Effective Date: November 6, 2015
Access to the Service
Registration; Account Information. You are required to maintain and promptly update all information provided during your registration process, and any other information you provide to us, so that it remains true, accurate, up-to-date and complete at all times. You represent and warrant that all such information provided by you is true, accurate and complete. If a third party registers you with the Service or creates an account for you in the Service (for example, when a Sponsor creates an account for an investor), the third party has the right to manage, suspend or terminate your account, change your password, view your usage and profile data (including how and when your account is used), store content in your account, and access Your Content.
Investors and Sponsors
Your interactions with any investors, Sponsors and other users of the Service, including any transactions you may enter into with such users, are entirely between you and such users. While the Service is meant to facilitate your communication with other users, we are not a party to any transaction you may enter into with any other user, including without limitation any offer, purchase or sale of securities. Without limiting the foregoing, we are not an agent, representative or promoter with respect to any fund or any Sponsor or other user.
Use of the Service; Prohibited Conduct
- use the Service for any purpose other than to communicate with other users of the Service in the manner explicitly permitted by the Service, and such other purposes as are explicitly permitted by the Service;
- use any information obtained through the Service (whether provided by us, any other user, or other third party) for any purpose other than as explicitly permitted by the Service; or
- disclose to anyone any information obtained through the Service about any investment opportunity or securities offering (other than the investor’s own legal, tax, financial or other advisors for the purpose of receiving such advice.)
Prohibited Conduct. You agree not to:
- use the Service in a manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Service, or interfere with any other user’s ability to use the Service;
- harvest or otherwise collect or disseminate personal information about others without their consent, or harass or “stalk” another;
- impersonate any person or entity, or forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of messages, or create any user account by automated means or under false pretenses;
- gain or attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Service, or other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Service, through password mining or any other means;
- export technical data or other materials in violation of any applicable law;
- use any automated software, device, or process (including without limitation any “web crawler” or “screen scraper”) to extract or index any data or other content from the Service (including without limitation information about users of the Service);
- interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service, including without limitation the use of framing techniques to enclose any content, and the placement of pop-up windows over web pages;
- upload, transmit or otherwise make available data, information or material that:
- is unlawful, harassing, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable;
- infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any third party, including but not limited to any patent, trademark, service mark, trade secret or copyright;
- constitutes the unauthorized or unlawful disclosure of confidential or other proprietary or nonpublic information;
- constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, “chain letters,” “junk mail,” “spam,” “pyramid schemes” or any other form of disruptive messages; or
- contains viruses, trojan horses, worms or any other harmful or disruptive computer code, files or programs;
- is fraudulent, misleading or otherwise intentionally inaccurate.
Securities Offerings by Sponsors
No Advice or Endorsement by BaseVenture. We are not a broker-dealer, funding portal or investment advisor. We provide no recommendation or endorsement with regard to any fund listed on the Service, and we are not responsible for the actions or omissions of any investor, Sponsor or other user of the Service. Nothing included in the Service shall be deemed to be legal, tax, financial or other advice. Investors are encouraged to seek legal, tax, financial and other appropriate professional advice prior to using the Service or making any investment.
Consent to Electronic Delivery
The Service allows users to communicate electronically, including without limitation the provision by Sponsors of documents and information related to funds. You hereby consent to the delivery to you of documents and other information through the Service or via email, regardless of the type of document or information, and whether such document or information is provided by us or any Sponsor or other user. You agree that this consent applies during any period in which you use the Service, are registered with the Service, or hold securities offered by Sponsors who use the Service to communicate with investors regarding such securities. In some cases, delivery may consist of making such information available on the Service. Use of the Service and the electronic delivery of documents and other information requires that you have such computer hardware, computer software, Internet access and email account as necessary to enable you to access the Service and your email (and you may be required to incur costs in order to procure these items).
Some documents may be made available to you in Portable Document Format (PDF). To access and read PDFs, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (or other software which permits the viewing of PDFs) installed on your device. Acrobat Reader is third-party software from Adobe, which you can download for free at any time from Adobe. You should follow Adobe’s instructions for the download and Adobe’s terms and conditions governing the use of Acrobat Reader. The download process may take several minutes.
In order to use certain portions of the Service, you may be required to purchase a subscription or pay another form of fee (“Fees”). Unless otherwise stated, all Fees are payable in U.S. Dollars. You agree to pay all Fees incurred by you or anyone else using your account, and you hereby authorize us and our third-party payment service providers to collect such Fees using the credit card or other payment method you provide to us. We reserve the right to institute new Fees or change the amount of, or basis for determining, any Fees.
You must keep the payment method and other billing information you provide to us current at all times. You can access and change your payment method and billing information via the Service. Any such change will not affect charges we submit via the prior payment method and billing information before we reasonably could act on the change.
