I. Acceptance of Terms
II. Provision of the Services being offered by Read Startups
Read Startups is constantly evolving in order to provide the best possible experience and information for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which Read Startups provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you. As part of this continuing process, you acknowledge and agree that Read Startups may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally at Read Startups’s sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Services at any time. You do not need to specifically inform Read Startups when you stop using the Services. You acknowledge and agree that if Read Startups disables access to your account, you may be prevented from accessing the Services, your account details or any files or other content which is contained in your account. By using Read Startups services you agree to the following disclaimer: The contents of this website are for informational purposes only. Read Startups disclaims any liability for any information that may have become outdated since the last time the particular piece of information was updated. Read Startups reserves the right to make changes and corrections to any part of the content of this website at any time without prior notice. All Startup/Company names are/may be registered trademarks/copyrights of respective owners. Unless stated otherwise, all pictures and information contained on this website are believed to be in the public domain as either promotional materials, publicity photos, or press media stock. Please email a Takedown Request (by using the Contact Us on the home page) to the webmaster if you are the copyright owner of any content on this website and you think the use of the above material violates the Copyright act in any way. Please indicate the exact URL of the webpage in your request.
III. Use of the Services by You
IV Content in the Services
You should be aware that Content (such as data files, written text, computer software, music, audio files or other sounds, photographs, videos or other images) presented to you as part of the Services, including but not limited to advertisements in the Services and sponsored Content within the Services may be protected by intellectual property rights which are owned by the sponsors or advertisers who provide that Content to Read Startups (or by other persons or companies on their behalf). You may not modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on this Content (either in whole or in part) unless you have been specifically told that you may do so by Read Startups or by the owners of that Content, in writing and in a separate agreement. Read Startups reserves the right (but shall have no obligation) to pre-screen, review, flag, filter, modify, refuse or remove any or all Content from any Service. Read Startups reserves the right to moderate, publish, re-publish, and use all user generated contributions and comments (including but not limited to reviews, profile pictures, comments, supports, votes) posted on the website as it deems appropriate (whether in whole or in part) for its product(s), whether owned or affiliated. Read Startups is not liable to pay royalty to any user for re-publishing any content across any of its platforms. If you submit any material on the website, you agree thereby to grant Read Startups the right to use, moderate, publish any such work worldwide for any of its product(s), whether owned or affiliated. You understand that by using the Services you may be exposed to Content that you may find offensive, indecent or objectionable and that, in this respect, you use the Services at your own risk. You agree that you are solely responsible for (and that Read Startups has no responsibility to you or to any third party for) any Content that you create, transmit or display while using the Services and for the consequences of your actions (including any loss or damage which Read Startups may suffer) by doing so.
V. Proprietary Rights
You acknowledge and agree that Read Startups (or Read Startups licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with Read Startups, nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any of Read Startups trade names, trade marks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. Unless you have been expressly authorized to do so in writing by Read Startups, you agree that in using the Services, you will not use any trade mark, service mark, trade name, logo of any company or organization in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the owner or authorized user of such marks, names or logos.
VI. Exclusion of Warranties
Nothing in these terms, including sections 6 and 7, shall exclude or limit Read Startups warranty or liability for losses which may not be lawfully excluded or limited by applicable law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or conditions or the limitation or exclusion of liability for loss or damage caused by negligence, breach of contract or breach of implied terms, or incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, only the limitations which are lawful in your jurisdiction will apply to you and our liability will be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law. You expressly understand and agree that your use of the services is at your sole risk and that the services are provided “as is” and “as available”. In particular, Read Startups, and its licensors do not represent or warrant to you that:
– Your use of the services will meet your requirements,
– Your use of the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or free from error,
– Any information obtained by you as a result of your use of the services will be accurate or reliable, and
Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the services is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or other device or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Read Startups or through or from the services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms. Read Startups further expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.
VII. Limitation of Liability
Subject to overall provision paraphrased above, you expressly understand and agree that Read Startups shall not be liable to you for:
– Any direct, indirect, incidental, special consequential or exemplary damages which may be incurred by you, however caused and under any theory of liability.. this shall include, but not be limited to, any loss of profit (whether incurred directly or indirectly), any loss of goodwill or business reputation, any loss of data suffered, cost of procurement of substitute goods or services, or other intangible loss
– Any loss or damage which may be incurred by you, including but not limited to loss or damage as a result of
– Any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, or as a result of any relationship or transaction between you and any advertiser or sponsor whose advertising appears on the services
– The deletion of, corruption of, or failure to store, any content and other communications data maintained or transmitted by or through your use of the services
– Your failure to provide Read Startups with accurate account information
– Your failure to keep your password or account details secure and confidential
The limitations on Read Startups liability to you in paragraph 7 above shall apply whether or not Read Startups has been advised of or should have been aware of the possibility of any such losses arising.
Some of the Services are supported by advertising revenue and may display advertisements and promotions. These advertisements may be targeted to the content of information stored on the Services, queries made through the Services or other information. The manner, mode and extent of advertising by Read Startups on the Services are subject to change without specific notice to you. In consideration for Read Startups granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that Read Startups may place such advertising on the Services.
The Services may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. Read Startups may have no control over any web sites or resources which are provided by companies or persons other than Read Startups. You acknowledge and agree that Read Startups is not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such web sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that Read Startups is not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by you as a result of the availability of those external sites or resources, or as a result of any reliance placed by you on the completeness, accuracy or existence of any advertising, products or other materials on, or available from, such web sites or resources.