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Terms of Use

Website Terms of Use
Last modified:  July 16, 2018

Welcome to the family of BTCMedia websites. If you continue to browse and use our websites, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern BTC Media LLC’s relationship with you in relation to our websites including: www.btcmedia.org, www.bitcoinmagazine.com, www.distributed.com, www.ybitcoin.com, and www.letstalkbitcoin.com.  Please read these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy carefully before you start to use the websites.  If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use any of our websites.


The term ‘BTC Media LLC’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refers to the owner of the website.  The term ‘you’ refers to the user or viewer of our website.
The use of BTCMedia websites are subject to the following terms of use:


 • The content of the pages is for your general information and use only. It is subject to deletion or change without notice at any time in our sole discretion.  Your continued use of any BTCMedia website following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes.
• Our websites include content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators and/or reporting services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by us are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of BTCMedia. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.
• Our websites use cookies to monitor browsing preferences. If you do allow cookies to be used, some personal information may be stored by us for use by third parties such as advertisers as described in the Privacy Policy section.
• Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on our websites for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
• Your use of any information or materials on our websites are entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through our websites meet your specific requirements.
• Our websites may contain material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
• All trademarks reproduced in our websites, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
• Unauthorized use of our websites may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offense.
• From time to time, our websites may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
• Some of our websites may contain offers for sale or subscription that are governed by separate terms that are stated at the point of sale or subscription, and you agree to such terms.


To access our websites or some of the resources they offer, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of our websites that all the information you provide is correct, current and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with our websites or otherwise, including but not limited to through the use of any interactive features on our websites, is governed by our Privacy Policy, and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.  If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to our websites or portions of them using your user name, password or other security information. We have the right to disable any user name, password or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.  You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security.


You may link to our homepages, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part.


Our websites may provide certain social media features that enable you to:
• Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on our websites.
• Send e-mails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on our websites.
• Cause limited portions of content on our websites to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.
You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:
• Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
• Cause the Website or portions of it to be displayed, or appear to be displayed by, for example, framing, deep linking or in-line linking, on any other site.
• Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on our websites that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.


Through our websites you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of BTC Media LLC. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.
Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, BTC Media LLC takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.


Our websites and their content is copyright ©BTC Media LLC 2017-2018. All rights reserved.


Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
• your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.
• you may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.
• you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only
• you may copy the content to individual third parties for their personal use, but only if you acknowledge the website as the source of the material
• if we provide social media features with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features


You may not, except with our express written permission, modify copies of any materials from our websites, distribute or commercially exploit the content, or delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials. Nor may you transmit or store our content in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
Additionally, you agree not to:


• Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair our websites site or interfere with any other party's use of our websites, including their ability to engage in real time activities.
• Use any robot, spider or other automatic device, process or means to access our websites for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the websites.
• Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the websites or for any other unauthorized purpose without our prior written consent.
• Use any device, software or routine that interferes with the proper working of the websites.
• Introduce any viruses, trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful.
• Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage or disrupt any parts of the websites, the server on which the websites are stored, or any server, computer or database connected to the websites.
• Attack any of the websites via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.
• Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the websites


DISCLAIMER.  WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH OUR WEBSITES OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON THEM, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO THEM.  
YOUR USE OF OUR WEBSITES, THEIR CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITES IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITES, THEIR CONTENT AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER BTCMEDIA NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH BTCMEDIA MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY OR AVAILABILITY OF ANY OF THE WEBSITES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER BTCMEDIA NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH BTCMEDIA REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITES, THEIR CONTENT OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.


BTCMEDIA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
LIMITATION ON LIABILITY.  IN NO EVENT WILL BTCMEDIA, ITS AFFILIATES OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.  THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY WHICH CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.


Indemnification.  You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BTCMedia, its affiliates, licensors and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of our Websites, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the Websites' content, services and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use or your use of any information obtained from the Website.
These Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and BTCMedia with respect to the Websites and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, with respect to the websites.
All matters relating to any of the Websites and these Terms of Use and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Tennessee without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Tennessee or any other jurisdiction).  Any legal suit, action or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the websites shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of Tennessee in each case located in the City of Nashville and County of Davidson. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.