TERMS OF USE

The following are terms of a legal agreement ("Agreement") between you and Venture Concept Group Inc. ("VCG"). By accessing, browsing and/or using this web site ("Site") you acknowledge that you have read, understood and agree to be bound by these terms and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use this Site. This Site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Please read this Agreement carefully and be aware that VCG may, in its sole discretion and without notice, revise these terms at any time by updating this posting.

ABOUT VENTURE CONCEPT GROUP

VCG is one of the leaders in strategic disruptive & sustainable innovative management consulting. We work with top executives & startups to help them make better decisions, convert those decisions to actions and deliver the sustainable success they desire. We advise business leaders on their most critical issues and opportunities: strategy, marketing, organization, operations, technology, digital, advanced analytics, transformations, sustainability, corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions, across all industries and geographies.

USE OF SITE CONTENT

VCG allows visitors to our website to read, print, or download one copy of information (web pages, articles, PDF downloads) provided on our site for your personal, non-commercial use. You may not reprint, modify, or reproduce any content without prior written permission.

Articles authored by VCG and published by third party publications, are subject to the terms and use of VCG and/or the publisher. Users must obtain written permission prior to using, reprinting, or republishing any such information.

DISCLAIMER

The information provided on this site is free of charge and for informational purposes only and does not create a business or professional services relationship between you and VCG. The information contained in this website is provided only as general information which may or may not reflect the most current developments; accordingly, information on this website is not promised or guaranteed to be correct or complete. VCG expressly disclaims all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all the contents of this website. If you choose to use our Service, then you agree to the collection and use of information in relation to this policy. The Personal Information that we collect are used for providing and improving the Service. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

We collect and use employee information only for business purposes, and our employees’ personal information is never sold or rented to third parties. Employee information, including personal identifiable information, performance and disciplinary information, health-related information, or other sensitive employee information is only accessible by VCG employees who have legitimate human resource purposes and/or a business need to know.

ACCESS

The security of your information is important to us. You have the right to access and correct your personal information data that is used by VCG.  You can correct, amend, or request that information is deleted if it is inaccurate. The only exception to an access request for personal information is where the burden or expense of providing access would be disproportionate to the risks to the individual’s privacy in the case in question, or where the rights of persons other than the individual would be violated.  Please email legal@ventureconceptgroup.com if you have questions or would like to have access and/or make corrections to personal data.

HYPERLINKING

VCG makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one. When you access a non-VCG web site, please understand that it is independent from VCG, and that VCG has no control over the content on that web site, even if VCG provides information or services to the owner of that web site. In addition, a link to a non-VCG web site does not mean that VCG endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. In fact, VCG disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for such content. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

 

COPYRIGHTS AND USE OF SITE CONTENT

The copyright in all materials provided on this Site is held by VCG or by the original creator of the material. Except as stated herein, none of the materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of VCG or the copyright owner. Permission is granted to download one copy of the materials on this Site on a single computer for your personal or internal business use only provided that you do not modify the materials and that you retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials. This permission terminates immediately if you breach this Agreement. You may not "mirror" any material contained on this Site without VCG's express written permission. Any unauthorized use of the materials contained on this Site may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and/or communications regulations and statutes. All content and functionality on this Site, including text, graphics, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof, are the exclusive property of VCG or its licensors and is protected by U.S. and international copyright laws. All rights not expressly granted are reserved. © 2003-2018

Venture Concept Group Inc.

One World Trade Center

Ste 8500

New York, NY USA.

TRADEMARKS

The trademarks, service marks and logos (the "Trademarks") used and displayed on this Site are registered and unregistered Trademarks of VCG. Other trademarks, service marks and trade names may be owned by others. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark or any other VCG intellectual property displayed on this Site. VCG aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The name VCG and any other Trademarks shall not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of materials on this Site, without prior written permission from VCG. VCG also prohibits use of VCG and any other Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by VCG in writing.

USER POSTINGS

You acknowledge and agree that VCG shall own and have the unrestricted right to use, publish, in electronic form and otherwise, distribute and exploit any and all information that you post or otherwise publish on this Site ("Submissions"). You hereby waive any and all claims against VCG for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, rights of attribution or any other intellectual property rights in connection with VCG's use and publication of such Submissions. This means that anything submitted by you to this Site will be owned by VCG and may be used by VCG for any purpose, now or in the future, without any payment to, or further authorization by, you. In the event VCG's ownership of such Submissions is successfully contested, you automatically grant VCG a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable, unrestricted, worldwide and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, perform or display such Submissions, in whole or in part, in any form, media or technology known or hereafter developed for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotional purposes. VCG does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any Submissions displayed, uploaded, posted on any message board, or otherwise distributed through this Site by any user of this Site, information provider or any other third party. VCG expressly disclaims any and all liability related to Submissions, and you acknowledge that any reliance upon such Submissions shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. You covenant that you shall not post or otherwise publish on the Site any materials that: (i) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene; (ii) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law; (iii) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties; (iv) contain a computer virus or other destructive element; (v) contain advertising; or (vi) constitute or contain false or misleading statements. VCG in its sole discretion reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information or Submission from this Site, in whole or in part, for any reason.

NO SERVICES, ENDORSEMENT OR PROFESSIONAL CONSULTATION

There may be delays, omissions or inaccuracies in information obtained through your use of this Site. The information on the site is provided to you with the understanding that VCG's provision of this information to you does not constitute the rendering of investment, consulting, legal, accounting, tax, career or other advice or services. Information on this Site should not be relied upon for making business, investment or other decisions or used as a substitute for consultation with professional advisors. Moreover, VCG does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any advice, opinion, statement, or other information displayed, uploaded, downloaded or distributed through this Site by VCG, any user, information provider or any other person or entity. You acknowledge that any reliance upon such opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. Moreover, VCG does not grant any license or other authorization to you to use this Site in any manner if such use in whole or in part suggests that VCG promotes or endorses a third party's causes, ideas, political campaigns, political views, web sites, products or services.

ACCESS TO THIS SITE

VCG may alter, suspend or discontinue this Site and your access to use this Site at any time for any reason without notice or liability to you or any third party. This Site may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons and may result in damages to the user's systems or operations. The user shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or content obtained from this Site does not contain any virus or other computer software code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage the user's systems, software or data.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE SITE AND ALL MATERIALS THEREON ARE DISTRIBUTED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, VCG DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, VCG DOES NOT WARRANT THAT: (1) THE INFORMATION ON THIS SITE IS CORRECT, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE; (2) THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THIS SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; OR (3) DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THIS SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. IF YOU ARE A CALIFORNIA RESIDENT, YOU HEREBY WAIVE CALIFORNIA CIVIL CODE SECTION 1542 WHICH PROVIDES: "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."

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL VCG OR ANY OF ITS PREDECESSORS, SUCCESSORS, PARENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, INVESTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, ATTORNEYS AND THEIR RESPECTIVE HEIRS, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THIS SITE OR THE INFORMATION CONTAINED ON THIS SITE OR OBTAINED FROM YOUR USE OF THIS SITE, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SITE, EVEN IF VCG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL VCG'S OR ANY OF ITS PREDECESSORS', SUCCESSORS', PARENTS', SUBSIDIARIES', AFFILIATES', OFFICERS', DIRECTORS', SHAREHOLDERS', INVESTORS', EMPLOYEES', AGENTS', REPRESENTATIVES' AND ATTORNEYS' AND THEIR RESPECTIVE HEIRS', SUCCESSORS' AND ASSIGNS' TOTAL LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ALL DAMAGES, LOSSES, AND CAUSES OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE EXCEED $1. SOME JURISDICTIONS MAY NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES IN WHICH CASE SOME OF THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO ALL USERS.

INDEMNIFICATION

You hereby indemnify, defend, and hold harmless VCG and all of its predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives and attorneys and their respective heirs, successors and assigns (collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all liability and costs, including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys' fees, incurred by the Indemnified Parties in connection with any claim arising out of or relating to any breach by you of this Agreement or the representations, warranties, and covenants you have made by agreeing to the terms of this Agreement. You shall cooperate as fully as reasonably required in the defense of any such claim. VCG reserves the right, at its own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you.

ENFORCEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This Agreement is governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the New York City, United States of America, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the courts of the New York City. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the New York City in connection with any dispute or claim involving VCG. If any part of these terms is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

INFRINGEMENT NOTICES AND TAKEDOWN

VCG prohibits the posting of any information that infringes or violates the copyright rights and/or other intellectual property rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of any person or entity. If you believe that any material contained on this Site infringes your copyright or other intellectual property rights, you should notify VCG of your copyright infringement claim in accordance with the following procedure. VCG will process notices of alleged infringement which it receives and will take appropriate action as required by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). The DMCA requires that notifications of claimed copyright infringement should be sent to this Site's Designated Agent who is:

Todd Kutchs, Counsel

Venture Concept Group, Inc.

One World Trade Center, Ste 8500

New York, NY, United States

legal@ventureconceptgroup.com

 

To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information (DMCA, 17 U.S.C. §512(c)(3)):

1. Physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;

2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;

3. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to locate the material;

4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which the complaining party may be contacted;

5. A statement that the complaining party has a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;

6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and VCG with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by VCG.