Terms of Use

Tangle Ecosystem Association (“TEA” or “we/us”) is an association with its registered office in Zug, Switzerland. These Terms of Use and TEA’S Privacy Policy (together, the “Agreement”) apply to your use of the website tangle-association.ch and all their subpages (the “Website”) and form a legally binding agreement between you and us.

TEA is an independent, non-profit organisation with the purpose of promoting, developing, and managing technologies and applications in the area of open source software in the field of blockchain and distributed ledger technology, as well as other related technologies and applications, in order to enable decentralized and open technological structures.


The information provided on this Website is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as any form of investment or legal advice. Conduct your own research and due diligence when engaging with any crypto project or service.

We are not responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information provided. Any reliance on this information is at your own risk.

We may amend or update these terms from time to time and without notice. Your continued use of the Website after the changes have taken effect will constitute an acceptance of the updated terms.

Any use of the Website is conditional on your acceptance of the terms of this Agreement, including any modifications or updates to the Agreement. If you do not agree to the terms of the Agreement, then you may not use the Website.

Data protection

Please refer to our Privacy Policy for information on how we and our third-party service providers process data in relation to your use of the Website.

Prohibited Uses

You may not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use or by any applicable law. The following activities are specifically prohibited when using the Website:

  • Any use in violation of any valid law such as, but not limited to, regulations for financial services, money laundering, economic sanctions, consumer protection, competition law, protection against discrimination or misleading advertising and, in particular, any violation against copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets and other property rights.
  • Concealing your identity such as by using a proxy server or by using a post box as an address for the purpose of carrying out illegal, fraudulent, or other prohibited activities.
  • Enabling (including attempting to enable) the spread of viruses, Trojans, malware, worms or other program processes that damage, disrupt, misuse, impair, secretly intercept, destroy or disable (operating) systems, data or information; or granting unauthorised access to them.
  • Use of an automatic device (e.g. robot or spider) or a mechanical or manual method for monitoring or replicating TEA or the Website without our prior written permission.

Intellectual Property

The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video and audio, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), are owned by TEA, its licensors or other providers of such material and are protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property laws. All unauthorised use of such content is prohibited.

Warranty and Disclaimer

The Website is offered "as is", and TEA makes no representations or warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, regarding the Website or its use. TEA does not warrant that the use of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free and expressly disclaims any representations and warranties as to the merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of third-party rights. No representations or warranties are made that the Website or any third-party services made available through the Website will be free from malfunctions, errors, or harmful components. All use of the Website is therefore at your sole risk as a user.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall TEA be liable for any claim, damages or any other form of liability, whether in action or in tort, arising from or in connection with your use or inability to use the Website, or any website linked to this Website, or any content provided on the Website or those other websites. We further disclaim all liability arising from any reliance you placed on the materials provided on the Website, including the content provided by third parties. Any links to other websites are provided for your convenience. They do not signify any endorsement by TEA of such other websites. We have no control over or responsibility for the content provided on such other linked websites.

Entire Agreement and Severability

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and TEA with respect to your use of the Website and supersedes and extinguishes all previous written or oral agreements or understandings in this respect.

If any provision or part-provision of this Agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of this Agreement.

Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

These terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Switzerland. Any dispute or legal claim resulting from the operation or use of the Website shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in that State.


TEA provides the following email address for users to contact the association in individual cases: contact@tangle-association.ch

These Terms are effective as of March 1, 2023.