Terms & Conditions
Tovera, Inc. Website Terms and Conditions
Tovera, Inc. (“Tovera”, “we”, or “us”) welcomes you to our website and applications (collectively the “Site”) and appreciates your interest in us. You should read these Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) carefully before accessing this website. These Terms govern your visit to and use of the Tovera Site. Tovera is the operator and host of this Site and the services accessible through the Site. These Terms may apply to you individually, the business or other legal entity user you represent, or both. If you are using the Site on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you hereby represent and warrant that you have the authority to enter into these Terms on behalf of such entity.
The information presented on or through the Site is made available solely for informational purposes in relation to Tovera and its financing capabilities for prospective portfolio companies and is directed at management teams interested in partnering with Tovera. The Site is not an offer of securities or any form of solicitation.
If you have any questions about our Terms, feel free to contact us at [email protected].
2. Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership.
All the material displayed on and/or accessible through the Site, including without limitation, software, text, graphics, charts, information, images, articles, reports, presentations and other material (the “Content”), is the property of Tovera or others and is protected by United States and international copyright and other laws. All names, logos, trademarks and service marks displayed on the Site (the “Trademarks”) are the property of Tovera or their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with Tovera. Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Content or Trademark without the written permission of Tovera or such other party that may own the applicable Content or Trademark. Nothing in this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of any trademark, copyright or other intellectual property rights. Tovera reserves the right to enforce its intellectual property rights to the full extent of the law.
3. Notification to Tovera.
If you believe that anything posted on the Site infringes any intellectual property right that you own or control, please provide Tovera with the following written information:
Name, address, telephone number, e‐mail address and physical or electronic signature of the rights holder, or someone authorized to act on the rights holder’s behalf;
A description of the intellectual property that you claim has been infringed upon;
A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site, with enough detail that Tovera may find it;
A written statement that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the rights holder, its agent or the law; and
A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the rights holder or authorized to act on the rights holder’s behalf.
Tovera’s agent for notice of claims of intellectual property right infringement on the Site can be reached by e‐mail at [email protected].
4. Restrictions on Use.
By accepting the terms of this Agreement through your use of the Site, you certify that you are 18 years of age or older. If you are under the age of 18, you may not use or access the Site. The Site does not knowingly collect personal information about children under the age of 13.
The information, materials and other Content of the Site may not be copied, displayed, distributed, licensed, modified, published, reposted, reproduced, reused, sold, transmitted, used to create a derivative work or otherwise used for public or commercial purposes without the express written consent of Tovera in each instance. Our prior express written consent is required for (i) any resale or commercial use of the Site and/or any Content obtained from the Site; (ii) making more than minimal copies of the Site materials; (iii) any derivative use of the Site or any portion thereof; (iv) any use of automated programs, data mining, robots or other data gathering and extraction tools in connection with your use of the Site; or (v) including any portion of the Site on any other website, on a server computer or in documents, including but not limited to “mirroring” the information and/or displaying the information by means of HTML frames or similar means. If you seek permission for such use of our Site, please contact us at [email protected]. Any unauthorized use of the Site, Content or Trademarks may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and communications regulations and statutes.
You warrant that when using the Site you shall not violate or facilitate any violation of any applicable local, state, federal or international law, statute, regulation, code or ordinance, including, without limitation, regulations promulgated by or the rules of any national or other securities exchange.Tovera reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue all or any part of the Site or the Content at any time without prior notice or liability.
5. Third-Party Links.
Tovera may provide links from the Site to websites operated by third parties who may or may not be affiliated with Tovera. We do not endorse, have any responsibility for or make any representations about, any other sites, including their products and services, content, communications and website use policies. We make no express or implied warranty about the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, merchantability or any other aspect of the content of such links. The use of third party websites is entirely at your own risk. By accessing these links, you acknowledge that such other sites or locations are not under the control of Tovera and you agree that Tovera shall not be responsible for any information or additional links found at such site or location, or for your use of such information.
