THE GROUND_UP PROJECT – TERMS OF SERVICE
Last updated: 21 May 2018
Thank you for your interest in The Ground_Up Project. Please review the following Terms of Service carefully, which will govern your registration with and use of The Ground_Up Project Platform.
Modifications to the Terms of Service
The Ground_Up Project may change these Terms of Service at any time and in its sole discretion. The date at the top of this page indicates when these Terms of Service were last updated. The modified Terms of Service will be effective immediately upon posting and you agree to the new posted Terms of Service by continuing your use The Ground_Up Project Platform. The Ground_Up Project will provide at least 10-days' notice before any material changes take effect. If you do not agree with the modified Terms of Service, your only remedy is to discontinue using The Ground_Up Project.
USER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT USER HAS READ THIS AGREEMENT, UNDERSTANDS IT, AND AGREES TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. USER FURTHER AGREES THAT IT IS THE COMPLETE AND EXCLUSIVE STATEMENT OF THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN USER AND THE GROUND_UP PROJECT WHICH SUPERSEDES ANY PROPOSAL AND/OR PRIOR AGREEMENT, WRITTEN OR ORAL, AND ANY OTHER COMMUNICATION BETWEEN USER AND THE GROUND_UP PROJECT RELATING TO THE SUBJECT MATTER OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE.
Should you have any questions concerning these Terms of Service, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Content” means all information and content available on The Ground_Up Project Platform (if uploaded by The Ground_Up Project, “The Ground_Up Project Content”, and if uploaded by a User, “User Content”) and its “look and feel”, except all User submissions, including but not limited to trademarks, logos, service marks, copyrighted works, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio/video clips, data compilations and software, and the compilation and organization thereof.
“The Ground_Up Project” means Ground Up Project SA, a Swiss registered corporation, 1, Rue Henri-Spiess, 1208 Geneva, Switzerland, d/b/a The Ground_Up Project.
“The Ground_Up Project Platform” refers to the The Ground_Up Project website and includes any and all Content thereon and services provided by The Ground_Up Project on or in conjunction with The Ground_Up Project website, including, but not limited to, application program interfaces (“api’s”), storage, email and collaboration services.
“The Ground_Up Project Services” refers to all products and services provided to you by The Ground_Up Project, outside of The Ground_Up Project Platform.
‘“User’” shall mean any user or person who interacts with The Ground_Up Project Content or User Content via The Ground_Up Project Platform or The Ground_Up Project Services.
Description of The Ground_Up Project Platform
The Ground_Up Project is a leading data aggregator for small-scale projects with an environmental and social impact. The Ground_Up Project Platform offers a set of tools for investors and for entrepreneurs on which they may do many things, including submitting, exchanging, and analyzing information. The Ground_Up Project does not and cannot guarantee that any User content is accurate or complete.
In order to use The Ground_Up Project Platform, you must use one of the supported Internet browsers. Additionally, you are required to register your User information with The Ground_Up Project. The Ground_Up Project does not provide internet access, and you are responsible for all fees associated with your internet connection.
The Ground_Up Project Platform is only accessible to persons who are legally capable to form a binding contract. The Ground_Up Project Platform is not accessible to minors (less than 18 years of age) or other persons who do not have legal capacity to form binding contracts.
Registration and deletion of an account
In order to access and use most of The Ground_Up Project Platform, you must register for an account. Registration is personal. You can at any given time, amend your personal page and remove yourself from The Ground_Up Project Platform. You can delete your account by sending an email to email@example.com with title “I want to delete my account”. You can at any given time, amend your company profile and remove it from The Ground_Up Project Platform. Therefore, you should maintain your personal information and your company profile and keep them up to date. You can delete your company profile by clicking on the Delete button next to your company profile on your Dashboard or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org at any time.
Content posted by the Users
If you provide project information, you may upload information about your small-scale impact project, including information you consider confidential. You are solely responsible for the content and information that you post, upload, publish, display or otherwise make available on The Ground_Up Project Platform or transmit to other Users.
If you run data analytics and portfolio aggregation, you may have access to an entrepreneur’s confidential information, and should use your discretion in how you handle that information.
The Ground_Up Project shall have no obligation to participate or assist in any way in the event of any dispute between Users.
Notwithstanding the above or anything to the contrary set forth in the Terms of Service, the User understands that The Ground_Up Project may delete any content that violates these Terms of Service or may harm the reputation of The Ground_Up Project Platform or The Ground_Up Project shall have the absolute and unlimited right to reject any User, to terminate the account of any User, to delete any User Content, or to publish any User Content that is not confidential, including for the purposes of marketing. The Ground_Up Project and/or The Ground_Up Project Platform.
