Terms of use

Welcome to www.grovevc.com (together with its subdomains and Content, the “Site”).

Please read the following Terms of Use (“Terms”) carefully before using this Site so that you (“You” or “Your”) are aware of Your legal rights and obligations with respect to Grove Ventures Capital, its affiliates and subsidiaries (“Grove” or “We”). We reserve the right, at our discretion, to modify these Terms, which modification will be effective 10 days following the posting of the modification to the Site, and will apply to causes of action arising after the effective date of the change. We will inform You regarding such modifications by posting such latest changes on the Site. You should continue checking the Site for changes. Your continued use of this Site 10 days following the posting of changes to these Terms, will mean You accept those changes.

1. Your Acceptance.

By using or visiting this Site, including without limitation contributing to or viewing the Site’s Content (as defined below), You signify Your assent to (1) these Terms of use; and (2) Grove’s privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”). These Terms apply to all users of the Site. If You do not agree to these Terms or the Privacy Policy, then please do not access or otherwise use the Site or any information contained herein.

2. Business Plans and Other Information Provided By You.

We welcome unsolicited business plans. However, any information or materials that you consider trade secrets, confidential or proprietary should not be submitted to us. Absent an express written agreement to the contrary, any information or materials that you provide to us will not be considered confidential or proprietary and will not be returned or safeguarded. We reserve the right to turn down investment opportunities in our sole discretion. We receive many similar plans and ideas, and your idea may already have been submitted to us or be under consideration by us. We are not limited or restricted in any way from pursuing opportunities with others. Our personal information collection, storage, and use policies with respect to this Site are set in our Privacy Policy, which is incorporated in the Site by reference for all purposes.

3. No Solicitation or Investment Advice.

The purpose of this Site is limited to providing you with general information on our services and philosophy. We do not render or offer to render investment advice through this Site. Nothing on this Site constitutes or forms a part of any offer for sale or subscription of, or any invitation to offer to buy or subscribe for, any securities or other financial instruments, nor should it or any part of it form the basis of, or be relied upon in connection with, any contract or commitment whatsoever. There is no implication that any information contained on this Site is accurate or that there has been no change in such information since the date first posted. Certain places on this Site may contain information created and published by institutions or organizations independent of us. We do not endorse, approve, certify, or control these materials. In addition, we do not guarantee or assume responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, timeliness or correct sequencing of information in any material on our website. Use of such information is voluntary, and reliance on it should be undertaken after an independent review of its accuracy, completeness, efficacy, and timeliness. Finally, reference in this Site to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by us.

4. Third-Party Sites.

As a convenience to you, we may provide links from this Site to websites operated by other entities, including websites of our portfolio companies and websites that publish blogs written by Grove’s personnel. We make no warranty or representation regarding any material or information in websites linked to or from this Site or any of the products or services described or offered for sale thereon, nor do we endorse or accept any responsibility for the information, material, products or services offered on such websites. The content published in blogs written by our personnel does not necessarily represent our positions, strategies or opinions, regardless of whether or not we provide links to these blogs on our Site. Links do not imply that any linked website is authorized to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of Grove or any of our affiliates.

5. Intellectual Property.

As between you and us, we own all rights, title and interest in and to this Site, all the content (including, without limitation, all text, audio, photographs, images, renderings, RSS feeds, podcasts, reports, charts, logos, widgets, gadgets, applets, and video), software, code, data and other materials thereon (collectively, the “Site Content”), the look and feel, design and organization of the Site, and the compilation of the Site Content. Your use of the Site does not grant to you ownership or title of, in, or to any Site Content or any other part of the Site. Subject to these Terms, you may access, view, use and display the Site and Site Content on your computer or other Internet-capable device for your own, non-commercial purposes, provided that you comply fully with these Terms. You may not copy or display for redistribution to third parties any portion of the Site or the Site Content without the prior written permission of Grove Ventures Capital. We hold exclusive trademark rights to Grove Ventures Capital. The trademarks associated with other companies that are published on our Site, including those of our portfolio and anti-portfolio, are owned by their respective owners. Trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names that are displayed on the Site may not be used unless authorized expressly on the Site, in these Terms, or by the applicable Trademark owner.

6. Disclaimer.

You expressly agree that your use of the Site and Site Content is at your sole risk. Neither we nor any of our directors, officers, employees, agents, or content or service providers warrant that use of the Site will be uninterrupted or error free. In addition, although the information provided to you on this Site is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, neither we nor any of our directors, officers, employees, agents, or content or service providers make any warranty as to (i) the results that may be obtained from your use of the Site or Site Content, (ii) the accuracy, currency or completeness of the information on our Site, or (iii) the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other materials displayed on, or distributed through, our Site. The information, products and services on this Site are provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. We hereby disclaim any and all representations, warranties, and conditions, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, those of non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose.

7. Limitation of Liability.

In no event, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we, or any of our directors, officers, employees, agents, or content or service providers (collectively, the “Protected Entities”) be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages arising from, or directly or indirectly related to, the use of, or the inability to use, the Site or Site Content, your provision of information or content via the Site, lost business or lost sales, even if such Protected Entity has been specifically advised of the possibility of such damages.

8. General.

Grove reserves the right to discontinue or modify any aspect of the Site at any time. These Terms, the Privacy Policy and the relationship between You and Grove shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Israel, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws. You and Grove agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Tel Aviv Jaffa and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts. These Terms, together with the Privacy Policy and any other legal notices published by Grove on the Site, shall constitute the entire agreement between You and Grove concerning the Site. If any provision of these Terms is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of these Terms shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and a party's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. You and grove agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the site must commence within 6 months after the cause of action accrues. Otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.