Terms of Use


    1. By using the website www.chaia.io (the “Website”) of EQS Blockchain Media GmbH (“EQS”, “CHAIA.iO”) you agree to these Terms of Use.
    2. These Terms of Use are updated regularly and apply in their current version as soon as you use the Website, even without express consent.

Contact Details

    1. If you have any questions about the Website, you can contact EQS using the contact details listed in the Imprint or by using the contact form.

Website Availability

    1. The Website has an expected availability of 24 hours a day. However, there may be interruptions in availability. Interruptions in availability may be caused, inter alia, by maintenance required for the system or by force majeure or other causes beyond the control of EQS. EQS reserves the right to change, amend or delete the information on this website at any time without prior notice.
    2. There is no obligation on EQS to provide the Website.
    3. You may not use any service on the Website in any manner that is likely to interrupt, damage or otherwise impair the services or access.

Discussion Forums/Comments

    1. Where EQS temporarily or permanently offers commentary or discussion forums on the Website, participants in such forums are expected to respect the usual rules of communication, such as mutual respect. You may not distribute or publish any insulting, possibly derogatory, obscene, offensive, defamatory, obscene or unlawful material. The same applies to contributions that infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties. Please note that the dissemination of false facts with the aim of manipulating prices may have consequences under criminal law.
    2. You may submit your own thoughts, arguments, opinions and other content as contributions at any time – but have no right to have them published. In its role as moderator, EQS may discard or remove individual contents and entire discussion threads at any time without further justification, if this appears to be necessary in terms of content or law in our sole considerations, particularly in order to create an open, friendly and respectful discussion climate.
    3. EQS may edit contributions, for example, supplement, shorten, correct and protect mentioned persons by making them unrecognizable. Violations of these terms of use will be sanctioned, including the deletion of individual contributions up to the exclusion and blocking of the user account without providing reasons.
      If you come across contributions that you find doubtful, please contact the forum moderator via the contact form.
    4. As a content provider, you are responsible for your contributions of any kind that you publish with us. Please respect the rights of use of other people and companies. In the event of that any third party asserts any claim against EQS in respect of any contributions made by you, you agree to indemnify and hold EQS harmless from and against any such claim and any related legal costs and to assist EQS in the defense of such claim.
    5. If you leave a contribution on the Website, whether text, image, drawing, graphic, video or otherwise, you grant EQS non-exclusive rights of use to that contribution. This means that EQS may publish and/or distribute the contribution free of charge; and this as often as it wishes; unrestricted in relation to time and territory within the framework of EQS’ digital services; in addition, EQS may make the contribution publicly accessible to other providers (reproduction, distribution, right to present and broadcast), digitize it, store it electronically, make it available to users for research and use it for advertising purposes. You will not receive any remuneration for granting the rights of use; however, EQS may advertise in the context of your contributions in order to finance EQS’s offers.

Copyright and Terms of Use

    1. All text, images, graphics, sound and video files and their arrangement used within the Website are subject to copyright and other intellectual property protection laws and are the property of EQS or third parties who supply or make available content on the Website.
    2. The copyright for published objects created by EQS itself remains solely with EQS. Graphics, press releases, logos, images, etc. may not be downloaded, reproduced, copied, modified, published, transmitted, transmitted or used in any other form without the express permission of EQS. In addition, the website may also contain content and images that are subject to the copyright rights of those who made them available.
    3. All services presented on the Website are services of EQS. The contents of the news services are used exclusively for editorial purposes and for the individual information of the user. They are intended exclusively for personal use and may not be copied, altered or used on other Internet pages for commercial purposes or for distribution. Storage in databases and any disclosure to third parties for commercial purposes is only permitted with the written permission of EQS. In all other respects, the EQS Terms shall apply.
    4. If you wish to share, store or commercially use the content of EQS services, please contact us.
    5. The trademarks of EQS are protected by trademark law. All brand names and trademarks mentioned within the Website (and possibly protected by third parties) are subject without restriction to the provisions of the applicable copyright and trademark law and the ownership rights of the respective registered owners. The mere fact that a trademark is mentioned should not lead to the conclusion that it is not protected by the rights of third parties.
  • Your Account

    1. The access to some services of the Website requires the creation of an account. The creation of an account is only permitted to fully legally competent persons.
    2. You undertake not to make any false statements about you and to check your details regularly to ensure that they are correct.
    3. If you use any service on the Website, you are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of your account, password and for restricting access to your computer and mobile devices. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that your password is kept secret and secure and you should notify us immediately if you have reason to suspect that a third party has obtained knowledge of your password or that the password is being or is likely to be used in an unauthorized manner.
    4. You can change your username and password at any time.
    5. You can delete your account at any time by sending a message to EQS using the contact form. EQS will delete the account within 90 days.
    6. EQS reserves the right to deny you the services on the Website or to close member accounts. This applies in particular in the event of that you violate applicable law, contractual agreements or our guidelines.
    7. EQS can block and delete user accounts if these have not been used for more than 6 months.
    8. You may not use the services of the Website for fraudulent or unlawful activities.
  • Limitation of Liability

    1. EQS accepts no liability for the content of the information provided. The content is for general information purposes only. Notes, recommendations and information are non-binding. Any use of the offered contents is at your own risk.
    2. Liability claims against EQS relating to material or immaterial damage caused by the use or non-use of the information provided or by the use of incorrect or incomplete information are generally excluded, unless EQS can be proven to have acted with intent or gross negligence (in the case of cardinal obligations also slight negligence). EQS is also not liable for possible damage caused by computer viruses when visiting or downloading data from the Website. This disclaimer is deemed to be part of the Website offered by EQS.
  • Links to other websites

    1. The website may contain references to third party websites that may be of interest to users of the Website. Some of the references are provided by newsfeed and websearch tools from external data providers.
    2. However, EQS has no influence on the content and design of these pages. EQS does not endorse or accept any liability for the content of current or subsequently changed pages. EQS is not responsible for the content of third parties or for the content of linked pages outside the Website. EQS therefore accepts no liability whatsoever for the up-to-dateness, completeness and correctness of the information provided.
  • Data Privacy

    1. The protection of your privacy is an important concern of EQS. Therefore, EQS collects, processes and uses personal data only in accordance with applicable data protection and data security laws. Further information on how we collect, process and store your personal information can be found in the data protection notice.
  • Minors

    1. The use of this Website is only permitted to fully contractually competent persons. If you are under 16 years of age, you are not allowed to use the Website. EQS may at any time request the user to prove that the user has reached the age of 16.
  • Changes to the Terms of Use

    1. EQS reserves the right to change these Terms of Use at any time without notice. If any term or provision of these Terms of Use is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of these Terms of Use.