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To receive access to certain aspects of the Website, you may be asked to register an account. In the event you agree to register an account, you will select and/or receive a username and password upon providing registration information and successfully completing the registration process. This account is personal to you, and you will not share it or allow any other person to utilize your account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your username and password and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your username and password. You agree to immediately notify the Center in the event (a) your registration information changes, or (b) you learn of or have reason to suspect any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. You also agree that you will provide truthful and accurate information during the registration and seed funding application process.
You acknowledge that the Website may contain or provide access to information, software, photos, video, text, graphics, music, sounds or other material provided by the Center or third parties (collectively, “Content”) that are protected by copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets or other intellectual property laws, and that these rights are valid and protected in all forms, media and technologies existing now or hereafter developed.
Materials Provided to the Center
The Center does not claim ownership of the materials you provide to the Center or post, upload, input or submit to the Website or its associated services, including without limitation the intellectual property, data or other information described in any seed funding application (collectively “Submissions”). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting the Center permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of the Center and the evaluation of the Submission, including without limitation the disclosure of the information therein to trusted affiliates, independent contractors, and business partners for the review and evaluation of the same. Public access or disclosure to your Submission will not be granted except as set forth herein.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The Center is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in its sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission and the rights described therein including, without limitation, all the rights necessary or you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Center uses reasonable efforts to maintain the Website, but the Center is not responsible for any defects or failures associated with the Website, any part thereof, any Content posted using the Website or any damages (such as lost profits or other consequential damages) that may result from any such defects or failures. The Website may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including, without limitation: (a) equipment malfunctions, (b) periodic maintenance procedures or repairs which the Center may undertake from time to time, or (c) causes beyond the control of the Center or which are not foreseeable by the Center.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING IMPORTANT DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES:
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OFFERED VIA THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE,” AND AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, THE CENTER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE CENTER MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED VIA THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, THAT USE OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, THAT THE RESULTS OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE FOREGOING OR ANY INFORMATION FOUND THEREON WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR THAT THE QUALITY OF ANY CONTENT, PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
ANY CONTENT OR OTHER MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT ALLOWED BY LAW, YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE CENTER SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE CENTER HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (A) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT, OR SERVICES VIA THE WEBSITE; (B) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS, CONTENT OR DATA; OR (C) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE WEBSITE, ANY CONTENT OR THE CENTER’S SERVICES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THE WEBSITE, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY SHALL BE TO DISCONTINUE USE OF THE WEBSITE AND TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH ITS TERMS.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Center, its officers, members, directors, employees and agents from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses or expenses, including attorneys’ fees and costs and expenses, arising out of or in any way connected with (a) your access to or use of the Website or any part thereof, (b) any information you provide via the Website, (c) a breach or alleged breach by you of any of your representations, warranties, covenants or obligations under this Agreement, (d) infringement or misappropriation of any intellectual property or other rights of the Center or third parties by you, (e) any negligence or willful misconduct by you, (f) any other claim related to your performance under this Agreement, or (g) your use of any Content or service provided by the Center via the Website.
Term and Termination
Governing Law and Other Miscellaneous Terms
The parties and their respective personnel are and shall be independent contractors, and neither party by virtue of this Agreement shall have any right, power or authority to act or create any obligation, express or implied, on behalf of the other party.
You acknowledge and agree that any expenses that you incur in furtherance of this Agreement are voluntary in nature and are made with the knowledge that this Agreement may be terminated as provided herein. You shall not make a claim against the Center, and the Center shall not be liable with respect to the recoupment of any expenditures or investment made by you in anticipation of the continuation of this Agreement beyond the term hereof.
The parties agree that breach of the provisions of this Agreement would cause irreparable harm and significant injury to the Center which would be both difficult to ascertain and which would not be compensable by damages alone. As such, the parties agree that the Center has the right to enforce the provisions of this Agreement by injunction (without necessity of posting bond), specific performance or other equitable relief without prejudice to any other rights and remedies the Center may have for your breach of this Agreement.
Copyright and Copyright Notices
The Center respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide the Center with the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the owner or person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Website sufficient to allow us to locate the allegedly infringing material;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Please contact the Center at: email@example.com. Copyright owners and agents acknowledge that failure to comply with all of the requirements of the foregoing may result in an invalidity of the DMCA notice.