Law for Startups
Terms of Service
Effective Date: November 25, 2022
Welcome to Law for Startups ("we," "us," or "our"). We own and operate the website located at lawforstartups.com (this "website").
These Terms of Service (these "Terms") govern the use of our website and the provision of any products or services we offer through this website, including, but not limited to any template contracts, legal guides, ebooks, legal workshops, events, AMAs, virtual courses, webinars, and/or memberships (collectively, our "services").
These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement made between us and any individual or entity accessing this website, which means, you, personally, and if applicable, any entity or person for whom you are accessing this website (collectively, "you").
By accessing our website and/or purchasing any services, you agree to be bound by these Terms, including any additional or modified terms and conditions and policies referenced herein or available by hyperlink. By accessing our website on behalf of a third-party, you represent to us that you are an authorized representative of such third-party and that your use of our website constitutes that third-party's acceptance of these Terms.
Please read these Terms carefully.
No Attorney-Client Privilege
In our pursuit of democratizing legal knowledge and services for early-stage startup founders, we may post on our website educational information and articles and other useful content written by licensed startup lawyers. However, Law for Startups is not a law firm, and any lawyers who provide information on our website are not acting as your lawyer. Accessing our website or purchasing any of our services does not create an attorney-client relationship between you and us.
There is no confidentiality for information provided via this website. Any information shared via this website is not intended to be and is not considered to be "confidential information" as set forth in California Business and Professional Code, (BPC) Section 6149 or the legal professional rules of any other state. Do not use any forms, comments, submissions or forums on this website to send confidential information.
General Information Only
This website contains general information about startups, business, investing, and startup legal issues and does not take into account your and/or your company's specific needs, goals, or circumstances. The information on this website is not intended to be, and cannot be, a substitute for obtaining advice specific to your circumstances from a qualified lawyer.
This website and our services may only be used by individuals and entities who can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. No person under the age of 18 may use this website or purchase our services. Accessing this website will be deemed to be a representation by you that you are at least 18 years of age.
License & Restrictions
Subject to the terms and conditions of these Terms, you are hereby granted a limited, non-exclusive right to view the content and materials located on this website in the normal course of use of this website. Law for Startups retains ownership of all intellectual property rights in and to any content on this website and you will not obtain any rights therein by virtue of these Terms, use of our website, purchase of our services, or otherwise, except as expressly set forth in these Terms. You will have no right to use, copy, display, perform, create derivative works from, distribute, transmit or sublicense materials or content provided on this website except as expressly set forth herein.
Use of Website ≫ Prohibited Conduct
In accessing or using this website, you may not: (a) infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity or other right of any party; (b) disrupt or interfere with the security or use of this website, or any websites linked to this website; (c) interfere with or damage this website, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, Trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial of service attacks, packet or IP spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information, or similar methods or technology; (d) impersonate another person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity, including (without limitation) us, or use a false identity; (e) attempt to obtain unauthorized access to this website; (f) submit false or misleading information to us; (g) violate any law, rule, or regulation; (h) engage in any activity that interferes with any third party’s ability to use or enjoy this website; (i) assist or encourage any third party to engage in any activity prohibited by these Terms; (j) modify, reproduce, perform, display, republish, post, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, translate, copy or create derivative works of, or in any other way exploit this website, or any part, feature, function or user interface hereof, except as expressly permitted herein; (k) access this website in order to build a competitive product or service; (l) decompile, disassemble, or reverse engineer this website or the (to the extent such restriction is not prohibited by law); (m) attempt to remove, modify or obscure any proprietary notices on this website; or (n) harvest or collect information or data regarding other users of this website.
Account Registration; Passwords; Security
Account Registration - You may be able to create an account on this website by completing the online registration process. When creating an account, you must provide accurate and complete registration information and promptly update your information if it changes. It is particularly important to keep the email address associated with your account current because although your account will still be accessible with the registered email address, you will not be able to receive messages from us regarding this website or any of our services.
Passwords & Security - To register an account, you must select a password. Your account password must be unique and kept confidential. You will be solely responsible for all use of your account and password, including, without limitation, any use by an unauthorized third party. You must notify us immediately if you believe or have reason to know that the your account or password has been used by any unauthorized person or entity. For security purposes, we recommend that you change your password often. Under no circumstance should you respond to a request for your password. We will never ask you for your password, therefore, you must notify us immediately of any request has been made for your password. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate the your use of the website or our services if we believe that there is currently , or has been, any unauthorized use of your account or password, or any other use in a manner that may disrupt this website or our ability to provide our services.
No Obligation to Retain a Record of Accounts - We are under no obligation to retain a record of your account or any data or information that you may have stored in your account for your convenience.
No Warranties - Accuracy of Information
We attempt to ensure that the information on this website is complete and accurate; however, this website is meant to be a benchmark and this information may contain typographical errors, pricing errors, and other errors or inaccuracies. We do not assume any responsibility for such errors or omissions, deviations due to market standards, or calculation errors due to the information the you provide to us, and we reserve the right to: (a) revoke any offer stated on this website; (b) correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions; and (c) make changes to prices, content, or other information on this website.
Right to Refuse Access or Service
We reserve the right to deny access to anyone, at any time, for any reason. You may be flagged by our internal system for suspicious activity, including, but not limited to using a proxy web connection or having a history of fraudulent online activity.
