Merian Ventures Terms of Use

Welcome to the Merian Ventures (“Merian Ventures”) website www.merianventures.com (the “Website”). The use of the Website, including the content, materials and information available on or through the Website (“Materials”), are governed by these Terms of Use (“Terms”). By using this Website, you acknowledge that you have read these Terms and that you accept and will be bound by these Terms.


Disclaimers. 

Materials. ALL MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED “AS-IS” AND “AS-AVAILABLE,” AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, ARE DISCLAIMED. The Materials may contain errors or other problems. Your use of the Website and use or reliance upon any of the Materials on the Website is solely at your own risk. Nothing contained on this Website constitutes or should be construed to constitute investment, legal, tax or other advice. In no event will Merian Ventures, our affiliates, agents, licensors or suppliers be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken by you in reliance on such Materials or the Website. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made as to the accuracy, adequacy, reliability, correctness, completeness, suitability or applicability of any information or other Materials to a particular situation.

Third Party Sites. These Terms do not apply to any other sites that you may visit via hyperlink. Merian Ventures encourages you to review the privacy policies and terms of use applicable to those sites. Links to those sites do not imply any endorsement of those sites or the information or materials available at those sites.

No Offer to Sell. No Material on this Website should be considered as an offer to sell or a solicitation of any offer to buy an interest in any investment fund managed by Merian Ventures. 

Information You Submit. Do not submit any information or other materials that you consider to be confidential or proprietary. Because of the large number of business plans and related materials that Merian Ventures reviews, and the similarity of many such plans and materials, Merian Ventures cannot accept responsibility for protecting against misuse or disclosure of any confidential or proprietary information or other materials in the absence of Merian Ventures’ express written agreement to do so. In no event will Merian Ventures be limited in, or restricted from, pursuing opportunities with others.

General Partners. Although certain individuals are identified on this Website as “Partners” or “General Partners,” such titles reflect business usage that is customary within the venture capital and private equity industry and are not intended to indicate that any such individual is actually a general partner of any partnership as those terms are used for legal purposes.

Restrictions on Use. You are permitted to download and print individual pages of the Website for personal and non-commercial purposes only. Your use of the Website must not alter the original content of the Website. 

Ownership. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, logos, graphics, articles and other Materials, are protected by United States and foreign copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. All trademarks, service marks, trade names, and logos displayed on the Website are proprietary to Merian Ventures or our affiliates or the respective third party owner.

No License. Except for the limited rights expressly granted above, nothing herein or contained on the Website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Materials without the written permission of Merian Ventures or such other third party that may own the trademark displayed on the Website.

Limitations of Liability. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO NEGLIGENCE, SHALL MERIAN VENTURES OR OUR AFFILIATES, AGENTS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE MATERIALS, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. 

Indemnification; Hold Harmless. You agree to indemnify and hold Merian Ventures, and affiliates, agents, licensors and suppliers, harmless from any claims, losses, costs, damages, liabilities and expenses, including attorney’s fees, arising out of your use or misuse of the Website or violation of these Terms.

Modification of the Terms. Merian Ventures reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time. When we do, we will also revise the “Effective Date” on the Terms. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. 

International Use. The Website is operated and controlled by the Merian Ventures in the United States. If it is illegal or prohibited in your country of origin to access or use the Website, then you should not do so. Those who choose to access this Website outside the United States access it on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all local laws and regulations.

Governing Law. These Terms, and any disputes relating to these Terms or your use of the Website or Materials, shall be governed in all respects by the laws of the State of California, without regard to conflicts of laws principles. Any disputes relating to the above shall be resolved solely in the state or federal courts located in the Northern District of California.

Assignment. These Terms, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you without consent, but may be assigned by Merian Ventures to an affiliate or successor without restriction. These Terms are binding on your successors and permitted assigns.

Contact Information. Any questions, concerns or complaints regarding these Terms should be sent to info@merianventures.com.

Effective Date: 10/27/2017