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Please note that these Terms are subject to change by Parameter Ventures in its sole discretion at any time. When changes are made, we will make a new copy of the Terms available on the Site. We will also update the “last revised” date at the top of the Terms. Please regularly check the Site to view the current terms.
We may terminate, change, restrict, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the Site, or your access to it, at any time without notice or liability to you.
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Due to the global nature of the Internet, this Site may be accessed by users in countries other than the United States. We make no warranties that materials on this Site are appropriate or available for use in such locations. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use this Site, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this Site outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations.
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Any information or materials that you consider trade secrets, confidential, or proprietary should not be submitted to us. Absent an express written agreement to the contrary, any information or materials that you provide to us will not be considered confidential or proprietary and will not be returned or safeguarded. We reserve the right to turn down investment opportunities in our sole discretion. We receive many similar plans and ideas, and your idea may already have been submitted to us or be under consideration by us. We are not limited or restricted in any way from pursuing opportunities with others.
No Solicitation or Investment Advice
The purpose of this Site (including the Client Portal, as defined below) is limited to providing you with general information. We do not render or offer to render investment advice through this Site. Nothing on this Site constitutes or forms a part of any offer for sale or subscription of, or any invitation to offer to buy or subscribe for, any securities or other financial instruments, nor should it or any part of it form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any contract or commitment whatsoever. We may only transact business or render investment advice in those jurisdictions where we are appropriately registered or licensed, or where we are otherwise excluded or exempted from applicable registration and licensing requirements. The technology companies highlighted on this Site were selected for illustrative purposes in order to reflect some of the prior investment and product-building experience of our partners, directors, officers, employees, contractors, advisors, and agents (together, our “Personnel”). The selected technology companies are not meant to imply the returns of any fund on an individual or aggregate basis nor to indicate the current, former, or future investments of Parameter Ventures. The information provided on the Site is illustrative and no assurance can be provided that any of the future events referenced herein will occur on the terms contemplated herein or at all. Any statistical information contained on the Site has been supplied for information purposes only and is not intended to be and does not constitute investment advice or an opinion regarding appropriateness of an investment in any Parameter Ventures fund. There is no implication that any information contained on this Site is accurate or that there has been no change in such information since the date first posted. Portions of this Site may contain information created and published by institutions or organizations independent of us. We do not endorse, approve, certify, or control these materials. In addition, we do not guarantee or assume responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information in any material on our Site. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Finally, reference in this Site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by us.
As between you and us, we own all rights, title, and interest in and to this Site, all the content, including, without limitation, all text, photographs, images, renderings, RSS feeds, podcasts, reports, guidebooks, memorandums, charts, logos, widgets, gadgets, applets, audio, video, software, code, data, and other materials thereon (collectively, the “Site Content”), the look and feel, design and organization of the Site, and the compilation of the Site Content.
Your use of the Site does not grant to you ownership or title of, in, or to any Site Content or any other part of the Site. The trademarks associated with other companies that are published on our Site are owned by their respective owners. You are not permitted to use any trademarks, logos, service marks, and trade names (“Marks”) that are displayed on the Site without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party that may own the Marks.
Subject to these Terms, you may access, view, use and display the Site and Site Content on your computer or other Internet-capable device for your own, non-commercial purposes, provided that you comply fully with these Terms. You may not copy or display for redistribution to third parties any portion of the Site or the Site Content without the prior written permission of Parameter Ventures.
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The Site and Site Content are provided for informational and discussion purposes only and are not intended to be, and shall not be regarded or construed as, a recommendation for a transaction, investment, financial, tax, legal, or other advice of any kind. Parameter Ventures makes no warranty or representation regarding any such information or the data presented in such materials. In addition, it does not constitute or imply any commitment whatsoever, including without limitation an offer to purchase, sell, or hold any security investment, loan, or other financial product, or to enter into or arrange any type of transaction.
The Site may provide a link or connect you directly to a password-protected third-party website designed specifically to provide investors with certain information (the “Client Portal”). Your use of the Client Portal is governed by these Terms. The information contained in the Client Portal is confidential and is subject to the confidentiality provisions contained in the relevant partnership agreements of private investments funds managed by Parameter Ventures (such funds, the “Parameter Venture Funds”). As a limited partner of one or more of the Parameter Venture Funds, or a representative of such a limited partner, you are subject to those confidentiality provisions. By using the Client Portal, you agree that the information relating to Parameter Venture Funds in which you are not a limited partner is subject to the same confidentiality restrictions that apply to you as a limited partner in any of the Parameter Venture Funds. The information contained in the Client Portal may not be reproduced or redistributed in any manner unless expressly permitted by the partnership agreement of the applicable Parameter Ventures Fund or as otherwise agreed to in writing by us. You are responsible for all activity occurring when the Client Portal is accessed through your account, whether authorized by you or not. Therefore, you must protect the confidentiality of your account password. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to protect your password or account information. The information contained in the Client Portal may include material non-public information regarding the Parameter Venture Funds and their underlying portfolio companies. It is a violation of U.S. securities laws for a person in possession of material non-public information concerning an issuer to purchase or sell securities of such issuer or to communicate such information to another person under circumstances in which it is reasonably foreseeable that such person is likely to purchase or sell securities.
As a convenience to you, we may provide links from this Site to websites operated by other entities, including websites that publish blogs, tweets, or other social media content written by our Personnel or others. You agree that it is impossible for Parameter Ventures to monitor such materials and that you access these materials at your own risk. We make no warranty or representation regarding any material or information in websites linked to or from this Site, or any of the products or services described or offered for sale thereon, nor do we endorse or accept any responsibility for the information, material, products, or services offered on such websites. The content published in blogs written by our Personnel does not necessarily represent our positions, strategies, or opinions, regardless of whether we provide links to these blogs on our Site. Links do not imply that any linked website is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo, or copyright symbol of Parameter Ventures.
The communications between you and Parameter Ventures use electronic means, whether you visit the Site or send Parameter Ventures e-mails, or whether Parameter Ventures posts notices on its properties or communicates with you via e-mail. To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, you: consent to receive communications from Parameter Ventures in an electronic form; and agree that all terms and conditions, agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Parameter Ventures provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications would satisfy if they were to be in writing.
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YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT PARAMETER VENTURES AND ITS PERSONNEL ARE NOT LIABLE, AND YOU AGREE NOT TO HOLD PARAMETER VENTURES LIABLE, FOR THE CONDUCT OF THIRD PARTIES, INCLUDING OPERATORS OF EXTERNAL SITES THAT ARE LINKED TO THE SITE, AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY FROM SUCH PARTIES RESTS ENTIRETY WITH YOU. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF THE SITE. YOU UNDERSTAND THAT PARAMETER VENTURES DOES NOT MAKE ANY ATTEMPT TO VERIFY THE STATEMENTS OF USERS OF THE SITE.
Limitation of Liability
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE, OR ANY OF OUR PERSONNEL, OR CONTENT OR SERVICE PROVIDERS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “PROTECTED ENTITIES”) BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING FROM, OR DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO: (1) THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, MATERIALS, OR SERVICES; (2) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE MATERIALS, GOODS, OR SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION, OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED FOR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH THE SITE; (3) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (4) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SITE; OR (5) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATED TO THE SITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, COPYRIGHT, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY HAS BEEN SPECIFICALLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS SITE, OR ANY MATERIALS OR SERVICES ON THIS SITE, OR WITH ANY OF THE TERMS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THE SITE.
YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY, AND HOLD HARMLESS PARAMETER VENTURES, OUR PERSONNEL, OUR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, OTHER PROTECTED ENTITIES, AND THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, LICENSORS, SUPPLIERS, SUCCESSORS, AND ASSIGNS FROM AND AGAINST ANY CLAIMS, LIABILITIES, DAMAGES, JUDGMENTS, AWARDS, LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR FEES (INCLUDING REASONABLE ATTORNEYS' FEES) ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO YOUR VIOLATION OF THESE TERMS OR YOUR MISUSE OF THE SITE.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING SECTION CAREFULLY. IT REQUIRES YOU TO ARBITRATE DISPUTES WITH PARAMETER VENTURES, LIMITS THE MANNER IN WHICH YOU CAN SEEK RELIEF FROM US, AND WAIVES ANY CONSTITUTIONAL AND STATUTORY RIGHTS YOU MAY HAVE TO SUE IN COURT AND HAVE A TRIAL IN FRONT OF A JUDGE OR A JURY.
You agree that you must initially provide us with a brief, written description of any potential dispute, claim, or controversy arising out of or relating to: your use of the Site; these Terms; or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation or validity thereof. You agree to provide the written description described in the preceding sentence together with your contact information by writing to firstname.lastname@example.org in order to permit us to engage in good faith negotiations with you to resolve any such potential dispute, claim, or controversy.
You further agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, any dispute, claim, or controversy arising out of or relating to: your use of the Site; these Terms; or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation or validity thereof, including the determination of the scope or applicability of this agreement to arbitrate, that was not resolved within thirty (30) days of your written communication to email@example.com, as outlined above shall be determined by arbitration in New York, New York before one arbitrator. The arbitration shall be administered by JAMS pursuant to its Streamlined Arbitration Rules and Procedures. You further agree that you must send a letter requesting arbitration and describing your claim to our registered agent: Corporation Service Company, 251 Little Falls Drive, Wilmington, New Castle County, DE 19808 in order to initiate an arbitration and that the award rendered by the arbitrator shall be final, non-reviewable, non-appealable, and binding upon you and may be entered and enforced in any court of competent jurisdiction and any court where your or your assets are located (to whose jurisdiction you hereby consent for the purposes of enforcing the award).
This Dispute Resolution section of the Terms shall not preclude either you or us from: seeking provisional remedies in aid of arbitration from a court of competent jurisdiction; asserting claims in small claims court for qualifying claims; or seeking equitable relief in court for infringement or other misuse of intellectual property rights (such as trademarks, trade dress, domain names, trade secrets, copyrights, and patents) or for misuse of Parameter Ventures’ confidential information.
To the extent the parties are permitted under this Agreement to initiate litigation in a court, both you and we agree that all disputes, claims, or controversies arising out of or relating to: your use of the Site; these Terms; or the breach, termination, enforcement, interpretation, or validity thereof, will be litigated exclusively in the state or federal courts located in New York, New York.
These Terms and your use of the Site shall be governed by the laws of the State of New York, without regard to any conflict of law principles or provisions. Any cause of action or claim you may have relating to the Site or arising out of these Terms must be commenced within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise such cause of action or claim is permanently barred. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid, you and we nevertheless agree that the arbitrator or court adjudicating the dispute should endeavor to give effect to yours and our intentions as reflected in that provision and that the other provisions of these Terms shall remain in full force and effect. The Terms are the final, complete, and exclusive agreement between you and us with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and merges all prior discussions between the parties with respect to such subject matter.
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