The ChainCard is a so-called offline wallet, also called “cold storage”, which provides the highest level of security for your cryptocurrencies.
Because it is a physical, weather-resistant plastic card, and therefore not connected to the internet, you are protected from cyber attacks and thus on the safe side.
The best way to store the ChainCard in a secure location.
On the ChainCard a private and a public key are printed.
The private key is hidden and must first make be visible.
Never give this private key out of your hands – it will allow you to use your cryptocurrencies later.
The public key is required to charge your ChainCard with the respective cryptocurrency.
Please note that the ChainCard will be delivered without credit.
It should first be charged by passing your public key to a third party or other person. The cryptocurrency is in the respective blockchain and the keys on the ChainCard give you access to it.
After purchasing your Chain Card, you will receive detailed instructions on how to do this.
The ChainCard is an offline wallet, where your keys are stored on. With these keys, you will be able to keep and send cryptocurrencies (such as Bitcoins, Ethereum, etc.).
The public key is the public address of your Crypocurrencies. People who want to send you cryptocurrencies need it.
The private key ensures that only the owner of the ChainCard wallet has access to the cryptocurrencies.
Under no circumstances give your private key out of hand.
Either a friend sends you cryptocurrencies to your public key, or you buy cryptocurrencies from an external provider such as Coinbase or LiteBit and send it to your ChainCard.
By purchasing your ChainCard you will receive detailed instructions.
You can convert the currently trading price of all cryptocurrencies into euros.
For this we recommend Coingecko.
For this your private key is needed. You can specify this with MyEtherWallet.
Select the option Private Key, insert it and then confirm with ENTER.
Load to the ChainCard the cryptocurrency you want to gift. With the ChainCard you are now giving away a cryptocureny gift card.
Safe and on the pulse of the time!
Go to MyEtherWallet and choose View / w Address only.
Now enter your public key and confirm with ENTER.
The easiest way to do this is in our opinion shapeshift.
You need a separate wallet of the corresponding exchange cryptocurrency.
In this case, please contact our support.
As long as you still have your private key, you should transfer your cryptocurrencies as soon as possible to another wallet.
Please note which ChainCard you have purchased. A ChainCard Wallet always stores only one specific cryptocurrency.
Never try to send other cryptocurrencies, they can be lost!
Your cryptocurrencies are stored in the corresponding blockchain.
Most cryptocurrencies use different blockchains that are not compatible with each other.
For example, you can not send Ether (ETH) to an address in the Bitcoin (BTC) Blockchain.
It’s best to store your ChainCard in a place that only you have access to, such as a safe deposit box.
Your private key must not fall into the wrong hands! On the other hand, you can safely share the public key with others.