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KODO STARTUPS TERMS OF SERVICE

Introduction
Hello and welcome to Kodo Startups! Please take a moment to read the website Terms of Use carefully. These Terms of Use govern your access to and use of this Kodo Startups website. The website is available for your use on the condition that you agree to the terms explained below. This is a binding agreement.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE WEBSITE, YOU SIGNIFY YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE.

We may amend these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. We will post a notice on the website any time these Terms of Use have been changed or otherwise updated. It is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use periodically, and if at any time you find these Terms of Use unacceptable, you must immediately leave the website and cease all use of the website.

This Website is Intended for Users 16+.

Kodo Startups is not intended for users under the age of 16. Such users are expressly prohibited from submitting their personally identifiable information to us, and from using portions of the Website for which registration is required; any information submitted by such users will not knowingly be used, posted, or retained.

Privacy Policy.

Kodo Startups respects your privacy. Our privacy policy governs the use of information collected from or provided by you at the website. A complete statement of our current privacy policy can be found at: www.kodostartups.com/privacypolicy .

If at some point you are required to open an account to use or access the website, you must complete the registration process by providing the complete and accurate information requested on the registration form. You may also be asked to provide a user name and password. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password. You may not use the account, username, or password of someone else at any time. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account, user name, or password. We are not liable for any loss that you incur as a result of someone else using your password, either with or without your knowledge. You may be held liable for any losses incurred by Kodo Startups, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives due to someone else’s use of your account or password.

Community Rules.

1) Don’t spam. Please do not post any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that constitutes junk mail or spam. Please do not repeat the same posting multiple times in a day or week.
2) Don’t be obscene. You agree not to use any obscene, indecent, or offensive language or to post any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is defamatory, abusive, bullying, harassing, racist, hateful, or violent. Please refrain from ethnic slurs, religious intolerance, homophobia, and personal attacks. Don’t use any sexually explicit language or post any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is sexually explicit.
3) Don’t infringe on anyone’s copyright. You are responsible for ensuring that any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material you provide to or post on the Website, including without limitation in bulletin boards, forums, personal ads, chats or elsewhere, does not violate the copyright, trademark, trade secret or any other personal or proprietary rights of any third party or is provided or posted with the permission of the owner(s) of such rights.
4) Don’t engage in criminal behavior. You may not post any graphics, text, photographs, images, video, audio or other material that is encrypted, invades anyone’s privacy, or illustrates, references or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or that otherwise violates any local, state, federal, national or international law or regulation (e.g., drug use, underage drinking). You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil and criminal liability.


Editing.

Kodo Startups reserves the right, but assumes no duty, to review, edit, move or delete any material contributed to the network, provided for display or placed on the Website or its bulletin boards, in its sole discretion, without notice.

Your Account.

Kodo Startups may require that you register and/or set up an account to use all features of the Website. In order to do so, you are required to provide a unique username, and choose a strong password. You may not pretend to be somebody else when registering and/or setting up an account on the Website. If any of your information changes, you must update it by using the appropriate update mechanism on the Website, if available.

You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information. You may not authorize others to use your account. You may not sub-license, transfer, sell or assign your account without our written approval. Any attempt to do so will be null and void and shall be considered a material breach. You are solely responsible for all usage or activity on your account including, but not limited to, use of the account by any person who uses your account, with or without authorization, or who has access to any computer on which your account resides or is accessible.

If you have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (for example, in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your account information or any credit, debit or charge card number stored on the Website), you should update your records promptly on the Website.
Use of Software.
Kodo Startups may make certain software available to you from the site. If you download software from the website, the software, including all files and images contained in or generated by the software, and accompanying data of Kodo Startups (collectively, “Software”) are deemed to be licensed to you by us, for your personal, noncommercial, home use only. We do not transfer either the title or the intellectual property rights to the Software, and we retain full and complete title to the Software as well as all intellectual property rights therein. You may not sell, redistribute, or reproduce the Software, nor may you decompile, reverse-engineer, disassemble, or otherwise convert the Software to a human-perceivable form. Kodo Startups owns all trademarks and logos and you may not copy or use them in any manner. You are prohibited from sending automated queries to the website. Kodo Startups retains exclusive authority to terminate a registered account for inactivity.

User Created Content.

By posting, downloading, displaying, performing, transmitting, or otherwise distributing information or other content (“User Content”) to the website, you are granting Kodo Startups, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives a license to use User Content in connection with the operation of the Internet business of Kodo Startups, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives, including without limitation, a right to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate, and reformat User Content. You will not be compensated for any User Content. You agree that Kodo Startups may publish or otherwise disclose your name in connection with your User Content. By posting User Content on the website, you warrant and represent that you own the rights to the User Content or are otherwise authorized to post, distribute, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute User Content. We reserve the right to retain User Content after you unsubscribe, cancel your account or profile, or request that personal information be deleted from Kodo Startups’ database in any manner which complies with Kodo Startups’ Privacy Policy, available at www.kodostartups.com/privacypolicy .

