Users under the age of 18
Carbon is not designed for users under the age of 18 and we do not knowingly collect personal data from users under the age of 18. If you are under the age of 18, please do not use the Carbon website under any circumstance. If you believe we may have any data from a user under 18, please contact us. Carbon content uploaded by its users may not suitable for users under 18.
Information We Collect About You and How We Collect It
The information collected by Carbon is dependent on the registration method chosen by the user. Users creating accounts with MetaMask will not be required to provide any personal identifiable data. Users registering via social login methods such as Facebook, Twitter or Google will be required to connect to Carbon via those services and hence their account data on those services may be imported into Carbon for authentication purposes.
Personal data posted publicly on Carbon is at the discretion of the user. We do not collect personal data for any internal use or to be provided to third parties. What a user posts on their Carbon social feed, is publicly viewable.
Private data such as direct messages are not viewable by public users, nor by the Carbon team, and hence the encrypted data cannot be used in any way. Carbon do not hold the keys to decrypt any encrypted private data. The data posted by a user on their public social profile will be viewable to all website visitors, with or without a registered Carbon account.
You may request deletion of your Carbon account at any time, in which case all of your Carbon data and your Carbon account itself will be deleted. If you delete your Carbon account, copies of your data may remain viewable in cached and archived pages or might have been copied by other Carbon users.
Carbon collects cumulative data from all users for analytics purposes, intended to improve the Carbon platform speed and functionality. This data is not personal or identifiable. For example we collect statistical information on the number of users on the platform and number of visits to Carbon groups. This data cannot be used to identify any user or their Carbon activity. The analytical data will not be provided to any third parties. Carbon uses its own in-built analytics tool. We do not use Google Analytics or any other third party service for our analytics. Carbon does not collect user IP addresses or location data. CloudFlare may record IP information for DDOS protection purposes and you can read about their policies at https://support.cloudflare.com
Carbon uses no cookies or other trackers other than those required to embed or play YouTube videos, those used by CloudFlare for DDOS protection, or any cookies used to connect to Carbon via Facebook, Google or Twitter. Carbon does not track its users in any way. You may disable cookies in your browser settings and continue to use Carbon.
Disclosure of Your Information
We may disclose cumulative, non-identifiable information about our user base without restriction.
Carbon will not provide personal data to any individual or business unless compelled by a court order issued by an Australian court.
Carbon has taken steps and offer various options to ensure the security of your public and private data. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Decentralised data storage will be stored on the Ethereum blockchain. We do not store any encryption keys on our servers and thus, encrypted private data is not accessible and cannot be decrypted via our servers. Users that sign in or connect with external services such as Twitter, Facebook or Google must rely on the security of those services in respect to the access of their Carbon account. As an example, if a user connects to Carbon via Twitter, and their Twitter account is compromised, their Carbon account may also be compromised. Users valuing the highest level of security are encouraged to use the MetaMask user authentication option.
The safety and security of user data also falls on the user. Most information on the Carbon website is publicly viewable, as is the nature of public social posts. Users are responsible for safeguarding any login credentials or keys for account access.
Carbon will do our best to protect your data but we cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to our website. Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. Carbon are not responsible for any circumvention of privacy or security measures contained on Carbon.
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Carbon Terms of Service
Terms of Service
This Terms of Service Agreement outlines the relationship between Carbon (“Company,” “Carbon Chain Pty Ltd,” “the Website” or “us”), its users (“you,” “them,” or “users”) and public viewers of the Carbon website. These terms were last updated on March 29, 2021.
You are responsible for both:
1) Making the arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website.
By using the Carbon website(s) you agree to the following:
1) You are aged 18 or over
3) You have read and agree to our Terms of Service
User Conduct and Content Restrictions
As a user of Carbon you must agree to post content that is acceptable under Australian laws. Carbon shall not be held responsible or liable for any content posted by any Carbon user including social posts, comments, group posts or any other content uploaded onto Carbon.
Carbon values free speech and will hold all users equally accountable for their content.
Carbon does not allow posts featuring the following content:
1) Obscene, sexually explicit or pornographic content
2) Unlawful threatening of individuals
3) Organisation of violence or deliberate calls for lawless action
4) Scams, unlawful gambling and pyramid schemes
5) Violations of the legal rights of individuals including their rights to privacy
6) Links to unlawful content on other websites
7) Infringements on copyrighted or patented information
8) Impersonation of individuals or organisations
9) Malicious links or content that may interfere with the operation of any computer
10) Gratuitous violence and gore
11) Trade of illegal items
12) Use of multiple accounts or bots to abuse the points system, votes system and report system
13) Threats, abuse or privacy violations of Carbon team members
14) All other content illegal under Australian law
Carbon is based in Australia and agrees to take reasonable attempts to create a lawful and enjoyable environment for all users. Carbon users are offered the ability to report posts for review by the Carbon team in accordance with Australian laws and Terms of Service. Should a reported post be deemed to be in violation of the Terms of Service, it will be removed.
Carbon reserves the right to remove users based on serious deliberate or repeated violations of the above rules.
Given the nature of Carbon and its cryptocurrency features, we do allow posting about cryptocurrency, token sales and trading of cryptocurrency. Carbon takes no responsibility for the content posted by any Carbon user in any section of Carbon and does not endorse any content posted on Carbon. Users agree to be held solely responsibility for their actions and decisions based on any content found on Carbon.
Carbon accepts no responsibility or liability for external links posted by its users. Please check the links carefully before visiting.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers of any claims, liabilities, damages, losses or fees (including legal fees) relating to any violation of these Terms of Service or your use of the Carbon website, including but not limited to contributions to the Carbon website or any use of the website’s content, services, and products or your use or any information obtained from the Carbon website.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
All matters relating to the Carbon website or these Terms of Service and any dispute or claim shall be governed by the laws of the State of Western Australia.
Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Service or the Carbon website shall be instituted exclusively in the courts of Western Australia. Carbon retains the right to bring any suit, action, or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms of Service in your state or country of residence or any other relevant jurisdiction. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you and to court venue.
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