Cyclos 4 communities terms of service
Last modified: May 28, 2013
Cyclos is developed to stimulate and empower local and regional economies. By enabling a decentralization of banking services or providing modern tools to complementary currency systems. By using our service, you are agreeing to these terms. Please read them carefully. You, the one that registers the network in the Community Currency wizard, is called the "Community administrator".
Don’t misuse our Services. For example, don’t try to access them using a method other than the interface and the instructions that we provide. You may use our Services only as permitted by law, including applicable export and re-export control laws and regulations. We may suspend or stop providing our Services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct. Misuse of private data of subscribers to your network is considered as not complying with our policies.
This service will be made available to you in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
The community administrator is responsible for the content uploaded to his network, a network is not allowed to have any material that is offensive, pornographic or illegal. The community administrator is responsible that no material is uploaded that is protected under copyright law. All material uploaded is owned by the uploader, but can be used by Cyclos without any restrictions. One example is the use by researchers of anonymized data. Other examples are, providing aggregated usage statistics, showing a map with all communities, links to certain communities that have a nice layout or something else worth showing.
We make several live backups on various locations of our database to make sure no data is lost, we are however not responsible for any data in the network. We do our best to keep the service online and available, but we do not guarantee this.
The community administrator is responsible for the privacy of the users of your Community Currency network. Privacy is important to us, please don’t let us down.
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Create your Community Currency network
Before (e.g. $ 2.00)
After (e.g. 4.00 $)
Credit emission type
Negative account limit
Negative account limit
Please, select an option
Chinese - (simplified, translation in progress)
Czech - (translation in progress)
German - (translation in progress)
Greek - (translation in progress)
Italian - (translation in progress)
Japanese - (translation in progress)
This is the first step to create your online Community Currency (cc) network. First enter a "Network name", this will be the name of your cc system e.g. "Transition town Utrecht". Then enter the network URL, this will be the URL for the website of your Network. An example: when you fill "utrecht" your "URL" will be "https://communities.cyclos.org/utrecht". Subsequently fill in your currency name (e.g. "Units") and your currency symbol (e.g. "IU") and chose if you want to display the currency symbol after the amount (e.g. "100 IU") or before (e.g. "IU 100").
Finally select your credit emission type. When you select "Negative account limit" every account will start with a zero balance, but the account can go negative up to the amount specified in the "Negative account limit" (a.k.a. mutual credit). When you select "Initial credit" every new user will get an automatic payment coming from the system debit account. The amount of this payment can be specified in the field "Initial credit".
Note1: please check everything carefully! The community configuration cannot be changed after it has been created. The initial data such as account names and payment types will be created in the language you have chosen and cannot be changed afterwards.
Note2: The credit limit can be changed per user and a manual initial credit payment can be done (from the system debit account).
Information about your organisation
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Antigua and Barbuda
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba
Bosnia and Herzegovina
British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin Islands
Central African Republic
French Southern Territories
Heard Island And McDonald Islands
Isle Of Man
Northern Mariana Islands
Papua New Guinea
Saint Kitts And Nevis
Saint Pierre And Miquelon
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
Sao Tome And Principe
Sint Maarten (Dutch part)
South Georgia And The South Sandwich Islands
Svalbard And Jan Mayen
The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Trinidad and Tobago
Turks And Caicos Islands
U.S. Virgin Islands
United Arab Emirates
United States Minor Outlying Islands
Wallis And Futuna
Administrator full name
Administrator login name
Please enter the username for the administrator of your CC network. The administrator can use this username to login to Cyclos. The password will be sent to you after you have validated your email.
We will create an online overview of all Cyclos communities per city (email and name will not be shown), so please fill in everything as complete as possible. The country will also be used for localization settings, such as the phone number format.
All these fields are required.
Be aware you can only register one community per person!
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