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The trading of commodities and currencies involves a significant amount of risk.

Prices can fluctuate on any given day. Because of such price fluctuations, you may gain or lose value of your assets at any given moment. Any currency may be subject to large swings in value and may even become absolutely worthless. There is always an inherent risk that losses will occur as a result of buying, selling or trading anything on the market.

Cryptocurrency trading has specific risks, which are not shared with other official currencies, goods or commodities in a market.

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Unlike most currencies, which are supported by government reserves or other legal entities, as well as commodities such as silver and gold, digital coins are not a "flat" currency, which is only backed by mathematics, technology and trust. The currency is absolutely decentralized, which means there is no authority that can take corrective measure to protect the Cryptocurrency value in a crisis or issue more currency.

Cryptocurrency is an autonomous and mostly unregulated worldwide payment system. When using cryptocurrencies - traders put their trust in the digital, decentralized and mostly anonymous system, which relies on p2p networking and cryptography to maintain its integrity.

Cryptocurrency trading is susceptible to irrational or rational bubbles or absolute loss of confidence, which could collapse demand/supply. Any actions, even remotely connected to cryptocurrencies can crash confidence in this currency, such as unexpected changes imposed by the currency developers, a government crackdown, the creation of a superior competing Cryptocurrency alternative, or even a deflation or inflation spiral. Confidence might also collapse because of various technical problems: if the anonymity of the system can be compromised, funds lost or stolen, or in the event that hackers or governments become able to prevent Cryptocurrency transactions from settling.

There may be additional risks, which have not been foreseen or identified in the current Terms of Use.

Every user has to carefully assess whether his/her financial situation and tolerance for risk is suitable for buying/selling/trading cryptocurrencies.

COINSTEC™ is the trade name operated Coinstec OU., Kai tn 1, Kesklinna district, Tallinn, Harju county, The Republic of Estonia EU, 10111 doing business as COINSTEC™ that applies to your use of this website, all services, products and content provided by COINSTEC™. Registration number: UIC 204539100.

COINSTEC™ provides an unmatched online trading platform, exchange and wallet. COINSTEC™ does not offer trading advice nor manage assets or portfolios. COINSTEC™ offers its technology only.