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  1. Preamble.
  2. Words in the singular shall include the plural and vice versa; masculine terms shall include the feminine gender, and words indicating individual shall include corporation.

     

  3. Acceptance.
  4. By accessing or using this site, its content, information, services and software, you hereby signify your assent to the following terms and conditions of use without limitation or qualification. VCGate provides the information and services on this site to you, the user, conditioned on your acceptance without modification of all the provisions herein. Please review these terms and conditions carefully before accessing this site. VCGate may at any time revise these terms and conditions and you hereby declare and affirm that you are bound by any such revisions and should therefore periodically visit this page to review the then current terms and conditions to which you are bound.

  5. Copyrights.
  6. The information on this web site is protected by copyright. Except as specifically permitted, no portion of this web site may be distributed or reproduced by any means, or in any form, without VCGate's prior written permission. The software and accompanying documentation available to download from this site are protected by copyright law. Unauthorized reproduction or distribution of any program, or any portion thereof, may result in severe civil and criminal penalties, and will be prosecuted under the maximum extent possible under law.

     

  7. License.
  8. You are granted a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to access and use the software and the information contained on this web site, in accordance with this agreement. This License allows you to use the information and software on this web site, on a single computer only and for your use only, unless stated otherwise by VCGate. The information may be used solely for informational, personal, non- commercial purposes. If you are an EU resident your license to use the software is limited to business purposes only. You may not, under no circumstance, lease, duplicate, copy, distribute, modify, network, rent, lease, loan or create derivative works based upon the information or software in whole or in part. The site may not be used for any immoral, unlawful, illegal, or harassing purpose. Your rights to use the software and this License shall terminate immediately without notice upon your failure to comply with any of the terms hereof, and for any other reason, upon VCGate request.

     

  9. Limited Warranty; Disclaimer.
  10. Except as expressly provided otherwise in an agreement between you and VCGate, all information and software on this website, are provided "AS IS" and ďAS AVAILABLEĒ.

     

    VCGate ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THE INFORMATION OR SOFTWARE OR OTHER DOCUMENTS WHICH ARE REFERENCED BY OR LINKED TO THIS WEB SITE. VCGate EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. FURTHERMORE, VCGate DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THE SOFTWARE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT THE OPERATION OR CONTENT OF THE SOFTWARE WILL BE FREE OF VIRUSE OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE INFORMATION OR IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED. VCGate DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE INFORMATION IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, TIMELY, RELIABILITY OR OTHERWISE. VCGate MAY MAKE IMPROVMENTS ANDQOR CHANGES TO ITS FEATURES, FUNCTIONALITY OR CONTENT AT ANY TIME. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, SHALL VCGate, ITíS RELATED COMPANIES (IF ANY), ITíS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES AND SHAREHOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, DAMAGES, RELATED EXPENSES OR LIABILITIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOST PROFITS OR WAGES, IN CONNECTION WITH THE INFORMATION OR THE SOFTWARE EVEN IF VCGate HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU HEREBY AGREE THAT YOU SHALL NOT SUE OR IMPUTE A CLAIM AGAINST VCGate IN RESPECT OF ANY EXPENSES OR LIABILITIES, AND YOU RELEASE VCGate FROM LIABILITY FROM LIABILITY FOR ANY SUCH CLAIMS, EXPENSES OR LIABILITIES. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES SO THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OR EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

     

  11. No Advice.
  12. This site is for informational purposes and does not constitute legal advice or advice an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy. The information contained on this site is to be used exclusively by investors, advisors and entrepreneurs in locating one another for business purposes. The information contained in the web site has been gathered from sources believed to be reliable, but its accuracy, exactness and completeness are not guaranteed also due to the rapid pace of change in the industries and business world. VCGate reserves the right, in its sole discretion and without notice, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site, but is not obligated to update the information in the web site. All opinion expressed are those of the authors. Content is not intended to and does not constitute a legal advice or investment advice and no attorney-client or investment advisor- client relationship is formed. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the content is not warranted or guaranteed. The information contained in the web site should not be based upon without further checking, verification and consultation. You should consult and rely solely on your own advisers regarding all pertinent investment, legal and accounting issues. Your use of such content is at your own risk. 

     

  13. Privacy Policy.
  14. "Personal Information" means any information relating to your use of our service which specifically identifies you. Our site's registration forms require contact information (name and email address). We will not disclose your personal information to any third party advertisers unless we are compelled by law or, in our sole discretion, whenever we believe an emergency, illegal activity or some other reasonable basis exists for notifying or providing such information to the appropriate authorities. Your personal information shall remain in the possession of VCGate at all times.

     

  15. Cookies.
  16. VCGate employs cookie technology to help visitors navigate our site. Cookies are small files that your web browser places on your computer's hard drive. We use cookies for remembering user names and passwords and preferences, tracking click streams, and for load balancing. Because of our use of cookies, we can deliver faster service, update results, and provide a more personalized Site experience. In order for the services to work you cannot set up your browser to reject cookies.

     

  17. Refund Policy.
  18. You understand that once you register the database and the complete data set is downloaded through the software update, we cannot offer a refund, except by a case-by-case basis pending VCGate management approval. Our server tracking of download activity will provide the confirmation of receipt of the full database. If you purchase multiple registration codes unintentionally, we can only offer an 90% refund of the purchase price for unwanted copies due to credit card and administrative fees. No refunds will be issued after four weeks following the purchase of the software.

     

  19. Indemnification.
  20. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless VCGate, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, suppliers and any third party information providers, from and against all claims, losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this Agreement by you. 

     

  21. Remedies for Violations.
  22. VCGate reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law and in equity for violations of this Agreement, including but not limited to the right to block access from a particular internet address to the web site and.

     

  23. Miscellaneous.
  24. This Agreement represents the entire understanding of the parties, may only be modified in writing and shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of the Canada, and any action, suit or proceeding instituted hereunder shall be maintained in the courts of Ottawa. VCGate reserves the right to change these terms of use at any time. Updated versions of the terms of use will appear on the web site and are effective immediately. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the terms of use. Continued use of the web site after any such changes constitutes your consent to such changes.