Terms and Conditions



These terms and conditions of use of the website for www.bluecastleventures.ca  constitute a legal agreement and are entered into between You and Blue Castle Ventures LTD. (” BCV,” “we,” “us,” “our“). The following terms and conditions, or additional documents and terms incorporated by reference (collectively, these “Terms”), govern your access to and use of, including any content, functionality and services offered on or through  www.bluecastleventures.ca  (the“Platform”).

This Platform allows you, as a registered user of the Platform, to purchase Assets (as defined below) and other assets (together, “Assets”) through an“Auction.” Detailed rules about the auction process are available in the auction rules. [INSERT LINK TO AUCTION RULES



The Platform user undertakes to use the content, products and services legally, without failing to morality or public order, refraining from performing any act that affects the rights of third parties or the website’s operation. It also undertakes to provide truthful information on the forms on the site. The User declares and guarantees to be of legal age and to have the legal capacity to abide by these terms and conditions of this binding contract with BCV, complying with all the above eligibility requirements. If you do not meet all of these requirements, you must not access or use the Platform.



Our Platform is designed to allow users to buy and sell assets. Our Platform does not allow trading in any investment regulated as a security by any securities’ regulatory authority in Canada or elsewhere, including derivatives (“securities”). If your Asset qualifies as a security under any securities regulation, you cannot put it up for sale on this Platform.



In our sole discretion, we reserve the right to revise and update these Terms from time to time. Any such modifications are effective immediately upon posting and apply to all ongoing access to and use of the Platform. You agree to review the Terms to be aware of such modifications periodically, and your continued use will constitute your acceptance of them.

The information and material on this Platform, and the Platform, may be changed, removed or terminated at any time in our sole discretion or as a result of the requirements of any law enforcement order, regulatory authority or court order, without notice. We will not be liable if, for any reason, all or sort of the Platform is restricted to users or unavailable at any time or period.



The security of your personal information is fundamental to us. We use physical, electronic and administrative measures designed to protect your personal information from accidental loss and unauthorized access, use, alteration and disclosure.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information over the Internet is not entirely secure, and BCV cannot guarantee the complete confidentiality or security of information transmitted electronically. By accessing the Platform, you acknowledge that BCV is not responsible for any damage or loss you may cause due to your electronic transmission to us of confidential or sensitive information.

Any transmission of personal information is at your own risk. We are not responsible for circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures on the Platform.

You are prohibited from attempting to circumvent and violate the security of this Platform, including, without limitation:

  1. You are accessing content and data that is not intended for you.
  2. Attempt to violate or violate unauthorized security or authentication measures.
  3. Restrict, interrupt or disable the service to users, hosts, servers or networks.
  4. It is an unlawful reproduction of the TCP/IP packet header.
  5. Disrupt network services and otherwise disrupt the BCV’s ability to monitor the Platform.
  6. Use any robot, spider or other automatic devices, process or means to access the Platform for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any material on the Platform.
  7. Introduce viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.
  8. Attack the Platform through a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, flood, mail bombing, or blockade.
  9. Attempt to interfere with the proper functioning of the Platform.



To participate in any Auction, you will need to register before for a Membership “Account,” as described below. By creating an account, you agree to:

  1. Provide accurate, current, and complete information about yourself.
  2. Maintain and promptly update your account information as necessary.
  3. Maintain the security of your password and accept all risks of unauthorized access to your account and the information you provide to us.
  4. Please notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use your account, the Platform, or any other security breach.

To use the Platform and before we open the account, you must provide the required identifying information, under our incorporation process, the requirements of the Products of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and its regulations, and any other applicable laws or regulations.

BCV may also ask you to provide additional information and documents in cases where we have reason to believe that:

  1. Your account is being used for money laundering or any other illegal activity.
  2. You have concealed or reported false identifying information or other details.
  3. Transactions or attempted transactions made through your account were made in violation of these Terms or required by the BCV to cooperate with any law enforcement order, regulatory authority, or court order.

In such cases, we may, at our sole discretion, pause or cancel your Auction and Account transactions until such additional information and documents are reviewed by BCV and accepted as meeting the requirements of applicable law.

You agree that you will not: (a) open more than one Account at a time; (b) create another Account if we have disabled one you had unless you have our prior written permission; (c) buy, sell, rent or lease access to your account or username; share your account password with anyone; or (d) log in or attempt to log in to access the Platform through unauthorized third-party applications or clients.

Your provision of registration information and any submissions you make to the Platform constitute your consent to all actions we take concerning such data following our Privacy Policy, located at PRIVACY POLICY.

By creating an Account, you also agree to receive electronic communications from BCV. Electronic communications may include notices about your account, including Auction transactions or items that we believe may be of interest to you. You agree that any notice, agreement, disclosure or other communication we send to you will satisfy any legal communication requirement, including that such information is in writing. We may also send you promotional communications by email or text message, including, but not limited to, information about Assets, Auctions, newsletters, surveys or other news and information that we believe may be of interest to you. You may opt-out of receiving these promotional emails at any time by following the unsubscribe instructions provided therein.



When registering an account, you may have the option to select the membership level you wish to register for(“Membership”). The rights and privileges associated with each membership level are available at MEMBERSHIP TERMS ANDCONDITIONS along with their corresponding initial deposit requirement (“Membership Purchase”) and monthly Membership fees to be paid in advance on the first day of that month (“Membership Fees”).

Once BCV has received and accepted all account information and the Membership purchase has been paid. Your Membership will automatically renew and, unless you cancel your Membership and Account, you, as a result of this, authorize us to charge your monthly Membership Fee.

The length of your Membership renewal period and the cost of membership fees will have the same duration and cost as your current Membership unless the BCV informs you otherwise in writing. You may cancel your Membership seven (7) days in advance by selecting “Cancel Membership” in your account settings.” If you cancel your Membership, you will receive a refund for any Membership Fees paid in advance, prorated until the effective date of the cancellations.



All auction assets do not include all harmonized sales taxes, goods and services tax, sales tax, value-added tax, use taxes and excise duties, and any other similar taxes, duties and charges of any kind imposed by any government on any amount payable by the purchaser of the Asset. The buyer will be responsible for all these charges, costs and taxes; provided that the buyer is not liable for any taxes due to or in respect of the seller’s or BCV’s income, income, gross receipts, personal or movable or immovable property, personal or other assets, as applicable.



You understand and agree with the Platform and all of its content, features and functionality. Contained therein, including, but not limited to, all information, software, code, data text, screens, graphics, photographs, images, video, audio, broadcast, design, presentation, website design, selection, an arrangement, are the property of BCV, its licensors or other providers. Such material is protected in all its forms by intellectual property laws, including, but not including, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and any other proprietary rights.

The BCV name, the BCV logo and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans are trademarks or property of BCV or affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of BCV. Other names, logos, product and service names, designs, images and slogans mentioned in or appearing on this Platform are trademarks of their respective owners. Use of such property, except as expressly authorized, will constitute an infringement or violation of the property owner’s rights and may be a violation of federal or other laws and could subject the infringer to legal action.

You may only use the Platform for your personal, non-commercial use. You shall not directly or indirectly reproduce, compile for an internal database, distribute, modify, create derivative works from, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store or transmit any material on our Platform, in any form or medium except:

  • Your computer and browser may temporarily store or cache copies of the materials accessed and viewed;
  • A reasonable number of copies may be printed for personal use only, keeping the proprietary notices therein, which may only use for personal non-commercial and legal use and not for further reproduction, publication or distribution of any kind in any medium; and
  • A single-user copy may be downloaded with any proprietary notice intact, for your personal, non-commercial use, provided that you agree to be bound by our end user license agreement for such downloads.

Users may not modify copies of any material from this Platform or remove or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notices of copies of materials from this site. You must not access or use any part of the Platform for commercial purposes or any services or materials available through the Platform.

