Thank you for your interest in The Bengaluru Angels (Referred as “TBA” hereafter. Please review the following Terms of Service, which will govern your registration with and use of the TBA Platform. TBA is fully owned and managed by Resurgent Business Pvt Ltd. The ownership of TBA holds the unilateral discretion to convert TBA as an independent company /trust and the members will continue to be the members of the new entity on the same or amended terms as applicable.
“Content” means all information and content available on the TBA Platform (if uploaded by TBA, “TBA Content”, and if uploaded by a User, “User Content”)
“TBA” means The Bengaluru Angels.
“TBA Platform” refers to the TBA management and deal collaboration website and includes any Content thereon and services provided by TBA.
“TBA Services” refers to all products and services provided to you by TBA, outside of the TBA Platform.
“Organization” means an investor group (an organized group of investors) as well as business plan competitions, economic development agencies, entrepreneur conferences, financial institutions, incubators/accelerators, non-profits, accounting firms (service provider), advisors (service provider), family offices (service provider), law firms (service provider), universities, colleges, and venture funds.
“User” shall mean any user or person who interacts with the TBA Content or User Content via the TBA Platform or other TBA Services.
Description of the TBA Platform
TBA provides resources and tools to entrepreneurs, Organizations, and Investors seeking to evaluate and invest in early-stage companies. We have built the TBA Platform to meet the needs of the VC, investor, and angel community. TBA provides the Organization’s websites and Investors with deal submission functionality as well as a forum for communicating and sharing due diligence and other materials. TBA does not review or verify any User Content, and does not and cannot guarantee that any User Content is accurate or complete.
TBA also provides resources and tools to entrepreneurs seeking early-stage from angel investors. We provide means of submitting proposals to Organizations.
To use the TBA Platform, you must use one of the supported Internet browsers. Additionally, you are required to register your User information with TBA.
Entrepreneurs: If you are an entrepreneur User, you may upload information about your business that you want investors to view. You must not upload any confidential information. Such confidential information should only be shared with investors after availing of the services from TBA and signing an agreement with TBA and or Investor(s)
Investors: If you are classified by TBA as an Investor User, you may have access to an entrepreneur’s confidential information either directly or through an Organization, and should use your discretion in how you handle that information in compliance with the agreement that will be signed by you for services from TBA and /or Entrepreneur.
General Users: Certain portions of the TBA Platform will be visible to users who have not registered as entrepreneurs, Organizations, or Investors. Those Users, nevertheless, are bound by these Terms of Service. Entrepreneurs should be aware that information they provide that is not designated as confidential as per the agreement for services of TBA will be visible to all Users.
TBA shall have no obligation to participate or assist in any way in the event of any dispute between Users.
Notwithstanding the above or anything to the contrary outlined in the Terms of Service, TBA shall have the absolute and unlimited rights to reject any User, to terminate the account of any User, to delete any User Content, or to publish any User Content that is not bound by any confidentiality agreement, including for marketing TBA platform and TBA services.
License to Use
Subject to the terms of these Terms of Service, which constitute the agreement between TBA and you, the User, TBA grants to you a non-exclusive, revocable, non-transferable facility to use the TBA Platform. All right, titles, and interests in and to the TBA Platform (excluding User Content) are and will remain the exclusive property of TBA and/or its licensors.
Some of TBA’s services are provided free of charge, while others are provided for a fee. These are agreed in agreement depending on the services the user intends to avail of.
TBA does not certify or verify the self-accreditation of any of its Users. All Users of the TBA Platform are advised that TBA does not take any steps to verify the information provided to us by the Investor, and does not and cannot guarantee that any investor qualifies as an Investor. Each User is solely responsible for conducting diligence on any Investor with whom that User interacts on the TBA Platform. Further, some of TBA’s Users may be located across Geographies. TBA does not verify the compliance of any such Users with the applicable securities laws in their home jurisdiction and onus and legal responsibilities rest on such users in entirety.
You shall pay all fees or charges by the fees, charges, and billing terms in effect at the time a fee or charge is due and payable. Payments must be made annually in advance unless otherwise mutually agreed upon in writing. All payment obligations are non-cancellable and all amounts paid are non-refundable.
To access and use most of the TBA Platform, you must register for membership. If you are under the age of 18, please do not sign up for membership.
Limitations on Use
To best serve our Users, and to comply with applicable laws, TBA has a limited number of rules which govern how you may behave while interacting with the TBA Platform and other Users. Please review the rules below carefully, since your violation of them may result in the termination of your access to the TBA Platform at TBA’s sole discretion at any time and without prior notice.
During your registration, you will set your account access login and password. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of this information and are responsible for any activities and postings that are made using your account.
Please notify TBA immediately if you suspect that an unauthorized person has accessed your account. Should you misplace or forget your password, please click on the forgot password link. If you continue to have problems, please contact our technical support staff at email@example.com
Compliance with Applicable Laws
You agree to use the TBA Platform only as provided for in these Terms of Service. You also agree not to use the TBA Platform in any way that conflicts with the law in your jurisdiction. Further, you may not use the TBA Platform for the transmission of any information that is obscene, libelous, harassing, abusive, threatening, invasive of a User’s privacy, or in violation of any other individual’s intellectual property rights.
Please use the email features of the TBA Platform responsibly. You may not use the TBA Platform to send the unsolicited commercial email (‘spam’) or unsolicited mass distribution of files. To enforce this provision, TBA may establish additional policies regarding the use of email features.
In general, as a condition to your continued use of the TBA Platform, you agree that you will not use the TBA Platform for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Service.
You will not make use of any information or materials on the TBA platform that is or may be, or the posting, transmission or use of which is or may be: (a) threatening, harassing, degrading, hateful or intimidating; (b) defamatory or libelous; (c) fraudulent or tortious; (d) obscene, indecent, pornographic or otherwise objectionable; or (e) protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right of any third party.
We do not accept unsolicited suggestions and/or ideas. All inquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas, or other information any User provides to TBA concerning the TBA Platform (collectively, “Submissions”) will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. By transmitting or posting any Submission, the User hereby grants TBA full ownership of the Submission as if TBA had created, developed, and posted the Submission for its purposes. TBA reserves the right to copy, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, license, distribute, sell or assign the Submission in any way as it sees fit, including but not limited to copying in whole or in part, creating derivative works from, distributing and displaying any Submission in any form, media, or technology.
Registered User Information
Limitations on Service
While it is our goal at TBA to provide you with a useful, stable, and available service, we cannot guarantee that there will be no unforeseen difficulties, technical or otherwise, which may, in rare cases, result in service interruptions or loss of data. For this reason, the TBA Platform and all Content and services on it are provided strictly on an ‘as-is basis. By accepting these Terms of Service, you agree that neither TBA nor any of its third-party service providers will be held accountable for any delays in transmission of your data, data loss, service interruptions, or retention of User settings
All information and Content available on the TBA Platform is open for the public and its members for reference and use. Any information which is part of intellectual property must be shared between and among the parties with specific non-disclosure agreements as may be relevant. However, any and /or all information shared with TBA Platform and TBA services by Investor organizations, investors, and/or entrepreneurs give it full rights for use of the information as required by TBA at its sole discretion and TBA is indemnified against any claims arising concerning its confidentiality and /or intellectual property rights.