement and continuing with your application to join our agency feature program, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions set out in these terms. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions hereof (or are not authorized to do so), you should not continue with your application.
STO Search will, at its sole discretion, determine whether or not your application has been successful, and our decision is final and not open to appeal. We will notify you by email if your application has been successful and in such case you will become part of our agency feature program.
Ownership, content, and liability of agency’s websites are the sole responsibility of each agent. You will be solely responsible for the development, operation, and maintenance of your affiliate URLs and for all materials that appear on them. You will indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, damages, and expenses (including, without limitation to, attorneys’ fees) relating to the development, operation, maintenance, and contents of your agency URLs.
As our featured agency, you agree to not undertake, nor allow happening by omission of bad faith, any actions pursuant to the following activities:
High-pressure sales tactics, spam, misleading ads or false promises.
Purchase or register keywords, search terms or other identifiers for use in any search engine, portal, sponsored advertising service or other search or referral service which are identical or similar to any of STO Search’s websites, platforms, content, trademarks or trade names that include the word “STO Search”, “STO Search.com” or any variation thereof.
Develop and implement marketing, advertising, and promotional activities which infringe any applicable laws, rules, regulations, or codes of practice relating to marketing, advertising, and promotional activities applicable under the authority of any regulatory body of the jurisdiction(s) in which you operate or target your business.
Updates & Amendments
STO Search reserves the right to modify, amend, suspend, terminate, upgrade, update or otherwise modify this Agreement, the Services and/or the Site, at any time and without notice. Any changes to this Agreement will be displayed on the Site, and we may also notify you through by email. Please refer to the last effective date where changes were last undertaken by us. Your use of our Services after the effective date of update– either by an account registration or simple use – thereby indicates your acceptance thereof.
Limited License. STO Search grants you a limited, non-exclusive, revocable and non-transferable license to utilize and access the Services. You are prohibited from duplicating, re-engineering, reverse engineering, modifying or otherwise using the Services, in whole or in part. STO Search does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information; and you shall have no right, either directly or indirectly, to own, use, loan, sell, rent, lease, license, sublicense, assign, copy, translate, modify, adapt, improve or create any new or derivative works from, or display, distribute, perform or in any way exploit any downloaded Services and computer applications, in whole or in part.
User Generated Content License. You hereby grant STO Search an unlimited, non-exclusive, sub-licensable, assignable, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, for all the countries and territories through the world, right and license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes), communicate, publish, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute such any content you may upload, disseminate, deliver, create or transfer any post, original audio file, message, chat, files uploaded, data inputted, e-mails sent, or otherwise any content delivered to STO Search via the Site or the Services. You represent and warrant to STO Search that you have all rights, authorizations or otherwise hold sufficient title for any and all content submitted to STO Search as set forth herein.
The trademarks, copyright, service marks, trade names and other intellectual property rights and proprietary notices displayed on the Site and the Services are the property of or otherwise are licensed to STO Search and its licensors and affiliates, whether acknowledged (or not), and which are protected under intellectual property laws, including copyright laws and treaties and other jurisdictions throughout the world.
Respective title holders may or may not be affiliated with us or our affiliates, partners and advertisers. No section hereof shall be construed as intent to grant to you any right transfer or interest in the Site or our Services, in whole or in part.
You acknowledge and agree that any and all infringing use or exploitation of copyrighted content in the Site and/or the Services may cause us, our affiliates, licensors or content providers irreparable injury, which may not be remedied solely at law, and therefore our affiliates, licensors or content providers may seek remedy for breach of this Agreement, either in equity or through injunctive or other equitable relief.
Third-party Websites and Content
From time to time, our Site and Services may contain hyperlinks to other websites. These links are for your personal convenience and to provide you with further information which may be of interest to you. The provision of such links does not imply any endorsement of such third-party websites (or their products and services). Please review the applicable terms and policies of such websites, including their privacy and data collection practices.
We may place ads and promotions from third-party sources in the Site. Accordingly, your participation or undertakings in promotions of third-parties other than STO Search, and any terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such undertakings, are solely between you and such third-party. STO Search is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of third-party advertisers on the Site.
Code of Conduct
As our user, you agree to not undertake, motivate, or facilitate the use or access of the Site, the Services and/or the Services, nor allow others to:
Infringe this Agreement, or allow, encourage or facilitate others to do so.
Plagiarize and/or infringe the intellectual property rights or privacy rights of any third-party, including any breach of confidence, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right.
Distribute, post or otherwise make available any content that: (i) infringes or endangers the intellectual property rights of any person (e.g. trademark, moral rights, trade secret, copyright, ancillary rights or other);(ii) enables any act that could promote or cause discrimination, racism, harm, libel, hatred or violence against any individual or group; (iii) endangers children and underage persons; (iv) is or allows illegal or fraudulent activities to take place; (v) is or may constitute a criminal or capital offense or otherwise infringes any applicable law; and/or (vi) is or can be considered to be obscene, threatening/defamatory, plagiarized, firearms, tobacco, alcohol, marijuana, gambling, pornographic or analogous material.
Collect, receive, transfer or disseminate any personally identifiable information of any person without due consent from the title holder.
Purchase our Services with the intent to resell, sublicense or commercially exploit them in online marketplaces.
Purchase our Services with the intent to use them in printable media (e.g. photo albums, books, booklets, posters, memorabilia and other physical goods).
Upload infringing, false, duplicated, altered or otherwise misleading purchase information.
