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License and warranty for your submissions to DEALROOM
You own the information, text, or graphics ("Content") you provide DEALROOM under this Agreement, and may request its deletion at any time, unless you have shared information or content with others and they have not deleted it, or it was copied or stored by other Users. Additionally, you grant DEALROOM a nonexclusive, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual, unlimited, assignable, sublicenseable, fully paid up and royalty-free right to us to copy, prepare derivative works of, improve, distribute, publish, remove, retain, add, process, analyze, use and commercialize, in any way now known or in the future discovered, any information you provide, directly or indirectly to DEALROOM, including, but not limited to, any User generated content, ideas, concepts, techniques or data to the services you submit to DEALROOM, without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties. Any information you submit to us is at your own risk of loss.
By providing information to us, you represent and warrant that you are entitled to submit the information and that the information is accurate, not confidential, and not in violation of any contractual restrictions or other third party rights. It is your responsibility to keep your DEALROOM profile information accurate and updated.
You will only provide DEALROOM, the Site, the Service and other Users with Content that you have a right to provide to DEALROOM and to allow DEALROOM to display through the Service -- which means that you have adequate rights to all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, intellectual property or other material provided by you for display by DEALROOM, and that you understand that any other Content you find on or through DEALROOM is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content.
You understand that your Content may be republished and if you do not have the right to submit Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. DEALROOM will not be responsible or liable for any use of your Content by DEALROOM in accordance with this agreement.
You are not relying on DEALROOM and that you understand that we do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via the Service or endorse any opinions expressed via the Service.
You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, and that you have no claim against DEALROOM for any such material. You understand that the Service may include advertisements or other content, which may be targeted to the Content or information on the Service, queries made through the Service, or other information, and you have no claim against DEALROOM for the placement of advertising or similar content on the Service or in connection with the display of Content or information from the Service whether submitted by you or others.
To be eligible to use the Service, you must meet the following criteria and represent and warrant that you: (1) are 18 years of age or older; (2) are not currently restricted from the Service, or not otherwise prohibited from having a DEALROOM account, (3) are not a competitor of DEALROOM or are not using the Service for reasons that are in competition with DEALROOM; (4) will only maintain one DEALROOM account at any given time; (5) have full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and doing so will not violate any other agreement to which you are a party; (6) will not violate any rights of DEALROOM, including intellectual property rights such as copyright or trademark rights; and (7) agree to provide at your cost all equipment, software, and Internet access necessary to use the Service.
You agree to: (1) Keep your password secure and confidential; (2) not permit others to use your account; (3) refrain from using other Users' accounts; (4) refrain from selling, trading, or otherwise transferring your DEALROOM account to another party; and (5) refrain from charging anyone for access to any portion of DEALROOM, or any information therein. Further, you are responsible for anything that happens through your account until you close down your account. If you become aware of any unauthorized use of your account information, you agree to notify DEALROOM immediately. To close your account, please contact us via email at email@example.com or via mail at 123 W Madison, Chicago IL 60602.
You indemnify us and hold us harmless for all damages, losses and costs (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) related to all third party claims, charges, and investigations, caused by (1) your failure to comply with this Agreement, including, without limitation, your submission of Content that violates third party rights or applicable laws, (2) any Content you submit to other Users, DEALROOM and/or the Service, and (3) any activity in which you engage on or through DEALROOM.
In particular, you agree to indemnify and hold DEALROOM (and any employee, officer, director or affiliate or subsidiary of DEALROOM, each a "Company Person") harmless (including costs and attorneys' fees) from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of your access to or use of the Service, the violation of this Agreement by you, the infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, or for any Content posted through the Service by you (including claims related to defamation, invasion of privacy, or other violation of a person's rights). Your obligations under the foregoing indemnity may not be offset against any other claim you may have against DEALROOM or any Company Person. You remain solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit, or otherwise disseminate using, or in connection with, the Service. You agree that the provisions in this paragraph will survive any termination of your account(s) or the Service.
In addition, you hereby release any claims you may have against DEALROOM and any Company Person that are in anyway related to the Service or your use of Content offered through the Service, including any recommendations or referrals you may receive as a result of your registration with DEALROOM. You are solely responsible for your use of the Service, for any Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users and third parties partners.
You understand that DEALROOM employees and affiliates may participate in the Service and that DEALROOM is not responsible for any of their activities, including statements or other information in any emails or other communications such individuals make in that capacity.
