Last revised: 16 December 2021
(Hereinafter referred to as “these Terms”)
Please read the terms carefully as they govern your use of Shihtzu Exchange Universe.
THESE TERMS CONTAIN IMPORTANT PROVISIONS INCLUDING AN DEPOSIT & WITHDRAWAL PROVISION THAT REQUIRES ALL CLAIMS TO BE RESOLVED BY WAY OF LEGALLY SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE ARBITRATION .
The terms of the arbitration provision are set forth in Article 10, “Resolving Disputes: Forum, Deposit, Class Action Waiver”, hereunder. As with any asset, the values of Digital Currencies (as defined below) may fluctuate significantly and there is a substantial risk of economic losses when purchasing, selling, holding or investing in Digital Currencies and their derivatives.
BY MAKING USE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT:
(1) YOU ARE AWARE OF THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSACTIONS OF DIGITAL CURRENCIES AND THEIR DERIVATIVES.
(2) YOU SHALL ASSUME ALL RISKS RELATED TO THE USE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE AND TRANSACTIONS OF DIGITAL CURRENCIES AND THEIR DERIVATIVES; AND
(3) SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY SUCH RISKS OR ADVERSE OUTCOMES .
By accessing, using or attempting to use Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform in any capacity, you acknowledge that you accept and agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree, do not access Shihtzu Exchange Universe or utilize Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform.
2. Shihtzu Exchange Universe Operators ：refer to all parties that run Shihtzu Exchange Universe, including but not limited to legal persons (including Shihtzu Exchange), unincorporated organizations and teams that provide Shihtzu Exchange Universe and are responsible for such services. For convenience, unless otherwise stated, references to “Shihtzu Exchange Universe” and “we” in these Terms specifically mean Shihtzu Exchange Universe Operators.
UNDER THESE TERMS, SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE OPERATORS MAY CHANGE AS SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE BUSINESS ADJUSTS, IN WHICH CASE, THE CHANGED OPERATORS SHALL PERFORM THEIR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THESE TERMS WITH YOU AND PROVIDE SERVICES TO YOU, AND SUCH CHANGE DOES NOT AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS AND INTERESTS UNDER THESE TERMS. ADDITIONALLY, THE SCOPE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE OPERATORS MAY BE EXPANDED DUE TO THE PROVISION OF NEW SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM, IN WHICH CASE, IF YOU CONTINUE TO USE SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM, IT IS DEEMED THAT YOU HAVE AGREED TO JOINTLY EXECUTE THESE TERMS WITH THE NEWLY ADDED SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE OPERATORS. IN CASE OF A DISPUTE, YOU SHALL DETERMINE THE ENTITIES BY WHICH THESE TERMS ARE PERFORMED WITH YOU AND THE COUNTERPARTIES OF THE DISPUTE, DEPENDING ON THE SPECIFIC SERVICES YOU USE AND THE PARTICULAR ACTIONS THAT AFFECT YOUR RIGHTS OR INTERESTS .
3. Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform refer to various services provided to you by Shihtzu Exchange Universe that are based on Internet and/or blockchain technologies and offered via Shihtzu Exchange websites, mobile applications, clients and other forms (including new ones enabled by future technological development). Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform include but are not limited to such Shihtzu Exchange Universe components as Digital Asset Platforms, the financing sector, Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform services offered by Trust Wallet and novel services to be provided by Shihtzu Exchange Universe.
4. Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform Rules refer to all rules, interpretations, announcements, statements, letters of consent and other contents that have been and will be subsequently released by Shihtzu Exchange Universe, as well as all regulations, implementation rules, product process descriptions, and announcements published in the Help Centre or within products or service processes.
5. Users refer to all individuals, institutions or organizations that access, download or use Shihtzu Exchange Universe or Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform and who meet the criteria and conditions stipulated by Shihtzu Exchange Universe. If there exist other agreements for such entities as developers, distributors, and Digital Currencies platform, such agreements shall be followed.
6. Digital Currencies refer to encrypted or digital tokens or cryptocurrencies with a certain value that are based on blockchain and cryptography technologies and are issued and managed in a decentralized form.
7. Digital Assets refer to Digital Currencies, their derivatives or other types of digitalized assets with a certain value.
8. Shihtzu Exchange Universe Accounts refer to the foundational virtual accounts, including main accounts and subaccounts, which are opened by Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform for Users to record on Shihtzu Exchange their usage of Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform, transactions, asset changes and basic information. Shihtzu Exchange Accounts serve as the basis for Users to enjoy and exercise their rights on Shihtzu Exchange Universe.
