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The following terms and conditions govern all use of the Slate's website and all content, services and products available at or through the website.

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using the Website. By accessing or using any part of the web site, you agree to become bound by the terms and conditions of this agreement.

If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this agreement, then you may not access the Website or use any services. If these terms and conditions are considered an offer by Slate, acceptance is expressly limited to these terms. The Website is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old.


Storage Deals to the Filecoin Network


You agree to allow Slate to make storage deals on your behalf to the Filecoin Network at any given time.


Your Slate Account and Site


If you create an account on the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and its content, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with the Website. You must not describe or assign content to your account in a misleading or unlawful manner, including in a manner intended to trade on the name or reputation of others, and Slate may change or remove any description or keyword that it considers inappropriate or unlawful, or otherwise likely to cause Slate liability. You must immediately notify Slate of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. Slate will not be liable for any acts or omissions by You, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.


Responsibility of Contributors


If you operate an account, post material to the Website, post links on the Website, or otherwise make (or allow any third party to make) material available by means of the Website (any such material, Content), You are entirely responsible for the content of, and any harm resulting from, that Content. That is the case regardless of whether the Content in question constitutes text or graphics. By making Content available, you represent and warrant that: the downloading, copying and use of the Content will not infringe the proprietary rights, including but not limited to the copyright, patent, trademark or trade secret rights, of any third party.


Changes


Slate reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any part of this Agreement. It is your responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following the posting of any changes to this Agreement constitutes acceptance of those changes. Slate may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Website (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.


Termination


Slate may terminate your access to all or any part of the Website at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice, effective immediately. If you wish to terminate this Agreement or your Slate account (if you have one), you may simply discontinue using the Website. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you have a VIP Services account, such account can only be terminated by Slate if you materially breach this Agreement and fail to cure such breach within thirty (30) days from Slate notice to you thereof; provided that, Slate can terminate the Website immediately as part of a general shut down of our service. All provisions of this Agreement which by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity and limitations of liability.


Disclaimer of Warranties


The Website is provided “as is”. Slate and its suppliers and licensors hereby disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including, without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. Neither Slate nor its suppliers and licensors, makes any warranty that the Website will be error free or that access thereto will be continuous or uninterrupted. You understand that you download from, or otherwise obtain content or services through, the Website at your own discretion and risk.


Limitation of Liability


In no event will Slate, or its suppliers or licensors, be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for: any special, incidental or consequential damages; the cost of procurement or substitute products or services; for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data; for any amounts that exceed the fees paid by you to Slate under this agreement during the twelve (12) month period prior to the cause of action.

Slate shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond their reasonable control. The foregoing shall not apply to the extent prohibited by applicable law.


General Representation and Warranty


You represent and warrant that Your use of the Website will be in strict accordance with the Slate Community Guidelines, with this Agreement and with all applicable laws and regulations (including without limitation any local laws or regulations in your country, state, city, or other governmental area, regarding online conduct and acceptable content, and including all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from the United States or the country in which you reside) and your use of the Website will not infringe or misappropriate the intellectual property rights of any third party.


Indemnification


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Slate, its contractors, and its licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys fees, arising out of your use of the Website, including but not limited to out of your violation this Agreement.


Miscellaneous


This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between Slate and you concerning the subject matter hereof, and they may only be modified by a written amendment signed by an authorized executive of Slate, or by the posting by Slate of a revised version. Except to the extent applicable law, if any, provides otherwise, this Agreement, any access to or use of the Website will be governed by the laws of the state of California, U.S.A.

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