Compliance with Intellectual Property Laws. Nothing posted on the website grants a license to any Kodo Startups trademarks, copyrights or other intellectual property rights, whether by implication, estoppel or otherwise. You should assume that everything you see or read on the website is proprietary information protected by copyright or trademark unless otherwise noted, and may not be used except with the written permission of Kodo Startups.

When accessing the website, you agree to obey the law and to respect the intellectual property rights of others. Your use of the website is at all times governed by and subject to laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property. You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any information or content (collectively, “Content”) in violation of any third party’s copyrights, trademarks, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights. You agree to abide by laws regarding copyright ownership and use of intellectual property, and you shall be solely responsible for any violations of any relevant laws and for any infringements of third party rights caused by any Content you provide or transmit, or that is provided or transmitted using your User ID. The burden of proving that any Content does not violate any laws or third party rights rests solely with you.

Inappropriate Content.

You agree not to upload, download, display, perform, transmit, or otherwise distribute any Content that:
(a) is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening;
(b) advocates or encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, Federal, or foreign law or regulation; or
(c) advertises or otherwise solicits funds or is a solicitation for goods or services.



Kodo Startups reserves the right to terminate your receipt, transmission, or other distribution of any such material using the website, and, if applicable, to delete any such material from its servers. Kodo Startups cooperates fully with any law enforcement officials or agencies in the investigation of any violation of these Terms of Use or of any applicable laws.

Alleged Violations.

To ensure that Kodo Startups provides a high quality experience for you and for other users of the website, you agree that Kodo Startups or its representatives may access your account and records on a case-by-case basis to investigate complaints or allegations of abuse, infringement of third party rights, or other unauthorized uses of the website. Kodo Startups does not intend to disclose the existence or occurrence of such an investigation unless required by law, but Kodo Startups reserves the right to terminate your account or your access to the website immediately, with or without notice to you, and without liability to you, if Kodo Startups believes that you have violated any of the Terms of Use, furnished Kodo Startups with false or misleading information, or interfered with use of the website by others.

Disclaimer.

Kodo Startups provides its Website to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Kodo Startups cannot guarantee that the website or its content is error free and makes no representations about the technical accuracy or functionality of the website or that the Content is accurate, error free or up to date. Kodo Startups makes no representations – your use of the Website is at your sole risk. We do not warrant that any information provided is accurate, reliable, up-to-date or correct, or that the Website will be available at any particular time or in any particular location. We also do not guarantee that the Website is free from viruses or other harmful components.

Kodo Startups and its affiliates, shall not be liable to you or any third parties for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages allegedly sustained arising out of your use of the Website, the sale or purchase of any goods or merchandise, your access to or inability to access the website, including for viruses alleged to have been obtained from the website, your use of or reliance on the website or any of the merchandise, information or materials available on the website, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states (including, but not limited to: Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia), may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, so the above exclusions or limitations may not apply to you. You may also have other rights that vary from state to state.

You hereby agree to release service provider, its affiliates and third-party service providers, and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, and agents from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed (“claims”), arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this site. If you are a California resident, you waive California Civil Code Section 1542, which states, in part: “a general release does not extend to claims which the creditor does not know or suspect to exist in his favor at the time of executing the release, which if known by him must have materially affected his settlement with the debtor”.

Linked Sites.

This website may link to or be linked from other websites that are not maintained by, or related to, Kodo Startups. Kodo Startups does not endorse, and is not responsible for, the content of any of those third-party websites. You acknowledge that Kodo Startups has not reviewed and does not endorse the content of all sites linked to from this Website and is not responsible for the content or actions of any other sites linked to from this Website. Your linking to any service or site is at your sole risk.

Prohibited Uses.

Kodo Startups imposes certain restrictions on your permissible use of the website. You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate any security features of the website, including, without limitation:
(a) accessing content or data not intended for you, or logging onto a server or account that you are not authorized to access;
(b) attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the website, or any associated system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
(c) interfering or attempting to interfere with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, by means of submitting a virus to the website, overloading, “flooding,” “spamming,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing;”
(d) using the website to send unsolicited e-mail, including, without limitation, promotions, or advertisements for products or services;
(e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or in any posting using the website; or
(f) attempting to modify, reverse-engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise reduce or attempt to reduce to a human-perceivable form any of the source code used by Kodo Startups in providing the website.


Any violation of system or network security may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

Indemnity.

You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless Kodo Startups, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents, and representatives from any and all third party claims, losses, liability, damages, and/or costs (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) arising from your access to or use of the website, your violation of these Terms of Use, or your infringement, or infringement by any other user of your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. Kodo Startups will notify you promptly of any such claim, loss, liability, or demand, and will provide you with reasonable assistance, at your expense, in defending any such claim, loss, liability, damage, or cost.

Governing Law.

These Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the United States and the State of California, without reference to their rules regarding conflicts of law. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state or federal courts in Los Angeles County, California, United States of America in all disputes arising out of or related to the use of the website.

International Use.

The website is controlled and operated from our offices in the State of California. We make no representation that any of the materials or the services to which you have been given access are available or appropriate for use in other locations. Access to this site from countries or territories where such access is illegal is prohibited. Those who choose to access this website outside the United States do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Thank you for visiting our website! Please contact us at info@kodostartups.com if you have any questions.


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