9. Collateral Accounts refer to special accounts opened by Users on Shihtzu Exchange Universe to deposit and withdraw collateral (such as margins) in accordance with these Terms (including the Shihtzu Exchange Contract Services Agreement and Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform Rules), as required for contract transactions, leveraged trading and/or currency borrowing services.
II. General Provisions
1. About These Terms
A. CONTRACTUAL RELATIONSHIP
These Terms constitute a legal agreement and create a binding contract between you and Shihtzu Exchange Universe operations.
B. SUPPLEMENTARY TERMS
Due to the rapid development of Digital Currencies and Shihtzu Exchange Universe, these Terms between you and Shihtzu Exchange Universe Operators do not enumerate or cover all rights and obligations of each party, and do not guarantee full alignment with needs arising from future development.
C. CHANGES TO THESE TERMS
Shihtzu Exchange Universe reserves the right to change or modify these Terms in its discretion at any time. Shihtzu Exchange universe will notify such changes by updating the terms on its website () and modifying the [Last revised] date displayed on this page.
ANY AND ALL MODIFICATIONS OR CHANGES TO THESE TERMS WILL BECOME EFFECTIVE UPON PUBLICATION ON THE WEBSITE OR RELEASE TO USERS. THEREFORE, YOUR CONTINUED USE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM IS DEEMED YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE MODIFIED AGREEMENT AND RULES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY CHANGES TO THESE TERMS, YOU MUST STOP USING SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM IMMEDIATELY. YOU ARE RECOMMENDED TO FREQUENTLY REVIEW THESE TERMS TO ENSURE YOUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS THAT APPLY TO YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM.
IF YOU CLOSE YOUR ACCOUNT BEFORE THE TIMELINE THEN THERE IS NO REFUND.
D. PROHIBITION OF USE
BY ACCESSING AND USING SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE NOT BEEN INCLUDED IN ANY DEPOSIT AND WITHDRWAL EMBARGOES OR ECONOMIC SANCTIONS LIST (SUCH AS THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL SANCTIONS LIST), THE LIST OF SPECIALLY DESIGNATED NATIONALS MAINTAINED BY OFAC (THE OFFICE OF FOREIGN ASSETS CONTROL OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY), OR THE DENIED PERSONS OR ENTITY LIST OF THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE. SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHOOSE MARKETS AND JURISDICTIONS TO CONDUCT BUSINESS, AND MAY RESTRICT OR REFUSE, IN ITS DISCRETION, THE PROVISION OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE SERVICES IN CERTAIN COUNTRIES OR REGIONS.
2. Shihtzu Exchange Account Registration and Requirements
Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform may refuse, in its discretion, to open a Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account for you. You agree to provide complete and accurate information when opening a Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account and agree to timely update any information you provide to Shihtzu Exchange Universe to maintain the integrity and accuracy of the information. Only one User can be registered at a time, but each individual User (including any User that is a business or legal entity) may maintain only one main account at any given time. Institutional Users (including Users that are businesses and other legal entities) can also open one accounts with the consent of Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform. For certain Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform, you may be required to activate a special package from your Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account, based on the provisions of these Terms or the Supplementary Terms. The registration, use, protection and management of such accounts are equally governed by the provisions of this article and article 6, unless otherwise stated in these Terms or the Supplementary Terms.
By registering to use a Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform Account, you represent and warrant that (i) as an individual, you are at least 18 or are of legal age to form a binding contract under applicable laws; (ii) as an individual, legal person, or other organization, you have full legal capacity and sufficient authorizations to enter into these Terms; (iii) you have not been previously suspended or removed from using Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform; (iv) you do not currently have a Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform Account; (v) you are neither a United States user; nor are you acting on behalf of a United States user. If you act as an employee or agent of a legal entity, and enter these Terms on their behalf, you represent and warrant that you have all the necessary rights and authorizations to bind such legal entity; (vi) your use of Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform will not violate all laws and regulations applicable to you, including but not limited to regulations on anti-money laundering, anti-corruption, and counter-terrorist financing.