If you print, copy or download any part of our Platform in violation of these Terms, your right to use the Platform will cease immediately, and you must, at our discretion, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Other than your purchased Assets, you have no right, title or interest in or to the Platform or any content on the Platform, and BCV reserves all rights not expressly granted.

Any use of the Platform that is not expressly permitted by these Terms is a breach of these Terms and may infringe or violate copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property or other proprietary laws.



As a condition of access to and use of the Platform, you agree that You are solely responsible for Your conduct while accessing or using the Platform, including participation in an Auction.

You agree that you will comply with these Terms and will not:

  • Violate any applicable federal, provincial, local or international law or regulation in any way. Including, but not limited to, laws relating to the export of data or software, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other intellectual property, legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy of others), or contain any material that may give rise to any civil or criminal liability under the laws or regulations applicable or that. May otherwise conflict with these Terms and our Privacy Policy found at PRIVACY POLICY.
  • Violate in any way the terms of use of any third-party website that is linked to the Platform.
  • Including or contain any content. Exploitative, obscene, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, hateful, defamatory, sexually explicit, pornographic, violent, inflammatory or discriminatory. Based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age. Or other legally prohibited or otherwise objectionable grounds shall make such determination at the exclusive discretion of the BCV.
  • Engage, provide or contribute to any false, inaccurate or misleading information.
  • Impersonate or attempt to impersonate BCV, a BCV employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses or screen names associated with any preceding).
  • Transmit or procure to send, any advertisement or promotion, sales, or encourage any other commercial activity, including, without limitation, any “spam,” “junk mail,” “chain letter,” contests, sweepstakes and other sales, barter or advertising promotions or any other similar request.
  • Promote any illegal activity or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
  • Indicate that any communication or listing of assets originates from or is endorsed by us or any other entity person if this is not the case.
  • Create or list counterfeit items for auction.
  • Attempt to circumvent any content-filtering techniques employed by BCV.
  • Use the data collected from the Platform for any direct marketing activity or to cooperate with individuals, companies or other entities.
  • Bypass or ignore instructions that control all automated access to the Platform.
  • Use the Platform for any illegal or unauthorized purpose, or engage, encourage or promote any activity that violates these Terms.
  • Use the Platform to carry out any illegal activity, including, but not limited to, money laundering, terrorist financing, or deliberately engaging in activities designed to affect the performance of the Platform adversely.
  • List of spam auctions to improve the position of the list in the search results.
  • Engage in any behaviour that is intended or in effect to artificially increase any view count, volume, or other metrics that BCV may use to sort listing results in any way.
  • Use the Platform to carry out any financial activity subject to registration or licensing, including but not limited to the creation, listing or purchase of securities, commodities, options, real estate or debt instruments.

BCV reserves the responsibility to determine the suitability of any Assets listed on the Platform removing a listing at any time. If you post an Asset in violation of these Terms, we may take corrective action, as applicable, including, but not limited to, deleting the Platform or termination of your Account.



The Platform may contain interactive features that allow the publication of Auction listings or other user submissions on or through the Platform (together“, Submissions”).

None of the Submissions you submit to the Platform will be subject to any confidentiality by BCV. By providing any Submission to the Platform, you grant our affiliates, service providers, and us. Each of their respective licensors, successors. Assign the right to a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable and non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute and disclose to third parties. Such material for any purpose following your Account settings and incorporate such material in any form, medium or technology worldwide without compensation for you. You further waive any moral or other copyright as a condition of submitting any Submission.

By making any Submission, you represent and warrant that you own or have the necessary rights to make the Submissions and have the right to grant the license described in this section to our affiliates and service providers and us, and to each of their respective licensors, successors and assigns. You represent and warrant that all Submissions comply with applicable laws and regulations and these Terms.