Limitations on use
In order to best serve our Users, and to comply with applicable laws, The Ground_Up Project has a limited number of rules which govern how you may behave while interacting with The Ground_Up Project Platform and other Users. Please review the rules below carefully, since your violation of them may result in the termination of your access to The Ground_Up Project Platform in The Ground_Up Project’s sole discretion at any time and without prior notice.
During your registration you will set your account access login and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of this information and are responsible for any and all activities and postings that are made using your account.
Please notify The Ground_Up Project immediately if you suspect that an unauthorized person has accessed your account. Should you misplace or forget your password, please click on the “forgot password” link. If you continue to have problems, please contact our technical support staff at: email@example.com
Compliance with Applicable Laws
You agree to use The Ground_Up Project Platform only as provided for in these Terms of Service. You also agree not to use The Ground_Up Project Platform in any way that is in conflict with the law in your jurisdiction.
Please use the email features of The Ground_Up Project Platform responsibly. You may not use The Ground_Up Project Platform to send unsolicited commercial email ('spam') or unsolicited mass distribution of files. In order to enforce this provision, The Ground_Up Project may establish additional policies regarding the use of email features, including, but not limited to, maximum retention times of messages, maximum number of messages sent per day, or a maximum size of a message.
You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” “offline readers,” etc., that access The Ground_Up Project Platform in a manner that sends more request messages to The Ground_Up Project’s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, The Ground_Up Project grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. The Ground_Up Project reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from The Ground_Up Project Platform, nor to use the communication systems provided by The Ground_Up Project Platform for any commercial solicitation purposes.
If you receive any email through The Ground_Up Project Platform that you believe is not in compliance with the above provision, please notify us by forwarding the email, along with an explanatory note, to firstname.lastname@example.org
You agree not to collect or aggregate User information accessible through The Ground_Up Project Platform for commercial use or redistribution, including the targeted marketing of non-The Ground_Up Project services to individual Users. The Ground_Up Project reserves the right to immediately terminate, without notice, the account of any User found to have violated this rule in the sole and absolute discretion of The Ground_Up Project.
In general, as a condition to your continued use of The Ground_Up Project Platform, you agree that you will not use The Ground_Up Project Platform for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Service. In the access or use of The Ground_Up Project Platform, you shall comply with these Terms of Service and the special warnings or instructions for access or use posted on The Ground_Up Project Platform. You shall act always in accordance with the law, custom and in good faith. You may not make any change or alteration to The Ground_Up Project Platform or any The Ground_Up Project content or services that may appear on The Ground_Up Project Platform and you may not impair in any way the integrity or operation of The Ground_Up Project Platform. Without limiting the generality of any other provision of these Terms of Service, if you default negligently or willfully in any of the obligations set forth in these Terms of Service, you shall be liable for all the losses and damages that this may cause to The Ground_Up Project, our partners or affiliates.
By way of example, and not limitation, you agree not to:
post, transmit, or otherwise make available through or in connection with your use of The Ground_Up Project:
- any information or materials that are or may be, or the posting, transmission or use of which is or may be: (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating; (b) defamatory or libelous; (c) fraudulent or tortious; (d) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (e) protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right of any third party.
- any material that would give rise to criminal or civil liability; that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offense; or that encourages or provides instructional information about illegal activities or activities such as “hacking,” “cracking,” or “phreaking.”
- any virus, worm, Trojan horse, Easter egg, time bomb, spyware, or other computer code, file, or program that is harmful or invasive or that may or is intended to damage, hijack, disable, interfere with, or disrupt the operation of, or monitor the use of, any hardware, software or equipment.
- any unsolicited or unauthorized advertisements, promotional material, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letter,” “pyramid scheme” or investment opportunity, or any other form of solicitation that is not expressly approved in writing by The Ground_Up Project in advance.
- any personally identifiable information of another individual, without the prior consent of such individual.
- any material, non-public information about a company, without the proper authorization to do so.
- use The Ground_Up Project Platform for any fraudulent or unlawful purpose.
- use The Ground_Up Project Platform to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others, including without limitation others’ privacy rights or rights of publicity, or to harvest or collect information about Users of The Ground_Up Project Platform.
- impersonate any person or entity, including without limitation any representative of The Ground_Up Project or any other company; falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity in connection with The Ground_Up Project Platform; or express or imply that The Ground_Up Project endorses any statement you make.
- interfere with or disrupt the operation of The Ground_Up Project Platform or the servers or networks used to make The Ground_Up Project Platform available; or violate any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of such networks.
