The service provided by QDA Ltd. (“QDA”, “we”, us”, and “our”.) links a user’s cryptocurrency exchange wallet to a proprietary, algorithmic trading software (the “Service”) through application programming service keys (“API Keys”). In subscribing for the Service, users may maintain full control over their cryptocurrency exchange wallet and their cryptocurrency holdings (“Cryptocurrency”) at all times. QDA has no ability to withdraw or transfer the cryptocurrency within a user’s wallet.
We may make changes to these Terms from time to time. If we make changes, we will provide you with notice of such changes, such as by sending an email or updating the date at the top of these Terms. Unless we say otherwise in our notice, the amended Terms will be effective immediately, and your continued use of our Service after we provide such notice will confirm your acceptance of the changes. If you do not agree to the amended Terms, you must stop using the Service.
PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE SERVICE. THESE TERMS GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, UNLESS WE HAVE EXECUTED A SEPARATE WRITTEN AGREEMENT WITH YOU FOR THAT PURPOSE. WE ARE ONLY WILLING TO MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE TO YOU IF YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THESE TERMS. BY USING THE QDA SERVICE YOU ARE CONFIRMING YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THESE TERMS. “YOU” AND “YOUR” REFERS TO ANYBODY WHO ACCESSES OR USES, IN ANY WAY, THE SERVICE. IF YOU ARE ACCEPTING THESE TERMS ON BEHALF OF A COMPANY OR OTHER LEGAL ENTITY, YOU REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT THESE TERMS ON THAT ENTITY’S BEHALF, IN WHICH CASE “YOU” WILL MEAN THAT ENTITY. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE SUCH AUTHORITY, OR IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT ALL OF THESE TERMS, THEN WE ARE UNWILLING TO MAKE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE TO YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICE.
“Cryptocurrency”: means a digital representation of value that is not issued or guaranteed by a central bank or a public authority, is not necessarily attached to a legally established currency and does not possess a legal status of currency or money, but is accepted by natural or legal persons as a means of exchange and which can be transferred, stored and traded electronically.
“Intellectual Property Rights”: means any and all registered and unregistered rights granted, applied for, or otherwise now or hereafter in existence under or related to any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, database protection, or other intellectual property rights laws, and all similar or equivalent rights or forms of protection, in any part of the world.
“Service(s)” means the proprietary, algorithmic trading software offered by QDA.
“Terms” has the meaning set forth in the introduction.
“User(s)”: means any person who uses the Service offered by QDA.
“Website”: means QDA’s website at and such other website as the Company may maintain from time to time.
- The Service
QDA provides an API-driven service that enables users to link their designated cryptocurrency futures exchange wallet to QDA’s algorithmic trade execution software. The Service automatically executes trades of cryptocurrency futures contracts according to the parameters set in a proprietary trading algorithm. QDA cannot access your private keys and cannot deposit or withdraw cryptocurrency from your exchange wallet. The Service executes trades using the cryptocurrency in your designated exchange wallet. QDA is not responsible for any activities that you engage in when using the Service.
- Access to the Service
Subject to and conditioned on user’s compliance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, QDA hereby grants the user a non-exclusive, non-transferable (except in compliance with Section 17) right to access and use the Service in accordance with the terms and conditions herein. Such use is limited to user’s internal use. QDA shall provide access to the Service within a reasonable time following the Effective Date.
QDA reserves the right to disable, limit, or restrict your access to the Service at any time for any reason, including but not limited to, you’re your failure to pay fees owed to QDA pursuant to Section 7, your misuse of the Service, or your breach of these Terms.
- Use Restrictions
Users shall not, and shall not permit any other person to, access or use the Service except as expressly permitted by this Agreement. For purposes of clarity and without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the user shall not, except as this Agreement expressly permits:
- copy, modify, or create derivative works or improvements of the Service;
- rent, lease, lend, sell, sublicense, assign, distribute, publish, transfer, or otherwise make available the Service to any Person, including on or in connection with the internet or any time-sharing, service bureau, software as a service, cloud, or other technology or service;
- reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, decode, adapt, or otherwise attempt to derive or gain access to the source code of the Services or Provider Materials, in whole or in part.
- Corrective Action and Notice
If the user becomes aware of any actual or threatened activity prohibited by Section 4, user shall immediately: (a) take all reasonable and lawful measures within their respective control that are necessary to stop the activity or threatened activity and to mitigate its effects (including, where applicable, by discontinuing and preventing any unauthorized access to the Service and permanently erasing from their systems and destroying any data to which any of them have gained unauthorized access); and (b) notify QDA of any such actual or threatened activity.
- Risk Acknowledgement
- By using or accessing the Service, you represent and warrant that you understand there are inherent risks associated with trading cryptocurrency and cryptocurrency futures, and the underlying technologies including, without limitation, cryptography and blockchain, third party exchanges, and you agree that QDA is not responsible for any losses or damages associated with these risks;
- You acknowledge trading cryptocurrency futures contracts is speculative and risky, and may result in a loss of all of your funds. QDA is not responsible for any losses you incur as a result of using the QDA Service;
- You specifically acknowledge and agree that the Service facilitates your interaction with decentralized networks and technology and, as such, we have no control over any blockchain network or cryptocurrency and cannot and do not ensure that any of your interactions will be confirmed on the relevant blockchain and do not have the ability to effectuate any cancellation or modification requests regarding any of your interactions;
- Without limiting the foregoing, you understand and acknowledge that QDA does not act as an agent for any user or own or control any of the underlying software through which blockchain networks are operated;
- You specifically acknowledge and agree QDA will not be responsible or liable to you for any losses you incur as a result of your use of the Service, including but not limited to any losses, damages or claims arising from: (a) user error, such as forgotten passwords or other transactions; (b) server failure or data loss; (c) corrupted wallet files; (d) unauthorized access or activities by third parties, including but not limited to the use of viruses, phishing, bruteforcing or other means of attack against the Service; and (e) losses of cryptocurrency as a result of using the QDA service;
- QDA is not responsible for losses due to blockchains or any other features of networks or an electronic wallet, including but not limited to late report by developers or representatives (or no report at all) of any issues;
- You understand and acknowledge the regulatory regime governing blockchain technologies, cryptocurrencies, and tokens is uncertain, and new regulations or policies may materially adversely affect the development of the Service;
- You accept the inherent security risks of providing information and dealing online over the internet, and agree that QDA has no liability or responsibility for any breach of security unless it is due to QDA’s gross negligence;
- You acknowledge that QDA is not responsible for transferring, safeguarding, or maintaining your private keys or any cryptocurrency associated there with, and at no point will QDA exercise any form of control or custody of user wallets or cryptocurrency. If you lose, mishandle or have stolen associated cryptocurrency private keys, you acknowledge that you may not be able to recover associated cryptocurrency and that QDA is not responsible for such loss. You acknowledge that QDA is not responsible for any loss, damage or liability arising from your failure to comply with the terms hereunder.
- Taxes, Fees and Payment
The cryptocurrency held in your exchange wallet is your personal property, and as such, you are solely responsible for reporting and paying taxes applicable to your cryptocurrency transactions. The Service may cause your account to execute trades frequently, which may increase your tax reporting burden.
Every transaction on the blockchain network requires the payment of a transaction fee (each, a “Gas Fee”). The Gas Fees fund the network of computers that run the decentralized blockchain network. This means that you will need to pay a Gas Fee for each transaction that the Service instigates. Except as otherwise expressly set forth in these Terms, you will be solely responsible to pay any Gas Fee for any transaction that the Service instigates.
The fee is a percentage of profits invoiced at the end of each month and due on the date of the invoice. QDA reserves the right to disable, limit, or restrict your access to the Service in the event of non-payment. User shall pay the fee on or prior to the due date within. User shall make all payments hereunder in a manner specified by QDA.
The failure of QDA hereto to exercise any right, power or remedy provided under this section to demand payment or that is otherwise available in respect hereof at law or in equity, or to insist upon compliance by any other party hereto with its obligations hereunder, and any custom or practice of the parties at variance with the terms hereof, shall not constitute a waiver by QDA of its right to exercise any such or other right, power or remedy or to demand compliance with the aforementioned payment terms.
- Limitation of Liability
- YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT WE, OUR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, AND LICENSORS WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES WHICH YOU MAY INCUR, HOWSOEVER CAUSED AND UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOSS OF PROFITS (WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY), LOSS OF GOODWILL OR BUSINESS REPUTATION, LOSS OF DATA, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSS, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
- YOU AGREE THAT OUR TOTAL, AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OR YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF (OR YOUR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE) ANY PORTION OF THE SERVICE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, IS LIMITED TO $100.
- YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT WE HAVE MADE THE SERVICE AVAILABLE TO YOU AND ENTERED INTO THESE TERMS IN RELIANCE UPON THE WARRANTY DISCLAIMERS AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY SET FORTH HEREIN, WHICH REFLECT A REASONABLE AND FAIR ALLOCATION OF RISK BETWEEN THE PARTIES AND FORM AN ESSENTIAL BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN US. WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO PROVIDE THE SERVICE TO YOU WITHOUT THESE LIMITATIONS.
- SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, AND SOME JURISDICTIONS ALSO LIMIT DISCLAIMERS OR LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY FOR PERSONAL INJURY FROM CONSUMER PRODUCTS, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO PERSONAL INJURY CLAIMS.
- External Sites
The Service requires the use of External Sites (collectively, the “External Sites”), which are cryptocurrency exchanges. The Website may also include hyperlinks to other websites or resources, which are provided solely as a convenience to our users. QDA has no control over any External Sites. You acknowledge and agree that QDA is not responsible for the availability of any External Sites, and that we do not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or made available from or through any External Sites.
Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that we are not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred as a result of the availability or unavailability of the External Sites, or as a result of any reliance placed by you upon the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or made available from, any External Sites.
- Changes to the Service
You affirm that you are over the age of 18, as the Service is not intended for persons under the age of 18.
- Dispute Resolution; Arbitration
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY. IT MAY SIGNIFICANTLY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, INCLUDING YOUR RIGHT TO FILE A LAWSUIT IN COURT.
The laws of the British Virgin Islands shall govern these Terms of Services.
Except for those disputes that shall be resolved in arbitration or in small claims court pursuant to this section, each party agrees to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in the British Virgin Islands provided that any claims or disputes shall be subject to the arbitration provisions set forth below.
Any arbitration will be conducted by a single, neutral arbitrator. The arbitrator may award any relief that a court of competent jurisdiction could award, including attorneys’ fees when authorized by law. The arbitral decision may be enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction.
- Waiver and Severability
You agree you will not disparage or criticize QDA or its Affiliates, or their respective businesses, management, directors, business practices, or equity holders (the “Company Entities”) and that you will not otherwise do or say anything that could disrupt the good morale, or otherwise harm the interests or reputations, of QDA and we agree we will not publicly disparage or criticize you.
These Terms constitute the entire legal agreement between you and QDA, govern your access to and use of the Service, and completely replace any prior or contemporaneous agreements between the parties related to your access to or use of the Service, whether oral or written. There are no third-party beneficiaries to these Terms. The parties are independent contractors, and nothing in these Terms create any agency, partnership, or joint venture. The language in these Terms will be interpreted as to its fair meaning, and not strictly for or against any party. You may not assign any or your rights or obligations under these Terms, whether by operation of law or otherwise, without our prior written consent. We may assign our rights and obligations under these Terms in our sole discretion to an affiliate, or in connection with an acquisition, sale, or merger. Should any part of these Terms be held invalid or unenforceable, that portion shall be construed consistent with applicable law and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect. Our failure to enforce any provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such provision, nor of the right to enforce such provision. These Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the British Virgin Islands. We will not be liable for any failure or delayed performance of our obligations that result from any condition beyond our reasonable control, including, but not limited to, governmental action, acts of terrorism, earthquake, fire, flood, acts of God, labor conditions, power failures, Internet disturbances, or acts or omissions of third parties. You agree that we may provide you with notices (including, without limitation those regarding changes to these Terms) by email, regular mail, or postings on the QDA website. By providing us with your email address, you consent to our using the email address to send you any notices required by law in lieu of communication by postal mail.
- Policy Updates
QDA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to update, modify, and/or make any changes to the terms of this policy, including in order to improve the Service or comply with any applicable law, regulations, or orders.
Upon updating this policy, QDA will give notice to its Users on this page and possibly within the Service and/or - as far as technically and legally feasible - sending a notice to Users via any contact information available to QDA. Should the changes affect processing activities performed on the basis of user consent, QDA shall collect new consent from the user, where required.
- Intellectual Property
QDA is the exclusive owner of all intellectual property rights vesting in and relating to (all content made available through) the Service, such as – but not limited to – patents, patent applications, trademarks, trademark applications, database rights, service marks, trade names, copyrights, trade secrets, licenses, domain names, know-how, property rights and processes (“Intellectual Property Rights”). QDA grants its Users a non-transferrable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable and revocable license intended for fair use of the Service on the subscription basis as offered by us at (QDA Website). You are not allowed to access the content of the Service for any other purpose, such as selling or distributing the content of the Service.
- Misuse of Website and Service
By using our Website and Service, you declare to be at least 18 years old. You may not use the Website and Service in such way that you violate applicable laws and regulations. As a condition for using the Website and Service, you agree not to provide any information, data or content to us that is incorrect, inaccurate, incomplete or that violates any law or regulation. In addition, you agree that you will not, nor allow third parties to:
- enter any non-public / secure areas of the Website or Service;
- send viruses, worms, junk mail, spam, chain letters, unsolicited offers or ads of any kind and for any purpose;
- investigate, scan or test the Website of Service or any other related system or network, or violate any security or authentication;
- use any automated systems of software to withdraw data from the Website (“screen-scraping”);
- make and distribute copies of the Website or Service;
- attempt to sell, distribute, copy, rent, sub-license, loan, merge, reproduce, alter, modify, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, transfer, exchange, translate, hack, distribute, harm or misuse the Website or Service;
- or create derivative works of any kind whatsoever.
In addition, you may not create an account under someone else’s name or act like someone else in any other way. It is the responsibility of the user of the account that only authorized persons have access to the account. If you receive personal data or other sensitive information from other users, you will keep this information secret. QDA is entitled to (temporarily or permanently) block your account and deny you access to the Website, if we suspect abuse of the account or the Website. We can also block your account or deny you access to the platform if you do not comply with these Terms, including conditions and policies referenced herein.
- Availability of the Website and Service; Disclaimer of Warrantie
- The Website and Service are available on computers. QDA will use reasonable efforts to make the Website and Service available at all times. However, User acknowledges that the Website and Service are provided over the internet and mobile networks and thus the quality and availability of the Website and Service may be affected by factors outside QDA’s reasonable control;
- QDA does not accept any responsibility whatsoever for unavailability of the Website and Service, or any difficulty or inability to download or access content, or any other communication system failure which may result in the Website or Service being unavailable;
- QDA is not responsible for any support or maintenance regarding the Website or Service QDA may – at its own discretion – update, modify, or adapt the Website or Service and their functionalities from time to time to enhance the user experience. QDA is not responsible for any downtime resulting from these actions;
- User agrees the use of the Services and all information and content (including that of third parties) is at your risk and is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. QDA disclaim all warranties of any kind as to the use of the services, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and noninfringement. QDA makes no warranty that the services (i) will meet your requirements, (ii) will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the service will be accurate or reliable, and (iv) any errors in the services or technology will be corrected.
- No Legal, Tax or Investment Advice
Any information provided in connection with the Service by QDA or its affiliates, officer, directors, or agents, is provided solely for informational purposes and you should not construe any such information or other material as legal, tax, investment, financial, or other advice. Neither the Service nor any information provided by QDA constitute a solicitation, recommendation, endorsement, or offer by QDA or any third-party service provider to make.
- Personal Data
- QDA will be required to collect, use and store for some time certain information related to the Users and Clients, which are categorized by applicable regulation as “personal data”, in particular for the purposes of, but not limited to, providing the Service or improving the contents and functions of the Website;
- The use of personal data by QDA is governed by Regulation (EU) 2016/679 called “General Data Protection Regulation” or “GDPR”, implemented on 25 May 2018 and Act on 2018-493, dated 20 June 2018 on the Protection of Personal Data and their implementing decrees;
- The personal data of Users is collected and processed by QDA as Data Controller as defined in the GDPR during the use of the Website by such Users and the personal data of Clients are collected and processed during the creation and use of their Client Accounts;
- User data collected from European citizens during the use of the Website shall be stored in a technologically secure environment, for 13 (thirteen) months from the date on which the data was collected. Data collected during the creation and use of the Client Account shall be stored in a technologically secure environment, until the Client Account is deleted. Client Account data shall be stored for the whole duration of the commercial relationship; once the commercial relationship ends, the account shall be deleted and the data shall be stored for a duration of 6 years in order to account for the applicable limitation periods;
- Pursuant to regulations, any User or Client shall have a right to access, rectify and, in certain cases, object to the processing, ask for the restriction of the processing, or the erasure and portability of the data and, where relevant, the deletion of personal data related to them. Furthermore, any User or Client shall have the right to make a claim to a supervisory authority;