You understand and agree that you (and not BCV or any parent, subsidiary or affiliate of BCV, nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers or successors) are fully responsible for submissions. You submit or contribute and are fully and legally accountable to any third party for such content and its accuracy. We are not responsible for and have no legal obligation to any third party for the content or accuracy of Submissions made by you or any other platform user.



BCV has the right, without prior notice, to:

  • Remove or refuse to post on the Platform, including any Auction ads, for any reason or no reason, at our sole discretion.
  • At all times, take such action concerning any submission to the Platform that it deems necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion. Including, without limitation, for violating these Terms.
  • Take appropriate legal action, including, without limitation, referral to law enforcement or regulatory authority, or notify the injured party of any illegal or unauthorized use of the Platform. Without limiting the preceding, we have the right to fully cooperate with any law enforcement authority or court order that requests or orders us to disclose any person’s identity or other information posting any material on or through the Platform.
  • Terminate to all or sort of the Platform’s access for any reason, limitation, or violation of these Terms.

You waive and hold harmless BCV and any parent company, subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensors, suppliers and successors from any claims. They resulted from any action taken by BCV and any preceding parties relating to any of BCV’s investigations or such parties or by the enforcement authorities of the law.

We have no obligation, no liability, and we do not and cannot undertake to review any material, including Assets or Auction listings, that you or other users submit to the Platform. We cannot guarantee the prompt removal of objectionable material after being posted. We have no liability for any action or inaction concerning transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party, subject to applicable laws.



Any content on our Platform is provided for general information purposes only. It does not pretend to be a counsellor to rely on. You should obtain more specific or professional advice before taking, or refraining from, any action or inaction based on the content of our site.

Although we make reasonable efforts to update our Platform’s information, we make no representations, warranties, whether express or implied, that our Platform’s Content is accurate, complete or up-to-date. Your Platform’s use is at your own risk. So, neither BCV, any parent, subsidiary or affiliate of BCV, nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers, or successors. Have any responsibility or liability of any kind for your use of this Platform.

This Platform may include content provided by third parties, including other users and third-party licensors. All statements or opinions expressed in such third-party content, other than the content provided by BCV, are solely the opinions and responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. Such materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of BCV. Neither BCV nor any parent, subsidiary or affiliate of BCV, nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensors, suppliers or successors, have any responsibility or liability of any kind to you, or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any third-party material.



When you submit your personal information when using our Platform, you consent to the collection, use, reproduction, hosting, transmission and disclosure of such user content submissions. Following our Privacy Policy, which is located at [INSERT LINK TO PRIVACY POLICY], according to us, at our sole discretion, we consider it necessary for the use of the Platform and the provision of services.



For your convenience, this Platform may link to third-party websites(“Third-PartyWebsites”) and applications (“Third-PartyApplications”). When you access Third-Party Websites or Third-Party Applications through the Platform, we will not warn you that you have left the Platform, and you will be subject to the terms and conditions of the other website or destination. We make no representations about third-party websites or third-party applications. If you choose to access such third-party websites or third-party applications, you do so at your own risk. We have no control over the content of the sites or applications and accept no responsibility for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. When BCV provides a link or access to third-party websites or third-party applications, this is done only for your convenience. We do not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant or make any representations concerning these Third-Party Websites or Third-Party Applications or their products or services. You should check all applicable agreements and policies. It includes the privacy and data collection practice of any third-party website or third-party application. You should conduct any investigation you deem necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party.



The Platform owner is headquartered in the province of Manitoba in Canada. This Platform is not intended for use in any jurisdiction where its use is not permitted. If you access the Platform from outside Canada, you do so at your own risk and are responsible for compliance with local laws in your jurisdiction.



You understand and agree that your use of the Platform, its content and any services or items found or achieved through the Platform are at your own risk.

