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LinkStake Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Terms of Service

INTRODUCTION

LinkStake, (“LinkStake”, “we” or “us”) operates delegates staking to nodes to support the decentralized functioning of various blockchains, both on mainnets and testnets, including, but not limited to, Chainlink. You may, in your sole discretion as to whether to, how much and for how long, use your cryptocurrencies (as allowed by the respective blockchains) to support our status as a consensus/validating node for those blockchains by delegating Chainlink to be Staked in accordance with the design of the respective blockchain. You may earn rewards and/or fees for such delegation as is consistent with the design and customs of the respective blockchain and our website. Any delegation of validation rights associated with the cryptocurrencies to us is subject to the terms and conditions and the protocol of the respective blockchain.

 

YOUR CONSENT TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CONTAINED IN THIS DISCLAIMER

When accessing our website providing the delegation information (“Delegation Portal”) you will be asked if you have read and understood this liability disclaimer. Only after having confirmed that you agree to this liability disclaimer by clicking the button, you can access our Delegation Portal where you find the information required to delegate your validation rights to us. This is how you consent to be bound by this liability disclaimer.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

To the extent permitted by applicable laws, we do not assume any liability for your use of cryptocurrencies or delegating the validation rights associated with cryptocurrencies to us. Except for unlawful intent or gross negligence, we explicitly exclude any and all liability, and in no event will we be liable to you or any third party, for any kind of injury, forfeiture, loss or damage (such as direct, indirect, consequential, incidental, special or other damage) arising from your use of our services as operator of a consensus/validating node to the extent permitted by applicable laws.

 

DISCLAIMER OF REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

We do not make any representations and warranties, neither express nor implied, as regards to our services as operator of a staking delegator.

 

YOUR ASSUMPTION OF RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH CRYPTOCURRENCIES

Your use of any cryptocurrency and your delegation of validation rights to us is subject to the risks and limitations and the terms and conditions and the protocol of the respective blockchain. You acknowledge and accept that using cryptocurrencies or delegating staking rights to us can result in a partial or total loss and/or the forfeiture of all the cryptocurrencies whose validation rights you delegated to us including any associated fees and rewards. You alone assume all risks associated with cryptocurrencies and your delegation of validation rights to us. You agree to hold LinkStake unaccountable and to waive any type of claim against us for losses, forfeitures, damages, penalties or other detriments suffered due to your use of a cryptocurrency or any service provided by us to the extent permitted by applicable law.



This liability disclaimer is governed by the material laws of the United States without regard to conflict of law principles and international treaties. All disputes arising out of or in connection with our services as operator of a consensus/validating node shall exclusively be settled by US courts.



Latest revision: 15th of May 2020

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or make a purchase from https://linkstake.com (the “Site”).

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION WE COLLECT

 

When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products that you view, what websites or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”

 

We collect Device Information using the following technologies:

 

    – “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.

    – “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.

    – “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.

 

HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?

 

We use the Information that we collect to:

Communicate with you;

When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.

 

We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).

 

SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

We share your Personal Information with third parties to help us use your Personal Information, as described above. We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site–you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here:  https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/.  You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here:  https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

 

Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.

 

BEHAVIOURAL ADVERTISING

As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you.  For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.

 

Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at:  http://optout.aboutads.info/.

 

DO NOT TRACK

Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.

 

YOUR RIGHTS

If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.

 

MINORS

The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.

 

CHANGES

We may update this privacy policy from time to time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons.

 

CONTACT US

For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at [email protected] or by mail using the details provided below: