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This agreement is between you (referenced herein as You or with Your) and SVK Trading. By accessing, using or clicking I Agree to any of the services made available by SVK Trading or one of its affiliates through the website (https://www.svktrading.com),or any other related services provided by SVK Trading or its affiliates as further described in Section 4 below (collectively, the Services) you agree that you have read, understood and accepted all of the terms and conditions contained in this Terms of Use agreement (the or these TERMS), Additionally, when using certain features of the Services, you may be subject to additional terms and conditions applicable to such features.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY AS THEY GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES. THESE TERMS CONTAINS IMPORTANT PROVISIONS INCLUDING AN ARBITRATION PROVISION THAT REQUIRES ALL CLAIMS TO BE RESOLVED BY WAY OF BINDING ARBITRATION. THE TERMS OF THE ARBITRATION PROVISION ARE SET FORTH IN SECTION 14 BELOW ENTITLED RESOLVING DISPUTES: FORUM, ARBITRATION, CLASS ACTION WAIVER, GOVERNING LAW. AS WITH ANY ASSET, THE VALUE OF DIGITAL CURRENCIES CAN GO UP OR DOWN AND THERE CAN BE A SUBSTANTIAL RISK THAT YOU WILL LOSE MONEY BUYING, SELLING, HOLDING, OR INVESTING IN DIGITAL CURRENCIES. BY USING THE SERVICES YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT (1) YOU ARE AWARE OF THE RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH TRANSACTING IN DIGITAL CURRENCIES (2) THAT YOU ASSUME ALL RISKS WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND TRADING IN DIGITAL CURRENCIES AND (3) SVK TRADING IS NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY SUCH RISKS OR ADVERSE OUTCOMES.

BY ACCESSING, USING OR ATTEMPTING TO USE THE SERVICES IN ANY CAPACITY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES.

1. Agreement Conditions

SVK Trading reserves the right to modify or change the Terms at any time and at its sole discretion.SVK Trading will provide notice of these changes by updating the revised Terms and changing the [Last revised: ] date on this page. Any and all modifications or changes to these Terms will be effective immediately upon being announced on the website or released to users. As such, your continued use of SVK Tradings services acts as acceptance of the amended agreement and rules. If you do not agree to any modification to these Terms, you must stop using the Services. SVK Trading encourages you to frequently review the Terms to ensure you understand the terms and conditions that apply to your access to, and use of, the Services.

2. Eligibility

By registering to use a SVK Trading Account (as defined in Section 5 below), you represent and warrant that you (a) are at least 18 years old or of legal age to form a binding contract under applicable law, (b) are an individual, legal person or other organization with full legal capacity and authority to enter into these Terms, (c) have not previously been suspended or removed from using our Services and (d) you do not currently have an existing SVK Trading Account. If you are entering into these Terms on behalf of a legal entity of which you are an employee or agent, you represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights and authority to bind such legal entity.

3. Prohibition of Use

By accessing and using the Services, you represent and warrant that you are not on any trade or economic sanctions lists, such as the UN Security Council Sanctions list, designated as a Specially Designated National by OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control of the U.S. Treasury Department) or placed on the U.S. Commerce Department’s “Denied Persons List”. SVK Trading maintains the right to select its markets and jurisdictions to operate and may restrict or deny the Services in certain countries at its discretion.

4. Description of Services

SVK Trading provides an online digital asset trading platform (crypto to crypto) for products commonly known as cryptographic tokens, digital tokens or cryptographic currency (collectively, Digital Currency). SVK Trading does provide fiat trading capabilities on as part of the Services. SVK Trading functions as a trading platform provider and not as a buyer or seller in trades made between traders. SVK Trading is also not a market maker. Users must register and open an account with SVK Trading as further set forth in Section 5 below and deposit digital assets prior to commencement of trading. Traders may request the withdrawal of their digital assets, subject to the limitations as stated in these Terms.

SVK Trading strives to maintain the accuracy of information posted on the Services however it cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy, suitability, reliability, completeness, performance or fitness for any purpose of the content made available through the Services, and will not be liable for any loss or damage that may arise directly or indirectly from your use of such content. Information on the Services can be subjected to change without notice and is provided for the primary purpose of facilitating users to arrive at independent decisions. SVK Trading does not provide investment or advisory advice and will have no liability for the use or interpretation of information as stated on the Services or other communication mediums. All users of the Services must understand that there are risks involved in trading in Digital Currencies. SVK Trading encourages all users to exercise prudence and invest responsibly within their own means.

5. SVK Trading Account Registration & Requirements

a. Registration

All users of the Services (each, a User) must register at (https://www.http://svktrading.com/?a=signup) for a SVK Trading account (an “Account”) before using the Services. To register for an Account, you must provide your real name, email address and password, as well as accept the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Consent Form. SVK Trading may, in its sole discretion, refuse to open an account for you. You agree to provide complete and accurate information when opening an Account and agree to promptly update any information you provide to SVK Trading so that such information is complete and accurate at all times. Each registration is for a single user only and each User (including with respect to any User that is a business or legal entity) may only maintain one active Account with SVK Trading.

b. User Identity Verification

With registration of an account on SVK Trading, you agree to share personal information requested for the purposes of identity verification. This information is used specifically for the detection of money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud and other financial crimes on the SVK Trading platform. We will collect, use and share this information in accordance with our posted Privacy Policy. In addition to providing this information, to facilitate compliance with global industry standards for data retention, you agree to permit us to keep a record of such information for the lifetime of your account plus 5 years beyond account closing. You also authorise us to make inquiries, either directly or through third parties, that are deemed necessary to verify your identity or to protect you and/or us against financial crimes such as fraud.

The identity verification information we request may include, but is not limited to, your: Name, Email Address, Contact Information, Telephone Number, Username, Government Issued ID, Date of Birth and other information collected at the time of account registration. In providing this required information, you confirm that it is accurate and authentic. Post-registration, you must guarantee that the information is truthful, complete and updated in a timely manner with any changes. If there is any reasonable doubt that any information provided by you is wrong, untruthful, outdated or incomplete, SVK Trading shall have the right to send you a notice to demand corrections, remove relevant information directly and, as the case may be, terminate all or part of the Services to you. You shall be solely and fully responsible for any loss or expenses incurred during the use of SVK Trading Service if you cannot be reached through the contact information provided. You hereby acknowledge and agree that you have the obligation to keep all information provided up to date if there are any changes.

BY SIGNING UP FOR ACCOUNT YOU HEREBY AUTHORIZE SVK Trading TO MAKE INQUIRIES, WHETHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THIRD PARTIES, THAT SVK Trading CONSIDERS NECESSARY TO VERIFY YOUR IDENTITY OR PROTECT YOU AND/OR SVK Trading AGAINST FRAUD OR OTHER FINANCIAL CRIMES, AND TO TAKE ACTION SVK Trading REASONABLY DEEMS NECESSARY BASED ON THE RESULTS OF SUCH INQUIRIES. YOU ALSO ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION MAY BE DISCLOSED TO CREDIT REFERENCE AND FRAUD PREVENTION OR FINANCIAL CRIME AGENCIES AND THAT THESE AG ENCIES MAY RESPOND TO OUR INQUIRIES IN FULL.

c. Account Usage Requirements

Accounts can only be used by the person whose name they are registered under. SVK Trading reserves the right to suspend, freeze or cancel accounts that are used by persons other than the persons whose names they are registered under. You shall immediately notify SVK Trading if you suspect or become aware of unauthorized use of your user name and password. SVK Trading will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from any use of your Account by you or by any third party (whether or not authorized by you).

d. Account Security

SVK Trading strives to maintain the safety of those user funds entrusted to us and has implemented industry standard protections for the Services. However, there are risks that are created by individual User actions. You agree to consider your access credentials such as user name and password as confidential information and not to disclose such information to any third party. You also agree that you alone are responsible for taking necessary safety precautions to protect your own account and personal information.

You shall be solely responsible for the safekeeping of your SVK Trading account and password on your own, and you shall be responsible for all activities under Account and SVK Trading will not be responsible for any loss or consequences of authorized or unauthorized use of your Account credentials including but not limited to information disclosure, information posting, consent to or submission of various rules and agreements by clicking on the website, online renewal of agreement, etc.

By creating an Account, you hereby agree that:
(i) you will notify SVK Trading immediately if you are aware of any unauthorized use of your SVK Trading account and password by any person or any other violations to the security rules;
(ii) you will strictly observe the security, authentication, dealing, charging, withdrawal mechanism or procedures of the website/service; and
(iii) you will log out from the website by taking proper steps at the end of every visit.

6. Guidelines for Usage of the Services

a. License

Subject to your continued compliance with the express terms and conditions of these Terms, SVK Trading provides to you a revocable, limited, royalty-free, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and non-sublicensable license to access and use the Services on your computer or other internet compatible device for your personal, internal use only. You are not permitted to use the Services for any resale or commercial use including to place trades on behalf of another person or entity. All such use is expressly prohibited and shall constitute a material violation of these Terms. The content layout, formatting, and features of and access privileges for the Services shall be as specified by SVK Trading in its sole discretion. All rights not expressly granted under these Terms are hereby reserved. Accordingly, you are hereby prohibited from using the Services in any manner that is not expressly and unambiguously authorized by these Terms.

These Terms provide only a limited license to access and use the Services. Accordingly, you hereby agree that SVK Trading transfers no ownership or intellectual property interest or title in and to the Services or any SVK Trading intellectual property to you or anyone else in connection with your use of the Services. All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, sounds, artwork, computer code (including html code), programs, software, products, information, and documentation as well as the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, look and feel, and arrangement of any content contained on or available through the Services are exclusively owned, controlled, and/or licensed by SVK Trading or its members, parent(s), licensors, or affiliates.

SVK Trading will own any feedback, suggestions, ideas, or other information or materials regarding SVK Trading or the Services that you provide, whether by email, through the Services or otherwise (Feedback”). You hereby assign to SVK Trading all right, title and interest to Feedback together with all associated intellectual property rights. You will not be entitled to, and hereby waive any claim for, acknowledgment or compensation based on any Feedback or any modifications made based on any Feedback.

b. Restrictions

When you use the Services you agree and covenant to observe the following:
  1. All the activities that you carry out during the use of the Services will be in compliance with the requirements of applicable laws, regulations, as well as the various guidelines of SVK Trading:
  2. Your use of the Services will not be in violation of public interests, public ethics or other’s legitimate interests including taking any action that would interfere with, disrupt, negatively affect, or inhibit other Users from using the Services:
  3. You agree not to use the services for engaging in market manipulation (such as pump and dump schemes, wash trading, self-trading, front running, quote stuffing, and spoofing or layering regardless of whether prohibited by law);
  4. The following commercial uses of SVK Trading data is prohibited unless written consent from SVK Trading is granted:
    1) Exchange services that use quotes or order book information from SVK Trading.
    2) Data feed or data stream services that make use of any market data from SVK Trading.
    3) Any other websites/apps/services that charge for, or otherwise commercially monetize (including through advertising or referral fees), market data obtained from SVK Trading.
  5. You may not modify, reproduce, duplicate, copy, download, store, further transmit, disseminate, transfer, disassemble, broadcast, publish, remove or alter any proprietary notices or labels, license, sublicense, sell, mirror, frame, rent, lease, private label, grant a security interest in, create derivative works of, or otherwise exploit the Properties, or any portion of the Properties without SVK Trading prior written consent.
  6. You may not (i) use any "deep link," "page scrape," "robot," "spider," or other automatic device, program, script, algorithm, or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy, or monitor any portion of the Properties or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Services to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Services, (ii) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Properties or any other systems or networks connected to the Services or to any SVK Trading server or to any of the services offered on or through the Services, by hacking, password "mining," or any other illegitimate or prohibited means, (iii) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Services or any network connected to the Properties, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Services or any network connected to the Services, (iv) reverse look-up, trace, or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to the Services, (v) take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Services or SVK Trading systems or networks or any systems or networks connected to the Services, (v) use any device, software, or routine to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any transaction conducted on the Services, or with any other persons use of the Services, (vi) forge headers, impersonate a person, or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise your identity or the origin of any message or transmittal you send to the Services, or (vii) use the Services in an unlawful manner.
By accessing the Service, you agree that SVK Trading shall have the right to investigate any violation of these Terms, unilaterally determine whether you have violated these Terms, and take actions to apply relevant rules without receiving your consent or giving prior notice to you. Examples of such actions include, but are not limited to:
  • block and close order requests
  • freezing your account
  • reporting the incident to authorities
  • publishing the alleged violations and actions that have been taken
  • deleting any information you published that is in violation

7. Orders and Service Fees

a. Orders

Upon placing an instruction to effect a trade using the Services (an Order), your Account will be updated to reflect the open Order and your Order will be included in SVK Trading order book for matching with Orders from other Users. If all or a portion of your Order is matched with another User, the Services will execute an exchange (a Trade). Upon execution of a Trade, your Account will be updated to reflect that the Order has either been closed due to having been fully executed, or updated to reflect any partial fulfillment of the Order. Orders will remain open until fully executed or cancelled in accordance with subsection (b) below. For purposes of effectuating a Trade, you authorize SVK Trading to take temporary control of the Digital Currency that you are disposing of in the Trade.

b. Cancellations

You may only cancel an order initiated via the Services if such cancellation occurs before your Order has been matched with an Order from another user. Once your Order has been matched with an Order from another user, you may not change, withdraw, or cancel your authorization for SVK Trading to complete such Order. If any order has been partially matched, you may cancel the unmatched portion of the Order unless and until the unmatched portion has been matched. SVK Trading reserves the right to refuse any cancellation request associated with an Order after you have submitted such Order. If you have an insufficient amount of Digital Currency in your Account to fulfill an Order, SVK Trading may cancel the entire Order or may fulfill a partial Order that can be covered by the Digital Currency in your Account (in each case after deducting any fees payable to SVK Trading in connection with the Trade as described in subsection (c) below).

c. Fees

You agree to pay SVK Trading the fees set forth at  https://www.SVK Trading.com/en/fee/schedule  which may be updated from time to time in SVK Trading sole discretion. Any such updated fees will apply prospectively to any trades or other transactions that take place following the effective date of such updated fees. You authorize SVK Trading to remove any amounts from your Account for any applicable fees owed by you under these Terms.

8. Margin Trading and Futures

a. Risks

Margin trading and Futures are highly risky. As a margin or futures trader, you acknowledge and agree that you shall access and use the margin or futures trading and borrowing service at your own risks:
  1. Trading markets are extremely volatile and shift quickly in terms of liquidity, market depth, and trading dynamics. The use of leverage can work against you as well as for you and can lead to large losses as well as gains.
  2. You are not eligible for receiving forked coins split from any blockchain asset in your margin or futures account, even if you have not engaged in any margin, futures trading or borrowing at all.
  3. The loan carries risks and the value of your blockchain assets may drop. If the value of your assets drops below a certain level, you are responsible for responding to this market circumstance.
  4. Under certain market conditions, you may find it difficult or impossible to liquidate a position. This can occur, for example, there is insufficient liquidity in the market or due to technical issues on SVK Trading.
  5. Placing contingent orders will not necessarily limit your losses to the intended amounts, since market conditions may make it impossible to execute such orders.
  6. There is no guaranteed measure against losses on margin or futures trading. As a borrower, you may sustain a total loss beyond what you have deposited to your margin or futures account.

9. Liability

a. Disclaimer of Warranties

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, THE SERVICES, THE SVK Trading MATERIALS AND ANY PRODUCT, SERVICE OR OTHER ITEM PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SVK Trading ARE PROVIDED ON AN AS IS AND AS AVAILABLE BASIS AND SVK Trading EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS, AND YOU WAIVE, ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IMPLIED 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 TRADE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, SVK Trading DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE SITE, THE SERVICES OR SVK Trading MATERIALS ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, CURRENT, ERROR-FREE, OR FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SVK Trading DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT ANY ORDER WILL BE EXECUTED, ACCEPTED, RECORDED OR REMAIN OPEN. EXCEPT FOR THE EXPRESS STATEMENTS SET FORTH IN THIS AGREEMENT, YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE NOT RELIED UPON ANY OTHER STATEMENT OR UNDERSTANDING, WHETHER WRITTEN OR ORAL, WITH RESPECT TO YOUR USE AND ACCESS OF THE SERVICES. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, YOU HEREBY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SVK Trading WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO: (A) ANY INACCURACY, DEFECT OR OMISSION OF DIGITAL CURRENCY PRICE DATA, (B) ANY ERROR OR DELAY IN THE TRANSMISSION OF SUCH DATA, (C) INTERRUPTION IN ANY SUCH DATA AND (D) ANY DAMAGES INCURRED BY ANOTHER USER ACTIONS, OMISSIONS OR VIOLATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.

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.

b. Disclaimer of Damages and Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL SVK Trading, 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 BUSINESS OR FINANCIAL BENEFIT) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES, ANY PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT, SERVICE OR OTHER ITEM PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SVK Trading AND ITS AFFILIATES, WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY EVEN IF SVK Trading 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 SVK Trading’S 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 SVK TRADING, ITS AFFILIATES AND THEIR RESPECTIVE SHAREHOLDERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, SUPPLIERS OR CONTRACTORS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION THE SERVICES, ANY PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE OF THE SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER PRODUCT, SERVICE OR OTHER ITEM PROVIDED BY OR ON BEHALF OF SVK TRADING OR ITS AFFILIATES WHETHER UNDER CONTRACT, STATUTE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHER THEORY, EXCEED THE AMOUNT OF THE FEES PAID BY YOU TO SVK Trading UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE TWELVE-MONTH PERIOD IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE EVENT GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM FOR LIABILITY.

c. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless SVK Trading, its 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, the Services, (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 the Service. If you are obligated to indemnify SVK Trading, its affiliates, contractors, licensors, and their respective directors, officers, employees or agents pursuant to this clause, SVK Trading will have the right, in its sole discretion, to control any action or proceeding and to determine whether SVK Trading wishes to settle, and if so, on what terms.

10. Termination of Agreement

You agree that SVK Trading shall have the right to immediately suspend your account (and any accounts beneficially owned by related entities or affiliates), freeze or lock the funds in all such accounts, and suspend your access to SVK Trading for any reason including if it suspects any such accounts to be in violation of these Terms, our Privacy Policy, or any applicable laws and regulations. You agree that SVK Trading shall not be liable to you for any permanent or temporary modification, suspension or termination of your Account or access to all or any portion of the Services. SVK Trading shall have the right to keep and use the transaction data or other information related to such accounts. The above account controls may also be applied in the following cases:
  • The account is subject to a governmental proceeding, criminal investigation or other pending litigation;
  • We detect unusual activity in the account;
  • We detect unauthorized access to the account;
  • We are required to do so by a court order or command by a regulatory/government authority
In case of any of the following events, SVK Trading shall have the right to directly terminate this agreement by cancelling your Account, and shall have the right to permanently freeze (cancel) the authorizations of your account on SVK Trading and withdraw the corresponding SVK Trading Account thereof:
  • after SVK Trading terminates services to you;
  • you allegedly register or register in any other person name as SVK Trading user again, directly or indirectly;
  • the information that you have provided is untruthful, inaccurate, outdated or incomplete; when these Terms are amended, you expressly state and notify SVK Trading of your unwillingness to accept the amended Terms;
  • you request that the Services be terminated; and
  • any other circumstances where SVK Trading deems it should terminate the services.

Should your Account be terminated, the Account and transactional information required for meeting data retention standards will be securely stored for 5 years. In addition, if a transaction is unfinished during the Account termination process, SVK Trading shall have the right to notify your counterparty of the situation at that time. You acknowledge that a user initiated account exit (right to erasure under GDPR or other equivalent regulations) will also be subjected to the termination protocol stated above.

If SVK Trading receives notice that any funds held in your Account are alleged to have been stolen or otherwise are not lawfully possessed by you, SVK Trading may, but has no obligation to, place an administrative hold on the affected funds and your Account. If SVK Trading does place an administrative hold on some or all of your funds or Account, SVK Trading may continue such hold until such time as the dispute has been resolved and evidence of the resolution acceptable to SVK Trading has been provided to SVK Trading in a form acceptable to SVK Trading. SVK Trading will not involve itself in any such dispute or the resolution of the dispute. You agree that SVK Trading will have no liability or responsibility for any such hold, or for your inability to withdraw funds or execute trades during the period of any such hold.

a. Remaining funds after Account termination

Except as set forth in subsection (b) below, once the Account is closed/withdrawn, all remaining balance (which includes charges and liabilities owed to SVK Trading) on the account will be payable immediately to SVK Trading. Upon payment of all outstanding charges to SVK Trading (if any), the User will have 5 business days to withdraw all funds from the Account.

b. Remaining funds after Account termination due to fraud, violation of law, or violation of these terms)

SVK Trading maintains full custody of the funds and User data/information which may be turned over to governmental authorities in the event of Account suspension/closure arising from fraud investigations, violation of law investigations or violation of these Terms.

11. Compliance with Local Laws

It is the responsibility of the User to abide by local laws in relation to the legal usage of SVK Trading in their local jurisdiction. Users must also factor, to the extent of their local law all aspects of taxation, the withholding, collection, reporting and remittance to their appropriate tax authorities. All Users of SVK Trading and any of its services acknowledge and declare that the source of their funds come from a legitimate manner and are not derived from illegal activities. SVK Trading maintains a stance of cooperation with law enforcement authorities globally and will not hesitate to seize, freeze, terminate the account and funds of Users which are flagged out or investigated by legal mandate.

12. Privacy Policy

Access to the Services will require the submission of certain personally identifiable information. Please review SVK Trading Privacy Policy for a summary of SVK Trading practices related to the collection and use of personally identifiable information.

13. RESOLVING DISPUTES: FORUM, ARBITRATION, CLASS ACTION WAIVER, GOVERNING LAW

PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY, AS IT INVOLVES A WAIVER OF CERTAIN RIGHTS TO BRING LEGAL PROCEEDINGS, INCLUDING AS A CLASS ACTION FOR RESIDENTS OF THE U.S.

a. Notification of Dispute.Please contact SVK Trading first! SVK Trading wants to address your concerns without resorting to formal legal proceedings. Before filing a claim, you agree to try to resolve the dispute informally by contacting SVK Trading first through https://http://svktrading.com/?a=support.

b. Agreement to Arbitrate.You and SVK Trading agree to resolve any claims relating to this Agreement (including any question regarding its existence, validity, termination, or any services or products provided and any representations made by us) through final and binding arbitration, except as set forth under Exceptions to Agreement to Arbitrate below. You agree to first give us an opportunity to resolve any claims by contacting us as set forth in subsection (a) above. If we are not able to resolve your claims within 60 days of receiving the notice, you may seek relief through arbitration or in the Small Claims Tribunals of Singapore (SCT), as set forth below.

c. Arbitration Procedure.   Either you or SVK Trading may submit a dispute (after having made good faith efforts to resolve such dispute in accordance with subsections (a) and (b) above) for final, binding resolution by arbitration under the arbitration rules of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC), which are deemed to be incorporated by reference. The arbitration tribunal shall consist of a sole arbitrator to be appointed by the President of SIAC. The language of the arbitration hearings shall be English and the seat, or legal place, of arbitration shall be Singapore. Judgment on any arbitral award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction over the party (or the assets of the party) due and owing such award.

d. Exceptions.   Either party may instead choose to assert the claims in the SCT if the claims fall within the jurisdiction of the SCT, and either party may seek injunctive relief or other urgent equitable relief in a court of competent jurisdiction. However, for the avoidance of doubt, where the claims fall outside of the jurisdiction of the SCT, the claims will be referred to and finally resolved by SIAC arbitration.

e. Notice.To begin an arbitration proceeding, you must send a letter requesting arbitration and describing your claims to SVK Trading Limited, 131 Penrose Avenue Watford,WD19 5AA United Kingdom. If we request arbitration against you, we will give you notice at the email address or street address you have provided. SIAC Rules and filing instructions are available at  http://www.siac.org.sg/our-rules or by calling +44 7451 243919.

f. Governing Law.   This Agreement is governed by the law of The United Kingdom except for its conflicts of laws principles, unless otherwise required by a mandatory law of any other jurisdiction.

14. Miscellaneous

a. Independent Parties.   SVK Trading is an independent contractor and not an agent of you in the performance of these Terms. These Terms not to be interpreted as evidence of an association, joint venture, partnership, or franchise between the parties.

b. Entire Agreement.   These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties regarding use of the Services and will supersede all prior agreements between the parties whether, written or oral. No usage of trade or other regular practice or method of dealing between the parties will be used to modify, interpret, supplement, or alter the terms of these Terms.

c. Force Majeure.   SVK Trading will not be liable for any delay or failure to perform as required by these Terms because of any cause or condition beyond SVK Trading reasonable control.

d. Severability.   If any portion of these Terms are held invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or enforceability will not affect the other provisions of these Terms, which will remain in full force and effect, and the invalid or unenforceable portion will be given effect to the greatest extent possible.

e. Assignment.   You may not assign or transfer any right to use the Services or any of your rights or obligations under these Terms without prior written consent from us, including by operation of law or in connection with any change of control. SVK Trading may assign or transfer any or all of its rights or obligations under these Terms, in whole or in part, without notice or obtaining your consent or approval.

f. Waiver.   The failure of a party to require performance of any provision will not affect that party right to require performance at any time thereafter, nor will a waiver of any breach or default of these Terms or any provision of these Terms constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or default or a waiver of the provision itself.

g. Third-Party Website Disclaimer.   Any links to third-party websites from the Services does not imply endorsement by SVK Trading of any products, services or information presented therein, nor does SVK Trading guarantee the accuracy of the information contained on them. In addition, since SVK Trading has no control over the terms of use or privacy practices of third-party websites, you should read and understand those policies carefully.

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