Any content, services or items found or obtained through the Platform. Are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Without warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. The preceding does not affect any warranties that cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Neither BCV nor any parent, subsidiary or affiliate of BCV, nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensees, suppliers or successors, make any warranties, representations or endorsements concerning the integrity, security, reliability, suitability, accuracy, currency or availability of the Platform, or its content, including, without limitation, auctions and assets. Without limiting the preceding, neither BCV nor any parent, subsidiary or affiliate of BCV, nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensors, suppliers, or successors. Represent or warrant that the Platform Content or any service or element found or achieved through it. Will be accurate, reliable, error-free, or uninterrupted, that defects will be corrected, that our Platform or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

We can not warrant that files or data available for download from the Internet, cryptographic assets or the Platform will be free of viruses, destructive code or other harmful components. You are solely and entirely responsible for using the Platform and your computer, Internet and data security to the fullest extent provided by law. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial-of-service attack, distributed denial-of-service attack, overload, flood, mail bombing or block, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs or other technologically harmful material. That may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Platform or any service or item found or reached through the forum or upon downloading any material published on it or any website linked to it.



Except where such exclusions are prohibited by law, under no circumstances shall BCV or any parent, subsidiary or affiliate of BCV, nor their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, licensors, suppliers or successors, be liable for negligence, gross negligence, negligent misrepresentation, fundamental breach, damages of any kind, under any theory, legal, including any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages, including, but not limitation, personal injury, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of income, loss of profits, loss of business or anticipated savings, loss of use, loss of goodwill, loss of data, and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract, breach of privacy or otherwise, even if the party was allegedly advised or had reason to know, arising out of or in connection with your use, or inability to use, or rely on, the Platform, any linked website or such other third-party websites, or any website content, materials, publications or information thereon, even if the party was allegedly advised or had reason to know. We will not be liable to you for any loss and will not assume any liability for the use of the assets, including, but not limited to, losses, damages or claims arising from:

  1. User errors include forgotten passwords, incorrectly interpreted transactions, or mistyped addresses.
  2. Server failures or data loss.
  3. Any corrupted wallet files.
  4. Any unauthorized access to accounts or applications.
  5. Unauthorized acts of third parties. Including, but not including, the use of viruses, fraudulent practices, brute force, or other means of attack against the platform or crypto assets.



To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless BCV, any parent, subsidiary and affiliate of BCV, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, service providers, contractors, licensors, suppliers, successors and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, prizes, losses, costs, expenses or fees (including reasonable attorneys’ fees) arising out of or are related to your breach of these Terms or your use of the Platform, including, but not limited to, the quotation and sale of any Security by you, your Auction listings, third-party sites, any use of the content, services and products of the Platform other than as expressly authorized in these Terms.



The Platform and terms shall be governed by and construed following laws of the Province of Manitoba and the federal laws of Canada applicable therein, without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provisions, principles or rules (whether of the laws of the Province of Manitoba or any other jurisdiction) and without prejudice to your domicile, residence or physical location.

Action or proceeding arising out of or relating to this Platform Terms shall be instituted in the Province of Manitoba or the Federal Court of Canada. Each party irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts in any action or proceeding. You waive any objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and their venue of courts.



No failure to exercise or delay in exercising. Any right, remedy, power or privilege arising out of these Terms. Operates, or may be construed, as a waiver thereof; and no single or partial exercise of any right, remedy, power or privilege hereunder excludes any other activity or subsequent exercise thereof or the exercise of any other right, remedy, power or license.



Suppose any term is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity. Illegality or unenforceability shall not affect other terms or provisions of these Terms. Or invalidate or render unenforceable such time or provision in any other jurisdiction.



The Terms and any other documents or policies incorporated herein by reference constitute the sole and complete agreement between you and BCV concerning the Platform and supersede all prior and contemporary understandings, agreements, representations and warranties, both written and oral, concerning such subject matter.



This website is operated by Blue Castle Ventures LTD. 300 – 330 St. Mary Ave. Winnipeg, MB  www.bluecastleventures.ca 

All comments, technical support requests and other communications related to the Platform should be directed to Blue Castle Ventures Support Team: info@bluecastleventures.ca.

Last Modified: 20-Oct-2021