Terms of use

Terms of website use 

This page tells you the terms on which you may use this website (http://www.alumnistartups.com). By using this Site, you indicate that you accept these terms of use and that you agree to abide by them. If you do not agree to these terms of use, please refrain from using this Site.

Information about us

AlumniStartups.com is operated by Alumni Startups Ltd ("we"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 9117406 and have our registered office at Pointers, Gallows Green, Alton, Staffordshire, ST10 4BN.

Access

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on this Site without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason our Site is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict your access to some or all of this Site.

Those using the contacts of alumni for marketing purposes or otherwise behaving inappropriately for a peer networking site will be removed from the Site and banned from re-entry. Illegal behaviour will be reported to the relevant law enforcement authorities.

You will not post illegal or harmful content on this Site.

You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to this Site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access this Site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.

We cannot guarantee that users do not misrepresent their alumni associations in order to obtain access to the network. However, to gain access to startup funding pitches, all users will have self-certified that they are high net worth or sophisticated investors.

Investment opportunities

The investment opportunities referred to on this Site may not be suitable for all investors. We do not provide advice and nothing on this Site should be construed as investment or tax advice. The value of investments can go down as well as up and potential investors are recommended to seek specialist independent tax and financial advice before investing.

The content of this Site has not been issued or approved by an authorised person within the meaning of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000.  Any person that wishes to have access to the investment opportunities listed on this Site must certify that they are a high net worth individual or self-certified sophisticated investor.  Further information is available in the Investor Self Certification section of this Site.

The investment opportunities listed on this Site are directed at United Kingdom residents only.  It is the responsibility of any non-United Kingdom residents wishing to invest in any companies listed on this Site to satisfy themselves as to full observance of the laws of any relevant territory outside the United Kingdom in connection with any such investment, including complying with any governmental requirements or other applicable formalities.

The information on this Site does not constitute a solicitation to engage in investment activity in any state or other jurisdiction to any person to whom it is unlawful to make such a solicitation in such state or jurisdiction.  By using this Site and the services available on the Site, you warrant that you are an appropriate person to access the Site and it is not unlawful for you to do so.

Intellectual property rights

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in this Site, and in the material published on it. You must not print off copies or download any extracts from any part of the Site unless expressly authorised by us to do so. If you print off, copy or download any part of our Site in breach of these terms of use, your right to use our Site will cease immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made.

Reliance on information posted

Commentary and other materials posted on this Site include information provided by third parties and is provided for your general use and information only and is not intended to amount to advice. We are not liable or responsible for any reliance placed on such materials by you or anyone who you may inform of any of its contents.

Changes to the Site

We aim to update this Site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to the Site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on this Site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Our liability

The material displayed on this Site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:

All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.

Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our Site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results or the use of this Site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including, without limitation any liability for:

  • Loss of income or revenue;
  • Loss of business;
  • Loss of profits or contracts;
  • Loss of anticipated savings;
  • Loss of data;
  • Loss of goodwill;
  • Wasted management or office time; and

For any other loss or damage of any kind, however arising and whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable. We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a denial-of-service attack or Viruses that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.

Information about you and your visits to our Site

We process information about you in accordance with our Privacy Policy. By using this Site, you consent to such processing and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate.

Links from our Site

Where this Site links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources, and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them.

If you include links to other websites in your profile, your company’s profile or your pitch, you are licencing us to link to those websites and will ensure that their terms and conditions pertaining to linking to the sites are met.

Jurisdiction and applicable law

Any agreement between us will be construed in accordance with and governed by English law and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts. Any failure by us to exercise our rights or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy.

Variations

We may revise these terms of use at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are binding on you.

Your concerns

If you have any concerns about material which appears on our Site, please contact us at contact@alumnistartups.com.