Terms of Service

Last Modified Date: May 08, 2019

StartupBase ("us", "we", or "our") manages the https://startupbase.io website ("Service",or "Website"). Please read these Terms and Conditions ("Terms", "Terms and Conditions") carefully before using the Website. These terms govern your access and use of the Service.

By using the Website, you expressly accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms and Conditions and our Privacy Policy , incorporated herein by reference. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms, you may not access or use the Website.

1. Changes to Terms and Conditions

We reserve the right, at any time, to amend, modify, add, alter, update or make corrections to the Terms at any time and will publish notifications of material modifications in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter.

2. User Registration

Account creation at StartupBase is free and does not cost anything. It is required to create an account in order to use the Service. You must provide all information as requested by StartupBase in the registration process, and you represent and warrant that all such information shall be accurate and complete. You shall keep such information up-to-date. You may not transfer your account to anyone else without our prior written permission.

You will only use the Services for your own internal, personal, non-commercial use, and not on behalf of or for the benefit of any third party, and only in a manner that complies with all laws that apply to you. If your use of the Services is prohibited by applicable laws, then you aren’t authorized to use the Services. We can’t and won’t be responsible for your using the Services in a way that breaks the law.

You will not share your account or password with anyone, and you must protect the security of your account and your password. You're responsible for any activity associated with your account.

3. Publishing at StartupBase

Publishing at StartupBase is free of charge. All registered users are eligible to list their startups at StartupBase. However, your startup listing should adhere to the following:

  • Does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any third party.
  • Does not contain any defamatory, libelous, obscene or otherwise offensive material.
  • Complies with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Does not collect or use the data of end users in any manner not clearly and accurately disclosed pursuant to a privacy policy that complies with applicable law and regulations.
  • Does not contain any worms, viruses, spyware, adware or other malicious or intrusive software. If the listing does not match with any of the above criteria, then StartupBase reserve the sole right to edit/update or delete any such submission and block the associated user account.

4. Use of Service

Your use of Service is subject to the following additional restrictions:

  • Jeopardizes the security of your StartupBase account or others' accounts.
  • Attempts, in any manner, to obtain the password, account, or other security information from any other user.
  • Violates the security of any computer network, or cracks any passwords or security encryption codes.
  • Runs Maillist, Listserv, any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Service, or any processes that run or are activated while you are not logged into the Service, or that otherwise interfere with the proper working of the Service.
  • "Crawls," "scrapes," or "spiders" any page, data, or portion of or relating to the Services or Content (through use of manual or automated means).
  • Copies or stores any significant portion of the Content.
  • Decompiles, reverse engineers, or otherwise attempts to obtain the source code or underlying ideas or information of or relating to the Service.

A violation of any of the foregoing is grounds for termination of your right to use or access the Service.

5. Intellectual Property Rights

The content available on StartupBase including, but is not limited to, text, graphics, data, articles, photos, images, illustrations, user submissions, and so forth (all of the foregoing, the "Content") are protected by copyright and/or other intellectual property laws. You promise to abide by all copyright notices, trademark rules, information, and restrictions contained in any Content you access through the Service, and you won't use, copy, reproduce, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, transmit, distribute, perform, upload, display, license, sell or otherwise exploit for any purpose any Content not owned by you, (i) without the prior consent of the owner of that Content or (ii) in a way that violates someone else’s rights.

You understand that StartupBase owns the Service. You won't modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce (except as expressly provided in this section), create derivative works based on, or otherwise exploit any of the Service.

6. Links to Third Party Websites

The Website may contain links to third party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. StartupBase has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party web sites or services. We do not warrant the offerings of any of these entities/individuals or their websites.

You acknowledge and agree that StartupBase shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, goods or services available on or through any such third party websites or services.

We strongly advise you to read the terms and conditions and privacy policies of any third party websites or services that you visit.

7. Limitation of Liability

To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, under no circumstances and under no legal theory (including, without limitation, tort, contract, strict liability, or otherwise) shall StartupBase (or its licensors or suppliers) be liable to you or to any other person for (a) any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any kind, including damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, work stoppage, accuracy of results, or computer failure or malfunction, or (b) any amount, in the aggregate, in excess of the greater of the amounts paid by you to StartupBase in connection with the services in the twelve (12) month period preceding this applicable claim, or any matter beyond our reasonable control.

8. Indemnification

You hereby release and agree to hold harmless StartupBase, its parents, Directors, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, managers and employees, officers, attorneys, agents, licenses and assigns and each of their respective designees with respect to any claim or demand, damages, costs, losses and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service, and/or the breach of these Terms, or infringement by User, or other user of the Service using the Members' computer, of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

9. Compliance With Laws

These Terms shall be governed by the laws of the Pakistan, and the competent courts in the city of Lahore, Punjab shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any disputes arising hereunder.

As a user, you agree to use the Service and Website only for lawful purposes. You may not use the service to transmit any material that in any way violates applicable state, federal or international laws, regulations or other government requirements.

10. Disclaimer

Your use of the Website is at your sole risk. The Service is provided on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. The Service is provided without warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or course of performance.

StartupBase its subsidiaries, affiliates, and its licensors do not warrant that (i) the Website will function uninterrupted, secure or available at any particular time or location; (ii) any errors or defects will be corrected; (iii) the Website is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (iv) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements.

11. Payments

Our order process is conducted by our online reseller Paddle.com. Paddle.com is the Merchant of Record for all our orders. Paddle provides all customer service inquiries and handles returns.

12. Miscellaneous

If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, such provision shall be severed, and the remaining provisions shall be enforced. You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions. StartupBase's failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not waive StartupBase's right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.

StartupBase does not guarantee it will take action against all breaches of the provisions of these Terms. These Terms and Conditions set forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and StartupBase with respect to is subject matter.

StartupBase may terminate your use of this Website or the Service at any time for any reason which seems appropriate, with or without notice. These Terms and Conditions will continue to govern all use of this Website and the Service notwithstanding any termination, suspension or cancellation.

13. Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions for our Terms and Conditions, please send us an email at support@startupbase.io.