Renewal and Cancellation. Subscriptions and some paid features (collectively, "Features") may be automatically extended for successive renewal periods of the same duration as the subscription and/or Feature term originally selected. DEALROOM may continue to renew subscriptions and/or Features until User requests a cancellation. To cancel a subscription and/or Feature, User may contact DEALROOM by phone at 312-344-3442, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You agree to pay for the Service and provide DEALROOM express authorization to charge said fees as agreed to at the time of the order. Fees owed depend on the specific type and quantity of Features ordered from time to time. Payment of fees shall not be contingent on any events other than the delivery of the ordered Service and Features.
You agree to pay the fees currently in effect for the Service and Features you order. DEALROOM shall notify you electronically 30 days in advance before making any changes to such fees. It is your responsibility to promptly provide DEALROOM with any contact or billing information changes or updates (including phone number, credit card numbers, email addresses, etc.). Account updates may be made on the Site. Your subscription is for your use and cannot be assigned, sublicensed, distributed, shared, viewed, accessed, or otherwise transferred to anyone. Service privileges are subject to change from time to time and may be subject to listing and searching limitations.
Notifications and Service Messages
For purposes of service messages and notices about the Services to you, DEALROOM may place a banner notice across its pages to alert you to certain changes such as modifications to this Agreement. Alternatively, notice may consist of an email from DEALROOM to an email address associated with your account, even if we have other contact information. You also agree that DEALROOM may communicate with you through your DEALROOM account or through other means including email, mobile number, telephone, or delivery services including the postal service about your DEALROOM account or services associated with DEALROOM. Please review your settings on your account to control what kind of messages you receive from DEALROOM. You acknowledge and agree that we shall have no liability associated with or arising from your failure to do so to maintain accurate contact or other information, including, but not limited to, your failure to receive critical information about the Service.
Privacy and Protection of Personal Information
Your use of DEALROOM services, including our software, is subject to export and re-export control laws and regulations, including the Export Administration Regulations ("EAR") maintained by the United States Department of Commerce and sanctions programs maintained by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control. You shall not - directly or indirectly - sell, export, re-export, transfer, divert, or otherwise dispose of any software or service to any end-user without obtaining the required authorizations from the appropriate government authorities. You also warrant that you are not prohibited from receiving US origin products, including services or software.
Contributions to DEALROOM
By submitting ideas, suggestions, documents, and/or proposals ("Contributions") to DEALROOM through its suggestion or feedback webpages on the Site, you acknowledge and agree that: (a) your Contributions do not contain confidential or proprietary information; (b) DEALROOM is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the Contributions; (c) DEALROOM shall be entitled to use or disclose (or choose not to use or disclose) such Contributions for any purpose, in any way, in any media worldwide; (d) DEALROOM may have something similar to the Contributions already under consideration or in development; (e) you irrevocably assign to DEALROOM all rights to your Contributions; and (f) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from DEALROOM under any circumstances.
Requirements of Membership
You have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this agreement on your own behalf and on behalf on any entity for whom you are acting and to abide by all of the terms and conditions contained herein, and that if any aspect of your participation in DEALROOM violates provisions of local law to which you are subject, you will cease using the Service and close your account.
Requirements related to Investments
You will use your own judgment before making any decision to invest or to accept an investment. You will be solely responsible for complying with applicable law regarding any transaction, including without limitation the determination of whether any investor is an Accredited Investor and whether any investment complies with the terms of local law (whether the law of a US state, or the law of any foreign government with jurisdiction over you or any investor). You will obtain such professional advice as is appropriate to protect your interests, including legal, accounting and other advice.
Securities Solicitation Policy
The Service is for information purposes only and does not constitute and should not be construed as a solicitation or offer, or recommendation to acquire or dispose of any investment or to engage in any other transaction, or advice of any nature whatsoever. If the User seeks advice rather than information it should seek an independent advisor and hereby agrees that it will not hold DEALROOM responsible in law or equity for any decisions of whatsoever nature the User makes or refrains from making following its use of the Service.
By posting on this Site User represents and agrees that nothing contained herein constitutes an offer to sell or solicitation of an offer to buy any security. User agrees that DEALROOM provides no services or assistance in connection with any funding request.
