Your Use of This Website is Governed by These Terms and Conditions

LearnVC.com, Inc. (“LearnVC.com”, “VChub.com” or “we”) operates this informational website and your use of this website is governed by these terms and conditions. Please take a few minutes to review these terms and conditions. Your use of the VChub.com website constitutes your agreement to follow these rules and to be bound by them. Although you may “bookmark” a particular portion of this website and thereby bypass this Agreement, your use of this website still binds you to these terms and conditions. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms and conditions whenever you use this website. If you do not agree with any of these terms and conditions, do not use the VChub.com website.

These Terms and Conditions May Change

VChub.com reserves the right to update or modify these terms and conditions at any time without prior notice. Your use of this website following any such change constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions as amended. For this reason, we encourage you to review these terms and conditions whenever you use this website.

Copyright

All of the content displayed on the VChub.com website, including without limitation, all of the page headers, images, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips and text (collectively, the “Content”), are owned by or licensed to VChub.com or one of its affiliates or subsidiaries. The entire Content of this website is copyrighted, except for material in the public domain. No user may remove, alter or cover any copyright or other proprietary notices placed on the website, including all materials found on this website.

Restrictions on Use

The Content of this website, and the website as a whole, is intended solely for personal, noncommercial use and is the property of VChub.com. No right, title or interest in any Content is transferred to you as a result of your use of the website. The Content of this website may not be modified or redistributed for any commercial purposes without the prior written consent of VChub.com.

Except as provided otherwise herein, use of any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the Content is strictly forbidden.

Really Simple Syndication

Really Simple Syndication (“RSS”) is an XML-based format for sharing and distributing internet content, such as news headlines. Using an RSS reader, you can view data feeds from various news sources, such as VChub.com, including headlines, summaries, and links to full stories. The VChub.com RSS feeds are provided free of charge for use by individuals, as long as the RSS feeds are used for such individual’s personal, non-commercial use. Attribution to VChub.com must be provided in connection with your use of the feeds. VChub.com retains all ownership and other rights in the RSS feeds (including all content contained therein) and any and all VChub.com logos and trademarks used in connection with the RSS feeds. You must provide attribution to VChub.com in connection with your use of the RSS feeds. If you provide this attribution using a graphic, you must use the VChub.com logo incorporated into the RSS feed. VChub.com also reserves the right to require you to cease accessing and using these RSS feeds at any time for any reason. By using the VChub.com RSS feed, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and the VChub.com Privacy Policy.

Trademarks

All of the trademarks, service marks, and logos displayed on this website (the “Trademarks”) are registered and unregistered trademarks of VChub.com, its affiliates, or third parties. Nothing in this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right in and to the Trademarks without the express written permission of VChub.com or the respective third-party owner, as applicable. Any use of the Trademarks is expressly prohibited, except as provided otherwise herein.

Links to Other Websites

The website may contain advertisements for and links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content, accuracy or opinions expressed in such websites, and such websites are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy or completeness by us. Any advertisements for and links to third-party websites are provided for convenience only. The inclusion of a link to a third-party website on this website does not imply any endorsement of the material, products or services contained on the third-party website. If you choose to leave this website and access any third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.

Linking and Framing

YOU MAY NOT LINK TO OR FRAME THIS WEBSITE, OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, EXCEPT AS PROVIDED HEREIN. Without limiting other provisions contained in these terms and conditions, you may include a link(s) on your website to VChub.com’s publicly accessible web pages (i.e., any web page which does not require a login and password and/or restrict access), provided you agree to cease such link upon request from VChub.com. You may not link to VChub.com any website containing an inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information that violates any applicable intellectual property, proprietary, privacy or publicity rights. You may not frame any web page from VChub.com, without its prior express written permission. Additionally, you may not archive, cache, or mirror any VChub.com web page or portions of a web page.

Registration

Certain sections of VChub.com may request registration to access and use information and services. If you elect to register, you agree to provide VChub.com with accurate, complete registration information. You warrant that registration is for a single person only, and that you will not permit anyone other than yourself to access and use sections of VChub.com requiring registration, usernames and passwords. You are solely responsible for all access to and use of LearnVC.com through your username and password. You agree to immediately notify VChub.com of any unauthorized use of your username or password, or if you suspect the privacy of your username and password have been jeopardized. VChub.com cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these obligations.

Privacy

See the VChub.com Privacy Policy for disclosures relating to the collection, protection and use of your information. By using the website you acknowledge, agree and consent to the terms and conditions of the VChub.com Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in its entirety herein by reference.

User Submissions

You hereby acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all materials that you post or publish on the website, including without limitation, information, code, data, text, software, sound, links, photographs, pictures, graphics, video, chat, messages, files and any other materials (“User Submissions “). You represent, warrant and agree that no User Submissions submitted by you or through your account will violate or infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights; or contain profanity, obscenity, libelous, defamatory or otherwise unlawful material. By publishing, uploading or submitting the User Submissions, you automatically grant to VChub.com, a worldwide, perpetual, fully-paid, royalty-free, irrevocable, nonexclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, sublicense and sell User Submissions, and incorporate User Submissions into any medium or technology, now known or later developed. You will not include any advertising, promotion, solicitation for goods, services or funds, or solicitation for anyone to become members of a commercial enterprise or organization in User Submissions posted to the website, without the express written permission of VChub.com.