Please note that some products and services may not be available in certain jurisdictions or regions or to certain users. Shihtzu Exchange Universe reserves the right to change, modify or impose additional restrictions at its discretion at any time.
c. User Identity Verification
AFTER REGISTRATION, YOU MUST ENSURE THAT THE INFORMATION IS TRUE, COMPLETE, AND TIMELY UPDATED WHEN CHANGED. IF THERE ARE ANY GROUNDS FOR BELIEVING THAT ANY OF THE INFORMATION YOU PROVIDED IS INCORRECT, FALSE, OUTDATED OR INCOMPLETE, SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEND YOU A NOTICE TO DEMAND CORRECTION, DIRECTLY DELETE THE RELEVANT INFORMATION, AND, AS THE CASE MAY BE, TERMINATE ALL OR PART OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM WE PROVIDE FOR YOU. IF WE ARE UNABLE TO REACH YOU WITH THE CONTACT INFORMATION YOU PROVIDED, YOU SHALL BE FULLY LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR EXPENSE CAUSED TO SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE DURING YOUR USE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE THE OBLIGATION TO UPDATE ALL THE INFORMATION IF THERE IS ANY CHANGE.BY REGISTERING AN ACCOUNT, YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE TO CONDUCT INVESTIGATIONS THAT SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE CONSIDERS NECESSARY, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH A THIRD PARTY, TO VERIFY YOUR IDENTITY OR PROTECT YOU, OTHER USERS AND/OR SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM FROM FRAUD OR OTHER FINANCIAL CRIMES, AND TO TAKE NECESSARY ACTIONS BASED ON THE RESULTS OF SUCH INVESTIGATIONS. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO CREDIT BUREAUS AND AGENCIES FOR FRAUD PREVENTION OR FINANCIAL CRIME PREVENTION, WHICH MAY RESPOND TO OUR INVESTIGATIONS IN FULL.
d. Account Usage Requirements
The Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account can only be used by the account registrant. Shihtzu Exchange Universe reserves the right to suspend, freeze or cancel the use of Shihtzu Exchange Universe Accounts by persons other than account registrant. If you suspect or become aware of any unauthorized use of your username and password, you should notify Shihtzu Exchange Universe immediately. Shihtzu Exchange Universe assumes no liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account by you or any third party with or without your authorization.
e. Account Security
Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform has been committed to maintaining the security of User entrusted funds and has implemented industry standard protection for Shihtzu Exchange Universe Platform. However, the actions of individual Users may pose risks. You shall agree to treat your access credentials (such as username and password) as confidential information, and not to disclose such information to any third party. You also agree to be solely responsible for taking the necessary security measures to protect your Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account and personal information.
You should be solely responsible for keeping safe of your Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account and password and be responsible for all the transactions under your Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account. Shihtzu Exchange Universe assumes no liability for any loss or consequences caused by authorized or unauthorized use of your account credentials, including but not limited to information disclosure, information release, consent or submission of various rules and agreements by clicking on the website, online agreement renewal, etc.
By creating a Shihtzu Exchange Universe Account, you hereby agree that:
f. Personal Data
1. Disclaimer of Warranties
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE, SHIHTZU EXCHANGE MATERIALS AND ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE OR OTHER ITEM PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE ARE OFFERED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, AND SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, AND YOU WAIVE, ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OR WARRANTIES ARISING FROM COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE IN TRANSACTIONS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, SHIHTZU EXCHANGE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE, SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM OR SHIHTZU EXCHANGE MATERIALS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, ERROR-FREE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY ORDER WILL BE EXECUTED, ACCEPTED, RECORDED OR REMAIN OPEN. EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS STATEMENTS, AGREEMENTS AND RULES SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NOT RELIED UPON ANY OTHER STATEMENT OR AGREEMENT, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE AND ACCESS OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU HEREBY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO:
(A) ANY INACCURACY, DEFECT OR OMISSION OF DIGITAL ASSETS PRICE DATA,
(B) ANY ERROR OR DELAY IN THE TRANSMISSION OF SUCH DATA,
(C) INTERRUPTION IN ANY SUCH DATA,
(D) REGULAR OR UNSCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CARRIED OUT BY SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE AND SERVICE INTERRUPTION AND CHANGE RESULTING FROM SUCH MAINTENANCE,
(E) ANY DAMAGES INCURRED BY OTHER USERS’ ACTIONS, OMISSIONS OR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS,
(F) ANY DAMAGE CAUSED BY ILLEGAL ACTIONS OF OTHER THIRD PARTIES OR ACTIONS WITHOUT AUTHORIZED BY SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE; AND
(G) OTHER EXEMPTIONS MENTIONED IN DISCLAIMERS AND PLATFORM RULES ISSUED BY SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE.
THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES CONTAINED HEREIN MAY NOT APPLY IF AND TO THE EXTENT IT IS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW OF THE JURISDICTION IN WHICH YOU RESIDE.
2. Disclaimer of Damages and Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR SIMILAR DAMAGES OR LIABILITIES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF DATA, INFORMATION, REVENUE, PROFITS OR OTHER BUSINESSES OR FINANCIAL BENEFITS) ARISING OUT OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE SERVICES, ANY PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT, SERVICE OR OTHER ITEM PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE AND ITS AFFILIATES, WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY EVEN IF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT OF A FINAL JUDICIAL DETERMINATION THAT SUCH DAMAGES WERE A RESULT OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE GROSS NEGLIGENCE, FRAUD, WILLFUL MISCONDUCT OR INTENTIONAL VIOLATION OF LAW. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LIABILITY OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR CONTRACTORS ARISING OUT OF SERVICES OFFERED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE AND ITS AFFILIATES, ANY PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT, SERVICE OR OTHER ITEM, WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE FEES PAID BY YOU TO SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE UNDER THESE TERMS IN THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM FOR LIABILITY.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Shihtzu Exchange universe Operators, their affiliates, contractors, licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against any claims, actions, proceedings, investigations, demands, suits, costs, expenses and damages (including attorneys’ fees, fines or penalties imposed by any regulatory authority) arising out of or related to (i) your use of, or conduct in connection with, Shihtzu Exchange universe Platform, (ii) your breach or our enforcement of these Terms, or (iii) your violation of any applicable law, regulation, or rights of any third party during your use of Shihtzu Exchange universe platform. If you are obligated to indemnify Shihtzu Exchange universe Operators, their affiliates, contractors, licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees or agents pursuant to these Terms, Shihtzu Exchange universe will have the right, in its sole discretion, to control any action or proceeding and to determine whether Shihtzu Exchange universe wishes to settle, and if so, on what terms.
4. No Financial Advice
Shihtzu Exchange universe is not your financial broker, intermediary, agent, or advisor and has no fiduciary relationship or obligation to you in connection with any investment advisor or other decisions or activities effected by you using Shihtzu Exchange universe platform. No communication or information provided to you by Shihtzu Exchange universe is intended as, or shall be considered or construed as, investment advice, financial advice, or any other sort of advice. Unless otherwise specified in these Terms, all trades are executed automatically, based on the parameters of your order instructions and in accordance with posted trade execution procedures, and you are solely responsible for determining whether any investment, investment strategy or related transaction is appropriate for you according to your personal investment objectives, financial circumstances and risk tolerance, and you shall be solely responsible for any loss or liability therefrom.
You should consult legal or tax professionals regarding your specific situation. Shihtzu Exchange universe does not recommend that any Digital Asset should be bought, earned, sold, or held by you. Before making the decision to buy, sell or hold any Digital Asset, you should conduct your own due diligence and consult your financial advisors prior to making any investment decision. Shihtzu Exchange universe will not be held responsible for the decisions you make deposit and withdrawal, or hold Digital Asset based on the information provided by Shihtzu Exchange universe.
5. Compliance with Local Laws
It is Users’ responsibility to abide by local laws in relation to the legal usage of Shihtzu Exchange universe platform in their local jurisdiction as well as other laws and regulations applicable to Users. Users must also factor, to the extent of their local laws all aspects of taxation, the withholding, collection, reporting and remittance to their appropriate tax authorities.
ALL USERS OF SHIHTZU EXCHANGE UNIVERSE PLATFORM ACKNOWLEDGE AND DECLARE THAT THEIR FUNDS COME FROM LEGITIMATE SOURCES AND DO NOT ORIGINATE FROM ILLEGAL ACTIVITIES; USERS AGREE THAT SHIHTZU EXCHANGE WILL REQUIRE THEM TO PROVIDE OR OTHERWISE COLLECT THE NECESSARY INFORMATION AND MATERIALS AS PER RELEVANT LAWS OR GOVERNMENT ORDERS TO VERIFY THE LEGALITY OF THE SOURCES AND USE OF THEIR FUNDS.
Shihtzu Exchange universe maintains a stance of cooperation with law enforcement authorities globally and will not hesitate to seize, freeze, terminate Users’ accounts and funds which are flagged out or investigated by legal mandate.