Other Covenants Necessary to Allow Us to Provide the Service
If you operate, manage or otherwise control a search engine or robot, or you republish a significant fraction of DEALROOM Content (as we may determine in our reasonable discretion), you must additionally follow these rules:
APIs available through the Service
We may make available one or more APIs for interacting with the Service. Your use of any DEALROOM API is subject to this Agreement and the DEALROOM API Rules, which will be posted before we make these APIs available (and will become part of this Agreement upon posting).
DEALROOM Community Rules (USER "DOS" and "DON'TS.")
As a condition to access DEALROOM, you agree to this Agreement and to strictly observe the following DOs and DON'Ts:
Do undertake the following:
Don't undertake the following: Participants in the DEALROOM community will not:
For as long as DEALROOM continues to offer the Service, DEALROOM may provide and seek to update, improve and expand the Service. As a result, we allow you to access DEALROOM as it may exist and be available on any given day and have no other obligations, except as expressly stated in this Agreement. We may modify, replace, refuse access to, suspend or discontinue DEALROOM, partially or entirely, or change and modify prices for all or part of the Services for you or for all our users in our sole discretion. All of these changes shall be effective upon their posting on our Site or by direct communication to you unless otherwise noted. DEALROOM further reserves the right to withhold, remove and or discard any Content available as part of your account, with or without notice if deemed by DEALROOM to be contrary to this Agreement. For avoidance of doubt, DEALROOM has no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any Content that you or other Users provide when using the Services
Connections and Interactions with other Users
You are solely responsible for your interactions with other Users. DEALROOM may limit the number of connections you may have to other Users and may, in certain circumstances, prohibit you from contacting other Users through use of the Service or otherwise limit your use of the Service.
DEALROOM reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Users and to restrict, suspend, or close your account if DEALROOM determines, in our sole discretion.
If you have a dispute with other Users, you release DEALROOM and hereby agree to indemnify DEALROOM from claims, demands, and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such dispute.
SOME COUNTRIES AND JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED TERMS IN CONTRACTS WITH CONSUMERS AND AS A RESULT THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
DO NOT RELY ON DEALROOM, ANY INFORMATION THEREIN, OR ITS CONTINUATION. WE PROVIDE THE PLATFORM FOR DEALROOM AND ALL INFORMATION AND SERVICES ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. DEALROOM DOES NOT CONTROL OR VET USER GENERATED CONTENT FOR ACCURACY. WE DO NOT PROVIDE ANY EXPRESS WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, ACCURACY OF DATA, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED OR HARMED BY DEALROOM OR ANYTHING RELATED TO DEALROOM, YOU MAY CLOSE YOUR DEALROOM ACCOUNT AND TERMINATE THIS AGREEMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION VI ("TERM AND TERMINATION") AND SUCH TERMINATION SHALL BE YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY.
DEALROOM IS NOT RESPONSIBLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES FOR THE DELIVERY OF ANY MESSAGES SENT THROUGH DEALROOM TO ANYONE. IN ADDITION, WE NEITHER WARRANT NOR REPRESENT THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF THIRD PARTIES. ANY MATERIAL, SERVICE, OR TECHNOLOGY DESCRIBED OR USED ON THE WEBSITE MAY BE SUBJECT TO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS OWNED BY THIRD PARTIES WHO HAVE LICENSED SUCH MATERIAL, SERVICE, OR TECHNOLOGY TO US.
DEALROOM DOES NOT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO VERIFY THE IDENTITY OF THE USERS USING THE SERVICE, NOR DOES IT HAVE ANY OBLIGATION TO MONITOR THE USE OF THE SERVICE BY OTHER USERS; THEREFORE, DEALROOM DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR IDENTITY THEFT OR ANY OTHER MISUSE OF YOUR IDENTITY OR INFORMATION. DEALROOM DOES NOT GUARANTEE THAT THE SERVICE WILL FUNCTION WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. IN PARTICULAR, THE OPERATION OF THE SERVICE MAY BE INTERRUPTED DUE TO MAINTENANCE, UPDATES, OR SYSTEM OR NETWORK FAILURES. DEALROOM DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY ANY SUCH INTERRUPTION OR ERRORS IN FUNCTIONING. FURTHERMORE, DEALROOM DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR ANY MALFUNCTIONING, IMPOSSIBILITY OF ACCESS, OR POOR USE CONDITIONS OF THE SITE DUE TO INAPPROPRIATE EQUIPMENT, DISTURBANCES RELATED TO INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS, TO THE SATURATION OF THE INTERNET NETWORK, AND FOR ANY OTHER REASON.
