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Laws and Regulations
User access to and use of SharkTankZone.com is subject to all applicable international, federal, provincial and local laws and regulations.
The trade marks, logos and service marks (“Marks”) displayed on SharkTankZone.com are the property of SharkTankZone and other parties. All users of SharkTankZone.com (collectively, the “Users” and each a “User”) are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to, use as metatags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of SharkTankZone or such third party which may own the Marks. All information and content, including any software programs available, either now or in the future, on or through SharkTankZone.com (“Content”) is protected by copyright. Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any Content available on or through SharkTankZone.com for any purpose, except as otherwise explicitly permitted hereunder. SharkTankZone.com is not affiliated with ABC network, Disney, Mark Burnett or any other entities involved in creation of Shark Tank TV Series.
SHARKTANKZONE.COM IS DIRECTORY SERVICE WEBSITE FOR IDEAS, STARTUPS AND BUSINESSES, AND IS NOT A REFERRAL SERVICE. SHARKTANKZONE.COM DOESN'T GUARANTY THAT YOUR IDEA, STARTUP OR BUSINESS WILL BE SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SERIES.
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Limitation of Liability for use of SharkTankZone.com and Linked Sites
THE INFORMATION, PRODUCTS AND DESCRIPTIONS OF SERVICES PUBLISHED ON SHARKTANKZONE.COM OR A LINKED SITE MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS, AND SHARKTANKZONE SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY FOR SUCH INACCURACIES OR ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY MADE TO THE INFORMATION ON SHARKTANKZONE.COM AND LINKED SITES. SHARKTANKZONE MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS OR CHANGES TO SHARKTANKZONE.COM AND THE SERVICES OFFERED BY SHARKTANKZONE.COM AT ANY TIME. YOU AGREE THAT SHARKTANKZONE, ITS AFFILIATES AND ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS WILL NOT BE LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST PROFITS, COST OF PROCURING SUBSTITUTE SERVICE OR LOST OPPORTUNITY) ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OF SHARKTANKZONE.COM OR A LINKED SITE, OR WITH THE DELAY OR INABILITY TO USE SHARKTANKZONE.COM OR A LINKED SITE, EVEN IF SHARKTANKZONE IS MADE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS LIMITATION ON LIABILITY INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, THE TRANSMISSION OF ANY VIRUSES WHICH MAY INFECT A USER’S EQUIPMENT, FAILURE OF MECHANICAL OR ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT OR COMMUNICATION LINES, TELEPHONE OR OTHER INTERCONNECT PROBLEMS (e.g., YOU CANNOT ACCESS YOUR INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDER), UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, THEFT, OPERATOR ERRORS, STRIKES OR OTHER LABOUR PROBLEMS OR ANY FORCE MAJEURE. SHARKTANKZONE CANNOT AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE CONTINUOUS, UNINTERRUPTED OR SECURE ACCESS TO SHARKTANKZONE.COM.
Limitation of Liability for Services and/or Interactions Arranged Through SharkTankZone.com
YOU AGREE THAT SHARKTANKZONE IS A MERE CONDUIT FOR THE PROVIDERS OF SERVICES AVAILABLE THROUGH SHARKTANKZONE.COM. ANY AND ALL CLAIMS REGARDING ANY FAILURE OR BREACH WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES OFFERED THROUGH SHARKTANKZONE.COM ARE LIMITED TO CLAIMS AGAINST ANY AND ALL SERVICE PROVIDERS. SHARKTANKZONE HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR SPECIAL DAMAGES, IN CONNECTION WITH: (I) THE USE OF SHARKTANKZONE.COM BY YOU AND/OR ANY USER; (II) ANY INTERACTIONS BETWEEN USERS; AND/OR (III) ANY GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY ANY CARRIER OR OTHER SUPPLIER THROUGH SHARKTANKZONE.COM; AND INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, LIABILITY FOR ANY ACT, ERROR, OMISSION, INJURY, LOSS, ACCIDENT, DELAY OR IRREGULARITY WHICH MAY BE INCURRED THROUGH THE FAULT, NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE, OF ANY USER OR ANY CARRIER OR SUPPLIER AND YOU HEREBY EXONERATE SHARKTANKZONE FROM ANY LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE SAME.
Confidentiality of User Communications
User should be aware that Linked Sites may contain confidentiality provisions that differ from the provisions provided herein. SharkTankZone is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.