We reserve the right to refuse any purchase you make via this website. We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per household, per company, or per order. These restrictions may include orders placed by or under the same account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address. In the event that we make a change to or cancels an order, we will attempt to notify the purchaser by contacting the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made. We reserve the right to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, resellers or distributors. We reserve the right to limit the sales of our services to any geographic region or jurisdiction. We may exercise this right on a case-by-case basis. We reserve the right to limit the quantities of any services that we offer.
Intellectual Property - Our Content
The content, visual interfaces, information, graphics, design, compilation, computer code, products, software, services, and all other elements of this website and our services, and the trademarks, service marks, and logos contained herein ("Our Content") are owned by us or licensed to us. Our Content is provided to you "as is" for informational and personal use only and may not be used, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purpose whatsoever. We reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to this website and to Our Content. Accessing or using this website does not give you any ownership of, or right in, or to, any portion of this website or Our Content.
Third-Party Content and Services
Third Party Content and Links - This website may contain information and content provided by third-parties ("Third-Party Content"). We have no obligation to monitor, do not endorse, and are not liable, for any Third-Party Content. In addition, this website may contain links to third-party websites. We are not responsible for the content on any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, unless expressly stated otherwise.
License to Use Your Feedback
You hereby grant us and our affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable license to use and incorporate into this website or our services, any suggestion, enhancement request, recommendation, correction, or other feedback provided by you relating to this website or our services. We will not be obligated to pay you or credit you for such feedback or hold any such feedback in confidence.
Comment & Forum Policy
We reserve the right to moderate all comments and posts that appear on this website. It may take up to 72 hours from the time you submit a comment or a post for it to appear on the website. While we do not censor comments based on political, religious, or other idealogical view points, we do not allow any content that we consider:
Irrelevant to the applicable post;
Defamatory or libelous;
Obscene, indecent, abusive, malicious or threatening;
False or misleading;
Commercial in nature (including advertisements for third party services);
Dangerous, or potentially containing a virus or other destructive feature;
An infringement of any third party right;
In violation of any applicable law or regulation; or
In a language other than English.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for ensuring that any material you post complies with these Terms and does not infringe on any third party's rights, and you further indemnify us from any harm that may be caused by any material you posted, as described below.
You agree to hold Law for Startups, and any of our employees, representatives, agents, attorneys, affiliates, directors, officers, managers, and shareholders (collectively, the “Indemnified Parties”) harmless from any damage, loss, cost, or expense (including without limitation, attorneys’ fees and costs) incurred in connection with any third-party claim, demand, or action (“Claim”) brought or asserted against any of the Indemnified Parties arising from, related to, or connected with your use of this website or our services, including any material or content that you post on our website. If you are obligated to provide indemnification pursuant to this provision, we may, in our sole and absolute discretion, control the disposition of any Claim at your sole cost and expense. Without limitation of the foregoing, you may not settle, compromise, or in any other manner dispose of any Claim without our consent.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
LAW FOR STARTUPS PROVIDES THIS WEBSITE AND OUR SERVICES ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS.
WE DO NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THIS WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICE WILL: (a) BE UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE; (b) BE FREE FROM DEFECTS, INACCURACIES, OR ERRORS; (c) MEET THE YOUR REQUIREMENTS; OR (d) OPERATE IN THE CONFIGURATION OR WITH OTHER HARDWARE OR SOFTWARE YOU MAY USE TO ACCESS THIS WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OTHER THAN THOSE MADE EXPRESSLY IN THESE TERMS, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
IN NO EVENT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, WILL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING FROM, RELATING TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THESE TERMS (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, CLAIMS RELATING TO THIS WEBSITE OR OUR SERVICES) EXCEED THE GREATER OF $100 OR ANY AMOUNT THAT YOU ACTUALLY PAID TO US FOR OUR SERVICES.
Notices & Electronic Communications - To transact or communicate with us, you agree to do so by electronic means. If you have purchased our services, submitted an inquiry through this website, or otherwise provided your email address, you authorize us to send you important and relevant notices about this website or such services and any pending transactions to the email address you provided. It is your duty to keep your email address current and valid and to ensure that emails we send are not undeliverable or stopped by spam filters or other types of email blocking functionalities. If you submit a notice to use through this website or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org, it will be effective when it is actually received by us.
Entire Agreement - These Terms and any policies or operating rules posted by us on this website constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and us regarding this website and our services (unless specific terms are provided with your purchase), and governs your use of this website and our services, and supersedes any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of these Terms).
Severability; Wavier - In the event that any provision of these Terms is determined to be unlawful, void or unenforceable, such provision shall nonetheless be enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, and the unenforceable portion shall be deemed severed from these Terms, and such severance shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any other remaining provisions. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless expressly agreed by us in writing.
Governing Law - You expressly acknowledge and agree that these Terms are governed by the laws of the United States of America and the laws of the State of Florida. You further agree that the laws of the State of Florida will apply regardless of the geographic location where you reside or accesses this website or purchase our services.
Effective Date - These Terms have been updated and are effective as of the Effective Date above.
Modifications & Changes to These Terms - We reserve the right to change these Terms at any time. If we make any material changes to these Terms, these Terms will be updated to reflect such changes and the updated version of these Terms will be posted on this page with the most recent Effective Date. Unless otherwise indicated, any changes to these Terms will become effective as of the Effective Date above.
Reservation of Rights - Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.
Contact Us - You may contact us by submitting an inquiry here.