Terms of Use

Welcome to StartupTree! Our goal is to create unique searchable databases of startup companies founded at colleges and universities in order to enhance student and alumni networking and market research. By using StartupTree, you are agreeing that you will abide by the terms of the following agreement drawn out below. This agreement is between you and StartupTree (“We”, “StartupTree”, or the “Company”), and it governs your access to the use of the services. 1 Acceptance of the Terms of Use of StartupTree Your access to and use of StartupTree is subject exclusively to these Terms of Use. You will not use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. By using the Website you are fully accepting the terms, conditions and disclaimers contained in this notice. If you do not accept these Terms of Use you must immediately stop using the Website. 2 Legal Advice The contents of StartupTree website do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making or refraining from making, any decision. All material contained on StartupTree is provided without any or warranty of any kind. You use the material on StartupTree at your own discretion 3 Change of Use StartupTree reserves the right to: 3.1 change or remove (temporarily or permanently) the Website or any part of it without notice and you confirm that StartupTree shall not be liable to you for any such change or removal and. 3.2 change these Terms of Use at any time, and your continued use of the Website following any changes shall be deemed to be your acceptance of such change. 4 Links to Third Party Websites StartupTree Website may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites. 5 Copyright 5.1 All copyright, trademarks and all other intellectual property rights in the Website and its content (including without limitation the Website design, text, graphics and all software and source codes connected with the Website) are owned by or licensed to StartupTree or otherwise used by StartupTree as permitted by law. 5.2 In accessing the Website you agree that you will access the content solely for your personal, non-commercial use. None of the content may be downloaded, copied, reproduced, transmitted, stored, sold or distributed without the prior written consent of the copyright holder. This excludes the downloading, copying and/or printing of pages of the Website for personal, non-commercial home use only. 6 Links To and From Other Websites 6.1 Throughout this Website you may find links to third party websites. The provision of a link to such a website does not mean that we endorse that website. If you visit any website via a link on this Website you do so at your own risk. 6.2 Any party wishing to link to this website is entitled to do so provided that the conditions below are observed: (a) you do not seek to imply that we are endorsing the services or products of another party unless this has been agreed with us in writing; (b) you do not misrepresent your relationship with this website; and (c) ; the website from which you link to this Website does not contain offensive or otherwise controversial content or, content that infringes any intellectual property rights or other rights of a third party. 6.3 By linking to this Website in breach of our terms, you shall indemnify us for any loss or damage suffered to this Website as a result of such linking. 7 Disclaimers and Limitation of Liability 7.1 The Website is provided on an AS IS and AS AVAILABLE basis without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty of any kind whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. 7.2 To the extent permitted by law, StartupTree will not be liable for any indirect or consequential loss or damage whatever (including without limitation loss of business, opportunity, data, profits) arising out of or in connection with the use of the Website. 7.3 StartupTree makes no warranty that the functionality of the Website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected or that the Website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive. 7.4 Nothing in these Terms of Use shall be construed so as to exclude or limit the liability of StartupTree for death or personal injury as a result of the negligence of StartupTree or that of its employees or agents. 8 Indemity You agree to indemnify and hold StartupTree and its employees and agents harmless from and against all liabilities, legal fees, damages, losses, costs and other expenses in relation to any claims or actions brought against StartupTree arising out of any breach by you of these Terms of Use or other liabilities arising out of your use of this Website. 9 Severance If any of these Terms of Use should be determined to be invalid, illegal or unenforceable for any reason by any court of competent jurisdiction then such Term or Condition shall be severed and the remaining Terms of Use shall survive and remain in full force and effect and continue to be binding and enforceable. 10 Waiver If you breach these Terms of Use and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these Terms of Use. 11 Governing Law These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the law of Start of New York and you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of New York court. 12 Contact Details Our Address: 407 College Ave, PMB 188 Ithaca, NY 14850

Privacy Policy

Types of Data collected Among the types of Personal Data that this Application collects, by itself or through third parties, there are: name of the company, Email, year founded, industry, status of company. Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection. The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application. Any use of Cookies - or of other tracking tools - by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User. Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. The User assumes responsibility for the Personal Data of third parties published or shared through this Application and declares to have the right to communicate or broadcast them, thus relieving the Data Controller of all responsibility. Mode and place of processing the Data Methods of processing The Data Controller processes the Data of Users in a proper manner and shall take appropriate security measures to prevent unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, or unauthorized destruction of the Data. The Data processing is carried out using computers and/or IT enabled tools, following organizational procedures and modes strictly related to the purposes indicated. In addition to the Data Controller, in some cases, the Data may be accessible to certain types of persons in charge, involved with the operation of the site (administration, sales, marketing, legal, system administration) or external parties (such as third party technical service providers, mail carriers, hosting providers, IT companies, communications agencies) appointed, if necessary, as Data Processors by the Owner. The updated list of these parties may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Place The Data is processed at the Data Controller's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved with the processing are located. For further information, please contact the Data Controller. Retention time The Data is kept for the time necessary to provide the service requested by the User, or stated by the purposes outlined in this document, and the User can always request that the Data Controller suspend or remove the data. The use of the collected Data The Data concerning the User is collected to allow the Application to provide its services, as well as for the following purposes: User database management. The Personal Data used for each purpose is outlined in the specific sections of this document. Detailed information on the processing of Personal Data Personal Data is collected for the following purposes and using the following services: • User database management • User networking • User research Additional information about Data collection and processing Legal Action The User's Personal Data may be used for legal purposes by the Data Controller, in Court or in the stages leading to possible legal action arising from improper use of this Application or the related services. The User is aware of the fact that the Data Controller may be required to reveal personal data upon request of public authorities. Additional information about User's Personal Data In addition to the information contained in this privacy policy, this Application may provide the User with additional and contextual information concerning particular services or the collection and processing of Personal Data upon request. System Logs and Maintenance For operation and maintenance purposes, this Application and any third party services may collect files that record interaction with this Application (System Logs) or use for this purpose other Personal Data (such as IP Address). Information not contained in this policy More details concerning the collection or processing of Personal Data may be requested from the Data Controller at any time. Please see the contact information at the beginning of this document. The Rights of Users Users have the right, at any time, to know whether their Personal Data has been stored and can consult the Data Controller to learn about their contents and origin, to verify their accuracy or to ask for them to be supplemented, cancelled, updated or corrected, or for their transformation into anonymous format or to block any data held in violation of the law, as well as to oppose their treatment for any and all legitimate reasons. Requests should be sent to the Data Controller at the contact information set out above. This Application does not support “Do Not Track” requests. To determine whether any of the third party services it uses honor the “Do Not Track” requests, please read their privacy policies. Changes to this privacy policy The Data Controller reserves the right to make changes to this privacy policy at any time by giving notice to its Users on this page. It is strongly recommended to check this page often, referring to the date of the last modification listed at the bottom. If a User objects to any of the changes to the Policy, the User must cease using this Application and can request that the Data Controller erase the Personal Data. Unless stated otherwise, the then-current privacy policy applies to all Personal Data the Data Controller has about Users. Information about this privacy policy The Data Controller is responsible for this privacy policy, prepared starting from the modules provided by StartupTree.