- restrict or inhibit any other person from using The Ground_Up Project Platform (including without limitation by hacking or defacing any portion of The Ground_Up Project Platform).
- reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell, link to or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of, or access to, The Ground_Up Project Platform.
- modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of The Ground_Up Project Platform.
- remove any copyright, trademark or other proprietary rights notice from The Ground_Up Project Platform or materials originating from The Ground_Up Project platform.
- frame or mirror any part of The Ground_Up Project Platform.
- create a database by downloading and storing The Ground_Up Project Platform Content.
- use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application or other manual or automatic device to retrieve, index, “scrape,” “data mine” or in any way The Ground_Up Project Platform Content or reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of The Ground_Up Project Platform without The Ground_Up Project’s express prior written consent.
We do not accept unsolicited suggestions and/or ideas. All inquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas or other information any User provides to The Ground_Up Project concerning The Ground_Up Project Platform (collectively, “Submissions”) will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. By transmitting or posting any Submission, the User hereby grants The Ground_Up Project full ownership of the Submission as if The Ground_Up Project had created, developed and posted the Submission for its own purposes. The Ground_Up Project reserves the right to copy, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, license, distribute, sell or assign the Submission in any way as it sees fit, including but not limited to copying in whole or in part, creating derivative works from, distributing and displaying any Submission in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works, or using the Submission within or in connection with The Ground_Up Project’s products or services. User also acknowledges that User Submissions will not be returned and The Ground_Up Project may use Submissions, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, without payment of money or any other form of consideration, for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products. For clarification, deal documents and emails or other communications between Users are not considered Submissions; The Ground_Up Project claims no right, title or interest in such documents or communications.
If a User makes a Submission, the User represents and warrants that the User owns or otherwise control the rights to the Submission. User further represents and warrants that such Submission does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” Users may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead The Ground_Up Project as to the origin of any Submission. The User agrees to indemnify The Ground_Up Project for all claims arising from or in connection with any claims to any rights in any Submission or any damages arising from any Submission.
The Ground_Up Project Platform permits the submission of content or communications submitted by Users (“User Content”) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Content. The Ground_Up Project does not and will not claim any ownership over or rights to User Content other than a license to display it on the The Ground_Up Project Platform, but User understands that whether or not such User Content is published, though The Ground_Up Project will seek to maintain the confidentiality of any data designated as confidential by a User, The Ground_Up Project does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Content.
User shall be solely responsible for User’s own User Content and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Content , User affirms, represents, and/or warrants that: (i) User owns or has the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize The Ground_Up Project to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by The Ground_Up Project Platform and these Terms of Service; and (ii) User has the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by The Ground_Up Project Platform and these Terms of Service.
By submitting the User Content to The Ground_Up Project Platform, User hereby grants The Ground_Up Project a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicenseable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Content in connection with The Ground_Up Project Platform and The Ground_Up Project’s (and its successor’s) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of The Ground_Up Project Platform (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. In the event it does so, The Ground_Up Project will seek to maintain the confidentiality of User Content consistent with the User’s designation, but once again cannot guarantee any such confidentiality. User also grants each User of The Ground_Up Project Platform a non-exclusive license to access the User Content of that User through The Ground_Up Project Platform, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Content as permitted through the functionality of The Ground_Up Project Platform and under these Terms of Service. The foregoing license granted by User terminates once User or The Ground_Up Project removes or deletes any User Content from The Ground_Up Project Platform.
User agrees that User will not: (i) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless User is the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant The Ground_Up Project all of the license rights granted herein; (ii) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage The Ground_Up Project or any third party; (iii) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; (iv) post advertisements or solicitations of business; (v) impersonate another person.
The Ground_Up Project does not endorse any User Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Content. The Ground_Up Project does not knowingly permit infringement of intellectual property rights on its The Ground_Up Project Platform, and will remove all User Content if properly notified that such User Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. The Ground_Up Project reserves the right to remove User Content without prior notice. The Ground_Up Project will also terminate a User’s access to its The Ground_Up Project Platform, if a User is determined to be a repeat infringer. The Ground_Up Project also reserves the right to decide whether User Content is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Service for violations other than copyright infringement and violations of intellectual property law, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. The Ground_Up Project may remove such User Content and/or terminate a User’s access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Service at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Content or other Content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our Copyright Agent with the following information in writing:
- A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
- Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
- 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 the service provider to locate the material;
- Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
- A statement 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
- 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 owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
You understand that when using The Ground_Up Project Platform, you may be exposed to User Content from a variety of sources, and that The Ground_Up Project is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Content . You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Content that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against The Ground_Up Project with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold The Ground_Up Project, its owners/operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of The Ground_Up Project Platform.
License to Use
Subject to the terms of these Terms of Service, which constitute the agreement between The Ground_Up Project and you, the User, The Ground_Up Project grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable license to use The Ground_Up Project Platform. All right, title, and interest in and to The Ground_Up Project Platform (excluding User Content) is and will remain the exclusive property of The Ground_Up Project Platform and/or its licensors.
Some of The Ground_Up Project's services are provided free of charge, while others are provided for a fee. Please contact The Ground_Up Project for more information about our pricing.
“Securities” is a very broadly defined term and will include most of the types of investment opportunities that are offered by early and growth stage ventures including, without limitation, promissory notes, convertible promissory notes, options, warrants, capital stock and other financial contracts that offer third parties a participation in profit-sharing or the potential growth of a business.
The Ground_Up Project is not responsible for determining and makes no representation as to whether any use of The Ground_Up Project Platform constitutes general solicitation or advertising under applicable law.
By using The Ground_Up Project Platform you understand and agree that you will be solely responsible for complying with all applicable law regarding any transaction in which you may engage using data from The Ground_Up Project Platform.
The Ground_Up Project does not recommend any investments, does not verify or review User documents or communications, and does not give business advice, financial advice, investment advice, tax advice or legal advice. The Ground_Up Project does not claim to be and is not registered as a broker-dealer and investment advisor. Nothing on The Ground_Up Project Platform is intended to be or shall constitute or be construed as a sale or purchase or offer to sell or purchase or a recommendation of any securities.
You shall pay all fees or charges to your account in accordance with the fees, charges, and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. Payments must be made annually in advance unless otherwise mutually agreed upon in writing. All payment obligations are non-cancelable and all amounts paid are nonrefundable. You are responsible for paying for all User licenses ordered for the entire year, whether or not such User licenses are actively used. You must provide The Ground_Up Project with a valid credit card or approved purchase order information as a condition to signing up for The Ground_Up Project Platform.
Links to other websites
The Ground_Up Project may provide links to other websites which are for information purposes only and have not been reviewed by The Ground_Up Project. We do not accept any responsibility for the content of such websites, nor do we accept responsibility for any losses or penalties incurred as a result of your use of any links or reliance on the content of any website to which The Ground_Up Project Platform is linked. The Ground_Up Project does not endorse and is not responsible for the content of external websites that link to The Ground_Up Project or contained therein. In order to safeguard your privacy, please review the privacy policies of any sites that you may visit before providing any personal data to these third party sites.
You are prohibited to frame, link, or deep-link The Ground_Up Project Platform to any other website without our prior written consent. Should you wish to do this please contact us at email@example.com.
The Ground_Up Project endeavors to protect The Ground_Up Project Platform from computer viruses, bugs, worms and Trojan Horses. However, The Ground_Up Project does not warrant that The Ground_Up Project Platform is free from computer viruses, bugs, worms and Trojan Horses and accepts no liability whatsoever for any damage that may result from the transmission of any computer viruses, bugs, worms or Trojan Horses via The Ground_Up Project Platform or via any files which are available for you to download from The Ground_Up Project Platform.
Availability of The Ground_Up Project Platform
The Ground_Up Project reserves the right to change or discontinue, either temporarily or permanently, any part of The Ground_Up Project Platform or any or all of its services at any time and without prior notice. You agree that neither The Ground_Up Project nor any of its third party service providers will be liable for any damages, including lost business opportunities, should such discontinuance occur.
All information and Content available on The Ground_Up Project Platform and its “look and feel”, except all User Content (as defined herein), including but not limited to trademarks, logos, service marks, copyrighted works, text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio/video clips, data compilations and software, and the compilation and organization thereof is the property of The Ground_Up Project, its partners or affiliates, or is used with consent of the owner, and is protected by United Kingdom and international laws, including laws governing copyrights and trademarks. The reproduction and use of any of these by you is prohibited unless specific permission is provided on The Ground_Up Project Platform or otherwise. Any unauthorized use may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, privacy and publicity laws, and/or communications regulations and statutes of the United Kingdom and foreign laws and international conventions.
The trademarks, service marks, logos, and other indicia, including of The Ground_Up Project (collectively, the “Trademarks”) which appear on The Ground_Up Project Platform are registered and/or unregistered trademarks of The Ground_Up Project and others. Nothing contained on The Ground_Up Project Platform should be construed as granting, by implication or otherwise, any right, license or title to any of the Trademarks without the advance written permission of The Ground_Up Project or such third party as may be appropriate. All rights are expressly reserved and retained by The Ground_Up Project. Your misuse of any of the Trademarks displayed on The Ground_Up Project Platform, or any other Content on The Ground_Up Project Platform, except as provided in these Terms of Service, is strictly prohibited. You are also advised that The Ground_Up Project Platform considers its intellectual property to be among its most valuable assets, and will aggressively enforce its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law.
