General Rules & Terms
This Terms of Service governs the relationship between Bitcolumnist. (“Bitcolumnist” or “we”) and its users (“User” or “you”).
If you use Bitcolumnist digital products displaying or otherwise governed by these terms of Service (“Terms of Service”), including Bitcolumnist.com, Bitcolumnist’s mobile sites and applications (together with Bitcolumnist.com, the “Site”), and any of the features of the Site, including but not limited to RSS feeds, APIs, and Software (as defined below) and other downloads (the “Services“) and Discord networking platform, you agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of these Terms of Service. If you disagree with anything within the Terms of Service, please discontinue your use of the Site and Services immediately.
We may change, add or remove portions of these Terms of Service at any time by updating the date above after “Last Updated On” without any other notifications to you. Such changes shall become effective immediately upon posting. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service prior to each use of the Site and Services.
All of the information and other content displayed on, transmitted through, or used in connection with the Site and the Services, including for example, advertising, directories, guides, articles, opinions, reviews, text, photographs, images, illustrations, audio clips, video, html, source and object code, software, data, the selection and arrangement of the aforementioned Site and Services (collectively, the “Content”), are protected under applicable copyrights and other proprietary (including but not limited to intellectual property) rights and are the intellectual property of Bitcolumnist, and its affiliated companies, licensors and suppliers. Bitcolumnist actively protects its rights to the Content to the fullest extent of the law. Bitcolumnist strives to ensure that all information contained on the Site and the Services is correct and up to date.
Third Party Content
The Site and the Services contain links to third-party websites, resources and advertisers. Bitcolumnist does not control, endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept responsibility for any third-party content. Because we are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents or privacy practices, you should direct any concerns regarding any third-party content to such third-party. We accept responsibility for the content of external websites linked to through the Site or the Services. Third party content is accessed at the user’s own risk.
From time to time, Bitcolumnist distributes content from third-party publishers as indicated on the Site. In these circumstances, Bitcolumnist only provides limited stylistic input to the content.
Bitcolumnist does not verify and takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the content provided by any such third-party publishers.
You acknowledge and agree that Bitcolumnist is not responsible for any loss or inconvenience caused by reliance on any material contained in the Site and Services.
Investment Advice Policy
Nothing published by the Site or the Services constitutes an investment recommendation, nor should any data or Content published by Bitcolumnist be relied upon for any investment activities. All writers’ opinions are their own and do not constitute financial advice in any way whatsoever.
User Generated Content
If you upload, post or submit any content on the Service, you represent to us that you have all the necessary legal rights to upload, post or submit such content and it will not violate any law or the rights of any person. You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material. You shall not impersonate anyone else or otherwise misrepresent your identity, affiliation or status. You agree not to provide material and misleading information knowingly and with intent to defraud. You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the Services any malware, viruses, spyware, or other malicious software or files to the Services. You shall not use automated means to upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish onto, the Services any content.
You agree that you will not threaten or verbally abuse other users, use defamatory language, or deliberately disrupt discussions with repetitive messages, meaningless messages or “spam.” You agree not to use language that abuses or discriminates on the basis of race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual preference, age, region, disability, etc. Hate speech of any kind is grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the Services.
The Services shall be used only in a noncommercial manner. You shall not, without the express approval of Bitcolumnist, distribute or otherwise publish any material containing any solicitation of funds, advertising or solicitation for goods or services.
You acknowledge that any submissions you make to the Services (i.e., user-generated content including but not limited to: comments, Discord forum messages) (each, a “Submission“) may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and displayed by Bitcolumnist and you waive any rights you may have in having the material altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. Submissions made to the Services may also be included in our RSS feeds and APIs and made available for republishing through other formats.
You grant Bitcolumnist a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty-free, sub-licensable license to the Submissions, which includes without limitation the right for Bitcolumnist, or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, communicate to the public, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, any Submission posted by you on or to the Services or any other website owned by Bitcolumnist, including Submission posted on or to the Services through a third party, if any.
You are solely responsible for the content of your Submissions. However, while Bitcolumnist does not and cannot review every Submission and is not responsible for the content of these messages, Bitcolumnist reserves the right to delete, move, or edit Submissions that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, in violation of these Terms of Service, or otherwise unacceptable.
By making a Submission, you are consenting to its display and publication on the Site and in the Services and for related online and offline promotional uses.