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Except as otherwise noted in the Site, all content and material on this Site—including, but not limited to, articles, reports, press releases, opinions, text, photos, audio, video, podcasts, blog posts, graphics/charts, icons, illustrations, design and overall appearance—are the property of Natural Bridges Ventures and should not be used, modified or reproduced without our prior written consent. All trademarks, trade names and logos displayed on this Site are the property of Natural Bridges Ventures, its affiliates, or their respective third party owners, and this Site grants no license to them. Natural Bridges Ventures and Innovation Kaleidoscope are registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries and may not be used without the prior written permission of Natural Bridges Ventures.
We at Natural Bridges Ventures understand that your privacy is important to you. Natural Bridges Ventures is committed to protecting your privacy and the personal information that you may provide when you access the Site. We may collect and store any personal information that you knowingly provide to us, as well as information that we automatically receive from your browser or device. We may communicate with you if you’ve provided us the means to do so, unless you inform us that you do not want to receive communications from us. We do not rent or sell your personal information to anyone. We may share the personally identifiable information you provide us with third parties, but only as necessary to provide this Site and our associated services. In addition, we may share information to third parties on a non-personal or aggregated basis such that any individual would not be able to be identified.
Third Party Websites
This Site may link to or integrate with other websites operated or content provided by third parties, and such other websites may link to this Site. Natural Bridges Ventures has no control over any such other websites or their content and will have no liability arising out of or related to such websites or their content. The existence of any such link does not constitute an endorsement of such websites, the content of the websites or the operators of the websites. Natural Bridges Ventures is providing these links to you only as a convenience. You release and hold Natural Bridges Ventures harmless from any and all liability arising from your use of any third party website or service.
You may use the Site for lawful purposes only. Natural Bridges Ventures prohibits any use of the Site for: (a) posting any information which is libelous, defamatory, pornographic, abusive, harassing or threatening, or otherwise objectionable to Natural Bridges Ventures in its sole discretion; (b) posting material which violates the rights of others, such as content that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or violates any right of privacy or publicity; (c) posting information containing any false or misleading statement; (d) engaging or encouraging behavior that could be construed as a criminal offense or/and generate a civil liability; (e) sending unsolicited advertising and/or promotions; or (f) transmitting computer viruses, worms, moles or other contaminating or destructive elements.
Submissions to Natural Bridges Ventures
You may submit information to Natural Bridges Ventures via the Site and, by providing any such information, you accept the Terms and Conditions herein. Natural Bridges cannot agree to obligations of confidentiality, non-use or non-disclosure with regard to any information or materials submitted or provided to or otherwise shared with us. By submitting information or materials to Natural Bridges Ventures, you or anyone acting on your behalf, agree that any such information or materials will not be considered confidential or proprietary, and that Natural Bridges Ventures is free to use it without condition. In no event will Natural Bridges Ventures be limited in, or restricted from, the pursuit of any opportunities, either alone or with third parties. Please consider this carefully before sending us any information that you deem confidential or proprietary.
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You are responsible for all information, content, and materials you contribute, disclose, or share in any manner on or through the Site and its associated services, and you represent and warrant you have all rights necessary to do so. You are responsible for all your activity in connection with the Site and its associated services.
The purpose of this Site is limited to providing you with general information about Natural Bridges Ventures. Nothing on this Site or its associated services constitutes professional or financial advice of any kind (including business, employment, investment advisory, accounting, tax, and/or legal advice). Advice from a suitably qualified professional should always be sought in relation to any particular matter or circumstance. Nothing on this Site or its associated services 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, nor should it or any part of it form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any contract or commitment whatsoever.
You acknowledge and agree that neither Natural Bridges Ventures nor any other person (including, without limitation, any affiliate of Natural Bridges Ventures) is in any way obligated to invest in any business you are associated with or offer you to invest in any Natural Bridges Ventures entity or affiliate. Further, Natural Bridges Ventures makes no representation, warranty or guarantee that any use of its services will result in your employment or engagement as a consultant or receiving career development services of any kind.
THIS SITE AND THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN ARE PROVIDED “AS IS.” NEITHER NATURAL BRIDGES VENTURES NOR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES IS PROVIDING ANY WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THIS SITE. NATURAL BRIDGES VENTURES AND ITS AFFILIATES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND WITH REGARD TO THIS SITE, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS, FREEDOM FROM VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL CODE, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. NATURAL BRIDGES VENTURES AND ITS AFFILIATES DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY, ADEQUACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION AND MATERIALS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM LIABILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE MATERIALS AND INFORMATION.
To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances and regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, warranty, tort (including negligence), strict liability, or otherwise, will Natural Bridges Ventures, its affiliates or any of their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, or service providers be liable to you or any other person for (i) any amount in excess of $50 or (ii) any consequential, incidental, special, punitive, or exemplary damages, regardless of whether Natural Bridges Ventures or its affiliates have been apprised of the likelihood of such damages occurring.
To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, you agree to indemnify and hold Natural Bridges Ventures, its affiliates, officers, agents, employees, and partners harmless from and against any and all claims, liabilities, damages (actual and consequential), losses and expenses (including attorneys’ fees) arising from or in any way related to any third party claims relating to (a) your use of the Site or its affiliated services (including any actions taken by a third party using your account), and (b) your violation of these terms.
You and Natural Bridges Ventures agree that these Terms and Conditions are the complete and exclusive statement of the mutual understanding between you and Natural Bridges Ventures and supersede all prior agreements and understandings relating to such subject matter. These Terms and Conditions are governed by and will be construed under the laws of the State of California, without regard to the conflicts of laws provisions thereof. Any disputes relating to these Terms and Conditions shall be resolved exclusively in the state or federal courts located in Santa Cruz County, California. These Terms and Conditions are binding on you as well as your successors and permitted assigns. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated, to the minimum extent necessary, so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable.