Polybius Terms and Conditions

1. Website Operator: Polybius Ventures OÜ

1.1 The website https://polybius.io/ (hereafter the “Website”) is operated by Polybius Ventures OÜ, an Estonian-incorporated company having its registered seat at Tartu maantee 43, 10128 Tallinn, Estonia (Commercial registry number: 14425849) (hereinafter “Polybius”, “we” or “us”).

1.2 These Terms & Conditions (hereinafter the “Terms & Conditions”) are directed at all public users of the Website (hereinafter the “Visitor(s)” or “you”).

1.3 Notwithstanding the above, visitors may refer to the separate and previous Crowdfunding Terms & Conditions (now archived but still available on https://polybius.io/crowdfunding-terms-conditions/), which governed the past crowdfunding process and ensuing contractual relationship between donators and Polybius’ holding company, Polybius Foundation OÜ.  


2. The Website’s Content

2.1 The Website, including any information, graphics, aesthetic, technical, and/or other effect, are aimed at informing you of all developments linked to Polybius’ products and/or services (hereinafter the “Content”).

2.2 Polybius has the right to adapt or otherwise modify the Content at its sole discretion and without previous notice.

2.3 Polybius will use all reasonable efforts to keep the Content up to date and correct. However, not all information may be current or complete. Polybius does not guarantee the accuracy of the Content.

2.4 Any examples that are referred to in the Content are purely illustrative. We do our best to ensure that they accurately reflect Polybius’ present or future products and services. However, products and services may differ in practice.


3. Restrictions on Use

3.1 The Website is made publicly and freely available to all Visitors. You agree to use the Website and the Content solely for lawful purposes. The Content may only be used for non-commercial and private purposes.

3.2 Any use of the Website is only authorized in accordance with these Terms & Conditions and our Privacy and Cookies Policies, available on our Website. We advise you to read these Policies before accessing the Website.

3.3 By accessing the Website, you acknowledge having been informed of and explicitly agree to these Terms & Conditions as well as the Privacy and Cookies Policies. Should you disagree with these Terms & Conditions or Policies you are kindly requested to leave the Website.

3.4 You may not, knowingly or unknowingly, use any harmful software or introduce any harmful programs or files (i.e. a virus) to access the Website, distort the Content, or disrupt services. You will exercise reasonable care to avoid and prevent any of the foregoing. You may not distort, modify or otherwise manipulate the Website or Content in any manner whatsoever.


4. Hyperlinks

4.1 Unless otherwise specified, should you wish to include a link to the Website from another website (for example a blog of Your own), you must first request permission from [email protected] to do so. Any permission so granted can be revoked at any time at Polybius’ discretion.

4.2 Polybius bears no liability in connection to the third party websites and does not condone any content made available through them. The content of any third party websites or apps is the exclusive liability of those third party operators.

4.3 Polybius will erase any links to third party websites, which to Polybius’ knowledge, make illegal content available or carry out any type of illegal activity.


5. Intellectual Property

5.1 The text, layout, illustrations on the Website or any other Content are protected by Polybius’ copyright, trademark, or other rights (intellectual property and other). All Content is Polybius’ exclusive property or has been validly licensed to Polybius. Thus, all Content remains Polybius’ property even once downloaded.

5.2 Unless otherwise specified, information (textual or numeric) may be used freely so long as it is correctly referenced (i.e. Polybius is mentioned as the source) and only for non-commercial and non-advertising purposes (i.e. scientific, educational, or purely private ends). However, any use of other aspects of Content, such as the images, sound or layout, is strictly prohibited without Polybius’ prior written approval.


6. Exclusion and Limitation of Liability

6.1 To the extent permitted by law, Polybius will not be held liable for any damage that may result directly or indirectly from using the Website.

6.2 The use of any information obtained from or through the Website is done at the Visitor’s own risk. To the extent permitted by law, Polybius’ declines any liability relative to decisions made on the basis of information obtained from or through the Website.

6.3 Polybius does not guarantee the Website’s effective operation and functional performance. To the extent permitted by law, Polybius declines all liability in the case of any defect or unavailability, or in the case of any other direct or indirect damage that may arise in connection to accessing or using the Website. Polybius is not liable for any damage owing to any service interruptions, technical errors, viruses or any other factors beyond Polybius’ control.


7. Privacy Policy

7.1 Polybius’ may process your personal data as agreed and described in its Privacy Policy. Any data protection enquiries can be made to [email protected] or through written request to our offices (see below “contact us”).


8. Cookie Policy

8.1 The Website uses a certain number of Cookies, as agreed to and described in its Cookie Policy.


9. Changes to Terms & Conditions

9.1 Polybius reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to amend, complete or otherwise modify these Terms & Conditions at any time and without notice.


10. Severability

10.1 Should any provision of these Terms & Conditions be found invalid and/or unenforceable, for any reasons whatsoever, the remaining provisions of these Terms & Conditions will remain valid and enforceable as if the invalidated provision had not been included therein. The invalidated provision will be replaced with a provision that adequately reflects the parties’ initial intention.


11. Non-Waiver

11.1 Any activity or behaviour contrary to these Terms & Conditions or Polybius’ failure to enforce them can never be deemed a waiver of Polybius’ rights under said Terms & Conditions.


12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction

12.1 By accessing the Website you agree to these Terms & Conditions, and further accepts the application of Estonian law.

12.2 Any dispute arising in connection to these Terms & Conditions and/or the Website is the exclusive jurisdiction of the Harju County Court in Tallinn, Estonia, unless otherwise required by mandatory law.


Contact Us

If you have any questions or comments about these Terms & Conditions, please contact us here:  

By email to [email protected] or by postal mail to Customer Support, Polybius Ventures OÜ, Tartu maantee 43, 10128 Tallinn, Estonia.