The initial development cycle for Polkadot is expected to be at least two years following the completion of the first general sale. During this time, a research and development phase is being deployed and this includes the soft release of the Polkadot protocol (the Testnet).
By using the Testnet, you (the User) agree to these terms and acknowledge and agree that Polkadot is at a very early stage of development and that use of the Testnet is entirely at the User’s sole risk.
The User acknowledges and agrees that it has an adequate understanding of the risks associated with use of the Testnet and that all information and materials published, distributed or otherwise made available on the Testnet are provided for non-commercial, personal use only. This includes the test DOT which have no economic value and are provided for the purpose of testing only.
All content provided on the Testnet is provided on an ‘as is’ and ‘as available’ basis, without any representations or warranties of any kind and all implied terms are excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law. No party involved in, or having contributed to the development of, the Testnet, including but not limited to Parity Technologies, The Web 3.0 Technologies Foundation, any of their affiliates, directors, employees, contractors, service providers or agents (the Parties Involved) accept any responsibility or liability to Users or any third parties in relation to any materials or information accessed or downloaded via the Testnet. The User acknowledges and agrees that the Parties Involved are not responsible for any damage to the User’s computer systems, loss of data, or any other loss or damage resulting from use of the Testnet.
To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event shall the Parties Involved have any liability whatsoever to any person for any direct or indirect loss, liability, cost, claim, expense or damage of any kind, whether in contract or in tort, including negligence, or otherwise, arising out of or related to the use of all or part of the Testnet.