Linked Internet Sites
SharkTankZone prohibits caching, unauthorized hypertext links to SharkTankZone.com and the framing of any Content available through SharkTankZone.com. SharkTankZone reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames and specifically disclaims any responsibility for the Content available on any other Internet sites linked to SharkTankZone.com. Access to any other Internet sites linked to SharkTankZone.com is at the User’s own risk. User should be aware that Linked Sites may contain rules and regulations, privacy provisions, confidentiality provisions, transmission of personal data provisions, and other provisions that differ from the provisions provided on SharkTankZone.com. SharkTankZone is not responsible for such provisions, and expressly disclaims any and all liability related to such provisions.
Online Conduct and Postings
A User shall not engage in any conduct that in the sole discretion of SharkTankZone restricts or inhibits any other User. This includes, but is not limited to, the posting or transmitting on or through SharkTankZone.com of any information that is, in the sole and absolute discretion of SharkTankZone, unlawful, obscene, threatening, abusive, libellous or hateful, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, provincial, national or international law. SharkTankZone is under no obligation to review any messages, postings, profiles, information or content (“Postings”) posted on SharkTankZone.com by Users and assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such Postings.
SharkTankZone.com is a directory service that benefits from anonymous users, registered users and staff submitting people and company data and media files. This information may be inaccurate or out-of-date and users may make mistakes when submitting the information. SharkTankZone.com assumes no responsibility regarding the accuracy of the information that is provided by SharkTankZone.com and use of such information is at your own risk. Notwithstanding the above, SharkTankZone may from time to time monitor the Postings on SharkTankZone.com and may, in its sole and absolute discretion, decline to accept and/or remove any Postings that contain:
a) any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law;
b) nude and/or pornographic images;
c) advertisements or solicitations of any kind;
d) messages posted by Users impersonating others;
e) personal information such as messages which state phone numbers, social insurance numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references;
f) messages by non-spokesperson employees of SharkTankZone purporting to speak on behalf of SharkTankZone or containing confidential information or expressing opinions concerning SharkTankZone;
g) messages that offer unauthorized downloads of any copyrighted or private information;
h) multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same User restating the same point; and/or
i) personal or any other email addresses.
Transmission of Personal Data
Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas
Access to and use of password protected and/or secure areas of SharkTankZone.com that is not explicitly for User use is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of SharkTankZone.com may be subject to prosecution.
Use of “Cookie” File Features
Offers and Promotions
From time to time, SharkTankZone (or selected third parties) may include promotions or other offers on this website. Each such offer shall be subject to its own express terms and conditions and may not be available in all jurisdictions. To participate in one of these promotions you must first read, understand and agree to the terms and conditions, Rules and/or Policies that govern the promotion, which are made a part of and incorporated herein by reference. If you do not want to participate in a particular promotion or if you do not agree to abide by the express terms and conditions that govern a particular promotion, you must opt out of participating in that promotion. You may opt out of participation in any promotion at any time by logging in to SharkTankZone.com with your username and password and editing your preferences under the “My Account” tab.
By clicking on the “Accept”, "Submit" or "Buy Now" buttons on the registration and "Submit Startup" pages, you agree:
b) To not:
• upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer;
• delete or modify any author attributions, legal notices, or other proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded;
• download any file that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed via SharkTankZone.com;
• incorporate any information from SharkTankZone.com into any other directory, product, or service;
• publish or distribute any defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent (including nudity and/or pornography) or unlawful material or information;
• defame, abuse, harass, threaten, stalk or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;
• collect or store personal data about other Users, except with such User’s explicit consent;
• promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote or cause any physical harm or injury against any group or individual, and/or promote any act of cruelty to animals;
• disseminate instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades, and other weapons and to create “crush” sites; and/or
• engage in any commercial purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising or offering to sell any goods or services; and/or
c) To provide for your own access to the SharkTankZone.com, including, but not limited to, obtaining and maintaining all telephone, computer hardware and software, and other equipment and paying all related charges.
d) SharkTankZone reserves the right to review, edit and/or reject your startup, business or idea submissions. In such case you will be getting a full refund.
e) Your startup, business or idea submission will be listed in SharkTankZone directory and will be available for voting within 48 hours of submission.
In order to avoid misinterpretation due to translation, all legal documents presented on SharkTankZone.com are only available in the English Language.
This document was last revised on May 23, 2011