Terms and Conditions

Terms of Use

This website and any other URLs and websites administered by Startup Local, LLC and its affiliates, including any applications available therefrom (collectively, the Website) are offered by Startup Local, LLC and its affiliates (collectively, Startup Localor weor us) to you, the user, subject to your acceptance of all the terms and conditions set forth below (Terms of Use). The terms youand userrefers to all individuals and entities that access the Website.

By your affirmative actions of registering for the Website, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use, to our Privacy Policy and your agreement to communicate with us electronically. If you do not agree to all of these terms and conditions, do not register for or use this Website.

Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icon, images, audio clips, and software, is the property of Startup Local, unless otherwise stated in the text, and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Startup Local and protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.

The text of these materials, or any part thereof, may not be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, storing in an informational retrieval system or otherwise.

Termination

You may terminate your user account at any time, for any reason.  When the contest affiliated with this Website ends, your access may be restricted.

Trademarks

Startup Local", the Startup Local" logo and other Startup Local graphics, logos, designs, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are our trademarks or trade dress in the U.S. and/or other countries. Our trademarks and trade dress may not be used, including as part of trademarks and/or as part of domain names, in connection with any product or service in any manner that is likely to cause confusion and may not be copied, imitated, or used, in whole or in part, without our prior written permission.

Resource Content

Startup Local and their employees and agents specifically disclaim any responsibility for any advice presented in this website including particularly legal advice, tax advice, accounting advice and any other advice. All users are advised not to rely on anything contained in the resource materials but to consult with his or her own professional advisors for all such advice. The user holds Startup Local, LLC and its affiliates, agents and employees harmless in the event any resource content is found to be incorrect or unusable. Any suggestions contained in the materials are illustrative only and may not pertain to a particular situation and laws may change between the time of preparation and the time of presentation, or may not pertain to a users jurisdiction.

Third Party Websites

The Website may provide links or references to websites operated by third parties. We do not monitor or investigate such websites and we are not responsible for the content, functionality, or practices of such websites. Inclusion of links to third party websites on our Website does not imply approval or endorsement of the linked website by us. We suggests that you read the terms of use and privacy policies (if any) on those third party websites. You agree that Startup Local has no liability for any damage or loss of any type that is a result of your use of a third party website.

Privacy Policy

At Startup Local, we respect your privacy and believe you should be informed about how we collect, use and disclose your Personal Information (as defined below). This Privacy Policy describes our practices regarding how we use and share with third parties Personal Information and other information that we collect on the Website.

Personal Information

We may collect your name, address, email address, telephone number and other contact information in connection with your use of the Website (Personal Information). We may ask you to submit Personal Information at various places on our Website, including but not limited to Registration Data, adding profile details, subscribing to a newsletter, or submitting feedback. We do not share your information with third parties except as otherwise set forth in this Privacy Policy.

We use your Personal Information to contact you or send you information you have requested or that we feel will be of interest to you. We generally provide an option for you to choose not to receive these types of communications (see below). However, even if you request not to be contacted by us, we reserve the right to use your contact information if we consider it necessary to send you information about the operation of the site, including information regarding the services you have signed up for on the Website or information about changes to our Privacy Policy.

This Website is being used to manage a contest by a person/organization other than Startup Local. By registering for the Website, you also authorize the sharing of your user information with the host person/organization. The host person/organization is not monitored by Startup Local, and we assume no responsibility for their actions or communications.

Corporate Family

We may share some or all of your Personal Information with any current or future affiliate(which means a parent company, a subsidiary, joint venture, or other company that controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with Startup Local), in which case we will require the affiliate to honor this privacy policy. If another company acquires Startup Local (or a business unit of Startup Local that uses your Personal Information), the Personal Information collected by Startup Local will be transferred or assigned to that company.   In such event, the acquiring company may assume the rights and obligations regarding your Personal Information as described in this Privacy Policy, or it may, at its discretion, provide a new privacy policy for your review and acceptance.

Security

We use a combination of multiple firewalls and multiple levels of physical security to protect the Personal Information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. However, you should know that no company, including Startup Local, can fully eliminate security or other risks associated with the possession of Personal Information. For example, we may be legally required to disclose information to Federal or local government agencies or authorized third parties under certain circumstances, or unauthorized third parties (bad actors) may unlawfully intercept or access transmissions or private communications. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your login information and password.

Advertising Notice

This Site and third parties who place advertisements on this Website may collect and use information about your visits to this Website and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.