OUR PERPETUAL CONTRACTS AND, THUS ALL TRADING COMPETITIONS, ARE NOT OFFERED OR MADE AVAILABLE TO PERSONS OR ENTITIES WHO RESIDE IN, ARE CITIZENS OF, ARE LOCATED IN, ARE INCORPORATED IN, OR HAVE A REGISTERED OFFICE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (COLLECTIVELY, “US PERSONS”) OR TO PERSONS OR ENTITIES WHO RESIDE IN, ARE CITIZENS OF, ARE LOCATED IN, ARE INCORPORATED IN, OR HAVE A REGISTERED OFFICE IN ANY RESTRICTED TERRITORY, AS DEFINED BELOW (ANY SUCH PERSON OR ENTITY FROM A RESTRICTED TERRITORY, A “RESTRICTED PERSON”). MOREOVER, NONE OF OUR OTHER SERVICES ARE OFFERED TO US PERSONS OR RESTRICTED PERSONS. WE DO NOT MAKE EXCEPTIONS; THEREFORE, IF YOU ARE A US PERSON OR A RESTRICTED PERSON, THEN DO NOT ATTEMPT TO USE OUR PERPETUAL CONTRACTS OR PARTICIPATE IN ANY TRADING COMPETITIONS, AND IF YOU ARE A RESTRICTED PERSON, THEN DO NOT ATTEMPT TO USE ANY OF THE SERVICES, AS DEFINED BELOW. USE OF A VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK (“VPN”) TO CIRCUMVENT THE RESTRICTIONS SET FORTH HEREIN IS PROHIBITED.
To be eligible to participate in a Competition, at the time and date of entry:
2. COMPETITION START AND END TIMES AND CONDITIONS
Each Competition will start and end as described in the Rules applicable to such Competition (“Competition Period”). Engaging in any trading activity before or after the Competition Period will not result in receiving any benefits and/or rewards from the Competition. dYdX determines in its discretion when a Competition Period is deemed to have started and ended.
3. HOW TO PARTICIPATE
To participate in a Competition, during the Competition Period, subject to eligibility, you must follow the instructions in the Rules. dYdX reserves the right to limit participants based on IP addresses, Ethereum network addresses, email addresses, or other factors dYdX decides at its sole discretion.
4. COMPETITION ADMINISTRATION
6. RELEASE AND PUBLICITY
YOU AGREE TO RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS DYDX AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIM OR CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF PARTICIPATION IN A COMPETITION. YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER DYDX NOR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARTNERS, AFFILIATED COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, SUPPLIERS, DISTRIBUTORS, ADVERTISING AND PROMOTIONAL AGENCIES, AGENTS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS ARE LIABLE FOR INJURIES, LOSSES OR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM PARTICIPATION IN A COMPETITION AND ACCEPTANCE, POSSESSION AND USE OF THE BENEFITS AND/OR REWARD OF A COMPETITION. DYDX IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY TYPOGRAPHICAL OR OTHER ERROR IN THE PUBLICATION OF THE OFFER OR ADMINISTRATION OF THE COMPETITION OR IN THE ANNOUNCEMENT THEREOF.
You will be solely responsible for all income tax liabilities that arise from or in any way relate to any benefit and/or reward that dYdX conveys to you, including income taxes, sales, personal property, use, VAT, excise, withholding, and self-employment taxes. dYdX shall have the right to withhold from any amounts payable to you such foreign, federal, state, or local taxes as may be required to be withheld under any Applicable Law. You must report the value of the benefit and/or reward you receive from dYdX and complete any required tax forms that dYdX requests be completed prior to receiving your benefit and/or reward.