Both The Ground_Up Project Platform and the Content of The Ground_Up Project Platform are provided “AS IS” for Users information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. The Ground_Up Project reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to The Ground_Up Project Platform and the Content. User agrees to not engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User submissions of third parties obtained through The Ground_Up Project Platform for any commercial purposes. If User downloads or prints Content for personal use, User must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained therein. User agrees not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of The Ground_Up Project Platform or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of The Ground_Up Project Platform or the Content thereon. The Ground_Up Project does not make any representations or warranties, whether express or implied, regarding or relating to The Ground_Up Project Platform or any associated hardware or software, including the Content or operations of either.
NONE OF THE GROUND_UP PROJECT, ITS AFFILIATES, THEIR RESPECTIVE MEMBERS, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS, OR LICENSORS (COLLECTIVELY, THE ‘THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PARTIES’) MAKES ANY WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM OR ITS CONTENTS, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THEIR ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, COMPLETENESS, OR TIMELINESS, OR RELIABILITY. NONE OF THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PARTIES SHALL BE SUBJECT TO LIABILITY FOR TRUTH, ACCURACY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM OR FOR ERRORS, MISTAKES OR OMISSIONS THEREIN OR FOR ANY DELAYS OR INTERRUPTIONS OF THE DATA OR INFORMATION STREAM FROM WHATEVER CAUSE. YOU AGREE THAT YOU USE THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PROVIDES THIS THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM AS A RESOURCE FOR USERS INVOLVED WITH INVESTING IN SMALL-SCALE PROJECTS WITH AN ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT BUT THE GROUND_UP PROJECT DOES NOT GIVE BUSINESS ADVICE, INVESTMENT ADVICE, TAX ADVICE OR LEGAL ADVICE TO ANYONE USING THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM. THE GROUND_UP PROJECT DOES NOT CLAIM TO BE AND IS NOT A BROKER, DEALER OR INVESTMENT ADVISOR AND NOTHING HEREIN SHALL CONSTITUTE A SALE OR OFFER TO BUY OR SELL OR RECOMMEND ANY SECURITIES. THE GROUND_UP PROJECT DOES NOT MAKE INVESTMENTS. EACH USER OF THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM MAKE HIS OR HER OWN INVESTMENT DECISIONS BASED UPON HIS OR HER PERSONAL DUE DILIGENCE INVESTIGATION AND OTHER PERSONAL INVESTMENT CRITERIA. THE GROUND_UP PROJECT IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF ANYONE USING THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM. AS A CONDITION TO YOUR USE OF THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM, YOU HEREBY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, CAUSES OF ACTION OR OTHER RIGHTS THAT YOU MIGHT HAVE AGAINST ANY OF THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PARTIES ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THE SUBMISSION AND REVIEW OF ANY MATERIALS MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM.
IN NO EVENT SHALL ANY THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PARTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS, OR DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOST DATA OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) RESULTING FROM EITHER A PERSON OR ENTITY'S USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM, OR THE SUBMISSION OF ANY MATERIALS VIA THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PLATFORM, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF THE GROUND_UP PROJECT PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
At The Ground_Up Project's request, User agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless The Ground_Up Project, its shareholders, partners, affiliates, directors, officers, subsidiaries, employees, agents, licensees, distributors and content providers from all damages, liabilities, claims and expenses, including without limitation attorneys' fees and costs, arising from or related, directly or indirectly, to any misuse of The Ground_Up Project Platform or breach of this Agreement by User.
The Ground_Up Project reserves the right to suspend or terminate these Terms of Service and/or any User’s access to The Ground_Up Project Platform at any time and without notice in its sole discretion.
Events beyond control
The Ground_Up Project will not be responsible for any breach of these Terms of Service caused by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
If you have any concerns or claims with respect to these Terms of Service, please contact us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. We will investigate and attempt to resolve any complaints and disputes regarding our use and disclosure of personal data.
The Agreement is governed by the substantive laws of Switzerland. Any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or in connection with the Agreement is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Geneva, Switzerland..
Ground Up Project SA
1, Rue Henri-Spiess
For general questions: email@example.com
For technical support: firstname.lastname@example.org
Effective date: May 21, 2018