Use any automated or manual process to obtain, copy, process, access and/or use our Services or any part therefrom to capture unauthorized data or content, for any purpose.
Enable, undertake, program or execute any type of system, computer program or technique in order to data-mine, retrieve, scrape, index or otherwise extract unauthorized information from the Site or any portion or data feeds therefrom.
Use the Site to disseminate any type of computer viruses, worms, defects, Trojan horses or other items of a destructive nature.
Undertake any action that will or may cause an unreasonable load on STO Search’s and/or its partners’ and affiliates’ technology or infrastructure, or otherwise make excessive traffic demands from the Site.
Intercept or monitor activity via our Services without our express authorization.
Otherwise reverse engineer, decompile or extract the proprietary code of the Services.
You also acknowledge and accept that any violation of the aforementioned provisions may result in the immediate termination of your access to the Site and Services, without refund or reimbursement on our part.
Parental Notice, User Eligibility
STO Search does not provide its Services to persons under the age of eighteen (18). All of our users are prohibited from providing us with personally identifiable information of persons under the age of thirteen (13).
Representations and Warranties
You hereby represent, warrant and covenant that: (i) your use of our Services and all your uploaded and used data shall be at all times compliant with this Agreement and all local, state, federal and international laws and regulations applicable to you and your organization; (ii) you have obtained all necessary rights, releases and permissions to provide all your data to STO Search and its affiliates, licensors and agents and to grant the rights granted to STO Search in this Agreement; and (iii) your data and its transfer to and use by STO Search and its affiliates, licensors and agents as authorized by you under this Agreement shall not violate any export control and electronic communications regulations the rights of any third-party, including without limitation any intellectual property rights, rights of privacy, or rights of publicity, and any use, collection and disclosure authorized herein is not inconsistent with the terms of any applicable privacy policies.
To the fullest extent permissible under applicable law, the Services and the Site are provided to you “as is”, with “all faults” and “as available”, with all faults, without warranty of any kind (including support or other services by us or our licensors, and any use thereof shall be at your sole risk. The entire risk of satisfactory quality and performance resides with you. STO Search, and its affiliates, clients, agents, officers, licensors and/or distributors, do not make, and hereby disclaim, any and all express, implied or statutory warranties, either by statute, common law, custom, usage of trade, course of dealing or otherwise, however arising, including implied warranties of description, quality, fitness for a particular purpose, operation, integration, adequacy, suitability, title, non-infringement, non-interference with use and/or enjoyment. No oral or written advice provided by STO Search, its affiliates, agents, officers and/or licensors shall create any implied warranty.
Neither STO Search nor its affiliates, licensors, owners, subsidiaries, brands or advertisers are a professional advisor in any industry. The functionalities and results displayed within the Site and/or the Services may or will vary, without prior notice or without any notice at all; and will depend on a variety of factors out of the control of not. Your use of any information and/or materials on this Site is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be held liable.
STO Search is not a money services business, money transmitter and/or issuer of currency, nor does it create any kind of units of convertible virtual currency. For the avoidance of doubt, STO Search does not offer any service that entails the exploitation of legal tender currency, nor the storage or transmission of cryptocurrency or conversion into legal tender.
Inherent Risk. Cryptocurrencies are highly speculative assets, and do not constitute a regulated financial investment. Analysis and calculation of hypothetical income potential referred to in any documentation provided, are for reference and for demonstrative purposes only, and cannot be construed as any form of guarantee that any mentioned results will be achieved. Cryptocurrencies are not insured by any government body which could answer to the general public. Cryptocurrencies are a recent and untested technology. In addition to the risks mentioned in this Agreement and in any documentation, there may be additional risks that STO Search cannot predict.
Regulatory Disclosure. Cryptocurrencies entail inherent regulatory uncertainty, and block-chain related systems are or may be subject to regulation and overseeing by different regulatory authorities through the world. Cryptocurrencies may fall under one or more categories that require compliance therewith, including but not limited to restrictions on the use, possession and/or transmission of digital tokens.
Disclaimer of Damages
In no event shall STO Search, its affiliates, clients, agents, officers, licensors, distributors and/or any authorized third-party, be held liable for any special, indirect, incidental or consequential damages, including losses, costs or expenses of any kind resulting from possession, access, use or malfunction of the Site and/or the Services, loss of data or profits, or for inability to use the Services, loss of revenue, profits, business, loss of use or lack of availability of computer resources, lost or corrupt data, re-procurement amount, anticipated savings, wasted expenditure, or other commercial or economic loss; or for any indirect, incidental, special, punitive, aggravated, exemplary, or consequential damages whatsoever arising out of or related thereto, whether arising in tort (including negligence), contract, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory and whether or not STO Search, its affiliates, licensors and/or distributors have been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Limitation of Liability
STO Search, its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, employees and agents assume no liability or responsibility and disclaim all warranties for: any (i) property damage of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to and use of the services or to any third-party site; (ii) unauthorized access to your device or use of our secure servers; (iii) personal information or financial information stored therein; (iv) interruption or cessation of transmission regarding the Services. For purposes of this limitation of liability, STO Search’s affiliates, licensors, resellers, affiliates and distributors are third-party beneficiaries to the limitations of liability specified herein and they may enforce this Agreement against you.
In no event, shall STO Search’s, or its affiliates’, clients’, licensors’ and/or distributors’ liability for all damages.
Date of last effective update is March 9, 2020.