6. Acceptable Use and Security.
You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (i) accessing data not intended for you or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access; (ii) disabling, removing, defeating, or avoiding any security device or system, including, without limitation, the password and log-in functionality used to authenticate users; (iii) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (iv) attempting to interfere with services to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mailbombing” or “crashing;” (v) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; (vi) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting; (vii) using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Site other than the search engine and search agents available on the Site and other than generally available third party web browsers; (viii) reverse engineering, decompiling or disassembling the underlying software, copying the Site or any part, feature, function, or user interface thereof, or framing or mirroring any part of the Site; (ix) removing any notices, warnings, labels, annotations or instructions from any portion of the Site or any related material, including, without limitation, any patent, trademark, copyright , or other proprietary notices or license provisions; (x) storing or transmitting material or data on or through the Site in violation of law or third-party rights, including without limitation privacy rights or any contract to which you are a party or (xi) otherwise invading the privacy of, obtaining the identity of, or obtaining any personal information about any user of the Site.
Any violations of system or network security including attempts to intentionally access a computer without authorization or exceed your authorized access level may result in civil and criminal charges, including but not limited to charges under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (18 U.S.C. §1030). We may investigate occurrences that might involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. We may, without prior notice or warning of any kind, restrict or terminate the access of any and all users of the Site if we reasonably conclude that such restriction or termination is necessary to prevent, or prevent the further spread of a virus, security breach or system malfunction. If we so restrict or terminate access we will use commercially reasonable efforts to restore access and use to users for proper purposes promptly.
7.1 No Investment Advice; No Recommendations. You acknowledge and agree that the Content is solely for general, informational purposes and nothing contained in the Site may be construed as a solicitation, offer, recommendation or representation of suitability or endorsement of any security or investment and may not be relied upon in connection with any offer or sale of securities or other assets. Tovera is not providing the Site to provide investment or other advice and nothing herein should be deemed to be a recommendation that you buy, sell, or hold any security or other investment. You further acknowledge and agree that the Content does not provide any tax, legal, accounting or other professional advice. Accordingly, you agree that you are solely responsible for any investment decisions or other determinations made, including the evaluation of any investment or other risks, with respect to any of the Content provided in connection with the Site.
7.2 Content Disclaimers. Certain Content was obtained from published and non‐published sources, including from companies in which funds advised by Tovera or its affiliates have invested. Such information may not have been, and in many cases, has not been, independently verified by Tovera and Tovera makes no warranties or representations or assumes any responsibility as to the accuracy, reliability or correctness of the Content (or for updating the Content based on facts learned following its publication). Tovera is not responsible for any action or decision you make in reliance on any information contained on the Site. You agree to consult your own professional advisors as to any legal, business, tax, accounting, investment, financial or other advice regarding any Content provided in connection with the Site.
7.3 Disclaimer of Warranties. THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT, IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITH NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. BY USING THE SITE, YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT SUCH USE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. NEITHER TOVERA, NOR ANY OF ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, PARTNERS, MEMBERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, THIRD-PARTY CONTENT PROVIDERS, DESIGNERS, CONTRACTORS, DISTRIBUTORS, MERCHANTS, SPONSORS, LICENSORS OR THE LIKE (COLLECTIVELY “REPRESENTATIVES”) WARRANT THAT THE USE OF THE SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. NEITHER TOVERA NOR ITS REPRESENTATIVES MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND TOVERA AND ITS REPRESENTATIVES HEREBY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL SUCH WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TOVERA ALSO DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES FOR THE SECURITY, RELIABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND PERFORMANCE OF THIS SITE.
As a condition to your use of the Site, you agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Tovera and its Representatives against any and all claims, liabilities, damages, costs or other expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys’ fees) that may arise directly or indirectly out of or from your breach of this Agreement and/or your use of the Site or resulting from any action (or inaction) you take or decision you make in reliance on the information contained on the Site.