SOME COUNTRIES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY IN CONTRACTS WITH CONSUMERS AND AS A RESULT THE CONTENTS OF THIS SECTION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
Neither DEALROOM nor any of our subsidiaries, affiliated companies, employees, shareholders, or directors (collectively, "DEALROOM Affiliates") shall be cumulatively liable for (a) any damages in excess of the amount you have paid DEALROOM in the ninety (90) days immediately preceding the date on which you first assert any such claim, if any, or US $100, whichever amount is greater, or (b) any special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential damages or loss of use, profit, revenue or data to you or any third person arising from your use of the Service, any platform applications or any of the content or other materials on, accessed through or downloaded from DEALROOM. This limitation of liability is part of the basis of the bargain between the parties and without it the terms and prices charged would be different. This limitation of liability shall apply regardless of whether (1) you base your claim on contract, tort, statute or any other legal theory, (2) we knew or should have known about the possibility of such damages, or (3) the limited remedies provided in this section fail of their essential purpose.
Unless terminated by DEALROOM, this Agreement will remain in full force and effect while you use any of the Services. You may terminate this Agreement at any time by deleting all Content you have provided to DEALROOM and ceasing to use the Service. DEALROOM may terminate this Agreement at any time, particularly if you violate any provision of this Agreement. Upon termination of this Agreement for any reason, you shall destroy and remove from all computers, and other storage media all copies of the any intellectual property owned by DEALROOM or any other User that you acquired by use of the Service. Your representations in this Agreement and the provisions of Sections II and any other provision which by their nature are designed to survive termination shall survive any termination or expiration of this Agreement.
Law and Forum for Legal Disputes
This Agreement or any claim, cause of action or dispute ("claim") arising out of or related to this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Illinois regardless of your country of origin or where you access DEALROOM, and notwithstanding of any conflicts of law principles and the United Nations Convention for the International Sale of Goods. You and DEALROOM agree that all claims arising out of or related to this Agreement must be resolved exclusively by a state or federal court located in Cook County, Illinois. You and DEALROOM agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located within Cook County, Illinois for the purpose of litigating all such claims. Notwithstanding the above, you agree that DEALROOM shall still be allowed to apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
Waiver/Severability. The failure of DEALROOM to require or enforce strict performance by you of any provision of this agreement or to exercise any right under this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver or relinquishment of DEALROOM's right to assert or rely upon any such provision or right in that or any other instance. In fact, DEALROOM may choose to enforce certain portions of this Agreement more strictly or to interpret certain provisions more strictly against certain Users than it does against Users in general, and such disparate treatment shall not be grounds for failing to comply with this Agreement as so interpreted. If any portion of this Agreement is deemed unlawful, void or enforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, this Agreement as a whole shall not be deemed unlawful, void or unenforceable, but only that portion of this Agreement that is unlawful, void or unenforceable shall be stricken from the Agreement.
Statute of Limitations.You and DEALROOM both agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service, this Agreement must be filed within ONE (1) YEAR after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred.
No Third Party Beneficiaries. This Agreement is between you and DEALROOM. No User has any rights to force DEALROOM to enforce any rights it may have against any you or any other User.
Government Use. If You are a part of an agency, department, or other entity of the United States Government ("Government"), the use, duplication, reproduction, release, modification, disclosure or transfer of the Service is restricted in accordance with the Federal Acquisition Regulations as applied to civilian agencies and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement as applied to military agencies. The Service and any related software is a "commercial item," "commercial computer software" and "commercial computer software documentation". In accordance with such provisions, any use of the Service by the Government shall be governed solely by this Agreement.
DEALROOM respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects Users of the Service to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) provides recourse to copyright owners who believe that their rights under the United States Copyright Act have been infringed by acts of third parties over the Internet. If you believe that your copyrighted work has been copied without your authorization and is available on or in the Service in a way that may constitute copyright infringement, you may provide notice of your claim to DEALROOM as outlined in DEALROOM's copyright policy below:
Copyright Policy. If you believe that any material on the Service violates this Agreement or your intellectual property rights, please notify DEALROOM as soon as possible by sending an email to , or by mailing a letter to the DEALROOM Copyright Agent (listed below) containing the following information in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and (vi) a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.