VChub.com has no obligation or intent to edit, monitor or screen User Submissions and is not responsible for the content contained in, or linked to or from, User Submissions. VChub.com may examine User Submissions for adherence to these terms and conditions and remove any materials that may be objectionable or violate the terms and conditions.

You hereby acknowledge and agree that Company may, at its sole discretion, disclose your User Submissions in order to: (i) comply with law enforcement, court orders, or the legal process; and/or (ii) protect the rights and safety of individuals; and/or (iii) settle disputes over intellectual property ownership.

Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use VChub.com do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please forward the following information to the Copyright Agent named below:
• Your address, telephone number, and email address;
• A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
• A description of where the alleged infringing material is located;
• A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by you;
• An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; 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 note that this procedure is exclusively for notifying VChub.com that your copyrighted material has been infringed. VChub.com Copyright Agent for receipt of your notice of claims of copyright infringement on VChub.com can be reached as follows:
Copyright Agent
[contact info – either WRYP or VChub.com]

Not Legal Advice

VChub.com provides information on a range of topics related to venture capital and business, which is designed for educational and informational purposes only. You acknowledge that VChub.com and its Content licensors are not giving investment advice, tax advice, legal advice, or other professional advice. VChub.com has used reasonable efforts in collecting, preparing and providing quality information and material, but does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the information contained on or linked to the website. Views, opinions and recommendations expressed on the website do not take into account all of the unique circumstances that may affect your particular situation, and nothing contained herein should be considered personalized advice that is tailored to your individual needs. You should always seek the assistance of a professional for advice on investments, tax, legal, or other professional matters.

DISCLAIMERS –– GENERAL

THE VCHUB.COM WEBSITE IS OPERATED BY LEARNVC.COM ON AN “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, LEARNVC.COM DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THIS WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE.

WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, LEARNVC.COM DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE INFORMATION ON THIS WEBSITE IS ACCURATE, COMPLETE, RELIABLE, USEFUL, TIMELY OR CURRENT OR THAT THIS WEBSITE WILL OPERATE WITHOUT INTERRUPTION OR ERROR.

LEARNVC.COM DOES NOT ENDORSE OR MAKE ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT ANY WEBSITE YOU MAY ACCESS THROUGH THIS WEBSITE. LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES ARE PROVIDED FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY. YOU NEED TO MAKE YOUR OWN DECISIONS REGARDING YOUR INTERACTIONS OR COMMUNICATIONS WITH ANY OTHER WEBSITE.

LEARNVC.COM MAKES NO REPRESENTATION THAT CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE IS APPLICABLE OR APPROPRIATE FOR USE IN LOCATIONS OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES.

LEARNVC.COM ASSUMES NO RISK OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR YOUR USE OF ANY OF THE CONTENT PROVIDED ON THIS WEBSITE.

BECAUSE SOME STATES/JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE DISCLAIMER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, SOME OF THE FOREGOING DISCLAIMERS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU INSOFAR AS THEY ARE RELATED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, SHALL LEARNVC.COM OR ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, OR AGENTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSSES OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THIS WEBSITE.

THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL LOSSES AND DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (WHETHER GENERAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFITS), WHETHER IN CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, EVEN IF AN AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE OF LEARNVC.COM HAS BEEN ADVISED OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

IF YOU ARE DISSATISFIED WITH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE, OR WITH THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDY IS TO DISCONTINUE USING THIS WEBSITE. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE, BY YOUR USE OF THIS WEBSITE, THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK.

APPLICABLE LAW MAY NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SET FORTH ABOVE, SO THIS LIMITATION OF LIABILITY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IF ANY PART OF THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY IS FOUND TO BE INVALID OR UNENFORCEABLE FOR ANY REASON, THEN THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF LEARNVC.COM UNDER SUCH CIRCUMSTANCES FOR LIABILITIES THAT OTHERWISE WOULD HAVE BEEN LIMITED SHALL NOT EXCEED ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100).

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold LearnVC.com and its affiliates harmless from any demand, claim, suit, loss, liability or damage, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, whether in tort or in contract, that LearnVC.com and/or its affiliates may incur by reason of or arising out of any claim that is made with respect to your use of the website, including without limitation (i) with respect to any breach of these terms and conditions by you, (ii) with respect to any act or omission by you, (iii) with respect to any claim of defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, unfair competition, infringement of a third person’s intellectual property or other proprietary rights or obscenity relating to your use of the website, or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these terms and conditions and your use of the LearnVC.com website.

Assignment

These terms and conditions, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by LearnVC.com without restriction.
General
You agree that the LearnVC.com website shall be deemed solely based in North Carolina. You further agree that the LearnVC.com website shall be deemed a passive website that does not give rise to personal jurisdiction over LearnVC.com, either specific or general, in jurisdictions other than North Carolina. These terms and conditions shall be governed by the internal substantive laws of the State of North Carolina, without respect to its conflict of laws principles. Any claim or dispute between you and LearnVC.com that arises in whole or in part from these terms and conditions or your use of the LearnVC.com website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in [Wake] County, North Carolina. If any part of these terms and conditions is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. These terms and conditions, together with the VChub.com Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published by VChub.com on the website, constitute the entire agreement between you and VChub.com with respect to the website and such agreements supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and VChub.com with respect to the website. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. No waiver of any term of these terms and conditions shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and VChub.com’s failure to assert any right or provision under these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Contact Us

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Last updated August 2008.