Fees do not include any taxes, levies, duties or other governmental assessments of any nature, including but not limited to value-added, sales, use or withholding taxes, imposed or assessed by any authority or jurisdiction (collectively, “Taxes”). You are responsible for the payment of all Taxes (other than Taxes assessable against us based on our income) associated with Fees payable or your subscription to and use of the Service.
In the event you fail to timely meet your payment obligations, you will pay us an additional 1% of the overdue balance per month until paid (or the maximum amount permitted by applicable law, if lower), pro-rated for any partial month. We may use a third party to collect past due amounts. You will pay us for the costs we incur to collect any past due amounts from you, including reasonable attorneys’ fees.
“BaseVenture” and all related logos, graphics and icons are service marks or trademarks of Base Venture Investing, Inc. All other trademarks, service marks, product names and company names or logos that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, and their presence in the Service does not represent an endorsement of the Service.
The Service may provide links to third-party websites, whose content, business practices and privacy policies are not under our control. We are not responsible for the content of any linked website or any link contained in a linked website, and we will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with the use of such websites or any information, product or service available on or through such websites. The inclusion of a link in the Service does not imply any endorsement by us or any affiliation between us and the third party. In following links to third-party websites, you may be exposed to content that you consider offensive or inappropriate.
Content Provided By Users
You are responsible for all content you submit to the Service (“Your Content”) and any content you share with other users via the Service. You warrant that you have all rights necessary to submit Your Content to the Service, and that the public display and other use of Your Content by us will not violate the rights of any third party. We use commercially reasonable methods to store Your Content; however, we cannot guarantee that such stored content will never be lost or damaged, and you should keep your own copy of Your Content to the extent you deem necessary. We may store and process Your Content within or outside of the United States of America. If we terminate your access to the Service, you may request Your Content within 30 days after such termination, which request must be made to us in writing. Upon such request, and subject to the payment of any additional fees required by us, we will provide you with copies of Your Content as it was available to you through the Service immediately prior to such termination. Such copies will be delivered in electronic or other form and manner as determined by us. Please note that Your Content includes only content you submitted to the Service and not the content of other users, even if you had access to such other users’ content via the Service.
In connection with our provision of the Service, you hereby grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sub-licensable, transferable license to use, reproduce, modify, translate, publicly display, perform, create derivative works of, publish and distribute Your Content.
In using the Service, you may access content submitted or otherwise made available by other users, including without limitation any materials provided by Sponsors with regard to investment opportunities. We do not pre-screen, edit or review such content. You may be exposed to content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent or objectionable. We do not make any representations or warranties about the accuracy, integrity, quality or any other aspect of such content, and we will not be liable for any damage or loss caused by or in connection with the use of such content. By using the Service, you agree to bear all risks associated with the use of any content on the Service and any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to remove, move or otherwise restrict any content submitted to the Service, at any time and for any or no reason, with or without notice.
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. BASE VENTURE INVESTING, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
BASE VENTURE INVESTING, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT: (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE OR ERROR-FREE; (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY CALCULATION TOOLS OR OTHER TOOLS INCLUDED IN THE SERVICE) WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; OR (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
Limitation of Liability
BASE VENTURE INVESTING, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE OR DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM OR INCURRED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING (EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES): (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICE; (ii) ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE OR ACCESSED THROUGH THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, THE LIABILITY OF BASE VENTURE INVESTING, INC. AND ITS AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, PARTNERS AND LICENSORS FOR DAMAGES WITH RESPECT TO THIS AGREEMENT (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, NEGLIGENCE, TORT OR OTHERWISE) IS LIMITED TO AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO THE FEES PAID BY YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT DURING THE TWELVE (12) MONTHS PRIOR TO THE DATE OF THE INITIAL EVENT CAUSING OR RESULTING IN SUCH LIABILITY.
Exclusions and Limitations
The laws of some states do not allow THE DISCLAIMER OF implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL damages. accordingly, some of the above disclaimers, exclusions or limitations may not apply to you.
Individual Actions Only
YOU AND WE AGREE THAT EACH OF US MAY BRING CLAIMS OR ACTIONS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION OR PROCEEDING. CLASS ACTIONS, PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTIONS, AND CONSOLIDATION WITH OTHER CLAIMS OR ACTIONS ARE NOT PERMITTED.
Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement
We may, in appropriate circumstances and in our discretion, disable or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide our Copyright Agent with a notice including the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;
- 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;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner’s behalf.
Our Agent for Notice of claims of copyright or other intellectual property infringement can be reached as follows:
c/o Base Venture Investing, Inc.
2443 Fillmore Street, #380-3877
San Francisco, CA 94115
By phone: (415) 408 – 5228
By fax: (415) 480 – 1384
By email: legal@BaseVenture.com