Terms of Use

NVP At A Glance

Norwest Venture Partners ("NVP") owns and operates the website located at http://www.nvp.com (the "Website"); the content available on the Website ("Website Content") is owned by NVP, or its licensors.

BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO FOLLOW AND BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THESE TERMS OF USE ("TERMS OF USE"). IF YOU DO NOT WISH TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, YOU MAY NOT ACCESS OR USE THE WEBSITE.

Limited License for Use of Website Content. NVP hereby authorizes you to download, view, copy and print the Website Content subject to the following: (a) the Website Content may be used solely for personal, informational, non-commercial purposes; and (b) the Website Content may not be modified or altered in any way. No other use of the Website Content is authorized and no other license or right to the Website Content is granted. You agree that any copy of the Website Content (and any part thereof) which you make shall retain all copyright and other proprietary notices in the same form and manner as on the original. You may not otherwise use, download, upload, copy, print, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, post, transmit, modify, adapt, or distribute any Website Content in whole or in part without the express written authorization of NVP.

Submitted Materials. No compensation will be paid with respect to any information, content, feedback, business plans, resumes, or other material (collectively, "Materials") that you submit, upload, post, transmit or otherwise make available (collectively, "provide") to NVP through the Website. You grant to NVP an unrestricted, irrevocable license to use the Materials in connection with this Website and NVP’s business. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own all the Materials provided by you or otherwise have the right to grant the license set forth in this section, and (ii) your Materials do not violate any rights of any person. NVP has no obligation to protect or preserve the information contained within the Materials. In the absence of a definitive agreement executed by NVP, no legal obligation of any kind or nature is created by providing the Materials. Accordingly, please act carefully in deciding to include any sensitive or confidential information in your Materials as NVP will have no obligation to maintain the confidentiality of the information and will be under no restriction with respect to such information.

Password Protected Areas; Mailings. Access to certain portions of the Website may require you to enter your username and password. Passwords should be kept strictly confidential and should not be shared with any other persons. By submitting your contact information and any other personal information through the Website to receive information from us, you hereby authorize NVP to use this information for the purposes of sending you the requested information. These Terms of Use will apply to all such mailings (and the mailings will be considered part of the Website Content).

No Advice.. The information contained on the Website is given for general information and general interest purposes only. While NVP tries to keep the information accurate and up to date, NVP cannot be responsible for any inaccuracies in the information. As a result, you should not rely on this information for making decisions, and we recommend that you take further advice and/or seek further guidance before taking any action based on the information contained on this website.

Forward-Looking Statements; Press Releases. The statements on the Website that relate to future events, our expectations or our future financial or operating performance are forward-looking statements. We have attempted to identify forward-looking statements by using words such as "anticipates," "believes," "could," "estimates," "expects," "intends," "may," "plans," "potential," and "predicts," or the negative of these words. These statements are only predictions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors that may cause our or our industry's actual results and performance to be materially different from those expressed or implied by these statements. These risks include the timely and successful development of products, receipt of necessary regulatory approvals and commercial acceptance of products, the obtaining of proprietary protection for any such products, the impact of competitive products and pricing and reimbursement policies, changing market conditions and other risks. Actual results may differ materially from those projected. These forward-looking statements represent NVP’s judgment as of the date of posting. NVP disclaims, however, any intent or obligation to update these forward-looking statements. The information contained within press releases issued by NVP should not be deemed accurate or current except as of the date the release was posted. We have no intention of updating, and specifically disclaim any duty to update, the information in the press releases. To the extent any information therein is forward-looking, it is subject to material risk as described above.

Disclaimer. EXCEPT WHERE EXPRESSLY PROVIDED OTHERWISE, THE WEBSITE AND THE WEBSITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. NVP EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF TITLE, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. NVP MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT: (A) THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (B) THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS; OR (C) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR WEBSITE CONTENT WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE.

Limitation of Liability. IN NO EVENT SHALL NVP BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, REVENUE, DATA OR USE, INCURRED BY YOU WHETHER IN AN ACTION IN CONTRACT OR TORT, ARISING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO, OR USE OF, THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT, WHETHER OR NOT NVP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY. YOU AGREE THAT NVP’S AGGREGATE LIABILITY TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM, OR RELATING TO, THE WEBSITE AND WEBSITE CONTENT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ACCESS OR LACK OF ACCESS THERETO) IS LIMITED TO FIFTY U.S. DOLLARS (U.S.$50).

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

Changes; Third Party Websites. NVP reserves the right to change or discontinue the Website or any Website Content at any time, with or without notice, and with no liability to you. NVP also reserves the right to modify these Terms of Use by posting a modified version on the Website. The Website may include hyperlinks to websites not controlled by NVP and NVP is not responsible for any such websites. NVP provides these links to other websites merely as a convenience and the inclusion of such links does not imply an endorsement. You agree that NVP is not responsible for third party content accessible through the Website and you bear all risks associated with the use of such content.

Applicable Laws. All matters relating to your access to, and use of, the Website and these Terms of Use shall be governed by U.S. federal law or the laws of the State of California. Any legal action or proceeding relating to your access to, or use of, the Website shall be instituted in a state court located in Santa Clara County, California, or any federal court in the Northern District of California. You and NVP agree to submit to the jurisdiction of, and agree that venue is proper in, these courts in any such legal action or proceeding. Notwithstanding the foregoing, NVP may seek injunctive or other equitable relief to protect its intellectual property rights in any court of competent jurisdiction.

Copyright/Trademark Information. Copyright ©2004 - 2009, NVP. All rights reserved.

The trademarks, logos and service marks ("Marks") displayed on the Website are the property of NVP or other third parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without the prior written consent of NVP or such third party which may own the Mark.