9. Limitations of Liability.
BY USING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE: (i) THAT YOUR USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK; (ii) THAT YOU ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALL COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SITE; AND (iii) THAT IN NO EVENT SHALL TOVERA OR ANY PARTY INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING OR DELIVERING THE SITE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, LOSSES OR LIABILITIES OF ANY KIND RELATED TO (a) YOUR RELIANCE ON OR USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE INFORMATION, MATERIALS, PRODUCTS OR SERVICES ON THE SITE, (b) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE CONTENT OF THE SITE, (c) YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE OR (d) ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DEFECT OR DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, LINE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR OTHER COMPUTER MALFUNCTION, IN EACH CASE ((a) THROUGH (d)) INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, COMPENSATORY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOST PROFITS AND/OR LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY WHETHER THE ALLEGED LIABILITY IS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE STRICT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER BASIS, EVEN IF TOVERA OR SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES OR LIABILITIES. TOVERA RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ALTER OR REMOVE THE CONTENT OF THIS SITE OR SUSPEND OR TERMINATE YOUR USE IN ANY WAY, AT ANY TIME, FOR ANY REASON, WITHOUT PRIOR NOTIFICATION, AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE IN ANY WAY FOR POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES OF SUCH CHANGES.
10. Severability and Waiver.
If any provision of this Agreement is found to be invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, it will be construed in such a manner that would make the provision valid or enforceable. If it is not possible to construe the provision in such a manner that would make it valid or enforceable, then only the term or portion of the provision that renders it unenforceable will be stricken without affecting the enforceability of the remaining provisions. Any failure of Tovera to act on or enforce any provision of this Agreement shall not be construed as a waiver of that provision or any other provision of this Agreement.
11. Complete Agreement.
12. Termination of the Agreement.
Tovera reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement (and/or your access to all or any part of this or any other Tovera Site or the Content) at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability. Upon any termination of this Agreement you must promptly destroy all materials downloaded or otherwise obtained from the Site, as well as all copies of such materials, whether made under the Agreement or otherwise. If this Agreement is terminated, the following provisions shall survive: Section 2 (Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership), Section 7 (Disclaimers), Section 8 (Indemnification), Section 9 (Limitations of Liability), Section 10 (Severability and Waiver), Section 11 (Complete Agreement), Section 12 (Termination of the Agreement), Section 13 (Governing Law and Venue) and Section 14 (Dispute Resolution and Injunctive Relief).
13. Governing Law and Venue.
The Site is made available to you from the state of Delaware in the United States. If you elect to access and/or use the Site from outside of the United States, we make no warranties that materials on this site are appropriate or available for use in such locations. You agree that you are solely responsible for compliance with any laws of your specific jurisdiction and further agree that you shall not use the Site if you are restricted by any local, state, national or international laws. The laws of the state of Delaware, without regard to its principles of conflict of laws, will govern this Agreement (including any disputes concerning or related to this Agreement). You hereby expressly agree to submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of the federal and state courts sitting in New York City, New York for the purpose of resolving any dispute relating to your access to or use of the Site. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you expressly acknowledge and agree that Tovera may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any court of competent jurisdiction and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. You agree that this may require you to submit any disputes related to the use of the Site to final and binding arbitration in the state of New York.
14. Dispute Resolution and Injunctive Relief.
Dispute Resolution. You may contact us at [email protected] to address any concerns you may have regarding the Site. Tovera is able to resolve most concerns quickly to our users’ satisfaction. You and Tovera agree to use best efforts through Tovera’s internal dispute resolution processes to settle any dispute, claim, question, or disagreement and engage in good faith negotiations, which shall be a condition to either party initiating a lawsuit or arbitration.
Injunctive Relief. Notwithstanding the above provisions, Tovera may apply for injunctive remedies (or an equivalent type of urgent legal relief) in any jurisdiction.
15. Limitation on Time to File Claims
Thank you for visiting our Site. Please contact us at [email protected] if you have any questions about our Site or this Agreement. Electronic mail or other communications through this Site to Tovera (or any of its employees, agents or representatives) may not be secure and we do not guarantee the confidentiality of such communications.