Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Last Updated: April 11, 2019

This website is operated by The Blur Network, a loose collective of individuals behind Blur. By visiting and using this website you will be accepting these Terms of Use (“TOU”). Please read them carefully and if you disagree with the TOU in any way, then do not use this website. The Blur Network reserves the right to post changes to the TOU on this website at any time, and by your continuing to use the website thereafter, you agree to be bound by the new version of the TOU. If any TOU changes are not acceptable, you must stop your use of this website. In these TOU, “The Blur Network” and “we” refers to The Blur Network, and “User” or “you” refers to each visitor to this website. “Blur” refers to the digital coins that can be mined and transferred by the software available on this website. Blur and the Blur Network are experimental  blockchain technologies by their very nature, and are intended to fulfill an educational and scientific purpose in furtherance of the public good.   The experimental nature of the software we develop means that there may be bugs or errors in our code, or that our attempts at innovation may cause unforeseen results. We do our best to avoid bugs , but cannot guarantee error-free code.  By continuing to use this website or software associated with the Blur Network, you certify that you fully understand and agree to all terms set forth in these “TOU”.

Please see the license located in the source code for Blur for Blur’s software licensing.

Sites and Services

We do not guarantee that access to or use of this website or any services will be uninterrupted or error free, and The Blur Network shall not be liable for any feature not being accessible or for any unavailability of its website and services. The website and its features may be expanded, limited or modified at any time by The Blur Network to meet the needs of its Users, or for technical or other reasons, without advance notice or reason. We may also in our sole discretion, and at any time, discontinue providing, temporarily or permanently, any or all of the website, without notice. To access some of the content or features of the website or its services, Users may need to enhance or update the hardware or software in their computer systems. The Blur Network assumes no responsibility for any failure to access the website or any services, partially or fully, whether due to the User’s system, the Internet network or any other cause.

The Blur Network is an open source, decentralized, and community-driven project. All aspects of the Blur Network are supported entirely by the community; meaning there is no stable, full-time team and no physical headquarters from which the project operates. Any user may contribute to the project by proposing changes to the open source code on Github. This project is intended to be experimental, and for the purpose of furthering the scientific and technological pursuits toward a digital and decentralized medium of exchange. Nothing within the Blur Network should be misconstrued as a commercial product, as it relies entirely on volunteer efforts. There is no guarantee that any digital assets on the Blur Network are or will be worth any amount of real-world currency.

Minors

We do not provide information or services to minors, and if you are under 18 you should not use this website, or any of the associated software.

No Investment Advice

This website does not provide individual or customized legal, tax, financial, or investment services. Since each individual’s situation is unique, a qualified professional should be consulted before making financial decisions. Since Blur is meant to be used as a medium of exchange, nothing on this website constitutes investment advice or a solicitation to buy, hold, invest in, own, or use Blur.

Content Limitations

We make no guarantees as to the accuracy, thoroughness or quality of the information on this website, which is provided only on an “AS-IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis at User’s sole risk. This information may be provided by third parties and The Blur Network shall not be responsible or liable for any errors, omissions or inaccuracies in the website content. The information provided at this site are neither comprehensive nor appropriate for every individual. Some of the information is relevant only in certain parts of the world, and may not be relevant to or compliant with the laws, regulations or other legal requirements of other countries. It is your responsibility to determine whether, how and to what extent your intended use of the information and services will be technically and legally possible in the areas of the world where you intend to use them. You are advised to verify any information before using it for any personal, financial or business purpose.

Unlawful Activity and Restrictions

The Blur Network does not allow or knowingly permit the use of its software or services for unlawful activity of any kind. By using our software, services, or accessing any materials associated with the Blur Network, you certify that you understand it is your sole responsibility to obey the relevant laws you may be subject to, as the sole owner of your keys/BLUR address(es).  You agree you will not use any of our software, services, or accessed materials for any unlawful purpose.

All software created, modified, or distributed in form by the Blur Network is made available  on an open-source basis strictly, and completely free of charge. Despite this, the Blur Network seeks to be compliant with, and may be subject to U.S. export and re-export control laws and regulations or similar laws applicable in other jurisdictions, including the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) maintained by the U.S. Department of Commerce, trade and economic sanctions maintained by the Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) maintained by the Department of State. You warrant that you are (1) not located in any country to which the United States has embargoed goods or has otherwise applied any economic sanctions; and (2) not a denied party as specified in any applicable export or re-export laws or regulations or similar laws applicable in other jurisdictions.

You agree to comply with all applicable export and reexport control laws and regulations, including the EAR, trade and economic sanctions maintained by OFAC, and the ITAR. Specifically, you agree that you shall not – directly or indirectly – sell, export, reexport, transfer, divert, or otherwise dispose of any products, software, or technology (including products derived from or based on such technology) received from the Blur Network under the Agreements to any destination, entity, or person prohibited by any applicable laws or regulations of the United States or any other jurisdiction without obtaining prior authorization from the competent government authorities as required by those laws and regulations.